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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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Hotel Rwanda (2004)

1994. In Rwanda, the classification of the native population into Hutus and Tutsis, arbitrarily done by the colonial Belgians, is now ingrained within Rwandan mentality despite the Rwandan independence. Despite the Belgians having placed the Tutsis in a higher position during the Belgian rule, they have placed the majority Hutus in power after independence. 'Paul Rusesabagina' (qv), a Hutu married to a Tutsi, Tatiana Rusesabagina, is the House Manager of the Hotel Des Milles Collines in Kigali. The Milles Collines, owned by Sabena (the national airline of Belgium), is a four-star hotel catering primarily to wealthy white westerners. Paul, who knows how to work the system to run the hotel effectively for its guests and for Sabena, is proud that most of the Caucasians who he meets in this professional capacity treat him with respect. After a specific incident, the relative calm between the Tutsi guerrillas and government-backed Hutu militia takes a turn. Paul's thought that the native population as a whole who are not directly involved in the conflict will be protected as the UN peacekeeping forces and thus the world is watching doesn't happen as the western world largely evacuates from Rwanda and abandons the natives. Such begins what will become a genocide of the Tutsi population. Paul, who is able to get his immediate family to the hotel which is still largely seen as a place of sanctuary, will have to use the considerable skills he has used to run the hotel as well as he ha… (Read More)

Subgenre:
independent film 
Themes:
prejudice cruelty poverty racism escape fear drinking money love death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
rooftop truck africa bus hotel swimming pool bar 
Characters:
french soldier aunt niece relationship american french terror priest photographer dancer nurse soldier prostitute brother sister relationship singer children father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships police  (See All)
Period:
1990s 
Story:
french president assassination of president afro french soldier murder of president death of president american embassy refugee camp red cross radio news central africa spy satellite u.s. president united nations soldier hotel staff hotel manager building on fire united nations peace keeping force presidential suite heap of corpses u.s. state department jungle war united nations mission war rape egg yolk bomb attack bitch slap hutu tutsi tv cameraman ram air conditioner destruction of property scotch whiskey oasis swahili political criminal somalia belgian hula hoop indifference exodus tanzania motivational ransacking jumping rope tv crew sanctuary generator country in title convoy rwanda congo mercy war criminal reference to bill clinton lynching mass grave gun held to head volkswagen atrocity conscience territory name in title abandonment militia united nations cockroach gate saving a life prime minister bazooka shame war crime ethnic slur gunfire tribe slaughter safe bribe evacuation kicking bombing promise colonel compassion genocide orphanage rebel mass murder demonstration race relations country name in title machete child murder italian african hate refugee general cross president pianist missing person umbrella cigar smoking van assassination radio nun massacre ambush gang wine flashlight orphan good versus evil spy reporter river british piano dead body place name in title beer rifle shooting arrest battle camera watching tv rescue face slap machine gun underwear corpse beating fire telephone call based on true story singing photograph dancing kiss interview blood nudity fight violence gun  (See All)

Blood Diamond (2006)
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Blood Diamond (2006)

A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight tooth for tooth. Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer's life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with the war around him. (Read More)

Themes:
drinking money murder death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
africa bus hotel bar 
Characters:
american photographer dancer soldier prostitute brother sister relationship singer children father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship family relationships 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
refugee camp ransacking militia united nations war crime ethnic slur evacuation bombing colonel orphanage rebel demonstration machete african refugee van massacre ambush wine reporter river dead body beer rifle shooting battle camera watching tv rescue machine gun corpse fire telephone call singing photograph dancing gun blood fight nudity violence kiss  (See All)

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The Battle Of Algiers (1966)
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The Battle Of Algiers (1966)

A film commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian revolution from both sides. The French foreign legion has left Vietnam in defeat and has something to prove. The Algerians are seeking independence. The two clash. The torture used by the French is contrasted with the Algerian's use of bombs in soda shops. A look at war as a nasty thing that harms and sullies everyone who participates in it. (Read More)

Themes:
poverty escape fear drinking death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
rooftop truck bar 
Characters:
french soldier french dancer soldier prostitute children mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
destruction of property united nations gunfire slaughter bombing promise colonel rebel mass murder demonstration refugee general umbrella assassination ambush gang flashlight reporter dead body place name in title rifle shooting arrest battle machine gun underwear beating fire telephone call based on true story photograph dancing gun blood violence fight  (See All)

Munich (2005)
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Munich (2005)

After Black September's assassination of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics in 1972, Prime Minister Golda Meir okays a black-box operation to hunt down and kill all involved. A team of five gathers in Switzerland led by Avner, a low-level Mossad techie whose father was a war hero and whose wife is pregnant. It's an expendable team, but relying on paid informants, they track and kill several in Europe and Lebanon. They must constantly look over their shoulders for the CIA, KGB, PLO, and their own sources. As the body count mounts -- with retribution following retribution -- so do questions, doubts, and sleepless nights. Loyalties blur. What does it mean to be a Jew? (Read More)

Themes:
escape drinking money love death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
truck bus hotel swimming pool bar 
Characters:
american french dancer singer children father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships 
Story:
refugee camp prime minister gunfire bombing mass murder hate refugee general pianist umbrella assassination massacre wine flashlight river piano dead body place name in title rifle shooting arrest watching tv machine gun underwear corpse beating telephone call based on true story singing photograph dancing violence blood nudity fight gun  (See All)

Michael Collins (1996) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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Michael Collins (1996)

Neil Jordan's depiction of the controversial life and death of 'Michael Collins (XIV)' (qv), the "Lion of Ireland", who led the IRA against the UK and helped found the Irish Free State in 1922.

