Revolution movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant revolution movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, dramatic, stylized and interesting films and TV shows about / with revolution, rebellion, state affairs, mentor, politics, runaway, brutality, catastrophe, society and death plots mostly in Drama, History and War genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as revolution: V for Vendetta (2005), The Patriot (2000), Snowpiercer (2013), Che: Part One (2008), The Battle of Algiers (1966), Divergent (2014), The House of the Spirits (1993), A Royal Affair (2012), Che: Part Two (2008), To Kill a King (2003).

List of revolution movies

 8.2
 942K
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: captivating, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, vengeance, mysterious character, rebellion, freedom, future dystopia, vigilantism, life is a bitch, society, disguise, political corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
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 7.2
 235K
The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: rough, uplifting, captivating, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revolution, rebellion, battles, freedom, daring rescue, human spirit, british, heroic mission, parents and children, war, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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 7.1
 232K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, thought provoking, surreal, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, resistance, survival, social differences, society, train, snow, social class, vestiges of humanity, human nature ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 7.2
 42K
Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, USA
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: epic, stylized, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, communism, cuban revolution, army, dictatorship, doctor, execution, idealism, rebellion, military, recruit, society ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, mexico city, new york
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, resistance, military, bomb, french, rebellion, freedom, torture, capture, chaos, oppression, rebel ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, year 1960, year 1954 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, middle east
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 6.7
 396K
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: survival, fighting the system, danger, youth, rebellion, society, training, mentor, heroes, rebelliousness, save the day, chosen one ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, female protagonist, rebellion, future dystopia, danger, society, social decay, adventure, revolution, youth, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
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The House of the Spirits (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Denmark, USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, epic ...
Plot: revolution, dictatorship, generation gap, political unrest, coup d'etat, civil war, parents and children, estate, family relations, family life, farm, justice ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 20s, 40s, 60s ...
Place: latin america, chile, south america
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 7.6
 41K
A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, queen, love affair, love triangle, aristocracy, king, royal court, tragic love, coup d'etat, marriage, revolution, rebellion ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1770s, 1920s
Place: europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, england ...
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 6.9
 30K
Che: Part Two (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. ...
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: revolution, dictatorship, cia, communism, leadership, idealism, sacrifice, rebellion, folk hero, renegades, military, rebel ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1966
Place: bolivia, latin america, cuba
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To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, captivating, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, state affairs, revolution, dishonesty, political unrest, society, torture, civil war, battlefield ...
Time: 17th century
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Seven Days in May (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, intense ...
Plot: cold war, u.s. air force, politics, secret service, conspiracy, white house, revolution, betrayal, terrorism, military, espionage, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future
Place: pentagon, russia, texas, latin america, california
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 7.1
 32K
Bananas (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: dictatorship, cia, revolution, rebellion, politics, fish out of water, loser, rise to the top, misfit, political activism, political satire, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, new york
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 7.6
 283K
Les Mis?rables (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, emotional, epic ...
Plot: redemption, prostitute, rebellion, convict, mayor, haunted by the past, orphan, revolution, family relations, ex convict, escapades, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe, london
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Alien Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, chaos, alien encounter, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, rebelliousness, deadly, heroes ...
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 8.5
 280K
Mr. Robot (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, melancholic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computers and web, hacker, rebellion, split personality, fighting the system, secret society, crimes, friendship, society, drug addict, revolution, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 25K
24 (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: heroes, special agents, politics, danger, police corruption, revolution, secret agents, chases and races, political unrest, daring rescue, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, usa, south africa
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 8.1
 81K
Persepolis (2007)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she ...
Style: serious, sincere, clever, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: muslim, coming of age, revolution, childhood, idealism, depression, freedom, party, fear, divorce, anger, hypocrisy ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 70s, year 1978 ...
Place: iran, middle east, france, austria, moscow russia ...
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 7.6
 6K
Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: talky, epic, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: revolution, politics, idealism, death row, political unrest, intrigue, french revolution, anti semitism, society, polish, rebelliousness, rise and fall ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, spain ...
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 5.8
 2K
Old Gringo (1989)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose "Old Gringo" Bierce also in Mexico, befriends Gen. Arroyo and meets Harriet. Bierce is a ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, intense, brutal ...
Plot: revolution, politics, political unrest, love triangle, adventure, journalism, romance, fall in love, love and romance, state affairs, missing person, couples ...
Time: 1900s, future
Place: latin america, mexico, central america, spain
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Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, rough, exciting, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, slavery, battles, warrior, rebel, sword and sandal, strong sexual content, death, master warrior, gladiator, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, politics, rebelliousness, battles, leadership, political unrest, heroes, rebellion, revolution, state affairs, military ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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 7.5
 2K
Rough Riders (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 184 min.
Story: In 1898 the US government decided to intervene on the side of the Cuban rebels in their struggle against Spanish rule. Assistant Navy Secretary Theodore Roosevelt decides to experience the war first hand by promoting and joining a volunteer cavalry ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, heroic mission, war, state affairs, military life, political unrest, civil war, revolution, rescue, danger, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: cuba, latin america, new mexico
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Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to have revenge on Vidocq's death ...
Style: suspenseful, surreal, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, who done it, serial killer, crimes, uncover truth, danger, steampunk, alchemy, virgin, immortality, murder, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Second in Command (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Armed insurgents attempt a coup d'etat in a troubled Eastern European country, and the president flees to the U.S. embassy for protection. When the U.S. ambassador is murdered by the ruthless and gun-happy rebels, it comes down to the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, political unrest, rescue, revolution, danger, heroic mission, heroes, rebellion, politics, military, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.3
 15K
Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, human spirit, family history, escape attempt, freedom, rape, injustice, interracial relations, discrimination ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1860s, 1820s
Place: usa, tennessee, africa, england
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The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Against orders and with no help of relief Texas patriots led by William Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett defend the Alamo against overwhelming Mexican forces.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Plot: isolation, tough heroes, heroic mission, war, state affairs, revolution, patriotism, battle, mexican army, soldier, heroism, fight to the death ...
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
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 6.8
 549
A Chef in Love (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Georgia, Ukraine, Belgium, Russia, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Pascal Ichak, a larger-than-life French traveller, bon vivant, and chef, who falls in love with Georgia and a Georgian princess in the early 1920s. All is well until the arrival of the Red Army of the Caucasus, as the Soviet revolution ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, romance, unlikely couple, state affairs, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couples, cooking and food, rebellion, chef, love ...
Time: 20s
Place: caucasus, europe, georgia (former ussr), france, soviet union ...
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Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, realistic, biting ...
Plot: politics, revolution, pregnancy, torture, farce, rebellion, campaign, family relations, parents and children, state affairs, political unrest, society ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: australia, latvia, russia, soviet union, sydney australia ...
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 8.0
 7K
I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film's four dramatic stories take place in the final days of the Batista regime; the first two illustrate the ills ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, serious, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, propaganda, injustice, peasant, peace, student, university, land, surrealism, wealth, police ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo
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