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51. Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005 Video)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

4.2
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On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.

Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: Kate Mara, Robert Vito, Tina Lifford, Ed Marinaro

Votes: 7,528

52. Baarìa (2009)

Not Rated | 163 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Francesco Scianna, Margareth Madè, Lina Sastri, Ángela Molina

Votes: 6,648 | Gross: $0.00M

53. Dhadak (2018)

Not Rated | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.5
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Set in Rajasthan, this love story explores how the protagonists deal with issues like differences between castes and honor killings.

Director: Shashank Khaitan | Stars: Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khattar, Ashutosh Rana, Aditya Kumar

Votes: 8,512

54. Power (1986)

R | 111 min | Drama

5.7
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50 Metascore

After a close friend drops out of politics, a political consultant helping to find a replacement finds a web of corruption and deceit as well.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Richard Gere, Julie Christie, Gene Hackman, Kate Capshaw

Votes: 2,596 | Gross: $3.80M

55. Recount (2008 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 116 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. Presidential election, and the subsequent recounts in Florida.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Bob Balaban, Denis Leary, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 11,628

56. Yuva (2004)

Not Rated | 161 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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63 Metascore

Michael, Arjun and Lallan, three men from three different strata of society, cross paths one morning in Calcutta and change one another's lives forever.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Vivek Oberoi

Votes: 8,220 | Gross: $0.28M

57. True Colors (1991)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.3
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Best friends from law school to election night, their friendship is sorely tested when one learns of another's betrayal.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: John Cusack, James Spader, Imogen Stubbs, Mandy Patinkin

Votes: 4,640 | Gross: $0.42M

58. She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.4
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In the Gay Nineties, a seductive nightclub singer contends with several suitors, including a jealous escaped convict and a handsome temperance league member.

Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Mae West, Cary Grant, Owen Moore, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 5,112 | Gross: $2.00M

59. Switching Channels (1988)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty

Votes: 3,198 | Gross: $9.13M

60. George Wallace (1997)

TV-14 | 178 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Following Alabama governor George Wallace through segregation, presidential elections, an assassination attempt and personal trauma.

Stars: Richard Yett, Gary Sinise, Mare Winningham, Clarence Williams III

Votes: 1,216

61. The 39 Steps (2008 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more than he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts ... See full summary »

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Lydia Leonard, David Haig, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 1,881

62. The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,487

63. The Great McGinty (1940)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy

7.3
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Dan McGinty has great success in his chosen field of crooked politics, but he endangers it all in one crazy moment of honesty.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus, Akim Tamiroff, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 3,240

64. 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: 9,388 | Gross: $1.61M

65. Storyville (1992)

R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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While investigating his own blackmailing, a young politician uncovers his family's deep secrets.

Director: Mark Frost | Stars: James Spader, Joanne Whalley, Jason Robards, Charlotte Lewis

Votes: 1,063 | Gross: $0.42M

66. The Last of the High Kings (1996)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in... See full summary »

Director: David Keating | Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Jared Leto, Christina Ricci, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 1,684

67. Silver City (2004)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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47 Metascore

The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, Thora Birch, Maria Bello, Billy Zane

Votes: 3,744 | Gross: $1.02M

68. Six Weeks (1982)

PG | 107 min | Drama

5.7
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A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Dudley Moore, Mary Tyler Moore, Katherine Healy, Shannon Wilcox

Votes: 750 | Gross: $6.67M

69. The Last Hurrah (1958)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as mayor of a U.S. town for the last time.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien

Votes: 2,762

70. The War Room (1993)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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A documentary of the Bill Clinton 1992 presidential campaign and the organization who ran it.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Heather Beckel, Paul Begala

Votes: 3,659 | Gross: $0.90M

71. Three Dots (2004)

PG-13 | 160 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Three men and their accidental meeting on Napier Bridge will change their lives forever.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Suriya, Madhavan, Siddharth, Meera Jasmine

Votes: 3,001

72. Entranced Earth (1967)

111 min | Drama

7.5
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Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. In the eye of this social convulsion, the jaded journalist Paulo Martins ... See full summary »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Jardel Filho, Paulo Autran, José Lewgoy, Glauce Rocha

Votes: 2,403

73. Flamingo Road (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.0
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A small town corrupt sheriff manipulates local candidates to the state legislature but he eventually comes into conflict with a visiting carnival dancer.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Joan Crawford, Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet, David Brian

Votes: 2,266 | Gross: $2.26M

74. Nox (I) (2019)

13 min | Short, Thriller

8.7
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Peter and Claire are two professional burglars on the east coast. On senatorial election night, their mission is to break into a Senator's villa.