Themes:
escape drinking death murder love 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
rooftop 
Characters:
priest dancer prostitute singer children father daughter relationship husband wife relationship police 
Story:
ransacking slaughter rebel demonstration assassination massacre flashlight spy river dead body rifle arrest battle face slap machine gun beating fire singing photograph dancing gun violence fight  (See All)

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Children Of Men (2006)
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Children Of Men (2006)

The world's youngest citizen has just died at 18, and humankind is facing the likelihood of its own extinction. Set in and around a dystopian London fractious with violence and warring nationalistic sects, Children of Men follows the unexpected discovery of a lone pregnant woman and the desperate journey to deliver her to safety and restore faith for a future beyond those presently on Earth. (Read More)

Themes:
racism escape drinking money death murder love 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bus bar 
Characters:
terror soldier singer children husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship police 
Story:
refugee camp destruction of property sanctuary gun held to head bombing compassion rebel mass murder demonstration refugee massacre ambush wine reporter dead body beer shooting battle watching tv face slap machine gun underwear corpse beating singing photograph violence gun blood kiss  (See All)

The Flowers Of War (2011)
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The Flowers Of War (2011)

In 1937 China, during the second Sino-Japanese war, a mortician, John ('Christian Bale' (qv)) arrives at a Catholic church in Nanjing to prepare a priest for burial. Upon arrival he finds himself the lone adult among a group of convent girl students and prostitutes from a nearby brothel. When he finds himself in the unwanted position of protector of both groups from the horrors of the invading Japanese army, he discovers the meaning of sacrifice and honor. (Read More)

Themes:
escape fear drinking money death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
truck 
Characters:
american priest prostitute singer father daughter relationship father son relationship 
Story:
red cross ransacking mercy atrocity gate saving a life war crime bribe promise colonel cross massacre ambush wine orphan dead body rifle shooting battle face slap machine gun corpse based on true story singing photograph blood kiss  (See All)

Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)
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Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)

Due to his knowledge of the native Bedouin tribes, British Lieutenant 'T.E. Lawrence' (qv) is sent to Arabia to find Prince Faisal and serve as a liaison between the Arabs and the British in their fight against the Turks. With the aid of native Sherif Ali, Lawrence rebels against the orders of his superior officer and strikes out on a daring camel journey across the harsh desert to attack a well-guarded Turkish port. (Read More)

Themes:
fear drinking money murder death 
Locations:
truck bar 
Characters:
photographer nurse singer father son relationship 
Story:
red cross oasis territory name in title saving a life shame ethnic slur slaughter colonel rebel country name in title general umbrella massacre reporter british dead body rifle shooting arrest battle camera rescue face slap machine gun corpse beating fire based on true story singing violence gun fight blood  (See All)

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Come And See (1985) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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Come And See (1985)

The feature film directed by Elem Klimov, shot in the genre of military drama. The action takes place on the territory of Belarus in 1943. In the center of the story is a Belarusian boy, who witnesses the horrors of the Nazi punitive action, turning from a cheerful teenager into a gray-haired old man for two days. (Read More)

Themes:
racism fear death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
truck 
Characters:
photographer dancer soldier brother sister relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship family relationships 
Story:
heap of corpses mass grave gun held to head atrocity war crime gunfire slaughter bombing genocide mass murder refugee massacre dead body rifle shooting camera machine gun corpse fire photograph dancing kiss violence gun  (See All)

The Last King Of Scotland (2006)
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The Last King Of Scotland (2006)

In the early 1970s, Nicholas Garrigan, a young semi-idealistic Scottish doctor, comes to Uganda to assist in a rural hospital. Once there, he soon meets up with the new President, Idi Amin, who promises a golden age for the African nation. Garrigan hits it off immediately with the rabid Scotland fan, who soon offers him a senior position in the national health department and becomes one of Amin's closest advisers. However as the years pass, Garrigan cannot help but notice Amin's increasingly erratic behavior that grows beyond a legitimate fear of assassination into a murderous insanity that is driving Uganda into bloody ruin. Realizing his dire situation with the lunatic leader unwilling to let him go home, Garrigan must make some crucial decisions that could mean his death if the despot finds out. (Read More)

Themes:
racism fear death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
africa bus swimming pool 
Characters:
photographer soldier singer children husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships 
Story:
swahili ransacking mass grave atrocity kicking genocide mass murder african general president assassination ambush dead body beer shooting camera machine gun underwear beating telephone call photograph dancing blood violence gun  (See All)

The Deer Hunter (1978)
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The Deer Hunter (1978)

Michael, Steven and Nick are young factory workers from Pennsylvania who enlist into the Army to fight in Vietnam. Before they go, Steven marries the pregnant Angela, and their wedding party also serves as the men's farewell party. After some time and many horrors, the three friends fall in the hands of the Vietcong and are brought to a prison camp in which they are forced to play Russian roulette against each other. Michael makes it possible for them to escape, but they soon get separated again. (Read More)

Themes:
escape fear drinking death murder 
Locations:
rooftop bar 
Characters:
french priest dancer nurse prostitute singer father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
gun held to head war crime bombing promise refugee wine river piano dead body beer rifle battle camera watching tv rescue face slap machine gun underwear beating fire telephone call singing photograph dancing fight gun blood violence kiss  (See All)

