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, political, suspense, entertaining and serious films and TV shows about / with congress, politics, state affairs, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, culture clash, society and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as congress: Charlie Wilson's War (2007), State of Play (2009), Cradle Will Rock (1999), Dave (1993), Loving Pablo (2017), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Choose Connor (2007), The Makeover (2013), The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979), Mars Attacks! (1996).

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: political, thought provoking, realistic, clever, factual ...
Plot: cold war, cia, politics, womanizer, stripper, arms dealer, party, female nudity, satire, congress, congressman, christmas party ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, 90s, year 1988 ...
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., texas, pakistan, usa ...
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 7.1
 154K
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: suspense, political, tense, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: journalism, political conspiracy, politics, conspiracy, newspaper, corruption, reporter, spy, assassination, crimes, twists and turns, investigation ...
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, entertaining, factual, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: art, artist, politics, depression, capitalism, greed, world politics, congress, manipulation, adaptation, justice, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 54K
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, political, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: u.s. president, politics, political corruption, president, lookalikes, romance, conspiracy, congress, head of state, americana, state affairs, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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 6.3
 21K
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 cartel, drug lord, cocaine, drugs, drug smuggling, colombian drug cartel, assassination, husband wife relationship, journalist, congress, fighting crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, year 1984, year 1992, year 1993 ...
Place: colombia, panama, south america, latin america, florida
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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, suspense, romantic, thought provoking, philosophical ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: destiny, alternate reality, love story, power of love, fall in love, fictional reality, changing the past or future, forbidden love, mind control, true love, creator, teleportation ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 6.4
 317
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: realistic, serious, touching, clever, suspense ...
Plot: politics, youth, campaign, state affairs, friendship, teenage life, congress, political scandal, teenage crush, election, ambition, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c.
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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, satirical, not serious, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: fashion, lawyer, ambition, blonde, fish out of water, teenager, animal testing, culture clash, women, legal, rivalry, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, los angeles, harvard university
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 5.7
 3K
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, feel good, humorous, realistic, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, disorder, hopes, social differences, fish out of water, congress, couples, campaign, misfit, love and romance, partners, rivalry ...
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, political ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, betrayal, dishonesty, state affairs, fighting the system, relationship vs career, congress, legal, workplace, moral dilemma, workplace romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.4
 229K
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, absurd, humorous, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mars, ufo, alien invasion, alien, space and aliens, evil alien, flying saucer, disaster, save the world, end of the world, dark humor, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, big ben london, new york, kentucky ...
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 6.8
 15K
Worth (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers what life is worth.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: lawyer, congress, victim, terrorist, deal, attack, tragedy, fighting the system, bureaucracy, bureaucrat, lawyer client relationship, political intrigue ...
Time: 2000s, september 11 2001, year 2001
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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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 7.6
 10K
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, sexy, entertaining, tricky, lyrical ...
Plot: dancing, slavery, american history, war for independence, congress, colonial america, usa president, runaway, transformation, unlikely friendships, vengeance, revolution ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s, georgian era, 1770s
Place: massachusetts, new jersey, texas, england, pennsylvania ...
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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: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: internet, convention, celebrity, youth, friends, brazilian, congress, society, glory, hotel
Time: contemporary
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Custer of the West (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 143 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, exciting, captivating, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, soldier, american civil war, culture clash, civil war, cowboy, historical event, conservative, indigenous people, intrigue, tragic hero, heroes ...
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: psychological, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hippie, lsd, counterculture, politics, satire, juvenile delinquent, congress, attorney, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, singer, blonde, organist ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
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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, disturbing, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: soldier, state affairs, undercover, military life, power relations, infantrymen, army investigation, government agency, workplace intrigue, tank, government, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 149K
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, entertaining, light, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: god, noah's ark, save the day, flood, miraculous event, workaholic, family relations, against the odds, disorder, christianity, rescue, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 55K
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, inspirational, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, amnesia, memory loss, mistaken identity, hollywood, romance, writer's life, happy ending, life philosophy, justice, parents and children, lovers reunited ...
Time: 50s, 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: adult animation, road movie, humorous, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: road trip, dark humor, loser, stupidity, visceral, on the road, president, theft, cross country, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, new jersey, texas, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 11K
Trophy Wife (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.
Style: humorous, funny, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace, farce, adultery, twists and turns, character study, mayor, workplace situations, power relations, love affair, love and romance, boss and employee, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1977, year 1952 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must also defend Dr. Sun Yat ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, sexy, talky, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, fight, kung fu master, samurai, master warrior, dalmatian, heroes, hopes, folk hero, tai chi ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: china, las vegas, tokyo, hong kong, japan ...
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 6.5
 165K
Idiocracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a ...
Style: thought provoking, absurd, futuristic, humorous, funny ...
Plot: distopia, stupidity, evolution, future dystopia, satire, time travel, society, hibernation, social decay, dimwit, intelligence, brainwashing ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: usa, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 2K
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, allegory, unusual plot structure, depressing, bad ending ...
Plot: addiction, drugs, drug addiction, drug abuse, wine, corruption, brutality, revenge, catastrophe, destiny, parallel universe, mental illness ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, mexico
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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: thought provoking, uplifting, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: discrimination, apartheid, social change, racism, prison, false accusation, political unrest, righting the wronged, congress, injustice, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s
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: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, political ...
Plot: ghetto, friendship, human nature, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, parents and children, family life, couple relations, family problems, slaughterhouse, black history, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 5K
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: melancholic, epic, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, politics, revolution, police investigation, pow, betrayal, korean war, soldier, rebellion, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s
Place: usa, japan, australia, china, korea ...
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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: political, realistic, humorous, clever, feel good ...
Plot: greed, politics, political corruption, cancer, redemption, lobbyist, dishonesty, rise to the top, human spirit, bribery, switching roles, head of state ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., latin america, florida, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 3K
Jinnah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, Pakistan, India
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: epic, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: muslim, politics, political unrest, religious fundamentalist, religions or cults, imperialism, congress, hopes, head of state, rivalry, intrigue, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1948
Place: india, kashmir, pakistan
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