Netflix Political Unrest Movies To Watch

If you are looking for some action with a touch of political drama, you may want to see these movies on Netflix. Stream these movies through Netflix USA or in any country you are in. Here are 10 must-see movies for those who love films with a touch of politics and action.

V For Vendetta

Utopia & Dystopia by James McTeigue with Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving. V for Vendetta is the adaptation of Alan Moore’s graphic novel of the same name with Hugo Weaving as avenger in the Guy Fawkes mask.


Utopia & Dystopia by Joon-ho Bong with Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton. In the comic adaptation Snowpiercer, a train with a dystopian micro-society crosses a post-apocalyptic ice desert.

Planet of the Apes

Science fiction film by Rupert Wyatt with James Franco and Freida Pinto. In Planet of the Apes: Revolution, we learn the story of the classic planet of the apes when James Franco bred a highly intelligent chimpanzee.


End time film by Katsuhiro Ôtomo with Mitsuo Iwata and Nozomu Sasaki. The anime classic Akira takes us to the streets of Neo-Tokyo in 2019. After a motorcycle accident, a teenager is quarantined by the military. He soon developed telekinetic skills.


Drama by Tom Hooper with Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried. With the top-class Les Misérables, Tom Hooper films the musical history of a former convict and his longstanding feud with his overseer, which is to end during the June 1832 uprising.


Family drama that is directed by Alfonso Cuarón featuring Yalitza Aparicio and Marina deTavira. In his Mexican drama Roma, Alfonso Cuarón tells us about middle-class family life and their housekeeper in the Mexican capital in the early 1970s.


History film by Ridley Scott with Russell Crowe and Mark Strong. In Robin Hood, Ridley Scott resurrects the legend of the King of Thieves in the form of Russell Crowe.


Drama by Sarah Gavron with Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan. In the political drama Suffragette, Carey Mulligan takes to the streets to fight for women’s right to vote.

The Determination – Insurgent

Science fiction film by Robert Schwentke with Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller. In the sequel The Determination – Insurgent, Shailene Woodley finds himself between the intensifying conflicts of the five factions. She has to choose a side or go her own way.

American Factory

A documentary by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert. The documentary American Factory deals with the opening of a factory in post-industrial Ohio by a Chinese billionaire. After initial optimism, there are conflicts.

Brennan Quinten