Most Popular Sweatshop Movies and TV Shows
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1. Iron Man 3 (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Votes: 713,364 | Gross: $409.01M
2. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Votes: 544,915 | Gross: $136.03M
4. BASEketball (1998)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Sport
Two childhood friends are pro athletes of a national sport called BASEketball, a hybrid of baseball and basketball, and must deal with a greedy businessman scheming against their team.
Votes: 54,559 | Gross: $6.94M
5. Crank (2006)
R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Votes: 225,284 | Gross: $27.83M
6. An American Tail (1986)
G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.
Votes: 46,067 | Gross: $47.48M
10. Crossing Over (2009)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
Crossing Over is about illegal aliens of many nationalities in the Los Angeles area and the authorities and individuals dealing with them.
Votes: 22,091 | Gross: $0.45M
12. From Prada to Nada (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles.
Votes: 13,813 | Gross: $3.02M
14. Iron Jawed Angels (2004 TV Movie)
123 min | Biography, Drama, History
Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.
15. Real Women Have Curves (2002)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
This is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican-American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. She lives in the predominately Latino community of East Los Angeles. Freshly ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,725 | Gross: $5.84M
16. Come See the Paradise (1990)
R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War
The passionate romance between an Irish-American man and a Japanese-American woman is threatened when the Pearl Harbor attacks happen and the woman is forced into a prison camp because of her ethnicity.
Votes: 2,384 | Gross: $0.85M
18. Hester Street (1975)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Romance
It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have, namely on Hester Street on the Lower East ... See full summary »
19. The Corporation (2003)
Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary, History
Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.
Votes: 19,792 | Gross: $1.88M
20. Best Seller (1987)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A hitman approachs a writer to help him create the next best seller on his career, but the violent world he was a part of has other plans.
Votes: 4,323 | Gross: $4.28M
21. The Organizer (1963)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, History
A former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory.
22. Last Train Home (2009)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama
A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.
Votes: 3,304 | Gross: $0.29M
24. The Penalty (1920)
Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A deformed criminal mastermind plans to loot the city of San Francisco as well as revenge himself on the doctor who mistakenly amputated his legs.
25. The Yes Men (2003)
R | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy
Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating member of the World Trade Organization.
Votes: 5,591 | Gross: $0.20M
27. What Would Jesus Buy? (2007)
PG | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy
An examination of the commercialization of Christmas in America while following Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from... See full summary »
Votes: 1,127 | Gross: $0.20M
28. Made in L.A. (2007)
Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary
Made in L.A. follows the remarkable story of three Latina immigrants working in Los Angeles garment sweatshops as they embark on a three-year odyssey to win basic labor protections from a ... See full summary »
Director: Almudena Carracedo
29. Mardi Gras: Made in China (2005)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary
This examination of cultural and economic globalization follows the life-cycle of Mardi Gras beads from a small factory in Fuzhou, China, to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and to art galleries in New York City.
30. Man, Woman and Sin (1927)
Passed | 70 min | Drama
A young man takes a succession of odd jobs in order to save enough money to buy he and his mother a house. He lands a position in a newspaper office and falls in love with the beautiful ... See full summary »
32. Deliverance (1919)
90 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of Helen Keller, who lost her vision and hearing at the age of two, was considered a hopeless case, but who through the diligent aid of teacher Anne Sullivan became a ... See full summary »
33. Children of Eve (1915)
73 min | Drama
Young Henry Clay Madison, a clerk, falls in love with Flossy Wilson, a prostitute from New York's East Side. Although she reforms under his influence, Flossy believes that she is unworthy ... See full summary »
34. Border Street (1948)
110 min | Drama, War
The story of Polish and Jewish families living side by side in one Warsaw street. Everything changes once and for all with the Nazi invasion.
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
Reverend Billy, a.k.a. Bill Talen, is an actor/performance artist and a leading figure in the anti-globalization movement. His work combines the forces of social and political change with the means of theater arts to counteract our media culture. His artistic and political work is influenced by various concepts of "street theater." His disruptions or "shopping interventions" in public spaces are ... See full summary »
36. David Macaulay: Mill Times (2001)
Documentary, Animation, History
Travel back to late 18th century Lowell, MA, now infamous for its textile mills and its "Lowell Girls," the poor, barely-educated waifs who helped turn those mills into sweatshops.
38. Talleres clandestinos (2010)
40 min | Short, Drama
Young Bolivian Juana gets a job as a sewer in the neighboring country Argentina, wherefore she has to leave her husband and her baby-son. After arriving in Buenos Aires, the promised ... See full summary »
39. Merma (2017)
After being unfairly fired from her job, an indigenous Mayan woman will have to conceal her pregnancy and stay true to her identity while working in the threatening and abusive environment of a clandestine sweatshop in rural Yucatan.
40. The Eternal Grind (1916)
Owen and Ernest Wharton, sons of sweatshop owner James Wharton, become interested in two of their father's employees. Owen, a settlement worker, falls in love with Mary, while Ernest, a ... See full summary »
49. Behind Locked Doors: The Triangle Fire (2007)
Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Drama
In 1911 New York City, Russian-Jewish and Italian immigrants worked 12-hour days making shirtwaists. On March 25, a fire broke out, and the doors were locked. This is their story.
50. As in a Dream (1916)
A social worker in an inner-city slum tries to help its poverty-stricken residents in their fight for fair wages from a sweatshop owner, who treats them like dirt. Meanwhile, a millionaire ... See full summary »