Presidential election movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant presidential election movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out political, realistic, suspense, captivating, humorous and interesting films and TV shows about / with presidential election, politics, president, election, corruption, politician, greed, state affairs, dialogue and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as presidential election: The Girlfriend Experience (2009), Swing Vote (2008), Recount (2008), Head of State (2003), Primary Colors (1998), Where the Buffalo Roam (1980), Game Change (2012), Man of the Year (2006), A Copy of My Mind (2015), Veep (2012).

List of presidential election movies

The Girlfriend Experience (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Chelsea is an in-demand call girl whose $2,000 an hour price tag allows her to live in New York's lap of luxury. Besides her beauty and sexual skill, Chelsea offers her clients companionship and conversation, or, as she dubs it, "the ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, meditative, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, escort, call girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, presidential election, workplace, prostitution, sex, mentor, sexual relations, sex scene, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 6.1
 19K
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, political, touching, satirical, light ...
Plot: politics, election, presidential election, small town, single father, idealism, political campaign, state affairs, parents and children, media, campaign, working class ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, california, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
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 7.3
 13K
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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 5.4
 20K
Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: political, funny, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, usa president, farce, presidential election, stereotypes, state affairs, ambition, head of state, republican, fish out of water, satire, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
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 6.7
 29K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany, Japan
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: political, cynical, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, scandal, adultery, presidential election, usa president, media, head of state, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, california, new hampshire
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Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Semi-biographical film based on the experiences of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Plot: journalism, drug abuse, writers, marijuana, gonzo, drugs, presidential election, drug use, hitchhiker, art, disorder, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1968, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, san francisco
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 7.4
 22K
Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, political, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, campaign, american politics, presidential election, election, betrayal, idealism, propaganda, secrets, greed, world politics, republican party ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 2000s, year 2007, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, alaska, new jersey, california, washington d.c. ...
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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, political, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy theory, presidential election, twists and turns, world politics, adaptation, comedian, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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A Copy of My Mind (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia, South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A female cheap salon worker and a pirated DVDs subtitle maker fall in love during the turbulent presidential election in Indonesia.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: presidential election, relationship problems, star crossed lovers, mistress, politics, lovers apart, social problems, political unrest, forbidden love, society, couples, fall in love ...
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 8.4
 56K
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, humorous, political, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, vice president, political satire, american politics, ambitious woman, politician, usa politics, female protagonist, presidential election, political scandal, incompetence, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.6
 967
Icon (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A former US Operative, who lived in Russia in his earlier years and had been married there with a child, comes out of retirement to face down a former enemy, now running as a candidate for President in modern Russia. Working with a Russian ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, espionage, race against time, uncover truth, special agents, presidential election, government agency, secret agents, fighting the system, heroes, escapades, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 14 years after making a film about his journey across the USA, Borat risks life and limb when he returns to the United States with his young daughter, and reveals more about the culture, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the political elections.
Style: satirical, humorous, absurd, surreal, political ...
Plot: disguise, father daughter relationship, prank, presidential election, social satire, amazon, male protagonist, countryside, epiphany, travel, political rally, hillbilly ...
Place: manhattan new york city, kazakhstan, texas, xian, new york
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 7.1
 31K
Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: political, factual, compassionate, talky, intense ...
Plot: politics, vietnam war, government, political corruption, conspiracy, manipulation, greed, historical figure, campaign, rise and fall, presidential election, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., california, texas, china, usa
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 7.3
 153K
Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, political, factual, serious ...
Plot: espionage, fighting the system, journalism, internet, hacking, whistleblower, moral dilemma, surveillance, hacker, spy, idealism, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015, year 2011, year 2004 ...
Place: hong kong, geneva switzerland, japan, russia, hawaii ...
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 8.2
 10K
Snowdrop (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: In 1987, when tear gas exploded like firecrackers, a bloody man jumped into a female college dormitory and a female student treats him thinking he's an activist student fighting for the generation. Based on the handwritten notes of a man who ...
Style: romantic, psychological, emotional, talky, touching
Plot: dormitory, activist, student, love at first sight, presidential election, university, true love, spy, love and romance, couple relations, love, love interest ...
Time: 80s
Place: seoul
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 6.8
 20K
Truth (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service. But when allegations come pouring in, sources change ...
