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 serious, realistic, talky, captivating, interesting and dramatic films and TV shows about / with union, politics, arrest, police, worker, mentor, runaway, storytelling, death and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
union movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as union: Rebellion in Patagonia (1974), The Conspirator (2010), Wall Street (1987), Norma Rae (1979), Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989), Hard Target (1993), Blue Collar (1978), Flame in the Streets (1961), Cart (2014), The Condor (1970).

List of union movies

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: strike, massacre, union, oppression, anarchy, 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, civil war, assassination, lawyer, president, conspiracy, historical character, trial, boarding house, death sentence, legal, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
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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: tense, clever, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Plot: stock broker, yuppie, wall street, betrayal, lawyer, businessman, ethics, millionaire, union, ambition, hotshot hero, top executive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
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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, realistic, serious, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: labor union, small town, working class, fighting the system, against the odds, factory worker, whistleblower, single mother, labor, factory, union, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa
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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, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, transvestism, fight, union, transsexual, working class, crime, workplace situations, social decay, leadership, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, money, drifter, human prey, union, mercenary, survival, track down, tough heroes, danger, fight back ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, hong kong
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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, biting ...
Plot: heist, factory, union, robbery, crime gone awry, working class, crime, fighting the system, vengeance, drinking, politics, polish ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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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: realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: factory, racism, union, society, chaos and mayhem, family relations, interracial relations, workplace situations, life is a bitch, opposites attract, workplace, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
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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, mother daughter relationship, telephone call, apology, microphone, fired from the job, power cut, locker room, female friendship, money problems, supermarket, little girl ...
Place: south korea, korea
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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, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apache, gold, chases and races, fugitives, confined, escapades, criminal heroes, renegades, crimes, captivity, adventure, track down ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
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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: broken window, tv news, struggle, business manager, capitalism, self immolation, demonstration, accountant, union, employee, newborn baby, competitiveness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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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, filipino, head injury, remorse, union, finnish, bar brawl, death, accident, container, guilt ...
Time: 2010s
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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, labor strike, employment, corporation, exploitation, boss, grocery store, labor union, strike, manager, union, fired
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: mob, labor union, mafia, hitman, gangster, paint, aging, life, union, murder, gun, house ...
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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: high heels, kidnapping, female nudity, brutality, police, politics, rape, violence, gang rape, one day, anti semitism, police station ...
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: captivating, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: politics, electric chair, anarchist, rebellion, rivalry, legal, death row, social differences, courtroom drama, misfit, society, death sentence ...
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, cross dressing, cafe, drunkenness, woman driver, woman in uniform, control room, police, suitcase, airport, pregnant wife, childbirth ...
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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, crimes, immigrants, special agents, investigation, terrorism, assassination, state affairs, misfit, society, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: politics, russian revolution, revolution, journalism, lovers reunited, rehearsal, love triangle, deportation, playwright, romance, idealism, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, year 1917
Place: russia, new york, usa, middle east, france ...
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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, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, politics, friendship, communism, death, execution, idealism, state affairs, unfulfillment, war, fall in love, countryside ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: italy, france, europe
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, betrayal, terrorism, coal mining, leadership, dishonesty, workplace situations, life is a bitch, working undercover, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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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: emotional, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, epic ...
Plot: working class, injustice, politics, labor union, rich and poor, unemployment, fighting the system, social differences, rebellion, righting the wronged, unfulfillment, price of justice ...
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, navy, kidnapping, hostages, confined, team, rescue, terrorism, ship captain, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s
Place: somalia, africa, united states, virginia, vermont ...
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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, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: factory, rivalry, workplace, vengeance, siblings relations, workplace intrigue, power relations, boss and employee, workplace situations, parents and children, family relations, misled ...
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: oyster, snorting cocaine, businesswoman, surveillance camera, female executive, office, corporation, lawyer, union, janitor, job interview, cleaning lady ...
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, civil war, slavery, soldier, dialect, battle, death, brother brother relationship
Place: illinois
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Clarence Darrow (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The taped performance of Henry Fonda's one-man show was aired as "IBM Presents Clarence Darrow" on September 4, 1974, on NBC.
Plot: lawyer, big business, death penalty, divorce, union, religion versus science, district attorney, scandal, religion, science
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Cananea (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on a true story in the American owned Cananea mine. It depicts how the owner profits while the Mexican workers struggle to survive and are exploited for their labour.
Plot: soldier, monopoly, struggle, posse, cavalry, repression, union, confrontation, worker, martial law, bigotry, company ...
Place: arizona, mexico, mine
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Sister Stella L. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nun who acts as a counselor in a home for unwed mother undergoes political awakening when her friend and namesake belonging to the same congregation as hers inspires her to get involved in the struggle for justice and freedom of striking workers ...
Plot: union, leftist, abuse, strike, suicide, reporter, murder, discussion, company, capitalist, capitalism, solidarity ...
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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political comedy, one man show
Plot: communist, winston churchill, u.s. president, actor, stage, piano, politician, boss, politics, newspaper headline, newspaper, nuclear ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s
Place: washington state, seattle washington, minnesota, korea, america ...
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