Most Popular Coup Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
Votes: 1,415,889 | Gross: $448.14M
2. The Death of Stalin (2017)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly 30 years, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.
Votes: 67,643 | Gross: $8.04M
3. Elysium (I) (2013)
R | 109 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.
Votes: 401,023 | Gross: $93.05M
4. White House Down (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.
Votes: 195,172 | Gross: $73.10M
5. The Illusionist (2006)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
Votes: 340,232 | Gross: $39.87M
6. The Colony (2015)
R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody has ever escaped from.
7. xXx: State of the Union (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Darius Stone, a new agent in the xXx program, is sent to Washington, D.C. to stop a coup attempt against the President of the United States.
Votes: 64,601 | Gross: $26.87M
8. A Royal Affair (2012)
R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.
Votes: 41,525 | Gross: $1.55M
10. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A princess whose country has been invaded goes into hiding in Louisiana, where she has to learn to act like an ordinary teenager.
11. Walking with the Enemy (2013)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Drama, History
A young man, separated from his family in World War II, disguises himself as a Nazi S.S. Officer and uncovers more than just his family whereabouts.
Votes: 1,544 | Gross: $0.36M
12. Missing (1982)
PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.
Votes: 16,931 | Gross: $14.00M
13. Seven Days in May (1964)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
14. Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
G | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.
16. 24: Redemption (2008 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Former Federal Agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.
17. The Myth (2005)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Archeologist Jack keeps having reoccurring dreams of a past life, where he is the great General Meng Yi, who is sworn to protect a Korean Princess named Ok-Soo. Jack decides to go investigate everything with his friend William.
18. Danton (1983)
PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1793, as the Terror begins in France, Georges Danton, a champion-of-the-people, returns to clash against Maximilien Robespierre and his extremist party.
20. Midnight's Children (2012)
TV-14 | 146 min | Drama
A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's generation.
Votes: 2,769 | Gross: $0.14M
22. Beyond Rangoon (1995)
R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she... See full summary »
Votes: 4,578 | Gross: $5.75M
23. Sometimes in April (2005 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 140 min | Drama, History, War
When the Hutu nationalists raised arms against their Tutsi countrymen in Rwanda in April 1994, the violent uprising marked the beginning of one of the darkest times in African history which resulted in the deaths of almost 800,000 people.
24. The Enemy Within (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Thriller
A Colonel working at the Joint Chiefs of Staff uncovers a plot by his superior to use military force to remove the elected President, who always opposed Pentagon budget increases, and to replace him with a much tamer Vice-President.
25. Wolf (2018)
80 min | Action, Thriller, War
Picking up from the explosive cliffhanger of the sixth episode of the miniseries, the film follows the harrowing coup attempt night of July 15th, and the Police Special Operations and ... See full summary »
26. Ironmaster (1983)
98 min | Action, Adventure
A tale that takes place at the dawn of history. The movie tells the story of a tribe that discovers how to fashion weapons out of iron and use them for their own survival. However, the ... See full summary »
28. The Pearl Button (2015)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary
Delving into the nearly-religious significance of water, this profound rumination on memory and loss bridges the gap between its mystical origins, Pinochet's coup d'état, and the secret of a mother-of-pearl button at the bottom of the sea.
29. The Indian Tomb (1959)
102 min | Adventure, Romance
A German architect runs away with the maharajah of Eschnapur's fiancee but is caught and thrown in the dungeon, while his relatives arrive from Europe looking for him and the maharajah's brother is scheming to usurp the throne.
30. Painted Fire (2002)
Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him.
Votes: 2,415 | Gross: $0.06M
32. Bagdad (1949)
Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An English-educated Bedouin princess returns to Bagdad to find her father murdered, a corrupt ruling Pasha in charge and various local factions warring for control of the Caliphate.
33. Startling by Each Step (2011– )
TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
After a car accident plunges a woman into the dreamy Chinese past that gave the whole life in the Beijing imperial palace after that she returns to her life in the modern world.
34. Mugabe (2019)
130 min | Action, Biography, Drama | Post-production
Mugabe rises from being a prisoner to power as a guerrilla fighter but gradually becomes the world's top tyrant. After four decades in power his allies do the unexpected.
35. Valley of the Wolves: Homeland (2017)
105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Polat Alemdar Erhan and Cahit are yet again on the front lines only to discover a military coup attempt in Turkey.
36. The International (2006)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
It is 80's Turkey, local musicians of Adiyaman are hired by the military and trained to welcome one of the forceful generals of coup regime.
37. Kamchatka (2002)
106 min | Drama
The film is seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, Harry (Matías del Pozo), who does not know that Argentina's 1976 coup d'état is impacting his life. After witnessing the "... See full summary »
38. Sweet Country (1987)
R | 150 min | Drama, History
Anna and Ben are settled in rural Chile in the early 1970's. They are very isolated and their only real friends are two Chilean sisters, Eva and Monica. When Ben is stranded in Santiago on ... See full summary »
39. Eva Peron: The True Story (1996)
PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
Drama based on the life of Eva Peron, an obscure actress, who rose to become wife of Argentine strong-man President Juan Peron and one of the most powerful figures in Argentina until her death in 1952 at age 33.
42. 3 Musketeers (2011 Video)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Alexandra D'Artagnan, junior member of NSA uncovers a conspiracy that the goal is to assassinate the American president. Alexandra has secured the support of three famous and notorious ... See full summary »
43. The French Revolution (2005 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary, History
Documentary about the bloody beginning, bloodier middle and unceremonious end of the French Revolution, an event that ended in blood the reign of kings in France and laid the foundation for a new - republican - system of government.
44. Mercenaries (2011)
R | 97 min | Action, Drama
Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.
45. Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours (2014)
PG-13 | 55 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The Dark Knight returns for a fan-film that does Batman justice. "Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours" is a film that delves deep into the psyche of a seasoned Batman. Convinced Gotham City is ... See full summary »
47. The Battle of Chile: Part I (1975)
Not Rated | 191 min | Documentary
The chronicle of the political tension in Chile in 1973 and of the violent counter revolution against the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende.
48. Power Play (1978)
Not Rated | 102 min | Thriller, Drama
A group of military officers, angered and frustrated by the corruption and repression of the current government, finally decide that for the good of the country they must overthrow the ... See full summary »
49. Caligula and Messalina (1981)
155 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The seductive Messalina (Betty Roland) will stop at nothing to become the most powerful woman in Rome. Gaining the attention of the Emperor Caligula (Gino Turini), she soon finds herself at... See full summary »
50. El otro Cristóbal (1963)
115 min | Drama, Fantasy
The dictator Anastasio rules with an iron fist backed by business-men making deals and speeches about building canals, completely disconnected from the chaos amongst the population. ... See full summary »