Political campaign movies and TV shows – page 4

List of political campaign movies

The Batman (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: In his second year of fighting crime, Batman uncovers corruption in Gotham City that connects to his own family while facing a serial killer known as the Riddler.
Style: neo noir, exciting, tense, captivating, epic ...
Plot: superhero, masked superhero, gotham city, crime fighter, corruption, organized crime, heroes, vigilante, dark hero, batman, masked vigilante, psychopath ...
Time: 2020s
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Total Control (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A local Indigenous politician is recruited to the senate by the Australian Prime Minister after a contentious video goes viral.
Plot: politician, family relations, brother sister relationship, filicide, australian, dog, farmer, cyberbullying, attempted murder, brother sister conflict, murder, woman ...
Place: sydney australia
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The Road Within (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
Style: touching, sentimental, slasher, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, tourette's syndrome, father son relationship, friendship, mental illness, coming of age, anorexia, obsessive quest, on the road, escapades, social misfits, mentally unstable protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, usa, los angeles
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First Daughter (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Samantha MacKenzie, the daughter of the president of the United States, arrives at college with a group of Secret Service agents. Samantha, however, resents their presence and decides she wants to attend school just like a normal student. Her father ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: college, teenager, college life, usa president, fall in love, white house, father daughter relationship, president, daughter, love and romance, youth, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., san francisco, california, usa
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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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: rape revenge, chinese, investigation, emotional blackmail, teenage rape, family relations, blackmail, police investigation, fighting the system, sexual abuse, crime investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, thailand
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Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: political, clever, suspense, tense, intellectual ...
Plot: lobbyist, career woman, world politics, female protagonist, determination, lawyer, politics, strong female character, business, fighting the system, twists and turns, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey, new hampshire, indonesia ...
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Almost Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.
Style: light, sincere, feel good, captivating, sad
Plot: christmas, family, dysfunctional family, family relations, adaptation, escapades, friendship, society, hopes, love, parents and children, youth ...
Time: year 2016, year 2015
Place: atlanta georgia, birmingham alabama, alabama
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Adults in the Room (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A universal theme: a story of people trapped in an inhuman network of power. The brutal circle of the Eurogroup meetings, who impose on Greece the dictatorship of austerity, where humanity and compassion are utterly disregarded. A claustrophobic ...
Style: political, suspense, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: european union, financial crisis, politics, prime minister, politician, debt, political unrest, economic crisis, financial problem, bankruptcy, money problems, political conspiracy ...
Time: 2010s, year 2015
Place: greece, london, paris france, frankfurt germany
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Widows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: heist, twists and turns, murder, girl gang, widow, premarital sex, criminal, female criminal, brutality, strong female lead, violence, debt ...
Time: 2010s
Place: xian, chicago illinois
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K Street (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: K Street is a 2003 HBO television series about lobbyists and politicians in Washington, D.C. It was named for a street that is home to many lobbying and legal firms.
Style: cynical, serious, realistic, clever, political ...
Plot: politics, lobbyist, campaign, realism, rivalry, workplace, state affairs, dishonesty, ambition, workplace intrigue, political satire, fictional reality show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: political, realistic, emotional, serious, suspense
Plot: politics, u.s. president, husband wife relationship, society, john f. kennedy, vice president, civil rights, assassination, u.s. congress, intrigue, u.s. vice president, u.s. senator ...
Time: year 1960, 60s, year 1962, year 1965, year 1961 ...
Place: washington d.c., dallas texas, west virginia, wyoming, georgia ...
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Favorite Son (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 255 min.
TV show
Story: Favorite Son is a miniseries about political intrigue that aired on NBC in 1988 a week before that year's presidential election. It starred Harry Hamlin, Linda Kozlowski, James Whitmore, Robert Loggia, John Mahoney, Ronny Cox, and a ...
Style: political thriller
Plot: political conspiracy, u.s. senator, usa politics, conspiracy, usa president, election, u.s. president, nun, politics, political campaign, u.s. vice president, election campaign ...
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The Dinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two brothers and their wives meet up at a haute-cuisine restaurant to discuss what to do about a horrific crime that their sons committed together. As the quartet debate their options, the conversation reopens old wounds between the siblings.
Style: ambiguous ending, enigmatic, rough, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: father son relationship, teenager, violence, arson, anger, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, politician, restaurant, flashback, crimes, stepmother stepson relationship ...
