Most Popular "Dictatorship" Titles
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1. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Votes: 788,289 | Gross: $70.50M
2. Child 44 (2015)
R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A disgraced member of the Russian military police investigates a series of child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union.
Votes: 40,073 | Gross: $1.21M
3. The Interview (II) (2014)
R | 112 min | Comedy
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission.
Votes: 245,996 | Gross: $6.11M
4. Equilibrium (2002)
R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a Fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Votes: 260,406 | Gross: $1.19M
5. Brazil (1985)
R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.
Votes: 151,810 | Gross: $9.93M
6. The Last King of Scotland (2006)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.
Votes: 145,181 | Gross: $17.61M
7. The Double (2013)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.
Votes: 34,474 | Gross: $0.20M
8. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.
9. Death Race 2000 (1975)
R | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality.
10. The Wave (2008)
107 min | Drama, Thriller
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
11. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.
12. Che: Part One (2008)
Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Votes: 37,986 | Gross: $1.73M
13. Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
R | 111 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Raimund Gregorius, a Swiss Professor, abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself.
14. The House of the Spirits (1993)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.
Votes: 16,706 | Gross: $6.27M
15. Rosewater (2014)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.
Votes: 8,257 | Gross: $3.09M
16. The Conformist (1970)
R | 111 min | Drama
A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
17. Che: Part Two (2008)
Not Rated | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1967, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara leads a small partisan army to fight an ill-fated revolutionary guerrilla war in Bolivia, South America.
18. Black Lagoon (2006– )
TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A Japanese businessman, captured by modern-day pirates, is written off and left for dead by his company. Tired of the corporate life, he opts to stick with the mercenaries that kidnapped him, becoming part of their gang.
19. The Lady (2011)
R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.
20. In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.
22. No (I) (2012)
R | 118 min | Drama
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum.
Votes: 17,433 | Gross: $2.34M
23. Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
M | 100 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Thinking this will prevent war, the US government gives an impenetrable supercomputer total control over launching nuclear missiles. But what the computer does with the power is unimaginable to its creators.
24. Missing (1982)
PG | 122 min | Drama, History, Mystery
When an idealistic writer disappears during the Right Wing military coup in 1973 Chile, his wife and American businessman father try to find him.
25. Death and the Maiden (1994)
R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Votes: 17,454 | Gross: $2.10M
26. Animal Farm (1999 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The animals of a farm successfully revolt against its human owner, only to slide into a more brutal tyranny among themselves.
28. The Beautician and the Beast (1997)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
A New York cosmetologist mistakenly thought to be a science teacher is offered a job to teach the children of an Eastern European dictator.
Votes: 6,749 | Gross: $11.45M
29. 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: 2,801 | Gross: $20.24M
30. Daybreak (1993 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Romance
This drama, based on Alan Bowne's play "Beirut," takes place in a decrepit New York City of the near future, controlled by a fascist government.
31. Z (1969)
M | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History
Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.
Votes: 17,753 | Gross: $0.08M
32. Patema Inverted (2013)
98 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A young girl, from a civilization that resides in deep underground tunnels, finds herself trapped in an inverted world and teams up with a resident to escape and return home.
33. Of Love and Shadows (1994)
R | 103 min | Drama
Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the ... See full summary »
34. Waking the Dead (2000)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Votes: 5,950 | Gross: $0.33M
35. Havana (I) (1990)
R | 144 min | Drama, Romance, War
Cuba, December 1958: The professional gambler Jack visits Havana to organize a big Poker game. On the ship he meets Roberta and falls in love with her. Shortly after they arrive in Cuba, ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,582 | Gross: $9.24M
36. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
97 min | Drama
Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.
37. The Official Story (1985)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, History, War
After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
38. Psycho-Pass: The Movie (2015)
TV-MA | 113 min | Animation, Action, Crime
In this sequel to Psycho-Pass TV show, Inspector Tsunemori is sent to a neighboring war-torn nation, where the Sibyl System is being introduced as an experiment, to find Shinya Kogami, her former enforcer who went rogue three years ago.
39. Kickassia (2010 Video)
Unrated | 92 min | Action, Comedy
The Nostalgia Critic's team try to take over the one-acre nation of Molossia and turn it into Kickassia.
40. Desperate Living (1977)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.
41. Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2015)
78 min | Documentary, Comedy, History
A documentary about the magic of film and the power it has to change lives.
42. Cromwell (1970)
G | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
Oliver Cromwell can no longer tolerate King Charles' policies and the self-interest of the ruling class and leads a civil war to install Parliament as the ultimate ruler of England.
43. Beyond Rangoon (1995)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama
Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she... See full summary »
Votes: 4,132 | Gross: $5.75M
44. Danton (1983)
PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History
Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a ... See full summary »
Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Stanislawa Przybyszewska, Andrzej Wajda, Agnieszka Holland, Boleslaw Michalek, Jacek Gasiorowski | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche
45. The Pearl Button (2015)
82 min | Documentary
The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea holds all the voices of the earth and those that come from outer space. Water receives impetus from the stars and transmits it to ... See full summary »
46. Inchon (1981)
PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War
A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.
47. Wild Tango (1993)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A biopic based on the life of one of the pioneer argentine rock stars 'Tanguito'. The movie tells the story of his rise and fall from grace, encompassed in violent times of a military regime.
48. The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
PG | 110 min | Drama
A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
49. The Plague (1992)
R | 148 min | Drama
In the 1990s, a South American city is rocked by the imminent outbreak of a plague. While many attempt to flee the city, Dr Bernard Rieux sends his sick wife away and does his best to care ... See full summary »
50. Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance (2006 TV Mini-Series)
26 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance is an online series that aims to fill in the gaps between seasons two and three of the Re-imagined Series. The webisodes can be viewed through the ... See full summary »