Most Popular "Political Candidate" Titles
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2. 24 (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
3. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
4. Citizen Kane (1941)
Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
5. The Ides of March (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama
An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.
Votes: 188,231 | Gross: $40.96M
6. The Campaign (2012)
R | 85 min | Comedy
An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.
Votes: 106,547 | Gross: $86.90M
7. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.
Votes: 199,422 | Gross: $62.45M
8. The American President (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 42,929 | Gross: $65.00M
9. 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.
Votes: 86,257 | Gross: $65.95M
10. Broken City (2013)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In a city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler.
Votes: 63,424 | Gross: $19.69M
11. Milk (I) (2008)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.
Votes: 136,344 | Gross: $31.84M
12. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
13. 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.
Votes: 67,474 | Gross: $43.02M
14. The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama
A Texas teenager cuts her hair short and becomes an outlaw martyr with her brother and friends.
15. Dave (1993)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 40,846 | Gross: $63.27M
16. Election (1999)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 73,476 | Gross: $14.88M
17. Bulworth (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 21,965 | Gross: $26.53M
18. All the King's Men (2006)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Thriller
Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.
Votes: 20,703 | Gross: $7.22M
19. Man of the Year (2006)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A comedian who hosts a news satire program decides to run for president, and a computerized voting machine malfunction gets him elected.
Votes: 27,950 | Gross: $37.44M
20. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
Unrated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.
Votes: 66,364 | Gross: $0.10M
21. Black Sheep (1996)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy
A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election.
Votes: 29,699 | Gross: $32.38M
22. Nixon (1995)
R | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 23,946 | Gross: $13.56M
24. Used Cars (1980)
R | 113 min | Comedy
When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.
25. Swing Vote (2008)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
In a remarkable turn-of-events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Votes: 15,046 | Gross: $16.28M
26. The Candidate (1972)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
27. Head of State (2003)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy
When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.
Votes: 15,012 | Gross: $37.79M
28. The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime
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 »
Votes: 12,218 | Gross: $46.67M
29. No (I) (2012)
R | 118 min | Drama
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum.
Votes: 17,437 | Gross: $2.34M
30. The Contender (2000)
R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 20,419 | Gross: $17.80M
31. Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A US president who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate.
Votes: 10,656 | Gross: $14.47M
32. Postal (2007)
R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.
33. Canadian Bacon (1995)
PG | 91 min | Comedy
The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada.
Votes: 13,608 | Gross: $0.18M
34. My Fellow Americans (1996)
PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy
Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.
Votes: 12,261 | Gross: $22.29M
35. Switching Channels (1988)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime
A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
Votes: 2,660 | Gross: $9.13M
36. Bob Roberts (1992)
R | 102 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 11,451 | Gross: $4.48M
37. All the King's Men (1949)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
38. Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005 Video)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
39. Power (1986)
R | 111 min | Drama
Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,139 | Gross: $3.80M
40. Raajneeti (2010)
163 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the American-educated scion of a powerful Indian family returns to the subcontinent, his first taste of power starts him down a corrupt path.
Votes: 10,743 | Gross: $1.29M
41. The Last of the High Kings (1996)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in... See full summary »
42. Waking the Dead (2000)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Votes: 5,952 | Gross: $0.33M
43. True Colors (1991)
R | 111 min | Drama
Best friends from law school to election night, their friendship is sorely tested when one learns of another's betrayal.
Votes: 3,925 | Gross: $0.42M
45. Speechless (1994)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
Two political speechwriters fall in love before they find out they are working for candidates on opposite sides.
Votes: 4,095 | Gross: $20.66M
46. I Married a Witch (1942)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.
47. The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
R | 108 min | Drama
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well... See full summary »
48. The Great McGinty (1940)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy
Dan McGinty has great success in his chosen field of crooked politics. But endangers it all in one crazy moment of honesty...
50. Yuva (2004)
161 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Michael, Arjun and Lallan, three men from three different stratas of society, cross paths one morning in Calcutta and change one another's lives forever.
Votes: 5,028 | Gross: $0.28M