Assassination of president movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant assassination of president movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense and exciting films and TV shows about / with assassination of president, assassination, murder, president, u.s. president, assassin, dishonesty, politics, state affairs and conspiracy plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as assassination of president: Since (1966), Goodbye, Mr. President (1987), Winter Kills (1979), XIII: The Conspiracy (2008), Hostages (2013), 24 (2001), Suddenly (2013), The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001), Forrest Gump (1994), JFK (1991).

List of assassination of president movies

 4.7
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Since (1966)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Andy Warhol's experimental reconstruction of the assassination of the President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, which serves as his critical commentary on the way the media presented the tragic event.
Style: based on true events
Plot: discussion, news report, assassination, assassination of president, criticism, kennedy assassination
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Goodbye, Mr. President (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Asko Mertanen is a waiter who is very interested in shooting. He gets fed up how the things are run in Finland, so he thinks that the best way to change them is to shoot the Finnish president.
Plot: assassination of president, sadistic psychopath, murder, waiter, obsession, disguise, police, wig, corruption, female nudity, gun, anti establishment ...
Time: year 1979
Place: finland
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination of president, assassination, investigation, political conspiracy, fighting the system, politics, mystery, amateur detective, government agency, assassination attempt, legal investigation, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: havana cuba
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XIII: The Conspiracy (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 173 min.
Story: The first female US President Sally Sheridan is shot dead by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech. Her assassin narrowly escapes the scene with his life, national security hot on his heels - or so it seems. Three months later, an elderly couple ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, manhunt, assassination of president, conspiracy, amnesia, assassination, torture, plastic surgery, false identity, on the run, uncover truth, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 9K
Hostages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Hostages is an American drama television series that airs on CBS as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series is based on a similar Israeli series created by Alon Aranya, Omri Givon, and Rotem Shamir which will premiere on October ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: hostages, surgeon, political conspiracy, surgery, family in danger, hostage situation, assassination of president, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.4
 162K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, terrorism, race against time, government agency, double agent, against the rules, secret service, revenge, undercover, one man army, treason, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 3.6
 1K
Suddenly (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four assassins led by Baron, pose as Secret Service agents to commandeer the house of war-widow ELLEN. Her home is a prime sniper position for their plan to assassinate the President on his visit to the small town of Suddenly. The men fool the local ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, small town, assassin, drugs/alcohol, save the day, sniper, secret service, assassination of president, crimes, deadly, heroes, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Day Reagan Was Shot is a 2001 film made for television directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss as Alexander Haig and Richard Crenna as Ronald Reagan.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, biting, realistic
Plot: assassination attempt, politics, white house, head of state, assassination of president, chaos and mayhem, political conspiracy, political corruption, americana, media, state affairs, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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 8.8
 1.6M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: human spirit, destiny, mentally challenged, journey, misfit, tragic love, love and romance, human relationship, justice, fish out of water, society, true love ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china
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 8.0
 130K
JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, kennedy assassination, cia, fighting the system, political corruption, government, evidence, legal investigation, district attorney ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: new orleans, cuba, vietnam, washington d.c., texas
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In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, clever, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, assassin, assassination attempt, white house, secret service agent, cia, stalking, election, running, bodyguard, apartment, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, phoenix arizona ...
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I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, political drama
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, conspiracy, investigation, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, political corruption, fighting the system, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
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 6.5
 4K
LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Plot: speech, husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, falling to the ground, assassination of president, attorney general, airplane, lie, 13 year old, drinking, kiss on the cheek, bathtub ...
Time: 1960s, year 1960, year 1965, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: wyoming, texas, west virginia, georgia, washington d.c. ...
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 6.7
 212
Sadat (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.
Plot: president, politics, tragedy, religion, tough guy, ends with funeral, head of state, beret, egyptian, islam, shooting, main character dies ...
Place: egypt
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The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dramatization of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Based on the book by Jim Bishop.
Plot: tragic villain, villain, knife, main character dies, last stand, main character shot, assassination of president, flintlock pistol, historic figure, assassination, tragedy, u.s. president ...
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.7
 65K
Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, Hong Kong, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: based on true events, dramatic, melancholic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: assassination, president, widow, first lady, kennedy assassination, american history, kennedy family, usa president, death, assassin, hospital, period piece ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: united states, dallas texas, usa, america, texas ...
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Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, assassin, cia, sniper, political conspiracy, politics, frame up, anti capitalism, government agency, head of state, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
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 5.5
 1K
Ruby (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: nightclub, mafia, corruption, political conspiracy, political corruption, crime, amateur detective, dedicated lawyer, organized crime, striptease, gangsters, assassination ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa
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Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. Jackie, Ethel and Joan had little choice. They were Kennedy ...
Style: talky, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: kennedy family, politics, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, couple relations, alcohol abuse, death in the family, relationship vs career, americana, media, society, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, texas
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 8.0
 461
Kennedy (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 282 min.
Story: Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy
Style: sincere, serious, thought provoking, realistic, captivating
Plot: white house, vietnam war, kennedy family, politics, assassination, election, civil rights, government agency, head of state, usa president, americana, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, dallas texas
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The Conspirator (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, factual, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, assassination, lawyer, president, conspiracy, civil war, trial, boarding house, legal, death sentence, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
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 7.6
 450K
Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, suspense, comic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, parallel world, alternate reality, save the world, investigation, superhuman powers, good versus evil, violence, vigilantism, moral ambiguity, urban, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, antarctica, afghanistan, manhattan new york city, russia ...
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 6.6
 138K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, bomb, terrorism, assassination, chase, betrayal, secret service, president, limousine, terrorist, security guard, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 6.4
 275K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, exciting, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, cia, spy, espionage, lone hero, assassination, revenge, secret service, russian spy, female protagonist, terrorism, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, manhattan new york city ...
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The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, assassination attempt, prison, assassination, car chase, vengeance, chase, intelligence, wife husband relationship, on the run, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, africa
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, treasure, archaeologist, adventurer, secret, assassination, american civil war, gold, adventure, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 1860s, 2000s
Place: buckingham palace, virginia, big ben london, south dakota, england ...
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Land of the Blind (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological
Plot: terrorism, prisoner, tyranny, government, politician, political corruption, revolution, politics, injustice, fighting the system, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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Johnny English Reborn (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: assassination attempt, espionage, secret agent, kitchen, cooking, buddhist monk, klutz, james bond spoof, incompetence, mind control, prime minister, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, asia, europe, hong kong, switzerland ...
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 8.1
 310K
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, rough ...
Plot: genocide, racism, atrocity, cruelty, against humanity, hotel, violence, death, murder, war crime, refugee camp, african ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: rwanda, africa, somalia, congo
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 7.8
 43K
The Killer (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mob assassin Jeffrey is no ordinary hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job. So, when beautiful nightclub chanteuse Jennie is blinded in the crossfire of his most recent hit, Jeffrey ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, redemption, friendship, chase, police, one last job, tragic love, crime, unlikely partners, going straight, blindness and impaired vision, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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