Movies and TV shows like Queen 1993

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Queen (1993)
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Queen (1993)
Original name: Alex Haley's Queen
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
TV show
Story: A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for white, but it leads to sorrow in post-Civil War America. Everywhere she goes, she faces obstacles and hardships while searching for happiness and a place to belong
Style: thought provoking, touching, uplifting, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: slavery, civil war, family relations, interracial relations, plantation, white male black female relationship, slave, american civil war, misfit, racism, fighting the system, injustice, life is a bitch, hopes, discrimination, social differences, blacks and whites, society, identity crisis, americana, interracial romance, sex, horse, fight, pregnancy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1800s
Place: southern usa

Most similar movies to Queen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about society, racism, slavery, interracial relations, life is a bitch, african american and hopes mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Queen: Belle (2013), Roots (1977), Roots (2016), Roots: The Next Generations (1979), North and South (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Belle (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet ...
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: slavery, interracial relations, aristocracy, love and romance, society, social differences, forbidden love, high society, racism, period piece, estate, acceptance ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1780s, georgian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london, africa, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
TV show
Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: uplifting, realistic, thought provoking, touching, emotional ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, human spirit, interracial relations, family history, escape attempt, freedom, discrimination, injustice, social problems ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1860s, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Roots (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave sold to America and his descendants.
Style: captivating, rough, sincere, suspense
Plot: slavery, plantation, struggle for survival, parent child relationship, mentor protege relationship, life is a bitch, humiliation, escape, beating, ancestor, slave, american history ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 840 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: american civil war, political unrest, culture clash, interracial relations, family relations, world war two, world war one, racism, innocence lost, idealism, discrimination, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1880s, 60s ...
Place: africa, usa, tennessee, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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North and South (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 561 min.
TV show
Story: Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, friendship, espionage, love and romance, family feud, slavery, military base, love triangle, best friends, military, foe turned friend ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1860s, 1850s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Feast of All Saints (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in nineteenth-century New Orleans, the story depicts the gens de couleur libre, or the Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the world of white privilege and black oppression.
Style: atmospheric, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, human spirit, social differences, parents and children, discrimination, hopes, life is a bitch, injustice, family relations, sexual content, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
North and South, Book II (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 570 min.
TV show
Story: The continuing saga of the Hazards and the Mains. The Hazards are from the North and the Mains from the South. George Hazard and Orry Main met at West Point and fought in the Mexican American war together becoming fast friends. Now they find ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, family saga
Plot: american civil war, slavery, civil war, friendship, wartime life, military life, friends, espionage, best friends, society, war, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, fighting the system, wedding, marriage, interracial marriage, interracial love, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, hopes, state affairs, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Beulah Land (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 281 min.
TV show
Story: This sweeping epic dramatized the lives of two Georgia families during the early-to-mid 1800s: the Kendricks, who resided on the Beulah Land plantation, and the Davises, who owned the Oaks plantation. Both families loved, prospered and lost during ...
Plot: plantation, american civil war, civil war, family disapproval, southern belle, brother, dysfunctional family, slavery
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Book of Negroes (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 265 min.
TV show
Story: Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 19th century.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, emotional, serious, epic ...
Plot: human spirit, racism, life is a bitch, slavery, hopes, injustice, american revolution, confined, escapades, society, master and servant, black woman ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: Lucy married at the turn of the last century, when she was fifteen and her husband was fifty. If Colonel William Marsden was a veteran of the "War for Southern Independence", Lucy became a "veteran of the veteran" with a unique ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, epic, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, bittersweet, couples, couple relations, americana, wooing, self discovery, war, romance, society, love and romance, southerner ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In ...
Style: epic, touching, sincere, emotional, non-linear ...
Plot: racism, discrimination, injustice, slavery, interracial relations, hopes, americana, human spirit, idealism, social differences, redemption, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century, 1960s, 1860s
Place: southern usa, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Nightjohn (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Charles Burnett directs this movie about John, a man of many talents, including one forbidden skill: he can read. When he teaches a young slave girl named Sarny to read and write, she learns an unforgettable lesson about the power of words and the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental, contemplative ...
