Most Popular Inequality Movies and TV Shows
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1. In Time (2011)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.
Votes: 353,921 | Gross: $37.52M
2. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.
Votes: 617,217 | Gross: $115.65M
3. Falling Down (1993)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An unemployed defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Votes: 160,545 | Gross: $40.90M
5. Made in Dagenham (2010)
R | 113 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Votes: 13,468 | Gross: $1.09M
6. The Red Pill (2016)
TV-14 | 108 min | Documentary
The Red Pill chronicles filmmaker Cassie Jaye's journey following the mysterious and polarizing Men's Rights Movement. The Red Pill explores today's gender war and asks the question "what is the future of gender equality?"
7. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)
X | 121 min | Drama
Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,358 | Gross: $20.24M
8. Where to Invade Next (2015)
R | 120 min | Documentary, Comedy
To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.
Votes: 22,284 | Gross: $3.82M
9. Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014)
TV-MA | 110 min | Documentary, Crime
Nick Broomfield digs into the case of the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, who terrorized South Central Los Angeles over a span of twenty-five years.
10. Requiem for the American Dream (2015)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Biography, News
Renowned academic and author Noam Chomsky elucidates 10 principles of concentration of wealth and power that have led to unprecedented inequality and the hollowing out of the American middle class.
Votes: 8,183 | Gross: $0.13M
11. Daens (1992)
138 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the ... See full summary »
12. Neon City (1991)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
"Mad Max" clone set in the not-too-distant future about a group of people trying to escape to a safe haven called Neon City after a solar disaster that has decimated the Earth.
13. Miss Representation (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
15. Black Like Me (1964)
Approved | 105 min | Drama
Based on the true story of a white reporter who, at the height of the civil-rights movement, temporarily darkened his skin to experience the realities of a black man's life in the segregated South.
17. Us and Them (2017)
83 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Angry and frustrated, working class Danny aims to kick start a revolution by turning the tables on the establishment with a deadly game of chance.
18. Born Equal (2006 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 83 min | Drama
Four characters living in one neighborhood in London - all living dramatically different lives, all of them on the edge - see their stories unfold.
19. America Divided (2016– )
TV-14 | Documentary
In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, features narratives around inequality in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice and the political system.
20. Colombia in My Arms (2020)
91 min | Documentary, Drama, War
The peace agreement between FARC guerrillas and the Colombian Government throws the country into chaos. What happens to a fragile peace in an unequal country if doing the 'wrong' thing may easily be justified as the only means of struggle?
21. Here, Beneath the North Star (1968)
186 min | Drama, History, War
Täällä Pohjantähden alla is based on the book with the same title. It is a story of the little village. The movie starts in the 1890's and it ends to the Finnish civil war in 1918. Story ... See full summary »
22. The New Man (2007)
104 min | Drama
Sweden 1951. A new society is developing, a society where there is no room for the socially and mentally weak. Gertrud is a 17 year old girl from a very poor family. Against her will, she ... See full synopsis »
23. The Niklashausen Journey (1970 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Can a small group of people start a proletarian revolution, asks the "Black Monk" in a leather jacket. The medieval shepherd, Hans Boehm, claims to have been called by the Virgin Mary to ... See full summary »
24. Plutocracy Political Repression in the USA (2015)
109 min | Documentary
Income inequality has become a big issue in the modern day political spectrum. While these economic and class divides seem more pronounced than ever before, this documentary film Plutocracy... See full summary »
28. Enough Praying (1973)
80 min | Drama
A priest is so concerned about the harsh conditions of living of Chilean lower classes that he gradually becomes a political activist and 'worker-priest'.
30. Mardistan (2014)
28 min | Documentary, Short, News
Mardistan (Macholand) explores what it means to be a man in India, a nation increasingly defined by social inequality and gender related violence.
31. Development in Bad Waters (2013)
61 min | Documentary
Many of us still don't know the difference between charity and development. While the total amount of foreign aid to Bangladesh since its independence is nearing $50 billion, the income gap... See full summary »
34. It Doesn't Affect Me Directly (2017)
129 min | Documentary
Two film makers set out to tackle the political and social apathy of a wide proportion of the electorate, using their home town of Farnborough as a microcosm for the issues in the country and the wider world.
36. Remembering a Cool September (2014)
Not Rated | 26 min | Documentary, Short, History
Following the 9/11/2001 terrorist attacks, U.S. evangelist Jerry Falwell famously said of feminists and 'the gays': 'I point a finger in their face and say, 'You helped this happen.'' In ... See full summary »
41 min | Documentary, Short, News
What's wrong with the ways we relate to our bodies, to others' bodies, and to food-and what can we do about it? Through the testimony and creative work of a group of college students, this ... See full summary »
45 min | Documentary, News | Completed
Weight Problem examines whose interests are served by the ways media, culture, and the medical establishment represent issues pertaining to body shape, size, weight, and fat. The film ... See full summary »
Director: Lisa Tillmann
45. The Animal Family (1996 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary
This three-part episodic documentary focuses on themes such as the choosing of partner, reproduction tactics, family planning and the growing-up process of offspring, of many different sort of animals, both those living in colder places and those in warmer.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014– )
TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
John explains why America's bail system is better for the reality TV industry than it is for the justice system.
Utopia: In Search of the Dream (2017)
Blueprints for Better
59 min | Documentary
Prof Richard Clay explores how Utopian visions start as blueprints for a fairer world and asks if they can lead to real change. He argues that such visions have been a way of criticising the present.
TV-14 | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Ben's ongoing investigation leads to a shock; Laura's child patient reveals some sobering facts; and Elizabeth and Julian put their bold plan against Inazagi in motion. A thief is ... See full summary »
Peston on Sunday (2016– )
47 min | News, Talk-Show