Leadership movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant leadership movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with leadership, heroes, rivalry, danger, escapades, society, betrayal, murder, survival and destiny plots mostly in Drama, History and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Russia and other countries.
leadership movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as leadership: The 100 (2014), Spartacus (2004), Gandhi (1982), The Originals (2013), Braveheart (1995), Lost (2004), Below (2002), Jericho (2006), The Iron Lady (2011), The Clique (2008).

List of leadership movies

The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, youth, leadership, danger, space station, young heroes, betrayal, rivalry, rebellion, heroes, against the rules ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: sea battle, navy, ship, adventure, battles, leadership, ocean or sea, heroic mission, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, napoleonic wars ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: battleship, europe, brazil, england, france
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Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, rebellion, heroes, leadership, slave, human spirit, tragic hero, righting the wronged, rise and fall, ancient rome, gladiator ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
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Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, protest, freedom, muslim, idealism, fighting the system, political unrest, politics, state affairs, assassination, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 30s, 20s, 40s ...
Place: india, england, europe, new delhi, asia ...
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The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, witch, magical, supernatural romance, immortality, rivalry, dangerous attraction, secret, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, rough, breathtaking, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, warrior, war, tragic hero, courage, battles, love story, folk hero, heroes, leadership, vengeance, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, edinburgh scotland
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Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, exciting, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: survival, island, adventure, destiny, desert island, death, danger, lost, plane crash, stranded, leadership, mysterious place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Below (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub's narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, navy, submarine, isolation, underwater, leadership, supernatural, survival, uncover truth, danger, mystery, delusion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany
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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: rebelliousness, battles, leadership, heroes, cossack, political unrest, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
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Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, small town, chaos, isolation, leadership, courage, secret, nuclear holocaust, danger, conspiracy, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
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The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, talky, sincere ...
Plot: politics, prime minister, leadership, political leader, female politician, golden years, feminism, alzheimer's disease, stubbornness, multiple time frames, husband wife relationship, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 70s, 21st century ...
Place: england, argentina, london, europe
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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, monk, leadership, battle, king, escape, leader, ambition, legendary, rise to the top, historical character, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china, dungeon
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The Clique (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young girl tries to fit in with a clique of popular middle school girls after moving into the guest house of one of their homes.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: outcast, school, teenage life, leadership, love and romance, popularity, group of friends, teenage love, youth, fashion, family life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york
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Terra Nova (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story, which takes place in 2013, describes the world overflowing with "dangerous" criminals due to the official termination of death penalty. The UN "blue helmets" under the directive from the central authority (i.e., One ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, leadership, serial killer, prison, friendship, future dystopia, prison life, criminal heroes, heroic mission, tough heroes, danger, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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John Adams (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
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, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: american history, president, leadership, politics, lawyer, historical character, freedom, state affairs, human spirit, head of state, army, ambition ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1790s, 19th century
Place: usa, france, pennsylvania, massachusetts, england
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The Transformers (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Transformers is the first animated television series in the Transformers franchise. The series depicts a war among giant robots that can transform into vehicles and other objects.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, space travel, save the world, alien encounter, good versus evil, leadership, danger, chaos, future dystopia, heroic mission, evil alien ...
Time: 80s, future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
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Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, serious, factual ...
Plot: revolution, politics, battles, political unrest, military, intrigue, against the odds, leadership, royal family, rebellion, society, ambition ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, scotland ...
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White Sun of the Desert (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The setting is the east shore of the Caspian Sea (today's Turkmenistan) where the Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov has been fighting the Civil War in Russian Asia for a number of years. After being hospitalised and then demobbed, he sets off home ...
Style: serious, exciting, sincere, entertaining
Plot: desert, civil war, red army, leadership, culture clash, soldier, heroes, adventure, society, justice, homesickness, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1910s
Place: asia, russia, soviet union
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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, mutiny, captain, betrayal, rebelliousness, ship, ocean or sea, military, crew, voyage, tyrant ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: tahiti, england, europe, seaport, battleship
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Pledge This! (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At popular South Beach University, filthy rich super-snob Victoria English is the absolute queen of leading Greek student club, Sigma Sigma. In order to achieve her crowning ambition, winning FHM Magazine's annual best sorority, she must ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, sexual
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: sorority, college, leadership, friendship, love and romance, buddies, fish out of water, college life, teenage love, university, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, miami, usa, france, florida
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Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, political unrest, leadership, space opera, danger ...
Time: future
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The Borgia (2006)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A portrait of the bloody dynasty that spawned a pope, Alexander VI, as well as the role model for Machiavelli's "The Prince," his son Cesare Borgia, and a legend of femme duplicity, daughter Lucrezia Borgia.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: betrayal, leadership, royal family, ambition, rivalry, state affairs, society, political unrest, dishonesty, politics, downfall, clergy ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, uplifting, captivating, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: slavery, adventure, ancient egypt, heroic mission, freedom, hopes, leadership, king, prince, family, family relations, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
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The Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (Yeoh) who spent more than a decade under house arrest. David Thewlis portrays Suu Kyi's husband, Dr. Michael Aris. Rebecca Frayn began working on the project after she and her husband, producer ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: election, military dictatorship, resistance, leadership, human spirit, idealism, politics, peaceful mission, social activist, democrat, tragic love, selflessness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1940s, 1990s, year 1947 ...
Place: burma, asia, oxford university
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Halo: Nightfall (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: imaginary, evil alien, distant planet, leadership, military, survival, danger, battles, insubordination, investigation, terrorist attack, terrorism ...
Time: future
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Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo ...
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, rivalry, hip hop, ambition, leadership, breakdance, teenage love, romance, competition, university, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
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Sniper: Legacy (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rogue gunman is assassinating high-ranking military officers one by one. When Gunnery Sgt. Brandon Beckett is informed his father, legendary shooter Thomas Beckett has been killed, Brandon springs into action to take out the perpetrator. But when ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, chase, hitman, tough heroes, vengeance, leadership, track down, deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: syria, greece, berlin germany, turkey
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Black Circle Boys (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man moves to a new town after experiencing a tragedy and becomes involved with a gang of Satan-worshipping teens who believe they have supernatural powers. But by the time he realises he’s in too deep, it may be too late to escape.
Style: gothic, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gang, occult, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, social decay, leadership, violence spree, teenage life, society, youth, friendship, heavy metal ...
Time: 90s
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Phantom (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, cold war, sea disaster, military, navy, military life, mission gone awry, leadership, danger, haunted by the past, nuclear threat, delusion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: soviet union
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Left Behind III: World at War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A year and a half ago the world was hit with the biggest catastrophe it had ever seen. Without warning and without explanation, hundreds of millions of people simply vanished off the face of the earth. The world was in chaos like it had never been ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, political conspiracy, leadership, survival, save the world, society, chaos, heroic mission, life is a bitch, state affairs, danger, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, future, near future
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