What's Your Favorite Political-Themed Movie?

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    fierycjposted 9 years ago

    One movie per post blah blah...Blood Diamond

    1. Lady_E profile image67
      Lady_Eposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry, mine's not really a movie.  Its a TV series called "24" but its all centred around American Presidents. Love it.

    2. usmanali81 profile image57
      usmanali81posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      V For Vendeta

      1. RooBee profile image87
        RooBeeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Ooh, good good choice. Love that flick!!

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      Leta Sposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Excellent choice...  Or at least one of them, wink

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    fierycjposted 9 years ago

    Hotel Rwanda

    1. brad4l profile image81
      brad4lposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I thought that Hotel Rwanda was a really good movie.

  3. livewithrichard profile image86
    livewithrichardposted 9 years ago

    My Fellow Americans (1996)

    Dave (1993)

  4. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    Wag The Dog

  5. curiozities profile image59
    curiozitiesposted 9 years ago

    Team America, Blackhawk Down, Red Dawn

    1. RooBee profile image87
      RooBeeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      "America, F*&k Yeah!" ROFL - man, that gets me every time. That is hilarious..."here we come to save the m-f-ng day.." hahahaha *tears rolling down cheeks*

      1. curiozities profile image59
        curiozitiesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        My absolute favorite part is Kim Jong Il singing "I'm So Ronery."  That, and watching Michael Moore blow up. smile

  6. RooBee profile image87
    RooBeeposted 9 years ago

    agree with both fierycj's picks, now I still get one fer ma post smile

    Manchurian Candidate

  7. SweetiePie profile image84
    SweetiePieposted 9 years ago

    The Last Emperor is hands down one of the best political and historical films I have ever seen.

    1. curiozities profile image59
      curiozitiesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That was a good one and I just remembered 1984.  Not so much the movie but the book is probably one of the best political books of all time.

  8. Elena. profile image86
    Elena.posted 9 years ago

    Contrary to my usual policy not to participate in any forums where "the best" of something is discussed, I'm gonna jump right into this one -- not with a movie, but TV show: "The West Wing". I don't know about the best, but it's up there for sure.

  9. girly_girl09 profile image76
    girly_girl09posted 9 years ago

    I love Wag the Dog. wink Robert De Niro is great. It's pretty out there in terms of downright insanity, but it's good entertainment and gives me a few laughs each time I watch it.

  10. dipless profile image80
    diplessposted 9 years ago

    really enjoyed last king of scotland and shawshank redemption

  11. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 9 years ago

    Since we've already breached from movie into TV, I will add "John Adams" series.

  12. SweetiePie profile image84
    SweetiePieposted 9 years ago

    The HBO mini-series The House of Saddam was also interesting to watch.  I recently saw one installment on the one about Winston Churchill, and I definitely want to seet the rest of it on VOD when I have chance.

  13. Anti-Valentine profile image94
    Anti-Valentineposted 9 years ago

    I watched Vantage Point recently. It wasn't bad.

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    Greta Lieskeposted 9 years ago

    Can Mr. Smith Make it to Washington Anymore?
    A documentary on the grassroots methods of campaigns...really entertaining.

  15. Kelsey Tallis profile image66
    Kelsey Tallisposted 9 years ago

    I couldn't think of one before I started reading the responses, and maybe I'll think of a different one later, but those mentioned that I really liked: Hotel Rwanda, V for Vendetta, and Blood Diamond (in that order).

    Oh, just thought of a new one: The Last King of Scotland. Not historically accurate, but brilliant; would probably place it 2nd or 3rd in the list above...

 
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