Resistance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant resistance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense and futuristic films and TV shows about / with resistance, death, survival, danger, betrayal, heroes, murder, battles, courage and catastrophe plots mostly in Action, Drama and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as resistance: Equilibrium (2002), Falling Skies (2011), Mortal Engines (2018), Max Manus: Man of War (2008), Oblivion (2013), Snowpiercer (2013), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005), The Running Man (1987), Battle Los Angeles (2011).

List of resistance movies

 7.4
 314K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, society, lone hero, fighting the system, resistance, utopia, dystopic future, gunfight, totalitarianism, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 80s, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
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 7.2
 86K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, post apocalypse, alien invasion, ufo, resistance, vestiges of humanity, space and aliens, apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, worldwide chaos, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.1
 113K
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, female warrior, resistance, survival, post apocalyptic, power, chase, female fighter, tough girl, danger, dark fantasy ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe, big ben london, asia
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Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of ...
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, factual, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: resistance, world war two, escape, nazism, injury, manhunt, fear, loss of friend, depression, soldier, occupation, terrorism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: norway, europe, scotland, stockholm sweden, finland ...
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 7.0
 492K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: visually appealing, futuristic, mind bending, twists and turns, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, dystopic future, space and aliens, disorder, resistance, catastrophe, space travel, mysterious character, survival, danger ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, new york, washington d.c., pentagon
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 7.1
 331K
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, post apocalypse, revolution, survival, social differences, train, resistance, society, snow, distopia, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s, 2030s ...
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, camelot, mentor, excalibur, sword, courage, throne, sword and fantasy, resistance ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
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 8.2
 627K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, stylized, gothic, macabre ...
Plot: dark fantasy, monster, creature, imaginary, fairy, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, death, cruelty, good versus evil, young heroes, imagination ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, tense, disturbing, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: resistance, nazism, german, politics, death sentence, human spirit, historical character, fighting the system, rebellion, tragic hero, against the rules, gestapo ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: munich germany, germany, europe, east germany, poland ...
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 6.7
 143K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, chase, chases and races, dystopic future, future dystopia, danger, deadly, resistance, gadget, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century, year 2019, year 2017 ...
Place: los angeles, california
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, save the world, invasion, survival, battlefield, heroic mission, chaos, battles, alien encounter, danger, resistance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, mojave desert, santa monica california, san diego california ...
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, alternate reality, freedom, chosen one, warrior, precognition, virtual reality, save the world, post apocalypse, resistance ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century, distant future
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Army of Crime (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This gripping historical drama recounts the story of Armenian-born Missak Manouchian, a woodworker and political activist who led an immigrant laborer division of the Parisian Resistance on 30 operations against the Nazis in 1943. The Nazis branded ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, poet, occupation, danger, hopes, rebelliousness, idealism, human spirit, heroes, rebellion, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france
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Flame and Citron (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gestapo, resistance, world war two, betrayal, dishonesty, nazism, double agent, war, crimes, partners, political unrest, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, stockholm sweden, finland ...
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The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in ...
Style: bleak, captivating, brutal, factual, bloody ...
Plot: civil war, ira, resistance, rebellion, politics, freedom, torture, occupation, debate, injustice, rebel, starvation ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1910s, post world war one ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, england, europe, united kingdom ...
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 7.1
 231K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, factual, suspenseful, bad ending, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, nazi germany, german officer, war, resistance, colonel, bomb, deception, nazi, treason, assassination attempt ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, munich germany, tunisia ...
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Female Agents (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission, to rescue a British army ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, rescue, betrayal, commando, hospital, d day, female agent, heroic mission, survival, working undercover, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: london, paris france, normandy, france, england ...
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Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance is an online series that aims to fill in the gaps between seasons two and three of the Re-imagined Series. The webisodes can be viewed through the official web portal at Syfy.com. The webisode series was written ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resistance, space wars, trapped, recruit, invasion, adventure, space and aliens, betrayal, escapades, life is a bitch, danger, heroes ...
Time: future
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V: The Final Battle (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
TV show
Story: A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerrilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, evil alien, resistance, apocalypse, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, alien encounter, heroes, chaos, alien invasion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 5.9
 112K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, evil alien, romance, youth, power of love, love and romance, true love, apocalypse, invasion, survival, vestiges of humanity, alien invasion ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
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 7.4
 31K
Colony (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: occupation, rebellion, space and aliens, alien invasion, family in danger, evil alien, survival, parents and children, danger, resistance, family relations, colony ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, cyberpunk, teenage boy, quest, teenage protagonist, friendship, adventure, teamwork, virtuality, love, teenage hero ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Japan has been invaded and conquered by the Britannian Empire. Japan is now known as Area 11 and its citizens known as Elevens. The Britannian Empire takes away Japan's autonomous power and imposes its rule through the use of Knightmares. The ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, battles, imaginary, siblings relations, rebelliousness, young heroes, youth, mind control, prince, supernatural ability, civil rights, military ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan
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 6.5
 11K
Charlotte Gray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, sexy, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, resistance, espionage, secret agents, romance, war, fall in love, couples, friends, couple relations, wartime life, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, vichy ...
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 5.4
 74K
Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, danger, patriotism, resistance, occupation, battles, adventure, heroic mission, save the day, war, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia, latin america, tokyo ...
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 7.1
 145K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, emotional, intense, scenic, tense ...
Plot: spy, love, betrayal, resistance, female spy, world war two, nazi, femme fatale, investigation, rescue, undercover, commander ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, london, england, morocco ...
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 7.9
 144K
Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Japan, USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved ...
Style: captivating, suspense, sincere, epic, adult animation ...
Plot: dog, friendship, rescue, search, freedom, resistance, survival, politician, cartoon dog, danger, island, garbage dump ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: distopia, strong female lead, tough girl, chosen one, chase, resistance, good versus evil, fight, survival, danger, rebellion, revolution ...
Time: future
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 7.9
 14K
V (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
Story: Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, adventure, resistance, extraterrestrial, alien encounter, save the world, world domination, battles, spacecraft, heroic mission, underground, journalism ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Star Wars Resistance (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot for the Resistance, is tasked with a top secret mission to investigate the First Order, a growing threat in the galaxy.
Style: colourful, futuristic, disturbing, twists and turns
Audience: kids
Plot: star wars, resistance, space opera, good versus evil, adventure, space wars, teamwork, outer space, robot, battles, chases and races, mysterious character ...
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