Scandal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant scandal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing, psychological and sexy films and TV shows about / with scandal, manipulation, female nudity, mentor, betrayal, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue, politics and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
scandal movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as scandal: Bombshell (2019), Primary Colors (1998), The Front Runner (2018), Disobedience (2017), The Young Pope (2016), Absolute Power (2003), The Perfect Patient (2019), Savage Grace (2007), Damage (1992), Where the Truth Lies (2005).

List of scandal movies

Bombshell (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.
Style: uplifting, sad, political, motivational, feminist film ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, scandal, feminism, propaganda, pervert, conservative, abuse of power, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, accusation, women, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 2000s, year 2016, year 2006
Place: manhattan new york city, cleveland ohio, new york
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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: political, cynical, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, scandal, adultery, presidential election, usa president, media, head of state, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, california, new hampshire
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The Front Runner (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the ...
Style: political, psychological, sentimental, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: politician, scandal, senator, politics, presidential campaign, reputation, rivalry, homosexual, society, media, affair, president ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, colorado
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Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, depressing, sexy, ambiguous ending, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, lesbian sex, female nudity, infidelity, lesbian attraction, funeral, orthodox jew ...
Place: london
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The Young Pope (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 546 min.
TV show
Story: Lenny Belardo, the youngest and first American Pope in the history of the Church, must establish his new papacy and navigate the power struggles of the closed, secretive Vatican.
Style: psychological, captivating, satirical, surreal, funny ...
Plot: religion, catholic church, god, pope, nun, satire, betrayal, scandal, infidelity, intrigue, celibacy, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy
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Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: sitcom, witty, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: media, workplace, manipulation, scandal, celebrity, cover up, campaign, power of media, media satire, showbiz, workplace situations, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london
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The Perfect Patient (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A true and captivating story about the biggest legal scandal in Swedish history, the story about the reporter who questioned an entire legal system. Hannes Råstam was dedicated to proving the innocence of Thomas Quick and unmask the legal chaos ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: scandal, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, murder, journalist, injustice, investigation, false accusation, friendship, acquittal, redemption ...
Place: scandinavia, sweden, eastern europe
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Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, emotional, talky, psychological ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, gay, mother son relationship, adultery, murder, dysfunctional family, sexual relations, older woman younger man, socialite, father son relationship, son ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, london, new york, spain, england ...
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Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, non-linear, melancholic ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, adultery, infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, passion, sexuality, fondling, incest, sensuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, paris france, brussels, palm springs california
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Where the Truth Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter probes the reasons behind the sudden split of a 1950s comedy team.
Style: sexy, stylized, erotic, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, male nudity, threesome, sexualized violence, investigation, lesbian cunnilingus, hotel, lesbian, sex party, voyeur, mystery, extramarital affair ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1957
Place: new jersey, los angeles, miami
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All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: 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: political, realistic, thought provoking, cerebral, factual ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: journalism, newspaper, political conspiracy, politics, investigation, white house, political corruption, conspiracy, journalist, president, investigative journalism, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, miami, florida
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Zipper (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sam Ellis is a man on the rise — a hot-shot federal prosecutor on the cusp of a bright political future. But what was meant to be a one-time experience with an escort turns into a growing addiction — a new demon threatening to destroy his life, ...
Style: sexy, psychological, captivating, thought provoking, neo noir ...
Plot: infidelity, politician, scandal, obsession, addiction, ambition, rise to the top, state affairs, dishonesty, prostitute, family problems, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Anatomy of a Scandal (2022)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 268 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series centering on the personal and political scandals of Britain’s elite.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: scandal, elite, politician, affair, minister, secret, relationship problems, political scandal, sex scandal, husband wife relationship, seductress, intrigue ...
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The Trial (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A mentally-challenged guy was put into trial after allegedly raping his teacher. And as Amanda, Julian, and Ronald try to mount a convincing defense, they discover soon that they're all connected in more ways than just the case.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: scandal, court, mentally challenged, rape, teacher student sex, social problems, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, mental illness, dysfunctional family, legal action ...
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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, political, sincere, tense, tricky ...
Plot: journalism, politics, president, loneliness, reporter, scandal, power struggle, mind game, uncover truth, character study, lie, secret ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1974, 20th century
Place: california, washington d.c., usa, manhattan new york city, sydney australia ...
