Picket line movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant picket line movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, talky, melancholic and sincere films and TV shows about / with picket line, society, politics, mentor, storytelling, brutality, runaway, dialogue, violence and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as picket line: The China Syndrome (1979), Brother John (1971), Carry on at Your Convenience (1971), Atlas Shrugged: Part II (2012), Eichmann (2007), Battle in Seattle (2007), Iron Jawed Angels (2004), Together (2000), Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (1999), Sacrifice (2000).

List of picket line movies

The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: radiation, conspiracy, investigation, danger, journalism, media, control room, politics, nuclear, uncover truth, swat team, power plant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
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 6.5
 737
Brother John (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mysterious man John Kane (Sidney Poitier) who, when he returns to his hometown in Alabama for his sister's funeral, is thought to be an outside labor agitator - until it's revealed that he's really a heavenly messenger. The plot ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, racial tension, labor strike, picket line, rebellion, mysterious character, hopes, opposites attract, workplace situations, interracial relations, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, alabama, southern usa
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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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Atlas Shrugged: Part II (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Unemployment has risen to 24%. Gas is now $42 per gallon. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: fighting the system, ambition, rebellion, visionary, radical, rebelliousness, idealism, lifestyle, politics, workplace, political corruption, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 5.9
 3K
Eichmann (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, of his role in Hitler's plan for the final solution.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, life is a bitch, genocide, prison, nazi, courtroom, crimes, society, investigation, confined, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: europe, israel, middle east, budapest, budapest hungary
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Battle in Seattle (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thousands of activists arrive in Seattle, Washington in masses to protest the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 (World Trade Organization). Although it began as a peaceful protest with a goal of stopping the WTO talks, it escalated into a ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: protest, politics, political unrest, police brutality, fighting the system, idealism, hopes, rebelliousness, chaos and mayhem, resistance, state affairs, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, canada ...
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Iron Jawed Angels (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic, silent film
Plot: feminism, civil rights, injustice, fighting the system, political unrest, life is a bitch, state affairs, journalism, politics, human spirit, siblings relations, idealism ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1912
Place: philadelphia, tennessee, virginia, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 22K
Together (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, and goes to live with her brother, Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. Living in this leftist commune Elisabeth learns that the world can be viewed from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: hippie, friendship, commune, ideology, reconciliation, lifestyle, idealism, fish out of water, family problems, society, socialism, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An African American couple (Winfield and Alice) adopt two orphans from a Vietnamese refugee camp. After twenty-two years, the children are reunited with their birth mother, bringing deeply submerged resentments and misconceptions to the surface and ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, adoption, transvestism, family relations, interracial relations, dysfunctional family, family life, self discovery, human nature, siblings relations, family gatherings, racism ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, los angeles
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 4.8
 812
Sacrifice (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A convicted bank robber breaks free as he is being transported to prison after learning that his daughter has been killed by a serial killer. Determined to find her killer, he joins with a female cop who is working the case. He quickly discovers ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, manhunt, investigation, master criminal, mind game, track down, gory, deadly, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 90s
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 6.9
 2K
Stonewall (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of homosexual people try to live with dignity and self-respect while events build to the opening battle in the major gay rights movement.
Style: touching, controversial, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: friendship, gender, politics, gay pride, transvestism, police raid, raid, drag, gays and lesbians, gay, society, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, philadelphia, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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 6.0
 4K
Turk 182! (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious, his brother Jimmy attempts to have Mayor Tyler intervene, but the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, exciting, political
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, bridge, subway, mayor, graffiti, firefighter, vengeance, fighting the system, race against time, underdog, righting the wronged, lone wolves ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Fraternity Vacation (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can help his son find a girl. They meet two guys from a rival ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sex comedy, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friendship, loss of virginity, vacation, looking for sex, youth, lifestyle, best friends, love and romance, buddies, opposites attract, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa, california, palm springs california
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 7.5
 562
Buddies (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Buddies is a 1985 American drama film. It is the first film to deal with the AIDS pandemic, preceding the television movie An Early Frost (also released in 1985). Directed by Arthur J. Bressan Jr., who would die of complications from AIDS two years ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, lgbt, aids, gay, hospital, couples, friends, society, terminal illness, gender, buddies, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
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Young Doctors in Love (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An "Airplane!"-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised ...
