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Zootopia
Zootopia (2016)
, 1h48
Directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about racism, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Films about foxes, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Shakira, Idris Elba, J. K. Simmons, Nate Torrence

The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Composed of habitat neighborhoods such as ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together — a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde, to solve the mystery. They have less than 48 hours to find a missing mammal.
It
It (2017)
, 2h15
Directed by Andrés Muschietti
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Adventure, Horror
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about racism, Films about sexuality, Films about school violence, Films about child abuse
Actors Bill Skarsgård, Finn Wolfhard, Jaeden Lieberher, Sophia Lillis, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff

À Derry, dans le Maine, sept gamins ayant du mal à s'intégrer se sont regroupés au sein du « Club des Ratés ». Rejetés par leurs camarades, ils sont les cibles favorites des gros durs de l'école. Ils ont aussi en commun d'avoir éprouvé leur plus grande terreur face à un terrible prédateur métamorphe qu'ils appellent « Ça ». Car depuis toujours, Derry est en proie à une créature qui émerge des égouts tous les 27 ans pour se nourrir des terreurs de ses victimes de choix : les enfants. Bien décidés à rester soudés, les Ratés tentent de surmonter leurs peurs pour enrayer un nouveau cycle meurtrier. Un cycle qui a commencé un jour de pluie lorsqu'un petit garçon poursuivant son bateau en papier s'est retrouvé face-à-face avec le Clown Grippe-Sou …
Django Unchained, 2h45
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western, Spaghetti Western
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Kerry Washington, Walton Goggins

In Texas 1858, the Speck brothers, Ace and Dicky, drive black slaves on foot. Among the shackled slaves is Django, sold off and separated from his wife, Broomhilda von Shaft. The Speck brothers are stopped by Dr. King Schultz, a German ex-dentist and bounty hunter from Düsseldorf, Prussia. Schultz asks to buy one of the slaves; when he questions Django about his knowledge of the Brittle brothers, for whom Schultz is carrying a warrant, Ace becomes irritated and aims his shotgun at Schultz. Schultz quickly kills Ace and leaves Dicky at the mercy of the newly freed slaves, who shoot Dicky in the head.
Gone with the Wind, 3h58
Directed by George Cukor, Victor Fleming, Sam Wood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Erotic films, Rape and revenge films, Political films, Auto-justice
Actors Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel, Butterfly McQueen

Part 1 On the eve of the American Civil War in 1861, Scarlett O'Hara lives at Tara, her family's cotton plantation in Georgia, with her parents and two sisters. Scarlett learns that Ashley Wilkes—whom she secretly loves—is to be married to his cousin, Melanie Hamilton, and the engagement is to be announced the next day at a barbecue at Ashley's home, the nearby plantation Twelve Oaks.
Lincoln
Lincoln (2012)
, 2h30
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Politique, Films about racism, Political films, White House in fiction
Actors Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Tim Blake Nelson

In January 1865, President Abraham Lincoln expects the Civil War to end within a month. However, he is concerned that his 1863 Emancipation Proclamation may be discarded by the courts once the war has concluded and that the Thirteenth Amendment be defeated by the returning slave states. Lincoln feels it is imperative to pass the amendment by the end of the month, thus removing any possibility that slaves who have already been freed may be re-enslaved. The Radical Republicans fear the amendment will be defeated by some who merely wish to delay its passage; the support of the amendment by Republicans in the border states is not yet assured either, since they prioritize the issue of ending the war. Even if all of them are ultimately brought on board, the amendment will still require the support of several Democratic congressmen if it is to pass. With dozens of Democrats having just become lame ducks after losing their re-election campaigns in the fall of 1864, some of Lincoln's advisors believe that he should wait until the new Republican-heavy Congress is seated, presumably giving the amendment an easier road to passage. Lincoln, however, remains adamant about having the amendment in place and the issue of slavery settled before the war is concluded and the southern states readmitted into the Union.
Gran Torino, 1h52
Directed by Clint Eastwood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about racism, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Gangster films
Actors Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Cory Hardrict, Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Hughes, Christopher Carley

Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood) is a cantankerous, retired Polish American assembly line worker and Korean War veteran, who has recently been widowed after 50 years of marriage, causing him to be a lapsed Catholic. His Highland Park, Michigan neighborhood in the Detroit area, formerly populated by working class white families, is now dominated by poor Asian immigrants, and gang violence is commonplace. Adding to the isolation he feels is the emotional detachment of his family.
American Gangster, 2h37
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Mob film, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Films about racism, Hip hop films, Political films, Gangster films
Actors Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Ted Levine, Cuba Gooding Jr., Josh Brolin, RZA

In 1968, Frank Lucas, the limo driver-turned-right-hand man of Harlem gangster Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson, inherits Johnson's gang when Johnson dies of a heart attack. Disliking the new, flashy gangsters of the neighborhood, Lucas decides to take control of Harlem's crime scene.
Get Out
Get Out (2017)
, 1h44
Directed by Jordan Peele
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Psychologie, Films about racism
Actors Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Keith Stanfield, Erika Alexander, Bradley Whitford

Chris Washington est un jeune photographe noir qui partage depuis plusieurs mois la vie de Rose Armitage. Il accepte de passer un week-end chez les parents de Rose, pour rencontrer sa belle-famille. Alors qu'il est inquiet des réactions que sa couleur de peau pourrait susciter, il est accueilli très chaleureusement par Dean et Missy Armitage. L'ambiance dans la grande propriété recèle cependant une atmosphère étrange, qui ne va pas en s'arrangeant lorsque les parents de Rose organisent une grande réception avec tous leurs proches.
The Mask of Zorro, 2h16
Directed by Martin Campbell
Origin German
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Themes Films about slavery, Medical-themed films, Prison films, Films about racism, Superhero films, Films about disabilities, Heist films, Personne sourde ou muette, Zorro
Actors Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stuart Wilson, Matt Letscher, L. Q. Jones

In 1821, Don Diego De La Vega (Anthony Hopkins) fights against the Spanish in the Mexican War of Independence as Zorro, a mysterious swordsman who defends the Mexican peasants and commoners of Las Californias. Don Rafael Montero (Stuart Wilson), the governor of the region, learns of De La Vega's alter ego, and attempts to arrest him. De La Vega's wife is killed during the scuffle. Montero imprisons De La Vega and takes his infant daughter, Eléna, as his own. Twenty years later Montero returns to California as a civilian, alongside Eléna (Catherine Zeta Jones), who has grown into a beautiful woman. Montero's reappearance coincides with De La Vega's escape from prison. He encounters a thief, Alejandro Murrieta (Antonio Banderas), who, as a child, once did Zorro a favor. De La Vega decides that fate has brought them together, and agrees to make Alejandro his protégé, grooming him to be the new Zorro. Murrieta agrees to undergo De La Vega's training regimen in order to be able to take revenge on Captain Harrison Love (Matt Letscher), Montero's right-hand man, who was responsible for killing Murrieta's brother, Joaquin.
Hidden Figures, 2h7
Directed by Theodore Melfi
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Space adventure films, Films about mathematics, Films about racism, Dans l'espace, Films about the Apollo program, Sur la Lune, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Aldis Hodge, Kirsten Dunst

Les parents de Katherine Coleman apprennent que leur fille possède un don pour les sciences, qu'elle doit parfaire en fréquentant une école pour Noirs (les écoles étant séparées selon la couleur de peau à cette époque) car elle est dotée d'aptitudes intellectuelles supérieures. En 1962, devenue mathématicienne, Katherine Coleman (désormais Goble) travaille au sein d'un groupe de calculatrices humaines, sur le campus ouest du Centre de recherche Langley à Hampton en Virginie aux États-Unis, avec deux amies et collègues : l'aspirante ingénieure Mary Jackson et la superviseure d'équipe Dorothy Vaughan. À la suite du lancement réussi de Spoutnik 1, Al Harrison, directeur du Space Task Group, exige encore plus d'efforts de la part des employés sous sa supervision de crainte que les Soviétiques ne mettent en orbite une bombe H pouvant exploser au-dessus du sol américain. Goble est envoyée dans son groupe pour vérifier les calculs, devenant la première Afro-Américaine à participer à ce groupe de recherche. Au début, elle est ignorée de ses collègues blancs et doit travailler à partir de données partiellement masquées (Goble n'ayant pas le niveau d'habilitation nécessaire) sous les ordres de Paul Stafford, un homme croyant en sa supériorité intellectuelle et refusant de reconnaître le travail de Katherine.
Lethal Weapon 2, 1h54
Directed by Richard Donner
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about drugs, Films about racism, Buddy films
Actors Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Joss Ackland, Derrick O'Connor, Patsy Kensit

