Movies About Skinheads

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Movies About Skinheads

When it comes to Movies About Skinheads, there are so many directors exploring this feeling. Here are 15 of the best ones.

American History X (1998)

American History X
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Tony Kaye, starring Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien
Rated R

American History X is a 1998 American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. The film stars Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo and Jennifer Lien. The film tells the story of a young neo-Nazi who is sent to prison for manslaughter and has to confront the consequences of his past. The film follows Derek Vinyard (Norton), a former white supremacist, who is released from prison and tries to prevent his younger brother (Furlong) from following the same path of racism and hatred that he did. Through flashbacks, the audience learns of Derek's past and sees how his upbringing and beliefs have shaped him into the person he is today. The film shows how racism and hatred can be spread through ignorance, and also shows how people can change and come to accept different viewpoints. It also explores themes of redemption and the value of family.

This Is England (2006)

This Is England
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Shane Meadows, starring Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim
Rated Not Rated

This Is England is a British coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Shane Meadows. The film is set in 1983 England, during the height of the Falklands War, and follows a group of skinheads. The film follows 12-year-old Shaun Fields (Thomas Turgoose), whose father was killed in the Falklands War, as he falls in with a gang of local skinheads. Initially, the skinheads accept him into their group, and he quickly becomes their mascot. However, the gang's dynamics are soon disrupted when an older, more menacing skinhead named Combo (Stephen Graham) joins the group and begins to radicalize them with his neo-Nazi views. Shaun is forced to confront his own beliefs and the consequences of his choices. The film explores themes of racism, extremism, and redemption.

Adam's Apples (2005)

Adam's Apples
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Anders Thomas Jensen, starring Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nicolas Bro, Paprika Steen
Rated R

Adam's Apples is a darkly comedic Danish film about a neo-Nazi in a small Danish village who is assigned to do community service at a local church. Adam, the neo-Nazi, is at odds with the pastor of the church who believes that everybody can be saved and is determined to prove it by having Adam bake an apple pie even though the church has no apples. After numerous attempts, the pastor eventually succeeds in convincing Adam to bake the pie, leading to a transformation in Adam's character. Along the way, the pastor and Adam form an unlikely friendship and learn to accept and forgive each other, as well as the members of the church, despite their differences.

Meantime (1983)

Meantime
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Mike Leigh, starring Marion Bailey, Tim Roth, Phil Daniels, Pam Ferris
Rated Not Rated

The Believer (2001)

The Believer
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Henry Bean, starring Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Peter Meadows, Garret Dillahunt
Rated R

In the Fade (2017)

In the Fade
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Fatih Akin, starring Numan Acar, Adam Bousdoukos, Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto
Rated R

Green Room (2015)

Green Room
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jeremy Saulnier, starring Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Patrick Stewart
Rated R

Brotherhood (2009)

Brotherhood
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Nicolo Donato, starring Thure Lindhardt, David Dencik, Nicolas Bro, Morten Holst
Rated R

The Boys from Brazil (1978)

The Boys from Brazil
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Franklin J. Schaffner, starring Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason, Lilli Palmer
Rated R

Neo Ned (2005)

Neo Ned
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Van Fischer, starring Jeremy Renner, Gabrielle Union, David E. Allen, Blaine Gray
Rated Not Rated

Skin (2018)

Skin
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Guy Nattiv, starring Jamie Bell, Danielle Macdonald, Daniel Henshall, Bill Camp
Rated R

Welcome to Leith (2015)

Welcome to Leith
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Michael Beach Nichols, Christopher K. Walker, starring Ryan Schock, Heather Cook, Lee Cook, Bobby Harper
Rated Not Rated

Romper Stomper (1992)

Romper Stomper
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Geoffrey Wright, starring Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie, Alex Scott
Rated R

Imperium (2016)

Imperium
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Daniel Ragussis, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette, Tracy Letts, Sam Trammell
Rated R

Frontier(s) (2007)

Frontier(s)
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Xavier Gens, starring Karina Testa, Aurélien Wiik, Patrick Ligardes, Samuel Le Bihan
Rated Unrated

 



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