Fascism in Americaby karljhickey14 | created - 11 Nov 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Populist rabble rousers , using popular media to inflame hatred against minorities , and abusing the power they give themselves . But it's all fiction , right ? November 2016
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2. All the King's Men (2006)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Thriller
Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.
Votes: 22,473 | Gross: $7.22M
4. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
126 min | Drama, Music
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
8. Black Legion (1937)
83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a hard-working machinist loses a promotion to a Polish-born worker, he is seduced into joining the secretive Black Legion, which intimidates foreigners through violence.
9. Storm Warning (1951)
93 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Marsha Mitchell, a traveling dress model, stops in a southern town to see her sister who has married a Ku Klux Klansman. Marsha sees the KKK commit a murder and helps District Attorney Burt Rainey in bringing the criminals to justice.
10. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
195 min | Drama, History, War
The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
Votes: 19,917 | Gross: $10.00M
11. The Jayhawkers! (1959)
100 min | Romance, Western
Before the U.S. Civil War rebel leader Luke Darcy sees himself as leader of a new independent Republic of Kansas but the military governor sends an ex-raider to capture Darcy.
12. Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
6 | 120 min | Drama
Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. Arriving with him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. ... See full summary »
14. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)
86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.
15. Keeper of the Flame (1942)
100 min | Drama, Mystery
Journalist Steve O'Malley wants to write a biography of a national hero who died when his car ran off a bridge. Steve receives conflicting reports and tales that make him question what the truth about the hero is.
19. Open Secret (1948)
68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Newlyweds come to visit groom's friend, only to discover him missing; and their investigation uncovers evidence of a ring of anti-semites terrorizing the neighborhood.
21. The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
16 | 109 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian, polluted right wing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Votes: 7,379 | Gross: $4.96M
22. Bob Roberts (1992)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
A conservative folk singer turns his hand to politics, running for the US Senate. He is not above dirty tricks and smear campaigns to gain an advantage over his opponent.
Votes: 12,461 | Gross: $4.48M
23. Executive Action (1973)
91 min | Crime, Drama, History
Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
24. Tail Gunner Joe (1977 TV Movie)
145 min | Biography, Drama
A dramatization of the life of Joe McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a ... See full summary »
25. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)
111 min | Drama
As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
29. Seven Days in May (1964)
118 min | Drama, Thriller
United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
30. Joe (1970)
18 | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
Two men, Bill, a wealthy conservative, and Joe, a far-right bartender, form a dangerous bond after Bill confesses to murdering his daughter's drug dealer boyfriend to Joe.
Votes: 2,425 | Gross: $19.32M
31. Een kwade dag voor Black Rock (1955)
6 | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A one-armed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
34. Don't Be a Sucker (1943)
18 min | Short, History, War
Propaganda short film depicting the rise of Nazism in Germany and how political propaganda is similarly used in the United States to recruit Nazi sympathizers from the ranks of American racists.
The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A tiny neo-Nazi organization struggles pathetically to succeed in a big city. A mysterious figure begins to ruthlessly guide a young, insecure U.S. Nazi leader, and the group begins to draw more attention.
37. Legion of Terror (1936)
63 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Two newly-appointed postal inspectors, Frank Marshall and 'Slim" Hewitt, set out to track down the sender of a time-bomb to a U. S. Senator and, during their investigation, run across a ... See full summary »
38. Pilot #5 (1943)
71 min | Drama, Romance, War
In March 1942, on the island of Java, Indonesia, a Dutch major selects a pilot for a dangerous mission from the five U.S. Army airmen under his command. While waiting for word from the pilot, the others tell his life story to the major.
39. Spy Ship (1942)
62 min | Drama
A radio reporter begins to suspect that a commentator at his station may be using her position to broadcast shipping information to enemy spies. With the help of the girl's sister, he sets out to expose the spy and her Nazi gang.
40. Power of the Press (1943)
64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
During WWII, the publisher of the isolationist New York Gazette is murdered just as he was about to change the paper's policy and support the US war effort. His friend, a small town patriotic editor, is brought in to find the culprits.