Director: Keyvan Sheikhalishahi | Stars: Matt Passmore, Brigitte Millar, Agnès Godey, Elodie Rouprêt

Votes: 17

75. What Would Jesus Do? (2010)

PG | 94 min | Drama

5.0
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A group of Americans - a singer, a newspaper editor, a pastor and a real estate mogul - vow to walk in the steps of Jesus. Every day, every decision becomes a turning point in their lives as they must ask themselves "What Would Jesus Do?"

Director: Thomas Makowski | Stars: John Schneider, Maxine Bahns, Adam Gregory, Mark Arnold

Votes: 721

76. The Magic Tuche (2018)

95 min | Comedy

4.5
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After a groundbreaking presidential election, Jeff Tuche becomes the new French President and moves in the Élysée with his family to govern the country.

Director: Olivier Baroux | Stars: Jean-Paul Rouve, Isabelle Nanty, Claire Nadeau, Sarah Stern

Votes: 848

77. Choose Connor (2007)

Unrated | 109 min | Drama

6.2
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46 Metascore

Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads,... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Elliot Eberl | Stars: Darin Cooper, Chris Marquette, Alex D. Linz, James Runcorn

Votes: 290 | Gross: $0.01M

78. Running Mates (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Governor James Reynolds Pryce is campaigning to win the presidential nomination.

Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Tom Selleck, Laura Linney, Nancy Travis, Teri Hatcher

Votes: 595

79. The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A lonely socialite masquerades as a maid and meets an unpretentious, plain-spoken cowboy who is unaware of her true identity.

Directors: H.C. Potter, Stuart Heisler, William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon, Patsy Kelly, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,137

80. The Assassin (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Travelling to Venice to locate an ex-partisan, in behalf of a French insurance company, a British private detective gets mixed-up in a political assassination conspiracy.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Richard Todd, Eva Bartok, John Gregson, George Coulouris

Votes: 320

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

PG | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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One-man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.

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

Votes: 423 | Gross: $11.00M

82. Deadly Target (1994)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Hong Kong police detective Charles Prince (Gary Daniels) arrives in Los Angeles to extradite a notorious Chinese gangster back to Hong Kong for trial. But soon, his suspect escapes. With ... See full summary »

Director: Charla Driver | Stars: Gary Daniels, Ken McLeod, Byron Mann, Susan Byun

Votes: 202

83. Vangaveeti (2016)

Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.2
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The life story of slain legislator Vangaveeti Mohan Ranga Rao who was assassinated during the NT Rama Rao regime in 1989.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: Ram Gopal Varma, Naina Ganguly, Sandeep Madhav, Rangadham

Votes: 220

84. Sunrise at Campobello (1960)

Not Rated | 144 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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In 1921, unsuccessful vice-presidential candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt contracts poliomyelitis and, with the help of his wife Anna Eleanor Roosevelt and close friend Louis Howe, battles his newfound disability.

Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen

Votes: 1,045

85. Grassroots (2012)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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41 Metascore

After losing his job, a journalist reluctantly agrees to help his oddball friend with his bid to earn a seat on the Seattle City Council.

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Jason Biggs, Joel David Moore, Lauren Ambrose, Cobie Smulders

Votes: 1,013 | Gross: $0.01M

86. This is Our Land (2017)

PG | 117 min | Drama

6.3
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61 Metascore

An engaged but apolitical nurse gets involved in a far-right political party. Based on numerous recent events in France, it becomes about how Front National operates and how it is perceived by the French.

