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"I became a Libertarian: now I can't enjoy movies due to all the government propaganda."

I saw this on Facebook and it's so true. What are some excellent films that are devoid of government, collectivist, leftist, propaganda and mind control? I'll suggest a few animated films I've really enjoyed.

Secret of Kells
a french animated film, "The Illusionist"
Tim Burton's Frankenweenie

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But it seems like most of those are older movies. For a long time now, it has been hard to find a new movie that is entertaining.

That one about the imposter or something...the adult who pretended to be a kid and get to the united states as someone's lost child...that was pretty good.

Good movies are getting harder to find.

I understand your feeling

I got on board with Ron Paul in 07 and a lot of my life changed.

Television is banned from my home permanently. If I do get one, it will be to hook it to my computer only. No antenna and no cable.

Since 07, Ive watched more documentaries than anything else and even now I have gotten bored with that. I love two television shows. Shark Tank and Game Of Thrones.

If you like a good documentary check out 'Why We Fight':


'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

They Live

Love that flick.

Also, I was going to go out to the movies with a friend, and the film we were going to see featured Jim Carrey, and I said screw that, and we went out for drinks instead :P

I can only selectively chose

I can only selectively chose movies to watch now too.

"Battlestar Galactica" (Sy fy) and direct to video

The humans are frequently portrayed as just as brutal and less sympathetic than the Cylons and raises many spiritual questions, as well. However, at least one of the direct-to-video films contains grapic sex and nudity (though, not the gore) on the level of, say, "Starship Troopers".

Chinese historical films, especially "Red Cliff, Parts I and II" and "Hero". These films will teach you about "the art of war" and "no-win" choices than any you will see in U.S. cinema. They are also both romantic and action-packed. The "Red Cliff" films are also fairly gory.

I also like "Dexter" (a serial killer who dispenses "justice" while working for the Miami PD) and "Californication," (about a depraved writer who lives amongst the depravity of Hollywood). Both series will teach you more about humanity and genuine feelings than any of the generic stuff coming out of Hollywood). Of course, both are also extremely raunchy, fitting the subject matter.

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V for Vendetta
The Matrix Trilogy
The Hunger Games

And others in that vein....

These allegories are telling a story in the underground...and via Hollywood...about the true nature of the totalitarian overlord psychopath c***scukers who are trying to enslave and/or kill most of the human population.


Those allegories aside, what a great time to switch to documentaries, then!

There is a whole world of them.

Just point and click and you will find them from food freedom to 9-11 to the war on drugs.

They are all right there.

Norfolk, VA

Time to INVESTIGATE the investigators of 9/11. PROSECUTE the prosecutors. EXPOSE the cover-up.

I watched V for Vendetta

I watched V for Vendetta today and loved every minute of it :-)

Here's some anti-Hollywood pills for you

Full Metal Jacket
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Kentucky Fried Movie
Fritz the Cat (animated)
Reservoir Dogs
Easy Rider
Logan's Run
The 3rd Man
Tropic of Capricorn
A Boy and His Dog

Type of character actors to look for that *usually* signal a halfway intelligent flick: Robert Duvall, Jason Robards, Hal Holbrook, Alec Guiness, Martin Sheen, Joseph Cotton, James Mason, Kevin Spacey.

A few more -

Outlaw Josey Wales (Clint Eastwood) -

Ride With the Devil (Toby MacGuire, Skeet Ulrich, Jewel)

Chinatown (Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway)

Wind and the Lion (Sean Connery)

THX 1138 (first feature film by George Lucas)

Lion of the Desert (Anthony Quinn)

The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock, 1938 Brits with guns!)


Bambi vs. Godzilla

The famous "Bambi vs. Godzilla" short always seemed to me the apex of filmmaking demonstrating the state and individual in dynamic juxtaposition. Must have been written by a libertarian.


Haven't seen that in years!!!

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

This isn't the only paradigm shift that

can ruin movies for you for a time.

Movies present the list of six things that need improving in the protagonist's world and you'll see him go through a journey where he develops his character enough to change his world in those ways that fix those things.

The problem with being a new libertarian is you'll see the seven thing, the statism and blindness, as huge and dwarfing of everything else.

Just as in your own life, you'll learn to relish the small, personal victories and become resigned to how changing the worst parts of this world are further-off goals, you'll get back to seeing the usefulness of the protagonists in movies making improvements in their life in this society such as it is.

Another thing is you want to strangle the author for writing from his own position of ignorance and advancing ignorance in that way. But, remember that a libertarian author wouldn't even be creating mostly libertarian characters (L. Neil Smith notwithstanding). He'll have to create a variety of characters who respond to the problems around them in a way consistent with their own ideologies.

It gets better.

Defend Liberty!

I really liked the newest

I really liked the newest Robin Hood with Russel Crow.

The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. - Heinlein

Hard to enjoy ANY entertainment today without the obvious

propaganda ruining it. Can still break out the old music thou.

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I know...

It's effing terrible. :/ and everywhere!

But that should just make us all want to go out and create our own stuff.

There is obviously a want for Liberty minded entertainment.

Fantastic Planet (1973)

is my favorite animated film

"It may be a hundred years before a computer beats humans at Go - maybe even longer. If a reasonably intelligent person learned to play Go, in a few months he could beat all existing computer programs." - Piet Hut

Although we shouldn't forget Wizards (1977)

animated fantasy by Ralph Bakshi


(Spoiler alert - you might want to not read the last
bit - gives away the surprise ending)

haven't seen, will check it out

thanks for the recommendation

"It may be a hundred years before a computer beats humans at Go - maybe even longer. If a reasonably intelligent person learned to play Go, in a few months he could beat all existing computer programs." - Piet Hut

If you're short on your monthly quota of retching:

Check out "The Matrix" again.

