Movies about the revolution

Movies about the revolution
List of the best movies about the revolution, selected by visitors to our site: Equilibrium, Les Misérables, Divergent, Braveheart, Doctor Zhivago, Reds, Lawrence of Arabia, Quiet Flows the Don, Che: Part One, V for Vendetta.

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Genre
Country
Equilibrium (2002)
Duration01:47

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.

Les Misérables (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:38

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.

Divergent (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

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.

Braveheart (1995)
Duration02:58

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.

Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, military, history
CountryItaly, United Kingdom, USA
Duration03:17

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.

Reds (1981)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:15

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).

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Duration03:36

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.

Quiet Flows the Don (1957)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union
Duration05:50

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.

Che: Part One (2008)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

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.

V for Vendetta (2006)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:12

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.

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:45

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.

Children of Men (2006)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan
Duration01:44

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.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.

Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

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

The Matrix (1999)
Duration02:16

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.

They Live (1988)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

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.

Planet of the Apes (2001)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

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.

Tom Segura: Mostly Stories (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, documentary
CountryUSA

The bearded, bawdy, and comically bitter Tom Segura gets real about body piercings, the "Area 51" of men's bodies, and the lie he told Mike Tyson.

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

Bel Canto (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerrilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.

Just Noise (2021)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryMalta, Canada, USA

How the citizens of Malta fought for independence from Britain in 1919. When the Army was sent to quell the riots and the British government covered up the bloody encounter, more than 100 Maltese were accused of instigating the violence and jailed.

A Private War (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:34

One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.

The Crossing (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryChina, Japan, South Korea, USA
Duration02:08

During the Chinese Revolution in 1949, three couples flee from China to an island of Taiwan.

Free State of Jones (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, western, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:49

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

Argo (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:00

As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

The Eagle (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only by his British slave Esca (Bell), Marcus sets out across Hadrian's Wall into the uncharted highlands of Caledonia - to confront its savage tribes, make peace with his father's memory, and retrieve the lost legion's golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth.

Colonia (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryGermany, France, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:05

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

Journey to Promethea (2010)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A tyrannical king reigns over his kingdom with an iron fist, but there is hope. A prophecy foretold long ago states that a boy will rise up against the oppressive regime and lead his people to the promised land of Promethea. This is the action-packed journey of one boy that sparks a rebellion that ignites a vicious clash of that sparks a rebellion that ignites a vicious clash of can emerge alive and victorious.

Robin Hood (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Hungary
Duration01:51

A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.

Thrive: What on Earth Will it Take? (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

An unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what's really going on in our world by following the money upstream - uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every aspect of our lives. Weaving together breakthroughs in science, consciousness and activism, THRIVE offers real solutions, empowering us with unprecedented and bold strategies for reclaiming our lives and our future.




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