U.s. government movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant u.s. government movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, realistic, thought provoking, serious, clever and complex films and TV shows about / with u.s. government, murder, death, politics, drinking, telephone call, drinking alcohol, father son relationship, corruption and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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u.s. government movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as u.s. government: The Report (2019), Political Animals (2012), Kill the Messenger (2014), Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014), The Fifth Estate (2013), Snowfall (2017), The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), The Mauritanian (2021), Miss Sloane (2016), Vice (2018).

List of u.s. government movies

 7.2
 34K
The Report (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With the truth at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to ...
Style: based on true events, uplifting, ambiguous ending, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: cia, investigation, government corruption, u.s. government, war crime, politics, corruption, interrogation, justice, truth, humiliation, senate ...
Place: washington d.c., san francisco
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Political Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Political Animals is a six-part miniseries. Elaine Barrish's husband Bud was a popular President of the United States during the 1990s despite his extramarital affairs. After leaving the White House, Elaine Barrish was elected Governor of ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: politics, president, family relations, reporter, divorce, white house, private vs public, state affairs, media, parents and children, government official, female politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Kill the Messenger (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: journalism, cia, investigation, conspiracy, drug dealing, reporter, uncover truth, government agency, state affairs, life turned upside down, police corruption, media ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, nicaragua, los angeles, latin america ...
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Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Based on the hit video game series, Batman must find a bomb planted by the Joker while dealing with a mysterious team of villains called, The Suicide Squad.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, danger, batman, good versus evil, vengeance, crimes, escapades, master villain, heroes, violence, brutality, murder ...
Time: 2010s
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The Fifth Estate (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: computers and web, journalism, politics, whistleblower, uncover truth, internet, rebelliousness, against the rules, war crime, international relations, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2011, year 2007 ...
Place: europe, brussels belgium, pentagon, germany, washington d.c. ...
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The Last Days of American Crime (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future, as a final response to crime and terrorism, the U.S. government plans to broadcast a signal that will make it impossible for anyone to knowingly break the law.
Style: twists and turns, unusual plot structure, twist ending, confusing, moody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, burglar, mafia, fighting crime, father son relationship, violence, brutality, gunfight, bank robber, money, distant future, crime boss ...
Time: near future
Place: detroit, canada, usa
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 8.1
 10K
Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Style: realistic, rough, cynical, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, cocaine, drugs, ghetto, drug dealing, african american, drug, smuggling, crime, latinx lead, u.s. government, illegal drugs ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, nicaragua, california, south central los angeles ...
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest — including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale ...
Style: factual, political, thought provoking, suspense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, activist, injustice, political activism, riot, courtroom, trial, protest march, black panther party, politician, counterculture, african american ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969, year 1994, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois, oakland california, ohio, connecticut, mississippi river ...
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The Mauritanian (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.
Plot: sex, torture, african american, airplane, freedom, underwater scene, telephone, french, al qaeda, brother brother relationship, muslim, black american ...
Time: year 2003, year 2005, year 2002, year 2001
Place: afghanistan, baltimore, cuba, new mexico, germany ...
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 7.5
 65K
Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: clever, political, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: female protagonist, lobbyist, career woman, strong female character, determination, politics, courtroom, world politics, lawyer, fighting the system, empowerment, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., florida, colorado, oregon, asia ...
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 7.2
 123K
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: realistic, captivating, psychological, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, iraq war, war on terror, politician, u.s. constitution, intrigue, political leader, u.s. congress, money, mentor ...
Time: 2010s, year 1963, year 2001, 80s, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, america, united states ...
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Accidental Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A small town waitress gets a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, DC. Sparks fly when she meets a clueless young senator who takes up her cause - but what happens when love interferes ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: politics, idealism, love and romance, society, fighting the system, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nervousness, satire, lie, absurdism, sarcasm, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1987
Place: usa, washington d.c., america, indiana
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Satanic Panic (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Romance, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, racism, native american, revenge, forest, love triangle, friendship, pursuit, chase, manhunt, torture, decapitation ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century, 1810s, future, georgian era
Place: new york, usa
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We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial (2009)
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial was a public celebration of the then forthcoming inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States at the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall in Washington, ...
