Independence movement movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant independence movement movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, rough, disturbing and political films and TV shows about / with independence movement, politics, society, state affairs, terrorism, heroes, murder, rebellion, independence and ethnic conflict plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in USA, India, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as independence movement: Liberty's Kids (2002), The Battle: Roar to Victory (2019), Gandhi (1982), Jadviga's Pillow (2000), The East (2020), The Immortal Wars: Resurgence (2019), Michael Collins (1996), Spanish Affair (2014), Life of Brian (1979), Another Day of Life (2018).

List of independence movement movies

Liberty's Kids (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Liberty's Kids is an animated educational historical fiction television series produced by DIC Entertainment, originally broadcast on PBS Kids from September 2, 2002 to April 4, 2003, although PBS continued to air reruns until August 2004. The ...
Style: educational, captivating, semi serious, realistic, clever
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: american revolution, journalism, slavery, french, independence movement, educational program, idealism, leadership, usa history, revolution, patriotism, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: philadelphia
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The Battle: Roar to Victory (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In 1920, when Korea is under Japanese rule the Korean Independence Army’s Hae-chul and his subordinates are carrying out the operation to deliver funds to the Korean Provisional Government in Shanghai. During the operation Hae-chul is reunited ...
Style: rough, disturbing, compassionate
Plot: fight, japanese occupation of korea, independence movement, joseon dynasty, battles, combat, historical event, victory, suspense, militia, soldier, korean history ...
Place: korea
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Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, USA, South Africa
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: epic, inspirational, political, spiritual, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: idealism, protest, lawyer, politics, british empire, life philosophy, human spirit, religious intolerance, leadership, assassination, freedom, indian history ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 19th century, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: india, south africa, africa, los angeles, vatican ...
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Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: marital infidelity, adultery, world war one, husband wife relationship, love triangle, family problems, dysfunctional marriage, forbidden love, relationships, unhappy marriage, marital problem, marriage ...
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The East (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Indonesia, USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young Dutch soldier deployed to suppress post-WWII independence efforts in the Netherlands’ colony of Indonesia finds himself torn between duty and conscience when he joins an increasingly ruthless commander’s elite squad.
Style: psychological, disturbing, controversial
Plot: military, soldier, world war two, squad, crisis of conscience, independence movement, moral dilemma, war for independence, suspense, wartime, cruelty, suppression ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1946
Place: indonesia, germany
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The Immortal Wars: Resurgence (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The war for freedom has just begun. Trikalypse joins forces with the rebel leader and her team of freedom fighters. They must now fight back to bring Dominion down and expose him to the world.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, captivating, controversial
Plot: fight, revolt, mutiny, insurgent, freedom, fantasy world, post apocalypse, heroes, partners, attack, courage, despot ...
Time: future
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Michael Collins (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.
Style: political, brutal, harsh, intense, factual ...
Plot: politics, war, terrorism, fight, civil war, irish history, fighting the system, irish republican army, british empire, irish, secret service, treason ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 70s, post world war one
Place: ireland, england, northern ireland, london, israel ...
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Spanish Affair (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rafael, a Seville citizen who has never left the Spanish region of Andalucia, decides to leave his homeland to follow Amaia, a Basque girl unlike other women he has known.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, romantic
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, father daughter relationship, win over, disorder, wedding, couples, love and romance, womanizer, life turned upside down, wooing, deception, misunderstanding ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, basque country
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Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: parody, controversial, funny, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: religion, satire, monty python, christmas, jewish, ancient rome, ancient, absurdism, dark humor, british, male nudity, god ...
Time: biblical epic, 1st century, 1930s
Place: ancient greece, jerusalem, palestine, middle east, holy land
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Another Day of Life (2018)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Spain, Poland, Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1975, Ryszard Kapuściński, a veteran Polish journalist, embarked on a seemingly suicidal road trip into the heart of the Angola's civil war. There, he witnessed once again the dirty reality of war and discovered a sense of helplessness ...
Style: adult animation, psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful, semi documentary ...
Plot: civil war, investigation, life risking, war, conflict, travel, military life, wartime, road trip, frontline, liberation, news report ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa, angola, portugal, cuba, poland ...
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The Age of Shadows (2016)
Genre: Action, History, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in the late 1920s, The Age of Shadows follows the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and Japanese agents trying to stop ...
Style: art house, noir, neo noir, psychological thriller
Plot: spy, japanese occupation of korea, resistance, world war one, suspense, protest, war, man on a mission, drugs, politics, intrigue, espionage ...
Time: 1920s
Place: korea, south korea, shanghai, japan
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Assassination (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Assassination is set in Korea and Shanghai in the 1930's during the Japanese occupation. The government resistance assigns a secret commando group with killing collaborators.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, political
Plot: japanese occupation, imperial japan, resistance, assassination, revenge, hitman, friendship, nationalism, father daughter relationship, betrayal, impersonation, suspense ...
