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1. Miss Sloane (2016)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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63 Metascore

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 4,718 | Gross: $3.44M

2. The American President (1995)

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

6.8
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67 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 44,186 | Gross: $65.00M

3. 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: 195,361 | Gross: $24.79M

4. Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.7
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28 Metascore

Railroad executive Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden form an alliance to fight the increasingly authoritarian government of the United States.

Director: Paul Johansson | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Marsden, Edi Gathegi

Votes: 11,627 | Gross: $4.56M

5. Nick of Time (1995)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Courtney Chase, Charles S. Dutton

Votes: 33,503 | Gross: $8.17M

6. Suspect (1987)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A judge commits suicide, and his secretary is found murdered. A homeless deaf-mute man, Carl Anderson is arrested for her murder. Public defender Kathleen is assigned by the court as his ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Cher, Dennis Quaid, Liam Neeson, John Mahoney

Votes: 7,208 | Gross: $18.78M

7. Casino Jack (2010)

R | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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51 Metascore

A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Barry Pepper, Jon Lovitz, Ruth Marshall

Votes: 15,099 | Gross: $1.04M

8. The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime

5.8
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45 Metascore

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Lane Smith, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Joe Don Baker

Votes: 12,711 | Gross: $46.67M

9. Dante's Inferno (2007)

88 min | Animation, Comedy

6.6
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A darkly comedic travelogue of the underworld - set against an all-too-familiar urban backdrop of used car lots, gated communities, strip malls, and the U.S. Capitol. And populated with a contemporary cast of reprobates, including famous - and infamous - politicians, presidents, popes, pimps. And the Prince of Darkness himself.

Director: Sean Meredith | Stars: Tony Abatemarco, Scott Adsit, Matt Besser, Bill Chott

Votes: 1,315

10. The Naked Kiss (1964)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Kelly, a prostitute, traumatised by an experience, referred to as 'The Naked Kiss,' by psychiatrists, leaves her past, and finds solace in the town of Grantville. She meets Griff, the ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante, Virginia Grey

Votes: 5,133

11. Merchants of Doubt (2014)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary

7.6
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70 Metascore

A documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change.

Director: Robert Kenner | Stars: Frederick Singer, Naomi Oreskes, Jamy Ian Swiss, Sam Roe

Votes: 2,739 | Gross: $0.19M

12. Zeitgeist: Addendum (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 123 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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Zeitgeist Addendum, attempts to locate the root causes of this pervasive social corruption, while offering a solution. This solution is not based on politics, morality, laws, or any other "... See full summary »

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Jacque Fresco, Roxanne Meadows, John Perkins, George Carlin

Votes: 15,747

13. Joe's Palace (2007 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama

7.0
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A drama centered on the relationship between Elliot, a strange and wealthy Londoner, and Joe, a teenager who takes care of an empty house Elliot owns.

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Michael Gambon, Danny Lee Wynter, Rupert Penry-Jones, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 816

14. The Walker (2007)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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55 Metascore

An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lauren Bacall, Ned Beatty

Votes: 4,727 | Gross: $0.08M

15. Born Yesterday (1993)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Melanie Griffith, John Goodman, Don Johnson, Edward Herrmann

Votes: 3,215 | Gross: $17.95M

16. Silver City (2004)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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47 Metascore

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, Thora Birch, Maria Bello, Billy Zane

Votes: 3,514 | Gross: $1.02M

17. The Second Civil War (1997 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A simple immigration issue spins wildly out of control for those involved, ranging from the President of the United States, to a news producer.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Beau Bridges, Joanna Cassidy, Phil Hartman, James Earl Jones

Votes: 1,459

18. The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A minority stockholder takes on the crooked board of directors at a billion dollar corporation.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Judy Holliday, John Williams, Paul Douglas, Fred Clark

Votes: 1,164

19. Outrage (I) (2009)

R | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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64 Metascore

An indictment of closeted politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation in the U.S.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Barney Frank, Tammy Baldwin, Wayne Barrett, Elizabeth Birch

Votes: 1,471 | Gross: $0.04M

20. The Unforeseen (2007)

88 min | Documentary

7.0
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76 Metascore

A documentary about the development around Barton Springs in Austin, Texas, and the environment's unexpected response to human interference.

