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1. Detroit (2017)

R | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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77 Metascore

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.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore

Votes: 25,403 | Gross: $16.79M

2. Remember the Titans (2000)

PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.8
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48 Metascore

The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst

Votes: 175,037 | Gross: $115.65M

3. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Votes: 61,291 | Gross: $103.37M

4. Rosewood (1997)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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71 Metascore

A dramatization of a 1923 horrific racist lynch mob attack on an African American community.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Bruce McGill

Votes: 6,608 | Gross: $13.10M

5. Fritz the Cat (1972)

Unrated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960s.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry, Judy Engles

Votes: 9,252 | Gross: $25.00M

6. Battle in Seattle (2007)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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54 Metascore

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.

Director: Stuart Townsend | Stars: André Benjamin, Jennifer Carpenter, Isaach De Bankolé, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 13,399 | Gross: $0.22M

7. Dark Blue (2002)

R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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57 Metascore

A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kurt Russell, Ving Rhames, Scott Speedman, Michael Michele

Votes: 18,477 | Gross: $9.06M

8. Absolute Beginners (1986)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.6
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In 1958 London a young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful, aspiring fashion designer.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Patsy Kensit, Eddie O'Connell, David Bowie, James Fox

Votes: 2,728 | Gross: $0.93M

9. Against the Wall (1994 TV Movie)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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Based on the true story of the Attica Prison uprising of 1971.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Samuel L. Jackson, Clarence Williams III, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 1,923

10. The '60s (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 172 min | Drama

7.0
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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 »

Director: Mark Piznarski | Stars: Josh Hamilton, Julia Stiles, Jerry O'Connell, Jeremy Sisto

Votes: 2,260

11. No Way Out (1950)

Approved | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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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.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally, Sidney Poitier

Votes: 3,342

12. Down Under (II) (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.7
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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.

Director: Abe Forsythe | Stars: Fayssal Bazzi, Chris Bunton, Michael Denkha, Harriet Dyer

Votes: 621

13. There Goes My Baby (1994)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Graduates of a Los Angeles high school in 1965 see America's culture and politics gradually change.

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Ricky Schroder, Kelli Williams, Noah Wyle

Votes: 912 | Gross: $0.12M

14. The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV Movie)

R | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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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 »

Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Lynn Whitfield, Rubén Blades, David Dukes, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 1,045

15. Talk to Me (2007)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

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.

Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bruce McFee, Mike Epps

Votes: 8,821 | Gross: $4.47M

16. The Combination (2009)

96 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

Director: David Field | Stars: George Basha, Clare Bowen, Firass Dirani, Doris Younane

Votes: 689

17. Wir sind jung. Wir sind stark. (2014)

123 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.2
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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 »

Director: Burhan Qurbani | Stars: Jonas Nay, Trang Le Hong, Devid Striesow, Joel Basman

Votes: 1,321

18. LA 92 (2017)

R | 114 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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66 Metascore

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.

Directors: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin | Stars: Henry Alfaro, Danny Bakewell, John D. Barnett, Michael Bostic

Votes: 703

19. Africa addio (1966)

R | 122 min | Documentary

7.1
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The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent.

Directors: Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Sergio Rossi, Gualtiero Jacopetti, Julius Nyerere, Moise Tshombe

Votes: 1,048

20. Chicago 10 (2007)

R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

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.

Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Nick Nolte, Roy Scheider, Hank Azaria

Votes: 1,130 | Gross: $0.18M

21. Samuel Fuller's Street of No Return (1989)

93 min | Action, Drama, Crime

5.8
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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.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Keith Carradine, Valentina Vargas, Bill Duke, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 385

22. The Well (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.3
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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.

Directors: Leo C. Popkin, Russell Rouse | Stars: Gwendolyn Laster, Richard Rober, Maidie Norman, George Hamilton

Votes: 499

23. Missio: Can I Exist (2016)

5 min | Short, History

9.8
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Separated during childhood due to the color of their skin, two friends are reunited years later during the Baltimore City race riots of 1968.

Director: Jeff Ray | Stars: Mason Duane, Cory Frith, Trent Jolie, Henry J. Smith III

Votes: 5

24. Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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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

Votes: 31

25. Remembrance of Things Fast: True Stories Visual Lies (1994)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Director: John Maybury | Stars: Alana, Rupert Everett, Julia Fodo, Mark Lawrence

Votes: 28

26. The Wind of Change (1961)

64 min | Drama

6.6
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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 »

Director: Vernon Sewell | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Johnny Briggs, Ann Lynn, Hilda Fenemore

Votes: 59

27. The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow (2002)

56 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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The history of legal official racial segregation in the USA.

Stars: Hugh Morgan, Richard Roundtree, Nicole Williams

Votes: 19

28. Billy Graham: God's Ambassador (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

6.4
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The life and times of the evangelist Billy Graham are the subject of this documentary.

Director: Michael Merriman | Stars: John Akers, Cliff Barrows, Ralph Bell, Richard Bewes

Votes: 55

29. In Search of History: The Night Tulsa Burned (1999 TV Movie)

41 min | History

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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

30. Sistemo l'America e torno (1974)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Director: Nanni Loy | Stars: Paolo Villaggio, Sterling St. Jacques, Alfredo Rizzo, Fernando Cerulli

Votes: 85

31. Marvin: The Life Story of Marvin Gaye

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

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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 »

Director: Stan Armstrong | Stars: Michael Brophy, Dan Crevoisier, Antonio Fargas, Dan Gray

33. Mosafere rey (2001)

115 min | Action, Drama, History

5.7
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Director: Davood Mir-Bagheri | Stars: Amiryal Arjmand, Dariush Arjmand, Vishka Asayesh, Enayat Bakhshi

Votes: 108

34. Violence: An American Tradition (1995 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Star: Julian Bond

Votes: 22

35. Grove Roots (2009)

43 min | Documentary, Short

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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 »

Directors: Bankole Adegbulujbe, Kaye Ann Adjei, Moktar Alatas, Zakiya Amlak, Jodeci Cumberbatch, Rae Evelyn, Dontony Gill Nasadi, Clinton Plummer Nelson

36. Scarz (2007)

11 min | Documentary, Short, History

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In November 1898, the first and only successful Coup D'etat to occur on US soil took place in Wilmington, North Carolina. The local, conservative Democratic Party forcibly toppled the ... See full summary »

Directors: Amir Berhannu, Tod Gorman

37. Immoral Desires (2010)

10 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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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?

Director: Michael Mercadante | Stars: James Blackledge, Carol Fritz, Bill Ivory Larson, Erica Mercadante

38. CSI: Cyber (2015–2016)
Episode: Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The Cyber team tries to find the person who hacked a police officer's body camera and made the incendiary video go viral.

Director: Alec Smight | Stars: Patricia Arquette, James Van Der Beek, Shad Moss, Charley Koontz

Votes: 158

39. The Knick (2014–2015)
Episode: Get the Rope (2014)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama

9.3
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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.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Clive Owen, André Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance

Votes: 1,098

40. The Kennedys (2011– )
Episode: Life Sentences (2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.4
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Riots over desegregation in the South force JFK to act. Jackie's use of amphetamines continues. Joe Sr. suffers a stroke.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper, Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 172

41. The Injustice Files (2013– )
Episode: Sundown Towns (2014)

Crime

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Stars: Keith Beauchamp, Dan Bowen, Kerry Buck, Sandra Chapman

42. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: The Killing Floor (1984)

PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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 »

Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Cynthia Baker, Dennis Farina, Clarence Felder, Moses Gunn

Votes: 56