Demonstration movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant demonstration movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, political, thought provoking, captivating and disturbing films and TV shows about / with demonstration, politics, riot, protest, society, arrest, corruption, rebellion, idealism and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
demonstration movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as demonstration: Machuca (2004), Even the Rain (2010), Aarakshan (2011), 120 Beats Per Minute (2017), The Hater (2020), The Post (2017), Salvador (2006), Clemency (2019), In My Room (2018), At War (2018).

List of demonstration movies

Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Santiago, capital of Chile during the Marxist government of elected, highly controversial president Salvador Allende. Father McEnroe supports his leftist views by introducing a program at the prestigious "collegio" (Catholic prep school) ...
Style: political, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: childhood, coming of age, sexual initiation, politics, friendship, poverty, youth, communism, demonstration, children, classmate, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, argentina, south america, spain ...
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Even the Rain (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Focuses on Sebastian and Costa, obsessive filmmakers who, in their quest to uncover the myth of Christopher Columbus and resistance to colonial power by Indian rebel Hatuey, ultimately end up embroiled in a modern revolt against Western ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, political, tense, harsh ...
Plot: filmmaking, politics, culture clash, society, rebellion, demonstration, prejudice, audition, unlikely friendships, mentor, self discovery, protest ...
Time: year 2000, 70s, 21st century
Place: bolivia, south america, spain, california, latin america
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Aarakshan (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The decision by India's supreme court to establish caste-based reservations for jobs in education causes conflict between a teacher and his mentor.
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, political ...
Plot: politics, discrimination, education, teacher, social activism, prejudice, demonstration, fighting the system, friendship, family relations, society, university ...
Place: india, asia
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120 Beats Per Minute (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of ...
Style: art house, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gay love, lgbt, aids, gay interest, gay relationship, hospital, gay sex, gay couple, hiv positive, gay pride, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
Place: paris france, europe, france
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The Hater (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A duplicitous young man finds success in the dark world of social media smear tactics — but his virtual vitriol soon has violent real-life consequences.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, intellectual, dark
Plot: manipulation, social media, suspense, demonstration, gay bar, public relations, hi-tech, social network, vengeance, fake news report, virtual world, presidential election ...
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The Post (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: political, tense, inspirational, thought provoking, factual ...
Plot: journalism, expose, newspaper office, newspaper, cover up, truth, lie, wartime, journalist, freedom of the press, u.s. government, new york times ...
Time: 70s, year 1965, year 1971, year 1966, year 1949 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, vietnam
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A.C.A.B. - All Cops Are Bastards (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A look at the controversial riot cops unit, told through the stories of three veteran cops and a young recruit.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police brutality, police, fighting crime, teaching the ways of the world, society, law enforcement, demonstration, police officer, vigilantism, group of friends, violence, slum ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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Salvador (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story of Salvador Puig Antich, one of the last political prisoners to be executed under Franco's Fascist State in 1974.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: anarchist, dictatorship, politics, legal, legal investigation, rebellion, against humanity, missing person, demonstration, rebelliousness, fighting the system, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, year 1974
Place: spain, barcelona, iberian peninsula, europe
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Diaz: Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Romania, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A reenactment of the final days of the 2001 G8 Summit.
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: police brutality, rebelliousness, fighting the system, political unrest, globalization, violence spree, anarchist, violence, demonstration, bullying, political protest, police ...
Time: 2000s, year 2001, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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Clemency (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to ...
Style: compassionate, disturbing, psychological, bleak, rough ...
Plot: death row, lethal injection, prison, prison warden, black american, retirement, innocence, teacher, african american, lawyer, husband wife relationship, drunkenness ...
Place: usa
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In My Room (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Armin, in his fourties, is a freelancer with lots of time and little money. He’s not really happy, but can’t picture living a different life. One morning the world looks the same as always, but mankind has disappeared.
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, surreal, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: alone, mysterious disappearance, disappearance, sex scene, female nudity, surrealism, nightclub, father son relationship, journalist, grandmother, post punk, goat ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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At War (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: strike, labor union, business manager, working class, class struggle, mayor, factory, worker, hard labor, protest, anger, demonstration ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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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: realistic, captivating, serious, political, cult film
Plot: teen rebel, idealism, love triangle, power struggle, demonstration, university, flashback, corruption, teacher, library, prostitute, friend ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: indonesia, bali, southeast asia
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When We Rise (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Story: The personal and political struggles, setbacks and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the U.S. Civil Rights movement from its turbulent infancy in the 20th century to the once unfathomable ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, lgbt cinema, political ...
Plot: gay, lesbian, civil rights, gay rights, women's rights, lgbtq, family relations, racial prejudice, friendship, gay slur, homosexual, gay love ...
Place: san francisco
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Arabian Nights: Volume 3 - The Enchanted One (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In which Scheherazade doubts that she will still be able to tell stories to please the King, given that what she has to tell weighs three thousand tonnes. She therefore escapes from the palace and travels the Kingdom in search of pleasure and ...
