Tag: u.s.-president

Nixon-1995 7.1

Nixon-1995

Writer, Producer, and Director Oliver Stone's exploration of former President Richard Nixon's strict Quaker upbringing, his nascent political strivings in law school, and his strangely self-effacing courtship of his wife...

Ike: Countdown to D-Day-2004 7.1

Ike: Countdown to D-Day-2004

This is the story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhe...

Our Nixon-2013 6.6

Our Nixon-2013

Never before seen Super 8 home movies filmed by Richard Nixon's closest aides - and convicted Watergate conspirators - offer a surprising and intimate new look into his Presidency.::Anonymous...

Mistaken for Strangers-2013 7.3

Mistaken for Strangers-2013

In 2010, rock band The National were about to embark on the biggest tour of their career. After ten years as a band, and five critically acclaimed albums, they were finally enjoying wider recognition. Lead singer Matt Be...

JFK: A President Betrayed-2013 7.4

JFK: A President Betrayed-2013

Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, "JFK: A President Betrayed" uncovers new evidence that reveals how JFK embarked on secret back channel peace efforts with Nikita Khrushchev and Fidel Castro and was determ...

Who Killed the Electric Car?-2006 7.7

Who Killed the Electric Car?-2006

With gasoline prices approaching $4/gallon, fossil fuel shortages, unrest in oil producing regions around the globe and mainstream consumer adoption and adoption of the hybrid electric car (more than 140,000 Prius' sold ...

Head of State-2003 5.5

Head of State-2003

One candidate for the presidency dies in an accident a couple of weeks before the election. Meanwhile the alderman Mays Gilliam becomes a hero when he rescues a woman and her cat from an old house that would blow up. How...

Primary Colors-1998 6.6

Primary Colors-1998

Jack Stanton is running for president. The election is seen through the eyes of young Henry Burton. Along the way Stanton must deal with a sex scandal....

Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story-2008 7.7

Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story-2008

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. He mentored George W. Bush and K...

Free Birds-2013 5.9

Free Birds-2013

After years of fruitless warning of his farmyard brethren of the coming Thanksgiving doom, Reggie the Turkey finds himself spared as the annual Pardoned Turkey. However, Reggie's easy life is disrupted by Jake, a fanatic...

Lee Daniels’ The Butler-2013 7.2

Lee Daniels’ The Butler-2013

Cecil Gaines was a sharecropper's son who grew up in the 1920s as a domestic servant for the white family who casually destroyed his. Eventually striking out on his own, Cecil becomes a hotel valet of such efficiency and...

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension-1984 6.3

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension-1984

Brain surgeon, rock musician, adventurer Buckaroo Banzai is a modern renaissance man and has made scientific history. Shifting the Oscillation Overthruster into warp speed, he's the first man to travel to the eighth dime...

Air Force One-1997 6.5

Air Force One-1997

The President of the USA goes to Moscow and gives a stirring speech outlining the USA's new "Zero-tolerance" policy with respect to terrorism. On the flight home, terrorists take over Air Force One (the President's offic...

Vice-2018 7.2

Vice-2018

Governor George W. Bush of Texas picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive resume includes stints as W...

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies-2009 7.2

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies-2009

When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman.::Kenneth Chisholm...

Frost/Nixon-2008 7.7

Frost/Nixon-2008

Writer Peter Morgan's legendary battle between Richard Nixon, the disgraced president with a legacy to save, and David Frost, a jet-setting television personality with a name to make, in the story of the historic encount...

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb-1964 8.4

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb-1964

Paranoid Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper of Burpelson Air Force Base, believing that fluoridation of the American water supply is a Soviet plot to poison the U.S. populace, is able to deploy through a back door mechanis...

Olympus Has Fallen-2013 6.5

Olympus Has Fallen-2013

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential Secret Service Agent Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the...

Escape from New York-1981 7.2

Escape from New York-1981

In the future, crime is out of control and New York City's Manhattan is a maximum security prison. Grabbing a bargaining chip right out of the air, convicts bring down the President's plane in bad old Gotham. Gruff Snake...

The Oregon Trail-1959 5.3

The Oregon Trail-1959

In 1846, a reporter for the New York Herald joins a wagon train bound for the Oregon Territory. He hopes to confirm a rumor that President Polk is sending in soldiers disguised as settlers in order to strengthen American...

The Wind and the Lion-1975 6.9

The Wind and the Lion-1975

At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention....

Iron Man 3-2013 7.2

Iron Man 3-2013

Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing...

Geostorm-2017 5.3

Geostorm-2017

When catastrophic climate change endangers Earth's very survival, world governments unite and create the Dutch Boy Program: a world wide net of satellites, surrounding the planet, that are armed with geoengineering techn...

The American President-1995 6.8

The American President-1995

Andrew Shepherd is approaching the end of his first term as President of the United States. He's a widower with a young daughter and has proved to be popular with the public. His election seems assured. That is until he ...

Fatherland-1994 6.5

Fatherland-1994

In a world where the Nazis won the Second World War, Germany has corralled all European countries into a single state called Germania, and continues fighting against the Soviet Union. It is now 1964 and Germany's war cri...

Armageddon-1998 6.7

Armageddon-1998

It is just another day at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a few astronauts were repairing a satellite until, out of nowhere, a series of asteroids came crashing into the shuttle, destroying it. ...

Get Me Roger Stone-2017 7.4

Get Me Roger Stone-2017

A documentary exploring the life and career of notorious Republican dirty trickster and longtime Trump adviser, Roger Stone, who helped create the real estate mogul's political career.::Bebo Rage...