Most Popular "Picket Line" Titles
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1. 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 in suburban Detroit in the mid-1970s.
Votes: 122,656 | Gross: $4.86M
4. 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.
Votes: 89,444 | Gross: $13.10M
5. Happiness (1998)
134 min | Comedy, Drama
The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection.
Votes: 57,711 | Gross: $3.00M
6. 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.
Votes: 54,530 | Gross: $57.79M
7. Carry on at Your Convenience (1971)
90 min | Comedy
This is the tale of industrial strife at WC Boggs' Lavatory factory. Vic Spanner is the union representative who calls a strike at the drop of a hat; eventually everyone has to get fed up ... See full summary »
8. Hoffa (1992)
R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of the notorious American labor union figure Jimmy Hoffa, who organizes a bitter strike, makes deals with members of the organized crime syndicate, and mysteriously disappears in 1975.
Votes: 17,901 | Gross: $24.28M
10. 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 »
Votes: 8,767 | Gross: $1.62M
11. Talk to Me (2007)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Votes: 8,650 | Gross: $4.47M
12. Britannia Hospital (1982)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It's the day when Her Royal Highness is ... See full summary »
13. 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.
16. We Were Here (I) (2011)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.
17. Kismat Konnection (2008)
153 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A luckless architect discovers a social activist to be his lucky charm. Unfortunately, she's protecting the community center he's aiming to win a contract to tear down.
Votes: 4,203 | Gross: $0.48M
19. The Baby Maker (1970)
R | 109 min | Drama
Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She... See full summary »
20. American Dream (1990)
PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary
Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »
Votes: 634 | Gross: $0.27M
22. I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)
Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In Pittsburgh, PA, an F.B.I. agent works to undermine the Communist party, but his brothers and his teenage boy thinks he's a real Red.
23. 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.
27. A Matter of Sex (1984 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
Dramatization of the true story of the so-called Willmar Eight, a group of Minnesota bank workers who braved freezing conditions whilst picketing their branch in a struggle for union rights.
31. Bayan ko: Kapit sa patalim (1984)
108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Arturo and his wife, Luz Manalastas, both work in a printing press. After Luz becomes pregnant, Arturo ("Turing") is forced to ask for a raise. When he does so, his boss asks him to sign a ... See full summary »
33. Nadia et les hippopotames (1999)
102 min | Drama
November/December 1995, and France is paralysed by the transportation strikes. The huge traffic jams oblige Parisians to walk or cycle their way through the winter months. Nadia is a young ... See full summary »
86 min | Documentary, History, News
The story of the Writers Guild of America strike of 2007-08 that pitted Hollywood's writers against the major studios.
Green Acres (1965–1971)
A Home Isn't Built in a Day
TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family
Tired of living in a dump, Lisa demands some serious home improvements. Oliver fires the Monroe brothers and hires an architect to draw up plans. Renovations come to a screeching halt ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama
On her way to and from work, Amy passes a Justice for Janitors picket line at a Riverside Hotel. She has her own labor issues: on the Monday following his party at a bar, Dougie reports Amy... See full summary »
Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, History
Jimmy's supporters fail to break up Chalky's strikers and negotiations fail as Margaret thinks she can buy Emily's recovery and Manny Horvitz exacts revenge.
Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Rumpole and the Summer of Discontent
51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Rumpole defends a union activist accused of manslaughter while Hilda goes on strike as Rumpole's cook because of his late hours..
Law & Order (1990–2010)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A legal aid strike forces A.D.A. Rubirosa to go head-to-head with Cutter in a murder trial, when she is appointed as the defendant's counsel.
TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
After ISIS loses yet another lucrative contract to rival agency ODIN, Malory assigns Archer and Lana to embarrass ODIN by stealing a priceless diamond from their biggest client.
Magic City (2012–2013)
The Year of the Fin
TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama
Ike Evans, owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, needs his 1958 NYE concert to be a smash. He makes a deal with mobster Ben Diamond to ensure success that threatens his life and family.
This program recreates two carefully planned events in the old west that went horribly wrong; the Yonger Brother Norfield Minnesota Raid and the attempt to apprehend the Dooland and Dalton gangs in Ingles Oklahoma.