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Smith!
Genre: Family, Western, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the Indian Jimmyboy is accused of murder of a white man, he flees onto the ranch of Smith, who's well known for his tolerance for Indians, since he was raised by the old Indian Antoine. Smith helps Jimmyboy against the mean Sheriff and promises to speak for him in court, thus persuading him to surrender himself to the police.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, thought provoking, uplifting
Plot: farm, dedicated lawyer, legal action, interracial relations, false accusation, racism, injustice, native american, legal, life is a bitch, society, opposites attract, americana, courtroom drama, ranch, murder, showbiz, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, american indian, false accusation of murder, sheriff, courtroom
Time: 60s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and thought provoking films with plots about life is a bitch, society, injustice, legal, racism, courtroom drama and rivalry mostly in Drama, Thriller and Biography genres. Some movies like Smith!: Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), A Gathering of Old Men (1987), Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996), Blind Faith (1998), Color of Justice (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on true events that happened in Banning,California, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend's father in self defense, and the two go ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: on the run, manhunt, americana, fugitives, immigrants, chase, legal action, racism, native american, posse, interracial relations, political corruption ...
Time: 1900s
Place: california, usa
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A Gathering of Old Men
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en masse to take responsibility for the killing of a white ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, interracial relations, discrimination, racism, false accusation, injustice, fighting the system, americana, legal, society, life is a bitch, golden years ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa
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Mr. and Mrs. Loving
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, interracial relations, courtroom drama, racism, discrimination, marriage, interracial marriage, injustice, fighting the system, legal ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c.
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Blind Faith
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, investigation, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, murder, interracial relations, courtroom drama, false accusation, police corruption, racism ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa
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Color of Justice
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, courtroom, crime, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, vengeance, murder, interracial relations, racism, courtroom drama, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   54%
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Black and White
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing and signs a statement that will send him to the gallows. With no Court of ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: dedicated lawyer, prison, crime, hotshot lawyer, courtroom, fighting the system, legal action, legal investigation, interracial relations, courtroom drama, false accusation, racism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
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Original Intent
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Matthew Cameron (Jay Richardson) is a lawyer undergoing a midlife crisis despite having a seemingly perfect life with his wife, advertising executive Jessica (Candy Clark), and his young son. When he champions a homeless shelter facing eviction, his ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, legal action, courtroom drama, family life, injustice, legal, mentally unstable, obsessive quest, against the odds, heroic mission, midlife crisis, ambition ...
Time: 90s
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System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
Family Comes First
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Virruddh... Family Comes First (English: Opposites) is a Hindi film, released in 2005, directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham. Viruddh is one among relatively few Hindi films that ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: death in the family, golden years, dealing with death, vengeance, introspection, injustice, fighting the system, politics, crimes, hopes, legal, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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    User:   54%
 
A Lesson Before Dying
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 1940's South, an African-American man is wrongly accused of the killing a a white store owner. In his defense, his white attorney equates him with a lowly hog, to indicate that he didn't have the sense to know what he was doing. ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: prison, politics, dedicated educator, school, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, human spirit, redemption, interracial relations, death row, teachers and students, false accusation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa
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System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
Separate But Equal
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation. One of the most pivotal moments in 20th century American history is bracingly dramatized in Separate but Equal. In telling the detailed story of the ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, school, legal action, legal investigation, idealism, interracial relations, racism, civil rights, racial segregation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: south carolina, usa, washington d.c.
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System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
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Vendetta
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: politics, crimes, dishonesty, courtroom, crime, law enforcement, legal, society, life is a bitch, immigrants, vengeance, courtroom drama ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new orleans, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
Chasing Freedom
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New York attorney Libby (Juliette Lewis) is a go-getter who won't let anyone stand in the way of her success. But when she accepts a pro bono case involving young Afghan dissident Meena (Layla Alizada), Libby finds her corporate dreams replaced ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, mental institution, hotshot lawyer, immigrants, legal action, terrorism, idealism, corporate crimes, courtroom drama, political corruption, injustice, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001
Place: new york, afghanistan, bangladesh, pakistan
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    User:   39%
 
Sudie and Simpson
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: serious, touching, realistic, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, small town, discrimination, coming of age, society, youth, life is a bitch, false accusation, friends, racism, opposites attract ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa
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    User:   37%
 
