Top movies with a societal issue that have conversation starter

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a societal issue and conversation starter! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a societal issue and conversation starter, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 American Skin (2019)

A Marine veteran working as a school janitor tries to mend his relationship with his son after a divorce. When his son is killed by a police officer found innocent without standing trial, he takes matters into his own hands.

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2019-09-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Omari Hardwick, Theo Rossi

Rating

rating icon 7.147
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boggling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mind-boggling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    conversation starter

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2 Queen & Slim (2019)

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results.

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2019-11-27 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.136
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    embattled character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    defensive
  3. Ranked #4 for
    hurried

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3 A Shot Through the Wall (2022)

A young Chinese-American cop unravels after accidentally shooting an innocent African-American man through a wall.

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2022-01-21 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Kenny Leu, Ciara Renée

Rating

rating icon 4.667
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with moving moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    better-paced
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unique perspective

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4 This Changes Everything (2019)

An investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in the Industry.

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2019-06-28 | Documentary

Cast

Rashida Jones, Chloë Grace Moretz

Rating

rating icon 6.079
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    prominent role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    disproportionate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    social problem

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5 On the Count of Three (2022)

Val has reached a place where he feels the only way out is to end things. But he considers himself a bit of a failure—his effectiveness lacking—so he figures he could use some help. As luck would have it, Val’s best friend, Kevin, is recovering from a failed suicide attempt, so he seems like the perfect partner for executing this double suicide plan. But before they go, they have some unfinished business to attend to.

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2022-05-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jerrod Carmichael, Christopher Abbott

Rating

rating icon 6.448
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    serious topic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    weighty atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    down-in-the-dumps character

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6 Unpregnant (2020)

A 17-year old Missouri teen discovers she has gotten pregnant, a development that threatens to end her dreams of matriculating at an Ivy League college, and the career that could follow.

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2020-09-10 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Haley Lu Richardson, Barbie Ferreira

Rating

rating icon 7.09
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    controversial topic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    tricky subject
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with poignant moments

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7 Luckiest Girl Alive (2022)

A successful woman in New York City finds her life upended when she is forced to confront a dark truth that threatens to unravel her meticulously crafted life.

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2022-09-30 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mila Kunis, Chiara Aurelia

Rating

rating icon 6.533
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    delicate topic
  2. Ranked #4 for
    difficult subject
  3. Ranked #4 for
    subjective view

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8 I Am All Girls (2021)

A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.

Info

2021-05-14 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Erica Wessels, Deon Lotz

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tricky subject
  2. Ranked #1 for
    harsh truth
  3. Ranked #1 for
    comeuppance

Trailer

I Am All Girls trailer
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9 The Social Dilemma (2020)

This documentary-drama hybrid explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations.

Info

2020-01-26 | Documentary / Drama

Cast

Skyler Gisondo, Kara Hayward

Rating

rating icon 7.472
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    conscious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    useful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dramatized

Trailer

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10 Promising Young Woman (2020)

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

Info

2020-12-13 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham

Rating

rating icon 7.439
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    waited too long
  2. Ranked #1 for
    poetic justice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    taboo topic

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