Movies like Everyday Black Man

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Everyday Black Man (2010)
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Everyday Black Man (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since closing the door to a violent past, quiet and thoughtful Moses Stanton everyday existence is running a small neighborhood store, and watching over his daughter who doesn't know he exists. When a young man, Malik, comes in claiming to be a black Muslim that is doing good for the neighborhood, Moses takes him on as a partner but soon realizes that Malik is nothing but a drug dealer seeking to destroy the neighborhood and Moses's daughter. Therefore, Moses must become the man he used to be in order to save his beloved neighborhood and his daughter. Written by Carmen Madden
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, going straight, store, redemption, small town, parents and children, small town life, crimes, hopes, society, family relations, social relations, forced into action, muslim, drugs, illegal drugs, bakery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Everyday Black Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and suspenseful films with plots about family relations, hopes, parents and children, crimes, redemption, society and small town mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Everyday Black Man: Ring the Bell (2013), The Confession (2013), Imperial Dreams (2014), Inferno (2002), Deep Dark Canyon (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 414
Ring the Bell (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When high-powered sports agent Rob Decker arrives looking for his next major league prospect, he finds more than he bargained for at the Cooke Boys Ranch. As he works to secure Shawn Hart, the top high school baseball prospect in the country, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: small town, redemption, fish out of water, introspection, americana, small town life, hopes, misfit, society, social relations, disorder, scout ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 568
The Confession (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis, "The Confession" is the continuing story of Katie Lapp, a young Amish woman who goes on a journey in search of her identity - only to find herself embroiled in a ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, family, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, adoption, reunion, religions or cults, hopes, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Imperial Dreams (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 21-year-old reformed gangster's devotion to his family and his future is put to the test when he is released from prison and returns to his old stomping grounds in Watts, Los Angeles.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, rough, touching
Plot: going straight, parents and children, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, hopes, family relations, single parent, society, life is a bitch, street kid
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.5
 245
Inferno (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fire chief (Gunn) is investigating the cause of a string of blazes that threaten to destroy her small town, while at the same time dealing with her teen daughter's rebelliousness.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: race against time, in the woods, forces of nature, small town, chases and races, danger, heroes, police investigation, rescue, save the day, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: chase, manhunt, on the run, in the woods, parents and children, small town, siblings relations, chases and races, family relations, crimes, handcuffed together, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 482
Cook County (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab (IMDb.com)
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, drugs/alcohol, redemption, parents and children, small town, addiction, drug abuse, family in crisis, homecoming, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Back to School Mom (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Thomas, a free-spirited musician, has spent the past two decades traveling the world, but at age 41 she decides to go back to college and finish her degree so that, for once, she can finally finish something she started. Back at her old ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, homecoming, college, small town, redemption, college life, small town life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family relations, social relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
No Turning Back (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mexican English teacher Pablo Fernandez seeks a better life for himself and his spoiled daughter Christina after losing his wife in a hurricane. Pablo becomes a tomato picker as illegal immigrant in California. While driving his illegal employer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, touching
Plot: starting over, parents and children, adventure, immigrants, americana, crimes, society, family relations, accident victim, handcuffs, beach, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.5
 663
King's Faith (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When eighteen-year-old Brendan King attempts to leave his turbulent gang life behind him, his past continues to threaten his new-found faith, family, and future
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: going straight, suburbs, haunted by the past, hopes, youth, family relations, juvenile delinquency, orphan, human spirit, redemption, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Wrath of Cain (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A former kingpin of the streets, Miles “Cain” Skinner is doing life in prison. He is feared and respected among the inmates. When Cain learns that his sentence will be shortened only by brain cancer, his urgency to change his ways goes into ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: prison life, life sentence, prison, tough heroes, confined, uninhibited rivalry, redemption, parents and children, terminal illness, hopes, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Broken Horses (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, siblings relations, crimes, small town, deadly, gangsters, going straight, hitman, hopes, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 518
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: redemption, hopes, youth, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, society, power relations, reach out
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 74
Gangsterland (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ronald, an eight year-old biracial boy, sees his life turning upside down after witnessing the brutal murder of his mother by his father. Often moved from one foster home to the next, Ronald is recruited by a street gang where he dwells in a life of ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, gang, crime, sex, held captive, gangsters, going straight, parents and children, hopes, society, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton), the local kingpin of the criminal underworld. Morgan offers ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, fugitives, betrayal, going straight, vengeance, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 2K
Animal (2005)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: His name: infamous. His reputation: ruthless. But when James "Animal"Allen is locked up in a maximum security prison, he meets a revolutionary who changes his life. Now a reformed man, James is released only to find that his own son has ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, psychological
Plot: prison, prison life, starting over, redemption, urban, parent child relationship, murder, killer, parents and children, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 669
Hardflip (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hardflip follows the story of Caleb (Randy Wayne) a young skater whose ill mother (Rosanna Arquette) and absent father (John Schneider) leave him reaching for the only hope he has...becoming a sponsored skater. After his mother falls ill, Caleb ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: skateboarding, forgiveness, parents and children, contests and competitions, sport, self discovery, teenage life, ambition, hopes, youth, family relations, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 1K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, crime, criminal heroes, going straight, on the run, heist, life turned upside down, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 253
Islander (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: island, redemption, starting over, human nature, hopes, ocean or sea, family problems, small town, family relations, social misfits, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.4
 503
Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, small town, parents and children, teenage life, youth, couples, social relations, clergy, social misfits, sexual abuse, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 781
Betrayed at 17 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother vows to get justice when her daughter's life is destroyed by a sex video that goes viral.
