A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
This eclectic collection of hard-hitting dramas mostly examine the working class's struggle for the right to unionize. Make sure to check 'North Country' for a recent addition detailing the first successful sexual harassment case in the US!
That these are the best courtroom dramas from the 21st century is hopefully self-evident. Experience the highs and lows of the judicial process without 3 years of law school or committing a felony yourself, with flicks like 'Michael Clayton' and 'The Lincoln Lawyer'!
What is it about the Midwestern landscape that inspires such bleakly beautiful movies as 'Badlands' and 'Days of Heaven'? Maybe you're from the Midwest yourself, and feel like wallowing a bit. Maybe you're not, and want to prepare yourself mentally for a visit. Either way, these movies are an experience.
Movies in the vein of 'Erin Brockovich'; rage against the machine with these tales of underdogs taking on ruthless corporate sharks. Sometimes they win, sometimes they lose, but you can't help but admire the effort.