Movies like My Sweet Charlie

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My Sweet Charlie (1970)
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My Sweet Charlie (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pregnant white Southern girl and a black New York lawyer, both on the run in rural Texas, meet up in a boarded-up, abandoned house and realize they both need each other in order to survive.
Style: suspense
Plot: interracial romance, pregnancy, lawyer, friendship, racism, lighthouse, african american, interracial relations, deception, pregnant woman, platonic, murder, runaway, false accusation, racial prejudice, miscarriage of justice, false accusation of murder, self defense, interracial friendship, countryside, southerner, escape, prejudice, illegitimacy, unwed pregnancy ...
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to My Sweet Charlie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about african american, interracial relations, racism, prejudice, interracial romance, society and family relations mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Sweet Charlie: White Lie (1991), Dutchman (1966), One Potato, Two Potato (1964), Timepiece (1996), Honky (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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White Lie (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A black New York man returns to his southern hometown to investigate his father's lynching at the hands of a white mob.
Style: suspense, reflective
Plot: doctor, racial issues, injustice, african american, interracial romance, racial prejudice, father, execution, social injustice, racism, love, lynching ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 374
Dutchman (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A young conservative black man, minding his own business, rides a nearly empty subway car. The only other passenger, a blonde vixen looking for trouble, sizes him up. Sexual tension, racial bigotry and righteous fury collide in a razor's edge ...
Style: suspense, allegory
Plot: middle class, seduction, african american, humiliation, stabbing, neo noir, racism, murder, victim, subway, racist, interracial relations ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
One Potato, Two Potato (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed household is an improper place to raise the girl, the ...
Plot: racism, prejudice, child custody, marriage, miscegenation, small town life, courtroom, racist, judge, biracial, interracial kiss, playground ...
Place: ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 396
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: serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: racism, self defense, family relations, murder, faith, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family life, false accusation, husband wife relationship, daughter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.1
 104
Honky (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black girl from rich family loves white boy from poor family.
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, interracial couple, interracial sex, marijuana, hillbilly, party, drag racing, white male black female relationship, drugs, high school, hitchhiking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Walter Lee Younger is a young man struggling with his station in life. Sharing a tiny apartment with his wife, son, sister and mother, he seems like an imprisoned man. Until, that is, the family gets an unexpected financial windfall...
Style: touching, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: racism, working class, medical school, family relations, neighborhood, apartment, racial segregation, housewife, racial prejudice, racial tension, urban setting, african american ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, racism, false accusation, small town, family relations, society, youth, opposites attract, life is a bitch, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Stranger in the Kingdom (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Vermont town in the 1950's hires a new minister based on his war record and capable presentation, but then are shocked when he shows up and is a black man. Things go completely wrong for ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: false accusation, racism, murder, small town, legal, society, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, profanity, social relations, price of justice ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: vermont, usa, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.6
 144
Freedom Road (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Muhammad Ali, in a rare acting role, plays Gideon Jackson, an ex-slave in 1870's Virginia who gets elected to the U.S. Senate in Washington D.C. and battles other former slaves and white sharecroppers to keep the land they tended all their ...
Plot: explosion, racist, human rights, mercilessness, period piece, sadness, black white relations, shot in the chest, spit in the face, white flag, racial discrimination, abuse ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bleeding Heart (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Reserved yoga instructor May's peaceful, clean-living life is thrown out of balance by the arrival of her long-lost sister Shiva, a street-smart yet naive young woman trapped in an abusive relationship. May feels compelled to rescue the hapless ...
Style: tense, suspense, serious, realistic
Plot: pimp, sex worker, sister sister relationship, prostitute, abusive boyfriend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, class differences, interracial romance, female director, interracial relations, sibling, flyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 4K
Love Field (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett's life revolves around the doings of Jacqueline Kennedy. She is devastated when President Kennedy is shot a few hours after she sees him arrive in Dallas. Despite her husband Ray's prohibition, she decides ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, chase, self discovery, on the run, race against time, racism, bus, bittersweet, romance, kennedy assassination, road trip, graphic violence ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1963 ...
