Anarchism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant anarchism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, captivating and offbeat films and TV shows about / with anarchism, society, female nudity, anarchist, politics, male nudity, rebellion, friendship, police and anarchy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in France, Italy, USA and other countries.
anarchism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as anarchism: The Anarchist Cookbook (2002), Conception (2005), Gun City (2018), Rebellion in Patagonia (1974), The Anarchists (2000), Sacco & Vanzetti (1971), The Heifer (1985), If Not Us, Who? (2011), Skinning (2010), Love & Anarchy (1973).

List of anarchism movies

The Anarchist Cookbook (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A movie about a young honors student-turned-anarchist, Puck, and his group of anarchist friends living peacefully in a Dallas commune until a nihilist, Johnny Black, appears with The Anarchist Cookbook and completely destroys their way of life.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: anarchist, anarchism, teenage life, fighting the system, society, youth, dark humor, fall in love, friendship, college dropout, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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Conception (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of bored well-off young adults come up with anarchic concept of Conceptionism, that promotes absolute looseness when it comes to sex and drugs, but total rejection of money and ego. However, their movement won't last long.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, buddies, friends, rebelliousness, student life, mistaken identity, society, rebellion, intrigue, anarchism, sex scene, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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Gun City (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barcelona, ​​Spain, 1921. A tough cop from Madrid arrives in the city to locate, under the suspicious scrutiny of corrupt local police officers, a significant amount of military weaponry stolen from a train, allegedly by revolutionary anarchists.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police chief, cabaret, police corruption, train robbery, anarchism, chief of police, prostitution, assassination, bribery, violence, corruption, corrupt cop ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain
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Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920, workmen of Patagonia (Argentina), grouped into anarchist and socialist societies, decide to strike demanding better working conditions. Among the workers there are numerous European immigrants acting as ideological ferment of their peers. ...
Plot: anarchism, labor strike, political repression, labor union, oppression, massacre, union, anarchy, train, strike, military
Place: patagonia, argentina
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The Anarchists (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of Korean anarchists in 1920s China are determined to overthrow the military and government.
Plot: anarchism, japanese occupation of korea, anarchy, anarchist, imperial japan, japanese occupation
Time: 1920s
Place: shanghai, japan, korea, china
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Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: death sentence, electric chair, immigrants, courtroom drama, politics, anarchism, true crime, miscarriage of justice, anarchist, italian immigrant, political persecution, deadly ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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The Heifer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A platoon of mismatched republican soldiers cross the front-line to steal the bull that the enemy is going to fight on the saint patron date of the village. In addition to ruining the nationals' celebration they want the animal in order to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: soldier, fascism, village, platoon, anarchism, village life, republican, animal life, disorder, military, society, war ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain
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If Not Us, Who? (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the early 60s, Bernward Vesper and fellow university student Gudrun Ensslin begin a passionate love in the stifling atmosphere of provincial West Germany. Dedicated to the power of the written word, Bernward and Gudrun found a publishing house ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: open relationship, cultural revolution, terrorism, sexuality, activism, fighting the system, love affair, rebellion, unlikely couple, danger, society, politics ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: west berlin west germany, germany, europe, west germany
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Skinning (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Novica is a mathematics champion in a Belgrade high school. In an attempt to overcome the ‘geek’ status at school, Novica becomes attracted to the world of skinheads by his school friend Relja. Novica is exposed to violence, hooliganism and ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: skinhead, racism, transformation, murder, corruption, manipulation, revolution, danger, crimes, society, rivalry, anarchism ...
Place: serbia
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Love & Anarchy (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in Fascist Italy before the outbreak of World War II, the story centers on Giannini's character, an anarchist who stays in a brothel while preparing to kill Benito Mussolini. Giannini's character, while preparing to assassinate ...
Style: clever, offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, assassination, friendship, sexual abuse, chaos and mayhem, sexual relations, fall in love, vengeance, master and servant, love and romance, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, thought provoking, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, self destructing, social decay, nihilism, fighting the system, insomnia, losing-it hero, insanity, dark humor, life philosophy, fist fighting, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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Simple Men (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees, then throw her away. His brother Dennis, meanwhile, is equally determined to track down their long lost ...
Style: talky, road movie, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: father son relationship, family relations, brother brother relationship, parents and children, haunted by the past, missing person, siblings relations, obsessive quest, crimes, romance, on the road, radical ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, maryland, pentagon, pennsylvania ...
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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, touching, emotional, cerebral ...
Audience: kids
Plot: off the grid, home schooling, family drama, road trip, survivalist, large family, motor home, socialism, family relations, precocious child, wilderness, parenthood ...
Place: washington state, oregon, xian
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The Young Karl Marx (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 in Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist’s son, who has been investigating the sordid birth of the British working class. Engels, the dandy, provides ...
