Non violence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant non violence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, political and sincere films and TV shows about / with non violence, society, politics, violence, friendship, murder, storytelling, gun, death and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as non violence: Gandhi (1982), Hey Ram (2000), Witness (1985), Evil (2003), Mars et Avril (2012), Bloody Sunday (2002), 120 Beats Per Minute (2017), Tubelight (2017), Ferdinand (2017), Zatoichi the Outlaw (1967).

List of non violence movies

Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, 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: epic, inspirational, political, spiritual, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: idealism, protest, lawyer, politics, british empire, life philosophy, human spirit, religious intolerance, leadership, assassination, freedom, indian history ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 19th century, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: india, south africa, africa, los angeles, vatican ...
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Hey Ram (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, patriotic, exciting ...
Plot: assassination, political unrest, religious intolerance, violence, muslim, destiny, husband wife relationship, revenge, religion, hindu, politics, sex crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
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Witness (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, captivating, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: police corruption, amish, witnessing a crime, police, twists and turns, forbidden love, corruption, fish out of water, murder, female nudity, police detective, bully ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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Evil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Stockholm, the fifties. Though academically bright, violent pupil Erik Ponti is expelled from his state school with the headmaster’s words “there’s only one word for people like you – evil… what you need is a good thrashing, and more”. ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, touching, rough, emotional ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: rebellion, coming of age, private school, friendship, rebelliousness, corporal punishment, humiliation, life is a bitch, bully, high school, violence, boarding school ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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Mars et Avril (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic environment, "Mars et Avril" tells the story of an elderly musician and his instrument maker who both become obsessed with the same woman. She agrees to be the model for their next musical instrument but then gets lost ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, psychological, avant garde, realistic ...
Plot: mars, love triangle, friendship, obsession, existentialism, fall in love, musician's life, philosophy, genius, aging, meaning of life, love ...
Time: future
Place: canada, montreal
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Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.
Style: rough, bleak, political, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: ira, irish republican army, civil rights, rebellion, politics, terrorism, protest, ethnic conflict, fighting the system, state affairs, political unrest, social decay ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century
Place: ireland, california, england, israel, europe ...
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120 Beats Per Minute (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of ...
Style: art house, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gay love, lgbt, aids, gay interest, gay relationship, hospital, gay sex, gay couple, hiv positive, gay pride, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Tubelight (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: India, USA, UK, Canada, China
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Laxman Singh Bisht (Salman) is nicknamed tube light by his neighbours because he is feeble-minded. Despite being special, Laxman lives by one life-lesson; keep your faith alive and you can do almost anything, even stop a war.
Plot: army, horse, earthquake, uncle, hostage, river, photo studio, priest, sky, ice cream, recruitment, brother brother relationship ...
Place: india
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Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five ...
Style: touching, stylized, exciting, humorous, anime
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: animals, bull, countryside, bullfighting, friendship, talking animals, pacifist, kindness, escape, farm, girl, matador ...
Time: 2010s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Zatoichi the Outlaw (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a local gambling house kidnaps some peasants because they failed to pay their debts, a rival gambling house pays their debts and sets them free.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, semi serious, cult film
Plot: samurai, yakuza, martial arts, gambling, jail, rivalry, dishonesty, small town, village, mob boss, blind character, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan
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The Lost Man (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A gang of black militants plots to rob a factory to finance their "revolutionary struggle."
Style: political, neo noir
Plot: racism, robbery, blaxploitation, police brutality, class society, heist, civil rights, gangsters, interracial relations, poverty, death of lover, death of loved one ...
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The Sea That Thinks (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Incredible optical illusions in a story in a story in a story helps the surprised viewer finally to find out that he has been watching himself all along.
Style: dark, surreal, experimental
Plot: dream, parallel universe, car, computer, mirror, poetry, spirituality, surrealism, philosophy, buddhism, egoism, filmmaking ...
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Parzania (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Centered around the 2002 massacres in Gujarat, the film tells the story of a happy family that is torn apart by the loss of their son Parzan.
Style: ambiguous ending, enigmatic, captivating, thought provoking, exciting ...
Plot: racism, injustice, family in danger, child's point of view, torture, innocence, religious intolerance, boy in peril, hallucination, rage, politics, indian history ...
