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: psychological, gothic, uplifting, thought provoking, touching, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: slavery, white male black female relationship, civil war, interracial romance, family relations, miscegenation, biracial, women, american history, social injustice, black man, american civil war, interracial relations, romance, racism, misfit, life is a bitch, injustice, fighting the system, discrimination, social differences, society, blacks and whites, americana, identity crisis ...
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 serious, realistic, emotional and captivating films and TV series with plots about black, society, racism, slavery, interracial relations, civil war and family relations mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Queen: Roots (1977), Belle (2013), North and South (1985), Roots (2016), Roots: The Next Generations (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: thought provoking, realistic, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, family history, american civil war, human spirit, slave trade, escape attempt, freedom, justice, interracial relations, injustice ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s, 1860s, 70s
Place: usa, africa, england, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 31K
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, inspirational, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: slavery, interracial relations, racism, aristocracy, love and romance, social differences, society, white male black female relationship, high society, forbidden love, victorian england, estate ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, victorian era, 1780s
Place: england, london, europe, caribbean, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: exciting, realistic, captivating, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: american civil war, love and romance, foe turned friend, slavery, civil war, friendship, espionage, family feud, military base, best friends, military, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 8K
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, suspense, rough, sincere, gothic ...
Plot: plantation, slavery, american history, struggle for survival, parent child relationship, mentor protege relationship, life is a bitch, humiliation, escape, ancestor, lifetime, reggae ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: touching, emotional, epic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: racism, american history, ethnicity, world war one, family relations, political unrest, interracial relations, culture clash, american civil war, world war two, bittersweet, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1880s, 1910s, 60s
Place: africa, usa, alabama, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: captivating, realistic, serious, family saga
Plot: american civil war, slavery, civil war, cavalry, corporal punishment, war hero, confederate soldier, friendship, friends, romance, society, best friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: political, serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: interracial relations, interracial love, white male black female relationship, interracial couple, civil rights, miscegenation, biracial, marriage, interracial marriage, fighting the system, wedding, racism ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Feast of All Saints (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 140 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: emotional, atmospheric, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, sexual content, racism, social differences, human spirit, injustice, family relations, hopes, life is a bitch, discrimination, parents and children, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 254
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, brother, dysfunctional family, slavery, southern belle, black
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 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: serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating, epic ...
Plot: civil war, american civil war, couples, war, society, romance, love and romance, self discovery, americana, wooing, couple relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: suspenseful, sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: white male black female relationship, slavery, mixed race child, family relations, family secret, interracial relations, inheritance, secret, racism, slave, racial prejudice, social injustice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, emotional, thought provoking, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: human spirit, slavery, american revolution, master and servant, life is a bitch, racism, hopes, injustice, society, escapades, confined, black woman ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, realistic, uplifting, road movie, compassionate ...
Plot: racism, racial segregation, discrimination, interracial relations, social differences, injustice, youth, society, life is a bitch, teaching the ways of the world, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 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, romantic, captivating, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, reconciliation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, sexy, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial relations, interracial romance, slavery, interracial sex, slave trade, racism, plantation, slave auction, gambling, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, discrimination ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 2K
True Women (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 183 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: tense, epic, rough, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, female protagonist, civil war, indian chief, american history, woman with a gun, emancipation, civil rights, revolution, friendship, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
 134K
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: epic, realistic, inspirational, factual, intense ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, war, battles, racism, slavery, freedom, prejudice, human spirit, military, heroic mission, african american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: massachusetts, south carolina, usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 402
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: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: racism, slavery, teaching, slave, plantation, literacy, disney, american history, fighting the system, injustice, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
Mama Flora's Family (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 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: realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, racism, post war, false accusation, interracial relations, prejudice, society, state affairs, hopes, life is a bitch, religions or cults, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Blue and the Gray (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 381 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, disturbing, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, battles, working class, family life, military, society, rebellion, brother brother relationship, american history, battlefield, journalist ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, bleak, epic ...
Plot: interracial romance, idealism, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, true love, opposites attract, dishonesty, slavery, social differences, leadership, romance, society ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century
Place: france, europe, virginia, washington d.c., paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
 6.7
 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, forbidden love, unlikely couple, romance, love affair, couples, society, family relations, parents and children, racism, bittersweet, forceful separation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Courage to Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 19th century New Orleans creole Henriette must choose between love and devotion to the church. Neither choice is going to be easy, as there is great opposition to her ideas of breaking traditions.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: white male black female relationship, interracial relations, racism, fighting the system, injustice, discrimination, rebellion, social differences, society, life is a bitch, romance, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy, close friends and comrades until near the end of the Civil War, return to their neighboring homes to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, intense, brutal ...
Plot: civil war, american civil war, old west, vengeance, feud, violence spree, gunfight, family relations, rivalry, revenge, violence, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1910s, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: west virginia, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
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: political, epic, non-linear, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: civil rights, slavery, racism, discrimination, flashback, journalist, elderly, african american, social injustice, racist, black american, female protagonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 19th century, 1860s
Place: southern usa, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, serious, gothic ...
Plot: civil rights movement, african american, civil disobedience, fighting the system, racism, rebellion, social differences, injustice, life is a bitch, legal, society, discrimination ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, black cast, liberation theology, racism, civil war, strong female lead, escape, social injustice, african american, cross cultural relations, prejudice, slave ...
Time: 19th century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: political, thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: african american, discrimination, drug addiction, racism, family relations, interracial relations, chase, manhood, family problems, social relations, couples, troublemaker ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
TV show
Story: Civil War has just finished, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the South. The final installment in John Jakes trilogy of the Civil War. It focuses on the Reconstruction period and the continuing saga of the Hazards ...
Style: serious, realistic, saga, family saga
Plot: american civil war, battlefield, war hero, civil war, love triangle, friendship, old west, military life, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 77K
Amistad (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed ...
Style: political, touching, emotional, epic, compassionate ...
Plot: slavery, slave trade, rebellion, ship, idealism, lawyer, social injustice, freedom, courtroom, culture clash, legal, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: africa, cuba, england, washington d.c., massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%