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The Klansman
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal action, vengeance, small town, vigilantism, interracial relations, courtroom drama, false accusation, discrimination, racism, police corruption, small town life, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
The Interrogation of Michael Crowe
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of Escondido, California residents Cheryl and Stephen Crowe change one morning when they find their twelve year old daughter Stephanie Crowe stabbed to death in her bedroom. As procedure dictates, the police take each member of the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Mandela and de Klerk
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sidney Poitier and Michael Caine both received Emmy nominations for their performances in this made-for-TV movie. The plot follows Nelson Mandela's 27-year struggle to end apartheid.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: discrimination, political unrest, racism, prison, injustice, righting the wronged, fighting the system, heroes, hopes, rebellion, society, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: south africa, africa
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    User:   32%
 
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Zoot Suit
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Part fact and part fiction, Zoot Suit is the film version of Luis Valdez's critically acclaimed play, based on the actual Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940s Los Angeles. Henry Reyna is the leader of a group of ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: dedicated lawyer, jazz, gang, prison, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal action, uncover truth, mexican american, human spirit, interracial relations, murder ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
The Murder of Mary Phagan
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
Story: The Murder of Mary Phagan, a 1987 two-part TV miniseries made by Orion Pictures Corporation and distributed by National Broadcasting Company (NBC), is a dramatization of the story of Leo Frank, a factory manager charged and convicted with murdering ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: factory, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, journalism, legal action, legal investigation, anti semitism, uncover truth, death row, false accusation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 1910s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
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The Jack Bull
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, fugitives, lone wolves, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree, price of justice, justice, false accusation, murder, social decay, injustice ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
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Jump!
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 102 min.
Story: JUMP is a psychological drama revealing for the first time the extraordinary circumstances behind the unjust murder trial of the young Jew, Philippe Halsman, who would later become the most sought after celebrity portrait photographer of his ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: dedicated lawyer, legal action, courtroom drama, idealism, racism, discrimination, photographer, false accusation, injustice, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, murder ...
Time: 1920s
Place: austria, alps
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System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
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The McMasters
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the immediate post-Civil War era, The McMasters stars Brock Peters as a black Union soldier who finds he must figuratively fight the war all over again. Returning to his southern hometown, Peters quickly learns that nothing has really ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: soldier, american civil war, vengeance, vigilantism, racism, interracial relations, injustice, society, americana, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: legal action, death row, crime, courtroom, false accusation, prison, racism, wrongfully committed, fighting the system, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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    User:   41%
 
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, dedicated lawyer, soldier, army investigation, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom, interracial relations, courtroom drama, discrimination, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
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Loved
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a husband is accused of droving his third wife to suicide, his first wife Hedda, a troubled woman who can't hate or hurt others even if they had wronged her, is subpoenaed to testify on his abusive behavior during their marriage.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, crimes, suicide, legal, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, love affair ...
Time: 90s
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System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
Gideon's Trumpet
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: True story of Clarence Gideon's fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. This landmark case led to the Supreme Court's decision which extended this right to all criminal defendants.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: prison, legal action, courtroom drama, false accusation, courtroom, injustice, legal, society, dedicated lawyer, prison life, righting the wronged, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
Love's Long Journey
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: starting over, farm, couple relations, old west, pregnancy, small town, adventure, hopes, couples, family relations, friends, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In ...
Style: epic, serious, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: racism, human spirit, idealism, discrimination, redemption, slavery, social differences, injustice, hopes, society, life is a bitch, journalism ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1860s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film about the early life of the baseball star in the army, particulary his court-martial for insubordination regarding segragation.
Style: thought provoking, serious, talky, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: bus, sport, athlete's life, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, interracial relations, anti semitism, courtroom drama, racism, discrimination, military life, injustice ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
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System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
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Sounder
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. After some weeks or months, ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: dog, prison, book, courage, poverty, depression, human spirit, family drama, friendship, school, children, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
Miss Evers' Boys
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of the US Government's 1932 Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiments, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, mentally challenged, war, uncover truth, human spirit, idealism, doctors and patients, racism, interracial relations, courtroom drama, social decay, injustice ...
Time: 40s, 70s, year 1973
Place: alabama, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
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