Freedom Movies

List of the best movies about freedom, selected by visitors to our site: Judas and the Black Messiah, The Other Lamb, Escape From Pretoria, Searching For New Beatles, Jojo Rabbit, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Lady and the Tramp, The Mustang, The Humorist, Midsommar.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
Markimdb: 7.7
PlotOn real events, Undercover, Sects, Death, Justice, Political, Money, Freedom, Revolution
PlaceUSA, Prison, Hospitals

    Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

    The Other Lamb (2020)
    Markimdb: 5
    PlotSects, Relationship, Revenge, Freedom
    StyleWomens in main roles, Fancy

      For her entire life, the cult she was born into has been all that teenage Selah has known. Along with a band of similarly cloistered young women she lives seemingly unstuck in time, cut off from modern society in a remote forest commune presided over by a man called Shepherd, a controlling, messiah-like figure with a frightening dark side. But when her insular world is rocked by a series of nightmarish visions and disturbing revelations, Selah begins to question everything about her existence—including her allegiance to the increasingly dangerous Shepherd.

      Escape From Pretoria (2020)
      Markimdb: 6.8
      CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA, South Africa
      PlotPolitical, Freedom, Prison Break, On real events
      PlacePrison, Australia
      StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing, Makes me think, By books

        South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.

        Searching For New Beatles (2019)
        Genreadventure, documentary, music
        CharactersMusicians, Friends
        PlotTime travel, Freedom
        PlaceRussia, England, London

          Four guys from Russia went on a 30-day biking trip from Liverpool to London looking for new world music stars. Concert halls and recording studios, rehearsal spaces and record labels, festivals, clubs and streets. As a result: the unique stories from the talented musicians and their live playing against the background of the most musical landscape in the world.

          Jojo Rabbit (2019)
          Markimdb: 7.9
          Genrecomedy, drama, military, history
          CountryNew Zealand, Czech Republic, USA
          CharactersMothers, Jews, Orphans, Rabbits, Childrens, Family
          PlotAdventure, Dancing, First love, Motorcycles, Jealousy, Freedom
          TimeWorld War II
          StyleTouching, Fancy

            A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

            The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
            Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
            CountryUnited Kingdom
            CharactersPoor, Dogs, Students, Teachers
            PlotSurvival, Hunger, On real events, Fate, Radio, Justice, Freedom
            PlaceSmall cities, School
            StyleTo cry, Heavy, Depressive

              Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

              Lady and the Tramp (2019)
              Markimdb: 6.3
              Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
              CharactersDogs, Family
              PlotLove, Freedom

                The love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack by Tramp, who tries to show her to live her life footloose and collar-free.

                The Mustang (2019)
                Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
                CountryFrance, Belgium
                CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Psychologists, Photographers
                PlotAdventure, Depression, Fate, Soccer, Freedom, Fear
                PlacePrison, Nature
                StyleExciting, To cry

                  While participating in a rehabilitation program training wild mustangs, a convict at first struggles to connect with the horses and his fellow inmates, but he learns to confront his violent past as he soothes an especially feisty horse.

                  The Humorist (2019)
                  Markimdb: 6.5
                  Genredrama, biography
                  CountryRussia, Latvia, Czech Republic
                  CharactersActors, Celebrities, Family
                  PlotDepression, Rivalry, Art, Freedom
                  StyleMakes me think, Touching, Disturbing, Fascinating

                    The Humorist is a film about a week in the life of Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian. Boris is tormented not only by external oppression and censorship but also by his own insecurities that poison all his relationships.

                    Midsommar (2019)
                    Mark9 (imdb: 7.1)
                    Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
                    PlotSects, Freedom
                    PlaceSmall cities
                    StyleFor a group of friends, Fancy

                      A group of friends travels to Sweden to visit the rural hometown of one of them and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

                      6 Underground (2019)
                      Markimdb: 6.1
                      CharactersOrphans, Snipers
                      PlotFreedom, Skirmishes, Fight
                      PlaceItaly, Yachts
                      StyleExciting, Tense, Netflix

                        After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.

                        Mamangam (2019)
                        Markimdb: 6.4
                        Genreaction, drama, military, history
                        CharactersHeroes, Soldier, Military
                        PlotWar, Freedom

                          Based on the medieval fair called Mamankam, which was celebrated every 12 years between 800 AD and 1755 AD, the story of the film is supposedly about a brave warrior of Malabar and his loyal soldiers.

                          Harriet (2019)
                          Markimdb: 6.6
                          Genredrama, biography, history
                          CountryChina, USA
                          CharactersDogs, Singers, Horses
                          PlotWeapon, Chase, Fear, Freedom, Slavery

                            The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

                            One Nation, One King (2018)
                            Mark3 (imdb: 5.9)
                            CountryFrance, Belgium
                            PlotRevolution, Uprising, Love, Freedom

                              „Un peuple et son roi" crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the French Republic.

                              Isle of Dogs (2018)
                              Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.9)
                              Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, cartoon
                              CountryGermany, USA
                              CharactersChildrens, Animals, Dogs, Warriors
                              PlotSurvival, Freedom, Fear
                              PlaceJapan, Islands
                              StyleFancy, Soulful, Tense, Fascinating

                                In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved pet.

                                Wildling (2018)
                                Mark4.4 (imdb: 5.5)
                                Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
                                CharactersHermits, Monsters, Werewolf, Strong women, Sheriffs, Fathers
                                PlotSurvival, Love, Freedom
                                PlaceSmall cities
                                StyleTense, Disturbing, To cry, Womens in main roles

                                  A young woman held in captivity discovers the realities of truth and lies in the outside world.

                                  Blue Iguana (2018)
                                  Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.5)
                                  Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama
                                  CountryUnited Kingdom
                                  CharactersScammers, Lawyers
                                  PlotRobbery, Freedom

                                    He's a low level criminal with no future and just out of prison. She's a low level lawyer never noticed by others, a lost soul without a life. Their anger and hostility makes them serious criminals. Love happens in the strangest of places.

                                    BlacKkKlansman (2018)
                                    Mark4.4 (imdb: 7.5)
                                    Genredrama, crime, biography
                                    CharactersJews, Police, Partners, Students
                                    PlotInvestigation, Sects, Weapon, Dancing, Political, Freedom, On real events
                                    PlaceOffice, USA
                                    StyleOscars, Makes me think, Heavy, Fascinating

                                      Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

                                      Blindspotting (2018)
                                      Mark5 (imdb: 7.4)
                                      Genrecomedy, drama, crime
                                      CharactersPolice, Criminals, Photographers, Bartenders
                                      PlotDancing, Weapon, Money, Freedom, Ghosts
                                      PlaceTrains, Party, Ghetto
                                      StyleMakes me think, Disturbing, Tense

                                        Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.

                                        Maze (2017)
                                        Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
                                        Genrethriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective, history
                                        CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Germany
                                        CharactersTerrorists, Friends
                                        PlotPrison Break, The escape, Freedom, Confrontation

                                          Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.