Capitalism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant capitalism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, thought provoking, interesting, complex, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with capitalism, corruption, greed, storytelling, betrayal, runaway, dialogue, mentor, death and politics plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
capitalism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as capitalism: Syriana (2005), Margin Call (2011), Miracle (2017), A Most Violent Year (2014), Idiocracy (2006), Thank You for Smoking (2005), The Founder (2016), Snowpiercer (2013), Money Monster (2016), Captain Fantastic (2016).

List of capitalism movies

Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, capitalism, globalization, espionage, politics, corruption, spy, danger, political conspiracy, political unrest, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, persia, usa, europe ...
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Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, corporate crimes, wall street, greed, millionaire, businessman, workplace situations, financial problem, investments, stock market crash, bankruptcy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
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Miracle (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Lithuania, Bulgaria, Poland, UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Close to bankruptcy, Irena, the owner of a struggling pig farm in a tiny post-Communist town, finds a surprising benefactor in a handsome American man who appears to be the answer to all her prayers.
Style: tragicomedy, ironic, captivating, humorous, light ...
Plot: capitalism, communism, small town, farm, poverty, transformation, dream, financial crisis, church, money, secret, faith ...
Time: year 1992
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A Most Violent Year (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: immigrants, corruption, oil, capitalism, american dream, family business, business ethics, crimes, crime, power relations, ambition, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Idiocracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, not serious, offbeat, absurd ...
Plot: stupidity, future dystopia, evolution, satire, society, social decay, dimwit, sent to the future, army, distopia, life turned upside down, hibernation ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: lobbyist, satire, business, social satire, marketing, advertising, reporter, tobacco, lie, capitalism, lung cancer, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, north carolina, vermont ...
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The Founder (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise ...
Style: motivational, based on true events, inspirational, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: business, salesman, businessman, fast food, rags to riches, mcdonald's restaurant, family business, ambition, greed, destiny, capitalism, betrayal ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1967, year 1954, year 1984 ...
Place: usa, america, california, minnesota, illinois ...
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Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, futuristic, allegory, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, post apocalypse, survival, social differences, train, resistance, society, snow, distopia, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, year 2014, near future ...
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Money Monster (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.
Style: suspense, entertaining, clever, intense, tense ...
Plot: hostage, bomb, police, stock market, capitalism, surveillance, corruption, paranoia, conspiracy, money, hostage situation, sniper ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, seoul
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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, touching, emotional, cerebral ...
Audience: kids
Plot: off the grid, home schooling, family drama, survivalist, large family, road trip, motor home, family relations, precocious child, socialism, wilderness, parenthood ...
Place: washington state, oregon, xian
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Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045 (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan's elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.
Style: mecha, seinen, psychological, futuristic
Plot: cyberpunk, distant future, police, capitalism, strong female lead, evolution, collapse, artificial intelligence, conspiracy, female protagonist, idealism
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Supercapitalist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A maverick New York hedge fund trader with uncanny analytic abilities moves to Hong Kong and orchestrates a mega-deal that swiftly escalates beyond his control.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, fish out of water, society, dishonesty, stock broker, culture clash, boss and employee, misfit, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, usa, asia
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Ares (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a near future, the world order has changed. With its 10 millions of unemployed citizens, France has now become a poor country. Its people wavers between rebellion and resignation and find an outlet in the shape of TV broadcast ultra brutal fights ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: cyberpunk, human experiment, male prostitute, distopia, capitalism, police, murder, fight, anarchist, death of mother, death, corruption ...
Time: near future
Place: france, paris france
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Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Plot: steampunk, post apocalypse, resistance, female warrior, survival, post apocalyptic, female fighter, good versus evil, dark fantasy, tough girl, chase, power ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe, big ben london, asia
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The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, art house, sexy ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide, weekend, society, social decay, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, strong sexual content, friends, gluttony ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
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The Kangaroo Chronicles (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A communist kangaroo moves in with an artist in Berlin.
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, captivating, light, touching
Plot: talking animals, kangaroo, capitalism, artists' life, construction company, lone hero, art, unlikely friendships, apartment building, migraine
Place: berlin germany
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6.5 Toman Per Meter (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The story of the six-and-a-half story narrative search for the anti-drug police is to find the great glass dealer in the capital.
