Tag: illegal-immigrant

Undocumented (2010) 5.9

Undocumented (2010)

A small group of documentary filmmakers chronicle the trials and inequities faced by Mexican undocumented immigrants. When they join a group of families crossing the border to record the experience firsthand, their truck...

The Visitor (2007) 7.6

The Visitor (2007)

In Connecticut, lonely widowed Professor Walter Vale has a boring life. He teaches only one class at the local college and is trying to learn how to play the piano, despite not having the necessary musical talent. Walter...

Ga joi Heung Gong (1983) 6.6

Ga joi Heung Gong (1983)

Alan Wong (Andy Lau) is a Hong Kong youth who is bent to climb up the social ladder. With the help of a foreign businessman's mistress and mixed ethnicity woman Erica (Carroll Gordon), he joins a real estate company and ...

The Family Tree (2020) 8.4

The Family Tree (2020)

In his latest film, provocative auteur Jorge Ameer narrates a nostalgic Christmas story based on a old Panamanian holiday tradition. Víctor Gardel, a lonely workaholic, rescues animals for a local shelter. He loves the e...

“War of the Worlds” (2019) 6.2

“War of the Worlds” (2019)

Set in contemporary France, this Anglo-French reimagining of H. G. Wells' classic in the style of Walking Dead follows pockets of survivors forced to team up after an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike....

A Most Wanted Man (2014) 6.8

A Most Wanted Man (2014)

When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg's Islamic community, laying claim to his father's ill gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the ...

Superstore s5 e2 Testimonials 7.9

Superstore s5 e2 Testimonials

Amy attempts to gather glowing character testimony for Mateo's immigration lawyer but comes up short. Jonah plans an engagement party for Sandra, infuriating Dina, while Glenn and Marcus compete for Mateo's old locker.::...

Superstore s5 e13 Favoritism 8

Superstore s5 e13 Favoritism

Amy tries to make Mateo her assistant, leading to accusations of favoritism and a group competition in the store; Sandra gets caught in a power struggle between Glenn and Dina; Jonah tries to show Garrett that he's still...

Superstore s5 e3 Forced Hire 8.3

Superstore s5 e3 Forced Hire

When Amy hires Dina's nemesis Colleen, Dina blackmails Garrett into making Colleen's life a living hell. Jonah is forced to befriend Marcus in order to unionize the warehouse guys.::NBCUni press release...

Mala Noche-1986 6.6

Mala Noche-1986

A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really strange and undesirable....

Sugar-2008 7.2

Sugar-2008

By 2008, more than 25 percent of major league baseball players were born in Latin America. At 19, Miguel "Sugar" Santos, a serious kid from the Dominican Republic, signs with Kansas City. He flies to Phoenix for tryouts ...

The Border-1982 6.4

The Border-1982

U.S. Border Patrol agent Charlie Smith just wants to do a good job and provide for his wife. But between her demands for a more affluent lifestyle and the importuning of Charlie's partner Cat to take part in illegal acti...

A Hearty Response-1986 6

A Hearty Response-1986

After a botched attempt to nab a drug smuggler in a parking garage, police detectives Ho Ting-Bon (Yun-Fat Chow) and Cheong Yan (Fong Liu) accidentally cause a runaway car to hit a young woman, Kwong Sun (Joey Wang), who...

Crossing Over-2009 6.7

Crossing Over-2009

Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. The film deals with the border, document fraud, the asylum and green card process, ...

Dolan’s Cadillac-2009 5.7

Dolan’s Cadillac-2009

In Las Vegas, school teachers Robinson and his wife Elizabeth are trying for a baby. While horse riding through the desert one evening, Elizabeth witnesses the execution of two coyotes and an illegal immigrant by the hum...

Circle-2015 6

Circle-2015

In a massive, mysterious chamber, fifty strangers awaken to find themselves trapped with no memory of how they got there. Every two minutes, one of them must die... Executed by an electrical pulse generated from a source...

Machete-2010 6.6

Machete-2010

The highly skilled Federale Machete is hired by some unsavory types to assassinate a senator. But just as he's about to take the shot, he notices someone aiming at him and realizes he's been set up. He barely survives th...

Sea Fog-2014 6.9

Sea Fog-2014

The captain of a South Korean fishing trawler is offered his biggest payday yet. All he has to do is pick up a bunch of Chinese refugees off the mainland of China and bring them to South Korea. He takes the job and initi...

Seven Lucky Gods-2014 4.6

Seven Lucky Gods-2014

An illegal immigrant from Albania infiltrates the lives of a group of Londoners with devastating consequences.::Anonymous...

Shinjuku Incident-2009 7

Shinjuku Incident-2009

In China, the poor worker Tietou repairs tractors and misses his sweetheart Xiu Xiu, back in Japan, she having never sent any news to her family or him. While illegally emigrating to Japan, Tietou loses his Chinese docum...

Wave of Crimes-2018 5.1

Wave of Crimes-2018

Leyre is a forty-something woman who lives in Bilbao, Basque Country (north to Spain) that tries to open a cupcakes shop. Divorced of Cosme, a corrupt CEO who is married in second terms with Vanesa, her attempt to build ...

Detective Chinatown 2-2018 6

Detective Chinatown 2-2018

Tang and Qin team up to solve a murder in New York's Chinatown....