Most Popular "Race Riot" Titles
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1. Detroit (2017)
R | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.
Votes: 25,403 | Gross: $16.79M
2. Remember the Titans (2000)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Votes: 175,037 | Gross: $115.65M
3. Dreamgirls (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.
Votes: 61,291 | Gross: $103.37M
6. Battle in Seattle (2007)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama
Activists arrive in Seattle, Washington en masse to protest a meeting of the World Trade Organization. Riots and chaos ensue as demonstrators successfully stop the WTO meetings.
Votes: 13,399 | Gross: $0.22M
8. Absolute Beginners (1986)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In 1958 London a young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful, aspiring fashion designer.
Votes: 2,728 | Gross: $0.93M
10. The '60s (1999 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 172 min | Drama
The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam, Michael becomes ... See full summary »
11. No Way Out (1950)
Approved | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A black doctor is assigned to treat two racist White, robbery suspects who are brothers, and when one dies, it causes tension that could start a race riot.
12. Down Under (II) (2016)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, it is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide.
14. The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV Movie)
R | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker was born poor, but achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic and erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville ... See full summary »
15. Talk to Me (2007)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 8,821 | Gross: $4.47M
16. The Combination (2009)
96 min | Drama
Set in the multi-racial suburbs of Sydney, Lebanese-Australian John is released from goal to find his younger brother Charlie caught in the very same world of crime that put him behind bars.
17. Wir sind jung. Wir sind stark. (2014)
123 min | Crime, Drama, History
On 24th August 1992 in the eastern German city of Rostock a rampaging mob, to the applause and cheering of more than 3,000 bystanders, besieged and set fire to a residential building ... See full summary »
18. LA 92 (2017)
R | 114 min | Documentary, History
Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, filmmakers examine that tumultuous period through rarely seen archival footage.
19. Africa addio (1966)
R | 122 min | Documentary
The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent.
20. Chicago 10 (2007)
R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History
Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
Votes: 1,130 | Gross: $0.18M
21. Samuel Fuller's Street of No Return (1989)
93 min | Action, Drama, Crime
A rock star-turned-bum, his vocal chords severed at the height of his career for the love of a woman, reclaims his forgotten past after viewing a music video and seeks revenge against the mobster who maimed him.
22. The Well (1951)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A small, racially mixed American town succumbs to violence and utter mayhem after a white man, who is suspected of kidnapping a missing black girl, is released by the white authority.
24. Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind (2000 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Biography
Marcus Garvey emmigrated from Jamaica to New York City in 1914, bringing with him a message of black empowerment. After touring the United States with his message, his organization started ... See full summary »
Director: Stanley Nelson
26. The Wind of Change (1961)
64 min | Drama
Frank is an unemployed, discontented and rebellious teenage, living at home with his mild-mannered father, domineering mother and sister Josie. Frank harbors a deep-seated resentment and ... See full summary »
29. In Search of History: The Night Tulsa Burned (1999 TV Movie)
41 min | History
Long-buried tale of the tragic hours that brought Greenwood to a fiery end, and the misunderstanding that started when a white elevator operator accused 19-year-old Greenwood resident Dick ... See full summary »
Star: Johnny D. Kirk
Biography, Drama, Music | Announced
The real Marvin Gaye Jr. as only his entire life story can reveal.
32. The Rancho High School Riots (2012 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary
Forty years after the tumultuous season of race riots that spread like wildfire through Rancho High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, the participants on all sides of the cultural divide come ... See full summary »
35. Grove Roots (2009)
43 min | Documentary, Short
Eight young west Londoners document the history of their local area and traces the evolution of Ladbroke Grove from the 1958 race riots to the present day. The film looks at the major ... See full summary »
37. Immoral Desires (2010)
10 min | Short, Crime, Drama
In this homage to classic sexploitation films of the 1960's, three people embrace their immoral desires and walk between the lines of right and wrong. Will any of them survive?
CSI: Cyber (2015–2016)
Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Cyber team tries to find the person who hacked a police officer's body camera and made the incendiary video go viral.
The Knick (2014–2015)
Get the Rope
TV-MA | 43 min | Drama
A riot breaks out when a police officer is stabbed by a black man defending his wife. The employees of the Knickerbocker fight to protect the lives of blacks injured in the riots.
The Kennedys (2011– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, History, Romance
Riots over desegregation in the South force JFK to act. Jackie's use of amphetamines continues. Joe Sr. suffers a stroke.
American Playhouse (1981– )
The Killing Floor
PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During World War I, a poor black Southerner travels north to Chicago to get work in the city's slaughterhouses, where he becomes embroiled in the organized labor movement. He becomes ... See full summary »