Style: disturbing, tense, intense, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, suicide attempt, capitalism, death sentence, cheating, smuggler, brutality, iranian, police station, terrorism, drugs, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tehran iran, iran
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The Laundromat (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, Ellen Martin begins investigating a fake insurance policy, only to find herself down a rabbit hole of questionable dealings that can be linked to a Panama City law firm and its vested interest in ...
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: human nature, politics, cons and scams, insurance fraud, greed, law enforcement, capitalism, investigation, corruption, crimes, storytelling, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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I Feel Good (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: He’s lived for too long off his parents. It’s time for 40-year-old slacker Jacques to get by on his own. One-time gigolo and a borderline bum, he knows what he wants – to become rich and famous. He even has a business plan: tourism combined ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, captivating
Plot: midlife crisis, slacker, unemployment, physical appearance, capitalism, loser, poverty, plastic surgery, escapades, brother sister relationship, ashes, sunburn ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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At War (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: labor union, strike, working class, business manager, class struggle, mayor, news report, factory, hard labor, layoff, demonstration, protest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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The Net (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A poor North Korean fisherman finds himself an accidental defector, and is groomed to be a spy by an ambitious South Korean military officer.
Style: thought provoking, exciting, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: human rights, politics, poverty, spy, money, fisherman, husband wife relationship, breakdown, military, murder, video surveillance, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: east asia, south korea, seoul, korea, north korea
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The Ungrateful (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Somnath (Somu) lives in a shanty house in a Delhi slum with his widowed mom, and unmarried sister, Sarla. He is friendly with Calcutta-based wealthy Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj. When Vicky's dad, Damodar, has a heart attack and is advised to take ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: factory worker, factory, anti capitalism, introspection, working class, social differences, hopes, hidden identity, family relations, father son relationship, poetic justice, factory owner ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia
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Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, biting ...
Plot: neo noir, journalism, sociopath, twists & turns, journalist, morality, cynicism, graphic violence, obsession, ambition, neo-noir, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california
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Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Approaching collapse, the nation's economy is quickly eroding. As crime and fear take over the countryside, the government continues to exert its brutal force against the nation's most productive who are mysteriously vanishing - leaving ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: society, politics, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rebellion, fighting the system, ambition, hopes, idealism, future dystopia, rebelliousness, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.
Style: not serious, humorous, stylized, exciting, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: lego, adventure, toys, save the world, creativity, chosen one, friendship, prophecy, heroic mission, family, teamwork, escapades ...
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The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: politics, leadership, female politician, prime minister, political leader, golden years, society, alzheimer's disease, feminism, stubbornness, multiple time frames, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, argentina, europe
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The Tragedy of Man (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Jankovic’s adaptation of the eponymous play, is divided into multiple parts and depicts the creation and fall of Man throughout history.
Style: futuristic, epic, experimental
Plot: adam and eve, society, christianity, existentialism, spacecraft, devil, philosophy, scientist, religion, ancient rome, utopia, french revolution ...
Place: ancient greece
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They Have Changed Their Face (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this allegory on capitalism, director of a known car corporation invites one of his employees to his country villa to give him the good news. He just got promoted. However, the old man is not what he seems and promotion has a price.
Style: allegory, cult film
Plot: capitalism, vampire, advertising, industrialist, coffin, advertisement, country house, millionaire, crypt, secretary, capitalist, shower ...
Place: italy
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Men and Beasts (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The story of a man who fought in WW2, was captured by the Nazis and put into different concentration camps, witnessed much cruelty, after his liberation fate took him to Argentina, to work for a German landowner and his Russian wife, then he goes to ...
Plot: capitalism, corruption, concentration camp, nazism, mother daughter relationship, road trip, car accident, red army, on the road, drugs, daughter, mother ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, argentina, germany
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Bulgarian Lovers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A straight-laced Spanish man falls in love with a young foreigner.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: wedding, infidelity, gay lead character, love affair, dangerous attraction, gay, immigrants, bar, love triangle, sex, money, socialism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, spain, europe, paris france, cuba ...
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