Marxism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant marxism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, political, thought provoking, talky, serious and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with marxism, society, politics, communism, storytelling, nude, culture clash, runaway, dialogue and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres shot in France, UK, Italy and other countries.
marxism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as marxism: Comrade Pedersen (2006), Rosa Luxemburg (1986), Morgan! (1966), Maggie's Plan (2015), Land and Freedom (1995), Southland Tales (2006), The Leopard (1963), Z (1969), The Confession (1970), 1900 (1976).

List of marxism movies

Comrade Pedersen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A drama focused on Norwegian society in the 1970s, an era politically influenced by Marxism and Leninism.
Plot: marxism, communism, political activist, communist, working class, political activism, sex, erotica, scandinavian culture, nude, hairy armpit, smoking ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: norway, scandinavia
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Rosa Luxemburg (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Wronke Prison, 1916. Social democrat Rosa Luxemburg faces a mock execution. Twenty years earlier, Rosa's political gifts are acknowledged by everyone, as she struggles for democratic government in Germany and revolution in Poland. There she ...
Style: political, feminist film, political thriller
Plot: women, anarchist, world war one, woman, revolutionary, communism, social problems, protest, marxism, reform, socialist, judaism ...
Time: year 1916
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Morgan! (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morgan, an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a divorce from his wife, Leonie, trouble with the police and, ultimately, ...
Style: biting, cynical, witty, sexy, twist ending ...
Plot: gorilla, divorce, political satire, skeleton, class differences, disguise, marxism, british, marriage, obsession, satire, suspense ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, wales, united kingdom
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Maggie's Plan (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maggie 's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, intellectual, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: love, writers, marriage, relationships, loneliness, divorce, friendship, hotel, blended family, eccentricity, character study, stepmother ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california, quebec, brooklyn new york city
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Land and Freedom (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: political, sexy, gloomy, affectionate, visually appealing ...
Plot: spanish civil war, revolution, politics, working class, communist, anarchist, trench warfare, anti war, civil war, world war two, worker, betrayal ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, catalonia, barcelona, europe, england
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Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, enigmatic, cynical, allegory ...
Plot: time travel, distopia, alternate reality, memory, post apocalypse, drugs, mad scientist, prophecy, chaos, future dystopia, apocalypse, dishonesty ...
Time: future, year 2005, near future, 2000s, year 2008
Place: los angeles, texas, southern california, afghanistan, middle east ...
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The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, cerebral, political, visually appealing, gloomy ...
Plot: decadence, revolution, politics, melancholy, catholic, ambition, death, italian history, battles, character study, culture clash, childhood ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: italy, sicily, vatican, rome italy, palermo italy ...
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Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: political, realistic, thought provoking, tense, bleak ...
Plot: conspiracy, politics, military, assassination, police, government, investigation, corruption, murder investigation, political corruption, justice, violence ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: greece, france, africa, europe
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The Confession (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia, knowing he's being watched and followed, is one day arrested and put into solitary confinement by his blackmailers.
Style: political, sad, cynical, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: mind game, politics, spy, cold war, communism, prison, social outcast, bureaucracy, marxism, totalitarian regime, lawyer, torture ...
Time: year 1968, 20th century, year 1952, post world war two, 60s ...
Place: france, czechoslovakia, czech republic, ussr, prague ...
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, disturbing, thought provoking, controversial, compassionate ...
Audience: adult
Plot: fascism, italian history, politics, world war two, revolution, brutality, friendship, socialist, communism, class struggle, worker, peasant ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, victorian era ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
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I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: political, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, kennedy assassination, government corruption, uncover truth, witnessing a crime, political corruption, legal investigation, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, yale university
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Music Box (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.
Style: suspenseful, tense, political, emotional, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, court, anti semitism, lawyer, courtroom, communism, betrayal, world war two, legal, politics, conspiracy, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, germany, israel, argentina, poland ...
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Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: political, realistic, emotional, thought provoking, heartbreaking ...
Plot: revolution, mining, art, politics, labor union, working class, fighting the system, anarchist, unemployment, nude, love, justice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, tokyo, europe, flanders
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Underground (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, UK, USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko's surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually ...
Style: absurd, cynical, art house, political, satirical ...
Plot: world war two, surrealism, war, communism, satire, greed, freedom, lie, culture clash, genocide, propaganda, tragedy ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 90s, year 1941, post world war two
Place: former yugoslavia, balkan, eastern europe, poland, germany ...
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Ulysses' Gaze (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece, France, Italy, Germany, UK, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Romania, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 176 min.
Story: "A," a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend a special screening of one of his extremely controversial films. But A's real interest lies elsewhere--the mythical reels of the ...
