5)The War Room (1993) The War Room offers a thrilling, backstage look at the 1992 presidential election. Follow the team that put Bill Clinton in the White House through triumphs, tragedies and ultimately a campaign win. It's almost like a buddy-cop movie starring communications director George Stephanopoulos and lead strategist James "Ragin' Cajun" Carville; his truly incredible pep talks will get you riled up enough to campaign door to door yourself. You can never get enough of Carville's Southern accent or Hillary Clinton's headbands.
4) Wag the Dog (1997) All those conspiracy theorists who believe the government is a sham won't want to miss Wag the Dog. A political spin doctor hires a famous Hollywood director to create a fake war in hopes of distracting the country from a sex scandal before the election. The amazing cast includes Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, William H. Macy and little Kirsten Dunst. And with irony you just can't write, the film was released one month before the Monica Lewinsky scandal hit newsstands.
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