Tag: racial-prejudice

Mischief Night (2006) 6.4

Mischief Night (2006)

About two families (one white, one Asian) who come together unexpectedly on a local night of carnival trickery and festivity.::Anonymous...

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) (TV) 7.1

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) (TV)

This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best Actress Nomination in 1954 for...

Thirteen Women (1932) 6.3

Thirteen Women (1932)

Thirteen women who were schoolmates send to a swami for their horoscopes. Little do they realize that Ursula, a half-breed Asian, is using her hypnotic powers over the swami and them to lead them or their families to the...

The McMasters (1970) 6

The McMasters (1970)

When Benjie, a black man who fought in the Civil War, returns to the southern town of Ironside, his return is not exactly a welcome one. The citizens are already uptight about the color of his skin...but the fact that he...

Zoot Suit-1981 6.8

Zoot Suit-1981

A kind of musical accompanying the story of the early 1940's and the effect that the "zoot suit" (a man's suit of long jacket and pegged pants, always worn with a long keychain that looped almost to the ankle.... the reb...

Boycott-2001 7.2

Boycott-2001

Black Americans boycott the public buses during the 1950s civil rights movement.::Anonymous...

Two Family House-2000 7.1

Two Family House-2000

An unseen narrator looks back to 1956, on Staten Island, when Buddy, an Italian guy with big dreams, buys a house planning to live upstairs with his wife Estelle and run a bar downstairs. The first problem is Estelle's l...

The Lawless-1950 6.8

The Lawless-1950

Former big city newsman Larry Wilder is tired of fighting the powers that be and just wants to enjoy his new life as a small-town newspaper editor. He thinks his bucolic new home will provide him with an easy and unconfl...

A Raisin in the Sun-2008 6.5

A Raisin in the Sun-2008

After moving to Chicago's South Side in the 1950s, a black family struggles to deal with poverty, racism, and inner conflict as they strive for a better life. Adapted for the screen from Lorraine Hansberry's play, this i...

Ghosts of Mississippi-1996 6.7

Ghosts of Mississippi-1996

Ghosts of Mississippi is a real-life drama covering the final trial of Byron De La Beckwith, the assassin of heroic civil rights leader Medgar Evers. The movie begins with the murder on June 12, 1963 and the events surro...

The Siege-1998 6.4

The Siege-1998

After the abduction by the US military of an Islamic religious leader, New York City becomes the target of escalating terrorist attacks. Anthony Hubbard, the head of the FBI's Counter-Terrorism Task Force in New York, te...

A Patch of Blue-1965 8

A Patch of Blue-1965

Accidentally blinded by her prostitute mother Rose-Ann at the age of five, Selina D'Arcey spends the next 13 years confined in the tiny Los Angeles apartment that they share with "Ole Pa", Selina's grandfather. One after...

Ex Drummer-2007 7

Ex Drummer-2007

Every village has its band of fools, trying to get to the top, following their idols in drug habits, but staying losers till the end of their pathetic days. They all do this in the name of rock & roll. Three disabled roc...

To Kill a Mockingbird-1962 8.3

To Kill a Mockingbird-1962

Small-town Alabama, 1932. Atticus Finch (played by Gregory Peck) is a lawyer and a widower. He has two young children, Jem and Scout. Atticus Finch is currently defending Tom Robinson, a black man accused of raping a whi...

The Color Purple-1985 7.8

The Color Purple-1985

This film follows the life of Celie, a young black girl growing up in the early 1900's. The first time we see Celie, she is 14 - and pregnant - by her father. We stay with her for the next 30 years of her tough life......

No Down Payment-1957 7.2

No Down Payment-1957

The marital difficulties of four couples living in a southern California housing development become intertwined. Among the unhappy couples are ne'er-do-well Jerry Flagg and his long-suffering wife Isabelle, flirtatious L...

Race-2016 7.1

Race-2016

In the 1930s, Jesse Owens is a young man who is the first in his family to go to college. Going to Ohio State to train under its track and field coach, Larry Snyder, the young African American athlete quickly impresses w...

Suburbicon-2017 5.6

Suburbicon-2017

In the bosom of Suburbicon, a family-centred, all-white utopia of manicured lawns and friendly locals, a simmering tension is brewing, as the first African-American family moves in the idyllic community, in the hot summe...