Politics (Mainly Campains)

Mainly about (brilliant) political campaigns. Movies and documentaries.
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1.
The War Room (1993 Documentary)
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A documentary of the Bill Clinton 1992 presidential campaign and the organization who ran it. (96 mins.)
 
2.
Primary (1960 Documentary)
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Cinema verite feature that follows presidential hopefuls John F. Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey during the 1960 Wisconsin primary (60 mins.)
Director: Robert Drew
 
3.
Street Fight (2005 Documentary)
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This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which the Cory Booker attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James. (83 mins.)
Director: Marshall Curry
 
4.
By the People (2006 Documentary)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Malindi Fickle
 
5.
Our Brand Is Crisis (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary on American political campaign marketing tactics and their consequences. (87 mins.)
Director: Rachel Boynton
 
6.
Working for Labour (1998 Documentary)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Niek Koppen
 
7.
Journeys with George (2002 Documentary)
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A documentary about George W Bush's 2000 campaign for the White House. (79 mins.)
 
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Cocalero (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary centered on the union formed by Bolivian farmers in response to their government's (which was urged by the U.S.) effort eradicate coca crops, and the man who would come to represent them, Evo Morales. (86 mins.)
 
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Grassroots (2012)
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After losing his job, a journalist reluctantly agrees to help his oddball friend with his bid to earn a seat on the Seattle City Council. (98 mins.)
 
10.
Political Animals (2012 Mini-Series)
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A divorced, former First Lady, is currently serving as the Secretary of State. She deals with State Department issues, while trying to keep her family together. (360 mins.)
 
11.
Vox Populi (2008)
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Vox Populi is a black comedy about an experienced politician suffering from a midlife crisis. When he... (100 mins.)
Director: Eddy Terstall
 
12.
The Candidate (1972)
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Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment. (110 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
13.
The Conquest (2011)
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A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power. (105 mins.)
 
14.
The American President (1995)
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Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception" and sparks fly anyway. (114 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
15.
The Ides of March (2011)
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An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. (101 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
 
16.
Primary Colors (1998)
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A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA. (143 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
17.
Wag the Dog (1997)
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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. (97 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
18.
De mannetjesmaker (1983)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Hans Hylkema
 
19.
Bulworth (1998)
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A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture. (108 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
 
20.
Black Sheep (1996)
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A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election. (87 mins.)
 
21.
Man of the Year (2006)
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A comedian who hosts a news satire program decides to run for president, and a computerized voting machine malfunction gets him elected. (115 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
22.
Head of State (2003)
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When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement. (95 mins.)
Director: Chris Rock
 
23.
The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
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A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with... (112 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
 
24.
Dave (1993)
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To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place. (110 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
 
25.
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
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In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes. (129 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
26.
Milk (2008)
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The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official. (128 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
27.
Recount (2008 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida. (116 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
28.
Game Change (2012 TV Movie)
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Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska becomes Sen. John McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election. (118 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
29.
No (2012)
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An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (118 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
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Entreatos (2004 Documentary)
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Director João Moreira Salles and a small crew followed Presidential candidate Luís Inácio Lula da Silva's campaign in meetings... (117 mins.)
 
31.
Swing Vote (2008)
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In a remarkable turn-of-events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote. (120 mins.)
 
32.
A Perfect Candidate (1996 Documentary)
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The filmmakers follow Oliver North's unsuccessful 1994 bid for a Virginia Senate seat, focusing on North's campaign strategist... (105 mins.)
 
33.
The Hunting of the President (2004 Documentary)
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Previously unreleased material outlines the campaign against Bill Clinton's presidency, from his days in Arkansas up to his impeachment trial. (90 mins.)
 
34.
The Return of the War Room (2008 Documentary)
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Those who played prominent roles in Clinton's 1992 Presidential campaign return to discuss how politics and the media have changed since that time. (82 mins.)
 
35.
The Experiment (2011 Documentary)
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When Hurricane Katrina shredded the levees in New Orleans, the flood waters took lives, homes and part of the city's soul... (89 mins.)
Director: Ben Lemoine
 
36.
Commander in Chief (2005 TV Series)
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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges. (60 mins.)