Presidential campaign movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant presidential campaign movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out political, realistic, humorous, entertaining, clever and suspense films and TV shows about / with presidential campaign, politics, president, election, media, politician, presidential election, political campaign, campaign and presidential candidate plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as presidential campaign: The Ides of March (2011), The Magic Tuche (2018), The Front Runner (2018), Kingmaker (2022), Bajland (2000), Our Brand Is Crisis (2015), Game Change (2012), Iron Sky (2012), Recount (2008), Vote for Juan (2019).

List of presidential campaign movies

The Ides of March (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: suspense, dark, talky, political, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, campaign, lobbyist, presidential campaign, political corruption, corruption, assassination, justice, twists and turns, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, future, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, california, cincinnati ohio
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The Magic Tuche (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a groundbreaking presidential election, Jeff Tuche becomes the new President of France and moves in the Elysee with his family to govern the country.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating
Plot: presidential campaign, french president, politics, family relations, government, election, husband wife relationship, president, society, rivalry, presidential election, writers ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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The Front Runner (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: political, psychological, sentimental, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: politician, scandal, senator, politics, presidential campaign, reputation, rivalry, homosexual, society, media, affair, president ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, colorado
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 6.6
 423
Kingmaker (2022)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Dreaming of changing the world, SEO Chang-dae takes part in KIM Woon-bum’s political campaign. To resist the current dictatorial ruling party, SEO adopts a very aggressive propaganda campaign, and it makes KIM become the strongest candidate in the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, political
Plot: politics, presidential campaign, election campaign, election, assassination, political intrigue, political unrest, political conspiracy, suspect, political campaign, intrigue, suspicion ...
Time: year 1961, year 1970, year 1988, 70s, 80s ...
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 5.8
 34
Bajland (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jan Rydel is a contender for the office of the President of the Republic of Poland. He is in conflict with TV journalists, and when he finally gets on the air, he sits with his back to the camera. However, its ratings are high.
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: presidential campaign, politics, presidential election, inheritance, candidate, election, politician, last will and testament, press conference, argument, psychiatrist, assistant ...
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Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A feature film based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.
Style: political, tricky, satirical, clever, inspirational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: conspiracy, election, idealism, manipulation, business, propaganda, world politics, political campaign, presidential campaign, politician, presidential candidate, rivals ...
Time: year 2002
Place: south america, new jersey, california, latin america, new orleans ...
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 7.4
 22K
Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, political, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, campaign, american politics, presidential election, election, betrayal, idealism, propaganda, secrets, greed, world politics, republican party ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 2000s, year 2007, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, alaska, new jersey, california, washington d.c. ...
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 5.9
 95K
Iron Sky (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, unusual plot structure, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nazi, steampunk, ufo, nazism, invasion, flying saucer, space travel, moon, alternate reality, german, astronaut, world war two ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., germany, usa, new york
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 7.3
 13K
Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, political, factual, talky, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, president, presidential election, political corruption, election, politics, justice, republican, democrat, campaign, americana, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, new jersey, california ...
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 6.8
 645
Vote for Juan (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Set in the world of Spanish politics, Vota Juan revolves around the character of Juan Carrasco (Javier Cámara), an uninspiring Minister of Agriculture who, after finding his political ambitions awoken by a series of chance political events, decides ...
Style: captivating, political, humorous, light, entertaining
Plot: politics, political intrigue, presidential candidate, political humor, political activism, political campaign, political leader, political unrest, political manipulation, presidential campaign, political satire, political candidate ...
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 7.1
 85K
Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: political, realistic, talky, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, journalism, cia, conspiracy, election, satire, secret service, political conspiracy, war, senator, election campaign ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., albania, latin america, middle east, iraq ...
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Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, male female friendship, single father, fall in love, best friends in love, true love, divorce, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, daughter, relationships, romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, year 1992, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york state, wisconsin ...
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All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: political, realistic, thought provoking, cerebral, factual ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: journalism, newspaper, political conspiracy, politics, investigation, white house, political corruption, conspiracy, journalist, president, investigative journalism, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, miami, florida
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 7.5
 763
Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The President of the French Republic, visiting Saint-Etienne in the Loire, in a striking plant dies, victim of a bomb attack. The political world is agitated: early presidential elections to be held within the next thirty-five days. There is no ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, political ...
Plot: politics, rivalry, political intrigue, head of state, campaign, ambition, workplace situations, media, rise to the top, president, french politics, political conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 7.7
 27K
Nashville (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. Linnea and Delbert Reese have a shaky marriage and 2 deaf children. Opal ...
