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FCW Insider: March Madness, government movie edition -- The List

You all have been just amazing about filling in the gaps in my list. In fact, you have been too amazing. (It was hard to get work done today with all the e-mails coming in on this subject.)

So I think I now have the most complete list of government themed movies anywhere -- so there!

So, here is the full list is alphabetical order.

We are spending some time now coming up with the pairings and then we will post brackets and we'll get going. I think we are going to pare it down to 32 movies -- 64 just seems too much. So that's what I'm working on. (See -- not a bad job!?!)

If you still have movies that we somehow forgot, post them as a comment.

And if you have suggestions on pairings, like Air Force One vs Patriot Games. I'd love those suggestions too.

We'll get the voting started very soon.

So... our list of government themed movies:

* 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 2000
* 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
*
Pelican Brief 1993
* Primary Colors (1998)
* Seven Days in May (1964)
* The Silence of the Lambs (1991) -- she's an FBI agent, right?
* The Siege 1998
* State of the Union (1948)
* Sum of All Fears (2002)
* Swordfish 2001
* Thirteen Days (2000)
* Three days of the Condor (1975)
* To Live and Die in LA (1985)
* Traffic (2000)
* U.S. Marshalls 1998
* Wag the Dog (1997)
* War Games (1983)
* X-Files: Fight The Future (1998)


Posted by Christopher J. Dorobek on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:17 PM


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