Movies like Unbowed 1999

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Unbowed (1999)
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Unbowed (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: This movie challenges ones mind to see racism from another perspective. It forces the issue of racism not on a black/white side of things, but an African American and Indian proportionally view.
Plot: interracial romance, native american, student, u.s. army, secret, tribe, engagement, culture clash, tribal chief, racism, female director, college, male female relationship, african american, capture, american indian, racial prejudice, college student, prejudice, dinner party, indigenous
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1890s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about interracial romance, interracial relations, racism, culture clash, society, family relations and runaway mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Unbowed: Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997), The Courage to Love (2000), Mandingo (1975), Honky (1971), Mississippi Masala (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kansas, 1868. A wagon train is attacked by a band of Lakota Sioux led by the young and athletic warrior Tokalah. The attractive, red haired Anna Brewster-Morgan and her friend Sarah White are on this wagon train too. When Tokalah noticed a terrified ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, serious
Audience: chick flick
Plot: native american white relationships, interracial romance, native american, stockholm syndrome, squaw, captivity, native american attack, kidnapping, captive woman, moral dilemma, danger, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kansas
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95%
The Courage to Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 19th century New Orleans creole Henriette must choose between love and devotion to the church. Neither choice is going to be easy, as there is great opposition to her ideas of breaking traditions.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: interracial relations, fighting the system, discrimination, injustice, social differences, rebellion, romance, society, life is a bitch, lovers reunited, social decay, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: new orleans, usa
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93%
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Mandingo (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial relations, interracial romance, slave trade, slavery, gambling, gory, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, destructive relationship, racism, discrimination, interracial sex ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.9
 109
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 sex, interracial couple, racial tension, love, nightclub, tragedy, runaway, dancing, party, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Mississippi Masala (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, immigrants, romance, racism, love affair, opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, family relations, racial prejudice, family drama ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, africa, india, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, unwed pregnancy, friendship, escape, pregnant woman, miscarriage of justice, lighthouse, interracial friendship, southerner, false accusation, lawyer, pregnant ...
Place: texas
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79%
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Jungle Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.
Style: sexy, emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: interracial romance, architect, interracial relations, love affair, black man white woman relationship, social differences, society, romance, couples, infidelity, prejudice, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, brooklyn new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Double Happiness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jade Li is a feisty, 20-something Chinese Canadian, trying to achieve that happy medium between giving in to her parent's wishes and fulfilling her own needs and desires - double happiness. Naturally, something's got to give and when love ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, family relations, interracial romance, audition, bittersweet, family, college, human nature, family life, genie, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Wedding (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Shelby Coles (Halle Berry) is engaged to marry talented white jazz musician Meade Howell, but the pair face opposition from both Meade's family, who object to an inter-racial marriage, and Shelby's parents, who want her to marry a ...
Plot: engagement, marriage, musician, family, relationships, friendship between women, african american, white male black female relationship, sister sister relationship, female friendship, adultery, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Something New (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: white male black female relationship, interracial romance, interracial relations, interracial love, racism, prejudice, career woman, opposites attract, blacks and whites, african american, romance, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, africa, east africa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Belizaire the Cajun (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 19th-century Louisiana's Cajun country, Belizaire (Armand Assante) is the informal spokesman for his citizens, who don't see eye to eye with local racists who wish to eradicate all Cajuns. Complicating matters is the fact that ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: racism, village, cajun, interracial relations, americana, village life, vigilantism, healing power, social relations, injustice, police corruption, false accusation ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: louisiana, usa, tokyo, egypt, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Daughters of the Dust (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last bastion of these mores in America.
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: island, family relations, family gatherings, rape, mysticism, slavery, culture clash, family life, human nature, family in crisis, ocean, lifestyle ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, future
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.8
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Madras Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The movie begins as an old English woman Amy Wilkinson (Carole Trungmar) almost at her death bed in London, wants to come down to Chennai in search of a young man Parithi (Arya) whom she last saw on 15 August, 1947 to return Thali necklace (sacred ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, fall in love, opposites attract, state affairs, romance, occupation, love triangle, wrestling, translator, brutality, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 40
Tomato (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kwaku, a young African medical student, arrives in Italy where he is to meet his brother Job (nicknamed Pummarò.) This one is a tomato picker in the Naples region and works in extreme conditions to be able to pay his brother's studies. But to ...