Plot: fighting the system, reading, slave, plantation, literacy, teaching, self discovery, discrimination, idealism, racism, americana, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This film relates the story of a tightly connected Afro-American community informally called Colored Town where the inhabitants live and depend on each other in a world where racist oppression is everywhere, as told by a boy called Cliff who spent ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, realistic, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: racism, family relations, discrimination, americana, interracial relations, racial segregation, social differences, injustice, society, youth, life is a bitch, family life ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A House Divided (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the terrible Civil War which has devastated the South, Amanda America Dixon returns home to find she has become the sole heir to a vast cotton plantation. But the dreadful secret which has blighted her life threatens to deprive ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, white male black female relationship, family secret, slavery, interracial relations, inheritance, secret, court, mixed race child, racial prejudice, sibling rivalry, social injustice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of the civil rights heroine whose refusal to obey racial bus segregation was just one of her acts in her fight for justice.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: fighting the system, civil disobedience, rebellion, social differences, discrimination, human spirit, racism, injustice, society, legal, life is a bitch, social activism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mandingo (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, slave trade, african american, slavery, gambling, interracial sex, gory, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, discrimination, racism ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mama Flora's Family (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Alex Haley's novel about a black matriarch in the early 20th century, this dramatic miniseries spotlights the struggle for social change. Cicely Tyson stars as Mama Flora, a woman determined to free her children from the bonds of ...
Style: sincere, epic, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, racism, false accusation, interracial relations, society, state affairs, couple relations, suburban life, discrimination, family business, working class, suburbs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
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Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, epic ...
Plot: american civil war, war, battles, freedom, slavery, racism, battle, prejudice, military life, african american, camp, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, south carolina, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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True Women (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
TV show
Story: True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs
Style: epic, rough, emotional, tense, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, female protagonist, revolution, friendship, emancipation, civil rights, old west, rebelliousness, wartime life, political unrest, siblings relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1860s, 1850s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 3K
Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, parents and children, couples, society, family relations, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
Story: Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative, bleak ...
Plot: idealism, true love, opposites attract, interracial relations, dishonesty, social differences, interracial romance, leadership, couples, romance, head of state, society ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1800s, 1700s
Place: france, europe, virginia, paris france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Blue and the Gray (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 296 min.
TV show
Story: This movie is also in existance as a 3 part miniseries. America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. The plot revolves around the families of two sisters; Maggie Geyser and Evelyn Hale. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, military, working class, family life, society, rebellion, brother brother relationship, standoff, showdown, slavery, war ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 375
Lincoln (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: After arriving in Washington in 1861 after his election, Abraham Lincoln struggles with personal and political problems during his Presidency. Originally titled "Lincoln", the name of this miniseries was changed to "Gore Vidal's ...
Style: talky, captivating, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: assassination, politics, american civil war, leadership, couples, white house, republican, head of state, society, idealism, couple relations, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Nothing But a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: discrimination, family relations, pursuit, interracial relations, couple relations, small town, social differences, working class, small town life, manhood, social relations, troublemaker ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, united states, southern usa, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 3K
Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Waldemar Nods, a young man from Suriname, meets the older Dutch woman Rika van der Lans and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that Rika ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, unlikely couple, forbidden love, couples, parents and children, romance, society, racism, love affair, family relations, forceful separation, bittersweet ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Woman Called Moses (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A film about the life and career of the African American abolitionist and slave escape leader, Harriet Tubman.
Style: suspense
Plot: slavery, civil war, strong female lead, abolitionist, escape, attempted rape, prejudice, african american, social injustice, slave, cross cultural relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In ...
Style: motivational, heartbreaking, factual, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: slavery, freedom, racism, life is a bitch, interracial relations, torture, master and servant, civil rights, blacks and whites, african american, confined, rape ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 335
King (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
TV show
Story: A 1978 TV miniseries about the career of Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a Baptist minister in Atlanta in the early '50s until his assassination in 1968.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: racism, assassination, civil rights, fighting the system, deadly, state affairs, rebellion, society, hopes, clergy, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 835
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: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: racism, fighting the system, interracial relations, life is a bitch, rebellion, teenage life, parents and children, injustice, society, hopes, politics, americana ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%