Libertarian Movies | Films and Documentaries with libertarian themes
Reviews of films and documentaries with libertarian themes, inspired by Jon Osborne's "Miss Liberty"
"There have been numerous films made that are of interest to libertarians, so whether you're politically libertarian, or just interested in ideas of freedom, like...
- and personal responsibility
...you're sure to find movies that match your taste!"
Miss Liberty's Film & TV World
Promotes viewership of libertarian film, video and TV; last updated August 2004
"Why are you doing this? To help affirm libertarian values to libertarians and to spread libertarian ideas to non-libertarians. We all need that emotional fuel which seeing our ideas and vision projected in art provides. ... By reviewing and advertising films and TV of interest to libertarians, I hope to give fellow libertarians some additional strength of conviction and a sense of being a part of something great."
Films on Liberty and the State
, by Stephen W. Carson
At the Ludwig Von Mises Institute
"I have come up with a list of some films I've happened upon that I think are of particular interest to Austrians and libertarians. In addition to having some libertarian angle, (and I, by no means, am vouching for ideological purity in any of these films), I also selected for films that are generally high quality (critically acclaimed)."
Inspiration on Film
, by Robert James Bidinotto, The Daily Objectivist
, 6 Sep 1999
List of film classics grouped by inspirational categories
"Fellow Inspiration Seekers: ... my list focuses more narrowly on films possessing some inspirational quality or uplifting element. Even the tragedies on my list have grand or idealistic aspirations, while the lighter-weight romances are, for all their fluff, wonderful emotional tonics."
Libertarian Movies & Films: The Top 25
List of 25 films considered "best of the best", includes general description, link to longer review page, content topics and review quotes
"Of the nearly two hundred libertarian movies identified and reviewed on this site, we picked just 25 as the best of the best. Evaluations were based primarily on libertarian content, but entertainment value and production quality were also important considerations. Additionally, an effort was made to balance subject matter so that no one topic was disproportionately covered. ... This list will evolve as additional libertarian movies are noted and reviewed."
Liberty at the Movies
, by David Boaz
, 20 Jun 2005
Short reviews of "some all-time favorite libertarian movies"
"Today's topic is libertarian movies from Hollywood -- and there have been more than you might think. Shenandoah, a 1965 film ... Amistad (1997) ... The Castle was produced in Australia in 1997... in 1999 I also enjoyed The Winslow Boy ... So Big (1953) ... The Palermo Connection (1990) ... Pacific Heights (1990) ... My Beautiful Laundrette, made for British television in 1985."