Place: washington d.c., texas, usa, dallas texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, blacks and whites ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Having Babies III (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Julie Farr presides over three impending births and cannot help but get involved in the lives of her troubled patients.
Plot: hospital, maternity ward, pregnancy, pregnant wife, pregnant, pregnant woman, birth, newborn baby, childbirth, expectant father, gynecologist, female doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Flame in the Streets (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Flame in the Streets is a 1961 British drama film directed by Roy Ward Baker. Racial tensions manifest themselves at home, work and on the streets during Bonfire Night in the burgeoning West Indian community of early 1960s Britain. Trades union ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, racism, factory, interracial relations, union, chaos and mayhem, workplace situations, working class, americana, couples, injustice, workplace ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Clover (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have not exactly bonded and several of Gaten's ...
Plot: death of husband, child's point of view, aunt niece relationship, interracial romance, widow, grief, ghost, black american, stepmother, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, grieving, interracial marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
The Black Klansman (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a black man's daughter is killed by the KKK, he seeks revenge by becoming a Klansman.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: miscegenation, entertainer, infiltration, mistress, seduction, lynching, church, widower, racial tension, prejudice, black man white woman relationship, gangsters ...
Place: alabama, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Down in the Delta (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, alcohol abuse, farm, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, single parent, dysfunctional character, social worker, drugs/alcohol, family life, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, chicago illinois, usa, mississippi river, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
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, golden years, master and servant, racial slur, civil rights, interracial relations, friendship, self discovery, chauffeur, african american, prejudice, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1940s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 98
Light Drops (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, Mozambique
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rui was raised in Mozambique in a small village at the frontier of a mysterious river. Son of Portuguese colonists, his best friend is Ana, a black girl godchild of his mother. At fourteen he is confronted with the tragic destruction of his ...
Plot: colonialism, interracial romance, racial discrimination, interracial sex, marriage, death, interracial marriage, interracial friendship, murder, family relations, cotton, kill ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 2K
Panther (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some ...
Style: controversial, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, interracial relations, militant, black panther party, black panthers, revolution, politics, life is a bitch, fighting the system, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Model Minority (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kayla, an underprivileged Japanese American 16 year old, endangers her promising future as an aspiring artist when she becomes involved with a drug dealer.
Plot: japanese american, interracial romance, drug dealing, teenage sexuality, dysfunctional family, female director, alcohol abuse, minority, drug abuse, coming of age, high school, teen angst ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, interracial relations, racism, law enforcement, crime, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, legal, deadly, politics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Free, White and 21 (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A motel owner in Texas is accused of raping a civil-rights worker from Sweden.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: courtroom, racist, jury, rape, interracial relations, clock, segregation, exploitation, criminal, false accusation, cross cultural relations, civil rights ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
 422K
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, uplifting, thought provoking, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, friendship, maid, master and servant, civil rights, writers, storytelling, interracial relations, racial issues, racial segregation, blacks and whites, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, united states, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, grandmother, grandfather, granddaughter, african american, interracial relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 131
Sixteen (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hickspoiltation film from the early 1970s ostensibly starring Oscar nominee Mercedes McCambridge, but really more a film looking for an excuse to show off Simone Griffeth's beauty. She plays a daughter of a swamp family. The whole family goes ...
Plot: carnival, loss of innocence, countryside, incest, skinny dipping, parent child relationship, female nudity, first sexual experience, male nudity, money, horse carriage, temptation ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: self defense, murder, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, manipulation, uncover truth, false accusation, small town, who done it, dangerous attraction, small town life, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Violet (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young single mother of four living in a small Texas town. Arrested during a drug raid and accused of a crime she didn't commit, Dee goes against the wishes of her mother, Alma, and rejects the plea-bargain that would free her from jail, but ...
Style: sentimental, rough, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: false accusation, testimony, racism, injustice, courtroom drama, urban ghetto, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, fighting the system, legal, single mother, racial issues ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%