Keyword working class Movies

Brooklyn 7.3

2015 Drama, Romance

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

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Cemetery Junction 6.6

2010 Drama, Comedy

In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are…

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Where to Invade Next 7.3

2015 Documentary

Academy Award-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative and hilarious film yet: Moore tells the Pentagon to "stand down" — he will do the invading for America from now on.

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My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown 7.6

1989 Drama

In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds…

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Kes 7.6

1969 Drama

A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.

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Radio Days 7.0

1987 Comedy, Drama

The Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences…

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Rocco and His Brothers 7.7

1960 Crime, Drama, Thriller

When a widow’s family moves to the big city, two of her sons become romantic rivals, with deadly results.

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Romance & Cigarettes 6.1

2005 Comedy, Music, Romance

Down-and-dirty musical love story set in the world of the working class. Nick is an ironworker who builds and repairs bridges. He's married to Kitty, a dressmaker, a strong and gentle woman with whom he has three…

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Land and Freedom 6.9

1995 Drama, History, War, Romance

The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist…

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Life Is Sweet 6.9

1990 Comedy, Drama

Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend…

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A Taste of Honey 6.5

1961 Drama

Focuses on a working class girl who is struggling to create a life for herself with her gay co-worker after becoming pregnant from a one-night stand with a black sailor.

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The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete 7.4

2013 Drama

Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.

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Requiem for the American Dream 7.7

2015 Documentary

Through riveting and candid conversation, Noam Chomsky, regarded as one of the most important intellectuals alive today, provides the definitive discourse on the “Two Americas.” Filmed over the course of four years…

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Meantime 6.8

1984 Drama, Comedy, TV Movie

A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's…

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Anita and Me 6.3

2002 Comedy, Drama, Family

Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence is upset by the arrival…

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Broke 8.0

2016 Drama

A disgraced sports star and gambling addict attempts to turn his life around with the support of his number one fan.

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Inventing the Abbotts 6.4

1997 Drama, Romance

In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor…

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Harlan County U.S.A. 7.8

1976 Documentary

This film documents the coal miners' strike against the Brookside Mine of the Eastover Mining Company in Harlan County, Kentucky in June, 1973. Eastovers refusal to sign a contract (when the miners joined with the…

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Pit Stop 6.3

2013 Drama

Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the relationship he maintains with his ex-wife and daughter. On the other side of town, Ernesto evades life at home with his current live…

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The Slingshot 6.2

1993 Drama

Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he sells. His rebellious…

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