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1. Veep (2012–2019)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.3
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Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about.

Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott

Votes: 42,155

2. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary Director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly

Votes: 323,696 | Gross: $102.61M

3. Mars Attacks! (1996)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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52 Metascore

Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Annette Bening

Votes: 204,565 | Gross: $37.77M

4. J. Edgar (2011)

R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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59 Metascore

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly fifty years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

Votes: 119,698 | Gross: $37.31M

5. Loving Pablo (2017)

R | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.3
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42 Metascore

A journalist strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.

Director: Fernando León de Aranoa | Stars: Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Peter Sarsgaard, Julieth Restrepo

Votes: 16,950 | Gross: $0.02M

6. Evan Almighty (2007)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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37 Metascore

God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, Johnny Simmons

Votes: 136,159 | Gross: $100.46M

7. Dave (1993)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 47,545 | Gross: $63.27M

8. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Votes: 103,095 | Gross: $9.60M

9. Knights of Badassdom (2013)

R | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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56 Metascore

Live-action role players conjure up a demon from Hell by mistake and they must deal with the consequences.

Director: Joe Lynch | Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau

Votes: 18,819 | Gross: $0.09M

10. The Majestic (2001)

PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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27 Metascore

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 51,328 | Gross: $27.81M

11. BrainDead (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

8.1
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A government employee discovers that the cause of the tensions between the two political parties is a race of extraterrestrial insects eating the brains of the politicians.

Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Danny Pino, Aaron Tveit, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 9,815

12. W. (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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56 Metascore

A chronicle of the life and Presidency of George W. Bush.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd, Colin Hanks

Votes: 45,409 | Gross: $25.53M

13. LBJ (2016)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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54 Metascore

Lyndon B. Johnson aligns himself with John F. Kennedy, rises to the Presidency, and deals with the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Michael Stahl-David, Richard Jenkins, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Votes: 5,336 | Gross: $2.47M

14. 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.

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

Votes: 24,228 | Gross: $26.53M

15. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

PG-13 | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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64 Metascore

The dim-witted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

Directors: Mike Judge, Mike de Seve, Brian Mulroney, Yvette Kaplan | Stars: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 50,291 | Gross: $63.07M

16. Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt, Erin Dilly

Votes: 14,892

17. All the Way (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Lyndon B. Johnson becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination and spends his first year in office fighting to pass the Civil Rights Act.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, Frank Langella

Votes: 12,502

18. The Congress (2013)

Not Rated | 122 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.5
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63 Metascore

An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.

Director: Ari Folman | Stars: Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Votes: 16,914 | Gross: $0.14M

19. Zeitgeist (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Chogyam Trungpa, Jordan Maxwell, George Carlin, Bill Hicks

Votes: 47,482

20. Cradle Will Rock (1999)

R | 132 min | Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s U.S., focusing on a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.

Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Hank Azaria, Rubén Blades, Joan Cusack, John Cusack

Votes: 8,675 | Gross: $2.90M

21. Guilty by Suspicion (1991)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

6.5
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64 Metascore

David Merrill (Robert De Niro), a fictitious 1950s Hollywood Director, returns from filming abroad in France to find that his loyalty has been called into question by the House Committee on... See full summary »

Director: Irwin Winkler | Stars: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig

Votes: 7,521 | Gross: $9.48M

22. Advise & Consent (1962)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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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.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 6,317

23. The Pentagon Wars (1998 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Comedy, War

7.3
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Story of a cover up in the military.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Cary Elwes, Viola Davis, John C. McGinley

Votes: 3,560

24. Wild in the Streets (1968)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.0
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A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, Diane Varsi, Hal Holbrook

Votes: 1,786

25. War of the Colossal Beast (1958)

Approved | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.7
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Glenn Manning, "The Amazing Colosasal Man," believed dead after falling from the Hoover Dam, reemerges in rural Mexico, brain damaged, disfigured, and very hungry.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Sally Fraser, Roger Pace, Duncan 'Dean' Parkin, Russ Bender

Votes: 1,730

26. Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (2018)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

6.1
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63 Metascore

Pope Francis travels the world speaking to those in need and delivering a message of hope.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Pope Francis, Ignazio Oliva, Sister María Eufemia Goycoechea, Joe Biden

Votes: 1,782 | Gross: $1.82M

27. The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Family

3.4
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Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..

Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Chad Doreck, Autumn Reeser

Votes: 861

28. Weiner (2016)

R | 96 min | Documentary

7.6
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84 Metascore

An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and today's political landscape.

Directors: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg | Stars: Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin, Jordan Zain Weiner, Barbara Morgan

Votes: 9,479 | Gross: $1.61M

29. Dastaan (2010)

Drama

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Bano and her fiance face the trials and tribulations caused by the 1947 Indian partition.

Stars: Sanam Baloch, Ahsan Khan, Fawad Khan, Saba Qamar

Votes: 834

30. Tobor the Great (1954)

Approved | 77 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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A young boy-genius befriends his grandfather's robot, designed as a test pilot for space travel and coveted by foreign spies.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Charles Drake, Karin Booth, Billy Chapin, Taylor Holmes

Votes: 689

31. Geronimo (1962)

Approved | 101 min | Action, Biography, History

5.8
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In 1880s Arizona, General Crook and his troops are trying to subdue the last tribe of Apache led by Geronimo.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Chuck Connors, Kamala Devi, Pat Conway, Armando Silvestre

Votes: 983

32. PBS NewsHour (I) (1975– )

TV-G | 60 min | News

7.3
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PBS newshour is an news show which shows news updates.

