10 TV Shows and Movies That Are Pretty Much Propaganda
Propaganda is like a smooth-talking salesperson who tries to convince you to buy a product you don't really need by telling you only the good things and leaving out the bad.
It's sneaky and manipulative, aimed at getting you to believe a specific perspective or ideology, whether it's true or not.
Cast Away (2000)
Starring Tom Hanks might seem like a survival story, but its product placement has also been criticized.
Battlefield Earth (2000)
This sci-fi movie based on a novel by L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology, has been accused of promoting the religion's agenda.
Reefer Madness (1936)
Take a trip in a time-traveling machine and journey back to the 1930s with “Reefer Madness,” a flick created to terrify viewers about the terrors of marijuana.
The Wizard (1989)
The Wizard features Nintendo prominently and has been accused of being an advertisement for the video game company.
Top Gun (1986)
With Tom Cruise in the lead role, this timeless film has faced reproach for portraying the armed forces and the romanticization of combat.
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