Ethnicity movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ethnicity movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, dramatic, sincere, serious and feel good films and TV shows about / with ethnicity, dialogue, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, life philosophy, family relations, runaway, society and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
ethnicity
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ethnicity movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ethnicity: Head-On (2004), Jimmy P. (2013), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Come See the Paradise (1990), The Song of Names (2019), The Painted Bird (2019), Soldiers. Story from Ferentari (2017), Turkish for Beginners (2006), Half Moon (2006), Freaks of Nature (2015).

List of ethnicity movies

 7.9
 55K
Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: bleak, emotional, harsh, reflective, depressing ...
Plot: suicide attempt, love, marriage, culture clash, romance, love story, love affair, self destructing, self esteem, destructive relationship, redemption, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hamburg germany, turkey, berlin germany, europe, germany ...
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 6.1
 3K
Jimmy P. (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Adapted from the 1951 non-fiction account by psychoanalyst Georges Devereux, “Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian,” the film follows the true story of Picard (Del Toro), a Plains Indian of the Blackfeet nation, as he returns from WWII and begins ...
Style: realistic, touching, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, friendship, hospital, doctors and patients, psychiatry, psychologist, soldier, psychology, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, anthropologist, ethnicity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1948, year 1945
Place: usa, kansas, seattle, new york, brooklyn new york city ...
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Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sentimental, fairy tale, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love story, love and romance, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, class differences, cinderella story, mistaken identity, hotel, eligible bachelor, rags to riches, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey, hawaii ...
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Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, romantic, dramatic, heartbreaking, sad ...
Plot: world war two, interracial romance, forbidden love, racism, family relations, love, culture clash, romance, war, holocaust, marriage, bomb ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1936 ...
Place: hiroshima japan, ireland, japan, tokyo, asia ...
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The Song of Names (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, Hungary
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man searching for his childhood best friend — a Polish violin prodigy orphaned in the Holocaust — who vanished decades before on the night of his first public performance.
Style: suspenseful, touching, rough, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, musician, violinist, bbc, family relations, polish, investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, tragedy, mysterious disappearance, wartime ...
Time: year 1952, year 1943, year 1951, year 1953, 50s ...
Place: poland, new york, israel, england, warsaw poland ...
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The Painted Bird (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A young Jewish boy in Poland seeks refuge in the forest during World War II where he encounters many different characters.
Style: disturbing, allegory, psychological, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, man boy relationship, survival, sexual abuse, existentialism, abuse of power, nymphomaniac, intolerance, terrorism, humiliation, child protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: poland, europe, eastern europe
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Soldiers. Story from Ferentari (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Serbia, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Adi (40), a shy and introverted anthropologist who got recently dumped by his girlfriend, moves to Ferentari, most notorious outcasted neighborhood in Bucharest. He wants to write a study on manele music. The pop music of the Roma community serves ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: gay, soldier, gay slur, male homosexuality, homosexuality, love, research, gay relationship, social status, hustler, anthropology, roma ...
Place: romania
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Turkish for Beginners (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Türkisch für Anfänger is a critically acclaimed German television comedy-drama series, which premiered on March 14, 2006 on Das Erste. It was created by Bora Dağtekin and produced by Hoffmann & Voges Ent. The show focuses on the ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sweet, sincere, sitcom ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: cultural difference, teenage love, culture clash, cliche, family relations, half brother half sister relationship, religion, multiculturalism, teenager, female nudity, ethnicity, turk ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, turkey
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 7.2
 3K
Half Moon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Austria, France, Iran, Iraq
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he sets out for the long and troublesome journey in a derelict ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, follow your dream, musician's life, kurd, against the rules, social relations, self discovery, world, human rights, composer, dancing, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kurdistan, iraq, middle east, iran, turkey
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Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: funny, parody, humorous, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, vampire, small town, nerd, apocalypse, supernatural, high school, monster, humanity, alien invasion, save the day, social issues ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 18th century
Place: california, usa
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 7.4
 12K
Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: romantic, touching, sexy, humorous, inter cultural ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, coming out, lesbian romance, lgbtq, gay, romance, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, new york, usa, shanghai, china ...
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Kebab Connection (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Hamburg, Ibrahim "Ibo" Secmez, of Turkish descent, wants to direct the first German kung-fu movie. For now, he makes commercials for his uncle's kebab restaurant. Titzie, an aspiring actress and Ibo's German girlfriend, finds ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty, realistic
Plot: gangsters, audition, pregnancy, movie business, contests and competitions, dark humor, fall in love, culture clash, babies and infants, cooking and food, food, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hamburg germany
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 6.3
 136K
The Bodyguard (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks ...
Style: romantic, touching, suspense, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love, romance, love story, interracial romance, bodyguard, white male black female relationship, singer, interracial love, stalker, love and romance, music, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, miami, beverly hills
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 7.2
 16K
A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, single father, family relations, u.s. mexico border, thief, american dream, truck, father son relationship, theft, single parent, character study, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: california, los angeles, mexico, southern california, usa ...
