Most Popular "Migrant Worker" Titles
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1. Of Mice and Men (1992)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama
Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.
Votes: 32,539 | Gross: $5.10M
3. The Cider House Rules (1999)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance
A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.
Votes: 80,092 | Gross: $57.54M
5. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 84,239 | Gross: $16.76M
6. Udta Punjab (2016)
148 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A story that revolves around drug abuse in the affluent north Indian State of Punjab and how the youth there have succumbed to it en-masse resulting in a socio-economic decline.
7. The Mosquito Coast (1986)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build a utopia in the middle of the jungle. Conflicts with his family, a local preacher and ... See full summary »
Votes: 22,072 | Gross: $14.30M
8. Frontera (2014)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
A former Arizona sheriff's wife is killed while riding on their ranch property. It would appear a Mexican man illegally crossing into the US is at fault. As the former and the current sheriff search for answers, lives are changed forever.
Votes: 5,541 | Gross: $0.06M
9. Of Mice and Men (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Drama
Two itinerant migrant workers, one mentally disabled and the other his carer, take jobs as ranch hands during the Great Depression to fulfill their shared dream of owning their own ranch.
12. The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance
A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Votes: 3,706 | Gross: $1.43M
13. Which Way Is Up? (1977)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Richard Pryor is playing three different roles here. The first being a poor orange picker named Leroy Jones who gets laid off when by mistake he joins the worker's union during one of their... See full summary »
14. You've Been Trumped (2011)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald Trump as he buys up one of Scotland's last wilderness areas to build a golf resort.
Votes: 1,866 | Gross: $0.03M
16. Desperation (2006 TV Movie)
R | 131 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
18. Desert Blue (1998)
R | 90 min | Drama
An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,905 | Gross: $0.10M
19. The Wendell Baker Story (2005)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.
Votes: 5,197 | Gross: $0.13M
20. Mala Noche (1986)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama
A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really... See full summary »
21. The Sundowners (1960)
Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Adventure
In Australia's Outback during the early 20th century the impoverished Carmody family lives a nomadic life out of their wagon but the mom and son want to settle while the dad is against it.
23. Of Mice and Men (1981 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama
A TV adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel. George and Lenny travel through the Depression-era west working at odd jobs, hoping to make enough money to buy their own farm. George must always... See full summary »
24. Sex: My British Job (2013)
Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary
Nick Broomfield met Hsiao Hung Pai, a journalist who was working for the Guardian, when making his feature film 'Ghosts' (about the Morecambe Bay Chinese Cockle Pickers ). As an experiment ... See full summary »
25. Thieves' Highway (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.
27. Gui tu lie che (2009)
85 min | Documentary, Drama
A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.
Votes: 2,900 | Gross: $0.29M
28. Katzelmacher (1969)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
Jorgos, a migrant worker from Greece, joins a group of young people in Munich usually hanging around. This foreigner incites hostility and jealousy among them, and he is insulted as a "... See full summary »
30. Ilo Ilo (2013)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
In 90s Singapore, the friendship between Filipino nursemaid Teresa and her young charge Jiale makes waves in a family, while the Asian recession hits the region.
Votes: 3,091 | Gross: $0.05M
31. Exils (2004)
Unrated | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Music
Two French lovers, Zano and Naima, decided to travel to the land of their parents: Algeria. Their road trip gradually becomes a spiritual quest.
32. Man in the Shadow (I) (1957)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Virgil Renchler owns most of the town providing a thriving economy. When his men go too far and kill one of his migrant workmen, the sheriff goes after him even if it means his job and everyone else's.
34. Hurensohn (2004)
86 min | Drama
Ozren is raised in Vienna by his mother Silvija, who works as a prostitute, and his aunt and uncle. The film shows the demimonde of Vienna in the early 1990ies and deals with Ozren's ... See full summary »
Votes: 233 | Gross: $0.01M
35. ...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him (1995)
99 min | Drama
Marcos is a lad in Texas, the second son of a migrant farmworker family, his brother is missing in the Korean war. We travel with the family into Minnesota, following the crops. The housing... See full summary »
39. I magliari (1959)
132 min | Drama, Romance
Mario is in Hannover to work as a miner but after loosing his job he decides to go back to Italy. When Totonno steals his passport to avoid the police and later on he offers him a new job ... See full summary »
40. The Immigrant (2012)
20 min | Short, Comedy
After being deported back to his native Canada, once-famous comedian Bob London attempts a Hollywood comeback by enlisting human smugglers to sneak him across the Mexico-US border. ... See full summary »
42. Love and the Midnight Auto Supply (1977)
PG | 91 min | Comedy
Duke is a mechanic who deals in stolen auto parts. His business is next to a bordello where he maintains several friendships. Several twists lead Duke to take on the establishment and aid the local Hispanic farmworkers.
44. Bubot Niyar (2006)
80 min | Documentary
Paper Dolls is a documentary film by award winning filmmaker Tomer Heymann about a group of transvestite Filipinos who emigrate to Israel to take care of elderly religious Jewish men. On ... See full summary »
Director: Tomer Heymann
Votes: 160 | Gross: $0.04M
45. Disha (1990)
135 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
The Sarpat family, who live in Bhukari, consist of Parsaram, who has been involved in digging a well for the past over 12 years and is now called 'Pagal Parsa'; his brother, Soma, who gets ... See full summary »
48. The Last Best Sunday (1999)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
A Hispanic teenager hides out from the law in the home of a good-natured, but rebellious, Caucasian teenage girl after killing two rednecks whom beat him up and left him for dead, leading to a collision of cultures between the two youths.
49. Juke Girl (1942)
Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Danny and Steve are migrant farm workers who wind up in Cat Tail, Florida. Cat Tail is run by Madden Packing and Danny works for Madden while Steve works for the underdog farmer named Nick.... See full summary »
50. Chase (1985 TV Movie)
120 min | Crime, Drama
A big-city lawyer (Jennifer O'Neill) returns to her small hometown after her father's death to resume his practice. There she is called upon to defend a migrant worker who has been accused of murder.