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1. Widows (2018)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

Votes: 73,658 | Gross: $42.40M

2. Long Shot (2019)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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67 Metascore

Journalist Fred Flarsky reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field, now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

Director: Jonathan Levine | Stars: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, June Diane Raphael, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Votes: 57,677 | Gross: $30.32M

3. Vice (I) (2018)

R | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell

Votes: 94,369 | Gross: $47.84M

4. The Duchess (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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62 Metascore

A chronicle of the life of 18th-century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 74,023 | Gross: $13.82M

5. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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60 Metascore

The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

Director: George Nolfi | Stars: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner

Votes: 232,014 | Gross: $62.50M

6. Detroit: Become Human (2018 Video Game)

M | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

9.3
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Take control of three androids in their quest to discover who they really are.

Director: David Cage | Stars: Valorie Curry, Bryan Dechart, Jesse Williams, Audrey Boustani

Votes: 8,385

7. Invictus (2009)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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74 Metascore

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as President of South Africa, initiates a unique venture to unite the Apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng

Votes: 143,213 | Gross: $37.49M

8. Peterloo (2018)

PG-13 | 154 min | Drama, History

6.4
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66 Metascore

The story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell, Philip Jackson

Votes: 2,901 | Gross: $0.15M

9. Now & Later (2009)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama

5.1
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24 Metascore

Angela an illegal immigrant living in Los Angeles stumbles across Bill, a disgraced banker on the run.Through sex, conversation ranging from politics to philosophy, and other worldly pleasures, Angela introduces Bill to another worldview.

Director: Philippe Diaz | Stars: Keller Wortham, Shari Solanis, Luis Fernandez-Gil, Adrian Quinonez

Votes: 1,325 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Chappaquiddick (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.5
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67 Metascore

Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

Director: John Curran | Stars: Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms, Bruce Dern

Votes: 10,320 | Gross: $17.40M

11. Shampoo (1975)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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65 Metascore

Lovers undo a hairdresser from Beverly Hills around Election Eve in 1968.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant

Votes: 9,916 | Gross: $49.41M

12. Z (1969)

M/PG | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.3
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Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer

Votes: 21,967 | Gross: $0.08M

13. Nick of Time (1995)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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An unimpressive, everyday man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Courtney Chase, Charles S. Dutton

Votes: 37,370 | Gross: $8.17M

14. An Ideal Husband (I) (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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67 Metascore

London 1895: Cabinet minister, Sir Chiltern, and bachelor, Lord Goring, are victims of scheming women.

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rupert Everett, Julianne Moore, Peter Vaughan, Minnie Driver

Votes: 14,619 | Gross: $18.54M

15. Indiscretion (2016)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.9
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A married woman's affair comes back to haunt her when her obsessed lover infiltrates every part of her life.

Director: John Stewart Muller | Stars: Mira Sorvino, Cary Elwes, Christopher Backus, Katherine McNamara

Votes: 835

16. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

Votes: 9,864 | Gross: $0.36M

17. Six Flying Dragons (2015–2016)

Drama, History

8.8
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Story of the the foundation of the Joseon Dynasty in Korea and ambition, success and fall of several real and fictional characters.

Stars: Ah-in Yoo, Yo-Han Byun, Myung-Min Kim, Se-Kyung Shin

Votes: 507

18. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.0
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 2,538

19. Max (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

6.5
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56 Metascore

A film studying the depiction of a friendship between an art dealer named Rothman and his student, Adolf Hitler.

Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker

Votes: 6,776 | Gross: $0.53M

20. Entranced Earth (1967)

111 min | Drama

7.5
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Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. In the eye of this social convulsion, the jaded journalist Paulo Martins ... See full summary »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Jardel Filho, Paulo Autran, José Lewgoy, Glauce Rocha

Votes: 2,320

21. The French Minister (2013)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy

6.3
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65 Metascore

Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is tall and impressive, a man with style, attractive to women. He also happens to be the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the land of enlightenment: France. With ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Thierry Lhermitte, Raphaël Personnaz, Niels Arestrup, Bruno Raffaelli

Votes: 3,026 | Gross: $0.00M

22. The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.4
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86 Metascore

Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Alk | Stars: Skip Andrew, Edward Carmody, James Davis, Rennie Davis

Votes: 209

23. The Next Man (1976)

R | 108 min | Action, Thriller

5.1
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Influential Arab diplomat becomes the target of numerous assassination attempts, when he announces his plan to make peace with Israel by letting them join the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (O.P.E.C.).