Style: parody, humorous, sex comedy, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, gangsters, hitman, love and romance, disorder, power relations, silly humor, danger, nothing goes right, crimes, save the day, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, future
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 7.1
 8K
Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, misfit, pornography, suburbs, abortion, satire, family relations, strangulation, foot fetish, eccentric family, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, boston, california
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The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The utopian existence of the school is characterized ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, thought provoking, exciting ...
Plot: school, martial arts, heroes, politics, injustice, rebelliousness, racism, idealism, political unrest, anti hero, strong violent content, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970, year 1972
Place: arizona, usa, vietnam
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 7.0
 354
The Man (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the President and Speaker of the House are killed in a building collapse, and the Vice-President declines the office due to age and ill-health, Senate President pro tempore Douglas Dilman (James Earl Jones) suddenly becomes the first black man ...
Plot: senator, usa president, politics, daughter, picket line, fishing, widower, political candidate, man in a wheelchair, u.s. vice president, president, vice president ...
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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, distopia, monkey, ape, gorilla, time travel, space and aliens, post apocalypse, astronaut, survival, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, tokyo, los angeles
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Blinded by the Light (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.
Style: captivating, touching, humorous, tense, semi autobiographical
Plot: teenage protagonist, coming of age, father son conflict, interracial friendship, father son relationship, college student, teenager, poetry, british asian, dark humor, racism, rock music ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, year 1988
Place: new jersey, london, england, punjab, america
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Carry on Girls (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Local councillor Sidney Fiddler persuades the Mayor to help improve the image of their rundown seaside town by holding a beauty contest. But formidable Councillor Prodworthy, head of the local women's liberation movement, has other ideas. ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sex comedy ...
Plot: rivalry, sexual humor, seaside town, hotel, beauty pageant, nothing goes right, romance, contests and competitions, gender, disorder, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 70s
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René Lévesque (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: René Lévesque becomes a popular and charismatic Canadian politician.
Plot: female nudity, adultery, ethnic slur, strike, picket line, french canadian
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: montreal, montreal quebec, quebec
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Qismat Connection (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: This is a story about an architect Raj Malhotra. While he was a top student in his school and college days, he is not having much luck finding work, clients or projects. All he does seems to go wrong. Raj goes to a gypsy named Haseena Bano Jann who ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, realistic
Plot: true love, romance, couples, college, nothing goes right, rivalry, marriage proposal, construction, architect, fall in love, activist, oracle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, asia, india
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The Politician's Wife (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: politics, cheating, infidelity, manipulation, betrayal, adultery, motivation, journal, allies, sexual relations, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: big ben london, london
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You Don't Know Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification. ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, suffering, lawyer, district attorney, judge, moral dilemma, murder, against the rules, society, legal action, historical figure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, california
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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
Style: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suicide attempt, suicidal, teenage life, coming of age, first love, innocence lost, suburban life, virginity, high school, suburbs, overbearing parent, generation gap ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, yale university
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 7.3
 10K
Talk to Me (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Style: realistic, sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching ...
Plot: radio, ex convict, protest, civil rights, african american, society, media, manager, cheating, ambition, friendship, radio show ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, los angeles, california
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 5.5
 220
Southside (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two friends are torn apart by passion and ambition in the violent world of amateur boxing.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, captivating, talky
Plot: friendship, hypocrisy, gay athlete, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, working class, teenage life, coming out, contests and competitions, betrayal, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, beverly hills, usa, las vegas
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 6.2
 101K
The Rum Diary (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden ...
Style: stylized, humorous, light, surreal, colourful ...
Plot: newspaper, journalism, cockfight, profanity, lifestyle, drunkenness, hallucination, adaptation, journalist, rum, protest, vomiting ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, year 1960 ...
Place: caribbean, puerto rico, latin america, new jersey
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A Matter of Sex (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama - Jean Stapleton, Nancy Beatty, J. Winston Carroll
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: bank, discrimination, strike, feminism, workplace situations, boss and employee, price of justice, working class, labor union, injustice, power relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, year 1978, year 1977, year 1976
Place: minnesota, midwest
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