Time: 1930s
Place: korea, japan, south korea
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October 1970 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the actual events surrounding the October Crisis in the province of Quebec, Canada.
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, politics, independence movement, ethnic conflict
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: quebec, canada
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Trudeau (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 208 min.
Story: This docu-drama spans fifteen turbulent years in the political and personal life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, one of the most enigmatic and polarizing Prime Ministers in Canadian history. The film explores the many facets of his character and his ...
Plot: politics, constitution, kidnapping, ethnic conflict, hostage, terrorism, prime minister, politician, canadian, independence movement
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: canada
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Viceroy's House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, India, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
Style: disturbing, factual, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: palace, servant, british raj, colonialism, democracy, ethnic conflict, british empire, economics, promise, school, governor, celebration ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1933, year 1945
Place: delhi, india, pakistan, new delhi, london
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Gandhi, My Father (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: India, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: With Gandhi My Father, producer Anil Kapoor and director Feroz Abbas Khan have shed light onto Gandhi the person, rather than Gandhi the icon. Using Gandhi’s political career as a canvas, the film paints a picture of his intricate, complex, and ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, racism, tragedy, rebellion, human spirit, rebelliousness, fighting the system, rise to the top, family relations, estrangement, family problems, injustice ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: india, africa, south africa, asia
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The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The Legend of Bhagat Singh is a 2002 Indian historical biographical film about Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter who fought for Indian independence.It shows in detail how Singh came to develop his views on the British Raj and his struggle for Indian ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: sikh, patriotism, police brutality, fighting the system, rebellion, social decay, injustice, revolution, rebelliousness, idealism, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, punjab
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Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1950, 28-year-old outlaw Salvatore Giuliano is found gunned down in a Sicilian courtyard. Little is as it seems. The film moves back and forth between the late 1940s, when Giuliano and other reprobates were recruited by separatist politicians to ...
Style: political, realistic, serious, rough, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, politics, revolution, italian mafia, world war two, death, mafia, intrigue, organized crime, city, italian history, robin hood ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy, southern italy
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Jinnah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, Pakistan, India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is told through flashbacks as his soul tries to find eternal rest. The flashbacks start in 1947 as Jinnah pleads for a separate nation from the Muslim regime, infuriating Lord ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: muslim, politics, political unrest, religious fundamentalist, religions or cults, hopes, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, leadership, war, head of state, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1948
Place: india, kashmir, pakistan
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Madrasapattinam (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The movie begins as an old English woman Amy Wilkinson (Carole Trungmar) almost at her death bed in London, wants to come down to Chennai in search of a young man Parithi (Arya) whom she last saw on 15 August, 1947 to return Thali necklace (sacred ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, interracial romance, opposites attract, fall in love, interracial relations, occupation, state affairs, love triangle, politics, brutality, wrestling, translator ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: india
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Stone of Destiny (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tells of the daring heist of The Stone of Destiny in the 1950s by a charming group of idealistic Scottish undergraduates, whose action rekindled Scottish nationalistic pride.
Style: semi serious, exciting, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: nationalism, folk hero, rebelliousness, politics, against the odds, human spirit, state affairs, rebellion, cons and scams, heist, conspiracy, art theft ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1950
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, glasgow scotland
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The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: space travel, human in outer space, space, spacecraft, space opera, space station, investigation, conspiracy, alien life-form, space wars, space colony, space exploration ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
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Once Upon a Time (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a heist comedy set in 1940s Korea, and stars Park Yong-woo and Lee Bo-young as a con artist and jazz singer who each plot to steal a valuable diamond from the Japanese authorities.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, heist, undercover, world war two, treasure hunt, disorder, betrayal, escapades, law enforcement, dishonesty, military, partners ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: seoul, korea, asia
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October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: sad, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, kidnapping, terrorist, good versus evil, confined, society, rebellion, state affairs, politics, revolution, working class ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
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The Corsican File (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack Palmer is a Paris-based detective with a huge ego. Ange Leoni is a rebel native of Corsica whose location can't be pinned down by even the most dogged of detectives. Approached by an obscure, small-time attorney and charged with the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, island, hotshot hero, dishonesty, missing person, sleuth, satire, humour, disappearance, private investigator, investigation, spy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: corsica
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23rd March 1931: Shaheed (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter, is arrested for killing the British official responsible for the death of his mentor Lala Lajpatrai. He is ultimately hanged for his misdeed.
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: prison, prison life, vengeance, rebellion, politics, life sentence, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, legal, police brutality, freedom fighter, court ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, year 1931, 20th century
Place: punjab, asia, india
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Fritz the Cat (1972)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's.
Style: psychedelic, adult animation, disturbing, surreal, controversial ...
Audience: adult
Plot: cat, sexual abuse, hippie, satire, drugs, sex, addiction, social satire, sexual humor, superhero, drug abuse, trippy ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: new york, usa
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