Conscientious objector movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant conscientious objector movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, political, captivating, dramatic and melancholic films and TV shows about / with conscientious objector, death, violence, anti war, society, soldier, husband wife relationship, nude, kiss and fight plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as conscientious objector: Hacksaw Ridge (2016), A Hidden Life (2019), Benediction (2021), Carrington (1995), I Am Curious (1967), Gosford Park (2001), Death Wish (1974), There Is No Evil (2020), Kangaroo (1986), The Replacement Killers (1998).

List of conscientious objector movies

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA, UK, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Style: touching, inspirational, sentimental, emotional, brutal ...
Audience: manly, girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, conscientious objector, religion, american soldier, u.s. army, bible, military, father son relationship, pacifism, u.s. military ...
Time: 1940s, middle ages, 20th century, year 1945
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan, japan, tennessee, usa
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A Hidden Life (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II and is executed by them in 1943. Opening at Jägerstätter’s home in Austria’s countryside, the film follows Franz and his wife, Fani, ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, romantic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, clergy, farmer, military, courtroom, prisoner, prison life, catholic, treason, love, lawyer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941, year 1939, year 1943
Place: austria, germany, berlin germany
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Benediction (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about the First World War, which brought him public and critical acclaim. ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, captivating, queer cinema, gay cinema
Plot: world war one, gay, lgbt, poet, soldier, historical figure, writers, conscientious objector, wartime, changing lives, self awareness, writer's life ...
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: london
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: talky, sexy, touching, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: artist, art, writers, polyamory, world war one, painter, lgbt, gay, friendship, bittersweet, obsession, male nudity ...
Time: 1930s, victorian era, 1910s, 1920s, 19th century ...
Place: england, london, europe, venice, wales
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I Am Curious (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation. Meanwhile, ...
Style: controversial, art house, sexy, erotic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: politics, sex, revolution, sexploitation, vietnam war, anti war, sexuality, nude, self discovery, bdsm, strong sexual content, sex scene ...
Time: 60s
Place: sweden, spain, california, europe, stockholm sweden ...
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Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
Style: dark, biting, atmospheric, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, country estate, estate, society, whodunit, murder mystery, high society, twists and turns, butler, servant, murder investigation, suspense ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932, pre world war two, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england, london
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Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: controversial, rough, harsh, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, violence, vengeance, revenge, police, murder, home invasion, rape and revenge, gang, gunfight, one against many ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona, honolulu hawaii ...
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There Is No Evil (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Iran, Czech Republic
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Heshmat, an exemplary husband and father, gets up very early every day. Where does he go? Pouya cannot imagine killing another man, yet he is told he must do so. Javad doesn’t know that proposing to his beloved won’t be the only surprise on her ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, philosophical, non-linear, captivating ...
Plot: society, life & death, prison escape, friendship, destiny, love, human nature, multiple storylines, adaptation, rivalry, justice, youth ...
Place: iran
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Kangaroo (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mild-mannered English conscientious objector moves to what he feels will be the relative calm of Australia after World War I, but gets caught in the middle of violent battles between the rising trade unions and fascist groups.
Style: political, serious, realistic
Plot: writers, war veteran, conscientious objector, political activism, riot, world war one, conspiracy, injustice, society, moral dilemma, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, inter cultural, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, gangsters, on the run, martial arts, assassin, organized crime, police detective, police raid, attempted murder, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
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The Greatest (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Greatest is a 1977 film about the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, in which Ali plays himself. It was directed by Tom Gries and Monte Hellman. The song "Greatest Love of All", later remade by Whitney Houston, was written for this film and ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: racism, boxing, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete's life, contests and competitions, fighting the system, rising to stardom, ambition, religions or cults, lifestyle, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
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Shock Troops (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A French resistance group liberates some German prisoners. Turns out one of them is a spy.
Style: political
Plot: world war two, nazi, resistance movement, spy, judaism, anarchist, war, revenge killing, heroism, german, nazi occupied france, french resistance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: france, south of france
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They Have Escaped (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two troubled youths break out of their halfway house and make their way to one's home.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: youth, rebelliousness, escape, journey, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, rebellion, fall in love, cross country, teenager, homeless, misfit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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December (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In December of 1941, five teenage boys at a New England prep school hear the news of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and realize their lives are going to be changed forever. Released in 1991.
Style: talky, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, coming of age, preparatory school, friendship, boarding school, friends, battles, school, boarding school life, cons and scams, war, self discovery ...