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The Four Feathers (2002)
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The Four Feathers (2002)

Set in 1884 Sudan, this fifth film to be adapted from the A.E.W. Mason novel follows a British officer who resigns his post right before his regiment ships out to battle the rebels. Perceiving his resignation as cowardice, his friends and fiancee give him four white feathers, the symbol of cowardice, but little do they know he's actually going undercover and plans to redeem his honor. (Read More)

Themes:
escape fear drinking murder death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
dancer soldier prostitute father son relationship family relationships 
Story:
oasis mass grave abandonment shame slaughter rebel general massacre ambush british dead body rifle shooting battle rescue corpse dancing gun fight kiss blood nudity violence  (See All)

A Very Long Engagement (2004) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)

Five desperate French soldiers during The Battle of the Somme shoot themselves, either by accident or with purpose, in order to be invalided back home. Having been "caught" a court-martial convenes and determines punishment to be banishment to No Man's Land with the objective of having the Germans finish them off. In the process of telling this tale each man's life is briefly explored along with their next of kin as Methilde, fiancee to one of the men, tries to determine the circumstances of her lover's death. This task is not made any easier for her due to a bout with polio as a child. Along the way she discovers the heights and depths of the human soul. (Read More)

Themes:
poverty fear drinking death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
truck bus bar 
Characters:
french soldier aunt niece relationship french priest photographer nurse soldier prostitute singer husband wife relationship 
Story:
red cross war criminal war crime slaughter bombing cross missing person umbrella nun wine orphan dead body rifle shooting battle camera face slap machine gun underwear corpse telephone call singing photograph kiss gun nudity  (See All)

The Water Diviner (2014)
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The Water Diviner (2014)

After the Battle of Gallipoli, in 1915, an Australian farmer, Connor (Russell Crowe), travels to Turkey to find his 3 missing sons. While staying at a hotel in Istanbul, he meets Ayshe (Olga Kurylenko), the hotel manager. And tries to find a way to Gallipoli.

Themes:
drinking murder death 
Locations:
rooftop hotel 
Characters:
priest dancer nurse prostitute singer mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
hotel manager mass grave evacuation kicking promise demonstration refugee cross umbrella british piano dead body rifle shooting battle face slap machine gun underwear beating based on true story singing photograph dancing gun nudity blood violence fight  (See All)

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Dragonfly (2002)
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Dragonfly (2002)

Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital.

Themes:
fear drinking death love 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bus bar 
Characters:
priest nurse soldier brother sister relationship children father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
red cross tribe evacuation cross nun river beer rifle arrest camera machine gun corpse telephone call photograph gun 

Black Book (2006)
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Black Book (2006)

Israel 1956. Rachel, a Jew, rather unexpectedly meets an old friend at the kibbutz where she is working as a teacher. It brings back memories of her experiences in The Netherlands during the war, memories of betrayal. September 1944. Rachel is in trouble when her hiding place is bombed by allied troops. She gets in contact with a man from the resistance and joins a group of Jews who are to be smuggled across the Biesbosch by boat to the freed South Netherlands. Germans from a patrol boat murder them all however. Only Rachel is able to escape. She is rescued by a resistance group under the leadership of Gerben Kuipers. When Kuipers' son is captured after trying to smuggle weapons, he asks Rachel to seduce SS-hauptsturmfuhrer Ludwig Muntze. Soon she will find out the attack in the Biesbosch wasn't a coincidence. (Read More)

Themes:
escape money murder death love 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
truck bus 
Characters:
dancer prostitute brother sister relationship singer father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
mass grave atrocity safe bombing mass murder refugee cross pianist van massacre ambush flashlight spy river british piano dead body rifle shooting arrest camera rescue machine gun corpse beating based on true story singing photograph dancing kiss fight blood violence  (See All)

Downfall (2004) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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Downfall (2004)

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Soviet Armies closing in from the west and south. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his Generals and advisers to fight to the last man. "Downfall" explores these final days of the Reich, where senior German leaders (such as Himmler and Goring) began defecting from their beloved Fuhrer, in an effort to save their own lives, while still others (Joseph Goebbels) pledge to die with Hitler. Hitler, himself, degenerates into a paranoid shell of a man, full of optimism one moment and suicidal depression the next. When the end finally does comes, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender. (Read More)

Themes:
racism escape fear drinking murder death 
Locations:
truck 
Characters:
aunt niece relationship dancer nurse soldier brother sister relationship singer father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships 
Story:
red cross political criminal bazooka war crime gunfire evacuation bombing promise colonel mass murder refugee general wine dead body rifle shooting arrest battle machine gun corpse beating fire telephone call based on true story singing photograph dancing fight kiss blood violence gun  (See All)

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The English Patient (1996)
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The English Patient (1996)

