The best political movies are a way to understand the current social and political climate. They provide insight into what the people think about an issue and what they are doing in order to address it.
Some of the most popular movies that have been made in recent years include: “12 Years a Slave”, “The Dark Knight”, “The Hunger Games”, “Django Unchained”.
Casablanca is a 1944 romantic drama movie directed by Michael Curtiz and written by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, and Howard Koch. The film stars Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid, with Claude Rains and Peter Lorre in supporting roles.
The film won three Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director for Curtiz and Best Cinematography for Arthur Edeson. It was also nominated for four other awards including Best Actor for Bogart but lost to The Lost Weekend (1945)
The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It stars Marlon Brando as the titular Mafia boss, Al Pacino as his son Michael, James Caan as Michael’s brother Fredo, and Robert Duvall as his trusted friend and consigliere, Tom Hagen.
The Godfather is considered one of the greatest films ever made. It won three Oscars for Best Picture (the first ever to do so), Best Actor for Brando and Best Adapted Screenplay for Coppola. The film was also nominated for nine Academy Awards in total including Best Actor for Pacino and Duvall, but lost out to The Sting which had been released the previous year.
All the President’s Men
All the President’s Men is a 1974 American political thriller film directed by Alan J. Pakula, and starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, based on the book of the same name by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.
All the President’s Men is a 1974 American political thriller film directed by Alan J. Pakula, and starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, based on the book of the same name by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture.
Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Dr. Strangelove is a 1964 satirical black comedy film produced, written and directed by Stanley Kubrick, about the Cold War. The film stars Peter Sellers in three different roles: as three U.S. military officers (one of whom is President Merkin Muffley), as Dr. Strangelove himself, and as Major Kong (Kubrick’s alter ego).
The movie tells the story of an unhinged United States Air Force general who orders a nuclear attack on Soviet Russia despite widespread disbelief among military and civilian leadership that such an action would be possible or even advisable.
This movie was released in 1964, but it still has relevance to today’s world because it shows how people are not always rational and make decisions that are not always good for them and the world.
The Hunt for Red October
The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American spy thriller film directed by John McTiernan. It is based on the 1979 novel of the same name by Tom Clancy.
The Hunt for Red October was a huge success, with an estimated budget of $59 million and grossing $140 million in the United States alone. It was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing, winning two of them.
With its release in 1990, The Hunt for Red October became one of the most popular films at that time.