These films depict reporters and others who will risk
anything for a big scoop
By Glenn Kenny
Special to MSN Movies
"The Fifth Estate," directed by Bill Condon ("Kinsey") from a script by ,
fictionalizes the story of Julian Assange, of the all-digital
secrets-seeking WikiLeaks. A story of secrets, lies,
and the adage that just because you're paranoid it doesn't mean they're NOT out
to get you, the movie sent us back to some of our favorite older pictures about
reporters, moguls, and the risks they'll take to get a scoop while it’s hot. We
did not include either "The Front Page" or "His Girl Friday" because, well, too obvious. See
those first if you haven’t, then check out these gems.
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