Keyword: unemployed

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Rated: PG Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 07/14/2005
Most nights in the Bucket home, dinner is a watered-down bowl of cabbage soup, which young Charlie gladly shares with his mother and father and both pairs of grandparents. Every night, the last thing Charlie sees from his window is Willy Wonka's great factory, and he drifts off to sleep dreaming about what might be inside. For nearly fifteen years, no one has seen a single worker going in or...
Chef

Chef (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen and...
Somewhere Slow

Somewhere Slow (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 01/30/2014
When Anna Thompson gets mixed up in a convenience store robbery, she makes a split-second decision to walk out of her life and into the unknown. On her travels, she meets Travis, a teenage drifter on his own journey of self-discovery.
My Last Day Without You

My Last Day Without You (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
On a one-day business trip to New York, a German business executive falls in love with a singer-songwriter who exposes him to her Brooklyn world and emotions he's never experienced before.
Sunlight Jr.

Sunlight Jr. (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
A poor couple has fallen through the cracks of society. Hard-working convenience store clerk Melissa and her paraplegic boyfriend Richie are trapped in a generational cycle of poverty and ignorance. They are genuinely excited when they learn that Melissa is pregnant. But when she loses her job and they are evicted from the motel where they live, things go from bad to worse.
Fun With Dick and Jane

Fun With Dick and Jane (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/20/2005
Dick Harper's years of hard work finally pay off when he is promoted to vice president at Globodyne, a worldwide leader in the consolidation of media properties. But after exactly one day in his new job, Globodyne is destroyed by an Enron-like calamity--and he is left holding the bag. Dick's sudden reversal of fortune has left him little time to set money aside for a rainy day. Now it's raining...
Cheap Thrills

Cheap Thrills (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Craig is a struggling family man who loses his low-wage job and is threatened with eviction. In an effort to delay telling his family, he heads to a local bar and encounters an old friend. The two friends are roped into a round of drinks by a charismatic and obscenely wealthy stranger along with his mysterious wife. The couple engages the two friends in a series of innocent dares in exchange for...
Stripes

Stripes (1981)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/25/1981
A charming, self-elected leader winds up commanding an outfit of misfits.
Obvious Child

Obvious Child (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
For aspiring comedian Donna Stern, everyday life as a female twenty-something provides ample material for her hysterical and relatable brand of humor. On stage, Donna is unapologetically herself, joking about topics as intimate as her sex life and as crude as her day-old underwear. But when Donna winds up unexpectedly pregnant after a one-night stand, she is forced to face the uncomfortable...
Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
Like many other Filipino women in the mid-1990s, Teresa has come to Singapore in search of a better life. A couple of working parents hire her to care for their three children and everyone in the family finds themselves struggling to adapt to the presence of this stranger, which further threatens their already strained relationship. Still, Teresa and young son Jiale, a somewhat troublesome boy...
Company Men

The Company Men (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 12/09/2010
Bobby Walker is living the American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law which does not play...
Black Coffee

Black Coffee (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 01/09/2014
Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate. After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out, until Morgan enters into his life. Just as things start to heat up between them, trouble brews as Morgan's ex-husband vows to win her back, and Robert's gold-digging ex-girlfriend returns with an agenda of her own. With the help of his cousin, Robert's about to...
Love Is Strange

Love Is Strange (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
Grande Boucle

La Grande Boucle (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/11/2013
François is an avid Tour de France fan. If his dream remains to participate in the legendary cycling competition, but he is far from being a champ. After losing his job, his wife leaves him and goes on vacation with their son. François takes the opportunity to sneak in the Tour one day ahead of all the pros. At first on his own, he is soon joined by others who are inspired by his challenge. Then...
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.
13 Sins

13 Sins (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
A bright but meek social services coordinator is drowning in debt and desperate as he's about to marry the love of his life. He receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a cash prize of over $6,000,000. He accepts the challenge, but even with thousands of dollars suddenly appearing in his bank account, he...

Believe (2007)

Rated: PG Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/19/2007
The film tells the story of Adam Penton, a struggling steel mill truck driver trying to support his family. When the mill unexpectedly closes, Adam's world is thrown upside down by his new unemployment. While worrying about the loss of his job, Adam is approached by a slick, well dressed and confident salesman, Mark Fuller, who it would seem, has a business opportunity and quick fix to Adam's...

Punch Rolla (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 01/22/2014
Mike is a Nigerian living in diaspora in the United States and trying to keep his head above water. As fate would have it, he loses his job and this is only the beginning, as stream of more bad luck follows. Will he overcome his obstacles and land back on his feet?
Fantasia

Fantasia (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Against an austere psychological landscape, youngster Lin escapes into a fantasy to shut out the grim realities of his life. An ailing father, a despondent, overworked mother and a sister who has turned to prostitution lead the boy to an unusual friendship.

Tamako in Moratorium (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 11/22/2013

Walls and People (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
At night, the Medina of Casablanca is embodied by the figure of a draped woman who rides through the alleys. Her mysterious voice comes out of the silence, speaking to the world she once welcomed with open arms -- a world which has betrayed her through a stifling economic environment. Here, the inhabitants share about their lives, whether it is on issues related to illegal immigration...
Dir: Dalila Ennadre
With: N/A

Below Dreams (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 72 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Elliott, Leann and Jamaine arrive in New Orleans attempting to overcome the barriers to which they were born. This portrait of single motherhood, black unemployment and the reverse migration of young northers moving south glides through urban landscapes, bringing a uniquely impressionistic eye to the realities of today's American youth.
Dir: Garrett Bradley
With: N/A