Keyword politics Movies

Ben-Hur 7.5

1959 Action, Adventure, Drama, History

Ben-Hur is a 1959 epic film directed by William Wyler, the third film version of Civil War vet Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. It premiered at Loew's State Theatre in New York City on November…

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13th 8.0

2016 Documentary

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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The Way We Were 7.1

1973 Drama, Romance

Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.

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State of Play 6.6

2009 Thriller

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising…

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Thank You for Smoking 7.1

2005 Comedy, Drama

The chief spokesperson and lobbyist Nick Naylor is the Vice-President of the Academy of Tobacco Studies. He is talented in speaking and spins argument to defend the cigarette industry in the most difficult situations.…

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Broken City 5.7

2013 Thriller, Crime, Drama

In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched…

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An Inconvenient Truth 6.7

2006 Documentary

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

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The Right Stuff 7.4

1983 Drama, History

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned…

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Enemy of the State 6.7

1998 Action, Drama, Thriller

Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape…

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Conspiracy Theory 6.5

1997 Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.

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The Ides of March 6.5

2011 Drama

Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.

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Southland Tales 5.2

2006 Comedy, Science Fiction, Thriller

Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines…

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The General's Daughter 6.0

1999 Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything…

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Rendition 6.2

2007 Drama, Thriller

When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention…

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Milk 7.2

2008 History, Drama

The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought…

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The Campaign 5.6

2012 Comedy

Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

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All the President's Men 7.6

1976 Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the…

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Blow Out 7.3

1981 Thriller

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records…

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All the Way 6.6

2016 Drama, History, TV Movie

Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually…

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Chaplin 7.5

1992 Drama

With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty…

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