Style: road movie, sincere, surreal, philosophical, serious ...
Plot: greek, war, art, marxism, time travel, symbolism, male nudity, holy grail, odyssey, balkan war, politics, life is a bitch ...
Place: greece, ancient greece, sarajevo, former yugoslavia, europe ...
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Beautiful People (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. Football rivals, and political adversaries from the Balkans all ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, sad ...
Plot: immigrants, politics, culture clash, bosnian war, working class, wartime, war, chase, refugee, dysfunctional family, honest, british ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, australia, hawaii, europe ...
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Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: humorous, political, sentimental, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coma, berlin wall, politics, idealism, society, culture clash, communism, childhood, capitalism, deception, german reunification, cold war ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: east germany, germany, german democratic republic, berlin germany, east berlin ...
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Leviathan (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, depressing, atmospheric, meditative ...
Plot: lawyer, adultery, corruption, infidelity, justice, alcoholic, small town, alcohol abuse, courtroom, drunk, corrupt mayor, unhappy wife ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: russia
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Goodbye Solidarity (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A story about the generation of 1968.
Plot: rebel, marxism, vulgarity, parents, solidarity, divorce, sex, party, death, city, fascism, female nudity ...
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Boycott (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Valeh, a member of a leftist organization, is arrested by the SAVAK and sentenced to death. In prison, he reconsiders his relationships with members of his political cell, and begins to doubt the validity of the ideas for which he is condemned. At ...
Plot: prison, marxism, faith, death sentence, arrest, husband wife relationship, baby, anti communist, anti communism, political prisoner, guerilla warfare, capture ...
Place: iran, middle east
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Paper Dove (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Juan, a young man convicted of terrorism, is given amnesty from a Lima prison; he boards a bus to return home and, in his mind's eye, recalls events in his village near Huaraz when he was 10 or 12. His father is long dead, his mother lives with ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: youth, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, friend, reunited friends, terrorism, mother son relationship, marxism, prison, attack, communist, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, peru
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The Elusive Summer of '68 (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For the young man who lives in Serbian province town, the maturing coincides with the turbulent political events of the year 1968.
Style: parody, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: fall in love, coming of age, summer, traumatic childhood, revolution, family relations, domineering father, grandfather grandson relationship, political unrest, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, love and romance ...
Time: year 1984, 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia, czechoslovakia, prague ...
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, surreal, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: monty python, king arthur, holy grail, knight, arthurian legend, satire, medieval, sword fight, surrealism, monk, legends and myths, cult ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard
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Another Country (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, Guy Bennett and Tommy Judd are friends because they are both outsiders in their own ways. Bennett is openly gay, Judd is a Marxist. It explores his homosexuality and exposure to Marxism, while examining the hypocrisy and snobbery ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, factual, captivating ...
Plot: gay, homosexual, boarding school, homosexuality, lgbt, gays and lesbians, equality, gay lead character, society, boys' school, golden years, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, year 1983, post world war two
Place: england, russia, ussr, britain, europe ...
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Joy of Learning (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to revolution. Scenes of Paris's student revolt, the Vietnam War, and other events of the late ...
Style: eros, avant garde, talky, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: revolution, politics, repression, black panthers, socialism, theory, television studio, marxism, capitalism, demonstration, education, cultural revolution ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, america, vietnam, cuba ...
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La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: political, art house, philosophical, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: revolution, politics, anarchist, marxist, modernism, reform, isolation, protest, university, marxism, roommate, communism ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, usa, britain ...
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Swept Away (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.
Style: sexy, talky, melancholic, harsh, realistic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, strong sexual content, love story, survival, sodomy, stranded, love, fall in love, happy ending, opposites attract, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
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Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison is a 1977 Italian drama directed by Lino Del Fra.
Style: political
Plot: prison, communism, marxism, imprisonment, marxist, philosopher, breaking the fourth wall, flashback, archival footage, talking to the camera, archive footage
Place: italy
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Citizen Smith (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Citizen Smith is a British television sitcom. The show was written by John Sullivan, who later wrote Only Fools and Horses. The pilot was transmitted on 12 April 1977 in the Comedy Special series of one-off plays, and the series proper ran from 3 ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, witty, not serious
Plot: political humor, marxism, unemployed, delusion, friends, failed attempt, buddies, rebellion, radical, friendship, rebelliousness, unemployment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Style: political, thought provoking, intense, talky, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, cuban revolution, communism, violence, military, idealism, dictatorship, politics, execution, fighting the system, state affairs, leadership ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1958
Place: cuba, latin america, mexico city, new york
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