Most Popular "Civil Disobedience" Titles
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1. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
4. 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: 47,720 | Gross: $30.23M
5. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
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 »
Votes: 51,048 | Gross: $3.29M
6. 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.
Votes: 19,784 | Gross: $0.77M
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 »
Votes: 1,058 | Gross: $0.04M
8. 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.
Votes: 12,791 | Gross: $0.22M
9. 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 »
Votes: 2,828 | Gross: $20.24M
12. 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 »
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.
15. 4 Little Girls (1997)
102 min | Documentary, History
A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.
Votes: 2,096 | Gross: $0.13M
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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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.
Votes: 1,089 | Gross: $0.18M
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.
24. 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.
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.
Votes: 699 | Gross: $0.12M
27. 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 »
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 »
Votes: 517 | Gross: $0.33M
29. 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.
30. 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.
31. 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 »
32. The Hand That Feeds (2014)
84 min | Documentary, Drama, News
Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma López unites his undocumented immigrant coworkers to fight abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain.
33. 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 »
Votes: 1,082 | Gross: $0.20M
34. 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 »
37. 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 »
38. 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 »
43. 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
44. 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 »
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 »
46. 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 »