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1.
House of Cards (2013 TV Series)
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A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him. (51 mins.)
 
2.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down. (129 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
3.
Lincoln (2012)
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As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
“ Featurette http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-w4A43wkGU
Bio-2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AimGN1w5gOg ” - Mav Ven
 
4.
Seven Days in May (1964)
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United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack. (118 mins.)
 
5.
Thirteen Days (2000)
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A dramatization of the Kennedy administration's struggle to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962. (145 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
6.
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
 
7.
Fail-Safe (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted? (112 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
8.
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
 
9.
Frost/Nixon (2008)
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A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon. (122 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
10.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
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A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy. (126 mins.)
 
11.
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
 
12.
The Contender (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Senator Laine Hanson is a contender for US Vice President, but information and disinformation about her past surfaces that threatens to de-rail her confirmation. (126 mins.)
Director: Rod Lurie
 
13.
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
 
14.
The Great McGinty (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Dan McGinty has great success in his chosen field of crooked politics. But endangers it all in one crazy moment of honesty... (82 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
 
15.
State of the Union (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels. (124 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
16.
All the King's Men (1949)
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal. (110 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
 
17.
The Last Hurrah (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as Mayor of of a US town for the last time. (121 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
18.
Advise & Consent (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well. (139 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
19.
The Best Man (1964)
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The two front runners for their party's Presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the ex-President's endorsement. (102 mins.)
 
20.
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
 
21.
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953)
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A charismatic peddler from the bayous finds his true calling in politics. Is he a demagogue in the making? (88 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
22.
Scandal (2012 TV Series)
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A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets. (43 mins.)
 
23.
The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House. (44 mins.)
 
24.
Election (1999)
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A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president. (103 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
25.
W. (2008)
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A chronicle of the life and presidency of George W. Bush. (129 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
26.
The Campaign (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers. (85 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
27.
Primary Colors (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA. (143 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
28.
Nixon (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A biographical story of former U.S. president Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy to his eventual presidency which ended in shame. (192 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
29.
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.)
 
30.
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
 
31.
The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment.... (108 mins.)
 
32.
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.)
 
33.
Why We Fight (2005 Documentary)
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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. (98 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
34.
The Panama Deception (1992 Documentary)
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A film about the true reasons for the 1989 US invasion of Panama and big media complicity in these activities. (91 mins.)
Director: Barbara Trent
 
35.
First Monday in October (1981)
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For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate. (98 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
36.
1776 (1972)
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A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence. (141 mins.)
Director: Peter H. Hunt
 
37.
Boss (2011 TV Series)
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Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago. (56 mins.)
 
38.
J. Edgar (2011)
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J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life. (137 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
39.
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
 
40.
The Special Relationship (2010 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A dramatization that traces former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair's relationships with Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. (93 mins.)
 
41.
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
 
42.
The Kennedys (2011 Mini-Series)
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The triumphs and tragedies of the most popular political family in American history. (346 mins.)
 
43.
Kennedy (1983 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy. (282 mins.)
Director: Jim Goddard
 
44.
Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War (2004 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Interviews with varied U.S officials and experts offer a deconstruction on the Bush administration's case for war in Iraq in the wake of 9/11. (56 mins.)
 
45.
John Adams (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years. (71 mins.)
 
46.
Thomas Jefferson (1997 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A biographical film about The United States' influential and profoundly enigmatic Founding Father. (180 mins.)
Director: Ken Burns
 
47.
The Adams Chronicles (1976 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families... (50 mins.)
 
48.
Benjamin Franklin (2002 Mini-Series)
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The story of the renowned American polymath. (210 mins.)
 
49.
Political Animals (2012 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.)
 
50.
Street Fight (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
 
51.
The Weather Underground (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous. (92 mins.)
 
52.
Lake of Fire (2006 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A graphic documentary on both sides of the abortion debate. (152 mins.)
Director: Tony Kaye
 
53.
Primary (1960 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Cinema verite feature that follows presidential hopefuls John F. Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey during the 1960 Wisconsin primary (60 mins.)
Director: Robert Drew
 
54.
Journeys with George (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A documentary about George W Bush's 2000 campaign for the White House. (79 mins.)
“ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0312848/
Director Alexandra Pelosi is daughter of Democratic Speaker of House ” - Mav Ven
 
55.
Our Brand Is Crisis (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A documentary on American political campaign marketing tactics and their consequences. (87 mins.)
Director: Rachel Boynton
 
56.
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House. (155 mins.)
Director: Daniel Petrie
 
57.
Reagan (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Reagan examines the enigmatic career of one of the revered architects of the modern world - icon, screen star, and two-term president Ronald Reagan. (105 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
58.
The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger. (80 mins.)
Director: Eugene Jarecki
 
59.
Wilson (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson. (154 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
60.
First Monday (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Each Supreme Court term begins on the first Monday in October. Currently, the Court's evenly divided between conservatives and liberals. Moderate Justice Joseph Novelli has just joined them. The show follows their cases and lives. (60 mins.)
 