Plot: government, celebration, speech, senator, media coverage, white house, president, first lady, african american, tv broadcast, oval office, television ...
Place: washington d.c.
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 7.2
 137K
The Post (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, exciting, factual, disturbing ...
Plot: cover up, journalism, vietnam war, political thriller, expose, politics, lie, truth, journalist, wartime, newspaper story, newspaper article ...
Time: 70s, year 1965, 20th century, year 1949, year 1971 ...
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, usa
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 5.3
 95K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: end of the world, storm, apocalypse, catastrophe, tsunami, disaster film, hurricane, climate change, humanity in peril, global warming, weather manipulation, conspiracy ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019
Place: madrid, washington d.c., shanghai china, afghanistan, paris france ...
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 1.6
 4K
From the Sea (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When monsters suddenly appear from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, a special team pilots giant robots to combat the new threat.
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: navy, sea monster, monster, u.s. navy, soldier, computer animation, giant robots, military, giant monster, explosion, aircraft carrier, fighter jet ...
Place: manhattan new york city, atlantic ocean, new orleans, new york
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 4.7
 225
Double Target (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy, Philippines, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers the child their property since the war is over. There are others ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: car bomb, kicking in a door, news report, uzi, ak 47, pistol, car accident, statue, foot chase, freedom fighter, flashlight, jumping from a car ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines, bangkok thailand, vietnam, malaysia, thailand ...
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 7.3
 139K
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, fighting the system, journalism, whistleblower, political thriller, national security, media, surveillance, moral dilemma, cia, idealism, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2015, year 2013 ...
Place: usa, japan, russia, pakistan, geneva switzerland ...
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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, suspense ...
Plot: lobbyist, satire, business, social satire, marketing, advertising, reporter, tobacco, lie, capitalism, lung cancer, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, north carolina, vermont ...
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 6.7
 73K
Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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: based on true events, emotional, heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: kennedy assassination, assassination, kennedy family, american history, first lady, u.s. president, widow, president, loss of husband, husband wife relationship, strong female character, female protagonist ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: usa, america, texas, dallas texas, washington d.c. ...
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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: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, cia, anti capitalism, conspiracy, frame up, political conspiracy, politics, sniper, assassin, chases and races, state affairs, undercover ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
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 6.5
 1K
Intruders (1992)
Genre: Biography, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
TV show
Story: All over the world, people report they've been visited by aliens, taken aboard spaceships and medically examined. The authorities appear to know all about these visits but won't acknowledge it publicly. This film focuses on two ...
Style: semi serious
Plot: conspiracy, abduction, memory loss, alien, ufo, extraterrestrial, government conspiracy, evil alien, space and aliens, kidnapping, asteroids and comets, alien encounter ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, california
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Midnight Special (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: chase, on the run, government, hostage, supernatural, supernatural ability, family relations, parents and children, danger, imaginary, superhuman powers, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, texas, atlanta georgia
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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, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, ghost, death, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, minneapolis minnesota, harvard university ...
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Parts Per Billion (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the ...
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: survival, chaos, virus, apocalypse, couple relations, couples, deadly, danger, love and romance, fiance fiancee relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, near future
Place: usa, middle east
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 6.2
 17K
Casino Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
Style: witty, semi serious, factual, satirical, colourful ...
Plot: politics, profanity, crime, crimes, cons and scams, manipulation, native americans, lobbyist, money, lifestyle, investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Beginning just after the bloody Sioux victory over General Custer at Little Big Horn, the story is told through two unique perspectives: Charles Eastman, a young, white-educated Sioux doctor held up as living proof of the alleged success of ...
Style: serious, rough, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, native americans, native american attack, murder, against humanity, injustice, racism, life is a bitch, chief, senator, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: south dakota, usa, washington d.c., canada
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The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to ...
Style: touching, uplifting, semi serious, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farm, nasa, astronaut, family relations, follow your dream, rocket, ambition, obsessive quest, fbi, family, american dream, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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 6.8
 94K
Ali (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: boxing, civil rights, athlete's life, friendship, racism, muslim, african american, comeback, politics, rise to the top, human spirit, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1974 ...
Place: africa, nigeria, usa
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