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 political, realistic, interesting, dramatic, clever and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with world politics, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, politics, storytelling, betrayal, greed, manipulation and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as world politics: Miss Sloane (2016), Lord of War (2005), State of Play (2009), London Has Fallen (2016), A Perfect Day (2015), Look Who's Back (2015), The Circle (2017), Snowden (2016), Iron Sky (2012), Invictus (2009).

List of world politics movies

Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: political, clever, tense, intellectual, cerebral ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, world politics, career woman, female protagonist, determination, lawyer, suspense, strong female character, business, fighting the system, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., colorado, japan, virginia, asia ...
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Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
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: clever, thought provoking, realistic, harsh, political ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: business, greed, corruption, arms dealer, arms dealing, cold war, suspense, ukrainian, millionaire, rags to riches, organized crime, smuggling ...
Time: 80s, year 2001, 2000s, 20th century, year 1983 ...
Place: africa, bolivia, new york, latin america, beirut lebanon ...
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State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: clever, political, tense, suspenseful, tricky ...
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, politics, journalism, corruption, suspense, investigation, newspaper, reporter, murder, congress, spy ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, psychotronic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, manly, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret service, president, conspiracy, terrorist attack, save the day, graphic violence, secret agents, assassination, head of state, world politics ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: england, london, egypt, scotland, tower bridge london ...
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A Perfect Day (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about a group of aid workers trying to resolve a crisis in an armed conflict zone in the Balkans.
Style: political, witty, humorous, cynical, melancholic ...
Plot: volunteer, war zone, soldier, bosnian war, aid worker, translator, un, world politics, ethnic conflict, war, life philosophy, landmine ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 20th century
Place: balkan, bosnia herzegovina
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Look Who's Back (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: twist ending, absurd, realistic, stylized, political ...
Plot: hitler, time traveler, time travel, morality, brainwashing, politics, adaptation, humanity, manipulation, fascism, ethnic conflict, culture clash ...
Time: 1930s, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland
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The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, France
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, intense, exciting, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: technology, distopia, privacy, video surveillance, women, fighting the system, internet, social media, media manipulation, life philosophy, science, world politics ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
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Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, factual, serious, political ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: espionage, fighting the system, journalism, hacking, internet, whistleblower, moral dilemma, surveillance, hacker, spy, idealism, media ...
Time: year 2015, year 2009, year 2011, year 2004, year 2012 ...
Place: geneva switzerland, hong kong, japan, russia, hawaii ...
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Iron Sky (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, unusual plot structure, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nazi, space, space travel, flying saucer, steampunk, ufo, invasion, nazism, moon, alternate reality, german, astronaut ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: germany, new york, washington d.c., usa
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Invictus (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby ...
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, political, feel good ...
Plot: racism, human spirit, sport, president, apartheid, leadership, politics, rugby, idealism, life philosophy, historical character, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: south africa, africa, new jersey, johannesburg south africa, cape town south africa ...
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Cradle Will Rock (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.
Style: talky, entertaining, factual, intellectual, disturbing ...
Plot: artist, art, politics, depression, world politics, capitalism, greed, congress, manipulation, adaptation, justice, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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: political, clever, tricky, satirical, inspirational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: conspiracy, manipulation, election, idealism, propaganda, business, world politics, political campaign, presidential campaign, rivals, presidential candidate, politician ...
Time: year 2002
Place: south america, new jersey, new orleans, california, latin america ...
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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: sincere, intense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female soldier, american abroad, military police, female protagonist, military, friendship, prison escape, prison, prison life, relationships, brutality, stereotypes ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: iraq, california, cuba
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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: clever, bleak, thought provoking, tense, political ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, terrorism, spy, intelligence, surveillance, secret service, investigation, islam, betrayal, manipulation, suspense, conspiracy ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: germany, hamburg germany, middle east, berlin germany
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Flyboys (2006)
Genre: Action, 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: harsh, exciting, realistic, factual, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: war, airplane, world war one, aerial combat, aviation, fighter pilot, german, zeppelin, vengeance, biplane, fight scenes, love story ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
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Breaker Morant (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the ...
