Movies and TV shows like A Woman Called Moses

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A Woman Called Moses (1978)
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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, slave, african american, cross cultural relations, escape, attempted rape, prejudice, social injustice, abolitionist

Most similar movies to A Woman Called Moses

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about slavery, interracial relations, racism, society, family relations, life is a bitch and african american mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like A Woman Called Moses: Roots (2016), Slaves (1969), Queen (1993), Roots (1977), Beulah Land (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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 143
Slaves (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Kentucky slave fights for his freedom from cruel overseer whose mistress eventually joins Davis and the other slaves in their revolt.
Plot: plantation, slavery, slave, african american, miscegenation, fire, finance, escape, childbirth, baby, torture, mistress ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, kentucky, mississippi
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100%
 7.6
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Queen (1993)
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: slavery, civil war, family relations, interracial relations, plantation, white male black female relationship, slave, discrimination, social differences, american civil war, americana, racism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1800s
Place: southern usa
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49%
 8.4
 16K
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
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43%
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 7.3
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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
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37%
A Respectable Trade (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Philippa Gregory, the British miniseries A Respectable Trade was what is known in the business as a "bodice ripper." The story began in 1788, when well-bred governess Frances Scott married her rough-hewn employer ...
Plot: slavery, slave trade, starvation, rape, marriage, slave trader, black man white woman relationship
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Enslavement: The True Story Of Fanny Kemble (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble fictionalized made-for-TV movie adapted from her Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839, starring Jane Seymour and Keith Carradine.
Plot: historical event, slavery, abolitionist, british man, victorian age, female protagonist, president
Time: 1840s, 19th century
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34%
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Blind Ambition (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: Television series docu-drama traces the career of John Dean, special counsel of president Nixon.
Plot: marriage, president, attorney, u.s. president, government, politics, republican party, husband wife relationship, watergate
Place: washington d.c.
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32%
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Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Tracks the Wu-Tang Clan's formation, a vision of Bobby Diggs, who strives to unite a dozen young, black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.
Style: realistic, suspense, exciting, sincere
Plot: rapper, urban ghetto life, hip hop culture, hip hop, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, ambition, social problems, life is a bitch, society, friends ...
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30%
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 70K
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: touching, emotional, political, serious, captivating ...
Plot: slavery, slave trade, rebellion, interracial relations, dignity, mutiny, idealism, dishonesty, righting the wronged, freedom, social injustice, humanity ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: cuba, usa, africa, boston, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare Winningham also won Emmies for their performances. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: campaign, civil rights, assassination attempt, racism, rise to the top, politics, legal, society, rebellion, discrimination, interracial relations, conservative ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, year 1963, year 1972, 1960s ...
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, america
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29%
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Cecilia (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of Cecilia is a story of the society that dominated 19th-century Cuba, a society divided between whites, blacks, and those who were mixed, the mulattos. (Since the Spanish conquistadors killed off the Indian population in Cuba not long ...
Plot: slavery, colonialism, independence
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: Looks at the early years of America's most dashing president from his early childhood through his nomination for Congress.
Plot: kennedy family, john f. kennedy, president, u.s. president, childhood, usa president
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
Roots: The Gift (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In December 1775, Cletus Moyer is a free black Northerner in colonial America, helping slaves escape captivity. In the days just prior to Christmas, a group of bounty hunters captures Moyer. Because of his capture, dozens of slaves who have already ...
Plot: captive, freedom, slavery, holiday, racism, inheritance, cross cultural relations, family relations, interracial relations, christmas, escape, african american
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Karenjit Kaur (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The life journey of Karenjit Kaur, showcasing her beginnings as an innocent, how she became India’s most googled celebrity, and everything which followed in between.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, touching, mind bending
Plot: family relations, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, mother daughter relationship, ambition, parents and children, heroes, society, loneliness, culture clash, friendship, escapades ...
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Flame Trees of Thika (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Elspeth and her unconventional parents decide to settle down in Kenya and begin a coffee plantation. This is a time of discovery for Elspeth, as she encounters the incredible beauty and cruelty of nature, and new friendships with both Africans and ...
Style: serious, realistic, inter cultural
Plot: world war one, safari, orphan, coming of age, adventure, youth, opposites attract, animal life, couples, imperialism, introspection, small town ...
Time: 1910s
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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FEUD (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 406 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series of famous feuds with the first season based on the legendary rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford which began early on their careers, climaxed on the set of "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" and evolved into an ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, humorous, melancholic, factual ...
Plot: filmmaking, feud, hollywood, movie star, actress, jealousy, glory, woman, aging, workplace problem, family problems, loneliness ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: A biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s. Z starts before Zelda Fitzgerald meets the ...
Plot: flapper, party, falling in love, husband wife relationship, southern belle, skinny dipping, female nudity, writers, fall in love
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Loudest Voice (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The rise and fall of Fox News founder Roger Ailes, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party’s de facto leader, while flashing back to defining events in his life.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: politics, impotence, husband wife relationship, infidelity, ambition, political corruption, fighting illness, state affairs, political intrigue, paranoia, corruption, democratic party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Woman Named Jackie (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 246 min.
TV show
Story: A film about the life of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.
Plot: first lady, kennedy family, u.s. president, price of fame
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 6K
Sybil (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of a young woman named Sybil, whose childhood was so harrowing to her that she developed at least 13 different personalities.
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, split personality, mental illness, psychology, child rape, child abuse, misfit, parents and children, human spirit, doctors and patients, haunted by the past, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Sinatra (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: An extensive biopic of one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century - Frank Sinatra. The only thing that could engage the public more than his songs and films was his sometimes controversial private life.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: music, friendship, singer, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, rising to stardom, musician's life, ambition, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, showbiz, oldies ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 40s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: civil rights, butler, white house, blacks and whites, u.s. president, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, birmingham alabama, united states, nashville tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the land to hold them together, nothing can tear the Logans apart. Why is the land so important to Cassie's family? It takes the events of one turbulent year- the year of the night riders and the burnings, the year a white girl humiliates ...
Plot: african american, slavery, great depression, miscarriage of justice, frame up, dysfunctional family, black family, child's point of view, boycott, teacher, interracial relations
Time: 1930s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
Plot: slavery
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
22%
Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 463 min.
TV show
Story: The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in ...
Style: suspense, psychological, social, pink cinema
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parents and children, teenage sexuality, social differences, female artist, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, wealthy family, conflict, strong female character, lgbt teen, racial tension, single parent ...
Time: year 1997, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
22%
 7.4
 11K
Houdini (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: seance, rise to the top, performer's life, ambition, undercover, couple relations, espionage, artists and showbiz, wizards and magicians, magic, husband wife relationship, stage magician ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: washington d.c., budapest hungary, new york, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%