State affairs movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant state affairs movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, dramatic and clever films and TV shows about / with state affairs, politics, rivalry, dishonesty, betrayal, intrigue, king, royal family, society and queen plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as state affairs: Reign (2013), House of Cards (2013), The Royals (2015), Versailles (2015), The Pelican Brief (1993), Magnificent Century (2011), K.C. Undercover (2015), Game of Thrones (2011), The Tudors (2007), Isabel (2011).

List of state affairs movies

 7.5
 40K
Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, serious, stylized, tense, realistic ...
Plot: queen, royal family, royal court, intrigue, aristocracy, female protagonist, love triangle, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, historical character, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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 8.8
 437K
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, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, manipulations, political intrigue, state affairs, lobbyist, political corruption, intrigue, blind ambition, white house, power relations, dishonesty, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c.
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 7.5
 10K
The Royals (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with a price tag of duty, destiny and intense public scrutiny.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: royal family, state affairs, forbidden love, love and romance, monarchy, couple relations, palaces castles and temples, paparazzi, scandal, society, crown prince, prince ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.9
 11K
Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, intellectual ...
Plot: royal court, royal family, intrigue, king, palaces castles and temples, betrayal, political intrigue, state affairs, ambition, rivalry, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, crime, fighting the system, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, washington d.c.
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Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, emotional, based on true events ...
Plot: royal family, intrigue, sultan, love and romance, state affairs, political unrest, political intrigue, power struggle, couple relations, war, battles, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency, The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, working undercover, secret identity, espionage, youth, family relations, high school, child spy, young heroes, heroic mission, danger, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 9.3
 1.6M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sexual, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, adventure, betrayal, king, political intrigue, royal family, killings, queen, politics, sex scene ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 8.1
 64K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: queen, intrigue, historical character, royal family, king, royal court, betrayal, love triangle, throne, couple relations, womanizer, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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 8.3
 2K
Isabel (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Charting the life of Isabella I of Castile, one of the most important women in Spain’s history, Isabel follows her passionate story from childhood to being crowned Queen. From her political struggles within King Henry IV's court to her ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, family saga ...
Plot: queen, aristocracy, royal family, throne, state affairs, conquering, inheritance, rise to the top, intrigue, religions or cults, heir heiress, monarchy ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: spain, portugal, europe
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 7.9
 46K
The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: historical character, siblings relations, brother sister incest, intrigue, priest, clergy, sin, lust, manipulations, strong sexual content, ambition, desire ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: queen, love triangle, king, seduction, royal court, royal family, intrigue, jealousy, siblings relations, mistress, british history, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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Lions for Lambs (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: terrorist, politics, war, propaganda, state affairs, idealism, conservative, behind enemy lines, hopes, soldier, society, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, usa, california, washington d.c., iran ...
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 6.8
 7K
Admiral (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his ...
Style: realistic, serious, dramatic, based on true events, tragic ending ...
Plot: russian history, destiny, political unrest, warship, state affairs, civil war, politics, military, against the odds, russian civil war, russian revolution, war ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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 7.8
 21K
Tyrant (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam "Barry" Al Fayeed, the younger son of the dictator of a war-torn nation, ends a self-imposed 20-year exile to return to his ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: dictatorship, ruler, homecoming, political unrest, state affairs, totalitarianism, secret, family relations, parents and children, society, exile, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Even though Gennosuke and Oboro are from rival ninja villages, they are secretly in love. At an annual conference with the Lord, it is dictated that a competition--a fight to the death--will take place between the five best shinobi from each ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, samurai, love and romance, tragic love, state affairs, supernatural ability, battles, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, heroes, forbidden love, supernatural ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
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 6.5
 22K
Camelot (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Ireland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, wizards and magicians, king arthur, throne, legends and myths, royal family, danger, state affairs, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: heir heiress, ambition, power struggle, religions or cults, state affairs, manipulations, conflict, medieval, royal family, throne, rivals, power relations ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, betrayal, cia, secret, suspicion, uncover truth, writer's life, state affairs, political conspiracy, who to trust, assistant, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, washington d.c., pakistan ...
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 8.2
 18K
War & Peace (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 379 min.
Story: Sumptuous BBC mini-series following the fortunes and the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia.
Style: captivating, stylized, epic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: society, war, aristocracy, love and romance, wartime life, state affairs, couple relations, love story, fall in love, courage, battle, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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 7.8
 19K
The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense
Plot: musketeer, adventure, swords and armor, king, heroic mission, duel, danger, state affairs, partners, escapades, queen, french ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, captivating, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, betrayal, rivalry, revolution, state affairs, dishonesty, political unrest, intrigue, society, torture, civil war, battlefield ...
Time: 17th century
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Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: serious, captivating, romantic, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: royal family, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, interracial relations, opposites attract, culture clash, palace, forbidden love, politics, royal court, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
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 7.9
 67K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, knight, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, magical, dragon, king arthur, witch, wizards and magicians, king, adventure, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, bad ending, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, royal court, rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, female protagonist, queen elizabeth i, throne, protestant, state affairs, political unrest, intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
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 6.2
 561
Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: law enforcement, dishonesty, hopes, heroes, state affairs, politics, danger, military, rivalry, legal, false accusation, fighting the system ...
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The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: touching, realistic, factual, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, aristocracy, queen, period piece, couple relations, love and romance, queen of england, marriage, royal court, politics, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: england, buckingham palace, london, europe, belgium
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The Interpreter (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.
Style: suspenseful, tense, mind bending, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, assassination, mystery, fbi, undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, chases and races, crimes, vengeance, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, africa, manhattan new york city, usa, south africa ...
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The Girl in the Caf? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.
Style: touching, intellectual, melancholic, emotional, clever ...
Plot: politics, romance, couples, against the rules, state affairs, power of love, society, social differences, hypocrisy, cafe, hotel, shyness ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iceland, africa
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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, realistic ...
Plot: politics, assassination, false accusation, terrorism, danger, state affairs, political conspiracy, dishonesty, secret service, investigation, president, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, near future, year 2007
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, north korea, chicago illinois ...
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