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Best movies like The Banker (2020)

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1 Men of Honor (2000) ★ 7.2

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The film is based on the true story of the legendary diver Carl Brashear. His mentor and senior officer Bill Sunday is convinced that blacks have no business in the Navy, and in the most cruel and inhumane ways bullies and "screws" the ambitious newcomer.

However, he does not succeed, and moreover, he soon begins to feel sympathy for this extremely stubborn guy, who would rather die than show weakness. Together they try to resist the bureaucrats of the Navy Command, who are not happy with the hero's skin color.

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2 J. Edgar (2011) ★ 6.5

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Throughout his life, John Edgar Hoover rose to power to become the most powerful man in America. As head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he stopped at nothing to protect his country. Having survived eight presidents and three wars, Hoover battled threats, both real and far-fetched, often breaking the rules to keep his fellow citizens out of harm's way. He was ruthless and a hero, both at the same time; the world admired him, which was his most coveted, though not tangible, reward.

"J. Edgar" through the eyes of Hoover himself shows us his private and public life and relations with those around him of a man who might as well have distorted the truth as he defended it during a lifetime devoted to embodying his own idea of justice, often influenced by the dark side of power.

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3 Marshall (2017) ★ 7.3

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1940. Thurgood Marshall is the first African-American on the U.S. Supreme Court. In the early days of his career, he gets the case of a black chauffeur accused of sexual assault by his wealthy employer. Marshall teams up with an aspiring Jewish lawyer to make a sensational statement in defense of civil rights and equality in an era of racism and anti-Semitism.
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4 Fences (2016) ★ 7.2

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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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5 Richard Jewell (2019) ★ 7.5

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The story of Richard Jewell, who worked as a security guard at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and managed to evacuate people in time after spotting a backpack with a bomb. However, everyone's gratitude was short-lived: a few days later Jewell himself became the prime suspect and the victim of derogatory media harassment.
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6 The Judge (2014) ★ 7.4

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A successful lawyer arrives in his hometown for his mother's funeral and learns that his father, a city judge, is suspected of murder. The man decides to stick around to find out the truth, and gradually gets to know better the relatives he hasn't spoken to in a long time.

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7 True Story (2015) ★ 6.3

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The story of the interactions between journalist Michael Finkel and an FBI wanted assassin named Christian Longo, who has been hiding outside the United States for many years under the name of Finkel.

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8 A Civil Action (1998) ★ 6.6

Lawyer Jan Schlichtman is a cynical, high-paid lawyer who takes on only very lucrative cases, which he easily solves outside the courtroom. His next case promises to be quite easy.

But Schlichtman has no idea that the coming trial will turn into a hard, endless battle in which the lawyer will have to put his fortune, reputation and honor on the line...

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9 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) ★ 6.2

Ex-corporate raider Gordon Gekko, who has served his time, emerges from prison into a whole new world on the brink of a financial crisis. He is a dinosaur whose methods are long outdated and whose reputation is playing havoc. But he is chosen as a partner by young trader Jacob Moore, who offers Gekko a deal: he fixes the old man's relationship with his daughter, who has not spoken to him for eleven years and who blames Gordon for his brother's suicide, and he helps Jacob, who is courting the girl, to climb to the top of the financial ladder.

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10 Trumbo (2015) ★ 7.5

In 1947, the talented and famous Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo was forced to appear before the Commission of Inquiry on Un-American Activities, accused of adherence to Communist views. Refusing to admit any guilt or to denounce his comrades, he became one of ten filmmakers to be placed on Hollywood's so-called "Black List. They were sentenced to a year in prison and banned from working in the film industry in the future.

However, after getting out of prison, Dalton Trumbo continued to do what he loved to do - write screenplays. He had to do it secretly and under various pseudonyms...

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11 Antwone Fisher (2002) ★ 7.3

Antwone Fisher is a security guard for Sony Pictures who rose to fame by becoming a famous screenwriter. However, he used to be a sailor, decommissioned because of his overly aggressive behavior.

Here, Fisher decides to make a drastic change in his life and find his parents, who abandoned him when he was still an infant. But in the course of his search, he begins to realize that his life is not changing for the better.

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12 Selma (2014) ★ 7.5

A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
All the Way (2016) poster

13 All the Way (2016) ★ 7.3

Lyndon Johnson becomes president of the United States on a wave of general chaos caused by the sudden assassination of John F. Kennedy. In his first year in office, Lyndon Johnson promotes the passage of the Civil Rights Act, which would end racial segregation in the South - at least on paper.
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14 Green Book (2018) ★ 8.2

1960s. After a New York nightclub closes for repairs, bouncer Tony, nicknamed Chatterbox, seeks a part-time job for a couple of months. Just then, Don Shirley, a sophisticated socialite, a rich and talented black classical musician, is going on a tour of the Southern states, where racist beliefs and segregation are still strong. He hires Tony as a driver, a bodyguard, and someone who can solve current problems. The two have so little in common, and this trip will change both their lives forever.

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The story of African-American business partners Joe Morris and Bernard Garrett, who set up a successful real estate agency in the 1950s. They hire a fake white company executive and pretend to be a simple janitor and driver. On top of their success, the threat of exposure hangs over them.

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