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1. Primary (1960)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.2
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Cinéma vérité feature that follows presidential hopefuls John F. Kennedy and Hubert H. Humphrey during the 1960 Wisconsin primary.

Director: Robert Drew | Stars: Robert Drew, Hubert H. Humphrey, Muriel Buck Humphrey, Joseph Julian

Votes: 838

2. Street Fight (2005)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

8.1
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85 Metascore

This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which a City Councilman, Cory Booker, attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James.

Director: Marshall Curry | Stars: Jen Bluestein, Cory Booker, Bill Bradley, Chris Christie

Votes: 1,651

3. The Hunting of the President (2004)

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary

7.0
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53 Metascore

Previously unreleased material outlines the campaign against Bill Clinton's presidency, from his days in Arkansas up to his impeachment trial.

Directors: Nickolas Perry, Harry Thomason | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Jonathan Alter, Steve Barnes, Paul Begala

Votes: 872 | Gross: $0.38M

4. The War Room (1993)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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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: 3,313 | Gross: $0.90M

5. Taking on the Kennedys (1996 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.9
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What would it be like to run against one of the most powerful political families in America? Enter the backrooms of American politics as a doctor named Kevin Vigilante takes on the Kennedys... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Seftel | Stars: Tom Kemp, John Kennedy Jr., Caroline Kennedy, Patrick Kennedy

Votes: 35

6. Fahrenhype 9/11 (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

4.9
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A documentary which refutes and debunks "facts" made by Michael Moore in his hit film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

Director: Alan Peterson | Stars: Dick Morris, Zell Miller, Ed Koch, Ron Silver

Votes: 3,520 | Gross: $3.00M

7. Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

7.9
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Governor George Wallace will not let two black students into an Alabama school, against the wishes of President Kennedy. Loud shouts come from both sides of the issue as JFK stands by his decisions.

Director: Robert Drew | Stars: John F. Kennedy, George Wallace, Robert F. Kennedy, Vivian Malone

Votes: 438

8. PoliWood (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

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An in-depth look at the Democratic and Republican national conventions held during the 2008 U.S. Presidential election year.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Richard Abramowitz, Stephen Baldwin, Annette Bening, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 220

9. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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80 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: 83,219 | Gross: $70.60M

10. Thank You for Smoking (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.

Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright, Maria Bello, Joan Lunden

Votes: 200,036 | Gross: $24.79M