Cotton movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cotton movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, suspense, intense and talky films and TV shows about / with cotton, racism, violence, murder, death, storytelling, african american, mentor, dialogue and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
cotton movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cotton: Brother Future (1991), Shotgun Stories (2007), The Dress (1996), True Women (1997), Get Out (2017), Phantom Thread (2017), Mudbound (2017), Deep End (1970), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), The Dentist 2 (1998).

List of cotton movies

Brother Future (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young street rapper is transported back in time to the pre-Civil War South, where he finds himself in the middle of a slave revolt.
Plot: reading, plantation, police officer, police, black history, rebellion, human rights, pistol, gun, runaway, problem, cotton ...
Time: 1820s, 1800s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: michigan, south carolina, southern usa, detroit
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Shotgun Stories (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these brothers discover the lengths to which each will go to protect ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, vengeance, sibling relationship, siblings relations, family feud, life is a bitch, estrangement, parents and children, human nature, americana, dealing with death, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: arkansas, usa, california
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The Dress (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a summer dress and those who have to do with it, especially the train conductor (played by van Warmerdam, the director). The dress functions as catalyst for the whimsical events, which turns out to be either tragic or hilarious.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: fashion, supernatural, supernatural ability, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, curses spells and rituals, destiny, ambulance, thief, bus driver, stripper ...
Time: 90s
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True Women (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
TV show
Story: True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs
Style: tense, epic, rough, emotional, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, female protagonist, revolution, friendship, civil rights, emancipation, family relations, rivalry, rebellion, heroes, society, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s, 1860s, 1840s ...
Place: texas, usa
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Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, interracial romance, hypnosis, cult, african american, human monster, survival, psycho, friendship, missing person, brainwashing, missing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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Phantom Thread (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Renowned British dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock comes across Alma, a young, strong-willed woman, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover.
Style: psychological, suspense, sentimental, romantic, uplifting
Plot: seamstress, fashion, masochist, fashion designer, obsession, doctor, fashion show, wedding, artistic, lady, dressmaker, illness ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: alps, london
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Mudbound (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the post–World War II South, two families are pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: racism, farm, misery, african american, post war, prejudice, husband wife relationship, doctor, farming, civil rights, money, hate ...
Time: year 1945, year 1939, 1930s, 1940s, pre world war two ...
Place: mississippi, mississippi river, belgium
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Deep End (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 15-year-old Mike takes a job at the local swimming baths, where he becomes obsessed with an attractive young woman, Susan, who works there as an attendant. Although Susan has a fiancé, Mike does his best to sabotage the relationship, to the extent ...
Style: cult film, sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, coming of age, nudity (full frontal - brief), swimming, swimming pool, teenage boy, adultery, diving, love and romance, romance, danger, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, europe
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The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, loss of son, war crime, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
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The Dentist 2 (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a quiet Midwestern town under a false name and takes on the ...
Style: serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: serial killer, slasher, mental institution, mental illness, psychopath, injury, dentist, gory, couples, woman in danger, voyeurism, small town ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Mandinga (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Old South plantation owner lusts after his female slaves.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: slave, punishment, racism, plantation, older woman younger man sex, lust, exploitation, interracial relations, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, male full rear nudity, large breasts ...
Place: louisiana
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Purlie (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Based on Davis' 1961 play Purlie Victorious (which was later translated into the 1963 film Gone Are the Days! and which included all of the original Broadway cast, including Ruby Dee, Alan Alda, Beah Richards, and Godfrey Cambridge), it is set ...
Plot: cotton, african american, american south, preacher, black american, minister
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Gone Are the Days! (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young, idealistic man returns home to the plantation where he grew up in servitude. With him, he brings his fiance, Lutiebelle, in hopes of convincing the plantation owner that she is really his cousin in order to secure the family inheritance. To ...
Plot: sheriff, impersonation, plantation, satire, stroke, cheating, church, deception, maid, racism, preacher, servant ...
