This list covers 35 films that have attracted attention with their stances against the world order.
If you haven’t watched these wonderful and cult movies, choose one immediately after you finish reading and start watching.
In Tme (2011) / IMDb 6.6
In the film, which will take place shortly, when people stop aging, people will no longer age after the age of 25, and the secret of immortality is accessed, describing what happened after “a world where those who have money can live forever.” In the film, in this new world, where time is worth gold, people enter the struggle for survival in pursuit of immortality. For this reason, the story of humanity entering into new regulations is told in the film as population growth reaches its final peak.
Patch Adams (1998) / IMDb 6.6
It’s taken from a life story that happened. Hunter ‘Patch’ Adams (Robin Williams) enters medical school as a student after he leaves, after what he saw in the mental hospital he entered as a suicidal person. Although he is a successful student at school, he gets a reaction from his teachers because of his ideals. Its aim is to contribute to treatment through humor by’ adding colour to life’.
Fahrenheit 451 1966) / IMDb 7.2
Montag (Oskar Werner) is a fireman assigned by the state to burn books. When he meets Clarisse, a revolutionary teacher who dares to read a book, he finds himself in a poaching hunt. Montag has to choose not only between two women but between his personal safety and intellectual property.
1984 (1984) | IMDb 7.2
III. After World War II, The Order of the world changed. In 1984, London was now the capital of the police state of Oceania. The task of Winston Smith, one of the bureaucrats working for the real Ministry of the fascist government, is to deflect historical facts, although he is not aware of it. Smith, a hard-partying man, begins to question himself when he finds out that everything is based on lies. When he meets and falls in love with Julia, who works in the Ministry, this world where even the Ministry of Love is normal will become even more complicated for Smith.
99F (2007) / IMDb 7.3
Octave dominates the world; Octave is an advertising copywriter. He decides today what you want tomorrow. For him,” man is a product, just like any other product.” Octave works for the world’s largest advertising agency: Ross & Witchcraft, aka “La Ross.” He doesn’t call money, he’s surrounded by girls, and he uses cocaine. However, it is not comfortable.
God Bless America (2011) / IMDb 7.3
Frank, who lives apart from his wife, hates sick relationships and Sick Love, and being fired from his job for 11 years under the pretext of water causes him to suffer psychological depression. He is looking for a way to get rid of it, assuming that shows made for the media are badly affected by the public. And thinking that he has found it, he begins to practice it. A beautiful film that decodes today’s human relationships.
The Constant Gardener (2005 / IMDb 7.5
In an area of sapa in northern Kenya, determined, intelligent, and passionate Tessa Quayle (Rachel Weisz) is found brutally murdered. The local doctor, Tessa’s companion, fled the scene, and all the evidence suggests it was a love murder. Sandy Woodrow (Danny Huston), Sir Bernard Pellegrin (Bill Nighy), and other members of the British High Commissioner ask their colleague Justin Quayle, Tessa’s wife, to leave the follow-up to them.
The Life of David Gale (2003) / IMDb 7.5
David Gale is one of the most prominent opponents of the death penalty and has made great efforts to abolish the death penalty. A lady named Constance Harraway, who, like herself, opposed the execution, was raped and brutally murdered, but the bitter side of this tragic event remained the blame on David. Having agreed to a very private interview with journalist Elizabeth Bloom, David tells her clearly about the incident. Bloom, aware that he has captured very good news, learns other aspects of the incident as he listens to what he has told him.
Thank You For Smoking (2005) / IMDb 7.6
As a spokesman for a large cigarette company, Nick Naylor advocates for the rights of cigarette manufacturers and people who are smokers. But this job is not as easy as it seems it’s not. The terrible harm that smoking causes to health is a fact known even to users. Nick, who has begun a new study to fix this negative image of smoking, finds health organizations and a relentless senator in the face. For Nick, who is not intimidated by any of this, the breaking point will be for his son to change his perspective on him.
The Edukators (2004) / IMDb 7.6
Jan, Peter, and Jule are rebellious teenagers. They dream of changing the world order they are in. Under the identity of mysterious ‘trainers’, they creatively and non-violently enter the homes of the rich, warning that’ your rich days are numbered ‘and’ you have a lot of money’.Their goal is to shock the rich and make them think about the gap between rich and poor. While Peter is on vacation, a rapprochement occurs between Jan and Jule, Peter’s lover. Together, they break into the House of Hardenberg, a rich businessman who has been kicked out of Jule’s house, to ‘educate’ him, but they are forced to kidnap him.
