Political commentary movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant political commentary movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, humorous, visually appealing, talky and weird films and TV shows about / with political commentary, society, politics, storytelling, catastrophe, satire, brutality, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, Sweden, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as political commentary: Code Name: Dynastud (2018), Dragged Across Concrete (2018), Bleeding Hearts (1994), Fortress (1992), The Hunters (1977), My Daughter, the Socialist (1966), GWAR: Phallus in Wonderland (1992), Nightmare on Elmo's Street (2015), I Am Curious (1967), I Am Curious (1968).

List of political commentary movies

Code Name: Dynastud (2018)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the year 2024, homosexuality has been outlawed by an extreme right-wing government. Only one extraordinary man can stop this wave of terror and repression, a superhero for our troubled times.
Style: satirical, captivating, exciting, homoerotic
Plot: space battle, spacecraft, political satire, father daughter relationship, time travel, election, political commentary, politics, beating, disguise, sexuality, gay couple ...
Time: future
Place: canada
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Dragged Across Concrete (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, intense, exciting, ironic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, brutality, heist, crooked cop, hostage, murder, gold, corruption, jewelry, con artists, police, robbery ...
Time: contemporary
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Bleeding Hearts (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ill-fated, tender romance between an adult, male, white tutor (Mark Evan Jacobs) and his 17-year-old, African-American, female student (Karen Kirkland).
Style: tragic ending
Plot: abortion, sexually transmitted disease, teacher student relationship, cross cultural relations, father, boredom, intelligence, resistance, interracial romance, teacher, teenage girl, racist ...
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Fortress (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of the movie. The prison is a futuristic one run by a private ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, heroes, prison life, fighting the system, rescue, rebellion, mind control, heroic mission, androids and robots, danger, captivity ...
Time: future, year 2017, 80s
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The Hunters (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, West Germany
Duration: 168 min.
Story: During a hunting party on New Year's Eve 1976, five representatives of the bourgeoisie encounter with their companion the body of a partisan from the Civil War of the late forties. What they are most confused about is the fact that the corpse ...
Plot: partisan, nightmare, bourgeoisie, symbolism, punishment, post war, publisher, politician, hunter, businessman, actress, political commentary ...
Time: 70s, year 1976
Place: europe, greece
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My Daughter, the Socialist (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Liza falls in love with one of her father's employees. Her socialistic ideas about employment drive her to collide with her father and the sociopolitical status of the time.
Plot: socialist, factory, factory worker, romance, arrest, political commentary, sea, rally, field trip, greek, boss, worker ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, athens, hellas
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GWAR: Phallus in Wonderland (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Revolting heavy metal band and The Scumdogs of the Universe, Gwar are about to be wiped off the face of the earth by Edna Granbo, an old hag who cannot stand Gwar and wants them eliminated. She has assembled the Morality Squad to accomplish her ...
Style: toilet humor, topical humor
Plot: corporal punishment, judge, heavy metal, political commentary, cocaine, priest, vomiting, fish, dismemberment, courtroom, skateboard, political satire ...
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Nightmare on Elmo's Street (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Puppets live alongside humans peacefully, but suddenly their behavior becomes depraved. Is such criminal activity rare, or is the media blowing things out of proportion, making cops look like sadistic gunslingers and causing people to distrust them, ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, psychological, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Plot: puppet, parody, lesbian, stripper, love and romance, fall in love, society, couples, romance, youth, love, parallel world ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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I Am Curious (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation. Meanwhile, ...
Style: controversial, sexy, sexual, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: politics, film within a film, meditation, student, nudity (full frontal - brief), feminism, experimenting, nosy, strong sexual content, couples, strong female presence, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: sweden, europe, spain, stockholm sweden, vietnam ...
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I Am Curious (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The same movie with the same characters, cast and crew as I am Curious (Yellow), but with some different scenes and a different political slant. The political focus in Blue is personal relationships, religion, prisons and sex. Blue omits much of the ...
Style: sexual, stylized, atmospheric, biting, controversial ...
Plot: politics, economics, socialism, money, love affair, idealism, prison life, self discovery, sexual relations, social differences, couple relations, wilderness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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I Did Not Kill Gandhi (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Once known for his intellectual prowess, a retired professor (Anupam Kher) begins experiencing memory gaps and periods of forgetfulness. But while he tries to laugh it off, it soon becomes clear that the symptoms are a sign of a more serious ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: assassination, alzheimer's disease, college, parents and children, memory loss, mental illness, elderly, deadly, aging, politics, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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Wizards (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An ambiguous battle between good and evil wages in a post-apocalyptic earth populated by netherworld creatures who have re-emerged after the nuclear winter. Two wizard twin brothers - the evil Blackwolf and the good Avatar - battle for supremacy. ...
