Movies like Panther

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Panther (1995)
 6.5
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Panther (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some points.
Style: disturbing, tense, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, factual, dramatic, brutal, interesting ...
Plot: black panthers, militant, racism, revolution, politics, crimes, fighting the system, injustice, life is a bitch, interracial relations, rebellion, working undercover, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, political unrest, rebelliousness, self defense, state affairs, violence, drugs, fbi, african american, police brutality, death of child ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california, ireland

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Most similar movies to Panther

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and thought provoking films with plots about society, life is a bitch, racism, injustice, rebellion, politics and fighting the system mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Panther: Katherine (1975), Blind Faith (1998), Color of Justice (1997), Riot (1997), Selma (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Katherine (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A harrowing look at the 60s and early 70s through the eyes of Katherine Alman, a wealthy debutante who slowly, but inexorably spirals down into a fight for the causes that shook a nation, leading a path to the underground life. Written by Miguel Cane
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, revolution, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, fighting the system, teenage life, militant, political unrest, marketplace, political activist ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, year 1964, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: peru, san francisco, guatemala
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95%
 7.3
 567
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, false accusation, police corruption, kids in trouble, gays and lesbians, dedicated lawyer, legal action, uncover truth, siblings relations, interracial relations, legal investigation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, racism, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, society, vigilantism, politics, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.1
 313
Riot (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In April 1992, following the notorious Rodney King verdict, the streets of Los Angeles became a battlefield, the backdrop to four personal intertwined stories.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: rebellion, drug addiction, police corruption, urban ghetto, social decay, dishonesty, corrupt officer, americana, urban, society, urban ghetto life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 7.5
 79K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, discrimination, americana, fighting the system, rebelliousness, rebellion, society ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Final Comedown (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, revolution, crimes, state affairs, society, injustice, rebellion, interracial relations, life is a bitch, dishonesty, militant, suburbs ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 555
The Informant (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A former Irish Republican Army fighter, Gingy McAnally (Anthony Brophy), is reluctant about being called back into service after serving time in prison. He executes the grisly task but ends up captured by a sympathetic British police lieutenant ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: terrorism, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting the system, political unrest, tragic hero, life is a bitch, heroes, uncover truth, state affairs, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.3
 467
Uptight (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Black militants building up an arsenal of weapons in preparation for a race war are betrayed by one of their own.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, friends, state affairs, life is a bitch, interracial relations, gangsters, crimes, prostitute, politics, militant, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: chase, police corruption, betrayal, racism, on the run, prostitute, black panthers, manhunt, vengeance, opposites attract, life is a bitch, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, mexico, south central los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Daniel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, sincere
Plot: espionage, politics, betrayal, undercover, injustice, state affairs, uncover truth, racism, dishonesty, life is a bitch, false accusation, legal ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.2
 759
Boycott (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This made-for-TV movie dramatizes the historic boycott of public buses in the 1950s, led by civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Style: serious, sincere, talky, realistic
Plot: racism, civil rights movement, society, rebellion, social differences, discrimination, injustice, fighting the system, courtroom drama, interracial relations, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 50s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.3
 817
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: serious, emotional, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Plot: racism, state affairs, hopes, interracial relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, rebellion, discrimination, injustice, americana, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.6
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The Intruder (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man in a gleaming white suit comes to a small Southern town on the eve of integration. He calls himself a social reformer. But what he does is stir up trouble--trouble he soon finds he can't control.
Style: serious, disturbing, gloomy, biting, realistic ...
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, political unrest, society, injustice, social differences, social relations, social decay, small town life, bishop, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, murder, leadership, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, going straight, injustice, society, investigation, terrorism, police corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: labor union, ambition, workplace, showbiz, discrimination, injustice, rebellion, americana, society, fighting the system, political unrest, social decay ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1920s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.3
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Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: politics, journalism, violence, vandalism, hippie, vietnam war, tv news, culture clash, media, urban ghetto, state affairs, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: west virginia, usa, america, chicago illinois, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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City Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: tense, realistic, thought provoking, suspense, talky ...
Plot: investigation, political corruption, idealism, police, mayor, crimes, uncover truth, society, corruption, murder, mafia, judge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Nothing Personal (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, tense
Plot: chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, heroes, state affairs, uncover truth, crimes, dedicated lawyer, military, social decay, political intrigue, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Glass Shield (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the ...
Style: tense, realistic, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, fighting the system, law enforcement, society, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.3
 5K
Baadasssss! (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sweet, talky ...
Plot: racism, filmmaking, hollywood, interracial relations, showbiz, fighting the system, family relations, rejection, artists and showbiz, underdog, father son relationship, prejudice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.1
 3K
The Wall (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: politics, prison life, juvenile delinquency, prison, revolution, kids in trouble, rebelliousness, society, injustice, confined, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Slam (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Slam tells the story of Ray Joshua, an original, gifted young MC trapped in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City. Unable to find a job, Ray copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. Written ...
Style: talky, psychological, tense, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: gang, crime, drug dealing, wrongfully committed, life is a bitch, confined, hopes, crimes, performer's life, writer's life, murder, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.5
 2K
Moonlighting (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project and the men as they encounter the tempations of the West and loneliness and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, sincere ...
Plot: culture clash, workplace, working class, power relations, fish out of water, disorder, political unrest, boss and employee, state affairs, life is a bitch, workplace situations, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: poland, london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Blue Kite (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The lives of a Beijing family throughout the 1950s and 1960s, as they experience the impact of the Hundred Flowers Campaign, the Great Leap Forward, and the Cultural Revolution.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: labor camp, revolution, politics, family relations, rebellion, society, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, state affairs, parents and children, innocence lost ...
Time: 1950s
Place: china, asia, california, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 915
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, rough, emotional, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, crime, police corruption, vengeance, false accusation, courtroom, legal, crimes, life is a bitch, immigrants, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Mandela and de Klerk (1997)
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, uplifting, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: racism, prison, discrimination, legal, false accusation, congress, rebellion, society, injustice, politics, heroes, against humanity ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.3
 480
The Negro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A black teenager vandalizes a racist lawn ornament.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, violence, law enforcement, society, murder, life is a bitch, interracial relations, uncover truth, countryside, vandalism, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A World Apart (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Zimbabwe
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, tense, uplifting ...
Plot: political unrest, injustice, apartheid, mother daughter relationship, society, discrimination, dishonesty, family problems, human spirit, fighting the system, racism, idealism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 5K
True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky, intense ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, college, friendship, betrayal, political intrigue, society, manipulations, campaign, dishonesty, legal action, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 264
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: realistic, thought provoking, rough, serious
Plot: prison, racism, rebelliousness, militant, fighting the system, prison life, solitary, society, injustice, confined, life is a bitch, against the rules ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%