Union movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant union movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic, interesting and talky films and TV shows about / with union, politics, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, society, runaway, working class, police and greed plots mostly in Drama, History and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as union: Norma Rae (1979), Blue Collar (1978), Rebellion in Patagonia (1974), The Conspirator (2010), Wall Street (1987), Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989), Hard Target (1993), Flame in the Streets (1961), 1900 (1976), Pride (2014).

List of union movies

 7.4
 9K
Norma Rae (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to a visiting labor union organizer. Together, they undertake the ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: small town, labor union, fighting the system, union, labor, working class, factory, single mother, against the odds, whistleblower, factory worker, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: alabama, usa
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 7.6
 6K
Blue Collar (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Fed up with mistreatment at the hands of both management and union brass, and coupled with financial hardships on each man's end, three auto assembly line workers hatch a plan to rob a safe at union headquarters.
Style: clever, realistic, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: union, robbery, factory, working class, crime, drinking, heist, fighting the system, crime gone awry, blackmail, assembly line, bar ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920, workmen of Patagonia (Argentina), grouped into anarchist and socialist societies, decide to strike demanding better working conditions. Among the workers there are numerous European immigrants acting as ideological ferment of their peers. ...
Plot: massacre, anarchy, union, oppression, strike, military, train, anarchism
Place: patagonia, argentina
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The Conspirator (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, factual, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, assassination, lawyer, president, conspiracy, civil war, trial, boarding house, legal, death sentence, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
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 7.4
 133K
Wall Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.
Style: realistic, clever, captivating, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, wall street, stock broker, yuppie, betrayal, hotshot hero, millionaire, union, ambition, businessman, ethics, top executive ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gritty Brooklyn story about union corruption, violence, taboos and social norms. The stories told are of the sailors, the prostitute, the union bosses, the hooligans and the gay community set in the early 50s.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, union, fight, transsexual, transvestism, social decay, crime, society, urban, sex, sexuality, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.1
 40K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, money, union, drifter, human prey, mercenary, survival, track down, sailor, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, hong kong
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Flame in the Streets (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Flame in the Streets is a 1961 British drama film directed by Roy Ward Baker. Racial tensions manifest themselves at home, work and on the streets during Bonfire Night in the burgeoning West Indian community of early 1960s Britain. Trades union ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: factory, union, racism, americana, interracial relations, working class, injustice, life is a bitch, society, opposites attract, chaos and mayhem, workplace situations ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
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 7.7
 20K
1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, stylized, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, politics, communism, execution, death, friendship, social differences, idealism, resistance, catholicism, ambition, society ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: italy, europe, france
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 7.8
 46K
Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: working class, labor union, unlikely partners, lgbt, injustice, society, lesbian couple, social relations, gays and lesbians, gay, social decay, homosexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: england, europe, wales, london, california
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 7.3
 37K
North Country (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, rough, sincere, factual ...
Plot: feminism, sexual harassment, courtroom drama, rape, lawsuit, small town, fighting the system, love, secret, against the odds, sexism, labor union ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, mine, usa
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 8.7
 27K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, social differences, love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, prejudice, couple relations, pride and honor, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, young woman, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england
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 6.3
 41K
The Beguiled (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in ...
Style: gothic, sexy, romantic, suspense
Plot: sexual tension, american civil war, union soldier, girls' school, seduction, southern belle, confederate soldier, teacher, rage, murder, wounded soldier, amputee ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia
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 6.7
 508
Cart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In response to a sudden dismissal of staff, workers at a big retail store begin a protest against their employer's oppressive labor policies.
Plot: strike, fired from the job, microphone, telephone call, apology, little girl, female friendship, shopping cart, supermarket, female bonding, power cut, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: south korea, korea
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 6.0
 873
The Condor (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Luke, an escaped convict, and Jaroo, a loner gold prospector, team up with a band of Apache Indians in 19th century Mexico to capture a large, heavily armed fortress for the millions -- or billions -- of dollars in gold that are rumored to be stored ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apache, gold, criminal heroes, gang, treasure hunt, adventure, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, fugitives, on the run ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
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 7.0
 696
At War (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.
