Politics: 150 FILMS ABOUT OR INVOLVING THE PERSON, OFFICE, OR FAMILIES OF THE U.S. PRESIDENT, IN FACT AND FICTIONby Kodi-Lists | created - 21 Sep 2017 | updated - 07 Jan 2018 | Public
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1. Head of State (2003)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy
When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.
Votes: 17,143 | Gross: $37.79M
2. The Man (1972)
G | 93 min | Drama
An African-American senator becomes the designated survivor of a tragic accident that kills the President of the United States. Now the first black President, he attempts to end the bigotry and divide standing in his way.
4. Wag the Dog (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 74,793 | Gross: $43.02M
5. The American President (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A widowed U.S. President running for reelection and an environmental lobbyist fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception," and sparks fly anyway.
Votes: 48,520 | Gross: $65.00M
6. Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A US president who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate.
Votes: 11,686 | Gross: $14.47M
7. My Fellow Americans (1996)
PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy
Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.
Votes: 13,500 | Gross: $22.29M
10. In the Line of Fire (1993)
R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.
Votes: 85,555 | Gross: $102.31M
11. The Sentinel (2006)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A Secret Service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the President. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a Secret Service Protective Intelligence Division agent.
Votes: 46,001 | Gross: $36.28M
12. Guarding Tess (1994)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
A former U.S. First Lady wants a particular Secret Service agent to head her bodyguard detail, even though he can't stand her.
Votes: 14,640 | Gross: $27.05M
13. Seven Days in May (1964)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
14. First Family (1980)
R | 97 min | Comedy
Bob Newhart stars as President Manfred Link in this zany, wonderfully cast comedy from veteran funnyman Buck Henry (Heaven Can Wait, The Graduate).
Votes: 539 | Gross: $15.20M
15. The President's Mistress (1978 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When Ben Morton investigates the mysterious death of his beautiful sister, he is unaware that he is opening up a web of political intrigue and deception involving the President of the United States.
17. The Contender (2000)
R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
Senator Laine Hanson is a contender for U.S. Vice President, but information and disinformation about her past surfaces that threatens to derail her confirmation.
Votes: 22,007 | Gross: $17.87M
19. Murder at 1600 (1997)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young woman is murdered in the White House. Homicide detective Regis/W.Snipes investigates while Secret Service works against him. He's assigned agent Chance/D.Lane. She eventually cooperates after a man's framed.
Votes: 26,812 | Gross: $25.83M
20. The President's Plane Is Missing (1973 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
An incompetent Vice President is in control of the government after the President's plane mysteriously disappears with him on board.
21. Air Force One (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Communist Radicals hijack Air Force One with The U.S. President and his family on board. The Vice President negotiates from Washington D.C., while the President, a Veteran, fights to rescue the hostages on board.
Votes: 168,168 | Gross: $172.96M
23. Dave (1993)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.
Votes: 46,061 | Gross: $63.27M
25. Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
R | 119 min | Action, Thriller
Disgraced Secret Service agent (and former presidential guard) Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.
Votes: 236,575 | Gross: $98.93M
26. White House Down (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.
Votes: 192,720 | Gross: $73.10M
27. Countdown to Looking Glass (1984 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Dramatic doomsday scenario in which the Cold War fully escalates. The story is told through a live news report that follows the apocalyptic world-ending nuclear exchange between the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R.
28. Fail-Safe (1964)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?
29. Advise & Consent (1962)
Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
30. Special Bulletin (1983 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama
A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC... See full summary »
31. The Sum of All Fears (2002)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
C.I.A. analyst Jack Ryan must stop the plans of a Neo-Nazi faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's newly elected President by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore, Maryland.
Votes: 97,239 | Gross: $118.91M
33. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 498,277 | Gross: $306.17M
34. World War III (1982)
200 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1987, Soviet paratroopers drop into Alaska to sabotage the oil pipeline in retaliation against a United States grain embargo. A skirmish occurs at a pumping station, lightly defended by ... See full summary »
37. Red Dawn (1984)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Drama
It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Votes: 47,664 | Gross: $38.38M
39. Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
R | 146 min | Drama, Thriller
An imprisoned rogue USAF general with a secret personal agenda, escapes the brig and takes over an ICBM silo, threatening to start WW3.
40. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
R | 105 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.
Votes: 143,355 | Gross: $37.52M
42. Nixon (1995)
R | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History
A biographical story of former U.S. President Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy, to his eventual Presidency, which ended in shame.
Votes: 27,125 | Gross: $13.56M
43. Frost/Nixon (2008)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 97,343 | Gross: $18.59M
44. David Frost Interviews Richard Nixon (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, History
Originally broadcast in May of 1977, this series of interviews between Sir David Frost and U.S. President Richard Nixon, delves into the various controversies of Nixon's presidency, ... See full summary »
45. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 92,853 | Gross: $70.60M
46. The Final Days (1989 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama
Based on the acclaimed book written by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, The Final Days chronicles president Richard Nixon's administration during his critical period after the Watergate ... See full summary »
48. Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
203 min | Biography, Drama, Romance