Broadcast News (1987)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.


  • Holly Hunter and Albert Brooks in Broadcast News (1987)
  • Albert Brooks and Lois Chiles in Broadcast News (1987)
  • Holly Hunter and William Hurt in Broadcast News (1987)
  • William Hurt and Albert Brooks in Broadcast News (1987)
  • William Hurt in Broadcast News (1987)

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Did You Know?


William Hurt, who plays Tom Grunick, is less than eight years younger than actor Stephen Mendillo, who plays his father.


Tom Granick: It's amazing who's here.
Jane Craig: Who?
Tom Granick: Me.


Just before the Libya news broadcast, Tom is visible already seated at the anchor desk on the control room monitors. In the next scene we see him arriving and sitting down.

Crazy Credits

Albert Brooks' singing of "L'Edition Speciale" from the film also briefly appears in the end credits.


Plot Summary


Comedy | Drama | Romance

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