Head of state movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant head of state movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, intense and dramatic films and TV shows about / with head of state, state affairs, politics, society, president, mentor, betrayal, storytelling, dialogue and dishonesty plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as head of state: The Queen (2006), White House Down (2013), Mary Queen of Scots (2013), Elizabeth (1998), Victoria & Albert (2001), Lincoln (2012), 37 Days (2014), Commander in Chief (2005), The Last King of Scotland (2006), Air Force One (1997).

List of head of state movies

 7.3
 102K
The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: queen, royal family, historical character, head of state, queen of england, paparazzi, politics, british royal family, death, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, britain, europe, london ...
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White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: white house, terrorism, conspiracy, president, save the day, security guard, nuclear threat, hostage, siege, head of state, treason, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon, u.s. capitol building, paris france ...
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Mary Queen of Scots (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The life and death of the Scottish monarch.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: royal family, political intrigue, head of state, royal court, betrayal, political unrest, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, queen, monarchy, strong female presence, british royal family ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe
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 7.4
 91K
Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: stylized, realistic, epic, factual, captivating ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, historical character, royal court, british history, british royal family, monarchy, political intrigue, politics, rise to the top, treason, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, paris france ...
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Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: queen victoria, royal family, husband wife relationship, love and romance, head of state, british empire, state affairs, royal court, couple relations, romance, political unrest, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe
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 7.3
 240K
Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: epic, emotional, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: idealism, racism, american civil war, president, politics, historical character, head of state, slavery, speech, cultural conflict, white house, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Western
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, scary, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, imaginary, good versus evil, secret identity, head of state, supernatural, slavery, hunt down, immortality, blood, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new orleans, u.s. capitol building, indiana
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 8.1
 1K
37 Days (2014)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of what happened in the few weeks immediately preceding World War I.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: head of state, world war one, politics, historical character, state affairs, political unrest, society, negotiation, assassination, political thriller, diplomacy, prime minister ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: england, europe, france, germany
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Commander in Chief (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Commander in Chief is an American drama television series that focused on the fictional administration and family of Mackenzie Allen, the first female President of the United States, who ascends to the post from the Vice Presidency after the death ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, clever, talky ...
Plot: female politician, politics, white house, president, head of state, rise to the top, society, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, workplace, government official, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, brutal, factual ...
Plot: dictatorship, doctor, against humanity, genocide, atrocity, politics, corruption, torture, blacks and whites, violence, attempted murder, head of state ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uganda, africa, scotland
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 6.5
 176K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hijacking, secret service, hostage, negotiation, airplane, terrorism, prison, conspiracy, president, head of state, political prisoner, white house ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: russia, afghanistan, kazakhstan, moscow russia
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 7.6
 720K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, scenic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, battles, courage, army, legends and myths, ancient, heroic mission, human spirit, war, soldier, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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The Inhabited Island (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: On the threshold of 22nd century, furrowing the space, protagonist from the Free Search Group makes emergency landing on an unknown planet where he must stay. People who are living on this planet have remained at the stone level of the 20th century, ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, stylized
Plot: future dystopia, head of state, brainwashing, good versus evil, fish out of water, social differences, misfit, danger, deadly, dishonesty, sword fight, battles ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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The Girl King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, Canada, Sweden, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, baroque ...
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian, royal family, queen, head of state, love interest, heir to the throne, forbidden love, royal court, society, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: sweden, europe
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 5.3
 15K
King Ralph (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, king, royal family, goofy hero, head of state, rise to the top, fall in love, rich and poor, family relations, betrayal, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, buckingham palace ...
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Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, period piece, queen elizabeth i, throne, british history, monarchy, royal family, political intrigue, sea battle, politics, head of state, catholicism ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, renaissance, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, spain, scotland, america ...
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The Special Relationship (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between ...
Style: realistic, sincere, intense, disturbing, tricky ...
Plot: politics, friends, head of state, political intrigue, world politics, unlikely friendships, greed, british prime minister, relationships, honest, manipulation, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, washington d.c., europe, usa ...
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 6.6
 929
Getulio (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The movie depicts the political crisis that led to the suicide of president Getúlio Vargas, in the 19 days that preceded August 24, 1954. The crisis began with the attempted assassination of journalist and politician Carlos Lacerda in August 5, ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, realistic, bleak
Plot: politics, head of state, investigation, assassination attempt, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, journalism, dishonesty, downfall, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: brazil
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King of the Sands (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Syria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A daring, compelling and controversial take on the life of prince Abdulaziz Al Saud (Ibn Saud), founder of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, serious
Plot: against the odds, leadership, head of state, ruler, rebellion, battles, conquering, dishonesty, rebelliousness, ambition, state affairs, rise to the top ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: saudi arabia
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An Ordinary Execution (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During the last days of Stalin's reign, a doctor (Marina Hands) tries to go unnoticed in a society of mutual dread where a neighbour or colleague might "denounce" you to the authorities at any moment.But tales of her healing touch ...
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: head of state, doctors and patients, moral dilemma, power relations, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, dictator, josef stalin, illness, suffering, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
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Salting the Battlefield (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David Hare concludes his trilogy of films about MI5 renegade Johnny Worricker with another fugue on power, secrets and the British establishment. Johnny Worricker goes on the run with Margot Tyrell across Europe, and with the net closing in, the ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, secret agents, head of state, undercover, espionage, dishonesty, state affairs, cover up, politics, conspiracy, spy, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Haute Cuisine (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, non-linear
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace, workplace situations, head of state, state affairs, unsupportive coworkers, tradition versus modernity, power struggle, tradition, profanity, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, antarctic
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 7.1
 19K
Titus (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.
Style: rough, serious, captivating, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: sacrifice, war, head of state, state affairs, violence spree, life is a bitch, society, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), emperor, gold, hunting ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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 7.3
 16K
Il Divo (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The narration spans the period since the seventh election of Andreotti as Prime Minister of Italy in 1992, until the trial in which he was accused of collusion with the Mafia.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, controversial, enigmatic ...
Plot: political corruption, mafia, murder, prime minister, italian history, photographer, blackmail, state affairs, politics, crimes, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 1990s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, palermo italy, soviet union ...
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 5.4
 301
Saving Lincoln (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The almost entirely true story of Abraham Lincoln and his self-appointed bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon - a banjo-playing Southerner who foiled repeated attempts on the President's life, and kept him functioning during the darkest ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: assassination attempt, american civil war, head of state, danger, friendship, state affairs, historical event, storytelling, death of son, assassination plot, bodyguard, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: politics, parody, satire, white house, goofy hero, head of state, state affairs, couple relations, media, political leader, u.s. president, political satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.2
 2K
The Conquest (2011)
Genre: Biography
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, political party, parliament, head of state, political intrigue, rise to the top, state affairs, social differences, media sensation, private vs public, leadership, french politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2007, year 2004
Place: france, europe
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Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: politics, ambition, idealism, leadership, head of state, rise to the top, political unrest, political conspiracy, political intrigue, fighting the system, culture clash, society ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 6.8
 48K
Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: u.s. president, lookalikes, politics, coma, secret service, conspiracy, political corruption, president, congress, romance, head of state, white house ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1993, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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 5.3
 636
Timequest (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story about a man who travels back in time to Fort Worth, Texas on Novemeber 22, 1963 and prevents the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, political conspiracy, head of state, heroic mission, politics, on the run, state affairs, deadly, dishonesty, assassination, destiny ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, dallas texas
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