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Broadcast News Movie

Movie Review for Broadcast News


One of the classical romantic films of the decade. Throughout this 80ís movie, two men will fight for the love of one woman.

Broadcast News DVD


In the movie Broadcast News, Jane Craig is a network news producer who falls in love with Tom Grunick, an attractive man who is conscious of his intellectual limitations. Nevertheless, he uses his looks for obtaining what he wants.

However, a bizarre love triangle is created in Broadcast News when Aaron Altman, a talented news correspondent, decides to take a chance with Craig. At the end, the producer will have to choose between the two.


Tom Grunick-William Hurt
Aaron Altman-Albert Brooks
Jane Craig-Holly Hunter
Ernie Merriman-Robert Prosky
Jennifer Mack-Lois Chiles


Jack Nicholson didnít want to be paid for his role in the film Broadcast News.

Holly Hunter was cast two days before the movie Broadcast News began shooting.

Academy Awards:

William Hurt won for Best Actor In A Leading Role for the role of Tom Grunick in Broadcast News.

Albert Brooks won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Aaron Altman in Broadcast News.

Holly Hunter won for Best Actress In A Leading Role for the role of Jane Craig in Broadcast News.

James L. Brooks, Producer won for Best Picture for Broadcast News.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Broadcast News was released to theatres on 12/16/1987 by 20th Century Fox, and grossed $51,249,404 at the box office in the US.

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