Beggar movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant beggar movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, cult film, light and surreal films and TV shows about / with beggar, murder, vengeance, suspense, death, revenge, storytelling, redemption, violence and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
beggar movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as beggar: Trading Places (1983), The Lovers on the Bridge (1991), Cardboard Boxer (2016), Dreigroschenfilm (2018), Yodha (1991), The Square (2017), Pokiri (2006), Eena Meena Deeka (1994), Knockabout (1979), The Curse of the Werewolf (1961).

List of beggar movies

Trading Places (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Style: funny, feel good, light, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: adult
Plot: prostitute, stock market, fish out of water, switching roles, manipulation, beggar, social satire, wrongful arrest, wager, millionaire, class differences, investor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants: Alex, a would be circus performer addicted to alcohol and sedatives and Michele, a painter driven to a life ...
Style: romantic, atmospheric, art house, enigmatic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homeless, beggar, love, painter, love story, painting, loneliness, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, rise and fall, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, year 1991
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo
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Cardboard Boxer (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A homeless man is recruited by a bunch of rich kids to fight other impoverished people.
Style: bleak, rough, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: african american, beggar, streetfighting, fight, interracial relations, hospital, wheelchair bound, war veteran, prostitute, little girl, homelessness, underground fighting ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, dark, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, adult
Plot: serial killer, goth, barbershop, social injustice, villain, dark humor, judge, insanity, revenge, loss of loved one, murder, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Dreigroschenfilm (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Following the phenomenal success of “The Threepenny Opera”, the film industry wants to win over the celebrated author. But Bertolt Brecht is not prepared to play by their rules. His concept of the “Threepenny Film” is radical, ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: beggar, filmmaker, film producer, problem, fighting the system, social problems, movie business, film industry, filmmaking, social issues, life is a bitch, suspense ...
Time: 1920s, year 1933, year 1929
Place: london, berlin germany
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The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, India, Belgium, Singapore, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of Ajatashatru Oghash Rathod, a fakir who tricks his local village in Rajasthan, India into believing his possesses special powers and into paying him to fly to Paris to buy a bed of nails from an Ikea store.
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, feel good, light ...
Plot: journey, dream, obsessive quest, talent, hindu, beggar, self discovery, love and romance, wanderlust, cons and scams, singing in a car
Place: paris france
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Yodha (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Suraj Singh is addicted to drugs and as a result witnessed his girlfriend being raped in front of his eyes with him being helpless, from here on he vows to put an end to all drug dealers and started to work as a hit man for an underworld don, Daaga ...
Plot: crime boss, double life, death of father, judge, drug smuggling, two man army, villain, revenge, prison, miscarriage of justice, drug addiction, drugs ...
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The Square (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A satirical drama reflecting our times — about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person’s need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.
Style: surreal, art house, satirical, thought provoking, intellectual ...
Plot: modern art, art, social satire, society, sex scene, theft, art exhibition, hypocrisy, ape man, museum, trust, performance art ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Pokiri (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Pandu (Mahesh Babu) is a ruthless mafia man who kills anybody for money. He falls in love with Sruthi (Ileana) at the very first sight. Sruthi too loves Pandu, but hesitates to confess her love to him as he is a reckless criminal. Though a goon, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, twist ending, neo noir
Plot: one against many, gangsters, revenge, one man army, organized crime, death of father, violence, obsession, chase, fall in love, police officer killed, love ...
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Eena Meena Deeka (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Deeka (Vinod Khanna) had been in jail for several crimes, including bank robberies. When his prison sentence is over, Deeka decides to go straight. Unfortunately, while in a bank, he becomes a victim of a bungling bank robber, Inder or Eena (Rishi ...
Style: parody
Plot: long lost brother, on the run, woman in labor, bank robber, bank robbery, village, childbirth, beggar, ex convict, security guard, runaway, man disguised as a woman ...
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Knockabout (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuen Baio and Ka-Yan Leung play brothers Yipao and Taipao, lovable rogues who convince a martial arts expert to take them on as students. When Yipao discovers that their teacher is actually a wanted criminal, Silver Fox (Chia Yung Liu), he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, kung fu classic, fight, beggar, betrayal, vengeance, buddies, partners, hidden identity, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s
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The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Throughout his upbringing, unnatural phenomena surround Leon. He is plagued with a terrible curse, over which he exercises no control. During the full moon he changes into a ferocious beast, initiating an orgy of indiscriminate killing. His love for ...
Style: scary, gothic, gothic horror, dark, serious ...
Plot: werewolf, monster, supernatural, rape, curse, suspense, night, wolf, macabre, paramedic, wolfman, wild man ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: spain
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The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once hounded from his castle by outraged villagers for creating a monstrous living being, Baron Frankenstein returns to Karlstaad. High in the mountains they stumble on the body of the creature, perfectly preserved in the ice. He is brought back to ...
Style: gothic, psychotronic, gothic horror, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frankenstein, monster, mad scientist, supernatural, murder, laboratory, castle, creature, reanimation, experiment, experiment gone awry, deaf ...
