Keyword racism Movies

Detroit 7.4

2017 Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.

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Django Unchained 7.8

2012 Drama, Western

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

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Straight Outta Compton 7.7

2015 Drama, Music

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking…

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Full Metal Jacket 8.0

1987 Drama, War

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

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Get Out 7.2

2017 Mystery, Thriller, Horror

Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship…

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Crash 7.2

2005 Drama

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

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District 9 7.3

2009 Science Fiction

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…

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Hidden Figures 7.8

2016 History, Drama

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch…

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Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood 6.2

1996 Comedy

When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging…

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The Help 7.9

2011 Drama

Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers…

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Ip Man 7.5

2008 Drama, Action, History

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s…

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Fences 6.7

2016 Drama

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.

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I Am Not Your Negro 8.0

2017 Documentary

Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the United States.

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Invictus 7.0

2009 Drama, History

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela…

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Serial (Bad) Weddings 6.9

2014 Comedy

A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.

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Bound by Honor 7.7

1993 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang…

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The African Doctor 6.6

2016 Comedy, Drama

Seyolo Zantoko is a doctor from Congo who wants to get away from dictatorship and he is hired by the mayor of a small village in the north of France. The locals fear Seyolo and his family as they have never seen…

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Mississippi Burning 7.4

1988 Thriller, Crime, Drama

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained…

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Do the Right Thing 7.7

1989 Drama

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

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Pleasantville 7.1

1998 Fantasy, Drama, Comedy

Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But…

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