Equality movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant equality movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, humorous, emotional, light and entertaining films and TV shows about / with equality, protest, friendship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, kiss, politics, photograph, mother daughter relationship and society plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
equality movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as equality: Freeheld (2015), Another Country (1984), On the Basis of Sex (2018), Hairspray Live! (2016), It Could Be Worse (2013), Mary Magdalene (2018), A United Kingdom (2016), Down with Love (2003), Lipstick Under My Burkha  (2016), Unstoppable (2020).

List of equality movies

Freeheld (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Style: uplifting, sad, touching, romantic
Plot: lesbian relationship, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian, lgbt, equality, cancer, lesbian sex, strong female character, female detective, ends with historical notes, legal action, legacy ...
Place: new jersey
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Another Country (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, Guy Bennett and Tommy Judd are friends because they are both outsiders in their own ways. Bennett is openly gay, Judd is a Marxist. It explores his homosexuality and exposure to Marxism, while examining the hypocrisy and snobbery ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, factual, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, social differences, society, golden years, youth, romance, equality, boarding school, politics, gay slur ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 1930s
Place: england, russia, europe, britain, soviet union ...
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On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: clever, inspirational, surprise ending, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: female lawyer, women's rights, supreme court, husband wife relationship, equality, human rights, marriage, courtroom, u.s. constitution, female protagonist, feminism, law student ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 70s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, denver colorado
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Hairspray Live! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teenage girl living in Baltimore in the early 1960s dreams of appearing on a popular TV dance show.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good
Plot: dance, black man white woman relationship, racism, live performance, equality, racial segregation, dream, race, dancing, live broadcast, society, television ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: baltimore
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It Could Be Worse (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Jacob Gordon can't catch a break. A struggling actor with a personal life to match. His epic streak of bad luck just might change when he's cast in a Broadway musical; "The Ice Queen", opposite stage and screen royalty Veronica ...
Style: unusual plot structure, psychological, humorous, light
Plot: humiliation, equality, divorce, actor, gay, family relations, father son relationship, divorced parents, gay relationship, mother son relationship, diva, broadway ...
Place: new york
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Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance (2018)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1870's America. A Chinese immigrant falsely accused of murdering a white woman is viciously hunted down; he'll have to prove his innocence in a time when people of color had "no legal rights" and could be bought and sold for a ...
Plot: old west, danger, racial discrimination, hand to hand combat, kung fu, forgiveness, redemption, kung fu master, gang of outlaws, immigration, murder, justice ...
Time: 1870s
Place: usa, united states
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
Style: biblical, captivating, disturbing, sincere
Plot: apostle, love, rebellion, belief, faith, female protagonist, equality, religion, marriage proposal, bible, christian, roman empire ...
Time: 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, xian
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A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: interracial marriage, king, forbidden love, freedom, royal family, husband wife relationship, politics, reporter, promise, racism, equality, tradition ...
Time: year 1947, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: africa, england, south africa, britain, london
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Down with Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1962 New York City, love blossoms between a playboy journalist and a feminist advice author.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: farce, womanizer, battle of the sexes, journalist, romance, feminism, manipulations, manipulation, fall in love, wooing, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, maine ...
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Lipstick Under My Burkha  (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four ordinary women, inflicted by silly societal norms, have to steal, lie, cheat and hide in order to lead the lives that they rightfully deserve.
Style: clever, humorous, entertaining, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: social satire, patriarchy, countryside, muslim, sexuality, small town, family relations, friendship, equality, self esteem, ambition, women ...
Place: india
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Unstoppable (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A group of friends set out on a road trip when an unexpected fourth passenger forces an abrupt change of plans.
Style: emotional, captivating, light, humorous, feminist film ...
Plot: road trip, looking for love, follow your dream, female friendship, feminism, dating show, mishap, falling down, friendship, obsessive quest, travel and leisure, equality ...
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We Were Tomorrow (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: How many lifetimes will alter tomorrow? In attempt to salvage humanity, alchemists relocate a small group to an alternative world and grant them three lifetimes to restart the population. Now, after only a few centuries, those in the new world face ...
Plot: supernatural, alternate timeline, justice, equality, identity, alternate world
Time: 1920s
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Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: artists and showbiz, teenage love, dream come true, dancing, follow your dream, dance, overweight, underdog, romance, dream, friendship, racism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa, chicago illinois
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Suffragette (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
Style: captivating, factual, inspirational, bleak, visually appealing ...
Plot: fighting the system, feminism, rebellion, women, rebelliousness, feminist, gender, politics, adoption, prejudice, working class, idealism ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland ...
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A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, based on true events, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
Plot: war correspondent, journalist, eye patch, al qaeda, uncover truth, danger, war, life is a bitch, kurd, tamil, middle east conflict, alcoholic ...