Time: year 1941, year 1938
Place: new england, pearl harbor, england, london
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Queen & Country (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, France, UK, Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An Englishman who grew up in London during World War II joins the military to fight in the Korean War.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous, semi autobiographical
Plot: military life, military, soldier, youth, buddies, war, friends, disorder, boot camp, wartime life, training camp, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, post world war two, year 1953
Place: england, europe
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To the Lighthouse (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A faithful dramatization of Virginia Woolf's novel. A lecturer, his family, the spinster Aunt Lily, an old friend, and a student, Charles Tansley, spend a summer in an isolated house in Cornwall just before World War I. The stern Mr. Ramsay ...
Plot: lighthouse, beach, family relations, flashback, politics, painting, mother daughter relationship, wedding, conscientious objector, death in childbirth, crab, widower ...
Time: year 1914, edwardian era
Place: cornwall
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Vietnam (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: A young woman becomes an anti war activist when she sees what is happening in Veitnam after the Australians got involved.
Plot: vietnam veteran, election, vietnam war, family reunited, schoolgirl, minefield, rape and murder, anti war protest, politics, prime minister, rape, hospital ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, saigon, vietnam
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Castle Keep (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, castle, military, battles, fall in love, heroic mission, soldier, village, war, suspense, tank, german army ...
Time: 1940s, 10th century
Place: belgium, europe
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Thou Shalt Not Kill (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 148 min.
Story: At the end of World War II, a French pacifist is arrested for refusing to fight. In prison, he befriends a German priest arrested for murder of a French Resistance fighter. They discuss morality, obedience, and religion.
Plot: world war two, pacifism, catholic church, obedience, religion, french resistance, anti war, discussion, morality, pacifist, prison, murder ...
Place: france
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The Year That Trembled (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: lottery, vietnam war, friendship, college, anti war, politics, coming of age, teenage life, rebelliousness, fighting the system, kids in trouble, campaign ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1971, year 1970
Place: vietnam, ohio, usa, asia, philadelphia ...
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Punishment Park (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this fictional documentary, U.S. prisons are at capacity, and President Nixon declares a state of emergency. All new prisoners, most of whom are connected to the antiwar movement, are now given the choice of jail time or spending three days in ...
Style: political, realistic, cerebral, controversial, dystopian ...
Plot: distopia, politics, found footage, military, murder, anti war, desert, soldier, anarchism, anarchist, survival, racism ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, washington d.c., indochina
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Hedd Wyn (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: 'Hedd Wyn' is a 1992 Welsh anti-war biopic. Ellis Humphrey Evans, a farmer's son and poet living at Trawsfynydd in the Meirionydd countryside of upland Wales, competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry - that of the ...
Plot: world war one, poet, wartime, curse, peasant, movie theatre, brother sister relationship, fish, pub, village, minister, farmer ...
Time: 1910s
Place: balkan, new zealand, wales
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The Four Feathers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which ...
Style: epic, serious, touching, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, war, imperialism, redemption, slavery, desert, soldier, colonialism, cavalry, fight, friendship, torture ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1890s
Place: sudan, england, africa, middle east, egypt ...
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Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: humorous, clever, affectionate, visually appealing, allegory ...
Plot: revolution, satire, politics, dark humor, farce, nude, communism, brutality, insanity, violence, male nudity, murder ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: australia, russia, latvia, moscow russia, cambodia ...
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Birdy (1984)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds - but now believes he really is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Can his friend help him pull through?
Style: depressing, emotional, thought provoking, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: vietnam war, mental illness, obsession, bird, psychology, best friend, war, military, psychiatry, friendship, mental institution, flashback ...
Time: year 1984, 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, atlantic city new jersey, philadelphia
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Nothing to Report (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Tunisia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1956, the professional army of France lacks the manpower to keep the peace in Algeria, the colony which the country is determined to hold on to at any price. For this reason, reservists are called up and subject to an intense period of training ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, soldier, mutiny, execution, platoon, anti war protest, military training, idealist, deserter, french army, pacifist, communist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: algeria, africa, france
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Bartleby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An adaptation of Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener" told in the setting of a modern office.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, art house, biting ...
Plot: insubordination, office, mysterious character, dark humor, workplace, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, fish out of water, workplace situations, employer employee relationship, fired from the job, office worker ...
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Ginger & Rosa (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Denmark, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event the comes to redefine their relationship.
Style: serious, sincere, stylized, realistic, social ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: political protest, teenage girl, teenager, cold war, coming of age, dysfunctional family, teenage life, rebelliousness, rebellion, youth, society, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: england, europe, london
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Ali (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: boxing, muslim, african american, racism, sport, civil rights, friendship, fight, rise to the top, human spirit, politics, comeback ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1964, year 1974, 20th century
Place: africa, usa, nigeria
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