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, thought provoking, intense, captivating and rough films and TV shows about / with union, runaway, society, catastrophe, brutality, mentor, murder, betrayal, violence and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
union movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as union: Blue Collar (1978), Wall Street (1987), Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989), Pride (2014), The Royal Exchange (2017), Norma Rae (1979), The Caretaker (2012), Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), The Conspirator (2010), Hard Target (1993).

List of union movies

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: realistic, disturbing, clever, neo noir, cynical ...
Plot: union, working class, labor union, gangsters, heist, female nudity, blaxploitation, fighting the system, crime gone awry, suspense, criminal, factory worker ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, detroit, africa, usa
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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: realistic, political, intense, talky, serious ...
Audience: manly
Plot: stock broker, wall street, stock market, yuppie, stock exchange, businessman, ambition, betrayal, capitalism, business, workplace, lawyer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, canada, manhattan new york city, usa, california
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Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
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: rough, bleak, disturbing, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, rape, transsexual, working class, gay, labor union, gang rape, union, fight, society, depression ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa, berlin germany
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Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
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, witty, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, working class, lgbt, prejudice, culture clash, homosexuality, friendship, protest, coming out, gay relationship, mining town, lesbian ...
Time: year 1985, year 1984, 80s, future, 20th century
Place: wales, england, london, california, united kingdom ...
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The Royal Exchange (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1721, the Regent of France, wanting to seal the peace with Spain, offers to the Spanish King, a marriage between their respective heirs: Louis XV, age 11, and Maria Anna Victoria, the 4-year-old Spanish infanta. The Regent of France also offers ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, scenic, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: child bride, king of france, princess, union, intrigue, reconciliation, engagement, politics, french royalty, royal family, forced marriage, swinger ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: versailles, france, spain
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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: inspirational, political, touching, feel good, light ...
Plot: labor union, working class, women, small town, courage, business, whistleblower, fighting the system, social change, american politics, feminist, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa
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The Caretaker (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As a wave of vampirism sweeps the world, a small but discordant group hole up in a country mansion in Victoria, Australia. A vampire, who has also occupied the mansion, offers them a deal: if they protect him from humans during the day, he'll ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary ...
Plot: vampire, survival, supernatural, escapades, estate, doctor, post apocalypse, vampire hunter, picnic, epidemic, massacre, suspense ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: australia, oceania
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Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Style: entertaining, humorous, funny, light, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: gunfight, dark humor, suburbs, secretary, small town, psychiatrist, therapy, killer, love and romance, radio dj, high school reunion, sniper ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
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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: factual, political, emotional, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, civil war, court, historical character, politics, conspiracy, president, assassination, death sentence, american civil war, justice ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: usa, england, washington d.c., california
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Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, entertaining, intense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: martial arts, chase, gunfight, suspense, ex military, manhunt, mercenary, justice, survival, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
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Act of Vengeance (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1969, an administrator runs against the corrupt president of the United Coal Miners Union, and becomes the target of a murder plot.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, union, election, campaign, murder, labor union, miner, workplace situations, fighting the system, workplace, ambition, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: west virginia, usa
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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, realistic, emotional
Plot: racism, union, interracial relations, factory, family relations, chaos and mayhem, americana, workplace situations, working class, injustice, couples, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 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, disturbing, thought provoking, controversial, compassionate ...
Audience: adult
Plot: fascism, italian history, politics, world war two, revolution, brutality, friendship, socialist, communism, class struggle, worker, peasant ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, victorian era ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
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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: rough, sincere, emotional, dramatic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, sexual harassment, lawsuit, small town, rape, feminism, sexism, against the odds, lawyer, labor union, women, court ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: minnesota, usa
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North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
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: touching, serious, sincere, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prejudice, initially antagonists, social differences, love and romance, rich and poor, society, pride and honor, young woman, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1850s
Place: england, london
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Harlan County War (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: fighting the system, rebellion, price of justice, against the odds, poverty, life is a bitch, society, human nature, human spirit, legal, ambition, racism ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky, appalachia, usa, new york
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Bread and Roses (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maya is a quick-witted young woman who comes over the Mexican border without papers and makes her way to the LA home of her older sister Rosa. Rosa gets Maya a job as a janitor: a non-union janitorial service has the contract, the foul-mouthed ...