Time: year 1986, year 2009, year 2012, year 1991, year 2001 ...
Place: syria, iraq, sri lanka, libya, afghanistan ...
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8 (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "8"—a new play by Academy-award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar)—demystifies the debate around marriage equality by chronicling the landmark trial of Perry v. Schwarzenegger. A one time show was done live on ...
Style: factual
Plot: gay marriage, gay, gay rights, play, trial, marriage, talking about love, gay interest, lgbtq, judge, court case, equality ...
Place: california
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An Affirmative Act (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "An Affirmative Act" is pro-gay marriage film, starring Charles Durning, Eric Etebari, Costas Mandylor, Rachael Robbins, and Blanche Baker, about a lesbian couple where one pretends to be a man in order for the two to get married and equal ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom, legal action, fighting the system, discrimination, courtroom drama, legislation, gender, society, injustice, righting the wronged, family relations, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Trophy Wife (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, mayor, workplace situations, farce, workplace, factory, family business, society, love affair, obnoxious boss, social differences, boss and employee ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1952, year 1977 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Wedding Wars (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gay people across the U.S. go on strike when a governor refuses to approve of gay marriages.
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, coming out, strike, protest, gay rights, couples, event planner, campaign, romance, lifestyle, politics, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
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Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna is coming out. But not as gay as a revolutionary. Itty Bitty Titty Committee is a rockin love song to the heady rush of sex, freedom and rebellion that happens when an everyday girl discovers her own strength and the righteous indignation ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, fall in love, love triangle, breakup, feminism, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, strong female presence, self discovery, society ...
Time: contemporary, year 1984, year 1948
Place: california, bahamas, mississippi, los angeles, virginia
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The Prom (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After the PTA of a conservative high school in Indiana bans same-sex couples from attending the annual prom, a gang of flamboyant Broadway stars try to boost their image by showing up to support two lesbian students.
Style: thought provoking, inspirational, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: prom, lesbian love, civil rights, high school, lgbt, lesbian interest, lesbian, celebrity culture, justice, fight for justice, discrimination, fighting the system ...
Place: indiana, new york, ohio
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Francofonia (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on the relation between art, culture and power.
Style: exciting, suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, louvre, museum, art, painting, art museum, architecture, world war two, fear, portrait painting, evacuation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1914, year 1918, year 1939 ...
Place: paris france, st. petersburg russia, russia, germany, vichy ...
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Imperium (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nate Foster, a young, idealistic FBI agent, goes undercover to take down a radical white supremacy terrorist group. The bright up-and-coming analyst must confront the challenge of sticking to a new identity while maintaining his real principles as ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, intense, disturbing ...
Plot: skinhead, neo nazi, terrorist, fbi, anti fascist, undercover, justice, patriot, islam, fascism, conspiracy, politics ...
Time: year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Tomorrow's Child (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The wife of a research geneticist agrees to the experimental procedure of a 'test-tube baby' by having her fetus brought to full term in a glass jar in a laboratory.
Style: futuristic
Plot: mother child relationship, doctor patient relationship, expectant father, science, human rights, equality, advanced technology, experiment, faked pregnancy, child, loss of control, choice ...
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: political, emotional, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, husband wife relationship, assassination, u.s. congress, vice president, civil rights, president, society, racial tension, campaign, first lady ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1959, year 1968 ...
Place: washington d.c., wyoming, georgia, dallas texas, west virginia ...
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Maple Palm (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A lesbian couple of fifteen years lives with the secret that one is an illegal immigrant. With no legal way to protect their relationship, the couple lives in fear of deportation. After an innocent visit to the Statue of Liberty, the girls return ...
Style: avant garde, melancholic, exciting, touching, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, female homosexuality, illegal immigrant, lesbianism, american, u.s. canadian border, secret, border patrol, hidden identity, dark secret, sexuality ...
Place: los angeles, tibet, venice beach california, venice california, montreal ...
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Coming Soon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A mockumentary about our civilization's eternal quest for "the perfect balance" between love, tolerance, morality, censorship, tradition, and experimentation.
Style: cult film
Plot: taboo sex, interspecies sex, animal, actor, religion, philosophy, ecstasy, joy, hoax, alternative lifestyle, orgasm, animal sex ...
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Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Style: based on true events, semi serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: tennis, strong female character, battle of the sexes, wager, sexism, husband wife relationship, friendship, tennis player, feminism, lesbian romance, homosexuality, women's rights ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, year 1972, 20th century
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District 9 (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: serious, biting, suspense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, human nature, racism, alien race, quarantine, chaos and mayhem, transformation, confined, mutation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
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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, disturbing, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: leadership, revolution, rebellion, politics, injustice, righting the wronged, fighting the system, folk hero, hopes, escapades, state affairs, social decay ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959 ...
Place: bolivia, havana cuba, latin america, guatemala, argentina ...
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