Movies about the elections

Movies about the elections
List of the best movies about the elections selected by visitors to our site: Snowden, The Balkan Line, A Taxi Driver, The Iron Lady, The Front Runner, Fahrenheit 9/11, The Leader's Way. Breaking The Vicious Circle, Citizen Kane, Azor, The Campaign.

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

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Country
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryFrance, Germany, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersHackers, CIA, Spy
PlotOn real events, The escape, Betrayal, Computers, Internet
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Smart, Makes me think, Serious, Disturbing

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRussia, Serbia
Duration02:31
CharactersSpecial Forces, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceYugoslavia, Serbia
StyleAction, Patriotic

1999, Serbia is bombed and Kosovo region is left for plunder by bandits under command of Albanian warlord, Smuk. The removal of the human organs take place within the territories bandits have taken, the robberies, mass assassinations and genocide. Russian intelligence officer Bek Ethoev and former paratrooper turned mercenary Andrey Shatalov head a small detachment tasked with the dangerous mission to stop the terrorism, recapture the airfield used by the bandits and rescue Shatalov's love interest Yasna, who was captured to be harvested for organs, like the rest of the Serbian prisoners.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Friends, Soldier, Taxi drivers, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Time travel, Money, Friendship, Revolution
PlaceChina, Hospitals, Korea
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

May, 1980. Man-seob is a taxi driver in Seoul who lives from hand to mouth, raising his young daughter alone. One day, he hears that there is a foreigner who will pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city. Not knowing that he’s a German journalist with a hidden agenda, Man-seob takes the job.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:45
PlotOn real events, Mental disorders, Political, Elections
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:18
PlotOn real events, Political, Elections, Power, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersMilitary, Presidential
PlotInvestigation, Death, Political, Justice, Fear
PlaceAfghanistan, Iraq, Texas
StyleSerious

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Genredrama, biography
CountryKazakhstan

The film tells about Nursultan Nazarbayev who went into politics and made efforts to improve the existing at that time difficult situation in Kazakhstan’s metallurgy.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersJournalists, Millionaires, Businessmen
PlotMoney, Obsession, Loneliness, Depression, Success
StyleUnexpected ending, Soulful, Makes me think, Black and White

Newspaper magnate, Charles Foster Kane is taken from his mother as a boy and made the ward of a rich industrialist. As a result, every well-meaning, tyrannical or self-destructive move he makes for the rest of his life appears in some way to be a reaction to that deeply wounding event.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryLuxembourg, France, Argentina

Yvan De Wiel, a private banker from Geneva, is going to an Argentina in the midst of a dictatorship to replace his partner, the object of the most worrying rumours, who disappeared overnight. Between hushed lounges, swimming pools and gardens under surveillance, a remote duel between two bankers who, despite different methods, are the accomplices of a discreet and merciless form of colonization.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
PlotPolitical, Elections, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot

Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:06
CharactersLawyers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Skirmishes, Investigation, Political
PlaceTexas, New York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

A behind-the-scenes look at news anchor Dan Rather during his final days at C.B.S. News when he broadcast a damaging report about how President Bush relied on privilege and family connections to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
PlotPolitical
PlaceNorway

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian couple that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFarmers, Veterans, Old men, Political strategists, Mayor
PlotPolitical, Elections
PlaceAircraft, USA, Small cities
StyleTwisted plot

A Democratic political consultant helps a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small, conservative Wisconsin town.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryItaly
Duration01:29
CharactersThieves, Cyclists, Poor
PlaceItaly
StyleTo cry, By books, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Makes me think

A working man's livelihood is threatened when someone steals his bicycle.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPresidential
PlotOn real events, Political, Internet, Technology, Conspiracies
PlaceHotels, USA, Office
StyleLight, Smart

A feature film based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersCIA
PlotWar, Political, Elections
PlaceThe White House
StyleSmart, Tense, Makes me think

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, history
CountryChile, France, Mexico, USA
Duration01:55
PlotOn real events, Elections, Uprising, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

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 leaders for the ‘No’ vote persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra, to spearhead their campaign. Against all odds, with scant resources and while under scrutiny by the despot’s minions, Saavedra and his team devise an audacious plan to win the election and set Chile free.

