Most Popular "Homeless Shelter" Titles
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1. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama
A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor.
2. Holes (2003)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.
3. Safe (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.
4. Blow-Up (1966)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A mod London photographer seems to find something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.
5. The Soloist (2009)
PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
6. Scrooged (1988)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
8. Being Flynn (2012)
R | 102 min | Drama
Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.
9. Dutch (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
To get to know his girlfriend's son, a working-class good guy volunteers to pick him up from a prep school - only to learn that her son isn't the nicest kid.
10. Gardens of the Night (2008)
R | 110 min | Drama
After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.
11. When a Stranger Calls (1979)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
12. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.
13. Submarino (2010)
105 min | Drama
Two brothers meet at their mother's funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.
14. L'enfant (2005)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.
15. Beyond the Blackboard (2011 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, Family
A 24-year-old first-time teacher overcomes her initial fears and prejudices and makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter's makeshift classroom.
18. The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)
R | 103 min | Drama
Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building. Soon, he finds himself in even more dire straits, when he is threatened by... See full summary »
19. Bartleby (2001)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A clueless boss has no idea what to do with his mundane office worker whose refusal of duties only gets worse each passing minute.
20. The Phantom Carriage (1921)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom ... See full summary »
21. Stone Pillow (1985 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
In an effort to understand the plight of homeless women living on the streets, young social worker, Carrie Lange (Daphne Zuniga) attempts befriending a homeless woman named Florabelle ('... See full summary »
22. Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
R | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Henry II picks up where the original (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer) left off. Henry (Neil Giuntoli) takes a thankless job at a port-o-john company where he meets husband and wife, Kai... See full summary »
23. No Place Like Home (1989 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his ... See full summary »
24. Final Days of Planet Earth (2006 TV Movie)
173 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Lloyd Walker is an anti-heroic archaeologist who, after stumbling upon an alien conspiracy, becomes enmeshed in an against-all-odds battle to save the human race. From the enigmatic Room 86... See full summary »
26. Monsieur Vincent (1947)
111 min | Biography, Drama, History
St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all... See full summary »
27. Reckless (1995)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
On Christmas Eve, a regretful husband admits to his high-spirited wife that he has hired a contract killer to take her out. She immediately flees. A nice couple offers her shelter, but everyone have dark secrets in this wacky movie.
28. Sunday (1997)
Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful ... See full summary »
29. A Stranger to Love (1996 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
Alan is a normal middleaged man with a wife and two kids. One night he is attacked and loses his memory. His family believes that he is dead when a dead body is found in the river.
31. Original Intent (1992 Video)
PG | 97 min | Drama
A lawyer accepts to defend a homeless shelter from a forced eviction by a corporation. His hard work starts taking a serious toll on his family.
33. Western (1997)
124 min | Comedy, Romance
Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen ... See full summary »
34. Liebe deine Nächste! (1998)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two young and attractive social workers/nuns bring fresh air into a city missionary station, but are also challenged by lust and money, offered by a millionaire.
35. Age 7 in America (1991 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Biography
An adaption of the British TV series, this documentary chronicles the lives of a group of economically, racially & socially diverse 7-year olds living throughout America in 1990. The ... See full summary »
36. Come the Morning (1993)
G | 60 min | Drama
In search of her estranged husband, a mother brings her 3 children to Los Angeles in the hope of finding him. With no prospects they wander the streets; becoming beggars before long. Things... See full summary »
38. The Big Empty (1997)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A woman hires P.I. Lloyd Meadows to investigate her husband, a respectable social worker. What seemed to be a simple case of adultery turns into an ugly mess fast.
39. Hiver 54, l'abbé Pierre (1989)
France experienced one of the most chilling winters in 1954.It was during that harsh weather that a catholic priest L'Abbé Pierre wrote an open letter to minister of housing to provide shelter to numerous homeless people.
42. Queer Streets (2007)
40 min | Short
A short documentary that takes a hip, gritty look at the reality of life on the street for kids with three strikes against them: They're young. They're gay. They're homeless. Queer youth ... See full summary »
43. Tantrum (2004)
Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
A dramatic thriller surrounding Blaire & her psychotic meltdown after trying to help three trouble-making teenage girls that get kicked out of a homeless shelter.
45. Weight of the World: A Story in Volunteering (2004)
22 min | Documentary, Short
Lambert House is a drop in center and shelter for GLBTQ youth in Seattle Washington. Through interviews with staff, volunteers and the youth themselves this film profiles the center and the work done there.
Adventure, Comedy, Drama | Announced
Stockbroker Charlie Marchal always wanted to be a movie star, but when he suddenly lost his home and his job it seemed as if his dreams had gone up in flames. But God has quite a surprise ... See full summary »