Black History

Films that highlight key moments, issues and people in black history over the years.

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Ali (2001) Rating: 15 14+

3.6316 out of 5 19 Votes (Members)
Duration
150 mins
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Bold and brash, frenzied yet graceful biopic of Muhammad Ali.

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This film has a couple of uses of moderate bad language and discriminatory terms.

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In The Heat of the Night (1967) Rating: 12 11+

4.2857 out of 5 7 Votes (Members)
Duration
102 mins
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In the US south in the 60s, just after the passing of the Civil Rights Act, a black police officer is arrested for a prominent white citizen's murder.

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Contains racist language, mild threat and mild sex references.

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To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) Rating: PG 11+

3.4819 out of 5 83 Votes (Members)
Duration
124 mins
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Harper Lee adaptation about an idealistic white laywer in 1930s Alabama who takes on the case of a black man accused of an awful crime.

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Contains references to child sexual abuse and infrequent moderate bad language

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The Color Purple (1985) Rating: 15 14+

3.4000 out of 5 25 Votes (Members)
Duration
147 mins
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Adaptation of Alice Walker's novel about the turbulent life of Celie, a black woman growing up in the American Deep South of the 1900s.

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Contains references to the mistreatment of slaves and mild language.

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Amazing Grace (2006) Rating: PG 11+

4.1667 out of 5 12 Votes (Members)
Duration
115 mins
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Stirring biopic, telling the story of 18th century politician William Wilberforce - a crucial figure in the abolition of slavery.

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