Plantation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant plantation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspense, captivating, atmospheric and touching films and TV shows about / with plantation, slavery, society, slave, interracial relations, racism, nudity (full frontal - brief), hopes, life is a bitch and murder plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
plantation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as plantation: Over Sarith En Caesar (2013), Beulah Land (1980), The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008), Roots (2016), Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971), The Orator (2011), Feast of All Saints (2001), Manderlay (2005), Slaves (1969), Louisiana (1984).

List of plantation movies

Over Sarith En Caesar (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story about two half-sisters life in the eighteenth century Suriname. There is Lynda, a white colonial and slave owner, and her slave Mini-Mini's. While Lynda is slowly embittered by the hard life in the colony, Mini-Mini gets a chance at ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: slavery, plantation, slave auction, imperialism, half sister, marriage, first love, rebelliousness, rebellion, family relations, family problems, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: latin america, caribbean
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Beulah Land (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 281 min.
Story: This sweeping epic dramatized the lives of two Georgia families during the early-to-mid 1800s: the Kendricks, who resided on the Beulah Land plantation, and the Davises, who owned the Oaks plantation. Both families loved, prospered and lost during ...
Plot: plantation, american civil war, civil war, dysfunctional family, slavery, southern belle, brother, family disapproval
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, plantation, family relations, forbidden love, dishonesty, betrayal, rebellion, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, couples, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: memphis, usa
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Roots (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave sold to America and his descendants.
Style: captivating, sincere, suspense, rough
Plot: slavery, plantation, struggle for survival, mentor protege relationship, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, humiliation, beating, escape, ancestor, american history, slave
Time: 18th century
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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: controversial, disturbing, sexual, sexy, bleak ...
Plot: plantation, sexual abuse, injustice, racism, slavery, captivity, rape, death, sadism, brutality, cruelty, racial prejudice ...
Time: 18th century, 1830s, 19th century, 1850s, 1960s ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, mississippi river, virginia, memphis
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The Orator (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, Samoa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Orator (O Le Tulafale) is a contemporary drama about courage, forgiveness and love. Small in stature and humble, Saili lives a simple life with his beloved wife and daughter in an isolated, traditional village in the islands of Samoa. Forced to ...
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, village, social relations, society, redemption, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, couples, physical appearance, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice
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Feast of All Saints (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in nineteenth-century New Orleans, the story depicts the gens de couleur libre, or the Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the world of white privilege and black oppression.
Style: touching, emotional, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, human spirit, social differences, injustice, discrimination, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, society, sexual content ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, haiti, 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, idealism, freedom, righting the wronged, social differences, liberal, understanding, society, blacks and whites, discrimination ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, alabama, southern usa
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Slaves (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Kentucky slave fights for his freedom from cruel overseer whose mistress eventually joins Davis and the other slaves in their revolt.
Plot: plantation, slavery, slave, escape, housekeeper, finance, atrocity, miscegenation, african american, murder, drunkenness, mistress ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, mississippi, kentucky
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Louisiana (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: France, Italy, Canada, USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Virginia Tregan returns to her home in the U.S. Deep South from a sojourn in Paris only to discover that her family plantation and its holdings have been lost. She determines to recoup her family's fortune.
Plot: southern belle, plantation, civil war, american civil war, southerner, deep south
Place: louisiana, southern usa, paris france
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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: sex, racism, plantation, slave, punishment, older woman younger man sex, interracial relations, exploitation, lust, church, s&m, bondage ...
Place: louisiana
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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: impersonation, sheriff, plantation, racism, preacher, maid, servant, funeral, deception, cotton, stroke, satire ...
Place: georgia
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Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, captivating, rough, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, bounty hunter, old west, racism, vengeance, slavery, african american, gory, torture, society, rescue, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, texas, tennessee
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
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: heartbreaking, motivational, bleak, factual, brutal ...
Plot: slavery, freedom, racism, life is a bitch, interracial relations, torture, master and servant, civil rights, human trafficking, american history, blacks and whites, african american ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new york, washington d.c.
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The St. Francisville Experiment (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: According to local legend, the ghosts of tortured slaves still haunt New Orleans' Lalaurie House. For The St. Francisville Experiment, a paranormal researcher, a self-proclaimed psychic, a Louisiana historian, and a filmmaker were given digital ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, gothic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, danger, gory, deadly, cons and scams, exorcism, experiment, one night, mansion ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa
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The Last Supper (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A pious plantation owner attempts to teach Christianity to 12 of his slaves by inviting them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper.
