Strike movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant strike movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, sincere and political films and TV shows about / with strike, society, working class, love, police, cigarette smoking, dancing, labor strike, family relations and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, History and Comedy genres shot in France, USA, Belgium and other countries.
strike movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as strike: In Dubious Battle (2016), At War (2018), Ratcatcher (1999), Humanity (1999), Wedding Wars (2006), Billy Elliot (2000), Full Time (2021), How Much Further (2006), Joker (2019), 1900 (1976).

List of strike movies

In Dubious Battle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the California apple country, nine hundred migratory workers rise up "in dubious battle" against the landowners. The group takes on a life of its own-stronger than its individual members and more frightening. Led by the doomed Jim ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic, political
Plot: strike, class struggle, rebellion, righting the wronged, rebelliousness, idealism, landowner, intrigue, suspense, christmas, world war one, countryside ...
Time: 1930s
Place: california
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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.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: strike, labor union, business manager, working class, class struggle, mayor, factory, worker, hard labor, protest, anger, demonstration ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Ratcatcher (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: James Gillespie is 12 years old. The world he knew is changing. Haunted by a secret, he has become a stranger in his own family. He is drawn to the canal where he creates a world of his own. He finds an awkward tenderness with Margaret Anne, a ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, art house, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: children, poverty, boy, friendship, coming of age, neighbor, bully, urban decay, moving, grief, garbage, rat ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland
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Humanity (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions--because of the death of his own family in some kind of accident--investigates the crime, which turns out to ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, bleak, depressing, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: small town, masturbation, lust, voyeur, female nudity, sex, murder, bus, strike, rape, rape victim, orgasm ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, flanders, europe
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Wedding Wars (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gay people across the U.S. go on strike when a governor refuses to approve of gay marriages.
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, wedding, event planner, coming out, strike, gay marriage, protest, gay rights, campaign, couples, gay love, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: maine
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Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: coming of age, ballet, gay, father son relationship, friendship, dancing, working class, childhood, audition, follow your dream, boxing, dancer's life ...
Time: 20th century, year 1984, 90s, 80s
Place: england, northern england, london, europe
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Full Time (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie finally gets an interview for a job where she can raise her children better only to run into a national transit strike.
Style: captivating, thrilling, psychological
Plot: job interview, labor strike, female protagonist, strike, single mother, traffic jam, social issues, career, relationship vs career, job, social problems, problem ...
Time: 2020s
Place: france, paris france
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How Much Further (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Esperanza and Tristeza both have to get to Cuenca. However, by an unlucky turn of events, the bus they are on gets delayed due to a worker strike. Taking their journey into their own hands, they decide to hitchhike to Cuenca. Along the way they meet ...
Style: road movie, realistic, touching, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: countryside, journey, self discovery, strike, hopes, on the road, travel, hitchhiking, student, journalist, survival, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ecuador, andes mountains
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Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, bleak, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, villain, suspense, mental disorder, social problems, loneliness, psychological trauma, psycho, revenge, character change, insanity, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, los angeles
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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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Lady Chatterley (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: French adaption of DH Lawrence's infamous novel about forbidden passion across the class divide. Winner of the 2007 Cesar Award for Best Film.
Style: sexy, romantic, sexual, touching, sincere ...
Audience: adult
Plot: passion, infidelity, forbidden love, lady, extramarital affair, sex, sensuality, husband wife relationship, female nudity, dysfunctional marriage, class differences, erection ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: riviera, mediterranean sea, europe, france
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The Source (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favours as long as the men refuse to install a water pipe.
Style: realistic, sentimental, stylized, feel good, feminist film ...
Plot: sexism, village life, muslim woman, battle of the sexes, rebellion, against the rules, desert, ultimatum, power relations, machismo, social relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: middle east, north africa
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Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: political, thought provoking, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: strike, protest, revolution, chaos, kung fu, fictional history, working class, human, chase, injustice, polish, seaport ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s
Place: poland, ussr, europe
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A Man is Dead (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Brest, 1950. The war ended five years ago and nothing remains of the city. Massive bombings and intense fighting lasting more than a month turned the city, its docks, its arsenal, into ashes. Thousands of workers will build it up again, brick by ...
Style: thought provoking, exciting, visually appealing, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: communism, class struggle, working conditions, strike, worker, french politics, working class, war, superhero, communist, filmmaker, police violence ...
