Most Popular Homeless Shelter Movies and TV Shows
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1. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.
Votes: 336,231 | Gross: $92.03M
3. The Kitchen (2019)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The wives of New York gangsters in Hell's Kitchen in the 1970s continue to operate their husbands' rackets after they're locked up in prison.
Votes: 9,971 | Gross: $12.05M
4. Holes (2003)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.
Votes: 73,368 | Gross: $67.41M
6. Spider-Man (2018 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When a new villain threatens New York City, Peter Parker and Spider-Man's worlds collide. To save the city and those he loves, he must rise up and be greater.
7. Acts of Vengeance (2017)
R | 87 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
9. Safe (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.
Votes: 99,369 | Gross: $17.14M
10. Curly Sue (1991)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A homeless man and his young companion, who survive by conning people, meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her.
Votes: 19,615 | Gross: $33.69M
12. Do You Believe? (2015)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
Votes: 6,757 | Gross: $12.99M
13. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A Hollywood director, John L Sullivan, sets out to experience life as a poor, homeless person in order to gain relevant life experience for his next movie.
16. The Best Man Holiday (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama
When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
Votes: 14,427 | Gross: $70.53M
17. Dutch (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
To get to know his girlfriend's son, a working-class good guy volunteers to pick him up from a prep school, only to learn that her son isn't the nicest kid.
Votes: 11,125 | Gross: $4.60M
18. Being Flynn (2012)
R | 102 min | Drama
Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.
Votes: 16,187 | Gross: $0.53M
19. The Child (2005)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.
Votes: 17,050 | Gross: $0.65M
21. Time Out of Mind (2014)
Unrated | 120 min | Drama
George seeks refuge at Bellevue Hospital, a Manhattan intake center for homeless men, where his friendship with a fellow client helps him try to repair his relationship with his estranged daughter.
Votes: 3,733 | Gross: $0.16M
22. Submarino (2010)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Two brothers meet at their mother's funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.
24. Jack's Back (1988)
R | 97 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A serial killer in Los Angeles celebrates Jack the Ripper's 100th birthday by committing similar murders and only one has a chance of stopping him.
Votes: 2,458 | Gross: $0.49M
25. Beyond the Blackboard (2011 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Family
A 24-year-old first-time teacher overcomes her initial fears and prejudices and makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter's makeshift classroom.
27. Madly (2016)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance
A global anthology film featuring innovative love stories from the some of the world's most visionary directors.
29. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Part 2 (1996)
R | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Henry II picks up where the original (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer) left off. Henry (Neil Giuntoli) takes a thankless job at a port-o-john company where he meets husband and wife, Kai... See full summary »
30. Reckless (1995)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
On Christmas Eve, a regretful husband admits to his high-spirited wife that he has hired a contract killer to take her out. She immediately flees. A nice couple offers her shelter, but everyone have dark secrets in this wacky movie.
Votes: 414 | Gross: $0.10M
31. Stone Pillow (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
In an effort to understand the plight of homeless women living on the streets, young social worker, Carrie Lange (Daphne Zuniga) attempts befriending a homeless woman named Florabelle ('... See full summary »
33. Saturday Church (2017)
82 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
A 14 year-old-boy, struggling with gender identity and religion, begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and find his passion in the process.
34. Night Hunter (1996)
R | 86 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Jack Cutter is the last in long line of vampire hunters. After killing few vampires in one L.A. restaurant, he is chased both by police and by other vampires. In the process he meets an ... See full summary »
36. Final Days of Planet Earth (2006 TV Movie)
173 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Lloyd Walker is an anti-heroic archaeologist who, after stumbling upon an alien conspiracy, becomes enmeshed in an against-all-odds battle to save the human race. From the enigmatic Room 86... See full summary »
37. No Place Like Home (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his ... See full summary »
38. Bartleby (2001)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A clueless boss has no idea what to do with his mundane office worker whose refusal of duties only gets worse each passing minute.
Votes: 1,796 | Gross: $0.15M
39. The Children of Times Square (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama
An alienated teenage boy runs away from home and ventures to New York City where he falls in with a gang of juvenile delinquents working as drug dealers and pickpockets for a shady crime boss.
40. Monsieur Vincent (1947)
Not Rated | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all obstacles.
42. The Wanderings of Ivan (2018)
75 min | Drama
Ivan is a young Russian vagrant in Paris. Rejected by all, he takes refuge in the woods of Vincennes. But this new haven of peace turns into a nightmare when Ivan tries to resist the traffic of an underworld wildlife.
43. Shoelaces for Christmas (2018 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
After an altercation with her ailing mother, Jennifer, a self-absorbed teenager inadvertently stumbles into a local homeless shelter late one evening. Upset with his daughter's selfish ... See full summary »
45. A Stranger to Love (1996 TV Movie)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Alan is a normal middleaged man with a wife and two kids. One night he is attacked and loses his memory. His family believes that he is dead when a dead body is found in the river.
47. Sunday (1997)
Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful ... See full summary »
Votes: 613 | Gross: $6.10M
48. Une époque formidable... (1991)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
A working man brutally loses both his job and his wife. He suddenly discovers poverty and is thrown in the street where he will meet tramps who will help him recover what he has lost.
49. Liebe deine Nächste! (1998)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two young and attractive social workers/nuns bring fresh air into a city missionary station, but are also challenged by lust and money, offered by a millionaire.
50. Kleptomania (1995)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Diana is a troubled, bulimic socialite who lives with her loving husband and shoplifts to get herself off. Julie is an unstable, homeless rape victim who lives with a corrupt priest and steals to survive. They form an uneasy friendship.