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1. Lincoln (2012)

PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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86 Metascore

As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Writers: Tony Kushner, Doris Kearns Goodwin | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Votes: 175,460

2. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Drama

7.5
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Writers: George Clooney, Grant Heslov | Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

Votes: 79,346

3. Midnight Express (1978)

R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

Writers: Billy Hayes, William Hoffer, Oliver Stone | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli

Votes: 48,631

4. Lions for Lambs (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, War

6.2
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47 Metascore

Injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman, a journalist and a professor.

Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Michael Peña

Votes: 38,731

5. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.3
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Lewis R. Foster | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Votes: 67,039

6. Bulworth (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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75 Metascore

A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.

Writers: Warren Beatty, Jeremy Pikser | Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Kimberly Deauna Adams, Vinny Argiro

Votes: 20,676

7. Abraham Lincoln (1930)

TV-G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.

Writers: Stephen Vincent Benet, John W. Considine Jr., Gerrit J. Lloyd | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne, Lucille La Verne

Votes: 934

8. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy

7.1
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A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.

Writer: Tim Robbins | Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, Ray Wise

Votes: 10,895

9. The Walker (2007)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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55 Metascore

An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.

Writer: Paul Schrader | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lauren Bacall, Ned Beatty

Votes: 4,337

10. Advise & Consent (1962)

Approved | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Writers: Allen Drury, Wendell Mayes | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 4,328

11. The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)

PG | 170 min | Action, Drama, Music

4.6
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After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor | Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Victor Izay, Teresa Kelly

Votes: 860

12. The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.1
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Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Alda | Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Alan Alda, Barbara Harris, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn

Votes: 1,085

13. Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010 Video)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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A look at the history of the comic book publication that launched such legendary characters as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

Writer: Mac Carter | Director: Mac Carter | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Lynda Carter, Zack Snyder, James McTeigue

Votes: 807

14. Tell It to the Judge (1949)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Marsha Meredith, an attorney-at-law, is nominated for a Federal judgeship, but her nomination is opposed by a 'Good-Government' group who think her divorce makes her unfit for the job. This... See full summary »

Writers: Nat Perrin, Roland Kibbee, Devery Freeman | Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Robert Cummings, Gig Young, Marie McDonald

Votes: 246

15. Coming Out Under Fire (1994)

72 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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A historical account of military policy regarding homosexuals during World War II. The documentary includes interviews with several gay WWII veterans.

Writers: Allan Bérubé, Arthur Dong | Director: Arthur Dong | Stars: Salome Jens, Phillis Abry, David Barrett, Alan Bergreen

Votes: 104

16. The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell (2011)

85 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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The strange history of the now abandoned American 1993-bill, «Don't ask, don't tell» where sexual orientation was a "non-talk" policy in the American forces, leading to 13.368 getting kicked out before 2011.

Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Stars: Carl Levin, Robert Gates, Mike Mullen, John McCain

Votes: 112

17. Red, White and Blue (1971)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

5.5
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A documentary about the hearings of President Nixon's Commission on Obscenity, featuring adult-film producer David F. Friedman (one of the producers of this film) testifying before Congress... See full summary »

Writers: Beverly Sebastian, Ferd Sebastian | Directors: Beverly Sebastian, Ferd Sebastian | Stars: Robert Fitzpatrick, David F. Friedman, Barney Rosset, Uschi Digard

Votes: 15

18. Runn (2014)

Short, Thriller

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RUNN is a political thriller. The story revolves around Regina Madison- Campaign manager for Marc Jackson's Senate race. After Regina finds out that Marc has been having a sexual ... See full summary »

Writer: Paloma Velasquez | Director: Oscar Velasquez | Stars: Lori Morkunas Jones, Randy Davison, Phillip O'Riley, Shelly Ro

19. King (2008 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.2
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Stars: Juanita Abernathy, Harry Belafonte, Tom Brokaw, Xernona Clayton

Votes: 19

20. Universal Newsreel (VII) (1945)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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This newsreel edition covers Senate hearings on the nomination of Henry Wallace as Secretary of Commerce and his support of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation; the need for more ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Jack Costello, Henry Wallace, Jesse Jones

21. The Green Bus v. the White House (2005)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

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In a tight 2002 US Senate race in Minnesota, Democrat Paul Wellstone is running against Republican Norm Coleman, a White House ally who was personally picked to run by Vice President Dick ... See full summary »

Writer: Sally Hanley | Director: Sally Hanley | Stars: George Bush, Dick Cheney, Norm Coleman, Peter Coyote

22. Gore Vidal's American Presidency (1996 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Stars: Jimmy Carter, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Saddam Hussein, John Kennedy Jr.

