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, thought provoking, captivating, political and dramatic films and TV shows about / with demonstration, riot, politics, society, father son relationship, protest, family relations, arrest, fighting the system and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in France, Germany, UK and other countries.
demonstration movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as demonstration: Machuca (2004), Miss Sweden (2004), Even the Rain (2010), Aarakshan (2011), Salvador (2006), 120 Beats Per Minute (2017), Clemency (2019), In My Room (2018), At War (2018), Gie (2005).

List of demonstration movies

Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 121 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: touching, emotional, thought provoking, serious, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, sexual initiation, childhood, poverty, demonstration, politics, classmate, youth, historical event, communism, social differences, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, santiago chile, south america ...
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Miss Sweden (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Moa is in her early 20s, works at a factory and lives by herself in a cottage in the forest. She is a vegan and follows her friends and demonstrations, mostly to fit in. But at home, by herself, she listens to pop music and use make-up.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: feminist, demonstration, vegetarian, small town, family relations, teenage life, youth, mother daughter relationship, friendship, aging, adoption, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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, serious, thought provoking, realistic, documentary filmmaking ...
Plot: filmmaking, audition, demonstration, protest, native americans, culture clash, society, director, bribery, film within a film, exploitation, political protest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, 70s
Place: bolivia, latin america, california, spain, south 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, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: politics, education, teacher, prejudice, social activism, demonstration, fighting the system, society, friendship, family relations, social differences, against the rules ...
Place: india, asia
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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, tough law enforcer, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, society, law enforcement, demonstration, vigilantism, group of friends, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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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: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: anarchist, legal investigation, against humanity, rebellion, politics, legal, missing person, crimes, fighting the system, journalism, state affairs, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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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: rough, thought provoking, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police brutality, globalization, political unrest, rebelliousness, fighting the system, violence spree, demonstration, violence, political protest, bullying, humiliation, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: europe, italy
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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: gay cinema, thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gay love, gay, lgbt, gay relationship, aids, laboratory, epidemic, cure, demonstration, activist, medicine, hospital ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1992
Place: europe, paris france, france
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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: rough, compassionate, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: death row, lethal injection, prison, prison warden, black american, retirement, father son relationship, innocence, teacher, african american, drunkenness, lawyer ...
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, controversial, unusual plot structure, exciting, surreal ...
Plot: alone, mysterious disappearance, disappearance, post punk, journalist, surrealism, male nudity, male protagonist, grandmother, demonstration, female nudity, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: strike, labor union, working class, business manager, class struggle, hard labor, mayor, worker, factory, police, capitalism, struggle ...
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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: idealism, teen rebel, love triangle, power struggle, demonstration, teenage boy, chinese, prostitute, catholic, university, classroom, teacher ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: bali, southeast asia, indonesia
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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, suspense, lgbt cinema
Plot: gay, civil rights, lgbt, family relations, friendship, racial prejudice, women's rights, friend, gay love, politics, protest, homosexual ...
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 ...
Plot: economic crisis, countdown, queen, singing competition, tyrant, ferris wheel, contest, demonstration, killing an animal, fistfight, genie, dead bird ...
Time: year 2014
Place: lisbon portugal
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Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 107 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: bleak, rough, disturbing, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: ira, civil rights, irish republican army, political unrest, fighting the system, state affairs, society, conflict, life is a bitch, social decay, protest, social problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
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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: melancholic, sentimental, sincere, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: cold war, missing person, love, dancing, musician, aunt niece relationship, demonstration, propaganda, fall in love, falling in love, female director, capitalism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962
Place: helsinki finland, czechoslovakia, finland, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia ...
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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, murder, adolescence, extramarital affair, lovesick, punk rock, illegal prostitution, police operation, grandparent grandchild relationship, riot, weapons, punk ...
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, organized crime, police detective, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, danger, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, gang, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, holland
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Butterfly (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Flavia is a thirtysomething married teacher. She has suppressed the memory of her adolescent lesbian fling with Jin and is stuck in a stifling marriage. A chance encounter in a supermarket with the playful and seductive singer Yip reawakens dormant ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, seductress, unhappy wife, lesbian sex, demonstration, female director, female teacher, high school, flashback
Place: hong kong
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Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In antique Rome, a simple pepboy for chars becomes involved in a coup against Cesar.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, biting, suspense ...
Plot: roman empire, satire, anachronism, catacomb, ancient rome, julius caesar, cleopatra, conspiracy, heroes, leadership, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: north africa, europe, africa, rome italy
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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: realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, idealism, freedom, protest, muslim, religious intolerance, fighting the system, political unrest, politics, state affairs, life philosophy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, europe, asia ...
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Am Tag als Bobby Ewing starb (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: commune, cannabis, nuclear power, demonstration, divorce, nuclear power plant, molotov cocktail, male female relationship, pubic hair, male objectification, male nudity
Time: 80s
Place: chernobyl, central europe
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Journey to the Sun (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mehmet, a young Turkish man newly migrated from the village Tire, takes a job searching for water leaks below the surface of the streets of Istanbul. Due to a strange set of events, he is mistaken for a Kurd, imprisoned, and brutally beaten. Upon ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: politics, injustice, friendship, racism, discrimination, self discovery, false accusation, culture clash, city life, village life, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: turkey, kurdistan, germany, iraq, istanbul turkey
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The Great Debaters (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, inspirational, sentimental ...
Plot: racism, teacher, african american, debate, contests and competitions, college, segregation, poet, student, family relations, letter, sheriff ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, oklahoma, harlem manhattan new york city, harvard university, usa ...
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Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Plot: coma, idealism, politics, deception, culture clash, communism, protecting from truth, parents and children, social differences, lifestyle change, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: germany, east germany, german democratic republic, europe, berlin germany ...
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The Girl in the Café (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.
Style: touching, intellectual, melancholic, emotional, sweet ...
Plot: politics, romance, couples, against the rules, state affairs, power of love, social differences, society, hypocrisy, hotel, cafe, shyness ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iceland, united kingdom, africa
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The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, tricky, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, political conspiracy, writers, writer's life, state affairs, politics, betrayal, cia, suspicion, war crime, uncover truth, who to trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, london, washington d.c. ...
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, family relations, tennis, family life, wartime life, life is a bitch, unrequited love, uncle niece relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
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Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: thought provoking, emotional, realistic, sincere, epic ...
Plot: working class, hopes, politics, family relations, injustice, labor union, rich and poor, unemployment, fighting the system, power relations, righting the wronged, workplace situations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, tokyo
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The Murri Affair (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true incident, this tells the story of a troubled young man who kills his sister's reactionary, violent and abusive husband and is eventually arrested for the murder. However, the dead husband happened to be a member of the Italian ...
Plot: assassination plot, murder confession, aristocracy, religion versus science, plan gone wrong, oyster, unhappy marriage, socialist, investigator, demonstration, nude photograph, marital separation ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice
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