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11/05/2012 03:24 pm ET

Best Political Movies: 'The American President,' 'Mr. Smith Goes To Washington' Favored By Fans

The presidential election is finally here: On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the nation will vote to either reelect Barack Obama or elect Mitt Romney. If sitting and watching the cable news talking heads debate the merits of each candidate for even one more day has you ready to throw the remote control through the television, fear not: MovieTickets.com has compiled a list of the best political movies as voted by the site's users.

Topping the list, "The American President," the 1995 romantic comedy starring Michael Douglas and written by Aaron Sorkin. (The film includes the iconic line, "My name is Andrew Shepherd, and I am the president.") Coming in at number two is "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," the 1939 Frank Capra film with Jimmy Stewart in the title role.

Rounding out the list, according to a press release: "All the President's Men," "The Ides of March" and "The Candidate." All of which raises the question: Where are all those other great political films? Like "Election" and "Bulworth" and "The Campaign" and "Primary Colors" and "Dave" and "The Manchurian Candidate" and "Wag the Dog."

That's where HuffPost Entertainment readers come in. Below, let us know which election-themed films are your favorites. Does "The American President" even rank? Vote early and often.

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