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American History X American History X (1998)
Derek Vinyard returns from prison to find his younger brother, Danny, caught in the same web of racism and hatred that landed him in prison. After Derek's father is killed in the line of duty by a...

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Slumdog Millionaire Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
The quintessence thirst to know and absorb the essence of love and life, emulates through a story of a slum boy Jamal, participating in a Indian television reality show, Koun Banaga Cororpati. The...

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Requiem For A Dream Requiem For A Dream (2000)

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Taxi Driver Taxi Driver (1976)
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential...

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Gran Torino Gran Torino (2008)
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get...

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Magnolia Magnolia (1999)
24 hours in L.A.; it's raining cats and dogs. Two parallel and intercut stories dramatize men about to die: both are estranged from a grown child, both want to make contact, and neither child wants...

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8 Mile 8 Mile (2002)

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25th Hour 25th Hour (2002)
The 25th Hour depicts the last day of freedom for a young man before he begins serving a seven-year jail term for drug dealing. Prowling through the city until dawn with his two close male friends...

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Rounders Rounders (1998)

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Boyz N The Hood Boyz N The Hood (1991)
John Singleton's portrayal of social problems in inner-city Los Angeles takes the form of a tale of three friends growing up together 'in the 'hood.' Half-brothers Doughboy and Ricky Baker are...

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Do The Right Thing Do The Right Thing (1989)
It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, and tensions are growing there, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria....

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Half Nelson Half Nelson (2006)
Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But...

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Judas And The Black Messiah Judas And The Black Messiah (2021)
Fred Hampton, a young, charismatic activist, becomes Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party - putting him directly in the crosshairs of the government, the FBI, and the Chicago...

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Bringing Out The Dead Bringing Out The Dead (1999)
48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything...

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Mid90s Mid90s (2018)
Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie...

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Menace II Society Menace II Society (1993)
This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

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Dangerous Minds Dangerous Minds (1995)
Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she...

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Death Wish Death Wish (1974)
A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.

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The Hate U Give The Hate U Give (2018)
Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two...

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New Jack City New Jack City (1991)
In 1989, Nino Brown, a small time drug dealer, is convinced by one of his fellow thugs that the wave of the future is in the cocaine derivative, crack. Brown sees potential in crack and sets out to...

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Shortbus Shortbus (2006)
A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.

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Juice Juice (1992)
Four Harlem teens, Q, Bishop, Raheem and Steel, are out skipping school one day when they find out an old friend was killed in a shootout at a bar. After this, Bishop tells his friends that they...

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187 187 (1997)
High school teacher Trevor Garfield is stabbed by bad-boy student. Fifteen months later, he moves to Los Angeles to the unruly, predominantly Latino school. He has to tame wolf-like students.

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Dead Presidents Dead Presidents (1995)
On the streets they call cash dead presidents. And that's just what a Vietnam veteran is after when he returns home from the war only to find himself drawn into a life of crime. With the aid of his...

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The Last Black Man In San Francisco The Last Black Man In San Francisco (2019)
Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly...

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Gully Gully (2019)
Gully follows the lives of three teens living in LA, all victims of extreme childhoods. We follow them over the course of 48 hours, as they wreak a hedonistic riot across the city, unbound by...

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Jungle Fever Jungle Fever (1991)
A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.

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Poetic Justice Poetic Justice (1993)
After witnessing the murder of her first and only boyfriend, young Justice decides to forget about college and become a South Central Los Angeles hairdresser. Avoiding friends, the only way for her...

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Thirteen Conversations About One Thing Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
A physics professor approaching middle age decides to change his life with unexpected results. A rising young prosecuting attorney's plans are thrown into disarray as the result of a single...

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House Of D House Of D (2004)
By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and...

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Nowhere Nowhere (1997)
A group of teenagers try to sort out their lives and emotions while bizarre experiences happen to each one, including alien abductions, bad acid trips, bisexual experiences, suicides, bizarre...

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Bullet Bullet (1996)
A Jewish junkie is paroled after 8 years in prison, and once back on the street, rips off a drug dealer whom he already had a grudge against. The drug dealer hires an enforcer to retaliate, and...

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Wu-Tang: An American Saga Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019)
The show tracks the Wu Tang Clan's formation, a vision of Bobby Diggs, who strives to unite a dozen young, black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the...

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Christmas Evil Christmas Evil (1980)

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French Exit French Exit (2020)
An aging Manhattan socialite living on what's barely left of her inheritance moves to a small apartment in Paris with her son and cat.

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Girl Lost Girl Lost (2016)
Born into the seedy, underground world of prostitution, 15-year-old Shara has known no other life. Her mother is a career escort, who's now looking to Shara to make the kind of money she used to...

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South Central South Central (1992)
A former gangster fresh out of prison wants to change his life for the better and must save his 10 year old son who has already chosen a gang life.

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Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
Sweet Sweetback is a black orphan who, having grown up in a brothel, now works there as part of a sex show. When the police need a patsy for a murder in the black community, his employer gives him...

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Heights Heights (2005)
Young and attractive lawyer Jonathan is soon to be married to Isabel but then he meets young actor Alec and they fall in love. Isabel's mother, Diana, finds out the truth about Jonathan who now has...

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Hannah Takes The Stairs Hannah Takes The Stairs (2007)
Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a...

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Miss Juneteenth Miss Juneteenth (2020)
Turquoise, a former beauty queen turned hardworking single mother, prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the "Miss Juneteenth" pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in...

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Before I Self Destruct Before I Self Destruct (2009)
A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a...

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True To The Game True To The Game (2017)
Gena Hollins dated a drug dealer once. Then he started beating her. These days, Gena has no intention of ever being any man's trophy again-no matter how much money he has, how nice his ride is, how...

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First We Take Brooklyn First We Take Brooklyn (2018)
Serving a life sentence in one of Israel's toughest prisons, Mikki Levy never thought he'd ever see the light of day. But when's he's released early on a technicality, Mikki moves to New York...

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Rappin' Rappin' (1985)
An ex-con and break-dancer helps save a neighborhood from a greedy developer while trying to win a rap contest.

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On The Come Up On The Come Up (2022)
As the daughter of an underground hip-hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri's got massive shoes to fill. But it's hard as she is labeled a hoodlum at school, and faces financial crisis...

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Joanna Joanna (1968)
Joanna Sorrin, a whimsical and fanciful country girl, goes to London to follow a fashion design course. She comes into contact with the capital's young jet set and becomes the mistress of Gordon,...

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True To The Game 2 True To The Game 2 (2020)
True To The Game 2, picks up a year after the first installment of True to the Game, following the the lives of the characters affected by Quadir's murder. Separating herself from Philly's...

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Action Action (1980)
Bruno is an idealistic hero who questions the meaning of life in this confusing and sometimes hallucinatory erotic drama. After a night in jail, he is gang-raped by punk rockers in a garbage dump....

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Black Eye Black Eye (1974)
Fred Williamson stars as Stone, a Los Angeles-area private eye. After a movie star's funeral, the star's signature walking cane disappears. Stone discovers that the cane is somehow connected to a...

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