Movies like Sophie and the Moonhanger

If you like "Sophie and the Moonhanger" you are looking for movies about / with friendship, racism, interracial relations, ku klux klan, housekeeper, friend and husband wife relationship themes of Drama genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Sophie and the Moonhanger (1996)
 7.6
 121
Sophie and the Moonhanger (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman pits herself against her husband and his Ku Klux Klan member friends when she learns that they are planning an attack against her black maid and her husband.
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial relations, ku klux klan, housekeeper, friend, husband wife relationship, marital abuse
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: southern usa

Most similar movies to Sophie and the Moonhanger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and emotional films with plots about racism, interracial relations, society, family relations, african american, friendship and racist mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Sophie and the Moonhanger: Sudie and Simpson (1990), Burden (2018), As Summers Die (1986), Heart of Dixie (1989), A Storm in Summer (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: emotional, sincere, thought provoking, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial relations, false accusation, small town, social relations, friends, family relations, discrimination, injustice, small town life, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Color Of Love: Jacey's Story (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small town in the South, movie centers on Georgia Potter, an old-fashioned widow (Rowlands), whose life changes drastically when her estranged daughter and the son-in-law she never met die in a car crash. When she visits her granddaughter ...
Plot: racism, granddaughter, grandmother, interracial relations, grandfather, african american
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.2
 728
Burden (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Burden, an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan, attempts to break away when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for a better life together. When the Klan seeks Mike out for vengeance, a black congregation led by the benevolent, ...
Plot: ku klux klan, hate, love, african american, vengeance, racism, girlfriend, reverend
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 634
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: serious, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, idealism, injustice, family problems, social relations, racism, society, legal, small town, life is a bitch, rich and poor, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 649
Heart of Dixie (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set at a Southern college during the 1950s, three co-eds (Ally Sheedy, Virginia Madsen and Phoebe Cates) re-assess their values in light of the burgeoning civil rights movement.
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, college, racism, coming of age, lifestyle, society, youth, opposites attract, bittersweet, media, siblings relations, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Storm in Summer (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1969, Abel Shaddick, a crotchety deli owner, has a grudge against virtually everyone in his upstate New York town of Fairview, particularly against his slacker nephew Stanley who lives behind the shop. Without telling his uncle, Stanley ...
Style: sincere, touching, feel good, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, racism, interracial relations, friendship, family life, society, odd couple, golden years, charity, grudge, friends, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Dreams can make a life worth living, but they can also be dashed by bad decisions. This is the crossroads whare the Younger family find themselves when their father passes away and leaves them with $10,000 in life insurance money. Should they buy a ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: racism, family relations, discrimination, injustice, follow your dream, parents and children, couple relations, rich and poor, social differences, single parent, interracial relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.0
 418K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, uplifting, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, maid, friendship, master and servant, civil rights, interracial relations, storytelling, writers, racial issues, racial segregation, blacks and whites, discrimination ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 388
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: realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: racism, murder, self defense, family relations, faith, false accusation, family life, dishonesty, life is a bitch, society, christmas, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her colored chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, witty, intense, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly, master and servant, golden years, racial slur, civil rights, interracial relations, friendship, self discovery, chauffeur, african american, prejudice, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1940s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Sleepy Time Gal (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young woman learns of her adoption and eventually quits her law firm job and goes on a journey to find her birth mother.
Plot: photographer, friend, husband wife relationship, memory, selfishness, interracial relations, friendship, radio station, birth mother, mortality, radio dj, writers ...
Time: year 1982
Place: manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Far from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
Style: emotional, psychological, sincere, tense, stylized ...
Plot: housewife, crumbling marriage, friendship, suburbs, interracial relations, prejudice, infidelity, racism, hypocrisy, social differences, african american, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: miami, usa, connecticut, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 473
Cotton Mary (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A British family is trapped between culture, tradition, and the colonial sins of the past.
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, interracial relations, family relations, racism, obsession, adoption, working class, society, babies and infants, master and servant, parents and children, culture clash ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: india, europe, england, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 631
Black Like Me (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Black Like Me is the true account of John Griffin's experiences when he passed as a black man.
