Liberal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant liberal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, talky, clever, serious, witty and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with liberal, society, politics, culture clash, idealism, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, runaway and couples plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as liberal: Bulworth (1998), Half Nelson (2006), Family Ties (1982), The American President (1995), The West Wing (1999), Rising Damp (1974), Manderlay (2005), Sirens (1994), Left Luggage (1998), Talk Radio (1988).

List of liberal movies

 6.8
 26K
Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: witty, humorous, thought provoking, satirical, clever ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political satire, political corruption, senator, interracial romance, insurance, romance, americana, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, america ...
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 7.2
 86K
Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, loneliness, friendship, basketball, liberal, student, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, california
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 7.2
 17K
Family Ties (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Former 1960s flower children Steven and Elyse Keaton raise their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, liberal, culture clash, parents and children, hippie, lifestyle, republican, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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The American President (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and ...
Style: touching, witty, realistic, semi serious, political ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: president, politics, fall in love, liberal, widower, romance, white house, democrat, conservative, republican, senator, chief of staff ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.8
 69K
The West Wing (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart ...
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, politician, white house, teamwork, government official, liberal, democrat, workplace, head of state, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.7
 2K
Rising Damp (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rising Damp is a British sitcom produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV. ITV originally broadcast the programme from 1974 through 1978. It was adapted for television by Eric Chappell from his well-received 1971 stage play The Banana Box The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: liberal, conservative, racist, social differences, wooing, couples, social misfits, womanizer, interracial friendship, slum, bachelor, con artists ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, africa
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 7.3
 23K
Manderlay (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Germany, UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, psychological, intense ...
Plot: slavery, racism, interracial relations, freedom, social differences, righting the wronged, liberal, society, discrimination, understanding, blacks and whites, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
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 5.9
 11K
Sirens (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1930s Australia, Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his prim wife, Estella, are asked to visit noted painter Norman Lindsay, whose planned contribution to an international art exhibit is considered blasphemous. While Campion and Lindsay ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: painting, seduction, infidelity, culture clash, self discovery, clergy, couple relations, fall in love, couples, liberal, society, married couple ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: australia, london
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 7.3
 3K
Left Luggage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While escaping from Nazis during the WWII, a Jewish man dug suitcases full of things dear to his heart in the ground two. The war deprived him of his family, and afterwards he endlessly turns over the soil of Antwerp to find the suitcases, which ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: nanny, haunted by the past, parents and children, eviction, family relations, liberal, holocaust survivor, religions or cults, mentally challenged, orthodox jew, jewish, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, belgium, antwerp, israel, poland
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 7.3
 13K
Talk Radio (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, talky, tense, serious ...
Plot: radio, radio show, racism, radio dj, anonymity, paranoid, media, liberal, media satire, dangerous, murder, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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 7.6
 7K
The Kennedys (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 346 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the most fabled political family in American history, told in a manner similar to The Godfather: a manipulative, egocentric father determined to live out his own ambitions through his sons, who in turn spent their lives dancing to his ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: white house, president, kennedy family, politics, historical character, tragic event, cold war, family relations, patriotism, liberal, ambition, civil rights ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c., cuba
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 8.6
 109K
The Newsroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of ...
Style: realistic, clever, sincere, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: journalist, politics, tv news, news, journalism, intelligence, ethics, against the rules, workplace, rebellion, ambitious, power of media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Last Supper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Style: witty, tense, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, murder, sexism, satire, death, hypocrisy, dark humor, crimes, crime, culture clash, liberal, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
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Dil Dosti Etc (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two college boys from diverse backgrounds believe that since time is on their side, anything is possible. Consequently, their arrogance leads them to challenge each other to prove their efficiencies.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: social relations, young lovers, lifestyle, university, youth, couples, society, friends, love and romance, bollywood, liberal, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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 6.2
 3K
Civic Duty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American accountant bombarded with cable news and the media's obsession with terrorist plots in the post 9-11 world, receives a jolt when an unattached Islamic graduate student moves in next door.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: terrorism, accountant, dishonesty, danger, liberal, love and romance, politics, crimes, special agents, obsession, mental institution, racial slur ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.0
 11K
The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: witty, thought provoking, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, u.s. senator, idealism, rise to the top, americana, republican, liberal, democrat, state affairs, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, san diego california, latin america
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 7.4
 20K
Salvador (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
Style: tense, suspense, thought provoking, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: civil war, journalism, photojournalist, war, dictator, politics, liberal, media, state affairs, life is a bitch, war correspondent, dictatorship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: south america, central america, latin america
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 7.2
 17K
Brubaker (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: prison, prison warden, abuse, fighting the system, liberal, corruption, brutality, violence, abuse of power, undercover, justice, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 60s
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new jersey, california
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New York Stand-Up Show (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chicks dig a British accent so either learn from the real deal or prepare to swoon when the Daily Show's John Oliver headlines his own series featuring wildly original stand-up sets from the likes of Eugene Mirman and Brian Posehn. Cheerio, ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, disorder, showbiz, introspection, liberal, culture clash, theater, profanity, comedian, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.8
 7K
Old Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, talky ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, map, on the road, buddies, hopes, partners, liberal, self discovery, couple relations, human nature, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, england, europe, usa, london ...
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 6.8
 52K
Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: u.s. president, president, lookalikes, politics, secret service, political corruption, congress, coma, conspiracy, romance, head of state, white house ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A bus is setting out to Calcutta from a village in West Bengal. Meenakshi Iyer, who is from a strict orthodox Hindu background, is leaving to Chennai for her husband, with her young child, after the vacation with her parents. By chance, she gets a ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, society, opposites attract, love and romance, social differences, political unrest, culture clash, parents and children, liberal, conservative, crimes, religious differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india
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Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry as part of the Star Trek franchise. The show is set in the nearby regions of the Milky Way galaxy, approximately during the 2360s and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space opera, star trek, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, escapades ...
Time: future, 24th century
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 8.5
 22K
Borgen (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Borgen is a drama series about the fight for political power – and about the personal sacrifices and consequences this has for those involved on and behind the political stage. The central figure is the 40-year old political leader Birgitte ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: politics, leader, politician, marriage, media coverage, journalist, power struggle, family life, ambition, state affairs, ambitious, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, greenland, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen ...
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 7.4
 5K
High Hopes (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering ...
Style: touching, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, liberal, couples, yuppie, family relations, realism, society, parents and children, suburbs, couple relations, pregnancy, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
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 7.1
 4K
Maude (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Maude is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, biting ...
Plot: family relations, liberal, female protagonist, feminism, society, best friends, lifestyle, strong female presence, couple relations, suburbs, suburban life, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 10K
Priest (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Father Greg Pilkington is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex with a priest, closeted homosexual, catholic priest, gay, celibacy, sexual abuse, forbidden love, conservative, sin, father daughter incest, gays and lesbians, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, liverpool, iraq
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 8.3
 25K
Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, assassination, military, cia, politics, political corruption, protest, liberal, photojournalist, police, government, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: greece, europe
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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Matt and Christina Drayton are a couple whose attitudes are challenged when their daughter brings home a fiancé who is black.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, maid, family relations, miscegenation, widower, vacation, romance, family disapproval, generation gap, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, hawaii
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All in the Family (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Archie Bunker, a working class bigot, constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, biting, talky ...
Plot: working class, family relations, liberal, conservative, satire, success, stupidity, social differences, family life, parents and children, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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