Movies like The Color of Courage

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The Color of Courage (1998)
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The Color of Courage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, wrote the script.
Plot: female director, racism, african american, segregation, neighbor, civil rights, supreme court

Most similar movies to The Color of Courage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and sincere films with plots about female director, racism, african american, interracial relations, society, racist and segregation mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Color of Courage: The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997), The Killing Yard (2001), Naturally Native (1998), 37 (2016), Deep in My Heart (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Color Of Love: Jacey's Story (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small town in the South, movie centers on Georgia Potter, an old-fashioned widow (Rowlands), whose life changes drastically when her estranged daughter and the son-in-law she never met die in a car crash. When she visits her granddaughter ...
Plot: racism, granddaughter, african american, grandmother, grandfather, interracial relations
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95%
The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the memoirs of Yvonne S. Thornton, this heartwarming, inspirational family drama centers on a poor black laborer who wanted his six daughters to grow up to be doctors.
Plot: flashback, education, funeral, father daughter relationship, patriarch, african american, racism, interracial relations, family relations
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77%
The Killing Yard (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lawyers must defend a prisoner accused of murdering two of his inmates during the Attica prison riots in 1971.
Plot: female director, prison, courtroom, murder, massacre, helicopter, false accusation, political corruption, prison riot
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Naturally Native (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Naturally Native follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Of American Indian ancestry, but adopted by white foster parents as young children, each sister has her own identity ...
Plot: native american, racism, family, female director, sister sister relationship, female protagonist, cosmetics
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: rape, murder, indifference, loss of innocence, racism, female director, apathy, witness
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Deep in My Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this made-for-tv movie, an adopted woman decides to find her birth mother. Her search leads her to a shocking discovery that she has to face and why her upbringing was not an easy one.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: adoption, interracial relations, family relations, family problems, strong female presence, dysfunctional family, parents and children, society, life is a bitch, female director, housewife, foster parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.3
 831
Freedom Song (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Freedom Song (2000) is a made-for-TV film based on true stories of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1960s. It tells the story of the struggle of African Americans to register to vote in the fictional town of Quinlan. In the midst of ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: racism, fighting the system, interracial relations, rebellion, life is a bitch, teenage life, parents and children, injustice, society, hopes, politics, americana ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 8.0
 86
Elijah (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: The story of Elijah Harper.....
Plot: racism, native american reservation, indian reservation, part animation, racial slur
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72%
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Passion Fever (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This and The Hot Month of August, both made in Greece, were acquired by DORIS WISHMAN for release in the United States. However, she somehow or other lost the dialogue sheets needed for dubbing the films into English. With the original dialogue a ...
Plot: female director, seduction, desertion, exploitation, female nudity, mistress, sex, suicide, pregnancy, neighbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Sin & Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Taking a short-cut home from work, high-schooler Billie Simms is raped. Not only does the incident cause an unwanted pregnancy that damages her college expectations, but it also outrages her smugly religious father who pressures her to give up the ...
Plot: pregnant from rape, child born of rape, female director, morality, father, pregnancy, double standard, kidney, woman, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 70
Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, car accident, school teacher, machismo, femininity
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sudie and Simpson (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A television movie about the friendship that develops between a young white girl and an older black man in a racist, rural Georgia town during the 1940s.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, racism, false accusation, small town, social relations, injustice, youth, coming of age, hopes, opposites attract, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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53%
Business as Usual (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After seeing her husband fail in fighting a battle to keep his factory open, a manageress loses her job in a disagreement with the manager over sexual harassment of her staff. She accepts the advice of her father and joins his son, a left-wing ...
Style: social
Plot: female director, campaigning, salesman
Place: liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tells the story of Sadie and Bessie Delany, two African-American (they preferred "colored") sisters who both lived past the age of 100. They grew up on a North Carolina college campus, the daughters of the first African-American Episcopal ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional
Plot: interracial relations, racism, discrimination, dentist, college, college life, siblings relations, journalism, family relations, life is a bitch, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: new york, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Milk of Human Kindness (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman, scared by motherhood and her new born baby, runs away from her home and family to find a shelter at her upstairs neighbour's place.
