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1. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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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.

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

Votes: 505,223

2. 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.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 238,352 | Gross: $90.36M

3. The Best Man (1964)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.7
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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.

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

Votes: 2,159

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.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: Paul Giamatti, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ryan Gosling

Votes: 188,314 | Gross: $40.96M

5. 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.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 49,871 | Gross: $24.98M

6. 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: 42,950 | Gross: $65.00M

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.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 86,285 | Gross: $65.95M

8. Brüno (2009)

R | 81 min | Comedy

5.8
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54 Metascore

Flamboyant and gay Austrian Brüno looks for new fame in America.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale, Chibundu Orukwowu

Votes: 119,351 | Gross: $59.99M

9. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 73,557

10. 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: 67,496 | Gross: $43.02M

11. 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.

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

Votes: 129,741 | Gross: $12.80M

12. The Dead Zone (1983)

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

7.2
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69 Metascore

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

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Votes: 44,625

13. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

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.

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

Votes: 112,957 | Gross: $119.08M

14. 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.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino

Votes: 16,063

15. 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: 23,914 | Gross: $38.97M

16. The Kennedys (2011 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 346 min | Drama, History

7.7
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The triumphs and tragedies of the most popular political family in American history.

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

Votes: 5,817

17. 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: 15,013 | Gross: $37.79M

18. 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.

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

Votes: 2,446

19. The Parallax View (1974)

R | 102 min | Thriller

7.2
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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.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

Votes: 11,015

20. Tales from the Hood (1995)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

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

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

Votes: 4,572 | Gross: $11.80M

21. 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.

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

Votes: 10,039

22. 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: 12,262 | Gross: $22.29M

23. The War Room (1993)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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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: 2,903 | Gross: $0.90M

24. Linda Lovelace for President (1975)

R | 95 min | Comedy

4.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 157

25. The Clonus Horror (1979)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.4
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Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.

Director: Robert S. Fiveson | Stars: Peter Graves, Rick DiAngelo, Eugene Robert Glazer, Eileen Dietz

Votes: 1,928

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 U.S. Presidential campaigns.

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

Votes: 1,953

27. 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.

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

Votes: 4,017 | Gross: $0.31M

28. 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 »

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Patrick Bergin, Michael York, Annika Peterson

Votes: 709

29. Primary (1960)

Not Rated | 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

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

Votes: 626

30. 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.

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

Votes: 552

31. The Last Party (1993)

R | 96 min | Documentary, History

5.8
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Robert Downey, Jr. gives reports and interviews with other stars in this documentary about the Democratic National Convention in 1992.

Directors: Mark Benjamin, Marc Levin | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Bill Clinton, Ann Palmer, Hilary Anderson

Votes: 415

32. 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.

Director: John Terlesky | Stars: Roy Scheider, Patrick Muldoon, Maria Conchita Alonso, Michael Biehn

Votes: 723

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 »

Director: John Badham | Stars: James Garner, Peter Gallagher, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy

Votes: 191

34. The Mad World of Donald Trump (2016 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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Channel 4's former Washington correspondent Matt Frei examines the colourful and at times mad world of presidential hopeful Donald Trump, who has risen to prominence in the current campaign by courting controversy.

Director: Richard Sanders | Stars: Matt Frei, Jeb Bush, Ann Coulter, Michael D'Antonio

Votes: 31

35. The Feminine Touch (1995 Video)

R | 90 min | Thriller, Drama

5.3
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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

36. Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998 Video)

57 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

6.3
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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.

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

Votes: 496

37. She Knows Too Much (1989 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.4
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A master cat burglar, Samantha White, is released from prison into custody of bumbling S.O.B. agent Harry. She has to help his agency solve a string of murders tied to a Manchurian Candidate scenario.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Robert Urich, John Bennett Perry, Dennis Lipscomb

Votes: 65

38. Remember the Day (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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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.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Claudette Colbert, John Payne, Shepperd Strudwick, Ann E. Todd

Votes: 352

39. I Go Pogo (1980)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Comedy

7.2
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Pogo the Possum attempts to run for President with help of his fellow animal friends.

Director: Marc Paul Chinoy | Stars: Jonathan Winters, Vincent Price, Ruth Buzzi, Stan Freberg

Votes: 95

40. Journeys with George (2002)

79 min | Documentary

6.9
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48 Metascore

A documentary about George W Bush's 2000 campaign for the White House.

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

Votes: 578

41. 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.

Director: George S. Kaufman | Stars: William Powell, Ella Raines, Peter Lind Hayes, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 322

42. 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: 143

43. The Assassination File (1996 TV Movie)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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An ex-FBI agent gradually uncovers the nature of a conspiracy behind the death of a black presidential candidate.

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

Votes: 331

44. Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus (1995)

100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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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.

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

Votes: 355

45. Caucus (2013)

104 min | Documentary

6.9
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74 Metascore

A documentary about the 2012 Iowa presidential political caucus.

Director: AJ Schnack | Stars: Marcus Bachmann, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum

Votes: 45 | Gross: $0.01M

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

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

7.1
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Lupin and his friends face 7 dangerous criminals.

Director: Hideki Tonokatsu | Stars: Masaru Ikeda, Makio Inoue, Tarô Ishida, Tomoko Kawakami

Votes: 112

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

90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Director: Julie Anderson | Stars: Julian Bond, Benjamin C. Bradlee, James Carville, Hillary Clinton

Votes: 171

48. Touch and Die (1992 TV Movie)

R | 180 min | Thriller

5.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 69

49. Spin (1995)

57 min | Documentary

7.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 382

50. Uuno Turhapuro herra Helsingin herra (1991)

94 min | Comedy

5.2
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Director: Ere Kokkonen | Stars: Vesa-Matti Loiri, Tapio Hämäläinen, Marjatta Raita, Marita Nordberg

Votes: 625