Election campaign movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant election campaign movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, suspense, clever, political and witty films and TV shows about / with election campaign, politics, political campaign, state affairs, election, politician, campaign, corruption, political candidate and political corruption plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as election campaign: Bob Roberts (1992), The Best Man (1964), The Campaign (2012), The Growing Pains Movie (2000), Head of State (2003), Wag the Dog (1997), At Risk (2010), State of Play (2009), Grassroots (2012), Running Mates (2000).

List of election campaign movies

 7.0
 13K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: political satire, republican, election campaign, politics, assassination attempt, political campaign, senator, conservative, manipulation, journalism, manipulations, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
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 7.6
 3K
The Best Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, rough, social realism ...
Plot: politics, election campaign, political intrigue, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, corrupt politician, state affairs, head of state, media, opponent, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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 6.1
 124K
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, media, ambition, debate, campaign, 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.
TV show
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, political candidate, political campaign, politics, campaigning
Place: washington d.c.
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 5.5
 18K
Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: presidential election, election campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, republican, head of state, satire, white house, rescue, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
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 7.2
 79K
Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, satire, presidential election, cia, political corruption, election, senator, election campaign, politics, journalism, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
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 4.4
 495
At Risk (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "At Risk" introduces Win Garano (Sunjata), the rising star of the Massachusetts State Police, when D.A. Monique "Money" Lamont (MacDowell) sends him to Tennessee to investigate a cold case that took place more than 20 years ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: partners, partners against crime, police investigation, law enforcement, murder, election campaign, uncover truth, mystery, fighting crime, legal investigation, deadly, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, massachusetts, boston, usa
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 7.1
 137K
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: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political conspiracy, murder, politics, gunfight, journalism, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, assassin, politician, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 5.3
 1K
Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, ambition, friends, unemployment, politics, campaign, against the odds, society, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, profanity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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 5.6
 609
Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, biting, suspense ...
Plot: campaign, politics, fighting the system, ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, democrat, political intrigue, love affair, society, head of state, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, michigan
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 7.8
 5K
King (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The movie opens with a scene of a bank robbery in progress. The actions of the robbers during the gateway is photographed by Ashwin (Jeeva). After a chase, the injured Ashwin loses his camera to the robbers but managed to retrieve the memory card. ...
Plot: terrorist, political campaign, political corruption, assassination, terrorism, election, journalism, election campaign, journalist, politician, murder, deception ...
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Federal Police - No One is Above the Law (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 2013. During Operation Bidone, the Federal Police seized a truck loaded with palm heart, which contained 697 kg of cocaine. The investigation falls on the team assembled by Ivan Romano, based in Curitiba and composed by Beatriz, Júlio and Ítalo. ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, touching, tense ...
Plot: political corruption, police, government corruption, politics, organized crime, investigation, justice, arrest, prison, judge, election campaign, legal ...
Place: switzerland, brazil
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 7.3
 13K
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: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, america, dallas texas ...
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 6.8
 1K
Blue Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: High adrenaline Swedish political thriller from the creative talent behind Humans – An extreme right-wing party is heading towards its best election result when the chief of staff at the Justice Department disappears without a trace. Racism, ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, politics, intrigue, political conspiracy, crimes, danger, mystery, state affairs, election, murder, corruption, election campaign ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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, semi serious, sincere, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, couples, against the odds, love and romance, comedian, satire, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.3
 1K
The Big Fix (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Moses Wine, Richard Dreyfuss, at home one night watching a football game that he bet on is contacted by an old flame back from his radical days in collage Lila, Susan Anspach. Lila wants Moses to work for a candidate for governor of California, ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious
Plot: private detective, politics, investigation, murder, mystery, state affairs, law enforcement, crimes, friendship, missing person, father son relationship, private investigator ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
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 6.2
 2K
The Conquest (2011)
Genre: Biography
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power.
