Political movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant political movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing and brutal films and TV shows about / with political, politics, murder, assassination, state affairs, american politics, president, violence, society and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as political: Munich (2005), Viper Club (2018), Shock and Awe (2017), Bodyguard (2018), Advise & Consent (1962), All the Way (2016), Medium Cool (1969), What Happened to Monday (2017), Open Doors (1990), I as in Icarus (1979).
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Shock and Awe (2017)
Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
USA
90 min.
 5.8
Advise & Consent (1962)
Drama, Thriller
USA
139 min.
 7.8
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Bodyguard (2018)
Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.2
Pine Gap (2018)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Australia
360 min.
 7.0

List of political movies

 7.6
 194K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, secret agents, revenge, politics, terrorism, vengeance, murder, jewish, justice, morality, tragedy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: europe, israel, middle east, lebanon, germany ...
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 5.9
 107
Viper Club (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: ER nurse Helen Sterling struggles to free her grown son, a journalist captured by terrorists in the Middle East. After hitting walls with the FBI and State agencies, she discovers a clandestine community of journalists, advocates, and ...
Style: brutal, realistic, tense, emotional
Plot: political thriller, mother love, fighting the system, human spirit, political, mother, against the odds, war crime, loss of son, captivity, stranded, military ...
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Shock and Awe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Style: tense, suspenseful, factual, suspense, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, reporter, investigative journalism, newspaper, expose, heroic mission, politics, propaganda, iraq war, violent, political, american soldier ...
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 8.2
 39K
Bodyguard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.
Style: exciting, suspense, disturbing, romantic
Plot: terrorism, bodyguard, security, politician, veteran, politics, family, army, woman in danger, minister, assassination, stalking ...
Place: middle east
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Advise & Consent (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Senate investigation into the President's newly-nominated Secretary of State gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: senator, politics, legal investigation, courtroom drama, secretary of state, politician, secret past, blackmail, poker game, senate, idealism, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: washington d.c., usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 11K
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: dramatic, factual, intense, melancholic, interesting ...
Plot: politics, usa president, political, president, racism, u.s. vice president, democrat, congress, campaigning, racial discrimination, racial, american politics ...
Time: 1960s
Place: vietnam, texas, usa, america, new jersey ...
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 7.4
 3K
Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, serious, clever, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, violence, politics, tv news, vietnam war, vandalism, hippie, culture clash, political unrest, racism, urban ghetto, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, west virginia, america, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
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What Happened to Monday (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: hidden room, death of sister, twin sisters, deception, murder of sister, struggle for survival, chase, betrayal, mass child killing, unplanned pregnancy, couple relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
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 7.3
 663
Open Doors (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, strong sexual content, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, death row, false accusation, murder, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1937, 1930s
Place: italy, palermo italy
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I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, political drama
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, conspiracy, investigation, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, political corruption, fighting the system, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
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With Open Arms (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jean-Étienne Fougerole is an intellectual bohemian who released his new novel "In Open Arms" and calling the wealthiest people to welcome home the families in need. While he promotes his book during a televised debate, his opponent ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: book, wedding, marriage, wine, singing, train, alcohol, party, husband wife relationship, swimming pool, teenage boy, teenager ...
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You Got Trumped: The First 100 Days (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA, Canada
Story: This insane comedy series examines President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.
Plot: white house, trophy wife, republican party, american politics, political satire, sex scene, government, political, media coverage, racism, riot, abusive father ...
Place: china, mexico
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 7.0
 873
Pine Gap (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 360 min.
Story: A team of talented Australian and American intelligence analysts work together to ensure global stability in one of the world's most important and secretive joint intelligence facilities... Pine Gap. But the relationship between the Australian ...
Plot: political, cia, intelligence, intrigue, espionage, secret agent, satellite, australian, television, spy, top secret, agent ...
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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 7.2
 1K
The Hornet (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Italy, Bulgaria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A love story between a Serbian girl and young Albanian set against the background of current Balkanic conflict.
Plot: political, erotic thriller, doomed romance, assassin, police investigation, sex scene, police inspector, irony, violence, sex, hidden identity, male nudity ...