Plot: interracial romance, death, runaway, beating, death of brother, drug addict, camp, murder of brother, railway station, brother brother relationship, drummer, love ...
Place: canada, naples italy, rome italy, ghana, southern italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Apache Indians have reluctantly agreed to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed over the edge by broken promises and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, intense, factual ...
Plot: native american, apache, bounty hunter, racism, historical figure, soldier, battles, surrender, bigotry, indians, betrayal, interracial romance ...
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, tucson arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting ...
Style: captivating, erotic, serious, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, romance, opposites attract, interracial romance, jungle, love story, love and romance, master and servant, family relations, culture clash, love affair, impossible love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: borneo, malaysia, england, ireland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Last of His Tribe (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of Ishi, the last survivor of the Yahi Indians of California. Befriended by an Anthropologist (Jon Voight) who is able to speak Ishi's language, he is a gold mine of information about his tribe's way of life. A doctor (David ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, americana, isolation, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, culture clash, society, romance, misfit, museum, dead girl, telegram ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Naturally Native (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Naturally Native follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Of American Indian ancestry, but adopted by white foster parents as young children, each sister has her own identity ...
Plot: native american, racism, female director, family, cosmetics, female protagonist, sister sister relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: interracial marriage, king, forbidden love, husband wife relationship, royal family, freedom, politics, promise, reporter, racism, justice, democracy ...
Time: year 1947, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: africa, england, south africa, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
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Story: Steven Spielberg executive produced this TNT miniseries about American Westward expansion during the 19th century. Told from both the perspective of the white Wheeler family and the Native American Lakota tribe, the 12-hour epic follows the clans as ...
Style: epic, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: native american, old west, native american white relationships, tribe, native americans, native american attack, indian war, american indian, adventure, friendship, interracial relations, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Long Walk Home (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: segregation, racism, friendship, bus, master and servant, civil rights, couple relations, human spirit, power relations, couples, injustice, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
Story: Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative, bleak ...
Plot: idealism, interracial romance, true love, interracial relations, white male black female relationship, dishonesty, social differences, opposites attract, leadership, couples, romance, head of state ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s, 1800s, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Patch of Blue (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.
Style: suspense, touching, talky, emotional, tense ...
Plot: friendship, racism, prostitute, interracial relations, blindness, disability, family relations, alcohol abuse, interracial romance, tenement, innocence lost, park ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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LAID: Life as It's Dealt (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young male escort falls for the "girl next door", only to find himself caught between two colliding worlds.
Style: sexy, touching, light, sincere, captivating
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend, family relations, male female relationship, triangle, coming of age, gay, college, bisexual, secret, mexican, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Malcolm & Marie (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, talky ...
Plot: love, director, frustration, male female relationship, angry, filmmaker, interracial couple, couple relations, interracial relations, interracial romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, quarantine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Shadow Magic (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Germany, Taiwan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Beijing, 1902: an enterprising young portrait photographer named Liu Jinglun, keen on new technology, befriends a newly-arrived Englishman who's brought projector, camera, and Lumière-brothers' shorts to open the Shadow Magic theater. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, light ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, romance, lifestyle, social differences, introspection, filmmaking, love and romance, society, human nature, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1890s, turn of the century, 19th century, 1900s ...
Place: china, asia, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I'll Come Running (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young Danish man traveling through Texas hooks up with an Austin girl, and even though they're not planning to see each other again, tragic circumstances lead her to his doorstep in Denmark.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: culture clash, destiny, life turned upside down, couples, love and romance, romance, sexual relations, family relations, cultural difference, interracial romance, car accident, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, denmark, europe, usa, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: muslim, culture clash, racism, family relations, romance, arranged marriage, forbidden love, tragic love, society, immigrants, marriage, irish ...
Time: 70s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, manchester, pakistan, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
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Zebrahead (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Interracial love story set in Detroit.
Style: bleak, sincere, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: interracial relations, high school, high school life, forbidden love, city life, teenage life, urban, racism, parents and children, americana, teenage love, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: detroit, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Chinese Widow (2017)
Genre: History, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It’s 1941 and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has destroyed America’s morale. The US President Franklin D. Roosevelt then decides to risk it all by bombing Tokyo and raise more hope for his citizens. After completing its mission, a unit of ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, based on true events
Plot: interracial romance, forbidden love, widow, male female relationship, fall in love, wartime life, american soldier, village life, communication problem, cover up, sacrifice, world war two ...
Time: year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%