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Paris Trout (1991)
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Paris Trout (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris Trout is a vile Southern bigot. He owns a store and is a loanshark. He often sues people, and so his lawyer, Harry Seagraves, eventually meets Paris' wife Hannah. A former schoolteacher, she made the mistake of her life when she married Paris, who brutalizes her. Soon Paris goes beyond the overgenerous bounds of what a man in his position can get away with even in the segregated South, leading to a spiral of perverse insanity.
Style: neo noir, psychological, serious, emotional, suspense, realistic, disturbing, biting
Plot: children, lawyer, redneck, marital rape, abusive relationship, politically correct, racism, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town, crimes, graphic violence, injustice, legal, society, courtroom drama, small town life, dishonesty, domestic disturbance, sex, rape, violence, court, mother, domestic violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: georgia, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and thought provoking films with plots about society, crimes, life is a bitch, racism, murder, dishonesty and interracial relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Paris Trout: Hurry Sundown (1967), A Stranger in the Kingdom (1999), The Intruder (1962), A Killing in a Small Town (1990), Color of Justice (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hurry Sundown (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: erotica, racial segregation, helicopter, racism, interracial relations, small town, family relations, farm, small town life, family business, obsession, culture clash ...
Time: 1940s
Place: georgia, louisiana, usa, southern usa
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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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, racism, false accusation, small town, courtroom drama, price of justice, small town life, crimes, society, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: vermont, usa, quebec
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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: psychotronic, political, suspense, biting, talky ...
Plot: racism, lynch mob, ku klux klan, exploitation, false accusation, small town, manipulation, social relations, bishop, injustice, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
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A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: self defense, murder, police investigation, lawyer, serial killer, manipulation, crimes of passion, couples, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, law enforcement, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyer, nypd, racism, interracial relations, courtroom, injustice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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As Summers Die (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Southern Louisiana town in 1959, a lawyer, searches for justice as he volunteers to help a black woman whose property is being threatened by the Holts, the first family of the town, after she refuses to sell her valuable land.
Style: political, captivating, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: interracial relations, family problems, social relations, injustice, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, society, legal, small town, rich and poor, racism, idealism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia, louisiana, southern usa
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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: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: youth, lifetime, interracial relations, racism, false accusation, small town, friendship, discrimination, human nature, small town life, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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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, captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, murder, social differences, discrimination, social decay, introspection, injustice, society, life is a bitch, crimes, small town life, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
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The Runaway (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the birth of two boys, one white and one black, a mysterious and powerful Conjure Woman (Maya Angelou) prophesies that they will start the change. Growing up as best friends in rural Georgia in the 1940s, the boys make a discovery that leads the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, realistic ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa
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Through the Valley (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent man framed for murder, and the system that just wants another minority conviction.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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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 ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, christmas, faith, self defense, family relations, murder, family life, false accusation, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Vendetta (1999)
Genre: Drama
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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: captivating, bleak, rough, sincere, emotional ...
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Time: 19th century, 1890s
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Blind Faith (1998)
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Duration: 122 min.
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Duration: 149 min.
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Style: thought provoking, sincere, suspense, serious, realistic ...
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Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Lesson Before Dying (1999)
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. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hope & Redemption: The Lena Baker Story (2008)
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Style: thought provoking, serious, bleak, captivating, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
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The Klansman (1974)
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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 ...
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Mothers (2010)
Genre: Drama
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Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
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Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013)
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Story: "Prosecuting Casey Anthony" reveals Florida prosecutor, Jeff Ashton’s inside story of the true crime drama that captivated and then shocked the nation when Caylee Anthony’s mother, Casey, was acquitted of killing her daughter, despite ...
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Losing Isaiah (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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