61.
Spin City (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In this sitcom, Charlie, who takes Mike Flaherty's place in later years, is the Deputy-Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media. (30 mins.)
 
62.
Benson (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Jessica Tate's sharp-tongued former butler, Benson DuBois, moves up in the world, becoming first the governor's "director of household affairs," then the state's budget director, then lieutenant governor and candidate for the executive mansion. (30 mins.)
 
63.
Truman (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Though considered unqualified, Harry S. Truman becomes the 33rd president following the April 1945 death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. (135 mins.)
Director: Frank Pierson
 
64.
Tanner '88 (1988 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A behind-the-scenes look at a former Michigan U.S. representative's campaign as he vies for his party's Presidential nomination. (353 mins.)
 
65.
K Street (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A semi-improvised lobbyist satire. (30 mins.)
 
66.
Commander in Chief (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges. (60 mins.)
 
67.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place. (22 mins.)
 
68.
The Good Wife (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm. (43 mins.)
 
69.
Veep (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about. (28 mins.)
 
70.
The Man (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When the President and Speaker of the House are killed in a building collapse, and the Vice-President declines the office due to age and ill-health... (93 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
71.
Man of the Year (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
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
 
72.
Alpha House (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor. (25 mins.)
 
73.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
74.
The Dark Horse (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Zachary Hicks is nominated at the Progressive party's convention even though he has little chance of winning the governorship... (75 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
75.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Katie Holstrom leaves the farm to become a nurse, but is sidetracked into domestic service, romance, and politics. (97 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
76.
Point of Order! (1964 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Point of Order is compiled from TV footage of the 1954 Army-McCarthy hearings, in which the Army accused... (97 mins.)
 
77.
That's My Bush! (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Somewhat dim President George W. Bush's White House more closely resembles the set of a sitcom than real life, down to the laugh track. (30 mins.)
 
78.
The Powers That Be (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
William Powers is a clueless senator whose career is actually run by his manipulative wife Margaret... (30 mins.)
 
79.
Lincoln (1988 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After arriving in Washington in 1861 after his election, Abraham Lincoln struggles with personal and political problems during his Presidency. (188 mins.)
Director: Lamont Johnson
 
80.
Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men he surrounds himself with in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration. (750 mins.)
 
81.
Mister Sterling (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The scandal-free son of a former Governor of California is appointed to be Senator, whereupon it's discovered he's an independent. Modern day Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (60 mins.)
 
82.
Blind Ambition (1979 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Television series docu-drama traces the career of John Dean, special counsel of president Nixon. (480 mins.)
Director: George Schaefer
 
83.
My Fellow Americans (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
 
84.
The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain. (157 mins.)
 
85.
The Rachel Maddow Show (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Air America's liberal talk show host discusses current events, with an emphasis on politics.
 
86.
The Colbert Report (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way. (30 mins.)
 
87.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
America's top fake news show. (22 mins.)
 
88.
Real Time with Bill Maher (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds. (60 mins.)
 
89.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates. (90 mins.)
 
90.
The World According to Dick Cheney (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: R.J. Cutler
 
91.
America's Book of Secrets (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
From the facts behind the NSA spying scandals ("Big Brother") and the Boston Bombings ("American Terrorists") to America's secret prisons, Scientology, the Gold conspiracy and America's doomsday plans, this series features in-depth interviews with top journalists, law enforcement officials and whistleblowers. (44 mins.)
 
92.
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects. (102 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
93.
Bob Roberts (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him. (102 mins.)
Director: Tim Robbins
 
94.
The Missiles of October (1974 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Based in part on Robert F. Kennedy's book, "Thirteen Days," this film profiles the Kennedy Administration's actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis. (150 mins.)
Director: Anthony Page
 
95.
The Insider (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco. (157 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
96.
All the President's Men (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation. (138 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
 
97.
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy. (93 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
 
98.
Bobby (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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, and 22 people in the hotel whose lives were never the same. (117 mins.)
Director: Emilio Estevez
 
99.
Talk to Me (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s. (118 mins.)
Director: Kasi Lemmons
 
100.
Roots (1977 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation. (570 mins.)