Movies and TV shows set in u.s. capitol building

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in u.s. capitol building ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, entertaining and humorous films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, betrayal, storytelling, murder, politics, runaway, life philosophy and gun plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
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u.s. capitol building movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as u.s. capitol building: ATF (1999), Waking the Dead (2000), Snowden (2016), All Good Things (2010), Fair Game (2010), Thank You for Smoking (2005), Impact (2009), Wild in the Streets (1968), X-Men (2000), xXx: State of the Union (2005).

List of movies set in u.s. capitol building

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: comic, exciting, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, justice, batman, save the world, imaginary, dark hero, flying man, heroes, weapons, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., tijuana mexico, africa
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ATF (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the wake of the tragic events at Waco, Texas where an armed conflict with armed militiamen broke out, agents of the federal government's Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) carry out a clandestine mission within another militia operation ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: militia, hostage situation, car bomb, federal agent, government, law enforcement, religious cult, hotel room, female agent, dance, police shootout, shot in the neck ...
Place: u.s. capitol building
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Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, vietnam, canada ...
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Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, clever, tense ...
Plot: espionage, journalism, fighting the system, political thriller, whistleblower, national security, media, surveillance, moral dilemma, idealism, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, year 2015, year 2009 ...
Place: usa, russia, geneva switzerland, maryland, new york ...
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All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: disappearance, mystery, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, love affair, overbearing parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: cia, political conspiracy, newspaper, secret agents, state affairs, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, price of justice, fighting the system, journalism, uncover truth, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, year 1982, year 1993 ...
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., africa, afghanistan ...
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, biting ...
Plot: lobbyist, satire, marketing, advertising, reporter, social satire, lie, tobacco, lung cancer, capitalism, journalism, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, los angeles, north carolina, japan ...
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Impact (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
Story: While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. Fragments from the asteroid, and even from the moon itself, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: asteroids and comets, meteor shower, astronaut, apocalypse, moon, save the planet, survival, collision, chaos, danger, race against time, undercover ...
Place: berlin germany, u.s. capitol building, australia, paris france, 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: suspense, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, satire, congress, teenage life, musician's life, political unrest, rally, fighting the system, ambition, suburban life, stoners, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, u.s. capitol building
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Western
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, scary, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, imaginary, good versus evil, secret identity, head of state, supernatural, slavery, hunt down, immortality, blood, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new orleans, u.s. capitol building, indiana
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X-Men (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Style: serious, exciting, comic, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, rescue, good versus evil, supernatural, superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, danger, genetically altered ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 1940s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, u.s. capitol building, mississippi, new york ...
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xXx: State of the Union (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ice Cube stars as Darius Stone, a thrill-seeking troublemaker whose criminal record and extreme sports obsession make him the perfect candidate to be the newest XXX agent. He must save the U.S. government from a deadly conspiracy led by five-star ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, ridiculous, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: espionage, heroes, coup d'etat, undercover, heroic mission, secret agents, daring rescue, save the day, danger, race against time, rivalry, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, u.s. capitol building, virginia
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Wrong Is Right (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Political double-talk, dirty tricks, hidden microphones, spy satellites, bugging the Oval Office and a nuclear bomb for sale are all ingredients in this swift, funny and frightening look at the possibilities in today's political arenas. Sean ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, terrorism, politics, satire, political satire, revolution, rebellion, undercover, danger, investigation, espionage, crimes ...
Time: 80s, near future
Place: new york, texas, manhattan new york city, north africa, u.s. capitol building
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Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, kgb, secret agents, politics, state affairs, government agency, undercover, spy, surveillance, cold war, nato ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: cuba, paris france, new york, copenhagen, france ...
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Talk to Me (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Style: realistic, sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching ...
Plot: radio, ex convict, civil rights, protest, african american, society, media, manager, ambition, cheating, friendship, prison ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, u.s. capitol building, los angeles ...
