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The Best Political Movies and TV Shows on Hoopla

Finding a good Political movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Political movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Hoopla.

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1. Life Is Beautiful

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8.6/10
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91/100
Released: 1997Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (HBO & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Downfall

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8.2/10
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90/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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3. Brazil

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7.9/10
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87/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle, he meets the woman from his daydream, and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz, The Criterion Channel & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. The Legend of Korra

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8.4/10
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87/100
Year: 2012-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: Avatar Korra, a headstrong, rebellious, feisty young woman who continually challenges and breaks with tradition, is on her quest to become a fully realized Avatar. In this story, the Avatar struggles to find balance within herself.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (2%) are available to watch free online (ABC News). 53 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, CBS All Access & Hoopla). 53 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Gone Baby Gone

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7.6/10
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85/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons - they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Kenzie and Gennaro face drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles. When they are about to solve the case, they are faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz & Hoopla), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. Mississippi Burning

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7.8/10
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84/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Epix & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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7. His Girl Friday

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7.9/10
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83/100
Released: 1940
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Vudu & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Hoopla & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. I Am Not Your Negro

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82/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Documentary

What it's about: Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the United States.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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9. Borgen

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8.5/10
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82/100
Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Drama

What it's about: 40-year old political leader Birgitte Nyborg secures her party a landslide victory through her idealism and huge effort, then faces the biggest challenge of her life: how most effectively to use the newly won seats, and how far she is willing to go in order to gain as much influence as possible.

Where to Watch: 30 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla). 30 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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10. Shakespeare in Love

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7.1/10
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81/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz & Hoopla), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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11. The Vietnam War

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9.1/10
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81/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Documentary, History

What it's about: An immersive 360-degree narrative telling the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Featuring testimony from nearly 80 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (91%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla). 11 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. A Taxi Driver

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7.9/10
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80/100
Released: 2017
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: May, 1980. Man-seob is a taxi driver in Seoul who lives from hand to mouth, raising his young daughter alone. One day, he hears that there is a foreigner who will pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city. Not knowing that he’s a German journalist with a hidden agenda, Man-seob takes the job.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Inherit the Wind

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8.1/10
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80/100
Released: 1960
Drama, History

What it's about: This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy—the role religion should play in the schools.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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14. Koyaanisqatsi

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8.3/10
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80/100
Released: 1983
Documentary, Musical

What it's about: Takes us to locations all around the US and shows us the heavy toll that modern technology is having on humans and the earth. The visual tone poem contains neither dialogue nor a vocalized narration: its tone is set by the juxtaposition of images and the exceptional music by Philip Glass.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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15. Blow Out

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7.4/10
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79/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him when the media become involved, and he begins to unravel the pieces of a nefarious conspiracy. As he struggles to survive against his shadowy enemies and expose the truth, he does not know whom he can trust.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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16. First Reformed

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7.1/10
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79/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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17. 20th Century Women

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7.3/10
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79/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – Abbie, a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in the Fields' home and Julie, a savvy and provocative teenage neighbour – to help with Jamie's upbringing.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Chocolat

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7.2/10
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78/100
Released: 2000Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group of Boat Gypsies float down the river the prejudices of the Mayor leads to a crisis.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (HBO & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. A Royal Affair

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7.5/10
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78/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. A Most Violent Year

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7.0/10
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77/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. Reno 911!

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7.9/10
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77/100
Year: 2003-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 7
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: This partially unscripted comedy brings viewers into the squad car as incompetent officers swing into action, answering 911 calls about everything from speeding violations and prostitution to staking out a drug den. Within each episode, viewers catch a "fly on the wall" glimpse of the cops' often politically incorrect opinions, ranging from their personal feelings to professional critiques of their colleagues.

Where to Watch: 79 episodes (69%) are available to watch free online (Comedy Central). 82 episodes (72%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, CBS All Access & 2 others). 1 episodes (1%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Comedy Central). 88 episodes (77%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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22. On the Job

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7.0/10
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77/100
Released: 2013
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the murders. As they get caught in a web of machination of corrupt government officials, their jobs lead them on a head-on collision against each other with their loved ones as collateral damage.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Hiyah) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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23. Rabbit-Proof Fence

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7.4/10
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76/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: In 1931, three Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a trek across the Outback.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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24. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

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7.7/10
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75/100
Released: 1916
Drama, History

What it's about: The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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25. Bubba Ho-tep

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7.0/10
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74/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his "death," then missed his chance to switch back. He must team up with JFK and fight an ancient Egyptian mummy for the souls of their fellow residents.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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26. Cop Land

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6.9/10
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74/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And when Freddy uncovers a massive, deadly conspiracy among these local residents, he is forced to take action and make a dangerous choice between protecting his idols and upholding the law.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime & Hoopla), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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27. I, Claudius

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8.7/10
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74/100
Year: 1976-2020Seasons: 1
Drama, Biography

What it's about: Acclaimed blackly comic historical drama series. Set amidst a web of power, corruption and lies, it chronicles the reigns of the Roman emperors - Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula and finally Claudius.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (92%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & AcornTV). 12 episodes (92%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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28. North Face

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7.4/10
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74/100
Released: 2008
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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29. Live and Become

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7.9/10
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74/100
Released: 2005
Drama

What it's about: In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews and are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy).

