Most Popular "Abolition" Titles
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1. Cold Mountain (2003)
R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.
Votes: 125,220 | Gross: $95.64M
2. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
Votes: 61,318 | Gross: $44.18M
4. Amazing Grace (2006)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.
Votes: 22,019 | Gross: $21.21M
5. Grey Knight (1993)
R | 80 min | Horror, War
Slave traders bring back an evil voodoo entity that is accidentally freed by the Confederate army during the Civil War. The entity possesses the bodies of the dead soldiers to create an ... See full summary »
6. Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1854, Jeb Stuart, George Custer and other graduates from West Point are posted to Kansas to help pacify the territory before railroad construction to Santa Fe can resume.
7. The Yes Men (2003)
R | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy
Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating member of the World Trade Organization.
Votes: 5,246 | Gross: $0.20M
8. Guldkysten (2015)
114 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 1836 the Danish romantic visionary Wulff travels to Africa to create plantations on the Gold Coast, but his best intentions and belief is soon confronted with a harsh reality dominated by slave trade and unbelievable brutality.
11. Slavery by Another Name (2012 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, History
A documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition.
12. The House of Dies Drear (1984 TV Movie)
116 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A young black man and his family move into a home in rural Ohio, and discover that during the Civil War it was used by a Dutch immigrant to smuggle runaway slaves to freedom. Soon they ... See full summary »
14. Dear America: A Picture of Freedom (1999 TV Short)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Short, Drama, Family
Living on a Southern plantation before the Civil War, a young slave girl secretly learns how to read and write, and determines to teach others.
15. Lions Among Men (2011)
22 min | Short, Action, Adventure
After masking her identity as a woman and joining the British Royal Navy in 1808, Victoria finds herself shipwrecked on an unknown island with the Lieutenant who betrayed her, the slave ... See full summary »
17. Abolição (1988)
A documentary, mostly in color, but with historical photography and pictures in black and white. It marks 100 years of abolition (Abolicao) of slavery in Brazil. It describes the many ... See full summary »
18. The Journey to Lincoln (2013 Video)
9 min | Documentary, Short
The cast and crew of Lincoln (2012) discuss how and why the film was conceived, with emphasis on the choice to narrow its focus to the passage of the 13th Amendment in the U.S. House of Representatives in early 1865.
19. A Time to Be Remembered (A Juneteenth Story) (1997)
58 min | History
A Time to be Remembered is a documentary film about slavery in America and the people and events that led to slavery's abolition. Included in the film is the history of famous real people ... See full summary »
20. Daughters of the New Republic: Sarah Bradford and Harriet Tubman (2016 TV Movie)
73 min | Documentary, Biography, History | Completed
Today, Harriet Tubman is an icon for the struggle for freedom in the United States. Her story might have been lost to history except for one woman, Sarah Bradford, who agreed to write her ... See full summary »
21. Their Future in Your Hands (2006)
13 min | Documentary, Short
A moving introductory exploration of society's use of animals. By presenting facts about animals' rich emotional complexity and drawing parallels between the animal rights movement and ... See full summary »
19 min | Short, News
Styx dislikes Roy Moore, but feels compelled to defend him against CNN's hit piece.
Star: Tarl Warwick
How the States Got Their Shapes (2011–2012)
Church and States
TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
Ever since the Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower, what we believe and how we believe has shaped the American map. Could Utah have been bigger than Texas? How did religion shatter New England ... See full summary »