Style: art house
Plot: queen, countdown, economic crisis, singing competition, tyrant, contest, demonstration, fistfight, male full rear nudity, killing an animal, arabian nights, octopus ...
Time: year 2014
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
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Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Every night, in danger of being beheaded, Scheherazade tells King Shahryar unfinished tales to continue them the following night, hence defying his promise of murdering his new wives after their wedding night. Scheherazade tells king Shahryar her ...
Style: semi documentary, mind bending, surreal, psychedelic, art house ...
Plot: unemployment, economic crisis, prime minister, financial crisis, banker, debt, erection, poverty, virgin, firefighter, teenage crush, wasp ...
Time: year 2013, 2010s
Place: portugal
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August Fools (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Norway, Czech Republic
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An comedy set in 1960s Helsinki. The story revolves around Elsa, a resolute hatmaker who is in complete control of her life. Besides running her shop, she sometimes doubles as a fortune teller. When Jan, a Czechoslovakian jazz musician and ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, exciting, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: cold war, missing person, love, musician, demonstration, socialism, political activism, capitalism, youth culture, hotel, jazz, helsinki, finland ...
Time: 60s, year 1962
Place: helsinki finland, finland, czechoslovakia, prague
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Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.
Style: rough, bleak, political, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: ira, irish republican army, civil rights, rebellion, politics, terrorism, protest, ethnic conflict, fighting the system, state affairs, political unrest, social decay ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century
Place: ireland, california, england, israel, europe ...
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Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, USA, South Africa
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: epic, inspirational, political, spiritual, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: idealism, protest, lawyer, politics, british empire, life philosophy, human spirit, religious intolerance, leadership, assassination, freedom, indian history ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 19th century, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: india, south africa, africa, los angeles, vatican ...
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1st of May: All Belongs to You (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eleven-year-old Turkish boy, two young men from a small town, and a cuckolded policeman from the sticks all find their way to Berlin on May Day, where, in the district of Kreuzberg, emotions come to the boil every year.
Plot: demonstration, grandparent grandchild relationship, illegal prostitution, police operation, lovesick, adolescence, murder, extramarital affair, punk rock, riot, punk, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Place: berlin germany
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The Third Wave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Johan Falk hasn't been working for over a year since he resigned from the police. Most of all he wants to move out to the countryside, but fate has a different thought.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, organized crime, police detective, dishonesty, investigation, gangsters, gang, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, woman in danger, hotel, cell phone ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, holland
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Dear Comrades! (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Novocherkassk, USSR, 1962. Liudmila is a Party executive and devout communist who fought at the front of WWII for Stalin’s ideology. Certain that her contribution will create a communist society, she detests any anti-Soviet sentiment. During a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, psychological, art film
Plot: brutality, communism, communist party, rebellion, riot, mother daughter relationship, labor union, labor strike, oppression, suspense, tyrant, dishonesty ...
Time: year 1962, 60s
Place: ussr, russia
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Memories of Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: 1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police, rape, twists and turns, murder investigation, murder, unsolved crime, investigation, murder mystery, suspense, police detective ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 2003, 20th century, 2000s
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: clever, thought provoking, inspirational, captivating, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, marriage, female lawyer, courtroom, women's rights, human rights, husband wife relationship, teacher, supreme court, equality, misogyny, women ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1956, year 1963, 60s ...
Place: usa, denver colorado, new york
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We Are Marshall (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Style: emotional, sentimental, inspirational, touching, compassionate ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: sport, football, college, american football, air disaster, coach, football team, survivor, university, friendship, small town, teacher ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california, west virginia, virginia
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Colour It Yellow (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits ...
Style: inspirational, serious, entertaining, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: politics, sikh, rebelliousness, patriotism, coming of age, courage, society, state affairs, corruption, filmmaker, friends, dancing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia, london, delhi
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The Wounds (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film follows two Belgrade youths on their rise to gangster legends in a decaying society.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: youth, coming of age, teenage life, murder, life is a bitch, war, wartime life, battles, friends, gangsters, suspense, anarchist ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, eastern europe, belgrade
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Juno (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: funny, touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, adoption, teenage pregnancy, teenage life, love and romance, social relations, friendship, female protagonist, high school, strong female character ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: minnesota, california, usa
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Evita (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Style: intense, lyrical, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: politics, dancing, rise to power, political unrest, music, redemption, ambition, female protagonist, hopes, rise to the top, love and romance, folk hero ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, italy, spain ...
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Bread and Roses (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maya is a quick-witted young woman who comes over the Mexican border without papers and makes her way to the LA home of her older sister Rosa. Rosa gets Maya a job as a janitor: a non-union janitorial service has the contract, the foul-mouthed ...
Style: realistic, political, melancholic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: labor union, immigrants, working class, deportation, janitor, realism, fighting the system, politics, workplace, relationships, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, latin america, usa, tijuana mexico ...
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