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 6.7
 1K
...tick... tick... tick... (1970)
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Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Racial tensions threaten to explode when a black man is elected sheriff of a small, racially divided town in the Deep South.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: gangsters, racism, office, discrimination, small town, countryside, hit and run, racial prejudice, black cop, racial tension, crimes, family relations, injustice, life is a bitch, interracial relations, society, small town life, americana, tough law enforcer, social relations, small town sheriff, prison, rape, lawyer, police ...
Time: 60s
Place: southern usa, mississippi

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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 society, racism, injustice, life is a bitch, interracial relations, small town and african american mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like ...tick... tick... tick...: Savage Dawn (1985), Everyday Black Man (2010), Jasper, Texas (2003), Blood Done Sign My Name (2010), Sudie and Simpson (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 523
Savage Dawn (1985)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang take over a small city in Arizona.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, desert, small town, gang, biker, gang leader, explosion, vietnam veteran, biker gang, clergy, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, forced into action, going straight, drug dealing, small town, store, family relations, social relations, parents and children, profanity, society, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 560
Jasper, Texas (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1998, three white men in the small town of Jasper, Texas, chained a black man to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him to his death. This film relates that story and how it affected all of the residents of the town, both black and white.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere
Plot: racism, small town, social differences, social decay, investigation, fighting the system, african american, injustice, human spirit, murder, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Blood Done Sign My Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman who is later exonerated. The plot focuses on the role of a local high school teacher and the civil unrest that followed the ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, murder, social differences, crimes, injustice, social decay, introspection, discrimination, society, life is a bitch, small town, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This film relates the story of a tightly connected Afro-American community informally called Colored Town where the inhabitants live and depend on each other in a world where racist oppression is everywhere, as told by a boy called Cliff who spent ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, realistic, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: racism, family relations, discrimination, interracial relations, americana, racial segregation, social differences, injustice, society, life is a bitch, youth, family life ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Sudie and Simpson (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A television movie about the friendship that develops between a young white girl and an older black man in a racist, rural Georgia town during the 1940s.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, racism, false accusation, small town, family relations, injustice, coming of age, society, life is a bitch, youth, opposites attract ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.2
 8K
Rosewood (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Spurred by a white woman's lie, vigilantes destroy a black Florida town and slay inhabitants in 1923.
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: racism, small town, massacre, murder, hanging, false accusation, countryside, sheriff, racial slur, race riot, politics, danger ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, california, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.6
 3K
The Intruder (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man in a gleaming white suit comes to a small Southern town on the eve of integration. He calls himself a social reformer. But what he does is stir up trouble--trouble he soon finds he can't control.
Style: disturbing, sincere, gloomy, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, manipulation, interracial relations, small town life, social differences, political unrest, social decay, violence spree, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.2
 1K
Bucktown (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, betrayal, bar, police corruption, interracial relations, small town, racism, brother, redneck, injustice, estate, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.1
 178
White Water (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: White Water is the story of a 7 year-old black kid in segregated 1963 Opelika, Alabama who becomes obsessed with the desire to taste the water from the "white's only" drinking fountain and sets out on a quest to do the unthinkable: ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: young heroes, missing child, youth, discrimination, obsession, parents and children, interracial relations, family problems, racism, danger, family relations, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 862
Freedom Song (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Freedom Song (2000) is a made-for-TV film based on true stories of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1960s. It tells the story of the struggle of African Americans to register to vote in the fictional town of Quinlan. In the midst of ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: racism, fighting the system, interracial relations, life is a bitch, rebellion, americana, teenage life, parents and children, hopes, society, politics, discrimination ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, contests and competitions, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover, rescue, working undercover, vigilantism, vengeance, tough heroes, injustice ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.1
 1K
Alamo Bay (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A despondent Vietnam veteran in danger of losing his livelihood is pushed to the edge when he sees Vietnamese immigrants moving into the fishing industry in a Texas bay town.
