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Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
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Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.
Plot: assassination, black panther party, murder, prison, gun, betrayal, betrayal by friend, life, money, police, revolution, violence, food, politics, suicide, brutality, racism, telephone, restaurant, ambulance, african american, interracial relations, car theft, justice, freedom ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, based on true events, serious and captivating films with plots about husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol, telephone call, drinking, murder, violence and death mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Judas and the Black Messiah: The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), BlacKkKlansman (2018), LBJ (2016), Burden (2018), The Best of Enemies (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest — including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale ...
Style: factual, political, thought provoking, suspense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, activist, injustice, political activism, courtroom, riot, protest march, trial, black panther party, jury, politician, political protest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969, year 1994, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois, mississippi river, connecticut, oakland california, washington d.c. ...
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BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and become the head of the local chapter.
Style: semi serious, captivating, factual, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: ku klux klan, racism, undercover cop, white supremacy, black cop, racist, bomb, activist, violence, jewish, african american, male protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 2017, year 1972
Place: usa, colorado
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: political, serious, emotional, realistic, suspense
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, husband wife relationship, u.s. congress, assassination, vice president, civil rights, president, society, usa president, motorcycle, loss ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1865, year 1963 ...
Place: washington d.c., wyoming, dallas texas, west virginia, georgia ...
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Burden (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Burden, an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan, attempts to break away when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for a better life together. When the Klan seeks Mike out for vengeance, a black congregation led by the benevolent, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: ku klux klan, hate, love, racism, reverend, vengeance, african american, prejudice, white supremacist, injustice, police, praying ...
Time: year 1996, year 2017
Place: south carolina, africa, pearl harbor
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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, psychological, sincere, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: interracial friendship, civil rights, human spirit, interracial relations, activism, human rights, righting the wronged, ku klux klan, danger, court, aggression, racism ...
Time: 70s, year 2016, year 1971, year 2005
Place: north carolina, usa
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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: epic, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: civil rights, racism, police brutality, politics, fighting the system, racial slur, african american, tragic event, self discovery, police, islam, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: usa, harlem, new york, africa, manhattan new york city ...
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Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
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: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, justice, civil rights, human spirit, racial segregation, idealism, african american, discrimination, americana, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1964 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston, birmingham alabama
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Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, based on true events, rough, factual ...
Plot: racism, murder, police brutality, death, justice, rebellion, injustice, rescue, tragic event, friendship, chaos, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1967, year 1969, year 1943
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All the Way (2016)
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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: political, factual, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: politics, civil rights movement, racial issues, usa president, racism, presidential election, civil rights, prejudice, kennedy assassination, u.s. president, political campaign, activism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, america, dallas texas ...
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Emperor (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.
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Bobby (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, light, melancholic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, senator, corruption, racial slur, reporter, state affairs, power relations, dishonesty, assassination, marriage, campaign ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vietnam, texas
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45%
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Catch a Fire (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1980
Place: south africa, africa, angola
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Capote (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: captivating, based on true events, intellectual, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: writers, journalism, literature, murder, crimes, loneliness, moral dilemma, murderer, lifestyle, manipulation, death sentence, investigation ...
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Talk to Me (2007)
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Style: realistic, sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching ...
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Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Colin Warner was wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend Carl King devoted his life to proving his innocence.
Style: realistic, intense, suspense, serious, thought provoking
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Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
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Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: factual, banned, psychological, sentimental, captivating
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Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1940, year 1945, year 1972 ...
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Country: USA, France, Chile, China, Germany, UK
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Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
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Plot: kennedy assassination, assassination, kennedy family, american history, first lady, u.s. president, president, loss of husband, husband wife relationship, strong female character, female protagonist, period piece ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
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Country: Hungary
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Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1976, year 1972 ...
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In Cold Blood (1967)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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The Traitor (2019)
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The Current War (2017)
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Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1890s
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The Color of Friendship (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
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Style: semi serious, touching, contemplative, melancholic, humorous ...
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Place: usa, california, south africa, africa, washington d.c. ...
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Chappaquiddick (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: based on true events, captivating, tense, rough
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Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1960, year 1980, year 1969 ...
Place: massachusetts
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