THE BEST MOVIES ABOUT POLITICS

Donald Rumsfeld, unknown certainties (The Unknown Known: The Life and Times of Donald Rumsfeld, 2013). Directed by Errol Morris.Donald Rumsfeld, certezas desconocidas

If Errol Morris did a job of viewing essential with ‘rumors of war‘ (The Fog of War), nothing is not negligible ‘Donald Rumsfeld, unknown certainties‘, an underappreciated work because surely that fails to outline a monstrous vision of the former Secretary of Defense of the United States.

Rumsfeld was denounced for war crimes because of the crimes committed in Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo, and during the Iraq war. Watch this movie on putlocker.


 

The IDEs of March (The Ides of March, 2011). Directed by George Clooney.

Los idus de marzo

Clooney directs and acts in this film adaptation of the play ‘Farragut North‘ of Beau Willimon,achieving a very interesting and absorbing political thriller about a young man who starts to work as a press officer for a candidate of the Democratic Party in the United States.


 

In the loop (2009). directed by Armando Iannucci.

In the loop

Satire is a very attractive resource when comes to the subject of politics. There are several examples in this list. In this case, humor has a distinct English accent, click to watch movies online.


 

The smoke screen (Wag the Dog, 1997). Directed by Barry Levinson.

La cortina de humo

Barry Levinson is a mediocre filmmaker. But when you use a good script for someone like David Mamet and get Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro, interpret it you need to be a real genius of the collapse to not form an interesting film.


 

All the President’s men (All the President completo Men, 1976). Directed by Alan j. Pakula.

Todos los hombres del presidente

Two journalists to begin an investigation that will result in the famous “Watergate” case, which led to the resignation of Richard Nixon.

Ilario 4 Oscars. Interestingly, none of them went to their star players: Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman. Yes he did Jason Robards a best supporting actor.


 

Z (1969). Directed by Constantin Costa-Gavras.

Z.

Both ‘Z.‘, and ‘Missing‘ and ‘the confession‘ (L’Aveu), all of them directed by Costa-Gavras, are films that can not miss on a list like this.


 

Memories of underdevelopment (1968). directed by Tomás g. Alea.

Memorias del subdesarrollo

Renowned Cuban film about the revolution in this country, based on the novel by Edmundo Desnoes. Through an interior monologue show the contradictions of the bourgeoisie, and its reflection in society.


 

Red phone? We flew to Moscow (Dr. Strangelove, 1964). Directed by Stanley Kubrick.

¿Teléfono rojo? Volamos hacia Moscú

Political satire set in the cold war. Kubrick, in its efforts to engage in all film genres, triumphs with this comedy that ridiculed those who move the threads of the world.


 

The politician (All the King completo Men, 1949). Directed by Robert Rossen.

El político

3 Oscars for a film that tells the corruption of an honest man when he decided to enter politics.


 

Knight without sword (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, 1939). Directed by Frank Capra.

Caballero sin espada

Authentic classic film where James Stewart plays a young idealist who is appointed Senator, and will hold a fierce defense of democracy, as well as a fight against corruption.


 

Other films about policy highly recommended:

My name is Harvey Milk‘, ‘thirteen days‘, ‘the Messenger of fear‘, ‘Tempest over Washington‘, ‘a man for all eternity‘, ‘Herod’s law‘, ‘not‘, ‘J.F.K.‘, ‘The Edukators‘, ‘V for vendetta‘,’Good bye, Lenin!‘, ‘Frost/Nixon‘, and ‘the great dictator‘.