U.s. president movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant u.s. president movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, humorous, serious, political and suspense films and TV shows about / with u.s. president, president, usa president, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, white house, politics, storytelling and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Action and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
u.s. president
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u.s. president movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as u.s. president: Dave (1993), The Butler (2013), Elvis & Nixon (2016), Madam Secretary (2014), Shooter (2007), Vice (2018), Lincoln (2012), Jackie (2016), London Has Fallen (2016), Olympus Has Fallen (2013).

List of u.s. president movies

 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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 7.2
 116K
The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: touching, emotional, bad ending, political, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: civil rights, racism, butler, u.s. president, black history, prejudice, president, injustice, white house, father son relationship, justice, civil rights movement ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 50s, year 1957 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, cuba, south africa, tennessee ...
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 6.4
 14K
Elvis & Nixon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1970, a few days before Christmas, Elvis Presley showed up on the White House lawn seeking to be deputized into the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs by the President himself.
Style: humorous, factual, light, tricky, realistic ...
Plot: u.s. president, secret service, usa president, eccentricity, singer, musician's life, art, elvis presley, white house, president, torture, weapons ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1970
Place: usa, las vegas, washington d.c., los angeles, new jersey ...
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Madam Secretary (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Former CIA agent Elizabeth Faulkner McCord is suddenly thrust into the position of US Secretary of State where she must quickly learn to drive international diplomacy, wrangle office politics and balance a complex family life.
Style: realistic, serious, political
Plot: politics, chief of staff, relationship vs career, u.s. president, workplace intrigue, politician, usa politics, government, secretary of state, workplace situations, president, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.1
 335K
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: intense, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, conspiracy, fbi, corruption, swat team, military, revenge, one man army, cover up, assassination, false accusation, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, boston, philadelphia, iraq, usa ...
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 7.2
 148K
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 ...
Style: political, captivating, realistic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: u.s. president, u.s. vice president, usa politics, war on terror, u.s. government, iraq war, vice president, political campaign, heart attack, al qaeda, republican party, hospital ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 1963, 21st century, 20th century, year 1980 ...
Place: washington d.c., cambodia, wyoming, usa, america ...
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.
Style: political, funny, cynical, humorous, cerebral ...
Plot: cold war, satire, military, nuclear war, end of the world, anti war, nuclear threat, u.s. president, disaster, president, nuclear holocaust, nuclear ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1942
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, ussr, russia
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 7.3
 262K
Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: political, thought provoking, emotional, epic, factual ...
Plot: american civil war, president, civil war, idealism, politics, american history, war, racism, head of state, leadership, courage, freedom ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, victorian era, year 1865
Place: washington d.c., usa, california
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 6.7
 80K
Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France, Chile, China, Germany, UK
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: emotional, heartbreaking, disturbing, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: president, first lady, kennedy assassination, assassination, american history, loss of husband, u.s. president, kennedy family, widow, character study, visceral, depression ...
Time: 60s, year 1963
Place: usa, washington d.c., austin texas, california, texas ...
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London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, psychotronic, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret service, president, conspiracy, secret agents, surveillance, terrorist attack, save the day, graphic violence, assassination, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, egypt, scotland, united kingdom ...
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
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, stylized, exciting, dark fantasy, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, vampire hunter, undead, american civil war, tough heroes, president, violence, monster, civil war, head of state, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century, 1830s, 1810s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, new orleans, indiana
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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: secret service, terrorism, white house, president, hostage, terrorist attack, secret agents, one man army, daring rescue, u.s. president, betrayal, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, north korea, pentagon, north america
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 7.1
 849K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: entertaining, exciting, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, hotshot hero, superhuman powers, heroes, billionaire, rescue, terrorism, kidnapping, flying superhero, androids and robots, adventure, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012, 90s, year 1999, 21st century ...
Place: malibu california, california, tennessee, america, switzerland ...
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FDR: American Badass! (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chronicles the adventures of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as he rides a "wheelchair of death" to stop the world from being taking over by polio-carrying werewolves during WWII. A deadly menace that are led by Werewolf Hitler, Mussolini and ...
