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1. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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93 Metascore

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.

Writer: Paul Schrader | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 431,162

2. The November Man (2014)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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38 Metascore

An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.

Writers: Michael Finch, Karl Gajdusek, Bill Granger | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 36,961

3. RED (2010)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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60 Metascore

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

Writers: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber, Warren Ellis, Cully Hamner | Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 215,048

4. The Ides of March (2011)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.

Writers: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon | Director: George Clooney | Stars: Paul Giamatti, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ryan Gosling

Votes: 175,668

5. Shoot 'Em Up (2007)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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49 Metascore

A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.

Writer: Michael Davis | Director: Michael Davis | Stars: Clive Owen, Monica Bellucci, Paul Giamatti, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 122,925

6. Brüno (2009)

R | 81 min | Comedy

5.9
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54 Metascore

Flamboyant Austrian fashionista Brüno takes his show to America.

Writers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Dan Mazer, Jeff Schaffer, Peter Baynham | Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale, Chibundu Orukwowu

Votes: 108,414

7. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Writers: Richard Condon, George Axelrod, Daniel Pyne, Dean Georgaris | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 80,708

8. All the President's Men (1976)

R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.

Writers: Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, William Goldman | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 64,792

9. The Dead Zone (1983)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.3
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69 Metascore

A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic detective ability.

Writers: Jeffrey Boam, Stephen King | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Votes: 39,837

10. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 106,409

11. The Kennedys (2011 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | Drama, History

7.7
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The story of the most fabled political family in American history, told in a manner similar to The Godfather: a manipulative, egocentric father determined to live out his own ambitions ... See full summary »

Stars: Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper, Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 5,370

12. 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.

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

Votes: 38,223

13. The Final Countdown (1980)

PG | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Writers: Thomas Hunter, Peter Powell, David Ambrose, Gerry Davis | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino

Votes: 14,800

14. 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.

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

Votes: 14,139

15. Recount (2008 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 116 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.

Writer: Danny Strong | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Bob Balaban, Denis Leary, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 9,402

16. The Parallax View (1974)

R | 102 min | Thriller

7.3
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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.

Writers: David Giler, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Loren Singer | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

Votes: 9,928

17. Tales from the Hood (1995)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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A strange funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.

Writers: Rusty Cundieff, Darin Scott | Director: Rusty Cundieff | Stars: Clarence Williams III, Corbin Bernsen, Joe Torry, De'aundre Bonds

Votes: 4,148

18. Linda Lovelace for President (1975)

R | 95 min | Comedy

4.4
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An intentionally campy film designed to capitalize on Linda Lovelace's sudden fame following "Deep Throat", this film centers around Linda's fictional grass roots campaign to run for ... See full summary »

Writer: Jack Margolis | Directors: Claudio Guzmán, Arthur Marks | Stars: Linda Lovelace, Fuddle Bagley, Val Bisoglio, Jack DeLeon

Votes: 158

19. The Rat Pack (1998 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.8
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A look at the famous "Rat Pack" of the '60s, and how their glamorous alliances and carefree sophistication created a mythical lifestyle.

Writer: Kario Salem | Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Ray Liotta, Joe Mantegna, Don Cheadle, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 2,296

20. Remember the Day (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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Elderly schoolteacher Nora Trinell, waiting to meet presidential nominee Dewey Roberts, recalls him as her student back in 1916 and his relation to Dan Hopkins, the man she married and lost.

Writers: Phillip Dunning, Philo Higley, Tess Slesinger, Frank Davis, Allan Scott | Director: Henry King | Stars: Claudette Colbert, John Payne, Shepperd Strudwick, Ann E. Todd

Votes: 326

21. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary

7.9
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73 Metascore

An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Writers: Daniel G. Karslake, Helen R. Mendoza | Director: Daniel G. Karslake | Stars: Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella 'Boo' McDaniel

Votes: 3,650

22. The War Room (1993)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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A documentary of the Bill Clinton 1992 presidential campaign and the organization who ran it.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Heather Beckel, Paul Begala

Votes: 2,558

23. Icon (2005 TV Movie)

190 min | Thriller

6.0
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On the eve of the elections in Russia, there's an outbreak of a mysterious disease. The British are curious to find out what's going on, so they need to send someone. An official knows ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick Forsyth, Adam Armus, Nora Kay Foster | Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Patrick Bergin, Michael York, Annika Peterson

Votes: 668

24. The Best Man (1964)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.8
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The two front runners for their party's Presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the ex-President's endorsement.