Die Welle (2008) / IMDb 7.6
Modern-Day Germany. High school teacher Rainer Wenger (Jürgen Vogel) designs an experiment during Project week to tell his students how totalitarian governments work, and this game, which involves taking on different identities, begins to have tragic consequences. In a few days, this event, which begins with harmless concepts such as discipline and society, turns into a real movement that spreads in waves, and students who are part of the game begin to alienate and threaten their other friends.
Equilibrium (2002) / IMDb 7.6
We are in a world of the near future that has barely managed to heal the wounds of the Third World War. The dominant totalitarian system, which has not been able to overcome the trauma of war, suppresses people’s feelings in order to maintain peace. Possession of artistic objects or interest in art is prohibited. The penalty for actions that trigger emotions or actions that reveal them is enormous. The Reverend John Preston, Senior Constable (C. Bale), is tasked with finding and destroying those who break the rules. One day, Preston begins to distance himself from his identity.
Lord Of War (2005) / IMDb 7.6
Thanks to luck, Yuri Orlov discovers his greatest talent: he makes his biggest hit in the gun business with the help of his brother, while the illegal arms trade check gives goods to anyone who comes clean. His quick wit and skill, which allows him to achieve everything he wants to date, also helps him get rid of the INTERPOL agent (Ethan Hawke), who is persistently pursuing him. But when he is at the peak of his prowess, he realizes that his clients can demand more than they can provide, and over time, he becomes a deadly liability to the people he is trying to protect.
Detachment (2011) / IMDb 7.7
Henry Barthes, an extremely talented educator who can relate one-on-one to his students, temporarily teaches by taking this profession into the background. He can’t stay in any school long enough to bond emotionally with his friends and students. At the public school where he was the last sent, people live introverted, even to the school’s director. This valuable teacher, who does not allow one of his students to live on the street, makes every effort to get him home. There are still people in life who deserve love.
Persepolis (2007) / IMDb 8.0
Through Marjane’s eyes, the unique problems of the age of growth are beautifully handled by an important historical process such as The Last Days of the Shah’s era, the Islamic Revolution, the Iraq-Iran war, and show the problems created by individuals of that era in Iran. The definition of a tragicomic and political film that also describes this dark process through Marjane’s eyes in sometimes humorous language will be complete.
District 9 (2009) / IMDb 8.0
The film tells the story of the last surviving aliens in 1982, who kept the world abode in order to sustain their lives. Aliens who have settled in an area of South Africa are soon discovered and observed by a research team. Aliens controlled by a private company called MNU are deployed to a region called District 9. The authorities of this company are looking to learn and apply the secrets of alien technology, thereby earning enormous money. What’s needed for this is alien DNA.
Pink Floyd Wall (1982) / IMDb 8.0
With the same name as Pink Floyd’s 1979 album, the Film stands out for its imagery and, of course, its music. The Film, which more than deserves the band’s legendary album, is undoubtedly one of the best musicals of all time.
Blood Diamond (2006) / IMDb 8.0
Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio), a mercenary of African descent, is smuggling diamonds in Sierra Leone in his way. Although he has reliable underground and military connections, he is caught and arrested one day while crossing the border. In the early 90s, Sierra Leone was dominated by a climate of civil war and chaos fueled by the Revolutionary United Front, which committed massacres, kidnapped children, and turned them into brutal killers. The village of Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou), a fisherman with three children. B.C. people are brutally murdered. Although Solomon manages to save his family, he is taken prisoner and taken to work in diamond extraction camps.
The Truman Show (1998) / IMDb 8.0
The people who live on one of the most beautiful islands globally lead an enviably utopian life. People who live on this island wake up happy every day and end the day without any problems. Our main character, Truman, is one of those lucky people. Having a beautiful wife and a happy life, Truman lives life as it is until he sees his father, who he thinks is dead, on the street one day. He’s sure he saw his father, but he just disappeared.
La haine / IMDb 8.1
In the All-Black and white Film, Jewish Vinz, Black Hubert, and Arab Said are three teenagers living in the suburbs of Paris. When Abdel, who is of Arab descent, is attacked by police, blood pressure rises in the suburbs. Meanwhile, Vinz finds the gun that a cop dropped. The young man is determined to avenge Abdel.
Network / IMDb 8.1
When veteran presenter Howard Beale is fired, he suffers a severe nervous breakdown during the live broadcast. But his creeping ratings go through the roof after his angry rants, and the news channel instantly recruits him and creates the term ‘crazy prophet of the news wave.’ But as’ Prophet’s ‘ ratings begin to decline, it’s time to do something about Beale. Of course, it is the first choice to have it in front of the camera, live, and in front of the studio guests.
V For Vendetta (2005) / IMDb 8.2
In Great Britain, dominated by a fascist order, an event beyond the age develops. A freedom fighter known as” V ” uses terrorist tactics to fight against a repressive society. V rescues a young woman from the secret police, and this woman will unexpectedly become her ally.