Style: realistic, political, melancholic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: labor union, immigrants, working class, deportation, janitor, realism, fighting the system, politics, workplace, relationships, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, latin america, usa, tijuana mexico ...
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Sekigahara (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In the year 1600, a battle determines the future ruler for Japan and the beginning of the rise of the Tokugawa shogunate.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: shogun, japanese history, female ninja, ninja, employer employee relationship, death sentence, employer, employee, murder, slavery, spy, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
Style: rough, brutal, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: pandemic, post apocalypse, infection, paranoia, interracial couple, fear, suspense, murder, apocalypse, dog, forest, infected ...
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The Predator (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other ...
Style: tense, exciting, slasher, psychotronic, controversial ...
Plot: alien, predator, hunter, alien monster, alien invasion, extraterrestrial, monster, human versus alien, soldier, survival, chase, alien contact ...
Time: future, 2010s, 20th century
Place: xian, georgia, mexico
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: entertaining, exciting, surreal, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, robot, androids and robots, alien, transforming robot, military, giant robots, battles, alien invasion, chaos, heroes, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, stone age, prehistoric times, 21st century
Place: egypt, washington d.c., virginia, new york, philadelphia ...
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Speed Racer (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Speed Racer is the tale of a young and brilliant racing driver. When corruption in the racing leagues costs his brother his life, he must team up with the police and the mysterious Racer X to bring an end to the corruption and criminal activities. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: race, car chase, car, chase, childhood, family relations, obstacle, ambition, contests and competitions, conspiracy, driver, family problems ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, tense, semi serious, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, alien, space, distopia, spacecraft, space and aliens, future dystopia, friendship, space wars, mechanic, future war ...
Time: future
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Any Gun Can Play (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Any Gun Can Play (Italian: Vado... l'ammazzo e torno) is a 1967 spaghetti western starring Gilbert Roland, Edd Byrnes and George Hilton. The film is directed by Enzo G. Castellari and features a score by Francesco De Masi and Alessandro ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, treasure hunt, heroes, train, murder, tough heroes, fugitives, dishonesty, partners, escapades, track down, investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, latin america, mexico, europe
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San Babila-8 P.M. (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A quartet of young neo-Fascists terrorise the Milanise locals while the Police mostly look the other way.
Plot: police officer, lgbt, politics, neo fascism, kidnapping, rape, gang rape, female nudity, class struggle, student, anti semitism, violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: milan italy, italy
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The Ungrateful (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Somnath (Somu) lives in a shanty house in a Delhi slum with his widowed mom, and unmarried sister, Sarla. He is friendly with Calcutta-based wealthy Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj. When Vicky's dad, Damodar, has a heart attack and is advised to take ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: factory, factory worker, anti capitalism, introspection, social differences, working class, hopes, hidden identity, family relations, father son relationship, irony of fate, factory owner ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia
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Steel (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mike Catton was once a world-renowned construction foreman (at least in the construction world), but an accident left him with a serious fear of heights. Unable to climb the big skyscrapers while under construction, he retired and became a truck ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, exciting, uplifting ...
Plot: stuntman, race against time, skyscraper, boss and employee, partners, ambition, workplace, friends, power relations, workplace intrigue, against the odds, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky
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Pitfall (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, mind bending, experimental, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, ghost, supernatural, murder, magic realism, lie, father son relationship, mining town, labor union, storekeeper, countryside, parents and children ...
Place: japan
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Adalen 31 (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 1969 Swedish drama film directed by Bo Widerberg. It depicts the 1931 Ådalen shootings, in which Swedish military forces opened fire against labour demonstrators in the Swedish sawmill district of Ådalen, killing five people, including a young ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, sincere, interesting
Plot: female nudity, social realism, protest, nude, labor union, graphic violence, sexual content, workplace, rivalry, society, military, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, year 1931, 20th century
Place: sweden
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Homefront (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Homefront is an American television drama series created and produced by Lynn Marie Latham and Bernard Lechowick in association with Warner Bros. Television for ABC. The show was set in the fictional city of River Run, Ohio in 1945, 1946, and 1947. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, clever
Plot: world war two, soldier, family relations, radio, prejudice, interracial relations, racism, baseball, coach, small town, funeral, social problems ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: ohio, usa
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