With Sixteen Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Sorry We Missed You (2019)
101 min | Drama
Hoping that self-employment through gig economy can solve their financial woes, a hard-up UK delivery driver and his wife struggling to raise a family end up trapped in the vicious circle of this modern-day form of labour exploitation.
2. I, Daniel Blake (2016)
R | 100 min | Drama
After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
Votes: 46,571 | Gross: $0.26M
3. The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, War
Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces.
Votes: 43,352 | Gross: $1.83M
4. Looking for Eric (2009)
Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.
Votes: 15,139 | Gross: $0.06M
5. The Angels' Share (2012)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Votes: 22,193 | Gross: $0.30M
6. Sweet Sixteen (I) (2002)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Votes: 12,327 | Gross: $0.03M
7. Jimmy's Hall (2014)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History
During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation.
Votes: 5,418 | Gross: $0.56M
8. City of Tiny Lights (2016)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the teeming, multicultural metropolis of modern-day London, a seemingly straightforward missing-person case launches a down-at-heel private eye into a dangerous world of religious fanaticism and political intrigue.
10. Oranges and Sunshine (2010)
R | 105 min | Drama, History
Set in 1980s Nottingham, social worker Margaret Humphreys holds the British government accountable for child migration schemes and reunites the children involved -- now adults living mostly in Australia -- with their parents in Britain.
12. September 11 (2002)
Unrated | 134 min | Drama
The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world.
Directors: Youssef Chahine, Amos Gitai, Shôhei Imamura, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Claude Lelouch, Ken Loach, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mira Nair, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Sean Penn, Danis Tanovic | Stars: Maryam Karimi, Mohamad Dolati, Agelem Habibi, Esmat Vahedi
13. War Book (2014)
92 min | Drama
Eight UK government officials act out their potential response and decisions in a simulated war game scenario in which escalation of nuclear threat between India and Pakistan leads to nuclear war and quite likely the end of the world.
15. Tickets (2005)
109 min | Comedy, Drama
A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and steal a ticket... See full summary »
16. Beloved (2011)
Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In London, a mother and daughter navigate their respective romances: Madeline rekindles an affair from thirty years earlier, while her daughter Vera is caught between a musician who cannot commit and her ex, who still pines for her.
Votes: 2,168 | Gross: $0.12M
17. Lynn + Lucy (2019)
90 min | Drama
Lynn and Lucy are lifelong best friends, their relationship as intense as any romance. Neither has ventured far from where they grew up. Lynn, who married her first boyfriend and whose ... See full summary »
18. The Spirit of '45 (2013)
94 min | Documentary, History
A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.
20. Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach (2016)
93 min | Documentary
Documentary on the life and times of Ken Loach. His politics in British TV and Cinema and the chaos he has caused the establishment for 50 years.
23. Martino Unstrung (2008 Video)
85 min | Documentary, Music
Neuropsychologist Paul Broks travels America in search of the soul of legendary jazz guitarist Pat Martino who was brutally silenced by memory stripping brain surgery. Tracing his ... See full summary »