Most Popular "Slave Trade" Titles
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1. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
2. Planet of the Apes (2001)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An Air Force astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominate a race of primitive humans.
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.
4. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.
5. Mansfield Park (1999)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
At 10, Fanny Price, a poor relation, goes to live at Mansfield Park, the estate of her aunt's husband, Sir Thomas. Clever, studious, and a writer with an ironic imagination and fine moral ... See full summary »
6. The Mission (1986)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
8. 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.
10. The Naked Prey (1965)
Unrated | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari ... See full summary »
12. Khartoum (1966)
Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After an Egyptian army, commanded by British officers, is destroyed in a battle in the Sudan in the 1880's, the British government is in a quandary. It does not want to commit a British ... See full summary »
13. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Through the eyes of a british "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
14. Cobra Verde (1987)
Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama
The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves. After the owner suspects Cobra Verde of consorting with his young daughters, the owner ... See full summary »
15. Indochine (1992)
PG-13 | 159 min | Drama, Romance
This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. An unmarried French woman who works in the rubber fields, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was... See full summary »
17. Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
R | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and ... See full summary »
18. Shaft in Africa (1973)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
P.I. John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.
20. Genghis Khan (1965)
127 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the 13th century the shy Mongol boy Temujin becomes the fearless leader Genghis Khan who unites all Mongol tribes and conquers most of Asia, Europe and the Middle-East.
21. Shanghai Joe (1973)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Western
A Chinese immigrant, recently arrived in America, fights to free Mexican slaves from their cruel master.
22. Warrior Queen (1987)
R | 79 min | Drama
In ancient Pompeii, slaves are bought and sold for household chores and sex. A mysterious queen moves among the elite, meantime secretly helping the slaves to escape. Eventually her life is... See full summary »
23. Tarzan of the Apes (1918)
73 min | Action, Adventure
The plot follows the novel more closely than does any other Tarzan movie. John and Alice Clayton take ship for Africa. Mutineers maroon them. After his parents die the newborn Tarzan is ... See full summary »
24. Anthony Adverse (1936)
Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves.
25. The King Maker (2005)
R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama
In 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the Orient in a bid to find the man that murdered his father and, with luck, like many of his fellow ... See full summary »
27. 500 Years Later (2005)
106 min | Documentary
Crime, drugs, HIV/AIDS, poor education, inferiority complex, low expectation, poverty, corruption, poor health, and underdevelopment plagues people of African descent globally - Why? 500 ... See full summary »
28. Returner (2002)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race.
29. John Paul Jones (1959)
126 min | Action, Biography, History
The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.
31. 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 »
32. Trafficking (I) (2009)
15 min | Short, Drama
Serge Grimbert wakes up to find himself in an unknown place. He soon finds out that he is in a shack in the middle of the desert. Shook up by a spell of amnesia and a wound to the head, he ... See full summary »
33. Ceddo (1977)
120 min | Drama
The Ceddo try to preserve their traditional African culture against the onslaught of Islam, Christianity, and the slave trade. When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap ... See full summary »
35. King of Thieves (2004)
101 min | Drama
Two amateur circus kids from a poor Ukrainian village, ten-year-old Barbu and his older sister Mimma, are sold to a circus artist called Caruso who promises them a career in the West. ... See full summary »
36. Slavers (1978)
R | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, History
As the slave trade is dwindling in East Africa in the late 19th century, two competing slave traders start a brutal violent conflict between each other for the monopoly on the remaining profits.
37. The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
A documentary about the life of Errol Flynn, with recollections from friends and family.
39. The Middle Passage (2000)
78 min | Drama, History
A realistic look at the horrors of the slave trade, told entirely through the voice of a dead African slave whose spirit haunts the ocean route.
40. Little Senegal (2001)
97 min | Drama
After many years of having worked as a tour guide at the Senegalese slave museum, Alloune decides to go to America in search of his ancestors. They were taken away from his village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World.
41. Ill Gotten Gains (1997)
R | 101 min | Drama, History
WEST AFRICA 1869 - Slave trade is illegal. There is a revolt on a slave ship - twenty four men fight for their lives. Out-gunned, the revolt fails but a second uprising is planned.
43. Adanggaman (2000)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama
In West Africa during the late 17th century, King Adanggaman leads a war against his neighboring tribes, ordering his soldiers to torch enemy villages, kill the elderly and capture the ... See full summary »
Writers: Jean-Marie Adiaffi, Bertin Akaffou, Roger Gnoan M'Bala, Christophe Pellet | Director: Roger Gnoan M'Bala | Stars: Rasmane Ouedraogo, Albertine N'Guessan, Ziable Honoré Goore Bi, Bintou Bakayoko
45. O dynasteias (1986)
89 min | Comedy
The adventurous life of a man who wandered around the world, spent a few years playing "Tarzan" in the jungle, became rich and eventually returned back in his birth-place.
46. Way of the Black Dragon (1979)
88 min | Action, Adventure
Allison Wong gets abducted by a gang of drug smugglers with a nasty sideline business involving white slavery and prostitution. Interpol agent Bill Eaton, honest worker Chen, and Allison's ... See full summary »
50. The Healing Passage: Voices from the Water (2004)
90 min | Documentary
Prominent cultural artists explore the present-day residuals of the trans- Atlantic slave trade and use music, ritual, dolls, spoken word and visual art to create paths to healing.