Political campaign movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant political campaign movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light and entertaining films and TV shows about / with political campaign, politics, mentor, brutality, election campaign, campaign, storytelling, politician, dialogue and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as political campaign: Vice (2018), Swing Vote (2008), Bob Roberts (1992), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), The Spy Gone North (2018), Our Brand Is Crisis (2015), The Politician (2019), Black Sheep (1996), Grassroots (2012), Poster Boy (2004).

List of political campaign movies

 7.2
 111K
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, cynical, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, iraq war, war on terror, politician, intrigue, political leader, u.s. congress, u.s. constitution, tragic event, money ...
Time: year 2001, year 1968, september 11 2001, year 1973, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, america, wyoming, cambodia ...
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 6.1
 17K
Swing Vote (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, political campaign, presidential election, election, small town, parents and children, state affairs, single father, father daughter relationship, campaign, media, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico, california
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 7.0
 13K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: republican, political satire, politics, assassination attempt, political campaign, election campaign, senator, conservative, manipulation, journalism, society, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
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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, changing the past or future, fall in love, alternate reality, forbidden love, fictional reality, manipulations, power of love, foreknowledge, true love, mind control, politician ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, united states
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The Spy Gone North (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In 1993, former military officer Suk-young Park is recruited as a spy by South Korea's National Intelligence Service, and given the code name "Black Venus". He is then sent to infiltrate a group of high-ranking North Korean officials ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: undercover agent, political campaign, political corruption, operation, undercover, spy, top secret, double agent, dictatorship, secret mission, government official, interrogation ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: north korea, south korea, china, asia, korea ...
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Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A feature film based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.
Style: satirical, tricky, clever, harsh, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: political campaign, presidential campaign, rivals, politician, election, presidential candidate, debate, sabotage, humiliation, political, conspiracy, world politics ...
Time: year 2002
Place: bolivia, south america, california, latin america, new orleans ...
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 7.5
 15K
The Politician (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.
Style: humorous, entertaining, dark humor, light, thought provoking ...
Plot: political intrigue, politics, class differences, wealth, stupidity, political campaign, intrigue, press conference, debate, teenager, interracial sex, private school ...
Place: california, new york state, new york
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 6.3
 36K
Black Sheep (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, political comedy, idiotic, light, feel good ...
Plot: political satire, friends, parents and children, partners, political conspiracy, political candidate, political campaign, campaign, alcohol abuse, sarcasm, hidden camera, duo ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 5.3
 1K
Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: ambition, satire, campaign, friends, society, unemployment, politics, against the odds, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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 6.1
 1K
Poster Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of a hot, slightly older new acquaintance (Noseworthy), the closeted son (Newton) of a conservative U.S. Senator (Lerner) puts a shocking spin on his dad's re-election campaign.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming out, politics, college, parents and children, love and romance, republican, campaign, sexual relations, election, political campaign, gay son, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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 5.9
 2K
Blue State (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: BLUE STATE is a romantic comedy about a disgruntled Democrat who actually follows through on a drunken campaign promise to move to Canada if George "Dubya" Bush gets re-elected.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: politics, vietnam war, political unrest, self discovery, culture clash, democrat, starting over, media, state affairs, political campaign, on the road, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 2004
Place: canada, usa, san francisco, ohio, washington state ...
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 6.3
 393
Pretty Rosebud (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Drama - A career woman stuck in an unhappy marriage struggles to find happiness. - Chuti Tiu, Kipp Shiotani, Dana Lee
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, tense ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, culture clash, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, crumbling marriage, sexual content, misfit, society, rebelliousness, introspection, workplace situations, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 5K
The Family (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This thriller follows the return of a politician’s young son who was presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier. As the mysterious young man is welcomed back into his family, suspicions emerge — is he really who he says he is?
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, melancholic ...
Plot: family drama, missing child, secret, lie, politics, kidnapping, suspicion, teenager, political campaign, twists & turns, parents and children, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.3
 13K
All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: factual, realistic, tense, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, racial issues, political, racism, civil rights movement, prejudice, civil rights, presidential election, kennedy assassination, activism, political campaign, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, america, vietnam, dallas texas ...
