Movies about power

List of the best movies about power, selected by visitors to our site: Vice, Loro, The Realm, I Am Tempesta, The Front Runner, Gladiator, 13 Assassins, Alexander, Dead Genesis, The Social Network.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Vice (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersLesbians, Horses, Lawyers, Sisters, CIA, Terrorists
PlotPolitical, On real events, Power, Money
PlaceUSA

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

Loro (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, biography
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:55
CharactersRich, Billionaires
PlotPower, Money, Political, Death
PlaceItaly
StyleTouching

Internationally released Director's Cut of "Loro 1" and "Loro 2", which were released separately as two movies in Italy. The film talks about the group of businessmen and politicians – the Loro (Them) from the title – who live and act near to media tycoon and politician Silvio Berlusconi in the years between 2006 and 2009.

The Realm (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:44
CharactersScammers, Journalists, Presidential
PlotMoney, Political, Power, Cancer, Death, Betrayal, Cheating
PlaceSpain, Ships, Party, Trains, Beach, Office, Yachts

Manuel is a crooked politician who enjoys the lifestyle that kickbacks afford. He eats at fancy restaurants, parties with his friends on yachts, and provides a very luxurious lifestyle for his family. Manuel brazenly bribes, extorts, and pays off anyone who threatens to expose the activities of his inner circle. When he is singled out to take the fall for a case of fraudulent government contracts, rather than admit to any wrongdoing, Manuel decides to sell out his whole party in an effort to avoid jail time. It's a decision that puts many lives at risk.

I Am Tempesta (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:41
CharactersBillionaires, Rich, Poor
PlotPower
PlaceItaly
StyleExciting

Numa Tempesta is a fascinating, charismatic, businessman at the top of his game. Driven by a ruthless, relentless need to succeed, Numa will stop at nothing to close a deal even if it means bending the law. That's until the law catches up to him and to avoid prison, Numa is sentenced to a year of community service in a homeless shelter. While there, Numa cannot conduct any business but he must close the deal of the century or lose his fortune. It will take Numa every crafty bone in his body to find a solution and he may just find it where he least expects it.

The Front Runner (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:18
PlotPolitical, Power
PlaceUSA

Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that comes crashing down when allegations of an extramarital affair surface in the media, forcing the candidate to address a scandal that threatens to derail his campaign and personal life.

Gladiator (2000)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.5)
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersGladiators, Warriors, Soldier, Heroes, Emperors
PlotRevenge, Power, Love, War, Betrayal, Intrigue, Adventure, Rivalry, Freedom, Slavery
PlaceRoman Empire, Spain, Mansions
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Fascinating, Interesting

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

13 Assassins (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryJapan, United Kingdom
Duration02:21
PlotMartial Arts, Power
PlaceJapan

A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

Alexander (2004)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryGermany, USA, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, Italy
Duration02:55
CharactersHeroes, Military, Emperors
PlotAdventure, Love, Travel, Power, Intrigue, War, Death, Fate, Betrayal
PlaceGreece
StyleTense

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

Dead Genesis (2010)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Journalists, Hunters
PlotWar, Power

Seven months have passed since the dead took over. Many cities and states have been abandoned and left to die. Several self sufficient hunting groups have been established to take on the threat in a war aptly referred to as the 'War on Dead'. Jillian Hurst, a former news writer and amateur documentarian, has set out to make a pro-war propaganda film to support the W.O.D. She joins up with a pack of renegade hunters known infamously to North America as 'the deadheads'. The moral dynamics and hardships of fighting in a war against the undead are told from several different perspectives.

The Social Network (2010)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Inventors, Geniuses, Scientists, Friends, Businessmen, Students
PlotSuccess, Social Media, Internet, Money, Love, Power, On real events
PlaceCalifornia, New York, USA, Party, College
StyleSmart

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:50
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Family, Gangsters, Fathers, Friends, Lawyers
PlotLove, Fight, Revenge, Money, Investigation, Power, Cheating
PlaceItaly, New York, USA, Helicopters
StyleGloomy, Heavy, Depressive, For men

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.

Micropolis (2011)
Mark
Genrecartoon
CountryCanada
Duration01:20
PlotWar, Power

In the fairy kingdom Mikropolis rodents live a fun and frugal mongoose Rafi. One day fate brings him to a local celebrity beauty Onin. They fall in love. But the happy life of the inhabitants of the Kingdom of violating Rascal, bloody tribal leader shrews, decided to destroy all the inhabitants of the mongoose, and seize power in the Kingdom. After unsuccessful attempts to end the war, only true love and courage and Rafi Onin can restore the peace.

Mother's Day (2010)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersFamily, Brothers, Gangsters, Mothers
PlotRobbery, Power, Rivalry, Hostage
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.

Bad Blood (2010)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryHong Kong
Duration01:35
CharactersFamily, Gangsters, Fathers
PlotDeath, Money, Power, Rivalry, Martial Arts
PlaceChina, Prison
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Fascinating, Disturbing

When the boss of a ruling Hong Kong triad is arrested and executed in China for counterfeiting money, mayhem ensues as the mob's leading contenders circle the throne.

Hercules (1997)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersGods, Brothers, Fathers, Family, Monsters
PlotAbduction, Power, Adventure
PlaceGreece
StyleTouching, Exciting, Disney

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the hilarious, hotheaded villain Hades, who's plotting to take over Mount Olympus!

Falling Star (2014)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genredrama, history
CountrySpain
Duration01:45
CharactersKings
PlotPower
PlaceSpain

This colourful feature debut from experienced producer Luis Miñarro offers an almost hallucinatory look at the world of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of an ungovernable Spain for two years around 1870. This intriguing episode is transformed into a plea for beauty, creativity and joy. The film functions as a metaphor for contemporary Spain and its ongoing state of crisis.

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersPoor
PlotMoney, Power, Conspiracies
PlaceUSA
StyleMakes me think

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward, by director Peter Joseph, is a feature length documentary work which will present a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society. This subject matter will transcend the issues of cultural relativism and traditional ideology and move to relate the core, empirical "life ground" attributes of human and social survival, extrapolating those immutable natural laws into a new sustainable social paradigm called a "Resource-Based Economy".

Blown Away (1993)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:33
CharactersFathers
PlotPower

After her mother is killed by a car bomb, a 17-year-old girl lives a reckless and decadent lifestyle. She begins having sex with a boy who works at a local ski resort. He falls in love, and she tells him of her suspicions that her strict father was responsible for her mother's death and wants him to help her out of her situation. He must decide whether she's telling the truth or using him to her own ends.

Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Mutant, Scientists, Superhero, Superhero, Monsters, Criminals, Birds, Geniuses, Billionaires
PlotPower, Rivalry, Motorcycles, Computers
PlaceUSA, Mansions, Submarines
TimeFuture

Mr. Freeze turns Killer Croc and Bane into super-sized monsters, and they bash their way through downtown Gotham until the Caped Crusader and his team of heroes join the fight in their giant robot mechs.

Hedi (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryTunisia, Belgium, France
Duration02:01
CharactersMothers, Brides
PlotWedding, Love, Dreams, Power, Freedom

Young Tunisian Hedi lives an ordered life in which he believes there can be no more surprises. His future will play out as other people have planned, until he meets a young woman named Rim at a hotel in Mahdia Hediand. An ostensibly personal story broadens into a panorama of a society in upheaval, an allegory about breaking away from traditions. And a film about the happiness and pain of freedom.




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