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, political, suspense and stylized films and TV shows about / with state affairs, society, rivalry, dishonesty, politics, medieval, betrayal, king, corruption and death plots mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as state affairs: Tyrant (2014), The Pelican Brief (1993), K.C. Undercover (2015), Reign (2013), The Royals (2015), The Borgia (2006), The Borgias (2011), Merlin (2008), House of Cards (2013), Project Blue Book (2019).

List of state affairs movies

Tyrant (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious ...
Plot: dictatorship, state affairs, homecoming, totalitarianism, political unrest, ruler, family relations, parents and children, gay son, society, secret, exile ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, investigation, state affairs, politics, conspiracy, political corruption, murder, fbi, lawyer, courtroom, secret service, corruption ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
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K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: exciting, sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, working undercover, teenage life, state affairs, parents and children, child spy, secret identity, secret agents, espionage, spy, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: royal family, female protagonist, queen, intrigue, royal court, aristocracy, rivalry, state affairs, love triangle, power struggle, throne, ruler ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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The Royals (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: royal family, state affairs, forbidden love, prince, monarchy, paparazzi, couple relations, scandal, queen, society, love and romance, crown prince ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, united kingdom, europe, london
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The Borgia (2006)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A portrait of the bloody dynasty that spawned a pope, Alexander VI, as well as the role model for Machiavelli's "The Prince," his son Cesare Borgia, and a legend of femme duplicity, daughter Lucrezia Borgia.
Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, serious
Plot: leadership, state affairs, rivalry, society, dishonesty, betrayal, downfall, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, ambition, political unrest, religions or cults ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: serious, clever, captivating, epic, realistic ...
Plot: intrigue, historical character, rivalry, siblings relations, sex scene, brother sister incest, ambition, lust, greed, clergy, sin, corruption ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: exciting, epic, humorous, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: king arthur, supernatural, arthurian legend, witch, supernatural ability, legends and myths, dragon, camelot, magic, knight, friendship, king ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
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, clever, political, cynical, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: politics, political intrigue, political corruption, manipulation, state affairs, intrigue, lobbyist, strategy, journalism, blind ambition, breaking the fourth wall, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Project Blue Book (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”
Style: enigmatic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ufo, alien, special agents, physicist, paranormal activity, political conspiracy, alien contact, alien abduction, space and aliens, abduction, investigation, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, suspense, epic ...
Plot: musketeer, adventure, heroic mission, swords and armor, state affairs, sword fight, king, partners, escapades, good versus evil, medieval, swordsman ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
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The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: intrigue, tudors, historical character, power struggle, royalty, king, love triangle, royal family, heir, queen, couple relations, sex scene ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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Lions for Lambs (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: serious, thought provoking, psychological, political, realistic ...
Plot: terrorist, iraq war, propaganda, politics, war on terror, state affairs, conservative, war, society, soldier, hopes, past ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., middle east, iraq, usa ...
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Isabel (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
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, romantic ...
Plot: queen, royal family, royalty, spanish history, unfaithful husband, conquering, historical figure, aristocracy, throne, heir, rise to the top, religions or cults ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: spain, portugal, europe
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, cynical, political, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, political satire, state affairs, satire, workplace, politician, government official, workplace situations, society, political intrigue, british government, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, london, england
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The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, realistic, intense, visually appealing ...
Plot: medieval, ambition, throne, power struggle, heir, cathedral, religions or cults, state affairs, catholic church, king, culture clash, world politics ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 50s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: realistic, stylized, sexy, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: date night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: love affair, royal family, love triangle, adultery, aristocracy, queen, infidelity, coup d'etat, political intrigue, royal court, tragic love, insanity ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, georgian era, 1770s, year 1968 ...
Place: denmark, europe, england, berlin germany, scandinavia ...
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, uplifting, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: british royal family, world war two, british history, stuttering, royal family, disability, unlikely friendships, historical character, king of england, politics, husband wife relationship, british monarchy ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, 50s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, london, europe, buckingham palace ...
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Iron Lord (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young Russian Prince Yaroslav fights the robbers, tribes and the invaders. He is the first to unite Russian lands and to create the original Russian state.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: ancient history, righting the wronged, head of state, state affairs, rivalry, leadership, heroes, adventure, escapades, hopes, medieval, leader ...
Time: 11th century
Place: russia
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Outcast (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA, France, Canada, Australia, Luxembourg
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mysterious warrior teams up with the daughter and son of a deposed Chinese Emperor to defeat their cruel Uncle, who seeks their deaths.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: knight, warrior, crusader, state affairs, master warrior, medieval, crusade, battles, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: asia, china
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The Sovereign's Servant (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Europe, 1709. Russia and Sweden are at war. Two French duelists are exiled by King Louis XIV of France: one to the side of Czar Peter the Great of Russia, the other to the side of King Charles XII of Sweden. Although separated by war and allegiance, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, baroque
Plot: battles, state affairs, soldier, rivalry, military, conquering, war, resistance, courage, love interest, historical event, legends and myths ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, sweden, poland, russia, ukraine ...
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King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: biblical, epic, suspenseful, serious, sincere ...
Plot: jesus, ancient history, christianity, religion, christian, redemption, bible, betrayal, state affairs, injustice, heroic mission, political unrest ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, egypt, israel, 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: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ninja, master warrior, tragic love, martial arts, state affairs, supernatural ability, forbidden love, battles, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, ancient china, asia
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House of Cards (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 226 min.
TV show
Story: Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned with a reduced majority, he fully expects the new Prime ...
Style: tense, witty, political, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, state affairs, reporter, journalist, manipulation, deception, power struggle, intrigue, dishonesty, political corruption, conservative ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, missing person, time travel, supernatural, special agents, murderer, investigation, foreknowledge, cure, psychic, ufo, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle
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Sword of War (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Year 1100. Italy.The Northern lands are ruled by a German emperor: Fredrick aka "Barbarossa. His dream is to conquer also the lands in the Center and in the South so as to revive the Empire that was once of the one Charles Magno.But in the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: emperor, battles, heroes, knight, medieval, leadership, rivalry, sword, state affairs, war, siege, winter ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, milan italy, germany, italy
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Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the ...
Style: serious, clever, cynical, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: rise to the top, society, fighting the system, crimes, politics, dishonesty, betrayal, rise and fall, blind ambition, life is a bitch, state affairs, campaign ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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The King and the Clown (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the late 15th century during the reign of King Yeonsan, two male street clowns and tightrope walkers, Jangsaeng (Gam Wu-seong) and Gong-gil (Lee Joon-gi), are part of an entertainer troupe. Their manager prostitutes the beautiful Gong-gil to ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, touching, political ...
Plot: jester, rich and poor, gays and lesbians, fighting the system, king, state affairs, lifestyle, royal court, society, gay, street performer, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 16th century
Place: asia, south korea, korea, seoul
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Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA, Czech Republic, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: uplifting, political, intellectual, sincere, touching ...
Plot: christianity, christian, religion, rebellion, politics, reformation, inquisition, idealism, renaissance, human spirit, medieval, hypocrisy ...
Time: 1930s, 16th century
Place: rome italy, germany, egypt, england, vatican ...
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The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, political, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, terrorism, nuclear bomb, nuclear war, terrorist, white house, nuclear explosion, covert operation, nuclear threat ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 70s, 2000s ...
Place: maryland, russia, israel, washington d.c., middle east ...
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