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Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, frame up, fbi, conspiracy, one man army, false accusation, patriotism, manhunt, master warrior, senator, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, u.s. capitol building, kentucky, washington d.c. ...
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She Hate Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
Style: suspense, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, investigation, rise and fall, couple relations, false accusation, unemployment, workplace intrigue, down on your luck, couples, dishonesty, downfall ...
Time: contemporary
Place: u.s. capitol building
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Operation: Endgame (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A battle ensues among two government spy teams in an underground facility after their boss is assassinated.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, working undercover, assassination, undercover, government agency, deadly, hitman, workplace, danger, violence spree, female assassin, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, u.s. capitol building
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The Other Side of Midnight (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: When French beauty Noelle Page falls in love with American pilot Larry Douglas, she believes he'll marry her. Instead, he returns to the U.S and marries the sweet but naive Catherine. Even though Noelle has found a new lover, an affluent Greek ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, love triangle, betrayal, world war two, pilot, love affair, rise to the top, forbidden love, vengeance, lovers reunited, soldier, hidden identity ...
Time: year 1945, year 1939, year 1947, 1940s
Place: france, europe, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, marseille ...
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Logan's Run (1976)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: All citizens get a chance of being 'renewed' in a Civic Ceremony at their 30th birthday, unless they run and escape before their time comes.
Style: cult film, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: totalitarianism, utopia, apocalypse, chase, distopia, post apocalypse, robot, runaway, fighting the system, murder, on the run, laser ...
Time: future, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, new york
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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, not serious, idiotic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, blonde, ambition, chihuahua, politics, beauty salon, rivalry, fighting the system, workplace situations, adaptation, pink ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, harvard university, u.s. capitol building ...
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The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, kgb, ira, chase, fbi, trap, cold war, gangsters, vengeance, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, russia, massachusetts, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building ...
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Falcon Down (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: U.S. Air force officer Hank Thomas attempts to expose a military cover-up after a civiian airliner crashes.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. air force, military, terrorism, heroic mission, confined, undercover, espionage, government agency, military life, frame up, one man army, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: u.s. capitol building, pentagon
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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, girls' night
Plot: noah's ark, god, imaginary, miraculous event, family relations, workaholic, against the odds, prophecy, danger, disorder, save the day, flood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, virginia, u.s. capitol building
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The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Italy, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, danger, worldwide chaos, mission gone awry, demolished city, government facility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: san francisco, u.s. capitol building, los angeles, london, rome italy ...
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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, thought provoking, clever, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, womanizer, politician, deception, muslim, danger, law enforcement, political intrigue, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, 1990s, 90s
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, texas, cairo egypt ...
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Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: It's tornadoes, hurricanes, electrical storms, and mass destruction as the effects of global warming brew into a super storm that threatens to rend the earth with an unprecedented power. Beautiful scientist Faith Clavell, storm chaser Tommy ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: global warming, survival, apocalypse, rescue, chaos, kidnapping, catastrophe, tornado, secret agents, terrorism, race against time, save the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: u.s. capitol building, arc de triomphe paris, south dakota, michigan, new york ...
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The Absent Minded Professor (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hailed as one of Walt Disney's most hilarious comedies, The Absent-Minded Professor contains two essential elements for laughter - Fred MacMurray and Flubber, his gravity-defying formula for flying rubber!
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, psychotronic, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: experiment gone awry, professor, inventor, flying car, basketball, family, college, goofy hero, misfit, silly humor, disorder, partners ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building
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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: clever, realistic, touching, serious, biting ...
Plot: campaign, teenage boy, politics, friendship, youth, teenage life, state affairs, congress, ambition, lie, interview, political scandal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: After a senator suddenly dies after completing (and sealing) an investigation into the nuclear power industry, the remaining senator and the state governor must decide on a person who will play along with their shady deals and not cause any ...
Style: talky, suspense, serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: politics, heroes, senator, rebellion, discrimination, campaign, idealism, state affairs, tough law enforcer, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, los angeles
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