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1. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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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.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

Votes: 179,841

2. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War

8.1
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95 Metascore

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Samia Kerbash

Votes: 39,797 | Gross: $0.06M

3. I'm All Right Jack (1959)

105 min | Comedy

7.3
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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 2,747

4. Gandhi, My Father (2007)

136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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57 Metascore

The account of troubled relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his eldest son.

Director: Feroz Abbas Khan | Stars: Akshaye Khanna, Darshan Jariwala, Shefali Shetty, Bhoomika Chawla

Votes: 1,340 | Gross: $0.24M

5. L'an 01 (1973)

90 min | Comedy

6.0
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The film narrates a utopian abandonment, consensual and festive of the market economy and high productivity. The population decides on a number of resolutions beginning with "We stop ... See full summary »

Directors: Jacques Doillon, Alain Resnais, Jean Rouch | Stars: Véronique Alain, Josiane Balasko, Georges Bernier, Romain Bouteille

Votes: 321

6. The Battle of Chile: Part III (1979)

80 min | Documentary

7.9
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Completed two years after _Batalla de Chile: La insurrección de la burguesía, La (1975)_ and _Batalla de Chile: El golpe de estado, La (1977)_, this film deals with the creation of ... See full summary »

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Abilio Fernández

Votes: 465

7. Bringing Down a Dictator (2002 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

7.8
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A student group called Otpor! ("Resistance!" in Serbian) forms part of the nonviolent opposition movement that toppled the regime of Slobodan Milosevic.

Director: Steve York | Stars: Shahla Arasteh, Zoran Djindjic, Robert Helvey, Vojislav Kostunica

Votes: 54

8. 68 (2008 TV Movie)

110 min | Documentary, History, War

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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

9. Mai 68 (1974)

190 min | Documentary

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Directors: Jérôme Kanapa, Gudie Lawaetz | Stars: Maurice Clavel, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Christian Fouchet, Alain Geismar

10. Arsena Jorjiashvili (1921)

50 min | Action, Adventure

5.3
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Revolutionary uprising of Georgian laborers in 1905.

Director: Ivane Perestiani | Stars: Mikheil Chiaureli, Ivane Perestiani, Alisa Kikodze, Nino Dolidze

Votes: 13

11. 14 dni. Prowokacja bydgoska (2008)

54 min | Documentary

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Directors: Grzegorz Eberhardt, Jacek Petrycki

12. Mai 68, l'autre côté des barricades

Documentary | Announced

May 1968: France is in turmoil and on the brink of a revolution. This documentary focuses on showing us from the lesser known authorities' perspective how it was perceived and disaster was averted.

Director: Dominique Beaux | Stars: Dominique Beaux, Jean-Baptiste Evette, Maurice Grimaud, Edouard Balladur

13. Prairie Fire: The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 (1999 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History

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On May 15, 1919, the largest labour uprising in Canadian history saw 25,000 people, virtually every working man and woman in Canada's third largest city, walk off their jobs. Winnipeg was paralyzed. The country was in shock and in fear.

Director: Audrey Mehler | Star: Ann Medina

14. SF-katsaus 13 (1956)

Short, News

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Star: Eero Antikainen

15. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )
Episode: Afternoon at Ascot (1967)

50 min | Drama

7.7
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Fleur and Jon meet again after 7 years when she stops in at her Aunt Winifred's, purportedly to check the strike's canteen accounts, but really to see him. She invites Winifred, Holly ... See full summary »

Director: David Giles | Stars: Andrew Armour, June Barry, George Benson, Jonathan Burn

Votes: 10

16. The Empire Files (2015– )
Episode: America's Unofficial Religion - The War on an Idea (2015)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Jared Ball, Brian Becker, Abby Martin

17. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)
Episode: Episode #2.9 (1992)

52 min | Drama

6.9
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Elizabeth tells Bea - who has moved in with Evie, following her separation from Jack - that she will never give Alexander a divorce but Alexander himself tells Evie that he intends to ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett, Rupert Frazer

Votes: 7

18. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )
Episode: Strike (1967)

Drama

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Having lost her court case, Marjorie Ferrar turns to her grandfather to help settle her debts. He sets conditions however. With her court case case over, Fleur realizes that Michael's ... See full summary »

Director: David Giles | Stars: June Barry, George Benson, Caroline Blakiston, David Cargill

Votes: 11

19. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: The Nine Days Wonder (1975)

48 min | Drama

7.4
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The entire household comes together when a General Strike is called throughout Britain in May 1926

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Simon Williams, Gordon Jackson, Jean Marsh, David Langton

Votes: 35

20. The Supersizers Go... (2007– )
Episode: The Twenties (2009)

History

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Stars: Giles Coren, Sue Perkins, Allegra McEvedy, Roy Marsden

Votes: 10

21. Brideshead Revisited (1981– )
Episode: The Unseen Hook (1981)

52 min | Drama, Romance

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Charles returns to London in the Spring of 1926 during the General Strike and joins the Defense Corps which ensures the delivery of essential supplies. He meets up with Boy Mulcaster and ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Charles Sturridge | Stars: Jeremy Irons, John Gielgud, Raymond Mason, Jeremy Sinden

Votes: 61