Movies like Panther

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Panther (1995)
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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 serious, realistic, tense and thought provoking films with plots about society, life is a bitch, rebellion, racism, injustice, politics and state affairs mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Panther: Katherine (1975), Blind Faith (1998), Color of Justice (1997), Selma (2014), Riot (1997). 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: serious, psychological, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, politics, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, political unrest, teenage life, militant, fighting the system, political activist, oppression ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, year 1970, year 1964, 1960s ...
Place: san francisco, peru, 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, investigation, police corruption, false accusation, legal, fighting the system, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, kids in trouble, courtroom drama, rebellion ...
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, serious, rough, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, racism, courtroom drama, crime, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, injustice, vengeance, courtroom, legal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, discrimination, americana, fighting the system, society, rebelliousness, injustice ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1965, year 1963 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: rebellion, drug addiction, corrupt officer, city life, life is a bitch, chaos, urban ghetto, society, americana, urban, chaos and mayhem, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
11.25: The Day He Chose His Own Fate (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: On November 25th 1970, a man committed ritual suicide inside the Tokyo headquarters of the Japanese Ministry of Defence, leaving behind a legacy of masterpieces and a controversy that echoes to this day. The man was Yukio Mishima, one of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: tragic hero, state affairs, political unrest, writer's life, life is a bitch, heroes, rebelliousness, downfall, idealism, leadership, militant, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1970
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Final Comedown (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, racism, interracial relations, crimes, suburbs, politics, betrayal, state affairs, life is a bitch, injustice, society, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Red Dust (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sarah Barcant, a lawyer in New York City who grew up in South Africa, returns to her childhood dwelling place to intercede for Alex Mpondo, a Black South African politician who was tortured during apartheid.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: politics, apartheid, courtroom drama, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, missing person, injustice, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crimes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: racism, police corruption, chase, betrayal, on the run, prostitute, black panthers, manhunt, vengeance, opposites attract, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 70s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, south central los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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: captivating, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: society, assassination, vengeance, friendship, buddies, militant, dishonesty, snitch, whistleblower, life is a bitch, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, cleveland ohio
⇓ 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: psychological, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: espionage, betrayal, politics, racism, state affairs, uncover truth, injustice, undercover, legal, fighting the system, dishonesty, vietnam war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, realistic, sincere, talky
Plot: racism, civil rights movement, bus, life is a bitch, hopes, state affairs, human spirit, interracial relations, discrimination, rebellion, society, injustice ...
Time: 50s
Place: alabama, 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: tense, talky, thought provoking, sincere, biting ...
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, small town life, social decay, dishonesty, deadly, social relations, state affairs, political unrest, bishop, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: 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: realistic, thought provoking, emotional, sincere, tense ...
Plot: racism, life is a bitch, parents and children, interracial relations, fighting the system, rebellion, americana, injustice, discrimination, society, politics, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, 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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, down on your luck, crime, special agents, going straight, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, leadership, law enforcement, terrorism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: sincere, tense, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: labor union, showbiz, racism, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, boss and employee, state affairs, interracial relations, rise to the top, price of justice, political unrest, workplace ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 1930s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, clever ...
Plot: politics, journalism, violence, vandalism, vietnam war, hippie, tv news, culture clash, society, injustice, introspection, media ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: west virginia, usa, america, illinois, washington d.c. ...
⇓ 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, society, crimes, uncover truth, 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%
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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: politics, false accusation, legal, crimes, life is a bitch, political unrest, tragic hero, danger, gang, dishonesty, political intrigue, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, heroes, political unrest, life is a bitch, uncover truth, state affairs, law enforcement, fighting the system, dishonesty, politics, betrayal, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
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Walkout (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Walkout is the true story of a young Mexican American high school teacher, Sal Castro. He mentors a group of students in East Los Angeles, when the students decide to stage a peaceful walkout to protest the injustices of the public school system. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: discrimination, rebellion, society, teachers and students, fighting the system, politics, righting the wronged, rebelliousness, dedicated educator, high school life, lifestyle, injustice ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, rough, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer, fighting the system, law enforcement, dishonesty, society, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
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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, fighting the system, showbiz, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, family relations, rejection, underdog, father son relationship, watching a movie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 561
Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, law enforcement, state affairs, heroes, hopes, politics, false accusation, legal, military, rivalry, righting the wronged, fighting the system ...
⇓ 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: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, tense, bleak ...
Plot: politics, prison life, juvenile delinquency, prison, rebellion, society, injustice, youth, life is a bitch, rebelliousness, kids in trouble, revolution ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, europe, france, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.1
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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, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: gang, crime, writer's life, hopes, life is a bitch, going straight, performer's life, confined, human spirit, crimes, urban, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Spinning Into Butter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hate crime on the campus of a New England college puts the school's dean (Parker) in a position where she has to examine her own feelings about race and prejudice, while maintaining her administration's politically correct policies.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, racism, society, journalism, fighting the system, investigation, rebellion, african american, discrimination, crimes, social relations, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, boss and employee, life is a bitch, state affairs, political unrest, power relations, workplace situations, injustice, society, polish, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: poland, london, england, europe
⇓ 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, rough, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, police corruption, politics, rivalry, crimes, immigrants, life is a bitch, state affairs, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ 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: uplifting, thought provoking, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: racism, prison, discrimination, false accusation, righting the wronged, injustice, rebellion, society, congress, legal, against humanity, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%