Style: political, suspense, biting, talky, clever ...
Plot: satire, music, multiple storylines, musician, politics, assassination, sexual content, female nudity, relationships, alternate universe, candidate, life philosophy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, california, nashville tennessee, usa
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Bad President (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This black comedy answers the question that has obsessed America and the world since November 08, 2016. How did Donald Trump become President of the United States?
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, captivating
Plot: pact with the devil, world domination, manipulation, political candidate, kgb, usa president, politics, sex scandal, narcissist, money, crooked businessman, political scandal ...
Time: year 2016, year 2015
Place: usa, russia, miami, moscow russia, new york ...
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Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: parody, funny, stylized, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, satire, spy, racism, secret agents, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, double life, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
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Too Big to Fail (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, 'Too Big to Fail' offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few ...
Style: factual, thought provoking, tense, political, suspenseful ...
Plot: wall street, financial crisis, finance, politics, economics, greed, stock broker, business, bankruptcy, twists and turns, moral dilemma, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, middle east, california
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 7.3
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Favorite Son (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 255 min.
TV show
Story: Favorite Son is a miniseries about political intrigue that aired on NBC in 1988 a week before that year's presidential election. It starred Harry Hamlin, Linda Kozlowski, James Whitmore, Robert Loggia, John Mahoney, Ronny Cox, and a ...
Style: political thriller
Plot: political conspiracy, u.s. senator, usa politics, conspiracy, usa president, election, u.s. president, nun, politics, political campaign, u.s. vice president, election campaign ...
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 5.7
 671
Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, political, suspense ...
Plot: campaign, rise to the top, ambition, fighting the system, lifestyle, love affair, political intrigue, democrat, workplace, society, head of state, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa, washington d.c.
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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political, one man show, political comedy
Plot: korean war, u.s. president, usa president, nuclear bomb, piano, u.s. congress, congress, first lady, conference, politics, political campaign, performer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948, 50s
Place: seattle, hiroshima japan, washington d.c., chicago illinois, japan ...
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 7.2
 14K
All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: tense, factual, realistic, talky, intense ...
Plot: civil rights movement, racism, politics, president, usa president, propaganda, assassination, ethnic conflict, secret service, civil war, eccentricity, presidential election ...
Time: 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, new jersey, california, usa, america ...
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 7.6
 4K
The Best Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, political, rough ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, election campaign, corrupt politician, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top, state affairs, media, head of state, opponent ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
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Wild in the Streets (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Max Flatow is a precocious, social miscreant who has a way with home-made explosives. When he tires of these, he runs away from home only to emerge seven years later as Max Frost, the world's most popular entertainer. When Congressman John ...
Style: psychological, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hippie, lsd, counterculture, politics, satire, juvenile delinquent, congress, attorney, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, singer, blonde, organist ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
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Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. Jackie, Ethel and Joan had little choice. They were Kennedy ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, talky, contemplative
Plot: kennedy family, politics, rise to the top, introspection, family tradition, ambition, state affairs, society, crumbling marriage, head of state, americana, relationship vs career ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s
Place: usa, texas
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The Names of Love (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bahia Benmahmoud, a free-spirited young woman, has a particular way of seeing political engagement, as she doesn't hesitate to sleep with those who don't agree with her to convert them to her cause - which is a lot of people, as all ...
Style: sexy, feel good, melancholic, talky, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: politics, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, culture clash, revolution, twists and turns, fascism, love story, political activist, society, social activist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 2002, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, berlin germany, algeria
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Wrong Is Right (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Political double-talk, dirty tricks, hidden microphones, spy satellites, bugging the Oval Office and a nuclear bomb for sale are all ingredients in this swift, funny and frightening look at the possibilities in today's political arenas. Sean ...
Style: political, cynical, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political satire, conspiracy, cold war, time travel, media manipulation, politics, terrorism, assassination, satire, nuclear holocaust, revolution, dark humor ...
Time: 80s, near future
Place: north africa, new york, san antonio texas, texas, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 19K
Swing Vote (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Style: humorous, political, touching, satirical, light ...
Plot: politics, election, presidential election, small town, single father, idealism, political campaign, state affairs, parents and children, media, campaign, working class ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, california, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
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 6.7
 29K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: political, cynical, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, scandal, adultery, presidential election, usa president, media, head of state, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, california, new hampshire
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Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, political, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy theory, presidential election, twists and turns, world politics, adaptation, comedian, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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