Most Popular "Political Convention" Titles
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1. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Approved | 123 min | Drama, Western
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
2. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
R | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War
The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
3. Reds (1981)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
4. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Approved | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him.
5. Best of Enemies (2015)
R | 87 min | Documentary, History, News
R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.
7. The Best Man (1964)
Approved | 102 min | Drama
The two front runners for their party's Presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the ex-President's endorsement.
8. Medium Cool (1969)
R | 111 min | Drama
A TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
10. 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.
12. The Ploughman's Lunch (1983)
R | 107 min | Drama
James Penfield has made a career out of journalism. Now bankrupt, he finds himself with a group of other writers in the middle of the dispute-ridden British homeland at the time of the Falklands War.
13. This Revolution (2005)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
In this politically charged homage to Medium Cool, a photographer covers the urban guerrilla war on New York streets during the RNC.
14. Forbidden (1932)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance
In this romance a librarian takes a cruise and falls for an unobtainable man, a district attorney married to a crippled woman.
15. The Last Party (1993)
R | 96 min | Documentary, History
Robert Downey, Jr. gives reports and interviews with other stars in this documentary about the Democratic National Convention in 1992.
16. H2O (2004 TV Movie)
177 min | Drama, Thriller
When Canada's Prime Minister drowns in what appears to be a boating accident, his son takes office and is drawn into a deceptive world of power and corruption.
17. Last Party 2000 (2001)
90 min | Documentary
Filmed over the last six months of the 2000 Presidential election, Phillip Seymour Hoffman starts documenting the campaign at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, but spends ... See full summary »
18. Pursuit (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, Thriller
A political extremist plans to spread stolen nerve gas in a city where a political convention is being held. Government agents are sent to catch him.
19. The War at Home (1979)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music
Interviews with people involved with and leading the Madison, Wisconsin area resistance to the Vietnam war.
21. Gay Republicans (2004 TV Movie)
63 min | Documentary
In 2004, Log Cabin -- the Gay Republican Club -- was put to the test. President Bush's unequivocal opposition to gay marriage presented them with a stark choice, whether to be good ... See full summary »
24. Three Dark Horses (1952)
17 min | Comedy, Short
A campaign boss is looking for three delegates to the presidential convention, delegates that are too stupid to discover that his candidate, Hammond Egger, is a crook. Enter the stooges as ... See full summary »
25. Martian Space Party (1972)
28 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A concert film/mockumentary posing as live news coverage from the 1972 National Surrealist Party Convention, interupted by news flashes from Monster Island, where the president is denied ... See full summary »
29. Prologue (I) (1970)
87 min | Drama
Presents the rival philosophies of young people, militant protest or communal retreat, set against the political upheaval of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 11 July 1952
Huie and Kenneth Cramer, executive editor of Business Week, interview U.S. Senator Robert S. Kerr, a Democrat representing Oklahoma. Topics include analysis of the Republican presidential ... See full summary »
Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Hold Me in Paradise
TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, History
Nucky travels to Chicago and acts as kingmaker during the Presidential convention, but at home brother Eli is shot as a rival mob senses weakness in Thompson's operation.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Letter of Credit
30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Henry Taylor visits the town of Kirkland where 3 years before a bank employee, Arnold Mathias, had been convicted of stealing $200,000 from the bank where he worked. None of the money has ... See full summary »
Eyes on the Prize (1987– )
Mississippi: Is This America?: 1962-1964
57 min | Documentary, History
1964 sees the advent of Freedom Summer. Volunteers from across the country travel to the south to register Negro voters. Despite the disappearance of three volunteers in Mississippi who are... See full summary »
American Masters (1985– )
The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg
82 min | Documentary, Biography
The life and work of Allen Ginsberg, the greatest of the Beat Generation poets is put in focus in this film
The Great Depression (1993– )
The Road to Rock Bottom
As the Great Depression progressed economic collapse took its toll on rural America. Crops went unsold, farm mortgages were called in by banks, hungry farmers protested, and robberies ... See full summary »