TV series about politics

TV series about politics
List of the best series about politics selected by visitors to our site: Medici: Masters of Florence, Pine Gap, Domina, House of Cards, How to Become a Tyrant, COBRA, Brave New World, La Révolution, Sons of Liberty, Drunk History.

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

Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
CountryItaly, United Kingdom
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.

Pine Gap (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
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.

Domina (2021)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
CharactersStrong women, Emperors
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.

House of Cards (2013)
Markimdb: 8.7
CharactersHeroes, Mentors
PlotPolitics, Power, Intrigue, Elections, Blackmail
StyleNetflix, Worth watching, For men, Action, Intriguing

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.

How to Become a Tyrant (2021)
StyleBased on real events

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.

COBRA (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersRescue, Political strategists
PlotDisasters, Politics

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.

Brave New World (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
PlotRevolution, Politics, Technology, Uprising, Drug addiction
StyleDystopian, Atmospheric, Unexpected ending, Makes me think

In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.

La Révolution (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, detective
CharactersVampire, Doctors, Kings, Killers, Rich
PlotPolitics, Viruses, Revolution, Uprising, Voodoo
StyleNetflix, Spectacular, Action, Based on real events

1787, France. While investigating a series of mysterious murders, Joseph Guillotin - the future inventor of the world famous ‘Guillotine’ - uncovers an unknown virus: the Blue Blood. The disease quickly spreads amongst the French aristocracy, driving them to murder ordinary people and soon leads to a rebellion.

Sons of Liberty (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, history
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Friends, Soldier
PlotPolitics, Revolution, Uprising
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating, Based on real events

A radical group of young men band together in secrecy to change the course of history and make America a nation.

Drunk History (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, history
PlotDeath, Second world war, Politics, Religion
PlaceCourt, USA

Historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. A unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from America’s great past as great moments in history are retold with unforgettable results.

The Mayor (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
PlotAdventures, Politics
StyleEasy, Fascinating

A struggling hip-hop artist runs for mayor to promote his mix-tape and wins.

The Bonfire of Destiny (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, history
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

After a devastating fire in 1897 Paris, three women find their lives upended by betrayals, deceptions and romantic turmoil. Inspired by real events.

The World Wars (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary, military, history
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Second world war, Politics

The story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The series examines the two wars as one contiguous timeline starting in 1914 and concluding in 1945 with these unique individuals coming of age in World War I before ultimately calling the shots in World War II.

Tyrant (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama

The story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam "Barry" Al Fayeed, the younger son of the dictator of a war-torn nation, ends a self-imposed 20-year exile to return to his homeland, accompanied by his American wife and children, for his nephew's wedding. Barry’s reluctant homecoming leads to a dramatic clash of cultures as he is thrown back into the familial and national politics of his youth.

Jodha Akbar (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CharactersEmperors, Princesses
StyleTo cry, Based on real events

Jodha Akbar is an epic drama about a sixteenth century story of the political marriage of convenience between a Mughal emperor Abu'l-Fath Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar and a Rajput princess Jodha Bai. The show focuses on how their political marriage brings love between them to an extent that it changed the fate of India. This period drama also portrays the wars of that time along with the relations between the Mughals and the Rajputs. The drama also focuses on the functioning of the queens, the courts, courtesans, the ministers and their influence on the love story of Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar and Jodha Bai. The show also highlights on how Mughal emperor Jalal ud-din Muhammad acquires the title of Akbar from the people.

Snowfall (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime
CharactersTeenagers, Gangsters, CIA

Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.

The Kennedys (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, history
CountryCanada, USA
PlotPolitics, Family life
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.

Godunov (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, history
PlotRelationship, Politics
TimeMiddle Ages

The TV show is about the Godunov family, which covers the period from the reign of Ivan the Terrible to the accession of Mikhail Romanov to the throne.

The Oath (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime
CharactersFamily, Police, Gangsters, The thieves, Students
PlotSurvival, Robbery, betrayal, Politics, Racing

Explore a gang world we've never seen before: gangs that are made up of the very men and women sworn to uphold the law – cops. Only select officers make the cut, but once inside, gang members will do what they must to protect each other from enemies inside and outside their ranks.

Payitaht Abdulhamid (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, drama, history
PlotWar, Politics
Time19th century

The fight of Abdulhamid II to keep Ottoman Empire and caliphate alive.