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, serious, captivating, rough, suspenseful and disturbing films and TV shows about / with independence movement, politics, society, state affairs, massacre, terrorism, ethnic conflict, murder, lawyer and crimes 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: Est. 1776 (2002), Gandhi (1982), Fritz the Cat (1972), Life of Brian (1979), Another Day of Life (2018), The Age of Shadows (2016), Assassination (2015), October 1970 (2006), Trudeau (2002), Viceroy's House (2017).

List of independence movement movies

Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (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, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: american revolution, journalism, slavery, french, idealism, leadership, adventure, americana, american civil war, young people, native americans, revolution ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: philadelphia
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 8.0
 220K
Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, 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: realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, idealism, freedom, protest, muslim, religious intolerance, fighting the system, political unrest, politics, state affairs, life philosophy ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, europe, asia ...
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 6.3
 12K
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: disturbing, adult animation, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: satire, hallucinogenic drug, addiction, hippie, sexual revolution, cat, drug abuse, sexual abuse, drug dealing, interracial relations, sexual freedom, adult humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1966, 70s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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 8.1
 372K
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, cult film, controversial, humorous, clever ...
Plot: suprisingly clever, roman empire, satire, mistaken identity, farce, weirdo, christmas, execution, dungeon, crucifix, cult, jewish ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, palestine
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Another Day of Life (2018)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Spain, Poland, Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, USA
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: psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, semi documentary ...
Plot: civil war, investigative, investigation, life risking, conflict, news report, liberation, weapons, old age, independence movement, rotoscoping, colonialism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: angola, portugal, cuba, south africa, poland
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The Age of Shadows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: neo noir
Plot: japanese occupation of korea, japanese occupation, independence movement, ambush, stakeout, surrounded, chase, suit and tie, accusation, money raising, public telephone, forgery ...
Time: 1920s
Place: korea, shanghai, south korea, 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: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: japanese occupation, assassination, resistance, hitman, revenge, father daughter relationship, betrayal, friendship, nationalism, impersonation, ambush, japanese occupation of korea ...
Time: 1930s
Place: korea, south korea
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 7.8
 38
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, ethnic conflict, independence movement
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: quebec, canada
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 6.1
 408
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, kidnapping, hostage, terrorism, politician, ethnic conflict, prime minister, canadian, independence movement
Time: 1960s, 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: canada
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Viceroy's House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, 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, sincere, factual, captivating, touching ...
Plot: independence, democracy, palace, ceremony, servant, economics, colonialism, celebration, governor, politics, promise, school ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1945, year 1933
Place: delhi, london, new delhi, pakistan, india
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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: sincere, touching, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: racism, tragedy, rise to the top, rebellion, fighting the system, rebelliousness, human spirit, family problems, estrangement, redemption, political unrest, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 30s ...
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: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: patriotism, police brutality, social decay, fighting the system, rebellion, danger, society, life is a bitch, deadly, injustice, revolution, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, 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: captivating, contemplative, sincere, rough, realistic ...
Plot: political corruption, injustice, ransom, revolution, poisoning, politics, betrayal, gangsters, rebellion, mafia, death, rally ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 40s, 60s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy, southern italy
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 8.0
 3K
Jinnah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, Pakistan
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: contemplative, captivating, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: political unrest, politics, muslim, religious fundamentalist, head of state, intrigue, war, hopes, imperialism, gory, congress, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1947, year 1948
Place: pakistan, india, kashmir
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 7.8
 2K
Madras Town (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, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, fall in love, opposites attract, state affairs, romance, occupation, love triangle, translator, wrestling, grandmother granddaughter relationship, interracial romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
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, touching, exciting, realistic, humorous
Plot: heist, nationalism, politics, folk hero, crimes, crime, rebelliousness, against the odds, human spirit, cons and scams, perfect crime, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, year 1950, year 1951, 20th century, 1950s
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, glasgow scotland
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 8.5
 113K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, space wars, human in outer space, spacecraft, alien life-form, investigation, conspiracy, space station, space opera, space exploration, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 24th 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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, heist, undercover, world war two, adventure, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, disorder, cons and scams, track down, rivalry, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: seoul, asia, korea
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 7.4
 771
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: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, murder, society, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, confined, working class, danger, state affairs, politics ...
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: private detective, island, hotshot hero, dishonesty, crimes, crime, missing person, heroes, village, fight for freedom, independence movement
Time: contemporary, 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, vengeance, prison life, rebellion, politics, legal, deadly, life is a bitch, life sentence, rebelliousness, freedom fighter, police brutality ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: punjab, india, asia
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