October 1944 in war torn Italy. Hana, a French-Canadian nurse working in a mobile army medical unit, feels like everything she loves in life dies on her. Because of the difficulty traveling and the dangers, especially as the landscape is still heavily booby-trapped with mines, Hana volunteers to stay behind at a church to care solely for a dying semi-amnesiac patient, who is badly burned and disfigured. She agrees to catch up to the rest of the unit after he dies. All the patient remembers is that he is English and that he is married. Their solitude is disrupted with the arrival at the church of fellow Canadian David Caravaggio, part of the Intelligence Service, who is certain that he knows the patient as a man who cooperated with the Germans. Caravaggio believes that the patient's memory is largely in tact and that he is running away from his past, in part or in its entirety. The patient does open up about his past, all surrounding his work as a cartographer in North Africa, which was interrupted by the war. He may not be running from his work as a spy for the Germans as Caravaggio believes, but rather the memory of an affair he had with married Katherine Clifton, the love of his life, and the memory of a promise not totally fulfilled. Hana may also test her theory of her fates with love and death as she embarks on a relationship of her own with Kip Singh, a Sikh from India, whose unit has camped on the now overgrown lawn of the church. Their work entails sweeping for and di… (Read More)

Subgenre:
independent film 
Themes:
escape fear drinking love death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
truck africa bar 
Characters:
french photographer dancer nurse singer 
Story:
red cross gunfire evacuation promise compassion italian african refugee cross pianist flashlight spy british piano rifle camera face slap machine gun underwear beating fire singing photograph dancing gun kiss blood  (See All)

A Mighty Heart (2007)
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A Mighty Heart (2007)

On January 23, 2002, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is to fly from Karachi to Dubai with his pregnant wife, Mariane, also a reporter. On the day before, with great care, he has arranged an interview in a cafe with an Islamic fundamentalist cleric. When Danny doesn't return, Mariane initiates a search. Pakistani police, American embassy personnel, and the FBI examine witnesses, phone records, e-mails, and hard drives. Who has him? Where is he? There's also the why: because of U.S. abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo, because of a history of Journal cooperation with the CIA, because Pearl is a Jew? Through it all, Mariane is clearheaded, direct, and determined. (Read More)

Themes:
fear drinking murder death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bus 
Characters:
aunt niece relationship american dancer mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
american embassy bombing african wine reporter dead body rifle arrest watching tv face slap telephone call photograph dancing interview gun 

Gomorrah (2008)
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Gomorrah (2008)

"Gomorra" is a contemporary Neapolitan mob drama that exposes Italy's criminal underbelly by telling five stories of individuals who think they can make their own compact with Camorra, the area's Mafia.

Themes:
cruelty fear drinking money death murder 
Locations:
rooftop truck 
Characters:
photographer dancer prostitute singer children husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship police 
Story:
gunfire evacuation child murder ambush gang dead body rifle shooting arrest camera watching tv machine gun underwear corpse beating based on true story singing dancing violence gun blood  (See All)

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Black Hawk Down (2001) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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Black Hawk Down (2001)

Action/war drama based on the best-selling book detailing a near-disastrous mission in Somalia on October 3, 1993. On this date nearly 100 U.S. Army Rangers, commanded by Capt. Mike Steele, were dropped by helicopter deep into the capital city of Mogadishu to capture two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord. This led to a large and drawn-out firefight between the Army Ranges, US Special Forces, and hundreds of Somali gunmen; resulting in the destruction of two U.S. Black Hawk helicopters. The film focuses on the heroic efforts of various Rangers to get to the downed black hawks, centering on SSG Eversmann, leading the Ranger unit Chalk Four to the first black hawk crash site, Chief Warrant Officer Durant who was captured after being the only survivor of the second black hawk crash, as well as many others who were involved. (Read More)

Themes:
murder death 
Locations:
truck africa 
Characters:
soldier children husband wife relationship 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
red cross united nations mission somalia militia united nations slaughter colonel genocide african general cigar smoking ambush dead body rifle shooting battle rescue machine gun corpse telephone call gun violence blood  (See All)

Flags Of Our Fathers (2006)
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Flags Of Our Fathers (2006)

In 1945, the Marines attack twelve thousand Japaneses protecting the twenty square kilometers of the sacred Iwo Jima island in a very violent battle. When they reach the Mount Suribachi and six Marines raise their flag on the top, the picture becomes a symbol in a post Great Depression America. The government brings the three survivors to America to raise funds for war, bringing hope to desolate people, and making the three men heroes of the war. However, the traumatized trio has difficulty dealing with the image built by their superiors, sharing the heroism with their mates. (Read More)

Themes:
prejudice racism drinking murder death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bar 
Characters:
photographer dancer nurse singer husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
convoy bazooka race relations radio ambush dead body rifle shooting arrest battle camera machine gun underwear corpse telephone call singing photograph dancing fight blood violence  (See All)

Empire Of The Sun (1987)
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Empire Of The Sun (1987)

Based on J. G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him. (Read More)

Themes:
racism escape death murder 
Locations:
truck hotel swimming pool 
Characters:
american nurse singer husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship 
Story:
radio news evacuation bombing race relations hate refugee cigar smoking radio nun british piano dead body shooting battle face slap underwear beating based on true story singing photograph fight gun blood kiss  (See All)

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Rang De Basanti (2006)
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Rang De Basanti (2006)

A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits students from Delhi University to act in her docu-drama. She finds DJ, who graduated five years ago but still wants to be a part of the University because he doesn't think there's too much out there in the real world to look forward to. Karan, the son of Industrialist Rajnath Singhania, who shares an uncomfortable relationship with his father, but continues to live off him, albeit very grudgingly. Aslam, is a middle class Muslim boy, who lives in the by-lanes near Jama Masjid, poet, philosopher and guide to his friends. Sukhi, the group's baby, innocent, vulnerable and with a weakness for only one thing - girls. Laxman Pandey, the fundamentalist in the group, the only one who still believes that politics can make the world a better place and finally Sonia - the sole girl in the group, tomboy and vivacious spirit, engaged to Ajay - the dashing air pilot. Through her film, Sue wishes to showcase to the world the efforts of these young revolutionaries and the enormity of their contribution to the freedom movement in India. What unfolds is the inspiration behind Sue's passion for bringing their story to the world. The twist in the tale is of course the fact that more than just telling the world, Sue's film makes DJ and his friends stop… (Read More)

