Movies like Everyday Black Man

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Everyday Black Man
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: suspenseful, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, store, going straight, small town, redemption, parents and children, small town life, crimes, hopes, society, family relations, social relations, forced into action, bakery, illegal drugs, muslim, drugs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and suspenseful films with plots about family relations, hopes, parents and children, crimes, society, small town and redemption mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Everyday Black Man: King's Faith (2013), Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004), Cook County (2009), America Brown (2004), Islander (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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King's Faith
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, suspenseful, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Woman Thou Art Loosed
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel, chronciling a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, going straight, redemption, sexual abuse, prison, addiction, down on your luck, drug abuse, hopes, youth, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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    User:   91%
 
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Cook County
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: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, coming of age, redemption, parents and children, small town, addiction, drug abuse, family in crisis, homecoming, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
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    User:   72%
 
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Story: A coming-of-age drama that centers on a young quarterback from West Texas, a priest in New York, and the two women in their lives.
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    User:   74%
 
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Islander
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Story: When big-city preacher Debbie Laramie (Crystal Bernard) moves to the small town of Paradise with her son Hayden (Bobby Edner), she finds the local community unreceptive to her message of love and forgiveness. Determined to get through to her ...
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Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gang, gangsters, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, prison, drug dealing, going straight, addiction, drug abuse, police corruption, urban ghetto life ...
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Betrayed at 17
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: emotional, serious, suspenseful, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, death in the family, teenage life, youth, family relations, dealing with death, video, high school, seduction, investigation, siblings relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
Mission Street Rhapsody
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Growing up in the Mission district of San Francisco, Che Rivera has always had to be tough to survive. He's a powerful man respected throughout the Mission barrio for his masculinity and his strength, as well as for his hobby building beautiful ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, bilingual
Plot: redemption, self discovery, parents and children, urban, family in crisis, estrangement, hopes, family problems, family relations, gays and lesbians, going straight, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
 3.4
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Inferno
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: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: race against time, in the woods, forces of nature, chases and races, small town, danger, heroes, police investigation, rescue, save the day, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
Small Town Saturday Night
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Just days before Rhett (Chris Pine) is leaving for Nashville to pursue a lifelong dream of being a singer/songwriter, his girlfriend Samantha (Bre Blair) realizes that "his" future may not be "their" future. This news comes as a ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: small town, country, musician's life, friends, follow your dream, relationship vs career, music, ambition, artists and showbiz, gas station, bar, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   65%
 
 6.4
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Waterproof
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: serious, touching, 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 ...
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System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
The Kane Files: Life of Trial
Genre: Action
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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 ...
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The Wise Kids
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Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Iowa
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Judge
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: courtroom, dysfunctional family, hotshot lawyer, small town, parents and children, lawyer, courtroom drama, homecoming, judge, small town life, estrangement, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Grace & Mercy
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In poor health and dead broke, Grace has a plan to provide a future for her young daughter. With the help of her sister Mercy, she robs her former employer. But an alarm goes off during the robbery and they escape into a nearby church. They hold the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, hostages, unlikely criminals, church, crime gone awry, siblings relations, down on your luck, confined, crimes, society, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
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Yonkers Joe
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: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, exciting
Plot: parents and children, cons and scams, gambling, crime, casino, dishonesty, family relations, mentally challenged, redemption, heist, crimes, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, nevada, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
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River's End
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Corbin plays a fictional Menard County sheriff who uses country savvy and cowboy logic to straighten out his angry teen-aged grandson, Clay, a high school senior who can't seem to stay out of trouble.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, family in crisis, small town, kids in trouble, crimes, wilderness, danger, hopes, youth, family relations, coming of age, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
Gun Hill Road
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-con returns home to the Bronx after three year in prison to discover his wife estranged and his teenage son exploring a sexual transformation that will put the fragile bonds of their family to the test.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, bilingual
Plot: going straight, starting over, parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, family in crisis, puerto rican, reunion, estrangement, hopes, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
Turn the River
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: single parent, going straight, human nature, small town, urban ghetto, redemption, parents and children, addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling, down on your luck, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, new york, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
The Heart of Christmas
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Dax Ryan Locke, born to Julie and Austin Locke on June 26, 2007, was diagnosed with AML M7, a rare form of leukemia, when he was 13 months old. The Heart of Christmas is set in Washington, Illinois and at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting
Plot: parents and children, child illness, small town life, small town, terminal illness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems, social relations, family life, single parent, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
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Through the Valley
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent man framed for murder, and the system that just wants another minority conviction.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, fighting the system, going straight, urban, redemption, urban ghetto, siblings relations, frame up, urban ghetto life, injustice, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
 7.5
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Everwood
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, world-class neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Brown leaves Manhattan and moves his family to the small town of Everwood, Colorado. There he becomes a small-town doctor and learns parenting on the fly as he raises his talented but ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: small town, starting over, parents and children, small town life, teenage life, coming of age, family life, doctor, hopes, youth, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
 6.4
 11K
Baby Boy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The story of Jody, a misguided, 20-year-old African-American who is really just a baby boy finally forced-kicking and screaming to face the commitments of real life. Streetwise and jobless, he has not only fathered two children by two different ...
Style: talky, serious, rough, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, single parent, womanizer, prison, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, crime, domestic violence, adolescence vs adulthood, gangster, gangsters, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
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System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
Deep Dark Canyon
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: on the run, in the woods, parents and children, siblings relations, small town, chases and races, chase, family relations, manhunt, crimes, handcuffed together, confrontation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
Winter Solstice
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A widower confronts his older son's decision to leave home and his younger son's self-destructive behavior.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: human nature, parents and children, hopes, small town, love and romance, suburbs, society, couples, family relations, social relations, single parent, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 

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