TV series about politics

TV series about politics
List of the best series about politics selected by visitors to our site: The Last Minister, House of Cards, Alpha House, Medici: Masters of Florence, The Thick of It, Domina, The Newsroom, The Last Czars, When We Rise, The Borgias.

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

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersOfficials, Losers, Ministers
PlotPolitics
PlaceRussia

A well-meaning but hapless functionary in grips of mid-life crisis is appointed to run Russia's Ministry of Long-term planning - a small, underfunded, understaffed and generally ignored state agency. With a team consisting of sycophants and corrupt cynics he embarks on an idiotic quest to make Russia great again.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:50
CharactersHeroes, Mentors
PlotPolitics, Power, Intrigue, Elections, Blackmail
PlaceUSA
StyleWorth watching, For men, Action, Intriguing, Fascinating

Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C. House of Cards is an adaptation of a previous BBC miniseries of the same name, which is based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
PlotPolitics
StyleSpectacular, Action, To cry, Fascinating

Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, biography, history
CountryItaly, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:46
CharactersLovers
PlotPolitical, Viruses, Jealousy, Politics, Viruses
PlaceItaly, Venice
StyleExciting, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Tense, Atmospheric

The story of the Medici family of Florence, their ascent from simple merchants to power brokers sparking an economic and cultural revolution. Along the way, they also accrue a long list of powerful enemies.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:29
PlotPolitics
PlaceEngland

Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
CharactersStrong women, Emperors
PlotPolitics
PlaceRoman Empire
StyleWomen in the lead roles, Based on real events

The extraordinary rise of Livia Drusilla, who overcame adversity to become the most powerful woman in the world. Follow Livia’s journey from a naïve young girl whose world crumbles in the wake of Julius Caesar’s assassination, to Rome’s most powerful and influential Empress.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersPsychologists, Writers, Journalists
PlotPolitics, Elections, Uprising

A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles-not to mention their own personal entanglements.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrebiography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersKings
PlotPolitics
PlaceRussia

When social upheaval sweeps Russia in the early 20th century, Czar Nicholas II resists change, sparking a revolution and ending a dynasty.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersGays, Lesbians
PlotLove, Relationship, Politics
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

The personal and political struggles, setbacks and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the U.S. Civil Rights movement from its turbulent infancy in the 20th century to the once unfathomable successes of today. The period piece tells the history of the gay rights movement, starting with the Stonewall Riots in 1969.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:55
CharactersPriests
PlotPolitics, Religion, Intrigue, Family life
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleDark, Fascinating

Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth for himself and his family.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
CharactersSpy, CIA
PlotPolitics, Mystery, Intrigue
StyleAction, Fascinating

A team of talented Australian and American intelligence analysts work together to ensure global stability in one of the world's most important and secretive joint intelligence facilities... Pine Gap. But the relationship between the Australian and American intelligence analysts working at Pine Gap isn’t always rosy.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUkraine
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceSchool

Modest and humble teacher Vasily is caught on camera raging over the miserable situation in his country. When a pupil posts the video on Youtube, it becomes a viral sensation. Everybody loves Vasily’s outrage and people start gathering money for a presidential campaign. Which he wins! Servant of the People follows Vasily’s new life as president; he has no interest in changing his life, he wants to stay the same, live in his flat with his parents, borrow money from his friends at the end of the month and take his bike to work; it’s just that now his work is as the most powerful man in the country.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama
CountryDenmark
Duration00:58
CharactersJournalists
PlotPolitics, Elections, Family life
StyleAction, Fascinating

40-year old political leader Birgitte Nyborg secures her party a landslide victory through her idealism and huge effort, then faces the biggest challenge of her life: how most effectively to use the newly won seats, and how far she is willing to go in order to gain as much influence as possible.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersOfficials
PlotPolitics
PlaceUSA
StyleFor girls

A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Lesbians, Pupils, Twins
PlotLove, Politics, Inheritance, Intrigue
PlaceSchool, Hospitals, USA
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Makes me think

Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
PlotPolitics, Mystery, Elections

The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart while the politics that they discuss touch on everyday life.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration06:00
CharactersJournalists
PlotDivorce

Former first lady and current Secretary of State Elaine Barrish Hammond try to keep her family together while simultaneously dealing with crises of the State Department and fending off the hungry DC journalist who is bent on destroying her career.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryCanada, USA
Duration06:00
PlotPolitics, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleBased on real events, Makes me think, Patriotic

The Kennedys is an Emmy-winning Canadian-American television miniseries chronicling the lives of the Kennedy family, including key triumphs and tragedies it has experienced. It stars Greg Kinnear, Katie Holmes, Barry Pepper and Tom Wilkinson among others, and is directed by Jon Cassar. The series premiered in the United States in April 2011 on ReelzChannel and on History Television in Canada.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotPolitics
StyleAction, Fascinating

Politician Peter Laurence's private life is falling apart. Shamelessly untroubled by guilt or remorse, he seeks to further his own agenda whilst others plot to bring him down. Can he out-run his own secrets to win the ultimate prize?

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom

Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to formulate and enact legislation or effect departmental changes are opposed by the British Civil Service, in particular his Permanent Secretary, Sir Humphrey Appleby, played by Nigel Hawthorne. His Principal Private Secretary Bernard Woolley, played by Derek Fowlds, is usually caught between the two. The sequel, Yes, Prime Minister, continued with the same cast and followed the events of the premiership of Jim Hacker after his unexpected elevation to Number 10 upon the resignation of the previous PM.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:28
CharactersSpy, CIA, Special agents, Tough guys
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot

What happens when a man who believes he has retired from MI6 is called back to do one more job to regain his life, only to discover that this job may mean he has no life to go back to.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:21
CharactersNurses
PlotLove, Politics, Elections
PlaceOffice, Small towns

Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:56
CharactersJournalists
PlotPolitics, Mystery, Elections
StyleDark, Fascinating

Boss is an American political drama television serial created by Farhad Safinia. The series stars Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, the mayor of Chicago, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies, a degenerative neurological disorder.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:00
CharactersFamily
PlotPolitics, Jealousy
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Fascinating

A drama about the shifting power in a marriage when the personal and political collide.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:40
CharactersRich, Poor
PlotPolitics, Money
PlaceRussia

High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of marriage, so they lock them up in the basement until they'll sort out their problems. Their school friends also decide to do the same with their parents to solve their respective problems

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:16
CharactersGays, Dogs, Horses
PlotPolitics
PlaceEngland, Court
StyleEasy, Action, Fascinating, Based on real events

It's the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been legalised and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he's desperate to hide.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends, Actors
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy, Patriotic

A satirical half-hour series from comedian Sacha Baron Cohen exploring the diverse individuals, from the infamous to the unknown across the political and cultural spectrum, who populate our unique nation.

Markimdb: 9.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:55
CharactersFamily, Kings, Dragons, Brothers, Sisters
PlotLove, betrayal, Adventures, Magic, Intrigue
PlaceForest
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersRescue, Political strategists
PlotDisasters, Politics
PlaceEngland

As widespread power outages cause chaos and threaten lives across the country, the COBRA (Cabinet Office Briefing Room) committee comprised of the UK’s leading experts and politicians, gathers to find a way to turn the lights back on.

PlotPolitics
StyleBased on real events, Different stories

To govern with an iron fist, it is necessary to know very well the game of absolute power, as shown by the infamous dictators presented in this documentary series.





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