Most Popular "Totalitarianism" Titles
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1. The Lobster (2015)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Votes: 72,431 | Gross: $8.29M
2. Divergent (2014)
PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Votes: 338,906 | Gross: $150.83M
3. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
PG-13 | 137 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance.
Votes: 162,681 | Gross: $281.67M
4. Insurgent (2015)
PG-13 | 119 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side.
Votes: 152,818 | Gross: $130.00M
5. The Giver (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Votes: 85,671 | Gross: $45.09M
6. The Hunger Games (2012)
PG-13 | 142 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
Votes: 699,248 | Gross: $408.00M
7. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Votes: 906,629 | Gross: $460.94M
8. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Votes: 788,098 | Gross: $70.50M
9. The Terminator (1984)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.
Votes: 597,324 | Gross: $38.40M
10. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
11. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
Votes: 302,952 | Gross: $337.10M
12. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Votes: 496,439 | Gross: $424.65M
13. 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: 258,168 | Gross: $11.28M
14. Children of Men (2006)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
Votes: 360,524 | Gross: $35.29M
15. Child 44 (2015)
R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A disgraced member of the Russian military police investigates a series of child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union.
Votes: 40,041 | Gross: $1.21M
16. Equilibrium (2002)
R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a Fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Votes: 260,363 | Gross: $1.19M
17. Total Recall (I) (2012)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.
Votes: 201,737 | Gross: $58.88M
18. Brazil (1985)
R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.
Votes: 151,791 | Gross: $9.93M
19. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Votes: 123,895 | Gross: $58.06M
20. 1984 (1984)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Votes: 48,705 | Gross: $8.40M
21. Logan's Run (1976)
PG | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at the age of 30.
Votes: 39,636 | Gross: $25.00M
22. The Wave (2008)
107 min | Drama, Thriller
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
23. Tekken (2010)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jin Kazama witnesses the death of his mother Jun by Tekken in the slums known as Anvil. After finding a Tekken ID he decides to seek out vengeance for his mother's death.
24. The Starving Games (2013)
PG-13 | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
In this Hunger Games spoof, Kantmiss Evershot must fight for her life in the 75th annual Starving Games, where she could also win an old ham, a coupon for a foot-long sub, and a partially eaten pickle.
25. Southland Tales (2006)
R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Votes: 32,621 | Gross: $0.27M
26. THX 1138 (1971)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society.
28. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
29. Barb Wire (1996)
R | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Post-apocalyptic remake of Casablanca (1942) set in a sleazy nightclub.
Votes: 20,635 | Gross: $3.79M
30. Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.
Votes: 25,752 | Gross: $15.13M
31. The Prisoner (1967–1968)
TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
32. Rollerball (1975)
R | 125 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.
Votes: 17,034 | Gross: $30.00M
33. In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.
34. 2047: Sights of Death (2014)
89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ryan, a Green War rebel agent sent on a mission to collect evidence against the Confederate Central Government, for its heinous crimes. The mission quickly turns chaotic when he meets Tuage, a mutant survivor.
35. Triumph of the Will (1935)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, War
The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany.
36. Alphaville (1965)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.
Votes: 16,705 | Gross: $0.05M
37. Brave New World (1998 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic totalitarian utopian society, babies are created through genetic engineering, everyone have predestined place in society and their minds are conditioned to follow the rules. A tragic outsider jeopardizes the status quo.
39. The Apple (1980)
PG | 90 min | Music, Musical, Sci-Fi
In 1994, a young couple enters the world of the music industry, and subsequently the world of drugs.
40. 1984 (1956)
90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
41. Max Headroom (1985 TV Movie)
57 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the dystopic near future, a crusading TV reporter investigates news stories with the help of a wisecracking computer version of himself.
42. Brave New World (1980 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A man who grew up in a primitive society educating himself by reading Shakespeare is allowed to join the futuristic society where his parents are from. However, he can not adapt to their repressive ways.
43. Land of the Blind (2006)
R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller
A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
44. 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: 2,136 | Gross: $0.26M
45. Genesis II (1973 TV Movie)
74 min | Sci-Fi
A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.
46. The Looking Glass War (1969)
M | 108 min | Action, Thriller, Drama
From the John le Carre novel about a British spy who sends a Polish defector to East Germany to verify missile sites.
47. The Missing Picture (2013)
92 min | Documentary
Rithy Panh uses clay figures, archival footage, and his narration to recreate the atrocities Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1979.
Votes: 2,223 | Gross: $0.05M
48. The Circle (2000)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Various women struggle to function in the oppressively sexist society of contemporary Iran.
Votes: 4,544 | Gross: $0.67M
49. The Clonus Horror (1979)
R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.
50. Romero (1989)
PG-13 | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The life and work of Archbishop Oscar Romero who opposed, at great personal risk, the tyrannical repression in El Salvador.
Votes: 1,690 | Gross: $1.32M