Writer: Gore Vidal | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 1,979

25. The Clonus Horror (1979)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.3
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Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.

Writers: Ron Smith, Bob Sullivan, Myrl A. Schreibman, Robert S. Fiveson | Director: Robert S. Fiveson | Stars: Peter Graves, Rick DiAngelo, Eugene Robert Glazer, Eileen Dietz

Votes: 1,863

26. Mitt (2014)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.0
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64 Metascore

Mitt Romney and his family are followed through their US Presidential campaigns.

Writer: Greg Whiteley | Director: Greg Whiteley | Stars: Mitt Romney, Candy Crowley, Eric Draper, Jim Lehrer

Votes: 1,674

27. Running Mates (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Tom Selleck is a governor who is campaigning to win the presidential nomination.

Writer: Claudia Salter | Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Tom Selleck, Laura Linney, Nancy Travis, Teri Hatcher

Votes: 546

28. Primary (1960)

60 min | Documentary

7.2
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Cinema verite feature that follows presidential hopefuls John F. Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey during the 1960 Wisconsin primary

Writer: Robert Drew | Director: Robert Drew | Stars: Robert Drew, Hubert H. Humphrey, Joseph Julian, Jacqueline Kennedy

Votes: 532

29. Chain of Command (2000)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.8
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Secret Service agents must retrieve the briefcase allowing the President control of America's nuclear arsenal before massive destruction ensues.

Writer: T.L. Lankford | Director: John Terlesky | Stars: Roy Scheider, Patrick Muldoon, Maria Conchita Alonso, Michael Biehn

Votes: 721

30. Feed (1992)

76 min | Documentary

5.8
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This is a documentary about the 1992 New Hampshire primaries. It includes much footage of candidates as they meet people, and just before they go "on-air".

Directors: Kevin Rafferty, James Ridgeway | Stars: Jacques Barzaghi, Jerry Brown, Pat Buchanan, George Bush

Votes: 140

31. Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998 Video)

57 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Golgo 13 is hired to assassinate Queen Bee, the second-in-command of a South American rebel army, to prevent her from killing the United States democratic presidential nominee.

Writer: Takao Saitô | Director: Osamu Dezaki | Stars: John DiMaggio, Denise Poirier, Carlos Ferro, Dwight Schultz

Votes: 455

32. The Feminine Touch (1995 Video)

R | 90 min | Thriller, Drama

5.4
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Her boyfriend John procures the ambitious journalist Jennifer Barron an interview with the Democratic presidential candidate Michael Ashton. But before she can talk to him, he twice becomes... See full summary »

Director: Conrad Janis | Stars: Paige Turco, Dirk Benedict, George Segal, Elliott Gould

Votes: 134

33. The Last Debate (2000 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.9
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Four members of the media are chosen as moderator and panel for the single televised debate of presidential candidates one week before the election. These four use the debate forum as never... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Lehrer, Jon Maas | Director: John Badham | Stars: James Garner, Peter Gallagher, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy

Votes: 195

34. Journeys with George (2002)

79 min | Documentary

6.8
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48 Metascore

Documentary account of George W. Bush's presidential campaign.

Writer: Alexandra Pelosi | Directors: Alexandra Pelosi, Aaron Lubarsky | Stars: George W. Bush, R.G. Ratcliffe, Wayne Slater, Richard Wolffe

Votes: 571

35. Spin (1995)

57 min | Documentary

7.6
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Pirated satellite feeds revealing U.S. media personalities' contemptuous plans for their viewers come full circle in Spin. TV out-takes appropriated from network satellite feeds unravel the... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Springer | Director: Brian Springer | Stars: Larry Agran, Jim Bakker, Bill Beutel, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 361

36. Lupin III: Die, Nostradamus (1995)

100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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Lupin must rescue a young girl from a mysterious doomsday cult, who wants a book of prophecies hidden by the girl's father.

Creator: Monkey Punch | Directors: Shunya Itô, Takeshi Shirato, Nobuo Tomizawa | Stars: Kan'ichi Kurita, Brice Armstrong, Laura Bailey, Dameon Clarke

Votes: 300

37. The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy

6.8
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A bumbling, long-winded and crooked Southern senator, considered by some as a dark horse for the Presidency, panics his party when his tell-all diary is stolen.