Style: humorous, parody, exciting, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: u.s. president, good versus evil, escapades, silly humor, disability, disorder, state affairs, heroes, head of state, human becoming an animal, vengeance, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: usa
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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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, espionage, betrayal, u.s. president, fight, heroes, coup d'etat, heroic mission, undercover, daring rescue, secret agents, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, virginia
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 6.1
 19K
Swing Vote (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Style: humorous, political, touching, satirical, light ...
Plot: politics, election, presidential election, small town, single father, idealism, political campaign, state affairs, parents and children, media, campaign, working class ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, california, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
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Cory in the House (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Cory in the House is an American television sitcom, which aired on the Disney Channel from January 12, 2007 to September 13, 2008 and was a spin-off from the Disney show That's So Raven. The show focuses on Cory Baxter, who moved from San ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: teenager, family relations, family life, u.s. president, lifestyle, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, disney, white house, president, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, political, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, terrorism, nuclear bomb, nuclear war, terrorist, white house, nuclear explosion, covert operation, nuclear threat ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 70s, 2000s ...
Place: maryland, russia, israel, washington d.c., middle east ...
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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, talky, exciting, allegory ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, batman, good versus evil, adventure, superman character, false accusation, frame up, violence, transformation, justice, heroes, fight scenes ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, tokyo, japan
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 6.7
 10K
Hostages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: hostage, political conspiracy, blackmail, moral dilemma, family in danger, u.s. president, husband wife relationship, escape attempt, surgery, confined, treason, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.5
 33K
John Adams (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
TV show
Story: The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
Style: atmospheric, political, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: american history, politics, president, lawyer, colonial america, american revolution, historical character, true love, first lady, father son relationship, head of state, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1770s
Place: usa, massachusetts, paris france, france, pennsylvania ...
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The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, confined, military, u.s. president, german soldier, abduction, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: morocco, africa, ottoman empire, middle east, germany ...
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Seven Days in May (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: political, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Plot: cold war, politics, conspiracy, white house, military, u.s. air force, espionage, terrorism, secret service, betrayal, race against time, revolution ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, future
Place: pentagon, latin america, austin texas, california, russia ...
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 6.2
 18K
Guarding Tess (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Doug is a Secret Service Agent who has just completed his stint in charge protecting Tess Carlisle, widow of a former U.S. President, and close personal friend of the President. He finds that she has requested that he not be rotated but instead ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, old woman, rescue, hostage, chauffeur, buried alive, bodyguard, secret service, loneliness, hospital, brain tumor, chase ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
Place: new jersey, washington d.c.
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 8.8
 2.1M
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: inspirational, touching, feel good, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: love, mentally challenged, life philosophy, philosophy, vietnam war, destiny, human spirit, rise to the top, journey, selflessness, courage, life & death ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, alabama, new york ...
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 6.3
 17K
Dreamscape (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in his sleep from a heart attack Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in ...
Style: surreal, psychological, surprise ending, mind bending, suspense ...
Plot: dream, psychic, conspiracy, nightmare, lucid dream, assassin, nuclear holocaust, train, scientist, monster, surrealism, megalomaniac ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington d.c., illinois
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 8.0
 73K
Being There (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.
Style: political, thought provoking, witty, philosophical, surreal ...
Plot: politics, satire, comedy of errors, lawyer, impotence, president, innocence, secret service, television, eviction, funeral, manipulation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., north carolina, usa
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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, surreal, light, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, superhero, chase, time travel, alien invasion, adventure, mad scientist, rescue, interdimensional travel, scientist, experiment gone awry, electrocution ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938, future
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
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 6.7
 29K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: political, cynical, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, scandal, adultery, presidential election, usa president, media, head of state, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, california, new hampshire
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 6.5
 198K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostage, secret service, terrorism, white house, hijacking, terrorist, conspiracy, president, usa president, aviation, political prisoner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, washington d.c., afghanistan, germany, moscow russia ...
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