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, serious, clever, humorous, interesting and dramatic films and TV shows about / with congress, politics, state affairs, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, adaptation and society plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
congress movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as congress: Charlie Wilson's War (2007), State of Play (2009), Cradle Will Rock (1999), Dave (1993), 1776 (1972), Mars Attacks! (1996), The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979), Custer of the West (1967), Wild in the Streets (1968), The Pentagon Wars (1998).

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, clever, thought provoking, humorous, factual ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, deception, politician, womanizer, muslim, law enforcement, political intrigue, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, 1990s
Place: afghanistan, usa, texas, washington d.c., middle east ...
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, politics, political conspiracy, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, investigative journalism, investigation, assassination, conspiracy, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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, disturbing, serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: artist, communism, congress, politics, injustice, society, actor's life, rich and poor, celebrity culture, power relations, racism, art ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
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: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: politics, coma, secret service, political corruption, president, congress, romance, head of state, white house, state affairs, americana, couples ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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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, realistic, surreal, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: congress, slavery, politics, political unrest, head of state, state affairs, love and romance, district attorney, committee, judge, lawyer, politician ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, pennsylvania, new jersey, england ...
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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: humorous, stylized, macabre, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, alien invasion, parody, mars, ufo, alien encounter, save the world, space travel, spacecraft, flying saucer, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, taj mahal, washington d.c., big ben london
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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, gloomy ...
Plot: political corruption, betrayal, relationship vs career, state affairs, dishonesty, fighting the system, couple relations, workplace situations, infidelity, legal, moral dilemma, congress ...
Time: 70s
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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tragic hero, soldier, congress, american civil war, native american attack, state affairs, tough heroes, battles, americana, war, moral dilemma, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
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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: cynical, biting, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: politics, congress, musician's life, fighting the system, suburbs, rally, golden years, rise to the top, suburban life, state affairs, gangsters, media ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: u.s. capitol building, 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: humorous, semi serious, disturbing, realistic, biting ...
Plot: vietnam war, gulf war, soldier, u.s. army, military, military life, state affairs, danger, undercover, workplace intrigue, army investigation, infantrymen ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 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
Plot: workaholic, against the odds, prophecy, danger, miraculous event, noah's ark, family relations, save the day, disorder, flood, faith, god ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c.
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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: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hollywood, small town, amnesia, writer's life, memory loss, romance, parents and children, lovers reunited, getting home, starting over, americana ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
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: road movie, humorous, realistic, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: congress, police brutality, white house, on the road, masturbation, casino, odd couple, mistaken identity, thief, nothing goes right, escapades, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, texas, washington d.c., cross country, usa ...
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The Aviator (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
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, epic, factual, suspense, compassionate ...
Plot: pilot, aviation, businessman, mental illness, millionaire, paranoia, rise and fall, corruption, nervous breakdown, fame, phobia, actress ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 30s, 20s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, houston texas, california ...
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Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Action, 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 cartel, drug lord, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, husband wife relationship, drugs, murder, assassination, minister, lover, prison ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1993, year 1981, year 1989 ...
Place: colombia, florida, south america, panama, latin america
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BrainDead (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: suspense, captivating, tense, tricky, ironic
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, alien, government, conspiracy, political satire, exploding head, female protagonist, senator, manipulation, paranoia, cover up, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, desert, future dystopia, isolation, danger, race against time, deadly, confined, adventure, experiment gone awry, fish out of water ...
Time: future
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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: biting, realistic, touching, clever, serious
Plot: politics, campaign, coming of age, friendship, congress, friends, teenage life, innocence lost, suburbs, youth, state affairs, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c.
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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, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, couple relations, life is a bitch, crimes, couples, downfall, congress, drug dealing, drug addiction, drugs, miscarriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico, california
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Robotrix (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mad scientist transfers his mind to a wicked robot, which then embarks on a program of kidnaping, rape and murder, during which a female detective is killed. To fight the robot, the police woman's corpse is then made into a robotrix.
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sex, police officer killed, martial arts, congress, gory, mad scientist, chaos, rivalry, a.i., superhuman powers, androids and robots, master villain ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
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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, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, campaign, frame up, courtroom, politician, blackmail, dedicated lawyer, legal, false accusation, congress, politics, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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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: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: stoners, on the road, parody, adventure, goofy hero, power relations, youth, disorder, teenage life, reform, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., 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: not serious, humorous, idiotic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, blonde, ambition, politics, beauty salon, rivalry, fighting the system, workplace situations, law school, adaptation, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, boston, u.s. capitol building, harvard university
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, romance, ambition, campaign, working class, idealism, misfit, congress, society, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
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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: realistic, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prison, racism, discrimination, political unrest, heroes, fighting the system, righting the wronged, injustice, rebellion, head of state, politics, false accusation ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s
Place: south africa, africa
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Killer of Sheep (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Stan works in drudgery at a slaughterhouse. His personal life is drab. Dissatisfaction and ennui keep him unresponsive to the needs of his adoring wife, and he must struggle against influences which would dishonor and endanger him and his family.
Style: gloomy, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: ghetto, friendship, money, slaughterhouse, urban, city life, down on your luck, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, couple relations, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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: suspenseful, sincere, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: military, soldier, war, island, politics, landing, ruler, rebellion, congress, pow, society, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, korea, battleship, the philippines, 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: law enforcement, political intrigue, politics, society, congress, discrimination, life turned upside down, state affairs, working undercover, political unrest, assassination, assassin ...
Time: 90s
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: politics, lobbyist, political corruption, terminal illness, rise to the top, human spirit, dishonesty, greed, fighting the system, head of state, comedy of errors, switching roles ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c., latin america
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Jinnah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, Pakistan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is told through flashbacks as his soul tries to find eternal rest. The flashbacks start in 1947 as Jinnah pleads for a separate nation from the Muslim regime, infuriating Lord ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing
Plot: political unrest, politics, muslim, religious fundamentalist, rivalry, social differences, society, congress, religions or cults, imperialism, discrimination, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, year 1947, 1940s
Place: pakistan, india
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