Writers: Edwin Lanham, Charles MacArthur | Director: George S. Kaufman | Stars: William Powell, Ella Raines, Peter Lind Hayes, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 296

38. The Assassination File (1996 TV Movie)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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An ex-FBI agent gradually uncovers the nature of a conspiracy behind the death of a black presidential candidate.

Writer: Bruce Miller | Director: John Harrison | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Tom Verica, Dan Butler, Diedrich Bader

Votes: 318

39. Mr. Conservative: Goldwater on Goldwater (2006)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Director: Julie Anderson | Stars: Julian Bond, Benjamin C. Bradlee, James Carville, Hillary Rodham Clinton

Votes: 170

40. Celsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain... Begins to Die (2004)

R | 72 min | Documentary, War

4.4
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42 Metascore

This film attempts to correct the record when it comes to the left's attacks on President Bush, 9/11 and the war in Iraq and Kerry's 20-year tenure in the Senate.

Writers: Lionel Chetwynd, Ted Steinberg | Director: Kevin Knoblock | Stars: Fred Dalton Thompson, Michael Moore, John Kerry, Madeleine Albright

Votes: 1,364

41. Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry (2004)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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70 Metascore

A documentary on Senator John Kerry's Navy tour of duty in Vietnam, his contributions to the peace movement that followed, and the ultimate shape of his future political career.

Writers: Douglas Brinkley, Joseph Dorman | Director: George Butler | Stars: John Kerry, David Alston, Dan Barbiero, Douglas Brinkley

Votes: 850

42. The Real Untouchables (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

6.4
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The three-part documentary examines Eliot Ness, Melvin Purvis and Thomas Dewey: three real-life heroes who battled organized crime between the two world wars.

Writer: Steve Longmuir | Director: John Fothergill | Stars: James Woods, Bob Kaliebe, Dominic Capone, Tom Clarke Hill

Votes: 15

43. Touch and Die (1992 TV Movie)

R | 180 min | Thriller

5.3
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Frank Magenta works as a journalist in Rome for a big American newspaper. Assigned to gather information on the background of Scanzano, the presidential candidate of Italian origin, he ... See full summary »

Writers: John Howlett, Piernico Solinas | Director: Piernico Solinas | Stars: Martin Sheen, Véronique Jannot, David Birney, Renée Estevez

Votes: 66

44. A Ripple of Hope (2008)

55 min | Documentary

8.1
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It was April 4, 1968. At 6:01 p.m., across the street from the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, a gunman fired a rifle-and the leader of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Boggs | Stars: John Lewis, Adam Walinsky, Frank Mankiewicz, Thurston Clarke

Votes: 56

45. Presidentintekijät (2014)

Documentary

5.7
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Writer: Tuukka Temonen | Director: Tuukka Temonen | Stars: Taru Tujunen, Mikko Kortelainen, Olli-Pekka Niskanen, Simo Heino

Votes: 99

46. No President (1967)

50 min

7.7
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Director: Jack Smith

Votes: 7

47. George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire (2000)

167 min | Documentary, Biography

8.6
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Writers: Dan T. Carter, Steve Fayer, Daniel McCabe, Paul Stekler | Directors: Daniel McCabe, Paul Stekler | Stars: Randy Quaid, Pat Buchanan, Dan T. Carter, J.L. Chestnut

Votes: 37

48. Kike Like Me (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

4.7
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With "Gentleman's Agreement" as his jumping off point, Jamie Kastner asks who's a Jew, and does it matter. He'll answer the question, "Are you Jewish?" with a yes to see how people react. ... See full summary »

Writer: Jamie Kastner | Director: Jamie Kastner | Stars: Jamie Kastner, Pat Buchanan, Abraham B. Jehoshua, Carol Gould

Votes: 114

49. Lupin III: Alcatraz Connection (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.3
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Lupin and his friends face 7 dangerous criminals.

Writers: Hiroshi Kashiwabara, Monkey Punch | Director: Hideki Tonokatsu | Stars: Masaru Ikeda, Makio Inoue, Tarô Ishida, Tomoko Kawakami

Votes: 95

50. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1964 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

7.4
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The life of Abraham Lincoln is traced from the 1830s when he was a struggling backwoods lawyer to winning the Presidency in 1860.

Writers: Robert Hartung, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Jason Robards, Kate Reid, Jack Bittner, Burt Brinckerhoff

Votes: 11