The Prize Pulitzer

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  • NR
  • 1989
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 4.8  (186)

The Prize Pulitzer is a dramatic thriller film that was released in 1989. The movie is directed by Noel Black and it stars Perry King, Courteney Cox, and Betsy Russell in the lead roles. The story follows a group of journalists competing for the prestigious Pulitzer Prize. Michael Donegan (Perry King) is a well-known journalist and editor-in-chief of a respected newspaper. He is a single father and he is raising his teenage daughter on his own. Michael is devoted to his job and he has won the Pulitzer Prize twice before. He is determined to win it again this year, but he faces tough competition from other journalists.

One of his competitors is Laura Kilpatrick (Betsy Russell), a young and ambitious journalist who works for a rival newspaper. Laura is determined to win the Pulitzer Prize at all costs, even if it means crossing ethical boundaries.

Another journalist vying for the prize is Yvonne Dunleavy (Courteney Cox), an intelligent and hardworking reporter who is also Michael's love interest. Yvonne is passionate about her job and she is determined to uncover the truth behind a major scandal that could make or break her career.

As the competition heats up, Michael and his team of reporters are tasked with investigating a high-profile murder case that could lead to a Pulitzer Prize. They begin unraveling a complex web of corruption and deceit that goes all the way to the top of the city's government.

The characters in the film are well-developed and their motivations and actions are believable. The pacing of the movie is good, and the story keeps the viewer engaged throughout its runtime.

The Prize Pulitzer is a suspenseful and compelling drama that explores the cutthroat world of journalism and the lengths people will go to win a prize. The film also examines the importance of integrity, ethics, and the search for the truth in the face of powerful forces that seek to silence it.

The performances of the lead actors are excellent, especially Perry King and Courteney Cox, who deliver nuanced and convincing performances. Betsy Russell, who plays the ruthless reporter Laura Kilpatrick, is also great in her role.

The cinematography of the movie is well-done, with some great shots of the city and its landmarks. The music is also good, helping to create a tense and dramatic atmosphere. Overall, The Prize Pulitzer is a solid thriller that offers an engaging story and memorable characters.

The Prize Pulitzer is a 1989 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.8.

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    4.8  (186)