Place: georgia
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The Land (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Adapted from Abdel Rahman Al-Sharqawi's well-known novel of the same name, this classic film by Egyptian master Youssef Chahine was eight years in the making. Chronicling a small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of ...
Plot: land, mayor, arrest, violence against women, shopkeeper, water, miscarriage of justice, social injustice, grocer, drought, peasant, civil disobedience ...
Time: 1930s
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
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Light Drops (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, Mozambique
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rui was raised in Mozambique in a small village at the frontier of a mysterious river. Son of Portuguese colonists, his best friend is Ana, a black girl godchild of his mother. At fourteen he is confronted with the tragic destruction of his ...
Plot: colonialism, murder, marriage, interracial friendship, interracial marriage, racial discrimination, family relations, adultery, alligator, interracial romance, cotton, racial segregation ...
Place: africa
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In ...
Style: motivational, heartbreaking, bleak, rough, brutal ...
Plot: slavery, freedom, racism, life is a bitch, interracial relations, master and servant, torture, civil rights, blacks and whites, human trafficking, african american, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new york, washington d.c.
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C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Style: clever, educational film, satirical, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, politics, interracial relations, journalism, society, injustice, political unrest, discrimination, alternate reality, slavery, civil war ...
Time: year 1912, 1930s
Place: canada, montreal quebec, san francisco, new york, south america ...
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The Birth of a Nation (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites.
Style: factual, brutal, intense, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: slavery, preacher, rebellion, racism, rape, civil war, suffering, father son relationship, poverty, brother sister relationship, preaching, freedom ...
Time: 19th century
Place: virginia, southern usa
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London Kills Me (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull out of London's drug world by taking a job as a ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, restaurant, prostitute, starting over, buddies, society, human nature, down on your luck, urban ghetto life, addiction, unemployment, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
Style: road movie, sexy, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, road trip, writers, post war, hitchhiker, marijuana, self discovery, lifestyle, adventure, americana, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1949, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, mexico, alabama, harlem manhattan new york city, virginia ...
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The Reivers (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures.
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, road movie
Plot: small town, americana, prostitute, coming of age, lifestyle, social relations, family relations, racism, redemption, parents and children, on the road, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 1900s
Place: mississippi, memphis, usa, mississippi river, united states ...
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The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck 'oil man', Mr. Cox finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself and local Don Day that there is oil on Day's ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: countryside, oil, hopes, restaurant, danger, aging, obsessive quest, heist, social relations, family relations, one last chance, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1935
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, london, california
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Solomon & Gaenor (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Jew in 1911 Wales tries to make his living by selling fabrics door to door, but to do so he must hide his nationality. On one of his sales he meets and falls in love with a demure young woman with a strong-willed father and a Jew-hating ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, family relations, anti semitism, couples, culture clash, bittersweet, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, single parent, opposites attract ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: wales
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Places in the Heart (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1930s Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: farm, small town, friendship, racism, widow, ku klux klan, redemption, bittersweet, friends, drifter, family relations, sexism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1935, 80s
Place: texas, usa
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Manderlay (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Germany, UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, psychological, intense ...
Plot: slavery, racism, interracial relations, freedom, social differences, righting the wronged, liberal, discrimination, society, blacks and whites, understanding, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
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In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.
Style: thought provoking, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: police chief, chief of police, small town, racism, crime, prejudice, culture clash, police investigation, racial slur, racist, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: usa, mississippi, southern usa, mississippi river, california
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Graveyard Shift (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rat, supernatural, slasher, gory, survival, uncover truth, deadly, rescue, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
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Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, odd couple, investigation, buddies, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
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Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, touching, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, slavery, getting home, loss of family member, friendship, soldier, survival, civil war, lovers reunited, couple relations, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, south carolina, north carolina, appalachia, atlantic ocean
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Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
Style: disturbing, controversial, sexy, sexual, rough ...
Plot: plantation, sexual abuse, racism, injustice, death, brutality, sadism, rape, captivity, slavery, cruelty, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1850s, 1830s, 20th century ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, mississippi river, memphis, virginia
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