Movies like Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

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Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
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Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a controversial legal battle that rattled the U.S. judicial system right up to the highest court in the land.
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, talky
Plot: vietnam war, courtroom, legal action, injustice, ambition, against the odds, political unrest, righting the wronged, fighting the system, life is a bitch, rebellion, hopes, legal, wartime life, civil action, justice, muslim, anti war protest, husband wife relationship, supreme court, black american, courtroom drama, interracial relations, society, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1971
Place: usa, washington d.c.

Most similar movies to Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, thought provoking and captivating films with plots about life is a bitch, society, rebellion, fighting the system, hopes, legal and injustice mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight: Gideon's Trumpet (1980), The Rosa Parks Story (2002), Puncture (2011), The Last Sentence (2012), Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: True story of Clarence Gideon's fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. This landmark case led to the Supreme Court's decision which extended this right to all criminal defendants.
Style: contemplative, serious, thought provoking, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: prison, legal, courtroom, false accusation, rivalry, confined, life is a bitch, legal action, dedicated lawyer, righting the wronged, power relations, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, florida
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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: realistic, uplifting, thought provoking, serious, emotional
Plot: fighting the system, civil disobedience, rebellion, social differences, life is a bitch, human spirit, racism, legal, society, discrimination, injustice, social activism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa
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89%
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Puncture (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, lawsuit, drug abuse, law firm, courtroom, righting the wronged, fighting the system, public health, legal action, against the odds, dedicated lawyer, corporate crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 1999, year 1998
Place: washington d.c., usa, houston texas
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87%
The Last Sentence (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Renowned journalist Torgny Segerstedt declares war against Hitler as he criticizes Swedish politicians who tried to look away from the tyranny of the Nazis with the good excuse of “neutralism”. His only weapon is his pen and his life is full of ...
Style: touching, serious, thought provoking, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, journalism, political unrest, fighting the system, human spirit, life is a bitch, fascism, righting the wronged, media, idealism, against the odds, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film about the early life of the baseball star in the army, particulary his court-martial for insubordination regarding segragation.
Style: talky, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: racism, world war two, courtroom, interracial relations, life is a bitch, major league, army investigation, wartime life, hopes, dedicated lawyer, athlete's life, legal ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
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82%
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: sincere, thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, touching ...
Plot: racism, interracial relations, wedding, fighting the system, interracial marriage, marriage, interracial love, society, dishonesty, couples, power relations, legal action ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Flash of Genius (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lawsuit, inventor, nervous breakdown, inventions and discoveries, powerful corporation, legal action, underdog, against the odds, hopes, ambition, rivalry, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Wronged Man (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Janet Gregory, a single mother with a haunting past, is a paralegal struggling to overcome doubts about Calvin Willis, an African-American husband and father wrongfully accused of raping a neighborhood girl. Eventually convinced of his innocence, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: false accusation, hopes, injustice, society, courtroom drama, crimes, dishonesty, legal, rape, african american, moral dilemma, dignity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Erin Brockovich (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: captivating, factual, touching, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: justice, against the odds, lawyer, relationship vs career, single mother, contamination, righting the wronged, court, uncover truth, fighting the system, corruption, environmental ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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66%
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Cesar Chavez (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez. Chronicling the birth of a modern American labour movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labour organiser torn between his duties as a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: labor union, rebellion, fighting the system, hopes, working class, leadership, idealism, life is a bitch, social relations, society, migrant worker, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, yuma arizona, arizona
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63%
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: discrimination, society, rebellion, teachers and students, politics, righting the wronged, fighting the system, rebelliousness, dedicated educator, lifestyle, against the odds, high school life ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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62%
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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: captivating, disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, dishonesty, law enforcement, heroes, state affairs, hopes, legal, false accusation, investigation, uncover truth, righting the wronged, military ...
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61%
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Heavens Fall (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Successful New York attorney Sam Leibowitz travels to the South in 1933 to defend nine young black men accused of raping two women on an Alabama freight train.
Style: serious, sincere, disturbing, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, false accusation, racism, dishonesty, injustice, discrimination, hopes, state affairs, legal action, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, alabama, new york
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59%
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Fidel & Che (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, tense
Plot: revolution, rebellion, rebelliousness, rise and fall, fighting the system, politics, ambition, idealism, political corruption, rise to the top, political unrest, hopes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 81K
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: serious, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, americana, discrimination, society, rebelliousness, injustice ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston
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57%
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Jump! (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 102 min.
