Most Popular U.s. Foreign Policy Movies and TV Shows
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1. Narcos (2015–2017)
TV-MA | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.
4. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Votes: 43,820 | Gross: $41.51M
5. The Fifth Estate (2013)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.
Votes: 36,956 | Gross: $3.25M
6. Missing (1982)
PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.
Votes: 16,985 | Gross: $14.00M
7. 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: 9,817 | Gross: $17.10M
9. The Quiet American (2002)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
An old British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman.
Votes: 26,351 | Gross: $12.99M
157 min | Documentary, History
A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.
11. Chicago Boys (2015)
85 min | Documentary, History
The story of a group of Milton Friedman's disciples that, backed by a military dictatorship, turned Chile into the first and most extreme neoliberal country in the world.
12. The Quiet American (1958)
TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young naive American and a cynical older British diplomat disagree over politics in 1952 Vietnam and over a beautiful young native girl.
13. Balibo (2009)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
War correspondent Roger East and the young Jose Ramos-Horta travel to East Timor to investigate the murders of the Balibo Five in 1975.
14. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,768 | Gross: $0.38M
16. 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
17. Countdown to Looking Glass (1984 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Dramatic doomsday scenario in which the Cold War fully escalates. The story is told through a live news report that follows the apocalyptic world-ending nuclear exchange between the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R.
Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War
A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.
21. Democracy Now! (2001– )
60 min | News, Talk-Show
Journalist Amy Goodman hosts this independent news program which features international journalists, grassroots leaders, independent analysts, as well as ordinary people directly affected by world events and U.S. policy.
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.
23. Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story (2014 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 114 min | Documentary
Few know the story of how the U.S. Navy SEALs (Sea, Air and Land) became the renowned warriors of today. Without them, much of world history would have been written differently, from the ... See full summary »
Director: Carol L. Fleisher
25. Salvador Allende (2004)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography
From his childhood in Valparaiso to his death during the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende.
26. The Battle of Chile: Part II (1976)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
Taking place during the Chilean Coup d'état in 1973, this film opens with the attempted military coup of June 1973, which is put down by troops loyal to the government. The left is divided ... See full summary »
28. 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.
29. The Occupation of the American Mind (2016 Video)
82 min | Documentary
Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the ... See full summary »
30. The Battle of Chile: Part III (1979)
80 min | Documentary
Completed two years after The Battle of Chile: Part I (1975) and The Battle of Chile: Part II (1976), this film deals with the creation of thousands of local groups of "popular power" by ... See full summary »
32. Pictures from a Revolution (1991)
93 min | Documentary, History
In 1981, Susan Meiselas published "Nicaragua, June 1978 to July 1979," 70 photographs she took documenting the Sandinista revolution. Ten years later, Meiselas returns looking for the ... See full summary »
33. Confessions of an Economic Hitman (2007)
90 min | Documentary, Thriller
In front of an angry audience somewhere in Latin America, a North American discloses the secret network that used the World Bank, payoffs, extortion and sex, military coups and political ... See full summary »
34. Kissinger (2011 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Over the past two years, Chimerica Media have been given exclusive and unparalleled access to conduct a series of interviews with Henry Kissinger and to film him on a series of foreign ... See full summary »
35. Unmanned: America's Drone Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary, War
Unmanned: America's Drone War, the eighth full-length feature documentary from director Robert Greenwald and his Brave New Foundation organization, investigates the impact that U.S. drone ... See full summary »
36. The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis (1987 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, History, War
This special report by Bill Moyers illustrates and evidences about the contradictions revolving U.S. government when it comes to actually follow and obey the Constitution and its rulings. ... See full summary »
37. American Zeitgeist (2006)
150 min | Documentary
American Zeitgeist is a feature length documentary by filmmaker Rob McGann that offers a historical look at the War on Terrorism from 1979 through 2006. The narrative of American Zeitgeist ... See full summary »
38. American Empire (2016)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, News
An expansive and provocative documentary covering the Federal Reserve, U.S. foreign policy, corporate collusion and destructive agriculture, weaving together interviews with top thinkers to... See full summary »
43. Massacre: The Story of East Timor (2002)
20 min | Short, News
A documentary produced by Amy Goodman and journalist Allan Nairn on the Santa Cruz massacre and the history of Indonesian and US involvement in the Southeast Asian nation.
45. Trump Wins Enormously on Travel Ban as Supreme Court Allows President to Defend Sovereignty (2017 Video)
13 min | Short, News
Trump's travel ban is a good idea, says Styx, especially after our foreign policy disasters under Obama.
Being Social (2013– )
America's Role on Foreign Policy Now
37 min | Talk-Show
On this week's live on-air broadcast, 'America's Role on Foreign Policy Now', is being hosted and moderated as a free and open forum to millions around the globe, by actor,writer, director and filmmaker, Gregory Mikell.
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 26 April 1954
Lesueur and Crawford interview Congressman Craig Hosmer, a Republican from California. Topics include the possible admission of Hawaii and Alaska as the 49th and 50th states, the current ... See full summary »
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 28 April 1954
Lesueur and Calmer interview U.S. Congressman George M. Rhodes, a Democrat representing Pennsylvania. Topics include the Democrats' proposals to end the economic recession, U.S. Post Office... See full summary »