Candidate movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant candidate movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, realistic, humorous, interesting, clever and serious films and TV shows about / with candidate, election, politics, politician, election campaign, corruption, storytelling, brutality, political candidate and campaign plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
candidate movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as candidate: Exam (2009), Bajland (2000), Election Day (2007), Nashville (1975), Strange Justice (1999), Dirty World (1978), The Bélier Family (2014), LBJ (2016), Mitsos, the Laughing Stock (1984), You Were Never Really Here (2017).

List of candidate movies

Exam (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surprise ending, serious, captivating ...
Plot: mind game, plot twist, rivalry, psychologist, manipulations, ambition, psychology, human nature, confinement indoors, surveillance, room, mystery ...
Time: future
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Bajland (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Style: captivating, humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: presidential campaign, inheritance, candidate, politics, politician, presidential election, election, press conference, argument, last will and testament, apartment, poster ...
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Election Day (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The employees of a radio station in Moscow are forced to organize the elections campaign for a future governor in one of Russia districts.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, satirical ...
Plot: alcohol, candidate, radio, ship, election, deception, escapades, friends, politics, election campaign, radio station, mogul ...
Place: syria
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Nashville (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. Linnea and Delbert Reese have a shaky marriage and 2 deaf children. Opal ...
Style: talky, biting, suspense, clever, realistic ...
Plot: satire, politics, multiple storylines, rally, country music, candidate, music, showbiz, country, social decay, couple relations, americana ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, nashville tennessee, usa, california
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Strange Justice (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court during the George Bush Presidential administration. The film gives both parties a fairly even ...
Plot: subpoena, director, anti semitism, civil rights, fair, fear, press conference, reading aloud, media frenzy, teacher, power, photograph ...
Time: year 1982, year 1991
Place: washington d.c., missouri
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Dirty World (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A thriller by Sergio Bergonzelli.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: politician, murder, blackmail, drug addict, killer, gay, sniper, electric shock, orgy, woman in bed, statue, election campaign ...
Time: quarry
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: magic, magical creature, good versus evil, fantasy world, wizards, magic wand, adventure, friendship, dark fantasy, teleportation, rescue, magician ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, london ...
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The Bélier Family (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The whole Bélier family is deaf, except for sixteen year old Paula who is the important translator in her parents' day to day life especially when it comes to matters concerning the family farm. When her music teacher discovers she has a ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, teenage girl, singing, follow your dream, teenage life, family, moral dilemma, family life, misfit, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, australia
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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.
Style: political, realistic, serious, emotional, suspense
Plot: politics, kennedy assassination, husband wife relationship, vice president, civil rights, assassination, u.s. congress, president, society, telephone call, waiter, grief ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1968, year 1959 ...
Place: washington d.c., georgia, dallas texas, wyoming, west virginia ...
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Mitsos, the Laughing Stock (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gender-bender comedy directed by Omiros Efstratiadis.
Style: romantic, intellectual
Plot: disguise, matchmaking, father, beach, sand, hotel, match, mother, poverty, saint, mission, rival ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: athens, athens greece, greece
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You Were Never Really Here (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
Style: psychological, exciting, rough, suspense, tense
Plot: childhood trauma, child prostitution, violence, u.s. senator, money, murder, hotel, alarm, loner, dark past, suicidal thoughts, teenage girl ...
Place: new york
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The Magic Tuche (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a groundbreaking presidential election, Jeff Tuche becomes the new President of France and moves in the Elysee with his family to govern the country.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: politics, presidential campaign, family relations, election, government, husband wife relationship, president, first lady, society, rivalry, housewife, political candidate ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 278 min.
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Story: The Kennedys of Massachusetts is a 1990 TV miniseries that aired on ABC. Focusing mainly on the fifty-four year marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy. The events depicted in the series are based upon the book by Doris Kearns Goodwin ...
