Most Popular 1st Amendment Movies and TV Shows
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1. Batman Returns (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
Batman returns to the big screen when a deformed man calling himself the Penguin wreaks havoc across Gotham with the help of a cruel businessman.
Votes: 258,732 | Gross: $162.83M
2. The Post (2017)
PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.
Votes: 113,654 | Gross: $81.90M
3. The Insider (1999)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
Votes: 152,004 | Gross: $28.97M
6. The Ice Storm (1997)
R | 112 min | Drama
In suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, 1973, middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control.
Votes: 51,518 | Gross: $7.84M
9. The Majestic (2001)
PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Votes: 50,323 | Gross: $27.81M
10. Nothing But the Truth (I) (2008)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In Washington, D.C., a female reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.
Votes: 34,713 | Gross: $0.00M
12. The Aristocrats (2005)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy
One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.
Votes: 15,705 | Gross: $6.38M
13. Hamlet 2 (2008)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Music
In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Votes: 16,224 | Gross: $4.88M
15. Growing Up Smith (2015)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In 1979, an Indian family moves to America with hopes of living the American Dream. While their 10-year-old boy Smith falls head-over-heels for the girl next door, his desire to become a "good old boy" propels him further away from his family's ideals than ever before.
Votes: 1,001 | Gross: $0.01M
16. Killing Eva Braun (2014 Video)
90 min | Drama, History, Mystery
A lonely bookworm becomes so immersed in "Mein Kampf" that she projects herself as the reincarnation of Hitler's wife Eva Braun and is consequently targeted by a cryptic government agency.
18. Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press (2017)
TV-14 | 95 min | Documentary
The trial between Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media pitted privacy rights against freedom of the press, and raised important questions about how big money can silence media. This film is an ... See full summary »
20. Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003 Video)
R | 101 min | Documentary
Documentary about the way sex was and is deliberately used in cinema to influence and manipulate human behaviour and development. This documentary uses real examples including the decline ... See full summary »
21. Steal This Movie (2000)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,164 | Gross: $0.08M
22. This Revolution (2005)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
In this politically charged homage to Medium Cool, a photographer covers the urban guerrilla war on New York streets during the RNC.
23. Trumbo (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »
Votes: 962 | Gross: $7.85M
24. Jordan Peterson Was Right (2017 Video)
41 min | Short, News
Lindsay Shepherd at Wilfrid Laurier University secretly recorded her interrogation by faculty, giving us new insight into social justice indoctrination on college campuses.
25. The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Western
In November of 1833, the state of Missouri turned a blind eye as hundreds of its peaceful inhabitants were hunted down and driven from their homes in the dead of night. Against this ... See full summary »
Votes: 656 | Gross: $2.03M
26. Thurgood (2011 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Prior to his appointment to United States Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall worked as a lawyer for the NAACP. This one man play tells the story of his role in the civil rights movement and the people that influenced him.
28. Deliberate Intent (2000 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 85 min | Thriller, Drama
A First Amendment scholar is recruited by an attorney to sue a publishing company after a hit man commits a triple murder by allegedly following a how-to manual the book company published. ... See full summary »
29. Porn: Business of Pleasure (2009 TV Movie)
Unrated | 60 min | Documentary
CNBC takes a behind the scenes look at the Porn Industry and examines challenges facing the industry including censorship and the competition from free online porn. It also looks at the ... See full summary »
30. The Revisionaries (2012)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History, News
The theory of evolution and a re-write of American history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed Creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential Board of Education.
Votes: 639 | Gross: $0.02M
31. Naked States (2000)
R | 80 min | Documentary
Photographer Spencer Tunick travels the U.S. in search of volunteers to pose nude for his outlaw photo-shoots, all of them done out in public and often without legal permits. This ... See full summary »
32. The Porn King Versus the President (2004 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
In 2000 George Bush Jr was voted into the White House thanks in part to the massive voting power of the evangelical religious right. In order to repay them for their support, Bush appointed... See full summary »
34. George Carlin: What Am I Doing in New Jersey? (1988 TV Special)
61 min | Documentary, Comedy
George Carlin changes his act by bringing politics into the act, but also talks about the People he can do without, Keeping People Alert, and Cars and Driving part 2.
36. Playing Columbine (2008)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary
Chronicles the history of the game "Super Columbine Massacre RPG!." The film traces back the 16-bit role-playing game to its inception, through the 2006 shooting at Dawson College in which ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary
War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State highlights four cases where whistleblowers noticed government wrong-doing and took to the media to expose the fraud and abuse.
40. Porn King: The Trials of Al Goldstein (2005 Video)
80 min | Documentary
Al Goldstein, the controversial adult magazine publisher, is up against the odds as he takes on the D.A., the press and an even larger nightmare: irrelevancy all in a little courthouse in ... See full summary »
41. Banned in Oklahoma (2004 Video)
31 min | Documentary, Short
A documentary that covers the 1997 Oklahoma confiscation of the film "The Tin Drum" due to a judicial ruling of child pornography, and the six years of legal wranglings that ensued.
42. Making Waves (II) (2004)
64 min | Documentary
What do a public access TV personality, an electronics engineer, a Vietnam vet, a libertarian congressional candidate and a retired millionaire have in common? They're all operating ... See full summary »
School Inc. is a global exploration of discovery by the late Andrew Coulson, senior fellow of education policy at Cato Institute's Center for Educational Freedom. He takes viewers on a ... See full summary »
45. Church vs State (1998)
Documentary, Drama, Family
Church vs State brings students to a time in America when church and state were often allied. Though many came to America for religious freedom, in some places there was little tolerance ... See full summary »
47. PragerU Sues Youtube for Discriminatory Restricted Mode Usage (2017 Video)
10 min | Short, News
Styx argues that the first and fourth amendments should be extended to protect the rights of those using YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
48. Unconstitutional California Magazine Restrictions Injunction Upheld by Federal Court (2018 Video)
9 min | Short, News
49. Mayor, Mimes, Members & Merchants (2006)
Not Rated | Documentary, Short
The Honolulu city council tries to pass a law banning street performers in a four-block area of Waikiki. The mayor steps in to veto the bill, and all hell breaks lose. To add to the ... See full summary »