Place: india
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Steel Toes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Steel Toes is a provocative exploration of the inescapable and insidious presence of racial and religious intolerance in our society.
Style: psychological, realistic, disturbing, serious, tense ...
Plot: racism, skinhead, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, confined, legal, misfit, introspection, prison, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal
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Freedom Song (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Freedom Song (2000) is a made-for-TV film based on true stories of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1960s. It tells the story of the struggle of African Americans to register to vote in the fictional town of Quinlan. In the midst of ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: african american, racism, fighting the system, interracial relations, rebellion, life is a bitch, injustice, americana, parents and children, discrimination, teenage life, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
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Putney Swope (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Swope is the only black man on the executive board of an advertising firm, and is accidentally put in charge after the death of the chairman of the board.
Style: surreal, mind bending, psychedelic, funny, political ...
Plot: advertising, satire, absurdism, business, midget, advertising agency, advertising executive, employer employee relationship, husband wife relationship, ceo, board of directors, racism ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, new york, usa, philadelphia
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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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Zabriskie Point (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the ...
Style: road movie, surreal, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, desert, counterculture, sex orgy, politics, rebellion, materialism, love and romance, rebelliousness, parents and children, twentysomething life, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, italy, america ...
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Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: loneliness, memory, world war two, solitude, obsession, investigation, adultery, dinner party, spinster, couples, haunted by the past, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire, england
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Sleeping Dogs Lie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A recently engaged woman's life is thrown into turmoil after confessing to her fiancé that she once experimented with bestiality.
Style: sex comedy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: zoophilia, animal sex, interspecies sex, bestiality, couples, family relations, love affair, couple relations, haunted by the past, sexual relations, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: future
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Some Mother's Son (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the ...
Style: political, bleak, sexy, bloody, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, lawyer, terrorist, working class, women, politics, betrayal, british, ira, human spirit, irish history, irish republican army ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, northern ireland, england, europe, vatican
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Lorna's Silence (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In order to become the owner of a snack bar with her boyfriend, Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, becomes an accomplice to a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, harsh ...
Audience: adult
Plot: drug addiction, marriage, society, divorce, brutality, manipulation, junkie, loneliness, attempted murder, life is a bitch, overdose, regret ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, france
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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, epic, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: buddhism, expedition, beautiful scenery, mountain, world war two, culture clash, self discovery, friendship, human spirit, prejudice, travel, mentor ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, poland ...
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Ordinary Magic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his father dies, Jeffrey is sent to live with his aunt Charlotte in Canada. Once there he leads his aunt and his friends in staging, a non-violent hunger strike to try to save his aunt's house from being demolished to make room for a ski ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, bereavement, non violence, hinduism, loud sex, teenage girl in swimwear
Place: canada, india
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Carry On, Munna Bhai (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hilarious underworld gangster known as Munna Bhai falls comically in love with a radio host by the name of Jahnvi, who runs an elders' home, which is taken over by an unscrupulous builder, who gets the residents kicked out ironically with the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, contests and competitions, love and romance, friends, golden years, best friends, disorder, professor, fall in love, medicine, psychiatrist, father son relationship ...
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, goa india, bombay india
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Kundun (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Monaco, Morocco, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation. The Dalai ...
Style: thought provoking, epic, philosophical, cerebral, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, buddha, buddhist monk, religion, artist, politics, buddhist, intrigue, medieval, childhood, life philosophy, imagination ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: tibet, hiroshima japan, china, asia, pearl harbor ...
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Of Gods and Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, meditative, visually appealing ...
Plot: monk, monastery, faith, religion, clergy, muslim, christian, islam, courage, idealism, hostage, evacuation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: algeria, france, palestine
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Five Corners (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.
Style: disturbing, talky, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, violence, stalking, psychopath, hitman, visceral, police investigation, character study, friendship, police detective, ex convict, rape ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, mississippi ...
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The Blind Side (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.
Style: inspirational, touching, emotional, sentimental, motivational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: american football, life, adoption, christian, interracial relations, human spirit, african american, football, rising to stardom, parents and children, racism, strong female character ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, mississippi, memphis, california
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Peace One Day (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, uplifting, political
Plot: politics, against the odds, lobbyist, follow your dream, society, state affairs, hopes, obsessive quest, anti war, battles, peace, determination ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century
Place: africa
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