15. Salvador (1986)
> IMDb user rating: 7.4/10 (20,466 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 86% (8,547 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 89% (27 reviews)
> Directed by: Oliver Stone
Co-written by Richard Boyle, a U.S. photojournalist who covered the Salvadoran Civil War, this historical drama depicts Boyle as he attempts to help his former girlfriend and her children escape El Salvador while rebels battle a military dictatorship and innocent people pay the price.
14. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
> IMDb user rating: 7.4/10 (96,071 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 83% (142,741 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 93% (226 reviews)
> Directed by: George Clooney
This historical drama chronicles the dedication of journalist Edward R. Murrow and his producer Fred Friendly in taking down the fearmongering anti-communist senator Joseph McCarthy during the height of the Second Red Scare.
13. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
> IMDb user rating: 7.5/10 (19,743 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 81% (6,923 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 95% (42 reviews)
> Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
A black-and-white spy thriller, “Foreign Correspondent” follows an American reporter on assignment in London as he attempts to uncover an extensive European spy ring on the eve of World War II.
12. Frost/Nixon (2008)
> IMDb user rating: 7.7/10 (105,809 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 88% (109,887 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 93% (259 reviews)
> Directed by: Ron Howard
Based on a play by Peter Morgan, “Frost/Nixon” recounts the famous interviews of Richard Nixon that took place three years after his resignation, highlighting the proficiency of the young talk-show host that succeeded in coaxing the former president into opening up about the Watergate scandal.
11. Nightcrawler (2014)
> IMDb user rating: 7.8/10 (495,525 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 86% (86,557 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 95% (274 reviews)
> Directed by: Dan Gilroy
When an unscrupulous petty thief begins documenting crimes and graphic accidents to sell footage to a local news station, he starts partaking in the scenes in order to get the best shots and a higher payout.
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