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: Cloud Atlas, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Outlaw King, Peterloo, Braveheart, Primary Russia, Lawrence of Arabia, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Les Misérables, The Matrix.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration02:52
PlotPuzzles, Death, Supernatural, Life after death, Meaning of life
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Psychological problems, Dystopian, Twisted plot

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:34
CharactersWitch, Kings, Knights, Warriors, Wizards
PlotMagic, Fate, Uprising
PlaceForest, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleTense, Epic

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersKings, Horses, Knights
PlotWar, On real events, Conspiracies, Uprising
PlaceEngland, Castle, Scotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:09
PlotOn real events, Uprising
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleHeavy, For men, Disturbing

An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history. The massacre saw British government forces charge into a crowd of over 60,000 that had gathered to demand political reforms and protest against rising levels of poverty.

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: 6.5
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:28

The story is about Goddess that became as legendary as the sex symbol of Soviet Union.

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: 6.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Dragons, Terrorists, Teachers
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Prison Break, Friendship
PlacePrison, Jungle, Ships, Fantastic worlds, Mountains
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Depressive

Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

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: 8.7
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: 9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:15
CharactersHeroes, Jews
PlotWar, On real events, Survival
PlaceConcentration camp, Ghetto, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, Touching, Depressive

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Duration01:48
CharactersRobots, Cyborgs, Androids, Terminator
PlotTime travel, Skirmishes, Artificial Intelligence, Multi-part
StyleCyberpunk, Depressive, For men, Disturbing

In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Military, Disabled people, Friends
PlotLove, War, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSpace, Fantastic worlds, Mountains, Forest
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Mind-altering, Beautiful

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

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: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration02:03
CharactersTeens, Strong women, Heroes, Wizards
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Revolution, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
TimeFuture
StyleDepressive, Serious

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

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: 6.4
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia
Duration01:51
CharactersJews
PlotWar, On real events, Uprising
PlaceConcentration camp, Russia
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleHeavy

Based on the true story, international historical project “Sobibor” is dedicated to the heroism of the Soviet o cer Alexander Pechersky. During the great Patriotic war, being in a Nazi concentration camp Sobibor he managed to do the impossible — for only three weeks to organize a revolt and mass escape of the prisoners. Part of the escapees were caught and shot, and the rest led by Pechersky managed to escape and joined the partisans.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:17
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Heroes, Emperors
PlotAdventure, Travel, Revenge, Water, Fate
PlaceDeserts
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Epic, Serious, For men

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some unsavory characters.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:17
CharactersGladiators, Slaves
PlotWar, Adventure, Slavery, Intrigue, Uprising
PlaceSparta, Roman Empire
StyleExciting, Tense, Epic

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.

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: 8.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
CharactersLosers
PlotFight, Fights without rules, Obsession, Split personality, Loneliness
StyleInteresting, Popular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Mind-altering

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryCanada, USA, Germany
Duration01:38
PlotOn real events, Political, Freedom, Uprising
StyleAction, To cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Heavy

Thousands of activists arrive in Seattle, Washington in masses to protest the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 (World Trade Organization). Although it began as a peaceful protest with a goal of stopping the WTO talks, it escalated into a full-scale riot and eventually, a State of Emergency that pitted protesters against the Seattle Police Department and the National Guard.

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: 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: 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: 7.3
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: 7.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:18
CharactersWitch, Teens, Teachers, Harry Potter, Giants
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers, Friendship
PlaceSchool, England, Boarding school
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing

Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed 'Dumbledore's Army' – to defend themselves against the dark arts.

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: 8.6
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersSnipers, Military, Friends, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Tanks, Death, Self-sacrifice
PlaceFrance
TimeWorld War II
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Epic, Depressive

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountrySouth Korea, Czech Republic
Duration02:06
PlotSurvival, Revolution, Snow, Uprising
PlaceTrains
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse, Winter
StyleDystopian, By comics, Heavy, Smart, Makes me think

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.





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