Society movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant society movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out stylized, serious, clever, intense, realistic and interesting films and TV shows about / with society, mentor, destiny, friendship, storytelling, dialogue, life philosophy, catastrophe, death and violence plots mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as society: The Giver (2014), Divergent (2014), In Time (2011), Peaky Blinders (2013), Pride & Prejudice (2005), The Purge (2013), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Black Mirror (2011), The Class (2007), Dorian Gray (2009).

List of society movies

 6.5
 106K
The Giver (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Africa, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: future dystopia, society, rebelliousness, youth, utopia, teaching the ways of the world, destiny, danger, chases and races, human nature, life is a bitch, memory ...
Time: future
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 6.7
 403K
Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: youth, survival, future dystopia, fighting the system, rebellion, danger, young heroes, society, mentor, training, rebelliousness, heroes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.7
 349K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, race against time, time, social differences, fighting the system, society, love and romance, on the run, chase, poverty, survival ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
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 8.8
 221K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, gang war, rivalry, mafia, society, rise to the top, family relations, crime, fighting crime, determination ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england
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Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, witty, captivating, classic literature, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, social differences, couple relations, prejudice, unlikely couple, aristocracy, romance, society, rich and poor, pride and honor, fall in love ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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 5.7
 187K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, future dystopia, family in danger, self defense, society, danger, survival, deadly, social decay, violence spree, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
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Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, uplifting, harsh ...
Audience: date night
Plot: orphan, against the odds, destiny, society, life is a bitch, poverty, childhood, true love, street kid, cheating, journey, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 2005 ...
Place: india, taj mahal, mumbai india, asia
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 8.9
 349K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, cynical, biting, dark humor ...
Plot: social decay, human nature, computers and web, society, media satire, technology, alternate reality, gadget, paranoia, news, technology gone awry, media ...
Time: future
Place: england
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 7.9
 14K
The Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: vengeance, social misfits, teenage life, life is a bitch, social decay, juvenile delinquency, youth, friendship, society, high school life, humiliation, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
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 6.3
 58K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: deal with the devil, society, physical appearance, aristocracy, painting, fall in love, love and romance, immortality, supernatural, high society, eternal youth, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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Dangerous Beauty (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: sexual, witty, clever, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, prostitute, courtesan, love and romance, rich and poor, social differences, society, beauty, couple relations, fall in love, fighting the system, false accusation ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: italy, venice, europe, cyprus, poland
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 7.1
 21K
Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, evil force, danger, love affair, dishonesty, society, supernatural ability, punishment, uncover truth, hanging ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
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 7.4
 26K
Belle (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet ...
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, inspirational, sentimental ...
Plot: slavery, interracial relations, aristocracy, social differences, forbidden love, love and romance, society, high society, heir heiress, racism, period piece, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london, africa, caribbean ...
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 8.1
 596K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, captivating, dark humor, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, life is a bitch, addiction, drug abuse, friendship, social misfits, existentialism, society, counterculture, drug rehabilitation, crimes, self destructing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, london
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 7.4
 298K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, fighting the system, gunfight, utopia, resistance, totalitarianism, lone hero, society, betrayal, human nature, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
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 8.7
 28K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, love and romance, love affair, pride and honor, prejudice, initially antagonists, fall in love, rich and poor, unlikely couple, young woman, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england
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 8.6
 658K
City of God (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: drug dealing, gang, crimes, gang war, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, society, coming of age, social decay, journalism, criminal heroes, street gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, south america
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 8.3
 67K
The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, serious, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Plot: disappearance, society, life turned upside down, missing person, haunted by the past, miraculous event, police chief, cause and meaning, worldwide chaos, chaos, small town sheriff, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, touching, serious
Plot: love and romance, high society, couple relations, parents and children, society, love affair, family relations, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 20s, 20th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe
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 7.3
 76K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, captivating, gothic, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, love, master and servant, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, power of love, family secret, estate, couple relations, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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 8.2
 963K
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, vengeance, future dystopia, rebellion, mysterious character, vigilantism, freedom, life is a bitch, society, disguise, political corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: sincere, psychological, talky, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, philosophy, hidden identity, society, religion, christianity, mistaken identity, legends and myths, psychology, impersonating, memory ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric, contemporary, 21st century ...
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 6.8
 392K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: apocalypse, survival, memory loss, adventure, young heroes, maze, isolation, trapped, imaginary, danger, youth, society ...
Time: future
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 6.7
 79K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, adventure, fate of humanity, society, worldwide chaos, chaos, chases and races, danger, parents and children, dictatorship ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 184K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, youth, leadership, danger, space station, young heroes, betrayal, rivalry, rebellion, heroes, against the rules ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 8.8
 1.6M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, human spirit, mentally challenged, life philosophy, true love, journey, human relationship, misfit, odd, philosophy, society, selflessness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china
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 8.8
 1.7M
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, mind bending, twists and turns, thought provoking, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, insomnia, nihilism, against the rules, fist fighting, dissociative identity disorder, paranoia, life philosophy, fighting the system, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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 8.0
 22K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, intelligence, teenage life, family relations, adolescence, antisocial behavior, high school life, loner, school, society, best friends, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, rough, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, gunfight, slavery, old west, vengeance, african american, society, rescue, courage, torture, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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 7.6
 26K
Elite (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.
Style: captivating, emotional, twists and turns, disturbing, intense
Plot: teenage sex, youth, friendship, classmates, school, society, murder, love and romance, jealousy, naked in public, new school, seduction ...
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