For Movies About Rebellion, there is no limit to the directors reporting on this feeling. Here are 7 of the top ones.
From Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, starring Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur
The Lives of Others is an award-winning 2006 German drama film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. Set in East Berlin in 1984, the film focuses on Stasi captain Gerd Wiesler and his surveillance of a playwright, Georg Dreyman and his actress-girlfriend, Christa-Maria Sieland. Wiesler's monitoring of the couple gradually reveals his own humanity, eventually leading him to help them in their struggle against the East German government. Through their story, The Lives of Others offers a powerful and thought-provoking glimpse into life in East Germany.
From Denzel Washington, starring Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker
The Great Debaters tells the inspirational true story of the debate team from Wiley College, a small African-American college in the segregated South during the 1930s. Led by ambitious professor Melvin B. Tolson (Denzel Washington), the team of four debaters, James Farmer Jr. (Denzel Whitaker), Samantha Booke (Jurnee Smollett), Henry Lowe (Nate Parker), and Hamilton Burgess (Jermaine Williams), overcomes poverty and prejudice to challenge Harvard’s all-white debating champion. With the guidance of Tolson, the students go from being inexperienced novice debaters to national champions. Along the way, they confront racism and discover the power of words to effect change. The film’s climax is a riveting debate between Wiley College and Harvard, a debate that will change their lives forever. With an uplifting score and heartfelt performances, The Great Debaters is an inspiring and uplifting film that celebrates the power of education and the triumph of the human spirit.
From Roland Emmerich, starring Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs
From Bong Joon Ho, starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris
From Gary Ross, starring Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell
From Richard Thorpe, starring Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders
From Robert Redford, starring Robert Redford, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte