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1. Killing Them Softly (2012)

R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller

6.2
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64 Metascore

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

Writers: Andrew Dominik, George V. Higgins | Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, Scoot McNairy

2. Iron Sky (2012)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.

Writers: Johanna Sinisalo, Jarmo Puskala, Michael Kalesniko, Timo Vuorensola | Director: Timo Vuorensola | Stars: Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Udo Kier

3. Idiocracy (2006)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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64 Metascore

Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.

Writers: Mike Judge, Etan Cohen | Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

4. 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

5. Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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88 Metascore

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

Writers: Alfonso Cuarón, Carlos Cuarón | Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ana López Mercado

6. The Girlfriend Experience (2009)

R | 77 min | Drama

5.6
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66 Metascore

A drama set in the days leading up to the 2008 Presidential election, and centered on a high-end Manhattan call girl meeting the challenges of her boyfriend, her clients, and her work.

Writers: David Levien, Brian Koppelman | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Sasha Grey, Chris Santos, Philip Eytan, Colby Trane

7. All the President's Men (1976)

R | 138 min | Drama, History, Mystery

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

8. 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.

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

9. 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.

Writers: Larry Beinhart, Hilary Henkin, David Mamet | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary

10. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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74 Metascore

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

Writer: Jeff Maguire | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

11. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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Follows John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election.

Writers: Danny Strong, Mark Halperin, John Heilemann | Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ed Harris, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Peter MacNicol

12. 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

13. 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

14. Man of the Year (2006)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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39 Metascore

A comedian who hosts a news satire program decides to run for president, and a computerized voting machine malfunction gets him elected.

Writer: Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robin Williams, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, Christopher Walken

15. The Kennedys (2011 TV Mini-Series)

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

16. Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)

R | 96 min | Biography, Comedy

6.7
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Semi-biographical film based on the experiences of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.

Writers: Hunter S. Thompson, John Kaye | Director: Art Linson | Stars: Peter Boyle, Bill Murray, Bruno Kirby, Rene Auberjonois

17. Shampoo (1975)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Lovers undo a hairdresser from Beverly Hills around Election Eve in 1968.

Writers: Robert Towne, Warren Beatty | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant

18. 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.

Writers: Joe Klein, Elaine May | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman

19. Swing Vote (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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47 Metascore

In a remarkable turn-of-events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.

Writers: Jason Richman, Joshua Michael Stern | Director: Joshua Michael Stern | Stars: Kevin Costner, Paula Patton, Kelsey Grammer, Madeline Carroll

20. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)

123 min | Drama, History

7.7
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Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.

Writers: Jennifer Friedes, Sally Robinson, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Raymond Singer | Director: Katja von Garnier | Stars: Hilary Swank, Margo Martindale, Anjelica Huston, Frances O'Connor

21. 1911 (2011)

R | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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37 Metascore

A historical drama based on the founding of the Republic of China when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty.

Writers: Xingdong Wang, Baoguang Chen | Directors: Li Zhang, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Winston Chao, Bingbing Li, Chun Sun

22. 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.

23. 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.

Writers: E. Jack Kaplan, Richard Chapman, Peter Tolan | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd, John Heard

24. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 100 min | Documentary

7.6
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75 Metascore

A documentary on Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Al Gore, Billy West, George Bush, George W. Bush

25. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
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62 Metascore

Through the eyes of a british "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.

Writer: Kevin Willmott | Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

26. Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg (2008 TV Special)

TV-MA | 79 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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Chris Rock's 2008 comedy tour visits London, New York and Johannesburg.

Writer: Chris Rock | Director: Marty Callner | Star: Chris Rock

27. Slacker Uprising (2007)

102 min | Documentary

5.4
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Footage from Michael Moore's 60-city tour of college campuses and other venues showcases what the filmmaker calls "the birth of a new political generation."

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Eddie Vedder, Robert Ellis Orrall, Steve Earle

28. By the People: The Election of Barack Obama (2009)

116 min | Documentary

5.9
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I don't even know whats going on.

