All the President's Moviesby willpagesnc | created - 25 Dec 2017 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public
Curated in chronological order, my recommended movies which inspired or were inspired by the 1976 classic All the Presidents Men. I hope this uncovers some hidden gems for you!
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2. The Conversation (1974)
PG | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple, on whom he is spying, will be murdered.
Votes: 90,681 | Gross: $4.42M
4. The Parallax View (1974)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the world's headlines.
5. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Votes: 44,598 | Gross: $41.51M
6. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 96,295 | Gross: $70.60M
11. Nixon (1995)
R | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History
A biographical story of former U.S. President Richard Nixon, from his days as a young boy, to his eventual Presidency, which ended in shame.
Votes: 27,633 | Gross: $13.56M
13. Path to War (2002 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 165 min | Biography, Drama, War
In the mid 1960s, President Lyndon B. Johnson (Sir Michael Gambon) and his foreign-policy team debate the decision to withdraw from or escalate the war in Vietnam.
14. The Pentagon Papers (2003 TV Movie)
R | 99 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Defense worker Daniel Ellsberg seeks to publish a series of classified government documents detailing the true nature of America's involvement in the Vietnam War.
15. State of Play (2003)
TV-14 | 312 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In London, a naive young politician becomes a suspect when his female assistant and mistress is killed in a suspicious accident. The politician's investigative journalist friend and his team uncover a government conspiracy.
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 22,208 | Gross: $4.20M
19. Frost/Nixon (2008)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 98,912 | Gross: $18.59M
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
"The Most Dangerous Man in America" is the story of what happens when a former Pentagon insider, armed only with his conscience, steadfast determination, and a file cabinet full of ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,195 | Gross: $0.45M
22. Spin (2012–2016)
Not Rated | 52 min | Drama
After the french president is killed by an assassin, a political intrigue about the following campaign begins. The best friend of the dead president and his spindoctor installs the ... See full summary »
25. The Unknown Known (2013)
PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Votes: 3,694 | Gross: $0.28M
26. Parkland (2013)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, History, Mystery
A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Votes: 14,430 | Gross: $0.65M
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 10,579 | Gross: $0.77M
29. Shock and Awe (2017)
R | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
A group of journalists covering former President George W. Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the President's claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Votes: 4,386 | Gross: $0.08M
30. Fair Game (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.
Votes: 44,822 | Gross: $9.53M
31. The Reagan Show (2017)
TV-PG | 74 min | Documentary
Made up entirely of archival news and White House footage, this documentary captures the pageantry, absurdity, and mastery of the made-for-TV politics of Ronald Reagan.
32. Kill the Messenger (2014)
R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Journalist Gary Webb, California 1996, started investigating CIA's role in the 1980s in getting crack cocaine to the black part of LA to get money and weapons to the Contras/freedom fighters in Nicaragua.
Votes: 42,602 | Gross: $2.45M
33. LBJ (2016)
R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
Lyndon B. Johnson aligns himself with John F. Kennedy, rises to the Presidency, and deals with the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.
Votes: 5,038 | Gross: $2.47M
34. 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: 76,109 | Gross: $43.02M
35. Vice (I) (2018)
R | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Votes: 100,777 | Gross: $47.84M
36. Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (2008)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
The Murrow, Polk, and IDA Award-winning documentary Boogie Man is about Lee Atwater, a blues-playing rogue whose rise from the South to Chairman of the GOP made him a political rock star. ... See full summary »
Votes: 704 | Gross: $0.06M
38. The Loudest Voice (2019)
TV-MA | 50 min | Biography, Drama
7-part limited series about Roger Ailes, the founder of Fox News, focusing on the past decade which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party's de facto leader and the sexual harassment accusations that brought his career to an end.
39. Official Secrets (2019)
R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Votes: 13,745 | Gross: $0.40M
40. The Report (I) (2019)
R | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.
41. Watergate (2018)
260 min | Documentary
Patient compendium drawing from 3400 hours of audio tapes, archival footage, declassified documents, et al, weaves a rich texture of understanding, particularly effective in flashbacks from... See full summary »