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1. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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94 Metascore

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 797,744 | Gross: $28.26M

2. RED (2010)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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60 Metascore

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last-ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 305,486 | Gross: $90.38M

3. Bombshell (I) (2019)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow

Votes: 111,530

4. Long Shot (2019)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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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: 108,648 | Gross: $30.32M

5. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska becomes Senator John McCain's running mate in the 2008 Presidential election.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ed Harris, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Peter MacNicol

Votes: 22,185

6. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 113,468 | Gross: $70.60M

7. The Dead Zone (1983)

R | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.2
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69 Metascore

A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Votes: 68,788 | Gross: $20.77M

8. The American President (1995)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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67 Metascore

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.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox

Votes: 56,987 | Gross: $65.00M

9. The Ides of March (2011)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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67 Metascore

An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: Paul Giamatti, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ryan Gosling

Votes: 221,605 | Gross: $40.96M

10. The Purge: Election Year (2016)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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55 Metascore

Former Police Sergeant Barnes becomes head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Joseph Julian Soria

Votes: 99,671 | Gross: $79.21M

11. Blow Out (1981)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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86 Metascore

A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

Votes: 51,542 | Gross: $13.75M

12. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 110,167 | Gross: $65.96M

13. Wag the Dog (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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73 Metascore

Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a Presidential sex scandal.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 83,525 | Gross: $43.02M

14. Shoot 'Em Up (2007)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.6
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49 Metascore

A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.

Director: Michael Davis | Stars: Clive Owen, Monica Bellucci, Paul Giamatti, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 149,741 | Gross: $12.81M

15. The Parallax View (1974)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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65 Metascore

An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the world's headlines.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

Votes: 18,427 | Gross: $2.15M

16. The November Man (2014)

R | 108 min | Action, Thriller

6.2
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38 Metascore

An ex-C.I.A. operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high-level C.I.A. officials and the Russian President-elect.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 67,500 | Gross: $24.98M

17. The Final Countdown (1980)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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51 Metascore

A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino

Votes: 23,690 | Gross: $16.65M

18. Tiger King (2020–2021)

TV-MA | 45 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.5
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A rivalry between big cat eccentrics takes a dark turn when Joe Exotic, a controversial animal park boss, is caught in a murder-for-hire plot.

Stars: Abdullah Saeed Fawaz Al-Kubaisi, Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, John Reinke

Votes: 77,157

19. Brüno (2009)

R | 81 min | Comedy

5.9
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54 Metascore

Flamboyant and gay Austrian Brüno looks for new fame in America.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale, Chibundu Orukwowu

Votes: 148,480 | Gross: $60.05M

20. Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie, Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 22,213 | Gross: $7.00M

21. The 2nd (2020)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Drama

3.8
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An Army Delta Force officer is late picking up his son at college. His son and a Supreme Court Justice's daughter are the last there. A gang of terrorists are there to abduct her and force her dad's hand on a Second Amendment vote.

Director: Brian Skiba | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Casper Van Dien, Jack Griffo, Lexi Simonsen

Votes: 8,544

22. Deep Cover (1992)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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67 Metascore

A uniformed cop is recruited by a drug enforcement agent to infiltrate a drug smuggling ring looking to expand its operation.

Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Jeff Goldblum, Lira Angel, René Assa

Votes: 11,376 | Gross: $16.64M

23. Primary Colors (1998)

R | 143 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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70 Metascore

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for President of the U.S.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman

Votes: 28,937 | Gross: $38.97M

24. All the Way (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Lyndon B. Johnson becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination, and spends his first year in office fighting to pass the Civil Rights Act.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, Frank Langella

Votes: 14,184

25. LBJ (2016)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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54 Metascore

Lyndon B. Johnson aligns himself with John F. Kennedy, rises to the Presidency, and deals with the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Michael Stahl-David, Richard Jenkins, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Votes: 6,694 | Gross: $2.47M

26. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 129,198 | Gross: $119.19M

27. Four Hours at the Capitol (2021)

TV-MA | 92 min | Documentary

7.3
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72 Metascore

A chronicle of the incursion at the U.S. Capitol, when thousands of citizens from across the country gathered in Washington D.C., many with the intent of disrupting the certification of Joe Biden's presidency.

Director: Jamie Roberts | Stars: Eddie Block, Buddy Carter, James McGovern, Leah Han

Votes: 2,873

28. Man of the Year (2006)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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39 Metascore

A comedian who hosts a news satire program decides to run for president, and a computerized voting machine malfunction gets him elected.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robin Williams, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, Christopher Walken

Votes: 33,284 | Gross: $37.44M

29. Swing Vote (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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47 Metascore

In a remarkable turn-of-events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.