Style: political, factual, suspense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: journalism, politics, twists and turns, justice, tv reporter, betrayal, conspiracy theory, fired from the job, american politics, political scandal, presidential election, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: texas, new york
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 7.1
 85K
Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: political, realistic, talky, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, journalism, cia, conspiracy, election, satire, secret service, political conspiracy, war, senator, election campaign ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., albania, latin america, middle east, iraq ...
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 6.3
 2K
The Conquest (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, sincere, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, parliament, political party, ambition, state affairs, society, rise to the top, political intrigue, private vs public, media sensation, leadership, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2004, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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Bad President (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This black comedy answers the question that has obsessed America and the world since November 08, 2016. How did Donald Trump become President of the United States?
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, captivating
Plot: pact with the devil, world domination, manipulation, political candidate, kgb, usa president, politics, sex scandal, narcissist, money, crooked businessman, political scandal ...
Time: year 2016, year 2015
Place: usa, russia, miami, moscow russia, new york ...
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 5.8
 34
Bajland (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jan Rydel is a contender for the office of the President of the Republic of Poland. He is in conflict with TV journalists, and when he finally gets on the air, he sits with his back to the camera. However, its ratings are high.
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: presidential campaign, politics, presidential election, inheritance, candidate, election, politician, last will and testament, press conference, argument, psychiatrist, assistant ...
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 7.2
 14K
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: tense, factual, realistic, talky, intense ...
Plot: civil rights movement, racism, politics, president, usa president, propaganda, assassination, ethnic conflict, secret service, civil war, eccentricity, presidential election ...
Time: 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, new jersey, california, usa, america ...
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 7.6
 7K
The Kennedys (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 346 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the most fabled political family in American history, told in a manner similar to The Godfather: a manipulative, egocentric father determined to live out his own ambitions through his sons, who in turn spent their lives dancing to his ...
Style: political, thought provoking, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: president, kennedy family, politics, historical character, tragic event, cold war, family relations, liberal, patriotism, ambition, white house, civil rights ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 1963
Place: usa, washington d.c., cuba
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 5.9
 95K
Iron Sky (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, unusual plot structure, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nazi, steampunk, ufo, nazism, invasion, flying saucer, space travel, moon, alternate reality, german, astronaut, world war two ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., germany, usa, new york
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I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: political, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, kennedy assassination, government corruption, witnessing a crime, crimes, uncover truth, political corruption, dedicated lawyer, state affairs, dishonesty, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
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 6.5
 1K
The Kingdom (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: After his running mate's murder, a controversial televangelist becomes Argentina's presidential candidate. But nothing about him is as holy as he seems.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, political
Plot: televangelist, politics, political intrigue, presidential election, politician, assassination, organized crime, crime boss, criminal, murderer, murder, political conspiracy ...
Place: argentina
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 16K
The Hater (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A duplicitous young man finds success in the dark world of social media smear tactics — but his virtual vitriol soon has violent real-life consequences.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological, intellectual
Plot: manipulation, demonstration, gay bar, social media, public relations, hi-tech, virtual world, presidential election, sponsor, vengeance, fake news report, social network ...
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The Last Debate (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four members of the media are chosen as moderator and panel for the single televised debate of presidential candidates one week before the election. These four use the debate forum as never before, resulting in what critics call a hijacking of the ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: media manipulation, political scandal, presidential candidate, political unrest, debate, election, political campaign, political intrigue, media coverage, politics, presidential election, political activism ...
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Tyler Perry's The Oval (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A seemingly perfect interracial first family becomes the White House's newest residents. But behind closed doors they unleash a torrent of lies, cheating and corruption.
Style: disturbing, captivating, political
Plot: politics, family relations, white house, everyday life, high society, president, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, politician, mother daughter relationship ...
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Saturday Night Live Korea (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Korea's version of the late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory cast members.
Style: sitcom, feel good, funny, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: humour, seductive, presidential election, election, social satire, seduction, satire
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Servant of the People (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Modest and humble teacher Vasily is caught on camera raging over the miserable situation in his country. When a pupil posts the video on Youtube, it becomes a viral sensation. Everybody loves Vasily’s outrage and people start gathering money for a ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, humorous, uplifting, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: politics, political satire, president, ridicule, power, greed, parliament, revenge, student, love, satire, philosopher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, ukraine, europe
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