U.s. congress movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant u.s. congress movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, suspense, serious, talky and intense films and TV shows about / with u.s. congress, politics, corruption, mentor, storytelling, betrayal, politician, dialogue, political and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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u.s. congress movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as u.s. congress: The Aviator (2004), Vice (2018), House of Cards (2013), K Street (2003), Cradle Will Rock (1999), LBJ (2016), The Manchurian Candidate (2004), Idiocracy (2006), Striptease (1996), Trumbo (2015).

List of u.s. congress movies

The Aviator (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe ...
Style: captivating, epic, factual, suspense, compassionate ...
Plot: businessman, aviation, mental illness, pilot, millionaire, rise and fall, corruption, nervous breakdown, fame, phobia, blackmail, actress ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, connecticut ...
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Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: realistic, captivating, cynical, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, iraq war, war on terror, politician, intrigue, political leader, u.s. congress, u.s. constitution, tragic event, money ...
Time: year 2001, year 1968, september 11 2001, year 1973, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, america, wyoming, cambodia ...
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House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of ...
Style: serious, cynical, captivating, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, manipulations, political intrigue, state affairs, lobbyist, manipulation, political corruption, intrigue, blind ambition, media, white house, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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K Street (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: K Street is a 2003 HBO television series about lobbyists and politicians in Washington, D.C. It was named for a street that is home to many lobbying and legal firms.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, lobbyist, dishonesty, realism, campaign, workplace intrigue, state affairs, ambition, workplace, rivalry, fictional reality show, political satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Cradle Will Rock (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.
Style: talky, serious, disturbing, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: artist, congress, politics, communism, injustice, actor's life, society, power relations, celebrity culture, rich and poor, racism, ventriloquist ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: political, politics, kennedy assassination, husband wife relationship, assassination, civil rights, vice president, u.s. congress, president, society, debate, baby boy ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1961, year 1965 ...
Place: washington d.c., texas, wyoming, west virginia, georgia ...
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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, was knocked unconscious. Brokering the incident for political capital, Shaw eventually ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, political thriller, political conspiracy, gulf war, sniper, senator, mind control, hypnosis, assassination, state affairs, brainwashing, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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Idiocracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, not serious, futuristic, absurd ...
Plot: stupidity, future dystopia, evolution, satire, society, social decay, intelligence, sent to the future, army, life turned upside down, brainwashing, capitalism ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Striptease (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to ...
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, erotic, intense ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), striptease, strip club, stripper, custody, dancer's life, single parent, blackmail, dancing, family problems, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, miami, las vegas
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Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, communism, justice, movie business, politics, communist, parent child relationship, writers, jail, political persecution, prison, release from prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1954 ...
Place: usa
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Iron Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, witty, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, scientist, rivalry, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, secretary, undercover, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: malibu california, monte carlo, moscow russia, monaco, washington d.c. ...
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Accidental Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A small town waitress gets a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, DC. Sparks fly when she meets a clueless young senator who takes up her cause - but what happens when love interferes ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: politics, idealism, love and romance, society, fighting the system, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nervousness, satire, lie, absurdism, sarcasm, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1987
Place: usa, washington d.c., america, indiana
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Mastergate (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A "play on words" about a fictional political scandal concerning covert arms deals and double-dealing government operatives, satirizing the Watergate hearings of 1972-1973.
Plot: satire, political satire, theatre play, partisan, cia, government, hearing, scandal, u.s. congress, president, politician, politics ...
Place: washington d.c., central america
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Tail Gunner Joe (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of the life of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a national power base when he later planned to run for ...
Plot: communist, alcohol abuse, cold war, communism, u.s. congress, mccarthyism, historical event, u.s. senator, pursuit
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: washington d.c.
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Dondi (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: World War II GIs adopt an Italian war orphan.
Plot: u.s. army, orphan, little boy, christmas tree, singing, adoption, christmas, listening to a radio, buddy, cookie, search, harmonica ...
