Most Popular Social Control Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery, 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: 335,383 | Gross: $11.29M
2. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: 150,005 | Gross: $58.06M
4. Snowden (2016)
R | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
Votes: 125,376 | Gross: $21.59M
6. Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community.
Votes: 5,812 | Gross: $0.02M
7. The House I Live In (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary
From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Votes: 5,066 | Gross: $0.21M
8. Born in Flames (1983)
Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, it presents a dystopia in which the issues of many groups - minorities, liberals, gay rights organizations, feminists - are dealt with by the government.
9. Dr. M (1990)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the not-too-distant future, Berlin is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides. A policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister ... See full summary »
10. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
Destroyed in a dramatic and highly-publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure amongst architects, politicians and policy makers. ... See full summary »
Votes: 773 | Gross: $0.04M
11. The Shock Doctrine (2007)
6 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
Drawing surprising connections between market methods and CIA torture techniques developed in the 1950s, the film explores how well-known events of the recent past have been theaters for the shock doctrine, from Pinochet's coup in Chile, to the Tiananmen Square Massacre, to the war in Iraq today.
12. Stare Into the Lights My Pretties (2017)
129 min | Documentary
A documentary about the world of screens we are immersed in. How did we get here? Who benefits? What are the cumulative impacts on people, society and the environment? What may come next and is it what we want?
13. Vulpe - vânator (1993)
102 min | Drama, History
Inspired by the overthrow of the Ceausescu regime in Romania, this novelistic feature examines the questions of a society after a revolution has happened, such as guilt and atonement and ... See full summary »
15. America After Ferguson (2014 TV Special)
Not Rated | 57 min | News, Talk-Show
This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill, will explore the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown's ... See full summary »
17. End Times, California (2015 Video)
TV-14 | 70 min | Documentary
The state of drought declared in California has persisted for years culminating in the state's driest year to date in 2015. This devastating drought stretches across the entire state ... See full summary »
Frontline (1983– )
In the Age of AI
TV-MA | Documentary
FRONTLINE explores the promise and perils of AI. The documentary traces a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, our jobs and our world, and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
120 min | Drama
In a totalitarian future society, Winston Smith, whose daily work is re-writing history, tries to rebel by falling in love.