Most Popular Political Crime Movies and TV Shows
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4. Shoah (1985)
Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War
Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.
Votes: 7,749 | Gross: $0.02M
7. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, History
The unclear and complicated twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano.
10. The Killing of America (1981)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Crime
A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.
11. Terror's Advocate (2007)
Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.
Votes: 1,434 | Gross: $0.04M
14. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007– )
180 min | Documentary
Individual freedom is the dream of our age. It's what our leaders promise to give us, it defines how we think of ourselves and, repeatedly, we have gone to war to impose freedom around the ... See full synopsis »
15. The Death of Yugoslavia (1995– )
50 min | Documentary, History
This captivate documentary covers the struggles of the Yugoslavian people during the collapse of their country, and the subsequent wars to finally find hope with the signing of the Final Peace Accords.
17. Smashing the Rackets (1938)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama
Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante Letty Lane, ... See full summary »
19. Nuremberg (1948)
Approved | 78 min | Documentary
The official U.S. government film about the 1st Nuremberg trial (The Trial of the Major Nazi War Criminals) which lasted from November 20, 1945 to October 1, 1946.
21. 7 (2008)
Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Japanese WWII hostages, ritual killings for 20 years, one man's dreams and an innocent Malaysian reporter, are drawn together in a true life web of mystery that appears as a modern day conspiracy.
22. Menschliches Versagen (2008)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
The so-called "Aryanization" in fascist Germany is without a doubt the biggest raids of the 20th century. Nonetheless, the issue is consistently hushed up. Because it was not the Gestapo, ... See full summary »
89 min | Documentary, Drama, History
With a great archive footage coming from 16 countries, this Oscar nominated documentary briefly presents some of the most important facts about the Nazist persecution against Jews in Europe, starting with Hitler's rise to the power.
24. 40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy (2009)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
In one of the largest unknown mass-killings of the 20th century, an estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 people were secretly and systematically killed in 1965 when General Suharto began a bloody... See full summary »
29. Santiago Files (2011)
70 min | Documentary
President Salvador Allende's topple from Chile's unstable government and the CIA's involvement in the September Coup that would turn the South American socialist country into a dictatorship.
32. Saddam Hussein: le procès que vous ne verrez pas (2004 TV Movie)
43 min | Documentary
Saddam Hussein will face trial and his crimes are well-known. But what about western politicians and businessmen who supported him and helped him acquire WMD? What about France and the US who both used him to fight the Iranian mullahs?
Infrarouge (2006– )
Einsatzgruppen, les commandos de la mort
In June 1941, the German army invades the USSR. Following behind are the Einsatzgruppen, 3000 men grouped into four "intervention groups" each given a designated geographical region, sent to exterminate Jews and enemies of the Reich.