Most Popular "Civil Disobedience" Titles
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2. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.
3. 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.
4. Bloody Sunday (2002)
R | 107 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.
5. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy
The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
6. Battle in Seattle (2007)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama
Activists arrive in Seattle, Washington en masse to protest a meeting of the World Trade Organization. Riots and chaos ensue as demonstrators successfully stop the WTO meetings.
7. Savannah (2013)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family, History
SAVANNAH is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th ... See full summary »
8. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)
X | 121 min | Drama
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 ... See full summary »
93 min | Documentary
A documentary on the workings and beliefs of the self-described "hacktivist" collective, Anonymous.
11. The Rosa Parks Story (2002 TV Movie)
97 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the civil rights heroine whose refusal to obey racial bus segregation was just one of her acts in her fight for justice.
12. Medium Cool (1969)
R | 111 min | Drama
TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
13. Furia (1999)
90 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic world, Théo, a rebellious youth fights a repressive regime by drawing and posting anti-government slogans, and finds dangerous love with a mysterious woman.
14. Urbanized (2011)
85 min | Documentary
A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.
167 min | Documentary, Biography, War
A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.
16. Regular Lovers (2005)
183 min | Drama, Romance
1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail... See full summary »
17. Chicago 10 (2007)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History
Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
18. Bold Native (2010)
R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Charlie Cranehill, an animal liberator wanted for domestic terrorism, emerges from the underground to coordinate a nationwide action as his estranged CEO father tries to find him before the FBI does.
20. This Is What Democracy Looks Like (2000)
72 min | Documentary
A filmed account of the street protests against the World Trade Organization Summit in Seattle, Washington, USA in 1999.
21. Behind the Mask (2006)
72 min | Documentary
Behind the Mask: The Story Of The People Who Risk Everything To Save Animals is a 2006 documentary film about the Animal Liberation Front. It took three years of filming, interviewing, and editing to complete.
22. A.L.F. (2012)
96 min | Drama
What happened, that 24th of December? This is what officer Chartier wants to find out. To understand, he will have to go back 48 hours earlier to Franck's Christmas eve. Franck is an ... See full summary »
23. Vito (2011)
93 min | Documentary, Biography
The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.
25. The Year That Trembled (2002)
R | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War
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.
78 min | Documentary
The life and times of Howard Zinn: the historian, activist, and author of several classics including "A Peoples History of the United States". Archival footage, and commentary by friend, colleagues and Zinn himself.
27. The Hand That Feeds (2014)
85 min | Documentary, Drama, News
Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma and his undocumented immigrant coworkers set out to end abusive conditions at a New York restaurant chain. This epic power struggle turns a single city block into a battlefield in America's new wage wars.
28. The Singing Revolution (2006)
Unrated | 94 min | Documentary, History, Music
Most people don't think about singing when they think about revolutions. But song was the weapon of choice when, between 1986 and 1991, Estonians sought to free themselves from decades of ... See full summary »
29. Last Party 2000 (2001)
90 min | Documentary
Filmed over the last six months of the 2000 Presidential election, Phillip Seymour Hoffman starts documenting the campaign at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, but spends ... See full summary »
31. What Would Jesus Buy? (2007)
PG | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy
An examination of the commercialization of Christmas in America while following Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from... See full summary »
32. The Land (1969)
130 min | Drama
A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.
33. The Battle of Amfar (2013)
Unrated | 40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
When AIDS struck in the early 1980s, a scientist and a movie star did not have to respond - but they did. Dr. Mathilde Krim and Elizabeth Taylor joined forces to create amfAR, the ... See full summary »
35. The Draft (2015 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, History
Historians, veterans, politicians, and anti-war leaders discuss the history of the military draft in the United States through the Vietnam War, and examine the consequences of its ... See full summary »
36. Choice: The Henry Morgentaler Story (2005 TV Movie)
The life story of Dr. Henry Morgentaler and his fight for the legalization of abortion on demand in Canada.
38. Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree (2012)
Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Crime
A documentary chronicling liberty activist Derrick J Freeman's exciting first year of activism in The Shire.
39. On the Line (2007)
55 min | Documentary
An act of civil disobedience at America's largest ongoing protest brings graduate student Brian DeRouen face-to-face with the pressing constitutional issues of today. His non-violent action... See full summary »
40. Righteous Rebel: Rabbi Avi Weiss (2014)
49 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
For forty years, both from an international platform as well as from his local pulpit in The Bronx, Rabbi Avi Weiss has been an important voice speaking up against injustice for both Jews ... See full summary »
42. Democracy on Trial: The Morgentaler Affair (1984)
59 min | Documentary, Biography
The story of Dr. Henry Morgentaler's fight to provide safe abortions in Canada and the right to challenge a law's validity in Canada.
44. Investigation of a Flame (2003)
43 min | Documentary, History
On May 17, 1968, three Catholic priests, a nurse, an artist and four others walked into a Catonsville, Maryland draft board office, grabbed hundreds of selective service records and burned ... See full summary »
46. New Walden (1991)
Not Rated | 51 min | Fantasy
Enjoy transcendentalism. New Walden is a transcendental motion picture. An exploitation of transcendental cinema by poet, singer MERWIN. "We present the only 35mm film ever to embrace the ... See full summary »
48. One Summer in New Paltz: A Cautionary Tale (2008)
54 min | Documentary
President Bush's call for an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to enshrine a heterosexual definition of marriage ignited a wave of civil disobedience same-sex marriages ... See full summary »
Director: Nancy Nicol
84 min | Documentary
The media has well documented the great social justice issues of the past and present-19th century struggles over the abolition of slavery, providing women with the vote, protecting ... See full summary »