Movies about the uprising

Movies about the uprising
List of the best movies about the uprising, riots and rebellion, selected by visitors to our site: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Equilibrium, Spartacus, Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, Cesar Chavez, The Purge: Election Year, In Dubious Battle, Beware the Gonzo, Cougars, Inc., Tom Segura: Mostly Stories.

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

Genre
Country
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:34

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy... whether he likes it or not.

Equilibrium (2002)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
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.

Spartacus (1960)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:17

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes.

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA

A further investigation into the arrest of three teenagers convicted of killing three young boys in Arkansas who spent nearly 20 years in prison before being released after new DNA evidence indicated they may be innocent.

Cesar Chavez (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:41

A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. Chronicling the birth of a modern American labour movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labour organiser torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Passionate but soft-spoken, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to working people.

The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:29

Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On the night of what should be the final Purge, a betrayal from within the government forces Barnes and Roan out onto the street where they must fight to survive the night.

In Dubious Battle (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

In the California apple country, nine hundred migratory workers rise up "in dubious battle" against the landowners. The group takes on a life of its own-stronger than its individual members and more frightening. Led by the doomed Jim Nolan, the strike is founded on his tragic idealism-on the "courage never to submit or yield."

Beware the Gonzo (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Eddie "Gonzo" Gilman is starting a revolution. When the wild-eyed rebel journalist is ousted from his prep school's newspaper by its über-popular editor, Eddie fronts an underground movement to give a voice to all the misfits, outcasts, and nerds. Soon the power of the press is in Eddie's hands... but will he use it wisely?

Cougars, Inc. (2011)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

When Sam learns his mother cannot afford to send him to another school after he is kicked out, he and his friends start their own escort service for mature women to pay for his tuition.

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.

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Accidental Love (2015)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:11

A small town waitress gets a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, DC. Sparks fly when she meets a clueless young senator who takes up her cause - but what happens when love interferes with what you stand for?

Ready Player One (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, India
Duration01:58

When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.

Killing Jesus (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:30

Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.

Miral (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, history
CountryFrance, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration01:52

A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.

Mary Magdalene (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration02:09

Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world is changing. Mary is searching for a new way of living, and an authenticity that is denied her by the rigid hierarchies of the day. As the notoriety of the group spread and more are drawn to follow Jesus’ inspirational message, Mary’s spiritual journey places her at the heart of a story that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem, where she must confront the reality of Jesus’ destiny and her own place within it.

Promised Land (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:46

A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.

Event 15 (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:24

Three soldiers get trapped in an elevator when terrorists set off a dirty bomb. But when White escapes, her world turns upside down as she realizes nothing is what it seems.

Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Performance artist Marina Abramovic prepares for a major retrospective of her work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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

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

The Discovery (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

In the near future, due to a breakthrough scientific discovery by Dr. Thomas Harbor, there is now definitive proof of an afterlife. While countless people have chosen suicide to reset their existence, others try to decide what it all means. Among them is Dr. Harbor's son Will, who has arrived at his father's isolated compound with a mysterious young woman named Isla. There, they discover the strange acolytes who help Dr. Harbor with his experiments.

Girl Rising (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, documentary
CountryUSA, India

Nine filmmakers each profile a young girl from a different part of the world to weave a global tapestry of youth in the 21st century.

Detroit (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.

The Other F Word (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, documentary, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

What happens when a generation's ultimate anti-authoritarians — punk rockers — become society's ultimate authorities — dad's? With a large chorus of Punk Rock's leading men — Blink-182's Mark Hoppus, Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea, Rise Against's Tim McIlrath — The Other F Word follows Jim Lindberg, 20-year veteran of skate punk band, Pennywise, on his hysterical and moving journey from belting his band's anthem, 'Fuck Authority', to embracing his ultimately pivotal authoritarian role in mid-life, fatherhood.

Cyborg X (2016)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA

After X-Corp, a radical weapons manufacturer, is taken over by a Cyber Virus, a group of survivors must fight to save humanity from the army of Machines the Virus now controls.

Hesher (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic.

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.

Night Moves (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.

The Night Shift (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

The stories of the men and women who work the overnight shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. They are an irreverent and special breed, particularly adrenaline junkie T.C. Callahan.

Divergent (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure, detective
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.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Ai Weiwei is known for many things – great architecture, subversive in-your-face art, and political activism. He has also called for greater transparency on the part of the Chinese state. Director Alison Klayman chronicles the complexities of Ai’s life for three years, beginning with his rise to public prominence via blog and Twitter after he questioned the deaths of more than 5,000 students in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. The record continues through his widely publicized arrest in Beijing in April of 2011. As Ai prepares various works of art for major international exhibitions, his activism heats up, and his run-ins with China’s authorities become more and more frequent.




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