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, dishonesty, rivalry, royal family, intrigue, society, king and husband wife relationship 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), The Royals (2015), House of Cards (2013), The Pelican Brief (1993), K.C. Undercover (2015), The Borgias (2011), Magnificent Century (2011), Mary Queen of Scots (2018), The Borgia (2006), Versailles (2015).

List of state affairs movies

 7.5
 41K
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, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: queen, royal court, royal family, aristocracy, love triangle, intrigue, female protagonist, state affairs, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, historical character, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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 7.5
 11K
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, palace intrigue, paparazzi, scandal, society, crown prince ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.8
 448K
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, manipulation, white house, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c.
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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, captivating, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, crime, murder, political corruption, politics, crimes, fighting the system, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, washington d.c.
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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, sitcom, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, working undercover, secret identity, espionage, state affairs, youth, child spy, family relations, high school, heroic mission, parents and children, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.9
 47K
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: historical character, siblings relations, brother sister incest, intrigue, clergy, sin, priest, lust, manipulations, sex scene, ambition, desire ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, florence
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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, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, sultan, intrigue, state affairs, couple relations, political unrest, power struggle, political intrigue, love and romance, war, battles, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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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 court, royal family, state affairs, queen, rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, female protagonist, queen elizabeth i, throne, protestant, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
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 6.1
 1K
The Borgia (2006)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
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, serious, disturbing
Plot: betrayal, leadership, rivalry, society, state affairs, dishonesty, downfall, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, family relations, religions or cults, ambition ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy
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 7.9
 12K
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: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, intellectual ...
Plot: royal court, royal family, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, betrayal, political intrigue, king, state affairs, ambition, rivalry, haunted by the past, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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 9.3
 1.7M
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: sexual, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, adventure, incest, king, political intrigue, betrayal, fantasy world, sex scene, royal family, killings, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages
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 7.9
 69K
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: exciting, humorous, epic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, witch, king arthur, dragon, wizards and magicians, king, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 8.1
 66K
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, royal court, historical character, king, royal family, intrigue, love triangle, throne, betrayal, couple relations, power struggle, womanizer ...
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, intrigue, religions or cults, rise to the top, heir heiress, palace intrigue ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: spain, portugal, europe
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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, king, royal court, love triangle, royal family, seduction, intrigue, jealousy, siblings relations, ambition, family relations, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: terrorist, politics, war, propaganda, conservative, state affairs, idealism, behind enemy lines, soldier, danger, society, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, usa, washington d.c., california, 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, political unrest, destiny, politics, warship, state affairs, russian revolution, russian civil war, civil war, military, against the odds, war ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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, semi serious, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, society, government official, political intrigue, politician, workplace situations, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london
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 7.8
 22K
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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, realistic ...
Plot: dictatorship, ruler, totalitarianism, homecoming, political unrest, state affairs, family relations, parents and children, secret, exile, society, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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 7.1
 140K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, working undercover, rescue, mentor, undercover, bribery, state affairs, secret agents, race against time, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, germany, hong kong, berlin germany, vietnam ...
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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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, samurai, love and romance, tragic love, imaginary, state affairs, supernatural ability, heroes, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, battles, forbidden love ...
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: stylized, captivating, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, king arthur, wizards and magicians, throne, royal family, legends and myths, danger, heroic mission, state affairs, escapades, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
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: ambition, medieval, power struggle, state affairs, religions or cults, manipulations, catholic church, royal family, throne, rivals, heir heiress, 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: atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, investigation, cia, suspicion, uncover truth, secret, state affairs, writer's life, political conspiracy, assistant, who to trust, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, yale university, oxford university ...
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 8.2
 19K
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: aristocracy, society, war, 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
 20K
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, danger, duel, 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, dishonesty, revolution, intrigue, political unrest, state affairs, society, torture, battlefield, political intrigue ...
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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 5.5
 1K
The Shooter (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The five days when Copenhagen was held in a panic grip by an intelligent activist and former elite shooter, who takes to arms when a woman journalist writes about the government’s broken promises in an environmental question.
Style: serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: politics, sniper, journalism, environmentalism, state affairs, society, media, reporter, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, greenland
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 7.3
 15K
Il Divo (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The narration spans the period since the seventh election of Andreotti as Prime Minister of Italy in 1992, until the trial in which he was accused of collusion with the Mafia.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, controversial, enigmatic ...
Plot: political corruption, mafia, murder, prime minister, italian history, photographer, blackmail, state affairs, politics, head of state, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991, year 1993 ...
Place: italy, europe, palermo italy, moscow russia, rome italy ...
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