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1. Of Mice and Men (1992)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

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Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.

Writers: John Steinbeck, Horton Foote | Director: Gary Sinise | Stars: John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Ray Walston, Casey Siemaszko

2. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Romance

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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

3. The Cider House Rules (1999)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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75 Metascore

A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.

Writer: John Irving | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Michael Caine, Delroy Lindo

4. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Writers: Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Alberto Granado, Jose Rivera | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

5. Days of Heaven (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

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93 Metascore

A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.

Writer: Terrence Malick | Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

6. The Mosquito Coast (1986)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

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49 Metascore

An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build an ice factory in the middle of the jungle. Conflicts with his family, a local preacher ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Theroux, Paul Schrader | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Conrad Roberts

7. Cesar Chavez (2014)

PG-13 | 102 min | Biography

6.3
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A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez.

Writers: Keir Pearson, Timothy J. Sexton | Director: Diego Luna | Stars: Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich

8. Bordertown (2006)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A journalist investigates a series of murders near American-owned factories on the border of Juarez and El Paso.

Writer: Gregory Nava | Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Maya Zapata, Irineo Alvarez

9. Desperation (2006 TV Movie)

R | 131 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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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.

Writer: Stephen King | Director: Mick Garris | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Steven Weber, Annabeth Gish, Charles Durning

10. The Wendell Baker Story (2005)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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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.

Writer: Luke Wilson | Directors: Andrew Wilson, Luke Wilson | Stars: Luke Wilson, Eva Mendes, Seymour Cassel, Jacob Vargas

11. Of Mice and Men (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Drama

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George Milton and Lennie Small are migrant workers in the 1930s Depression. Lennie is mentally disabled and George looks after him. While working as hands on a Western ranch, they dream of ... See full summary »

Writers: John Steinbeck, Eugene Solow | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Charles Bickford

12. Mr. Majestyk (1974)

PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A melon farmer battles organized crime and a hit man who wants to kill him.

Writer: Elmore Leonard | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Charles Bronson, Linda Cristal, Al Lettieri, Lee Purcell

13. The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

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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.

Writer: Phillip Jayson Lasker | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Andy Garcia, Mick Jagger, Julianna Margulies, Olivia Williams

14. From Mexico with Love (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama

5.4
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A washed-up trainer takes a self-destructive young boxer under his wing.

Writers: Glen Hartford, Nicholas Siapkaris | Director: Jimmy Nickerson | Stars: Kuno Becker, Steven Bauer, Stephen Lang, Alex Nesic

15. Mala Noche (1986)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: Walt Curtis, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Tim Streeter, Doug Cooeyate, Ray Monge, Nyla McCarthy

16. The Sundowners (1960)

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Adventure

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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.

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Jon Cleary | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

17. Which Way Is Up? (1977)

R | 94 min | Comedy

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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 »

Writers: Lina Wertmüller, Carl Gottlieb, Cecil Brown | Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Richard Pryor, Lonette McKee, Margaret Avery, Morgan Woodward

18. Desert Blue (1998)

R | 90 min | Drama

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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 »

Writer: Morgan J. Freeman | Director: Morgan J. Freeman | Stars: Casey Affleck, Brendan Sexton III, Kate Hudson, Christina Ricci

19. The Immigrant (2012)

20 min | Short, Comedy

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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 »

Writers: Scott Thompson, Dave Pullano, Segio Medrano Puga | Director: Josh Levy | Stars: Scott Thompson, Dave Foley, Deborah Theaker, Michael Cera

20. Exiles (2004)

104 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

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Two French lovers, Zano and Naima, decided to travel to the land of their parents: Algeria. Their road trip gradually becomes a spiritual quest.

Writer: Tony Gatlif | Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Romain Duris, Lubna Azabal, Zouhir Gacem, Leila Makhlouf

21. Sex: My British Job (2013)

63 min | Documentary

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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 »

Writer: Nick Broomfield | Director: Nick Broomfield | Stars: Nick Broomfield, Hsiao-Hung Pai

22. The Southerner (1945)

92 min | Drama

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The life of the poor Tucker family, that worked as cotton pluggers and decided to get their own ground, but nature is against them.

Writers: George Sessions Perry, Hugo Butler, Jean Renoir | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Zachary Scott, Betty Field, J. Carrol Naish, Beulah Bondi

23. Thieves' Highway (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

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A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.

Writer: A.I. Bezzerides | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence

24. Vagabond (1985)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

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In winter in the south of France, a young woman is found frozen in a ditch. She's unkempt, a vagabond. Through flashbacks and brief interviews, we trace her final weeks as she camps alone ... See full summary »

Writer: Agnès Varda | Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Macha Méril, Stéphane Freiss, Setti Ramdane

25. Katzelmacher (1969)

88 min | Drama

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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 »

Writer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Lilith Ungerer, Rudolf Waldemar Brem, Elga Sorbas

26. Of Mice and Men (1981 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: John Steinbeck, Eugene Solow, E. Nick Alexander | Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Robert Blake, Randy Quaid, Lew Ayres, Mitchell Ryan

27. The Big Bounce (1969)

R | 102 min | Drama

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A Vietnam veteran and ex-con is persuaded by a shady woman to rob a $50,000 payroll account on a California produce farm. But who is playing who?

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Robert Dozier | Director: Alex March | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Leigh Taylor-Young, Van Heflin, Lee Grant

28. Man in the Shadow (I) (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Virgil Renchler owns most of the town providing a thriving economy. When his men go to far and kill one of his migrant workmen, the sheriff goes after him even if it means his job and everyone else's.