Style: disturbing, sincere, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, interracial relations, racism, shrimp, fisherman, vietnam veteran, legal action, fighting the system, life is a bitch, rebellion, misfit, chase ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: texas, vietnam, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.0
 289
The McMasters (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the immediate post-Civil War era, The McMasters stars Brock Peters as a black Union soldier who finds he must figuratively fight the war all over again. Returning to his southern hometown, Peters quickly learns that nothing has really ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: interracial relations, racism, civil war veteran, american civil war, vigilantism, vengeance, americana, injustice, society, soldier, rivalry, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 787
As Summers Die (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Southern Louisiana town in 1959, a lawyer, searches for justice as he volunteers to help a black woman whose property is being threatened by the Holts, the first family of the town, after she refuses to sell her valuable land.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, family problems, injustice, social relations, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, society, legal, racism, small town, rich and poor, idealism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 8.0
 441K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's ...
Style: touching, uplifting, thought provoking, inspirational, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, maid, friendship, master and servant, discrimination, storytelling, civil rights, racial issues, interracial relations, hopes, social relations, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Dreams can make a life worth living, but they can also be dashed by bad decisions. This is the crossroads whare the Younger family find themselves when their father passes away and leaves them with $10,000 in life insurance money. Should they buy a ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: racism, family relations, discrimination, injustice, follow your dream, single parent, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, rich and poor, interracial relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Hurry Sundown (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: farm, family relations, racism, small town, interracial relations, parents and children, obsession, culture clash, small town life, family business, society, master and servant ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Final Comedown (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, racism, interracial relations, crimes, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, politics, dishonesty, betrayal, rebellion, suburbs ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 737
Brother John (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mysterious man John Kane (Sidney Poitier) who, when he returns to his hometown in Alabama for his sister's funeral, is thought to be an outside labor agitator - until it's revealed that he's really a heavenly messenger. The plot ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, racial tension, labor strike, picket line, rebellion, mysterious character, hopes, opposites attract, workplace situations, interracial relations, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, alabama, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Learning Tree (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story, set in Kansas during the 1920's, covers less than a year in the life of a black teenager, and documents the veritable deluge of events which force him into sudden manhood. The family relationships and enmities, the fears, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: countryside, racism, small town, murder, coming of age, family relations, discrimination, moral dilemma, kids in trouble, lifestyle, youth, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: discrimination, post civil war, crimes, racism, americana, vengeance, old west, righting the wronged, injustice, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 387
Crack House (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, nudity (full frontal - brief), drug dealing, poverty, rape victim, strong violent content, profanity, graphic violence, teenage life, drug abuse, high school, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, tense, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, labor union, injustice, rise to the top, ambition, fighting the system, rebellion, society, social decay, discrimination, racism, price of justice ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 2K
The Klansman (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sincere, rough, tense ...
Plot: racism, false accusation, small town, interracial relations, ku klux klan, small town life, vigilantism, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 484
Devil's Angels (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An exiled band of Hell's Angels strike a bargain with the Sheriff of a local town, let them stay and the town is safe. But a local girl strays into their lair and sparks off a full scale Angel war.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: small town, adventure, gang, society, juvenile delinquency, lone wolves, life is a bitch, rivalry, distopia, vengeance, small town life, social decay ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Nothing But a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: discrimination, family relations, pursuit, interracial relations, americana, couple relations, fall in love, social differences, small town life, small town, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama, united states, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 492
White Lies (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: How can a smart middle class girl suddenly turn into a devoted right wing debater? That's what happens with Catherine when she meets the charismatic leaders of the neo-nazi organization NIM. Catherine, a first-year university student who feels ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: racism, holocaust, hate crime, journalism, hate, college, americana, suburbs, discrimination, innocence lost, interracial relations, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
 141K
A Time to Kill (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, legal action, murder, justice, injustice, trial, lawyer, small town, rape, court, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, united states, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 643
War Party (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after the Battle of Milk River, both sides agree to reenact it. The cavalry are supposed to shoot blanks & the Indians weren't supposed to fight back....
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, crimes, opposites attract, life is a bitch, rivalry, deadly, society, heroes, mountain, graphic violence, strong violent content, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%