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1. Veep (2012– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.2
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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, Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott

Votes: 30,945

2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

8.5
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96 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 375,229 | Gross: $0.28M

3. W. (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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56 Metascore

A chronicle of the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd, Colin Hanks

Votes: 42,543 | Gross: $25.53M

4. Wag the Dog (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary

Votes: 70,908 | Gross: $43.02M

5. 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: 45,354 | Gross: $65.00M

6. My Fellow Americans (1996)

PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd, John Heard

Votes: 12,829 | Gross: $22.29M

7. Dave (1993)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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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.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 42,878 | Gross: $63.27M

8. 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: 16,679 | Gross: $6.24M

9. Head of State (2003)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

5.4
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44 Metascore

When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.

Director: Chris Rock | Stars: Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Lynn Whitfield, Dylan Baker

Votes: 15,713 | Gross: $37.79M

10. Canadian Bacon (1995)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

5.9
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The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: John Candy, Alan Alda, Rhea Perlman, Kevin Pollak

Votes: 14,310 | Gross: $0.18M

11. Primary Colors (1998)

R | 143 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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70 Metascore

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman

Votes: 24,823 | Gross: $38.97M

12. Black Sheep (1996)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

6.2
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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.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Chris Farley, David Spade, Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole

Votes: 31,627 | Gross: $32.38M

13. Bulworth (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Kimberly Deauna Adams, Vinny Argiro

Votes: 22,912 | Gross: $26.53M

14. First Kid (1996)

PG | 101 min | Family, Comedy

5.2
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A former boxer turned Secret Service agent is assigned to protect the President's son, who seems determined to make life difficult for his new protector.

Director: David Mickey Evans | Stars: Sinbad, Brock Pierce, Blake Boyd, Timothy Busfield

Votes: 8,163 | Gross: $26.46M

15. The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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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: 13,192 | Gross: $46.67M

16. Blaze (1989)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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67 Metascore

A middle-aged Louisiana governor falls in love with a young stripper, which jeopardizes his political career and the radical policies which have made him a controversial figure.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain

Votes: 3,133 | Gross: $19.13M

17. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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.

Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, Ray Wise

Votes: 12,083 | Gross: $4.48M

18. Juan of the Dead (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.5
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A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.

Director: Alejandro Brugués | Stars: Alexis Díaz de Villegas, Jorge Molina, Andros Perugorría, Andrea Duro

Votes: 8,472 | Gross: $0.02M

19. Ambassadors (2013)

Comedy

7.6
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The adventures and politics of a British ambassador to a fictitious Asian country called Tajbekistan.

Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Susan Lynch, Amara Karan

Votes: 1,064

20. Wrong Is Right (1982)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A satire of American news reporting, Covert Agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads TV Newsman Patrick ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Sean Connery, George Grizzard, Robert Conrad, Katharine Ross

Votes: 1,383 | Gross: $3.38M

21. 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: 794

22. Rude Awakening (1989)

R | 100 min | Comedy

4.4
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In the 1960s, two hippies go off into the jungle to evade the FBI. When they come back to New York in the 1980s, their fellow hippie friends have become rich yuppies.

Directors: David Greenwalt, Aaron Russo | Stars: Cheech Marin, Eric Roberts, Julie Hagerty, Robert Carradine

Votes: 1,124 | Gross: $3.17M

23. Arajin Demq (2016)

Comedy

8.2
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An unemployed journalist keeps blaming everyone but himself for problems in his love life and bad policies of the country only to find out what he can change when he becomes the President.

Director: Hrant Yeritskinyan | Stars: Davit Tadevosyan, Anna Grigoryan, Aram Mp3, Sati Janibekyan

Votes: 42

24. The Great McGinty (1940)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy

7.5
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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: 2,636

25. Wanda at Large (2003– )

30 min | Comedy

5.6
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Wanda Hawkins is a stand up comic who is also working as a correspondent on a political talk show in Wshington, D.C. while at home, Wanda must manage her sister-in-law who is raising two children.

Stars: Wanda Sykes, Phil Morris, Dale Godboldo, Tammy Lauren

Votes: 225

26. Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.

Directors: Steve Binder, Peter H. Hunt | Star: James Whitmore

Votes: 363

27. Hail to the Chief (1985– )

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Julia Mansfield is the first woman to be elected President of the United States. In addition to dealing with the threat of nuclear war with the Soviet Union, spies in the cabinet, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Patty Duke, Ted Bessell, Quinn Cummings, Ricky Paull Goldin

Votes: 41

28. The Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell (2006)

R | 90 min | Comedy

4.3
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Tthe film is based on the concept of "New America" in the year 2097, two decades after a nuclear apocalypse. Tex Kennedy, two robotic ex-secret service agents, and a mythical female ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonny Gillette, Kevin Wheatley | Stars: Richard Riehle, Kevin Wheatley, Paul Whitty, Chandler Parker

Votes: 413

29. Vote and Die: Liszt for President (2008)

85 min | Comedy

5.6
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A charismatic Billionaire runs for president as an independent candidate. His platform is simple: KILL EVERYONE NOW!!!

