Most Popular Election Campaign Movies and TV Shows
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1. Vice (I) (2018)
R | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Votes: 92,292 | Gross: $47.84M
2. Widows (2018)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Votes: 72,649 | Gross: $42.40M
3. Election (1999)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president.
Votes: 84,605 | Gross: $14.88M
4. Citizen Kane (1941)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.
Votes: 371,904 | Gross: $1.59M
7. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.
Votes: 231,513 | Gross: $62.50M
8. The Campaign (2012)
R | 85 min | Comedy
An incumbent Representative embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.
Votes: 120,241 | Gross: $86.91M
10. Killing Them Softly (2012)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Votes: 125,712 | Gross: $15.03M
11. Adults in the Room (2019)
124 min | Biography, Drama
Greece in 2015: the economy is in tatters and the country is on the verge of bankruptcy. A new government rebels against the EU's iron-fisted rule and inspires millions of Europeans. Based on the political memoirs of Yanis Varoufakis.
13. What a Girl Wants (2003)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.
Votes: 56,051 | Gross: $35.99M
15. The Ides of March (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.
Votes: 209,118 | Gross: $40.96M
16. The American President (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A widowed U.S. President running for reelection and an environmental lobbyist fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception," and sparks fly anyway.
Votes: 49,059 | Gross: $65.00M
17. LBJ (2016)
R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
Lyndon B. Johnson aligns himself with John F. Kennedy, rises to the Presidency, and deals with the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.
Votes: 4,815 | Gross: $2.47M
19. Dave (1993)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.
Votes: 46,537 | Gross: $63.27M
20. Head of State (2003)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy
When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.
Votes: 17,329 | Gross: $37.79M
23. Nixon (1995)
R | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History
A biographical story of former U.S. President Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy, to his eventual Presidency, which ended in shame.
Votes: 27,388 | Gross: $13.56M
24. All the King's Men (2006)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Thriller
Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.
Votes: 22,881 | Gross: $7.22M
25. Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A US president who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate.
Votes: 11,801 | Gross: $14.47M
27. Immortal (2004)
R | 103 min | Animation, Action, Crime
In the distant future, Earth is occupied by ancient gods and genetically altered humans. When a god is sentenced to death he seeks a new human host and a woman to bear his child.
28. Black Sheep (1996)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy
A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election.
Votes: 34,633 | Gross: $32.38M
29. All the Way (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History
31. The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime
A conman discovers during a "job" that US Congress is where the money is. "Name recognition" gets him elected. Will he develop a conscience?
Votes: 14,477 | Gross: $46.67M
32. Man of the Year (2006)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A comedian who hosts a news satire program decides to run for president, and a computerized voting machine malfunction gets him elected.
Votes: 30,795 | Gross: $37.44M
33. Bulworth (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Votes: 23,936 | Gross: $26.53M
34. My Fellow Americans (1996)
PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy
Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.
Votes: 13,596 | Gross: $22.29M
37. Bob Roberts (1992)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
A conservative folk singer turns his hand to politics, running for the US Senate. He is not above dirty tricks and smear campaigns to gain an advantage over his opponent.
Votes: 12,726 | Gross: $4.48M
39. And God Created Woman (1988)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out... See full summary »
Votes: 1,634 | Gross: $0.72M
42. Dhadak (2018)
Not Rated | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set in Rajasthan, this love story explores how the protagonists deal with issues like differences between castes and honor killings.
43. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009 Video)
PG-13 | 67 min | Animation, Action, Drama
When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman.
44. The MatchMaker (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,253 | Gross: $3.38M
46. The Glass Key (1942)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.
47. The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
R | 108 min | Drama
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well... See full summary »
48. Singham (2011)
Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Drama
A truly honest police officer is transferred to a town controlled by a gangster he has humiliated. The gangster believes he can use good power to bring down this officer who made him look foolish and weak.
Votes: 13,185 | Gross: $0.35M
49. Haasil (2003)
PG-13 | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Aniruddh, a law-abiding college student, in love with Niharika, gets caught up in college politics and crime and must fight it out for himself when his friend becomes his foe.
50. They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In San Francisco, a high-priced call girl is murdered and the case is assigned to Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs.
Votes: 2,913 | Gross: $5.12M