Worker movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant worker movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, bleak and suspense films and TV shows about / with worker, society, death, workplace situations, life is a bitch, violence, friendship, danger, working class and chase plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as worker: Gung Ho (1986), Beneath Us (2019), Antz (1998), Amin (2018), At War (2018), Here Without Me (2011), Sleep Dealer (2008), Under the Pines (2013), A Man is Dead (2018), Crash Test Aglaé (2017).

List of worker movies

 6.3
 12K
Gung Ho (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two clashing corporate cultures. At one end is the Japanese plant manager and ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, unemployment, factory, friendship, worker, labor union, business, workplace, buddies, society, fighting the system, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, usa, pennsylvania, asia, tokyo
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 5.3
 2K
Beneath Us (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Everyday, thousands of immigrants line the parking lots of hardware stores and climb into cars with strangers they've never met, all for the promise of paid work. In Beneath Us, a group of undocumented workers are lured into the home of Liz ...
Style: scary, bleak, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: worker, migrant worker, betrayal, torture, terror, killer, murder, nightmare, hostage, mexican, sadist, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 150K
Antz (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting the system, heroes, ant, princess, rebellion, misfit, soldier, worker, adventure, friends, queen, heroism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.0
 242
Amin (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amin has come from Senegal to work in France, leaving behind his wife Aïcha, and their three children. He leads a solitary life in France, where the only space he occupies is his home and the building sites on which he works. Most of his earnings ...
Style: suspense, melancholic, psychological, thought provoking, touching
Plot: interracial sex, interracial love, infidelity, worker, immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), father daughter relationship, female nudity, money, sex scene, interracial romance, interracial relations ...
Place: africa, senegal
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 6.9
 2K
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, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: labor union, strike, working class, business manager, class struggle, mayor, worker, factory, hard labor, anger, news report, demonstration ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Here Without Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is about the world of a small family with familiar dreams and not so remarkable problems. The mother is trying to lead everything to save her family, but small events disarrange all her plans.
Style: sentimental, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: worker, poverty, dream, cinema, adaptation, love, money, son, change, delusion, iranian, limp ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.0
 6K
Sleep Dealer (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of technology.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corporate crimes, future dystopia, virtual reality, survival, life is a bitch, dishonesty, danger, water shortage, worker, dam, destruction, border crossing ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: working class, social decay, against the odds, society, follow your dream, small town, social relations, family relations, class struggle, worker, strike, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, france
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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, captivating, suspenseful, visually appealing ...
Plot: communism, strike, working conditions, class struggle, worker, french politics, working class, film within a film, war, communist, police violence, shot in the head ...
Time: year 1950, post world war two
Place: france
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Crash Test Aglaé (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Aglaé, a young factory worker, has only one focus in life: her job at a car crash test site. When she learns that the factory is going to be relocated abroad, she accepts, to everyone's surprise, to go to India in order to hold on to her job. ...
Style: road movie, humorous, tense, light, feel good ...
Plot: co worker co worker relationship, friendship, coworker relationship, female protagonist, worker, coworker, factory, female friendship, strong female presence, work abroad, workplace situations, society ...
Place: india, kazakhstan, switzerland, poland
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 7.7
 16K
The Insult (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Cyprus, Belgium, Lebanon, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: courtroom drama, palestinian, media coverage, idealism, courtroom, husband wife relationship, lawyer, anger, insult, president, politician, worker ...
Place: lebanon
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 5.7
 313
Radiant Sea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Marek starts as a trainee on a container ship. It's 197 meters long, 30 meters wide, and bound for Martinique. Full of anticipation, he leaves his parents' farm in Western Pomerania and goes on board at Saint-Nazaire. Marek wants to find ...
Style: gay cinema, queer cinema, psychological, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: sailor, homoeroticism, gay, gay lead character, ship, swimming, workplace romance, colleague colleague relationship, lgbt, fall in love, gay interest, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean, caribbean
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The Boss's Daughter (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 40-year-old foreman Vital is chosen by Alix (25) as a guinea pig in the anonymous study she is carrying out in her father's factory. The boss's daughter soon finds herself falling under the spell of this reserved, enigmatic worker as he ...
Style: captivating, romantic
Plot: love, fall in love, factory, worker, boss, father daughter relationship, co worker co worker relationship, employer employee relationship, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love interest, male female relationship ...
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Skeleton Krew (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Ireland
Story: One by one a group of workers are stalked and killed by a mysterious masked figure during a 12 hour night shift in a factory facing closure.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: slasher killer, masked killer, serial killer, killer, murder, characters murdered one by one, death, blood, worker, serial murder, one day, terror ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
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 7.7
 24K
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, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, male nudity, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, ambition, society, war ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
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 6.8
 2K
Giant (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Germany, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A chronicle of a supermarket security guard's obsession with a late-shift janitor.