Themes:
prejudice fear drinking money murder death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bar 
Characters:
dancer singer husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship police 
Story:
radio news indifference atrocity saving a life ethnic slur gunfire safe bribe kicking bombing promise mass murder demonstration hate assassination massacre british dead body beer rifle shooting arrest battle watching tv face slap corpse beating fire telephone call singing photograph dancing fight violence gun blood  (See All)

The Wages Of Fear (1953) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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The Wages Of Fear (1953)

In the South American jungle supplies of nitroglycerin are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies in two trucks. A tense rivalry develops between the two sets of drivers and on the rough remote roads the slightest jolt can result in death.

Themes:
fear drinking money death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
truck bar 
Characters:
american french photographer dancer singer children husband wife relationship father son relationship police 
Story:
bribe italian cross cigar smoking river dead body beer rifle camera face slap underwear corpse fire telephone call singing dancing gun blood fight  (See All)

The Wind That Shakes The Barley (2006)
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The Wind That Shakes The Barley (2006)

In 1920, rural Ireland is the vicious battlefield of republican rebels against the British security forces and Irish Unionist population who oppose them, a recipe for mutual cruelty. Medical graduate Damien O'Donovan always gave priority to his socialist ideals and simply helping people in need. Just when he's leaving Ireland to work in a highly reputed London hospital, witnessing gross abuse of commoners changes his mind. he returns and joins the local IRA brigade, commanded by his brother Teddy, and adopts the merciless logic of civil war, while Teddy mellows by experiencing first-hand endless suffering. When IRA leaders negotiate an autonomous Free State under the British crown, Teddy defends the pragmatic best possible deal at this stage. Damien however joins the large seceding faction which holds nothing less than a socialist republic will do. The result is another civil war, bloodily opposing former Irish comrades in arms, even the brothers. (Read More)

Themes:
cruelty poverty escape fear drinking love death murder 
Locations:
bar 
Characters:
priest dancer soldier singer mother son relationship family relationships 
Story:
bombing rebel cross pianist massacre ambush british piano dead body rifle arrest battle machine gun underwear beating fire singing photograph dancing gun kiss fight violence blood  (See All)

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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism: American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a more human society but by employing inhuman means they not only spread terror and bloodshed, they also lose their own humanity. The man who understands them is also their hunter: the head of the German police force Horst Herold. And while he succeeds in his relentless pursuit of the young terrorists, he knows he's only dealing with the tip of the iceberg. (Read More)

Themes:
escape fear money murder death 
Locations:
rooftop truck 
Characters:
american terror photographer dancer children mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship police 
Story:
bomb attack somalia gun held to head volkswagen gunfire kicking genocide rebel van assassination ambush gang shooting arrest camera watching tv machine gun underwear beating fire telephone call based on true story photograph dancing fight gun interview blood kiss violence  (See All)

New Jack City (1991)
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New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

Subgenre:
independent film 
Themes:
cruelty poverty escape fear money murder death 
Locations:
swimming pool bar 
Characters:
priest prostitute singer husband wife relationship police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
ethnic slur safe evacuation genocide umbrella massacre ambush gang flashlight rifle shooting arrest camera machine gun underwear corpse beating fire telephone call dancing gun fight blood violence  (See All)

The Great Debaters (2007) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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The Great Debaters (2007)

Marshall, Texas, described by James Farmer, Jr. as "the last city to surrender after the Civil War," is home to Wiley College, where, in 1935-36, inspired by the Harlem Renaissance and his clandestine work as a union organizer, Professor Melvin Tolson coaches the debate team to a nearly-undefeated season that sees the first debate between U.S. students from white and Negro colleges and ends with an invitation to face Harvard University's national champions. The team of four, which includes a female student and a very young James Farmer, is tested in a crucible heated by Jim Crow, sexism, a lynch mob, an arrest and near riot, a love affair, jealousy, and a national radio audience. (Read More)

Themes:
prejudice racism drinking love 
Locations:
truck bus hotel bar 
Characters:
dancer brother sister relationship singer husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships 
Story:
lynching demonstration race relations radio flashlight rifle arrest underwear beating fire telephone call based on true story singing dancing kiss gun violence fight  (See All)

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Australia (2008)
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Australia (2008)

In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier. (Read More)

Themes:
prejudice racism escape drinking money murder death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
truck bar 
Characters:
priest dancer singer children father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
country in title evacuation bombing cross umbrella river dead body rifle arrest rescue corpse fire telephone call singing photograph dancing fight kiss violence blood  (See All)

Rendition (2007)
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Rendition (2007)

After a terrorist bombing kills an American envoy in a foreign country, an investigation leads to an Egyptian who has been living in the United States for years and who is married to an American. He is apprehended when he's on his way home. The U.S. sends him to the country where the incident occurs for interrogation which includes torture. An American CIA operative observes the interrogation and is at odds whether to keep it going or to stop it. In the meantime, the man's wife raises hell to find him despite being pregnant but the person behind this refuses to help or give her any information. (Read More)

