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The Most Powerful Movies About Racism

A list of the best racism movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This racism movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about racism are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about racism you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous racism movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these racism movie titles for more information about the films.

List items include This Is England, The Cotton Club and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best racism movies?" and "What is the greatest racism movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular racism movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these racism movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good racism movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

The Most Powerful Movies About Racism Films
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    Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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  3. 3
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    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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    Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Laurence Fishburne

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  7. 7
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    Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand

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  8. 8
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    Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey

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    Mariah Carey, Robin Williams, Oprah Winfrey

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  10. 10
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    Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, Bryce Dallas Howard

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  12. 12
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    Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

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    Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

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  15. 15
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    Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela

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  16. 16
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    Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch

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    Morgan Freeman, Tony Todd, Regina Taylor

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    Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Anna Paquin

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  20. 20
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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly, Tyra Banks

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  21. 21
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    Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger

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  22. 22
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    Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

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    Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods

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    Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Smollett

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    Morgan Freeman, Dan Aykroyd, Jessica Tandy

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    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica Lange

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    Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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    Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, Nicole Beharie

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    Sharlto Copley, Jed Brophy, Vanessa Haywood

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    Debbie Harry, Jerry Stiller, John Waters

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    John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Lee Grant

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    Jon Voight, Don Cheadle, Ving Rhames

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    Alicia Keys, Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah

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    Jack O'Connell, Stephen Graham, Joe Gilgun

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  36. 36
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    Oprah Winfrey, Thandie Newton, Danny Glover

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Brendan Fraser

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    Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali

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    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

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    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Chazz Palminteri

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    Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac, Tom Arnold

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    Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Bo Jackson

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    Andy Garcia, Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips

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    Taraji P. Henson, Simon Baker, Sanaa Lathan

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    Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy

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    Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Dennis Hopper

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    Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Sean Connery

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    Caroline Aaron, John Getz, Yareli Arizmendi

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    Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Julian Glover

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    Archie Panjabi, Om Puri, Tara Fitzgerald

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