Genredrama
PlotWar

Lugansk region, May 2014. The Novozhilov family, by chance, finds itself in the thick of events in Lugansk. Vlad Novozhilov is a former participant in the war in Afghanistan. He knows firsthand what war is. Having seen enough of the horrors of war in his time, in principle he does not even want to touch a weapon. In a situation, he sees only one way out - to leave the country. But you can't run away from the war, the border is already closed. To save his family, he will have to make difficult moral choices.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryBrazil

Miguel is a federal agent, highly trained and skilled in weapons. After experiencing trauma in his personal life, he sets out on a journey of revenge, assuming the identity of a masked vigilante. The Awakener decides to do justice with his own hands by exterminating corrupt politicians.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:05
CharactersCossacks, Journalists, Friends
PlotPolitical, Elections, Radio, Cheating, Blackmail
PlaceShips, Syria
StyleLight

The employees of a radio station in Moscow are forced to organize the elections campaign for a future governor in one of Russia districts.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, musical, music, biography
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
Duration01:59
CharactersPianists
PlotOn real events, Music, Elections
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Based on the life and career of legendary entertainer, Bobby Darin, the biopic moves back and forth between his childhood and adulthood, to tell the tale of his remarkable life. Kevin Spacey did his own singing for Beyond the Sea, recreating Bobby Darin's vocal style with uncanny accuracy.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
PlotPolitical, Elections, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Tense, Makes me think, Serious, Disturbing

Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersGangsters
PlotPolitical, Chase, Conspiracies, Blackmail, Rivalry
PlaceKorea
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Noir

LEE Kang-hee, an editorialist of the influential conservative newspaper puts a congressman, JANG Pil-woo to the position of a leading candidate for President using the power of the press. Behind this, there was his secret deal with the paper’s biggest sponsor. AHN Sang-goo, a political henchman who supported LEE and JANG gets his hand cut as the price when he gets caught pocketing the record on the sponsor’s slush fund. WOO Jang-hoon, an ambitious prosecutor starts to investigate the relationship with JANG and the sponsor believing it is the only chance he can make it to the top. While getting down to the grass roots on the case, WOO meets AHN who has been deliberately planning his revenge. Now the war among the one blind for power, the one hell bent for vengeance, and the one eager for success starts.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersCIA, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotHostage
PlaceJungle, Iraq
StyleExciting, Light, For men

Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team—who went in to rescue hostages left behind after Desert Storm.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersGay
PlotOn real events, Political, Success, Elections
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and old, straight and gay, alike – at a time when prejudice and violence against gays was openly accepted as the norm.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Thailand
Duration02:12
CharactersMilitary, Housewives
PlotOn real events, Revolution, Political, Elections
PlaceAsia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersWriters, Photographers, Celebrities
PlotPolitical, Success, Elections, Uprising
StyleExciting, Soulful, Smart

Fueled by a raging libido, Wild Turkey, and superhuman doses of drugs, Thompson was a true "free lance, " goring sacred cows with impunity, hilarity, and a steel-eyed conviction for writing wrongs. Focusing on the good doctor's heyday, 1965 to 1975, the film includes clips of never-before-seen (nor heard) home movies, audiotapes, and passages from unpublished manuscripts.

Duration02:18
CharactersHeroes, Journalists, Presidential
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Political
PlaceThe White House
StyleAction, Fascinating, Smart, Makes me think, Serious

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. The editor of the Post is prepared to run with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it. They find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party, and eventually into the White House itself.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersSnipers
PlotObsession, Hypnosis, Conspiracies, Elections, Dreams
StylePsychological problems, Action, Smart, Tense, Gloomy

Years after his squad was ambushed during the Gulf War, Major Ben Marco finds himself having terrible nightmares. He begins to doubt that his fellow squad-mate Sergeant Raymond Shaw, now a vice-presidential candidate, is the hero he remembers him being. As Marco's doubts deepen, Shaw's political power grows, and, when Marco finds a mysterious implant embedded in his back, the memory of what really happened begins to return.





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