Most Popular "U.s. Congress" Titles
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3. Idiocracy (2006)
R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 107,705 | Gross: $0.44M
4. All the Way (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History
Lyndon Johnson becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of JFK's assassination and spends his first year in office fighting to pass the Civil Rights Act.
5. The Aviator (2004)
PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.
Votes: 263,657 | Gross: $102.61M
7. Selma (2014)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
Votes: 60,764 | Gross: $52.07M
9. The Insider (1999)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
Votes: 133,228 | Gross: $28.97M
11. State of Play (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the congressman, his old college friend.
Votes: 113,091 | Gross: $36.97M
12. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
R | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Votes: 88,196 | Gross: $66.64M
13. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy
Elle Woods heads to Washington D.C. to join the staff of a congresswoman in order to pass a bill to ban animal testing.
Votes: 46,230 | Gross: $89.81M
14. Thank You for Smoking (2005)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.
Votes: 191,707 | Gross: $24.79M
16. The Thing from Another World (1951)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
17. Fair Game (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.
Votes: 38,441 | Gross: $9.53M
18. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
19. Quiz Show (1994)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, History
A young lawyer, Richard Goodwin, investigates a potentially fixed game show. Charles Van Doren, a big time show winner, is under Goodwin's investigation.
Votes: 53,328 | Gross: $24.82M
20. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 112,946 | Gross: $119.08M
23. The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime
A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,222 | Gross: $46.67M
24. Random Hearts (1999)
R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas find each others' keys in each others loved ones' possessions and realize that they were ... See full summary »
Votes: 17,006 | Gross: $31.05M
25. The Contender (2000)
R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
Senator Laine Hanson is a contender for US Vice President, but information and disinformation about her past surfaces that threatens to de-rail her confirmation.
Votes: 20,420 | Gross: $17.80M
27. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)
123 min | Drama, History
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.
31. Path to War (2002 TV Movie)
165 min | Biography, Drama, War
In the mid-1960s, President Johnson and his foreign-policy team debate the decision to withdraw from or escalate the war in Vietnam.
32. Wild in the Streets (1968)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.
33. The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Romance, War
Following Napoleon's Waterloo defeat and the exile of his officers and their families from France, the U.S.Congress, in 1817, granted four townships in the Alabama territory to the exiles. ... See full summary »
34. Why We Fight (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary, History, War
Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.
Votes: 9,130 | Gross: $1.44M
35. Death of a President (2006)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Years after the assassination of President George W. Bush in Chicago, an investigative documentary examines that as-yet-unsolved crime.
Votes: 6,550 | Gross: $0.17M
36. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)
Unrated | 95 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 4,017 | Gross: $0.31M
39. Women of the House (1995– )
30 min | Comedy
Following the death of her husband, Ray, Suzanne Sugarbaker moved to Washington to fill her husband's seat in congress, dragging along her developmentally disabled brother, Jim, and adopted... See full summary »
40. Cold War (1998 TV Mini-Series)
1,120 min | Documentary, History
A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
41. Chosen Survivors (1974)
PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A group of diverse individuals are suddenly taken from their homes and flown via helicopter to a futuristic bomb shelter in the desert, one-third of a mile below the surface of the Earth. ... See full summary »
44. Geronimo (1962)
101 min | Action, Biography, History
An Apache warrior who defies U.S. attempts to bring the Indians under control grapples with an array of U.S. soldiers sent to subdue his revolt. Sympathetic scouts seek to bring Geronimo ... See full summary »
46. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)
Passed | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.
47. In the Year of the Pig (1968)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War
Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, ... See full summary »
48. War of the Colossal Beast (1958)
Approved | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Glenn Manning, "The Amazing Colosasal Man," believed dead after falling from the Hoover Dam, reemerges in rural Mexico, brain damaged, disfigured, and very hungry.
49. Dondi (1961)
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Six American GIs stationed in Italy befriend an orphaned boy, but the soldiers remain unaware that the lad has stowed away with them when they return to the U.S. The six go their separate ... See full summary »
50. The End of America (2008)
The End of America details the ten steps a country takes when it slides toward fascism. It's not a "lefty"tot tome, rather a historical look at trends in once-functioning democracies from ... See full summary »