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30. Meet John Doe

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7.6/10
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74/100
Released: 1941
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Fandor & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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31. The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans

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6.6/10
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73/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Terrence McDonagh is a New Orleans Police sergeant, who recieves a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. Due to his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and becomes addicted to prescription pain medication. He then finds himself involved with a drug dealer who is suspected of murdering a family of African immigrants.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 1 other) & stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy).

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32. God Bless America

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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33. Capitalism: A Love Story

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7.4/10
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73/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Documentary, Crime

What it's about: Michael Moore comes home to the issue he's been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Unitedstatians (and by default, the rest of the world).

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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34. Best of Enemies

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7.6/10
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73/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Documentary, History

What it's about: A documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Intended as commentary on the issues of their day, these vitriolic and explosive encounters came to define the modern era of public discourse in the media, marking the big bang moment of our contemporary media landscape when spectacle trumped content and argument replaced substance. Best of Enemies delves into the entangled biographies of these two great thinkers, and luxuriates in the language and the theater of their debates, begging the question, "What has television done to the way we discuss politics in our democracy today?"

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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35. Assassination

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 2015
Drama, History

What it's about: Assassination is set in Korea and Shanghai in the 1930's during the Japanese occupation. The government resistance assigns a secret commando group with killing collaborators.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Hiyah) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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36. Logan's Run

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6.8/10
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72/100
Released: 1976Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: In the 23rd century, inhabitants of a domed city freely experience all of life's pleasures- but no one is allowed to live past 30. Citizens can try for a chance at being 'renewed' in a civic ceremony on their 30th birthday. Escape is the only other option.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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37. Il Divo

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 2008
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Italy, early nineties. Calm, clever and inscrutable, politician Giulio Andreotti has been synonymous with power for decades. He has survived to everything: electoral battles, terrorist massacres, loss of friends, slanderous accusations; but now certain repentant mobsters implicate him in the crimes of Cosa Nostra.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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38. Any Day Now

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7.5/10
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72/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: In the late 1970s, when a mentally handicapped teenager is abandoned, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the family he's never had. But once the unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men must fight the legal system to adopt the child.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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39. Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade

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7.4/10
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72/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Animation, Drama

What it's about: A member of an elite paramilitary counter-terrorism unit becomes traumatized after witnessing the suicide bombing of a young girl and is forced to undergo retraining. However, unbeknownst to him, he becomes a key player in a dispute between rival police divisions, as he finds himself increasingly involved with the sister of the girl he saw die.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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40. Nixon

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7.1/10
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72/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A look at President Richard M. Nixon—a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands from within—spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking Watergate scandal that would end his Presidency.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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41. Butterfly

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7.6/10
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71/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ordinary coming-of-age experiences, tensions related to the looming Spanish Civil War periodically interrupt Moncho's personal growth and daily life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla).

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42. Salt of the Earth

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7.4/10
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71/100
Released: 1954
Drama, History

What it's about: The issues the miners strike for include equity in wages with Anglo workers, and health and safety issues. Ramon Quintero helps organize the strike, but at home he treats his wife, Esperanza Quintero, as a second class citizen. Esperanza, who is pregnant with their third child, is usually passive, but she changes her attitude when the men are forced to end their picketing by a Taft-Hartley Act injuction.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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43. She's Beautiful When She's Angry

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7.8/10
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71/100
Released: 2014
Documentary, History

What it's about: A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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44. Sharkwater Extinction

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7.7/10
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71/100
Released: 2018
Documentary

What it's about: Discovering that sharks are being hunted to extinction, and with them the destruction of our life support system - activist and filmmaker Rob Stewart embarks on a dangerous quest to stop the slaughter. Following the sharks - and the money - into the elusive pirate fishing industry, Stewart uncovers a multi-billion dollar scandal that makes us all accomplices in the greatest wildlife massacre ever known.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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45. Coriolanus

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6.1/10
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71/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Caius Martius, aka Coriolanus, is an arrogant and fearsome general who has built a career on protecting Rome from its enemies. Pushed by his ambitious mother to seek the position of consul, Coriolanus is at odds with the masses and unpopular with certain colleagues. When a riot results in his expulsion from Rome, Coriolanus seeks out his sworn enemy, Tullus Aufidius. Together, the pair vow to destroy the great city.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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46. Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

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7.7/10
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71/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: Fueled by a raging libido, Wild Turkey, and superhuman doses of drugs, Thompson was a true "free lance, " goring sacred cows with impunity, hilarity, and a steel-eyed conviction for writing wrongs. Focusing on the good doctor's heyday, 1965 to 1975, the film includes clips of never-before-seen (nor heard) home movies, audiotapes, and passages from unpublished manuscripts.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Dox) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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47. Outrage

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6.8/10
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70/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The story begins with Sekiuchi, boss of the Sannokai, a huge organized crime syndicate controlling the entire Kanto region, issuing a stern warning to his lieutenant Kato and right-hand man Ikemoto, head of the Ikemoto-gumi. Kato orders Ikemoto to bring the unassociated Murase-gumi gang in line, and he immediately passes the task on to his subordinate Otomo, who runs his own crew. The tricky jobs that no-one wants to do always end up in Otomo’s lap.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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48. District 13: Ultimatum

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6.5/10
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69/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city’s secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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49. Antonia's Line

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7.4/10
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69/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around her include quirky friend Crooked Finger, would-be suitor Bas and, eventually for Antonia, a granddaughter and great-granddaughter who help create a strong family of empowered women.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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50. Evita

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6.3/10
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69/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Musical, Biography

What it's about: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).