Most Popular "Poor" Titles
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1. Scent of a Woman (1992)
R | 156 min | Drama
A prep school student needing money agrees to "babysit" a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated.
Votes: 193,753 | Gross: $63.90M
2. Trash (I) (2014)
R | 114 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.
Votes: 14,289 | Gross: $0.01M
3. Love, American Style (1969–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Romance
An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.
4. Men Go to Battle (2015)
98 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Men Go To Battle is the story of two brothers struggling to hold their crumbling estate together outside a small Kentucky town in the fall of 1861.
Votes: 56 | Gross: $0.01M
5. Sand Castles (2014)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In rural Indiana, Noah and his impoverished family wrestle with the mysterious return of his now mute sister Lauren, who was kidnapped and held captive for over a decade.
6. Won't Back Down (2012)
PG | 121 min | Drama
Two determined mothers, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.
Votes: 5,117 | Gross: $5.31M
7. Red Beard (1965)
Not Rated | 185 min | Drama
In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern.
8. Our Gang (1922)
20 min | Short, Comedy, Family
An unethical merchant moves into town and steals customers from the widowed owner of an established store; the gang steps in to help.
9. Live! (2007)
R | 96 min | Drama
A mockumentary following an ambitious TV network executive trying to produce a controversial reality show where contestants play Russian Roulette.
10. Not Today (2013)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama
While on vacation with friends in Hyderabad, India, Caden Welles - a privileged young man with the world at his disposal - takes an unexpected turn in life after initially refusing to help a starving man and his daughter.
Votes: 549 | Gross: $0.32M
11. Sintel (2010)
14 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
The film follows a girl named Sintel who is searching for a baby dragon she calls Scales. A flashback reveals that Sintel found Scales with its wing injured and helped care for it, forming ... See full summary »
12. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944)
Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
A boy prince, raised by forty thieves, takes revenge on the Mongol invaders who murdered his father and stole his kingdom.
13. Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age. Life at home... See full summary »
14. The Citadel (1938)
Passed | 110 min | Drama
Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ... See full summary »
15. The Bodyguard (2004)
105 min | Action, Comedy
A hapless bodyguard is fired from his client's son for the death of his clients father. The son is then hunted by assassins who do not want him to inherit his fathers company.
17. Isle of Flowers (1989)
13 min | Documentary, Short
The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian with Japanese origins); to a supermarket; to a consumer's kitchen to become sauce ... See full summary »
18. Children Underground (2001)
104 min | Documentary
A profile of homeless Romanian children who were born victims of the nation's reckless population growth policy during its communist era.
19. The Joyless Street (1925)
125 min | Drama
Vienna in the biggest depression, directly after WW1. In a slum, Lila Leid, the wife of lawyer Leid is murdered, Egon, secretary of one of Leid's clients is arrested. He was with her, and ... See full summary »
20. MY NEIGHBOUR MARTiKA (2016)
118 min | Drama, Romance
The beginning of the end of a friendship unravels between polar opposite neighbours - a romantic idealist and a poverty stricken realist. Based in part on the novel 'Poor Folk' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
21. Love Is a Ball (1963)
111 min | Comedy, Romance
On the French Riviera, a professional matchmaker assisted by an American adventurer arranges for convenience marriages between titled impoverished aristocratic men and rich low-bred women.
23. The Singing Princess (1949)
76 min | Animation, Fantasy
An insane woman brings peace to her village by being the most ultimate singer around.
Writers: E. D'Angelo, Lucio De Caro, Anton Gino Domenighini, Nina Maguire, Tony Maguire | Director: Anton Gino Domenighini | Stars: Stefano Sibaldi, Germana Calderini, Giulio Panicali, Olinto Cristina
25. White Mama (1980 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama
A poor, elderly white woman living in a tenement in a black ghetto is befriended by a neighborhood boy, and the two of them form a mutually beneficial relationship: he provides her ... See full summary »
26. The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)
Unrated | 260 min | Documentary
Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation, the documentary lasts more than 4 hours this deals with the defense of the revolution ... See full summary »
27. The Naked Dawn (1955)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Western
In Mexico, at the dawn of the automobile, modern bandit Santiago burglarizes train freight cars and falls in love with a poor farmer's wife.
