Films suggested by Friends in the area of Nonviolence: films showing alternatives to war and violence.
Peaceweb's Movies with a Conscience
Last updated: February 9, 1997
Angel and the Badman
USA, 1947, B&W, Drama, D: James Edward Grant, ; Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey 100 m.
A gunslinger is changed by a remarkable woman.
USA, 1990, Comedy, D: Roger Donaldson, Original Book: Z; Stars: Robin Williams, Tim Robbins, Judith Hoag, 97 m.
A used car salesman, with 12 cars to sell or he loses his job, confronts a crazy jealous husband with a machine gun.
USA, 1956, Drama, D: William Wyler, Original Book: Jessamyn West, Stars: Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Marjorie Main, Anthony Perkins, 140 m
A Quaker family in Indiana struggles to keep the Peace Testimony during the Civil War.
UK/India, 1982, Drama, D: Richard Attenborough, Stars: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, 188 m.
The life of Mohandas Gandhi, from his youth in South Africa to law school in England to his remarkable nonviolent campaign for Indian independence.>
Hiding Place, The
USA, 1975, Drama, D: James F. Collier, Stars: Jeanette Cliff, Julie Harris, Eileen Heckart,
Two sisters, Corrie and Betsie ten Boom, shelter Jews in Holland during the German occupation and are discovered sent to a concentration camp.
Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed (Les armes de l'esprit / Weapons of the Spirit)
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Revised November 20, 1997