Usa politics movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant usa politics movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, political, serious, captivating, suspense and talky films and TV shows about / with usa politics, politics, president, u.s. president, state affairs, usa president, white house, american politics, society and politician plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Belgium and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as usa politics: Madam Secretary (2014), Vice (2018), Veep (2012), Irresistible (2020), Warm Springs (2005), Path to War (2002), Advise & Consent (1962), Mister Sterling (2003), The World Wars (2014), Designated Survivor (2016).

List of usa politics movies

Madam Secretary (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Former CIA agent Elizabeth Faulkner McCord is suddenly thrust into the position of US Secretary of State where she must quickly learn to drive international diplomacy, wrangle office politics and balance a complex family life.
Style: realistic, serious, political
Plot: politics, chief of staff, relationship vs career, u.s. president, workplace intrigue, politician, usa politics, government, secretary of state, workplace situations, president, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 148K
Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Style: political, captivating, realistic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: u.s. president, u.s. vice president, usa politics, war on terror, u.s. government, iraq war, vice president, political campaign, heart attack, al qaeda, republican party, hospital ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 1963, 21st century, 20th century, year 1980 ...
Place: washington d.c., cambodia, wyoming, usa, america ...
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 8.4
 56K
Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: sitcom, humorous, political, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, vice president, political satire, american politics, ambitious woman, politician, usa politics, female protagonist, presidential election, political scandal, incompetence, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.3
 21K
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, political, parody, humorous, ironic ...
Plot: election campaign, american politics, political campaign, political satire, mayor, small town, usa politics, politics, political candidate, campaigning, debate, politician ...
Time: contemporary, year 2016
Place: wisconsin, usa, washington d.c., new york
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 7.4
 3K
Warm Springs (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.
Style: realistic, uplifting, sincere, sentimental, political ...
Plot: president, politics, disability, ambition, rise and fall, society, rebellion, fighting the system, human spirit, hopes, life is a bitch, introspection ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa, washington d.c., florida, southern usa ...
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The Last Days of American Crime (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future, as a final response to crime and terrorism, the U.S. government plans to broadcast a signal that will make it impossible for anyone to knowingly break the law.
Style: unusual plot structure, confusing, twist ending, talky, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, money, tough girl, organized crime, sniper, fighting crime, criminal, mafia, father son relationship, violence, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: near future, distant future
Place: usa, detroit, canada
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 7.3
 4K
Path to War (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: From director John Frankenheimer ('The Manchurian Candidate') comes this powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way our country goes to war--as seen from inside the LBJ ...
Style: serious, tense, political, realistic, cult film
Plot: vietnam war, politics, political corruption, military, state affairs, campaign, heroes, head of state, assassination attempt, idealism, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1966
Place: vietnam, asia, pentagon, saigon, texas
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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: political, thought provoking, realistic, clever, harsh ...
Plot: courtroom drama, politics, gay bar, corruption, political corruption, political conspiracy, political intrigue, idealism, senator, fighting the system, legal, journalism ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 60s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Mister Sterling (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mister Sterling is an American television serial drama created by Lawrence O'Donnell that ran from January to March in 2003. It starred Josh Brolin as an idealistic United States Senator, and featured Audra McDonald, William Russ, David ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: politics, democrat, political intrigue, idealism, state affairs, society, media, legal action, senator, romance, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial (2009)
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial was a public celebration of the then forthcoming inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States at the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall in Washington, ...
Plot: usa history, usa president, usa politics, u.s. president, television, white house, democrat, congress, oval office, u.s. senator, first lady, celebration ...
Place: washington d.c.
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The World Wars (2014)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: The World Wars tells the story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The documentary examines the two wars as one ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing
Plot: soldier, world war two, world war one, war, infantrymen, historical character, politics, military, state affairs, leadership, nazism, totalitarianism ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, usa
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Designated Survivor (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Kirkman, a low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.
Style: political, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: usa president, counter terrorism, politics, terrorism, spy, investigation, crimes, first lady, marriage, president, catastrophe, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Shock and Awe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Style: political, suspense, tense, suspenseful, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, journalism, newspaper, journalist, heroic mission, investigative journalism, violent, politics, propaganda, reporter, president, spy ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s
Place: middle east, iraq, pentagon
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 7.3
 13K
Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, political, factual, talky, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, president, presidential election, political corruption, election, politics, justice, republican, democrat, campaign, americana, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, new jersey, california ...
