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Best Movies about Race in America

Edited June 2020
  • 55 movies

A comprehensive list of the best movies that capture one or more facets of the complicated history of race relations in America. No one film can say it all, but these narratives help untangle the complicated web of emotions that have yet again bubbled to the surface with the police brutality towards George Floyd and countless others.

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Paris Is Burning 1990 Movie 4.7/5
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Losing Ground 1982 Movie 5/5
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Stir Crazy 1980 Movie 4/5
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Killer Of Sheep 1978 Movie 0.7/5
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Ganja & Hess 1973 Movie 5/5
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The Story Of A Three-Day Pass 1968 Movie
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Imitation Of Life 1934 Movie 3.3/5
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The Original Kings Of Comedy 2000 Movie 3.2/5
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Trouble The Water 2008 Movie 5/5
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The Spook Who Sat By The Door 1973 Movie 3.8/5
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Shadows 1958 Movie 4.5/5
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Straight Outta Compton 2015 Movie 4.4/5
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Mississippi Masala 1991 Movie 5/5
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Let The Fire Burn 2013 Movie 5/5
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Imitation Of Life 1959 Movie 4.6/5
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Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013 Movie 3.1/5
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Boyz N The Hood 1991 Movie 4.7/5
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A Raisin In The Sun 1961 Movie 5/5
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Hidden Figures 2016 Movie 4.5/5
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Bird 1988 Movie 3.6/5
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Juice 1992 Movie 4.2/5
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Real Women Have Curves 2002 Movie 3.6/5
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Beatriz At Dinner 2017 Movie 3.5/5
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The Big Sick 2017 Movie 4.3/5
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Pariah 2011 Movie 3.9/5
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13th 2016 Movie 4.5/5
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Ray 2004 Movie 4.1/5
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The Hate U Give 2018 Movie 4.1/5
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If Beale Street Could Talk 2018 Movie 3.2/5
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Devil In A Blue Dress 1995 Movie 4.5/5
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Daughters Of The Dust 1991 Movie 3.3/5
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She's Gotta Have It 1986 Movie 3.4/5
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