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1 Ray (2004)

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

7.8/10 88,925
2 Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

7.1/10 57,879
3 Mississippi Burning (1988)

Two FBI agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.

7.8/10 55,012
4 Malcolm X (1992)

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam and his assassination.

7.7/10 53,033
5 Bloody Sunday (2002)

A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

"   17,119
6 River's Edge (1986)

A high school slacker kills his girlfriend and shows off her dead body to his friends. However, the friends' reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself.

7.1/10 10,061
7 Talk to Me (2007)

The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

7.4/10 7,857
8 Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

The widow of murdered civil rights leader Medger Evers and a district attorney struggle to finally bring the murderer to justice.

6.6/10 7,556
9 Jag är nyfiken - en film i gult (1967)

Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything...

6.1/10 2,414
10 The Long Walk Home (1990)

Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.

7.4/10 2,124
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11 4 Little Girls (1997 documentary) 7.8/10 1,855
12 There Goes My Baby (1994) 6.4/10 774
13 Boycott (2001 TV movie) 7.3/10 609
14 Ruby Bridges (1998 TV movie) 7.0/10 472
15 The Rosa Parks Story (2002 TV movie) 7.3/10 456
16 Sins of the Father (2002 TV movie) 6.6/10 383
17 Eyes on the Prize (1987 TV series documentary) 8.3/10 356
18 Selma, Lord, Selma (1999 TV movie) 7.3/10 352
19 Now (1965 documentary short) 6.7/10 349
20 Sing Your Song (2011 documentary) 7.4/10 334
21 Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994 documentary) 7.2/10 317
22 The People Speak (2009 documentary) 7.1/10 311
23 Deacons for Defense (2003 TV movie) 7.0/10 291
24 The Ernest Green Story (1993 TV movie) 7.4/10 202
25 Freedom Riders (2010 documentary) 7.8/10 150
26 Out of the Past (1998 documentary) 7.0/10 139
27 The Ku Klux Klan: A Secret History (1998 TV documentary) 7.2/10 "  
28 Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (1975 TV movie) 6.9/10 130
29 P.O.V. (1988 TV series documentary)
Episode: Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
7.9/10 109
30 Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks (2002 documentary short) 7.4/10 97
31 The Last White Knight (2012 documentary) "   85
32 Nazi America: A Secret History (2000 TV documentary) 6.7/10 70
33 Biography (1987 TV series documentary)
Episode: Marlon Brando: The Agony of Genius
8.5/10 "  
34 Mighty Times: The Children's March (2004 documentary short) 8.1/10 68
35 Highlander (1992 TV series)
Episode: Run for Your Life
8.0/10 66
36 The American Experience (1988 TV series documentary)
Episode: Citizen King
8.3/10 64
37 With All Deliberate Speed (2004 documentary) 7.4/10 55
38 Neshoba (2008 documentary) 7.6/10 "  
39 And the Children Shall Lead (1985 TV movie) 7.4/10 48
40 America Beyond the Color Line with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2002 TV mini-series documentary) 7.5/10 44
41 The Century (1999 TV mini-series documentary) 8.2/10 42
42 Billy Graham: God's Ambassador (2006 video documentary) 6.6/10 41
43 Freedom on My Mind (1994 documentary) 7.1/10 40
44 George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire (2000 documentary) 8.2/10 36
45 Nina Simone: La légende (1992 TV documentary) 7.4/10 31
46 The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It (2000 TV documentary) 6.0/10 26
47 Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006 TV series documentary)
Episode: Freedom Summer
6.7/10 17
48 Mr. Dreyfuss Goes to Washington (2001 TV documentary) 6.8/10 15
49 Shades of Gray (2001 documentary) 5.8/10 13
50 Eyes on the Prize (1987 TV series documentary)
Episode: Mississippi: Is This America?: 1962-1964
8.3/10 10
51 A Place of Rage (1991 documentary) 8.1/10 9
52 The Spirit of Annie Mae (2002 documentary) 7.9/10 "  
53 LBJ vs. the Kennedys: Chasing Demons (2003 TV documentary) 6.5/10 8
54 An Ordinary Hero: The True Story of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland (2013 documentary) 7.6/10 "  
55 Journey to Justice (2000 TV documentary)
56 Where the Girls Are? (2002 documentary short)
57 Living the Story: The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky (2001 TV documentary)
58 The Tell-Tale Heart (2006 short)
59 Civil Rights Martyrs: Free at Last (2000 TV documentary)
60 Ink Spot on Canvas (2011 documentary)
61 Terry Sanford and the New South (2007 TV documentary)
62 Memphis (????)
63 One More River to Cross (2016)
64 Newen Mapuche, la fuerza de la gente de la tierra (2011 documentary)
65 Faces in the Water: The Martyrs of Civil Rights Memorial (2005 documentary short)
66 The Murder and the Movement (1985 TV documentary)
67 Julian Bond (2012 documentary short)
68 Barbara Johns: The Making of an Icon (2012 video documentary)
69 Moyers & Company (2012 TV series)
Episode: Distracted from Democracy
70 Moyers & Company (2012 TV series)
Episode: John Lewis Marches On
71 Moyers & Company (2012 TV series)
Episode: Incarceration Nation
72 The Spirit of '69: The Legacy of Alpha Phi Alpha at the University of Georgia (2014 documentary)

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