Top rated movies with accurate representation that have should be required to watch

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with accurate representation and should be required to watch! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with accurate representation and should be required to watch, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jul 26 2021

1 Baby Boy (2001)

The story of Jody, a misguided, 20-year-old African-American who is really just a baby boy finally forced-kicking and screaming to face the commitments of real life. Streetwise and jobless, he has not only fathered two children by two different women-Yvette and Peanut but still lives with his own mother. He can't seem to strike a balance or find direction in his chaotic life.

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2001-06-27 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #23 for
    should be required to watch
  2. Ranked #64 for
    accurate representation
  3. Ranked #66 for
    role model

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2 Love, Simon (2018)

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

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2018-02-16 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    accurate representation
  2. Ranked #42 for
    should be required to watch
  3. Ranked #77 for
    clapping at the end

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3 Meet the Mormons (2014)

Meet the Mormons examines the very diverse lives of six devout Mormons. Filmed on location and across the globe, Meet the Mormons takes viewers on a journey into the day-to-day realities of individuals living in the U.S., Costa Rica, Nepal and beyond. From their individual passions to their daily struggles, each story paints a picture as rich and unique as the next while challenging the stereotypes that surround the Mormon faith.

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2014-10-10 | Family / Documentary

Cast

Jermaine Sullivan, Ken Niumatalolo

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16 for
    should be required to watch
  2. Ranked #37 for
    deep insight
  3. Ranked #186 for
    deeply meaningful

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4 Music (2021)

Zu, a free spirit estranged from her family, suddenly finds herself the sole guardian of her half-sister, Music, a teenager on the autism spectrum whose whole world order has been beautifully crafted by her late grandmother. The film soon challenges whether it is Zu or Music who has a better view of the world, and that love, trust, and being able to be there for each other is everything.

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2021-01-14 | Music / Drama

Cast

Maddie Ziegler, Kate Hudson

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    poorly put together
  2. Ranked #1 for
    downright offensive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    pernicious

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5 Green Book (2018)

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

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2018-11-16 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    beautiful acting
  2. Ranked #12 for
    shortlisted
  3. Ranked #39 for
    should be required to watch

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6 Glory (1989)

Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

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1989-12-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    emotionally charging
  2. Ranked #39 for
    honorable character
  3. Ranked #44 for
    realistic fight scenes

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7 American History X (1998)

Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two African-American men. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did.

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1998-10-30 | Drama

Cast

Edward Norton, Edward Furlong

Rating

rating icon 8.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #26 for
    role model
  2. Ranked #34 for
    should be required to watch
  3. Ranked #71 for
    emotionally charging

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8 Glory Road (2006)

In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.

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2006-01-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Josh Lucas, Derek Luke

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slam-dunk
  2. Ranked #3 for
    should be required to watch
  3. Ranked #6 for
    ably played

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9 42 (2013)

The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who first signed Robinson to the minors and then helped to bring him up to the show.

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2013-04-12 | Drama

Cast

Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #65 for
    role model
  2. Ranked #76 for
    should be required to watch
  3. Ranked #139 for
    accurate representation

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10 A Bronx Tale (1993)

Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.

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1993-09-14 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    role model
  2. Ranked #95 for
    should be required to watch
  3. Ranked #122 for
    accurate representation

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