Radical Film & Television


Overview

This wiki is intended to be a list of movies and TV shows with radical themes. Assume a broad definition of radical, not every addition has to be The Young Karl Marx.

There are two ways to make additions to the list, Raddle users can:

  1. Edit the wiki page manually. Please stick to the current format.

  2. Submit a post to /f/Movies_and_TV with the "[Suggest]" tag. /u/selver will receive a notification that an addition has been posted, and will add it to the list.

Trigger warnings are not required, but are appreciated when applicable. Be considerate.


Movies

1920s

Strike (1925)

The End of St. Petersburg (1927)

October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928)

Zvenigora (1928)

Arsenal (1929)

1950s

Salt of the Earth (1954)

The Human Condition 1/2/3 (1959)

1960s

Gate of Flesh (1964)

La Chinoise (1967)

1970s

Punishment Park (1971)

Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)

Fox and his Friends (1975)

Mother K├╝sters Goes to Heaven (1975)

Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)

Germany in Autumn (1978)

Norma Rae (1979)

1980s

Reds (1981)

Marianne & Juliane (1981)

Born in Flames (1983)

Rosa Luxemburg (1986)

Matewan (1987)

They Live (1988)

1990s

Land and Freedom (1995)

Libertarias (1996)

The Matrix (1999)

Fight Club (1999)

2000s

The State I Am In (2000)

The Legend of Rita (2000)

What to Do In Case of Fire (2001)

The Edukators (2004)

V for Vendetta (2005)

Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006)

Sacco & Vanzetti (2006)

Children of Men (2006)

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

Into the Wild (2007

My Brother Is an Only Child (2007)

Persepolis (2007)

The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

The Trotsky (2009)

2010s

Snowpiercer (2013)

A Spectre Is Haunting Europe (2013)

A Proletarian Winter's Tale (2014)

Pride (2014)

I, Daniel Blake (2016)

A Decent Woman (2016)

Captain Fantastic (2016)

The Young Karl Marx (2017)

Self-Criticism of a Bourgeois Dog (2017)

The Death of Stalin (2017)

Okja (2017)

Girls of the Sun (2018)


TV Shows

Black Mirror (2011 -)

Sense8 (2015-2018)

Mr. Robot (2015 -)

Westworld (2016 -)

Damnation (2017 - 2018)

The Handmaid's Tale (2017 -)


Documentaries

The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)

The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)

Harlan County, USA (1976)

A Grin Without A Cat (1977)

Living Utopia (1997)

A Place Called Chiapas (1998)

La Commune (Paris, 1871) (2000)

The Corporation (2003)

END:CIV (2011)

Special Flight (2011)

The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (2012)

The Shelter (2014)

A German Youth (2015)

Our Allies (2017)


Anime

Revolutionary Girl Utena (1997)