Directors: Amy Rice, Alicia Sams | Stars: Barack Obama, Ronnie Cho, Tommy Vietor, Robert Gibbs

29. 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

30. The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968)

G | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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The Bower Family Band petitions the Democratic National Committee to sing a Grover Cleveland rally song at the 1888 convention, but decide instead to move to the Dakota territory on the ... See full summary »

Writers: Lowell S. Hawley, Laura Bower Van Nuys | Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Walter Brennan, Buddy Ebsen, Lesley Ann Warren, John Davidson

31. 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

32. Age of Panic (2013)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Writer: Justine Triet | Director: Justine Triet | Stars: Laetitia Dosch, Vincent Macaigne, Arthur Harari, Virgil Vernier

33. Deterrence (1999)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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50 Metascore

The President of the United States must deal with an international military crisis while confined to a Colorado diner during a freak snowstorm

Writer: Rod Lurie | Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Kevin Pollak, Timothy Hutton, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Clotilde Courau

34. Wild in the Streets (1968)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.

Writer: Robert Thom | Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, Diane Varsi, Hal Holbrook

35. The Conquest (2011)

Not Rated | 105 min | Biography

6.3
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62 Metascore

A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power.

Writers: Patrick Rotman, Xavier Durringer | Director: Xavier Durringer | Stars: Denis Podalydès, Florence Pernel, Bernard Le Coq, Michèle Moretti

36. 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

37. Coluche: l'histoire d'un mec (2008)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.6
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October 1980. Michel Colucci, better known as Coluche, is the French people's favorite comedian. He performs every night to a packed house at the Théâtre du Gymnase. One day, always ... See full summary »

Writers: Diastème, Antoine de Caunes, Philippe Boggio, Jean-Michel Vaguelsy | Director: Antoine de Caunes | Stars: François-Xavier Demaison, Léa Drucker, Olivier Gourmet, Laurent Bateau

38. A Small Act (2010)

88 min | Documentary

7.4
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A young Kenyan's life changes drastically when his education is sponsored by a Swedish stranger. Years later, he founds his own scholarship program to replicate the kindness he once received.

Writer: Jennifer Arnold | Director: Jennifer Arnold

39. The Little Giant (1933)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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When Prohibition ends, a beer baron sees the writing on the wall, quits the rackets, and tries to break into California society.

Writers: Robert Lord, Wilson Mizner | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor, Helen Vinson, Russell Hopton

40. 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

41. Salvador Allende (2004)

100 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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From his childhood in Valparaiso to his death during the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende.

Writer: Patricio Guzmán | Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Patricio Guzmán, Jacques Bidou, Alejandro Gonzáles

42. Executive Power (1997 Video)

R | 115 min | Thriller

4.6
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While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later,... See full summary »

Writer: David L. Corley | Director: David L. Corley | Stars: Craig Sheffer, John Heard, Joanna Cassidy, William Atherton

43. Tennessee Johnson (1942)

Passed | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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The bio of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his rise to the Presidency of the United States.

Writers: Milton Gunzburg, Alvin Meyers, John L. Balderston, Wells Root | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Van Heflin, Lionel Barrymore, Ruth Hussey, Marjorie Main

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

45. A Dangerous Life (1988 TV Mini-Series)

Crime, Drama, History

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Stars: Gary Busey, Johnny Delgado, Roy Alvarez, Ray Ventura

46. 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

47. Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2002)

Unrated | 50 min | Documentary

7.8
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Writers: William Haugse, Richard Ray Perez, Joan Sekler | Directors: Richard Ray Perez, Joan Sekler | Stars: Peter Coyote, James Baker III, Ed Baker, Corrine Brown

48. Grace Bedell (2010)

17 min | Short, Drama, History

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The true story of a little girl, who in 1860, wrote to presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln suggesting he grow whiskers.

Writer: Mark Esslinger | Director: Eric Burdett | Stars: Lana Esslinger, Mark Esslinger, Elizabeth Lackey, Pasha D. Lychnikoff

49. ...So Goes the Nation (2006)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

6.3
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65 Metascore

A look at the role of the Buckeye State in the 2004 Presidential Election.

Directors: Adam Del Deo, James D. Stern | Stars: George W. Bush, John Kerry, Ed Gillespie, William Bacon

50. Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 99 min | Comedy, War

7.5
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Writer: Bill Maher | Director: Michael Drumm | Star: Bill Maher