Style: witty, cynical, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Plot: racism, rebellion, christianity, plantation, slavery, landlord, satire, religions or cults, righting the wronged, discrimination, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: cuba, latin america
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Nightjohn (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Charles Burnett directs this movie about John, a man of many talents, including one forbidden skill: he can read. When he teaches a young slave girl named Sarny to read and write, she learns an unforgettable lesson about the power of words and the ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, reading, teaching, literacy, slave, plantation, human spirit, against the odds, society, americana, idealism, discrimination ...
Time: 19th century
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Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by William Irish, it's a noirish tale of a man who orders a mail-order bride but receives instead a con woman.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, french noir
Plot: on the run, reunion, femme fatale, island, private detective, murder, plantation, marriage, mail order bride, love and romance, cons and scams, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, nice france, lyon
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Queen (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
Story: A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: slavery, civil war, interracial relations, family relations, plantation, white male black female relationship, slave, americana, injustice, discrimination, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1800s
Place: southern usa
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Burn! (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: island, rebellion, bank, revolution, racism, politics, assassination, betrayal, colonialism, british, slavery, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, caribbean, europe, portugal
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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, captivating, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, loneliness, supernatural, haunted by the past, vampire human love, manipulations, dark hero, human nature, bonding, victim, unhappy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, louisiana, usa, europe, new orleans ...
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Dead Birds (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of Confederate soldiers who hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, dark ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, demon, violence, gory, haunted house, danger, torture, survival, brutality, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, mexico, latin america, usa
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Mandingo (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.
Style: realistic, sexy, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, slave trade, slavery, gambling, african american, discrimination, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, gory, opposites attract, racism ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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Out of My Hand (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Liberia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: ‘What do you want?’ asks the trade union leader, to which the men respond as if with one voice: change! Life is hard work on Liberia’s rubber plantations and wages are meagre. Nothing has changed for generations, but now the workers are ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative
Plot: workplace, society, starting over, realism, hopes, workplace situations, immigrants, poverty, new life, haunted by the past, plantation, strike ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, africa
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Ferozz: The Wild Red Riding Hood (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Cuba, Costa Rica
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A young, attractive widow is protected from her vicious mother-in-law, by a male relative who practices Satanism, and lusts after the old woman's sexy adolescent granddaughter.
Style: banned film, brutal, rough, suspense, fairy tale
Plot: taboo sex, incestuous sex, mother son incest, zoophilia, exploring sexuality, rape, sexual exploration, controversy, seduction, animal sex, life is a bitch, mystery ...
Place: cuba
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The Lost City of Z (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.
Style: meditative, suspense, inspirational, exciting, factual ...
Plot: expedition, archaeology, tribe, explorer, journey, jungle, amazon, travel, destiny, mission, world war one, colonel ...
Time: 1920s, 1900s, year 1914, year 1916, year 1954 ...
Place: south america, england, london, france, latin america ...
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Wild Roses (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After spending some time in a hospital, Ewa returns to her Polish village to work on a wild rose plantation. Her family situation gets increasingly complicated, however, as her husband returns home from abroad, while it is revealed that Ewa has had ...
Plot: plantation, motherhood, forbidden love, abortion, cheating, bus, priest, nosebleed, disappearance, missing child, river, broken family ...
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Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, psychological, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: life philosophy, destiny, reincarnation, human nature, life & death, dystopic future, death, love and romance, supernatural, tribe, karma, wisdom of life ...
Time: future, 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: seoul, hawaii, san francisco, south korea
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Wide Sargasso Sea (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of Jamaican emancipation, French colonist Annette Cosway falls into poverty and marries racist Englishman Paul Mason. But when Annette's young son dies in a fire started by former slaves, Mason flees to England, leaving his ...
Style: realistic, sexual, sexy, serious, atmospheric
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, voodoo, nightmare, fear, wedding, promise, slave, jungle, arson, deception, lust ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, victorian era
Place: jamaica, england, europe, caribbean, britain
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Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: uplifting, realistic, thought provoking, touching, emotional ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, human spirit, interracial relations, family history, escape attempt, freedom, discrimination, social problems, injustice ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1860s, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, africa, england
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