Leadership movies and TV shows – page 5

List of leadership movies

Tsar (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission. Believing he can understand and interpret the signs, he sees the Last Judgment approaching. He establishes absolute power, cruelly ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: russian history, leadership, political unrest, head of state, rebelliousness, political corruption, royal court, corrupted ruler, dishonesty, ambition, clergy, medieval ...
Time: 16th century
Place: russia
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Mountain Patrol (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A moving true story about volunteers protecting antelope against poachers in the severe mountains of Tibet.
Style: captivating, serious, rough, sincere
Plot: survival, leadership, journalism, animal life, extinction, village, desert, poacher, volunteer, disaster, mountain, human rights ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tibet, china, asia
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Crows Zero II (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Genji and his victorious G.P.S. alliance find themselves facing down a new challenge by the students of Hosen Academy, feared by everyone as 'The Army of Killers.' The two schools, in fact, have a history of bad blood between them. And the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, epic, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, rivalry, gang, ambition, leadership, machismo, crimes, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, youth, family business, troublemaker ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Mass Effect: Paragon Lost (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An untold chapter in the Mass Effect saga, following the early career of Alliance Marine, James Vega, as he leads a squad of elite special forces into battle against a mysterious alien threat known as The Collectors. Stationed at a colony in a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, space opera, good versus evil, battles, alien, rivalry, heroes, heroic mission, leadership, survival, tough heroes, escapades ...
Time: future
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Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Mouna Rudo was born and raised among the Seediq people, an indigenous tribe in Taiwan, and as he grew to be a man he became a member of the Seediq Bale, a courageous band of native warriors. However, Rudo's way of life is threatened under the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, culture clash, human spirit, against the rules, revolution, oppression, battles, society, leadership, traditional versus modern, rebelliousness, military ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: taiwan, asia
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Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the time before time, six unlikely Matoran find themselves transformed into mighty Toa. The new Toa Metru must prove themselves as true heroes, find the missing Toa Lhikan, and uncover a plot that threatens the heart of Metru Nui.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: androids and robots, good versus evil, space and aliens, a.i., heroes, young heroes, daring rescue, save the world, leadership, adventure, heroic mission, lego ...
Time: 2000s
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Seven Mummies (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six escaped convicts and their female hostage make a desperate run for the Mexican border, where they stumble across a lost treasure of untold wealth, and find certain death instead on the Arizona desert.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, desert, adventurer, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, treasure hunt, rivalry, good versus evil, chase, daring rescue, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, arizona, mexico
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Red Cliff Part II (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The battle of Red Cliff continues and the alliance between Xu and East Wu is fracturing. With Cao Cao's massive forces on their doorstep, will the kingdoms of Xu and East Wu survive?
Style: epic, stylized, scenic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, martial arts, soldier, master warrior, chinese history, battles, chinese, historical event, military, life is a bitch, historical character, leadership ...
Place: china, ancient china, hong kong, england, asia
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The World Wars (2014)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: The World Wars tells the story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The documentary examines the two wars as one ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing
Plot: soldier, world war two, world war one, war, infantrymen, historical character, politics, military, state affairs, leadership, nazism, totalitarianism ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, usa
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M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: sport, cricket the game, rags to riches, ambition, rise to the top, athlete's life, sport team, rising to stardom, rivalry, contests and competitions, leadership, indians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2000s
Place: india
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Vampire Clan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five friends welcome real life vampirism into their lives. They cut their own wrists and let their friends drink from them. Rod, the leader, and a very psychotic young guy, ends up killing Heathers parents and stealing their car to go on a crazy ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, leadership, investigation, uncover truth, suburbs, vampire, crimes, supernatural being, goth ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996, 90s, 2000s
Place: florida, usa
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Cesar Chavez (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. Chronicling the birth of a modern American labour movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labour organiser torn between his duties as a ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: fighting the system, rebellion, working class, idealism, hopes, leadership, civil rights, social relations, life is a bitch, society, labor union, migrant worker ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, arizona, yuma arizona
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, heroic, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, conspiracy, spy, heroes, heroism, adventure, friendship, superhuman powers, chase, assassin, catastrophe, mentor ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, usa
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Savage Messiah (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Savage Messiah is a docudrama about Roch "Moïse" Thériault, the charismatic former leader of a small religious group based near Burnt River, Ontario, Canada. Between 1977 and 1989 he held sway over as many as 12 adults and 26 children. ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: sect, social worker, manipulation, small town, serial killer, leadership, society, crimes, life is a bitch, religions or cults, psychopath, child abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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Henri 4 (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, France, Austria, Spain
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A wide-ranging, energetic period piece tracing the rise of the Protestant Henry of Navarre as he goes from battlefield warrior to France's beloved King Henri IV. Director Jo Baier's epic is a classically entertaining adventure, albeit one ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: french history, political unrest, politics, leadership, battles, military, betrayal, head of state, medieval, war, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, emotional, political, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: fascism, experiment, bullying, suicide, nazism, teacher, teachers and students, dictatorship, high school, education, fanaticism, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, california, europe
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Tribulation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom Canboro is a police detective with a Christian sister, Eileen, a brother, Calvin, a wife, Susan, and eccentric brother-in-law, Jason. One night, Jason seemingly goes insane and tries to kill Eileen, calling her a "hater". Tom soon ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, serious, christian film ...