Director: Laura Dunn | Stars: Curtis Peterson, Gary Bradley, Willie Nelson, Ann Richards

Votes: 294

21. Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical

5.7
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President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Baxter, Madge Evans, James Dunn, Sylvia Froos

Votes: 332

22. Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010)

R | 118 min | Documentary

7.1
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68 Metascore

A probing investigation into the lies, greed and corruption surrounding D.C. super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his cronies.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Jack Abramoff, Tom DeLay, William Branner, Melanie Sloan

Votes: 1,385 | Gross: $0.18M

23. K Street (2003– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A semi-improvised lobbyist satire.

Stars: Mary McCormack, John Slattery, Roger Guenveur Smith, James Carville

Votes: 225

24. A Life Interrupted (2007 TV Movie)

85 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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After Debbie Smith was raped, she didn't take the law into her own hands. She wrote the law.

Director: Stefan Pleszczynski | Stars: Lea Thompson, Anthony Lemke, Cindy Busby, Éléonore Lamothe

Votes: 168

25. Something for the Birds (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

7.0
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Enviromentalist Anne Richards goes to Washington D. C. to fight for getting legislation passed to save the last remaining sanctuary of the almost-extinct California Condor. She enlists the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Victor Mature, Patricia Neal, Edmund Gwenn, Larry Keating

Votes: 83

26. Scammerhead (2014)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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A Global Film Noir with dark comic elements about Silas Breece, a legendarily unorthodox business hustler who travels the world seeking capitol from bizarre investors, mobsters and ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Zukovic | Stars: Alex Rocco, Bruce Glover, Dan Zukovic, Chris Humphreys

Votes: 64

27. Expose (1997)

78 min | Thriller

3.8
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An enterprising Senator's daughter realizes she can make money by venturing into the seedy side of politics. With the help of two sexy friends, she sets up a thriving blackmail business ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Rudnick | Stars: Tracy Tutor, Kevin E. West, Daneen Boone, Arthur Roberts

Votes: 40

28. M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

6.1
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Cindy Lightner relentlessly tries to spearhead the drive for the national anti-drunk driver legislation after her own daughter becomes the victim of a hit-and-run by a drunk driver.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Mariette Hartley, Paula Prentiss, Shelby Balik, Robert Carnegie

Votes: 84

29. In Debt We Trust: America Before the Bubble Bursts (2006)

90 min | Documentary

7.3
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Just a few decades ago, owing more money than you had in your bank account was the exception, not the rule.

Director: Danny Schechter | Stars: Nina Adams, David Aguilar, Roy Barnes, Steve Barnett

Votes: 317

30. Judge Hardy's Children (1938)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Judge Hardy takes a business trip to Washington, DC, where Andy promptly falls for the French ambassador's daughter.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker

Votes: 248

31. Fugitive Lovers (1975)

PG | 93 min | Mystery, Romance

5.6
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Making his morning rounds in a Bel Air neighborhood, swimming pool cleaner Blue Schuyler is startled by the sight of a lovely young woman floating, lifeless, under the water. He jumps in, ... See full summary »

Director: John Carr | Stars: Steve Oliver, Sondra Currie, John Russell, Virginia Mayo

Votes: 14

32. The Other Hollywood (1999 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary

6.9
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"The Other Hollywood" is an in depth documentary of the adult film industry in the San Fernando Valley shot by young, award winning director Anders Dalgaard. It is both a profile of ... See full summary »

Director: Anders Dalgaard | Stars: Brooke Ashley, Seymore Butts, Capri Cameron, Chloe

Votes: 50

33. Miami Exposé (1956)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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Miami cop Bart Scott tracks down, in Cuba, a fugitive witness who can shed light in a double homicide and about the activities of a Miami mob lawyer who uses murder and blackmail in order to force the legalization of gambling in Florida.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Patricia Medina, Edward Arnold, Michael Granger

Votes: 119

34. Washington Mistress (1982 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.6
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Maggie Parker, a U.S. Senator's ambitious aide, falls head over heels for her boss' chief adversary, Michael Reynolds, a high-powered lobbyist who happens to be married with children. Both ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Richard Jordan, Tony Bill, Tarah Nutter

Votes: 20

35. In Pot We Trust (2007 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary

8.0
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Documentary examining the cases of five chronically ill people who have been prescribed medical marijuana as part of their treatment.

