Most Popular "Police State" Titles
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3. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
Votes: 258,490 | Gross: $11.28M
4. 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: 145,289 | Gross: $17.61M
6. Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
G | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Ten years after conquering the Earth, ape leader Caesar wants the ruling apes and enslaved humans to live in peace. But warring factions of apes led by a militant gorilla general as well as various human groups threaten the stability.
7. The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
R | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror
An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.
Votes: 17,400 | Gross: $19.60M
9. 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.
10. Wild in the Streets (1968)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.
11. Closet Land (1991)
R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
A young writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman. She is accused of embedding political messages in her children's stories. The entire movie takes place in one room, with only ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,139 | Gross: $0.26M
13. Kamikaze 89 (1982)
106 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a totalitarian society of the future, in which the government controls all facets of the media, a homicide detective investigates a string of bombings, and finds out more than he bargained for.
Votes: 349 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Repentance (1984)
PG | 153 min | Comedy, Drama
The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden and is secretly reburied. But the corpse keeps returning, and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,724 | Gross: $0.22M
15. Daughter of Darkness (1990 TV Movie)
R | 93 min | Horror
The Daughter of Darkness is an atmospheric, sub-hallucinogenic venture into the world of the unknown. The enigma facing the young woman is the identity of her father. Unfortunately for her ... See full summary »
16. Chicago 10 (2007)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History
Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
Votes: 1,088 | Gross: $0.18M
17. The Third Part of the Night (1971)
105 min | Drama, Horror, War
Set during the occupation of Poland during World War II. Some German soldiers, slaughter a woman, her son and daughter-in-law. The husband and his father escape by being in the forest. The ... See full summary »
18. Revelation: Dawn of Global Government (2016)
106 min | Documentary
Looming world government, a world "elite", The United Nations...loss of American sovereignty! The light of our "shining city on the hill" dims. Dissecting America under judgment, Lieutenant... See full summary »
Votes: 24 | Gross: $0.02M
19. Parasite Eve (1997)
120 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Toshiaki Nagashima is a biologist who is doing major research on mitochondria. When his beautiful young wife is tragically involved in a car accident which leaves her brain dead, in ... See full summary »
20. 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 »
22. Crime Zone (1989)
R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Helen and Bone live in a repressive futuristic dystopian society they badly want to escape from. Mysterious Jason hires them to steal a disc for him. It's practically a suicide mission, but he claims he can smuggle them out, in return.
23. The Lawless Land (1988)
R | 81 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Action-adventure set in a world of the near-future, where young love is forbidden among the lower classes. Nevertheless, one couple defies their police-state world to fight and hold on to ... See full summary »
Drama | Announced
A man struggles to keep his autonomy under an oppressive regime that monitors his every move.
26. Tambourine (2008)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
Mohammad is sent to an apartment situated in uptown Tehran to install their satellite dishes, while having satellite TV is illegal in Iran. He arrives there with a girl named Shirin who ... See full summary »
28. 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 »
30. 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 »
Votes: 1,005 | Gross: $0.00M
32. Women in Bondage (1943)
Approved | 72 min | Drama, War
Margot Bracken returns home to Germany after several years of absence, and is horrified at the degraded status which has been forced on the women of her homeland. Toni Hall is prevented ... See full summary »
36. Terminal City Ricochet (1990)
107 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its ... See full summary »
38. NWO (2014– )
A new digital series by Michael McQueen. New World Order "NWO" The Digital Series takes viewers on a journey into an tyrannical future where government has spiraled out of control.
40. We Are the Bus People (1979)
138 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Adel Imam and neighbour Abdel Moneim Madbouly are taken to a Police station after an altercation with a bus conductor. They are mistakenly arrested with a group of suspected terrorists and taken to a maximum security jail.
41. The Mongols (1973)
92 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A director of a television series on the history of cinema, who has been grappling with the screenplay of his first feature film, receives an assignment to oversee the installation of a ... See full summary »
42. Manuscripts don't burn (1997)
79 min | Documentary
The Movie explores the life of few soviet writers under the dictatorship of comrade Joseph Stalin. Some of these writers under severe censorship include Mikhail Bulgakov the author of The ... See full summary »
43. Tantsy nasmert (2016)
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | Post-production
Moscow, 2070s. In a sealed bunker in the post-apocalyptic ruins of Moscow, young people struggle against each other in a deadly dancing tournament. Only the winners will live.
45. The Only Real Game (2013)
82 min | Documentary, Sport
Manipur, a volatile border state in northeast India, defies gun violence, trafficking and HIV/AIDS through love of America's National Pastime - or as Babe Ruth called it "the only real game in the world."
Votes: 14 | Gross: $0.01M
47. Singularity (III) (2008)
22 min | Short, Sci-Fi
In the near future, a deadly plague leads to the creation of a police-state as the government installs surveillance systems to prevent the virus' spread. When 'carriers' have been ... See full summary »