Style: epic, surreal, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, magic, surrealism, mutant, post apocalypse, world war two, twins, twin brother, elf, robot, sword fight, assassin ...
Time: future
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Vixen! (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists, she gets it on with practically everybody including a husband and his wife, and even her biker brother. She is openly racist, and she ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: cuckold, taboo, taboo sex, sexual abuse, pilot, motorcycle, communism, incest, sexually aggressive woman, fishing, jealousy, adultery ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, british columbia, seattle washington, seattle
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Stopping Power (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Russia
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Story: St. Petersburg, Russia, today. Special agents Plakhov, Rogov, Dukalis, Solovets, and Larin are installing the skids for businessman Arkadi Bogolepov. They suspect that Bogolepov is involved in a murder and some other unresolved crimes. ...
Style: tense, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: politics, corruption, crimes, police investigation, danger, politician, injustice, society, friendship, murder, workplace situations, police station ...
Place: russia
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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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Shattered Glass (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fact-based 2003 drama about the young journalist Stephen Glass, who got a job at The New Republic in 1995 and for three years fabricated at least half of the stories he wrote.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: journalism, ambition, career, research, workaholic, suspicion, workplace, cheating, desire for fame, dishonesty, rise and fall, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: haiti, washington d.c.
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The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Fritz, now married and with a son, is desperate to escape from the domestic hell he now finds himself in. Lighting up a joint, he begins to dream about his eight other lives, hoping to find one that will provide a pleasant distraction.
Style: adult animation, disturbing, humorous, dark humor, satirical ...
Plot: racism, satire, surrealism, hell, interracial relations, cat, society, friendship, animal life, misfit, buddies, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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Gate of Flesh (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After World War II, some Tokyo prostitutes band together with a strict code: no pimps, attack any street walker who comes into our territory, defend the abandoned building we call home, and punish whomever gives away sex (who falls in love). Maya, a ...
Style: bleak, rough, stylized, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, bondage, japanese new wave, ex military, crime and punishment, urban ghetto, nudity (full frontal - brief), down on your luck, urban ghetto life, fall in love, starting over, chases and races ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, asia
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Manderlay (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Germany, UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, psychological, intense ...
Plot: slavery, racism, interracial relations, freedom, social differences, righting the wronged, liberal, discrimination, society, blacks and whites, understanding, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
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Ishtar (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, talky ...
Plot: politics, fish out of water, friendship, adventure, disorder, state affairs, misfit partners, nothing goes right, partners, satire, on the road, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: morocco, africa, middle east, new york, texas
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Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
Style: not serious, humorous, satirical, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, princess, island, goofy hero, fish out of water, mysterious place, giant, getting home, prisoner, sea disaster, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: new york
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Fritz the Cat (1972)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's.
Style: disturbing, adult animation, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, hallucinogenic drug, addiction, hippie, revolution, sexual revolution, cat, drug abuse, sexual abuse, interracial relations, drug dealing, anthropomorphism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1966, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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Dante's Inferno (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A darkly comedic travelogue of the underworld - set against an all-too-familiar urban backdrop of used car lots, gated communities, strip malls, and the U.S. Capitol. And populated with a contemporary cast of reprobates, including famous - and ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, good versus evil, puppetry, supernatural, survival, social misfits, ghost, escapades, imaginary, society, purgatory, hypocrite ...
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Sandcastle (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 91 min.
Story: En is an 18-year-old who has lost his father to cancer. As his family is drawn together in a sudden tragedy, he has to decide what he believes in. But in a country where ideologies are forged on constantly shifting sands, he struggles to stay true ...
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, family relations, youth, teenage life, soldier, alzheimer's disease, missing person, family in crisis, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, asia
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Return of the Evil Dead (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 500 years after they were blinded and executed for committing human sacrifices, a band of Templar knights returns from the grave to terrorize a rural Portuguese village during it's centennial celebration. Being blind, the Templars find their ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, chase, resurrection, voyeurism, blood drinking, horse, decapitation, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, survival, woman in danger, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 14th century, renaissance
Place: portugal, spain, europe
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God Bless America (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mass murder, killing spree, stupidity, pop culture, society, crimes, rage, female killer, satire, life is a bitch, partners, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
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