Anti war protest movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant anti war protest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, disturbing and talky films and TV shows about / with anti war protest, society, vietnam war, politics, rebellion, anti war, friendship, idealism, state affairs and life is a bitch plots mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres shot in USA, Australia, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as anti war protest: Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013), Countdown to Looking Glass (1984), Vietnam (1987), The '60s (1999), Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012), The Nude Restaurant (1967), One Night Stand (1984), Basement (2010), A Small Circle of Friends (1980), The Experiment (2010).

List of anti war protest movies

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a controversial legal battle that rattled the ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, talky, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, political unrest, against the odds, injustice, righting the wronged, courtroom, ambition, legal action, hopes, rebellion, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1971
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Countdown to Looking Glass (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fictional confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union over the Strait of Hormuz, the gateway to the Persian Gulf. The narrative of the film details the events that lead up to the initial exchange of nuclear weapons from the ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: nuclear holocaust, nuclear war, anti war protest, end of the world, economic crisis, fake news report, tv station, financial crisis, military draft, nato, apocalypse, coup d'etat ...
Place: middle east, united states, soviet union, saudi arabia, usa
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 7.7
 464
Vietnam (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman becomes an anti war activist when she sees what is happening in Veitnam after the Australians got involved.
Plot: vietnam war, photographer, rape and murder, schoolgirl, minefield, vietnam vet, family reunited, anti war protest, prime minister, rape, politics, photograph ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: saigon, vietnam, australia
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 7.0
 2K
The '60s (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam..
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, culture clash, fighting the system, coming of age, rock music, protest, pot smoking, drug abuse, concert, politician, summer of love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, south central los angeles, woodstock, chicago illinois, usa ...
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Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. Do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart, or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions?
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, light, dark humor ...
Plot: culture clash, family relations, family feud, society, eccentric family, spouse leaving, family gatherings, widower, loss of wife, disorder, drugged drink, coffin ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
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The Nude Restaurant (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At a New York City restaurant, the patrons are men, nude but for a G-string, waited on by one woman, also clad in a G-string (played by Viva) and a G-bestringed (bestrung?) waiter.
Style: cinema verite
Plot: sex with a priest, amputee, anti war protest, fashion model, flirting, restaurant, hippie, singing, kissing, vietnam war, s&m, dining hall ...
Place: cuba, new york
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One Night Stand (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Australia, four teenagers in a Sydney theater are astounded to hear the news that a nuclear war has broken out in Eastern Europe. They try to figure out the best way they can survive the coming conflagration.
Plot: flashback, pacifism, nuclear holocaust, nuclear war, absent without leave, new year's eve, fear, concert, film projector, strip poker, friendship, radio ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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 2.2
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Basement (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Six friends are lured to an underground basement for a sinister experiment, will they escape, but most importantly will they live or die?
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: in the woods, dungeon, group of friends, survival, danger, experiment, murder, anti war, forest, covered in blood, betrayal, interracial couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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A Small Circle of Friends (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship is jeopardized by romantic feelings both men develop for Jessica.
Style: sincere, sexual, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, college life, dull life, lottery, couples, friends, graphic violence, college, fall in love, twentysomething life, student life, school ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, vietnam
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 6.4
 51K
The Experiment (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: prison life, prison, experiment gone awry, human nature, psychology, prison rape, confined, switching roles, violence, danger, brutality, punishment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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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: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: lottery, friendship, anti war, college, politics, coming of age, fighting the system, teenage life, rebelliousness, wartime life, rebellion, youth ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1971, year 1970
Place: vietnam, ohio, usa, asia, philadelphia ...
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 7.3
 9K
Talk to Me (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Style: realistic, sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching ...
Plot: radio, ex convict, civil rights, protest, african american, media, society, manager, cheating, ambition, friendship, radio show ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, u.s. capitol building, los angeles ...
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 7.3
 3K
Path to War (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: From director John Frankenheimer ('The Manchurian Candidate') comes this powerful drama of soaring ambition and shattered dreams that takes a provocative insider's look at the way our country goes to war--as seen from inside the LBJ ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, political corruption, white house, campaign, state affairs, politics, military, head of state, heroes, assassination attempt, deadly, political unrest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968, year 1966
Place: vietnam, asia, pentagon, texas, saigon
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Harold and Maude (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, touching, humorous, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, suicide attempt, suicide, older woman younger man relationship, obsession, coming of age, death, depression, misfit, elderly, youth, funeral ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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 7.6
 35K
Hair (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: "Hair" is a 1979 musical war comedy-drama film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical "Hair: An American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" about a Vietnam War draftee, Claude, who meets and befriends a tribe of long-haired hippies on ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, counterculture, nudity (full frontal - brief), anti war, fall in love, friendship, commune, army, skinny dipping, misfit, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: oklahoma, new york, manchester, manchester england, nevada ...
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: psychedelic, surreal, clever, cult film, atmospheric ...
Plot: drug abuse, lsd, american dream, hallucination, journalism, hitchhiker, surrealism, cocaine, addiction, road trip, drugs, lawyer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: intellectual, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, robbery, anti war, political unrest, judge, trial, police brutality, journalist, german, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1976, year 1970 ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, sicily, bolivia ...
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 5.9
 3K
Day Zero (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, duty, introspection, coping, military, destiny, friends, courage, protestor, politics, anti war, freedom ...
Time: future, september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 1K
Daniel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sincere, serious, contemplative
Plot: espionage, uncover truth, racism, injustice, politics, undercover, betrayal, state affairs, false accusation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, asia, vietnam
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A Bright Shining Lie (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Something in his past keeps career Army man John Paul Vann from advancing past colonel. He views being sent to Vietnam as part of the US military advisory force a stepping stone to promotion. However, he disagrees vocally (and on the record) with ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: vietnam war, military, soldier, pregnancy, insurgent, vietcong, infidelity, military life, anti war, political unrest, battles, couples ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon
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Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, politics, wheelchair, vietnam veteran, fighting the system, military, disability, downfall, hopes, state affairs, homecoming ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: vietnam, mexico, usa, new york, latin america ...
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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: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, prostitute, military life, society, military, rebellion, politics, war, life is a bitch, state affairs, battles, anti war ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: algeria, france
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Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage love, family life, eccentric family, fall in love, reunion, culture clash, parents and children, love and romance, family feud, countryside, divorce, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, woodstock, new york, manhattan new york city
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Conventioneers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the 2004 Republican Nation Convention, love blooms between a Republican delegate and a Democrat protesting the event.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, politics, democrat, introspection, love affair, idealism, moral dilemma, couples, injustice, campaign, fighting the system, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, texas, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, connecticut
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