Place: kosovo
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 7.0
 30K
Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: architect, vigilante, vengeance, vigilantism, police, murder, fight, taxi, crime, liberal, lone wolves, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, honolulu hawaii, hawaii ...
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The Red Captain (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three years after the fall of the Berlin Wall; six months before the split of Czechoslovakia. Despite all warnings, a young homicide detective sets on investigating a convoluted case that involves Catholic clerical elite and high-ranked agents of ...
Plot: corkscrew, pointing a gun at someone, political, grave digger, taking a pill, setting a fire, police investigator, passive aggressive woman, passive aggressive behavior, czech history, heavy smoker, wetting oneself ...
Time: 1990s, year 1992
Place: central europe
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 6.8
 10K
The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, mercenary, kidnapping, soldier, military, adventure, rescue, war, aging, racism, head of state, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, england, london, europe, zimbabwe ...
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 6.3
 578
The Mole (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Pawel, a Polish man in his early 30s, makes a living with his father Zygmunt importing second-hand clothing from the North of France to Southern Poland. On his way back from one of regular "business trips", Pawel is shocked to discover his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mole, car set on fire, trial, winter, hospital, dog, murder, beach, parking lot, snow, clothes, digging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, poland
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 6.4
 262
Katherine (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A harrowing look at the 60s and early 70s through the eyes of Katherine Alman, a wealthy debutante who slowly, but inexorably spirals down into a fight for the causes that shook a nation, leading a path to the underground life. Written by Miguel Cane
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: politics, revolution, rebellion, society, state affairs, fighting the system, political unrest, teenage life, life is a bitch, militant, female protagonist, bomb ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: guatemala
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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, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, campaign, assassination attempt, civil rights, dedicated lawyer, head of state, interracial relations, discrimination, injustice, politics, ambition, legal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965, year 1963, year 1972
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, campus, america
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, paranoia, politics, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, society, state affairs, investigation, murder, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, america
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The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, political comedy
Plot: parody, politics, media, anti heroes, goofy hero, head of state, political conspiracy, political intrigue, campaign, fighting the system, nothing goes right, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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LBJ: The Early Years (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the life of former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1934 until 1973. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: politics, head of state, rise to the top, usa president, ambition, state affairs, campaign, media, kennedy family, political, u.s. vice president, democrat ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, year 1964 ...
Place: texas, usa, america
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 6.0
 26
Prince Jack (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dramatic look at the inner workings of the Kennedy administration.
Plot: politician, politics, bathtub, cold war, prince, kennedy family, attorney general, political, assassination, fbi, cia, racism ...
Time: 1960s
Place: texas, usa, america, dallas texas, 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: one man show, political comedy
Plot: u.s. senator, republican party, oval office, husband, wife, vice president, atomic bomb, parent, performer, movie star, nuclear bomb, communist ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
Place: japan, seattle washington, usa, america, missouri ...
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On Hiatus with Monty Geer (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: A single-camera comedy featuring Monty Geer and various friends who find themselves in trouble whether it's forgetting Mother's Day or selling both kidneys to buy the newest iPhone.
Style: dark humor
Plot: murder, friend, parody, political, social media, sketch
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 7.0
 247
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: news report, prime minister, coffin, speech, father son relationship, military police, husband wife relationship, death of brother, election, funeral, bullet wound, bereavement ...
Time: year 2005, year 2003, 2000s
Place: england
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 7.3
 10
Stylus (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angelo is an ambitious guy, who wants to make it into modeling and the fashion industry. Things are very hard for him, he tries to create a web series with a friend about the everyday life of a male model, in hopes he could turn it into a reality ...
Plot: murder, underwear, party, blood, political, greek, underground, bodyguard, designer, fashion, model, pimp ...
Place: greece
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 6.6
 12K
The Party (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
Style: intellectual, dark humor
Plot: gun, politics, tragedy, friend, celebration, drug use, dying, infidelity, dysfunctional relationship, party, secret, extramarital affair ...
Place: england
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 6.4
 3K
LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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.
Plot: airplane, dog, bathtub, food, eating, lie, portrait painting, cold war, flashback, sandwich, rifle, secretary ...
Time: 1960s, year 1961, year 1962, year 1965, year 1968 ...
Place: texas, georgia, west virginia, dallas texas, wyoming ...
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