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, suspense, serious, intense, dramatic and captivating films and TV shows about / with propaganda, politics, storytelling, political, culture clash, betrayal, brutality, dialogue, mentor and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, Russia and other countries.
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propaganda movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as propaganda: Lions for Lambs (2007), Crimea (2017), Flags of Our Fathers (2006), East/West (1999), Unplanned (2019), Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Ballad about the Bomber (2011), Panfilov's Twenty Eight (2016), The Fifth Estate (2013), I Am Cuba (1964).

List of propaganda movies

Lions for Lambs (2007)
Genre: Drama, 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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: politics, terrorist, war, propaganda, state affairs, idealism, conservative, behind enemy lines, society, soldier, hopes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, usa, california, iran, washington d.c. ...
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, female protagonist, rebellion, future dystopia, danger, society, social decay, adventure, revolution, youth, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
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 7.0
 33K
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: propaganda film, inter cultural, based on true events, intense, enigmatic
Plot: civil war, propaganda, love, russian, occupation, politics, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, assassination, hate, betrayal
Place: ukraine
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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Genre: 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, touching, sincere ...
Plot: fame, loss of friend, war, military, survival, homecoming, danger, selflessness, propaganda, invasion, battles, marines ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, usa, manhattan new york city, pacific ocean ...
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 7.5
 4K
East/West (1999)
Genre: 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: communism, love and romance, kgb, iron curtain, escape, political unrest, propaganda, husband wife relationship, emigrant, immigration, freedom, letter ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: russia, france, ussr, europe, bulgaria ...
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 6.4
 6K
Unplanned (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere, emotional
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: abortion, redemption, transformation, propaganda, activist, faith based, female director, female protagonist, society, faith, gore, christian
Time: 21st century
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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, clever, thought provoking, humorous, factual ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, womanizer, deception, politician, muslim, state affairs, danger, political intrigue, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1980
Place: afghanistan, usa, texas, washington d.c., middle east ...
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Ballad about 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: sad, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, traitor, behind enemy lines, sabotage, propaganda, airplane shot down, soldier, social relations, survival, love affair
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Panfilov's Twenty Eight (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 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
Plot: eastern front, red army, soviet army, bravery, propaganda, nazi soldier, infantry, nazi, tank, hand grenade, russian history, great patriotic war ...
Time: year 1941
Place: germany, russia
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The Fifth Estate (2013)
Genre: Biography, 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, realistic, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: computers and web, journalism, politics, whistleblower, uncover truth, internet, against the rules, rebelliousness, war crime, fighting the system, life is a bitch, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2007, year 2011 ...
Place: europe, berlin germany, belgium, zurich switzerland, switzerland ...
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 8.0
 7K
I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 135 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: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, serious, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, propaganda, injustice, peasant, peace, student, university, land, surrealism, wealth, police ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo
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Operation Red Sea (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China, Morocco, Hong Kong
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A squad of the Jiaolong Commando Unit - Sea Dragon, a spec ops team of the Chinese Navy, carries out a hostage rescue operation in the nation of Yewaire, on the Arabian Peninsula, and fiercely fights against local rebel groups and Zaka, a terrorist ...
Style: propaganda film, exciting, breathtaking, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: propaganda, law enforcement, ex special forces, nuclear weapon, terrorism, save the day, group of criminals, arms dealer, ship, gunfight, stereotypes, explosions ...
Place: somalia
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The Kirlian Frequency (2017)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Argentina
Duration: 9 min.
Story: In the midnight hour, a lone DJ broadcasts the strangest - and scariest - tales from the outer edges of Kirlian, a lost city somewhere in Argentina.
Style: enigmatic, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: radio, terror, propaganda, culture clash, cold war, rivalry, mystery, escapades, society, danger, government, storytelling ...
Time: 80s, contemporary
Place: argentina
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Look Who's Back (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Adolf Hitler wakes up in a vacant lot in Berlin, with no knowledge of anything that happened after 1945. Homeless and destitute. Although everyone recognizes him, nobody believes that he is Hitler; instead, they think he is either a comedian, or a ...
