TV series about politics

TV series about politics
List of the best series about politics selected by visitors to our site: House of Cards, Domina, When We Rise, The Last Czars, Pine Gap, Veep, COBRA, The Last Minister, How to Become a Tyrant, Scandal.

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

Genre
Country
House of Cards (2013)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:50

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.

Domina (2021)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy

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.

When We Rise (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

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.

The Last Czars (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrebiography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

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

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

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.

Veep (2012)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:30

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.

COBRA (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

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.

The Last Minister (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia

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.

How to Become a Tyrant (2021)

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.

Scandal (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for their clients, but it becomes apparent that these "gladiators in suits," who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, have trouble fixing those closest at hand -- their own.

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Brave New World (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

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.

Mr. Mayor (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

A retired businessman runs for mayor of Los Angeles to prove he's "still got it." Once he wins, he has to figure out what he stands for, gain the respect of his biggest critic and connect with his teenage daughter, all while trying to get anything right for America's second weirdest city.

Boss (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:56

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.

Tyrant (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

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.

Pearson (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

Powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson adjusts to the dirty world of Chicago politics.

The New Pope (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Spain, United Kingdom, USA

As Pope Pius XIII hangs between life and death in a coma, charming and sophisticated moderate English aristocrat Sir John Brannox is placed on the papal throne and adopts the name John Paul III. A sequel series to “The Young Pope.”

The Kennedys (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, history
CountryCanada, USA
Duration06:00

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.

The Break with Michelle Wolf (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

Nobody's safe as Michelle Wolf unapologetically takes aim in this weekly topical show that blends sketches with live comedy and in-studio guests.

Chernobyl (2019)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:56

The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

Drunk History (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, history
CountryUSA

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.

Show Me a Hero (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers' worst crisis when federal courts ordered public housing to be built in the white, middle class side of town, dividing the city in a bitter battle fueled by fear, racism, murder and politics.

Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the 1920s and 1930s. Nucky interacts with several historical figures in both his personal and political life, including mobsters, politicians, government agents, and the common folk who look up to him. The federal government also takes an interest in the bootlegging and other illegal activities in the area, sending agents to investigate possible mob connections but also looking at Nucky's lifestyle—expensive and lavish for a county political figure. Primetime Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and producer Terence Winter adapted the show from Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City, a book by Nelson Johnson about historical criminal kingpin Enoch L. Johnson.

Power Book II: Ghost (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA

Picking up just days after the “Power” finale, this sequel series follows Tariq navigating his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.

Our Cartoon President (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

A hilarious look into the Trump presidency, animation style. Starring two-dimensional avatars of Donald Trump and his merry band of insiders and family members, this cutting-edge comedy presents the truish adventures of Trump, his confidants and bon vivants through the eyes of an imaginary documentary crew.

The Politician (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:42

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.

The Borgias (2011)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Canada
Duration00:55

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.

Game of Thrones (2011)
Markimdb: 9.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:55

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.

The Loudest Voice (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:51

The rise and fall of Fox News founder Roger Ailes, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party’s de facto leader, while flashing back to defining events in his life.

The World Wars (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary, military, history
CountryUSA

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.

The Mayor (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:20

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




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