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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, clever and serious films and TV shows about / with anarchism, society, anarchist, female nudity, politics, danger, rebellion, fighting the system, police and state affairs plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime 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), The Heifer (1985), If Not Us, Who? (2011), Skinning (2010), Love & Anarchy (1973), Fight Club (1999).

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, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: anarchism, teenage life, fighting the system, society, youth, fall in love, friendship, anarchist, college dropout, drugs/alcohol, friends, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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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, intrigue, rebellion, society, anarchism, drugs, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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Gun City (2018)
Genre: 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, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: cabaret, police chief, police corruption, train robbery, anarchism, chief of police, prostitution, assassination, violence, corruption, corrupt cop, bribery ...
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, labor union, political repression, strike, train, massacre, anarchy, union, oppression, 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, japanese occupation, imperial japan, anarchist, anarchy
Time: 1920s
Place: china, korea, japan, shanghai
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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, society, military, war, nothing goes right, village life, disorder, animal life ...
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, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: open relationship, cultural revolution, terrorism, sexuality, activism, fighting the system, love affair, rebellion, danger, society, unlikely couple, 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, manipulation, revolution, corruption, murder, society, crimes, danger, 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: humorous, clever, offbeat, witty, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, assassination, friendship, redemption, political unrest, vengeance, fall in love, sexual relations, life is a bitch, politics, state affairs, master and servant ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
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: surprise ending, twists and turns, mind bending, thought provoking, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, self destructing, insomnia, against the rules, insanity, fist fighting, social misfits, fighting the system, nihilism, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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No God, No Master (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A plot to overthrow the United States government is uncovered in New York City in the summer of 1919 when William Flynn, a field agent for the Bureau of Investigation, is sent to investigate a bomb threat that has targeted some of America's ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political drama
Plot: politics, investigation, terrorism, political unrest, danger, crimes, state affairs, assassination, law enforcement, society, deadly, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, year 1919
Place: usa
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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, lifestyle, golden years, writer's life, parents and children, adultery, writers, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy ...
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: delivery boy, washing, father, open marriage, female nudity, cuckolded husband, shoplifting, newlyweds, anarchism, wife swapping, card playing, cuckold ...
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The Head Of The Family (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man is delighted to hear that his wife is pregnant and he begins to prepare for the wonders of fatherhood. As time progresses along, the family grows larger with each successive child and the father feels his importance in the family has been ...
Plot: breast feeding, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, father son relationship, anarchism, riot, evil man, sex, drifter, family relations, idealism, student ...
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The Anarchists (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1899 Paris, a young police sergeant is chosen to infiltrate a group of anarchists, an opportunity he sees to rise through the ranks. However, he soon finds himself becoming attached to the group.
Plot: betrayal by friend, police violence, assassination attempt, dynamite, underground fighting, working class, burglary, robbery gone awry, anarchism, armed robbery, assassination plot, undercover ...
Time: 1890s
Place: paris france
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The Year 01 (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film narrates a utopian abandonment, consensual and festive of the market economy and high productivity. The population decides on a number of resolutions beginning with "We stop everything" and the second "After a total downtime ...
Plot: bicycle, male nudity, key, revolutionary, nudity (full frontal - brief), ringing telephone, braless, anarchism, protest, political protest, phone ringing, female nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
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Death of a President (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictional investigative documentary looks back on the "assassination" of George W. Bush and attempts to answer the question of who committed the murder. Perhaps less morbid and disturbing to watch now than during Bush's presidency, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, satirical, controversial ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, assassination, false accusation, danger, state affairs, political conspiracy, sniper, dishonesty, secret service, investigation, president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, near future, september 11 2001 ...
Place: washington d.c., chicago illinois, usa, iraq, middle east ...
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Weekend (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A supposedly idyllic weekend trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse under the weight of its own consumer preoccupations.
Style: biting, suspense, tense, witty, clever ...
Plot: traffic jam, weekend, satire, murder, surrealism, on the road, cannibalism, terrorism, fighting the system, chaos, revolution, collision ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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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, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, politics, electric chair, death sentence, anarchist, legal, dishonesty, legal action, deadly, rebellion, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Born in Flames (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In a future where a socialist government gains power, a group of women decides to organize and rebel.
Style: bleak, offbeat, sincere, futuristic, dark humor ...
Plot: feminism, militant, revolution, working class, strong female presence, satire, society, rebelliousness, political unrest, discrimination, nudity (full frontal - brief), chaos ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa, united states, manhattan new york city
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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: witty, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: vandalism, against the rules, unlikely partners, mysterious character, rebellion, love triangle, love and romance, lifestyle, society, couple relations, rebelliousness, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Snail's Strategy (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Colombia, 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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, lawyer, social differences, vengeance, against the odds, farm, estate, eviction, injustice, rivalry, society, life is a bitch ...
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: sentimental, bleak, realistic, serious, factual
Plot: immigrants, working class, false accusation, impossible love, society, ambition, life is a bitch, fighting the system, unfulfillment, leadership, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, california, new york, san diego 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, leftist, anarchism, family relations, woman, love, female nudity, anti fascist, french resistance
Place: south of france, southern 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, gory, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, italy, southern italy
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What to Do in Case of Fire (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: What To Do In Case of Fire? tells the humorous and touching story of six former creative anarchists who lived as house squatters in Berlin during its heyday in the 80s when Berlin was still an island in the middle of the former eastern Germany. At ...
Style: suspense, realistic, humorous, semi serious, compassionate ...
Plot: politics, friendship, investigation, bomb, radical, fighting the system, political unrest, crimes, rebelliousness, haunted by the past, friends, danger ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s, 2000s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, brazil, rio de janeiro
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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: atmospheric, witty, humorous, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: nun, miraculous event, satire, bible, surrealism, crucifix, hopes, adventure, imaginary, religions or cults, s&m, hitchhiker ...
Time: 20th century
Place: spain, europe, france, 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, political unrest, friendship, political corruption, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, fall in love, culture clash, injustice, strong female presence ...
Time: 1900s, 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, realistic, not serious, exciting
Plot: assassination attempt, farce, fall in love, power relations, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), dangerous attraction, terrorism, silly humor, escapades, adventure, chase ...
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: surreal, not serious, stylized, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, racism, satire, disorder, anti war, social differences, head of state, society, state affairs, narcissism, helium balloon, carrier pigeon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, quarry
Place: paris france, france, europe
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