Votes: 8

23. Mountains and Clouds (2010)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

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Directors: Michael Camerini, Shari Robertson

Votes: 5

24. The Senators' Bargain (2010 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.9
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Airing on HBO March 24, The Senators' Bargain is the concluding film of "How Democracy Works Now," a documentary series that brings the viewer behind the scenes of American democracy and ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Camerini, Shari Robertson

Votes: 17

25. The Senate Speaks (2010)

Not Rated | Documentary

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Directors: Michael Camerini, Shari Robertson

26. The March of Time: Volume 1, Number 3 (1935)

Approved | 20 min | Documentary, Short, News

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This third entry of The March of Time shorts, produced by the publishers of Time and Life Magazines, explores the munitions game of Sir Basil Zaharoff, closing with a shot of white-crossed ... See full summary »

Writer: James L. Shute | Director: Jack Glenn | Stars: Westbrook Van Voorhis, Huey P. Long, Basil Zaharoff

27. The Kids Across the Hill (2010)

Not Rated | Documentary

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Directors: Michael Camerini, Shari Robertson

28. Marking Up the Dream (2010)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary

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Directors: Michael Camerini, Shari Robertson

30. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 1 October 1952 (1952)

History, News

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Huie and Burt interview Corliss Lamont, American Labor Party candidate for the U.S Senate representing New York. Topics include reasons for Lamont's candidacy, hopes for a cease-fire in ... See full summary »

Stars: Hardy Burt, William Bradford Huie, Corliss Lamont

31. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 10 December 1954 (1954)

History, News

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Lesueur and Banks interview Senator Ralph E. Flanders, a Republican from Vermont. Topics include possible effects of a vote to censure Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, efforts to strengthen the ... See full summary »

Stars: Louis Banks, Ralph E. Flanders, Larry LeSueur

32. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 10 March 1954 (1954)

History, News

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Lesueur and Burdett interview Congressman Thomas E. Martin, a Republican from Iowa. Topics include issues Martin is addressing in his senatorial race, the tax revision bill being considered... See full summary »

Stars: Winston Burdett, Larry LeSueur, Thomas E. Martin

33. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 13 December 1954 (1954)

History, News

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Lesueur and Cronkite interview Senator John M. Butler, a Republican from Maryland. Topics include Butler's appraisal of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's performance and effects of censure of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.

Stars: John M. Butler, Walter Cronkite, Larry LeSueur

34. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 15 November 1954 (1954)

History, News

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Lesueur and Banks interview Senator Allen J. Ellender Sr., a Democrat from Louisiana. topics include the Democrats' reorganization of the U.S. Senate, flexible price supports, Senator ... See full summary »

Stars: Louis Banks, Allen J. Ellender Sr., Larry LeSueur

35. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 18 August 1954 (1954)

History, News

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Lesueur and Banks interview Congressman Steven B. Derounian, a Republican from New York. Topics include the relationship between the House of Representatives and the Senate, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Louis Banks, Steven B. Derounian, Larry LeSueur

36. Hannity (2009– )
Episode: Episode dated 19 January 2010 (2010)

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Coverage of the special U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts, in which Scott Brown became the first Republican elected to the Senate from that state in over 37 years.

Stars: Sean Hannity, Bret Baier, Willie Brown, Carl Cameron

37. Crossfire (1982– )
Episode: Episode dated 23 September 2013 (2013)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: S.E. Cupp, Van Jones, William Kristol, Barack Obama

38. Crossfire (1982– )
Episode: Episode dated 24 September 2013 (2013)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Bill Clinton, Ted Cruz, Newt Gingrich, Lindsey Graham

39. Crossfire (1982– )
Episode: Episode dated 25 September 2013 (2013)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Bob Casey, Saxby Chambliss, Ted Cruz, S.E. Cupp

40. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Fighting for Filibuster Reform (2013)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Our last stand to fight the filibuster and save democracy.

Stars: Larry Cohen, Martín Espada, Bill Moyers

41. Yancy Derringer (1958–1959)
Episode: Fire on the Frontier (1959)

30 min | Action, Western, Adventure

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When renegades attack peaceful Pawnee villages, Pahoo, Yancy and Colorado Charlie travel to Washington, D.C. with John Colton's letter of introduction to try to enforce the terms of ... See full summary »

Creators: Mary Loos, Richard Sale | Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Kevin Hagen, X Brands, Noreen Nash

43. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: State of Conflict: North Carolina (2014)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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STATE OF CONFLICT: NORTH CAROLINA offers a documentary report from the state that votes both blue and red and sometimes purple (Romney carried it by a whisker in 2012, Obama by an eyelash ... See full summary »

Stars: William Barber, Ari Berman, Francis De Luca, Armenta Eaton

44. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Duel (2000)

Documentary, History

6.3
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Writers: Carl Byker, David Mzarek | Director: Carl Byker | Stars: Rene Auberjonois, Guy Boyd, Keith de Brunner, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 11

45. Spin City (1996–2002)
Episode: The Great Debate (1999)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Mike courts a wealthy NYC socialite to fund Randall's Senate campaign, which Caitlin bankrupted. Nikki and Janelle compete to mentor a hunky intern. Paul moves in with coworkers temporarily after a tiff with Claudia.

Creators: Gary David Goldberg, Bill Lawrence | Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Richard Kind, Alan Ruck, Michael Boatman

Votes: 40

46. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Unite or Die (2008)

TV-14 | 51 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Frustrated in his undefined role as Vice-President, Adams is at odds with Jefferson over his support of a strong central government.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, David Morse

Votes: 218