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Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, cerebral, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, business, guilt, character study, murder, conspiracy, crimes, law firm, mental illness, divorce, twists and turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, california, wisconsin, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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All the King's Men (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.
Style: political, intense, harsh, captivating, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, political corruption, blackmail, mistress, corruption, manipulation, journalist, moral ambiguity, ambition, governor, world politics, scandal ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 50s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, new jersey, usa, southern usa
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Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, sexy, stylized, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: family relations, high society, culture clash, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, fish out of water, dishonesty, mother in law daughter in law relationship, romance, manipulation, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 60s, 1930s, future
Place: england, london, europe, france, britain
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Eight Men Out (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at their own teammates. Gamblers take advantage of this opportunity to offer some players $ to ...
Style: realistic, factual, atmospheric, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: baseball, sport, friendship, major league, gambling, scandal, historical figure, ambition, contests and competitions, society, sport team, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california, boston, cincinnati ohio
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Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Style: political, thought provoking, realistic, clever, factual ...
Plot: cold war, cia, politics, womanizer, stripper, arms dealer, party, female nudity, satire, congress, congressman, christmas party ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, 90s, year 1988 ...
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., texas, pakistan, usa ...
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Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Heidi Fleiss, known as "The Hollywood Madam", who was the daughter of a prominent Los Angeles doctor and eventually became a prostitute for a well-known Los Angeles madam. She took over her boss' operation and soon was ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, escort, rise and fall, hollywood, scandal, ambition, lifestyle, destructive relationship, brothel, father daughter relationship, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Timeless Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Renata, a spirited woman, is treated cruelly by her mother and sister. Falling in love with Jerónimo changes her life for the better, but his misguided quest to avenge his brother's death jeopardizes their relationship.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: mistaken identity, family relations, manipulation, dysfunctional family, scandal, vengeance, fall in love, rivalry, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico, mexico city
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The Invisible Woman (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1857, at the height of his fame and fortune, novelist and social critic Charles Dickens meets and falls in love with teenage stage actress Nelly Ternan. As she becomes the focus of his heart and mind, as well as his muse, painful secrecy is the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: charles dickens, love affair, writer's life, older man younger woman relationship, forbidden love, marital discord, celebrity, secret, scandal, introspection, father son relationship, actress ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
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Restless Virgins (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sex scandal that shook Massachusetts prep school, Milton Academy in 2004-05 school year.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, preparatory school, scandal, high school life, social relations, teenage life, youth, lifetime, friendship, escapades, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
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Scandal: 15 Minutes of Fame (2001)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three women, an asping actress, a reporter, and a lawyer, hatch a scheme to enrich each other. The actress will fake a sexual harassment charge against a politician and get a lot of publicity, the reporter will get the scoop, and the lawyer will get ...
Style: sexy, sexploitation film
Plot: sexploitation, scam, reporter, lawyer, scandal, sexual harassment, politician, false accusation, scheme, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
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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: political, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: usa president, fbi, whistleblower, scandal, cover-up, politics, husband wife relationship, secret, white house, congressional hearing, lie, baby ...
Time: year 1974, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
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Rampart (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Follows veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, as he struggles to take care of his family, and fights for his own survival.
Style: bleak, intense, neo noir, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: police corruption, crimes, brutality, police, police brutality, dysfunctional family, bigotry, family, scandal, dishonesty, drugs, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Pam & Tommy (2022)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 340 min.
TV show
Story: This comedic series takes on the true story behind the release of the first ever viral video in history — the sex tape of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee.
Style: sexy, captivating, disturbing
Plot: scandal, female protagonist, sex tape, celebrity, life, women, private vs public, couple relations, relationships, mystery, male female relationship, sex scandal ...
Time: year 1995, 90s
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Lektor (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Car explosion in the centre of Moscow. The double agent in the Russian secret services. The international dealer the weapon «under a cap» at the British investigation. The dissident poisoned in London. The monk from Kosovo, rescuing a unique icon. ...
Style: psychological, tricky, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: counter intelligence, spy, espionage, scandal, secret service, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret agents, undercover agent, relationship problems, rescue, society, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: moscow russia
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Code Breakers (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1951, a cheating scandal rocks West Point academy, as 83 cadets -- including the son of the school's football coach (Glenn) -- are implicated and ultimately dismissed.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: american football, scandal, coach, problem, athlete and trainer, military academy, sport team, sport, academy, football player, honor, cheating ...
Time: 50s
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