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1. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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68 Metascore

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

Director: Wolfgang Becker | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Saß, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas

Votes: 117,205 | Gross: $4.06M

2. Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, War

8.1
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64 Metascore

A drama about the fate of brothers forced to fight in the Korean War.

Director: Je-kyu Kang | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Bin Won, Eun-ju Lee, Hyeong-jin Kong

Votes: 32,607 | Gross: $1.11M

3. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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64 Metascore

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Arfan Usman

Votes: 10,571 | Gross: $0.32M

4. Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

3.7
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20 Metascore

Ben Stein examines the issue of academic freedom and decides that there is none when it comes to the debate over intelligent design.

Director: Nathan Frankowski | Stars: Ben Stein, Lili Asvar, Peter Atkins, Hector Avalos

Votes: 11,318 | Gross: $7.50M

5. Punishment Park (1971)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies, draft dodgers, and anti-establishment types ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson

Votes: 4,791

6. The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.

Directors: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld | Stars: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Stew Albert, Tariq Ali

Votes: 4,816 | Gross: $1.10M

7. Il maestro e Margherita (1972)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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The Master and Margaret (1972) is based on the eponymous book by Mikhail A. Bulgakov. The film is set in the Soviet Union under Stalin, it has several story-lines, that are intertwined. ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandar Petrovic | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Mimsy Farmer, Alain Cuny, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic

Votes: 389

8. The Year That Trembled (2002)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.1
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34 Metascore

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.

Director: Jay Craven | Stars: Jonathan Brandis, Charlie Finn, Jay R. Ferguson, Meredith Monroe

Votes: 162

9. The End of America (2008)

Documentary

7.5
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"The End of America" details the ten steps a country takes when it slides toward fascism. It's not a "lefty" taught-to-me, but rather a historical look at trends in once-functioning ... See full summary »

Directors: Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg | Stars: David Antoon, Vincent Cannistraro, James Cullen, Amy Goodman

Votes: 745

10. Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press (1996)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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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 »

Director: Rick Goldsmith | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Edward Asner, Ben Bagdikian, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 76

11. Rabbit in the Moon (1999)

Documentary, Biography, History

6.7
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This documentary is about the internment of Japanese Americans in camps during World War II.

Director: Emiko Omori | Stars: Emiko Omori, Chizuko Omori, Frank Emi, Aiko Yoshinaga-Herzig

Votes: 80

12. The Paradigm Shift (2008)

26 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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The repercussions are immediate when activist history professor Arthur Collins - out of frustration - assigns his class to design a plan to assassinate the President of the United States. ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Barr | Stars: H. Michael Walls, Nicholas Wilder, Mary Sharples, Jack Roe

Votes: 21

13. Night Riders of Montana (1951)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Western

6.7
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State Ranger Rocky Lane becomes involved in a mystery surrounding a gang of horse rustlers and a young rancher who is blamed falsely for a killing. Lane helps uncover the real killers and ... See full summary »

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Chubby Johnson, Roy Barcroft

Votes: 37

14. Burma Soldier (2010)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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The story of Myo Myint, a political prisoner, who made the transformation from being a soldier in Burma's junta to a pro-democracy activist.

Directors: Nic Dunlop, Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg | Stars: Colin Farrell, Myo Myint

Votes: 37

15. Paul McCartney in Red Square (2003 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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As the rock musician performs in Russia, the story of the Beatles' revolutionary impact on the Soviet Union is told.

Director: Mark Haefeli | Stars: Paul McCartney, Brian Ray, David Frost, Seva Gakkel

Votes: 60

16. 68 (2008 TV Movie)

110 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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From Washington to Saigon, Rome to Mexico, Paris to London, a wave of demonstrations shakes the world. 68 travels back in time to war torn Vietnam, freed and occupied Prague, Paris demonstrating, revolution in the Americas.

Director: Patrick Rotman | Stars: Edouard Balladur, The Beatles, Claude Berri, Leonid Brezhnev

Votes: 50

17. The ACLU Freedom Files (2005– )

29 min | Documentary

6.1
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Stars: Tommy Bertelsen, Katherine Birre, Greg Bryan, Christa Cottemond-Windley

Votes: 38

18. The Merry Monarch (1933)

58 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.0
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A 1933 British Production based on the novel by Pierre Louys' "The Adventures of King Pausole", a fantasy based on a theme of King Solomon and his many wives. Good King Pausole (Emil ... See full summary »

Director: Alexis Granowsky | Stars: Emil Jannings, Sidney Fox, Josette Day, José Noguéro

Votes: 5

19. On the Line (2007)

55 min | Documentary

6.6
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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 »

Directors: Peter Glenn, Jason A. Schmidt | Stars: Roy Bourgeois, Brian DeRouen, John Perkins, Helen Prejean

Votes: 22

20. Turning Back the Waves (2009)

96 min | Documentary, Biography

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This ethnographic film focuses on seven women of the intelligentsia who have participated in various key historical events in Russia during the Soviet and post-Soviet eras.

Director: Gregory Gan | Stars: Vladimir Alier, Tatiana Mihaylovna Bahmina, Irina Pavlovna Gavrilova, Svetlana Pavlovna Gavrilova

21. The Empire Files (2015– )
Episode: Examining the Syrian War Chessboard (2016)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: John Kerry, Abby Martin, Vijay Prashad

22. Days of Revolt (2015– )
Episode: Militarizing Education (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, Alexa O'Brien