Money problems movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant money problems movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, touching, serious, psychological and suspense films and TV shows about / with money problems, family relations, husband wife relationship, money, life is a bitch, cigarette smoking, mother son relationship, telephone call, bus and cell phone plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as money problems: Student Services (2010), Sugar Daddy (2020), Indecent Proposal (1993), Exhibit A (2007), Mother (2020), The Place Beyond the Pines (2012), Million Dollar Man (2018), Oshin (2013), The Child (2005), The Way Out (2014).

List of money problems movies

Student Services (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Laura is a 19-year-old university freshman who desperately wants to do well in school. She works a part-time job but cannot make ends meet. One evening in which she is short of funds, she answers a personal ad online by "Joe," 57, who ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sexy, erotic, romantic ...
Plot: money problems, prostitute, prostitution, innocence lost, lust, gang rape, escort, university, jealousy, student life, lifestyle, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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 5.8
 516
Sugar Daddy (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a struggling musician can't afford her rent, she signs up for a website where rich older men pay to date younger women. Her new money-making venture sends her down a dark rabbit hole that forces her to grow up fast, shaping her music, and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: money problems, musician, musician's life, life is a bitch, financial problem, one night stand, casual sex, male female relationship, relationship problems, connection, music, social problems ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexy, sexual, thought provoking, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: gambling, adultery, infidelity, millionaire, husband wife relationship, love story, money, love, sexual relations, cuckold, love triangle, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, california, usa, nevada
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 6.1
 3K
Exhibit A (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exhibit A tells the timely story of a normal family disintegrating under financial pressure, eventually driven to the unimaginable. All is not as it seems as the King family go about their day-to-day lives oblivious of the horror to come. Dad Andy ...
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: found footage, money problems, murder, stalking, family relations, downfall, dark secret, tragic event, crimes, voyeurism, uncover truth, mind control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 6.8
 3K
Mother (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Shuhei is leading a tough life. His alcoholic mother Akiko can only hook up with bad guys and order Shuhei to go get money from his disapproving grandparents instead of going to school. Except raising the little half-sister, his rock-bottom life ...
Style: captivating, suspense, entertaining
Plot: mother son relationship, mother and son, sexpot, money problems, lust, life is a bitch, family problems, dysfunctional family, family, family relations, single mother, family tragedy ...
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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.
Style: harsh, captivating, gloomy, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: motorcycle, bank robbery, haunted by the past, money problems, loner, corruption, destiny, death, heist, father son relationship, parenthood, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa
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Million Dollar Man (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A man, who is repaying a 30 million yen debt left by his brother, wins the 300 million yen lottery. He grapples with the question of whether money can buy him happiness.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: debt, lottery winner, money problems, millionaire, betrayal, lottery, social problems, rich and poor, rags to riches, misfit, luck, rich ...
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 7.2
 779
Oshin (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl named Oshin is sent to work for another family, because of her own family's financial condition. Nevertheless, the young girl lives strongly.
Style: touching, captivating, sad
Plot: money problems, maid, poor, servant, family problems, family relations, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, social problems, financial problem, workplace, working class ...
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 7.4
 19K
The Child (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.
Style: sincere, emotional, harsh, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homeless, youth, dysfunctional family, poverty, baby, black market, going straight, social decay, life is a bitch, society, regret, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, belgium, europe
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 6.5
 171
The Way Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Way Out tells a story of a young Romani couple, Zaneta and David, the parents of little Janicka. Their efforts to live a decent and dignified life run up against the "Romani social trap," which is racism, the society's prejudices, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gypsy, racism, family relations, couples, unemployment, life is a bitch, realism, family problems, social misfits, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, central europe
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 7.2
 3K
The Lesson (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An honest, hard-working schoolteacher in a small Bulgarian town is driven to desperate measures to avoid financial ruin.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: school, teacher, stolen money, loan shark, teachers and students, small town, lie, money problems, professor, woman, women, education ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria
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 6.1
 218
Ama (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A portrait of the myth of maternity around the story of Pepa and her daughter, who are evicted from their home and forced to wander for a place to live with no support network.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, homeless woman, money problems, homelessness, motherhood, mother child relationship, parenthood, social problems, slice of life, life is a bitch, homeless ...
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The Confirmation (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eight year old Anthony is somewhat uneasy about spending the weekend with his alcoholic, down-on-his-luck carpenter dad Walt while his mom Bonnie and her new husband Kyle go to a Catholic retreat together. Walt is just as uneasy about spending time ...
Style: light, touching, humorous, contemplative
Plot: father son relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, second marriage, money problems, husband wife relationship, family relations, stepfather stepson relationship, divorce, alcohol abuse, confession, boy, father ...
Place: washington state
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Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, sexy, melancholic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, marriage, midlife crisis, maid, money problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, power relations, master and servant, unfulfillment, looking for love, fashion ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, usa, santa monica california
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The Wishing Well (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widower, Mark Jansen, owns and runs the local newspaper for the Midwest town he grew up in. As he struggles to make ends meet, his daughter takes his happiness into her hands by going down to the famous wishing well their little town is known for, ...
