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A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 85
Metacritic : 78
Year: 1985
Runtime: 154 min
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey
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  1. The Good Earth
  2. An American Haunting
  3. Mudbound
  4. Bessie
  5. Eve's Bayou
  6. Howards End
  7. The Secret Life of Bees
  8. Precious
  9. Giant
  10. Bastard Out of Carolina
  11. The Celebration
  12. Johnny Belinda
  13. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
  14. Places in the Heart
  15. Rachel Getting Married
  16. Short Term 12
  17. Imitation of Life
  18. A Map of the World
  19. This Christmas
  20. The Magdalene Sisters
  21. Doctor Zhivago
  22. Like Water for Chocolate
  23. Priest
  24. Wuthering Heights


The Good Earth poster
The Good Earth
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 94
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Tilly Losch
The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung a freed slave as wife. By diligence and frugality the two manage to enlarge their property. But ...
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An American Haunting
IMDb : 50
Rotten tomatoes : 12
Metacritic : 38
Actors: Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, James D'Arcy, Rachel Hurd-Wood
Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
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Mudbound
IMDb : 74
Rotten tomatoes : 97
Metacritic : 85
Actors: Jonathan Banks, Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke
Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.
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Bessie
IMDb : 66
Rotten tomatoes : 89
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Oliver Platt, Tika Sumpter
The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
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Eve's Bayou
IMDb : 73
Rotten tomatoes : 81
Metacritic : 78
Actors: Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Meagan Good, Lynn Whitfield, Samuel L. Jackson
After a daughter witnesses her father having an affair, she begins a chain reaction that could tear her family apart.
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Howards End
IMDb : 74
Rotten tomatoes : 94
Metacritic : 89
Actors: Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter, Joseph Bennett, Emma Thompson
A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.
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The Secret Life of Bees
IMDb : 73
Rotten tomatoes : 59
Metacritic : 57
Actors: Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys
Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens, a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with ...
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Precious
IMDb : 73
Rotten tomatoes : 91
Metacritic : 79
Actors: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey
In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.
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Giant
IMDb : 77
Rotten tomatoes : 95
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker
Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.
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Bastard Out of Carolina poster
Bastard Out of Carolina
IMDb : 75
Rotten tomatoes : 100
Metacritic : 75
Actors: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ron Eldard, Glenne Headly, Lyle Lovett
A mother and daughter find their lives adversely affected when a new man enters the picture. Will their family ever be what they expect?
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The Celebration
IMDb : 81
Rotten tomatoes : 92
Metacritic : 82
Actors: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen
At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.
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Johnny Belinda
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 88
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Agnes Moorehead
In post-war Cape Breton, a doctor's efforts to tutor a deaf/mute woman are undermined when she is raped, and the resulting pregnancy causes scandal to swirl.
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Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
IMDb : 71
Rotten tomatoes : 83
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Halle Berry, Brent Spiner, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Obba Babatundé
This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best...
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Places in the Heart
IMDb : 73
Rotten tomatoes : 96
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Sally Field, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan
In central Texas in the 1930s, a widow, with two small children, tries to run her small 40-acre farm with the help of two disparate people.
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Rachel Getting Married
IMDb : 67
Rotten tomatoes : 84
Metacritic : 82
Actors: Sebastian Stan, Roslyn Ruff, Anne Hathaway, Bill Irwin
A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past ten years, returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
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Short Term 12
IMDb : 80
Rotten tomatoes : 99
Metacritic : 82
Actors: Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr., Stephanie Beatriz, Rami Malek
A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.
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Imitation of Life
IMDb : 79
Rotten tomatoes : 84
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner
An aspiring actress befriends a black widow, but trouble arises when the latter is rejected by her daughter, who tries to pass for white.
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A Map of the World
IMDb : 67
Rotten tomatoes : 65
Metacritic : 65
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, Dara Perlmutter, David Strathairn, Kayla Perlmutter
A woman's life falls apart after she's blamed for an accident on her property.
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This Christmas
IMDb : 62
Rotten tomatoes : 56
Metacritic : 63
Actors: Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba, Loretta Devine, Chris Brown
A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.
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The Magdalene Sisters
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 91
Metacritic : 83
Actors: Geraldine McEwan, Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone, Dorothy Duffy
Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.
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Doctor Zhivago
IMDb : 80
Rotten tomatoes : 82
Metacritic : 69
Actors: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.
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Like Water for Chocolate
IMDb : 72
Rotten tomatoes : 91
Metacritic : 86
Actors: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez
When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.
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Priest
IMDb : 71
Rotten tomatoes : 67
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Linus Roache, Tom Wilkinson, Robert Carlyle, Cathy Tyson
Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon ...
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Wuthering Heights
IMDb : 61
Rotten tomatoes : 68
Metacritic : 70
Actors: James Howson, Solomon Glave, Paul Hilton, Shannon Beer
A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy.
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