Style: political, tense, thought provoking, factual, witty ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, politics, legal, war, court, military, murder, military life, australian, tragedy, world politics ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 90s
Place: south africa, africa, australia, england, south australia
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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, political, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: adult
Plot: politics, american politics, campaign, presidential election, election, world politics, betrayal, idealism, propaganda, greed, secrets, republican party ...
Time: 70s, year 2007, 2000s, year 2008, 21st century
Place: usa, alaska, california, new jersey, washington d.c. ...
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The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
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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, power struggle, ambition, king, throne, heir, cathedral, religions or cults, state affairs, catholic church, culture clash, world politics ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century, 50s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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Babylon A.D. (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Babylon A.D Vin Diesel stars as a veteran-turned-mercenary who is hired to deliver a package from the ravages of post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to a destination in the teeming megalopolis of New York City. The "package" is a mysterious ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Plot: cyberpunk, mercenary, protection, future dystopia, distopia, one man army, lone hero, smuggling, survival, heroes, gunfight, world politics ...
Time: future
Place: russia, new york, china, usa, mongolia ...
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Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, political, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy theory, presidential election, twists and turns, world politics, adaptation, comedian, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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All the King's Men (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.
Style: political, intense, harsh, captivating, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, corruption, political corruption, blackmail, mistress, manipulation, moral ambiguity, journalist, ambition, world politics, governor, scandal ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 50s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, new jersey, usa, southern usa
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Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, political, satirical, light, talky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: political satire, conspiracy, politics, president, cold war, culture clash, farce, political conspiracy, satire, dishonesty, world politics, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, california, washington d.c., iraq
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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: political, romantic, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: politics, love story, fall in love, president, love, suspense, world politics, single father, widower, white house, liberal, republican ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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: factual, realistic, stylized, political, epic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: queen, british history, queen elizabeth i, tudors, historical character, politics, head of state, british royal family, royal court, royal family, throne, political intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, victorian era, middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london, scotland, spain, europe ...
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Guilty Not Guilty (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A dark side of India's Nuclear Programme
Style: educational, cult film
Plot: human rights, abuse of power, indigenous people, world politics, sick child, un, changing the future, business, warning, toxic waste, journalism, radiation ...
Place: new york, washington d.c.
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The Special Relationship (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between ...
Style: realistic, political, intense, tricky, sincere ...
Plot: politics, head of state, honest, relationships, manipulation, greed, friends, twists and turns, corruption, character study, political intrigue, love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, england, washington d.c., usa, europe ...
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Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.
Style: thought provoking, stylized, serious, philosophical, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: distopia, capitalism, economics, politics, corruption, greed, capitalist, idealism, workplace, human spirit, society, totalitarianism ...
Time: future, year 2017, year 2016
Place: usa, new york, russia, colorado
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Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.
Style: psychological, political, disturbing, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: politics, escapades, society, life philosophy, world politics, ambition, rivalry, disorder, political unrest, political intrigue, political activism, social experiment ...
Time: year 2016, 2010s, 21st century
Place: united kingdom, england
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Richard the Lionheart: Rebellion (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The year is 1173. England and France are at war. The destiny of the two great powers has never been so intertwined. As King Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor, is captured and imprisoned by the king himself, Richard and his brothers lead the fight ...
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: medieval, sword and sorcery, historical figure, king, war, royal family, historical event, world politics, queen, showdown, political intrigue, fight ...
Place: england, france
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Wonderland (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ten directors of a new generation of filmmakers tell how differently people in Switzerland cope with the worst imaginable disaster; the fact of being dependent on other countries.
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, tense, thought provoking, political ...
Plot: politics, immigrants, political unrest, german, border, french, controversy, swiss, european union, world politics, politician, addiction ...
Time: year 2015
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland
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