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1. 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

Votes: 103,196

2. Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

R | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, 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

Votes: 88,578

3. 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

Votes: 107,928

4. All the President's Men (1976)

R | 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.

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

Votes: 69,567

5. The Girlfriend Experience (2009)

R | 77 min | Drama

5.5
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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

Votes: 13,299

6. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)

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

7.4
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This searing, behind-the-scenes look at John McCain's ill-fated 2008 presidential campaign follows the daring plan to add Sarah Palin to the ticket and the implosion that would soon follow.

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

Votes: 16,788

7. Iron Sky (2012)

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

5.9
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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: Jarmo Puskala, Johanna Sinisalo, Michael Kalesniko, Timo Vuorensola | Director: Timo Vuorensola | Stars: Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Udo Kier

Votes: 78,014

8. 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: 84,308

9. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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

Votes: 72,100

10. 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

Votes: 41,992

11. 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

Votes: 66,201

12. 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.

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

Votes: 110,547

13. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 96 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Director Davis Guggenheim eloquently weaves the science of global warming with Al Gore's personal history and lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change in the most talked-about documentary at Sundance.

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

Votes: 65,094

14. 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

Votes: 23,608

15. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)

123 min | Drama, History

7.6
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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

Votes: 4,648

16. Shampoo (1975)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 7,514

17. 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

Votes: 27,432

18. The Kennedys (2011 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 346 min | 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: 5,692

19. 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: 9,760

20. 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

Votes: 14,802

21. 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

Votes: 9,244

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: 2,723

23. 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

Votes: 4,572

24. 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: 14,756

25. 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

Votes: 12,106

26. 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

Votes: 2,193

27. Truman (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, ... See full summary »

Writers: David McCullough, Thomas Rickman | Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Gary Sinise, Diana Scarwid, Richard Dysart, Colm Feore

Votes: 1,860

28. 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

Votes: 4,081

29. 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

Votes: 507

30. 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

Votes: 1,310

31. 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: 705

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

116 min | Documentary

5.9
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The election of the first black president is uncovered.

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

Votes: 846

33. 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

Votes: 1,347

34. 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

Votes: 2,210

35. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Grover Jones | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard

Votes: 1,247

36. 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

Votes: 3,057

37. 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.

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

Votes: 580

38. 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

Votes: 695

39. 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

Votes: 535

40. 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

Votes: 278

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

Crime, Drama, History

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

Votes: 76

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: 145

43. Salvador Allende (2004)

100 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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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

Votes: 535

44. Executive Power (1997 Video)

R | 115 min | Thriller

4.7
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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

Votes: 270

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

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

6.2
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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

Votes: 361

46. 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 »

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

Votes: 374

47. Tennessee Johnson (1942)

Passed | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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A chronicle of the life of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his time as President 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

Votes: 334

48. Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2002)

Unrated | 50 min | Documentary

7.9
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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

Votes: 576

49. 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

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

TV-MA | 99 min | Comedy, War

7.4
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Writer: Bill Maher | Director: Michael Drumm | Star: Bill Maher

Votes: 766