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, thought provoking, sincere, reflective and bleak films and TV shows about / with working conditions, working class, society, family relations, workplace, politics, poverty, workplace situations, mentor and labor union plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres shot in France, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as working conditions: A Man is Dead (2018), 24 City (2008), Where Am I Going? (2016), Midnight Is a Place (1977), On the Buses (1969), Corporate (2017), The Organizer (1963), Enough Praying (1972), Bankett für Achilles (1975), Phantom (2013).

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 ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, visually appealing
Plot: communism, strike, class struggle, working conditions, post world war two, french politics, working class, film within a film, worker, war, communist, documentary filmmaking ...
Time: year 1950
Place: france
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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: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: factory, working class, introspection, workplace, society, social differences, revolution, politics, working conditions, childhood memory, fired from the job, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 50s, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: china, asia
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Where Am I Going? (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Checco is 39 and lived his entire life with his parents. He loves his job where he does nothing the whole day, until something happens that will change his behavior and his life forever...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: public service, civil servant, working conditions, workplace, job, couple relations, cultural difference, workplace situations, adaptation, social relations, adventure, stereotypes ...
Time: 2010s
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The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, History
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This is the true story of a little dog that refused to leave his master's graveside in Edinburgh. The dog visited the grave for years.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, dog, escapades, friendship, family life, animal life, family relations, rescue, danger, family, youth, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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Midnight Is a Place (1977)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: fire, uncle, children, child labor, poverty, industry, sewer, working conditions
Time: victorian era
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On the Buses (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: working class, mother, sister, inspector, bachelor, working conditions, working class family, marriage, bus, bus driver, worker, mother son relationship ...
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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 ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: corporation, manager, suicide, guilt, husband wife relationship, psychological trauma, female protagonist, danger, adaptation, rivalry, society, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 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: sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: factory, working class, politics, fighting the system, labor union, turin italy, strike, prostitution, running from police, sweatshop, solidarity, misery ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: italy
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Enough Praying (1972)
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: catholic priest, priest, class struggle, church, poverty, religion, catholic church, conscience, solidarity, injustice, social problem, working conditions ...
Time: 60s, 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, ...
Style: amateur film
Plot: professional rivalry, death, factory, drinking, chemical, drinking alcohol, worker, working conditions, farewell, family relations, job, generation gap ...
Place: gdr, east germany, german democratic republic
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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, experimental
Plot: existentialism, neon light, homeless, poverty, memory, storytelling, mannequin, dream, dreaming, nightmare, reality, identity ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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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: nuclear, accident, radiation sickness, intrigue, nuclear reactor, radioactivity, nuclear power plant, union, nuclear power, drill, plutonium, working conditions ...
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: sincere, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic, contemplative ...
Plot: working class, factory, unemployment, intern, politics, betrayal, labor union, workplace situations, social differences, life is a bitch, father son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, normandy, paris france, korea ...
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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, realistic, sexy, emotional, sexual
Plot: love triangle, family relations, arson, submarine, parents and children, americana, family problems, tough heroes, couples, breakup, uninhibited rivalry, love affair ...
Time: 60s
Place: connecticut, usa
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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: sentimental, bleak, realistic, serious, factual
Plot: working class, immigrants, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, impossible love, false accusation, graphic violence, leadership, society, fighting the system, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, san diego california, new york, 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, working class, romance, society, disorder, family relations, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, vengeance, social differences, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, lyon
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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, demonstration, mine, government, protest, murderer, shared shower, barefoot male, male in shower, protestor, worker, string quartet ...
Place: romania
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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, uplifting, captivating, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: labor union, small town, working class, fighting the system, whistleblower, factory worker, against the odds, single mother, labor, factory, union, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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, contemplative, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, pregnancy, promiscuity, vietnam war, new wave, revolution, couple relations, infidelity, lifestyle, romance, journalism, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe, 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: touching, serious, psychological, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: seaport, unemployment, friendship, working class, job seeking, self esteem, bar, destiny, life is a bitch, redemption, small town, breaking point ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, europe, galicia, switzerland ...
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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, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: revolution, politics, factory, working class, injustice, fighting the system, religions or cults, exploit, social differences, workplace situations, against the odds, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, berlin germany ...
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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, disturbing, sincere, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: immigrants, realism, labor union, deportation, working class, politics, society, life is a bitch, family relations, fighting the system, janitor, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, mexico city, guatemala ...
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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, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: police investigation, working class, violence against women, track down, crime, law enforcement, crimes, missing child, immigrants, police station, policewoman, female police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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