Top movies with a societal issue that have vivid portrayal

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

1 Sorry We Missed You (2019)

Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity to wrestle back some independence appears with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self-employed delivery driver. It's hard work, and his wife's job as a carer is no easier. The family unit is strong but when both are pulled in different directions everything comes to breaking point.

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2019-10-04 | Drama

Cast

Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood

Rating

rating icon 7.365
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    uncompromising
  2. Ranked #1 for
    social realism
  3. Ranked #1 for
    salt of the earth

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2 Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

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2021-02-12 | Drama / History

Cast

Lakeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya

Rating

rating icon 7.348
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    real deal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ably played
  3. Ranked #1 for
    electrifying

Trailer

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3 Hillbilly Elegy (2020)

An urgent phone call pulls a Yale Law student back to his Ohio hometown, where he reflects on three generations of family history and his own future.

Info

2020-11-09 | Drama

Cast

Gabriel Basso, Amy Adams

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    white trash
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hillbilly
  3. Ranked #3 for
    excellent casting

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4 Just Mercy (2019)

The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them.

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2019-12-25 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Michael B. Jordan, Brie Larson

Rating

rating icon 7.882
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    miscarriage of justice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    innocent man
  3. Ranked #2 for
    impactful

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5 Saint Omer (2022)

A novelist attends the trial of a woman accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter by abandoning her to the rising tide on a beach in northern France. But as the trial continues, her own family history, doubts, and fears about motherhood are steadily dislodged as the life story of the accused is gradually revealed.

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2022-11-23 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Kayije Kagame, Guslagie Malanda

Rating

rating icon 6.337
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    empathetic character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fresh look
  3. Ranked #1 for
    providing answers

Trailer

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6 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.

Info

2022-09-30 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mila Kunis, Chiara Aurelia

Rating

rating icon 6.531
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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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7 Joyland (2022)

As a patriarchal family yearns for the birth of a son to continue their family line, their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls for its transgender starlet.

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2022-11-18 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Ali Junejo, Rasti Farooq

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    casual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    social issue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    regressive character

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8 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.

Info

2019-11-27 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.141
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People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

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9 Blue Bayou (2021)

As a Korean-American man raised in the Louisiana bayou works hard to make a life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his past as he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.

Info

2021-09-10 | Drama

Cast

Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander

Rating

rating icon 7.496
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gut-punch
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vivid depiction
  3. Ranked #1 for
    heady

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 7.442
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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