Most Popular "Leftist" Titles
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1. Frida (2002)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.
2. The Devil's Backbone (2001)
R | 106 min | Drama, Horror
After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.
3. The Killing Fields (1984)
R | 141 min | Drama, History, War
A photographer is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody "Year Zero" cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million "undesirable" civilians.
4. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
R | 122 min | Documentary
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
5. 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.
6. The Fountainhead (1949)
Approved | 114 min | Drama
An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.
7. The White Countess (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.
8. 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 »
9. L'Eclisse (1962)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama
A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed because of the man's materialistic nature.
10. Boxcar Bertha (1972)
R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
During the depression, a union leader and a young woman become criminals to exact revenge on the management of a railroad.
11. The Last Supper (I) (1995)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
12. The Fifth Cord (1971)
Not Rated | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
An alcoholic journalist finds himself on the trail of a murderer after the police make him a suspect in their investigation.
13. High Hopes (1988)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and ... See full summary »
14. The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality & Relationships (2008 Video)
Unrated | 55 min | Documentary, Adult
Examines the unprecedented role that commercial pornography occupies in American popular culture. The film explores what happens when images of sexual degradation are used for arousal.
15. The Anarchist's Wife (2008)
112 min | Drama, History
"The Anarchist's Wife" is the story of Manuela who is left behind when her husband Justo fights for his ideals against Franco's Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War. He is deported to ... See full summary »
16. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, Crime
Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.
17. Steal This Movie (2000)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment ... See full summary »
19. The Devil, Probably (1977)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Charles drifts through politics, religion and psychoanalysis, rejecting them all. Once he realises the depth of his disgust with the moral and physical decline of the society he lives in, ... See full summary »
20. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
21. Tout va bien (1972)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
22. The Legend of Rita (2000)
103 min | Drama, Romance
Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant ... See full summary »
23. A Place in the World (1992)
PG | 120 min | Drama
Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »
24. Bloodstained Shadow (1978)
109 min | Mystery, Thriller
The body of a schoolgirl is found in a meadow. The murderer is never caught, and years later; a young man named Stefano returns to the island and is reunited with his brother, the local priest.
25. Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006)
134 min | Drama
A profile of anarchist and bank-robber Salvador Puig Antich, whose 1974 execution under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco ushered in a period of unrest that helped Spain transition to democracy.
26. Hands Over the City (1963)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Prior to a city council election, the collapse of a building leaves a land developer and his political backers defending themselves against a scandal.
27. If Not Us, Who? (2011)
124 min | Biography, Drama
In the early 60s, Bernward Vesper and fellow university student Gudrun Ensslin begin a passionate love in the stifling atmosphere of provincial West Germany... See full synopsis »
28. The Nada Gang (1974)
110 min | Thriller
A group of anarchist leftist called "Nada" and led by the terrorist Buenaventura Diaz abducts the American ambassador Richard Poindexter in a brothel in Paris and brings him to a farm in ... See full summary »
29. The Third Generation (1979)
111 min | Comedy, Crime
A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms... See full summary »
30. In the Year of the Pig (1968)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War
Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, ... See full summary »
31. The War Is Over (1966)
121 min | Drama, War
Diego is one of the chief of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but ... See full summary »
32. Many Wars Ago (1970)
100 min | Drama, War
On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops.
33. Marianne and Juliane (1981)
106 min | Drama, History
Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's ... See full summary »
35. Coup de grâce (1976)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, War
A countess' unrequited love for an army officer leads to disaster.
Writers: Marguerite Yourcenar, Geneviève Dormann, Margarethe von Trotta, Jutta Brückner | Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Matthias Habich, Margarethe von Trotta, Rüdiger Kirschstein, Marc Eyraud
36. Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven (1975)
108 min | Drama
Frau Kusters is preparing dinner late one seemingly ordinary afternoon in her seemingly ordinary kitchen in Frankfurt, Germany. Mrs. Kusters wants to add canned sausages to the stew, her ... See full summary »
37. Berkeley in the Sixties (1990)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary
A documentary about militant student political activity in the University of California-Berkely in the 1960's.
39. But Forever in My Mind (1999)
88 min | Comedy
Silvio, sedici anni, sembra più interessato alle ragazze che alla politica e, quando il liceo che frequenta viene occupato, cerca di cogliere l'occasione giusta per trovare l'anima gemella.... See full summary »
40. El diputado (1979)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama
Sex and politics collide in this tale of forbidden love, blackmail and murder. Set up by the secret police to compromise a prominent politician, a teenage hustler discovers himself ... See full summary »
41. 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 »
42. Neue Vahr Süd (2010 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy
1980, West Germany. Frank Lehmann is drafted into the Bundeswehr because he neglected to object. As his petty-bourgeois pa claims his room for TV repairs, Frank moves in with hippie ... See full summary »
43. Slap the Monster on Page One (1972)
86 min | Drama, Thriller
A populist right-wing tabloid newspaper tries to derail the official police investigation of a brutal murder of a young girl in order to help the fascist and right-wing candidates it supports in the upcoming elections.
45. Salvador Allende (2004)
100 min | Documentary, Biography
From his childhood in Valparaiso to his death during the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende.
46. Sandesham (1991)
138 min | Comedy, Drama
A satire of contemporary Kerala politics where brothers turn local leaders of rival parties causing distraught for their aged and once proud parents.
47. A Wrong Way to Love (1969)
92 min | Drama
Anna plays the personal secretary of a rich industrialist who falls in love with her boss' daughter's leftist boyfriend, Carlo. Anna pretty much severs her ties with her boss (who she also ... See full summary »
49. Bashing (2005)
82 min | Drama
Yuko volunteered to be an aid worker in Iraq and was taken hostage there. When freed she returned to Japan, but after being home six months she is still the ongoing object of harassment ... See full summary »