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, realistic, touching
Plot: seduction, high school, parents and children, death in the family, teenage life, youth, family relations, dealing with death, investigation, siblings relations, high school life, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Redwood Highway (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Plot: on the road, golden years, introspection, redemption, elderly, escapades, hopes, obsessive quest, parents and children, haunted by the past, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 499
Lebanon, Pa. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will, a charming 35-year-old Philadelphia ad man, heads to Lebanon, Pa. to bury his recently deceased father. He forms an unexpected friendship with CJ, his bright, newly pregnant 17-year-old cousin. As Will becomes interested in CJ's married ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, road not taken, small town, small town life, coming of age, wooing, americana, culture clash, death in the family, teenage life, dull life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
To Love and Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Story: A fun-loving 30-something (Shiri Appleby) with abandonment issues becomes convinced that her dating problems will be resolved if she can only track down the father she never knew. When she finds him (Tim Matheson), she discovers that he's an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, parents and children, family relations, crimes, danger, female killer, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, female assassin, father daughter reunion, overbearing mother, long lost daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Puncture Wounds (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After returning home from a traumatic tour of duty in Iraq, John finds himself struggling with PTSD. What little peace he had managed to build around him is shattered one fateful day when he rescues a local call girl from a group of violent Aryan ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: crimes, gang, tough heroes, heroes, prostitute, explosion, martial arts, bloody violence, karate
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 752
Yonkers Joe (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yonkers Joe tells the story of a dice hustler whose determination to make one last grab for a big score in Vegas is complicated by the reappearance of his estranged, mentally challenged son into his life.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, exciting
Plot: gambling, casino, parents and children, cons and scams, crime, dishonesty, family relations, mentally challenged, redemption, heist, crimes, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All Mistakes Buried (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lone, struggling addict takes on a dangerous underground criminal ring in his small Southern town to retrieve a stolen pendant he believes will save his marriage.
Style: gloomy, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: obsessive quest, redemption, small town, addiction, crimes, danger, hopes, life is a bitch, drugs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 364
Waterproof (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Single mother Tyree Battle struggles to keep her young son Thaniel away from the gang-plagued city streets that he is mixed up in. Under severe gang pressure, Thaniel accidentally shoots Jewish shopkeeper Eli Zeal in a botched robbery attempt. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: immigrants, single parent, going straight, store, redemption, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, coming of age, family life, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mexican Gangster (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Sun is a Mexican American with a white mother and Mexican dad. He witnesses his parents murder and gets his revenge years later, leading to a hard life as a gangster in drugs and smuggling. He tries to keep his borther from the life and finds ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, urban ghetto, gang, crime, gang member, mexican american, going straight, siblings relations, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One night in a small town in North Carolina, fate brings together three lives: an entertainment lawyer returning home to his dying mother after years in escape of his past, a woman trying to reclaim her supposed love, and a boy with a penchant for ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, human nature, small town, redemption, romance, parents and children, hopes, family relations, single parent, legal action, starting over, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Guilty by Association (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There is no honor without truth. When gang wars spin out of control in downtown Washington D.C., one man steps onto the battlefirld to hunt down a ruthless killer. A young man has been released from prison and is determined to build a new life for ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, master criminal, crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, going straight, police corruption, criminal heroes, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%