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, entertaining, clever, humorous and interesting films and TV shows about / with candidate, election, politics, politician, campaign, president, corruption, runaway, election campaign and media 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), 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), The Outcasts (1968).

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, psychologist, manipulations, ambition, human nature, rivalry, psychology, confinement indoors, surveillance, room, mystery ...
Time: future
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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: light, feel good, entertaining, humorous, funny ...
Plot: alcohol, candidate, ship, radio, election, friends, escapades, deception, politics, election campaign, radio station, public relations ...
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, americana, campaign, sexual content, profanity, society ...
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: poverty, rapist, video store, retirement, private investigator, gossip, strong female lead, media, best friend, embarrassment, scandal, actress ...
Time: year 1991, year 1982
Place: missouri, washington d.c.
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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, female full frontal nudity, punched in the stomach, beach, witness, dead, disco, volkswagen, electric shock ...
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: magical creature, good versus evil, wizards, magic, magic wand, fantasy world, adventure, friendship, teleportation, dark fantasy, rescue, magician ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, arizona, london, england
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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, semi serious, emotional, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, teenage girl, singing, deafness, teenage life, follow your dream, family, moral dilemma, family life, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit ...
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: emotional, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: political, politics, kennedy assassination, husband wife relationship, assassination, civil rights, vice president, u.s. congress, president, society, debate, baby boy ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1961, year 1965 ...
Place: washington d.c., texas, wyoming, west virginia, georgia ...
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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, candidate, advice, strategy, affection, kamikaze, rival, dream, father, mother, sea ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, athens
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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, rough, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: childhood trauma, child prostitution, violence, money, u.s. senator, murder, alarm, hotel, loner, suicidal thoughts, dark past, teenage girl ...
Place: new york
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The Outcasts (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Outcasts is an American Western genre television series, appearing on ABC in the 1968-69 season. The series stars Don Murray and Otis Young. It is most notable for being the first television Western with an African American co-star.
Plot: range war, box, human, arizona desert, indian burial ground, saloon owner, arizona territory, highwayman, silver, miner, coach, apache indian ...
Place: shanghai, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, arizona, mexico ...
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In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, bodyguard, obsession, assassination attempt, election, undercover, gunfight, assassin, stalking, terrorism, government agency, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, dallas texas, phoenix arizona ...
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Political Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
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, talky, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: politics, president, family relations, reporter, divorce, state affairs, private vs public, white house, media, parents and children, government official, female politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: politics, presidential campaign, government, family relations, election, husband wife relationship, president, first lady, rivalry, society, housewife, lottery ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 278 min.
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, presidential election, ambassador, president, first lady, presidential candidate, american, attorney general, white house, election, television, tv ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: massachusetts, usa, america, england, 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting, suspense
Plot: idealism, campaign, politics, ambition, lifestyle, fighting the system, rise to the top, democrat, political intrigue, society, workplace, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan, washington d.c.
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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, conservative, republican, republican party, american politics, ambition, americana, state affairs, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, philadelphia, south carolina ...
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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, serious, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, election, presidential election, republican, democrat, campaign, political corruption, americana, state affairs, dishonesty, media ...
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, parents and children, unfulfillment, couple relations, americana, campaign, family relations, society, political satire, democracy, political candidate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
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Bajland (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: assistant, poster, argument, presidential election, press conference, presidential campaign, psychiatrist, candidate, last will and testament, inheritance, apartment, politician ...
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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, presidential election, campaign, political campaign, engagement, political satire, scandal, senator, presidential candidate, presidential campaign, election, politician ...
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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.
Plot: american south, fbi, assassination, cia, racial issues, civil rights, racism, political, election, politics, politician, bathtub ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: washington d.c., texas, usa, america, 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: underground film, cult film
Plot: hit in the groin, anti conformity, materialism, consumerism, candidate, hidden truth, meat, television studio, leadership, satanic ritual, government conspiracy, tv set ...
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: bank robbery, debt, love, bank clerk, brother, morgue, mother daughter relationship, single mother, sex, brother brother relationship, bank robber, female police officer ...
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: manipulation, infatuation, obsession, marriage, governor, danger, death threat, lovers, fatal attraction, delusion, mental illness, deception ...
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, woman in danger, artificial intelligence, trapped in a building, childhood flashback, evil child, student, little girl, killer child, childhood trauma, mother daughter relationship ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, disorder, fish out of water, social differences, hopes, couples, partners, misfit, congress, rivalry, campaign ...
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, judge, lawyer, district attorney, murder, moral dilemma, against the rules, legal action, 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, immortality, insurance agent, religious cult, cult leader, god, atheist, insurance, rock band, salesman, cult, church ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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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, dishonesty, political intrigue, society, love affair, immigrants, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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