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Sean Connery, Cornelia Sharpe, Albert Paulsen, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 579

24. Hands Over the City (1963)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.7
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Prior to a city council election, the collapse of a building leaves a land developer and his political backers defending themselves against a scandal.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Rod Steiger, Salvo Randone, Guido Alberti, Marcello Cannavale

Votes: 2,234

25. Long Live Freedom (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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42 Metascore

When a politician disappears, his (mad) twin brother is brought to replace him.

Director: Roberto Andò | Stars: Toni Servillo, Valerio Mastandrea, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Michela Cescon

Votes: 4,018 | Gross: $0.05M

26. The Minister (2011)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully. He has no choice but to go to the scene of the ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Schoeller | Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Michel Blanc, Zabou Breitman, Laurent Stocker

Votes: 2,412

27. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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79 Metascore

This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.

Director: Stanley Nelson | Stars: Blair Anderson, Omar Barbour, Julian Bond, Elaine Brown

Votes: 1,577 | Gross: $0.48M

28. Running Mates (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Governor James Reynolds Pryce is campaigning to win the presidential nomination.

Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Tom Selleck, Laura Linney, Nancy Travis, Teri Hatcher

Votes: 595

29. Hoffa: Danny DeVito's Speech at the Teamsters Convention in Las Vegas, 2011 (2012 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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Star: Danny DeVito

30. The Overcoat (1952)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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Based on Nikolai Gogol's story with the location changed from Russia to Italy and the time changed to the present (1952), the story is about a poor city-hall clerk (Renato Rascel) whose ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Renato Rascel, Yvonne Sanson, Giulio Stival, Ettore Mattia

Votes: 493

31. A Man Betrayed (1941)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A small-town attorney comes to the city to investigate the murder of a friend and falls in love with the daughter of the crime ring he hopes to expose.

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: John Wayne, Frances Dee, Edward Ellis, Wallace Ford

Votes: 392

32. The Conquest (2011)

Not Rated | 105 min | Biography

6.2
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62 Metascore

A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power.

Director: Xavier Durringer | Stars: Denis Podalydès, Florence Pernel, Bernard Le Coq, Michèle Moretti

Votes: 1,539 | Gross: $0.07M

33. Mitt (2014)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

6.9
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64 Metascore

Mitt Romney and his family are followed through their U.S. Presidential campaigns.

Director: Greg Whiteley | Stars: Mitt Romney, Candy Crowley, Eric Draper, Jim Lehrer

Votes: 2,334

34. Maidan (2014)

134 min | Documentary

6.5
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86 Metascore

A look at the 2013 and 2014 civil unrest in the Ukrainian capital's central square.

Director: Sergey Loznitsa

Votes: 824

35. Public Enemies (2014 TV Movie)

Drama, History

6.7
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Playing in Germany in the 1960ies the movie narretes the conflict between former German politician Franz-Josef Strauß and Rudolf Augstein, German journalist and founder of 'Der Spiegel' ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Suso Richter | Stars: Sebastian Rudolph, Francis Fulton-Smith, David Rott, Johann von Bülow

Votes: 213

36. Spin (1995)

57 min | Documentary

7.9
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Pirated satellite feeds revealing U.S. media personalities' contemptuous plans for their viewers come full circle in Spin. TV out-takes appropriated from network satellite feeds unravel the... See full summary »

Director: Brian Springer | Stars: Larry Agran, Jim Bakker, Bill Beutel, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 463

37. The Shanghai Drama (1938)

76 min | Drama

6.5
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A Russian emigrant sings in a Shanghai nightclub under the assumed name of Kay Murphy. All she dreams of is a peaceful life with her daughter Vera. But this is only a pipe dream as she has ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Christl Mardayn, Louis Jouvet, Raymond Rouleau, Dorville

Votes: 80

38. Outside These Walls (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Dan Sparling (;Michael Whalen (I)')is a brilliant, crusading journalist, but also a man with a prison record, earned after he had embezzled to meet the needs of an extravagant wife. He ... See full summary »

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Michael Whalen, Dolores Costello, Virginia Weidler, Don Beddoe

Votes: 10

39. President Trump: The Inauguration - ITV News Special (2017 TV Special)

120 min | News

5.5
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Tom Bradby presents live ITV News coverage of the inauguration of Donald J. Trump.

