Movies like Not in This Town

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Not in This Town (1997)
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Not in This Town (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Local aryan-type thugs, financed by an outside racist (ed begley jr), attempt to create an atmosphere of fear in a small Montana community by intimidating black churchgoers, and Native American and Jewish residents. Through the efforts of a crusading woman (kathy baker), her Jewish Physician husband (adam arkin), and backed by the towns Police Chief (max gail jr), the entire community mobilizes to thwart the plans of these hoodlums.
Plot: nazi, church, racism, anti semitism, bigotry, faith, judaism, newspaper, hate crime

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Most similar movies to Not in This Town

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and christian film films with plots about racism, faith, society, church, life is a bitch, religion and jewish mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Not in This Town: The Believer (2001), Timepiece (1996), School Ties (1992), Cutback (2010), Elijah (2007). 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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The Believer (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hardcore American racist skinhead who, because of his intelligence, leads a gang dedicated to fighting the enemy: the supposed American-Jewish conspiracy for domination. However, he's hiding a secret: he's Jewish-born, a brilliant ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, anti semitism, judaism, identity crisis, bomb, nazism, hate, anger, synagogue, gang, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, israel, argentina, germany
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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: serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: racism, family relations, self defense, murder, faith, dishonesty, life is a bitch, society, family life, false accusation, husband wife relationship, businessman ...
Time: 90s
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School Ties (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When David Greene receives a football scholarship to a prestigious prep school in the 1950s, he feels pressure to hide the fact that he is Jewish from his classmates and teachers, fearing that they may be anti-Semitic. He quickly becomes the big man ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: anti semitism, high school, boarding school life, friendship, coming of age, preparatory school, working class, football, youth, society, teenage life, cheating ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, israel, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, teenager, surfing, youth, christian
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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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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 ⇓
68%
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In His Steps (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A priest challenges the members of his congregation to not just go to church every Sunday, but to actually follow in Jesus's footsteps in their daily lives. From Charles M. Sheldon's book that launched the saying "What would Jesus Do?
Style: christian film
Plot: bible, pastor, christian, prayer, journalist, christianity, moral transformation, reporter, religious conversion, sermon, commitment, stroke ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Martha and I (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emil (Vaclav Chalupa as a teen, Ondrej Vetchy as an adult) has been naughty, and his family is at a loss about what to do with him. He's been dallying with the family maid. They decide to ship him off to spend time with his uncle Ernst Michel ...
Plot: czech german relations, nazi, divorce, anti semitism, jewish, uncle, coming of age, doctor, czech abroad
Time: 1930s
Place: prague, czechoslovakia
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65%
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Secrets (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Etta Berter is a doctor's wife in 1905 who has been unable to have children. The couple has one adopted daughter but she has always wanted more children. Julie Harris's character is the family's cook and close companion to their ...
Plot: secret, family secret, church, troubled teen, family secrets, choir, teenage girl
Place: iowa
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62%
God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, rough, christian film
Plot: church, christian, brother brother relationship, faith, religious fundamentalism, religious fanatic, religion, prayer, university, pastor, arson, jail ...
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Door to Door (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sometimes the true heroes in our lives are those people who inspire us not with their superhuman accomplishments but simply by their refusal to give up in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds and the dignity in which they go about their lives. ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Plot: human spirit, cerebral palsy, salesman, against the odds, disability, changing lives, misfit, underdog, ambition, hopes, society, americana ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Color of the Cross (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A retelling of the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, based on the idea that he was a black man whose death was a racially motivated hate crime.
Plot: betrayal, faith, apostle, revisionist history, jesus christ, last supper, prophet, rabbi, traitor, jewish, prayer, washing feet ...
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Farming (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Nigeria, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells the story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, psychological, complex
Plot: racism, skinhead, prejudice, racial prejudice, family relations, rebelliousness, racial slur, youth, violence spree, stereotypes, bigotry, juvenile delinquency ...
Place: britain, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Brotherhood of Murder (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the true story of the largest cash robbery in the history of the USA.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, going straight, hostages, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, injustice, working undercover, police corruption, down on your luck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Miriam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Heart-wrenching story of a woman who takes another's identity to survive the most horrible time of the 20th Century. Miriam is the triumphant story of one woman's survival and success, which takes place in Lithuania over a period of forty ...
Plot: world war two, nazi uniform, prison, holocaust, captivity, starvation, hiding, suffering, soldier, survivor, nazi, survival ...
Time: 1940s
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Miss Nobody (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A devout Catholic peasant girl is corrupted by two new friends when her family moves to the city. An allegory of traditional Polish values under threat from materialism and decadence in the post-Communist era.
Plot: high school, church, faith, disciple, school teacher, teacher, loneliness, country girl
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Blood Done Sign My Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman who is later exonerated. The plot focuses on the role of a local high school teacher and the civil unrest that followed the ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, murder, social differences, social decay, introspection, discrimination, injustice, society, life is a bitch, crimes, small town, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
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Once They Marched Through a Thousand Towns (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A dramatization of the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominately Jewish community of Skokie.
Style: sincere, disturbing, gloomy, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, legal, suburbs, courtroom drama, civil rights, hopes, opposites attract, rebellion, life is a bitch, society, against humanity, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois, usa
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52%
How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Depicts the factual accounts of Vincenzo Di Francesca and Parley P. Pratt and how they came to appreciate the contents of the Book of Mormon.
Plot: priest, religious conversion, church, mormon, religious differences, mormonism, baptism, pastor, soldier, faith, latter day saints, italian american ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1950s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: sicily, new york
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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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51%
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, ...
Plot: female director, racism, civil rights, segregation, neighbor, african american, supreme court
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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All Saints (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: ALL SAINTS is based on the inspiring true story of salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock (John Corbett), the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: refugee, pastor, church, salesman, husband wife relationship, farming, farmer, faith, garden, community, school bus, refugees ...
Place: asia, southeast asia, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Nocturnal Agony (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A highly successful upper middle class woman with a loving family has her seemingly “perfect” world turned upside down when the hidden secrets from her past suddenly resurface, forcing her and her beloved mother into a painful examination of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: recovery, faith, child abuse, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Promised a Miracle (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: True story of a couple charged with manslaughter when their rejection of modern medicine in favor of religion to treat their diabetic child resulted in his death.
Plot: trial, preacher, death, insulin, small town, jail, court, son, diabetic, faith, prison, prayer ...
Time: 70s
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48%
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
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47%
Judgement in Berlin (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, touching, sincere
Plot: terrorism, politics, hijacking, courtroom drama, legal action, legal, danger, save the day, crimes, deadly, fighting the system, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany ...
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46%
Clean and Sober (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: drug abuse, drug rehabilitation, addiction, human nature, life is a bitch, crimes, alcohol abuse, introspection, self discovery, rehabilitation, going straight, downfall ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, philadelphia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Weininger's Last Night (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film, dramatizing Weininger's life, is an adaptation of the 1982 play Soul of a Jew by Israeli writer Joshua Sobol. Director Paulus Manker also plays the lead role.
Plot: marxism, flashback, suicide, austrian, anti semitism, zionism, writers, australian, twenty something, judaism, self loathing, christian ...
Time: 1900s
Place: austria, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
States of Grace (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drive-by shooting in Venice, California, changes the lives of five people forever. States of Grace tells the story of a homeless street preacher, Louis, a gang banger, Carl, an aspiring actress, Holly, and two young missionaries, Lozano and ...
Style: christian film, uplifting, disturbing, touching, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, good samaritan, faith, mormon, missionary, going straight, human spirit, culture clash, life is a bitch, society, gang, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: utah, italy, california, usa, venice ...
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43%