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, serious, clever, suspense, captivating and talky films and TV shows about / with campaign, politics, state affairs, media, ambition, society, dishonesty, corruption, political campaign and political corruption plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as campaign: No (2012), Game Change (2012), Promised Land (2012), Coalition (2015), Choose Connor (2007), The Ides of March (2011), See Arnold Run (2005), Running Mates (2000), The Candidate (1972), Man of the Year (2006).

List of campaign movies

 7.4
 22K
No (2012)
Genre: Drama
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: sincere, captivating, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: campaign, political conspiracy, oppression, advertising agency, fighting the system, dictatorship, idealism, democracy, rebellion, against the odds, underdog, protest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, santiago chile, santiago de chile
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 7.4
 20K
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, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, conservative, republican, republican party, american politics, americana, ambition, state affairs, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2008, 2000s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, arizona, north korea ...
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 6.6
 36K
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: thought provoking, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: salesman, campaign, small town, greed, environmentalism, powerful corporation, corporate crimes, corporate world, character study, lone hero, eccentricity, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, texas, california, mexico
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 7.2
 215
Coalition (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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: serious, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: politics, campaign, state affairs, rivalry, political intrigue, ambition, rise to the top, parliament, politician, election, society, tunnel ...
Time: 21st century, year 2010, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 6.2
 290
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, touching, serious, clever, biting ...
Plot: campaign, teenage boy, politics, state affairs, teenage life, friendship, youth, congress, interview, election, secret life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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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, talky, tense, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: political intrigue, politics, election, campaign, loyalty, intern, presidential campaign, political corruption, media, ambition, senator, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, california
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 5.0
 443
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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: politics, campaign, leadership, showbiz, actor's life, rise and fall, athlete's life, relationship vs career, rise to the top, ambition, political intrigue, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, austria, san diego california, los angeles
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 5.6
 597
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, biting, suspense
Plot: politics, campaign, idealism, rise to the top, ambition, fighting the system, lifestyle, political intrigue, head of state, love affair, workplace, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa, washington d.c.
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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: witty, thought provoking, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, idealism, rise to the top, americana, liberal, democrat, republican, state affairs, satire, u.s. senator ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california, san francisco, latin america
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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, semi serious, realistic, sincere, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, couples, against the odds, love and romance, comedian, satire, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.8
 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: serious, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, frame up, family secret, politician, blackmail, campaign, intrigue, manipulation, false accusation, manipulations, politics, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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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, dishonesty, society, love affair, immigrants, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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 7.4
 12K
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, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, election, presidential election, republican, democrat, campaign, political corruption, americana, state affairs, dishonesty, media ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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 7.1
 28K
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: realistic, thought provoking, sincere, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, rise and fall, campaign, vietnam war, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, china, california, texas
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 5.0
 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: humorous, realistic, captivating, tense, semi serious
Plot: college, cons and scams, campaign, buddies, charity, youth, dishonesty, student life, money, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, danger, dishonesty, political corruption, haunted by the past, politics, rivalry, deadly, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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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, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, campaign, fighting the system, disorder, family life, eccentric family, family relations, court case, golden years, strong female presence, marketplace
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
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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, not serious, realistic, funny, sexy
Plot: politics, political satire, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, rivalry, farce, state affairs, media, silly humor, satire, political
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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 7.5
 634
Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The President of the French Republic, visiting Saint-Etienne in the Loire, in a striking plant dies, victim of a bomb attack. The political world is agitated: early presidential elections to be held within the next thirty-five days. There is no ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, politics, political intrigue, head of state, campaign, rise to the top, workplace situations, media, ambition, state affairs, blind ambition, workplace
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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 7.1
 12K
The Crazy Ones (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Crazy Ones is an American situation comedy series created by David E. Kelley that stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The single-camera project premiered on CBS on September 26, 2013, as part of the 2013–14 American television ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: advertising, advertising agency, campaign, workplace situations, parents and children, media, workplace, office, disorder, family problems, longing, fast talker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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: realistic, serious, clever, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: politics, rise to the top, leadership, ambition, dishonesty, campaign, friendship, society, state affairs, political intrigue, political corruption, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, britain
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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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: ambition, satire, society, unemployment, campaign, friends, politics, against the odds, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, media ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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 5.1
 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: realistic, semi serious, cynical, witty, talky ...
Plot: politics, ambition, private vs public, political intrigue, political corruption, dishonesty, society, campaign, americana, satire, state affairs, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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Glasgow Girls (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Glasgow Girls is a specially commissioned musical drama for BBC Three that tells the inspirational true story of a group of schoolgirls whose petition to save their friend from deportation inspired a movement which would eventually help change ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, uplifting
Plot: friendship, immigrants, rebellion, idealism, fighting the system, human spirit, youth, teenage life, kids in trouble, campaign, injustice, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: scotland, england, europe, glasgow scotland
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 6.0
 29
Win Win (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Swiss mayor and a Chinese watchmaker living in the Jura decide to organize the semi-finals of Miss China in Switzerland.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, suspense, biting
Plot: ambition, campaign, society, culture clash, contests and competitions, beauty pageant, interracial friendship, chinese, interracial relations, media, disorder, mayor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland
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 7.3
 4K
King's Game (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Starting a new job as a political journalist at a leading newspaper, Ulrik Torp witnesses a brutal struggle for power in the Midparty's ranks -- a struggle that coincides with the charismatic party leader's involvement in a near fatal car ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: politics, conspiracy, political thriller, politician, journalist, parliament, state affairs, dishonesty, campaign, political scandal, death, head of state ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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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, college, politics, parents and children, love and romance, republican, campaign, sexual relations, election, gay son, political campaign, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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 5.9
 13K
The Stuff (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Weird yummy goo erupts from the earth and is discovered by a couple of miners. They taste it and decide to market it because it tastes so good. The American public literally eats up the new dessert sensation now known as the Stuff but, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, satirical, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, addiction, secret, advertising, campaign, rivalry, deadly, discovery, chaos and mayhem, brain, investigation, parasite ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: manipulation, media, media satire, political intrigue, political corruption, journalism, manipulations, dishonesty, state affairs, campaign, corrupt politician, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 8.1
 885
Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: media, workplace, manipulation, satire, celebrity, campaign, celebrity culture, media satire, manipulations, workplace situations, power of media, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england
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