Fight for freedom movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fight for freedom movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, tense, sincere and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with fight for freedom, heroes, society, battles, murder, rebellion, death, violence, revolution and danger plots mostly in Drama, Action and History genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fight for freedom: Shango (1970), Lion of the Desert (1980), Outside the Law (2010), Son of El Cid (1964), Sandokan (1976), L'Affaire Seznec (1993), Revolution. Crossing the Andes (2010), Free Men (2011), 12 Years a Slave (2013), Redwall (1999).

List of fight for freedom movies

 5.8
 161
Shango (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Shango is a Texas Ranger who finds himself up against a former Confederate officer and his gang of thugs who have been terrorizing a local border town in search of gold.
Plot: bandit, death of husband, poverty, kicking, cell, retreat, rebellion, kill, retribution, u.s. cavalry, thirst, fort ...
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Lion of the Desert (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Libya, USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, world war two, bedouin, muslim, resistance, hanging, imperialism, dictatorship, anti heroes, master warrior, danger, anti hero ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 30s
Place: libya, italy, middle east, north africa, rome italy
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Outside the Law (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Tunisia, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After losing their family home in Algeria in the 1920s, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: police brutality, war crime, revenge, political unrest, military, family relations, society, battles, politics, injustice, eviction, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: algeria, france, africa, europe, north africa
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Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance (2018)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1870's America. A Chinese immigrant falsely accused of murdering a white woman is viciously hunted down; he'll have to prove his innocence in a time when people of color had "no legal rights" and could be bought and sold for a ...
Plot: immigration, frontier justice, vigilantism, racism, martial arts, old west, hand to hand combat, murder, fight for freedom, redemption, racial discrimination, master warrior ...
Time: 1870s
Place: usa, united states
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Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lovely and resourceful Daria and Tisa escape a space gulag only to crash land on a nearby world where a guy in tight pants named Zed is playing The Most Dangerous Game. Zed turns the girls and another guest loose in his jungle preserve to serve as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, jungle, on the run, captivity, woman in danger, danger, confined, escapades, space and aliens, chases and races, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 80s
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 6.3
 143
Son of El Cid (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Don Fernando, the son of El Cid, rallies peasants and townspeople to overthrow Moorish occupiers in medieval Spain.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: state affairs, rebellion, clergy, adventure, heroes, graphic violence, leadership, village, revolution, society, rebelliousness, battles ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe
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 7.5
 1K
Sandokan (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In this mini-series in six parts from 1976 the Indian actor Kabir Bedi plays the lead role. Carol Andre plays Lady Marianna Guillonk and as Sandokans best friend Yanez de Gomera we see Phillipe Leroy. The noble prince Sandokan is a fighter of the ...
Plot: british colonial, pirate, heroes, sword fight, freedom, fight for freedom, queen, love
Time: 70s
Place: india
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L'Affaire Seznec (1993)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 196 min.
Plot: prison, deportation, false accusation of murder, family relations, fight for freedom
Time: 1920s
Place: brittany
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Revolution. Crossing the Andes (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1880, Buenos Aires. In a lost pension, a journalist interviews one of the last living men who crossed the Andes with San Martín. Manuel Esteban Corvalan was 15 years old then, and literacy was one of his secretaries.Your account will allow us to ...
Plot: latin american history, fight for freedom, soldier, revolution, independence, colonel
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1810s
Place: south america, chile, argentina, spain, andes mountains
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 6.6
 1K
Free Men (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, resistance, german occupation, idealism, rebellion, fighting the system, moral dilemma, human spirit, against humanity, life is a bitch, anti semitism, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, bleak, factual, brutal ...
Plot: slavery, racism, freedom, life is a bitch, interracial relations, torture, master and servant, civil rights, blacks and whites, american history, african american, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, washington d.c., new york
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 8.2
 797
Redwall (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Redwall is a television series made by Canada-based Nelvana, France-based Alphanim and UK-based BBC One and is based on the Redwall novels by Brian Jacques. The series currently spans three seasons, the first based on the first book Redwall, the ...
Plot: mouse, cartoon mouse, warrior, good versus evil, fortress, abbey, rabbit, cat, villain, mole, snake, rat ...
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 6.2
 3K
Endgame (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward ...
Style: serious, tense, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, danger, hopes, politics, rebellion, siege, revolution, folk hero, leadership, fighting the system, wartime life, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
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The Ugly American (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country where civil war threatens a tense peace. Despite his ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, serious
Plot: politics, revolution, rebellion, military coup, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, culture clash, society, anti war, heroes, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: southeast asia, asia
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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: bleak, realistic, psychological, serious, sincere ...
