Anti establishment movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant anti establishment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, cult film, serious, political, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with anti establishment, society, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), rebellion, gun, male nudity, violence, murder and politics plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti establishment: Fight Club (1999), Sorry to Bother You (2018), Taking Off (1971), Little Big Man (1970), Cambridge Spies (2003), The Dirt Gang (1972), Dirty Duck (1974), Billy Jack (1971), The Strawberry Statement (1970), The Trial of Billy Jack (1974).

List of anti establishment movies

Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, imaginary friend, psychology, fight, plot twist, self destructing, fighting the system, split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, against the rules ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: delaware, usa
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Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, captivating, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social satire, satire, black american, corporation, labor union, absurdism, slave labor, capitalism, labor strike, slavery, anti capitalism, performance art ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oakland california
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Taking Off (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone, the parents are now free to rediscover/enjoy life.
Style: social, suspense, talky, captivating, biting ...
Plot: marijuana, female nudity, anti establishment, psychology, counterculture, time travel, missing child, hippie, couples, estrangement, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Little Big Man (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Style: epic, humorous, sentimental, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: native american, orphan, chief, native americans, americana, escapades, imperialism, injustice, society, salesman, thief, indians ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 20th century, year 1865, 1870s ...
Place: south dakota, usa
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Cambridge Spies (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
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Story: In 1934, four brilliant Cambridge men are recruited to spy for Russia. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice and a talent for lying, they take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. Based on true ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, political ...
Plot: espionage, spy, double agent, treason, kgb, university, betrayal, secret agents, wartime life, idealism, hidden identity, social differences ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: russia, europe, england, big ben london
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The Dirt Gang (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A film crew shooting in the desert is terrorized by a vicious outlaw motorcycle gang (on dirt bikes, no less) who are after the women in the company.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, desert, anti establishment, motorcycle gang, anti conformity, filmmaking, gang, rivalry, woman in danger, crimes, contest, sex orgy ...
Time: 70s
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Dirty Duck (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Willard, a mild mannered insurance adjuster, teams up with a foul-mouthed fowl who takes Willard on a surreal quest to become less uptight - and possibly get laid in the process.
Style: adult animation, surreal, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: bad taste humour, anthropomorphism, exploitation, sex scene, animal that acts human, insurance company, drug dealer, gay slur, old lady, anthropomorphic animal, cartoon duck, duck ...
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The Hero Tattooed with Nine Dragons (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He's just a hotheaded, rude and violent young man who loves punching people. His family are killed in a revenge attack and he seeks revenge.
Plot: jeet kune do, master warrior, martial artist, brawl, kung fu master, tattoo, martial arts, kung fu, violence, karate, kung fu classic, fight ...
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Billy Jack (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.
Style: allegory, unusual plot structure, buddy movie, talky, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: school, rape, hippie, cult, small town, vigilantism, tough guy, racism, native american, revenge, violence, culture clash ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa, vietnam, asia, arizona
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The Strawberry Statement (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Simon (Bruce Davison), a student at a fictional university in San Francisco (based on San Francisco State College) is indifferent to the student protests around him, until walking in on a naked woman (Kristina Holland) in his dormitory ...
Style: political, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: hippie, university, vietnam war, counterculture, anarchist, marxist, police brutality, social issues, tyranny, student protest, college, political unrest ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
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The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The utopian existence of the school is characterized ...
Style: political, suspense, rough, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: martial arts, hippie, native american, politics, heroes, school, strong violent content, injustice, journalism, rivalry, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1970, year 1968
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa, vietnam
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Petulia (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, witty, emotional ...
Plot: midlife crisis, socialite, divorce, infidelity, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, girl, mental disorder, parallel universe, relationships, affair, doctor ...
Time: 60s, year 1968
Place: san francisco, usa, california, tijuana mexico, america ...
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally ...
Style: buddy movie, epic, scenic, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, bank robbery, robbery, heist, friendship between men, machismo, cowboy, adventure, gang, buddy, outlaw gang ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: bolivia, new york, wyoming, california, latin america ...
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Alice's Restaurant (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alice's Restaurant is a 1969 movie adapted from a song by Arlo Guthrie. The song is Arlo Guthrie's most famous work, a talking blues based on a true story that began on Thanksgiving Day 1965. The movie reproduces the events of the song, in ...
Style: humorous, sexy, stylized, melancholic, poignant ...
Plot: hippie, thanksgiving, drug addiction, garbage dump, drug abuse, hospital, counterculture, addiction, bittersweet, church, small town, restaurant ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, california, asia, vietnam, usa ...