Director: Star Price | Star: Aaron Houston

Votes: 361

36. Violence (1947)

Not Rated | 72 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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Undercover reporter Ann Mason infiltrates a neo-facist group that recruits disgruntled veterans but amnesia prevents her from exposing them.

Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Nancy Coleman, Michael O'Shea, Sheldon Leonard, Peter Whitney

Votes: 85

37. Good Kurds, Bad Kurds: No Friends But the Mountains (2000)

72 min | Documentary, War

6.0
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A war of national liberation or a war against terrorism? Film-maker and acclaimed freelance journalist Kevin McKiernan poses this question at the outset of this stirring, provocative film ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin McKiernan | Stars: William Hartung, James McGovern, Kevin McKiernan, Abdullah Ocalan

Votes: 79

38. The Diplomat (2000)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Director: Tom Zubrycki | Stars: José Ramos Horta, Ali Alatas, Bill Clinton, Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibe

Votes: 16

39. Workers Con

Documentary, Crime, Drama | Filming

"Workers Con" shows how this system was created by elected officials, with lobbyists to shield corporations from accountability to injured workers, creating a self-serving obstacle course with no due process.

Director: Julia Davis | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, William Schallert, Barbara Boxer, James Armstrong

40. The Delegate (2006)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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The story of a 21 year old (CA) female delegate to a national political convention.

Director: John Robert | Stars: Spiro Agnew, Bob Dole, David Eisenhower, Ethel Merman

41. Saving Marriage (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

8.1
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A landmark court decision in Massachusetts allows gay people in that state to marry - forcing activists, legislators, and ordinary people to reconsider how they view same-sex relationships.

Directors: John Henning, Mike Roth

Votes: 95 | Gross: $0.02M

42. Holler Back: (Not) Voting in an American Town (2008 Video)

76 min | Documentary

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In revealing interviews with disenchanted non-voters, the film explores the reluctance of young people to participate politically in a process they consider corrupt and unresponsive - as well as reforms that could re-engage them.

Director: lulu Fries'dat | Stars: Matt Bishop, Michael Eric Dyson, Brad Friedman, Curtis Gans

43. Gas Monopoly (2011 TV Movie)

96 min | Documentary

8.1
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We are dependent on gas. Gas heats our homes. Gas powers our heavy industry. In the near future, we won't have any alternatives to this limited resource. In Europe, the demand for natural ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Ladkani | Stars: Martin Leidenfrost, Joschka Fischer, Elshad Nasirov, Natiq Aliyev

Votes: 29

44. Das Riester-Dilemma - Bilanz einer 'Jahrhundert-Reform' (2012 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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Directors: Ingo Blank, Dietrich Krauß | Stars: Winfried Schmähl, Günter Spies, Walter Riester, Axel Kleinlein

45. The Velvet Paw (1916)

Drama

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Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: House Peters, Gail Kane, Ned Burton, Frank Goldsmith

46. Obcanská nadeje (2014 Video)

27 min | Short, Drama

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An Actor owns a small theatre where he both directs and plays. One day an unknown rich man, let's call him a Politician, comes by with an unpleasant speech impediment. He asks the actor to ... See full summary »

Director: David Vigner | Stars: Vanda Chaloupková, Martin Dejdar, Patrik Dergel, Jan Fridrich

47. Hurra Deutschland (1994 Video Game)

Comedy

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48. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: America's Gilded Capital (2013)

TV-G | 57 min | News, Talk-Show

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Forget Republican Red or Democratic Blue. The power color in Washington is the cool green of cash.

Stars: Evan Bayh, Mark Leibovich, Bill Moyers, Barack Obama

49. Veep (2012– )
Episode: B/ill (2015)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy

8.5
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Gary sets up a secret meeting with Dan and Amy to persuade them to lobby against Selina's bill.

Director: Becky Martin | Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott

Votes: 353

50. House of Cards (2013– )
Episode: Chapter 41 (2016)

TV-MA | 42 min | Drama

8.4
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As Claire begins exploring a campaign of her own, she and Frank engage in backdoor political maneuvering. But this time they're not on the same side.

Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 2,212