Plot: politics, prison, betrayal, legal, terrorism, family relations, struggle, strike, terrorist, human spirit, confined, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, england
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Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: rebellion, battles, intrigue, conspiracy, politics, revolution, scandal, amputation, cannibal, priest, deportation, prisoner ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france, switzerland, africa, england ...
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 7.3
 5K
Burn! (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they ...
Style: tense, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: island, rebellion, bank, revolution, racism, politics, betrayal, assassination, slavery, colonialism, british, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, caribbean, europe, portugal
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 6.8
 50K
Logan's Run (1976)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: All citizens get a chance of being 'renewed' in a Civic Ceremony at their 30th birthday, unless they run and escape before their time comes.
Style: cult film, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: totalitarianism, utopia, apocalypse, chase, distopia, post apocalypse, robot, runaway, fighting the system, murder, on the run, laser ...
Time: future, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, new york
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 4.2
 1K
Gladiatress (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Offbeat sword-and-sandals comedy-adventure about three unlikely heroines (Doon Mackichan, Fiona Allen and Sally Phillips) who set out to thwart a Roman invasion and save Celtic Britain in their own unique and outrageous style.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, sexy
Plot: tough girl, daring rescue, save the day, escapades, adventure, danger, heroic mission, rivalry, roman empire, seduction, save the kingdom, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
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 7.9
 50K
Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: bleak, emotional, disturbing, serious, psychological ...
Plot: marriage, suicide attempt, muslim, culture clash, romance, love, love affair, destructive relationship, self esteem, human nature, mentally unstable, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey, europe, frankfurt germany, hamburg germany ...
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The Corsican File (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack Palmer is a Paris-based detective with a huge ego. Ange Leoni is a rebel native of Corsica whose location can't be pinned down by even the most dogged of detectives. Approached by an obscure, small-time attorney and charged with the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: private detective, island, hotshot hero, crimes, crime, dishonesty, missing person, heroes, independence movement, fight for freedom, village
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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House of Fools (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The war film that's not a war film. A film about the mental institution which backdrop is the Chechen war. A story about the patients living in an institution during the war on the border of Chechnia and Russia during the war. The patients have ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, love affair, romance, fall in love, military life, war, schizophrenic, prisoner, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hospital, battles ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: chechnya, russia, afghanistan
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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, distopia, monkey, ape, astronaut, survival, time travel, animal training, rivalry, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, year 1991, near future ...
Place: usa, tokyo, los angeles
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 5.5
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Class of '61 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three West Point 1861 generation cadets and friends go on opposite sides after the breakout of The Civil War, with tragic consequences. A subplot involves Lucius, a Shelby Peyton's slave, who kills a slave trader and goes on the run.
Plot: american civil war, pistol, horse, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, battle, massacre, gun, u.s. cavalry, irish american, chase, kiss, slavery ...
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One Hundred Steps (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: serious, rough, sincere, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: assassination, radio, fighting the system, gangsters, rebelliousness, society, rebellion, idealism, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, communism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, resistance, military, french, freedom, torture, chaos, oppression, rebel, protest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956, year 1960, year 1954 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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 5.1
 124K
10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, heroic mission, daring rescue, pyramid, legends and myths, hunter, wilderness, redemption, danger, destiny, jungle ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: north africa, egypt
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The First Grader (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Kenya
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: school, village, education, teacher, hopes, human spirit, social relations, fighting the system, against the odds, dedicated educator, follow your dream, ex military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s, year 1963
Place: kenya, africa
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 7.1
 10K
The Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Thailand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (Yeoh) who spent more than a decade under house arrest. David Thewlis portrays Suu Kyi's husband, Dr. Michael Aris. Rebecca Frayn began working on the project after she and her husband, producer ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: election, military dictatorship, resistance, leadership, human spirit, tragic love, democrat, politics, idealism, peaceful mission, social activist, selflessness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1940s, 1990s, year 1947 ...
Place: burma, asia, oxford university
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At the Earth's Core (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A huge burrowing machine tunnels out of control at ferocious speed, cutting clean through to the center of the earth, to the twilight world of pellucidar. Once there, Dr. Perry and David Innes are threatened by half human creatures, lizard-like ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: cave, monster, quicksand, cave woman, subterranean, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, anti hero, danger, rivalry, experiment gone awry ...
Time: victorian, prehistory, 19th century, future
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