Labor Day Special: Must-Watch Movies About Workers And Unions

If you find yourself at home this Labor Day weekend, we’ve got a great lineup of labor films to check out. Many are not just great films about workers, but great films on their own, with terrific acting, directing, and more. And with movies so easy to watch nowadays with on-demand, these films are just a few clicks away.

Norma Rae (1979) – won Oscar for Best Actress and Best Original Song, nominated for Best Picture and Adapted Screenplay

American Factory (2019) – won Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. Available now on Netflix.

Matewan (1987) – nominated for Oscar for Best Cinematography

Bread & Roses (2000) – nominated for Palme D’Or, Cannes Film Festival

Harlan County, USA (1976) – won Oscar for Best Documentary Feature

Roger & Me (1989) – won Best Documentary, National Board of Review

Made in Dagenham (2010)

Find our full list of movies here.

 

 

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