Righting the wronged movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant righting the wronged movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating and interesting films and TV shows about / with righting the wronged, rivalry, hopes, dishonesty, mentor, violence, betrayal, heroes, corruption and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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righting the wronged movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as righting the wronged: The Wraith (1986), The Pretender (1996), Revenge (2011), Spartacus (2004), 3:10 to Yuma (2007), The Equalizer (2014), Arrow (2012), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Schindler's List (1993), Erin Brockovich (2000).

List of righting the wronged movies

 5.9
 17K
The Wraith (1986)
Genre: Action, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Packard Walsh and his motorized gang control and terrorize an Arizona desert town where they force drivers to drag-race so they can 'win' their vehicles. After Walsh beats the decent teenager Jamie Hankins to death after finding him with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, road movie, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: reincarnation, ghost, righting the wronged, gang, crimes, afterlife, supernatural ability, small town, revenge, chase, small town life, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
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 7.5
 16K
The Pretender (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Pretender is an American television series that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series starred Michael T. Weiss as Jarod, a genius and former child prodigy with the ability to become anyone he wants to be, i.e., to flawlessly impersonate ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: secret hideout, goodhearted, genius, righting the wronged, secret place, undercover, prodigy, justice, self discovery, encounter, manhunt, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: delaware
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 7.8
 119K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: high society, strong female character, vengeance, pretense, hidden identity, rivalry, millionaire, haunted by the past, undercover, enemy, scheme, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 6.6
 6K
Spartacus (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Sentenced to spend out the rest of his adult life laboring in the harsh deserts of Egypt, the Thracian slave Spartacus gets a new lease on life when he is purchased by the obese owner of a Roman gladiator school. Moved by the defiance of an ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, uplifting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, tragic hero, rebellion, slavery, ancient rome, slave, adventure, human spirit, leadership, gladiator, ancient history, heroes ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: rome italy
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 7.7
 309K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, gang, heroic mission, race against time, sheriff, righting the wronged, justice, heroes, reward, showdown, bandit ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, sonora ...
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 7.2
 367K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloƫ Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: exciting, serious, brutal, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilante, lone hero, vigilantism, hitman, fighting crime, tough heroes, loner, black ops, gunfight, hostage, cia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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 7.5
 428K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, double life, superhero, rivalry, vigilantism, fighting crime, masked vigilante, millionaire, martial arts, undercover, crimes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, witty, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, forest, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, witch, folk hero, adventure, friends, good versus evil, criminal heroes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, against humanity, war, jewish, survival, wartime, nazi, rescue, ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
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 7.4
 196K
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: factual, inspirational, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: contamination, justice, against the odds, single mother, lawyer, court, relationship vs career, family relations, righting the wronged, young woman, job seeking, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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 8.5
 1.0M
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, lion, talking animals, adventure, friendship, betrayal, jungle, good versus evil, pride and honor, king, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
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 5.0
 584
Iron Lord (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young Russian Prince Yaroslav fights the robbers, tribes and the invaders. He is the first to unite Russian lands and to create the original Russian state.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: ancient history, righting the wronged, rivalry, state affairs, head of state, leadership, heroes, adventure, escapades, hopes, fighting crime, leader ...
Time: 11th century
Place: russia
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 3.4
 119K
Catwoman (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one woman army, tough girl, masked superhero, superhero, vigilantism, female fighter, uncover truth, superhuman powers, female protagonist, heroes, supernatural, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 7.5
 92K
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, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, civil rights movement, justice, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, racial segregation, human spirit, idealism, african american, fighting the system, discrimination ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1963, year 1964
Place: alabama, usa, boston, southern usa, birmingham alabama
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 7.1
 98K
Runaway Jury (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, stylized, tense, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, jury, court, courtroom, corruption, society, fighting the system, righting the wronged, dishonesty, legal, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, indiana, cincinnati ohio, ohio, san francisco ...