Time: 60s
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Friendship (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Mr. Gupta passes away after an accident while on duty, leaving behind his ailing wife and school-going son, Ramnath. Both await for some compensation, and when they are informed that the company does not accept liability for Gupta's death, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Plot: blind man, blindness, orphan, friendship, blind character, beggar, cripple, homelessness, compassion, friendship between men, family relations, disability ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, surprise ending, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, patient, extraterrestrial, planet, mysterious character, psychiatrist, mental institution, hypnosis, mental illness, science, investigation, space ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, albuquerque new mexico, greenland ...
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The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: surprise ending, atmospheric, twist ending, psychological, enigmatic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: magic, twists and turns, forbidden love, love, wizards and magicians, investigation, murder, love triangle, secrets, suspense, magician, death ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: vienna, austria, london, europe, england
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Day of the Wacko (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is a bitter story about a middle-aged man, who hates his life and other people, including himself. Adam Miauczynski, the character known from director Marek Koterski's previous films, is a 44 year-old teacher, who reads poetry during school ...
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, cynical, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: midlife crisis, nothing goes right, social satire, alienation, loner, teacher, obsession, suspense, self loathing, nervousness, dark humor, paranoia ...
Time: middle ages
Place: warsaw poland, eastern europe, central europe
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Cinderella Man (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.
Style: touching, inspirational, emotional, motivational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, manly
Plot: boxing, sport, human spirit, underdog, great depression, athlete's life, poverty, fight, boxer, depression, financial problem, family bonds ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new jersey, netherlands, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Good Day, Ramon (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five failed attempts to go to the United States, 18-year-old Ramón decides to look for a friend’s aunt in Germany, but never finds her. With no papers or money, and without knowing the language, he barely survives living on the street until ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, captivating, motivational ...
Plot: friendship, immigrants, hopes, society, fish out of water, mexican, beggar, unemployed, life is a bitch, migration, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his ...
Style: intense, epic, inspirational, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, friendship, childhood, fight, qing dynasty, ambition, redemption, exile, fight scenes, sport ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century
Place: japan, china, asia, hong kong, india ...
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Painted Fire (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The struggles of an artist. Jang Seung-up (1843-1897), also called Owon, focusing on the years 1882 to 1897, when Korea was in political upheaval, caught between China and Japan, the conservative dynasty dying, and peasant revolt at hand. Jang, born ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: painter, artist, art, politics, human spirit, hopes, rise to the top, actor's life, ambition, power relations, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: korea, japan, asia, china, south korea ...
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Road Movie (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suk-won, a trader who loses all of his money (and his wife) in a market downturn is left homeless until Dae-shik, a homeless loner, rescues him. Together the two travel across the country and Dae-shik falls in love with Suk-won. Joining them in ...
Style: road movie, disturbing, captivating, psychological, queer cinema
Plot: homeless, prostitute, homelessness, lgbt, road trip, love affair, travel, fall in love, relationships, life is a bitch, lifestyle, social problems ...
Place: south korea
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Marketa Lazarov? (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Mikolás and his brother Adam rob travelers for their tyrannical father Kozlík. During one of their "jobs" they end up with a young German hostage whose father escapes to return news of the kidnapping and robbery to the King. Kozlik ...
Style: art house, surreal, philosophical, experimental, psychedelic ...
Plot: brother sister incest, medieval, winter, rape, sexual assault, folk, crusader, magic realism, politics, existentialism, catholic, kidnapping ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: eastern europe, czech republic, central europe
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Heart of Stone (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Peter and Lisbeth are two young but unfortunate lovers living in a rigid rural community in the Black Forest. She comes from a wealthy family of glassblowers; he is a poor coal worker on the lower end of society. To become rich and respected, Peter ...
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, captivating, romantic
Plot: male female relationship, class differences, greed, black magic, rags to riches, young lovers, pact with the devil, magical, lovers, wizards and magicians, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coping ...
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Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, light, talky, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, heroes, satire, curses spells and rituals, monster, good versus evil, goofy hero, sword, beast, irreverent ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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Falling Down (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, bleak, cerebral ...
Audience: date night, manly
Plot: rage, anger, midlife crisis, violence, obsession, urban decay, police officer, vigilante, alienation, losing-it hero, gang, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Sure Thing (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, sex comedy, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: road trip, coming of age, college, on the road, youth, couples, fall in love, cross country, student life, love, high school, hitchhiking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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The Young Vagabond (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One of the great kung-fu film characters is "Beggar Su," a legendary Ching Dynasty figure who was also a member of the famous Ten Kwangtung Tigers. Little-known director Liu Shih-yu uses the best kung-fu actors Shaw Studios had to offer to ...
Style: biting
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, woman killed, soccer, kung fu fighting, kung fu master, training, bank robber, beggar, double murder, villain turns good, death of girlfriend ...
Place: china
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Punk Samurai Slash Down (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Junoshin Kake is a ronin. To get hired by the Kurokaze Han, he lies and tells them that a religious group is trying to destroy them. He gets hired by the Kurokaze Han, but they learn that Junoshin Kake lied. Junoshin Kake is given the death sentence ...
Plot: samurai, east asian woman, beggar, murder, cult, japanese woman, lord, resurrection, ronin
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Free Men (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: world war two, resistance, german occupation, friendship, moral dilemma, idealism, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1942, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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