An innocent Cambodian boy is sold to a Thai broker and enslaved on a fishing trawler. As fellow slaves are tortured and murdered around him, he starts to wonder if his only hope of freedom is to become as violent as his captors.
|Genre||drama, biography, history|
|Characters||Dogs, Singers, Horses|
|Plot||Weapon, Chase, Fear, Freedom, Slavery|
The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
|Genre||thriller, drama, adventure, western, crime, history|
|Characters||Police, Farmers, Cowboys, Judge|
|Plot||Investigation, Slavery, Justice, Weapon, Skirmishes, Travel|
|Place||Australia, Court, Deserts|
|Style||Soulful, Tense, Fascinating, Cute|
It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defence, he and his wife go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 8.4)|
|Country||Lebanon, France, USA|
|Characters||Poor, Childrens, Large families, Judge|
|Plot||Survival, Hunger, Slavery|
|Style||To cry, Heavy|
Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.
|Mark||6.4 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Characters||Losers, Horses, Old man, Monsters, Poor|
|Plot||Success, Money, Dancing, End of the world, Weapon, Computers, Slavery|
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 7.5)|
|Country||Italy, Luxembourg, France, Germany|
|Characters||Friends, Wolves, Poor|
|Plot||Time travel, Missing people, Slavery|
|Style||Fancy, Soulful, Makes me think, Touching, Exciting, Inspirational|
Purehearted teen Lazzaro is content living as a sharecropper in rural Italy, but an unlikely friendship with the marquise’s son will change his world.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure|
|Characters||Smugglers, Scammers, Robots, Aliens, Thieves, Pirates, Monsters|
|Plot||Adventure, Black holes, Death, Dancing, Money, Slavery, Robbery, Gambling|
|Place||Space, Spaceships, Party, Sea, Mountains, Jungle, Deserts|
|Style||Popular, Unexpected ending|
Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
|Mark||6.4 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Genre||action, thriller, fantasy, adventure|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Plot||Survival, Mystery, Adventure, Death, Missing people, Mystery, Skirmishes, Slavery, Chase, Fear|
|Place||Jungle, Islands, Tomb, Ships, Helicopters|
|Style||By games, Exciting, Tense|
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 5.3)|
|Genre||action, thriller, adventure|
|Characters||Robbers, Archers, Heroes, Thieves, Horses, Sheriffs|
|Plot||Money, Death, Love, Religious, Revolution, Slavery|
|Place||England, Party, Ships, Deserts, Village|
|Style||Fascinating, Atmospheric, Exciting, Steampunk, Unexpected ending|
A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.
|Mark||7.2 (imdb: 6.8)|
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime, detective|
|Country||United Kingdom, France, USA|
|Characters||Teens, Fathers, Hired assassins|
|Plot||Abduction, Slavery, Money, Death, Missing people|
|Style||Action, Heavy, Exciting, Tense|
A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 7.7)|
|Genre||horror, thriller, detective|
|Characters||Photographers, Detectives, Dogs, Family|
|Plot||Mystery, Survival, Abduction, Slavery|
|Place||Party, New York, Estate|
|Style||Unexpected ending, Atmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing|
Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 5.7)|
In this story inspired by real characters, three girls from America, Nigeria and India are trafficked through an elaborate global network and enslaved in a Texas brothel, and must together attempt a daring escape to reclaim their freedom.
|Mark||6.8 (imdb: 7.4)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure|
|Country||USA, Canada, New Zealand|
|Characters||Monkeys, Thieves, Horses, Snipers, Special Forces|
|Plot||War, Obsession, Survival, Revenge, Prison Break, Slavery, Viruses, Travel|
|Place||Mountains, Jungle, Village, Caves|
|Time||Future, Post apocalypse|
|Style||Tense, Unexpected ending|
Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
|Genre||action, drama, military, history|
|Characters||Samurai, Spy, Horses, Ninja|
The background to and depiction of a watershed battle in Japanese history, at Sekigahara in 1600, when Tokugawa Ieyasu's Army of the East defeated the Army of the West of Ishida Mitsunari. The story includes the intrigues and shifting loyalties of the various retainers, family members, and samurai.