Director: Mark Mitchell | Stars: Stephen C. Bradbury, Yancy Butler, Holt McCallany, Richard Masur

Votes: 16

30. La momia nacional (1981)

85 min | Comedy, Horror

3.4
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Director: José Ramón Larraz | Stars: Francisco Algora, Quique Camoiras, Azucena Hernández, Carlos Lucena

Votes: 22

31. White House Madness (1975)

R | 79 min | Comedy

6.1
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Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Steve Friedman, Dennis Fimple, Perry Cook, Rusty Blitz

Votes: 20

32. Gav HaUma (2015– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Lior Schleien, Einav Galili, Orna Banai, Ido Rosenblum

Votes: 41

33. Politics (1931)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Middle-aged widow Hattie Burns becomes fed up when local small-town politicians ignore corruption and decides to run for mayor herself.

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Marie Dressler, Polly Moran, Roscoe Ates, Karen Morley

Votes: 179

34. Partiets mand (2014– )

Comedy

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Stars: Jesper Asholt, Jens Andersen, Rasmus Bruun, Paprika Steen

Votes: 24

35. Home Delivery Thieves (2008)

88 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

6.5
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In search of better education for his daughter, Bruno gets a job as a security guard, getting involved unwillingly in a plot of political corruption.

Director: Ángel Muñiz | Stars: Manolo Ozuna, Miguel Ángel Martínez, Johanny Sosa, Rafael Alduey

Votes: 116

36. El Derechazo (2013)

Comedy

3.7
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A parody of the 2013 Chilean presidential election, where the 2 main candidates were both women.

Director: Lalo Prieto | Stars: Diego Muñoz, Isidora Urrejola, Marcial Tagle, Alex Zisis

Votes: 52

37. The Faking of the President (1976)

80 min | Comedy

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Directors: Alan Abel, Jeanne Abel | Stars: Marshall Efron, Alan Barinholtz, Robert Staats, William J. Daprato

38. The Nice Show (2007 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Director: Michael Watt | Stars: Gerry Dee, Debra DiGiovanni, Ron Sparks, Gilson Lubin

Votes: 35

39. Robert Newman: From Caliban to Taliban - 500 Years of Humanitarian Intervention (2007 Video)

85 min | Comedy

7.5
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Directors: Dan Martin, Rob Newman | Star: Rob Newman

Votes: 15

40. Humor and the Presidency (1987 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

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Former President Gerald Ford presided over this symposium focusing on political humor and held at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This special features highlights from ... See full summary »

Director: George Schlatter | Stars: Art Buchwald, Chevy Chase, Gerald Ford, Robert Klein

41. Genosse Münchhausen (1962)

89 min | Comedy

8.3
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Director: Wolfgang Neuss | Stars: Wolfgang Neuss, Corny Collins, Ingrid van Bergen, Peer Schmidt

Votes: 7

42. Bushisms (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

6.1
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A fun-filled collection of some of George W. Bush's more memorable misspeaks. Great commentary by Brian Unger, Jacob Weisberg and Al Franken, plus cartoons by Garry Trudeau and musical appearances by The George W. Bush Singers

Director: Elizabeth Reeder | Stars: Brian Unger, Mark Addison, Tony Alexander, George W. Bush

Votes: 62

43. Pretty Strong Opinions with Grace Parra (2014 Video)

Short, Comedy

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Takes on all things political.

Director: Matt Wyatt | Star: Grace Parra

44. ArmComedy (2012– )

7.6
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ArmComedy is a satirical news show that covers local and international politics. Done in a traditional news format the show gives a comedic edge to oftentimes boring politics.

Stars: Narek Margaryan, Sergey Sargsyan, Vahagn Tevosyan, Mher Khachatryan

Votes: 9

45. Bloopers (1997 Video)

3 min | Short, Comedy

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Stars: James Garner, Jack Lemmon

46. Nový Hyperion aneb Volnost, rovnost, bratrství (1992)

207 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Karel Vachek | Stars: Iveta Bartosová, John Bok, Egon Bondy, Willy Brandt

Votes: 8

47. Pet the Goat (2004 Video)

25 min | Comedy, Short

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The GOP Jamboree, a Young Republican country music group, travels to New York to sing at the Republican National Convention.

Director: Jacob Klein | Stars: Vanessa Daniels, Robin de Jesus, Danny Jacobs, Michael Stanton Murphy

48. The Unicorn (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 7 min | Short, Comedy

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A TV reporter sent out to interview the public on the street has had it up to here with the people he has to interview. Can he ever find anyone with something intelligent or worthwhile to say?

Director: Scott Mercer | Stars: Dan Klass, Andrea Ridgeway, David Goryl, Raymond-Kym Suttle

49. Shake It Like an Etch-A-Sketch (2012)

4 min | Short, Comedy

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It's a RAP for America! In the satirical music video "Shake It Like an Etch-a-$ketch", Bree Newsome, the multi-award winning director of "WAKE" presents a hilarious song & music video that ... See full summary »

Director: Bree Newsome | Stars: Tahki Antonio, Megan Ashley, Nia Austin, Lee Boria

50. The District Down Low (2011–2012)

Comedy

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"Freshman Senator" What happens to the freshman senator on his first day when everyone from the lobbyist to the call girl on Capitol Hill hit on him. "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" A spoof... See full summary »

Stars: Brock Snyder, James Hennigan, Soneyet Muhammed, Rose Zingale