Themes:
escape drinking death murder love 
Locations:
rooftop 
Characters:
aunt niece relationship american brother sister relationship father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
u.s. state department bombing mass murder demonstration flashlight dead body rifle shooting watching tv rescue underwear corpse beating telephone call photograph gun kiss blood violence  (See All)

City Of God (2002)
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City Of God (2002)

Brazil, 1960s, City of God. The Tender Trio robs motels and gas trucks. Younger kids watch and learn well...too well. 1970s: Li'l Ze has prospered very well and owns the city. He causes violence and fear as he wipes out rival gangs without mercy. His best friend Bene is the only one to keep him on the good side of sanity. Rocket has watched these two gain power for years, and he wants no part of it. Yet he keeps getting swept up in the madness. All he wants to do is take pictures. 1980s: Things are out of control between the last two remaining gangs...will it ever end? Welcome to the City of God. (Read More)

Themes:
poverty escape fear money death love murder 
Locations:
bus bar 
Characters:
photographer dancer nurse prostitute father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
mercy promise mass murder child murder african assassination gang good versus evil reporter rifle shooting arrest camera watching tv face slap underwear telephone call based on true story photograph dancing gun kiss blood violence fight  (See All)

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Man Bites Dog (1992) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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Man Bites Dog (1992)

A camera crew follows a serial killer/thief around as he exercises his craft. He expounds on art, music, nature, society, and life as he offs mailmen, pensioners, and random people. Slowly he begins involving the camera crew in his activities, and they begin wondering if what they're doing is such a good idea, particularly when the killer kills a rival and the rival's brother sends a threatening letter. (Read More)

Themes:
cruelty escape fear drinking money murder death love 
Locations:
rooftop bar 
Characters:
terror singer children husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship family relationships 
Story:
gun held to head slaughter kicking mass murder child murder italian pianist wine good versus evil reporter piano dead body beer camera watching tv underwear corpse beating singing gun blood violence nudity  (See All)

Goya's Ghosts (2006)
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Goya's Ghosts (2006)

The painter Goya becomes involved with the Spanish Inquisition when his muse, Ines, is arrested by the church for heresy. Her father, Thomas, comes to him hoping that his connection with Brother Lorenzo, whom he is painting, can secure the release of his daughter.

Themes:
drinking money death 
Characters:
french soldier dancer prostitute brother sister relationship father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship family relationships 
Story:
atrocity orphanage cross nun wine orphan dead body rifle arrest battle corpse dancing violence 

From Here To Eternity (1953)
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From Here To Eternity (1953)

It's 1941. Robert E. Lee Prewitt has requested Army transfer and has ended up at Schofield in Hawaii. His new captain, Dana Holmes, has heard of his boxing prowess and is keen to get him to represent the company. However, 'Prew' is adamant that he doesn't box anymore, so Captain Holmes gets his subordinates to make his life a living hell. Meanwhile Sergeant Warden starts seeing the captain's wife, who has a history of seeking external relief from a troubled marriage. Prew's friend Maggio has a few altercations with the sadistic stockade Sergeant 'Fatso' Judson, and Prew begins falling in love with social club employee Lorene. Unbeknownst to anyone, the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor looms in the distance. (Read More)

Themes:
cruelty escape drinking love murder death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
rooftop bar 
Characters:
dancer soldier prostitute singer husband wife relationship 
Story:
radio news ethnic slur gunfire bombing colonel piano beer rifle battle machine gun beating fire singing photograph dancing gun fight blood kiss  (See All)

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Vantage Point (2008)
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Vantage Point (2008)

The President of the United States is in Salamanca, Spain, about to address the city in a public square. We see a plain-clothes cop, his girlfriend with another man, a mother and child, an American tourist with a video camera, and a Secret Service agent newly returned from medical leave. Shots ring out and the President falls; a few minutes later, we hear a distant explosion, then a bomb goes off in the square. Those minutes are retold, several times, emphasizing different characters' actions. Gradually, we discover who's behind the plot. Is the Secret Service one step ahead, or have the President's adversaries thought of everything? (Read More)

Themes:
love murder death 
Locations:
hotel 
Characters:
american photographer husband wife relationship father son relationship police 
Story:
assassination of president u.s. president tv cameraman convoy saving a life bombing demonstration president assassination reporter rifle shooting camera rescue machine gun telephone call gun blood  (See All)

Tell No One (2006) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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Tell No One (2006)

The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect. When two bodies are found near where the corpse of Margot was dumped, the police reopen the case and Alex becomes suspect again. The mystery increases when Alex receives an e-mail showing Margot older and alive. (Read More)

Themes:
escape drinking death love murder 
Locations:
rooftop bus bar 
Characters:
american french photographer nurse brother sister relationship father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
ransacking gun held to head missing person van assassination dead body rifle shooting arrest camera watching tv face slap underwear corpse beating telephone call photograph fight blood nudity violence gun  (See All)

Conviction (2010)
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Conviction (2010)

Betty Anne Waters (Swank) is a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother's (Rockwell) unjust murder conviction.

