9 best movies like The Best of Enemies (2019)

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Movies similar to The Best of Enemies (2019): Shaft, Luce, The Post, Breaking In, Hidden Figures, Selma, Conviction, The Way I Spent the End of the World, Malcolm X.

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Shaft (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, comedy, crime
Duration02:20
CharactersPartners, Parents, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly.

Luce (2019)
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents
PlotPolitical, Parenting, Adoption
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleMakes me think, Tense

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

The Post (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:31
CharactersJournalists, Presidential
PlotWar, Political, Mystery, Intrigue, Confrontation
PlaceNew York, Office, USA

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

Breaking In (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:41
CharactersParents, Strong women
PlotSurvival, Robbery
StyleAction, Disturbing, Tense

Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After managing to escape, Shaun must now figure out a way to turn the tables on the desperate thieves and save her captive children.

Hidden Figures (2016)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
PlaceSpace

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Selma (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:08
PlotPolitical
StyleMakes me think

"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Conviction (2010)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
PlotFalse accusations

When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is innocent, Betty Anne puts herself through high school, college and, finally, law school in an 18 year quest to free Kenny. With the help of best friend Abra Rice, Betty Anne pores through suspicious evidence mounted by small town cop Nancy Taylor, meticulously retracing the steps that led to Kenny's arrest. Belief in her brother - and her quest for the truth - pushes Betty Anne and her team to uncover the facts and utilize DNA evidence with the hope of exonerating Kenny.

The Way I Spent the End of the World (2006)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryRomania, France
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Pupils
PlotLove, Political, Relationship, Betrayal
PlaceSchool, Village

Bucharest 1989 - the last year of Ceausecu's dictatorship. Eva lives with her parents and her 7 year old brother, Lalalilu. One day at school, Eva and her boyfriend accidentally break a bust of Ceausescu. They are forced to confess their crime before a disciplinary committee and Eva is expelled from school and transferred to a reformatory establishment. There she meets Andrei, and decides to escape Romania with him. Lalalilu becomes convinced that Ceausescu is the main reason for Eva's decision to leave. So with his friends from school he devises a plan to kill the dictator.

Malcolm X (1992)
Mark1 (imdb: 7.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration03:22
PlotPolitical

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.

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