Most Popular "Reference To Martin Luther King" Titles
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2. Before Midnight (2013)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
3. The Sapphires (2012)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
4. 100 Girls (2000)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
This sexy, teen-comedy is about a freshman, Matthew, at college who meets his dream girl in a dorm elevator during a blackout. He never sees her face, but instantly falls in love. In the ... See full summary »
6. The Crossing (1990)
92 min | Drama, Romance
After 18 months Sam returns to his place of birth. He wants to ask his girlfriend Meg who he had let down when he left, to go with him to the big city. However Meg was deeply sad because of... See full summary »
7. Selma, Lord, Selma (1999 TV Movie)
94 min | Drama
In 1965 Alabama, an 11 year old girl (Jurnee Smollett) is touched by a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (Clifton Powell) and becomes a devout follower. But her resolution is tested when ... See full summary »
11. Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
123 min | Drama
Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
14. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the late J. Edgar Hoover, who was head of the FBI from 1924-1972. The film follows Hoover from his racket-busting days through his reign under eight U.S. presidents.
16. Unconquered (1989 TV Movie)
113 min | Drama
In 1962 in Montgomery, Alabama, State Attorney Richard Flowers is one of few willing to fight racial injustices even if it costs him his family's peace.
18. As Aventuras de Agamenon, o Repórter (2012)
74 min | Comedy, History
The trajectory of the clumsy reporter Agamenon Mendes Pereira, always present in key events of history, his biggest scoops and his eternal love for Isaura, who survives his unexpected travels around the world, in search of news and fame.
19. The Boy King (1986 TV Movie)
Drama focusing on young Martin Luther King Jr.'s early encounters with prejudice and how the love and courage of his family moved him to speak out against segregation and become a leader in... See full synopsis »
93 min | Documentary, History, War
Renegade filmmaker Georg Koszulinski takes on Florida's history from a decidedly different point of view. Blending archival and original footage, he brings to life a cast of historical ... See full summary »
21. American Psyche (2007)
55 min | Documentary
American Psyche seeks to find the every-day American perspective on social and political life in America following the events of 9/11. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, two ... See full summary »
22. A Ripple of Hope (2008)
55 min | Documentary
It was April 4, 1968. At 6:01 p.m., across the street from the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, a gunman fired a rifle-and the leader of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., ... See full summary »
23. Down South (2009)
4 min | Short, Crime
James Earl Ray waits for Martin Luther King to appear on the balcony outside of the Lorraine Motel. When the moment comes sooner than he thought he's forced to make a quick decision.
24. 68 (2008 TV Movie)
110 min | Documentary, History, War
From Washington to Saigon, Rome to Mexico, Paris to London, a wave of demonstrations shakes the world. 68 travels back in time to war torn Vietnam, freed and occupied Prague, Paris demonstrating, revolution in the Americas.
25. Satyagraha (1983 TV Movie)
168 min | Biography, Drama, History
Opera about the life and work of Mohandas K. Gandhi, named after his technique of passive resistance that he began in South Africa and employed in his native India.
27. 11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried (1989 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary, History, Music
Through exclusive and previously unseen footage from family archives and the local TV station near the infamous "grassy knoll," plus the insightful recollestions of Gerald Ford, Coretta ... See full summary »
Drama | Filming
In 1944, Bertie Bowman- a poor impressionable kid, heard South Carolina Senator Burnet Maybank declare: "If y'all ever get up to Washington, D.C., drop by and see me!" Though Maybank was ... See full summary »
32 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Dr. Martin Luther King understood well the importance of documenting the Civil Rights Movement. There was one photojournalist that he trusted above all others. This film documents the civil... See full summary »
31. Em Compasso de Espera (1969)
98 min | Drama
Antunes Filho's Em Compasso de Espera is a film which promotes the idea of race equality by means of showing various struggles that the main hero has to go through. Black self awareness in ... See full summary »
32. Down to Earth (I) (2008)
27 min | Documentary, Short
On April 4 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on the eve of a peaceful march. On the 40th anniversary of this tragic event, we present a documentary about ... See full summary »
34. Julian Bond (2012)
32 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
As Julian Bond traces his roots back to slavery, the audience is confronted with a unique opportunity to observe the 20th century through the eyes of one of its key witnesses. Now in his ... See full summary »
36. King in Chicago (2008)
77 min | Documentary
In the national celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday each year, most Americans recall or learn about Dr. King's leadership in confronting southern racism in Selma and ... See full summary »
38. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: The Making of a Dream (2004 TV Short)
39. American Kings (2009)
117 min | Documentary, Sport
A high school football team of NYC immigrants searching for the American Dream, coached by a recovering heroin addict working for redemption, fights for their 10th NYC Championship in 12 years.
42. Pip & Zastrow: An American Friendship (2008)
75 min | Documentary
Pip & Zastrow: An American Friendship is the true story of two men who cross racial boundaries during segregation in the 1940s and form a life-long friendship that takes extraordinary turns... See full summary »
Clone High (2002–2003)
A Room of One's Clone: The Pie of the Storm
TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Joan and her blind foster dad Toots are left homeless after a storm hits their house and burns it to the ground... See full synopsis »
Eyes on the Prize (1987– )
The beginnings of the U.S. Civil rights struggle is profiled, including the Emmett Till murder trial and the Rosa Parks arrest/Montgomery bus boycott.
P.O.V. (1988– )
Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
83 min | Documentary
Documentary on Bayard Rustin, best-remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington.
Almost Royal (2014– )
Georgie and Poppy hire an incredibly patient driving instructor to help Poppy learn how to drive, meet with a congressman, spend a day with a group of female gun enthusiasts, and finish by adding some excitement to a not-so-exciting opera.