Are you "The One"? Are you the next Godless Jesus about go off doing his Superman thing?

It's so disgusting that I cringe whenever I see Matrix references. The same goes for Star Wars.

Is "the force" with you? "The force, what's the force?" That's what you get when your metachlorian levels are real high. Here, let me hook you up to this metachlorian tester and see if you're the next Godless Superman...

Or how about "Harry Potter". What a puke-fest. A bunch of little boys and girls with their wands trying to work magic.

I could go on and on and on.

It's SO ridiculous.

Holy Mountain (1973)

if you can handle it

"It may be a hundred years before a computer beats humans at Go - maybe even longer. If a reasonably intelligent person learned to play Go, in a few months he could beat all existing computer programs." - Piet Hut

Same Here

The propaganda is so obvious once a person's eyes are opened to it. It embodies evil for sure. Hard to watch with open eyes.

In that batman movie the bad guy interrupts a young boy singing the national anthem at a game of the all American sport of football. Evil movie villain takes the mic and says "We are your Liberators, we want to return power of the city to the people" then lets off a nuke. It's like hold up! Liberty and power of the people is what America is! How twisted and distorted that type of subliminal messaging is. The average big pharm drugged up person, with a dumbed down public education register's "Liberty and power to the people" and associates it with evil bad guy who wants to nuke everyone. Clever, but that sort of thing has to come from some very sick bassturds. Treasonous to say the least.

Same with the latest Marvel superhero one, with loki threatening tyranny and in comes Captain America! Can they lay it on any thicker? Argo was the last one I attempted to watch. Oh how Hollywood twists the plot. Do not think it is by coincidence, the same entity doing this to the Hollywood movies also controls popular mechanics, time magazine, ABC, CBS, etc...any source of information which is viewed by the masses, they can just print money to buy it up and work their diabolical magic.

Take a look on youtube at what Disney has been up to all these years. The men behind this should be removed from society, certainly they should not be pulling the strings on politics, military, industry, schooling, agriculture, science.. etc. .

As for me, I will not even watch the most benign of TV shows, because the whole system needs to be removed and I will not support it in anyway.

I hate when msm news comes on at 6:30

I am almost always at an elderly client's house.. I am held captive listening to the lying b.s. anchors spew lying B.S. "news" I try to find any task that takes me away from the room with B.S. spewing T.V.

It is sheer torture! It's amazing how often their basements need sweeping or I need to run to the store for them...


I know the feeling!

I don't own a television and doubt I will again.

When I visit my family, Doc has FOX news on 24/7 and believes what they tell him. He is a very smart man but has had a few strokes. He is practically blind and can't move around very well. We have shared so many awesome discussions about politics, abortion, rights and a host of other issues. (He was a baby doctor)

My favorite quote from Thomas Jefferson is 'Advertisements are the only truths to be relied upon in newspapers.' It is a quote I always say when I believe FOX is full of chit when we are talking.

Doc is wise enough to know what I mean and it always cracks me up to see him smile about it.


'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

Good! :)

No further message.

Firefly for sure!

Watch the tv show Firefly (and the movie Serenity after you've finished with all 14 episodes). Not only is it great, but it's got some strong anti-big government themes in it.

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Two more great shows:

Boardwalk Empire on HBO and House of Cards on Netflix.

They both have a very unflattering portrayal of the State and it's officials.

Check out the Laissez-Faire Journal at LFJournal.com

"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

I'm a really big fan of Film Noir and Neo-Noir.

One of the themes commonly seen in the genre is distrust in authority, and portrayal of police and government officials as corrupt or incompetent.

A few good Film Noir/Neo-Noir titles:

L.A. Confidential(1997)


Mystic River(2003)

Red Rock West(1992)

Bringing Out the Dead(1999)

Gone Baby Gone(2007)

The Departed(2006)


The Two Jakes(1990)

Touch of Evil(1958)


Union Station(1950)

Dark Passage(1947)

Double Indemnity(1944)

The Killing(1956)

The Maltese Falcon(1941)

The Big Sleep(1946)

Bad Day at Black Rock(1955)

Sunset Boulevard(1950)

Where the Sidewalk Ends(1950)

There are many more great films in the Noir genre, here is a list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_film_noir_titles

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"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard


"One of the themes commonly seen in the genre is distrust in authority, and portrayal of police and government officials as corrupt or incompetent."

But I see that as propaganda too?

You Anarchists are supposed to be afraid of the corrupt policeman and government officials. They're "elites"(PUKE) who work for crooks, not you, so do what you're told and maybe they won't come and kill you in your sleep.

It's akin to what Alex Jones does; builds up an adversarial relationship between police and those who hate authority.


I am the same way lol. I watch a lot of movies and it seems like I see it all now, every little thing. Every time I visit my mother, we watch a movie or two. I kept calling out everything in the movies and shaking my head. She told me the other day that I was going way over board, but I just laughed. But now a days it is very hard to a watch a movie, mostly the Top Rated Ones.

I hear you too

I have read von Mises and cannot listen to Alex Jones anymore.

I have read Ayn Rand and cannot stand Murray Rothbard's anarchist utopia.