28. Calcutta (1969)
105 min | Documentary
With minimal narration by the director and very little context this is a kaleidoscope of stunning visuals from Calcutta, a city of 8,000,000 in the late 1960's: rich and poor, exotic and ... See full summary »
29. Black River (1957)
114 min | Crime, Drama
Perhaps Kobayashi's most sordid film, Black River is an exposé of the rampant corruption on and around U.S. military bases following World War II. Kobayashi spirals out from the story of a ... See full summary »
30. The Brick and the Mirror (1965)
131 min | Drama
Hashem (Zakariya Hashemi) is a cab driver who finds an infant child in the back seat of his cab one nigjt after he gives a ride to a young woman. Hashem and his girlfriend, Taji (Taji ... See full summary »
31. The Middle of the World (2003)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance
A man and his family travel 3200km (1984 miles) by bicycle, from the State of Paraíba to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in search of a job.
Biography | Announced
Banker to the poor tells the enthralling story of Muhammad Yunus, who set up the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh to lend tiny sums to the poorest of the poor, who were shunned by ordinary banks.... See full summary »
33. Miseria e nobiltà (1954)
60 min | Comedy
"Miseria e Nobiltà" tells the story of the humble families of Felice Pasquale and his colleague who are hired by a Marquis who wants to marry the daughter of a rich but simple cook, So they pose as aristocrats.
34. The Overcoat (1952)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Based on Nikolai Gogol's story with the location changed from Russia to Italy and the time changed to the present (1952), the story is about a poor city-hall clerk (Renato Rascel) whose ... See full summary »
Writers: Alberto Lattuada, Giorgio Prosperi, Giordano Corsi, Enzo Curreli, Luigi Malerba, Leonardo Sinisgalli, Cesare Zavattini | Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Renato Rascel, Yvonne Sanson, Giulio Stival, Ettore Mattia
35. Bobby G. Can't Swim (1999)
R | 89 min | Drama
Bobby G. lives life on the edge in this real, raw New York street drama. Bobby is a small-time coke dealer, always on the hustle but rarely successful. He lives in Hell's Kitchen with his ... See full summary »
37. My Bestfriend's Girlfriend (2008)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After an awkward yet memorable encounter at a stag party, Evo (Richard Gutierrez) and Grace (Marian Rivera) thought they would never see each other again. Little did they know that Grace is... See full summary »
39. The American Clock (1993 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama
This film is based on Arthur Miller's recollection of the events of the 1930's Depression. In the film, John Rubinstein, Mary McDonnell, and Loren Dean are all members of an upper class ... See full summary »
40. The Inside Story (1948)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is ... See full summary »
41. Humanity and Paper Balloons (1937)
86 min | Drama
The lives of two slum neighbors, one of a happy-go-lucky gambler and the other of a poor ronin, converge when the two get involved with the affairs of a powerful samurai official and his gangsters.
43. Scarred (1983)
R | 85 min | Drama
A 16 year old girl turns to prostitution to support her baby and encounters a treacherous underworld of pimps, hookers and johns while doing her best to maintain her hopes and dignity.
44. A Poor Kid's Guide to Success (2007)
R | 77 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Michael Maerd is leaving his torrid past and moving to Beverly Hills, home to the rich, talented and successful. Sometimes to achieve a dream, you have to chase it until you lose control.
46. Killer Deal (1999 TV Movie)
120 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
The year is 2009. After a world-wide economical collapes, the entire middle-class is wiped out, leaving only high-class and low-class. The high-class rich reside in a place called Parkland.... See full summary »
47. Noy (2010)
104 min | Drama
Desperate to find means of support for his family, Noy (Coco Martin) fakes his credentials to get a job as a TV journalist. His assignment is to come up with a documentary on the 2010 ... See full summary »
50. Burlesk Queen (1977)
129 min | Drama
To support her paralytic father, Chato works as a utility girl for a burlesque star Virgie Nite. But when Virgie gets drunk on the night of her scheduled show, Chato pitches in for her. And... See full summary »