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1. Veep (2012– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.1
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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, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott

Votes: 24,605

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 try to stop.

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

Votes: 341,432

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.

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

Votes: 42,934 | Gross: $65.00M

4. W. (I) (2008)

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

6.4
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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: 40,870 | Gross: $25.52M

5. 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: 67,484 | Gross: $43.02M

6. 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: 40,849 | Gross: $63.27M

7. 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: 21,968 | Gross: $26.53M

8. 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: 29,706 | Gross: $32.38M

9. Dick (1999)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

6.1
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65 Metascore

Story of two girls who wander away from a White House tour and meet President Nixon.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams, Dan Hedaya, Will Ferrell

Votes: 16,035 | Gross: $6.24M

10. 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: 23,913 | Gross: $38.97M

11. 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: 15,012 | Gross: $37.79M

12. 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: 12,220 | Gross: $46.67M

13. 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: 13,610 | Gross: $0.18M

14. First Kid (1996)

PG | 101 min | Family, Comedy

5.1
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Luke Davenport is the thirteen-year-old son of Paul Davenport, the President of the United States, and first lady Linda Davenport. Ill tempered Agent Woods is the secret service agent in ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 7,534 | Gross: $26.46M

15. 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: 12,261 | Gross: $22.29M

16. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy

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: 11,453 | Gross: $4.48M

17. 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: 7,887 | Gross: $0.02M

18. Blaze (1989)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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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: 2,963 | Gross: $19.13M

19. 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: 1,286 | Gross: $3.29M

20. The Great McGinty (1940)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy

7.4
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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: 2,297

21. 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: 1,075 | Gross: $3.17M

22. 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: 39

23. 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: 407

24. 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: 216

25. 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: 168

26. El Derechazo (2013)

Comedy

3.8
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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: 51

27. Back of the Nation (2015– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.5
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Stars: Lior Schleien, Einav Galili, Orna Banai, Ido Rosenblum

Votes: 28

28. The National Mummy (1981)

85 min | Comedy, Horror

3.6
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Director: José Ramón Larraz | Stars: Francisco Algora, Quique Camoiras, Azucena Hernández, Carlos Lucena

Votes: 18

29. Head of State (2016)

Comedy

8.7
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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: Anna Grigoryan, Sati Janibekyan, David Tadevosyan, Aram Mp3

Votes: 14

30. 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

31. 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: 115

32. New Hyperion or Liberty, Equality, Brotherhood (1992)

207 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Karel Vachek | Stars: Iveta Bartosová, John Bok, Egon Bondy, Willy Brandt

Votes: 7

33. Partiets mand (2014– )

Comedy

6.6
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Stars: Jesper Asholt, Jens Andersen, Rasmus Bruun, Paprika Steen

Votes: 23

34. 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: 61

35. The Unicorn (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

36. 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: 6

37. 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

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: 33

39. 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

40. 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: 13

41. 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, Jimmy Hennigan, Soneyet Muhammed, Rose Zingale

42. Canadian Comedy Awards: Weekend Wrap-Up (2006 TV Special)

30 min | Comedy, News

6.0
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Stars: Brent Butt, Mark McKinney, Tim Progosh, Roger Abbott

Votes: 20

43. ArmComedy (2012– )

8.9
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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: 7

44. 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