Most Popular Red Scare Movies and TV Shows
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1. Bridge of Spies (2015)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
Votes: 267,859 | Gross: $72.31M
2. Trumbo (2015)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
Votes: 70,014 | Gross: $7.86M
7. The Majestic (2001)
PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Votes: 50,248 | Gross: $27.81M
8. RBG (2018)
PG | 98 min | Documentary, Biography
The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
Votes: 8,927 | Gross: $14.02M
10. The Woman on Pier 13 (1949)
Not Rated | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Successful, newly married Brad Collins once belonged to the Communist Party of the USA, and now the Party will stop at nothing to use him.
11. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)
R | 111 min | Biography, 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.
12. The Best Man (1964)
Approved | 102 min | Drama
The 2 front runners for their party's presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the former President's endorsement.
13. New York: A Documentary Film (1999– )
600 min | Documentary, History
Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 ... See full summary »
14. Storm Center (1956)
Approved | 85 min | Drama
During the 1950s, a small-town librarian is shunned by the locals after she refuses the City Council's request to remove a book on Communism from the library's shelves.
15. Career (1959)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
More than anything in the world, Sam Lawson wants to be a successful actor. Is he willing to sacrifice his wife, happiness and personal reputation to achieve his goal?
16. The Violent Years (1956)
Not Rated | 65 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Paula Parkins is the teenage daughter of wealthy parents who don't seem to make time for her, so she looks for thrills as the leader of her all girl gang who steal, rob, and rape young men.
17. Tail Gunner Joe (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 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 »
19. If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (1971)
52 min | Drama, Horror
Based on the preachings of Reverend Estus W. Pirkle, this film warns what will happen to America if the citizens do not give up their depraved ways and turn to God and Jesus for salvation. ... See full summary »
21. Straight-Jacket (2004)
TV-MA | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
In 1950's Hollywood, movie star Guy Stone must marry a studio secretary in order to conceal his homosexuality. Sally has no idea her marriage is a sham, though, and turns Guy's life upside-down. Then he falls in love.
Votes: 758 | Gross: $0.05M
22. The Day After Trinity (1981)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography
Scientists and witnesses involved in the creation and testing of the first ever atomic bomb reflect on the Manhattan project and its fascinating leader, J. Robert Oppenheimer, who upon ... See full summary »
23. Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005 Video)
62 min | Documentary
Based on the forthcoming book by Pepi Leistyna, Class Dismissed navigates the steady stream of narrow working class representations from American television's beginnings to today's sitcoms,... See full summary »
25. Point of Order! (1964)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary
Point of Order is compiled from TV footage of the 1954 Army-McCarthy hearings, in which the Army accused Senator McCarthy of improperly pressuring the Army for special privileges for ... See full summary »
26. The Power and the Prize (1956)
Approved | 98 min | Drama
An American business executive plans to marry an Austrian refugee in London but he encounters disapproval and opposition from his American social and business circles.
27. The Hollywood Ten (1950)
15 min | Documentary, Short, History
A brief look at The Hollywood Ten, a group of screenwriters and directors charged of contempt of court after challenging the House of Anti-American Activities and their controversial and ... See full summary »
28. Red Hollywood (1996 Video)
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History
A documentary that examines the films made by the victims of the Hollywood Blacklist and offers a radically difference perspective on a key period in the history of American cinema.
30. The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2008)
109 min | Documentary, Biography, History
J. Robert Oppenheimer was a national hero, the brilliant scientist who during WWII led the scientific team that created the atomic bomb. But after the bomb brought the war to an end, in ... See full summary »
31. Red (IV) (2009)
Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Drama, History
Set in the Cold War era of the 1950's, insurance investigator Floyd Woods is flown into the small town of Sherrill, NY to investigate a life insurance claim, only to find himself distracted by the locals' odd behavior.
32. Alice's Egg Plant (1925)
Not Rated | 9 min | Family, Animation, Comedy
Little Alice and Julius the cat operate an egg factory. The hens are a bit lazy, but Julius cracks the whip. An out-of-town chicken arrives, only she's a labour agitator, Little Red Henski ... See full summary »
33. Committee on UnAmerican Activities (1962)
46 min | Documentary, History
First film by a private citizen which criticizes a Government Committee: 1930s footage of Committee Chairman Martin Dies attacking "subversives" in labor unions; the Hollywood Witch Hunts; Cold War Blacklist; & 1960 San Francisco hearings.
35. The Sickle or the Cross (1949)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, War
Reverend John Burnside, American missionary in the Far East, prepares to return home after twenty years to take up the fight against Communism. The Reds imprison him and send in his place a... See full summary »
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »
38. The Day the Stars Turned Red (2016)
When an atomic bomb explodes near a military base in 1950s America, two army officers and a beautiful scientist seek refuge in a fallout shelter- but two of them have deadly secrets.
40. Persist! I Guarantee that the Censorship Lovers and Their Legacy Media Cronies Will Lose (2018 Video)
17 min | Short, News
41. Sargon of Akkad Gets Attacked by RWW Again: My Response (2017 Video)
19 min | Short, News
Styx defends the vlogger Sargon of Akkad from Right Wing Watch.
12 min | Short, News
15 min | Short, News
The Left is angry at the New York Times for "normalizing" Nazis, but Styx sees a different agenda.
44. The Establishment Wants Us to Believe Russia Is Behind All Anti-Establishment Arguments (2017 Video)
16 min | Short, News
Styx isn't buying the establishment propaganda about Russian propaganda.
47. Edward Flemmings' Please Enjoy Segment (2007)
Unrated | 103 min | Comedy
The ruin of Edward P. Flemmings' life is shown through his four public-access television segments.
48. Democrat Rep. John Conyers Settled Sexual Harassment Claims in 2015/Second Al Franken Allegation (2017 Video)
16 min | Short, News
49. WSJ Defames Ralph Retort as Craptivists Attack the Killstream (2018 Video)
9 min | Short, News