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1. Queen (1993 TV Mini-Series)

282 min | Drama

7.8
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A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »

Stars: Ann-Margret, Patricia Clarkson, Tim Daly, Ossie Davis

Votes: 915

2. Nightjohn (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama

6.8
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Sarny, a 12-year-old slave girl in the ante-bellum South, faces a relatively hopeless life. Her chief duties at the plantation of Clel Waller are serving at table, spitting tobacco juice on... See full summary »

Writers: Gary Paulsen, Bill Cain | Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Beau Bridges, Gerald Brown, Gabriel Casseus, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 274

3. The St. Francisville Experiment (2000)

PG-13 | 79 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.1
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Four young people spend a night in a haunted mansion.

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Madison Charap, Troy Taylor, Ryan Larson, P.J. Palmer

Votes: 1,283

4. Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad (1994 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, History

6.4
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A number of slaves risk their lives to escape their masters with their only help coming from the famous secret slave escape network.

Writers: Diana Braithwaite, Peter Mohan, Nancy Trites-Botkin | Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Falconer Abraham, Dwight Bacquie, Janet Bailey, Nigel Bennett

Votes: 118

5. Man and Boy (1971)

G | 98 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.4
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After the Civil War, a black ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. At first, Caleb Revers race doesn't seem to matter, but then things change.

Writers: Harry Essex, Oscar Saul | Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Bill Cosby, Gloria Foster, Leif Erickson, George Spell

Votes: 126

6. The Man Behind the Gun (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Western

5.9
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An undercover government agent battles insurrectionists whose want Southern California to secede and become a slave state.

Writers: John Twist, Robert Buckner | Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Randolph Scott, Patrice Wymore, Dick Wesson, Philip Carey

Votes: 320

7. Zenobia (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy

6.1
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A modest country doctor in the antebellum South has to contend with his daughter's upcoming marriage and an affectionate medicine show elephant.

Writers: Corey Ford, Walter DeLeon, Arnold Belgard | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Harry Langdon, Billie Burke, Alice Brady

Votes: 385

8. Way Down South (1939)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Music

5.5
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In the pre-Civil War South, a plantation owner dies and leaves all his possessions, including his slaves, to his young son. While the deceased treated his slaves decently, his corrupt ... See full summary »

Writers: Clarence Muse, Langston Hughes | Directors: Leslie Goodwins, Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Bobby Breen, Alan Mowbray, Ralph Morgan, Steffi Duna

Votes: 141

9. Dixiana (1930)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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In antebellum New Orleans, two men vie for the affections of a beautiful young girl during Mardi Gras.

Writers: Luther Reed, Anne Caldwell | Director: Luther Reed | Stars: Bebe Daniels, Everett Marshall, Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey

Votes: 218

10. The Old South (1940)

11 min | Documentary, Short, History

5.7
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Chronicle of the importance of cotton to the economy and culture of the American South.

Writer: Herman Hoffman | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: George Lynn, Frank Whitbeck

Votes: 102

11. Harmony Lane (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Biography, Musical, Romance

5.9
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The life and loves of composer Stephen Foster, from his early success through his decline, degradation, and death from alcoholism.

Writers: Elizabeth Meehan, Joseph Santley, Milton Krims | Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Douglass Montgomery, Evelyn Venable, Adrienne Ames, Joseph Cawthorn

Votes: 44

12. Old Natchez on the Mississippi (1939)

9 min | Documentary, Short, Music

5.5
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This Traveltalks short focuses on the city's preservation of the architecture, apparel, and customs of the antebellum South.

Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, Aunt Jenny, Uncle Mose, Uncle Ned

Votes: 28

13. Code Noir

Drama | Announced

A girl born into slavery in antebellum Louisiana fakes mental illness to avoid being sold away from her family.

Writers: Maria Collis, Richard Marks, Scott Marks | Director: Richard Marks | Star: Nana Gbewonyo

14. The Grip of Jealousy (1916)

Drama

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In pre-Civil War days, a woman dies in childbirth. Her sister, believing the child to be illegitimate, leaves the baby in care of one of her sister's slaves.

Writer: Ida May Park | Director: Joseph De Grasse | Stars: Louise Lovely, Lon Chaney, Grace Thompson, Jay Belasco

15. Cameo Kirby (1914)

50 min | Drama

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"Cameo" Kirby, so called because of his fondness for cameos, is the son of a New Orleans plantation owner who dies insolvent. When the plantation and slaves are sold at auction, Cameo's ... See full summary »

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Harry Leon Wilson | Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: Dustin Farnum, Fred Montague, James Neill, Jode Mullally

16. Wessyngton Plantation: A Family's Road to Freedom (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 29 min | History

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In 1796, Joseph Washington, a distant relative of our first president, purchased sixty acres in Middle Tennessee for tobacco farming. Eventually covering 13,000 acres, Wessyngton Plantation... See full summary »

Writer: Ed Jones | Director: Ed Jones

17. The Bride of Hate (1917)

50 min | Drama, History

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Dr. Dudley Duprez is a well-known Louisiana physician. His beautiful but wayward niece, Rose Duprez, is abducted by Paul Crenshaw, a friend of the doctor, and to prevent her shame from ... See full summary »

Writers: J.G. Hawks, John Lynch | Director: Walter Edwards | Stars: Frank Keenan, Margery Wilson, Jerome Storm, David Hartford

18. Voyagers! (1982–1983)
Episode: Created Equal (1982)

60 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Arriving in ancient Rome, Phineas and Jeffery must save the slave Spartacusso that he can lead the revolt in Capra. They also meet a young Sam Clemens and help Harriet Tubman escape.

Writer: Nick Thiel | Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Jon-Erik Hexum, Meeno Peluce, Ed Bakey, Leigh Hamilton

Votes: 26