Campaign movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant campaign movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, political, clever, serious, captivating and talky films and TV shows about / with campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, political corruption, society, dishonesty, media, satire and politician plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as campaign: Game Change (2012), The Ides of March (2011), No (2012), Promised Land (2012), Tycoon: A New Russian (2002), Coalition (2015), Choose Connor (2007), See Arnold Run (2005), Running Mates (2000), The Candidate (1972).

List of campaign movies

 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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The Ides of March (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: suspense, dark, talky, political, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, campaign, lobbyist, presidential campaign, political corruption, corruption, assassination, justice, twists and turns, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, future, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, california, cincinnati ohio
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 7.4
 25K
No (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Chile, France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition ...
Style: political, sentimental, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: campaign, fighting the system, underdog, advertising, dictatorship, oppression, political conspiracy, politics, rebellion, against the odds, advertising agency, democracy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, south america
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 6.6
 38K
Promised Land (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.
Style: inspirational, thought provoking, melancholic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: campaign, twists and turns, character study, environmentalism, corporate crime, corporate world, social relations, powerful corporation, small town, conspiracy, survival, business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, texas, pennsylvania
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Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the ...
Style: serious, clever, cynical, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: rise to the top, society, fighting the system, crimes, politics, dishonesty, betrayal, rise and fall, blind ambition, life is a bitch, state affairs, campaign ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 7.1
 260
Coalition (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Political drama about the rise of Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats during the 2010 election. After the election failed to produce an outright winner, Clegg was catapulted into an unaccustomed position of influence and was the recipient of ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, psychological, political ...
Plot: politics, campaign, political intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, parliament, election, politician, society, british history ...
Time: 21st century, year 2010, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 6.4
 317
Choose Connor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Owen Norris is at the top of his graduating middle-school class, and wants to know how the world works. He has no friends, spends almost all of his time studying, and has an almost nonexistent relationship with his white-collar ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, clever, suspense ...
Plot: politics, youth, campaign, state affairs, friendship, teenage life, congress, political scandal, teenage crush, election, ambition, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c.
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 5.0
 476
See Arnold Run (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This biographical docu-drama alternates between two parallel threads in the life of Arnold Schwarzenegger: his formative early years as the repeat winner of the Mr. Olympia body-building championship; and his modern foray into the world of politics, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: campaign, politics, rise and fall, athlete's life, actor's life, leadership, ambition, rise to the top, relationship vs career, showbiz, filmmaking, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, austria, san diego california, los angeles
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 5.7
 671
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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 7.0
 11K
The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: political, thought provoking, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: politics, election, father son relationship, idealism, political campaign, american politics, political rally, satire, u.s. senator, campaign, political corruption, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, latin america, usa, san diego california, san francisco
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Affairs of State (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young campaign aide gets in way over his head when he sleeps with the wife of a presidential candidate, sending him into a downward spiral of corruption and blackmail. He is left fighting not only for his career, but also his life.
Style: suspense, political, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: campaign, senator, blackmail, affair, assassination, political intrigue, political unrest, adultery, conspiracy, politics, political conspiracy, blind ambition ...
Place: 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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 5.7
 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: 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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 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: thought provoking, clever, political, stylized, satirical ...
Plot: investigation, politics, murder mystery, private detective, political corruption, family, campaign, political intrigue, society, dishonesty, love affair, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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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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 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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 5.8
 633
Mayor Cupcake (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hard-working cupcake maker is inadvertently elected mayor of a small town burdened with debt. Uneducated, she relies on her street smarts to clean up the town.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: campaign, rise to the top, small town life, family life, society, small town, ambition, parents and children, uneducated, family relations, food, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.9
 1K
Believe Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating
Plot: college, campaign, cons and scams, charity, buddies, youth, student life, friends, dishonesty, christian, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
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Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, crimes, politics, political corruption, haunted by the past, dishonesty, rivalry, graphic violence, state affairs, corruption, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
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Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Moore Street market-trader Agnes Brown finds her livelihood under threat from a ruthless developer, she and her family embark on a campaign to save her stall, aided as only the Browns will be by a motley troop of blind trainee Ninjas, an ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: campaign, fighting the system, elderly, disorder, court case, family life, eccentric family, family relations, satire, marketplace, golden years, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Qualunquemente (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corrupt and sleazy entrepreneur Cetto La Qualunque comes back to Italy and "jumps into politics" lest his law-abiding opponent, Giovanni De Santis, is elected as mayor.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, rivalry, campaign, uninhibited rivalry, farce, state affairs, satire, silly humor, media, mayor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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 5.8
 627
Dan for Mayor (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dan for Mayor is a Canadian television sitcom starring Fred Ewanuick that debuted on March 1, 2010 on CTV and The Comedy Network. It premiered the same night as Hiccups, a show created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt that also features fellow Corner ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: politics, slacker, small town, campaign, satire, lifestyle, social relations, friends, mayor, rivalry, friendship, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 7.0
 1K
The Deal (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is approaching an election in the UK when the leader of the Labour party, John Smith, suffers another in a line of heart attacks and dies. With the leadership campaign about to start the clear choice appears to be Gordon Brown, a stanch Scotsman. ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, political, sincere ...
Plot: politics, leadership, rise to the top, ambition, state affairs, dishonesty, political intrigue, political corruption, campaign, society, friendship, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s
Place: england, britain
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 5.2
 1K
Knife Fight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A political strategist juggling three clients questions whether or not to take the high road as the ugly side of his work begins to haunt him.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: politics, ambition, political corruption, private vs public, satire, campaign, society, americana, dishonesty, political intrigue, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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 6.1
 132K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, political, satirical ...
Plot: congressman, politics, farce, satire, election campaign, election, mentor, political corruption, twists and turns, stereotypes, sarcasm, campaigning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 5.7
 3K
Power (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, clever, political ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, cover up, manipulation, political intrigue, campaign, state affairs, fighting the system, society, legal, ambition, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 4K
Path to War (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: From director John Frankenheimer ('The Manchurian Candidate') comes this powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way our country goes to war--as seen from inside the LBJ ...
Style: serious, tense, political, realistic, cult film
Plot: vietnam war, politics, political corruption, military, state affairs, campaign, heroes, head of state, assassination attempt, idealism, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1966
Place: vietnam, asia, pentagon, saigon, texas
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Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: clever, realistic, political, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, ambition, idealism, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, political unrest, political conspiracy, political intrigue, culture clash, rebellion, society ...
Time: year 1996, contemporary, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 7.3
 29K
Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, political, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: politics, mayor, workplace, political intrigue, boss and employee, workplace situations, media, staff, campaign, media satire, workplace romance, right hand man ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Ali G Indahouse (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hip hop, satire, hip hop culture, culture clash, silly humor, violence, stupidity, gang, prime minister, catastrophe, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
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