Highest-Rated Movies about 'Politician', Sort by Popularity


King Corn (2007), State of the Union (2019), No End in Sight (2007), The War Room (1993), What Is Democracy? (2018), Mike Wallace Is Here (2019), The Godfather: Part II (1974), Wilson (1944) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Politician movies.


King Corn (2007)

Two recent college graduates travel to Iowa to investigate the role that corn plays in an increasingly complicated and dysfunctional American food industry. After planting their own small crop of corn and tracing its journey through the industry, they are alarmed to discover that corn figures in almost everything Americans eat. The consequences of this are examined through interviews with various experts and industry insiders, providing a balanced look at this American agricultural issue.

friend, neighbor, politician, citizen, farmer, college graduate, striking

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State of the Union (2019)

A recently estranged couple meet in a pub before their weekly marital therapy sessions.

tycoon, publisher, political consultant, wife, politician, reporter, witty

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No End in Sight (2007)

This documentary film takes a critical look at the American invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the war that followed. The film includes extensive interviews with various military and government officials, many of whom worked under President George W. Bush during the beginning of the Iraq war. Filmmaker Charles Ferguson uses these first-hand accounts to suggest that the Bush administration, as well as the provisional government they instated in Iraq, have made crucial, irresponsible errors.

george w. bush, donald rumsfeld, politician, dick cheney, soldier, fascinating, uneasy

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The War Room (1993)

Given unprecedented access, documentary filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker Chris Hegedus follow part of the 1992 Clinton campaign for president. During the New Hampshire primary, the campaign hits some stumbling blocks, chief among them the Gennifer Flowers scandal, but nevertheless manages to pull out a second-place finish. From there, strategists George Stephanopoulos and James Carville repair to national campaign headquarters in Little Rock to monitor the remaining duration of the campaign.

candidate, strategist, mistress, politician, tense, confident, charming

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What Is Democracy? (2018)

This reflection on democracy spans millennia and continents, from ancient Athens' groundbreaking experiment in self-government to capitalism's roots in medieval Italy.

citizen, expert, activist, politician, philosopher, bleak, fascinating

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Mike Wallace Is Here (2019)

Filmmaker Avi Belkin examines the life and career of journalist Mike Wallace, presenting never-before-seen footage that showcases the often confrontational interview methods he used on "60 Minutes."

reporter, interviewee, interviewer, politician, celebrity, athlete, engaging

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The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

gangster, murderer, brother, father, criminal, politician, dark

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Wilson (1944)

Woodrow Wilson (Alexander Knox) goes from Princeton to the White House and promotes the League of Nations.

woodrow wilson, politician, wife, military officer, opponent, patriotic, confident

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Sunrise at Campobello (1960)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Ralph Bellamy) fights polio and enters politics with his wife, Eleanor (Greer Garson).

franklin delano roosevelt, eleanor roosevelt, political consultant, son, daughter, politician, heartwarming

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Vote for Me (2003)

Vote For Me! is a political comedy set in East Harlem: the story of a 70-year old Puerto Rican super who runs for Congress and wins.

superintendent, candidate, mother, politician, social worker, amusing, inspiring

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The Syrian Bride (2004)

Mona (Clara Khoury), a Druze bride-to-be, lives in a village on the border of Israel and Syria. Her father, political leader Hammed (Makram J. Khoury), wants her to marry a Syrian comedian, but her move to Syria would likely be a permanent one, considering the political unrest between the two countries. The wedding planning is a nightmare, and tensions are high -- especially when Mona's siblings, who have moved on to new countries and complicated relationships, come home before the big day.

bride, father, brother, sister, politician, amusing, fascinating

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Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (1993)

In 1990 a disagreement over land rights between Mohawk Indians and the Canadian government leads to a 78-day standoff.

native, police officer, soldier, politician, tense, emotional, spirited

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The Brink (2019)

Filmmaker Alison Klayman follows political strategist Stephen K. Bannon as he tries to mobilize and unify far-right parties during the 2018 U.S. midterm elections.

political consultant, politician, consultant, journalist, brash, brooding, confident

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How to Die in Oregon (2011)

In 1994 Oregon became the first state to legalize a terminally ill person's request to end his or her life with medication. At the time, only Belgium, Switzerland, and the Netherlands had legalized the practice. 'How to Die in Oregon' tell the stories of those most intimately involved with the practice today -- terminally ill Oregonians, their families, doctors, and f...Read all

patient, physician, politician, wife, widow, somber, disturbing

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War and Peace (2002)

The danger of a nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan.

military official, survivor, indian, politician, citizen, protester, brooding

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Taxi Driver (1976)

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.

cab driver, pretty woman, prostitute, pimp, politician, brutal, disturbing

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A Clockwork Orange (1971)

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.

juvenile delinquents, politician, writer, chaplain, social worker, brutal, disturbing

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Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of the American Empire (2004)

Left-leaning documentary filmmakers Jeremy Earp and Sut Jhally present their case that the neo-conservative members of President George W. Bush's administration, including Vice-President Dick Cheney, saw in the 9/11 terrorist attacks an opportunity to force their ideological beliefs on a frightened nation. Interviews with leftist thinkers like Noam Chomsky, Michael Franti and Daniel Ellsberg buttress the central thesis that the Bush administration used the crisis for their own political ends.

philosopher, activist, journalist, politician, somber, washington, d.c., white house

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Casino (1995)

A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.

mobster, henchman, wife, ex-lover, politician, con artist, confident

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Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki (2012)

After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident while hunting for food for their children, a young woman must find ways to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him while keeping their trait hidden from society.

dictator, ad executive, rival, politician, wife, son, tense

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

senator, politician, secretary, uplifting, inspiring, engaging, washington, d.c.

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Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

A district attorney (William Powell) condemns his boyhood buddy, a racketeer (Clark Gable) whose crime saves his bid for governor.

casino owner, politician, love interest, priest, engaging, gripping, thrilling

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Gandhi (1982)

Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

politician, photographer, inspiring, moving, profound, india, south africa

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All the President's Men (1976)

"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

reporter, editor, politician, teamwork, engaging, intricate, tense

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Doctor Zhivago (1965)

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.

doctor, brother, niece, wife, politician, mistress, passionate

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Isle of Dogs (2018)

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog.

boy, stray animal, friend, politician, police officer, playful, amusing

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Sicko (2007)

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths.

doctor, patient, politician, father, president, bleak, engaging

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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.

war hero, politician, soldier, spy, communist, tense, intricate

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Food, Inc. (2008)

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

activist, author, farmer, businessman, politician, mother, disturbing

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