|Country||United Kingdom, France, Germany, Zambia|
|Plot||Justice, Freedom, Slavery|
Convicted of witchcraft, 8-year-old Shula is brought to live in a penal colony where witches do hard labor in service of the government in this ravishing and revelatory feature debut. I Am Not a Witch is the rare satire that inspires laughter and tears within the span of a single scene.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 8)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, adventure|
|Characters||Superhero, Mutant, Friends, Heroes|
|Plot||Superpowers, Love, Slavery, Fidelity, Cancer, Supernatural, Skirmishes|
|Place||New York, USA|
|Style||Popular, By comics, Exciting, For men|
Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 5.7)|
|Genre||action, drama, adventure, history|
|Plot||Death, Slavery, Betrayal, Adoption, Revenge, False accusations, Survival, Justice|
|Place||Roman Empire, Deserts, Italy|
|Style||Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, For men|
A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.4)|
|Genre||drama, biography, history|
|Plot||Slavery, Death, Justice, Freedom, Uprising, On real events|
Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites.
|Genre||drama, biography, history|
|Plot||Slavery, Power, Freedom, Political|
Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the office – no longer the 'accidental President.'
|Genre||thriller, drama, adventure, history|
A group of slaves plan a daring 600-mile escape from a Georgia plantation. Along the way, they are aided by a secret abolitionist couple running a station on the Underground Railroad as they attempt to evade the people charged with bringing them back, dead or alive.
|Mark||9.2 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||action, drama, military, biography, history|
|Plot||War, Survival, Justice, Freedom, Slavery, Uprising, On real events|
In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.
|Mark||5 (imdb: 6.2)|
|Genre||action, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom, Canada|
|Characters||Monkeys, Kings, Snipers, Hunters, Crocodiles|
|Plot||Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Expeditions, Slavery, Chase|
|Place||Jungle, Mountains, Ships, Village|
Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
|Country||United Kingdom, Belgium, USA, Canada|
|Characters||Poets, Students, Lawyers, Hermits, Sisters, Maids, Pianists, Photographers, Singers|
|Plot||Dancing, Death, Religious, Slavery, Loneliness|
The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history|
|Characters||Writers, Strong women|
|Plot||Death, Slavery, Happiness, Divorce, Loneliness, Rivalry, Political, On real events|
|Style||Exciting, Soulful, Disturbing, Fascinating|
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
|Mark||8 (imdb: 5.6)|
|Genre||action, thriller, crime|
|Country||Thailand, Canada, USA|
|Characters||Gangsters, Heroes, Partners, FBI|
|Plot||Slavery, Martial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry, Investigation|
|Style||Heavy, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, For men|
After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
|Mark||8 (imdb: 5.5)|
|Genre||action, melodrama, drama, adventure|
|Characters||Gladiators, Heroes, Horses|
|Plot||Disasters, Volcanoes, Adventure, Slavery|
|Place||Roman Empire, Italy|
In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.
|Genre||drama, western, history|
|Plot||Survival, Weapon, Revenge, Death, Pursuit, Slavery|
|Style||Action, Gloomy, Fascinating|
On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
|Mark||7.8 (imdb: 6)|
|Genre||action, drama, adventure, biography|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA, Spain|
|Characters||Gods, Jews, Mothers, Prophets|
|Plot||Religious, Fate, Slavery|
The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
|Mark||9.6 (imdb: 8.1)|
|Genre||drama, biography, history|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Plot||Abduction, Slavery, Love, Death, Freedom, Survival, Travel, On real events|
|Place||USA, New York|
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
|Mark||5.6 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Plot||Slavery, Uprising, On real events|
|Place||England, Court, Estate|
BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England
|Mark||9.8 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Plot||Slavery, On real events|
|Style||Touching, Makes me think|
A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Genre||drama, military, biography, history|
|Characters||Hired assassins, Soldier, Photographers|
|Plot||Obsession, Slavery, On real events|
|Style||Action, Fascinating, Exciting|
April 14, 1865. One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing a tyrant, as he charged the 16th President of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the true story of the killing of Abraham Lincoln. From Executive Producers Ridley Scott and Tony Scott, and narrated by Tom Hanks, National Geographic Channel's first ever docudrama, Killing Lincoln, based on the New York Times bestseller, combines re-creations with historical insight in a thrilling chronicle of the final days of President Lincoln and his assassin, John Wilkes Booth.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 8.4)|
|Genre||comedy, drama, adventure, western|
|Characters||Lifeguards, Hunters, Heroes, Partners|
|Plot||Revenge, Slavery, Love, Fight, The escape, Skirmishes, Rivalry, Freedom|
|Place||USA, Mansions, Wild West|
|Style||Worth watching, Heavy, Fascinating|
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
|Mark||8.8 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Genre||drama, military, biography, history|
|Plot||On real events, Slavery, Political, Justice, Freedom|
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.