Place: manhattan new york city, italy, new york
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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 comedy, one man show
Plot: watergate, spouse, movie actor, winston churchill, impersonation, retirement, labor, play, general, american, ku klux klan, american politics ...
Time: 50s, year 1948, 1940s, 1950s
Place: america, missouri, usa, seattle, chicago illinois ...
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Reg (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In June 2003, Reg Keys and his wife Sally return to their home in the Welsh countryside. As they switch on the TV to hear six military policemen have been murdered in Iraq, two men arrive bearing the terrible news that their son, Tom, was among them.
Plot: petition, u.s. congress, noose, military police, death of brother, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, speech, political campaign, marital problem, archive footage, british prime minister ...
Time: year 2005, year 2003, 2000s
Place: england, london
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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: factual, realistic, tense, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, racial issues, political, racism, civil rights movement, prejudice, civil rights, presidential election, kennedy assassination, activism, political campaign, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, america, vietnam, dallas texas ...
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Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, clever, tense ...
Plot: espionage, journalism, fighting the system, political thriller, whistleblower, national security, media, surveillance, moral dilemma, idealism, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, year 2015, year 2009 ...
Place: usa, russia, geneva switzerland, maryland, new york ...
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, biting ...
Plot: lobbyist, satire, marketing, advertising, reporter, social satire, lie, tobacco, lung cancer, capitalism, journalism, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, los angeles, north carolina, japan ...
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Death of a President (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictional investigative documentary looks back on the "assassination" of George W. Bush and attempts to answer the question of who committed the murder. Perhaps less morbid and disturbing to watch now than during Bush's presidency, ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, satirical, controversial ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, assassination, false accusation, state affairs, danger, political conspiracy, sniper, dishonesty, secret service, investigation, president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001, near future, year 2007 ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, washington d.c., iraq, middle east ...
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Geronimo (1962)
Genre: Action, Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1883, the Apache Indians lead by Geronimo reluctantly surrender to the attacks of American and Mexican troops, in exchange for a territory and food for their warriors. Soon though, Geronimo escapes the camps and declares war against the Americans.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, injustice, interracial relations, heroes, racism, on the run, chases and races, hopes, military, redemption, vigilantism, social decay ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, sonora
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Women of the House (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Women of the House is an American situation comedy television series. It is a spin-off of Designing Women and stars Delta Burke, who had reconciled with producers after a bitter, highly publicized, off-screen battle.
Style: sitcom
Plot: politician, working woman, u.s. congress, white house, president, television, debutante, political satire, beauty queen, daughter, u.s. president
Place: washington d.c.
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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: suspense, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, satire, congress, teenage life, musician's life, political unrest, rally, fighting the system, ambition, suburban life, stoners, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, u.s. capitol building
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The Man from Button Willow (1965)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In 1869, Justin Eagle lives on his ranch called "The Eagle's Nest" near the town of Button Willow, California. In addition to being a rancher, Juston is a trouble-shooter for the U. S. Government which calls for him to act as an ...
Style: realistic, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: missing person, bar fight, secret identity, kidnapping, undercover, small town, old west, dishonesty, adventure, escapades, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, utah, pacific ocean
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Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, justice, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, african american, fighting the system, discrimination, americana, racial segregation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston
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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, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, conservative, republican, republican party, american politics, ambition, americana, state affairs, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, philadelphia, south carolina ...
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Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, vietnam, canada ...
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W. (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Switzerland, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through Bush’s eventful life -- his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and ...
Style: sincere, cynical, political comedy, factual, clever ...
Plot: president, politics, americana, election, patriotism, rise to the top, leadership, parents and children, iraq war, head of state, society, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 60s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, texas, washington d.c., yale university, iraq ...
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State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political conspiracy, murder, politics, newspaper, corruption, congress, journalist, reporter, investigative journalism, investigation, assassination, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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