American politics movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant american politics movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, serious, thought provoking, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with american politics, politics, state affairs, president, brutality, corruption, white house, u.s. president, telephone call and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as american politics: Game Change (2012), The Irishman (2019), Truth (2015), The West Wing (1999), That's My Bush! (2001), K Street (2003), Interview with the Assassin (2002), Killing Kennedy (2013), Veep (2012), The Mauritanian (2021).

List of american politics movies

 7.4
 22K
Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, conservative, republican, republican party, american politics, americana, state affairs, ambition, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, 2000s, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, sacramento california, philadelphia ...
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 7.8
 370K
The Irishman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 209 min.
Story: A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, thought provoking, neo noir ...
Plot: mafia, italian mafia, labor union, hitman, organized crime, old man, murder, high society, killer as protagonist, father daughter relationship, mob hit, life ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, year 1971, year 1964 ...
Place: chicago illinois, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new york, detroit ...
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 6.8
 20K
Truth (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service. But when allegations come pouring in, sources change ...
Style: suspense, factual, twists and turns, intense, tense ...
Plot: tv reporter, american politics, politics, political scandal, presidential election, husband wife relationship, election, fired from the job, usa president, justice, conspiracy theory, betrayal ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: texas, new york
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 8.9
 73K
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, talky, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: election, politics, political intrigue, politician, white house, teamwork, government official, liberal, democrat, workplace, head of state, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: parody, sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, white house, head of state, goofy hero, couple relations, state affairs, media, political leader, u.s. president, political satire, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.4
 289
K Street (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: K Street is a 2003 HBO television series about lobbyists and politicians in Washington, D.C. It was named for a street that is home to many lobbying and legal firms.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, clever, suspense ...
Plot: politics, lobbyist, rivalry, workplace, state affairs, dishonesty, ambition, campaign, realism, workplace intrigue, fictional reality show, political satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, political, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, kennedy assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, investigation, murder, political conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, america, dallas texas
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Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's and Martin Dugard's 2012 non-fiction book "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It follows the parallel lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald from the winter 1959-1960 to ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, assassination, head of state, couple relations, state affairs, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, american politics, assassination of president, white house, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1963
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, russia, dallas texas
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Lil' Bush: Resident of the United States (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Lil' Bush is a satirical, politically themed animated television series which premiered on June 13, 2007 on Comedy Central. The series features childlike, caricatures of members of the George W. Bush administration, and other American and ...
Style: suspense, witty, not serious, parody, humorous ...
Plot: school, administration, satire, mischievous children, society, state affairs, leadership, social misfits, youth, politics, friends, adult as child ...
Time: 2000s
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 8.3
 53K
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, not serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, mishap, vice president, political satire, politician, state affairs, ambitious woman, reporter, government official, assistant, boss, senator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The Mauritanian (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: torture, lawyer, courtroom, brutality, interrogation, islamic terrorism, war on terror, prisoner, sex, falsely accused, corruption, defense attorney ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 1988, year 2001, year 2008 ...
Place: jordan, new orleans, america, new mexico, hamburg germany ...
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 6.2
 18K
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, parody, humorous ...
Plot: mayor, election campaign, small town, political satire, usa politics, election, politics, debate, media, political corruption, campaigning, political candidate ...
Time: contemporary, year 2016
Place: usa, wisconsin, new york, washington d.c.
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The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..
Style: parody, not serious, witty, humorous, political ...
Plot: politics, media, political conspiracy, political intrigue, goofy hero, fish out of water, family life, disorder, campaign, state affairs, fighting the system, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
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 7.5
 5K
Alpha House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, politician, u.s. senator, senator, political satire, american politics, mentor, world politics, satire, danger
Place: washington d.c.
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Operation Christmas Drop (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While gathering evidence to support closing a tropical U.S. Air Force base, a congressional aide warms to its generous captain.
Style: realistic, captivating, breathtaking, thought provoking, inspirational ...
Plot: interracial love, tropical island, christmas, air force, military base, u.s. navy, pilot, military, help, adventure, romance, against the odds ...
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Years and Years (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if ...
Style: captivating, political, light, feel good, entertaining
Plot: family relations, political activism, political satire, society, politics, rebel, female politician, lgbt, lifestyle, politician, political intrigue, political candidate ...
Time: near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: manchester, london
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 4.6
 799
Mob Town (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the notorious 1957 ‘mob summit’ in upstate New York. Spearheaded by Vito Genovese, more than 50 leaders of the organized crime syndicates from around the country converged on the sleepy town to discuss upcoming ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: cosa nostra, crime boss, organized crime, gangsters, mafia, social climbing, conspiracy, mob hit, bribery, family relations, italian mafia, hitman ...
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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, adult animation, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: political satire, white house, absurd humor, topical humor, usa president, workplace situations, family relations, american politics, jerk, usa politics, satire, president ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 111K
Bombshell (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.
Style: uplifting, sad, twists and turns, philosophical, feminist film
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, pervert, accusation, scandal, learning the truth, breaking the fourth wall, death threat, never give up, tv show, propaganda, presidential candidate, social network ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 2000s, year 2016, year 2006
Place: cleveland ohio, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.7
 107K
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: clever, tense, psychological, sincere, tricky ...
Plot: politics, journalism, president, reporter, loneliness, tv show, scandal, power struggle, lie, mind game, uncover truth, secret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new york, beverly hills, london ...
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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, romantic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, wedding, event planner, coming out, strike, gay rights, protest, couples, campaign, romance, family relations, transvestism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
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 6.5
 128K
J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, serious, factual ...
Plot: fbi, homosexual, corruption, surveillance, notoriety, politician, ambition, gays and lesbians, state affairs, crimes, president, communism ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 60s, 1940s, 50s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
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 8.8
 403K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, gangsters, drug dealer, drug dealing, cartel, smuggling, master criminal, rise to the top, crimes, illegal drugs, cia agent, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama, mexico, miami ...
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The Fifth Estate (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: computers and web, journalism, politics, whistleblower, uncover truth, internet, against the rules, rebelliousness, war crime, international relations, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2010, year 2007 ...
Place: europe, middle east, iceland, iraq, norway ...
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 7.0
 3K
Balibo (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian based journalists go missing. Four weeks later, veteran foreign correspondent Roger East is lured to East Timor by the young and charismatic José Ramos-Horta to tell the ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, politics, journalism, media, uncover truth, life is a bitch, political unrest, state affairs, crimes, society, mystery, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indonesia
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 6.9
 130K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, capitalism, globalization, espionage, spy, politics, corruption, deal, political unrest, political conspiracy, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, usa, lebanon, persia, switzerland ...
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, double agent, idealism, intrigue, espionage, betrayal, invasion, politics, suspicion, patriotism ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c., berlin germany, congo ...
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 6.8
 26K
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, americana, romance, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., south central los angeles ...
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LBJ: The Early Years (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the life of former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1934 until 1973. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: politics, head of state, campaign, state affairs, rise to the top, ambition, media, usa president, democratic party, senate, political candidate, first lady ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1965 ...
Place: texas, usa, america, washington d.c., dallas texas
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Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 750 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men he surrounds himself with in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.
Plot: politics, political leader, government, political corruption, political intrigue, oval office, u.s. president, politician, white house, government corruption, american politics, president ...
Place: washington d.c.
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