Keyword: The Great Depression

King Kong

King Kong (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 180 minutes Release date: 12/13/2005
It is 1933, and vaudeville actress Ann Darrow has found herself--like so many other New Yorkers during the Great Depression--without the means to earn a living. Unwilling to compromise and allow herself to sink into a career in burlesque, she considers her limited options while aimlessly wandering the streets of Manhattan. When her hunger drives her to unsuccessfully try to steal an apple from a...
Seabiscuit

Seabiscuit (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 07/24/2003
The tale of three lost men--Johnny "Red" Pollard, a young man whose spirit has been broken; Charle Howard, a millionaire who lost everything; and Tom Smith, a cowboy whose world was vanishing--who found each other and discovered hope in a down-and-out racehorse named Seabiscuit, who took them and the nation on the ride of a lifetime.

Serena (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/18/2014
George Pemberton and his new bride, Serena, maintain a close watch over a burgeoning logging empire in Depression-era North Carolina, ruthlessly ruling the woodlands while fighting off the efforts of environmental activists to turn their land into a national park. However, when Serena learns that she is unable to bear children, and that George has fathered an illegitimate son with a local woman...
Identical

The Identical (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 09/04/2014
Identical twin brothers are separated at birth during the Great Depression. Their parents cannot afford to give them both a life beyond poverty, so one is adopted by loving family. Despite their very different upbringings, the boys' shared passion for music causes their lives to unknowingly intersect as they experience a powerful and mysterious connection often felt by twins. One of the boys...
Sting

The Sting (1973)

Rated: PG Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 11/29/1973
When a mobster kills their friend, two drifters concoct a hilariously intricate scheme for revenge. There's no telling who to trust in.