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, betrayal, society, king, royal family, rivalry, friendship, intrigue and dishonesty 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 Pelican Brief (1993), The Tudors (2007), Game of Thrones (2011), Magnificent Century (2011), The Borgias (2011), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Lions for Lambs (2007), Admiral (2008).

List of state affairs movies

 7.5
 39K
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, intrigue, royal court, aristocracy, love triangle, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, politics, female protagonist, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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 8.8
 425K
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, captivating, tense, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, manipulations, political intrigue, state affairs, political corruption, lobbyist, blind ambition, intrigue, white house, power relations, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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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, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
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 8.1
 62K
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: royal family, queen, intrigue, betrayal, love triangle, royal court, couple relations, king, power struggle, historical character, womanizer, throne ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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 9.4
 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: atmospheric, captivating, twists and turns, sexual, epic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, betrayal, incest, king, adventure, political intrigue, politics, royal family, killings, dwarf, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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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, realistic, serious, emotional, dramatic ...
Plot: royal family, intrigue, love and romance, political unrest, sultan, couple relations, state affairs, political intrigue, power struggle, war, battles, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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 7.9
 45K
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: clever, captivating, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: clergy, siblings relations, intrigue, historical character, lust, manipulations, priest, sin, brother sister incest, ambition, desire, rivalry ...
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: sexy, sexual, stylized, captivating, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: queen, love triangle, royal court, royal family, intrigue, seduction, king, jealousy, mistress, siblings relations, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 19th 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: politics, terrorist, war, propaganda, state affairs, idealism, conservative, behind enemy lines, society, soldier, hopes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, usa, california, iran, washington d.c. ...
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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: political unrest, destiny, warship, state affairs, red army, politics, military, against the odds, russian revolution, russian history, russian civil war, war ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
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: uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic, talky ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, queen, historical character, stuttering, british history, state affairs, disability, treatment, radio, destiny, speech ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, buckingham palace, europe, scotland ...
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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, forbidden love, love and romance, monarchy, state affairs, couple relations, palaces castles and temples, palace intrigue, paparazzi, scandal, society, prince ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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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, serious ...
Plot: dictatorship, ruler, political unrest, totalitarianism, state affairs, secret, homecoming, parents and children, family relations, society, exile, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: fascism, dictatorship, against humanity, racism, hitler, historical character, state affairs, life is a bitch, rise to the top, politics, newspaper, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 1910s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
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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: stylized, captivating, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, wizards and magicians, king arthur, legends and myths, royal family, danger, state affairs, heroic mission, rivalry, throne, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 7.9
 65K
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, stylized, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, magical, knight, wizards and magicians, dragon, witch, adventure, heroes, king, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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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: exciting, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, working undercover, secret identity, youth, child spy, espionage, family relations, danger, state affairs, siblings relations, parents and children, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, state affairs, wartime life, 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, king, heroic mission, swords and armor, danger, duel, adventure, state affairs, partners, escapades, queen, french ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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 8.2
 35K
Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: not serious, clever, witty, cynical, political comedy ...
Plot: politics, vice president, sitcom, state affairs, political satire, assistant, reporter, administration, workplace situations, mishap, media coverage, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, rivalry, betrayal, revolution, intrigue, political unrest, dishonesty, state affairs, 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, interracial relations, opposites attract, culture clash, social differences, politics, forbidden love, royal court, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
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 7.7
 685K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, harsh, scenic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, battles, courage, legends and myths, ancient, gory, historical character, master warrior, heroic mission, human spirit, war, army ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, 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, rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, royal court, female protagonist, state affairs, political unrest, intrigue, queen, queen elizabeth i, throne ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
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Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, fighting the system, manhunt, satellite, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, conspiracy, mexican standoff, secret hideout, life is a bitch, evidence, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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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: realistic, touching, factual, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, aristocracy, queen, couple relations, love and romance, marriage, royal court, politics, period piece, destiny, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, 1820s, 1840s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, 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, usa, manhattan new york city, south africa ...
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Grace of Monaco (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, sincere, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, family relations, politics, society, couple relations, state affairs, husband wife relationship, royal court, supportive spouse, prince, mother daughter relationship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: monte carlo, french riviera, europe
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 8.0
 28K
Kagemusha (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When a warlord dies, a peasant thief is called upon to impersonate him, in order to protect his clan from appearing weak and vulnerable. But he finds himself haunted by the warlord’s spirit as well as his own ambitions.
Style: epic, captivating, bleak, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battle, lookalikes, war, state affairs, switching roles, disorder, mistaken identity, emperor, military, ruler, heroes ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, 18th century
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.6
 115K
J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, bleak, serious, factual ...
Plot: fbi, corruption, surveillance, communism, politician, notoriety, state affairs, homosexual, fighting crime, rise to the top, government official, investigation ...
Time: 20s, 50s, 70s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, new jersey
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