|Mark||2 (imdb: 5.2)|
A couple of college students decide to sign up for pharmaceutical testing of a new allergy drug to make some extra cash for their spring break trip. They quickly discover their two week stay will not be as easy as they first believed and fight to save themselves from the grips of the facility.
|Mark||3 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Plot||Slavery, On real events|
|Style||Depressive, Disturbing, Fascinating|
The true story of Chong Kim who, as a young teen, was abducted into the sex trade, and the complicated moral choices she had to make in order to survive as her situation grew more desperate.
|Mark||8 (imdb: 5.9)|
|Genre||horror, action, thriller, fantasy|
|Characters||Vampire, Soldier, Presidential, Werewolf|
|Plot||War, Rivalry, Supernatural, Slavery, Chase|
|Style||Exciting, Gothic, For men|
President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
|Mark||4 (imdb: 7.1)|
|Plot||Survival, Slavery, Uprising|
Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona a 14-year-old girl tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12.
|Genre||action, drama, history|
|Plot||War, Revolution, Slavery, Uprising, On real events|
Mouna Rudo was born and raised among the Seediq people, an indigenous tribe in Taiwan, and as he grew to be a man he became a member of the Seediq Bale, a courageous band of native warriors. However, Rudo's way of life is threatened under the yoke of occupying forces from Japan, who took over the nation in 1895. As Rudo sees the traditions and honor of his people stripped away, he realizes the time has come to fight back, and in 1930 he brings together a group of former Seediq Bale soldiers, many of whom have been reduced to infighting, and molds them into a revolutionary army. Rudo and his comrades make their stand when they confront Japanese occupation troops at a youth athletic event, leading to a violent confrontation between the Seediq forces and their oppressors. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag is Part one of the two-part, four-hour Taiwanese edition of the film Warriors of the Rainbow.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 6.2)|
|Characters||Gladiators, Heroes, Soldier, Horses|
|Plot||Adventure, Revolution, Slavery|
|Place||Roman Empire, England, Scotland|
|Style||Exciting, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing, For men|
In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only by his British slave Esca (Bell), Marcus sets out across Hadrian's Wall into the uncharted highlands of Caledonia - to confront its savage tribes, make peace with his father's memory, and retrieve the lost legion's golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth.
|Mark||8.4 (imdb: 5.2)|
|Genre||action, fantasy, adventure|
|Plot||Revenge, Adventure, Rivalry, Slavery|
|Style||Heavy, Exciting, Light, Fascinating, For men|
A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.
|Mark||1 (imdb: 4.9)|
|Plot||Survival, Adventure, Supernatural, Life after death, Slavery|
|Style||Exciting, Atmospheric, Depressive, Disturbing|
Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||action, comedy, adventure|
|Country||China, Hong Kong|
|Characters||Soldier, Heroes, Military, Horses, Musicians|
|Plot||Martial Arts, Survival, Adventure, Rivalry, Hostage, Love with age difference, Slavery|
|Style||Exciting, For men|
The story of a farmer forced into conscription, who has been looking to get out of the army ever since. His great chance arrives when he stumbles upon a wounded general from an enemy state, and he kidnaps him, intending to claim credit for the capture, which includes five "mu" of land, and most importantly, honorable discharge from the army.
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Genre||fantasy, adventure, family|
|Characters||Wizards, Family, Sisters, Friends, Witch, Dragons, Heroes, Kings|
|Plot||Time travel, Love, Magic, Witchcraft, Adventure, Slavery|
|Place||Sea, Ships, Parallel worlds|
This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure|
|Country||USA, New Zealand|
|Characters||Vampire, Heroes, Kings|
|Plot||Love, Freedom, Slavery|
|Style||Atmospheric, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men|
A prequel to the first two Underworld films, this fantasy explains the origins of the feud between the Vampires and the Lycans. Aided by his secret love, Sonja, courageous Lucian leads the Lycans in battle against brutal Vampire king Viktor. Determined to break the king's enslavement of his people, Lucian faces off against the Death Dealer army in a bid for Lycan independence.
|Mark||7.6 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Characters||Gangsters, Heroes, Orphans, Losers|
|Plot||Martial Arts, Slavery, Chase, Travel|
|Style||Exciting, Heavy, For men|
In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community's young men that will see him leave the comforts of his idyllic farming village and make a name for himself in the bustling city of Jakarta.
|Mark||5.2 (imdb: 4.9)|
|Characters||Losers, Heroes, Friends, Partners|
When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Out hiking, Special Forces Brenner Baker stumbles onto a Cartel's compound. Her husband's killed and she's left for dead. The Cartel made two mistakes, killed her husband and left her alive. They won't live to make another.