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, tense, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with propaganda, politics, society, murder, state affairs, death, runaway, mentor, catastrophe and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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propaganda movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as propaganda: Lions for Lambs (2007), Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010), I Am Cuba (1964), Ballad about the Bomber (2011), Flags of Our Fathers (2006), East/West (1999), War Room (2015), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005), Moscow Noir (2018), Red Joan (2018).

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: thought provoking, serious, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terrorist, war, politics, propaganda, conservative, state affairs, behind enemy lines, society, danger, hopes, soldier, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, iran, california ...
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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, filmmaking, actor's life, rise and fall, politics, showbiz, introspection, political unrest, movie business, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: europe, austria, berlin germany
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 8.2
 8K
I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rebellion, propaganda, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, politics, injustice, tyranny, power struggle, coup d'etat, university ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo, paris france
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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, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, future dystopia, rebellion, survival, society, distopia, fighting the system, against the odds, youth, adventure, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
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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: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, sad
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, traitor, behind enemy lines, sabotage, propaganda, airplane shot down, soldier, survival, social relations, love affair, soviet army
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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, touching, sincere ...
Plot: war, world war two, military, fame, battles, loss of friend, survival, homecoming, danger, selflessness, propaganda, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: japan, pacific ocean, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.4
 5K
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, realistic, emotional, heartbreaking, suspenseful ...
Plot: kgb, love and romance, iron curtain, josef stalin, escape, political unrest, propaganda, emigrant, immigration, survival, brutality, communism ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: russia, france, ussr, europe, bulgaria ...
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 6.5
 13K
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: biblical, christian film, inspirational, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: african american protagonist, prayer, intergenerational friendship, christian, propaganda, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, african american, religion, life philosophy, life, marriage ...
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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, politics, patriotism, mccarthyism, fighting the system, society, television, workplace, state affairs, media coverage, communism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california, soviet union, washington d.c. ...
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 6.8
 715
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, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: politician, propaganda, police, business, murder, false identity, finance, intrigue, crimes, danger, society, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, year 1999, 1990s
Place: moscow russia
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 6.4
 9K
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: intense, serious, suspenseful, depressing, suspense ...
Plot: female spy, suffering, atomic bomb, world war two, interrogation, propaganda, woman, interrogation room, war crime, kgb, oppression, betrayal ...
Time: year 1945, 20th century, 1940s, 2000s, 1930s ...
Place: montreal, soviet union
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 5.9
 12K
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: banned film, captivating, thought provoking, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: abortion, transformation, redemption, female protagonist, propaganda, activist, faith based, female director, clinic, abortion clinic, society, unplanned pregnancy ...
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, deception, politician, womanizer, muslim, law enforcement, state affairs, danger, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1980
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, texas, cairo egypt ...
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 6.5
 7K
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, rise to the top, self fulfillment, self discovery, friendship, lifestyle, abstract art, ambition, society, political unrest, obsession ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
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Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, 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, tense, factual, suspense
Plot: red army, battlefield, propaganda, capture, nurse, singer, war, epic battle, romance, strategy, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s
Place: warsaw poland
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Bornholmer Straße (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, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: berlin wall, falling, border crossing, propaganda, society, friendship, rivalry, embroidery, uniform, iron curtain, german humor
Time: year 1989
Place: germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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Panfilov's Twenty Eight (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
Plot: eastern front, bravery, world war two, red army, soviet army, propaganda, infantry, nazi soldier, nazi, tank, heroes, great patriotic war ...
Time: year 1941, 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, dark humor, humorous, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: communism, village, parents and children, family life, fighting the system, occupation, wedding preparations and rituals, injustice, youth, against the rules, life is a bitch, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: romania, europe, soviet union
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 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, captivating, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, friendship, anti semitism, pow, boarding school, boarding school life, against humanity, family relations, boxing, german, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, moscow russia, cape town south africa ...
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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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: journalism, computers and web, politics, whistleblower, uncover truth, internet, rebelliousness, against the rules, war crime, international relations, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2011, year 2007 ...
Place: europe, paris france, cairo egypt, london, brussels ...
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6.5 Toman Per Meter (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The story of the six-and-a-half story narrative search for the anti-drug police is to find the great glass dealer in the capital.
Style: brutal, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: lawyer, suicide attempt, capitalism, death sentence, older man younger woman relationship, drug overdose, deception, police station, terrorism, drugs, iranian, smuggler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tehran iran, iran
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 902
The Sleepers (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In this spy thriller, Marie and her husband Victor return from exile to Czechoslovakia on the cusp of the Velvet Revolution — but when the couple gets in a car accident, Marie wakes up from a coma to find her husband mysteriously gone.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: investigation, secret police, espionage, spy, neo noir, propaganda, female nudity, female protagonist, missing person, russophobia, female full frontal nudity, private investigation
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
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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: explosions, propaganda, nuclear, ex special forces, terrorism, law enforcement, nuclear weapon, arms dealer, ship, save the day, group of criminals, weapons ...
Place: somalia
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 6.8
 259
Interstelar (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A group of men go into space but never come out.
Style: art house, silent film, amateur film, underground film, experimental ...
Plot: computer program, outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, alien, amateur, victim, apocalypse, unhappy ending, russian, meteorite, end of the world ...
Place: siberia, russia, crimea
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 5.8
 2K
Guernica (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, based on true events
Plot: journalist, battlefield, civil war, saving a life, freedom, hiding place, politics, war violence, military, nazism, militia, bombing ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1975, pre world war two, year 1939 ...
Place: spain, basque country, madrid
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 6.9
 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, enigmatic, intense
Plot: love, civil war, propaganda, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, politics, occupation, betrayal, assassination, hate, russian
Place: ukraine, crimea
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Marco W. - 247 Tage im türkischen Gefängnis (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The 17 years old Marco Weiss has spent as usual his holiday with his parents at the Turkish Rivera.But on the last day of his stay Marco is arrested for sexual abuse against the minor British girl Carolina.He will spend 247 days in provisional ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh
Plot: prison, trial, teenage boy, desperation, arrest, district attorney, german abroad, propaganda, holiday, leukemia, anguish, judge ...
Place: germany, turkey
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The Raspberry Reich (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the Baader-Meinhof gang, a film about modern left Germans adopting the culture of extreme left-wing movements of the 1970s. East German dominatrix Gudrun leads a revolutionary gang of her own in Berlin. She has her men kidnap the son of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: erection, kidnapping, revolution, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, rebellion, power relations, state affairs, gang, political unrest, rebelliousness, s&m ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, middle east, usa ...
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Men Behind the Sun (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. The film details the various cruel medical experiments ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: bio weapon, world war two, sino japanese war, dehumanization, laboratory, soldier, experiment, against humanity, concentration camp, experimenting, gory, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: china, japan, asia
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House of Saddam (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 232 min.
TV show
Story: A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: gulf war, historical character, dictatorship, execution, saddam hussein, treason, megalomaniac, political unrest, rivalry, politics, iraq war, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: iraq, middle east, iran
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