Plot: female director, neighbor, denial, adultery, newborn baby, lake, running away from home, birthday cake, motherhood, exhaustion
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenager, scandinavian girl, female nudity, teenage girl, group of teenagers
Place: denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beautiful Dreamer (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot (Egglesfield) gets shot down and gets amnesia, later on his stricken-with-grief wife (Langton) finds him in a small town and she is shocked that he doesn't remember her.
Plot: female director, husband wife relationship, prison, false identity, amnesia, beating, medical examination, father figure, pilot
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40%
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Black Like Me (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Black Like Me is the true account of John Griffin's experiences when he passed as a black man.
Plot: racial issues, cross cultural relations, discrimination, racist, injustice, racism, white male pretending to be black, impersonation, prejudice, bigotry, inequality, false name ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set early during World War II, the film has a lot to say about love, honor, relationships, commitment and power. Keeping their promise to their dying black housekeeper, a white family takes in her teenage mentally-slow son. The movie details the ...
Plot: racism, racial segregation, controversy, african american, lawyer, segregation, interracial relations, confrontation, political unrest, conscience, mental retardation
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Free, White and 21 (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A motel owner in Texas is accused of raping a civil-rights worker from Sweden.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: civil rights, racist, jury, courtroom, rape, interracial relations, exploitation, segregation, trial, criminal, cross cultural relations, judge ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: civil rights, racism, friendship, teenage life, interracial relations, haunted by the past, family relations, african american, teaching the ways of the world, social differences, society, blacks and whites ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Gentlemen Prefer Nature Girls (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Anne and Tom, a married nudist couple, work in a real estate office. When the agency's owner discovers that Tom is a nudist, he fires him. Unfortunately, Tom was just ready to close a big real-estate deal with Al Jenkins. Tom goes to his ...
Plot: female director, nudism, exploitation, nudist, female nudity, sexploitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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TalhotBlond (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Thomas Montgomery, a married father of two young daughters, gets seduced by the world of online gambling and chat rooms where a virtual romance and sexual obsession ultimately leads to the murder of an innocent man.
Plot: female director, chat, internet, fake identity, poker, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.
Style: dark humor, sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: african american, racism, friendship, male friendship, skateboard, skateboarding, society, friends, rivalry, courage, heroes, ethnic slur ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 105
My Breast (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meredith Baxter plays Joyce Wadler in this heartwarming story of hope, courage and redemption inspired by the New York City journalist's real-life struggle with breast cancer. Stuck in a lackluster relationship with her boyfriend, she's ...
Plot: breast cancer, survival, female director, writers, male female relationship, journalist, cancer, sports writer, courage, surgery, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Black August (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The last 14 months of George Jackson's life was an existence under subjective and objective conditions in California's industrial prison complex. George Jackson would spend 11 years in jail (7 of which were in solitary confinement) for a ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: prison, racism, solitary, prison life, rebellion, fighting the system, confined, against the rules, rebelliousness, price of justice, society, life is a bitch ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Preacher's Sin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Evan Tanner's life is spiraling out of control when his live-in niece is arrested for the second time, his boss imposes on him an unacceptable contract, and to top it all he discovers he has a son from a one night affair during the war... When ...
Plot: female director, affair, illegitimate son, green hair, bullying, suicide of mother, radio show
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hotel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of the clock-like movements of a giant, big city New Orleans hotel. The ambitious yet loyal manager, wrestles with the round-the-clock drama of its guests. A brazen sneak thief, who nightly relieves the guests of their property, is ...
Plot: elevator, hotel, blackmail, thief, racism, accident, luxury hotel, hotel owner, jaguar car, hotel room, hotel suite, hit and run ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Ambrosia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ambrosia is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila, who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver: Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change ...
Plot: female director, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian kiss, seamstress, pregnancy
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Night and Day (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack and Julie live in a bare flat in Paris. At night, Jack drives a taxi while Julie wanders around the city, and in the day they make love. One day Julie meets Joseph, the daytime driver of the taxi, and soon Julie is spending her nights with ...
Plot: female director, job, taxi, apartment, taxi driver, cat, flat, taxi ride, male nudity, female nudity, neighbor, love triangle
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%