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Ice (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: "An underground revolutionary group struggles against internal strife to stage urban guerilla attacks against a fictionalized fascist regime in the United States. Interspersed throughout the narrative are rhetorical sequences that explain the ...
Plot: distopia, underground movement, government, murder, cult, siege, capture, revolution, violence, police brutality, politics, underground ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
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Thomasine & Bushrod (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rare blaxploitation classic starring Vonette McGee & Max Julien, Thomasine & Bushrod was intended as a counterpart to Bonnie and Clyde. This pair of thieves, who operate in the American south between 1911 and 1915, pattern ...
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, love, lovers on the run, racism, vigilantism, folk hero, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, interracial relations, fugitives, fighting the system ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
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End of the Road (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a catatonic episode on a railway station platform, Jacob Horner is taken to "The Farm"...
Style: disturbing, psychedelic, cult film, controversial, grotesque
Plot: counterculture, jazz, boy scout, unfaithful, weirdo, marijuana, dark humor, older woman younger man relationship, love triangle, english teacher, anti establishment, mad doctor ...
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Goodbye, Mr. President (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Asko Mertanen is a waiter who is very interested in shooting. He gets fed up how the things are run in Finland, so he thinks that the best way to change them is to shoot the Finnish president.
Style: cult film
Plot: assassination of president, sadistic psychopath, dancer, political corruption, dancing, delusion, redemption, womanizer, restaurant, assassination attempt, corruption, manhunt ...
Time: year 1979, 70s
Place: finland
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Gie (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Gie is a 2005 Indonesian film directed by Riri Riza. The film tells the story of Soe Hok Gie, a graduate from University of Indonesia who is known as an activist and nature lover. The film is based on a diary Catatan Seorang Demonstran written by ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, political, cult film
Plot: idealism, teen rebel, love triangle, power struggle, demonstration, writers, corruption, high school, forest, chinese, holocaust, anti establishment ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, bali
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Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: melancholic, talky, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, fighting the system, justice, depression, mental illness, revolution, injustice, conspiracy theory, on the run, drug abuse, environmentalism, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1968
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, woodstock, pentagon ...
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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This film tells the tale of the Harper Affair, in which young Jimmy Harper finds his life of promise turn into a life of debauchery and murder thanks to the new drug menace marijuana. Along the way he receives help from his girlfriend Mary and Jesus ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, lyrical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, marijuana, insanity, drug abuse, teenage life, teenage love, social relations, crimes, drug dealing, youth, satire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
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Camping Cosmos (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On a Belgian beach at Camping Cosmos. The delegate send by the Ministry is confronted with sex and murder. The residents enjoy their holidays in a peculiar way...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: sex scene, making love, camp, satire, mentally challenged, society, youth, misfit, romance, contests and competitions, social misfits, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgium, europe, flanders
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Born in Flames (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In a future where a socialist government gains power, a group of women decides to organize and rebel.
Style: feminist film, political, indie film, suspense, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: feminist, lesbian, feminism, revolution, anarchism, racism, police brutality, sexual harassment, socialist, radical, gender, militant ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, serious, surreal, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, desert, sex orgy, counterculture, politics, rebellion, materialism, love and romance, rebelliousness, on the road, parents and children, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, phoenix arizona, america
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Gracie (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and father in the nightly ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: soccer, sport, female athlete, human spirit, family problems, follow your dream, rivalry, death in the family, athlete's life, family in crisis, society, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa
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Greetings (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, and amateur film-making.
Style: funny, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: vietnam war, voyeur, satire, peeping, sexuality, ethnic slur, homophobic slur, anti war, americana, looking for love, voyeurism, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa
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The Edukators (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.
Style: thought provoking, political, psychological, philosophical, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: rebelliousness, rebellion, debt, rebel, politics, friends, boyfriend, kidnapping, revolution, vandalism, fighting the system, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s, year 1968
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, barcelona
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Drive, He Said (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And his friend, Gabriel, who may have dropped out from school and become a ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: student athlete, college life, college, pregnancy, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, love affair, rebelliousness, society, athlete's life, ambition, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, ohio
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Dead Poets Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Style: philosophical, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, kids, teen drama
Plot: teacher, suicide, coming of age, literature, teachers and students, poetry, poet, philosophy, dedicated educator, youth, boarding school life, education ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, usa, new england, harvard university
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A Chinese Tall Story (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young monk Taka and his three disciples are captured by a demonic tree. Taka manages to escape thanks to the magic stick of Monkey King and decided to go free his companions. En route, he encounters a strange ally called Meiyan, a girl who is ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, stylized, parody ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: space and aliens, rescue, battles, true love, heroes, obsessive quest, fall in love, wizards and magicians, clergy, escapades, rivalry, destiny ...
Place: himalaya
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