Story: JUMP is a psychological drama revealing for the first time the extraordinary circumstances behind the unjust murder trial of the young Jew, Philippe Halsman, who would later become the most sought after celebrity portrait photographer of his ...
Style: serious, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: racism, murder, courtroom drama, state affairs, crimes, false accusation, discrimination, injustice, dishonesty, power relations, righting the wronged, society ...
Time: 1920s
Place: austria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: injustice, on the run, environmentalism, fighting the system, politics, state affairs, vietnam war, hidden identity, dishonesty, depression, justice, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, woodstock, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Least Among You (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Black college graduate Richard Kelly reluctantly accepts a plea bargain requiring him to spend two semesters at an all-white seminary after he's wrongly accused of crimes committed during the 1965 Watts riots. Facing bigotry on all sides, ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: racism, human spirit, rebellion, self discovery, against the odds, clergy, social relations, society, life is a bitch, student life, hopes, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s
Place: usa, california
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54%
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A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and slashes her throat in front of police, she sues the city and the ...
Style: rough, serious, thought provoking, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: legal, injustice, society, courtroom drama, family problems, fighting the system, lawsuit, woman in danger, legal action, couple relations, crimes, sexual abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: connecticut
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52%
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The Verdict (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Frank Galvin is a down-on-his luck lawyer, reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing. Former associate Mickey Morrissey reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit that he himself served to Galvin on a silver platter: all parties ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, character study, redemption, fighting the system, legal action, self esteem, injustice, coma, workplace situations, dishonesty, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
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51%
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Shahid (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This compelling drama tells the remarkable true story of slain human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who became a powerful voice against the intercommunal violence that has engulfed Mumbai since the early 1990s.
Style: captivating, realistic, thought provoking, tense, psychological ...
Plot: terrorist, legal, muslim, false arrest, civil rights, life is a bitch, society, injustice, hopes, social activist, religions or cults, human rights ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: india, asia, kashmir, pakistan, mumbai india
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51%
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Alleged (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: ambition, moral dilemma, fighting the system, rivalry, idealism, romance, price of justice, hopes, dedicated lawyer, journalism, courtroom drama, legal ...
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Darrow (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A film about Clarence Darrow - based on a true story.
Style: serious, contemplative, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: courtroom, legal, life is a bitch, legal action, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, power relations, rebellion, defense attorney, change of heart, murder trial, trial ...
Time: 1920s, 1890s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Shortly after World War II, Preston Tucker is a dynamic engineer and an enthusiastic showman who envisions the car of the future. Against mighty odds he manages to build a fleet of them - only to have his factory shut down by ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: fighting the system, underdog, americana, designer, post war, ambition, dishonesty, state affairs, obsessive quest, courtroom drama, car, corruption ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, future, 1950s ...
Place: detroit, usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c., california ...
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46%
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The Exonerated (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: false accusation, racism, fighting the system, human spirit, injustice, courtroom drama, rebellion, prison life, society, hopes, confined, life is a bitch ...
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42%
The Vernon Johns Story (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1948, Johns served as the outspoken spiritual leader of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Incensed at the racial injustice that pervaded the South, he was determined to fight for equality for all African Americans.
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing
Plot: racism, church, fighting the system, injustice, rebellion, military, society, clergy, hopes, interracial relations, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, racism, interracial relations, rebellion, life is a bitch, politics, teenage life, society, injustice, discrimination, americana, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Truman (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, and subsequent election as the US' post-war ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic, political drama
Plot: world war two, soldier, politics, world war one, white house, presidential election, head of state, political unrest, dishonesty, leadership, human spirit, political corruption ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: japan, asia, usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Citizen Cohn (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
Style: contemplative, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, hospital, aids, hotshot lawyer, injustice, americana, rebellion, terminal illness, fighting the system, political corruption, gays and lesbians, legal action ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1954, 60s ...
Place: usa, new york
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41%
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Dirty Pictures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Style: disturbing, serious, captivating, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: lawsuit, s&m, museum, jury, courtroom, politics, courtroom drama, against the rules, fighting the system, perversion, righting the wronged, rebelliousness ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%