Plot: working class, soldier, money, political persecution, illegal immigrant, politics, police station, militia, german abroad, husband wife relationship, foot chase, sacrifice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brussels belgium, paris france, prussia, london, brussels ...
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Sunset (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Set in Budapest in 1913, when the city was considered to be at the heart of Europe. 20-year-old Irisz Leiter, arrives in the Hungarian capital after spending her younger years in an orphanage, hoping to work as a milliner in the legendary hat store ...
Plot: balloon, park, female protagonist, train, anarchism, prostitution, hat, rowboat, boat, night, world war one, streetcar
Time: 1910s
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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Things to Come (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nathalie teaches philosophy at a high school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her very ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: high school teacher, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, female writer, infidelity, husband wife relationship, strong female character, strong female lead, midlife crisis, middle aged woman, german abroad, female teacher ...
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The Last Station (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, factual, touching ...
Plot: russian, family relations, love and romance, golden years, lifestyle, writer's life, parents and children, adultery, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy, secretary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Who Cares: Anatomy of a Delivery Boy (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Experiencing something of a mid-life crisis after his beloved son marries and moves out, a factory worker makes some drastic changes in his life, moves in with the boy and his wife, and sets them all on the path to a communal lifestyle.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: truck driver, female nudity, washing, shoplifting, newlyweds, bare breasts, delivery boy, anarchism, open marriage, card playing, delivery man, cuckold ...
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Blue Movie (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Viva (playing herself) and Louis Waldon (playing himself) spend an idyllic afternoon together in an apartment in New York City.
Style: no music
Plot: cooking, nipple, male nudity, lying on bed, existentialism, breasts, television, smoking, undressing, summer, marriage, drugs ...
Place: new york
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The Promised Land (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Cuba, Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the socialist government of Marmaduke Grove in 1932, a group of villagers decide to take some land in the area of ​​Palmilla. Almost like a mythical journey, problems arise when seated and in a position to bring the socialist ideal in the ...
Style: allegory, epic
Plot: village life, circus, anarchism, rape, working class, commune, snow, land, farmer, drinking from a bottle, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932
Place: andes mountains, chile
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Monkey Warfare (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two ex-revolutionaries living underground have their lives turned upside down by a sexy young radical who goes from smashing SUVs to fighting gentrification with firebombs.
Style: humorous, witty, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: vandalism, mysterious character, rebellion, unlikely partners, against the rules, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, rebelliousness, couple relations, dull life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Snail's Strategy (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Colombia, Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of tenants living in an old house are confronted with having to move out due to a renovation project the city has undertaken. The tenants decide to unite and come up with a strategy, but in the process—while the landlord and his aggressive ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: miraculous event, lawyer, social differences, vengeance, against the odds, estate, injustice, farm, eviction, life is a bitch, social misfits, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
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Joe Hill (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy going on. He becomes active ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, sentimental, factual
Plot: immigrants, working class, life is a bitch, leadership, impossible love, false accusation, graphic violence, ambition, rebellion, fighting the system, society, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: utah, usa, san diego california, new york, california
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The Anarchist's Wife (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "The Anarchist's Wife" is the story of Manuela who is left behind when her husband Justo fights for his ideals against Franco's Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War. He is deported to a concentration camp, and upon his ...
Plot: spanish civil war, female director, fascism, anti fascist, french resistance, family relations, woman, female nudity, love, anti nazi, leftist, anarchism
Place: southern france, south of france, madrid
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The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: masked killer, psychopath, serial killer, murder, perversion, stalking, college, countryside, investigation, mystery killer, woman in danger, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, italy, southern italy
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The Milky Way (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.
Style: talky, surreal, semi serious, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: nun, satire, miraculous event, surrealism, bible, crucifix, s&m, on the road, farce, religions or cults, hitchhiker, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: spain, france, europe, paris france
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Viva Maria! (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Traveling players invent the strip tease while mixed up in a Central American revolution.
Style: sexy, captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: revolution, striptease, circus, clergy, heroes, buddies, nothing goes right, adventure, society, state affairs, partners, danger ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
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The Vengeance of the Winged Serpent (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An international intrigue with terrorists threatening to blow up the presidents of the most powerful countries.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, parody
Plot: assassination attempt, silly humor, terrorism, dangerous attraction, farce, fall in love, power relations, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, femme fatale, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france
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Don't Touch the White Woman! (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A highly stylized surreal farce about the events leading up to Custer's Last Stand anachronistically reenacted in an urban renewal area in modern Paris. Director Mario Fererri reenacts the events leading up to the Battle of the Little Big Horn ...
Style: stylized, clever, offbeat, not serious, surreal ...
Plot: satire, farce, racism, anti war, social differences, head of state, society, state affairs, disorder, carrier pigeon, building collapse, political corruption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Scum (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, tense, cult film ...
Plot: rebellion, prison, juvenile delinquency, youth, kids in trouble, violence, racism, riot, revenge, corruption, criminal heroes, prison life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
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