Financial problem movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant financial problem movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, feel good, harsh, melancholic, visually appealing and touching films and TV shows about / with financial problem, mentor, storytelling, culture clash, dialogue, runaway, catastrophe, redemption, greed and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as financial problem: 2 Broke Girls (2011), John Q (2002), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Dedication (2007), Irina Palm (2007), Margin Call (2011), Mirror Mirror (2012), Children of Heaven (1997), Cinderella Man (2005), Acrimony (2018).

List of financial problem movies

 6.6
 96K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: not serious, witty, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, ambitious, financial problem, best friends, workplace situations, diner, lifestyle change, friends, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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 7.0
 132K
John Q (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, thought provoking, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: hostage, hospital, financial problem, injustice, society, fighting the system, power relations, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, crimes, organ donation, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Style: emotional, uplifting, inspirational, motivational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, ambition, life, rags to riches, rise to the top, life philosophy, hopes, success, life is a bitch, salesman, against the odds, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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 6.6
 7K
Dedication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A modern love story in which a misanthropic, emotionally complex author of a hit children's book is forced to team with a beautiful illustrator after his best friend and collaborator passes away. As Henry struggles with letting go of the ghosts ...
Style: cynical, realistic, psychological, touching, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: financial problem, romance, couples, holiday, fall in love, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lifestyle, opposites attract, artist, success, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, boston
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 7.2
 7K
Irina Palm (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Maggie, a quiet retiring grandmother, finds herself helpless as her grandson’s health deteriorates. When one last chance appears, but money is desperately short, Maggie acts to raise the cash in a fashion that surprises everyone but her...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, financial problem, job seeking, hospital, ambulance, grandmother grandson relationship, treatment, boss and employee, parent child relationship, starting over, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.1
 127K
Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, greed, wall street, corporate crimes, businessman, capitalism, millionaire, workplace situations, moral dilemma, financial problem, investments ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california
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 5.6
 87K
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: evil queen, fall in love, snow white, adventure, imaginary kingdom, prince, beast, palace, evil stepmother, save the day, cinderella story, magic spell ...
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Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, school, childhood, family, siblings relations, life, unemployment, young heroes, financial problem, children, perseverance, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
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 8.0
 185K
Cinderella Man (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, touching, motivational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: human spirit, sport, boxing, underdog, athlete's life, boxer, financial problem, poverty, great depression, prizefighter, comeback, training ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new jersey, usa, netherlands, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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 5.8
 9K
Acrimony (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A faithful wife takes action when it becomes clear to her that her devious husband has betrayed her.
Style: tragic ending, emotional, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, divorce, attempted murder, depression, financial problem, deception, betrayal, revenge, unfaithful husband, courtroom, mother daughter relationship, female psychopath ...
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Here Comes the Boom (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.
Style: humorous, inspirational, exciting, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: underdog, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, sport, teacher, fight, against the odds, high school teacher, martial arts, financial problem, coach, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, las vegas
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 7.2
 89K
Crazy Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: musician, country music, alcohol abuse, loneliness, singer, journalist, country singer, alcoholic, redemption, music business, financial problem, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, houston texas, new mexico, texas ...
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 7.9
 10K
Lucky Louie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lucky Louie is an American television sitcom created by Louis C.K., which aired on HBO for one season in 2006. In addition to being the creator, writer and executive producer of the series, C.K. starred as the eponymous Louie, a part-time mechanic. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: financial problem, parenthood, nothing goes right, family problems, parents and children, family life, couple relations, ordinary person, frustration, society, down on your luck, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
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 7.3
 42K
North Country (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, courtroom drama, feminism, lawsuit, rape, small town, against the odds, sexism, court, fighting the system, financial problem, labor union ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa
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 4.7
 4K
Chick Fight (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Anna Wyncomb is introduced to an an underground, all-female fight club in order to turn the mess of her life around, she discovers she is much more personally connected to the history of the club than she could ever imagine.
