Sort by Popularity - Most Popular Movies and TV Shows tagged with keyword "social-justice"
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2. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 99,308 | Gross: $16.76M
4. The Fifth Estate (2013)
R | 128 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.
Votes: 40,125 | Gross: $3.25M
6. Amazing Grace (2006)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The idealist William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd) maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.
Votes: 24,476 | Gross: $21.21M
9. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary, History
Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.
Votes: 21,140 | Gross: $7.12M
11. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)
X | 121 min | Drama
Told in a quasi-documentary style, this companion piece to I Am Curious (Blue) (1968) deals with topics such as class society, non-violent resistance, sex, relationships, and tourism to Francoist Spain.
Votes: 3,787 | Gross: $20.24M
12. The Last Station (2009)
R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's (Christopher Plummer's) struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things.
Votes: 18,373 | Gross: $6.62M
13. Foster Boy (2019)
109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Michael is a high-powered lawyer and Jamal is an angry young man who has been imprisoned after years of abuse in the foster care system. Together they have to overcome their differences to find justice and expose the foster care system.
15. The Long Walk Home (1990)
PG | 97 min | Drama, History
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott led by Martin Luther King.
Votes: 3,761 | Gross: $4.80M
16. Zoot Suit (1981)
R | 103 min | Drama, Musical
When barrio leader Henry Reyna and his friends are unjustly convicted on circumstantial evidence, activist lawyers Alice Bloomfield and George Shearer fight the blatant racially motivated miscarriage of justice to win them their freedom.
Votes: 1,178 | Gross: $3.26M
17. The Girl in the Café (2005 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 94 min | Drama, Romance
Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.
18. 1982 (I) (2019)
100 min | Drama, History, Romance
During the 1982 invasion of Lebanon at a private school on the outskirts of Beirut, 11-year-old Wissam tries to tell a classmate about his crush on her, while his teachers on different ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26.
Votes: 17,259 | Gross: $0.05M
22. Rio Sex Comedy (2010)
Unrated | 124 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of strangers from different countries end up on Rio's beaches. Seeking self-fulfillment, they look for answers to existential questions. Yet it isn't until their different paths cross that they begin to understand why they came.
23. Black God, White Devil (1964)
120 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
After killing his employer when said employer tries to cheat him out of his payment, a man becomes an outlaw and starts following a self-proclaimed saint.
24. Yu-Gi-Oh! (1998)
Not Rated | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Yugi Mutou is a shy young boy who has finally completed his grandfather's Thousand-Year puzzle. Little does he realize that this puzzle unleashes an alter ego who challenges anyone who hurts Yugi to a game. The losers often pay dearly.
25. Mudhalvan (1999)
Not Rated | 169 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A man accepts a challenge to act as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for one day only, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.
26. 3 Faces (2018)
100 min | Drama
Three actresses at different stages of their career. One from before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, one popular star of today known throughout the country and a young girl longing to attend a drama conservatory.
Votes: 3,619 | Gross: $0.07M
27. I Am Curious (Blue) (1968)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama
Told in a quasi-documentary style, this companion piece to I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967) deals with topics such as class society, religion, sex, contraceptives, and the Swedish prison Kumla.
28. Daens (1992)
138 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the ... See full summary »
105 min | Documentary
Exposes how companies are desperately rebranding as socially responsible - and how that threatens democratic freedoms.
32. Crimson Gold (2003)
Unrated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An Iranian pizza delivery man sees the worst of corruption and social unbalance in his city and is driven to crime.
Votes: 4,645 | Gross: $0.15M
33. 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: 874 | Gross: $0.04M
34. I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
PG-13 | 135 min | Comedy, Drama
Two old men - a white former radical, and a black retired janitor - strike up an unusual and funny friendship on a park bench in New York, where they deal with family, drug dealers, and the pitfalls of age.
Votes: 1,671 | Gross: $0.22M
35. John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
The film explores Georgia representative's, 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration.
36. Triggered (I) (2019)
Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Two teenagers fake an attack by a legendary serial killer for a little attention, but the plan backfires when this triggers the real killer to resurface and go after them.
37. The Jim Jefferies Show (2017–2019)
TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
No-holds-barred Aussie comedian Jim Jefferies hosts his satirical weekly U.S. talk show, covering the news, U.S. politics, pop culture, global issues and whatever else happens to be bothering him at the moment.
39. Dolores (I) (2017)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In the 1950's, a working-class wife and mother of eleven children helps to establish a farmer's union, which later develops into a platform for feminism and gender equality.
Votes: 333 | Gross: $0.56M
40. Collisions (I) (2018)
90 min | Drama
Twelve-year-old Itan's promising life in San Francisco is turned upside down when she comes home from school, with her younger brother, to find her mother missing. Suddenly she must rely on her estranged uncle, a big rig truck driver.
41. Last Days of Spring (2020)
77 min | Drama
In a shanty town near Madrid, a group of squatters are forced to leave their self-built homes when the land they live on is sold. While this process slowly unfolds, the different members of... See full summary »
43. The Spirit of '45 (2013)
94 min | Documentary, History
A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.
44. Caged Birds (2020)
118 min | Drama, Romance
Barbara Hug is a young lawyer fighting Switzerland's antiquated prison system in the 1980s. Walter Stürm is in and often escaping out of jail becoming known as the Jailbreak King. When the two meet an unlikely alliance is formed.
48. Bayan Ko (1984)
108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
AN APOLITICAL WORKER IN A PRINTING PRESS, WHO WORKS AS A SCAB DURING A COMPANY STRIKE, REALIZES RATHER BELATEDLY THAT EVERYONE IS AFFECTED BY THE ILLS OF SOCIETY.
49. Redentor (2004)
100 min | Drama, Fantasy
Célio Rocha believes he was assigned by God Himself a difficult mission: to persuade his childhood friend Otávio Sabóia, a corrupt entrepeneur in the construction business, to give away all his possessions to the poor.