Most Popular "Slum Life" Titles
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1. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
Votes: 644,292 | Gross: $141.32M
2. Salaam Bombay! (1988)
113 min | Crime, Drama
The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,681 | Gross: $2.08M
4. The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
R | 137 min | Drama
He is a revenge-obssessed stevedore whose sister was brutally raped and murdered. She is a wealthy, elusive woman. They try hard to get together... or do they?
8. Insiang (1976)
95 min | Drama
The first Filipino film to show at the Cannes Film Festival is set in the slums of Manila. A beautiful girl gets raped by her mother's lover, and then learns how to exact revenge.
9. Boot Polish (1954)
90 min | Drama
Preteen brother and sister, abandoned by their father to care of an abusive prostitute aunt, survive life in an Indian squatters' camp, aided by a friendly cripple, by learning to shine shoes instead of begging.
11. The Journey: A Story of Urban Poverty (2009)
12 min | Documentary, Short
Filmmaker Justin de Leon examines life in a third-world, urban squatter village; collecting stories of both hardship and humanity in the often unseen world of extreme poverty and urban slum-dwelling.
Director: Justin De Leon