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 realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, suspense and entertaining films and TV shows about / with head of state, state affairs, politics, mentor, society, betrayal, dialogue, runaway, president and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
head of state
head of state movies
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), The Last King of Scotland (2006), Air Force One (1997), 300 (2006), The Inhabited Island (2009).

List of head of state movies

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, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies, private vs public ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, buckingham palace, europe, paris france, scottish highlands ...
Is relevant ?
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, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, president, save the day, terrorism, nuclear threat, conspiracy, head of state, treason, siege, secret service, hostages, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, u.s. capitol building, pentagon ...
Is relevant ?
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, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: royal family, head of state, political intrigue, political unrest, betrayal, state affairs, royal court, palaces castles and temples, queen, monarchy, british history, british royal family ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe
Is relevant ?
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, epic, realistic, factual, captivating ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, historical character, british history, royal court, political intrigue, british royal family, politics, rise to the top, treason, monarchy, head of state ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, rome italy, paris france ...
Is relevant ?
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, love and romance, royal family, head of state, british empire, state affairs, royal court, husband wife relationship, romance, couple relations, political unrest, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
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, captivating, factual, suspense, tense ...
Plot: idealism, racism, american civil war, president, politics, head of state, slavery, speech, cultural conflict, white house, battlefield, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
Is relevant ?
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, slavery, good versus evil, secret identity, head of state, hunt down, immortality, blood, imaginary, tough heroes, brutality ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, indiana
Is relevant ?
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, brutal, factual ...
Plot: dictatorship, doctor, against humanity, atrocity, politics, corruption, torture, blacks and whites, head of state, attempted murder, assistant, genocide ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uganda, africa, scotland
Is relevant ?
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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, secret service, negotiation, prison, hostage, conspiracy, president, head of state, political prisoner, white house, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: russia, kazakhstan, afghanistan, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
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, harsh, scenic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, legends and myths, battles, ancient, courage, historical character, heroic mission, master warrior, human spirit, army, against the odds ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
Is relevant ?
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: futuristic, serious, rough, stylized
Plot: future dystopia, head of state, sword fight, brainwashing, fish out of water, good versus evil, social differences, misfit, deadly, dishonesty, danger, big city ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Is relevant ?
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: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, baroque ...
Plot: lesbian interest, queen, lesbian, head of state, heir to the throne, love interest, forbidden love, royal court, society, love and romance, state affairs, royal family ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: sweden, europe
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
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, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, king, royal family, head of state, goofy hero, fall in love, rise to the top, rich and poor, betrayal, romance, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: england, las vegas, usa, europe, buckingham palace ...
Is relevant ?
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, realistic, captivating, serious, colourful ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, throne, period piece, british history, monarchy, royal family, political intrigue, politics, head of state, catholicism, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, renaissance, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, spain, scotland, virginia ...
Is relevant ?
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, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, friends, head of state, political intrigue, world politics, unlikely friendships, greed, relationships, honest, manipulation, corruption, media sensation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, europe, england, london, new jersey ...
Is relevant ?
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, dishonesty, espionage, state affairs, cover up, politics, daughter, money laundering, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
Is relevant ?
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace, workplace situations, head of state, state affairs, unsupportive coworkers, power struggle, tradition versus modernity, tradition, palaces castles and temples, pastry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
Is relevant ?
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, state affairs, rise to the top, social differences, media sensation, private vs public, leadership, french politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2004, 2000s
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
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: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: politics, coma, u.s. president, secret service, political corruption, president, congress, romance, head of state, white house, state affairs, americana ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1993, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
Is relevant ?
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, obsession, depression, hypocrisy, suicide, robbery, hijacking, revenge, airport, airplane, head of state, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, usa
Is relevant ?
Tut (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Explores the drama of power, political back-stabbing, war and murder and chronicles King Tut's rise to glory, his efforts to rule a chaotic empire and the enigma surrounding his death.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: pharaoh, ancient egypt, ambition, political intrigue, rise to the top, state affairs, head of state, rivalry, royal family, dishonesty, king
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
Is relevant ?
Masquerade (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: During the confusing and conspiratorial Joseon Dynasty King Gwang-hae orders his councilor, HEO Kyun, to find him a double in order to avoid the constant threat of assassination. HEO Kyun finds Ha-sun, a jester who looks remarkably like the king, ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: royal court, lookalikes, throne, king, hidden identity, save the kingdom, ruler, political intrigue, state affairs, head of state, forced into action, political conspiracy ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea, asia
Is relevant ?
Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: hitler, against humanity, fascism, dictatorship, racism, historical character, rise to the top, life is a bitch, politics, newspaper, head of state, state affairs ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 1910s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
Is relevant ?
Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's and Martin Dugard's 2012 non-fiction book "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It follows the parallel lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald from the winter 1959-1960 to ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: kennedy assassination, assassination, politics, head of state, couple relations, state affairs, deadly, american politics, brother brother relationship, assassination of president, husband wife relationship, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, year 1962
Place: usa, texas, russia, washington d.c., dallas texas
Is relevant ?
Jack & Bobby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: If "greatness is thrust upon us," as Winston Churchill once said, then it stands to reason that those who are destined for greatness are rarely aware of it. Take Jack and Bobby McCallister for example: two bright young brothers growing up ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: president, childhood, parents and children, head of state, family relations, first love, youth, siblings relations, state affairs, sibling relationship, coming of age, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
Is relevant ?
Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, couples, against the odds, love and romance, comedian, conspiracy theory, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: talky, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: british history, winston churchill, politics, war, head of state, state affairs, society, rise to the top, couple relations, fascism, world war two, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, germany
Is relevant ?
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, armored car, race against time, rescue, head of state, danger, law enforcement, crimes, secret agents, hostage, explosive ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
Is relevant ?
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA
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: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: extramarital affair, politics, scandal, presidential election, media, head of state, supportive spouse, couple relations, rise to the top, state affairs, adultery, presidential candidate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new hampshire, california
Is relevant ?
Into the Storm (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years--even as his marriage was encountering its own struggles.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: winston churchill, prime minister, negotiation, leadership, state affairs, head of state, politics, war, political leader, diplomacy, defeat, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1940
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?