Political candidate movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant political candidate movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, serious, political, melancholic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with political candidate, politics, political campaign, election campaign, politician, election, brutality, campaign, death and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as political candidate: Black Sheep (1996), Behind Bedroom Doors (2003), The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979), Milk (2008), The Campaign (2012), The Growing Pains Movie (2000), The Good Mistress (2014), Colosio (2012), Almost Christmas (2016), The 39 Steps (2008).

List of political candidate movies

Black Sheep (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, political comedy, idiotic, light, feel good ...
Plot: political satire, friends, partners, parents and children, political conspiracy, political candidate, political campaign, alcohol abuse, campaign, sarcasm, nitrous oxide, hidden camera ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Behind Bedroom Doors (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New-girl-in-town Abby is already dating two guys--one's a doctor, the other is running for district attorney. She also has some dirt on both of them---but when they find that she may potentially blackmail them, Abby discovers just how important ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexploitation film, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, femme fatale, blackmail, political candidate, legal, gender, gays and lesbians, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: contemporary
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The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well as further straining his already part-time family life. ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: political corruption, betrayal, fighting the system, state affairs, dishonesty, relationship vs career, congress, legal, workplace, love affair, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, gay slur, homosexual, politician, civil rights, election, protest, politics, murder, homosexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, year 1975, year 1972 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, phoenix arizona, florida ...
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The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, media, campaign, debate, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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The Growing Pains Movie (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Story: "The Growing Pains Movie" is the first of two reunion movies based on the sitcom "Growing Pains". When the Seaver family reunites in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Jason (Alan Thicke) and Maggie's (Joanna Kerns) 30th ...
Plot: election campaign, politics, political campaign, political candidate, campaigning
Place: washington d.c.
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The Good Mistress (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman's one-night stand turns out to be her friend's husband, and a local political candidate.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, mystery, addiction, alcohol abuse, legal, investigation, suspicion of murder, danger, political candidate, rivalry, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Colosio (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico, Spain, France, Colombia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's 1994 in Mexico, the nation was witnessing a turbulent year since its beginnings. An indigenous rebellion shakes the country. Three months later, the ruling party's presidential candidate is brutally murdered during a rally in Tijuana. ...
Style: based on true events, suspense
Plot: lookalikes, political candidate, politics, murder, secret
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico
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Almost Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.
Style: feel good, sincere, light, captivating
Plot: family, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas, love, adaptation, hopes, society, friendship, parents and children, youth, escapades ...
Time: year 2015
Place: atlanta georgia, birmingham alabama
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The 39 Steps (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more than he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts into his room and entrusts him with a coded notebook, ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, espionage, undercover, uncover truth, political conspiracy, false accusation, who to trust, agent as target, betrayal, state affairs, danger, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
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Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, gang, dishonesty, tough heroes, deadly, heroes, vengeance, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, asia, usa, hong kong
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Widows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: violence, domestic violence, murder of husband, criminal, girl gang, debt, brutality, murder, danger, female criminal, pursuit, widow ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, xian
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The Bélier Family (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The whole Bélier family is deaf, except for sixteen year old Paula who is the important translator in her parents' day to day life especially when it comes to matters concerning the family farm. When her music teacher discovers she has a ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, teenage girl, singing, follow your dream, teenage life, family, moral dilemma, family life, misfit, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, australia
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Beyond the Lights (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Noni Jean is a hot new rising star. But not all is what it seems, and the pressure causes Noni to nearly fall apart - until she meets Kaz Nicol, a promising young cop and aspiring politician who's been assigned to her detail. Can Kaz's ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, romantic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pop star, mother daughter relationship, music, showbiz, musician's life, relationship vs career, fall in love, ambition, unlikely couple, domineering mother, police officer, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, new jersey
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The Magic Tuche (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a groundbreaking presidential election, Jeff Tuche becomes the new President of France and moves in the Elysee with his family to govern the country.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: politics, presidential campaign, family relations, election, government, husband wife relationship, president, first lady, society, rivalry, housewife, political candidate ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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The Dead Zone (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural ability, dark hero, coma, destiny, supernatural, neo noir, changing the past or future, a vision, heroes, investigation, serial killer, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, future
Place: usa, new hampshire, maine
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LBJ: The Early Years (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the life of former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1934 until 1973. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his ...
