Monday, July 14, 2014

9 Movies With Overt Political Agendas

For this list, we have chosen movies that are obviously politically charged. This is not necessarily a bad thing, it doesn't necessarily ruin the movie, and it doesn't mean we don't like the movie either. But, they are politically charged movies nonetheless.

#1 Contagion. Message: Wash your hands to avoid spreading sickness.

#2 X-Men. Message: Civil rights.

#3 Elysium. Message: Equal access to health care for all regardless of socio-economic status.

#4 I, Robot. Message: Relying too much upon technology rather than humans may damage our future. 
Other movies like this include Eagle Eye, Terminator, Enemy of the State, Robocop, Totall Recall, The Matrix, and 2001: A Space Odyssey

#5 Avatar. Message: Colonization at the expense of nature and other's lives and lifestyle is wrong.
Other movies like this include The Last Samurai, Dances With Wolves, Pocahontas, and Ferngully. 

#6 Wall-E. Message: Overconsumption of earth's natural resources and over-consuming in general is wrong, and may destroy our future. 

#7 The Day the Earth Stood Still. Message: If we have charity, kindness, and basic humanity towards one another, we will avoid imminent destruction by higher beings.

#8 Happy Feet. We need to protect the environment, stop polluting, and stop over fishing.

#9 Zero Dark Thirty. Message: Obama did an incredible thing by eliminating Osama Bin Laden.

What other movies are politically charged or have overt political agendas? Let us know at