Most Popular Presidential 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: 86,020 | Gross: $47.84M
2. 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: 208,529 | Gross: $40.96M
4. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 93,962 | Gross: $70.60M
6. Definitely, Maybe (2008)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A political consultant tries to explain his impending divorce and past relationships to his 11-year-old daughter.
Votes: 147,630 | Gross: $31.97M
7. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Votes: 122,975 | Gross: $119.19M
8. Sorcerer (1977)
PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
Votes: 15,302 | Gross: $12.00M
9. Bobby (I) (2006)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the assassination of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, who was shot in the early morning hours of June 5, 1968 in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California, and twenty-two people in the hotel, whose lives were never the same.
Votes: 40,197 | Gross: $11.24M
11. 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: 4,662 | Gross: $2.47M
13. All the Way (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History
14. 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: 22,797 | Gross: $7.22M
16. Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
A battle-hardened American political consultant is sent to help re-elect a controversial president in Bolivia, where she must compete with a long-term rival working for another candidate.
Votes: 19,289 | Gross: $7.00M
18. 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: 17,212 | Gross: $37.79M
19. 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: 30,660 | Gross: $37.44M
21. Wrong Is Right (1982)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A satire of American news reporting, covert agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads television newsman ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,601 | Gross: $3.38M
22. Linda Lovelace for President (1975)
R | 95 min | Comedy
An intentionally campy film designed to capitalize on Linda Lovelace's sudden fame following "Deep Throat", this film centers around Linda's fictional grass roots campaign to run for ... See full summary »
23. Wild in the Streets (1968)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.
24. Barbarians at the Gate (1993 TV Movie)
R | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers.
27. Get Me Roger Stone (2017)
TV-14 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary exploring the life and career of notorious Republican dirty trickster and longtime Trump adviser, Roger Stone, who helped create the real estate mogul's political career.
28. State of the Union (1948)
Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Drama
An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.
29. The Best Man (1964)
Approved | 102 min | Drama
The 2 front runners for their party's presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the former President's endorsement.
30. The Names of Love (2010)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young, extroverted left-wing activist who sleeps with her political opponents to convert them to her cause is successful until she meets her match.
Votes: 7,175 | Gross: $0.51M
31. We Blew It (2017)
137 min | Documentary
How did America change from Easy Rider into Donald Trump? What became of the dreams and utopias of the 1960's and 1970's? What do the people who lived in that golden age think about it ... See full summary »
32. Favorite Son (1988)
R | 255 min | Thriller
A Vice-Presidential candidate's been shot. Now an investigation ensues, and the investigator discovers that there's a conspiracy going on. And not only that, people in the President's staff... See full summary »
33. Reversing Roe (2018)
99 min | Documentary
A deep historical look at one of the most controversial issues of our time, highlighting the abortion debate from various points along the ideological spectrum in a winding story of abortion in America.
34. Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001 TV Movie)
163 min | Biography, Drama
They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. ... See full summary »
37. The Last Party (1993)
R | 96 min | Documentary, History
Robert Downey, Jr. gives reports and interviews with other stars in this documentary about the Democratic National Convention in 1992.
38. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)
Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Romance
An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.
Votes: 4,268 | Gross: $0.31M
39. The Obama Effect (2012)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John ... See full summary »
Votes: 380 | Gross: $0.11M
40. The Magic Tuche (2018)
95 min | Comedy
After a groundbreaking presidential election, Jeff Tuche becomes the new French President and moves in the Élysée with his family to govern the country.
43. Politics of Love (2011)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A comedy romance inspired by the slew of publicly documented election love stories that sprung up during Obama's Presidential push. The plot follows the fortunes of a campaign team caught up in a whirlwind of euphoric romances.
45. The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy
A bumbling, long-winded and crooked Southern senator, considered by some as a dark horse for the Presidency, panics his party when his tell-all diary is stolen.
46. Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (2008)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
The Murrow, Polk, and IDA Award-winning documentary Boogie Man is about Lee Atwater, a blues-playing rogue whose rise from the South to Chairman of the GOP made him a political rock star. ... See full summary »
Votes: 688 | Gross: $0.06M
47. By the People: The Election of Barack Obama (2009)
116 min | Documentary
Nearly a year before Barack Obama announced his candidacy for the presidency, two filmmakers began to roll cameras on the young senator. Over the next 19 months, across the USA, the daily events of the presidential campaign are chronicled.
48. Running Mates (1992 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
In this political satire, a Senator running for President is involved in some controversies when his political enemies expose some hidden secrets about his new wife, a successful author of children's books.
50. The One (2011– )
60 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Andrés Bilbao just wants to be the new associate in the Nevares Sosa law firm. Mariana just wants to clear her father's mysterious death. But they never guessed what was coming.