I, Daniel Blake (2016)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $0.26M
After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $0.03M
Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $1.83M
Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces.
Sorry We Missed You (2019)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: null
Hoping that self-employment through gig economy can solve their financial woes, a hard-up UK delivery driver and his wife struggling to raise a family end up trapped in the vicious circle of this modern-day form of labour exploitation.
Looking for Eric (2009)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $0.06M
Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.
The Angels' Share (2012)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $0.30M
Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Jimmy's Hall (2014)
| Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $0.56M
During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation.
Land and Freedom (1995)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.23M
David is an unemployed communist that comes to Spain in 1937 during the civil war to enroll the republicans and defend the democracy against the fascists. He makes friends between the soldiers.
My Name Is Joe (1998)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.35M
Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.15M
This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children. Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ...
Raining Stones (1993)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.09M
This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her ...
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.30M
The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class
Looks and Smiles (1981)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null
Thatcherism and the Irish troubles provide the backdrop for this study of Mick, a well-meaning youth in Sheffield, who has, unlike Dickens' Pip, no expectations. Mick lives with his parents...
Hidden Agenda (1990)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $1.03M
When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth... which they soon ...