Factory worker movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant factory worker movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, bleak, thought provoking, weird and gloomy films and TV shows about / with factory worker, factory, society, family relations, brutality, working class, runaway, death, dialogue and life is a bitch plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as factory worker: Dancer in the Dark (2000), New in Town (2009), The Loves of a Blonde (1965), Louise-Michel (2008), The Ungrateful (1973), Lulu the Tool (1971), George Lopez (2002), The Woodsman (2004), Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Radium Girls (2018).

List of factory worker movies

Dancer in the Dark (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, USA, UK, France, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, surreal, depressing, touching ...
Plot: death sentence, factory worker, life is a bitch, blindness, dancing, death, destiny, tragedy, secret, hanging, tragic hero, music ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1964
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
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New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, fish out of water, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, moral dilemma, factory worker, creativity, social relations, life philosophy, prejudice, winter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: minnesota, california, new jersey, miami, usa
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The Loves of a Blonde (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Andula, an innocent Czech girl from a factory town, is desperately in search of love. She believes she's found it when she beds Milda, a charming young musician visiting from Prague. Milda, however, is only looking for a casual encounter, and ...
Style: art house, cynical, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: working class, factory worker, one night stand, blonde, female protagonist, boys and girls, love, female nudity, small town, satire, youth, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: prague, california, poland, eastern europe, europe ...
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Louise-Michel (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money… and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, political ...
Plot: factory worker, hitman, unemployment, disorder, partners, nothing goes right, assassination attempt, obnoxious boss, rivalry, satire, workplace, dark humor ...
Time: 2000s, september 11 2001, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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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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Lulu the Tool (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. The accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, political ...
Plot: factory, working class, factory worker, fighting the system, rebellion, boss and employee, rebelliousness, power relations, social differences, workplace situations, anarchist, fired from the job ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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George Lopez (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired on ABC from March 27, 2002, to May 8, 2007.
Style: sitcom, witty, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, factory worker, factory, single parent, society, workplace, unsupportive coworkers, optimism, promotion, friends, disorder, ethnic ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Woodsman (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.
Style: disturbing, harsh, sincere, rough, psychological ...
Plot: pedophilia, friendship, sexual perversion, starting over, ex convict, police officer, psychology, factory worker, suspicion, warden, anger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, philadelphia
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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. Ryu's boss, Park, has just laid him off, and in order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things ...
Style: disturbing, rough, dark, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, organ donation, crime gone awry, violent, suicide, transplant, mute or deaf, rape and revenge, vengeance, ransom, black market ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Radium Girls (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young women toiling in a factory are exposed to hazardous material which takes a disastrous toll on their health.
Style: disturbing, captivating, social, thought provoking, inspirational ...
Plot: factory worker, factory, american history, workplace problem, disgruntled worker, labor union, labor movement, social injustice, worker, social problems, labor leader, fighting the system ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new jersey
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8 Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, serious, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: hip hop, music, underdog, follow your dream, rap, success, urban ghetto life, musician, street gang, hip hop culture, musician's life, hopes ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 20th century, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, los angeles, usa
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The Piano in a Factory (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Steelworker Chen has a passion for music and plays the accordion in a local band with a close group of friends. When his estranged wife returns one day after years of absence, she demands a divorce and sole custody of their daughter. Chen is at a ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, art film
Plot: factory worker, hopes, working class, bittersweet, family problems, prodigy, family relations, disagreement, society, chinese, musician, single father ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, asia
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Groenten uit Balen (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of the laborer family Debruycker during the turbulent strike by Vieille Montagne in 1971.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: fighting the system, working class, rebellion, labor union, factory worker, society, human spirit, parents and children, workplace situations, life is a bitch, family life, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: belgium, europe
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Under the Skin of the City (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tuba works daily at a grueling textile factory in Iran, returning home every night to deal with the rest of her problematic family, which includes: a pregnant daughter whose husband beats her regularly; a teenage son, who's been getting into ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: dysfunctional family, politics, factory worker, introspection, life is a bitch, factory, parents and children, drug dealing, human nature, family problems, family life, injustice ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iran, japan
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Mondays in the Sun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, political, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: working class, seaport, friendship, society, destiny, redemption, small town, unemployment, job seeking, self esteem, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: spain, rio de janeiro, iberian peninsula, australia, europe ...