Director: Joshua Michael Stern | Stars: Kevin Costner, Paula Patton, Kelsey Grammer, Madeline Carroll

Votes: 18,673 | Gross: $16.28M

30. My Fellow Americans (1996)

PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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49 Metascore

Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd, John Heard

Votes: 15,044 | Gross: $22.29M

31. The Kennedys (2011)

TV-14 | 346 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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The triumphs and tragedies of the most popular political family in American history.

Stars: Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper, Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 7,348

32. Head of State (2003)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

5.4
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44 Metascore

When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.

Director: Chris Rock | Stars: Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Lynn Whitfield, Dylan Baker

Votes: 20,304 | Gross: $37.79M

33. Recount (2008 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 116 min | Drama, History

7.3
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A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. Presidential election, and the subsequent recounts in Florida.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Bob Balaban, Denis Leary, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 12,974

34. The Rat Pack (1998 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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The public and private lives of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Peter Lawford.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Ray Liotta, Joe Mantegna, Don Cheadle, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 3,033

35. Linda Lovelace for President (1975)

R | 95 min | Comedy

4.2
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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 »

Directors: Claudio Guzmán, Arthur Marks | Stars: Linda Lovelace, Fuddle Bagley, Val Bisoglio, Jack DeLeon

Votes: 305

36. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

R | 128 min | Documentary

7.0
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69 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Jim Acosta, Roger Ailes, Brooke Baldwin, Ashleigh Banfield

Votes: 19,360 | Gross: $6.35M

37. Bad President (2021)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.5
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The devil encourages media personality Donald Trump to run for president of the United States, so he can have a political puppet. But throughout Trump's many gaffes, the devil wonders if he even has a chance of winning.

Director: Param Gill | Stars: Eddie Griffin, Robert Amico, Zang Angelfire, Katarina Bucevac

Votes: 4,548

38. George Wallace (1997)

TV-14 | 178 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Following Alabama governor George Wallace through segregation, presidential elections, an assassination attempt and personal trauma.

Stars: Gary Sinise, Angelina Jolie, Stieven Davidson, Richard Yett

Votes: 1,530

39. The Clonus Horror (1979)

R | 90 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.

Director: Robert S. Fiveson | Stars: Peter Graves, Rick DiAngelo, Eugene Robert Glazer, Eileen Dietz

Votes: 2,524

40. Icon (2005 TV Movie)

190 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.6
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On the eve of the elections in Russia, there's an outbreak of a mysterious disease. The British are curious to find out what's going on, so they need to send someone. An official knows ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Patrick Bergin, Michael York, Annika Peterson

Votes: 946

41. Running Mates (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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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: 663

42. The Best Man (1964)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.6
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The two front runners for their party's presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the former president's endorsement.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 3,468

43. The War Room (1993)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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78 Metascore

A documentary of the Bill Clinton 1992 presidential campaign and the organization who ran it.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Heather Beckel, Paul Begala

Votes: 4,197 | Gross: $0.90M

44. Trump 2024: The World After Trump (2020)

97 min | Documentary

2.2
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Addresses the aggressive movement to transform America, strip away its freedoms and Judeo-Christian values.

Director: Dwight Thompson | Stars: Joel Weldon, Mike Huckabee, Dennis Prager, F. Damon Friedman

Votes: 299

45. Get Me Roger Stone (2017)

TV-14 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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75 Metascore

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.

Directors: Dylan Bank, Daniel DiMauro, Morgan Pehme | Stars: Roger Stone, Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, Jeffrey Toobin

Votes: 7,398

46. Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

5.7
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54 Metascore

In the weeks before the 2016 general election, Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore performs a pro-Hillary Clinton stand-up show deep in the heart of TrumpLand.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump

Votes: 3,942 | Gross: $0.15M

47. Capitol Punishment (2021)

139 min | Documentary

5.5
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Actor Nick Searcy was at the January 6th rally and provides never before seen footage of the January 6th rally. Searcy interviews Proud Boys president Enrique Tarrio, and others who were ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Burgard | Star: Nick Searcy

Votes: 466

48. The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990)

278 min | Drama

7.1
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This sweeping mini-series profiling the Kennedy family ran three nights. The film chronicles 55 years in the lives of the family opening in 1906 with the marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, a ... See full summary »

Stars: Annette O'Toole, Casey Affleck, Campbell Scott, Deirdre Lovejoy

Votes: 150

49. Sunrise at Campobello (1960)

Not Rated | 144 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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82 Metascore

After a bout with polio, future president Franklin D. Roosevelt fights to save his political career.

Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen

Votes: 1,301

50. Killer Condom (1996)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

5.3
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The plot takes place in New York, and in the present. In a Hotel called "Quicky" a professor blackmails a student of his into having sex with him. But when the professor puts on a condom, ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Walz | Stars: Udo Samel, Peter Lohmeyer, Iris Berben, Leonard Lansink

Votes: 3,053



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