Propaganda movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant propaganda movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, captivating, factual and political films and TV shows about / with propaganda, society, politics, courage, murder, mentor, betrayal, idealism, brutality and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
propaganda movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as propaganda: Lions for Lambs (2007), Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010), I Am Cuba (1964), We Are the Wave (2019), Flags of Our Fathers (2006), East/West (1999), War Room (2015), Hart's War (2002), Heaven Will Wait (2016), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005).

List of propaganda movies

Lions for Lambs (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: terrorist, war on terror, propaganda, politics, conservative, state affairs, iraq war, war, behind enemy lines, society, soldier, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, california, iran ...
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Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This intricate historical drama tells the story of actor Ferdinand Marian (Tobias Moretti), who is ordered by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels to star in the 1940 anti-Semitic film Jew Suss. Despite his cooperation, Ferdinand's actions have ...
Style: realistic, captivating, factual, psychological, serious ...
Plot: nazi germany, anti semitism, propaganda, actor's life, rise and fall, filmmaking, politics, introspection, political unrest, showbiz, movie business, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, europe, berlin germany
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I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film's four dramatic stories take place in the final days of the Batista regime; the first two illustrate the ills ...
Style: captivating, epic, factual, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: rebellion, propaganda, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, politics, injustice, tyranny, coup d'etat, power struggle, peasant ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo, paris france
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We Are the Wave (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious classmate leads four idealistic teens in a revolt against a rising tide of nationalistic fervor, but their movement takes a dark turn.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: propaganda, adaptation, fascism, teenager, social outcast, fighting the system, white trash, teenage life, social misfits, outcast, rebel, society ...
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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: war, world war two, military, fame, loss of friend, battles, survival, guilt, selflessness, homecoming, propaganda, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: japan, pacific ocean, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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East/West (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, France, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or prison. He and his French wife (her passport ripped up) ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, heartbreaking, suspenseful ...
Plot: kgb, love and romance, iron curtain, gulag, josef stalin, escape, political unrest, propaganda, emigrant, immigration, survival, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, post world war two
Place: ussr, russia, france, europe, bulgaria ...
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War Room (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The family-friendly movie explores the transformational role prayer plays in the lives of the Jordan family. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a middle-class couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But ...
Style: inspirational, christian film, biblical, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christian, african american protagonist, life, family relations, propaganda, beautiful scenery, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, intergenerational friendship, marital problem, life philosophy ...
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Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: war, world war two, nazi, pow, soldier, frame up, army investigation, escape, court martial, racism, court, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
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Heaven Will Wait (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mélanie, 16 years old, lives with her mother. She likes going to school, her friends, playing the cello, and she wants to change the world. But when she meets a boy on the Internet and falls in love with him, her world changes as she is gradually ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: re-education, propaganda, manipulative person, parents daughter relationship, jihad, conspiracy theory, teenager, estrangement, teenage girl, teenage daughter, religion, islam ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: disturbing, factual, tense, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: media, journalism, fighting the system, politics, patriotism, mccarthyism, society, television, workplace, state affairs, media coverage, communism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: new york, usa, california, washington d.c., ussr ...
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Moscow Noir (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, France, Poland, Lithuania, Finland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In turn-of-the-21st-century Moscow, an innocent trade plunges Swedish investment banker, Tom Blixen, into a battle with millionaires, politicians, oligarchs and their private armies.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: business, propaganda, politician, murder, police, finance, intrigue, crimes, society, rivalry, false identity, russian mafia ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, year 1999
Place: moscow russia, eastern europe
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Red Joan (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, factual, realistic, intense ...
Plot: female spy, woman, atomic bomb, world war two, interrogation, suffering, oppression, kgb, politics, propaganda, british secret service, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1930s, 1940s, 2000s ...
Place: ussr, canada, russia, hiroshima japan, montreal
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Unplanned (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: abortion, unplanned pregnancy, transformation, redemption, religious faith, clinic, faith based, unwanted pregnancy, women's rights, medical clinic, female protagonist, propaganda ...
Time: 21st century, year 2013
Place: xian, texas
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Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, clever, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, womanizer, deception, politician, congressman, political intrigue, state affairs, law enforcement, muslim ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1988, year 1987 ...
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, texas, jerusalem ...
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, distopia, future dystopia, survival, rebellion, society, youth, rivalry, revolution, adventure, game ...