Style: serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, wish come true, journalism, introspection, newspaper, money problems, family, starting over, hopes, fish out of water, journalist, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new york
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The Comeback Trail (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two debt-ridden movie producers attempt an insurance scam involving an aging actor.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, buddy movie
Plot: film producer, money problems, debt, insurance scam, insurance fraud, elderly, filmmaking, failed attempt, human relationship, friendship, human spirit, partners ...
Time: future
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 8.4
 1.3M
Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, bleak, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, social problems, mental disorder, psychological trauma, character change, psycho, insanity, loneliness, revenge, social decay, villain, bad attitude ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york
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After the Storm (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ryota is an unpopular writer although he won a literary award 15 years ago. Now, Ryota works as a private detective. He is divorced from his ex-wife Kyoko and he has an 11-year-old son Shingo. His mother Yoshiko lives alone at her apartment. One ...
Style: thought provoking, semi serious, melancholic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: father son relationship, lottery ticket, divorce, private detective, money problems, slice of life, gambling, storm, family relations, writers, lie, bet ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 19K
Wendy and Lucy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Wendy, a near-penniless drifter, is traveling to Alaska in search of work, and her only companion is her dog, Lucy. Already perilously close to losing everything, Wendy hits a bigger bump in the road when her old car breaks down and she is arrested ...
Style: touching, sad, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, loneliness, small town, friendship, depression, solitude, life philosophy, character study, dysfunctional family, owner dog relationship, financial problem, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: oregon, alaska, california, portland oregon, usa
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Christmas in the Rockies (2020)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Katie Jolly is a driven young woman with aspirations to leave her small town of Homewood and the family business behind for a career in New York City. Katie’s dreams come to a halt when her father’s sudden injury leaves the future of the company ...
Style: touching, captivating, light, romantic, sweet
Plot: christmas, competition, money problems, lumberjack, holiday, christmas season, friendship, fall in love, dating, doctor, car accident, romance ...
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An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Slovenia, Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Senada is 31 and she lives in Poljice neighborhood in Lukavac municipality with her partner and two daughters. She is pregnant with her third child for approximately five months. Since she didn’t have health insurance, she does not go to the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, life is a bitch, family problems, race against time, social misfits, misfit, family relations, realism, family in crisis, parents and children, society, money raising ...
Place: bosnia, europe
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Miss Juneteenth (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Turquoise, a former beauty queen turned hardworking single mother, prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the “Miss Juneteenth” pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she did.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, single mother, overprotective mother, money problems, talent show, american dream, daughter, freedom, breakup, beauty queen, competition ...
Time: year 2004, year 2019, year 1865
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Mothers and Daughters (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother daughter conflict, mother, daughter, holiday, mother and daughter, pregnant woman, estrangement, money problems, rock band, pregnancy, paternity revealed ...
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 6.0
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Life for Sale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life for Sale is the story of one unlucky man's descent into disaster, a dramatic, human-destiny thriller with contemporary social undertones.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, suspense, tragic ...
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, money problems, economics, death of brother, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, downfall, brother sister relationship, dreaming, business, bankruptcy ...
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 7.2
 11
The Roomies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An under-employed and over-indulgent misfit aims to turn his life around through sobriety and religion while moving into the least supportive environment for either: an apartment with his old high school friends and indie band The Entropy All-Stars.
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: friendship, self discovery, new beginning, breakup, betrayal, immaturity, christianity, money problems, drug dealer, alcohol abuse, moving, party ...
Place: portland oregon
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Saviour Square (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A story of a married couple with two children, whose housing problems, the man's infidelity and the woman's fragility lead the family to destruction.
Style: touching, compassionate, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: selfishness, debt, hysteria, desperation, money problems, domineering mother, jealousy, marriage, humiliation, husband wife relationship, unfaithful husband, breakup ...
Place: warsaw poland
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The Honeymooners (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Working class New York bus driver Ralph Kramden is always coming up with get-rich-quick schemes for him and his best friend, Ed Norton, who's always around to help him get in (and out of) trouble.
Style: humorous, entertaining, romantic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, race, greed, cons and scams, ambition, friends, couple relations, unfulfillment, gangsters, bus driver, scheme, money problems ...
Time: 50s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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The Three Stooges (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality TV show.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: escapades, silly humor, nothing goes right, adventure, buddies, friends, disorder, goofy hero, save the day, three stooges, caper, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Divorced and demoralized Amy Minsky’s prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help, but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, hot and sexy, family relations, introspection, unlikely couple, love and romance, divorce, depression, love affair, mature woman, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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 5.5
 5K
Pusher (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In London, a drug dealer grows increasingly desperate over the course of a week after a botched deal lands him in the merciless clutches of a ruthless crime lord. The more desperate his behavior, the more isolated he becomes until there is nothing ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, drug dealing, criminal heroes, on the run, disorder, nothing goes right, chase, strip club, money problems, violence, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, east end london
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