Style: clever, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightshift, janitor, supermarket, obsession, stalking, dishonesty, voyeurism, suburbs, security guard, shoplifting, brother sister relationship, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: uruguay, latin america
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 7.0
 422
The Ditch (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, France, Belgium, South Korea, Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film focuses on the suffering of Chinese who were imprisoned in a forced labor camp called Jiabiangou in the Gobi Desert in winter 1960 under Mao Zedong on the grounds that they were "rightist elements". The film tells of the harsh ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: prison life, captivity, life is a bitch, confined, against humanity, politics, starvation, re-education, society, state affairs, death, cannibalism ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1960, 1960s
Place: china, asia
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 6.1
 221
Here and There (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: family relations, hopes, society, immigrants, parents and children, life is a bitch, getting home, music band, worker, countryside, poverty, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Carry on at Your Convenience (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the tale of industrial strife at WC Boggs' Lavatory factory. Vic Spanner is the union representative who calls a strike at the drop of a hat; eventually everyone has to get fed up with him. This is also the ideal opportunity for lots of ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, parody, sex comedy
Plot: labor union, satire, coach, picket line, seaside, factory, toilet, worker, bet, mother, social satire, horse race ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, brighton
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Letters from Marusia (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Originally Actas De Marusia, this Mexican film re-creates a dark chapter in the history of Chile. The scene is a small Chilean mining town in 1907. Suffering under the despotic rule of the British mine owners, the workers stage a revolt. The ...
Plot: worker, latin american history, rebellion, school, exploitation, train, torture, rifle, strike, socialist, massacre, shot to death ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile, south america
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Mister Johnson (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, and considers himself English, though he has never been ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: wife beater, trafficking, worker, human spirit, interracial relations, culture clash, against the odds, unemployment, discrimination, fish out of water, racism, social differences ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: africa, nigeria
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 6.9
 10K
Kafka (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, murder, writers, investigation, expressionism, worker, secret, palaces castles and temples, insurance, uncover truth, missing person, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, 18th century
Place: prague, prague czech republic, central europe, prague czechoslovakia
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The Motel Life (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of working-class brothers flee their Reno Motel after getting involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, road movie ...
Plot: on the run, introspection, siblings relations, working class, family relations, misfit, hit and run, life turned upside down, family problems, society, social misfits, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, hawaii
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Life on the Line (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of men who do the high-wire work of fixing the electrical grid are hit by a sudden deadly storm.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: electrician, storm, heroism, workplace situations, life risking, workplace problem, friendship, worker, electricity, man versus nature, courage, heroic mission ...
Place: texas
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 4.1
 2K
Atomica (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the near future, when communications go offline at a remote nuclear power plant isolated in the desert, a young safety inspector, Abby Dixon, is forced to fly out to bring them back online. Once inside the facility, mysterious clues and strange ...
Style: captivating, tense, futuristic, philosophical, suspense ...
Plot: nuclear, strong female lead, insanity, nuclear power, radiation, scientist, engineer, science runs amok, workplace situations, mystery, hi-tech, nuclear power plant ...
Time: future, near future
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 7.2
 6K
John Rabe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, China, Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: rescue, war crime, atrocity, heroes, deadly, confined, war, wartime life, survival, negotiation, lifesaver, chaos ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china, japan, asia
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 7.8
 761
Rehab Addict (2010)
Genre:
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Nicole Curtis works in Minneapolis and Detroit discovering houses that were once the best part of their neighborhood but are starting to fall apart. She recruits her crew to come out and rebuild the houses to their original glory days. is a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: interior design, home renovation, reality, home improvement, designer, worn out, real estate, carpenter, renovation, architecture, against the odds, reconstruction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, minnesota
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 6.1
 2K
Flip or Flop (2013)
Genre:
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Tarek is a self-proclaimed real estate genius with determination and drive. Christina is Tarek's picture-perfect wife, who Tarek's friends still can't believe he landed. In each episode of Flip or Flop, Tarek and Christina flip a new ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: real estate, home improvement, home renovation, interior design, renovation, investments, buying a house, house for sale, workplace situations, worker, recovery, reconstruction ...
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 8.6
 16K
Letterkenny (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Letterkenny follows Wayne, a good-ol’ country boy in Letterkenny, Ontario trying to protect his homegrown way of life on the farm, against a world that is constantly evolving around him. The residents of Letterkenny belong to one of three groups: ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: small town, countryside, society, worker, punk, hockey player, protection, drug use, smoking, farm, fistfight, hick ...
Place: canada
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 7.1
 136
Superfluous (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young farmer Mikajlo while on youth labour action falls in love with a student Nada and infatuated with her, he leaves the peasant brigade and Malena, a girl who as if she were overabundant, followed him to work the labour action. Mikajlo's ...
Plot: training camp, farm hand, wooing, worker, young love, unrequited love, workplace, communist, peasant, studying
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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