Style: saga
Plot: kennedy family, candidate, president, television, democrat, ambassador, election, tv, u.s. president, first lady, attorney general, senator ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, america, england, massachusetts, boston
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Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: campaign, politics, fighting the system, rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, democrat, political intrigue, love affair, society, head of state, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, michigan
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Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, republican, conservative, republican party, american politics, ambition, state affairs, americana, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, philadelphia, pennsylvania ...
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Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, election, presidential election, democrat, campaign, republican, political corruption, state affairs, dishonesty, americana, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, society, couple relations, americana, parents and children, midlife crisis, family relations, couples, campaign, satire, election, political candidate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
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Running Mates (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story of longtime love finally coming to fruition, former captain of the high school football team Ed Harris meets up with his high school crush Diane Keaton years after high school. He is a successful U.S. senator running for president and ...
Plot: satire, election, scandal, campaign, political campaign, presidential campaign, senator, u.s. senator, political satire, campaigning, politics, presidential election ...
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Prince Jack (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dramatic look at the inner workings of the Kennedy administration.
Style: political
Plot: politician, cold war, assassination, politics, oval office, bathtub, candidate, prince, first lady, democrat, vice president, john f. kennedy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, america, washington d.c., dallas texas
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Terminal City Ricochet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its fullest to sell yet more needless junk to eager consumers; a ...
Style: cult film, underground film
Plot: on the run, party, shot in the chest, speech, media manipulation, government, pessimism, amnesia, government conspiracy, cocaine, corruption, police officer killed ...
Time: future
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Βank Bang (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers, Michalis and Nondas, work at an office of funerals and they try to make money. However, Nondas is in trouble with Greek mafia and has to assemble immediately a, not at all negligible, sum. Thus, he proposes to Michalis to begin robbing ...
Plot: debt, bank robbery, morgue, brother, bank clerk, love, undercover cop, gay couple, dirty cop, suicidal thoughts, candidate, coffin ...
Time: 2000s
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Indiscretion (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A married woman's affair comes back to haunt her when her obsessed lover infiltrates every part of her life.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: obsession, manipulation, married woman, governor, maniac, infidelity, husband wife relationship, deception, betrayal, delusion, marriage, death threat ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans
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Let's Be Evil (2016)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman enters an underground bunker where gifted children use augmented reality technology to wreak havoc.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: virtual reality, children, artificial intelligence, little girl, student, childhood trauma, killer child, childhood flashback, trapped in a building, evil child, woman in danger, eyeglasses ...
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The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, hopes, social differences, fish out of water, disorder, love and romance, partners, rivalry, working class, unlikely couple, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
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You Don't Know Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification. ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, suffering, lawyer, district attorney, judge, murder, moral dilemma, legal action, against the rules, historical figure, protest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, california
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The World's Greatest Sinner (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A bored insurance salesman quits his job to go into politics. He first starts preaching about how man is greater than he thinks and that man can live forever. He ends up forming his own political party, "The Eternal Man" party. He begins ...
Style: underground film, cult film, surreal, psychotronic
Plot: politics, catholic priest, church, snake, rock concert, catholicism, dog, widow, immortality, religious cult, cult, insanity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: suspenseful, clever, thought provoking, satirical, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, politics, campaign, political corruption, murder mystery, political intrigue, society, dishonesty, love affair, immigrants, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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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: thought provoking, semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, scandal, media, extramarital affair, head of state, couple relations, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, satire, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
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The Killing Room (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four volunteers sign up for what initially appears to be a typical paid research study, only to discover that they've unwittingly become involved with a classified government program that was said to have been terminated nearly two decades ago.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, manhunt, mind game, race against time, psychopath, missing person, memory loss, rivalry, danger, undercover, isolation, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, antarctica, new jersey
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The Dead Zone (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural ability, dark hero, coma, destiny, supernatural, neo noir, changing the past or future, a vision, heroes, investigation, serial killer, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, future
Place: usa, new hampshire, maine
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