Congress movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant congress movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, suspense, serious, humorous and entertaining films and TV shows about / with congress, politics, state affairs, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, runaway, adaptation and politician plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
congress movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as congress: Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Mars Attacks! (1996), State of Play (2009), Cradle Will Rock (1999), Dave (1993), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), 1776 (1972), Choose Connor (2007), The Makeover (2013), The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979).

List of congress movies

Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, clever, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, womanizer, deception, politician, muslim, law enforcement, state affairs, political intrigue, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1980
Place: afghanistan, usa, texas, washington d.c., cairo egypt ...
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Mars Attacks! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien invasion, mars, space and aliens, flying saucer, save the world, alien encounter, outer space, congress, space travel, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, big ben london, taj mahal ...
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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: political thriller, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
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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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, serious, disturbing, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: artist, congress, politics, communism, injustice, actor's life, society, racism, rich and poor, celebrity culture, power relations, ventriloquist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: u.s. president, lookalikes, politics, secret service, political corruption, president, congress, coma, conspiracy, romance, head of state, white house ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman ...
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, changing the past or future, alternate reality, fictional reality, forbidden love, teleportation, power of love, mind control, manipulations, foreknowledge, true love ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, united states
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1776 (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The film focuses on the representatives of the Thirteen original colonies who participated in the Second Continental Congress. 1776 depicts the three months of deliberation (and, oftentimes, acrimonious debate) that led up to the signing of one of ...
Style: humorous, surreal, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: congress, slavery, politics, district attorney, political unrest, settlement, show tunes, love and romance, head of state, state affairs, dancing, bell tower ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1930s
Place: massachusetts, pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia, new jersey ...
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Choose Connor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Owen Norris is at the top of his graduating middle-school class, and wants to know how the world works. He has no friends, spends almost all of his time studying, and has an almost nonexistent relationship with his white-collar ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, serious, biting ...
Plot: campaign, teenage boy, politics, teenage life, friendship, state affairs, youth, congress, ambition, lie, political scandal, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c.
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The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, hopes, disorder, social differences, fish out of water, campaign, congress, couples, rivalry, working class, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
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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, cynical ...
Plot: political corruption, betrayal, fighting the system, dishonesty, state affairs, relationship vs career, legal, workplace, congress, moral dilemma, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: politics, mishap, vice president, political satire, politician, satire, workplace situations, boss and employee, government official, senator, boss, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Custer of the West (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Biopic of General George Armstrong Custer from his rise to prominence in the Civil War through to his "last stand" at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, soldier, tragic hero, military, heroes, congress, battles, american civil war, rivalry, leadership, war, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.
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Wild in the Streets (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Max Flatow is a precocious, social miscreant who has a way with home-made explosives. When he tires of these, he runs away from home only to emerge seven years later as Max Frost, the world's most popular entertainer. When Congressman John ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, satire, congress, suburban life, teenage life, political unrest, rebelliousness, suburbs, rock, drug abuse, campaign, rally ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c.
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The Pentagon Wars (1998)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many billion dollars have gone into devising the BFV (Bradley Fighting ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: u.s. army, gulf war, vietnam war, soldier, cold war, military, military life, danger, undercover, state affairs, workplace intrigue, government agency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
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Evan Almighty (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: noah's ark, god, imaginary, save the day, miraculous event, workaholic, family relations, against the odds, prophecy, danger, disorder, flood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, virginia
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The Majestic (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hollywood, small town, amnesia, writer's life, memory loss, romance, parents and children, lovers reunited, getting home, starting over, americana ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: california, usa
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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mike Judge's slacker duo, Beavis and Butt-Head, wake to discover their TV has been stolen. Their search for a new one takes them on a clueless adventure across America where they manage to accidentally become America's most wanted.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, president, obsessive quest, odd couple, nothing goes right, dark humor, cross country, mafia, theft, casino, loser ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, texas, washington d.c., usa, new jersey
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The Aviator (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: pilot, businessman, mental illness, aviation, millionaire, success, legendary, aviator, rise and fall, billionaire, corruption, obsession ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, beverly hills, washington d.c. ...
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Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, rough, exciting, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, cocaine, latinx lead, journalist, husband wife relationship, assassination, murder, drugs, minister, lovers, congress ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1989, year 1992, 1990s ...
Place: colombia, florida, panama, south america, latin america
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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: captivating, suspense, tense, tricky, ironic
Audience: teens
Plot: pandemic, alien, meteorite, government, exploding head, female protagonist, conspiracy, political satire, alien invasion, senator, manipulation, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c.
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Internet - The Movie (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a convention of youtubers, the characters enter into various conflicts since they are all in search of fame at any price.
Style: captivating, feel good, sincere, light, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: internet, convention, celebrity, society, glory, youth, friends, congress, brazilian, hotel
Time: contemporary
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Chosen Survivors (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of diverse individuals are suddenly taken from their homes and flown via helicopter to a futuristic bomb shelter in the desert, nearly two miles below the surface of the Earth. There they learn that a nuclear holocaust is taking place and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, desert, future dystopia, isolation, confined, deadly, experiment gone awry, race against time, adventure, danger, vampire ...
Time: future
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The Boost (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to turn. His friend, Joel, introduces him to cocaine to give ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, crimes, life is a bitch, downfall, drug dealing, couples, congress, couple relations, drug addiction, drugs, mercedes benz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mexico, new york
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Storyville (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While investigating his own blackmailing, a young politician uncovers his family's deep secrets.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, serious, political thriller ...
Plot: murder, frame up, politician, family secret, blackmail, campaign, manipulation, false accusation, manipulations, intrigue, dishonesty, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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Senior Trip (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on detention, a group of misfits and slackers have to write a letter to the President explaining what is wrong with the education system. There is only one problem, the President loves it! Hence, the group must travel to Washington to meet the ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: stoners, on the road, youth, goofy hero, hardcase students, teachers and students, looking for sex, when the parents are away, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, ohio
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Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, chihuahua, ambition, blonde, adaptation, politics, beauty salon, rivalry, workplace situations, fighting the system, pink ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, los angeles, harvard university
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Mandela and de Klerk (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sidney Poitier and Michael Caine both received Emmy nominations for their performances in this made-for-TV movie. The plot follows Nelson Mandela's 27-year struggle to end apartheid.
Style: emotional, disturbing, sincere, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: prison, racism, apartheid, discrimination, society, heroes, politics, fighting the system, political unrest, false accusation, hopes, head of state ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: south africa, africa
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MacArthur (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, epic, intense ...
Plot: world war two, military, pow, soldier, war, politics, island, rebellion, ruler, ambition, revolution, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: usa, japan, the philippines, korea, asia ...
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Hearts & Minds (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the final days of the pro-apartheid government, bigoted policeman and assassin Andries Fourie is assigned an undercover job. His task is to pose as a political progressive to infiltrate the African National Congress and assassinate one of the ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police officer, swat team, politics, political unrest, political intrigue, working undercover, discrimination, life turned upside down, congress, law enforcement, society, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, moscow russia, california
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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, dishonesty, rise to the top, 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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