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Movies with ethical themes

The Humanity Bureau (2017)

Directed by Rob W. King. With Nicolas Cage, Sarah Lind, Jakob Davies, Hugh Dillon. A dystopian thriller set in the year 2030 that sees the world in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.

The Thinning (2016)

Directed by Michael J. Gallagher. With Logan Paul, Peyton List, Lia Marie Johnson, Calum Worthy. 'The Thinning' takes place in a future plagued by overcrowding where population control is dictated by a high-school aptitude test. When two students (Logan Paul and Peyton List) discover the test is smoke and mirrors hiding a larger conspiracy, they must fight the system to expose it and take it down.

The Purge (2013)

Directed by James DeMonaco. With Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Adelaide Kane. A wealthy family are held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

Equilibrium (2002)

Directed by Kurt Wimmer. With Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs. In an oppressive future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system and state.