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1. 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.

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

2. Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

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

5.8
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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.

Writers: Ayn Rand, John Aglialoro, Brian Patrick O'Toole | Director: Paul Johansson | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Marsden, Edi Gathegi

3. 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.

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

4. 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.

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

5. 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 »

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

6. 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.

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

7. 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 »

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

8. 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.

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

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.

Writers: Paul Zaloom, Sandow Birk, Sean Meredith, Marcus Sanders | Director: Sean Meredith | Stars: Tony Abatemarco, Scott Adsit, Matt Besser, Bill Chott

10. The Naked Kiss (1964)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Kelly, a prostitute, finds redemption in the town of Grantville, where she arrives working as a medium-time seller. There, she meets Griff, the police captain of the town, with whom she ... See full summary »

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

11. Zeitgeist: Addendum (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 123 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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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 »

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

12. The Second Civil War (1997 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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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.

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

13. Joe's Palace (2007 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama

7.1
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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.

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

14. 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.

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

15. Born Yesterday (1993)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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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 »

Writers: Garson Kanin, Douglas McGrath | Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Melanie Griffith, John Goodman, Don Johnson, Edward Herrmann

16. 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

17. 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 nature's unexpected response to being threatened by human interference.

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

18. A Life Interrupted (2007 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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After Debbie Smith was raped, she didn't take the law into her own hands. She wrote the law.

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

19. 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.

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

20. 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.

Writers: Abe Burrows, George S. Kaufman, Howard Teichmann | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Judy Holliday, John Williams, Paul Douglas, Fred Clark

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 »

Writers: Lew Brown, Will Rogers, Philip Klein, Ralph Spence | Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Baxter, Madge Evans, James Dunn, Sylvia Froos

22. 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.

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

23. Expose (1997)

78 min | Thriller

3.3
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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 »

Writers: Les Nordhauser, Dan Zettel | Director: Brian Rudnick | Stars: Tracy Tutor, Kevin E. West, Daneen Boone, Arthur Roberts

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

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

5.9
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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.

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

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

Documentary

7.1
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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.

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

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

72 min | Documentary, War

5.9
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A war of national liberation or a war against terrorism? Filmmaker and acclaimed freelance journalist Kevin McKiernan poses this question at the outset of this stirring, provocative film ... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin McKiernan | Director: Kevin McKiernan

27. Something for the Birds (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Alvin M. Josephy, Joseph Petracca, Boris Ingster | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Victor Mature, Patricia Neal, Edmund Gwenn, Larry Keating

28. Judge Hardy's Children (1938)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Judge Hardy takes a business trip to Washington, DC, where Andy promptly falls for the French ambassador's daughter.

Writers: Aurania Rouverol, Kay Van Riper | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker

29. 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 »

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

30. In Pot We Trust (2007 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary

7.7
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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

31. Saving Marriage (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

8.0
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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

32. Miami Exposé (1956)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Miami police lieutenant Bart Scott (Lee J. Cobb)follows sultry Lila Hedges (Patricia Medina)to Havana, Cuba to obtain information about a double murder in Miami, learns that vice-operator ... See full summary »

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

33. Fugitive Lovers (1975)

PG | 93 min | Mystery, Romance

5.3
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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 »

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

34. Violence (1947)

Not Rated | 72 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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Undercover reporter Ann Mason infiltrates a neo-facist group that recruits disgruntled veterans but amnesia prevents her from exposing them.

Writers: Lewis Lantz, Stanley Rubin | Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Nancy Coleman, Michael O'Shea, Sheldon Leonard, Peter Whitney

35. 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 »

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

36. Rovin' Tumbleweeds (1939)

Passed | 62 min | Western, Musical

6.5
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As a congressman, Gene exposes a crooked politician who is delaying passage of a flood control bill.

Writers: Betty Burbridge, Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Mary Carlisle, Douglass Dumbrille

37. Gas Monopoly (2011 TV Movie)

96 min | Documentary

8.1
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Writers: Martin Leidenfrost, Markus Fischer | Director: Richard Ladkani | Stars: Martin Leidenfrost, Joschka Fischer, Elshad Nasirov, Natiq Aliyev

38. The Diplomat (2000)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Writers: Geoffrey Barter, Wilson da Silva | Director: Tom Zubrycki | Stars: José Ramos Horta, Ali Alatas, Bill Clinton, Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibe

39. 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.

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

40. The Velvet Paw (1916)

Drama

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Writers: Gardner Hunting, Paul West | Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: House Peters, Gail Kane, Ned Burton, Frank Goldsmith

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

TV-G | 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

43. De Vijfhoek (2012)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2012)

Drama

6.8
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Real estate tycoon Jacques Leroi clearly trusts increasingly disgruntled son Christophe's youth buddy Jan more to handle the Kattenberg development project. Just when Wendy returns to Saïd ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Boon, Roel Mondelaers, Koen Van Sande | Stars: Marieke Dilles, Jenne Decleir, Jeroen Van Dyck, Rik van Uffelen

44. De Vijfhoek (2012)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2012)

Drama

6.6
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Real estate tycoon Jacques Leroi has another seizure and is diagnosed with a brain tumor, yet tells only his secretary he must be operated within months to keep a 50% survival chance. ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Boon, Roel Mondelaers, Koen Van Sande | Stars: Marieke Dilles, Jenne Decleir, Jeroen Van Dyck, Rik van Uffelen

45. De Vijfhoek (2012)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2012)

Drama

6.8
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Real estate tycoon Jacques Leroi refuses surgery, thus sabotaging his 50% survival chance. Christophe's pleads in vain to fire his disgraced youth buddy Jan, who argues his affair with ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Boon, Roel Mondelaers, Koen Van Sande | Stars: Marieke Dilles, Jenne Decleir, Jeroen Van Dyck, Rik van Uffelen

46. De Vijfhoek (2012)
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2012)

Drama

6.8
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Real estate tycoon Jacques Leroi still refuses surgery, pondering whether to make less competent son Christophe his successor as CEO or Jan, whom he makes promise to get his girl to get off... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Boon, Roel Mondelaers, Koen Van Sande | Stars: Marieke Dilles, Jenne Decleir, Jeroen Van Dyck, Rik van Uffelen

47. De Vijfhoek (2012)
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2012)

Drama

6.6
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Saïd discovers his brother's gang is hired by Christophe and blackmails the silver spoon boy, who demands Jamal 'handles' his kid brother. Saïd now dares ignore Norbert's warning against ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Boon, Roel Mondelaers, Koen Van Sande | Director: Roel Mondelaers | Stars: Marieke Dilles, Jenne Decleir, Jeroen Van Dyck, Rik van Uffelen

48. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: False Flag: Part 2 (2004)

Not Rated | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Boyd and the team find that the murdered young man presumed to be Irish was really working for the English under a "false flag."

Creator: Barbara Machin | Director: Suri Krishnamma | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird, Claire Goose

49. Click (1997– )
Episode: Sexual Dependence Day (I) (1997)

R | 85 min | Comedy

4.8
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Ron Slick is a Washington lobbyist who comes by Dr. Fez's "clicker" invention, which makes women errogeneously ex-tra-cited; Slick uses the clicker on a senator, a reporter, a police ... See full summary »

Writers: Milo Manara, Lev L. Spiro | Director: Brian Rudnick | Stars: Kevin E. West, John Lazar, Tatiana, Scott Herren

50. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: The Resurrection of Ralph Reed (2012)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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The resurrection of Ralph Reed: revolution or racket?

Writer: Michael Winship | Stars: Jack Abramoff, Mike Lofgren, Bill Moyers, Grover Norquist