Writer: Gene L. Coon | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Orson Welles, Colleen Miller, Ben Alexander

29. The Whore's Son (2004)

86 min | Drama

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49 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Michael Glawogger, Gabriel Loidolt, Michael Sturminger | Director: Michael Sturminger | Stars: Chulpan Khamatova, Predrag Manojlovic, Stanislav Lisnic, Ina Gogálová

30. You've Been Trumped (2011)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

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57 Metascore

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.

Writers: Richard Phinney, Anthony Baxter | Director: Anthony Baxter | Stars: Michael Forbes, Donald Trump, Anthony Baxter, Sheila Forbes

31. Last Train Home (2009)

85 min | Documentary, Drama

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86 Metascore

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.

Director: Lixin Fan | Stars: Changhua Zhan, Yang Zhang, Suqin Chen, Qin Zhang

32. The Magliari (1959)

132 min | Drama, Romance

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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 »

Writers: Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Francesco Rosi, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi | Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Belinda Lee, Renato Salvatori, Nino Vingelli

33. Getting Home (2007)

110 min | Comedy

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A black comedy about a farmer who tries to bring home the body of his friend, who died far from their town.

Writers: Yao Wang, Yang Zhang | Director: Yang Zhang | Stars: Benshan Zhao, Qiwen Hong, Dandan Song, Degang Guo

34. Of Mice and Men (1968 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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Two ranch workers, one of them simple-minded, look for work and happiness during the Great Depression, but luck is not in their cards.

Writers: John Steinbeck, John Hopkins | Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: George Segal, Nicol Williamson, Dana Elcar, Will Geer

35. Love and the Midnight Auto Supply (1977)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

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Writer: James Polakof | Director: James Polakof | Stars: Michael Parks, Scott Jacoby, Linda Cristal, Colleen Camp

36. Disha (1990)

135 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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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 »

Writer: Sai Paranjape | Director: Sai Paranjape | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Nana Patekar, Raghuvir Yadav, Rajshree Sawant

37. Juke Girl (1942)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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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 »

Writers: A.I. Bezzerides, Theodore Pratt, Kenneth Gamet | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Ronald Reagan, Richard Whorf, George Tobias

38. Count the Hours (1953)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Crime

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Lawyer defends migrant worker falsely accused of 2 murders.

Writers: Doane R. Hoag, Karen DeWolf | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Teresa Wright, Macdonald Carey, Dolores Moran, Adele Mara

39. ...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him (1995)

Drama

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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 »

Writers: Tomás Rivera, Severo Pérez | Director: Severo Pérez | Stars: Jose Alcala, Rose Portillo, Art Bonilla, Marco Rodríguez

40. The Migrants (1974 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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A look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family.

Writers: Tennessee Williams, Lanford Wilson | Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Cloris Leachman, Ron Howard, Sissy Spacek, Cindy Williams

41. Shelter (I) (2008)

101 min | Drama

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With a catastrophic event rapidly approaching, 18 people vie for 10 spots in the small town's only bomb shelter.

Writer: Chris Elston | Director: Chris Elston | Stars: James Casey, Chris Elston, Jennifer Pennington, Kelsey Sanders

42. Border Patrol (1943)

65 min | Action, Adventure, Western

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When three Texas Rangers try to investigate kidnapped Mexicans being used as forced labor in the mines of Silver Bullet, they are framed for murder by the town's corrupt sheriff.

Writers: Michael Wilson, Clarence E. Mulford | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Russell Simpson

43. Chase (1985 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama

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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.

Writer: David E. Peckinpah | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Michael Parks, Robert S. Woods, Terence Knox

44. Resistance (1994)

Unrated | 112 min | Action

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Writer: Macau Collective | Director: Hugh Keays-Byrne | Stars: Lorna Lesley, Jennifer Claire, Bob Noble, Allan Penney

45. Palermo or Wolfsburg (1980)

173 min | Drama

6.9
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Writers: Werner Schroeter, Giuseppe Fava, Orazio Torrisi, Klaus Dethloff | Director: Werner Schroeter | Stars: Nicola Zarbo, Otto Sander, Ida Di Benedetto, Magdalena Montezuma

46. The Last Best Sunday (1999)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

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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.

Writer: Karen Kelly | Director: Don Most | Stars: Douglas Spain, Angela Bettis, William Lucking, Kim Darby

47. Born to Be Wild (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

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Truck drivers Steve Hackett and Bill Purvis are fired from their jobs with the West Coast Trucking company for not using second-gear going down steep grades. Davis, the company ... See full summary »

Writer: Nathanael West | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Doris Weston, Ward Bond, Robert Emmett Keane

48. I sfagi tou kokora (1996)

155 min | Drama

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Writers: Dimitris Nollas, Andreas Pantzis | Director: Andreas Pantzis | Stars: Georges Corraface, Dimitris Vellios, Valeria Golino, Popi Avraam

49. Hitch Hike Lady (1935)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Drama

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In this touching tale, an elderly British woman saves up enough money to visit her son in the U.S. She believes that he is doing well, but he is actually a prisoner in San Quentin.

Writers: Gordon Rigby, Lester Cole, Wallace MacDonald | Director: Aubrey Scotto | Stars: Alison Skipworth, Mae Clarke, Arthur Treacher, James Ellison

50. Of Mice and Men (1975 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: John Steinbeck | Director: Tülay Eratalay | Stars: Bozkurt Kuruç, Nuri Altinok, Gülsen Alniaçik, Ahmet Demirel