Discrimination Movies, Movies about Discrimination

Here we've displayed a list of the best Discrimination films : The Elephant Man(1980), Ballot Measure 9(1994), The Devil Came on Horseback(2007), The Great Debaters(2007), The Rocket(2005), Salt of the Earth(1954), Coming Out Under Fire(1994), Broken Blossoms(1919), Made in Dagenham(2010), On the Basis of Sex(2018), Girlfight(2000), Snow Falling on Cedars(1999) ... ...

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The Elephant Man

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.

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Ballot Measure 9

Ballot Measure 9 was an anti-gay amendment proposed to Oregon voters in 1992 by the conservative group, Oregon Citizen's Alliance. This documentary goes behind the scenes of the fight to ... See full summary »

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The Devil Came on Horseback

A documentary that exposes the genocide raging in Darfur, Sudan as seen through the eyes of a former U.S. marine who returns home to make the story public.

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The Great Debaters

A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

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The Rocket

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

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Salt of the Earth

Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.

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Coming Out Under Fire

A historical account of military policy regarding homosexuals during World War II. The documentary includes interviews with several gay WWII veterans.

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Broken Blossoms

A frail waif, abused by her brutal boxer father in London's seedy Limehouse District, is befriended by a sensitive Chinese immigrant with tragic consequences.

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Made in Dagenham

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

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On the Basis of Sex

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

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Diana, without her father knowing it, trains as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers.

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Snow Falling on Cedars

A Japanese-American fisherman is accused of killing his neighbor at sea. In the 1950s, race figures into the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.

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Two men make the dangerous journey from Africa to Italy for a better life, but then face hostility and violence in this shocking look at the life-and-death struggle of refugees.

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Brother John

A man who returns to his hometown for a funeral may have a much larger purpose in life than those around him can see.

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The Iron Lady

An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.

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The Hairdresser

After being turned down to work at a hair salon because of her figure, a financially struggling hair dresser works to open her own shop.

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Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon

Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and she depends on her wit and her friends, Warren and Arthur, to cope. Yearning for independence, the three leave the hospital ... See full summary »

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12 Angry Men

One (Jack Lemmon) of 12 jurors holds out in the case of a boy (George C. Scott) from the slums who is accused of killing his father.

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A Stoning in Fulham County

A county prosecutor (Ken Olin) takes four non-Amish teenagers to trial for the death of an Amish man's (Ron Perlman) baby.

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Bridge to the Sun

A Tennessee woman (Carroll Baker) marries a Japanese diplomat (James Shigeta) and goes back with him to Japan at the start of World War II.

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Shooting Dogs

In 1994 Rwanda, a priest (John Hurt) and a teacher (Hugh Dancy) at a secondary school get caught up in the genocidal conflict between the Hutu and the Tutsi.

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