Style: realistic, sincere, thought provoking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, parliament, political party, ambition, head of state, political intrigue, rise to the top, state affairs, society, social differences, media sensation, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2004, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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 6.2
 9K
Irresistible (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Democratic political consultant helps a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small, conservative Wisconsin town.
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, political
Plot: mayor, election campaign, political satire, village life, usa politics, small town, tv news, time jump, budweiser, whispering, airplane, fundraiser ...
Time: year 2016
Place: wisconsin
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The MatchMaker (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: election campaign, small town life, irish, romance, small town, culture clash, politics, love affair, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, boston, usa, europe
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The Truth Beneath (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an extremely close national assembly race, Jong-chan wins the nomination of his party. He and his wife Yeon-hong are fully committed to the campaign and when their teenager daughter Min-jin goes missing, Jong-chan convinces Yeon-hong not to ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: revenge, disappearance, election campaign, female director, blackmail, teen angst, murder, infidelity, sex tape, politician, teenage daughter, wiretap ...
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I'm Losing My Temper (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pierre is a clumsy, overly serious math teacher at an all-girls high school. His life is thrown into chaos after encountering a beautiful British actress and the paparazzi that follow her around.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: paparazzi, farce, swimming pool, election campaign, surgeon, campaign, family relations, parents and children, love affair, love and romance, romance, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, south of france, southern france
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 6.8
 25K
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: witty, humorous, thought provoking, satirical, clever ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political satire, political corruption, senator, interracial romance, insurance, romance, americana, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., united states ...
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 6.1
 3K
The Badge (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sheriff begins an investigation into the death of a local transsexual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, forcing him to seek help ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: transsexual, murder, uncover truth, political corruption, dishonesty, fighting the system, politics, mystery, investigation, small town, gender bending, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, united states, new orleans
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Don Camillo: Monsignor (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Don Camillo is now a bishop, Peppone is now a senator, but their rivalry is as fierce as when they were just a village priest, and a village administrator. Don Camillo learns that Peppone is about to promote the building of a communal house on the ...
Plot: election campaign, pastor, communist, senate, conflict, chapel, winner, speech, burial, insult, politics, priest ...
Place: italy, rome italy
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 7.5
 3K
Election Day (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The employees of a radio station in Moscow are forced to organize the elections campaign for a future governor in one of Russia districts.
Style: feel good, entertaining, light, humorous, funny ...
Plot: alcohol, candidate, radio, ship, election, politics, escapades, deception, friends, election campaign, radio station, mogul ...
Place: syria
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Aliens Are to Be Blamed for Everything (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The election campaign in a small provincial town is in full swing. Candidates for ministry position pop up elsewhere, promising "milk and honey" to the voters. Two inseparable policemen, Boki and Pajko, are in charge of peace and order. ...
Plot: alien, robot as menace, small town, election campaign, police officer, kidnapping, police, truck, fake
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 5.9
 2K
Blue State (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: BLUE STATE is a romantic comedy about a disgruntled Democrat who actually follows through on a drunken campaign promise to move to Canada if George "Dubya" Bush gets re-elected.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, politics, culture clash, political unrest, self discovery, state affairs, media, democrat, starting over, political campaign, on the road, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 2004
Place: canada, usa, san francisco, ohio, oregon ...
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 7.5
 164K
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 1973, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new york, minnesota ...
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 4.0
 764
Peruchazhi (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Jagannathan, a political advisor, is hired to help John, a politician in California. He employs various shrewd tactics to help John's party win the elections.
Plot: parody, widow, election campaign, prostitute, political satire, single mother, proposal, politics, malayalam, indian lead
Place: california
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The Travelling Players (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 230 min.
Story: This expansive Greek drama follows a troupe of theater actors as they perform around their country during World War II. While the production that they put on is entitled "Golfo the Shepherdess," the thespians end up echoing scenes from ...
Style: serious, realistic, epic, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, civil war, wartime life, parents and children, legends and myths, political unrest, genocide, anti war, vengeance, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, year 1939, year 1952 ...
Place: greece, europe
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