Movies like The Banker

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The Banker (2020)
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The Banker (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.
Style: touching, motivational, inspirational, captivating, sincere, uplifting, psychological, thought provoking, clever, political
Plot: money, racism, banker, investor, black american, african american, black history, friendship, segregation, friendship between men, real estate, racist, personal assistant, prejudice, racial slur, fight, mockery, male protagonist, customer, employer employee relationship, bigotry, racial tension, criticism, racial prejudice, black man ...
Time: 60s, year 1939, 2020s, 50s, year 1954, year 1965, year 1963 ...
Place: america, los angeles, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to The Banker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out inspirational, thought provoking, realistic and serious films with plots about african american, black, courage, racism, mentor, honest and corruption mostly in Drama, Biography and Sport genres. Some movies like The Banker: Green Book (2018), Coach Carter (2005), Hidden Figures (2016), 42 (2013), On the Basis of Sex (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: road movie, feel good, uplifting, funny, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: racism, travel, interracial friendship, road trip, journey, friendship, racial prejudice, friend, on the road, musician, dignity, black american ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 2010s, 20th century
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, america, new york, los angeles ...
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Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: motivational, inspirational, touching, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: basketball, sport, high school, teacher, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, underdog, teenager, life philosophy, athlete's life, human spirit, dedicated educator ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, texas, usa, sacramento california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hidden Figures (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into ...
Style: inspirational, motivational, sincere, touching, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: racism, mathematics, nasa, prejudice, african american, space program, stereotypes, scientist, sexism, discrimination, strong female character, african american woman ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 50s, year 1962, 20th century
Place: langley virginia, virginia, usa
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100%
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42 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, emotional, factual, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: racism, baseball, sport, against the odds, rivalry, african american, athlete and trainer, americana, rise to the top, human spirit, hopes, civil rights ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1948 ...
Place: boston, new jersey, california, africa, new york ...
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On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: clever, thought provoking, inspirational, captivating, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, marriage, female lawyer, courtroom, women's rights, human rights, husband wife relationship, teacher, supreme court, equality, misogyny, women ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1956, year 1963, 60s ...
Place: usa, denver colorado, new york
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100%
The Great Debaters (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.
Style: inspirational, realistic, touching, political, feel good ...
Plot: racism, teacher, debate, mentor, african american, college, professor, black american, segregation, contests and competitions, prejudice, labor union ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, california, africa, oklahoma, manhattan new york city ...
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100%
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Men of Honor (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Against formidable odds -- and an old-school diving instructor embittered by the U.S. Navy's new, less prejudicial policies -- Carl Brashear sets his sights on becoming the Navy's first African-American master diver in this uplifting true ...
Style: inspirational, touching, motivational, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, african american, military, u.s. navy, human spirit, courage, racial discrimination, navy, racial segregation, against the odds, prejudice, diving ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: cuba, new jersey, africa, usa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, inspirational, mystical ...
Plot: homeless, friendship, marriage, christian, kindness, ku klux klan, homelessness, infidelity, family relations, forgiveness, relationships, love affair ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
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, inspirational, thought provoking, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: racism, friendship, writers, civil rights, social relations, maid, master and servant, human spirit, discrimination, life is a bitch, women, racial issues ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, africa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
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The Founder (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise ...
Style: inspirational, motivational, realistic, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: business, rags to riches, fast food, businessman, greed, capitalism, ambition, salesman, betrayal, money, fast food restaurant, mcdonald's restaurant ...
Time: 50s, year 1929, year 1967, year 1940, year 1954 ...
Place: america, usa, california, beverly hills, minneapolis minnesota ...
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 7.2
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The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: touching, emotional, bad ending, political, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: civil rights, racism, u.s. president, black history, president, butler, injustice, african american, prejudice, father son relationship, white house, segregation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 50s, year 2008 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, africa, tennessee, cuba ...
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36%
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 93K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, political, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, civil rights, politics, civil rights movement, justice, african american, black history, racial discrimination, idealism, righting the wronged, president, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963, year 1965
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, boston, birmingham alabama
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The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of the civil rights heroine whose refusal to obey racial bus segregation was just one of her acts in her fight for justice.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, serious, gothic ...
