Political Movies

Political Movies
List of the best movies about politics selected by visitors to our site: Dark Waters, Miss Sloane, Vice, Darkest Hour, The Iron Lady, J. Edgar, The Ides of March, Lincoln, Milk, Wag the Dog.

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

Genre
Country
Dark Waters (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA

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.

Miss Sloane (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:30

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

Vice (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

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.

Darkest Hour (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:30

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.

The Iron Lady (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:45

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.

J. Edgar (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

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.

The Ides of March (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

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

Lincoln (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, India
Duration02:30

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.

Milk (2008)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

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.

Wag the Dog (1997)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

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.

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Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:32

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.

Irresistible (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

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

Oslo (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA

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.

The Conquest (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrebiography
CountryFrance

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

City Day (2021)
Mark
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia

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.

Kursk (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Canada, USA
Duration02:02

Barents Sea, August 12th, 2000. During a Russian naval exercise, and after suffering a serious accident, the K-141 Kursk submarine sinks with 118 crew members on board. While the few sailors who are still alive barely manage to survive, their families push for accurate information and a British officer struggles to obtain from the Russian government a permit to attempt a rescue before it is late. But general incompetence are against all their efforts.

Tom Segura: Mostly Stories (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, documentary
CountryUSA

The bearded, bawdy, and comically bitter Tom Segura gets real about body piercings, the "Area 51" of men's bodies, and the lie he told Mike Tyson.

The Angel (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryIsrael, USA
Duration02:04

True story of Ashraf Marwan, who was President Nasser's son-in-law and special adviser and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat - while simultaneously Israeli Intelligence's most precious asset of the 20th century. Based on NYT bestselling book 'The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel' by Uri Bar-Joseph.

Closed Circuit (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:36

A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect, and the attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe as special advocate on his defence team. On the eve of the trial, the accused's attorney dies and a new one, Martin Rose, steps in. Martin and Claudia are former lovers—a fact which must remain hidden—and, as Martin assembles his case, he uncovers a sinister conspiracy that places him and Claudia in danger.

Captain Fantastic (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

Emperor (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, military, history
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:45

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.

BrainDead (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

A young fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. and discovering two things: 1. The government has stopped working, and 2. alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill staffers.

Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

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

The Runner (2015)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

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.

Total Frat Movie (2016)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

Charlie Martin, a JI whose fraternity gets kicked off campus after it takes the rap for a rival fraternity gone awry. Three years later, Charlie and the remaining brothers must throw the greatest rush event to recruit a new pledge class and bring the house back to glory.

Queen of the Desert (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Morocco
Duration03:10

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

The Post (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:31

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

Knife Fight (2013)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

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.

Broken City (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an unstoppable force - and the mayor's worst nightmare.

Lethal Kittens (2020)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy
CountryUkraine, USA, Canada

In 2014 Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine turns hot. An engineer, actor, soccer coach and florist volunteer to fight on the front line. Unaware of the pivotal role they will play in the war, they discover the meaning of true leadership.




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