Movies and TV Shows like Satyagraha (1983)

Browse our definitive list of the best movies or TV series most similar to the 1983 movie Satyagraha starring Leo Goeke, Ralf Harster, Helmut Danninger, Inga Nielsen.

Updated: 4th Jul, 2022

Satyagraha

8.5 / 10

Released: 1983

Opera about the life and work of Mohandas K. Gandhi, named after his technique of passive resistance that he began in South Africa and employed in his native India.

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The Making of the Mahatma

6.8 / 10

Released: 1996

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was invited to South Africa in 1893 to settle a case for a wealthy Indian settled there. He expected to return in a few months but instead got involved…

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The Bang Bang Club

7.0 / 10

Released: 2010

A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa.

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Cry Freedom

7.4 / 10

Released: 1987

Donald Woods is chief editor of the liberal newspaper Daily Dispatch in South Africa. He has written several editorials critical of the views of Steve Biko. But after having met him for…

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Invictus

7.3 / 10

Released: 2009

The film tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his…

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

7.1 / 10

Released: 2013

Nelson Mandela is a South African lawyer who joins the African National Congress in the 1940s when the law under the Apartheid system's brutal tyranny proves useless for his people. Forced to…

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Catch a Fire

6.7 / 10

Released: 2006

A political thriller: the real-life story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and…

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

7.1 / 10

Released: 2007

In the 1880s, after the U. S. Army's defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the government continues to push Sioux Indians off their land. In Washington, D.C., Senator Henry Dawes…

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Breaker Morant

7.8 / 10

Released: 1980

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to…

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Zulu

7.7 / 10

Released: 1964

Zululand, South Africa, 1879. The British are fighting the Zulus and one of their columns has just been wiped out at Isandlwana. The Zulus next fix their sights on the small British…

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