Most Popular "Political Assassination" Titles
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1. White House Down (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.
2. Shooter (I) (2007)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up.
3. The Bourne Identity (2002)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and regain his memory.
4. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.
6. The Ghost (2010)
PG-13 | 128 min | Mystery, Thriller
A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.
7. Incendies (2010)
R | 139 min | Drama, Mystery, War
Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes.
9. Wag the Dog (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
10. Patriot Games (1992)
R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.
11. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama
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 »
12. Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A hitman who's in Bangkok to pull off a series of jobs violates his personal code when he falls for a local woman and bonds with his errand boy.
13. The Boxer (1997)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Young Danny Flynn is released from prison after 14 years after "taking the rap" for the IRA and tries to rebuild his life in his old Belfast neighborhood.
14. Flame and Citron (2008)
Unrated | 130 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A drama centered on two fighters in the Holger Danske World War II resistance group.
15. The Quiet American (2002)
R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman.
16. Che: Part Two (2008)
Not Rated | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1967, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara leads a small partisan army to fight an ill-fated revolutionary guerrilla war in Bolivia, South America.
17. The Lady (2011)
R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.
18. Julius Caesar (1953)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, History
The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.
19. Blow Out (1981)
R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller
A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.
20. An American Affair (2008)
R | 93 min | Drama
In 1963, during the swirl of glamour and intrigue that turned President John F. Kennedy's Washington into Camelot, a lonely 13-year-old Catholic school boy comes of age.
21. The Parallax View (1974)
R | 102 min | Thriller
An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the worlds headlines.
22. Il divo (2008)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.
23. Ishtar (1987)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.
24. Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)
Passed | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In pre-WW2 Europe, a woman notices that wherever her husband goes, the Nazis seem to follow. Meanwhile, a charming reporter is following them...
27. Indochine (1992)
PG-13 | 159 min | Drama, Romance
This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. An unmarried French woman who works in the rubber fields, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was... See full summary »
29. Some Mother's Son (1996)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »
30. Baadshah (1999)
175 min | Action, Comedy, Musical
In order to settle personal scores with the Chief Minister Gayetri Bachchan; a wealthy business-man, Suraj Singh Thaper hires a contract killer to assassinate her; unfortunately before ... See full summary »
31. Ruby (1992)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama
An exploration of certain conspiracy theories surrounding the JFK assassination from Jack Ruby's perspective. Ruby owns a run-down strip club in Dallas, and does what he can for credibility... See full summary »
32. Catherine the Great (1996 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
33. Haasil (2003)
PG-13 | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Anirudhh, a law-abiding college student, in love with Niharika, gets caught up in college politics and crime, and must fight it out for himself, when friends turn into foes.
34. The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History
After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with politics, promoting socialism to the world. Stalin has sent out an ... See full summary »
35. Parting Shots (1998)
Comedy, Crime, Romance
After learning he is dying from cancer an failed photographer illegally buys a pistol and decides to go vigilante and get his revenge on all those who have made his life a misery.
36. Caesar Must Die (2012)
76 min | Drama
Inmates at a high-security prison in Rome prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar."
37. Executive Action (1973)
PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, History
Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
38. Chicago 10 (2007)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History
Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
39. The Lazarus Man (1996– )
60 min | Western
Shortly after the Civil War, a man pulls himself out of a grave in the South wearing Southern clothing but carrying Northern gold and carrying a US Army revolver. He has no memory save for ... See full summary »
40. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
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.
41. American Roulette (1988)
R | 102 min | Thriller
Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying ... See full summary »
42. Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge (2002)
160 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
Vir, a young man from a rural village, learns on his wedding day that the people whom he thought were his parents arn't. After an attempt is made on his life by unknown gunmen, whom he ... See full summary »
44. Noriega: God's Favorite (2000 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
The story of Panamanian general Manuel Antonio 'Tony' Noriega, whose meteoric career, from utter poverty, as a soldier and CIA informant who also served as source to various other powers ... See full summary »
45. Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001 TV Movie)
163 min | Biography, Drama
They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. ... See full summary »
46. Knight Without Armor (1937)
107 min | Adventure, Drama, History
After two years as a Czarist British agent posing as a Russian Commissar, he rescues a Russian countess from her Bolshevik captors.
47. Khal Nayak (1993)
190 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Ballu (Sanjay Dutt), a notorious, cunning, and unscrupulous criminal who's wanted by the police for a plethora of murders and thefts. Bright and ambitious Inspector Ram (Jackie Shroff) ... See full summary »
48. The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998 TV Movie)
95 min | Biography, Drama, History
April 14, 1865. As four year of Civil War draw to a close, our country again faces unforgettable tragedy: the assassination of the President. Starring Lance Henriksen as the Great ... See full summary »
50. Le Rapace (1968)
105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Vera Cruz, 1938. "Le Rital", a tough French hit man, agrees to serve Mexican revolutionaries who want to replace the current President by Chico, an insecure young bourgeois that they intend... See full summary »