Themes:
fear drinking money murder death 
Locations:
bar 
Characters:
photographer dancer brother sister relationship children mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
ransacking shame bribe promise dead body beer arrest camera watching tv face slap corpse beating telephone call photograph dancing fight gun nudity blood violence  (See All)

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Boy A (2007)
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Boy A (2007)

A young man is released from prison after many years and given a new identity in a new town. Aided by a supervisor who becomes like a father to him he finds a job and friends and hesitantly starts a relationship with a compassionate girl. But the secret of the heinous crime he committed as a boy weighs down on him, and he learns that it is not so easy to escape your past. (Read More)

Themes:
escape fear drinking love murder death 
Locations:
rooftop bus bar 
Characters:
photographer dancer father son relationship mother son relationship police 
Story:
gate saving a life kicking promise hate van reporter river beer camera watching tv rescue face slap underwear beating telephone call based on true story photograph dancing kiss fight blood violence  (See All)

The Tailor Of Panama (2001)
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The Tailor Of Panama (2001)

John LeCarre's spy thriller is brought to the big screen. A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a criminal past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The tailor also has a wife, who works for the canal administrator, and a huge debt. The spy's mission is to learn what the President intends to do with the Panama Canal, but he's really in business for himself, blackmailing the tailor into spinning a fantastic tale about the canal being sold to China and former mercenaries ready to topple the current government. (Read More)

Themes:
escape drinking money love death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
dancer singer children mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship family relationships police 
Story:
country in title territory name in title president umbrella spy british camera underwear beating fire telephone call singing dancing violence blood 

The Air I Breathe (2007) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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The Air I Breathe (2007)

A frustrated and clumsy bank clerk overhears the conversation of three coworkers in the toilet about a fix in a horse race, and bets a large amount. He loses the bet and owes the money to the dangerous and powerful mobster Fingers. A gangster who works for Fingers has the ability of foreseeing pieces of the future; he is assigned to collect money for the boss, with his troublemaker nephew Tony, and is beaten up by a gang. The manager of pop-star Trista loses her contract to Fingers without her agreement and she is threatened by the gangster. A dedicated doctor seeks a blood donor that might have a rare blood type to save the life of his secret and unrequited passion, a beautiful epidemiologist who's married to a friend. (Read More)

Subgenre:
independent film 
Themes:
drinking money love murder death 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
rooftop bus bar 
Characters:
photographer dancer nurse prostitute singer father daughter relationship husband wife relationship police 
Story:
gun held to head saving a life kicking umbrella gang rifle shooting camera watching tv underwear beating singing photograph dancing kiss gun interview blood violence fight  (See All)

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Before Sunrise (1995)
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Before Sunrise (1995)

American tourist Jesse and French student Celine meet by chance on the train from Budapest to Vienna. Sensing that they are developing a connection, Jesse asks Celine to spend the day with him in Vienna, and she agrees. So they pass the time before his scheduled flight the next morning together. How do two perfect strangers connect so intimately over the course of a single day? What is that special thing that bonds two people so strongly? As their bond turns to love, what will happen to them the next morning when Jesse flies away? (Read More)

Themes:
fear drinking money death love 
Locations:
hotel bar 
Characters:
american french priest photographer dancer brother sister relationship singer mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship family relationships 
Story:
promise hate cross wine beer camera underwear singing photograph dancing kiss 

Allied (2016)
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Allied (2016)

In the middle of World War II, in turbulent 1942, a plane flies over Morocco and drops a Royal Canadian Air Force paratrooper who comes in to land on a drop zone, somewhere in the desert dunes outside Casablanca. Just in time before anyone notices him, the fearless Wing Commander Max Vatan gets in a car and heads to the town with orders to meet Parisian Marianne Beausejour, a skillful member of the French Resistance. On a mission to assassinate the German Ambassador in Casablanca, the two operatives must convince every one of their true feelings as a married couple, while in the background, they need to make the necessary preparations for the critical soiree. Without delay, after the success of this suicide mission, Max and Marianne flee together to England with plans on marrying and making a family, regardless of the war. Instead, heavy clouds of distrust and suspicion threaten their relationship, when Max receives a call from the Secret Service Division to inform him that his beloved wife is actually an impostor. In disbelief, with a terrible task in his hands and crushed under a devastating dilemma, Max must find the courage to seek for answers in the perilous streets of bombarded London, regardless of the outcome. In the end, amid duty and love, who shall live and who shall die? (Read More)

Themes:
escape fear money love death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
rooftop hotel 
Characters:
french nurse soldier father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
ethnic slur bombing colonel general umbrella assassination massacre ambush flashlight spy piano beer rifle battle rescue machine gun fire telephone call photograph dancing gun kiss blood violence  (See All)

Dunkirk (2017)
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Dunkirk (2017)

Evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France, between May 26- June 04, 1940, during Battle of France in World War II.

Themes:
escape fear murder death 
Characters:
french soldier nurse soldier father son relationship 
Story:
ethnic slur evacuation bombing colonel general british place name in title beer rifle shooting battle rescue machine gun corpse fire based on true story photograph violence  (See All)

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Cloud Atlas (2012) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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Cloud Atlas (2012)

Everything is connected: an 1849 diary of an ocean voyage across the Pacific; letters from a composer to his lover; a thriller about a conspiracy at a nuclear power plant; a farce about a publisher in a nursing home; a rebellious clone in futuristic Korea; and the tale of a tribe living on post-apocalyptic Hawaii far in the future. (Read More)

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independent film 
Themes:
escape drinking money death love murder 
Locations:
swimming pool bar 
Characters:
nurse prostitute brother sister relationship singer children father daughter relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship family relationships 
Story:
tribe demonstration child murder general pianist umbrella flashlight reporter piano dead body rifle shooting arrest face slap corpse telephone call singing photograph interview kiss fight gun blood  (See All)