One year after the events of Lethal Weapon, LAPD sergeants Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh are pursuing unidentified suspects transporting an illegal shipment of gold krugerrands. The Afrikaner apartheid government of South Africa subsequently orders local consul-general Arjen Rudd (Joss Ackland) and security agent Pieter Vorstedt (Derrick O'Connor) to warn both detectives off the investigation; they are reassigned to protecting an obnoxious federal witness, Leo Getz (Joe Pesci), after an attack on Murtaugh's home.
District 9
District 9 (2009)
, 1h52
Directed by Neill Blomkamp
Origin South africa
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about immigration, Films about computing, Films about racism, Dystopian films, Alternate history films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Sharlto Copley, William Allen Young, Jed Brophy, David James, John Sumner, Nick Boraine

In an alternate 1982, an alien ship inexplicably stops over Johannesburg. When investigation teams enter the ship, they discover a population of sick and malnourished extraterrestrials, derogatorily referred to as "prawns". The South African government confines the aliens to "District 9", a government camp that is located outside of Johannesburg. Twenty-eight years later, in 2010, following periodic conflict between the aliens and the locals living near District 9, the government hires private military company Multinational United (MNU) to relocate the aliens to a new internment. Wikus van de Merwe (Sharlto Copley), an Afrikaner bureaucrat, is appointed by Piet Smit (Louis Minnaar), an MNU executive and his father-in-law, to lead the relocation.
Straight Outta Compton, 2h27
Directed by F. Gary Gray
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Themes Dance films, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Films about racism, Hip hop films, Musical films, Gangster films, HIV/AIDS in film
Actors Aldis Hodge, Paul Giamatti, Neil Brown, Jr., O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell

In 1986, Eric "Eazy-E" Wright enters a crack-house to sell drugs, but, it is soon raided by the police, who gain entry into the house via a battering ram. Eazy escapes through the house's rear window. Later, Eazy goes to a club with Lorenzo "MC Ren" Patterson to see friends Andre "Dr. Dre" Young, O'Shea "Ice Cube" Jackson and Antoine "DJ Yella" Carraby, who perform the song "Gangsta Gangsta", while Eazy and Ren stand in the audience. After Dre leaves the club, he is arrested after breaking up a fight involving his brother, Tyree. Eazy bails him out the next day. The next morning, Dre talks to Eazy about investing money into a start-up record label, in order to record a track that Cube has written. Cube and Dre want rappers H.B.O.(Homeboys Only) to record the track. Eazy agrees to fund the project. After a conflict arises during the recording session, H.B.O. leaves and Dre convinces Eazy to perform the track. They record and release "Boyz-n-the-Hood". Jerry Heller approaches Eazy and asks if he can be their manager. The group accepts Heller's offer. While performing "Dopeman", they garner the attention of Bryan Turner, a producer at Priority Records, with which they sign. Afterwards, N.W.A commences recording their debut album, "Straight Outta Compton", with Heller. During one of the sessions, they are harassed by some police officers. Frustrated by the situation, Cube writes "Fuck tha Police".
Gangs of New York, 2h47
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Historical, Crime
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about immigration, Mafia films, Films about racism, Films about sexuality, La précarité, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Political films, Erotic thriller films, Gangster films
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, Henry Thomas, Jim Broadbent

On February 6, 1846, at Paradise Square in Lower Manhattan's Five Points, a territorial battle of hand-to-hand combat between Bill "the Butcher" Cutting's U.S.-born nativist gang, the Natives, and "Priest" Vallon's Irish Catholic immigrant gang, the Dead Rabbits, concludes when Cutting kills Vallon, witnessed by Vallon's young son, Amsterdam. Cutting declares the Dead Rabbits outlawed but orders that Vallon's body be buried with honor. Amsterdam seizes the knife used to kill his father, races off, and buries it along with a medal his father gave him. He is later raised at Hellgate orphanage.