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 6.9
 15K
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, relationships, starting over, life, love, life philosophy, parenthood, fall in love, old love, longing, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, paris france, france, new jersey, usa
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Our Cartoon President (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A hilarious look into the Trump presidency, animation style. Starring two-dimensional avatars of Donald Trump and his merry band of insiders and family members, this cutting-edge comedy presents the truish adventures of Trump, his confidants and bon ...
Style: parody, humorous, entertaining, funny, absurd ...
Audience: kids
Plot: political satire, topical humor, white house, absurd humor, usa president, workplace situations, family relations, american politics, jerk, politics, political humor, usa politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Commander in Chief (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Commander in Chief is an American drama television series that focused on the fictional administration and family of Mackenzie Allen, the first female President of the United States, who ascends to the post from the Vice Presidency after the death ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, clever, political ...
Plot: white house, head of state, rise to the top, government official, sexism, society, workplace, americana, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, idealism, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.3
 29K
Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, political, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: politics, mayor, workplace, political intrigue, boss and employee, workplace situations, media, staff, campaign, media satire, workplace romance, right hand man ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.0
 11K
BrainDead (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A young fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. and discovering two things: 1. The government has stopped working, and 2. alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill ...
Style: political, tense, captivating, suspense, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, government, alien parasite, father daughter relationship, meteorite, pandemic, conspiracy, female protagonist, political satire, paranoia, senator, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia
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Backstairs at the White House (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Behind the scenes at the White House during eight administrations, as told by the people who work there.
Style: captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: white house, usa history, politics, usa politics, power relations, campaign, head of state, hopes, master and servant, society, state affairs, interracial relations ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 1910s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Robert Kennedy & His Times (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 309 min.
TV show
Story: A personal portrait of one of the most controversial men of this century and the turbulent times in which he lived. An entire era, including the fight for civil rights, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the American entry into Vietnam, and the eventual ...
Plot: kennedy family, intrigue, usa politics, politics, president, campaign, u.s. president, usa president
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 8.7
 503K
House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
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, clever, political, cynical, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: politics, political intrigue, political corruption, manipulation, state affairs, intrigue, lobbyist, strategy, journalism, blind ambition, breaking the fourth wall, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 209
Favorite Son (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 255 min.
TV show
Story: Favorite Son is a miniseries about political intrigue that aired on NBC in 1988 a week before that year's presidential election. It starred Harry Hamlin, Linda Kozlowski, James Whitmore, Robert Loggia, John Mahoney, Ronny Cox, and a ...
Style: political thriller
Plot: political conspiracy, u.s. senator, usa politics, conspiracy, usa president, election, u.s. president, nun, politics, political campaign, u.s. vice president, election campaign ...
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 7.9
 882
Tanner '88 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
TV show
Story: In 1988, renegade filmmaker Robert Altman and Pulitzer Prize–winning Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their media campaign as a ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Plot: politics, political satire, satire, election, usa politics, journalism, ambition, head of state, dishonesty, media, state affairs, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Is relevant ?
 8.9
 76K
The West Wing (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart ...
Style: clever, political, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, politician, election, political intrigue, american politics, white house, government official, president, teamwork, chief of staff, liberal, democrat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Style: political, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: usa president, fbi, whistleblower, scandal, cover-up, politics, husband wife relationship, secret, white house, congressional hearing, lie, baby ...
Time: year 1974, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
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Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This compelling story vividly recreates Hollywood's infamous 'Blacklist Era'. The witch-hunt has begun and director David Merrill can revive his stalled career by testifying against friends who are suspected communists. Merrill's ...
Style: political, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, mccarthyism, courtroom, lawyer, communism, courtroom drama, intrigue, politics, cold war, usa politics, graphic violence ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: washington d.c., france, usa, california, europe
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 6.8
 35K
The Outpost (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, brutal, surprise ending, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, u.s. army, combat, taliban, death, roadblock, war in afghanistan, army, battles, military, politics ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, year 2009, year 2008, 21st century ...
Place: afghanistan
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 6.0
 2K
Wedding Wars (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gay people across the U.S. go on strike when a governor refuses to approve of gay marriages.
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, event planner, wedding, coming out, strike, gay marriage, gay rights, protest, campaign, couples, romance, gay love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
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