Political Movies

Political Movies
List of the best movies about politics selected by visitors to our site: Miss Sloane, Enemy of the State, Dark Waters, All the President's Men, Vice, The Iron Lady, The American President, The Ides of March, Darkest Hour, Milk.

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: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:30
CharactersSpy, Strong women, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Political
PlacePrison, France, USA
StyleAction, Smart, Tense, Disturbing

An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersHackers, Spy, Heroes, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation, Political, Conspiracies, Blackmail
StyleExciting, Action, Smart, Tense, Disturbing

Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Cancer, Political, Justice
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleTense, Makes me think, Serious, Worth watching

A tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world's largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything — his future, his family, and his own life — to expose the truth.

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: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersHorses, Lesbians, CIA, Terrorists, Alcoholics
PlotOn real events, Fight, Money, Political, Intrigue
PlaceBunker, The White House, USA
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating

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.

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: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersCinderella, Losers, Presidential
PlotPolitical
PlaceThe White House
StyleRomantic, Smart, Tense, Touching

Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and decimate his approval ratings.

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: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersKings, Cats
PlotOn real events, Political, Fear
PlaceAircraft, England, Bunker, Party, Metro
TimeWorld War II
StyleTense, Serious

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

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
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
PlotOn real events, Political, Elections
PlaceThe White House
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Epic, Makes me think, Touching

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 from within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking Watergate scandal that would end his presidency.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:42
CharactersCIA, Special agents, Millionaires, Womanizers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Political, Cheating
PlaceAfghanistan, Party, Texas, Helicopters
TimeCold War
StyleSmart, Makes me think

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersJournalists, Presidential, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Political, Mystery
StyleAction, To cry, Soulful, Smart, Serious

For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans. Likewise, Frost's team harboured doubts about their boss's ability to hold his own. But as the cameras rolled, a charged battle of wits resulted.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersGay, Gangsters, FBI, Presidential
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Serious

As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersDogs, Stalin, Military
PlotOn real events, Hockey, Money, Death, Political
PlacePrison, Russia, USSR, Siberia

Stalin's core team of ministers tussle for control following the Russian leader's stroke in 1953.

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: 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: 7.3
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, India
Duration02:30
CharactersPresidential
PlotWar, On real events, Slavery, Political, Justice
PlaceThe White House, USA
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Tense, Epic

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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: 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: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:32
PlotOn real events, Political, Social Media, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Serious

Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.

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: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:30
CharactersTerrorists, Heroes, Special agents, Bodyguards, Presidential
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Cheating, Blackmail
PlaceSpain
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Twisted plot, Tense, For men

The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:07
CharactersKillers, Journalists, Lovers, Reporters
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Political, Chase, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrebiography
CountryFrance
CharactersHeroes
PlotOn real events, Political
PlaceFrance
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power.

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: 4.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersAlcoholics, Lawyers, Womanizers, Fathers
PlotPolitical, Chase, Oil
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Disturbing

In the aftermath of the BP oil spill, an idealistic but imperfect New Orleans politician (Nicolas Cage) finds his plans of restoration unraveling as his own life becomes contaminated with corruption, scandal and deceit.

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Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersOfficials
PlotPolitical
PlaceRussia, Small cities

The crazy comedy "City Day" tells about one day in the life of the inhabitants of the provincial Lyubyakino. Celebrating the City Day, people did not notice that the president himself had planned the working trip through the town. Sudden news plunges everyone into shock and creates chaos: the mayor, the district police officer, the priest and other heroes from this place, lost in the outback, forgotten by God and progress, must, in the shortest possible time, bring the city, actively celebrating, as the last time, into a decent look, in a hurry to mask the problems from the view from the guarded cortege and to depict that this is a place of high culture of everyday life.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, military, history
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Emperors
PlotWar, On real events, Investigation, Political, Missing people
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleRomantic, Soulful, By books, Fascinating, Makes me think

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
PlotRevolution, Political, Uprising

When he is captured in Bolivia, the "Che" is conducted to prission, when he remembers his life facts, the revolution and the women.





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