Time: future
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Max (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, avant garde, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, controversy, self discovery, self fulfillment, rise to the top, friendship, lifestyle, abstract art, political unrest, obsession, society, ambition ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, future
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
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Winter of The Braves (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1918 Ukraine. Patriotic students, protagonists of the film, get ready to defend Kyiv and fight heroically in the Battle of Kruty. On this historical background reveals the story of the Savytskyi family - the general of Ukraine's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, epic
Plot: self sacrifice, prejudice, society, army, tragedy, betrayal, propaganda, courage, life philosophy, life, relationships, unfulfillment ...
Time: year 1918
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
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NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crime investigation, military, navy, army investigation, crimes, partners, forensics, undercover, fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, policewoman, murder, investigation, workplace situations, workplace, riddles and clues, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, medical examiner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, allegory, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, revolution, rebellion, survival, social differences, train, distopia, class struggle, resistance, society, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2014, 2030s ...
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Bombshell (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.
Style: uplifting, sad, twists and turns, philosophical, feminist film
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, pervert, accusation, scandal, learning the truth, breaking the fourth wall, death threat, never give up, tv show, propaganda, presidential candidate, social network ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 2000s, year 2016, year 2006
Place: cleveland ohio, manhattan new york city, new york
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Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is a cavalry officer and poet who believes in socialist ideals
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, factual
Plot: battlefield, red army, propaganda, battles, capture, nurse, singer, war, epic battle, romance, strategy, showdown ...
Time: 1920s
Place: warsaw poland
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Open the Wall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lighthearted look at the opening of the border crossing of Bornholmer Straße in Berlin from the point of view of the confused border guards.
Style: tense, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: berlin wall, propaganda, border crossing, society, friendship, rivalry, german humor, iron curtain, falling, uniform, embroidery
Time: year 1989
Place: germany, german democratic republic
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Panfilov's 28 Men (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army's newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of Panifilov's Twenty-Eight, a group of twenty-eight ...
Style: rough, suspense, touching, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: red army, eastern front, world war two, soviet army, bravery, heroes, infantry, propaganda, military, soldier, tank, nazi soldier ...
Time: year 1941, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, russia, ussr
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Silent Wedding (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Romania, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a small village of Communist-era Romania a young couple wish to marry, but Joseph Stalin dies the night prior to their wedding ceremony forcing the bride and groom to marry in silence.
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, realistic, biting ...
Plot: village, communism, dark humor, wedding preparations and rituals, injustice, occupation, fighting the system, family life, parents and children, dictatorship, oppression, plan gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: romania, europe, ussr
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sincere, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, friendship, anti semitism, pow, boarding school, against humanity, military school, youth, boarding school life, family relations, boxing ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, washington d.c., cape town south africa ...
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The Bomber (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 181 min.
Story: During World War II, a soviet aircraft crashes on Nazi-occupied territory. But the pilot Grivtsov and his beloved radio operator Katya miraculously survive. Another survivor is flight navigator Linko, who ejected from the plane. Each of them has to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, sad
Plot: behind enemy lines, great patriotic war, traitor, sabotage, survival, airplane shot down, soldier, world war two, social relations, diversion, love affair, soviet army ...
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The Fifth Estate (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: computers and web, journalism, politics, whistleblower, uncover truth, internet, against the rules, rebelliousness, war crime, international relations, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2010, year 2007 ...
Place: europe, middle east, iceland, iraq, norway ...
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Farewell to the Night (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Muriel breeds horses in France and runs an almond plantation with her business partner from the Maghreb. A confident woman who spent her childhood and youth in Algeria, Muriel seems to enjoy a life that is both harmonious and fulfilled. She receives ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, light, touching, feel good ...
Plot: grandmother grandson relationship, pony, islam, propaganda, old woman, nurse, stolen money, orphan, retirement home, solar eclipse, old man, police arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2015
Place: south of france, france
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Crimea (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film follows a romantic liaison between a young woman from Kiev, who is a supporter of the pro-European Maidan uprising, and a man from Sevastopol who joins the pro-Russian resistance in the aftermath of Maidan’s success in Kiev.
Style: inter cultural, intense, enigmatic, propaganda film
Plot: love, politics, civil war, propaganda, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, occupation, betrayal, assassination, hate, russian, terrorist, terrorism
Time: year 2014
Place: ukraine, crimea, russia
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