Style: satirical, twist ending, realistic, absurd, stylized ...
Plot: hitler, time traveler, politics, adaptation, fascism, morality, brainwashing, manipulation, humanity, culture clash, idealism, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 1930s
Place: germany, poland
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 4.7
 251
The Monitors (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Earthlings chafe at the peace established by a benevolent alien race and set about to rebel.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: alien, rebellion, propaganda, danger, filmmaking, disorder, evil alien, politics, space and aliens, state affairs, mad scientist, rescue ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After many adventures, young female switchboard operator starts a love relationship with a serious young man. But while he's away on business, she gets lonely and succumbs to her colleague's passes. When the boyfriend returns, he gets into ...
Style: serious, dark humor, surreal, psychological, realistic
Plot: morgue, exterminator, female corpse, brain, pubic hair, rat, pantyhose, propaganda, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 60s
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, sergeant, war, military life, sniper, boot camp, vietnam war, suicide, basic training, violence, battles ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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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, serious, captivating
Plot: nazi germany, anti semitism, propaganda, showbiz, filmmaking, wartime life, state affairs, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, introspection, moral dilemma ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: austria, europe, berlin germany
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, female protagonist, future dystopia, young heroes, warrior, mentor, rebellion, championship, president, danger, resistance, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, near future
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 7.0
 53K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, fbi, faith, undercover, traitor, prison, working undercover, bomb, danger, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, marseille, chicago illinois, washington d.c., nova scotia ...
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 5.3
 72K
The Circle (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, tense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: technology, company, social media, internet, moral dilemma, media manipulation, surveillance, privacy, camera, peer pressure, female protagonist, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, manhunt, terrorism, military, assassination, torture, espionage, track down, 9/11, explosion, al qaeda, terrorist group ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, poland, langley virginia ...
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 7.4
 20K
Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, republican, conservative, republican party, state affairs, ambition, americana, government official, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, year 2007
Place: usa, alaska, washington d.c., england, phoenix arizona ...
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 8.1
 51K
Underground (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko's surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually ...
Style: surreal, cynical, satirical, biting, absurd ...
Plot: freedom, lie, society, ambition, resistance, communism, revolution, cellar, resistance fighter, greed, genocide, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 1990s, 1960s, year 1941
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, berlin germany, poland ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 212K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
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, bad ending, suspenseful, factual, realistic ...
Plot: resistance, deception, bomb, nazism, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, courage, plan gone awry, nazis, conspiracy, war ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, normandy, bavaria, tunisia ...
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 7.4
 227K
Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: epic, captivating, factual, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, president, politics, head of state, idealism, speech, cultural conflict, white house, battlefield, human spirit, historical character ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 829
Indivisible (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Upon returning from serving in the U.S. Army, Chaplain Darren Turner faces a crisis that shatters his Family and Faith in God but through the help of his fellow soldiers, he returns to his faith and family
Style: disturbing, factual, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: army, family in crisis, military, propaganda, unhappy wife, battle zone, war, family relations, world politics, mission, courage, faith ...
Place: iraq
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 8.8
 2K
Mr. Sunshine (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based in Shinmiyangyo, or the U.S. expedition to Korea in the late 19th century, Mr. Sunshine tells the story of a Korean boy born into a family of a house servant running away to board an American warship, later to return to his homeland as a U.S. ...
Style: social realism, captivating, sentimental, factual
Plot: love triangle, culture clash, patriotism, betrayal, propaganda, wartime, stereotypes, sacrifice, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, tragic event, childhood friend, destiny ...
Place: korea
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Shock and Awe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, factual, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, reporter, conspiracy, investigative journalism, expose, newspaper, journalist, heroic mission, propaganda, politics, violent, political ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pentagon, iraq
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 6.9
 36K
Camp X-Ray (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small-town roots. Instead, she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, intense ...
Plot: female soldier, female protagonist, military, american abroad, friendship, introspection, prison life, military police, relationships, stereotypes, strong female character, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, iraq, california
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