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 5.4
 28
Mad Women (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother of three daughters (one died at the age of three) commits a crime of conscience and becomes radicalized in prison; she turns into an idealist run amok, determined to change her little corner of the world for the better. Her middle daughter, ...
Style: psychological, rough, captivating, disturbing
Plot: incestuous relationship, illness, jail, memory, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, mayor, storytelling, delusion, dying mother, fictional city, political campaign ...
Place: new york
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 6.0
 2K
Wedding Wars (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gay people across the U.S. go on strike when a governor refuses to approve of gay marriages.
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, light, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, coming out, campaign, couples, romance, event planner, politics, gender, transvestism, family relations, gay marriage, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
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Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, vietnam, canada ...
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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, cinderella story, opposites attract, love and romance, love story, fall in love, social differences, class differences, mistaken identity, single mother, rags to riches, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, san francisco ...
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The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of ...
Style: realistic, political comedy, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, terminal illness, lobbyist, greed, political corruption, human spirit, rise to the top, dishonesty, fall in love, head of state, switching roles, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, florida, latin america
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 6.0
 4K
Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: suspenseful, clever, thought provoking, satirical, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, politics, campaign, political corruption, murder mystery, dishonesty, political intrigue, society, love affair, immigrants, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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The Growing Pains Movie (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Growing Pains Movie" is the first of two reunion movies based on the sitcom "Growing Pains". When the Seaver family reunites in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Jason (Alan Thicke) and Maggie's (Joanna Kerns) 30th ...
Plot: election campaign, political candidate, politics, political campaign, campaigning
Place: washington d.c.
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The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On ...
Style: brutal, intense, suspense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gunfight, survival, murder, violence, class differences, politics, death, psychological thriller, social decay, fighting the system, female politician, rebellion ...
Time: near future
Place: washington d.c.
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 7.8
 5K
King (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The movie opens with a scene of a bank robbery in progress. The actions of the robbers during the gateway is photographed by Ashwin (Jeeva). After a chase, the injured Ashwin loses his camera to the robbers but managed to retrieve the memory card. ...
Plot: terrorist, political corruption, assassination, political campaign, politician, election, murder, deception, love triangle, journalist, explosion, election campaign ...
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 5.4
 2K
Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: sheriff, misfit, life is a bitch, family problems, parent child relationship, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, family relations, mentally unstable, mother child relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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 6.2
 4K
Irresistible (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Democratic political consultant helps a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small, conservative Wisconsin town.
Style: twist ending, twists and turns
Plot: american politics, election campaign, political satire, mayor, small town, democrat, fund raising, politician, plot twist, fundraiser, set up, veteran ...
Place: wisconsin
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Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: street gang, ghetto, gang, fish out of water, partners, disorder, family relations, crimes, crime, gangsters, hip hop, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, south central los angeles
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Sheep Without a Shepherd (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Li Weijie, his wife Ayu and their two daughters Pingping and An-an, are a Chinese family living in northern Thailand since last 17 years. Weijie run an internet service providing shop and is a film enthusiast who likes to watch detective films and ...
Style: dark, brutal, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: chinese, investigation, police investigation, blackmail, family relations, rape victim, rape revenge, emotional blackmail, sexual abuse, fighting the system, crime investigation, blackmailer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, thailand
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 7.5
 61K
Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: tense, clever, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: lobbyist, female protagonist, career woman, strong female character, determination, politics, empowerment, brainwashing, prison, courtroom, gun, legislation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, new hampshire, wisconsin, massachusetts ...
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 6.2
 2K
Soulless 2 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Andreev thought the best place to start a new life would be at the other end of the world. What he didn't know, is that you can't outrun your past.
Style: cynical, controversial, emotional
Plot: workplace situations, corporate crimes, manipulation, ambition, materialism, social differences, corporate world, high society, crimes, banker, party, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Almost Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.
Style: feel good, light, sincere, captivating
Plot: family, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas, parents and children, love, adaptation, society, friendship, youth, escapades, hopes ...
Time: year 2015
Place: atlanta georgia
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