What are the best movies about politics?

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    #1All the President's Men

    All the President's Men

    All the President's Men is a political thriller movie directed by Alan J. Pakula. Released in 1976, the movie was based on the Watergate scandal. It featured Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, and Jack Warden.

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    Thomas Thompson
    Written on May 31, 2018
    "Who doesn't love a good drama right? Well, how about a good drama that's also mixed with a little history? That's what I loved about All The President's Men. It details the Watergate Scandal that we all have come to know, but does so in an eye-opening, easy to understand way you won't find in other places. The movie has an A-list cast, great dialogue and keeps the suspense well even in this very popular tale. I thoroughly enjoyed the film and even learned things I never knew about this horrid tale. It'll keep you entertained from start to finish!"
  2. 10

    #2Dr. Strangelove

    Dr. Strangelove

    Dr. Strangelove is a satire comedy movie directed by Stanley Kubrick. Released in 1964, it starred Peter Sellers and George C. Scott which won a BAFTA award for Best British Film and Best Art Direction. 

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    Adriana Cisneros
    Written on June 1, 2018
    "This movie is one of my all time favorites."
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    #3The War Room

    The War Room

    The War Room is a 1993 documentary about the presidential campaign of Bill Clinton. It is directed by Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker and starred by James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Heather Beckel.

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    Hannah Parker
    Written on June 9, 2018
    "this is okay but others are better to me yet this has perfect reviews so it must be among the best"
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    #4JFK

    JFK

    JFK is a 1991 film about the deeper discovery of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. It is directed by Oliver Stone and starred by Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon.

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    Roger Brooks
    Written on June 2, 2018
    " It best describes the assassination in a great reality.it was what re-opened the fight to have the presidential assassination files made public--to the extent that they were. I'm sure I will watch this again at times. It's well directed, Kevin Coster is excellent in his role. It's a good way for anyone who still wonders about the assassination to spend a couple of hour sit .Best movie to watch"
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    #5Being There (1979)

    Being There (1979)

    Being There is a comedy-drama movie that is released in 1979. It is directed by Hal Ashby and starred by Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas.

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    Gloria Myers
    Written on June 9, 2018
    "This movie gives you a life-changing vision of the world. It is a good politics movie."
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    #6Good Night, and Good Luck

    Good Night, and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck is a drama-history film directed by George Clooney released in 2005 starring David Strathai, George Clooney, and Patricia Clarkson. It was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Actor and Best Director.

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    Helen Jia
    Written on June 3, 2018
    "Good Night, and Good Luck is a great movie. It has some politics in it if that's you're thing."
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    #7Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a comedy-drama film released in October 1939. It is directed by Frank Capra and starred by James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains.

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    Lin Hao
    Written on May 30, 2018
    "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is an old school classic film about politics. It certainly shows its age however, many of the themes found here are quite timeless and it holds up reasonably well."
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    #8The Candidate (1972)

    The Candidate (1972)

    The Candidate is a 1972 comedy-drama film about Bill McKay's candidacy for the U.S. Senate. It is directed by Michael Ritchie and starred by Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas.

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Summary

Best What are the best movies about politics
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1All the President's MenMovies 12 Paid
2Dr. StrangeloveMovies 10 Paid
3The War RoomMovies 10 Paid
4JFKMovies 8 Paid
5Being There (1979)Movies 6 Paid
6Good Night, and Good LuckMovies 6 Paid
7Mr. Smith Goes to WashingtonMovies 3 Paid
8The Candidate (1972)Movies 1 Paid
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