Most Popular "Blacklist" Titles
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1. Trumbo (2015)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
2. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Votes: 61,344 | Gross: $8.09M
4. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
Votes: 258,078 | Gross: $11.28M
5. Chaplin (1992)
PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charles Chaplin.
Writers: David Robinson, Charles Chaplin, Diana Hawkins, William Boyd, Bryan Forbes, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw
Votes: 42,802 | Gross: $9.49M
6. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
PG | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 83,896 | Gross: $31.50M
7. The Way We Were (1973)
PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
8. The Great Debaters (2007)
PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama
A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.
Votes: 47,506 | Gross: $30.23M
9. The Majestic (2001)
PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Votes: 44,941 | Gross: $27.80M
10. Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
David Merrill (Robert De Niro), a fictitious 1950s Hollywood director, returns from filming abroad in France to find that his loyalty has been called into question by the House Committee on... See full summary »
Votes: 6,098 | Gross: $9.48M
11. The Front (1976)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.
12. Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005 Video Game)
A lone street racer must use his talents to rise to the top of the Blacklist, comprised of the 15 most elite drivers in the city of Rockport.
13. Trumbo (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »
Votes: 819 | Gross: $7.85M
14. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.
16. The House on Carroll Street (1988)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1950s America, an FBI agent and a blacklist victim uncover a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the country.
Votes: 1,722 | Gross: $0.46M
17. Takedown (2000)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
This film is based on the story of the capture of computer hacker "Kevin Mitnick".
18. Force of Evil (1948)
TV-PG | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An unethical lawyer, with an older brother he wants to help, becomes a partner with a client in the numbers racket.
19. Kitchen Stories (2003)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A scientific observer's job of observing an old cantankerous single man's kitchen habits is complicated by his growing friendship with him.
Votes: 7,012 | Gross: $0.35M
20. Career (1959)
105 min | Drama
More than anything in the world, Sam Lawson wants to be a successful actor. Is he willing to sacrifice his wife, happiness and personal reputation to achieve his goal?
21. The Big Knife (1955)
111 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
Hollywood actor Charles Castle is pressured by his studio boss into a criminal cover-up to protect his valuable career.
22. Nothing But a Man (1964)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.
Votes: 887 | Gross: $0.01M
24. Sing Your Song (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
Votes: 367 | Gross: $0.05M
25. Red Hollywood (1996 Video)
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History
A documentary that examines the films made by the victims of the Hollywood Blacklist and offers a radically difference perspective on a key period in the history of American cinema.
26. Slaves (1969)
110 min | Drama
A Kentucky slave fights for his freedom from cruel overseer whose mistress eventually joins Davis and the other slaves in their revolt.
27. Dash and Lilly (1999 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Biographical look at the bombastic love affair that writers Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman shared in 1940 and 50's Hollywood. Refusing to marry, but deeply in love, the two engaged in... See full summary »
29. Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992)
55 min | Documentary
Made in wartime and edited in candlelight, Mikhail Vartanov's rarely-seen masterpiece tells about his friendship with the genius Sergei Parajanov who was imprisoned by KGB "at the peak of ... See full summary »
30. Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)
Approved | 112 min | Biography, Musical
Biographical movie about the early 20th century Broadway stars Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
31. Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007)
PG | 93 min | Documentary, Music
Interviews, archival footage and home movies are used to illustrate a social history of folk artist and activist Pete Seeger.
Votes: 397 | Gross: $0.18M
33. Fear on Trial (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
The story of John Henry Faulk, a radio/TV personality of the 1950s, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Faulk sued the organization that was behind the blacklisting, and the ... See full summary »
34. Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (2009)
86 min | Documentary
Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas shares stories about his life, his family, his work, and his philosophy after living 92 years.
35. The Heat's On (1943)
Approved | 79 min | Musical, Comedy
When his biggest star joins a rival's show, a Broadway producer bluffs and schemes to get her back.
36. The Hollywood Ten (1950)
15 min | Documentary, Short, History
A brief look at The Hollywood Ten, a group of screenwriters and directors charged of contempt of court after challenging the House of Anti-American Activities and their controversial and ... See full summary »
38. Seeing Red (1983)
100 min | Documentary, History
A unique documentary that looks at the political activities of the American Communist Party in the early to mid-twentieth century.
39. The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time (1981)
PG | 78 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary about the blacklisted folk group, "The Weavers," and the events leading up to their triumphant return to Carnegie Hall.
42. The John Garfield Story (2003 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary, aired on the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) cable network, looks at the life and career of John Garfield, whose career was cut short when he died at age 39. His difficult ... See full summary »
43. Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (1979)
Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
An examination of the life of actor and singer Paul Robeson, from his first major triumphs on the stage in the 1920s through his gradually increasing social activism in the 1930s and 1940s,... See full summary »
54 min | Documentary
A documentary look at the confluence of the Red scare, McCarthyism, and blacklists with the post-war activism by African Americans seeking more and better roles on radio, television, and ... See full summary »
45. Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey (1995)
75 min | Documentary, Biography
Elia Kazan was one of the greatest Hollywood and Broadway directors. A three-time Academy Award winner, five-time Tony Award winner and winner of Best Dramatic Film at Cannes, he was also ... See full summary »
128 min | Documentary
A 100 year history of the development of movie marketing, reflecting technical improvements, audience taste and cultural sensibilities.
90 min | Documentary, Biography
The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »
48. Making the Earth Stand Still (1995 Video)
70 min | Documentary
A documentary about the 1951 sci-fi film "The Day the Earth Stood Still," featuring clips from the film and interviews with some of the cast and crew about the making of the film.
49. Buzz (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A journey to places, where the overseen Hollywood screenwriter Albert Isaac "Buzz" Bezzerides lived and worked, revealing the operation of Hollywood's production system in the 40ies, 50ies, 60ies and more ...
50. Committee on UnAmerican Activities (1962)
46 min | Documentary, History
First film by a private citizen which criticizes a Government Committee: 1930s footage of Committee Chairman Martin Dies attacking "subversives" in labor unions; the Hollywood Witch Hunts; Cold War Blacklist; & 1960 San Francisco hearings.