Well Made Movies about Slavery Films
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Well Made Movies about Slavery

A list of slave movies, ranked by their quality and storytelling. These are the top movies that deal with the issue of slaves, the slave trade, and slavery in general. What are the best slavery movies of all time? If you believe we left something off of this list,  please feel free to add it yourself. Slavery is among the most despicable institutions of any society that supports it. The United States came close to permanently splitting in two because of slavery. It's a delicate subject that deserves attention, so we can learn from history and never fall into it again. These movies handle slavery with aplomb (sometimes metaphorically) and are definitely worth watching.
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    Released: 1977
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    12 yrs. a slave

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    Released: 1960
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    Released: 1927
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    Released: 1939
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    Roots: The Gift

    1988 More
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    Roots: The Gift features two key characters from Roots and the actors who portrayed them: ... more
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    2006 More
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    Amazing Grace is a 2006 film about the campaign against slave trade in ... more
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    2001 More
    Released: 1968
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    Released: 1960
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    Released: 2005
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    added by: ErlingStoehr
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    1996 More
    added by: Clifanovich
    A very exciting movie, showing the brutality of a slaveowner against what he called his ...
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    Goodbye Uncle Tom

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    1976 More
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    Sansho the Bailiff

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    new! The Bill of Rights

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    1999 More
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    2006 More
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    It's a movie about women who are willingly or unwillingly treat like pets/slaves and sold on ... more
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    Jezabel

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    1981 More
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