Movies About The Government

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Movies About The Government

For Movies About The Government, there are many directors who explored this feeling. Here are 13 of the top ones.

The Matrix (1999)

The Matrix
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving
Rated R

The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction action film directed by the Wachowskis. It stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano. The film follows Thomas Anderson, a computer hacker who is pulled into a mysterious quest for the truth when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker. With his help, Anderson discovers that the world he knows is actually a simulated reality created by machines, and that he is the chosen one who can save humanity from enslavement. The Matrix features groundbreaking special effects and a number of memorable action sequences. It has become a cult classic and remains one of the most influential science fiction films of all time.

V for Vendetta (2005)

V for Vendetta
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From James McTeigue, starring Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea
Rated R

Set in a dystopian future in which a fascist government has taken control of England, V for Vendetta follows the story of a mysterious freedom fighter known only as "V". He is determined to take down the oppressive government, and uses his skills in manipulation, disguise and combat to inspire the people to rise up and overthrow their oppressors. V embarks on a mission to bring justice to the country and to avenge the murder of his beloved, while also helping those around him to realize the power they possess to effect change. Along the way, he encounters many obstacles, including a police officer determined to bring him to justice and a government official who has vowed to stop him at all costs. In the end, V's message of hope and freedom resonates with the people, and they rise up to take back their country.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Mad Max: Fury Road
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From George Miller, starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz
Rated R

Mad Max: Fury Road is a 2015 post-apocalyptic action-adventure film directed by George Miller. The film follows Max Rockatansky, a lone warrior in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, as he joins forces with Imperator Furiosa and a group of female rebels in order to escape a tyrannical ruler and his army of War Boys. Together, they must fight their way through the unforgiving desert landscape in order to reach the safety of the legendary “Green Place”. Along the way, they must face dangerous obstacles, ruthless adversaries, and the unforgiving environment of the wasteland. The film is a thrilling, action-packed adventure that has been praised for its compelling characters and breathtaking visuals.

JFK (1991)

JFK
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
Rated R

JFK is a 1991 American political thriller film directed by Oliver Stone, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Zachary Sklar. The film examines the events leading up to the assassination of John F. Kennedy and alleged cover-up through the eyes of former New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison. It stars Kevin Costner as Garrison and a large ensemble cast including Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, Sissy Spacek, Joe Pesci, Jack Lemmon, Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollak, and Walter Matthau. JFK is an epic retelling of Garrison's investigation into the Kennedy assassination and explores the various conspiracy theories surrounding it. It begins with the assassination and follows Garrison's investigation and the subsequent trial of Clay Shaw, the only person ever brought to trial in the Kennedy assassination. The film also looks at the broader implications of the political climate of the time and the role of the media in promoting conspiracy theories.

Brazil (1985)

Brazil
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Terry Gilliam, starring Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond
Rated R

Brazil is a 1985 dystopian black comedy film directed by Terry Gilliam, and written by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, and Tom Stoppard. Set in a heavily-surveilled futuristic dystopia, the film follows Sam Lowry (Jonathan Pryce), a daydreaming government employee, who searches for a woman he has seen in his dreams. As he investigates, he uncovers a subterranean resistance movement led by a former employee of the Ministry of Information (Robert De Niro). Sam's investigation leads him to an underground world of crime and terror, and eventually his imprisonment by the government. In the end, Sam finds out that he has been dreaming his own fantasy world, and his real world is much darker than he could have imagined. He must ultimately choose between his dream world and the harsh reality of the world around him.

Snowden (2016)

Snowden
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto
Rated R

Three Kings (1999)

Three Kings
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From David O. Russell, starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze
Rated R

1984 (1984)

1984
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Michael Radford, starring John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack
Rated R

Snowpiercer (2013)

Snowpiercer
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Bong Joon Ho, starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris
Rated R

Green Zone (2010)

Green Zone
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Paul Greengrass, starring Matt Damon, Jason Isaacs, Greg Kinnear, Igal Naor
Rated R

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Francis Lawrence, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson
Rated PG-13

W. (2008)

W.
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd, Colin Hanks
Rated PG-13

Bug (2006)

Bug
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From William Friedkin, starring Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Connick Jr., Lynn Collins
Rated R

 



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