The best Tom Brokaw’s movies

Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw

06/02/1940 (82 años)
Today we present the best Tom Brokaw’s movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen … and that you love! Let’s go there with the best Tom Brokaw’s movies.
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Vice

Vice
7.2/10
  • Genre: ComedyDramaHistory
  • Release: 25/12/2018
  • Character: Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and Defense Secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

The Front Runner

The Front Runner
6.1/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 06/11/2018
  • Character: Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that comes crashing down when allegations of an extramarital affair surface in the media, forcing the candidate to address a scandal that threatens to derail his campaign and personal life.

LA 92

LA 92
8.2/10
Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, LA 92 immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through stunning and rarely seen archival footage.

This Film Is Not Yet Rated

This Film Is Not Yet Rated
7.4/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 26/01/2006
  • Character: Self - 1978 TV Newscaster (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kirby Dick's provocative documentary investigates the secretive and inconsistent process by which the Motion Picture Association of America rates films, revealing the organization's underhanded efforts to control culture. Dick questions whether certain studios get preferential treatment and exposes the discrepancies in how the MPAA views sex and violence.

Iverson

Iverson
7/10
Iverson is the ultimate legacy of NBA legend Allen Iverson, who rose from a childhood of crushing poverty in Hampton, Virginia, to become an 11-time NBA All-Star and universally recognized icon of his sport. Off the court, his audacious rejection of conservative NBA convention and unapologetic embrace of hip hop culture sent shockwaves throughout the league and influenced an entire generation. Told largely in Iverson's own words, the film charts the career highs and lows of one of the most distinctive and accomplished figures the sport of basketball has ever seen.

Barbarians at the Gate

Barbarians at the Gate
7.2/10
A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.

Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed

Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed
7.7/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 28/05/2007
  • Character: Self
Film-makers and academics discuss the use of mythology in Star Wars and the impact of the films on society

D-Day: Normandy 1944

D-Day: Normandy 1944
7/10
June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most important location in the world. Blending multiple cinematographic techniques, including animation, CGI and stunning live-action images, “D-Day: Normandy 1944” brings this monumental event to the world’s largest screens for the first time ever. Audiences of all ages, including new generations, will discover from a new perspective how this landing changed the world. Exploring history, military strategy, science, technology and human values, the film will educate and appeal to all. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, “D-Day: Normandy 1944” pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedom… A duty of memory, a duty of gratitude.

iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World

iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World
6.4/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 16/11/2011
  • Character: Himself
Steve Jobs was a creative and technological visionary who quite simply changed society as we know it. As co-founder and CEO of Apple Computer, Jobs ushered in personal computing to the masses, which in turn led to new innovations which completely changed our way of life - from how we do our work, to the way we watch movies, listen to music and interact socially. Discovery Channel will feature iGENIUS: HOW STEVE JOBS CHANGED THE WORLD, a one-hour documentary that celebrates these innovations.

Cola Wars

Cola Wars
7/10
Traces the long and ferocious rivalry between Coke and Pepsi, centered on the "New Coke" debacle of 1985. For almost a hundred years, Coke had been the undisputed leader in the multibillion dollar global soda industry--stodgy, predictable, but indisputably top dog--while Pepsi had been the upstart No. 2, forever poking at its big brother with cutting edge advertising. But in 1985, in a stranger-than-fiction twist, Coca-Cola's executives took a step so daring that no one in either company could believe it: they changed the formula of the most popular beverage on the planet.

Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism

Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism
7.5/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 14/07/2004
  • Character: Himself (archive footage)
This film examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news, and provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangerous impact on society when a broad swath of media is controlled by one person. Media experts, including Jeff Cohen (FAIR) Bob McChesney (Free Press), Chellie Pingree (Common Cause), Jeff Chester (Center for Digital Democracy) and David Brock (Media Matters) provide context and guidance for the story of Fox News and its effect on society. This documentary also reveals the secrets of Former Fox news producers, reporters, bookers and writers who expose what it's like to work for Fox News. These former Fox employees talk about how they were forced to push a "right-wing" point of view or risk their jobs. Some have even chosen to remain anonymous in order to protect their current livelihoods. As one employee said "There's no sense of integrity as far as having a line that can't be crossed."

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold
7.5/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 11/10/2017
  • Character: Himself
Griffin Dunne’s years-in-the-making documentary portrait of his aunt Joan Didion moves with the spirit of her uncannily lucid writing: the film simultaneously expands and zeroes in, covering a vast stretch of turbulent cultural history with elegance and candor.

Frank Capra's American Dream

Frank Capra's American Dream
7.5/10
A documentary looking at the life and career of film director Frank Capra. Hosted by Ron Howard.

Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists
8/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 15/11/2018
  • Character: Himself
Directors Jonathan Alter, John Block and Steve McCarthy bring New York columnists Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill’s courageous writing to life, celebrating the acclaimed journalists and the city they loved.

Black Art: In the Absence of Light

Black Art: In the Absence of Light
7.3/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 09/02/2021
  • Character: Self (archive footage)
An introduction to the work of some of the foremost Black visual artists working today, inspired by the late David Driskell's landmark 1976 exhibition, "Two Centuries of Black American Art."

The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee

The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee
7.3/10
An intimate portrait of Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee, tracing his remarkable ascent from a young Boston boy stricken with polio to the one of the most pioneering and consequential journalistic figures of the 20th century.

America: The Story of Us

America: The Story of Us
7.3/10
A six-night miniseries presenting the history of how the United States was invented, looking at the moments where Americans harnessed technology to advance human progress -- from the rigors of linking the continent by transcontinental railroad to triumphing over vertical space through the construction of steel-structured buildings. The series also is a story of conflict, with Native American peoples, slavery, the Revolutionary War that birthed the nation, the Civil War that divided it, and the great world war that shaped its future.

Everything's Cool

Everything's Cool
6.8/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 01/01/2007
  • Character: Self (archive footage)
In this documentary, filmmakers Daniel B. Gold and Judith Helfand (Blue Vinyl) follow a troupe of self-proclaimed global warming "warriors" on a mission to get the world to care about rising temperatures and melting polar ice caps. Taking a topic that's inherently serious and applying their signature blend of humor and emotional heft, Gold and Helfand advance the environmental dialogue in a surprisingly entertaining way.

The Making of Trump

The Making of Trump
6.5/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 30/11/2015
  • Character: Himself (archive footage)
As every day of Donald Trump's presidential campaign seemingly generates new headlines, this two-hour special examines the increasingly polarizing candidate's past. Included is rarely seen footage from Trump's interviews with Phil Donahue and his comments about politics from the floor of the 1988 Republican convention. Additionally, celebrities, politicians, and people described as "close to The Donald" weigh in, including former US Senator Al D'Amato (R-N.Y.), former Atlantic City mayor Jim Whelen, boxer Mike Tyson, and notorious "Apprentice" contestant Omarosa.

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird
7.4/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 13/05/2011
  • Character: Himself
Hey, Boo explores the life of reclusive author Nelle Harper Lee, shedding light on the context and history of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird.

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