World politics movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant world politics movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out interesting, dramatic, clever, realistic, talky and suspense films and TV shows about / with world politics, politics, mentor, political, storytelling, dialogue, greed, catastrophe, corruption and idealism plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as world politics: The Iron Lady (2011), Elizabeth (1998), Look Who's Back (2015), The Circle (2017), A Most Wanted Man (2014), Flyboys (2006), Camp X-Ray (2014), Alpha House (2013), Team America: World Police (2004), Diamonds (US) (2009).

List of world politics movies

 6.4
 93K
The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, sincere, serious ...
Plot: politics, leadership, female politician, prime minister, political leader, golden years, alzheimer's disease, feminism, husband wife relationship, stubbornness, multiple time frames, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: england, argentina, london, europe
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 7.5
 83K
Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, factual, serious ...
Plot: queen, historical character, political intrigue, queen elizabeth i, rise to the top, head of state, politics, royal court, royal family, historical figure, treason, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, rome italy, paris france ...
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Look Who's Back (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Adolf Hitler wakes up in a vacant lot in Berlin, with no knowledge of anything that happened after 1945. Homeless and destitute. Although everyone recognizes him, nobody believes that he is Hitler; instead, they think he is either a comedian, or a ...
Style: satirical, twist ending, realistic, absurd, stylized ...
Plot: hitler, time traveler, politics, adaptation, fascism, morality, brainwashing, manipulation, humanity, culture clash, idealism, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 1930s
Place: germany, poland
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 5.3
 68K
The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, tense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, company, social media, internet, media manipulation, moral dilemma, privacy, surveillance, camera, female protagonist, peer pressure, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
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A Most Wanted Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg and becomes a person of interest for a covert government team which tracks the movements of potential terrorists.
Style: tense, bleak, thought provoking, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: espionage, intelligence, surveillance, muslim, terrorism, who to trust, investigation, government agency, mysterious character, haunted by the past, society, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: germany, hamburg germany, middle east
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 6.5
 39K
Flyboys (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, factual, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: military, war, airplane, adventure, battles, heroic mission, vengeance, danger, german, heroes, french, aerial combat ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
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 6.9
 36K
Camp X-Ray (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small-town roots. Instead, she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, intense ...
Plot: military, female soldier, female protagonist, american abroad, friendship, introspection, strong female character, prison life, relationships, stereotypes, brutality, ethnic conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, iraq, california
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 7.6
 4K
Alpha House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.
Style: exciting, rough, sentimental, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: politics, u.s. senator, senator, political satire, politician, american politics, danger, mentor, world politics
Place: washington d.c.
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Team America: World Police (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Team America World Police follows an international police force dedicated to maintaining global stability. Learning that dictator Kim Jong il is out to destroy the world, the team recruits Broadway star Gary Johnston to go undercover. With the help ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, biting, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, terrorism, puppetry, puppets, eiffel tower paris, shotgun, war on terror, world politics, actor, helicopter, gay slur, adventurer ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pentagon, egypt, panama, france, north korea ...
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 6.3
 215
Diamonds (US) (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, South Africa, Canada, UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Complex tale about small and big players in the African diamond business wrapped around a murder of US senator's daughter.
Plot: child soldier, u.s. senator, righteous rage, senator, child with gun, greed, loss of daughter, mass murder, president, campaign, camp, rebel ...
Place: cape town south africa, congo, africa, washington d.c., russia
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Guilty Not Guilty (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A dark side of India's Nuclear Programme
Style: dark humor
Plot: human rights, indigenous people, radiation, corpse, justice, cover up, bbc, expose, toxic waste, journalism, loss of son, village ...
Place: new york
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Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A feature film based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.
Style: satirical, light, entertaining, dramatic, interesting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: women, political campaign, woman, rivals, sabotage, presidential candidate, mooning, debate, presidential campaign, office, election, humiliation ...
Time: year 2002
Place: bolivia, south america, california, latin america, new orleans ...
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The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: talky, cynical, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, campaign, idealism, election, realism, ambition, media, state affairs, rise to the top, americana, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california, latin america
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The Ides of March (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: clever, talky, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, campaign, presidential campaign, intern, election, political corruption, loyalty, idealism, innocence lost, corruption, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, california
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 7.5
 47K
Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, suspense, interesting ...
Plot: lobbyist, lawyer, gun, senator, courtroom, prison, determination, ethics, female protagonist, empowerment, female empowerment, career woman ...
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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: clever, touching, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, hotel, cafe, romance, against the rules, fighting the system, fall in love, love and romance, society, couples, unlikely partners, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iceland, africa
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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, secretary of state, senate, poker game, secret past, blackmail, politician, legal investigation, courtroom drama, 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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 7.0
 22K
The Contender (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the press. As pressure mounts on Laine, she's torn between fighting ...
Style: talky, realistic, suspense, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, vice president, idealism, sexism, white house, strong sexual content, head of state, sex scandal, government, political intrigue, campaign, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia, ohio, california
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 6.9
 118K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: cia, globalization, assassination, politics, bomb, capitalism, corruption, espionage, terrorism, political corruption, suicide, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, europe, persia, switzerland ...
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 6.7
 25K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: clever, semi serious, cynical, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, scandal, extramarital affair, media, head of state, supportive spouse, white house, usa president, george w. bush, rise to the top, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
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 7.6
 271K
Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: cynical, clever, intense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arms dealing, smuggling, corruption, millionaire, arms dealer, criminal heroes, human nature, crime, cold war, organized crime, ambition, shooting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, beirut lebanon, latin america
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 6.2
 16K
Casino Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
Style: cynical, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: politics, lobbyist, political corruption, rise and fall, crime, cons and scams, ambition, dishonesty, investigation, manipulations, native americans, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california
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 7.5
 50K
In the Loop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A ...
Style: cynical, biting, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: politics, intern, farce, war, politician, white house, new job, gay slur, political intrigue, political satire, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., london, europe, usa, england ...
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 6.8
 23K
Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political corruption, political satire, election campaign, senator, insurance, election, media satire, drugs/alcohol, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, united states ...
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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, police corruption, police, politics, corruption, penitentiary, drug traffic, jail, execution, police car, criminal, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
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 6.6
 7K
Max (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: infidelity, controversy, anti semitism, friendship, self discovery, political unrest, racism, ambition, society, politics, state affairs, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
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 7.4
 19K
Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, republican party, republican, election, conservative, stupidity, presidential election, state affairs, americana, ambition, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, year 2008
Place: usa, alaska, florida, england, washington d.c. ...
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 6.8
 44K
Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: white house, coma, politics, secret service, political corruption, president, romance, tour guide, chief of staff, congress, head of state, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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The American President (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and ...
Style: clever, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: white house, president, politics, widower, romance, fall in love, lobbyist, chief of staff, liberal, senator, head of state, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 2K
Romero (1989)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his county. This fil chronicles the transformation ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, tragic ending, christian film ...
Plot: church, murder, bishop, priest, fighting the system, politics, clergy, crimes, catholicism, society, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, south america
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