Director: Lucas Belvaux | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, André Dussollier, Guillaume Gouix, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 869 | Gross: $0.01M

87. Behind Bedroom Doors (2003 Video)

R | 88 min | Drama

4.3
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New-girl-in-town Abby is already dating two guys--one's a doctor, the other is running for district attorney. She also has some dirt on both of them--but when they find that she may ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Harvey | Stars: Nicole Sheridan, Chelsea Blue, Richard Lounello, Julia Kruis

Votes: 145

88. The Man (1972)

G | 93 min | Drama

7.1
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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.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Earl Jones, Martin Balsam, Burgess Meredith, Lew Ayres

Votes: 300

89. Sainikudu (2006)

Not Rated | 169 min | Action

5.1
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Siddharth and his friends rescue a village in Warangal from severe floods. Sidhartha is convinced that Govt will give some relief package to the flood effected. Some time later he realizes ... See full summary »

Director: Gunasekhar | Stars: Mahesh Babu, Trisha Krishnan, Irrfan Khan, Prakash Raj

Votes: 1,547

90. The Last Party (1993)

R | 96 min | Documentary, History

6.1
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Robert Downey, Jr. gives reports and interviews with other stars in this documentary about the Democratic National Convention in 1992.

Directors: Mark Benjamin, Marc Levin | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Bill Clinton, Ann Palmer, Hilary Anderson

Votes: 443

91. The Obama Effect (2012)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

1.8
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A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John ... See full summary »

Director: Charles S. Dutton | Stars: Charles S. Dutton, Katt Williams, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Toneey Acevedo

Votes: 386 | Gross: $0.11M

92. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Romance

7.8
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73 Metascore

An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Director: Daniel G. Karslake | Stars: Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella 'Boo' McDaniel

Votes: 4,297 | Gross: $0.31M

93. Running Mates (1992 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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In this political satire, a Senator running for President is involved in some controversies when his political enemies expose some hidden secrets about his new wife, a successful author of children's books.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Diane Keaton, Ed Harris, Ed Begley Jr., Ben Masters

Votes: 293

94. At Risk (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Mystery

4.4
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A district attorney wants to further her political dreams by solving an old murder.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Daniel Sunjata, Annabeth Gish, Barclay Hope

Votes: 485

95. Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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Jack Reed is investigating a mass murder that occurred in a cemetery in broad daylight. Most individuals at the cemetery and the victims are Russian immigrants and they either fear or don't... See full summary »

Director: Brian Dennehy | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Charles S. Dutton, Susan Ruttan, Michael Talbott

Votes: 173

96. LBJ: The Early Years (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 155 min | Drama

7.2
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This made-for-TV film chronicles the years 1934 through 1963, tracing the beginnings of Johnson's public career, chronicling his reputation for down-and-dirty politicking, and following his progress.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Randy Quaid, Patti LuPone, Morgan Brittany, Pat Hingle

Votes: 233

97. Running with Beto (2019)

TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary

5.6
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70 Metascore

A behind-the-scenes documentary following Beto O'Rourke's breakaway campaign to unseat Ted Cruz in the U.S. Senate.

Director: David Modigliani | Stars: Beto O'Rourke, Amy O'Rourke, Cynthia Cano, Jody Casey

Votes: 459

98. Our Brand Is Crisis (2005)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

7.0
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71 Metascore

A documentary on American political campaign marketing tactics and their consequences.

Director: Rachel Boynton | Stars: Mauricio Balcazar, James Carville, Tad Devine, Stanley Greenberg

Votes: 537 | Gross: $0.17M

99. Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy (1997 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Matt and George investigate a series of strange occurrences involving Newcomers, who are found to be programmed to carry out someone's dirty work. The method by which they are brainwashed ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Terri Treas

Votes: 658

100. Primary (1960)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.1
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Cinéma vérité feature that follows presidential hopefuls John F. Kennedy and Hubert H. Humphrey during the 1960 Wisconsin primary.

Director: Robert Drew | Stars: Robert Drew, Hubert H. Humphrey, Muriel Buck Humphrey, Joseph Julian

Votes: 1,024



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