Homeless people and wanderers in movies and TVby greenbudgie | created - 5 months ago | updated - 1 week ago | Public
In year of release order. From 2019 going back in time to 1913.
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31 min | Documentary | Completed
The Art Of Hustle: Homeless Street Artist Documentary follows the lives of three homeless artist as they create art to survive. With the odds stacked against them. See how they heal thru art.
6. Gutterbug (2019)
101 min | Crime, Drama
A crust punk named Bug grapples with the realities of homelessness, mental health, drug use and toxic friendships. On his 21st birthday he resolves to find his way home, a decision that leads him and his misfit crew down a dangerous path.
7. The Man of the Future (2019)
96 min | Drama
Michelsen is an old, almost mythical truck driver. Solitary and sick, he travels the roads of Patagonia, when he meets a young hitchhiker. She reminds him of his daughter Elena, whom he has... See full summary »
90 min | Documentary | Post-production
Did you know that it's a crime to be homeless??? There are over 100 cities in America that have criminalized the homeless population. Our documentary depicts the criminalization of ... See full summary »
9. The Dark Side of the Moon (I) (2019)
63 min | Documentary | Completed
"The Dark Side of the Moon" is a documentary that explores the root causes of homelessness and the challenges of street life, as long as societal biases and prejudices towards homeless people.
11. Sanctuary Dream (2019)
70 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
An autism simulation narrative which deals with domestic violence, homelessness, and how the world can be too fast to process for those in the spectrum.
13. Honeyland (2019)
87 min | Documentary, Drama
The last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood. This ... See full summary »
Votes: 367 | Gross: $0.24M
15. She's Missing (2019)
100 min | Drama
When her best friend goes missing at a rodeo, Heidi goes on a search across the desert, digging up secrets and encountering the violence of life on the road.
16. Jessica Frost (2019)
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced
A young woman searching for the origins of her past is thrown into a turbulent journey through the desert when a time-traveling psychopath begins hunting her.
75 min | Comedy, Drama
After turning down a long, seemingly abandoned, road in a 1968 Ford Galaxie named Archie, Yuna encounters a philosophical hitchhiker, a girl with (almost) pink hair and an unusual Old Lady ... See full summary »
18. Heading Down South (2019)
89 min | Drama, Thriller
A self indulgent, and recently cut off trust fund middle-aged man, embarks on a road trip with his co-dependent lady-muse. Having no money, they pick up a brain-twisting stranger that pays ... See full summary »
22. Nobody's Son (2019)
Joe Thompson is a homeless young man in London. Through a series of phone calls, we learn of his troubled life as he finally summons the courage to confront the past that has been haunting him.
24. Sleeping Rough (2018)
60 min | Documentary, Drama
Adapted from interviews held with rough sleepers and members of the homeless community around the UK, Sleeping Rough follows three different characters, looking at how each of them becomes homeless, and displaying the reality of living on the streets.
28. Rough in Manchester (2018)
This is a short documentary about the dramatic increase of homeless people and rough sleepers in Manchester, UK. I have spoken with the homeless organization Lifeshare and some of the rough sleepers to have their view on the situation.
Director: Mads Glesaaen Leirvik
29. The Nest (II) (2018)
20 min | Short, Drama, Family
A single-mum family in London are driven to extreme behaviour when they are evicted from the house they live in illegally and replaced with second-generation immigrants.
31. Cowboy Drifter (2017)
104 min | Drama
Can a man find redemption when he's never placed any value on his own life? When Caskie Jones goes searching for a father he hasn't seen in thirty years he gets more than he bargained. Will it be enough to win back those he loves?
32. Hampstead (2017)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An American widow finds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home.
Votes: 3,365 | Gross: $0.14M
35. Discreet (2017)
Unrated | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After years in hiding and struggling to control his demons, an eccentric drifter returns home and discovers that his childhood abuser, the center of his pain, is still alive. Armed with ... See full summary »
36. Leatherface (2017)
R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A teenage Leatherface escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnapping a young nurse and taking her on a road trip from hell, while being pursued by a lawman out for revenge.
40. Black Sheep (I) (2017)
21 min | Documentary, Short | Completed
After the loss of his wife, Jerry Clark found himself in a downward spiral; now he has to battle physical, emotional, and spiritual trials that come from over a decade of homelessness.
42. A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
Not Rated | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Votes: 23,635 | Gross: $0.04M
43. Down in Suntown: San Diego's Homeless (2016)
Not Rated | 121 min | Documentary
"Down in Suntown: San Diego's Homeless" is a documentary film from director/producer Corey B. Stevens and host/producer Michael Potter that explores different opinions and viewpoints on homeless life and issues in San Diego.
Director: Corey B. Stevens
46. The Cambridge Squatter (2016)
99 min | Drama
Shows the unusual situation of homeless Brazilians movement and refugees that squat together an abandoned building in downtown Sao Paulo. The daily tension caused by the treat of eviction reveals the dramas and joys.
47. The Great & The Small (2016)
104 min | Drama
Twenty-six year old Scott is living on the streets and trying to find his way back into society while on probation for petty crimes. He attempts to navigate his relationship with his two ... See full summary »
49. Cardboard Boxer (2016)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
Gentle and broken, a homeless man is coerced by two teens to fight other men on video for cash but soon finds comfort in an unlikely friend and the lost diary of a young girl.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Carisi goes undercover at a homeless shelter to find out if a resident is the suspect in a series of neighborhood rapes.
51. Peaceful Life (2016 Video)
5 min | Short, Music
A homeless man lies in a crowded street. Ignored by the pedestrians, the old man is robbed of one of his only possessions : a football. To take it back, the poor man stands up and shows everyone he is not only what he looks like.
52. Hobo with a Trash Can (2015)
89 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
An empathic vagrant sees the horror that's discarded with the trash. The truth is in the trash.
Directors: Mark Charles Adams, Tonjia Atomic, Lloyd Emmons, Steven A. Grainger, Christopher Kahler, Kyle Leonard, Claire 'Fluff' Llewellyn, Vincent Marshall | Stars: Marc Arturi, Tonjia Atomic, Don Ayers, James Baack
55. Queen Mimi (2015)
TV-PG | 75 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Forced onto the streets in her 50s, Marie found "home" at a Santa Monica laundromat. Taking shelter there for 20 years, Mimi's passion for pink, and living without looking back, has taken her from homelessness to Hollywood's red carpets.
56. The Lady in the Van (2015)
PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that's parked in his driveway.
Votes: 23,544 | Gross: $10.02M
59. The Travel (2015)
15 min | Short, Drama
A homeless man leaves his city with the hope of a better life. His sister is the only one aware of his travel. On the road, he meets a man who will help him despite his distrust .
60. A Day in the Park (2015)
Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Comedy