Most Popular Totalitarian Movies and TV Shows
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1. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.
3. The Island (2005)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A man living in a futuristic sterile colony begins to question his circumscribed existence when his friend is chosen to go to the Island, the last uncontaminated place on earth.
Votes: 291,363 | Gross: $35.82M
4. 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: 69,433 | Gross: $8.04M
7. Ultraviolet (2006)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A beautiful hæmophage infected with a virus that gives her superhuman powers has to protect a boy in a futuristic world, who is thought to be carrying antigens that would destroy all hæmophages.
Votes: 77,377 | Gross: $18.50M
8. Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
M | 100 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Thinking this will prevent war, the US government gives an impenetrable supercomputer total control over launching nuclear missiles. But what the computer does with the power is unimaginable to its creators.
9. 1984 (1956)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a totalitarian future society, Winston Smith (Edmond O'Brien), whose daily work is re-writing history, tries to rebel by falling in love.
11. Population 436 (2006 Video)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A census-taker (Sisto) is sent to investigate why a certain small town has had the same population -- 436 residents -- for the last 100 years.
12. Mother Night (1996)
R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, War
An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
Votes: 4,724 | Gross: $0.39M
13. Radio Free Albemuth (2010)
R | 111 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where... See full summary »
Votes: 1,499 | Gross: $0.01M
15. Closet Land (1991)
R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
In a drab police state, a children's book writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman under suspicion of embedding anti-government messages in her stories.
Votes: 2,502 | Gross: $0.26M
19. Apple Mac: 1984 (1984 Video)
1 min | Short, Sci-Fi
Apple and Ridley Scott presented the most awaited event of 1984: the introduction of Apple Macintosh personal computer to the world. With a concept directly influenced by George Orwell's ... See full summary »
20. The Soviet Story (2008)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History, War
The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale.
21. Mussolini and I (1985)
120 min | Biography, Drama, War
A compelling drama and documentary chronicling the life and death of Il Duce (Bob Hoskins), from his days as a terrorist, to his alliance with Hitler, to the betrayal of his son-in-law, and untimely demise.
22. The Red Chapel (2009)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Comedy
Two Danish comedians join the director on a trip to North Korea, where they have been allowed access under the pretext of wanting to perform a vaudeville act.
Votes: 1,701 | Gross: $0.01M
23. Dead or Alive: Final (2002)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The ace cop of a totalitarian police force and a drifting android play their parts in a post-apocalyptic society. They are destined to fight. Their encounter will change them forever.
24. King Size (1988)
105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
This comedy follows a young scientist in the contemporary world, who actually came from the world of dwarves, thanks to a magic potion, held by the Big Eater, ruler of the dwarves. The ... See full summary »
26. The Ideal (2011)
96 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
It's a high school summer job for Julia and Alexander - the chance to earn money and work with eccentric, charismatic social studies teacher, Mr. Zenidro. But something else awaits them in ... See full summary »
27. The Children's Story (1982 TV Short)
30 min | Drama, Short
A just-established totalitarian government places a new teacher in a classroom of young children while the old teacher is sent away. The new teacher challenges the students' view of their ... See full summary »
28. Terminal City Ricochet (1990)
107 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its ... See full summary »
29. Opposite Borders (IV) (2016)
73 min | Drama
Filmed in North Korea and Northern Ireland, "The Wall" juxtaposes the story of Yung Hee, a young North Korean female poet, with images of David Kinsella's native Belfast.
A documentary that explores the regime of Venezuelan dictator, Marcos Pérez Jiménez and how he continuously violated Human Rights through his political police, all while developing in great measure the infrastructure of Caracas.
Director: Carlos Oteyza
32. Lotus (2012)
89 min | Drama
Xiao He is a free-spirited teacher working in a village in Northern China. To her, learning is possible only if one experiences the pleasure of discovering something new, and it does not mean abiding by the same old rules. (from MUBI)
36. Sertoli, Sertoli, Sertoli (2009)
17 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi
When an underground resistance movement seeks to uncover the truth behind the Second Branch and the Great Conduit, they send in their top man, Guy Lance, to infiltrate the corporate behemoth Sertoli, Sertoli, Sertoli.
41. Google Just Defended Against Anti-Free Speech Canadian Legalism (2017 Video)
11 min | Short, News
Styx praises Google for defending free speech for once, and recommends that the main tech firms get together and resist foreign attempts at censorship.
42. Vegan Gains Talks About Sterilizing Babies at Birth... WTF (2017 Video)
24 min | Short, News
Vee responds to a live broadcast in which Vegan Gains argues for forced sterilization of babies.
43. Beholder (2016 Video Game)
12 | Adventure
Carl is a government-installed landlord in a totalitarian State who has been appointed to spy on his tenants. Will he follow the commands of the Government or side with the people who suffer from the oppressive directives?
Biography (1987– )
Mussolini: Italy's Nightmare
60 min | Documentary, Biography
The career and personal life of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. He quickly became one of Italy's most intelligent and menacing young Socialists. He broke with Italian Socialist Party ... See full summary »
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.
Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Paradise Towers: Part One
TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The Doctor and Mel visit Paradise Towers, a apartment complex in the 21st century, only to find it rat-infested and ruined. Paradise Towers is inhabited by Rezzies (elderly women, at least ... See full summary »
The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
The Obsolete Man
TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In a future totalitarian society, a librarian is declared obsolete and sentenced to death.