Government in the movies

We mentioned in Circuit that March will be March Government Movie Madness on FCW.com. We are going to conduct a March Madness-style bracket competition to find the best movie with a government theme. That, of course, spurred us to create a list of government-themed movies. Using the FCW Insider blog and a lot of help from you, we have collected what we believe is one of the most complete lists of such movies.

If you have additions, post a comment on the FCW Insider blog.

■ A Few Good Men (1992)
■ Absolute Power (1996)
■ Advise & Consent (1962)
■ All the President’s Men (1975)
■ Air Force One (1997)
■ The American President (1995)
■ Arlington Road (1999)
■ Armageddon (1998)
■ An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
■ Apocalypse Now (1979)
■ Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
■ Being There (1979)
■ Black Hawk Down (2001)
■ Blue Sky (1994)
■ Bob Roberts (1992)
■ Bourne Identity (2002)
■ Breach (2007)
■ Bulworth (1990)
■ The Candidate (1972)
■ Citizen Kane (1941)
■ Clear and Present Danger (1994)
■ Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)
■ Conspiracy Theory (1997)
■ The Contender (2000)
■ Dave (1992)
■ Deja Vu (2000)
■ Dick (1999)
■ Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
■ Election (1999)
■ Enemy of the State (1998)
■ Falcon & the Snowman (1985)
■ First Daughter (2004)
■ GI Jane (1997)
■ Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
■ The Good Shepherd (2006)
■ Hunt for Red October (1990)
■ Independence Day (1996)
■ In the Line of Fire (1993)
■ JFK (1992)
■ Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
■ The Last King of Scotland (2006)
■ Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
■ Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
■ Mars Attacks (1996)
■ Man of the Year (2006)
■ The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
■ Manchurian Candidate (1962) (Yes, there is a 2004 version, but we’ll go with the original)
■ Miss Congeniality (2000)
■ Mister Roberts (1955)
■ Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1940)
■ Murder at 1600 (1997)
■ Nixon (1995)
■ No Way Out (1987)
■ Not Without My Daughter (1991)
■ Patriot Games (1992)
■ The Patriot (2000)
■ Pelican Brief (1993)
■ Primary Colors (1998)
■ The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
■ Three days of the Condor (1975)
■ The Siege (1998)
■ To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
■ Seven Days in May (1964)
■ State of the Union (1948)
■ Sum of All Fears (2002)
■ Swordfish (2001)
■ Syriana (2005)
■ Traffic (2000)
■ Thirteen Days (2000)
■ U.S. Marshals (1998)
■ Wag the Dog (1997)
■ War Games (1983)

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