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Smith! (1969)
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Smith! (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
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: sincere, thought provoking, touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: false accusation, native american, crimes, racism, legal action, injustice, life is a bitch, interracial relations, farm, legal, murder, society, dishonesty, opposites attract, rivalry, americana, showbiz, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, ranch, courtroom, sheriff, american indian, false accusation of murder
Time: 60s

Most similar movies to Smith!

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, legal, injustice, false accusation, dishonesty and courtroom drama mostly in Drama, Western and Family genres. Some movies like Smith!: A Gathering of Old Men (1987), Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), Blind Faith (1998), Color of Justice (1997), Vendetta (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Gathering of Old Men (1987)
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: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, friendship, false arrest, injustice, americana, discrimination, society, interracial relations, legal, false accusation, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
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: disturbing, realistic, rough, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: on the run, manhunt, racism, murder, native american, posse, fugitives, life is a bitch, deadly, chases and races, dishonesty, defiant ...
Time: 1900s
Place: california, usa
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85%
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Blind Faith (1998)
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: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, law enforcement, dishonesty, opposites attract, interracial relations, uncover truth, siblings relations, legal investigation, legal action, kids in trouble, courtroom drama, society ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Color of Justice (1997)
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: serious, rough, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, racism, crime, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, vigilantism, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Vendetta (1999)
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: realistic, bleak, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, crimes, state affairs, crime, life is a bitch, politics, false accusation, immigrants, dishonesty, law enforcement, righting the wronged, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
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: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, emotional, tense ...
Plot: prison, uncover truth, false accusation, fighting the system, confined, courtroom drama, prison life, dishonesty, racism, legal action, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Stranger in the Kingdom (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Vermont town in the 1950's hires a new minister based on his war record and capable presentation, but then are shocked when he shows up and is a black man. Things go completely wrong for ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, murder, dishonesty, small town life, legal, courtroom, profanity, courtroom drama, society, price of justice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: vermont, usa, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Ace of Hearts (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Officer Daniel Harding is a distinguished member of the K-9 police unit. His partner and best friend is Ace, a police dog. When Ace is accused of mauling a suspect, an overzealous DA convinces police authorities that Ace should be euthanized.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: false accusation, courtroom drama, pets, police investigation, fighting the system, society, frame up, rivalry, family, crimes, fighting crime, legal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Jack Bull (1999)
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: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: justice, vengeance, murder, crimes, injustice, false accusation, manhunt, fighting crime, lone wolves, animal life, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, false accusation, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Black and White (2002)
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: realistic, thought provoking, serious
Plot: crimes, hotshot lawyer, racism, illiteracy, injustice, false accusation, legal investigation, price of justice, social differences, fighting the system, courtroom drama, confined ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Heavens Fall (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Successful New York attorney Sam Leibowitz travels to the South in 1933 to defend nine young black men accused of raping two women on an Alabama freight train.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: false accusation, dishonesty, interracial relations, racism, injustice, discrimination, jury, legal, courtroom drama, society, journalism, fighting the system ...
Time: 30s
Place: usa, alabama, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Original Intent (1992)
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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: legal action, midlife crisis, legal, couples, dishonesty, family life, mentally unstable, heroic mission, family relations, power relations, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sentimental, serious, touching, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, racism, false accusation, small town, hopes, interracial relations, family relations, social relations, friends, opposites attract, small town life, human nature ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994)
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: realistic, serious
Plot: racism, courtroom, courtroom drama, uncover truth, army investigation, interracial relations, legal action, legal investigation, rebellion, society, discrimination, injustice ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
When the Legends Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An elderly rodeo rider becomes mentor to a young man attempting to make his own name in the business.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: mentor, native american reservation, native american, rodeo, coming of age, rivalry, friends, cons and scams, aging, americana, alcohol abuse, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
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: captivating, thought provoking, sincere, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: prison, courtroom, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, prison life, legal action, power relations, righting the wronged, fighting the system, confined, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The McMasters (1970)
Genre: Action, 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: tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, civil war veteran, injustice, life is a bitch, crimes, society, americana, vigilantism, american civil war, soldier, rivalry, interracial relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Family Comes First (2005)
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: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: life is a bitch, fighting the system, vengeance, crimes, family problems, society, injustice, introspection, legal, death in the family, justice, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mason defends a man he had sentenced to prison when he was an appellate-court judge. Now, 18 months after the sentencing, a new witness turns up to prove the man's innocence. Mason steps in to defend the man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom, frame up, false accusation, crimes, confined, crime, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, legal, prison ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Timepiece (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: racism, self defense, murder, faith, family life, family relations, false accusation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, loyalty, redemption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Klansman (1974)
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, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: small town, racism, false accusation, ku klux klan, life is a bitch, vengeance, police corruption, legal, vigilantism, opposites attract, rivalry, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Exonerated (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: false accusation, racism, courtroom drama, injustice, human spirit, fighting the system, confined, life is a bitch, hopes, prison life, legal, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Love's Resounding Courage (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Clark Davis struggles to maintain his land and support his family during a long drought. With a bank loan to repay, his wife, Ellen, takes a job in town as a seamstress, but soon becomes ill with scarlet fever. Devastated to lose his beloved wife, ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: romance, family problems, family relations, parents and children, farm, single parent, fall in love, death in the family, dealing with death, father son relationship, love and romance, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Unbowed (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Kim Kyung-ho, a math professor who was arrested for shooting a crossbow at the presiding judge of his appeal against unfair dismissal.
Style: rough, realistic, thought provoking, serious, tense ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, courtroom drama, injustice, legal action, rivalry, society, courtroom, uncover truth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love's Abiding Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West, Missie begins to realize her passion for teaching as Willie cares for the couple's young daughter ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: family relations, optimism, reunion, family problems, parents and children, crumbling marriage, couple relations, death in the family, frame up, death of child, relationship vs career, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Sky Is Gray (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Drama - From Ernest J. Gaines, author of "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," comes a deceptively simple, yet emotionally complex tale of a young boy's discovery of what it's like to be black in Louisiana during the ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: injustice, racism, parents and children, interracial relations, family relations, bittersweet, society, life is a bitch, african american, poverty, dignity, segregation ...
Time: 40s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Our Fathers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In the '80s, priests and especially the Father Geoghan arrested for sexual abuse of minors. Cardinal Law, also indicted, and the diocese was aware of the actions of these men of the church and was kept secret for years, until the victims decide ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: church, social decay, legal investigation, clergy, courtroom drama, crimes, fighting the system, sexual harassment, society, sexual abuse, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, usa, boston, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
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, touching, thought provoking, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: racism, interracial marriage, marriage, interracial love, opposites attract, dishonesty, social differences, couples, rivalry, interracial relations, legal action, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Love's Long Journey (2005)
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, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: newlyweds, optimism, pregnancy, farm, starting over, true love, friendship, romance, family relations, couples, adventure, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%