Working conditions movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant working conditions movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, sincere, reflective, thought provoking and bleak films and TV shows about / with working conditions, working class, society, poverty, politics, workplace, labor union, life is a bitch, fighting the system and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as working conditions: A Man is Dead (2018), Midnight Is a Place (1977), On the Buses (1969), Corporate (2017), The Organizer (1963), Enough Praying (1973), Bankett für Achilles (1975), Phantom (2013), The Plutonium Incident (1980), Human Resources (1999).

List of working conditions movies

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 ...
Plot: shot in the head, death of friend, working conditions, french politics, funeral, working class, filmmaker, strike, labor union, class struggle, documentary filmmaking, police violence ...
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Midnight Is a Place (1977)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: This series is about two children who are the wards of a cantankerously un-loving uncle. That uncle owns a rug factory that has the typically brutal working conditions of the time that both poor adult and child labourers have to survive. Life is ...
Plot: poverty, sewer, child labor, industry, children, uncle, working conditions, fire
Time: victorian era
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 7.1
 2K
On the Buses (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: On the Buses is a British comedy programme created by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney, broadcast in the United Kingdom from 1969 to 1973. The writers' previous successes with The Rag Trade and Meet the Wife were for the BBC, but the corporation ...
Plot: working class, sitcom, sister, mother, bus, working conditions, working class family, bus driver, marriage, inspector, bachelor, british humour ...
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 6.4
 669
Corporate (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emilie is a bright young workaholic manager in Human Ressources, working for a huge French agro-food company. Ambitious and dedicated to her job, she is a good soldier, ready to put ruthless methods of management into practice to meet the ...
Plot: working conditions, subway, construction site, vomiting, binge drinking, drunk, manager, psychological trauma, psychological torment, metro, watching a video, paris metro ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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The Organizer (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Professor Sinigaglia (Marcello Mastroianni) is the title character in this darkly comedic Italian drama about mistreated factory workers in the city of Turin. Toiling away in appalling conditions in a textile mill, these employees have no one to ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: factory, working class, labor union, politics, sweatshop, solidarity, running from police, misery, prostitution, turin italy, strike, social decay ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: italy
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Enough Praying (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Many socially-concerned priests in Catholic Latin America have at some time left their parish churches to go and work in the fields and factories of the poor. Such priests, usually adherents of "liberation theology," are called ...
Plot: priest, catholic priest, class struggle, working conditions, social problem, catholic church, religion, poverty, church, injustice, conscience, solidarity
Time: 1960s
Place: chile
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Bankett für Achilles (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For thirty years, Karl Achilles has been working at the chemical collective in Bitterfeld. But now his last day as a master at the plant has come. He is about to retire; even if Karl, who finds ending his working life difficult, wanted to stay on, ...
Plot: retirement, one day, farewell, working conditions, alcohol, drinking, rivalry, father son relationship, marriage, death, ambition, factory ...
Place: gdr, east germany, german democratic republic
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 7.7
 1K
Phantom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a girl and her boyfriend spend a night talking about their life, their precarious condition and their difficulties to earn a living, their place in the world, if ever they have one...
Style: avant garde
Plot: homeless, existentialism, neon light, mannequin, surrealism, handheld camera, pay phone, dream, memory, literature, nightmare, poverty ...
Place: japan
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The Plutonium Incident (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A worker at a nuclear power plant finds life in danger after she points out unsafe conditions.
Plot: intrigue, accident, radioactivity, nuclear power, working conditions, plutonium, union, nuclear, drill, radiation sickness, nuclear reactor, nuclear power plant
Place: oregon
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Human Resources (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in Limoges, the movie tells the story of "good son" Franck (Jalil Lespert), who returns to his hometown to do a trainee managerial internship in the Human Resources department of the factory where his anxious, taciturn father has ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: working class, factory, labor union, intern, unemployment, politics, workplace, betrayal, graduation, social differences, society, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, normandy, korea, paris france ...
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 6.6
 858
Parrish (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Parrish McLean lives with his mother Ellen on Sala Post's tobacco plantation in the Connecticut River Valley. His mother winds up marrying Sala's rival Judd Raike, ruthless planter who wants to drive Sala out of business. Judd insists that ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
Plot: arson, love triangle, dishonesty, family problems, americana, destiny, social differences, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love affair, couples, breakup ...
Time: 60s
Place: connecticut, usa
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 7.4
 596
Joe Hill (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy going on. He becomes active ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, bleak
Plot: working class, society, rise and fall, impossible love, rebellion, ambition, false accusation, leadership, fighting the system, unfulfillment, immigrants, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, san diego california, california
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Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A company president gets framed with a food-poisoning scandal and the only person who can help him is the evening cleaning-woman, who always seems to be at the right place at the right time.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, dishonesty, disorder, eccentric family, couples, love affair, family relations, romance, interracial relations, couple relations, love and romance, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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 7.7
 534
Too Late (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An inexperienced prosecutor becomes involved with a local woman while investigating a miner's death.
Plot: miner, politics, pubic hair, corruption, murder, shower, investigation, long haired male, threat, male objectification, disappearance, worker ...
Place: romania, mine
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 7.4
 9K
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: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: labor union, small town, working class, fighting the system, against the odds, factory worker, whistleblower, union, single mother, labor, factory, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: alabama, usa
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Masculin Féminin (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film stars French New Wave icon Jean-Pierre Léaud as Paul, a romantic young idealist and literary lion-wannabe who chases budding pop star, Madeleine (Chantal Goya, a real life Yé-yé girl).
Style: talky, clever, psychological, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, pregnancy, promiscuity, vietnam war, new wave, revolution, society, battle of the sexes, rebelliousness, showbiz, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, california
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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: bleak, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: friends, friendship, working class, self esteem, job seeking, unemployment, ship, bar, shipyard, destiny, redemption, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, europe, seaport, galicia ...
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 7.1
 1K
24 City (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Chengdu nowadays. The state owned factory 420 shuts down to give way to a complex of luxury apartments called "24 CITY". Three generations, eight characters : old workers, factory executives and yuppies, their stories melt into the History ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: factory, working class, state affairs, workplace situations, workplace, revolution, politics, social differences, society, introspection, yuppie, flat ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 70s ...
Place: china, asia
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 7.6
 4K
Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few ...
Style: bleak, realistic, gloomy, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, politics, working class, injustice, factory, fighting the system, rebelliousness, hopes, exploit, life is a bitch, workplace situations, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, tokyo
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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, sincere, serious, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: deportation, labor union, janitor, immigrants, politics, working class, family relations, society, power relations, boss and employee, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, guatemala, mexico city, tijuana mexico ...
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 5.4
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Fabienne (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fabienne is a police officer. She does her job well but is gradually growing tired of the dehumanized nature of her work : arresting undocumented aliens day after day does not fit in with her ideals. That's why when, one night, Olga, the Kazakh ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sincere, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: police investigation, working class, crime, track down, law enforcement, missing child, female police officer, police station, violence against women, murder, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, seaport, europe
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