Stars: Tom Bradby, Robert Moore, Laura Schwartz, Juliet Bremner

Votes: 21

40. Joschka und Herr Fischer (2011)

138 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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He was a student activist, an urban guerrilla, a taxi driver; Joseph "Joschka" Fischer emerged from the Extra-parliamentary Opposition (APO) to become Hessen's trainer-clad environment ... See full summary »

Director: Pepe Danquart | Stars: Joschka Fischer, Hans Koschnick, Katharina Thalbach, Peter Grohmann

Votes: 178

41. Beruf Neonazi (1993)

83 min | Documentary

7.1
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A highly controversial documentary portrays the young neo-Nazi Bela Ewald Althans, who uses the opportunity to preach his inhumane attitude in front of the camera.

Director: Winfried Bonengel | Stars: Ewald Althans, Ernst Zündel

Votes: 46

42. Le président (2010)

98 min | Documentary

7.1
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Director: Yves Jeuland | Stars: Georges Frêche, Laurent Blondiau, Frédéric Bort, Gilles Cohen-Solal

Votes: 77

43. I vouleftina (1966)

95 min | Comedy

5.0
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Imagine the surprise of a hopeful politician when his independent long-term fiancée gets to be elected instead of him. Will the determined woman and the first female politician in the Greek parliament fight to right the wrongs?

Director: Kostas Karagiannis | Stars: Rena Vlahopoulou, Stavros Xenidis, Alekos Tzanetakos, Dimitris Nikolaidis

Votes: 131

44. Election 2017: ITV News Special (2017 TV Special)

266 min | News

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Reaction to the results of the 2017 General Election presented by Julie Etchingham.

Director: Daniel Wright | Stars: Julie Etchingham, Carl Dinnen, Emily Morgan, Rachel Younger

45. Weight of the Pen (2016)

Short, Drama

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One politicians inner struggle with a major decision he has to make that will affect the United States permanently. That decision goes against everything he believes in but not necessarily acts upon as a career politician..

Directors: Pat Bradley, Nick Buscarino | Stars: Alexander Cherman, Ed Glynn

46. The Kangaroo Guy (2015)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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A politician's statement is taken out of context and the media question his ethical integrity. To prove himself he goes to the extreme, even if it borders on the unethical.

Director: Joel Loxton | Stars: Danny Adcock, Sam Campbell, Jeanette Cronin, Rina Freiberg

47. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: A Place in the World (1975)

53 min | Drama

7.6
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As Britain tries to rebound from the war, James Bellamy runs for political office.

Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Angela Baddeley, David Langton, Raymond Huntley

Votes: 46

48. The Almighty Johnsons (2011–2013)
Episode: And Then on to Norsewood (2013)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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As Axl's road trip takes a couple of unexpected turns, Mike and Michele take their own roads to the dark side, and Dawn becomes the launch pad for a journey Anders can't see ending well.

Director: Mike Smith | Stars: Emmett Skilton, Timothy Balme, Dean O'Gorman, Jared Turner

Votes: 30

49. Queen Sugar (2016– )
Episode: By the Spit (2019)

TV-14 | 40 min | Drama

8.1
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Nova and Octavia enjoy one another's company as Nova prepares for her press day. Meanwhile, Ralph Angel and Darla grow concerned for Blue, and they agree to bring him to a counselor. ... See full summary »

Director: Bola Ogun | Stars: Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Omar J. Dorsey

Votes: 18

50. Veep (2012–2019)
Episode: C**tgate (2016)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.8
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As the country faces a massive financial crisis, Selina must make an important decision. Meanwhile, Jonah campaigns in New Hampshire and Amy is asked to find the source of disparaging comments made about Selina.

Director: Brad Hall | Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott

Votes: 644



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