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, uplifting, thought provoking, clever and entertaining films and TV shows about / with equality, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, kiss, feminism, photograph, racism, dancing and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
equality movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as equality: On the Basis of Sex (2018), Hairspray Live! (2016), We Were Tomorrow (2019), Freeheld (2015), Hairspray (2007), Francofonia (2015), Imperium (2016), It Could Be Worse (2013), Tomorrow's Child (1982), LBJ (2016).

List of equality movies

On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
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: surprise ending, inspirational, captivating, thought provoking, clever
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: supreme court, equality, female lawyer, women's rights, feminism, human rights, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, u.s. constitution, courtroom, female protagonist, marriage ...
Time: 1950s, year 1959, year 1963, year 1970
Place: usa, 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: dream, racism, racial segregation, race, equality, dance, live performance, live broadcast, society, rivalry, theater, social relations ...
Time: 1960s
Place: baltimore
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We Were Tomorrow (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Australia
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: equality, alternate world, supernatural, identity, justice, alternate timeline, dystopic future
Time: 1920s
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Freeheld (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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.
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, cancer, equality, civil rights, female detective, gay bar, strong female lead, lesbian kiss, politics, shyness, death ...
Place: new jersey
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Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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, exciting, feel good, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: dream come true, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, teenage love, underdog, dancer, romance, dream, dancing, friendship, dance, racism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa
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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: semi documentary
Plot: nazism, nazi occupation, museum, art museum, louvre, art, painting, war, world, french soldier, nazi officer, world war one veteran ...
Time: year 1939, year 1944, year 1942, year 1918, year 1972 ...
Place: vichy, st. petersburg russia, france, germany, paris france ...
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Imperium (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: tense, intense, suspense, suspenseful, interesting ...
Plot: fbi, terrorist, undercover, skinhead, analyst, terrorism, violence, racism, fascism, conspiracy, politics, genocide ...
Time: year 1969
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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It Could Be Worse (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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 ...
Plot: divorce, father son relationship, gay relationship, equality, diva, gay sex, humiliation, gay, broadway, divorced parents, sketch, internet ...
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: immigration, old west, racism, kung fu, murder, frontier justice, danger, redemption, hand to hand combat, martial arts, forgiveness, kung fu master ...
Time: 1870s
Place: united states
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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: choice, father, loss of control, drowning, mother, control, faked pregnancy, hypocrisy, scientist, baby, doctor patient relationship, doctor ...
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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.
Plot: letter, black american, tv news, american south, u.s. president, dream, urination, american flag, election, politics, reading a newspaper, newspaper ...
Time: year 1961, year 1963, year 1960, year 1964, year 1968 ...
Place: dallas texas, wyoming, georgia, 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, intellectual
Plot: globe, trapped, lesbian couple, asthma attack, true love, star, buddhist, discrimination, flag, immigration, tree, apartment ...
Place: california, usa, new york, vancouver british columbia canada, quebec ...
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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.
Plot: interspecies sex, taboo sex, dog lover, animal lover, female empowerment, nonconformity, alternative lifestyle, tolerance, zoophilia, joy, civil rights, hoax ...
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: 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
Plot: bible, treason, underwater scene, temple, cave, tomb, belief, rebellion, dead, marriage proposal, cross, resurrection ...
Place: jerusalem
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A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France, Botswana
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. ...
Plot: interracial marriage, marriage, king, forbidden love, election, boxing, hotel, reporter, suitcase, betrayal, girl, rain ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: africa, england, south africa
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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: battle of the sexes, tennis, strong female character, wager, sexism, feminism, husband wife relationship, friendship, tennis player, homosexuality, women's rights, determination ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
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Student Guerilla (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Three high school girls about to take their final exam, secretly plan to ruin the diploma ceremony in order to avenge themselves of that school which treated them as delinquents. Two classmates who discovered their plan decide to join the rebellion. ...
Plot: left wing, female underwear, japanese new wave, sailor suit, partial female nudity, camping, hostage, rifle, surrealism, socialism, gender, undressing ...
Place: mount fuji
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Urinal (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mystery man brings together a group of dead, gay artists to investigate a police response to the dilema of wash-room sex in Toronto. The artists have seven days in which to report on the ethics of police tactics. The artists infiltrate the police ...
Plot: lgbt, salad, mountie, subversion, safe sex, human rights, art gallery, aids, dead, abortion, poet, police chief ...
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I Go Pogo (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pogo Possum is finagled into running for President of the United States in this stop motion animated film.
Style: clay animation
Plot: bear, silhouette, carnival, equality, presidential candidate, campaign, bat, swamp, fish, cave, corset, politics ...
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Stand Up and Be Counted (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sheila is a newspaper reporter who returns to her home town in order to write an article about the progress of the liberation of the women. Arriving at the town she is very surprised to see that her sister and also her mother agree very much with ...
Plot: newspaper, fashion, research, equality, magazine, feminism, husband wife relationship
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Tudawali (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tells the story of Robert Tudawali who starred in the first ever Australian technicolour feature film, "Jedda". Station hand, actor and then Aboriginal activist, Tudawali died in 1967 at the age of 38 in tragic circumstances. Includes ...
Plot: tuberculosis, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, friendship, friend, mother daughter relationship, racism, passion, humanity, equality, racial slur, death ...
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New Wave (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A group of eleven women organize a soccer team, as a manifesto against sexism.
Plot: male nudity, taxi, lesbian interest, masturbation, singing in a car, suicide, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian, lesbian sex, gym, bus, football ...
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Before the Fall (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a classic case of opposite attraction: Handsome Ben Bennet (Ethan Sharrett) is a gay, affluent, stylish attorney at the top of the genteel social set in southern Virginia, while Lee Darcy (Chase Conner) is a rough-hewn welder with a secret ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, judge, gay slur, outhouse, national park, equality, cocktail party, cabin, courthouse, packing, witness ...
Place: virginia
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A Quiet Passion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
Plot: poet, recluse, cruelty, father daughter relationship, apology, tea, friendship, dying, marriage, cross, camera, photographer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: massachusetts
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The Lost City of Z (2016)
Genre: Adventure, 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: suspense, inspirational, meditative, factual, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, expedition, tribe, journey, explorer, archaeology, amazon, travel, destiny, mission, colonel, river ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, year 1916 ...
Place: south america, england, brazil, bolivia, france ...
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Karol's Message (2016)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Slovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tomas is being bullied by group of students and can't seem to find a way to stand up to them. Coupled with this, his anger over the loss of his father and brother turns him into a loner, finding solace in creating skillful but disturbing ...
Plot: faith, flashback, equality, god, bullying, fight, teenager
Place: slovakia
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Binary (2017)
Genre: Short, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 9 min.
Story: A man and a woman struggle up a corporate ladder in two very different ways. Pushed to the brink, they are going to find out if they can cope.
Plot: equality, gender, stereotypes
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I Am Curious (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation. Meanwhile, ...
Style: sexual, stylized, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, sex, feminism, meditation, student, idealism, strong sexual content, couples, love affair, self discovery, experimenting, media ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: sweden, europe, spain, stockholm sweden, israel ...
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When Billie Beat Bobby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: .The historic 1973 tennis match between middle-aged champion Bobby Riggs and young feminist Billie Jean King.
Style: sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: sport, battle of the sexes, athlete and trainer, hopes, rivalry, underdog, ego clash, gender, feminism, society, athlete's life, rise to the top ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, year 1973
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, south carolina, denver colorado ...
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Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: racism, marriage, interracial marriage, interracial love, legal action, life is a bitch, hopes, legal investigation, interracial relations, state affairs, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
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