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Fast Food Nation (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Inspired by author Eric Schlosser's New York Times best-seller of the same name, director Richard Linklater's ensemble drama examines the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food and features an ...
Style: talky, stylized, disturbing, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: fast food restaurant, food, junk food, cooking and food, butcher, public health, illegal immigration, satire, greed, fighting the system, workplace, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, california, usa, colorado, mexico
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The Big Boss (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chen is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factory, the ...
Style: stylized, brutal, harsh, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, smuggling, fight, factory, master warrior, brutality, drugs, gang, fight scenes, drug smuggling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, hong kong, asia, thailand
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Siddharth (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A chain-wallah from Delhi travels across India in search of his missing son, in the hopes that whoever took him, returns him unharmed.
Style: psychological, sincere, disturbing, atmospheric, spiritual ...
Plot: missing child, missing son, social decay, society, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, dehumanization, parents and children, factory worker, against humanity, on the road ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, asia, punjab, mumbai india, delhi
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Attenberg (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marina, 23, is growing up with her architect father in a prototype factory town by the sea. Finding the human species strange and repellent, she keeps her distance. Instead she chooses to observe it through the songs of Suicide, the mammal ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: death of father, father daughter relationship, cancer, coming of age, family relations, friendship, sexual awakening, sex scene, terminal illness, small town, self discovery, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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Aurora (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 181 min.
Story: An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a line of abandoned trailers, the man silently watches what ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, family relations, losing-it hero, parents and children, factory worker, unfulfillment, alienation, post apocalypse, railway, artist, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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Heli (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: drug cartel, cocaine, gang, drug dealing, corrupt law enforcer, torture, society, kids in trouble, urban ghetto life, small town, factory worker, police corruption ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Les Misérables (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Style: epic, touching, emotional, inspirational, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: rebellion, redemption, suicide, revolution, parole, army, historical character, prostitute, orphan, father daughter relationship, dying man, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian era, regency period, 1930s ...
Place: france, paris france, london, europe
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, stylized, fairy tale, colourful, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: magic, childhood, children, fantasy world, chocolate, contests and competitions, social differences, candy, factory, imagination, transformation, parents and children ...
Time: 2000s
Place: bavaria, india, switzerland, atlanta georgia, england ...
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Camera Buff (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Filip buys an 8mm movie camera when his first child is born. Because it's the first camera in town, he's named official photographer by the local Party boss. His horizons widen when he is sent to regional film festivals with his first ...
Style: biting, sexy, thought provoking, art house, gloomy ...
Plot: art, existentialism, friendship, factory worker, factory, suspense, photographer, filmmaking, obsession, writers, utopia, writer's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: poland, new jersey, eastern europe, europe, warsaw poland ...
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The Colour Room (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Follows a pioneering ceramic artist who roared to prominence in the 1920s while working in Britain’s Stoke-on-Trent pottery industry.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: working class, talent, factory owner, innovation, factory worker, reformation, change, worker, reform, workplace, female protagonist, workplace situations ...
Time: 1920s
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Souvenir (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Isabelle Huppert stars as a middle-aged factory worker whose long-ago brush with fame comes to the fore again when she begins a romance with a young aspiring boxer.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, stylized
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, factory worker, musician's life, female singer, male female relationship, love affair, ambition, coworker, rising to stardom, in love, desire for fame, singing competition ...
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Tomie vs Tomie (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Partially based on "The Gathering" in the Tomie manga. A young man with a past begins work in a factory, where he attracts the amorous attention of a mysterious woman who lurks behind the scenes. He is a relatively unique young man, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mysterious woman, supernatural, rivalry, split personality, revenge, murder, mysterious villain, human monster, death, factory worker, bad kids, sexploitation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Elysium (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, space station, distopia, future dystopia, space, class conflict, space and aliens, dystopic future, dark future, apocalypse, post apocalypse, ecological disaster ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: los angeles, south africa, africa, usa
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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: 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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Dear Comrades! (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Novocherkassk, USSR, 1962. Liudmila is a Party executive and devout communist who fought at the front of WWII for Stalin’s ideology. Certain that her contribution will create a communist society, she detests any anti-Soviet sentiment. During a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, psychological, art film
Plot: brutality, communism, communist party, rebellion, riot, mother daughter relationship, labor union, labor strike, oppression, suspense, tyrant, dishonesty ...
Time: year 1962, 60s
Place: ussr, russia
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