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 7.7
 8K
The Promise (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Tunisia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this acclaimed and gripping social portrait of immoral lives in need of rescue, Igor (Jérémie Renier), aged 15, and his father Roger (Olivier Gourmet) deal in housing and peddling illicit labor in the outlying districts of Liege, Belgium. ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, allegory, affectionate, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, existentialism, immigrants, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, art, melancholy, glbt, immigration, twists and turns, ethnicity ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, belgium, los angeles, europe, usa ...
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 7.5
 162K
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, suspense, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, lawyer, courtroom drama, court, murder, small town, justice, courtroom, rape, legal, injustice, legal action ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
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 7.3
 370
The City (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.
Style: visually appealing, allegory, inspirational, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: immigrants, working class, culture clash, father daughter relationship, school, poverty, photographer, money, finnish, betrayal, assassination, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, mexico, new jersey, latin america, london ...
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 7.6
 98K
The Hurricane (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
Style: thought provoking, inspirational, touching, factual, motivational ...
Plot: prison, boxing, racism, courtroom, prison life, legal, court, friendship, fighting the system, justice, injustice, prejudice ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: new jersey, toronto ontario canada, canada
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Finding Forrester (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Gus van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: dedicated educator, prejudice, mentor, literature, friendship, teacher, basketball, coming of age, writers, writer's life, prodigy, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, boston, brooklyn new york city, scotland, usa ...
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Remember the Titans (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: racism, sport, high school, racial tension, american football, racial prejudice, african american, racial slur, prejudice, friendship, coach, football ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, california, new jersey, usa, southern usa
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Bread and Roses (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maya is a quick-witted young woman who comes over the Mexican border without papers and makes her way to the LA home of her older sister Rosa. Rosa gets Maya a job as a janitor: a non-union janitorial service has the contract, the foul-mouthed ...
Style: realistic, political, melancholic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: labor union, immigrants, working class, deportation, janitor, realism, fighting the system, politics, workplace, relationships, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, latin america, usa, mexico city ...
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 7.6
 43K
The Visitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, philosophical, depressing ...
Plot: professor, friendship, self discovery, immigrants, loneliness, life, lawyer, jazz, destiny, life philosophy, midlife crisis, existentialism ...
Place: new york, michigan, new jersey, connecticut, syria ...
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The Edge of Heaven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Nejat seems disapproving about his widower father Ali's choice of prostitute Yeter for a live-in girlfriend. But he grows fond of her when he discovers she sends money home to Turkey for her daughter's university studies. Yeter's ...
Style: touching, emotional, lyrical, psychological, political ...
Plot: tragic event, immigrants, lesbian, prostitute, loss of daughter, student, multiple storylines, rebelliousness, lgbt, coincidence, death, prison ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, turkey, hamburg germany, europe, istanbul turkey ...
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 8.0
 91
Elijah (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: The story of Elijah Harper.....
Plot: racism, native american reservation, ethnicity, native american, racial slur, indian reservation, indigenous, part animation
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 6.7
 24K
Crossing Over (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. In Crossing Over, ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, intense, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, extramarital affair, illegal alien, illegal immigrant, deportation, jewish, society, social differences, female nudity, social problems, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, canada, san diego california, california ...
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 7.5
 92K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
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: emotional, thought provoking, political, sincere, inspirational ...
Plot: racism, civil rights, civil rights movement, politics, black history, justice, idealism, righting the wronged, president, human spirit, racial discrimination, racial segregation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1964, year 1963
Place: alabama, usa, boston, southern usa, birmingham alabama
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The Band's Visit (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Israel, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once-not long ago-a small Egyptian police band arrived in Israel. Not many remember this... It wasn't that important. A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts ...
Style: emotional, enigmatic, atmospheric, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: musician, culture clash, small town, jewish, stranded, orchestra, ethnic conflict, fish out of water, society, disorder, music, melancholy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, egypt, alexandria egypt
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 6.3
 3K
Adoration (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Atom Egoyan explores the concept of cyberspace as a place for redemption in this drama about an adolescent boy named Simon who reinvents his life on the internet. Before long, Simon's deeply personal journey provokes strong reactions ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: orphan, self discovery, haunted by the past, youth, uncover truth, introspection, parents and children, redemption, cyberspace, secret, high school, internet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, toronto ontario canada
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Free State of Jones (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, intense, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, justice, u.s. civil war, rebellion, racism, wartime, revolution, courage, vengeance, social change ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s, 1920s, year 1865 ...
Place: mississippi, louisiana
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 7.5
 33K
Sin Nombre (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set on the border, where Mexico becomes the crucible and the fearsome gangs of today’s Mexican countryside, the gauntlet, to freedom. The stories of a girl living in Honduras and hungering for a brighter future, and two teen gang members, for whom ...
Style: road movie, serious, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, hopes, family reunited, street gang, immigrants, gang member, u.s. mexico border, social problems, rape, gangsters, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, los angeles, california, new jersey ...
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