Keyword: working class

Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting (1997)

Rated: R Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 12/04/1997
Set in working-class South Boston, a psychological drama about a 20-year-old lad who works as a janitor at MIT and spends most of his time with his coarse friends at the neighborhood bar. Blessed with a certain genius, Will, who has never attended college, can summon obscure historical references based on his exceptional photographic memory. He can also solve difficult mathematical problems with...
Fighter

The Fighter (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 12/09/2010
Up-and-coming boxer Micky Ward always lived in the shadow of his half-brother Dicky, who was a boxing hero. Dicky eventually ruined his career by getting involved with drugs and crime and now works as Micky's trainer. Together, the two brothers work to win a title bout that would redeem each of them, unite their family, and bring pride to their town.
Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 08/20/1987
Its the summer of 1963 and Baby is stuck at the Catskills with her parents. Attempting to make the best of the situation, Baby attends the organized classes on merengue dancing and wig demonstration. Suddenly, all of that changes when she meets Johnny Castle, the resort's dance instructor. With Johnny, Baby learns the steps to a new dance--a dirty dance--that allows her to discover new strengths...
Tammy

Tammy (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 07/01/2014
Tammy is having a bad day. She's totaled her clunker car, gotten fired from her thankless job at a greasy burger joint, and instead of finding comfort at home, finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl, is her only option-with a car, cash...
Joe

Joe (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
Hard-living, ex-con Joe hires teenage Gary and his destitute father into his "tree-poisoning" crew for a lumber company. Joe sees in Gary a determination, raw decency and a sense of resilience that he barely believes possible. Gary has had nothing in life, has never spent a day in school, yet something drives him to take care of his family, protect his sister from his father's ugly moods and hope...
One Chance

One Chance (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 10/09/2014
This is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for "Britain's Got Talent." Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win the talent competition and the hearts of millions.

Domestic Animals (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/03/2014
Dir: Andrés Baiz
With: N/A
Two Days, One Night

Two Days, One Night (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 05/20/2014
Pride

Pride (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/25/2014
The summer of 1984 - Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support. But the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the Union and...
Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 12/03/2013
Russell Baze has a rough life: he works a dead-end, blue collar job at the local steel mill by day and cares for his terminally-ill father by night. When Russell's brother Rodney returns home from serving time in Iraq, he is lured into one of the most ruthless crime rings in the Northeast and mysteriously disappears. The police fail to crack the case, so-with nothing left to lose-Russell takes...
Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 131 minutes Release date: 03/16/2000
Based on the true story of a twice-divorced mother working as a low-level secretary at a Los Angeles law firm, a chronicle of a woman, without a law degree, who takes it upon herself to fight powerful corporate forces. Hired out of sympathy after her lawyer lost her personal injury suit, Brockovich stumbled upon the cover-up involving contaminated water in a small desert community, while working...
Lee Daniels' The Butler

Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 08/15/2013
The story of a White House butler who served seven American presidents over three decades is recounted. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man's life and family.

Stealing Bess (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/02/2014
English twins, who despise each other, start rival vacuum cleaner companies across the street from each other.
Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Rated: R Runtime: 183 minutes Release date: 11/29/1978
A group of Russian-American friends from a small Pennsylvannia industrial town prepare to leave for Vietnam. When they return from the war, their lives are indelibly changed.
Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 07/26/2012
In the late 1960s, two celebrated producers discovered a musician in a Detroit bar and were struck by his soulful melodies and prophetic lyrics. They recorded an album that they believed was going to secure his reputation as one of the greatest recording artists of his generation. In fact, the album bombed and the singer disappeared into obscurity amid rumors of a gruesome on-stage suicide. But a...

Medora (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
Years ago, Medora, Indiana was a booming rural community with a thriving middle class. The factories have since closed, crippling Medora's economy and its pride. Here, we follow the Medora Hornets varsity basketball team over the course of the 2010 - 2011 season as the players seek to break their 44-game losing streak. In following Medora's underdog basketball team, we observe a community refusing...
Dir: Andrew Cohn
With: N/A
Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 12/15/1977
"Saturday Night Fever" (1977) introduced us to the disco dancing sensation, John Travolta. Playing a paint store clerk that wants to make it big, John Travolta leaves Brooklyn, New York, to don his white suit and hit the disco scene and reminded the world why they loved the Bee Gees. John Travolta finds a little help from Karen Lynn Gorney, a Manhattan secretary looking to climb the social ladder...
Machinist

The Machinist (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 10/21/2004
Trevor Reznik, a quiet and reserved loner who works as a machinist, is wasting away from lack of food and sleep deprivation leaving him gaunt and fatigued. After a year of suffering from severe insomnia, he is involved in an accident at the workplace that leaves a co-worker seriously injured. What follows is a dark descent into paranoia, as Trevor's downward spiral leaves him obsessed with finding...
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 04/13/2006
Charlie Price thinks he has finally escaped the dead-end industrial town of Northampton with ambitious fiancée Nicola, when his father suddenly passes away, leaving Charlie unexpectedly in charge of the sinking family business in sturdy shoes. Trapped between a world of cheap knock-offs and to-die-for Jimmy Choos, Price & Sons seemingly doesn't need a manager so much as it needs a savior. With...
God's Pocket

God's Pocket (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
In the gritty, blue-collar neighborhood of God's Pocket, Mickey Scarpato's crazy stepson, Leon, is killed in a construction "accident," and Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news with the body. But when a local columnist comes sniffing around for the truth, things go from bad to worse. Mickey finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle compounded by a body he can't bury, a wife he can't...
Summer Catch

Summer Catch (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 08/23/2001
This summer couldn't be more crucial for Ryan Dunne, a blue-collar kid with aspirations to become a major league baseball player. Every summer, the hottest college ball players descend upon Cape Cod to pursue their baseball dreams during the day and blow off steam in town at night. The first local boy in years to earn a slot in the team, Ryan finally got his shot...but the temptations off-field...
Here Comes the Boom

Here Comes the Boom (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/11/2012
Former collegiate wrestler Scott Voss is a 42-year-old apathetic biology teacher in a failing high school. When cutbacks threaten to cancel the music program and lay off its teacher, Scott begins to raise money by moonlighting as a mixed martial arts fighter. Everyone thinks Scott is crazy - most of all the school nurse, Bella - but in his quest, Scott gains something he never expected as he...
Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 09/22/2005
Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist is forced to live in a workhouse lorded over by the awful Mr. Bumble, who cheats the boys of their meager rations. Desperate yet determined, Oliver makes his escape to the streets of London. Penniless and alone, he is lured into a world of crime by the sinister Fagin--the mastermind of a gang of pint-sized pickpockets. Oliver's rescue by the kindly Mr...
Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls

Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 02/13/2007
A single father, Monty, is a garage mechanic who lives in a poor neighborhood and struggles to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters on his own. But when the courts award custody of his daughters to his corrupt, drug-dealing ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back, enlisting the help of Julia, a beautiful--and hard-nosed--attorney he meets during his short stint as a...
Honeymooners

The Honeymooners (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 06/09/2005
Meet Ralph Kramden--a man of vision, taste, and refinement. Now, if he can just get the rest of the world to see it. By day, Ralph's an ordinary New York City bus driver. But in his off-hours, he's an innovator, an inventor, an entrepreneur who's just one great idea away from instant wealth. (Unfortunately for Ralph, none of those ideas has yet panned out.) His best friend (and neighbor) is Ed...