7 Movies Like Blood Diamond That Will Change Your Perspective

Blood Diamond (2006) is a harrowing film that centers on how the Mende people are treated as slaves and forced to mine diamonds under inhumane conditions.

If you’re one of the many people who loved Blood Diamond, here are some movies that are just like it.

The 2004 film Hotel Rwanda features Iron Man star Don Cheadle in the role of Paul, a cool and collected hotel manager.

1. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

The movie is a fictionalized version of the Nigerian civil war that centers on a Navy SEAL team sent to rescue the Americans working at a local hospital.

2. Tears of the Sun (2003)

There were many child soldier characters shown briefly in Blood Diamond, but in Beasts of No Nation, the child soldier is the star of the show.

3. Beasts of No Nation (2015)

This talks about how modern civilization corrupts the supposedly backward but otherwise peaceful life of the San tribe.

4. The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

Queen of Katwe (2016) has Black Panther (2018) star Lupita Nyong’o in the role of an impoverished mother living in the slums of Uganda.

5. Queen of Katwe (2016)

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