Monster (2003)
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Monster (2003)

The true story of serial killer Aileen Wuernos who was convicted of luring men to their death and eventually executed in 2002. In 1989, she was working as a prostitute and finally makes a friend when she meets and begins a relationship with a young woman, Selby. Determined to straighten out her life, she tries to find legitimate work but with little education and limited social skills, she fails at every turn. She starts working as a hooker hitching rides along the local interstate highway and after robbing a few clients has an encounter with a vicious client whom she kills in self-defense. After that however she just takes to killing clients taking their money and car. Once arrested she claims self-defense but is eventually convicted. (Read More)

Themes:
drinking money murder death love 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bus bar 
Characters:
prostitute brother sister relationship mother daughter relationship father daughter relationship husband wife relationship mother son relationship father son relationship police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
u.s. president kicking cross wine dead body beer shooting arrest watching tv face slap underwear corpse beating based on true story violence blood gun kiss  (See All)

Public Enemies (2009)
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Public Enemies (2009)

This is the story of the last few years of the notorious bank robber John Dillinger. He loved what he did and could imagine little else that would make him happier. Living openly in 1930s Chicago, he had the run of the city with little fear of reprisals from the authorities. It's there that he meets Billie Frechette with whom he falls deeply in love. In parallel we meet Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent who would eventually track Dillinger down. The FBI was is in its early days and Director J. Edgar Hoover was keen to promote the clean cut image that so dominated the organization through his lifetime. Purvis realizes that if he is going to get Dillinger, he will have to use street tactics and imports appropriate men with police training. Dillinger is eventually betrayed by an acquaintance who tells the authorities just where to find him on a given night. (Read More)

Themes:
escape fear drinking money love murder death 
Locations:
hotel bar 
Characters:
french photographer dancer soldier singer police 
Story:
radio news safe cigar smoking radio ambush gang rifle shooting arrest camera face slap machine gun corpse beating telephone call based on true story singing photograph dancing gun kiss violence blood  (See All)

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I'm Not There (2007)
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I'm Not There (2007)

Six incarnations of Bob Dylan: an actor, a folk singer, an electrified troubadour, Rimbaud, Billy the Kid, and Woody Guthrie. Put Dylan's music behind their adventures, soliloquies, interviews, marriage, and infidelity. Recreate 1960s documentaries in black and white. Put each at a crossroads, the artist becoming someone else. Jack, the son of Ramblin' Jack Elliott, finds Jesus; handsome Robbie falls in love then abandons Claire. Woody, a lad escaped from foster care, hobos the U.S. singing; Billy awakes in a valley threatened by a six-lane highway; Rimbaud talks. Jude, booed at Newport when he goes electric, fences with reporters, pundits, and fans. He won't be classified. (Read More)

Themes:
cruelty drinking love 
Mood:
rain 
Locations:
bus bar 
Characters:
french photographer dancer nurse singer children father daughter relationship mother daughter relationship husband wife relationship 
Story:
lynching demonstration pianist umbrella wine reporter piano dead body rifle camera watching tv underwear corpse fire telephone call based on true story singing photograph dancing nudity fight interview  (See All)

The Last Samurai (2003) is one of the best movies like Hotel Rwanda (2004)
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The Last Samurai (2003)

In the 1870s, Captain Nathan Algren, a cynical veteran of the American Civil war who will work for anyone, is hired by Americans who want lucrative contracts with the Emperor of Japan to train the peasant conscripts for the first standing imperial army in modern warfare using firearms. The imperial Omura cabinet's first priority is to repress a rebellion of traditionalist Samurai -hereditary warriors- who remain devoted to the sacred dynasty but reject the Westernizing policy and even refuse firearms. Yet when his ill-prepared superior force sets out too soon, their panic allows the sword-wielding samurai to crush them. Badly wounded Algren's courageous stand makes the samurai leader Katsumoto spare his life; once nursed to health he learns to know and respect the old Japanese way, and participates as advisor in Katsumoto's failed attempt to save the Bushido tradition, but Omura gets repressive laws enacted- he must now choose to honor his loyalty to one of the embittered sides when the conflict returns to the battlefield... (Read More)

Themes:
fear drinking love death murder 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
american soldier prostitute brother sister relationship husband wife relationship father son relationship mother son relationship 
Story:
u.s. president shame tribe slaughter colonel compassion genocide rebel mass murder child murder general massacre rifle battle camera machine gun beating fire gun kiss violence blood fight  (See All)

The Proposition (2005)
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The Proposition (2005)

Rural Australia in the late nineteenth century: Capt. Stanley and his men capture two of the three Burns brothers, Charlie and Mike. Their gang is held responsible for attacking the Hopkins farm, raping pregnant Mrs. Hopkins and murdering the whole family. Arthur Burns, the eldest brother and the gang's mastermind, remains on the loose and has retreated to a mountain hideout. Capt. Stanley's proposition to Charlie is to gain pardon and - more importantly - save his beloved younger brother Mike from the gallows by finding and killing Arthur within nine days. (Read More)

Subgenre:
independent film 
Themes:
racism drinking murder death 
Mood:
rain 
Characters:
photographer prostitute singer husband wife relationship family relationships 
Story:
lynching gun held to head slaughter kicking genocide cross massacre ambush gang dead body rifle arrest camera face slap corpse beating fire singing photograph blood violence  (See All)

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