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'Movies Like Precious': Black Coming-of-Age Cinema

A list of movies following African-American youths as they come of age in an intolerant world, including such modern classic as 'Pariah' and 'Precious'. Also check out 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete' for a relatively unknown hidden-gem!

A Tale of Two Americas

See how the other half (actually way more than half) in this hodge-podge of social realism, depicting the parts of America progress left behind: the inner-cities, rust-belt towns, and rural south.

'Movies Like Boyz N The Hood': The Black Urban Experience

Inner-city African-Americans dealing with drugs, police brutality, and coming-of-age to boot. Make sure to check out 'Menace II Society', 'Hardball', and 'Juice'.

'Movies Like The Bling Ring': Bad Boys, Worse Girls

From 'Spring Breakers' to 'City of God' these modern movies justify senior citizens' concerns world over, with their host of morally bankrupt young protagonists dismantling society from the inside out!

'Movies Like Spring Breakers': Indie Crime Thrillers

Movies in the vein of 'Charlie Countryman': taking classic crime cinema themes and giving them a modern, indie spin. Some films are foreign, some simply under-publicized, but all are guaranteed to give you a fresh appreciation of the genre!

'OG Cinema': Best Hip-Hop Movies

The best hip-hop movies around, many focusing on the early days of 80s/90s hip-hop. Make sure to check out 'Wild Style' if you grew up in the 80s (or just feel that you should have), or 'Straight Outta Compton' if you're looking for something more current.

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