Style: uplifting, humorous, semi serious, inspirational
Plot: female fighter, financial problem, female friendship, female boxer, coach, female protagonist, fight, fight club, hopes, bonding, contests and competitions, mentor ...
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 7.1
 30K
Micmacs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers. Avid movie-watcher and video store clerk Bazil has had his life all but ruined by weapons of war. His father was killed by a landmine in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, absurd, light, atmospheric ...
Plot: misfit, lifestyle change, friendship, financial problem, goofy hero, teamwork, homeless, eccentricity, loneliness, french, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 5.9
 10K
Ca$h (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A stroke of good luck turns lethal for Sam Phelan and his wife Leslie when they are faced with a life-changing decision that brings strange and sinister Pyke Kubic to their doorstep. As Pyke leads Sam and Leslie on a tumultuous adventure through the ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: couples, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, moral dilemma, heist, financial problem, manipulation, unlikely criminals, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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How Not to Live Your Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: How Not to Live Your Life is a British sitcom, written by and starring Dan Clark that aired between 27 September 2007 and 22 December 2011, about a neurotic twenty-nine-year-old man who is trying to navigate his way through life but is not helped by ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: down on your luck, lifestyle, financial problem, roommate, love and romance, failed attempt, unfulfillment, crush, debt, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 5.5
 88K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robbery, rescue, police, police officer, money laundering, thief, undercover cop, wedding, friends, financial problem, disorder, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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 6.9
 18K
Chocolate (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An autistic woman with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, debt, martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, treatment, financial problem, rage, family problems, exile, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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 7.1
 18K
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, realistic, psychological, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: dog, small town, owner dog relationship, hopes, life is a bitch, social problems, financial problem, down on your luck, pets, loneliness, friendship, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: oregon, usa, alaska, portland oregon, california
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The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to ...
Style: touching, uplifting, semi serious, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farm, nasa, astronaut, family relations, follow your dream, rocket, ambition, obsessive quest, fbi, family, human spirit, american dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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The Man Without a Past (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or anything from his past life, he cannot get a job ...
Style: bleak, semi serious, touching, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: generosity, memory loss, poverty, amnesia, presumed dead, robbery, friendship, starting over, couple relations, romance, hopes, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe, north korea, helsinki finland, estonia
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Maria Full of Grace (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, Ecuador, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.
Style: realistic, rough, tense, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug cartel, life is a bitch, illegal immigration, immigrants, friendship, smuggling, crimes, juvenile delinquency, financial problem, new job, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa, latin america, new jersey ...
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 7.0
 43K
People Like Us (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, family relations, family secret, funeral, salesman, family problems, drinking problem, financial problem, family life, introspection, siblings relations, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.2
 22K
Hung (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate times call for desperate measures and Ray Drecker's situation couldn't be much tougher. The former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach is divorced and struggling to provide for his kids when ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: middle aged, gigolo, sexual relations, male escort, lifestyle change, family life, lifestyle, new job, family relations, talented, family problems, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
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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, emotional, surreal, heartbreaking ...
Plot: factory worker, death sentence, life is a bitch, blind character, human spirit, tragic hero, secret, murder, hanging, police officer, destiny, fighting illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state
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 8.0
 27K
Nobody Knows (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.
Style: heartbreaking, serious, touching, gloomy, depressing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: poverty, childhood, dysfunctional family, young kid, innocence lost, survival, responsibility, financial problem, journey, tragedy, brother brother relationship, malnutrition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, california
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, meditative, clever, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: musician, musician's life, loneliness, music, cat, homeless, aspiring singer, singer, ambition, introspection, life is a bitch, follow your dream ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
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 7.2
 38K
Soul Kitchen (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: SOUL KITCHEN film centers on a likable but hopelessly disorganized restauranteur, Zinos, whose cafe is second home to a motley crew of lovable eccentrics. When his girlfriend Nadine up and moves to Shanghai, a love-sick Zinos decides to fly after ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, lifestyle, brother brother relationship, family relations, workplace problem, workplace situations, family business, life is a bitch, workplace, financial problem, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
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