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President Movies to Watch on Netflix

These president movies on Netflix are great to watch during Presidents' Day, election season, or any time of year. These Netflix titles cover presidential candidates, elections, candidacies, and elected presidents. They're a great companion to the 6 Best Political Movies.

These 21 movies focus on everything from presidential scandals, the struggle to win the highest office in the land, to getting to know the man (or woman) behind the campaign. These are great selections to add to your Netflix list.

What better way to celebrate Presidents Day than by binge-watching Netflix?

All the titles listed are currently on Netflix, but that is subject to change without notice.

President Movies to Watch on Netflix

President movies typically revolve around the lives, challenges, and triumphs of political leaders, offering a glimpse into the complexities of their roles. From inspiring biographies to fictional dramas, these films explore the personal and professional aspects of presidencies, showcasing the impact of decisions on individuals and nations.

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A young Barack Obama forges his identity while dealing with race, divergent cultures and ordinary life as a New York City college student. (Watch on Netflix)

Trump: An American Dream

Friends, associates and critics reveal the truly American story of Donald Trump, the brash businessman who defied the odds to become U.S. president. (Watch on Netflix)



The real Mitt Romney is revealed in this documentary that goes beyond the sound bites with unprecedented access to his 2012 presidential campaign. (Watch on Netflix)

Bobby Kennedy for President

Historic footage and leading voices of the era examine the “Bobby Phenomenon” of the 1960s and the legacy of the man who helped redefine the country. (Watch on Netflix)



Designated Survivor 

America's fate rests in the hands of a low-level official after an attack on Washington decimates the government in this gripping political thriller. (Watch on Netflix)


House of Cards

With Frank out of the picture, Claire Underwood steps fully into her own as the first woman president, but faces formidable threats to her legacy. (Watch on Netflix)

The Politician

Rich kid Payton has always known he's going to be president. But first he has to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: high school. (Watch on Netflix)

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White House Movies on Netflix

Olympus Has Fallen

After a tragic event moves him to a desk job, an ex-Secret Service agent must rescue the president when the White House is attacked. (Watch on Netflix)

Angel Has Fallen
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Vladislav Denev (Actors)

Angel Has Fallen

Secret Service agent Mike Banning is caught in the crossfire when he's framed for a deadly attack on the president and forced to run for his life. | Stream on Netflix

The West Wing

The West Wing blends drama with reality in this groundbreaking documentary episode featuring interviews with ex-presidents and White House figures. (Watch on Netflix)

If you like this list, check out 6 Best Political Movies and US History Movies on Netflix.

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