Politician movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant politician movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, clever, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with politician, politics, murder, state affairs, corruption, crimes, betrayal, profanity, society and political corruption plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Denmark and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as politician: Milk (2008), Scandal (2012), Carnival Row (2019), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Utopia (2013), Brotherhood (2006), The West Wing (1999), Madam Secretary (2014), The Fortress (2010), The Front Runner (2018).

List of politician movies

 7.5
 164K
Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, gay slur, homosexual, politician, civil rights, election, protest, politics, murder, homosexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new york, minnesota ...
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 7.7
 67K
Scandal (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for ...
Style: serious, stylized, clever, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: white house, workplace situations, lawyer, president, political thriller, teamwork, politician, media, relationship vs career, democrat, senator, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.9
 45K
Carnival Row (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and ...
Style: captivating
Plot: mythical creature, dark fantasy, steampunk, fairy, family secret, monster, black magic, politician, love triangle, fantasy world, racism, sorceress ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman ...
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, changing the past or future, fictional reality, alternate reality, forbidden love, power of love, manipulations, mind control, foreknowledge, true love, politician ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, united states
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 8.4
 41K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, captivating, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: conspiracy, buried truth, scientist, danger, mysterious character, life turned upside down, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, top secret, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 7.7
 7K
Brotherhood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class Irish family rules a city built on loyalty and corruption. The Caffee brothers, Tommy, a rising politician desperate for reelection, and Michael, a hardened criminal returning from seven years on the run and eager to reclaim his ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: politician, organized crime, dysfunctional family, irish, family relations, profanity, ambition, crimes, political corruption, family problems, politics, mob boss ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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 8.8
 64K
The West Wing (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart ...
Style: clever, talky, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, white house, political intrigue, politician, election, teamwork, liberal, government official, democrat, workplace, head of state, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Madam Secretary (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Former CIA agent Elizabeth Faulkner McCord is suddenly thrust into the position of US Secretary of State where she must quickly learn to drive international diplomacy, wrangle office politics and balance a complex family life.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: politics, chief of staff, relationship vs career, workplace intrigue, politician, u.s. president, secretary of state, workplace situations, president, female protagonist, state affairs, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 8.5
 19K
The Fortress (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Borgen is a drama series about the fight for political power – and about the personal sacrifices and consequences this has for those involved on and behind the political stage. The central figure is the 40-year old political leader Birgitte ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: politics, leader, politician, marriage, media coverage, journalist, power struggle, family life, state affairs, ambition, tv show, political intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, greenland, copenhagen ...
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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: psychological, captivating, thought provoking, sentimental
Plot: scandal, politician, senator, politics, presidential campaign, affair, reputation, homosexual, society, rivalry, media, gender ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
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Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, tense, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, crime boss, smuggling, businessman, corruption, politician, americana, ambitious ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, chicago illinois, new york ...
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 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, politician, survival, deadly virus, group of strangers, danger, doctor, scientist, ex convict, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 7.2
 7K
The Realm (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Manuel is a crooked politician who enjoys the lifestyle that kickbacks afford. He eats at fancy restaurants, parties with his friends on yachts, and provides a very luxurious lifestyle for his family. Manuel brazenly bribes, extorts, and pays off ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: corruption, treason, politician, corrupt politician, police, husband wife relationship, deception, journalist, evidence, arrest, office, death ...
Time: 2000s
Place: spain, canada
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 6.5
 122K
J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, bleak, serious, factual ...
Plot: fbi, homosexual, corruption, surveillance, ambition, notoriety, politician, gays and lesbians, state affairs, crimes, president, communism ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, new jersey
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 8.4
 24K
The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, rape, policewoman, police detective, politician, murder, election, uncover truth, deadly, crimes, investigator, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, afghanistan, copenhagen ...
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The Chicago Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows officers of the Chicago Police Department as they fight crime on the streets and try to expose political corruption within the city.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, corruption, tough law enforcer, female police officer, politician, policewoman, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, society, partners against crime, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 7.6
 3K
Longford (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, captivating ...
Plot: politician, lawyer, prison, family relations, trial, judge, cruelty, humiliation, friendship, crimes, civil rights, notoriety ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, manchester
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Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, vengeance, fighting the system, senator, death of daughter, investigation, danger, dishonesty, conspiracy, vigilantism, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 7.1
 137K
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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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: realistic, thought provoking, clever, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, womanizer, deception, politician, muslim, law enforcement, state affairs, political intrigue, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, 1990s, 90s
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, texas, cairo egypt ...
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 7.3
 244K
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: emotional, epic, captivating, factual, political ...
Plot: idealism, president, american civil war, racism, civil war, politics, historical character, head of state, slavery, leadership, political unrest, speech ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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 8.3
 45K
Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: politics, mishap, vice president, political satire, politician, satire, workplace situations, boss and employee, ambitious, reporter, administration, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.8
 3K
The K2 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A patriotic bodyguard who was abandoned by his country and colleagues, a hidden daughter of leading Presidential candidate who regards love as a tool for revenge, and the First Lady contender who hides her ambition and charisma behind a kind and ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological
Plot: bodyguard, corruption, politician, protector, political intrigue, danger, first lady, crimes, rivalry, investigation, government corruption
Place: korea
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: epic, melancholic, atmospheric, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rape, corruption, crimes, friendship, criminal heroes, gangster, murder, torture, prohibition, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, miami
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A Prominent Patient (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1939. Flamboyant Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk has fled to America to escape his recent past. Germany has invaded Czechoslovakia and Masaryk is now a man with no nation. In America he tries to forget the personal and political betrayal he and his ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: czech history, politician, diplomat, politics, diplomacy, nazi germany, psychiatrist, european history, life is a bitch, british man, abroad, czech german relations ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s, year 1938, year 1937, year 1939
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
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 7.3
 4K
King's Game (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Starting a new job as a political journalist at a leading newspaper, Ulrik Torp witnesses a brutal struggle for power in the Midparty's ranks -- a struggle that coincides with the charismatic party leader's involvement in a near fatal car ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, political
Plot: politics, political thriller, journalist, politician, conspiracy, parliament, campaign, dishonesty, state affairs, political scandal, death, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark
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The Clonus Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cloning, conspiracy, politician, experiment gone awry, government agency, heroes, society, dishonesty, deadly, technology gone awry, future dystopia, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: america
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 4.4
 2K
Hate Story 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A young photographer from Mumbai uses her mind to play games with a prominent Hindu rightist leader.
Style: realistic, sexy, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: rape revenge, politician, revenge, vengeance, dealing with death, betrayal, deadly, couples, graphic violence, haunted by the past, couple relations, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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 5.8
 1K
Storyville (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While investigating his own blackmailing, a young politician uncovers his family's deep secrets.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, frame up, politician, blackmail, family secret, campaign, manipulation, false accusation, intrigue, manipulations, political conspiracy, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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 7.4
 24K
Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, factual ...
Plot: slavery, politics, friendship, civil rights, injustice, politician, musician, debate, mentor, father son relationship, slave trade, freedom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, victorian, 1800s ...
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
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