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, political, light, entertaining and suspense films and TV shows about / with political campaign, politics, election, politician, election campaign, state affairs, campaign, society, mentor and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as political campaign: The Politician (2019), Vice (2018), Swing Vote (2008), Bob Roberts (1992), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), The Spy Gone North (2018), Our Brand Is Crisis (2015), Graves (2016), Black Sheep (1996), Grassroots (2012).

List of political campaign movies

 7.5
 17K
The Politician (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: dark humor, entertaining, humorous, thought provoking, exciting ...
Plot: political intrigue, political campaign, politics, class differences, wealth, stupidity, intrigue, press conference, debate, teenager, interracial sex, private school ...
Place: california, new york state, new york
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 7.2
 116K
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, humorous, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, iraq war, war on terror, politician, political leader, u.s. constitution, u.s. congress, intrigue, marketing, money ...
Time: year 1968, 2010s, september 11 2001, 80s, 70s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, wyoming, united states, america ...
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 6.1
 18K
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, media, campaign, 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, election campaign, political campaign, conservative, senator, manipulation, journalism, society, manipulations ...
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, fall in love, changing the past or future, alternate reality, fictional reality, forbidden love, manipulations, mind control, power of love, foreknowledge, true love, 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: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: undercover agent, spy, political campaign, political corruption, undercover, operation, top secret, disguise, dictatorship, military, double agent, interrogation ...
Time: year 1993, 1990s, 90s, 2000s, year 1998 ...
Place: north korea, south korea, seoul, beijing china, china ...
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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: political, satirical, tricky, clever, harsh ...
Audience: kids
Plot: political campaign, presidential campaign, rivals, presidential candidate, politician, election, debate, humiliation, sabotage, conspiracy, world politics, dialogue ...
Time: year 2002
Place: bolivia, south america, california, latin america, new orleans ...
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 6.5
 1K
Graves (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former two-term President Richard Graves embarks on a Don Quixote-like quest to right the wrongs of his administration and reclaim his legacy 25 years after leaving the White House. His enlightenment takes place just as his wife Margaret Graves ...
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, light
Plot: politics, u.s. president, political campaign, husband wife relationship, epiphany, politician, first lady, love interest, activist, high society, regret, aging ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, partners, parents and children, political conspiracy, political candidate, political campaign, alcohol abuse, campaign, sarcasm, nitrous oxide, hidden camera ...
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, ambition, unemployment, campaign, society, politics, against the odds, friends, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, profanity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., seattle, usa
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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, republican, campaign, parents and children, love and romance, sexual relations, political campaign, election, 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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, politics, culture clash, political unrest, self discovery, state affairs, media, democrat, starting over, political campaign, on the road, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 2004
Place: canada, usa, ohio, san francisco, california ...
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 6.2
 399
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, tense, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, interracial sex, culture clash, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, crumbling marriage, society, unfulfillment, couples, introspection, relationship vs career, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 5K
The Family (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: family drama, missing child, secret, lie, politics, kidnapping, teenager, suspicion, political campaign, twists & turns, neighbor, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.0
 270
Reg (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In June 2003, Reg Keys and his wife Sally return to their home in the Welsh countryside. As they switch on the TV to hear six military policemen have been murdered in Iraq, two men arrive bearing the terrible news that their son, Tom, was among them.
Style: political, suspense, suspenseful, touching, rough ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, military police, election, prime minister, political campaign, family relations, marital problem, iraq war, war criminal, mother son relationship, death of brother ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, year 2005
Place: england, london
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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: political, factual, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: politics, racial issues, racism, civil rights movement, presidential election, civil rights, prejudice, kennedy assassination, u.s. vice president, political campaign, u.s. senator, presidential candidate ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, america, dallas texas ...
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 5.5
 31
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: rough, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: incestuous relationship, lesbian incest, illness, jail, memory, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, storytelling, mayor, delusion, dying mother, fictional city ...
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, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, coming out, campaign, event planner, couples, romance, gender, politics, lifestyle, family relations, transvestism, gay marriage ...
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, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, canada, vietnam ...
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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, opposites attract, love and romance, cinderella story, love story, fall in love, social differences, class differences, mistaken identity, hotel, rags to riches, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, semi serious ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, terminal illness, greed, political corruption, rise to the top, dishonesty, human spirit, fall in love, cons and scams, switching roles, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., florida, usa, 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, political intrigue, society, dishonesty, 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.
TV show
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, politics, political campaign, political candidate, campaigning
Place: washington d.c.
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The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, 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, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gunfight, class differences, distopia, survival, murder, violence, politics, death, social decay, female politician, rebellion, fighting the system ...
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, political campaign, assassination, explosion, terrorism, journalism, bomb, deception, journalist, politician, love triangle ...
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 5.6
 606
Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: campaign, politics, fighting the system, rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, democrat, political intrigue, love affair, society, head of state, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, michigan
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I Want to Get Married (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Can Paul get married in just 6 days? Paul Roll is a lovable nerd who's achieved everything he's set his mind to, except...he's never been successful at finding a man. After witnessing the marriage of his best friends--6 days before ...
Plot: gay, advertising, casino, thirty something, man with glasses, conservative, election, internet, shower, kiss, nerd, female impersonator ...
Time: year 2008
Place: california
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The Mystic Masseur (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, India, Trinidad and Tobago, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Circa 1940 in Trinidad, still a British Colony, lives Ganesh Ramseyor, of East Indian origin, along with his wife, Leela. He longs to reach out to people, especially to Hindus, in order to promote the Hindu Faith, and be known as a writer. He does ...
Style: touching, serious, talky, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: politics, miraculous event, ambition, writer's life, rise and fall, rise to the top, love and romance, love affair, friendship, celebrity culture, husband wife relationship, village ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: latin america, india, oxford university, canada
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 7.6
 3K
The Best Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, social realism, rough ...
Plot: politics, election campaign, political intrigue, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, corrupt politician, head of state, state affairs, media, opponent, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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 7.5
 163K
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 1976, year 1975, year 1972 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, phoenix arizona, florida ...
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