Most Popular Social Consciousness Movies and TV Shows
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2. The Outsiders (1983)
PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama
The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.
Votes: 69,036 | Gross: $25.60M
3. Clueless (1995)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.
Votes: 159,948 | Gross: $56.63M
4. Pretty in Pink (1986)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A poor girl must choose between the affections of dating her childhood sweetheart or a rich but sensitive playboy.
Votes: 68,676 | Gross: $40.47M
5. 1900 (1976)
Unrated | 317 min | Drama, History
The epic tale of a class struggle in twentieth century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.
7. Southside with You (2016)
PG-13 | 84 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 7,399 | Gross: $6.30M
8. Mississippi Masala (1991)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families... See full summary »
Votes: 4,455 | Gross: $7.31M
9. Mansfield Park (1983– )
261 min | Drama, Romance
Impoverished Fanny Price is sent to live with her more affluent uncle and aunt. The arrival of new neighbors brings a chance for romance to Fanny and her cousins.
10. Let Him Have It (1991)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History
In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster movies. Chris and Derek's ... See full summary »
13. The 11th Hour (I) (2007)
PG | 95 min | Documentary
A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.
Votes: 5,449 | Gross: $0.70M
14. Madrasapattinam (2010)
162 min | Drama, History, Romance
A film set in 1940s India, during the country's struggle for independence. The young daughter of an English governor falls in love with a local Indian boy.
15. You've Been Trumped (2011)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald Trump as he buys up one of Scotland's last wilderness areas to build a golf resort.
Votes: 2,080 | Gross: $0.03M
16. The Pleasure Pit (1969)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A rebellious socially-conscious man travels to Nepal to find his dead-beat dad. There, he meets Jane, a beautiful hippie girl hooked on drugs. He's forced to steal artifacts for his father's slimy employer to earn money to help Jane.
18. The House Built Upon Sand (1916)
50 min | Comedy, Drama
Evelyn Dare is a butterfly of fashion. David Westebrooke, her fiancé, is an altruist interested in sociology. He has made his home in the factory town of Oreville, where he works among his ... See full summary »
20. HipHopBattle.com: Hip Hop 4 Life (2001)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
As Devon prepares for the hiphop battle that will make or break him as an MC his personal relationships feel the effect.
21. Tijuana Makes Me Happy (2007)
PG-13 | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A boy will do anything to become a man and win the heart of a young prostitute... Even fight his rooster.
22. Our Story Our Voice (2007)
77 min | Documentary
Our story our voice engages the diverse voices of the dis-empowered in a multi-cultural world that has no multi-culture voice. Beyond the mainstream media and politics of newspapers Our ... See full summary »
23. Au Pair Chocolat (2004)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama
A single mom from Harlem becomes the nanny for a wealthy African-American family in Martha's Vineyard. The young Au Pair becomes friends with the family's college aged BAP daughter as she ... See full summary »
26. Róza (1936)
87 min | Drama, History, Romance
The 1905 revolution in the Russian Empire gives many Poles hope for regaining independence. Protests and strikes, however, lead to brutal arrests and tortures. In this tumultuous time, we also witness the birth of love.
27. The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus (2000)
13 min | Documentary, Short
The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus follows a sex-positive, socially conscious troupe of contemporary circus, vaudeville, burlesque and sideshow performers behind the scenes during their annual ... See full summary »
28. John le Carré (2008 Video)
39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
29. Kids of the Majestic (2009)
53 min | Documentary
Every day, a sea of passengers floods the Majestic Railway Station of Bangalore City. Beneath the commotion of commuters, a group of orphans live beneath the station, collecting the trash ... See full summary »