Plot: christian, virtual reality, christianity, mind control, messiah, supernatural, mind game, leadership, fighting the system, police detective, human spirit, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 90s, 2010s
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The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: voodoo, hallucination, supernatural, zombie, superstition, surrealism, buried alive, anthropologist, religion, rite, leadership, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1978, year 1985
Place: haiti, boston
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Cavite (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adam, a security guard, travels from California to the Philippines, his native land, for his father's funeral. He arrives in Manila. As he waits, a phone rings in his backpack; he answers it, and a male voice tells him that his mother and ...
Style: tense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, terrorism, heroes, confined, leadership, crimes, homecoming, politics, extremist, ransom, father son relationship, bomb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia, san diego california, manila philippines
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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, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: fascism, italian history, world war two, politics, revolution, brutality, friendship, socialist, communism, class struggle, worker, peasant ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, victorian era ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
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Coriolanus (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Caius Martius, aka Coriolanus, is an arrogant and fearsome general who has built a career on protecting Rome from its enemies. Pushed by his ambitious mother to seek the position of consul, Coriolanus is at odds with the masses and unpopular with ...
Style: tense, stylized, political, intense, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: politics, shakespeare, betrayal, tragedy, rivalry, vengeance, manipulation, brutality, twists and turns, leadership, state affairs, rise and fall ...
Place: rome italy, england
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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, sincere ...
Plot: revolution, cuban revolution, communism, idealism, dictatorship, violence, execution, political unrest, fighting the system, state affairs, leadership, freedom ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1958
Place: cuba, latin america, new york, mexico city
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Eureka Seven (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Eureka Seven, known in Japan as Psalms of Planets Eureka seveN, is a Japanese mecha anime TV series by Bones. Eureka Seven tells the story of Renton Thurston and the outlaw group Gekkostate, his relationship with the enigmatic mecha pilot Eureka, ...
Style: serious, stylized, mecha, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: giant, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, heroes, corruption, teenage life, escapades, rivalry, leadership, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: holland, europe
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Lebanon (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: June, 1982 - The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: military, war, tank, mission gone awry, military life, leadership, confined, behind enemy lines, sergeant, lebanese, deathtrap, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, 20th century
Place: lebanon, middle east, big ben london
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71: Into the Fire (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A civil war broke out in the 1950s between North and South Korea which changed the country forever. 71: Into the Fire centers on the struggles of 71 student soldiers who fought through the Korean War. Using real people and events based on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: korean war, war, military, battles, youth, military life, against the odds, survival, battle zone, ambition, leadership, patriotism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s
Place: north korea, asia, korea, south korea
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Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Rugrats Go Wild is a 2003 crossover animated film, with two animated Nickelodeon television series Rugrats and The Wild Thornberrys. The film was produced by Klasky Csupo and released in theaters on June 13, 2003 by Paramount Pictures and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, melancholic, colourful ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: island, jungle, adventure, babies and infants, mischievous children, stranded, rescue, young heroes, save the day, friendship, leadership, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
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The Gospel of John (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.
Style: serious, atmospheric, biblical, christian film, epic
Plot: bible, christian, miraculous event, human spirit, clergy, tragic hero, false accusation, heroic mission, idealism, injustice, religions or cults, ambition ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy
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The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to ...
Style: exciting, sexy, entertaining, humorous, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: desert, ancient history, sword fight, adventure, ancient egypt, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, sorceress, warrior, destiny, mythology, betrayal ...
Time: ancient times
Place: africa, middle east, egypt
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Popular (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brooke McQueen, a popular cheerleader at Jacqueline Kennedy High School, and Sam McPherson, the editor of the school paper, are polar opposites. When their single parents unexpectedly meet and get engaged, Brooke and Sam have to deal with their new ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: popularity, high school, peer pressure, high school life, homosexual, step siblings, cheerleader, rise to the top, youth, misfit, leadership, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
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Barnyard (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: animals, pig, coyote, family, father son relationship, talking animals, countryside, chicken, best friends, leadership, friendship, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new jersey
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