Plot: business manager, capitalism, layoff, class struggle, newborn, business competition, economic crisis, labor strike, struggle, ceo, self immolation, tv news ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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 5.6
 98
Deadweight (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ahti Ikonen is a reliable captain at the height of his career. He is in command of the 35,000-ton container vessel Brugge, which enters the port of Savannah/United States behind schedule. The loading of the ship commences in haste as the crew, led ...
Plot: cargo ship, sea captain, remorse, bar brawl, head injury, union, finnish, filipino, accident, guilt, death, container ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.6
 16
Awl (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 40 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of average workers, who silently work hard on each one’s own task. They finally pull together as a team to fight through a difficult and unfair situation. Lee Soo-In has the kind of temperament where he has to do the ...
Plot: supermarket, union, manager, fired, boss, grocery store, exploitation, corporation, labor strike, employment, strike, labor union
Place: korea
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The Irishman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Plot: hitman, mob, mafia, labor union, aging, regret, flashback, daughter, house, life, union, paint ...
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San Babila-8 P.M. (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A quartet of young neo-Fascists terrorise the Milanise locals while the Police mostly look the other way.
Plot: politics, communism, police station, high heels, kidnapping, rape, brutality, violence, gang rape, female nudity, police, union ...
Place: milan italy, italy
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Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: anarchist, politics, electric chair, immigrants, legal action, social differences, injustice, legal, society, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, death row ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Carry on Cabby (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Speedee Taxis is a great success, which means its workaholic owner Charlie starts neglecting Peggy, his wife. Suddenly a fleet of rival taxis appears from nowhere and start pinching all the fares. The rivals are Glamcabs, and they have a secret ...
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, map, pistol, nurse, husband wife relationship, radio, car chase, telephone call, bathtub, rivalry, water hose ...
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No God, No Master (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A plot to overthrow the United States government is uncovered in New York City in the summer of 1919 when William Flynn, a field agent for the Bureau of Investigation, is sent to investigate a bomb threat that has targeted some of America's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, political drama
Plot: politics, special agents, investigation, political unrest, law enforcement, state affairs, immigrants, assassination, assassination attempt, terrorism, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 19K
Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, russian revolution, journalism, revolution, playwright, love triangle, idealism, romance, lovers reunited, deportation, rehearsal, writer's life ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: russia, new york, usa, middle east, france ...
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The Molly Maguires (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: coal mining, fighting the system, rebellion, betrayal, terrorism, social decay, injustice, miner, coal mine, politics, heroes, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.1
 4K
Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, epic, serious ...
Plot: working class, rich and poor, unemployment, injustice, politics, labor union, parents and children, fighting the system, social differences, price of justice, social decay, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, mine, tokyo
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Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: ship, hijacking, pirate, hostages, navy, kidnapping, confined, team, rescue, ship captain, terrorism, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s
Place: somalia, africa, united states, kenya, vermont ...
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 6.4
 286
To Mathieu (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Matthieu and Eric are two brothers who work at the same factory as their father in Normandy. When his father is dismissed for smoking on the factory floor, Matthieu is incensed and tries to have him reinstated, in vain. His brother has just got ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: factory, vengeance, boss and employee, workplace situations, rivalry, power relations, workplace, parents and children, siblings relations, workplace intrigue, righting the wronged, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, atlantic ocean, normandy
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The Very Very Big Company (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends - an oyster-farmer, an accountant's assistant, a restaurateur and a blue-collar worker - decide to take on a multi-national agro-chemical company with a turnover of EUR9bn and which has been polluting their region on a large scale. ...
Plot: snorting cocaine, union, oyster, job interview, corporation, female executive, lawyer, office, janitor, security guard, cleaning lady, secret code ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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Across Five Aprils (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Story: Jethro Creighton (Todd Duffey) is a young man of nine years from Southern Illinois who is growing up during the outbreak of the American Civil War. Helping his father farm is all he really knows. This makes things difficult when his kin fights for ...
Plot: union, american civil war, slavery, civil war, death, brother brother relationship, dialect, soldier, battle
Place: illinois
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