Tag: union

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005) 5.3

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)

Based on a true story: This is a journey through the psyche of a Southern Captain in the waning days of the American Civil War. In an emotionally charged performance, Julian Adams portrays his great-great grandfather Rob...

Gina, an Actress, Age 29 (2001) 6

Gina, an Actress, Age 29 (2001)

A struggling young actress lands her first job...only to discover that her "part" is to lie to an assembly of factory workers to keep them from unionizing.::Erich Mees...

Cesar Chavez (2014) 6.4

Cesar Chavez (2014)

Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a livi...

The Garment Jungle (1957) 6.6

The Garment Jungle (1957)

During the 1950s, the New York garment industry is going through a turmoil. On one side, the industry workers want to organize themselves into labor unions that will fight for them in obtaining better wages, better worki...

Battlefield Heroes (2011) 5.4

Battlefield Heroes (2011)

This story unfolds 8 years after 'Battle of Hwangsanbeol', which destroyed Baekjae, when Silla-Tang Dynasty union attacks Goguryeo.::Stanislav S, Sochi, Russia...

Never Steal Anything Small (1959) 6.1

Never Steal Anything Small (1959)

Jake MacIllaney will do just about anything to win the presidential election of longshoreman union Local 26. When he encounters young upright attorney Dan Cabot and Cabot's attractive wife, Linda, MacIllaney breaks up th...

Blue Collar (1978) 7.5

Blue Collar (1978)

Three workers, Zeke (Richard Pryor), Jerry (Harvey Keitel), and Smokey (Yaphet Kotto), are working at a car plant and drinking their beers together. One night, when they steal away from their wives to have some fun, they...

Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987) 6

Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987)

Chuck Murdock is an all American kid living in a sleepy town in Montana. He is the top pitcher of the little league team as well. After taking a tour of a nuclear silo, Chuck decides to quit playing little league until n...

At War (2018) 6.8

At War (2018)

Two years ago, the Perrin Industry Factory, 1100 employees, automotive supplier well known, affiliate to the German group Schäfer, signed an agreement asking to senior-managers and workers to accept a pay cut, in order t...

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song-2007 8.3

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song-2007

Interviews, archival footage and home movies are used to illustrate a social history of folk artist and activist Pete Seeger.::Anonymous...

Another Dawn-1943 7.3

Another Dawn-1943

The disaffected wife of a failed civil servant, is thrilled to re-encounter Octavio, a former lover who is now a union activist on the run from a corrupt politician. Hoping to help him, she descends into the Mexican unde...

The Bells of St. Mary’s-1945 7.3

The Bells of St. Mary’s-1945

Father O'Malley, the unconventional priest from 'Going My Way', continues his work for the Catholic Church. This time he is sent to St. Mary's, a run-down parochial school on the verge of condemnation. He and Sister Bene...

Bisbee ’17-2018 6.8

Bisbee ’17-2018

An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals collaborate to stage recreations of their controversial past....

North Country-2005 7.3

North Country-2005

1989. Josey Aimes takes her two kids, Sammy and Karen, and leaves her abusive husband Wayne, to return to her northern Minnesota home town. On a chance meeting with her old friend Glory Dodge who works as a driver and un...

Hard Target-1993 6.2

Hard Target-1993

Natasha Binder comes to New Orleans looking for her father, who has gone missing. In doing so, she meets a very hard man called Chance. He helps her find out that her father was killed by an organisation who sell the opp...

Union Bound-2019 4.9

Union Bound-2019

Sargent Joseph Hoover went to war to preserve the Union. After being captured and sent to a prisoner of war camp, he understood what it was to be kept against his will. Together with a friend he escaped and aided by slav...

Norma Rae-1979 7.3

Norma Rae-1979

Like a lot of her family before her, Norma Rae works at the local textile mill, where the pay is hardly commensurate with the long hours and lousy working conditions. But after hearing a rousing speech by labor activist ...

Pride-2014 7.8

Pride-2014

In 1984 20 year old closet gay Joe hesitantly arrives in London from Bromley for his first Gay Pride march and is taken under the collective wing of a group of gay men and Lesbian Steph, who meet at flamboyant Jonathan a...

Grosse Pointe Blank-1997 7.3

Grosse Pointe Blank-1997

Martin Blank is a freelance hitman who starts to develop a conscience, which causes him to muff a couple of routine assignments. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he attends his 10th year High School r...

Kill the Irishman-2011 7.1

Kill the Irishman-2011

The true story of Danny Greene, an impoverished but charismatic young Irish-American who rises to power as president of the longshoreman's local union and is charged with corruption but evades serious jail time by becomi...

Armed and Dangerous-1986 5.7

Armed and Dangerous-1986

Frank Dooley (John Candy) , a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defense lawyer named Herman Kane (Eugene Levy) in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a ro...

On the Waterfront-1954 8.1

On the Waterfront-1954

Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses a murder by two of Johnny's thugs, a...

Hoffa-1992 6.6

Hoffa-1992

Jack Nicholson's portrait of Teamsters Union leader Jimmy Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). This film follows Hoffa's struggle to shape America's most influential labor union throu...

Ride with the Devil-1999 6.7

Ride with the Devil-1999

Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles are friends in Missouri when the Civil War starts. Women and Blacks have few rights. Jack Bull's dad is killed by Union soldiers, so the young men join the Bushwhackers, irregulars loyal ...

The Conspirator-2010 6.9

The Conspirator-2010

In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt...

Sons of Ben-2016 7.3

Sons of Ben-2016

After many rumors of an MLS team arriving in Philadelphia never materializing, a small group of soccer fans took matters into their own hands and started a supporters group called the Sons of Ben to help bring a team to ...

Cradle Will Rock-1999 6.8

Cradle Will Rock-1999

In 1930s New York Orson Welles tries to stage a musical on a steel strike under the Federal Theater Program despite pressure from an establishment fearful of industrial unrest and red activity. Meanwhile Nelson Rockefell...

Union Leader-2017 7.7

Union Leader-2017

UNION LEADER is a drama, 105 minutes in length, and it is the story of Jay, who gave up his dream of education to care for his family when he was young and is haunted by the loss of a future that was not to be. But, he i...

Dolores-2017 6.9

Dolores-2017

Dolores Huerta bucks 1950s gender conventions by starting the country's first farm worker's union with fellow organizer Cesar Chavez. What starts out as a struggle for racial and labor justice, soon becomes a fight for g...