Plot: racist, interracial relations, journalist, white male pretending to be black, racial issues, inequality, south, impersonation, cross cultural relations, prejudice, african american, reporter ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hiroshima Maiden (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: "You have to think about whether they're really your friends," Johnny's dad says when Johnny talks to him about the grief his pals have been giving him lately. The other boys haven't exactly tried to understand why Dad ...
Plot: atomic bomb, surgery, fbi, post world war two, disfigurement, family relations, prejudice, racism, spy, disfigured face, japanese girl, friendship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: hiroshima japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 1K
Green Dragon (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A tale about Vietnamese refugees sent to an orientation camp on the Camp Pendleton Marine Base in California, 'Green Dragon' focuses on a young boy and his sister. Set in 1975, the film chronicles the stories told to the two children by ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: military, interracial relations, self discovery, military life, friendship, translator, human nature, homecoming, culture clash, racism, military base, immigrants ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, asia, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 47
Eiszeit (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Norway
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on a very successful play of the same name by Tankred Dorst, this film tells a story about Norwegian author Knut Hamsun (here played by O.E. Hasse), a Nobel prizewinner for literature who was notorious for having collaborated with the Nazi ...
Plot: partisan, retirement home, suicide, old man, insanity, hitler, nazi, trial, old age, world war two, friendship, friend
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, uplifting, thought provoking, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: racism, injustice, discrimination, interracial relations, slavery, media, righting the wronged, hopes, state affairs, human spirit, life is a bitch, americana ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, 20th century, 1960s, 1860s
Place: southern usa, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 120
Sam & Me (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 23-year-old Nikhil comes to Canada from India to find his fortune and is convinced by his uncle to work as a companion and care-giver to Sam, an elderly Jewish man. An unlikely friendship ensues, which gives both men new insight into life.
Style: inter cultural
Plot: female director, fired from the job, friend, friendship, servant, family relations, racism, prejudice, racist, muslim, party, tradition ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the memoirs of Yvonne S. Thornton, this heartwarming, inspirational family drama centers on a poor black laborer who wanted his six daughters to grow up to be doctors.
Plot: family relations, education, racism, flashback, father daughter relationship, african american, funeral, patriarch, interracial relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Rising Place (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: fall in love, life is a bitch, feminism, society, family life, friendship, soldier, pregnancy, interracial relations, parents and children, social differences, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: usa, mississippi, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 795
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: civil rights movement, racism, interracial relations, human spirit, social differences, rebellion, discrimination, fighting the system, hopes, life is a bitch, journalism, leadership ...
Time: 50s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 979
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: serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, farm, family relations, small town, racism, culture clash, family business, society, master and servant, parents and children, small town life, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, usa, louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 748
I'll Fly Away (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: I'll Fly Away is an American drama television series set during the late 1950s and early 1960s, in an unspecified Southern U.S. state. It aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993 and starred Regina Taylor as Lilly Harper, a black housekeeper for the ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, feel good ...
Plot: district attorney, interracial relations, civil rights, housekeeper, hopes, politically correct, civil action, righting the wronged, social activist, fighting the system, society, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Passport (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: THE LAST PASSPORT takes place in a passport office...or so you think. George Miller is a 70 year old man who through a variety of encounters, takes us on a journey through his mysterious past to show us we are not all that different.
Plot: gay interest, male female relationship, family relations, love, police, veteran, friendship, father son relationship, military, husband wife relationship, marriage, post office
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Too Far to Go (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know as marriage. For behind the seemingly comfortable well-trimmed hedges of suburban Americana, live and often love, ...
Plot: engagement, dysfunctional marriage, adultery, extramarital affair, marriage, dancing, husband wife relationship, divorce, wedding
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 60s, 70s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 3K
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: realistic, biting, serious, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, small town life, social decay, deadly, political unrest, manipulation, dishonesty, social relations, graphic violence, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Mink is a black man in Canada who has built a very successful livery business, and enjoys a white wife and a beautiful daughter, Mary. An excellent match is arranged with an American businessman, but when he takes his new wife Mary across the ...
Style: captivating, emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, racism, slavery, rescue, missing person, track down, human spirit, chases and races, parents and children, dishonesty, hidden identity, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: civil rights, racism, friendship, teenage life, interracial relations, haunted by the past, family relations, runaway child, african american, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1964
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.
Style: dark humor, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: racism, african american, friendship, society, friends, rivalry, heroes, courage, one against many, ethnic slur, settler, male friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%