Style: captivating, sincere, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, campaign, state affairs, head of state, rise to the top, media, ambition, senator, american politics, vice president, senate, democrat ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 30s ...
Place: america, texas, usa, dallas texas, washington d.c.
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Enak (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, France, Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The astronaut Charles Enak refuses to come back to Earth after completing a mission in orbit. While he also refuses to give any explanation for his behaviour, the world enters its biggest crisis since the Cold War. As journalists try to find out ...
Plot: extramarital affair, photograph, surveillance, assassination attempt, cold war, scar, flashback, mistress, dog, female nudity, pregnancy, eavesdropping ...
Place: poland, usa
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Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Reed is investigating a mass murder that occurred in a cemetery in broad daylight. Most individuals at the cemetery and the victims are Russian immigrants and they either fear or don't trust the police, because they have complaining about ...
Style: suspense
Plot: investigation, attorney, politician, political candidate, murder, murder investigation, mass murder, death, russian immigrant
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Running Mates (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story of longtime love finally coming to fruition, former captain of the high school football team Ed Harris meets up with his high school crush Diane Keaton years after high school. He is a successful U.S. senator running for president and ...
Plot: satire, election, scandal, campaign, political campaign, presidential campaign, senator, u.s. senator, political satire, campaigning, politics, presidential election ...
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Red Light in the White House (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A reporter digs into the background of a young woman who is running for the U.S. Senate, and finds out a lot more than he bargained for.
Plot: rape, scandal, private detective, political candidate, blackmail, limousine, investigation, conspiracy, intrigue, cover up
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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political comedy, political, one man show
Plot: communism, newspaper headline, korean war, nuclear bomb, presidential campaign, politician, senate, u.s. congress, bomb, union, scandal, first lady ...
Time: year 1948, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: washington state, korea, japan, minnesota, israel ...
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The Best Laid Plans (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: Disillusioned with the grinding cynicism of Canadian federal politics, speechwriter Daniel Addison finally has enough when he catches his girlfriend going down on his politician boss. Unfortunately, the party's chief political wonk strongarms ...
Plot: cynicism, dominatrix, sex club, professor, bondage, english class, political party, canadian stereotype, political scandal, political satire, election campaign, retirement home ...
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Town Whore (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Syota ng Bayan is Tanya Marquez, a bold star who quits showbiz and goes back to her hometown. Finding out that a cement factory is causing a lot of havoc in the environment and in the lives of her town mates, she challenges the incumbent of Mayor ...
Style: political drama
Plot: sex in car, actress, actor, political candidate, sex, politics, director, defeat, mayor, religion, erotica, election ...
Place: the philippines
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Two Funerals (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: After a horrific collision between a passenger bus and an 18-wheeler truck in Nueva Ecija claimed two dozen casualties, two families await the arrival of their dead.
Plot: bridge, funeral, ghost, congressman, police, campaign, gas station, virgin mary statue, religious icon, religious procession, smoking, easter ...
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All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: political, factual, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: politics, racial issues, racism, civil rights movement, presidential election, civil rights, prejudice, kennedy assassination, u.s. vice president, political campaign, u.s. senator, presidential candidate ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, america, dallas texas ...
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This Is Our Land (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pauline, a devoted and generous home help nurse, raises her two children alone, while also looking after her father, a former steelworker. Taking advantage of her popularity, the directors of an extremist political party suggest she become their ...
Plot: countryside, politics, hair dye, neo nazi, suit and tie, training camp, french politics, elderly woman, internet, internet video, caged human, war game ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: satire, jealousy, teacher, high school, election, party, infidelity, teachers and students, lifestyle, teenage life, society, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, new york, washington d.c., usa, manhattan new york city ...
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The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of ...
Style: realistic, political comedy, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, terminal illness, greed, political corruption, rise to the top, dishonesty, human spirit, fall in love, cons and scams, switching roles, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., florida, usa, latin america
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Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matt and George investigate a series of strange occurrences involving newcomers, who are found to be programmed to carry out someone's dirty work. The method by which they are brainwashed dates back to the slave ship's rebellion group, the ...
Plot: prejudice, police detective, high school, slave, clown, computer, resistance, hospital, fight, poison, boat, brother sister relationship ...
Place: los angeles, california
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