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1. Jackie (V) (2016)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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81 Metascore

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup

Votes: 19,907 | Gross: $13.25M

2. The West Wing (1999–2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 46,753

3. Veep (2012– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.1
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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.

Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott

Votes: 27,387

4. The Ghost Writer (2010)

PG-13 | 128 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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77 Metascore

A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 136,293 | Gross: $15.52M

5. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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"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: 77,612

6. Truth (2015)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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66 Metascore

Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.

Director: James Vanderbilt | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid, Elisabeth Moss

Votes: 12,759 | Gross: $2.54M

7. All the Way (2016 TV Movie)

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

7.4
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Lyndon 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: 8,770

8. Thirteen Days (2000)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

A dramatization of the Kennedy administration's struggle to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Shawn Driscoll, Drake Cook

Votes: 46,503 | Gross: $34.57M

9. I Married a Witch (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Fredric March, Veronica Lake, Robert Benchley, Susan Hayward

Votes: 4,921

10. Ali (2001)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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65 Metascore

A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 81,224 | Gross: $58.18M

11. Southside with You (2016)

PG-13 | 84 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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74 Metascore

The film chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago's South Side.

Director: Richard Tanne | Stars: Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Phillip Edward Van Lear

Votes: 5,020 | Gross: $6.30M

12. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

Votes: 85,494 | Gross: $31.50M

13. Weiner (2016)

R | 96 min | Documentary

7.7
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84 Metascore

An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and today's political landscape.

Directors: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg | Stars: Huma Abedin, Amit Bagga, Adam S. Barta, Bill Clinton

Votes: 5,940 | Gross: $1.61M

14. Frost/Nixon (2008)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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80 Metascore

A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell

Votes: 90,418 | Gross: $18.59M

15. Dick (1999)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

6.1
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65 Metascore

Two girls wander away from a White House tour and meet President Nixon.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams, Dan Hedaya, Will Ferrell

Votes: 16,327 | Gross: $6.24M

16. Dear Eleanor (2016)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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Two teenage girls travel across the U.S. in 1962, during the chaos of the Cuban missile crisis, in search of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Director: Kevin Connolly | Stars: Liana Liberato, Isabelle Fuhrman, Josh Lucas, Luke Wilson

Votes: 972

17. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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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.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Votes: 80,905

18. Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

6.0
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56 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 J. Trump

Votes: 2,383 | Gross: $0.15M

19. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 10,295

20. Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party (2016)

PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary

5.7
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2 Metascore

Documentarian Dinesh D'Souza analyzes the history of the Democratic Party and what he thinks are Hillary Clinton's true motivations.

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, Bruce Schooley | Stars: Dinesh D'Souza, Jonah Goldberg, Andrea Cohen, Peter Schweizer

Votes: 4,617 | Gross: $13.10M

21. Seven Days in May (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.9
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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.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner

Votes: 9,755

22. Born Yesterday (1950)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A tycoon hires a tutor to teach his lover proper etiquette.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford, Howard St. John

Votes: 7,792

23. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 2,936

24. The Great McGinty (1940)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy

7.4
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Dan McGinty has great success in his chosen field of crooked politics. But endangers it all in one crazy moment of honesty...

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus, Akim Tamiroff, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 2,525

25. Recount (2008 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 116 min | Drama, History

7.5
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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: 10,410

26. Commander in Chief (2005–2006)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

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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.

Stars: Geena Davis, Donald Sutherland, Harry Lennix, Kyle Secor

Votes: 3,019

27. Advise & Consent (1962)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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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.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 4,977

28. The Candidate (1972)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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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.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas, Don Porter

Votes: 7,846

29. Guilty by Suspicion (1991)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

6.5
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David Merrill (Robert De Niro), a fictitious 1950s Hollywood director, returns from filming abroad in France to find that his loyalty has been called into question by the House Committee on... See full summary »

Director: Irwin Winkler | Stars: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig

Votes: 6,331 | Gross: $9.48M

30. Meet John Doe (1941)

Passed | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan

Votes: 9,555

31. Medium Cool (1969)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.4
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A TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, Marianna Hill

Votes: 2,814

32. The Glass Key (1942)

Passed | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Brian Donlevy, Bonita Granville

Votes: 4,150

33. Kennedy (1983– )

282 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy.

Stars: John Shea, E.G. Marshall, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Andrew Rayden

Votes: 433

34. The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Family

3.4
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Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..

Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Chad Doreck, Autumn Reeser

Votes: 772

35. George Wallace (1997 TV Movie)

178 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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Following Alabama governor George Wallace through segregation, presidential elections, an assassination attempt and personal trauma.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Gary Sinise, Mare Winningham, Clarence Williams III, Joe Don Baker

Votes: 1,116

36. Reagan (I)

Biography, Drama | Pre-production

A drama based on the life of Ronald Reagan, from his childhood to his time in the oval office.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Jon Voight, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Robert Davi

37. No End in Sight (2007)

102 min | Documentary, War

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89 Metascore

A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Campbell Scott, Gerald Burke, Ali Fadhil, Omar Fekeiki

Votes: 7,448 | Gross: $1.43M

38. Michael Moore Hates America (2004)

R | 125 min | Documentary

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Michael Wilson, like the subject of his film, is trying to get an interview with a multi-millionaire; however, in this case, that millionaire is Michael Moore himself.

Director: Michael Wilson | Stars: Mike Abraham, Pete Auger, Andrew Breitbart, Dinesh D'Souza

Votes: 3,612

39. Flamingo Road (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

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Carnival dancer Lane Bellamy finds herself stranded in a southern town ruled by corrupt political boss Titus Semple. Lane becomes romantically involved with sheriff Fielding Carlisle, a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Joan Crawford, Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet, David Brian

Votes: 1,669

40. JFK to 9/11: Everything Is a Rich Man's Trick (2014 Video)

208 min | Documentary, History, War

8.8
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This is one of the only documentaries that actually speaks on the real Secret Societies which for most are still a secret.

Stars: Francis Richard Conolly, Gordon Arnold, Charles Brehm, Howard Brennan

Votes: 97

41. A Tour of the White House (1962 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Add a Plot

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Charles Collingwood, Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy

Votes: 46

42. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Walter Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone, Arthur Byron

Votes: 893

43. Why We Fight (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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68 Metascore

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.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Gore Vidal, John McCain, Ken Adelman, John Ashcroft

Votes: 9,236 | Gross: $1.44M

44. Sunrise at Campobello (1960)

Not Rated | 144 min | Biography, Drama

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The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 39 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 830

45. Interview with the Assassin (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.6
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60 Metascore

Almost forty years after the John F. Kennedy assassination, an ex-Marine named Walter Ohlinger has come forward with a startling claim.

Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Dylan Haggerty, Raymond J. Barry, Renee Faia, Kelsey Kemper

Votes: 1,675 | Gross: $0.05M

46. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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73 Metascore

Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.

Director: Göran Olsson | Stars: Angela Davis, Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Abiodun Oyewole

Votes: 1,455 | Gross: $0.26M

47. All the President's Men Revisited (2013 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.5
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Looks back at Watergate, the original game changer of America politics. How has Watergate changed the Presidency? What effect has the scandal had on our political leaders? And has hope and ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Schnall | Stars: Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Nixon, Carl Bernstein

Votes: 61

48. Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977– )

750 min | Drama

8.2
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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.

Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 146

49. The Best Man (1964)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.7
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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.

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

Votes: 2,317

50. Capitol Critters (1992–1995)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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The adventures of the rodent and insect inhabitants inside the walls of the White House.

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Charlie Adler, Patti Deutsch, Bobcat Goldthwait

Votes: 113