Fascism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fascism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, bleak, captivating, suspenseful and disturbing films and TV shows about / with fascism, society, politics, against humanity, fascist, death, male nudity, life is a bitch, murder and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in France, Italy, USA and other countries.
fascism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fascism: The Wave (2008), 1900 (1976), The Tin Drum (1979), Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003), The Conformist (1970), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Life Is Beautiful (1997), A Special Day (1977), The Key (1983), Butterfly (1999).

List of fascism movies

The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, national socialism, based on true events, emotional ...
Plot: fascism, teachers and students, experiment, high school, nazism, dictatorship, teacher, suicide, dictator, anarchist, social injustice, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, california
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: banned film, bleak, rough, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: rape, deviant sex, sexual perversion, sexual torture, kidnapping, sex, fascism, perversion, captivity, torture, sexual relations, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, execution, idealism, fall in love, ambition, leadership, political unrest, war, social differences, society ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: italy, france, europe
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The Tin Drum (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France, Poland, Yugoslavia
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday.
Style: surreal, realistic, epic, serious, clever ...
Plot: fascism, circus, political unrest, war, life is a bitch, wartime life, against humanity, coming of age, grownups, dishonesty, childhood memory, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, paris france, latin america ...
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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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, anti semitism, tennis, family life, family relations, wartime life, life is a bitch, brother sister relationship, unrequited love, uncle niece relationship, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
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Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: hitler, against humanity, fascism, dictatorship, racism, historical character, rise to the top, life is a bitch, politics, newspaper, head of state, state affairs ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 1910s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
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The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: sexual, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, exile, politics, honeymoon, assassin, haunted by the past, repression, train ride, estrangement, neo noir, sin ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: italy, france, europe, rome italy, paris france
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Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, serious, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: dark fantasy, fairy, creature, monster, legends and myths, good versus evil, young heroes, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, death, in the woods, magical ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: sentimental, tragicomedy, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, human spirit, survival, optimism, fascism, self sacrifice, jewish, captivity, make believe, life philosophy, protecting from truth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, poland
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A Special Day (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Sophia Loren strikes up a friendship with her ...
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, neighbor, homosexuality, housewife, unfulfillment, against humanity, romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two, year 1938
Place: italy, rome italy
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The Key (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After twenty years of marriage, art professor Nino Rolfe attempts to break down his wife Teresa's conventional modesty. Noticing her affection for their daughter's fiancé, Nino instigates her sexual interest in him as well. This sets off ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, fascism, exhibitionism, perversion, obsessive love, sexploitation, photograph, jealousy, extramarital affair, diary, desire, sexual obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, venice
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Butterfly (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, compassionate ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, fascism, coming of age, spanish civil war, teacher, latin, civil war, human nature, patriotism, parents and children, countryside, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, australia, galicia, america ...
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The Childhood of a Leader (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK, France, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ...
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: fascism, boy, leader, childhood, father son relationship, tantrum, evil child, mother son relationship, brutality, government agency, misanthropy, nihilism ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
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I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, art house, stylized ...
Plot: fascism, coming of age, small town, family life, human nature, social relations, memory, surrealism, teenage boy, bathtub, sheik, mad ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: italy, europe
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Sicilia! Sicilia! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Giuseppe Tornatore traces three generations of a Sicilian family in in the Sicilian town of Bagheria (known as Baarìa in the local Sicilian dialect), from the 1930s to the 1980s, to tell the story of the loves, dreams and delusions of an unusual ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: fascism, social differences, small town, politics, election, communism, family relations, family life, injustice, small town life, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
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Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, China, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: True story of Norman Bethune, a medical doctor who fought for justice in China during Mao's rise to power.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, epic, suspense ...
Plot: fascism, military, evacuation, politics, human spirit, revolution, rebellion, injustice, idealism, media, hopes, medical profession ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1920s, pre world war two, 1930s
Place: china, spain, asia, montreal quebec, russia
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Mussolini and I (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A compelling drama/documentary chronicling the life and death of Il Duce himself, from his days as a terrorist to his alliance with Hitler to the betrayal of his son-in-law and untimely demise.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing
Plot: fascism, political unrest, war, life is a bitch, head of state, against humanity, state affairs, family in crisis, leadership, family problems, downfall, rebellion ...
Time: 40s, 30s
Place: italy, europe
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Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, soldier, military, space travel, heroes, future dystopia, friendship, rescue, survival ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: alternate reality, espionage, fascism, betrayal, intrigue, working undercover, political intrigue, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, japan, new york, san francisco, berlin germany ...
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V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, vengeance, future dystopia, rebellion, mysterious character, vigilantism, freedom, life is a bitch, society, disguise, political corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
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Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: anti semitism, holocaust, fascism, politics, society, siblings relations, family life, political unrest, dictatorship, generation gap, fencing, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, twentieth century ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, budapest hungary, israel ...
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1984 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: futuristic, disturbing, psychological, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: future dystopia, totalitarianism, brainwashing, against humanity, politics, fascism, society, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal, surveillance ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Frontier(s) (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, rough, sinister ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, cannibalism, survival, sadism, sadistic horror, confined, cruelty, violence, human monster, mad scientist, fascism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Texas '46 (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story its the untold story of Italian World War II POW"S in Jan 1946. Luca Zingaretti stars as one of over 50,000 Italian Prisoners of War detained at POW camps in the U.S. Roy Schneider stars as Colonel Gartner, the Commander ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, wartime life, genocide, isolation, danger, captivity, anti war, society, military, soldier, holocaust, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, texas
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The Heifer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A platoon of mismatched republican soldiers cross the front-line to steal the bull that the enemy is going to fight on the saint patron date of the village. In addition to ruining the nationals' celebration they want the animal in order to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: fascism, soldier, anarchism, village life, war, nothing goes right, disorder, animal life, republican, society, military, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain
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Dangerously Close (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight college discovers some of his classmates have formed an even more elite clique more or less hell-bent on ridding the school, and quite possibly American society, of what they deem to be its ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: fascism, punk, murder, high school, politics, deadly, school, youth, vigilantism, state affairs, life is a bitch, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
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The Last 4 Days (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The true story of the greatest manhunt of the century!
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: fascism, rise and fall, society, state affairs, against humanity, war, head of state, heroes, life is a bitch, wartime life, rivalry, military ...
Time: 40s, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: milan italy, italy, alps
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: fascism, village, politics, rebellion, rebelliousness, military, hopes, against humanity, state affairs, life is a bitch, village life, human spirit ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, china, spain, naples italy ...
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Wild Blood (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of two renowned actors of Fascist cinema, Luisa Ferida and Osvaldo Valenti, who were supporters of the Salò Republic. Accused of collaboration and torture, they were shot by the Partisans after the country was liberated.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: fascism, career change, wartime life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, ambition, dishonesty, downfall, actor's life, tragic love, on the run, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy
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Hotel Lux (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Liechtenstein, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1938 Hans Zeisig, an apolitical comedian, impersonator and cabaret actor, flees with a Russian passport (instead of American, which he would have preferred) from Nazi-Berlin, and finds himself in the legendary Hotel Lux, the 'lost ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, state affairs, society, fascism, hotel, comedian, against humanity, homecoming, stalinism, best friend, nazi germany, holocaust
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: russia, germany
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