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Jeff In Milwaukee

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Mon Sep 3, 2012, 09:28 PM Sep 2012

For Labor Day: Best Union-Themed Movies [View all]

Why do we always get a day of war movies on Memorial Day, but nothing like it for Labor Day?

Movies below are in no particular order.

Note: I left documentaries off the list. I know, I know. Many great films there.

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1 (25%)
Norma Rae
1 (25%)
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The Grapes of Wrath
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9 to 5
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North Country
1 (25%)
Salt of the Earth
0 (0%)
How Green Was My Valley
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For Labor Day: Best Union-Themed Movies [View all] Jeff In Milwaukee Sep 2012 OP
Not necessarily pro-union, but certainly good 'food for thought' today ... Myrina Sep 2012 #1
I honestly haven't seen any of those... ellisonz Sep 2012 #2
I voted for Norma Rae, mykpart Sep 2012 #3
Take this Job and Shove it taterguy Sep 2012 #4
Great Flic Go Vols Sep 2012 #5
Attended grad school in West Virginia Jeff In Milwaukee Sep 2012 #6
Of these, I have only seen North Country Nikia Sep 2012 #7
You clearly have a lot of movie-watching to do... Jeff In Milwaukee Sep 2012 #8
Norma Rae was my choice, but Bertha Venation Sep 2012 #9
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