Persecution Movies, Movies about Persecution

Here we've displayed a list of the best Persecution films : The Great Dictator(1940), Latcho Drom(1994), The Mortal Storm(1940), Coming Out Under Fire(1994), The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith(1978), Defiance(2008), Sadie Thompson(1928), Big Bad Wolves(2013), Watermelon Man(1970), The Story of Ruth(1960), Guilty by Suspicion(1991), Simon and the Oaks(2011) ... ...

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The Great Dictator

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

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Latcho Drom

The journey of the Romany people told through musicians and dancers of India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France, and Spain.

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The Mortal Storm

The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Breitner, a family friend, is caught up in the turmoil.

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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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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

Jimmie Blacksmith, the son of an Aboriginal mother and a white father, falls victim to much racist abuse after marrying a white woman, and goes on a killing spree and finds himself on the run in the aftermath.

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Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants.

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Sadie Thompson

A prostitute seeking a fresh start becomes the obsession of a religious extremist.

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Big Bad Wolves

After a little girl is brutally murdered, a suspect avoids arrest due to lack of evidence. Working separately, her father and a cop decide to do something about it.

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Watermelon Man

An extremely bigoted white man finds out the hard (and somewhat humorous) way what it's like being a black man, firsthand!

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The Story of Ruth

Inspired by the scriptural tale. Moabitess priestess Ruth is drawn both to a Judean man and to his talk of a forgiving God. After tragedy strikes, she begins a new life in Bethlehem.

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Guilty by Suspicion

David Merrill (Robert De Niro), a fictitious 1950s Hollywood Director, returns from filming abroad in France to find that his loyalty has been called into question by the House Committee on... See full summary »

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Simon and the Oaks

Two boys come of age in Sweden during World War II.

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A Dominican friar visits a 13th-century French village in search of heretics. Despite the opposition of the local priest and the indifference of the villagers, he finds a seemingly perfect ... See full summary »

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As You Like It

A daughter of the powerful Duke must show her courage and inventiveness to be with the man she loves.

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Waiting for Anya

During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.

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The Little Hours

In the Middle Ages, a young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns. Introduced as a deaf mute man, he must fight to hold his cover as the nuns try to resist temptation.

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The Big Fisherman

Exploring the life of Peter, from being a successful fisherman to becoming a follower of Jesus Christ and being dependent on Jesus Christ.

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Guilty of Treason

The story of Cardinal Josef Mindzhenty, a Roman Catholic cardinal from Hungary who spoke out against both the Nazi occupation of his country during World War II and the Communist regime ... See full summary »

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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 ... See full summary »

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Esther and the King

Two decades before she would gain fame and some fortune as Alexis Carrington on Dynasty (1981), Dame Joan Collins starred as Esther in this melodramatic, routine Biblical story. The setting... See full summary »

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Golden Gate

A brash 22-year-old FBI agent trumps up charges of Communist spying against a Chinese laundryman. Ten years later, he wants to make amends to the man and his teenage daughter.

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The Encounter

When Collin Bastrow is found in the forest, alone and afraid, he has a shocking story to tell. As he struggles to recount the events of the previous night his memories return in a series of... See full summary »

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The Sign of the Cross

A Roman official (Fredric March) tries to save Christians from the lions and the madness of Emperor Nero (Charles Laughton).

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Riding Lenin's (Maximilian Schell) coattails into the 1920s, Josef Stalin (Robert Duvall) rudely takes over as Soviet dictator until death in 1953.

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Mr. Klein

In Nazi-occupied France, an art dealer who profits at the expense of cash-needy Jews finds that the tables are turned.

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The Conqueror Worm

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The Fugitive

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Pimpernel Smith

A British archaeology professor (Leslie Howard) smuggles refugees past a Gestapo chief (Francis Sullivan) near the Swiss border.

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Treasure hunters search for lost gold from the 1800s in a remote area of Australia, where they find a legendary monster with a hunger for flesh.

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