Most Popular Political Superpower Movies and TV Shows
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PG | 95 min | Comedy
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Votes: 424,180 | Gross: $0.28M
2. 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: 231,613 | Gross: $62.50M
4. The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)
R | 131 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.
Votes: 9,831 | Gross: $17.10M
5. Fail-Safe (1964)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 22,003 | Gross: $4.20M
7. By Dawn's Early Light (1990 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A non-NATO nuclear missile is fired from Turkey at USSR, where it detonates. Soviet response is automatic as it's seen as a NATO missile. Can continued escalation be avoided? We follow the US president and a bomber crew.
157 min | Documentary, History
A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.
9. We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)
R | 130 min | Documentary
A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history.
Votes: 7,215 | Gross: $0.16M
10. Cold War (1998)
1,120 min | Documentary, History
A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
11. Why We Fight (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War
Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.
Votes: 9,591 | Gross: $1.44M
15. Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (2006)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, War
Robert Greenwald looks at war profiteering in Iraq by private contracting companies Halliburton, CACI, and KBR.
18. Superpower (2008)
PG-13 | 119 min | Documentary, History, War
Superpower illustrates how the United States has leveraged its position to ensure unilateral world domination through absolute economic and military superiority and government deception.
26. Empires of Evil (2015– )
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When Darja's boyfriend and small-time criminal gets kidnapped by Eduard Krylow an especially unconscionable member of a drug cartel she embarks on a mission to rescue him.
29. Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis (2001 Video)
48 min | Documentary, History
This is a documentary about the historical context of the Cuban Missile Crisis, that is available on the DVD for the film, Thirteen Days (2000). Using archival footage and new interviews ... See full summary »
31. Nuclear Tipping Point (2010)
Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary
A documentary produced by the Nuclear Security Project to raise awareness about nuclear threats and to help build support for the urgent actions needed to reduce nuclear dangers.
34. Superpower (2013)
5 min | Short, Drama
A fly-on-the-wall glimpse into the room where the fates of nations are manipulated. In the wake of a nuclear apocalypse, two people meet in attempt to engineer the fate of the world, showing little regard for its remaining inhabitants.
35. Dominance and Terror: A Discussion with Noam Chomsky (2004 TV Short)
15 min | Documentary, Short, History
An illuminating window into the mind of American linguist, philosopher, political activist, author and the most cited scholar of our time. Director Roberto S. Oregel composes a provocative ... See full summary »
Les mercredis de l'histoire (1999– )
CIA: Secret Wars
156 min | Documentary
The history of CIA told by previous directors and agents, and also some on the outside (like a former KGB director).