Movies about the revolution

Movies about the revolution
List of the best movies about the revolution, selected by visitors to our site: Reds, They Live, Braveheart, Zhila-byla Odna Baba, Lawrence of Arabia, Quiet Flows the Don, Equilibrium, Doctor Zhivago, The Hunger Games, 1917.

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

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Country
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:15
CharactersWriters
PlotOn real events, Revolution, Love triangle, Political
PlaceRussia, New York
TimeWorld War I
StyleAction, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic

An account of the revolutionary years of the legendary American journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who shared his adventurous professional life with his radical commitment to the socialist revolution in Russia, his dream of spreading its principles among the members of the American working class, and his troubled romantic relationship with the writer Louise Bryant (1885-1936).

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotSkirmishes, Alien invasion, Hypnosis, Conspiracies, Uprising
StyleExciting, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority". Even scarier is that he is able to see that some usually normal-looking people are in fact ugly aliens in charge of the massive campaign to keep humans subdued.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:58
CharactersKnights, Heroes, Military, Warriors
PlotWar, On real events, Revenge, Death, Freedom
PlaceScotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Epic, For men

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:36
PlotRevolution
PlaceVillage
TimeWorld War I
StyleDepressive

История частной жизни одной женщины и четверых ее мужчин. Главная героиня - неграмотная крестьянка, и действие фильма начинается с ее свадьбы в 1909 году, когда девушку из нищей семьи взяли в богатую, а кончается в 1921 году Антоновским восстанием.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration03:36
CharactersHorses, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Adventure, Political
PlaceDeserts, The Ottoman Empire
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Epic

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union
Duration05:50
CharactersCossacks, Family
PlotLove, Survival, Passion, Love triangle, Chase
TimeWorld War I
StyleUnexpected ending, To cry, Soulful, Heavy, Tense

A six-hour long epic (original director's cut) about the life of Don Cossacs in a village in southern Russia between 1912 and 1922. The leading character Grigori Melekhov is a rugged Cossac, who is torn between his first and true love Aksiniya, and his wife Natalya. Grigori Melekhov's personal life is shown as a rough journey through the experience of World War One, the Russian Revolution, and the following Civil War. The Cossacs are shown as traditional farmers and warriors, who are suffering through the most dramatic events in the history of Russia.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersKillers, Beautiful men
PlotSkirmishes, Apocalypse, Revolution, Revenge, Weapon
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Dystopian, Atmospheric, Smart

In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, military, history
CountryItaly, United Kingdom, USA
Duration03:17
CharactersLovers, Poets, Nurses
PlotWar, Revolution, Love triangle, Political, Funeral
PlaceRussia
TimeWorld War I
StyleAtmospheric, Epic, Serious

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersHeroes, Hunters
PlotLove, Survival, Revolution, Death, Chase
PlaceTrains, Forest
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Disturbing

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, India, Spain, Canada, China
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
TimeWorld War I
StyleExciting, Worth watching

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:38
CharactersPolice, Students, Orphans, Poor
PlotLove, Investigation, Revolution, Uprising
PlaceFrance
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Epic

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:12
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Revolution, Freedom, Uprising
PlaceEngland
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, By comics, Fascinating, Serious

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, France, Spain, Mexico
Duration02:10
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, Military
PlotOn real events, Revolution, Freedom, Uprising
StyleSoulful, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy

The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:53
CharactersArtists, Friends
PlotRevolution, Snow, Culture
PlaceRussia, USSR
StyleFascinating

Five friends – a poet, an actor, a painter, an architect and a primitivist film director – are five red avant-garde artists who try to find the embodiment of their hopes and dreams in the young Soviet state. The Revolution is boiling up like a bottle with apple cider: winged service dogs and heart-shaped potatoes, dead Semashko, the People’s Commissar for Health, and cheerful angels, love for the Tsar and love for the young secretary Annushka, executions and pregnancies – everything is interlaced and inseparable!

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersTeens, Heroes
PlotLove, Survival, Revolution, Test, Multi-part
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, By books, Womens in main roles, Serious

In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:16
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Heroes
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Multi-part, Technology, Freedom
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Dystopian, Mind-altering

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersThieves, Immortals, Poor
PlotLove, Survival, Robbery, Money, Revolution
PlaceGhetto, USA
TimeFuture
StyleTwisted plot, Philosophical, Tense, Cyberpunk, Serious

In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man who comes into a fortune of time, though too late to help his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as 'time keepers'.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan
Duration01:44
CharactersPregnant, Hippies
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Saving the World
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersMonkeys, Scientists, Inventors
PlotViruses, Freedom, Uprising
PlaceLaboratory
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Touching

Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CountryYugoslavia, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria
Duration03:14
PlotWar, Revolution, Art, Freedom
PlaceYugoslavia
TimeWorld War II
StyleFascinating, Smart, Black humor, Makes me think, Depressive

Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko's surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually abandons Blacky and steals his girlfriend. After a lengthy stay in a below-ground shelter, the couple reemerges during the Yugoslavian Civil War of the 1990s as Marko realizes that the situation is ripe for exploitation.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersFirefighters, Birds, Partners
PlotMeaning of life
PlaceBeach, USA
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Dystopian, Action, By books, Philosophical

In an oppressive future, a 'fireman' whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
PlotSlavery, Supernatural, Justice, Freedom
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersMonkeys, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Time travel, Survival, Apocalypse, Slavery
PlaceFantastic worlds, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Dystopian, Twisted plot, Serious

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Fathers, Mothers
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Relationship, Weapon
PlaceSchool, Jungle, Africa
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who is forced to join a group of soldiers in a fictional West African country. While Agu fears his commander and many of the men around him, his fledgling childhood has been brutally shattered by the war raging through his country, and he is at first torn between conflicting revulsion and fascination Depicts the mechanics of war and does not shy away from explicit, visceral detail, and paints a complex, difficult picture of Agu as a child soldier.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:22
TimeWorld War I

Captain of a Russian battleship "Novik" Artenyev is in love with a beautiful lady Klara who is a German spy. They cannot be together because of the war and their professions. But they are in such love that all the war battles and battleships do not stop them, only their duties do.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredocumentary, military
CountryUSA

"The Battle of Russia," Chapter V of Frank Capra's "Why We Fight" series, follows the beginning of the end for Adolph Hitler.

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Genredrama, documentary
CountryUkraine, Germany, Latvia, Estonia
Duration02:00
CharactersDirectors
PlotTime travel, Revolution
PlaceRussia, USSR, Ukraine

Vitaly Mansky’s intimate and insightful new documentary finds him crisscrossing the Ukraine in the wake of the Maidan uprising, which has left his relatives scattered on both sides of a highly charged and dizzyingly complex political situation.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:01
CharactersKings
PlotLove, Revolution, Political, Freedom, Uprising
PlaceFrance
Time18th century

„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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredocumentary, news
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
PlotTime travel, Travel, Revolution, Political
PlaceUSA

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes—in moments private and public, funny and poignant—as he pursues the empowering notion that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
PlotTime travel, Passion, Revolution, Dreams
PlacePrison, Italy, France, Norway, Germany

Academy Award-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative and hilarious film yet: Moore tells the Pentagon to "stand down" — he will do the invading for America from now on.





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