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, political, suspense ...
Plot: campaign, rise to the top, ambition, fighting the system, lifestyle, love affair, political intrigue, democrat, workplace, society, head of state, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa, washington d.c.
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Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, political, factual, talky, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, president, presidential election, political corruption, election, politics, justice, republican, democrat, campaign, americana, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, new jersey, california ...
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The Middle of the World (1974)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Paul is married, a successful engineer, and a conservative candidate in an upcoming local election. He falls in love with Adriana, a café waitress from Italy. Paul's party is very critical of foreign labour and wants to keep Switzerland to the ...
Plot: breakup, fog, class differences, election, forbidden love, xenophobia, female nudity, factory, political campaign
Place: switzerland
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Touch and Die (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Martin Sheen stars as an American newsman in Rome who begins to investigate the appearance of several corpses found throughout Europe with their hands cut off. He soon uncovers not only plots of plutonium theft, but also of nuclear arms deals and ...
Plot: plutonium, smuggling, journalist, newspaper, atomic bomb, american, industrial espionage, father daughter relationship, scientist, presidential candidate, political campaign, police officer killed ...
Place: rome italy, paris france, dallas texas, africa, europe
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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political, one man show, political comedy
Plot: korean war, u.s. president, usa president, nuclear bomb, piano, u.s. congress, congress, first lady, conference, politics, political campaign, performer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948, 50s
Place: seattle, hiroshima japan, washington d.c., chicago illinois, japan ...
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Monopol (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Egil (Knut Agnred) is just an ordinary painter. But one day, when he's about to paint a fence, incredible stuff starts to happen!
Plot: hidden camera, politics, monopoly, dog, painter, satire, dancing, mogul, government, entertainment, goldfish, corruption ...
Place: eastern europe
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Get Yourself a College Girl (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young music student faces expulsion after her instructors learn she is moonlighting as a pop-music writer.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: beach party, songwriter, college, skiing, election campaign, senator, ski resort, publisher, college life, political campaign, costume party, composer ...
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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 ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay marriage, conservative, family relations, gay wedding, gay couple, advertising executive, gay relationship, business partner, lesbian, advertising agency, wedding ...
Time: year 2008
Place: california
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Undecided: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A camera crew follows two "undecided" voters along the actual campaign trail, and no Presidential candidate - on either side of the aisle - is spared.
Plot: presidential campaign, political campaign, politics
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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: meditative, talky, touching, serious, sexy ...
Plot: politics, miraculous event, writer's life, ambition, masseur, rise to the top, rise and fall, love and romance, love affair, celebrity culture, friendship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 50s
Place: india, latin america, oxford university, canada
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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: realistic, serious, cynical, political, rough ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, election campaign, corrupt politician, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top, state affairs, media, head of state, opponent ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
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The Everlasting Secret Family (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A beautiful, if ambitious and amoral, youth is tapped to become the lover of a powerful senator. The young man quickly realizes that he can hold this place, with all its perks, only as long as he is young. He has no other function than being young. ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, politics, manipulation, closeted homosexual, couples, battles, campaign, teenage life, voyeurism, political corruption, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, antarctica
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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human ...
Style: tense, political, realistic, unusual plot structure, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, corruption, political corruption, swat team, favela, politics, crimes, poverty, gunfight, police corruption, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, south america
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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: captivating, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: murder, blackmail, politician, family secret, frame up, campaign, manipulation, intrigue, false accusation, crimes, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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Random Hearts (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash 'Harrison Ford' and Kristin Scott Thomas find each others keys in each others loved ones posessions and realize that they were having an affair and must figure out all the ...
Style: emotional, romantic, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, death of husband, death of wife, death, politician, adultery, love affair, police detective, starting over, dishonesty, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, new york, washington d.c., usa, miami ...
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The Flower of Evil (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three generations of a wealthy Bordeaux family are caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for mayor, thanks to a political pamphlet that revives an old murder scandal.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, clever ...
Plot: incest, crimes, haunted by the past, womanizer, bourgeoisie, forbidden love, parents and children, murder, politics, society, family problems, family in crisis ...
Place: france, vichy
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Evan Almighty (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: god, noah's ark, save the day, flood, miraculous event, workaholic, family relations, against the odds, disorder, christianity, rescue, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
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