Most Popular "Hunger Strike" Titles
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1. Secretary (2002)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.
2. Anna (2013)
R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller
A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
3. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
Biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.
4. Capote (2005)
R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
6. Ali G Indahouse (2002)
R | 85 min | Comedy
Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the... See full summary »
7. Exodus (1960)
Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History
The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer ... See full summary »
8. The Conspirator (2010)
PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
10. 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.
11. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)
123 min | Drama, History
Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.
12. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War
An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed in 2002.
14. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.
15. The Trotsky (2009)
120 min | Comedy
Leon Bronstein is not your average Montreal West high school student. For one thing, none of his peers can claim to be the reincarnation of early 20th century Soviet iconoclast and Red Army... See full summary »
17. Digging to China (1997)
PG | 98 min | Drama
10-year-old Harriet dreams of leaving her home, where she doesn't feel she's needed by her mother and sister Gwen. When her mother dies in a car accident, she really starts to make plans ... See full summary »
18. 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 »
19. Children of the Revolution (1996)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ...
20. Some Mother's Son (1996)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »
21. 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 »
22. Omar Killed Me (2011)
85 min | Crime, Drama
In the summer of 1991 an elderly woman Ghislaine Marchal is found murdered in the basement of her home with the message "Omar M'a Tuer" (Omar has kill me) written beside in her own blood. ... See full summary »
Writers: Olivier Gorce, Roschdy Zem, Omar Raddad, Sylvie Lotiron, Jean-Marie Rouart, Rachid Bouchareb, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Roschdy Zem | Stars: Sami Bouajila, Denis Podalydès, Maurice Bénichou, Salomé Stévenin
23. Le Trou (1960)
Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In prison four long-sentence inmates planning an elaborate escape cautiously induct a new inmate to join in their scheme which leads to distrust and uncertainty.
24. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)
111 min | Action, Drama, History
In the 1920's Ireland, IRA members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan, as they fight oppressive British forces.
25. I Was Born, But... (1932)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Two young brothers become the leaders of a gang of kids in their neighborhood. Their father is an office clerk who tries for advancement by playing up his boss. When the boys visit the boss... See full summary »
26. Tro, håb og kærlighed (1984)
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Danish teens come of age in 1963. Bjorn and Erik are close friends. Bjorn is pursued by Kirsten, a future Stepford wife, but he falls for Anna, who initiates him into love and sex. Erik is ... See full summary »
27. Giordano Bruno (1973)
115 min | Biography, Drama
Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, ... See full summary »
28. The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)
111 min | Drama
The Villa Fiorita is set on the banks of an Italian lake. The battle is for the mother of 2 children who having fallen in love with an Italian composer and concert pianist leaves her ... See full summary »
29. Macario (1960)
91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Poor, hungry peasant Macario longs for just one good meal on the Day of the Dead. After his wife cooks a turkey for him, he meets three apparitions, the Devil, God, and Death. Each asks him... See full summary »
30. 23rd March 1931: Shaheed (2002)
188 min | Biography, Drama, History
When his mentor Lala Lajpatrai is mercilessly beaten to death by the police Bhagat Singh is enraged and he sets about to avenge his death. He and his colleagues do succeed in killing one of... See full summary »
31. The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India.
32. Journey to the Sun (1999)
104 min | Drama
Mehmet, a young Turkish man newly migrated from the village Tire, takes a job searching for water leaks below the surface of the streets of Istanbul. Due to a strange set of events, he is ... See full summary »
98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The real story behind the creation of the Comando Vermelho (Red Commando), the powerful criminal organization that terrorized Rio de Janeiro for several decades.
35. Coluche: l'histoire d'un mec (2008)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
October 1980. Michel Colucci, better known as Coluche, is the French people's favorite comedian. He performs every night to a packed house at the Théâtre du Gymnase. One day, always ... See full summary »
37. Crulic - drumul spre dincolo (2011)
73 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
The animated documentary feature-length Crulic The Path to Beyond tells the story of the life of Crulic... See full synopsis »
38. Mr. Azaad (1994)
Satyaprakash and his wife live in a poor community of mill workers. Satyaprakash is a union leader, and this puts him in deadly conflict with the mill management and he is killed, leaving ... See full summary »
40. Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (1986 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
Fact-based story about Mitch Snyder (Martin Sheen), a Washington crusader for the homeless, who took their case to Congress. Working for the Community for Creative Non-violence, Snyder ... See full summary »
41. Moving the Mountain (1994)
83 min | Documentary, History
The film is a documentary about the demonstrations of students in Peking on the 4th of June 1989 for more democracy in the People's Republic which were ended by army forces. The story is ... See full summary »
44. Das Rauschen des Meeres (2010)
27 min | Short, Drama, Family
An African refugee, whose identity is unknown, is being interrogated in prison. He refuses to speak and eat, seems traumatized. When the prison guard, who is looking after the prisoner, ... See full summary »
46. Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1917)
Passed | 60 min | Drama
A doctor's wife is the head of a bureau that publishes and hands out literature on birth control. However, the police stop it and forbid her to speak in meetings about the secret that was ... See full summary »
47. Ocras (2007)
59 min | Biography, History
The inside story of the 1981 hunger strike when 10 men fasted to the death in the Maze prison, told by those who were centrally involved. A first hand account of one of the landmark events ... See full summary »
48. Beyond Time (1973)
92 min | Drama
A man is falsely accused, and imprisoned for life. In prison he experiences a ruthless fascist dictatorship, which is not at all different from the communist regime of the time of the film's making.
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
A Special Mischief
50 min | Drama
Elizabeth joins the suffragette movement, but in her effort to protect her, Rose is imprisoned.