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, captivating, political, suspense and clever films and TV shows about / with campaign, politics, state affairs, society, political corruption, ambition, media, corruption, dishonesty and election 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: Game Change (2012), No (2012), The Ides of March (2011), Promised Land (2012), Coalition (2015), Choose Connor (2007), Tycoon: A New Russian (2002), 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, serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, republican, conservative, republican party, american politics, state affairs, ambition, americana, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2007, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, philadelphia, new hampshire ...
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 7.4
 24K
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: captivating, sincere, psychological, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: campaign, political conspiracy, oppression, fighting the system, dictatorship, advertising agency, democracy, against the odds, rebellion, underdog, protest, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, santiago chile, south america
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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: political thriller, suspense, talky, tense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, campaign, election, lobbyist, loyalty, intern, presidential campaign, political corruption, senator, power struggle, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, california
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 6.6
 37K
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, realistic, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: campaign, small town, greed, salesman, environmentalism, corporate world, powerful corporation, social relations, corporate crimes, character study, eccentricity, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, texas, california
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 7.2
 251
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, clever ...
Plot: politics, campaign, political intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, politician, parliament, election, society, telephone conversation ...
Time: 21st century, year 2010, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 6.4
 307
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: touching, clever, realistic, serious, biting ...
Plot: campaign, teenage boy, politics, friendship, teenage life, state affairs, youth, congress, lie, ambition, political scandal, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c.
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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: clever, serious, cynical, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: rise to the top, political corruption, betrayal, crimes, society, fighting the system, dishonesty, politics, rise and fall, life is a bitch, blind ambition, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 5.0
 469
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, showbiz, relationship vs career, actor's life, leadership, rise to the top, rise and fall, athlete's life, ambition, hollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, austria, los angeles, san diego california
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 5.7
 650
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, biting, suspense ...
Plot: campaign, politics, fighting the system, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, democrat, political intrigue, love affair, workplace, head of state, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, michigan
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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: witty, thought provoking, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, u.s. senator, idealism, rise to the top, americana, republican, liberal, democrat, state affairs, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, san diego california, 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, sincere, realistic, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, serious, political thriller ...
Plot: murder, frame up, politician, family secret, blackmail, campaign, false accusation, manipulation, manipulations, intrigue, dishonesty, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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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, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, politics, campaign, political corruption, murder mystery, society, dishonesty, political intrigue, love affair, immigrants, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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 7.4
 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, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, election, presidential election, republican, campaign, democrat, political corruption, state affairs, dishonesty, americana, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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 7.1
 30K
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: political corruption, vietnam war, politics, government, campaign, rise and fall, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, brother brother relationship, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, china, california, texas
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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: tense, suspense, political, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: campaign, senator, cheating on husband, blackmail, assassination, political intrigue, political unrest, affair, illicit affair, political activism, most dangerous game, political corruption ...
Place: washington d.c.
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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, semi serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: college, campaign, cons and scams, buddies, charity, youth, friends, dishonesty, student life, fall in love, money, cheating ...
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, danger, crimes, dishonesty, politics, political corruption, haunted by the past, rivalry, graphic violence, state affairs, profanity ...
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, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, fighting the system, campaign, disorder, family life, family relations, eccentric family, court case, strong female presence, golden years, marketplace, fruit
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, realistic, not serious, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, campaign, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, farce, state affairs, silly humor, media, satire, mayor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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 4.4
 591
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, light ...
Plot: politics, small town, slacker, campaign, satire, social relations, friends, lifestyle, mayor, rivalry, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: friendship, immigrants, fighting the system, human spirit, idealism, rebellion, kids in trouble, injustice, deportation, teenage life, society, campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005
Place: scotland, europe, england, glasgow scotland
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 5.7
 38
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, biting, suspense
Plot: ambition, society, campaign, culture clash, contests and competitions, beauty pageant, interracial friendship, chinese, media, interracial relations, disorder, mayor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland
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A Glimpse of Hell (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Navy officer tries to set the record straight after the Navy blames a 1989 explosion aboard the USS Iowa on a homosexual affair between two sailors.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: military, battleship, society, u.s. navy, military life, fighting the system, investigation, ship, state affairs, crimes, army investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, iowa
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 6.1
 128K
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: humorous, satirical, parody, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, debate, campaign, ambition, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 7.3
 3K
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, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, white house, political corruption, state affairs, politics, military, campaign, assassination attempt, heroes, deadly, head of state, battles ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968, year 1966
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, texas, pentagon
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And the Winner Is... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy - The hypocrisy lurking behind politics and small-town life is revealed in this sharp, hilarious satire that finds Centerville shaking up its mayoral election by forcing the candidates to participate in an "Election Pageant." Seven ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: politics, satire, americana, ambition, rise to the top, campaign, social decay, gender bending, social differences, transvestism, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.0
 426
Confess (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: political thriller that charts the exploits of disillusioned ex-hacker Terell Lessor. A return to New York, coupled with a humiliating attempt at getting a new job, serves as the catalyst for him to take action against those who slighted him in the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, political thriller ...
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, prodigy, undercover, dishonesty, rivalry, campaign, political corruption, political intrigue, political conspiracy, rebellion, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 6.7
 120K
Police Academy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New rules enforced by the Lady Mayoress mean that sex, weight, height and intelligence need no longer be a factor for joining the Police Force. This opens the floodgates for all and sundry to enter the Police Academy, much to the chagrin of the ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, parody, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, farce, officers and cadets, chase, goofy hero, police, rookie, recruit, instructor, prank, anti heroes, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, los angeles
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Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959 encompassing her early relationship and marriage to Oil Millionaire Denis Thatcher.
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ambition, politics, rise to the top, society, state affairs, feminism, campaign, head of state, election, strong female presence, british politics, parliament ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
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