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  • Broadcast News (1987)
  • R
    133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Broadcast News (1987)
R
133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Take two rival television reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well, and watch the sparks fly.
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Dec 25, 1987 (United States)

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80 cast members
Name Known for
William Hurt
Tom Grunick Tom Grunick   See fewer
Albert Brooks
Aaron Altman Aaron Altman   See fewer
Holly Hunter
Jane Craig Jane Craig   See fewer
Robert Prosky
Ernie Merriman Ernie Merriman   See fewer
Lois Chiles
Jennifer Mack Jennifer Mack   See fewer
Joan Cusack
Blair Litton (as Joan Cusak) Blair Litton (as Joan Cusak)   See fewer
Peter Hackes
Paul Moore Paul Moore   See fewer
Jack Nicholson
Bill Rorish Bill Rorish   See fewer
Robert Katims
Martin Klein Martin Klein   See fewer
Ed Wheeler
George Weln George Weln   See fewer
Stephen Mendillo
Gerald Grunick Gerald Grunick   See fewer
Kimber Shoop
Young Tom Young Tom   See fewer
Dwayne Markee
Young Aaron Young Aaron   See fewer
Gennie James
Young Jane Young Jane   See fewer
Leo Burmester
Jane's Dad Jane's Dad   See fewer
Amy Brooks
Elli Merriman Elli Merriman   See fewer
Jane Welch
Anne Merriman Anne Merriman   See fewer
Jonathan Benya
Clifford Altman Clifford Altman   See fewer
Frank Doubleday
Mercenary Mercenary   See fewer
Manuel Alvarez
Spanish Cameraman Spanish Cameraman   See fewer
Luis Valderrama
Guerilla Leader Guerilla Leader   See fewer
Francisco García
Guerilla Soldier Guerilla Soldier   See fewer
Richard Thomsen
General McGuire General McGuire   See fewer
Nat Benchley
Commander (as Nathan Benchley) Commander (as Nathan Benchley)   See fewer
Marita Geraghty
Date-Rape Woman Date-Rape Woman   See fewer
Nicholas D. Blanchet
Weekend News Producer Weekend News Producer   See fewer
Maura Moynihan
Makeup Woman Makeup Woman   See fewer
Chuck Lippman
Floor Manager Floor Manager   See fewer
Nannette Rickert
Paul's Secretary Paul's Secretary   See fewer
Timothy W. White
Edward Towne (as Tim White) Edward Towne (as Tim White)   See fewer
Peggy Pridemore
Tom's Soundwoman Tom's Soundwoman   See fewer
Gerard Ender
Newsroom Worker (as Gerald Ender) Newsroom Worker (as Gerald Ender)   See fewer
David Long
Donny Donny   See fewer
Joshua Billings
Chyron Operator (as Josh Billings) Chyron Operator (as Josh Billings)   See fewer
Glenn Faigen
Technical Director Technical Director   See fewer
Robert Grevemberg Jr.
Technical Director Technical Director   See fewer
Richard Pehle
Control Room Director Control Room Director   See fewer
James V. Franco
Weekend News Director Weekend News Director   See fewer
Jimmy Mel Green
Assistant Director Assistant Director   See fewer
Raoul N. Rizik
Assistant Director Assistant Director   See fewer
Mike Skehan
Technician Technician   See fewer
Franklyn L. Bullard
Audio Visual Engineer Audio Visual Engineer   See fewer
Glen Roven
News Theme Writer News Theme Writer   See fewer
Marc Shaiman
News Theme Writer News Theme Writer   See fewer
Alex Mathews
Lecture Host Lecture Host   See fewer
Steve Smith
Aaron's Cameraman Aaron's Cameraman   See fewer
Martha Smith
Aaron's Soundwoman (as Martha L. Smith) Aaron's Soundwoman (as Martha L. Smith)   See fewer
Cynthia B. Hayes
Mother in Hall Mother in Hall   See fewer
Dean Nitz
Young Tough Young Tough   See fewer
Phil Ugel
Young Tough Young Tough   See fewer
Lance Wain
Young Tough Young Tough   See fewer
Jean Bourne Carinci
Tom's Female Colleague Tom's Female Colleague   See fewer
M. Fekade-Salassie
Cab Driver Cab Driver   See fewer
Gerald F. Gough
Uniformed Cop (as Jerry Gough) Uniformed Cop (as Jerry Gough)   See fewer
Robert Rasch
Defense Dept. Spokesman Defense Dept. Spokesman   See fewer
Robert Walsh
NATO Spokesman NATO Spokesman   See fewer
John Cusack
Angry Messenger (as John Cusak) Angry Messenger (as John Cusak)   See fewer
John Badila
Guest at Ball Guest at Ball   See fewer
Heather Ehlers
Guest at Ball Guest at Ball   See fewer
Arlene M. Dillon
Guest at Ball Guest at Ball   See fewer
Sam Samuels
Guest at Ball Guest at Ball   See fewer
Rochelle Deering
Woman at Speech Woman at Speech   See fewer
Albert Murphy Sr.
Man in Airport Man in Airport   See fewer
Eleanore C. Kopecky
Woman in Airport Woman in Airport   See fewer
J. Alan Thomas
Airport Cabbie (as Jeffrey Alan Thomas) Airport Cabbie (as Jeffrey Alan Thomas)   See fewer
Hans Bachmann
Man at Speech (uncredited) Man at Speech (uncredited)   See fewer
Brad Baker
Businessman (uncredited) Businessman (uncredited)   See fewer
Tipper Burton
Mailroom Clerk (uncredited) Mailroom Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard DeAngelis
Newsroom Staff (uncredited) Newsroom Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
Muammar Gaddafi
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Denise King
Copy Runner (uncredited) Copy Runner (uncredited)   See fewer
Nancy Kirk
Airport traveler (uncredited) Airport traveler (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Larravide
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
Nancy Marron-Asti
Airport traveler (uncredited) Airport traveler (uncredited)   See fewer
Molly Kohler Pei
Woman in Airport (uncredited) Woman in Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
Chuck Roberts
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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