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List of All Political Drama Movies

Updated September 30, 2020 16.7k views1.5k items
A list of all the best political drama movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This political drama movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of political drama films also contains political drama movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This political drama films list can also be copied to start your own.

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  • 1
    Citizen Kane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Citizen Kane

    Orson Welles, Alan Ladd

    Released1941

    Directed byOrson Welles

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    Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Gangs of New York

    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    Glory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Glory

    Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington

    Released1989

    Directed byEdward Zwick

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    Munich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Munich

    Daniel Craig, Eric Bana

    Released2005

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 5
    Rocky IV is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Rocky IV

    Sylvester Stallone, James Brown

    Released1985

    Directed bySylvester Stallone

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    Malcolm X is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Malcolm X

    Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton

    Released1992

    Directed bySpike Lee

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  • 7
    Traffic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Traffic

    Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones

    Released2000

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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  • 8
    Nixon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Nixon

    Anthony Hopkins, James Woods

    Released1995

    Directed byOliver Stone

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  • 9
    Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Elizabeth

    Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig

    Released1998

    Directed byShekhar Kapur

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  • 10
    The Insider is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    The Insider

    Al Pacino, Russell Crowe

    Released1999

    Directed byMichael Mann

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  • 11
    The Good Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    The Good Shepherd

    Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert De Niro

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  • 12
    The Last Emperor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    The Last Emperor

    Peter O'Toole, Joan Chen

    Released1987

    Directed byBernardo Bertolucci

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  • 13
    Blood Diamond is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Blood Diamond

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly

    Released2006

    Directed byEdward Zwick

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  • 14
    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    James Stewart, Claude Rains

    Released1939

    Directed byFrank Capra

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    All the President's Men is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    All the President's Men

    Richard Nixon, Dustin Hoffman

    Released1976

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

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  • 16
    Charlie Wilson's War is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Charlie Wilson's War

    Julia Roberts, Amy Adams

    Released2007

    Directed byMike Nichols

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  • 17
    Bobby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Bobby

    Lindsay Lohan, Demi Moore

    Released2006

    Directed byEmilio Estevez

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  • 18
    Air Force One is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Air Force One

    Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman

    Released1997

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

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  • 19
    The Lion in Winter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    The Lion in Winter

    Anthony Hopkins, Katharine Hepburn

    Released1968

    Directed byAnthony Harvey

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  • 20
    Reds is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Reds

    Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton

    Released1981

    Directed byWarren Beatty

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  • 21
    Wag the Dog is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Wag the Dog

    Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro

    Released1997

    Directed byBarry Levinson

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  • 22
    The Manchurian Candidate is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    The Manchurian Candidate

    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

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    Valkyrie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Valkyrie

    Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh

    Released2008

    Directed byBryan Singer

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  • 24
    Bob Roberts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Bob Roberts

    Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

    Released1992

    Directed byTim Robbins

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  • 25
    Hotel Rwanda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Political Drama Movies

    Hotel Rwanda

    Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2004

    Directed byTerry George

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