All movies starring Viola Davis

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Blackhat (2015) ★ 5.4

The calm, measured life of modern world space. It seems that nothing can break the even, smooth course of events, life is so mechanized, everything is calculated down to the smallest detail, it would seem, what can happen? What event could disrupt such a perfectly tuned machine? However, it is developments in the field of the latest technology that pose the main threat to humanity. The best scientific minds from the U.S. and China join forces against the most powerful cyber attack.
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Fences (2016) ★ 7.2

Genres: Drama

A former baseball player of African-American descent, now picking up trash from the streets of Pittsburgh, struggles to provide for his family in 1950s America, where the racial question is still an open one.

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The Help (2011) ★ 8.1

Genres: Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
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Beautiful Creatures (2013) ★ 6.1

Ethan Wate longs to escape his small southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena Duchannes. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history, and their town.
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The Unforgivable (2021) ★ 7.1

Genres: Crime Drama
A woman is released from prison after serving a sentence for a violent crime and re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past.
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Widows (2018) ★ 6.9

Four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014) ★ 6.3

Genres: Drama Romance
One couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) ★ 6.9

Genres: Drama Music
Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.
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How to Get Away with Murder (2014–2020) ★ 8.1

A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot that will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives.
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The First Lady (2022) ★ 6.7

A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies. Starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt, this series delves deep into the Ladies' personal and political lives. Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the White House's women is no longer hidden from view.
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The Woman King (2022) ★ 6.0

A historical epic inspired by the true events that happened in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries.