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1. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

8.6
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke | Star: Patrick Disanto

Votes: 37,034 | Gross: $1.33M

2. Masculin Féminin (1966)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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93 Metascore

A romance between young Parisians, shown through a series of vignettes.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Chantal Goya, Marlène Jobert, Michel Debord

Votes: 13,200 | Gross: $0.20M

3. On the Buses (1969–1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Jack-the-lad bus driver and conductor Stan and Jack enjoy the female employees more than their work and Inspector Blake is relentless in his attempts to make their lives a misery.

Stars: Anna Karen, Bob Grant, Stephen Lewis, Reg Varney

Votes: 2,012

4. Norma Rae (1979)

PG | 114 min | Drama

7.3
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61 Metascore

A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman, Pat Hingle

Votes: 10,699 | Gross: $22.23M

5. Corporate (I) (2017)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Emilie is a bright young manager in HR for a huge agro-food company. Ambitious and dedicated, she is ready to put ruthless methods into practice to meet the requirements. But one day, one of the employees commits suicide in front of her.

Director: Nicolas Silhol | Stars: Céline Sallette, Lambert Wilson, Stéphane De Groodt, Violaine Fumeau

Votes: 963

6. Mondays in the Sun (2002)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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64 Metascore

This is the story of those who live as if every day was a constant Sunday, those who spend their Mondays in the sun. The story of people who worked in a dockyard but are now unemployed.

Director: Fernando León de Aranoa | Stars: Javier Bardem, Luis Tosar, José Ángel Egido, Nieve de Medina

Votes: 13,473 | Gross: $0.15M

7. Parrish (1961)

Passed | 138 min | Drama

6.5
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In the Connecticut River Valley, Parrish McLean and his mother are newly employed by the Sala Post tobacco farm that is engaged in a competition war with the neighboring Judd Raike tobacco corporation.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Troy Donahue, Karl Malden, Dean Jagger

Votes: 1,025

8. Le Jour Se Leve (1939)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events that led him to the killing.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Jean Gabin, Jacqueline Laurent, Arletty, Jules Berry

Votes: 6,975 | Gross: $0.03M

9. Salt of the Earth (1954)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, History

7.4
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74 Metascore

Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.

Director: Herbert J. Biberman | Stars: Juan Chacón, Rosaura Revueltas, Will Geer, David Bauer

Votes: 3,231

10. The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Family, History

6.2
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Bobby, a brave Skye Terrier, becomes local legend when it refuses to leave his master's grave after he dies. The townsfolk feed the dog until local authorities ban strays. The kids decide to help Bobby defy the law. Based on true events.

Director: John Henderson | Stars: James Cosmo, Suzanne Dance, Ron Donachie, Charles Donnelly

Votes: 502

11. Bread and Roses (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

Two Latina sisters work as cleaners in a downtown office building, and fight for the right to unionize.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Pilar Padilla, Adrien Brody, Elpidia Carrillo, Jack McGee

Votes: 5,390 | Gross: $0.53M

12. Daens (1992)

138 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the ... See full summary »

Director: Stijn Coninx | Stars: Jan Decleir, Gérard Desarthe, Antje de Boeck, Michael Pas

Votes: 3,978

13. 24 City (2008)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

7.1
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75 Metascore

When a factory is being torn down in Chengdu, China, workers reflect on their experiences and the importance of the factory in their lives.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Jianbin Chen, Joan Chen, Liping Lü, Tao Zhao

Votes: 1,815

14. The Organizer (1963)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, History

8.0
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A former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Gabriella Giorgelli, Folco Lulli

Votes: 2,597

15. Market Street (2010)

151 min | Drama

7.6
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The story on the lives of a salesgirl and sales boy of a popular Saree store in Chennai.

Director: Vasanthabalan | Stars: Mahesh, Anjali, A. Venkatesh, Pandi

Votes: 1,214

16. The Dustbinmen (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Bryan Pringle, Trevor Bannister, Graham Haberfield, Tim Wylton

Votes: 51

17. The Rag Trade (1975–1978)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Stars: Peter Jones, Diane Langton, Miriam Karlin, Christopher Beeny

Votes: 49

18. Chaos on the Bridge (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 59 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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The story of the struggle to create the television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, D.C. Fontana, David Gerrold, Maurice Hurley

Votes: 1,162

19. Joe Hill (1971)

GP | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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About the life and death of the legendary Swedish/American agitator Joe Hill.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Thommy Berggren, Anja Schmidt, Kelvin Malave, Evert Anderson

Votes: 800 | Gross: $0.03M

20. Human Resources (1999)

TV-14 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

The 35-hour work week has all of France in its thrall. This film turns it into a feature about economic and familial politics. Frank, a business school graduate, returns to his provincial ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: Jalil Lespert, Jean-Claude Vallod, Chantal Barré, Véronique de Pandelaère

Votes: 2,530 | Gross: $0.12M

21. Midnight Is a Place (1977–1978)

30 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

7.7
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This series is about two children who are the wards of a cantankerously un-loving uncle. That uncle owns a rug factory that has the typically brutal working conditions of the time that both... See full summary »

Stars: Simon Gipps-Kent, Maxine Gordon, David Collings, Erik Chitty

Votes: 29

22. Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed (1989)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A company president gets framed with a food-poisoning scandal and the only person who can help him is the evening cleaning-woman, who always seems to be at the right place at the right time.

Director: Coline Serreau | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Firmine Richard, Pierre Vernier, Maxime Leroux

Votes: 1,473 | Gross: $0.50M

23. Workingman's Death (2005)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary

8.0
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67 Metascore

A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living.

Director: Michael Glawogger

Votes: 1,686

24. So Well Remembered (1947)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell (Sir John Mills) recalls events of the previous twenty-five years in his home town of Browdley. As Councilman and Newspaper... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: John Mills, Martha Scott, Patricia Roc, Trevor Howard

Votes: 414

25. The Awful Truth (1999–2000)

30 min | Documentary

6.6
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Activist film director Michael Moore hosts a show where he continues his crusade to expose wrongdoing by the high and mighty.

Stars: Michael Moore, Jay Martel, Gideon Evans, Karen Duffy

Votes: 2,084

26. Too Late (1996)

106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Dumitru Costa, a young trainee prosecutor is entrusted with the investigation about the suspicious death of a Jiu Valley coal miner in 1990s Romania. Accident or murder?

Director: Lucian Pintilie | Stars: Razvan Vasilescu, Cecilia Bârbora, Victor Rebengiuc, Dorel Visan

Votes: 590

27. Ibiza Uncovered (1998– )

52 min | Reality-TV

7.0
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Documentary looking at the experiences young adults have in the hedonistic resort of Ibiza.

Stars: Lisa I'Anson, Sam Blake, Kes Wells

Votes: 41

28. The New Rulers of the World (2001 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary

7.8
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The myths of globalisation have been incorporated into much of our everyday language. "Thinking globally" and "the global economy" are part of a jargon that assumes we are all part of one ... See full summary »

Directors: Alan Lowery, John Pilger | Stars: Pramoedya Ananta Toer, George Monbiot, Dita Sari

Votes: 233

29. The Plutonium Incident (1980 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

5.9
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A worker at a nuclear power plant finds life in danger after she points out unsafe conditions.

Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Janet Margolin, Bo Hopkins, Joseph Campanella, Powers Boothe

Votes: 45

30. I Am Somebody (1970)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Documentary

7.2
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In 1969, 400 poorly paid black women working in a hospital in Charleston, South Carolina, went on strike to demand union recognition and a wage increase, only to find themselves confronting the National Guard and the state government.

Director: Madeline Anderson | Stars: Ralph Abernathy, Leon Davis, Coretta Scott King, Bill Kircher

Votes: 170

31. People of No Importance (1956)

101 min | Drama

7.0
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Mid-aged married truck driver falls in love with a young waitress he meets while making a break on a long trip. They try to make it work, but she can't get a decent job or place to stay in ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Pierre Mondy, Yvette Etiévant

Votes: 512

32. Hospital (1977)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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24 hours in the life of a hospital from the point of view of the doctors and nurses.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Votes: 619

33. The Inheritance (1964)

58 min | Documentary

8.4
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The Inheritance shows what life was really like for immigrants and working Americans from the turn of the century through the fight for civil rights in the 1960s. This stirring history of ... See full summary »

Director: Harold Mayer | Stars: Robert Ryan, Anne Revere, Lionel Stander

Votes: 14

34. Greece Uncovered (1998– )

Reality-TV

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Stars: Karl Churchill, Lisa I'Anson, Shaun Kelly

Votes: 21

35. Dear America: So Far from Home (1999 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 27 min | Drama, Family, History

6.8
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Working at a mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, teenage Mary, a recent immigrant from Ireland, finds that life in America is not what she expected.

Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Laura Bertram, Steven McCarthy, Lynne Griffin, Gema Zamprogna

Votes: 47

36. Résiste - Aufstand der Praktikanten (2009)

93 min | Comedy

5.2
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Director: Jonas Grosch | Stars: Katharina Wackernagel, Hannes Wegener, Anja Knauer, Axel Ranisch

Votes: 98

37. Enough Praying (1972)

80 min | Drama

7.7
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A priest is so concerned about the harsh conditions of living of Chilean lower classes that he gradually becomes a political activist and 'worker-priest'.

Director: Aldo Francia | Stars: Marcelo Romo, Tennyson Ferrada, Leonardo Perucci, Roberto Navarrete

Votes: 88

38. Phantom (II) (2013)

Not Rated | 76 min | Drama

7.4
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In Tokyo, a girl and her boyfriend spend a night talking about their life, their precarious condition and their difficulties in earning a living, finding their place in the world, if they ever have one.

Director: Jonathan Soler | Stars: Yuki Fujita, Masato Tsujioka

Votes: 1,170

39. Robotnicy 1971 - Nic o nas bez nas (1971)

47 min | Documentary

6.3
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A documentary about Gdansk Shipyard and its workers after so called Grudzien 1970 (1970 protests).

Directors: Krzysztof Kieslowski, Tomasz Zygadlo

Votes: 76

40. Fabienne (2011)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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Fabienne is a police officer. She does her job well but is gradually growing tired of the dehumanized nature of her work : arresting undocumented aliens day after day does not fit in with ... See full summary »

Director: José Alcala | Stars: Catherine Frot, Karim Seghair, Marie Raynal, Liliane Rovère

Votes: 153

41. Be Seeing You (1968)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary

6.9
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1967, one year before may '68. The strike at the Rhodiaceta textile plant in Besançon sounds like the rehearsal of the rising to come. Indeed for the first time ever, the workers' claims ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Marker, Mario Marret

Votes: 101

42. María Cano (1990)

106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Colombia 1920's. The country receives compensation for the separation of Panama and is open to foreign credit to undertake major development works. Growing mass of workers but not improve ... See full summary »

Director: Camila Loboguerrero | Stars: María Eugenia Dávila, Frank Ramírez, Maguso, Diego Vélez

Votes: 41

43. Un homme est mort (2018)

66 min | Animation, Drama

6.5
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In post-world war 2 France, the reconstruction effort leads to over exploitation of the working class. Labor unions demand better working conditions and decent salaries. During a ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Cossu

Votes: 70

44. Betongräser (1995)

24 min | Short

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The everyday humdrum of two adolescents who live on the outskirts of a big city. People from various countries meet for various reasons. Spies, collaborators, emigrants, players, and others... See full summary »

Director: Antonin Svoboda | Stars: Harald Sommer, Sonja Romei, Werner Wultsch, Ronny Pfisterer

45. Panorama (I) (2020)

17 min | Short

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Panorama documents everyday struggles and livelihood practices of workers and their privileged counterparts in the city of Ankara by presenting panoramic fragments of the urban processes of production and consumption.

Directors: Caglar Avci, Ufuk Gürbüzdal | Stars: Nihat Demir, Meriç Gürbüzdal

46. Eila (2003)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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A cleaning woman decides to sue the state for illegal discharge.

Director: Jarmo Lampela | Stars: Sari Mällinen, Ilkka Koivula, Hannes Suominen, Kristiina Halkola

Votes: 320

47. A Blooming Business (2009)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

7.8
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Flowers love people. Anyway, that is what the flower growing industry is trying to propagate. But whether flowers actually do love people, well, that remains the question. The largest ... See full summary »

Director: Ton van Zantvoort

Votes: 41

48. Bankett für Achilles (1975)

89 min | Drama

6.9
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Karl Achilles has been working at the Bitterfeld chemical plant ever since he helped build it up in 1945. Now he is 65 years old and the time has come for him to retire. The movie depicts ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Gräf | Stars: Erwin Geschonneck, Elsa Grube-Deister, Jutta Wachowiak, Carl Heinz Choynski

Votes: 21

49. The Unknown Woman (2011)

80 min | Documentary, War

6.6
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Director: Elina Kivihalme | Stars: Onerva Hintikka, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Anna-Kaarina Jaakkola, Eeva Jalo

Votes: 22

50. Kapital: Mensch - Das Geschäft mit der Arbeit (2004)

52 min | Documentary

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"Human Capital - The Employment Trade" portrays the fate of three people and their struggle through the global world of work: Chamila Alvis moves from Sri Lanka to Cyprus. She struggles ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Cibis, Lilian Franck



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