Stars: Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, Jim Lehrer, Mark Shields

Votes: 338

33. Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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One-man show about the presidency of Harry S. Truman.

Directors: Steve Binder, Peter H. Hunt | Star: James Whitmore

Votes: 426 | Gross: $11.00M

34. Two Small Voices (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

5.2
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Sybil Goldrich had breast cancer and reconstructive surgery, Kathleen Anneken chose to have breast implants. They both suffer from symptoms they were not warned about. Who would have ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, Gail O'Grady, Richard Gilliland, Nicolas Surovy

Votes: 136

35. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Walter Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone, Arthur Byron

Votes: 1,136

36. The Aquatic Effect (2016)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Samir falls in love with Agathe, a swimming-instructor. To seduce her he pretends he doesn't know how to swim so she can teach him.

Directors: Sólveig Anspach, Jean-Luc Gaget | Stars: Samir Guesmi, Florence Loiret Caille, Didda Jónsdóttir, Philippe Rebbot

Votes: 941

37. Anita (II) (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, History

6.5
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68 Metascore

A profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world.

Director: Freida Lee Mock | Stars: Jill Abramson, Joe Biden, John Carr, Orrin Hatch

Votes: 412

38. Government Girl (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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The secretary of a newly appointed government official strives to make him a success in spite of his shortcomings.

Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Anne Shirley, Sonny Tufts, Jess Barker

Votes: 411

39. The Man from Button Willow (1965)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.7
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The first undercover agent helps Western settlers.

Director: David Detiege | Stars: Dale Robertson, Edgar Buchanan, Barbara Jean Wong, Herschel Bernardi

Votes: 109

40. Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942)

Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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In the early 19th century, Congress mulls the idea of re-opening the West Point military training academy that formed officers for the American Revolutionary War.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: George Montgomery, Maureen O'Hara, John Sutton, Laird Cregar

Votes: 218

41. A Single Woman (2008)

PG | 95 min | Biography

5.8
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A Single Woman is a distinct, lively portrait of Jeannette Rankin (the first American woman elected to Congress; also a suffragist, peace activist and reformer) that takes us from her ... See full summary »

Director: Kamala Lopez | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Joyce Julianne Auer, Karen Black, Traber Burns

Votes: 73

42. Planet America (2012– )

29 min | Talk-Show

7.0
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The Chaser's Chas Licciardello and the ABC's John Barron set out to discover the real America - its politics and its people - with US and Australian experts coming along for the ride.

Stars: John Barron, Chas Licciardello, Jack Abramoff, Helen Andrews

Votes: 38

43. Something for the Birds (1952)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

6.4
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Enviromentalist Anne Richards goes to Washington D. C. to fight for getting legislation passed to save the last remaining sanctuary of the almost-extinct California Condor. She enlists the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Victor Mature, Patricia Neal, Edmund Gwenn, Larry Keating

Votes: 132

44. Goodbye America (1997)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.0
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In 1992 the US Navy closes its base at Subic Bay. A trio of Navy SEALS are involved with island women. Hawk, an idealist, the amiable Bladon who is deeply in love with a prostitute, and the increasingly mentally unbalanced Stryzack.

Director: Thierry Notz | Stars: Wolfgang Bodison, Corin Nemec, John Newton, Alexis Arquette

Votes: 266

45. By the People: The Election of Barack Obama (2009)

116 min | Documentary

6.0
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Nearly a year before Barack Obama announced his candidacy for the presidency, two filmmakers began to roll cameras on the young senator. Over the next 19 months, across the USA, the daily events of the presidential campaign are chronicled.

Directors: Amy Rice, Alicia Sams | Stars: Barack Obama, Neil Abercrombie, Dick Armey, David Axelrod

Votes: 961

46. Huérfanos (2014)

TV-14 | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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ORPHANS is the true story of a forbidden love affair set in the oppressive and violent atmosphere of nineteenth century Mexico. One man, Melchor Ocampo, driven by the twin passions of love ... See full summary »

Director: Guita Schyfter | Stars: Rafael Sánchez Navarro, Dolores Heredia, Carlos Aragón, Julieta Ortiz

Votes: 87

47. For the Love of Mary (1948)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Young girl gets a job at the White House as a switchboard operator and gets mixed up in politics.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, Don Taylor, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 170

48. Hauser's Memory (1970 TV Movie)

GP | 96 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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A scientist is persuaded by the government to inject himself with the brain fluid of a dying colleague in order to preserve missile-defense secrets. However, he finds that he is now torn ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: David McCallum, Susan Strasberg, Helmut Käutner, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 91

49. Tennessee Johnson (1942)

Passed | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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A chronicle of the life of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his time as President of the United States.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Van Heflin, Lionel Barrymore, Ruth Hussey, Marjorie Main

Votes: 473

50. The President's Mystery (1936)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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A millionaire with a crumbling personal life comes up with an idea on how he can disappear, start a new life without anyone knowing who he is and be able to take all his money with him.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Henry Wilcoxon, Betty Furness, Sidney Blackmer, Evelyn Brent

Votes: 138



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