Into the Wild / IMDb 8.1
Christopher McCandless leaves behind such weights as work, family, and responsibility immediately after graduating from college. He burns all his money and sets out to live one-on-one with nature in Alaska. McCandless encounters a thousand and one types of adventures and a thousand and one types of people throughout his long journey. He’s river rafting in the Grand Canyon, making nature his home, having a special relationship with a middle-aged hippie couple and a particularly elderly lonely man.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington / IMDb 8.1
In Washington, news of the senator’s death spread throughout the state, and Senator Joseph Paine’s media boss, Jim Taylor, wants him to find someone who can’t interfere in his affairs for the person who will take temporary office. Jefferson Smith is the president of the Boy Rangers, he is honest and has ideals, and he is perfect for that desire. However, in Washington intrigues, Jefferson’s honesty and dedication to people cause some changes.
Metropolis (1927 | / IMDb 8.3
Metropolis is one of the most outstanding works of science fiction, not just of its era but of all time. When the age of industrialization is feeling its influence, Lang’s future design also gets its share of it. People are divided into two. A class that lives with machines underground and a ruling class that lives a more comfortable life above. Lang tries to reconcile the split social structure based on human love.
A Clockwork Orange / IMDb 8.3
In an uncertain, apocalyptic future, violence has become part of everyday life. One of the teenagers, who is dominated by a sense of entertainment based on drugs, theft, rape, and murder, is let down by his friends when he is caught red-handed and goes to jail. Risking everything to get out of jail, Alex agrees to be a subject in the government’s treatment research aimed at “bringing criminals into society.”
3 Idiots / IMDb 8.4
It recounts the lives of the students who started the top engineering school in India. A student was trying to change the system at a school where the system is always based on race, where everyone is trying to be the best, and his two best friends. What they’re going through is what they really want out of life. The Film starring Ranco’s character blends the drama and comedy genre in the best way and is an instructive film for us.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb / IMDb 8.4
In a bipolar world, the system of international relations, based on very sensitive balances, is moving towards a grave result, including the use of nuclear bombs, as a result of purely subjective assessments of an American General.
Modern Times (1936) / IMDb 8.5
The Film begins with a top view of a flock of sheep scurrying towards their corral. At this point, the lumpen punk created by Charlie Chaplin comes to the fore with his anarchist identity. In short, Chaplin and Modern times are modernist deserters of the prison of conformism that modern life has built, both with the character they have created and with their cinematographic language.
American History X / IMDb 8.5
Derek Vinyard is a Negro enemy Nazi with a Nazi emblem in his room and chest. His brother Danny, though not as brave and assertive as Derek, is as racist a Nazi as his brother. Derek, whose hatred cannot be reined in because of his father, who was killed by Negroes, commits a crime that will completely change his nightlife. Derek Vinyard, now a murderer, is sent to prison. In the prison environment, rules are passed that Derek does not know about, and the young man is now on the back of a knife.
Matrix (1999) / IMDb 8.7
Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves), who works at a reputable software company, spends his nights cracking programs under the name “Neo” and researching The Matrix. After mysteriously meeting Trinity (Carrie Ann Moss) and Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne), Neo is rescued from there and joins the team led by Morpheus after learning that the world he lives in is actually a simulation taking place in his brain. After Neo takes his first breath in the real world, he will re-enter the simulation to understand what The Matrix is and learn the reason for his rescue and try to recognize his new identity within the framework of developing events.
Fight Club (1999) / IMDb 8.8
The unnamed narrator (Norton) is a man who works for an automobile company suffering from insomnia. The doctor refuses to give her any more medication and suggests that she visit a support group that can help her. The narrator joins a support group for testicular cancer survivors, and there he meets Marla; she also joins the group, although the narrator is not as ill as the young man. When he returns home after a business trip, he sees that his house has been destroyed by an explosion, and meets him at a bar, calling Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt), a soap salesman he met during the trip. After a few beers, they drink, they go out, and Tyler starts provoking our hero to hit him. This fight will completely change our hero’s life.
12 Angry Men (1957 | / IMDb 9.0
The story begins after the closing statement in which the judge in a murder case gives instructions to the jury. According to American law, the jury’s decision (guilty or not guilty) must be unanimous. A decision that was not unanimous means that the jury will terminate itself and re-hear the case. The jury must decide whether a child suspect living in a low area of the city killed his father. The jury is also informed that if the accused is found guilty, the sentence to be applied will be execution (electric chair). After that, the twelve jurors enter the jury room, where they will discuss the case and recognize each other’s personalities.