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.