Most Popular "Political Crime" Titles
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1. Shoah (1985)
Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War
Claude Lanzmann directed this 9 1/2 hour documentary of the Holocaust without using a single frame of archive footage. He interviews survivors, witnesses, and ex-Nazis (whom he had to film ... See full summary »
3. Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (2005 TV Mini-Series)
285 min | Documentary, History, War
The history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps.
4. 7 (2008)
Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Japanese WWII hostages, ritual killings for 20 years, one man's dreams and an innocent Malaysian reporter, are drawn together in a true life web of mystery that appears as a modern day conspiracy.
5. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In 1950, 28-year-old outlaw Salvatore Giuliano is found gunned down in a Sicilian courtyard. Little is as it seems. The film moves back and forth between the late 1940s, when Giuliano and ... See full summary »
6. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007 TV Mini-Series)
180 min | Documentary
Individual freedom is the dream of our age. It's what our leaders promise to give us, it defines how we think of ourselves and... See full synopsis »
7. Terror's Advocate (2007)
Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.
9. Lumumba (2000)
115 min | Biography, Drama, History
The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical ... See full summary »
11. Triumph Over Violence (1965)
82 min | Documentary, History, War
A documentary about the rise and fall of fascism and the effects of Nazism on German society.
12. 40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy (2009)
86 min | Documentary
In one of the largest unknown mass-killings of the 20th century, an estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 people were secretly and systematically killed in 1965 when General Suharto began a bloody... See full summary »
Director: Robert Lemelson
13. Nürnberg und seine Lehre (1948)
Approved | 78 min | Documentary
The official U.S. government film about the 1st Nuremberg trial (The Trial of the Major Nazi War Criminals) which lasted from November 20, 1945 to October 1, 1946.
89 min | Documentary, Drama, History
With a great archive footage coming from 16 countries, this Oscar nominated documentary briefly presents some of the most important facts about the Nazist persecution against Jews in Europe, starting with Hitler's rise to the power.
21. Smashing the Rackets (1938)
69 min | Crime, Drama
Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante Letty Lane, ... See full summary »
23. Santiago Files (2011)
70 min | Documentary
President Salvador Allende's topple from Chile's unstable government and the CIA's involvement in the September Coup that would turn the South American socialist country into a dictatorship.
24. Saddam Hussein: le procès que vous ne verrez pas (2004 TV Movie)
43 min | Documentary
Saddam Hussein will face trial and his crimes are well-known. But what about western politicians and businessmen who supported him and helped him acquire WMD? What about France and the US who both used him to fight the Iranian mullahs?