Best new Political movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best political movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Steven Spielberg, George Clooney & Armando Iannucci our new political genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie cinema.

The recent succes of Netflix original TV series ‘House of Cards’ proved that politics in fiction film is anything but boring. Enjoy these political movies picked by us.

New political movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

  • Loro

    DIRECTOR: Paolo Sorrentino
    CAST: Riccardo Scamarcio, Toni Servillo, Chiara Iezzi

    Of all the controversial politicians we've seen in contemporary European history, Italian president/media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi is easily one of the most notorious. Italian director Paolo Sorrentino ('The Great Beauty') and frequent collaborator Toni Servillo teamed up for this long-awaited biopic. Read more

    RATING: 92/100

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Best political movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 political movies

  • The Death of Stalin

    DIRECTOR: Armando Iannucci
    CAST: Jason Isaacs Olga Kurylenko Rupert Friend

    A promising political comedy about the last days of Joseph Stalin's regime. Written and directed by Armando Iannucci, the creator/director of great political series like 'Veep' and 'The Thick of It'. Read more

    RATING: 94/100

    RELEASE DATE: December 12th, 2018

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  • Masaryk

    DIRECTOR: Julius Sevcík
    CAST: Gina Bramhill Karel Roden Arly Jover

    A period in the life of diplomat and politician Jan Masaryk, who was the son of Czechoslovakia's founder, served as the country's minister of foreign affairs... Read more

    RATING: 79/100

    RELEASE DATE: December 12th, 2018

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Best political movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated political movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • In the Loop

    DIRECTOR: Armando Iannucci
    CAST: Tom Hollander Peter Capaldi James Gandolfini

    A satirical version of politics that highlights a group of circumspect American and British operatives who are entirely committed to their efforts of preventing a war... Read more

    RATING: 75/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 4th, 2009

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  • Il Divo

    DIRECTOR: Paolo Sorrentino
    CAST: Toni Servillo Anna Bonaiuto Giulio Bosetti

    The story of life and magnanimous career of arguably the most prominent Italian politician 'Giulio Andreotti' who has served as Italy's prime minister for... Read more

    RATING: 73/100

    RELEASE DATE: May 28th, 2008

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  • The Ides of March

    DIRECTOR: George Clooney
    CAST: Paul Giamatti George Clooney Philip Seymour Hoffman

    A new, young and passionate member of staff for a presidential candidate's campaign learns the mean dirty methods of politics to operate a successful campaign. Read more

    RATING: 71/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 7th, 2011

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  • The Dictator

    DIRECTOR: Larry Charles
    CAST: Sacha Baron Cohen Anna Faris John C. Reilly

    A dictator is ready to go beyond the limits in order to prevent democracy from crippling the country he so lovingly oppresses but his ministers have other plans so they... Read more

    RATING: 64/100

    RELEASE DATE: May 16th, 2012

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  • La Conquête

    DIRECTOR: Xavier Durringer
    CAST: Denis Podalydès Florence Pernel Bernard Le Coq

    The film highlights the professional realm of a President's life; a thorough depiction of French President Nicholas Sarkozy's rise to power and assumption of... Read more

    RATING: 63/100

    RELEASE DATE: May 18th, 2011

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