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, serious, talky, tense, thought provoking and captivating films and TV shows about / with american politics, politics, president, political, state affairs, white house, u.s. president, politician, oval office and democrat plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as american politics: Alpha House (2013), The Handmaid's Tale (2017), That's My Bush! (2001), St. Elmo's Fire (1985), Nixon (1995), K Street (2003), Vice (2018), Pine Gap (2018), The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Designated Survivor (2016).

List of american politics movies

 7.6
 4K
Alpha House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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: exciting, tense, captivating, rough, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, politician, u.s. senator, senator, political satire, american politics, danger, world politics, mentor
Place: washington d.c.
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: captivating, psychological, melancholic, bleak, rough
Plot: society, protest, slavery, belief, soldier, surrogate mother, infertility, lesbian, torture, alternate world, kidnapping, violence against women ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
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That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, offbeat, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, politics, parody, white house, state affairs, maid, media, goofy hero, couple relations, disorder, head of state, usa president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Seven friends - Alec, Billy, Jules, Kevin, Kirby, Leslie and Wendy - are trying to navigate through life and their friendships following college graduation. Alec, who aspires to political life, has just shown his true colors by changing his ...
Style: sentimental, talky, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love triangle, graduation, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love, buddies, couple relations, ambition, young adult, secret admirer, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
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 7.1
 27K
Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, touching, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, vietnam war, campaign, rise and fall, historical figure, usa president, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 20s, 70s, 30s ...
Place: washington d.c., china, california, texas
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 6.4
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K Street (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: cynical, talky, witty, serious, clever ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, office, ambition, state affairs, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, workplace, rivalry, society, dishonesty, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 62K
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 ...
Plot: iraq war, september 11 2001, vice president, war on terror, white house, crying woman, terrorist, alcoholic, tv news, hit by a car, fight, u.s. president ...
Time: year 1963, 2010s
Place: united states, pentagon, wyoming, america, usa ...
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 7.3
 2K
Pine Gap (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 360 min.
Story: A team of talented Australian and American intelligence analysts work together to ensure global stability in one of the world's most important and secretive joint intelligence facilities... Pine Gap. But the relationship between the Australian ...
Plot: intelligence agency, political, spy mission, satellite, television, agent, spy, top secret, espionage, secret agent, intrigue, cia ...
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, clever, biting ...
Plot: cold war, election, brainwashing, conspiracy, communism, suicide, strangulation, cards, senator, nightmare, nervous breakdown, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, korea ...
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Designated Survivor (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: politics, usa president, terrorism, counter terrorism, president, marriage, first lady, investigation, crimes, danger, justice, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 6.2
 2K
Winter Kills (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his actions, Nick follows the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, investigation, assassination of president, heroes, dishonesty, deadly, government agency, political intrigue, fighting the system, hitman, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1958, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: havana cuba
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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: based on true events
Plot: usa president, cover-up, fbi, scandal, baby, mother daughter relationship, secret, father daughter relationship, telephone, lie, telephone call, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1974
Place: washington d.c.
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 7.4
 3K
Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: politics, journalism, violence, vandalism, hippie, vietnam war, tv news, culture clash, racism, state affairs, fighting the system, political unrest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, west virginia, chicago illinois, illinois, washington d.c. ...
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George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare Winningham also won Emmies for their performances. ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, serious, sincere ...
Plot: civil rights, assassination attempt, campaign, racism, assassination, rise to the top, interracial relations, dedicated lawyer, state affairs, discrimination, conservative, injustice ...
Time: 60s, year 1972, year 1963, year 1965, 1960s ...
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, campus, america
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 7.4
 20K
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, clever, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, stupidity, republican, conservative, presidential election, republican party, administration, ambitious, government official, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2007, year 2008
Place: usa, alaska, iraq, florida, england ...
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, investigation, political conspiracy, society, americana, murder, dishonesty, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: dallas texas, usa, texas, america
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 6.1
 17K
Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, high school, friendship, white house, vietnam war, political corruption, whistleblower, political conspiracy, farce, fighting the system, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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, politician, deception, womanizer, muslim, political intrigue, law enforcement, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, 1990s
Place: afghanistan, usa, texas, washington d.c., middle east ...
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 6.8
 24K
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: clever, biting, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political corruption, election, campaign, senator, insurance, election campaign, political satire, culture clash, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, south central los angeles, united states ...
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The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, political comedy
Plot: media, parody, politics, fighting the system, family life, disorder, campaign, lottery, misfit, political conspiracy, head of state, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
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Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Drama, 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: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: white house, hitman, assassination, politics, kennedy assassination, americana, democrat, deadly, head of state, administration, couple relations, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, russia, washington d.c.
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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: captivating, thought provoking, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: politics, head of state, campaign, media, state affairs, rise to the top, ambition, usa president, political candidate, democrat, american politics, kennedy family ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 60s, 40s, year 1967 ...
Place: dallas texas, america, usa, texas, washington d.c.
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 6.0
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Conventioneers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the 2004 Republican Nation Convention, love blooms between a Republican delegate and a Democrat protesting the event.
Style: biting, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: democrat, politics, opposites attract, anti war, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, state affairs, college, friendship, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, connecticut, manhattan new york city, texas
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Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 750 min.
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.
Style: political drama
Plot: politics, politician, political corruption, american politics, government corruption, government, oval office, political intrigue, telephone call, white house, political leader, president ...
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.0
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Prince Jack (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dramatic look at the inner workings of the Kennedy administration.
Plot: kennedy family, attorney general, politics, politician, fbi, racial issues, civil rights, cia, president, first lady, white house, presidential election ...
Time: 1960s
Place: washington d.c., dallas texas, texas, usa, america
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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political comedy, one man show
Plot: communist, winston churchill, u.s. president, actor, stage, piano, politician, boss, politics, newspaper headline, newspaper, nuclear ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s
Place: washington state, seattle washington, minnesota, korea, america ...
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White House Madness (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Nixon Administration falls apart in a farcical manner in the time of the Watergate Scandal.
Style: political comedy
Plot: politics, usa president, farce, parody, political satire, scandal, political scandal, politician, republican party, u.s. president, president, white house ...
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You Got Trumped: The First 100 Days (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA, Canada
Story: This insane comedy series examines President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.
Plot: congressman, american history, spanking, senate, presidential election, wrestling, monkey, political scandal, scandal, white house, bigotry, campaign ...
Place: mexico, china
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 7.3
 12K
All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: dramatic, factual, intense, melancholic, interesting ...
Plot: politics, usa president, political, president, racism, democrat, vice president, u.s. senator, election campaign, campaigning, american politics, racial ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, america, usa, vietnam, dallas texas ...
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Southside with You (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chronicles a single day in the summer of 1989 when the future president of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.
Style: romantic
Plot: attorney, breakfast, love, politics, african american, corporation, lawyer, mayor, office, chapel, navy, sailor ...
Time: year 1961, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., africa, usa, america, illinois ...
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