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 7.3
 33K
Dark Angel (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Super soldier Max Guevera tries to live a normal life in post-apocalyptic Seattle while eluding capture by government agents from the covert biotech facility she escaped from as a child and searching for her genetically-enhanced brothers and sisters ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, double life, super soldier, genetic engineering, secret government organization, hidden identity, future dystopia, superhuman powers, cloning, secret movement, righting the wronged, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 7.5
 38K
The A-Team (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1983 to 1987, about a fictional group of ex United States Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune, while on the run from the Army after being branded as ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: commando, swat team, adventure, partners, mercenary, righting the wronged, ex soldier, escapades, gunfight, vietnam veteran, good versus evil, machismo ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
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 6.3
 17K
Blind Fury (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, rescue, gangsters, heroic mission, one against many, martial arts, righting the wronged, adventure, obsessive quest, crimes, buddies, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, australia
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The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans ...
Style: exciting, romantic, entertaining, epic, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, adventure, secret identity, love and romance, heroic mission, good versus evil, daring rescue, swashbuckler, superhero, fall in love, romance, zorro ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1820s, victorian era
Place: california, mexico, usa, egypt, las vegas
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 6.3
 795
Girls Town (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four women, Patti, Emma, Angela, and Nicki are completing their last year of high school. Unfortunately for the group, one of their own, Nicki, unexpectedly commits suicide. The three remaining women, upon finding out that Nicki had been raped ...
Style: disturbing, touching, sincere, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, high school, women, juvenile delinquency, righting the wronged, teenage love, life is a bitch, human nature, family relations, feminism, suicide, domestic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
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El Cid: The Legend (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rodrigo's life as a child was a noble and happy one, he entered school at a young age. Often he went on adventures with his best friend Sancho and often visited his beloved one Jimena, the daughter of the count of Gormaz. His happiness did not ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: folk hero, tragic hero, adventurer, righting the wronged, escapades, haunted by the past, rivalry, battles, forbidden love, betrayal, legends and myths, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain, europe
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 4.7
 193
Taken Away (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corrupt politician covers up his daughter Vicky's pregnancy by forcing her to give the baby up for adoption. The newborn is adopted by a loving couple unable to have children, but a year later Vicky, now in college, realizes she was forced ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: adoption, righting the wronged, custody, courtroom drama, rivalry, legal, single parent, family problems, youth, teenage life, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.9
 1K
Difret (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Ethiopia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be husband. In her village the ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: injustice, righting the wronged, legal investigation, fighting the system, against the odds, false accusation, human rights, dishonesty, legal, hopes, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: ethiopia
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We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, uncover truth, woman in danger, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 4.8
 331
Broken Trust (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sophie Anderson is the lead attorney on an intellectual property case against a corrupt pharmaceutical company. When her mentor and boss is kidnapped, she becomes a pawn in an elaborate scheme that jeopardizes her case and more.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: legal action, righting the wronged, hotshot lawyer, crimes, rivalry, race against time, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, corporate crimes, corporate crime, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
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 5.5
 716
Che Guevara (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he is captured in Bolivia, the "Che" is conducted to prission, when he remembers his life facts, the revolution and the women.
Style: realistic, captivating, uplifting, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: leadership, rebellion, revolution, politics, injustice, folk hero, fighting the system, righting the wronged, hopes, state affairs, escapades, working class ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1956, year 1959 ...
Place: bolivia, havana cuba, latin america, cuba, guatemala ...
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 7.3
 260K
Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: emotional, epic, captivating, factual, political ...
Plot: idealism, american civil war, president, racism, head of state, civil war, american history, politics, historical character, courage, slavery, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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 6.2
 143K
Tower Heist (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, skyscraper, thanksgiving, thief, corrupt businessman, gold, working class, planning, deception, fbi, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 24K
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, righting the wronged, social differences, liberal, plantation, society, blacks and whites, understanding, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, alabama, southern usa
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 6.1
 828
The Sea Wall (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cambodia, Belgium
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film centers around a young French widow and her two adolescent children attempt to carve out a meager life for themselves by farming rice fields alongside the ocean in French Indo-China in the 1930's. Their efforts are hampered each year ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: righting the wronged, social differences, fighting the system, family relations, interracial relations, parents and children, fall in love, rich and poor, teenage life, rebellion, hopes, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: cambodia, asia, indochina
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