Plot: african american, civil rights movement, racism, civil rights, fighting the system, civil disobedience, racial segregation, rebellion, social differences, injustice, human spirit, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa
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34%
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All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: factual, tense, realistic, talky, intense ...
Plot: civil rights movement, politics, racism, president, african american, usa president, propaganda, eccentricity, assassination, ethnic conflict, secret service, civil war ...
Time: 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, new jersey, california, dallas texas, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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One Night in Miami... (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of Cassius Clay's defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the boxer meets with Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to change the course of history in the segregated South.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, buddy movie, political, sad
Plot: racism, african american, fight for justice, inequality, racial injustice, injustice, friendship between men, black history, women, suspense, social injustice, victory ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, year 1964, year 1963
Place: miami, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 99K
The Hurricane (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
Style: thought provoking, touching, factual, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: prison, boxing, racism, courtroom, prison life, legal, court, african american, friendship, fighting the system, justice, injustice ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: new jersey, africa, canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 37K
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his doctor, he confronts his painful past and ...
Style: inspirational, psychological, thought provoking, sincere, touching ...
Plot: psychiatrist, psychology, family reunited, african american, u.s. navy, redemption, child abuse, justice, honest, depression, life philosophy, transformation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, africa, usa, mexico, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 97K
Malcolm X (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 202 min.
Story: A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left ...
Style: inspirational, political, factual, intense, stylized ...
Plot: civil rights, racism, politics, african american, civil rights movement, black history, assassination, islam, childhood, society, prison, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, africa, new york, harlem, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is a movie based on the life story of world-renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson from 1961 to 1987.
Style: emotional, sincere, uplifting, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: medical, african american, against the odds, human spirit, doctors, neurosurgeon, ambition, medical school, doctor, follow your dream, rise to the top, christian ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, west germany, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
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The Blind Side (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.
Style: inspirational, touching, emotional, sentimental, motivational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: american football, life, adoption, christian, interracial relations, human spirit, african american, football, rising to stardom, parents and children, racism, strong female character ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, mississippi, memphis, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Son of the South (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Bob Zellner, grandson of a Klansman, comes of age in the Deep South and eventually joins the Civil Rights Movement.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, inspirational
Plot: civil rights movement, civil rights, ku klux klan, social issues, american history, moral dilemma, fighting the system, society, social problems, repression, family relations, social relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Best of Enemies (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.
Style: rough, sincere, thought provoking, disturbing, political ...
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial friendship, civil rights, human spirit, human rights, racism, name calling, tiredness, african american, court, interracial relations, breaking and entering, helplessness ...
Time: 70s, year 2016, year 1971, year 2005
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 102K
Ali (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: boxing, muslim, african american, racism, sport, civil rights, friendship, fight, rise to the top, human spirit, politics, comeback ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1964, year 1974, 20th century
Place: africa, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Glory Road (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
Style: inspirational, feel good, sincere, emotional, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: basketball, racism, underdog, athlete and trainer, coach, sport, college, racial slur, teamwork, racial segregation, justice, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, el paso texas, indiana, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Style: inspirational, emotional, sentimental, dramatic, motivational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: life, life philosophy, rags to riches, human spirit, homeless, rise to the top, against the odds, life is a bitch, ambition, down on your luck, hopes, single father ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
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Baadasssss! (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of ...
Style: thought provoking, sweet, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, filmmaking, african american, blaxploitation, interracial relations, suspense, eccentricity, prejudice, showbiz, hollywood, fighting the system, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 204K
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: inspirational, factual, touching, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: environmental, lawyer, court, justice, contamination, small town, investigation, corporate crime, against the odds, single mother, corruption, female protagonist ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a controversial legal battle that rattled the ...
Style: captivating, serious, talky, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: courtroom, righting the wronged, injustice, legal action, ambition, political unrest, against the odds, justice, legal, rebellion, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1971
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 146K
Awakenings (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, ...
Style: motivational, sentimental, touching, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, hospital, doctors and patients, hopes, illness, fighting illness, disability, psychology, patient, cure, catatonia ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 60s, year 1969
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.
Style: captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: african american, friendship, racism, blaxploitation, rivalry, society, friends, courage, dark humor, ethnic slur, heroes, winter ...
Time: year 2019
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%