Watergate movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant watergate movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, political, thought provoking, tense, dramatic and based on true events films and TV shows about / with watergate, politics, u.s. president, white house, president, american politics, storytelling, justice, friendship and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as watergate: Born Again (1978), Dick (1999), All the President's Men (1976), Finding Steve McQueen (2019), The Hoax (2006), The Irishman (2019), Forrest Gump (1994), Vice (2018), The Post (2017), Blind Ambition (1979).

List of watergate movies

 5.2
 116
Born Again (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having been imprisoned for his part in the Watergate scandal, Charles Colson undergoes a religious conversion.
Plot: watergate, scandal, courtroom, arrest, christian, white house, prayer, faith, autobiography, lawyer, prison visit, religion ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
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The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The files that escaped the shredder have become an incredible motion picture. From the Kennedys to Martin Luther King. From cab drivers to Congressmen. From housewives to hostesses. He had something on 58 million people. It was all in his files. Now ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: fbi, watergate, dishonesty, crimes, society, gangsters, megalomaniac, social decay, government agency, head of state, law enforcement, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california, los angeles, washington d.c.
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 6.1
 19K
Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: politics, teenage life, goofy hero, journalism, workplace intrigue, farce, dishonesty, high school, investigation, friendship, white house, whistleblower ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, factual, tense ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, journalism, investigation, newspaper, political corruption, president, political intrigue, political thriller, cover up, white house, wiretap ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states
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Finding Steve McQueen (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1972, a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempt to steal $30 million in illegal contributions. Based on the true story of the biggest bank heist in US history.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspense, tense
Plot: bank robbery, theft, investigator, fbi, police arrest, crimes, romance, escapades, love, uncover truth, investigation, heist ...
Time: 70s, year 1980
Place: usa, ohio, california
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 6.6
 16K
The Hoax (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.
Style: realistic, witty, cynical, intense, tense ...
Plot: americana, writer's life, giant, media, rise and fall, ambition, research, mad, false identity, paranoia, imaginary, friendship between men ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, las vegas, mexico, bahamas, washington d.c. ...
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 7.9
 328K
The Irishman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 209 min.
Story: A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, thought provoking, epic
Plot: mafia, italian mafia, labor union, hitman, money, organized crime, life, high society, father daughter relationship, bribery, prison, murder ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 70s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, chicago illinois, florida, cuba ...
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 8.8
 1.8M
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: touching, uplifting, sincere, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: life philosophy, human spirit, mentally challenged, journey, destiny, rise to the top, true love, storytelling, philosophy, human relationship, odd, army ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china, united states ...
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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Style: based on true events, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: fbi, scandal, cover-up, politics, white house, husband wife relationship, whistleblower, secret, marriage, baby, lie, congressional hearing ...
Time: year 1974, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
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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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 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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The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, political comedy, political
Plot: politics, media, parody, goofy hero, political conspiracy, political intrigue, state affairs, fighting the system, rise to the top, fish out of water, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
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Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy who spent 54 months in prison following the Watergate scandal.
Plot: politics, dead rat, rat, prison, watergate, autobiography
Time: 70s
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Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 750 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men he surrounds himself with in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.
Style: political drama
Plot: politics, president, political corruption, oval office, telephone call, political leader, government corruption, politician, government, u.s. president, political intrigue, american politics ...
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.7
 128
Blind Ambition (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: Television series docu-drama traces the career of John Dean, special counsel of president Nixon.
Plot: president, marriage, government, u.s. president, husband wife relationship, attorney, republican party, politics, watergate
Place: washington d.c.
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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political, one man show, political comedy
Plot: first lady, world war two, wife, movie star, democrat, friendship, friend, communist, politician, piano, boss, u.s. president ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, year 1948
Place: minnesota, chicago illinois, america, seattle washington, japan ...
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White House Madness (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Nixon Administration falls apart in a farcical manner in the time of the Watergate Scandal.
Style: political comedy, political
Plot: politics, satire, farce, american politics, dog, white house, checkers, republican, republican party, president, scandal, watergate ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
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You Got Trumped: The First 100 Days (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA, Canada
TV show
Story: This insane comedy series examines President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.
Style: political
Plot: media, masturbation, wrestling, rich man, political scandal, servant, gun, racism, misogyny, president, spanking, presidential election ...
Place: china, mexico, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 11
Sammy-Gate (2020)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Story: Equal parts "Dr. Strangelove," "Zelig," and "Network," "Sammy-Gate" takes you on a psychedelic trip into the 1970s polyester heart of darkness. On a USO tour of Vietnam, Sammy Davis Jr. stumbles upon a ...
Plot: conspiracy, cia, fbi, mob, mafia, watergate, black history, counterculture
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam
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 7.3
 3K
Secret Honor (1984)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this speculative one-man drama, we see former President Richard Milhous Nixon alone in his study, dictating his thoughts into a tape recorder. His only company are a four-screen closed-circuit TV setup, the portraits on the walls, a bottle of ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, contemplative, sincere ...
Plot: politics, destiny, introspection, obsessive quest, state affairs, society, head of state, dishonesty, rise and fall, political corruption, one-man show, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
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 6.0
 306
Nasty Habits (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants.
Plot: abbess, convent, nun, novice, priest, catholic priest, catholic church, catholic, mother superior, newcomer, watergate
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The Werewolf of Washington (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being unknowingly inflicted with the bite of a werewolf while on a visit to Europe, White House press secretary Jack Whittier (Dean Stockwell) begins to turn into a deadly beast by night, terrorizing Washington D.C. and presenting a very ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: racism, werewolf, laboratory, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, love affair, dangerous animal, mad scientist, state affairs, social misfits, injustice, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: washington d.c., europe, hungary
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 7.1
 139K
State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political conspiracy, murder, politics, gunfight, journalism, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, assassin, politician, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.1
 29K
Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: political corruption, vietnam war, politics, government, campaign, rise and fall, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: washington d.c., china, usa, california, texas
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Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sentimental, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, opposites attract, love story, love and romance, cinderella story, fall in love, class differences, mistaken identity, hotel, social differences, single mother, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, san francisco ...
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 7.7
 104K
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: clever, tense, psychological, sincere, tricky ...
Plot: journalism, president, reporter, politics, loneliness, tv show, scandal, power struggle, lie, mind game, uncover truth, secret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, year 1977
Place: usa, california, washington d.c., sydney australia, australia ...
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The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t give him any money to start anew. He tries to find someone to blame for his misfortunes ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, hypocrisy, obsession, depression, robbery, revenge, assassination attempt, head of state, planned murder, attempted murder, rules and policies, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, baltimore, vietnam
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