Time: year 1950, post world war two
Place: france
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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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Absurdistan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, fairy tale, offbeat
Plot: water shortage, battle of the sexes, social relations, ultimatum, couples, young lovers, love and romance, first time, absurdism, strike, village, sex ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia, caucasus, azerbaijan
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Under the Pines (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young widow wants to carry on with her husband's work:managing a pine plantation where they extract resin;but most of all,she wants to have electricity installed in her valuable property.In this place,it seems that 1789 never happened and ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: working class, social decay, against the odds, society, follow your dream, social relations, small town, worker, strike, family relations, class struggle, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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Eiffel (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The government is asking Eiffel to design something spectacular for the 1889 Paris World Fair, but Eiffel simply wants to design the subway. Suddenly, everything changes when Eiffel crosses paths with a mysterious woman from his past.
Style: romantic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: civil engineer, french history, world's fair, love, forbidden love, strike, flashback, love triangle, life, city, father daughter relationship, rescue from drowning ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1860s
Place: paris france, france
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Blood from a Stone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The day his bank refuses to finance him, Georges will do everything he can to save his shipyard and his employees.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, cynical, serious, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, save the day, rivalry, workplace, factory, working class, labor union, boss and employee, society, workplace situations, employer, strike ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence
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The Zero Hour (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Zero Hour tells the story of the La Parca (Zapata 666), a fearsome assassin who is forced to kidnap a private clinic to save the love of his life, Ladydi (Amanda Key). They soonreached the police and a media circus with them, ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: hostage, hospital, gang, confined, childbirth, negotiation, media circus, doctors and patients, poverty, murder, strike, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: venezuela, latin america
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Hentai Kamen: The Abnormal Crisis (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: News about the disappearance of panties is still being covered every day. Kyosuke (Ryohei Suzuki) still wears Aiko Completo's (Fumika Shimizu) panties to battle evil. Meanwhile, Aiko has mixed emotions and decides to get her panties back. ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, not serious, anime ...
Plot: superhero, super strength, heroes, good versus evil, undercover, sadist, silly humor, escapades, superhuman powers, pervert, karate, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Mrs. America (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 458 min.
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Story: The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent majority.”
Style: touching, uplifting, inspirational, thought provoking, political ...
Plot: feminism, conservative, activist, politics, feminist, lesbian, workplace situations, workplace, female protagonist, corporate world, sexism, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Out of My Hand (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Liberia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: ‘What do you want?’ asks the trade union leader, to which the men respond as if with one voice: change! Life is hard work on Liberia’s rubber plantations and wages are meagre. Nothing has changed for generations, but now the workers are ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: workplace, realism, immigrants, starting over, hopes, society, workplace situations, poverty, haunted by the past, new life, plantation, strike ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, africa, usa
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Goodbye First Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 15-year-old discovers the joys and heartaches of first love with an older teen, but in the ensuing years, cannot seem to move past their breakup.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, lovers apart, infidelity, sex scene, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, architecture, childhood sweetheart, older man younger woman relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, letter ...
Time: year 1999, 2000s, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, normandy ...
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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.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, twisted ...
Plot: labor strike, mother daughter relationship, single mother, female protagonist, mother son conflict, protestor, teenage boy, little girl, korean, working class, employer employee relationship, escapades ...
Place: south korea, korea
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Just Great (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
Style: political, surreal, talky, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: reporter, strike, love, female journalist, chaos, anarchism, factory, revolution, politics, class society, movie business, labor union ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1972
Place: france, paris france, asia, vietnam, europe
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Sunday Too Far Away (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Friday night he's too tired. Saturday night too drunk.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, homoerotic
Plot: australian outback, sheep, strike, male objectification, beer, society, unfulfillment, workplace, ambition, life is a bitch, tough heroes, friends ...
Time: 50s, year 1956
Place: australia, south australia
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A Room in Town (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of an increasingly violent strike, a worker falls in love with the middle-class daughter of his landlady.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strike, anger, female nudity, weakness, couples, sexual dysfunction, family relations, injustice, love and romance, unfulfillment, prostitute, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: brittany, france
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Some Mother's Son (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the ...
Style: political, bleak, sexy, bloody, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, lawyer, terrorist, working class, women, politics, betrayal, british, ira, human spirit, irish history, irish republican army ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, northern ireland, england, europe, vatican
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The Replacements (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Maverick old-guard coach Jimmy McGinty is hired in the wake of a players' strike to help the Washington Sentinels advance to the playoffs. But that impossible dream hinges on whether his replacements can hunker down and do the job. So, McGinty ...
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: sport, american football, underdog, cheerleading, football, transformation, adaptation, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry, against the odds, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, washington d.c.
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