Presidential candidate movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant presidential candidate movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, interesting, serious, clever and intense films and TV shows about / with presidential candidate, politics, election, presidential election, president, politician, corruption, political, political campaign and campaign plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as presidential candidate: Long Shot (2019), Our Brand Is Crisis (2015), All the Way (2016), The Rat Pack (1998), Primary Colors (1998), Man of the Year (2006), The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Deep Cover (1992), Blow Out (1981), Bombshell (2019).

List of presidential candidate movies

 6.8
 86K
Long Shot (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Colombia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fred Flarsky is a gifted and free-spirited journalist who has a knack for getting into trouble. Charlotte Field is one of the most influential women in the world -- a smart, sophisticated and accomplished politician. When Fred unexpectedly runs into ...
Style: feel good, light, captivating, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: journalist, friendship, politics, fall in love, couples, erection, diplomat, couple relations, presidential candidate, love and romance, rivalry, nanny ...
Place: new york
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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: satirical, tricky, clever, harsh, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: political campaign, presidential campaign, rivals, politician, election, presidential candidate, debate, sabotage, humiliation, political, conspiracy, world politics ...
Time: year 2002
Place: bolivia, south america, california, latin america, new orleans ...
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 7.3
 13K
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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 6.7
 3K
The Rat Pack (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a brief flash-forward to Frank Sinatra as an old man, saying "I miss my guys," the movie's main narrative begins during high points in the solo careers of the Rat Pack: Dean Martin has become a big success despite the breakup of ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, talky
Plot: racism, showbiz, interracial relations, friendship, nightclub, kennedy family, wiretap, sailboat, presidential candidate, rise and fall, society, politics ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: las vegas
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 6.6
 27K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA
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: thought provoking, semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, scandal, presidential election, media, extramarital affair, head of state, rise to the top, couple relations, state affairs, supportive spouse, satire, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
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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, semi serious, sincere, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, couples, against the odds, love and romance, comedian, satire, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, political thriller, political conspiracy, cold war, brainwashing, election, communism, uncover truth, nervous breakdown, nightmare, senator, strangulation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, korea, usa, china, north korea ...
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 6.9
 9K
Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, murder, undercover, police investigation, gangsters, brutality, deadly, betrayal, organized crime, drug traffic, drug trafficking, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 70s, year 1992, year 1972, 1990s
Place: cleveland ohio, ohio, los angeles, california
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 7.4
 42K
Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, psycho film, serious, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, assassination, neo noir, politics, crimes, state affairs, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, hitman, dishonesty, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, california
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 6.8
 66K
Bombshell (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.
Style: twists and turns, uplifting, sad, philosophical, based on true events
Plot: sexual harassment, scandal, social network, paranoia, fired from the job, fired from a job, tv news, left wing, sexy woman, lesbianism, white panties, sex ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: new york, cleveland ohio, manhattan new york city
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Killer Condom (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The plot takes place in New York, and in the present. In a Hotel called "Quicky" a professor blackmails a student of his into having sex with him. But when the professor puts on a condom, the carnivorous condom bites off his penis and ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, sexy, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, prostitute, sexual relations, parody, looking for sex, deadly creature, nothing goes right, adult humor, sex scene, hotel, gay, condom ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 17K
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, semi serious, satirical, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, political campaign, presidential election, election, small town, parents and children, state affairs, single father, father daughter relationship, campaign, media, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico, california
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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, entertaining, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: politics, presidential campaign, government, family relations, election, husband wife relationship, president, first lady, rivalry, society, housewife, lottery ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 278 min.
Story: The Kennedys of Massachusetts is a 1990 TV miniseries that aired on ABC. Focusing mainly on the fifty-four year marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy. The events depicted in the series are based upon the book by Doris Kearns Goodwin ...
Style: saga
Plot: kennedy family, presidential election, ambassador, president, first lady, presidential candidate, american, attorney general, white house, election, television, tv ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: massachusetts, usa, america, england, boston
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George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare Winningham also won Emmies for their performances. ...
Style: serious, tense, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: civil rights, campaign, racism, assassination attempt, politics, ambition, rebellion, conservative, assassination, society, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, america
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 5.9
 182
Conventioneers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the 2004 Republican Nation Convention, love blooms between a Republican delegate and a Democrat protesting the event.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, politics, democrat, moral dilemma, introspection, love affair, idealism, fighting the system, dishonesty, couples, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, texas, madison square garden manhattan new york city, connecticut
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Touch and Die (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Martin Sheen stars as an American newsman in Rome who begins to investigate the appearance of several corpses found throughout Europe with their hands cut off. He soon uncovers not only plots of plutonium theft, but also of nuclear arms deals and ...
Plot: smuggling, plutonium, journalist, newspaper, atomic bomb, american, murder, father daughter relationship, hitman, contamination, political campaign, nuclear ...
Place: paris france, rome italy, europe, dallas texas, africa
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 6.3
 109
I Go Pogo (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pogo Possum is finagled into running for President of the United States in this stop motion animated film.
Style: claymation, clay animation
Plot: fishing, politics, cigar smoking, election, cartoon bear, photographer, telephone, friendship, fund raising, talking animals, anthropomorphism, cave ...
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 5.5
 295
Running Mates (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story of longtime love finally coming to fruition, former captain of the high school football team Ed Harris meets up with his high school crush Diane Keaton years after high school. He is a successful U.S. senator running for president and ...
Plot: satire, presidential election, campaign, political campaign, engagement, political satire, scandal, senator, presidential candidate, presidential campaign, election, politician ...
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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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 6.5
 5K
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 Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, senator, investigation, corruption, murder, assassination, undercover, political corruption, reporter, state affairs, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, seattle, usa, united states, seattle washington ...
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 5.6
 599
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting, suspense
Plot: idealism, campaign, politics, ambition, lifestyle, fighting the system, rise to the top, democrat, political intrigue, society, workplace, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan, washington d.c.
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 7.6
 3K
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: serious, realistic, cynical, rough, social realism ...
Plot: politics, election campaign, political intrigue, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, corrupt politician, power relations, media, head of state, state affairs, opponent ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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The Clonus Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cloning, conspiracy, politician, experiment gone awry, government agency, heroes, dishonesty, deadly, society, technology gone awry, future dystopia, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: america
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The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, undercover, danger, save the day, heroes, conspiracy, spy, law enforcement, dishonesty, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, chechnya ...
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 7.4
 21K
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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 7.2
 77K
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: talky, humorous, realistic, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, presidential election, political corruption, satire, election, election campaign, cia, senator, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
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 8.3
 699K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: social decay, lone wolves, obsession, character study, loner, depression, vigilante, paranoia, alienation, taxi, taxi driver, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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Tales from the Hood (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A strange funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.
Style: scary, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mortician, murder, funeral home, child abuse, evil doll, afterlife, mysterious character, nightmare comes true, supernatural, brutality, drugs, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california
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