Keyword: television

Hunger Games

The Hunger Games (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 03/22/2012
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained...
Knocked Up

Knocked Up (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 05/31/2007
Alison Scott is an up-and-coming entertainment journalist whose 24-year-old life is on the fast track. But it gets seriously derailed when a drunken one-nighter with slacker Ben Stone results in an unwanted pregnancy. Faced with the prospect of going it alone or getting to know the baby's father, Alison decides to give the lovable doof a chance. An overgrown kid who has no desire to settle down...
Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
Edtv

Edtv (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 03/25/1999
An avid tv watcher wins a contest and the following months in his life are chronicled by a camera crew, minute by minute. To begin with, video store clerk Ed welcomes the attention, and the show is saving the cable station that gambled on its success. But gradually, as his family and friends become celebrities too, Ed finds a downside to his fame. He becomes estranged from his brother, encounters...
Pleasantville

Pleasantville (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 10/22/1998
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without...
Mr. Deeds

Mr. Deeds (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 06/27/2002
When Deeds inherits controlling interest in a media corporation from his deceased uncle, he's quickly besieged by opportunists gunning for their piece of the pie. When Babe, a television tabloid reporter posing as an innocent smalltown girl, is sent to do an expose on Deeds, she instead feels herself falling in love.
Hard Day's Night

A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Rated: G Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 08/10/1964
A rock and roll adventure that follows "a day in the life" of those four lads from Liverpool who would go on to make music history as the Beatles. This musical "mockumentary" leads us into the madness of the fab four's everyday lives where the simple act of traveling from Liverpool to London for a television performance involves escaping from the invasion of a mob of fainting teenagers...
Meraviglie

Le Meraviglie (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/21/2014
Gelsomina and her sisters live in the Italian countryside, in an isolated, pastoral environment created by their stoic father. The family's strict order begins to fall apart at the end of one summer with the arrival of a German boy who is part of a youth rehabilitation program and the family's participation in a local TV competition called "Village Wonders."
Mad as Hell

Mad as Hell (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 02/05/2015
This film documents the tumultuous, at times hilarious, and altogether astonishing trajectory of Cenk Uygur, the main host and founder of the online new show "The Young Turks," as he goes from being an unknown Public Access TV host to an internet sensation by way of YouTube. When he ventures into national television by landing the 6 PM timeslot on MSNBC, Cenk's uncensored brand of journalism is...
Dir: Andrew Napier
With: N/A
Alan Partridge

Alan Partridge (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
Alan Partridge has had his ups and downs in life. As host of a national, live television show he was responsible for the death of a guest. He recently suffered a nervous breakdown and his self-published book, "Bouncing Back," remains unsold. Now a morning DJ in Dundee, he's in fear of losing his job when the station is taken over by a conglomerate. So to protect his position, Alan decides to...
Finding Amanda

Finding Amanda (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 06/26/2008
Taylor Mendon is a television writer and producer working on a low-rated, little-respected half-hour sitcom. Once destined for bigger and better things, Taylor's compulsive gambling, recreational drug use and drinking all conspired to throw his career off the rails. After kicking the alcohol and drugs, he only has one more hurdle--the horses. His beautiful twenty-year old niece Amanda has her...

One PM Central Standard Time (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
In 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the thirty-fifth President of the United States and Walter Cronkite was anchor of the CBS Evening News. On November 22nd of that year when JFK was shot, Cronkite wanted to be first to get the story. Even for the experienced wire-service reporter, the events of that day were the greatest challenge of his entire career and led to him becoming "the most trusted...
Live!

Live! (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
As seen through the lens of a documentary film crew, an ambitious president of programming attempts to produce a highly-controversial reality TV show in which contestants competing for five million dollars play Russian Roulette with loaded guns live on the air.
Reality

Reality (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 03/14/2013
Luciano is a Neapolitan fishmonger who supplements his modest income by pulling off little scams with his wife Maria. A likeable, entertaining guy, Luciano never misses an opportunity to perform for his customers and countless relatives. One day, his family urges him to try out for Big Brother. In chasing this dream, his perception of reality begins to change.
Watching TV With The Red Chinese

Watching TV With The Red Chinese (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 01/19/2012
Three Chinese students, Tzu, Wa and Chen, come to study in America in the summer of 1980. They move into a New York City apartment next door to Dexter, a graduate student who introduces them to Suzanne, his occasional girlfriend, and to Billy, a struggling filmmaker. The Chinese find America fascinating. However, their perceptions, based on watching non-stop television, changes when one of them is...
Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 11/11/2008
Today is the biggest day in Jamal Malik's life. A penniless, eighteen year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, he's one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's ''Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" But when the show breaks for the night, suddenly, he is arrested on suspicion of cheating. After all, how could an uneducated street kid possibly know so much? Determined to...

Les Brigades Du Tigre (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/11/2006
Follows the exploits of France's first motorized police brigade in 1912.

Universal Remote (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
Two losers get a unique TV set which transports them to a place in the subconscious of modern society. In this world, an array of humorous skits unfold, one more outrageous than the one before it, uncovering what makes us laugh and what makes us tick. The intrepid slackers are caught in this world and must find the Universal Remote, the key to getting back home.

Full Circle (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
The inhabitants of a nursing home find themselves filled with vitality and excitement when they decide to compete in a television variety show competition. Although they all are battling with the effects of various illnesses or familial issues, they come together in common enthusiasm to realize their dream.

Joy (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/24/2015
Postman Pat: The Movie 3D

Postman Pat: The Movie 3D (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Pat, everyone's favorite postman, Pat, comes face-to-face with the temptations of money, status and a shiny new suit when he enters a national TV talent show competition. The temptations of money, status and a shiny new suit threaten to tear him away from his hometown of Greendale, and his family and friends. What happens when kindness meets selfishness? When local fame meets Global notoriety?...
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood

Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/05/2005
He's the biggest on-air celebrity interviewer in the world. Oprah, Regis, Dave and Jay literally stand in his shadow. He's outlasted Merv Griffin, Mike Douglas and Johnny Carson--no one has become more legendary than Jiminy Glick. Way back when, Jiminy Glick began his illustrious career as the entertainment critic for a television station in Butte, Montana. When he arrives with wife Dixie and twin...
Her Minor Thing

Her Minor Thing (2004)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/29/2004
A 27 year old woman plots to foil her boyfriend's plans for a cruise after he spills the beans about her virginity on live television.
M Word

The M Word (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 04/29/2014
A struggling Los Angeles television station is threatened by economic downturn, possible in-house graft and massive job loss. Moxie, a children's TV show actress, becomes the de facto leader of a group of women fighting to protect their jobs after their new boss and his second-in-command arrive from New York on a devastating cost-cutting mission

The One I Wrote For You (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/04/2014
Ben had bigger dreams than serving chai lattes to hipsters. He had wanted to be a singer and a songwriter. But life doesn't always follow the script we try to write. Ben has a family and bills to pay. So when he's offered a manager position at the coffee shop, his financial problems seemed to be solved. Then a new reality television show-the Song-comes to town. Without him knowing it, Ben's...