Injustice movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant injustice movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, interesting, dramatic, emotional and intense films and TV shows about / with injustice, life is a bitch, society, justice, corruption, catastrophe, mentor, vengeance, storytelling and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as injustice: The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008), The Hunt (2012), Two Days, One Night (2014), Midnight Express (1978), Conviction (2010), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), John Q (2002), The Accused (1988), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), The Man Without a Face (1993).

List of injustice movies

The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a ...
Style: emotional, serious, disturbing, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: injustice, destructive relationship, discrimination, witnessing a crime, sadism, tragic hero, loss of family member, village, society, couple relations, journalist, stoning ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
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 8.3
 247K
The Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: false accusation, injustice, pedophile, life turned upside down, small town life, gossip and rumors, pedophilia, social relations, family relations, society, teacher, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, kindergarten
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Two Days, One Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandra is a young woman who has only one weekend to convince her colleagues they must give up their bonuses in order for her to keep her job — not an easy task in this economy.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Plot: injustice, unemployment, workplace, depression, working class, employer employee relationship, moral dilemma, human nature, supportive coworker, unsupportive coworkers, workplace situations, supportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: belgium, europe
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Midnight Express (1978)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: prison, torture, injustice, lawyer, brutality, escape attempt, trial, convict, racial slur, prison life, muslim, smuggling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, greece
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 7.2
 40K
Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: touching, sincere, based on true events, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: false accusation, injustice, convict, legal action, fighting the system, lawyer, hopes, prison, legal, life is a bitch, investigation, trial ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: serious, tense, surprise ending, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, fighting the system, vigilantism, justice, murder, crime, master criminal, death, prison, district attorney, mind game, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 7.1
 116K
John Q (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage ...
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: hostages, hospital, injustice, financial problem, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, crimes, power relations, doctors and patients, family in crisis, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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 7.1
 29K
The Accused (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a young woman suffers a brutal rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Style: disturbing, realistic, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: rape, courtroom drama, sexual abuse, injustice, violence against women, gang rape, lawyer, rape victim, district attorney, testimony, sexual assault, bar ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, washington state, massachusetts
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Lee Daniels' 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, thought provoking, uplifting, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, civil rights, butler, white house, blacks and whites, injustice, u.s. president, prejudice, president, racial slur, slavery, master and servant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., south africa, cuba
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The Man Without a Face (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of a relationship between a teacher and his troubled pupil. Justin McLeod is a former teacher who lives as a recluse on the edge of town. His face is disfigured from an automobile accident and fire ten years before in which a boy was ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, injustice, disfigurement, teacher, social misfits, false accusation, physical appearance, teaching the ways of the world, secret, mysterious character, loneliness, suspicion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
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 7.5
 121K
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 ...
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, murder, injustice, small town, rape, legal action, court, revenge, trial, punishment, lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
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 8.0
 9K
The Fool (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, moral dilemma, violence, rebellion, corruption, small town, evacuation, courage, catastrophe, lone hero, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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A Touch of Sin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.
Style: serious, melancholic, meditative, brutal, art house ...
Plot: injustice, working class, social decay, realism, society, life is a bitch, crimes, violence, dehumanization, loneliness, brutality, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, mine, japan, tokyo
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 7.8
 231K
Atonement (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, unfulfilled love, tragic love, forbidden love, life is a bitch, nurse, false accusation, world war two, love and romance, innocence, siblings relations, lovers apart ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.6
 44K
Leviathan (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, meditative, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: small town, injustice, life is a bitch, political corruption, family problems, dishonesty, human nature, rivalry, small town life, family in crisis, false accusation, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia
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 6.5
 24K
Ned Kelly (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Crime, History, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, UK, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from ...
Style: captivating, rough, sincere, romantic, factual ...
Plot: bank robbery, gang, injustice, folk hero, criminal heroes, irish, wilderness, crime, ambition, rise and fall, false accusation, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: australia, ireland
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A Cry in the Dark (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from the family tent. Azaria's body is never found. After investigations ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, injustice, false accusation, trial, investigation, uncover truth, murder, legal action, legal, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: injustice, on the run, environmentalism, fighting the system, politics, vietnam war, state affairs, dishonesty, hidden identity, depression, justice, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, woodstock, pentagon ...
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 8.2
 963K
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, vengeance, future dystopia, rebellion, mysterious character, vigilantism, freedom, life is a bitch, society, disguise, political corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
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 7.4
 8K
Osama (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan, Iran, Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Teenage girl Osama cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to get a job and support her widowed mother and grandmother. When Osama is called by the Taliban to join school and military training she embarks on a terrifying and confusing journey as she ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: survival, oppression, injustice, child abuse, dishonesty, job seeking, danger, hidden identity, life is a bitch, disorder, totalitarianism, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, pakistan, afghanistan, iran, poland
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 7.3
 19K
Angela's Ashes (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, unemployment, ira, parents and children, injustice, society, human nature, irish, loss of sibling, prejudice, teacher ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: ireland, new york, europe, usa, america ...
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 7.4
 11K
Desert Flower (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The autobiography of a Somalian nomad who was sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against female genital mutilation.
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: fighting the system, model, life is a bitch, feminism, human spirit, injustice, introspection, deportation, un, sexual abuse, supermodel, fashion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: somalia, africa, europe, england
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Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in the 19th century, when lowly butcher Dol Moo-Chi refuses to carry out an assignment, his failure causes tragedy to unfold upon his family and himself. As Dol Moo-Chi is about to be executed, a group of righteous thieves known as Kundo arrive.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: folk hero, injustice, martial arts, adventure, rebellion, rebelliousness, good versus evil, vengeance, political unrest, crimes, rich and poor, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, korea, dungeon
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Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: injustice, rebellion, folk hero, vengeance, revolution, rebelliousness, social differences, society, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, price of justice, murder ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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 7.8
 4K
Billy Budd (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
Style: emotional, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: navy, ship, injustice, mutiny, crimes, betrayal, courtroom drama, military, life is a bitch, military life, dishonesty, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
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Les Misérables (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving nineteen years. At first he only encounter mistrust and closed ...
Style: touching, serious, epic, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: injustice, mayor, thief, on the run, redemption, haunted by the past, ex convict, theft, bishop, prostitute, suicide, nun ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 7.3
 2K
Guilty (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Investigates the corrupt judicial system under which Alain Mar'caux and his wife Edith were arrested on accusations of pedophilia horrific acts they never committed- and the years he spent fighting to get out of prison, clear his name and keep ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, touching, based on true events, gloomy ...
Plot: false accusation, injustice, prison, imprisonment, broken family, police brutality, lawyer, judge, courtroom drama, life turned upside down, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, flanders
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 5.2
 654
Civil Brand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced to work under slave-like conditions in a "prison for profit" program, the inmates of a mostly-African-American female prison, Whitehead Correctional, try to take over the institution. At the core of the story is Frances, who finds ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: friendship, prison, injustice, feminism, social decay, prison life, human spirit, hopes, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.8
 34K
The Paperboy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, death row, investigation, injustice, dangerous attraction, crimes, reporter, prison, newspaper man, journalism, life is a bitch, uncover truth ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: florida, usa
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Made in Dagenham (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, semi serious, factual ...
Plot: discrimination, working class, protest, injustice, gender, factory, workplace, fighting the system, idealism, revolution, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1970 ...
Place: england, europe, michigan, london
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