Most Popular "Labor Strike" Titles
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2. Pride (I) (2014)
R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.
3. J. Edgar (2011)
R | 137 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.
4. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
5. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.
6. The Rum Diary (2011)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.
7. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Thriller
Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.
8. Newsies (1992)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Musical
A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
9. Cinderella Man (2005)
PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.
10. The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
11. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
12. October Sky (1999)
PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
13. Invincible (2006)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.
14. Marathon Man (1976)
R | 125 min | Crime, Thriller
A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.
16. Made in Dagenham (2010)
R | 113 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
17. The Best of Youth (2003)
R | 383 min | Drama, Romance
An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.
18. Lady Chatterley (2006)
R | 168 min | Drama, Romance
A French adaptation of the second (and much less well-known) version of D.H. Lawrence's erotic tale.
19. F.I.S.T. (1978)
PG | 145 min | Drama
Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and ... See full summary »
21. Potiche (2010)
R | 103 min | Comedy
When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and ... See full summary »
22. Sometimes a Great Notion (1970)
GP | 114 min | Drama, Action, Adventure
A family of fiercely independent Oregon loggers struggle to keep the family business alive amidst changing times.
23. Matewan (1987)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History
A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
24. Random Harvest (1942)
Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance
An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.
25. The Molly Maguires (1970)
PG | 124 min | Drama, History
Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish immigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage ... See full summary »
26. The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Approved | 165 min | Comedy, Western
A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the ... See full summary »
27. I'm All Right Jack (1959)
105 min | Comedy
A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.
28. Ladrón que roba a ladrón (2007)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two former thieves reunite to rob the biggest thief they know -- Moctesuma Valdez, a TV infomercial guru who's made millions selling worthless health products to poor Latino immigrants. When none of their affiliates want to go undercover as day laborers to pull off the heist, the two men turn to the real thing for help.
29. You'll Get Over It (2002 TV Movie)
86 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
31. Namak Haraam (1973)
146 min | Drama
Somnath (Somu) lives in a shanty house in a Delhi slum with his widowed mom, and unmarried sister, Sarla. He is friendly with Calcutta-based wealthy Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj. When Vicky's dad... See full summary »
Writers: Biresh Chatterjee, Gulzar, D.N. Mukherjee, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Chandra Kanta Singh, Mohini N. Sippy | Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Simi Garewal, Rekha
32. The Man Who Came Back (2008)
R | 112 min | Action, Drama, Western
A dozen years after the Civil War, former slaves go on strike at a powerful judge's plantation.
33. I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (1968)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
A thirty-something square falls in love with a hippie and decides to "drop out" himself.
36. The House on Chelouche Street (1973)
PG | 110 min | Drama
A fatherless family immigrates to Israel from Egypt during the British Mandate period. The film traces the hardships the family suffers in the politically unstable country.
37. My Brother Is an Only Child (2007)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two brothers come of age in a small Italian town in the '60s and '70s.
38. May Fools (1990)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
Like Vanya, in Malle's last film, Milou never left the family estate. His mother dies during the May 1968 student uprising in Paris. The brother who is the London correspondent for Le Monde... See full summary »
39. Second Honeymoon (1937)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Romance
Newly remarried woman finds her businessman husband boring and runs into her wealthy playboy first husband.
40. Harlan County War (2000 TV Movie)
104 min | Drama
A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.
42. La batalla de Chile: La lucha de un pueblo sin armas - Primera parte: La insurreción de la burguesía (1975)
191 min | Documentary
The chronicle of the political tension in Chile in 1973 and of the violent counter revolution against the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende.
43. Sing Your Song (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
44. Salt of the Earth (1954)
94 min | Drama, History
Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.
46. Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (1957)
Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama
A brave longshoreman lingers on after being gunned down by 3 racketeers, as a determined assistant D.A. searches hard for fearful witnesses against the men.
78 min | Documentary
The life and times of Howard Zinn: the historian, activist, and author of several classics including "A Peoples History of the United States". Archival footage, and commentary by friend, colleagues and Zinn himself.
48. Behind the Screen (1916)
TV-G | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
Charlie is an overworked labourer at a film studio who helps a young woman find work even while his coworkers strike against his tyrannical boss.
49. House in the Alley (2012)
Not Rated | 93 min | Horror
Until they lose their baby to a miscarriage, a young couple were happily settling into their new life in their spacious home. After the tragedy, Thao is inconsolable and won't let her ... See full summary »
50. Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai (1980)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man from Mumbai (then Bombay) is angry about various issues in different circumstances.