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12 Years a Slave (2013), Amazing Grace (2006), White Riot, Amistad (1997), The Birth of a Nation (2016), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Pompeii (2014) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

8.1/10 Drama, Biography, History

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

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Amazing Grace (2006)

Amazing Grace (2006)

7.4/10 Biography, Drama, History, Romance

The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.

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White Riot

White Riot

7.2/10 Music, Documentary

Rock Against Racism was formed in 1976, prompted by Eric Clapton. It blends fresh interviews with archive footage to recreate a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National Front marches.

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Amistad (1997)

Amistad (1997)

7.3/10 Drama, History

In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.

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The Birth of a Nation (2016)

The Birth of a Nation (2016)

6.4/10 Biography, Drama, History

Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.

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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

6.0/10 Action, Drama, Fantasy

The defiant leader Moses rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

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Pompeii (2014)

Pompeii (2014)

5.5/10 Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance

A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

8.9/10 Drama

A 110-year-old former Louisiana slave (Cicely Tyson) reminisces about her life and society from the Civil War to germinating civil rights.

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The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show

7.7/10 Documentary

For one week in February 1968, Johnny Carson gave up his chair to Harry Belafonte, the first time an African-American had hosted a late night TV show for a whole week.

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Polycarp

Polycarp

5.5/10 Drama, History

A young slave girl, Anna, is rescued and adopted by Christians in 2nd Century Smyrna and befriended by their aged bishop, Polycarp. As Anna is taught by Polycarp and her new family, she struggles to reconcile her beliefs with those of the Christians. When the Roman proconsul demands that all citizens worship Caesar to show their allegiance to Rome, Polycarp and the Ch...Read all

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Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)

7.8/10 War, Drama, Biography, History

Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.

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Ben-Hur (2016)

Ben-Hur (2016)

5.7/10 Action, Adventure, Drama, History

Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption.

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The United States vs. Billie Holiday

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

5.6/10 Drama, Music, Biography, History

Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she has a tumultuous affair.

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Selma (2014)

Selma (2014)

7.5/10 Drama, Biography, History

A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

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The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

7.2/10 Drama, History

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.

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Cabiria

Cabiria

7.1/10 Adventure, Drama, History

Cabiria is a Roman child when her home is destroyed by a volcano. Sold in Carthage to be sacrificed in a temple, is saved by Fulvio, a Roman spy. But danger lurks, and hatred between Rome and Carthage can only lead to war.

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Veteran

Veteran

7.0/10 Comedy, Action, Crime, Drama

A honest cop seeks justice for a common man against all odds. A rich boy seeks revenge on the cop.

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Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus (1960)

7.9/10 War, Drama, Adventure, Biography, History

The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.

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Murder in Mississippi

Murder in Mississippi

5.6/10 Drama

In 1964, New York City activist Mickey Schwerner (Tom Hulce) takes a field position in rural Mississippi on behalf of the civil rights group known as the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). There Schwerner; his wife, Rita (Jennifer Grey) ; and fellow activists Andrew Goodman (Josh Charles) and James Chaney (Blair Underwood) endure harassment by local thugs and police, as well as violent hate-mongers the Ku Klux Klan, in their quest to help African-Americans secure their basic human rights.

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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)

7.2/10 Action, Biography, Drama, History, War

The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.

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Unconquered

Unconquered

7.0/10 Adventure

Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.

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