Keyword: homeless

Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 12/14/2006
Chris Gardener is a family man struggling to make ends meet. Despite his valiant attempts to help keep the family afloat, the mother of his five-year-old son, Christopher, is buckling under the constant strain of financial pressure. No longer able to cope, she reluctantly decides to leave. Chris, now a single father, continues doggedly to pursue a better-paying job using every sales skill he knows...
Blood Shed

Blood Shed (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014
A supernatural creature, whose thirst for blood is matched only by her desire to protect her lair, goes on a deadly killing spree when a group of homeless people move into the storage facility it calls home. Being torn to pieces one-by-one, these new residents of the facility are forced to fight for their lives from this shape-shifter bent on their bloody demise.

First Night (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/04/2014
Pras Michel lives as a homeless man for nine days, on $1 a day, on the rough fringes of downtown Los Angeles.
Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/05/2013
Llewyn Davis is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles - some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, scaring up what work he can find, Llewyn's misadventures take him from the baskethouses of the Village to an empty Chicago club - on...

L' abri (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/09/2014
At an emergency shelter for the homeless in Lausanne, every night the same entry ritual takes place, resulting in confrontations which can sometimes turn violent. Those on duty at the shelter have the difficult task of "triaging the poor": the women and children first, then the men. While the total capacity at the shelter is 100, only 50 "chosen ones" will be admitted inside and granted a warm...
Dir: Fernand Melgar
With: N/A

Time Out of Mind (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
A once-successful businessman, now a Skid Row bum, finds a passage through despair to an unexpected triumph in a New York court.

Fehér isten (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/11/2014
A girl and her best friend, a dog, go on misadventures in a world of winners and losers, a world in which pedigree is a decisive factor. However, genuine affection can occasionally come out on top and rebel against an unjust fate.

Shelter (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Hannah and Tahir come from two different worlds, but when their lives intersect, they are at the same place -- homeless on the streets of New York.

Animals (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
A young couple exists somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy life they imagine for themselves. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ultimately forced to face the reality of their situation.
Ball Don't Lie

Ball Don't Lie (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 11/29/2007
Sticky, 17, white, has spent his life being abused by pimps living with his prostitute mother, bouncing from one foster home to another, and living on the street between failed placements. But he's developed incredible hoop skills that have given him considerable social standing among his mostly black peers. And he gets a girlfriend named Anh-thu, who loves him and wants to help him reach his...
Rent

Rent (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 11/22/2005
In New York's East Village, a group of bohemians struggle to express themselves through their art and strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and the AIDS epidemic. Roger is an aspiring songwriter who has emotionally shut down after his girlfriend's suicide. Despite his attraction, he is reluctant to start a new romance with his downstairs neighbor Mimi...
Lollilove

Lollilove (2005)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 65 minutes Release date: 11/29/2005
A prosperous young Hollywood couple endeavor to help the homeless.
Delirious

Delirious (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 08/14/2007
Small time celebrity photographer Les Galantine has a big mouth and big dreams, but he can't quite talk himself into the right parties to get that one great exclusive photo. He meets Toby, a homeless kid who is drawn to the bright lights of New York City and "hires" him as his assistant. Les pays Toby nothing but room and board but the two are drawn to each other and become friends. Although Toby...
Gimme Shelter

Gimme Shelter (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 01/23/2014
For 16-year-old Agnes "Apple" Bailey, life has been a constant struggle to overcome the harsh reality of a subsistence existence with her abusive mother, June, and June's string of lowlife boyfriends. When she finds herself pregnant and alone, Apple temporarily takes shelter with her biological father, Tom, a wealthy Wall Streeter living in a New Jersey mansion with his wife Joanna and two young...
Soloist

The Soloist (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 04/23/2009
Columnist Steve Lopez is at a dead end. The newspaper business is in an uproar, his marriage to a fellow journalist has fallen apart and he can't entirely remember what he loved about his job in the first place. Then, one day, while walking through Los Angeles' Skid Row, he sees the mysterious bedraggled figure Nathaniel Ayers, pouring his soul into a two-stringed violin. At first, Lopez...
Don Peyote

Don Peyote (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
A midlife crisis over his upcoming wedding sends 32-year-old unemployed stoner Warren Allman on the drug trip of a lifetime. Fueled by vivid apocalyptic dreams, Warren becomes obsessed with 2012 Doomsday theories and decides to make a documentary on the subject while his fiancé is busy planning their wedding.

Making Change (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/02/2014
A group of homeless teens living on Venice Beach, California join together to derail a corrupt politician's campaign.

Stonewall (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/13/2014
Danny Winters is kicked out of his home and flees to New York, leaving behind his beloved sister. While miserable and living on the streets, he meets a group of kids who introduce him to The Stonewall Inn, a mafia-run bar and nightclub that serves as a home-base of sorts for local drag queens, gays, lesbians, and everything in between. There, Danny meets the debonair Trevor before catching the eye...

Condemned (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/02/2014
An eclectic group of squatters become infected by the filth they created in a condemned building.
Where God Left His Shoes

Where God Left His Shoes (2008)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 12/11/2008
When Frank, Angela, and their two children are evicted from their New York City apartment, they have no choice but to move into a homeless shelter. After a few difficult months, good news comes their way on Christmas Eve: a nearby housing project has an apartment available immediately--however, Frank needs a job on the books in order to qualify. While the rest of the city prepares for Christmas...
Squatters

Squatters (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
For two young drifters, Jonas and Kelly, their dream comes true when they illegally take residence in an upscale home of a vacationing family. But things start to spiral out of control when the rightful owners, Michael Silverman and his father, unexpectedly return from overseas. Now Jonas and Kelly are trapped by their own deceptions, leading to a violent, inevitable confrontation between two very...
Child of God

Child of God (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
Dispossessed and violent, Lester Ballard wanders through the mountains of Tennessee in the 1960s, sinking to the level of a caveman and living a life of crime and degradation.

Angels in Exile (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Dir: Bill Raftery
With: N/A
Power of Few

The Power of Few (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 02/14/2013
During one afternoon in New Orleans: A desperate teenager assaults a store clerk to get medicine for his ailing baby brother. Two undercover agents come into conflict with the rules of torture while taking down a terrorist ring. To feed himself, a delusional homeless man steals a gun from a cop and sells it to the wrong guy. And while delivering a package, a courier rescues a man on the run and...
Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 04/24/2014
A beach bum finds his quiet life upended by dreadful news and sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of revenge. Proving an inept assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.