Movies like Slaves

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Slaves (1969)
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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: slavery, plantation, slave, escape, finance, torture, murder, mistress, fire, african american, childbirth, baby, captive, housekeeper, sadism, drunkenness, atrocity, miscegenation, deep south
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, mississippi, kentucky

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and psychological films with plots about slavery, plantation, slave, african american, racism, interracial relations and freedom mostly in Drama, History and Music genres. Some movies like Slaves: Beulah Land (1980), A House Divided (2000), Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1978), Nightjohn (1996), Alice (2022). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, brother, dysfunctional family, slavery, southern belle
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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95%
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, family relations, slavery, interracial relations, family secret, inheritance, secret, court, racism, plantation, slave, mixed race child ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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: slavery, teacher, interracial relations, child's point of view, boycott, great depression, miscarriage of justice, dysfunctional family, african american, black family, frame up
Time: 1930s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: uplifting, captivating, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, slavery, racism, hidden identity, dishonesty, society, track down, rescue, family relations, missing person, human spirit, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, victorian era
Place: virginia, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: fighting the system, slave, plantation, teaching, literacy, injustice, racism, human spirit, against the odds, idealism, americana, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.6
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Alice (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Alice spends her days enslaved on a rural Georgia plantation restlessly yearning for freedom. After a violent clash with plantation owner Paul, Alice flees through the neighboring woods and stumbles onto the unfamiliar sight of a highway, soon ...
Plot: slavery, revenge, highway, forest fire, grandfather, nurse, rape, tree, hospital, civil rights, farmer, brother brother relationship ...
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: plantation, injustice, sexual abuse, racism, cruelty, captivity, rape, death, sadism, brutality, slavery, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century, 70s, 60s, 1830s, 1850s ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, virginia, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Long Song (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the final days of slavery in 19th century Jamaica, we follow the trials, tribulations and survival of plantation slave July and her odious mistress Caroline.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: slavery, plantation, love affair, slave girl, freedom, maid, social problems, male female relationship, relationship problems, female protagonist, ultimatum, sugarcane ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.2
 2K
Freedom (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two men separated by 100 years are united in their search for freedom. In 1856 a slave, Samuel Woodward and his family, escape from the Monroe Plantation near Richmond, Virginia. A secret network of ordinary people known as the Underground Railroad ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: slave, ship, freedom, slavery, runaway, sea voyage, fugitives, escape, changing lives, bounty hunter, religion, hymn
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 675
Sankofa (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ghana, Burkina Faso, UK, Germany, Ethiopia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences first-hand the physical and psychic horrors of chattel slavery, and eventually the ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: fashion, murder, interracial relations, religions or cults, society, clergy, americana, discrimination, self discovery, sexual abuse, freedom, slavery ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last of the Mobile Hot Shots (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A new bride gets caught between her decadent husband and his black half-brother.
Plot: flashback, love triangle, prostitute, half brother, lung cancer, plantation, flood
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: holiday, freedom, slavery, captive, racism, flash forward, family relations, interracial relations, african american, escape, christmas, inheritance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 24K
Manderlay (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Germany, UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, psychological, intense ...
Plot: slavery, racism, interracial relations, freedom, righting the wronged, social differences, liberal, plantation, society, blacks and whites, understanding, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, alabama, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Color Purple (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, sincere, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: domestic violence, incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, rape, feminism, african american, slavery, life is a bitch, wife abuse, dysfunctional family, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 18th century
Place: africa, southern usa, usa, georgia, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sweet Love, Bitter (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A loose fictitious of Charlie Parker's last years and a portrait of the jazz scene in 1960's New York.
Style: reflective
Plot: melancholy, cafe, alcohol abuse, urban setting, guilt, death, police, professor, compassion, friendship, drunkenness, musician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Los invitados (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A murder is committed in a small village of Andalusia.
Plot: murder, mafia, plantation, marijuana, drugs
Place: andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: black man white woman relationship, bomb, revenge, impersonation, ku klux klan, widower, murder, death of child, interracial sex, racist, lynching, exploitation ...
Place: alabama, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: alcohol abuse, family relations, farm, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, life is a bitch, love and romance, starting over, hopes, youth, coming of age, rehabilitation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Gone Are the Days! (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young, idealistic man returns home to the plantation where he grew up in servitude. With him, he brings his fiance, Lutiebelle, in hopes of convincing the plantation owner that she is really his cousin in order to secure the family inheritance. To ...
Plot: plantation, sheriff, impersonation, satire, farce, preacher, deception, maid, funeral, deputy, racism, church ...
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Dragonard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1747, a handsome but rebellious Scotsman named Richard Abdee is auctioned off as a slave on a Caribbean island controlled by French and British sugar-planters. When caught having sex with his owner's wife, Abdee is given 100 lashes with the ...
Plot: corporal punishment, slavery, punishment, adultery, brother sister incest, sugarcane, beefcake, sexploitation, caribbean sea, death sentence, slave auction, female nudity ...
Time: 18th century
Place: south africa, jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Female Slaves Revenge (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After a slave uprising, 10 black mistresses of a white landowner decide to capture their master after he refuses to turn over his ill-gained wealth.
Style: cult film
Plot: revenge, execution, bondage, exploitation, torture, slave, high heels
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 26K
Harriet (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.
Style: thought provoking, tense, enigmatic, psychological, exciting
Plot: slavery, american civil war, resistance fighter, female protagonist, african american, freedom, fear, black woman, belief in god, funeral, man kills a woman, corpse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, baltimore, philadelphia, pennsylvania, south carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Tempest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic is set in the Mississippi bayous during the Civil War.
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, modern day adaptation
Audience: family outing
Plot: swamp, american civil war, scout, love and romance, escapades, supernatural, romance, rivalry, master and servant, power relations, family relations, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Journey of August King (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his produce and purchasing the stock and goods he will need to survive the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: forest, mountain, interracial relations, countryside, society, heroes, on the run, hopes, master and servant, righting the wronged, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 1810s, 19th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nobody's Daughter (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An orphan girl suffers abuse from her adoptive parents.
Plot: orphan, child rape, poverty, fire, cow, adoption, child abuse, poison, child neglect, runaway, killing an animal, gendarmerie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 1K
Shadrach (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1935, 99-year-old former slave Shadrach asks to be buried on the soil where he was born to slavery, and that land is owned by the large Dabney family, consisting of Vernon, Trixie and their seven children, and to bury a black man on that land is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, slave, slavery, dysfunctional family, human nature, parents and children, custody, death in the family, family life, racism, americana ...
Time: 1930s
Place: virginia, usa, alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Waiting for Godot (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two tramps wait for a man named Godot, but instead meet a pompous man and his stooped-over slave.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: absurdism, friendship, slavery, mute, slave, drifter, social problems, boy, tree, dream, blindness, nightmare ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 138
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: colonialism, slavery, skinny dipping, female nudity, independence, female full frontal nudity
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Angels of the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Northeastern of Brazil, the father of the twelve years old illiterate Maria sells his daughter to Tadeu to be employed as a housemaid and have a better life. However, the girl is resold to the farmer Lourenço that deflowers her, and he gives the ...
Style: rough, serious, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: brothel, child prostitution, prostitution, sex slave, forced prostitution, teenage prostitute, child abuse, prostitute, slavery, slave trade, social issues, slave trader ...
Time: year 2002
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 1K
The Oscar (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.
Style: cult film
Plot: hollywood, award, movie star, bullfighting, redheaded woman, producer, rise to power, public relations, publicist, yacht, ambition, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: tijuana mexico, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%