Most Popular "Social Change" Titles
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1. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 110,045 | Gross: $118.87M
2. American Dreams (2002–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Music
Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging ... See full summary »
3. The Leopard (1963)
PG | 186 min | Drama, History
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.
4. Tehran Taboo (2017)
96 min | Animation, Drama
In their desperate search for freedom and happiness, four young people from Tehran, Iran are forced to break the taboos of a restrictive, islamic society.
Votes: 1,779 | Gross: $0.07M
5. Los lunes al sol (2002)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
This is the story of those who live as if every day was a constant Sunday, those who spend their Mondays in the sun. The story of people who worked in a dockyard but are now unemployed.
Votes: 11,623 | Gross: $0.15M
6. The Celluloid Closet (1995)
R | 102 min | Documentary, History
A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.
Votes: 5,685 | Gross: $1.51M
Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War
A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.
8. Indian Summer (1972)
132 min | Drama
In Italy, the gambler and professor of poetry Daniele Dominici arrives in the seaside town of Rimini and is hired to teach for four months in high school replacing another teacher. His ... See full summary »
9. One: The Movie (2005)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, War
In a divided post 9-11 world, first-time filmmaker Ward Powers asks life's ultimate questions of world renowned spiritual leaders and ordinary people. ONE: The Movie weaves the diverse ... See full summary »
12. Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)
Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance
Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope.
13. Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement (2009)
Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance
After 42 years, feisty and delightful lesbian couple Edie and Thea are finally getting married. From the early '60s to the present day, the tireless community activists persevere through ... See full summary »
14. Sir! No Sir! (2005)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, War
This feature-length documentary focuses on the efforts by troops in the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to oppose the war effort by peaceful demonstration and subversion. It speaks ... See full summary »
Votes: 617 | Gross: $0.11M
15. God's Country (1985 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Original footage of the prosperous farming community of Glencoe Minnesota, 60 miles west of Minneapolis, was filmed in 1979 for a PBS documentary. But for the next six years Malle was too ... See full summary »
16. Victorian Slum House (2016– )
59 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV
A group of 15 volunteers aged between 10 and 59 are transported back to Victorian London as they spend three weeks living and working in a recreation of the notorious Old Nichol slum in Bethnal Green in London's East End.
Star: Michael Mosley
17. A House Through Time (2018)
Historian David Olusoga charts 180 years of British history as lived by the successive inhabitants of a single home - a terraced house in Liverpool, from its construction in the 1840s to the present day.
18. Kill the Poor (2003)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
When a marriage of convenience becomes the real thing, Joe moves his pregnant French wife to a tenement building on New York's Lower East Side. The street is like a war zone with none of ... See full summary »
19. Checosamanca (2006)
98 min | Documentary
From a Calabrian river to a night in Catania where stray dogs roam the city aimlessly: between these two extremes "full of emptiness" is built Checosamanca , a collective work, born with ... See full summary »
Directors: Chiara Bellosi, Marco Berrini, Enrico Cerasuolo, Francesco Cressati, Andrea D'Ambrosio, Sergio Fergnachino, Martina Parenti, Alice Rohrwacher, Andrea Segre, Nicola Zucchi | Stars: Clelia, Consiglia, Daniele, Donato
20. Pays de cocagne (1971)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
After the events of May 1968, the French went on vacations - and they were filmed during three months on the rural fairs, on the beaches, on promotional campaigns for products and ... See full summary »
21. A Silent Transformation (2017)
70 min | Documentary
A Silent Transformation explores the innovative self-help efforts and the radical vision of co-operation in communities across the Canada province of Ontario.
22. Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)
81 min | Documentary
A chronological look at films by, for, or about (or 'by, for, and about') homosexuals in the United States, from 1947 to 2005, from Kenneth Anger's 'Fireworks' to Ang Lee's 'Brokeback ... See full summary »
23. Ostatni dzwonek (1989)
107 min | Drama
As high school students put on a politically-engaged school play, tensions begin to rise between them and their headmaster. The conflict seems to mirror the social situation in the 1980s Poland.
25. Mi lugar en el mundo (2018)
Documentary | Filming
This is a look on the vital goals and longings of a girl born in the 21st Century, the reality of those destined to live in a near future involving cultural and social transcendental changes.
26. Street Fighting Men (2017)
103 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Facing dwindling public services, growing inequality and escalating violence, three Detroit men must fight to build something lasting for themselves and future generations. Observational, nonfiction cinema.
27. The Skin I'm In (2012)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
A young man is found on the Berlin subway tracks with his head split open and a lethal blood alcohol level of 0.47. Saved by strangers, he is propelled on a global journey that explores the limits of body, mind, spirit and art.
28. La extensión del cielo (2012)
70 min | Fantasy
Six people arrive by sea to a deserted continent. They try to survive in the middle of the wilderness, while a priest tries to get money from them.
30. The Experimental Eskimos (2009)
70 min | Documentary
In the early 1960s the Canadian government conducted an experiment in social engineering. Three young Inuit boys were separated from their families in the Arctic and were sent to Ottawa, ... See full summary »
34. Vengeance of the Deep (1938)
Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Daubeney Carshott, a concert pianist, leaves London to dive for pearls on Thursday Island in the South Seas at the whim of Stella Raff, his fiancée. Once there, he discovers that the life ... See full summary »
35. Kick Like a Girl (2008)
G | 25 min | Short, Sport
The story of what happens when "The Mighty Cheetahs," an undefeated all-girls soccer team, competes in the boys division. With humor and candor this documentary gets at the heart of the ... See full summary »
36. Morales, El Reformador (2012)
82 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Set months before the recent social movements that rocked Chile and the world, we are introduced to Ulises Morales, an exemplary citizen of Santiago who believes that Chilean citizens have ... See full summary »
37. 24 Days in Brooks (2007)
42 min | Documentary, Short
In a decade, tiny Brooks, Alberta has been transformed from a socially conservative, primarily Caucasian town to one of the most diverse places in Canada. Hijabs have become commonplace, ... See full synopsis »
39. Shangku Shelter (2018)
54 min | Documentary
Zanskar is a remote kingdom in the northwest Indian Himalaya, where local people are snow-bound for six months of the year. About 10,000 Zanskaris live in the isolated valley. In winter, ... See full summary »
42. One Story (2013)
85 min | Drama
Third-generation Mexican teenagers Angie and Josh Navarro from Laguna Beach's upper class estates, are forced to move into their grandparent's house in the barrio. It is there they will ... See full summary »
45. Twilight (Physics in the Twilight) (1995)
Is Physics coming to an end? Documentary filmmaker Jeffrey Gold explores how the natural limitations of experimentation is preventing theory from being tested at the levels to which we've ... See full summary »
46. TransAmazon: A Gender Queer Journey (2003)
Not Rated | 41 min | Documentary, Short
TransAmazon is a 41-minute documentary film about gender identity and the struggle for social change as seen through the eyes of one self-styled transgender warrior. This film explores ... See full summary »
Star: Joelle Ruby Ryan
47. Between Two Worlds (1990)
Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary
The star of books and films, Joseph Idlout was the most famous Inuk of his time. As the leader of the Inuit hunters pictured for many years on the back of the Canadian two-dollar bill, ... See full summary »
49. How to Change the World (2012 TV Movie)
18 min | Documentary
How is one individual able to save the world? How are we able to overcome the oppression that society inflicts upon us in order to help it evolve towards a healthy direction?
50. We Have A Dream (2016)
18 min | Short
"There is something that I must say to my people...This is Our Hope!" (Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 28 August 1963). During the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, leaders within the American ... See full summary »