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

Most similar movies to Everyday Black Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and suspenseful films with plots about family relations, parents and children, hopes, society, small town, crimes and small town life mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Everyday Black Man: King's Faith (2013), Inferno (2002), Cook County (2009), America Brown (2004), Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 649
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, realistic, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: going straight, haunted by the past, suburbs, hopes, youth, family relations, juvenile delinquency, orphan, human spirit, redemption, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 3.4
 242
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: race against time, forces of nature, in the woods, small town, chases and races, danger, heroes, police investigation, rescue, save the day, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   80%
 
 6.7
 480
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, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, coming of age, redemption, small town, parents and children, addiction, drug abuse, family in crisis, homecoming, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   89%
 
 6.2
 248
America Brown
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: athlete's life, coming of age, sport, sport team, high school, ambition, hopes, small town, youth, clergy, prodigy, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   74%
 
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, going straight, redemption, prison, sexual abuse, addiction, down on your luck, drug abuse, hopes, youth, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   58%
 
The Story of a Latino Godfather
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gang, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, prison, drug dealing, going straight, addiction, drug abuse, police corruption, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   66%
 
 5.4
 73
Gangsterland
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, gang, crime, gangsters, going straight, parents and children, hopes, society, family relations, life is a bitch, held captive, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   77%
 
 6.9
 253
Islander
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: starting over, human nature, hopes, ocean or sea, island, family problems, small town, redemption, family relations, social misfits, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   66%
 
Welcome to Paradise
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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 ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: clergy, young lovers, countryside, introspection, small town, parents and children, urban, family life, church, small town life, village, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   71%
 
 5.8
 766
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: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, touching
Plot: parents and children, death in the family, teenage life, youth, family relations, dealing with death, high school, video, seduction, investigation, siblings relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   61%
 
 6.4
 359
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 ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
 5.8
 712
Bluebird
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, small town, family in crisis, working class, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, family problems, social relations, single parent, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
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, realistic, exciting
Plot: on the run, in the woods, parents and children, small town, siblings relations, chases and races, chase, family relations, manhunt, crimes, sheriff, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
The Kane Files: Life of Trial
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: rough, serious, 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 ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
Mexican Gangster
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, gang, crime, urban ghetto, going straight, siblings relations, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
Thicker Than Water
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the death of her father, Natalie Travers (Melissa Gilbert) discovers he was married to a rodeo star before he married Natalie’s mother. Upset that her father kept part of his life a secret from her and bewildered over how a prominent judge ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, small town, self discovery, farm, fall in love, parents and children, americana, small town life, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
 6.3
 846
The Wise Kids
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: coming of age, introspection, small town, self discovery, small town life, teenage life, friends, homosexuality, christian, society, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
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, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: small town, country, musician's life, friends, follow your dream, music, relationship vs career, ambition, artists and showbiz, gas station, bar, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
Go with Peace Jamil
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Arabic tale that takes place in Scandinavia. About ancient religious hatred, about love, punishment, guilt and redemption, about being responsible for one's own actions and refusing a path of violence. Jamil stands in the middle. He is ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: crime, on the run, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, urban, parents and children, life turned upside down, chases and races, danger, rivalry, chase, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: fighting the system, crime, going straight, redemption, urban, siblings relations, urban ghetto, frame up, urban ghetto life, injustice, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 6.5
 750
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
 6.0
 2K
Animal
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, starting over, redemption, urban, parents and children, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, prison life, social misfits, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
Midnight Stallion
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Megan Shephard and her parents will do anything to save their struggling farm. When they discover a wild stallion in a nearby forest they begin to wonder if this could be the answer to their prayers.
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, uplifting, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, contests and competitions, farm, follow your dream, parents and children, small town, family in crisis, against the odds, hopes, family problems, family relations, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
 6.8
 408
Ring the Bell
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: redemption, small town, fish out of water, introspection, americana, small town life, hopes, misfit, society, social relations, disorder, scout ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
 6.3
 495
Lebanon, Pa.
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, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, road not taken, small town life, small town, coming of age, wooing, americana, culture clash, death in the family, teenage life, dull life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
 7.5
 11K
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: touching, serious, 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:   47%
    User:   47%
 
The Diary of Preston Plummer
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the day of his college graduation, Preston Plummer cannot think of a single thing he really loves. Adrift, Preston follows a beautiful but troubled young woman to a small island town where he begins to fall for her, but it all threatens to fall ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: young lovers, island, fall in love, romance, small town, love affair, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, small town life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
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: touching, serious, 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:   46%
    User:   37%
 
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 8.4
 21K
Rectify
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After 19 years on Death Row for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend, Daniel Holden is going home. His conviction has been vacated due to new DNA evidence. Now he has to return to a world he no longer knows and his reentry into the outside ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: starting over, innocence, freedom, small town, homecoming, haunted by the past, family relations, redemption, wrongful conviction, death row, siblings relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
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