Homeless, Hobos and Trampsby danny-chr-jensen | created - 26 Mar 2015 | updated - 28 Apr 2015 | Public
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3. Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (2000)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Crime
A group of children living on the street leave their gang, prompting retribution from the gang's leader. After one of the children dies, the rest try to come up with the resources to give their friend a proper burial.
5. Beggars in Ermine (1934)
Passed | 72 min | Drama
John Dawson loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident caused by a rival. Destitute, he travels the country organizing the homeless to help him regain control of his ... See full summary »
6. Beggars of Life (1928)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama
After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape the country with a young vagabond. She dresses as a boy, they hop freight trains, quarrel with a group of hobos, and steal ... See full summary »
7. Biao (1949)
105 min | Drama
A street-wise and tough orphan called Maverick is arrested for a petty theft and sent to an orphanage, but succeeds in concealing a watch he had stolen from an old shopkeeper just before ... See full summary »
11. Catching Out (2003)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Crime
This documentary explores the world of hobos and freight train hopping. Filmmaker Sarah George follows Switch and Baby Girl, two hobos who must give up the rails when Baby Girl becomes ... See full summary »
12. Central Station (1998)
R | 110 min | Drama
An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.
Votes: 34,197 | Gross: $5.60M
14. Streeters (2001)
84 min | Drama
Authentic and committed, moving and stormy drama of street kids from Mexico City. Wonderful adaptation of successful play about street kids who have more trouble with corrupt cops, than with dirty and heavy work.
16. Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)
Not Rated | 79 min | Drama
After falling pregnant to a pharmacist and refusing to marry, a young woman is thrown from her home and sent to a strict girls' reform school.
18. Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
R | 103 min | Comedy
A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool.
Votes: 14,977 | Gross: $62.13M
19. The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)
R | 113 min | Drama
In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,111 | Gross: $1.73M
20. The Fisher King (1991)
R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.
Votes: 76,014 | Gross: $41.90M
21. God Bless the Child (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
Single mother, Theresa Johnson, becomes homeless, loses her job and tries to survive with her young daughter, Hillary, through charities and public shelters.
27. Hobo Gadget Band (1939)
7 min | Family, Animation, Short
At the hobo hotel, it's morning. One hobo awakens, and carefully avoids the shower, except for a drop on each eye. He stops at the medicine cabinet for some "soda fizz" which jets about, ... See full summary »
29. Lady and the Tramp (1955)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.
Votes: 116,201 | Gross: $93.60M
32. Meet John Doe (1941)
Not Rated | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
33. Merrily We Live (1938)
Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome "tramp" who shows up at her doorstep and soon ends up in a ... See full summary »
35. Miracle in Milan (1951)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An open hearted and unrelentingly energetic orphan struggles to make the best out of his life on the streets of Milan.
39. Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978)
189 min | Drama, Romance
As an orphan on the streets in Shimla, young Sikandar (Amitabh Batchchan) has no one to care of him. For a short while he works for Mr. Ramnath, Little Kamna Ramnath (Rakhee Gulzar) gives ... See full summary »
40. Night Shapes (1999)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
The Pope is in town and the night of his visit is anything but heavenly for some of Berlin's inhabitants. The down-and-out, the rich and the poor, the polizei, the street kids and taxi ... See full summary »
41. Noise (2002)
Convicted counterfeiter Ben Malafide gets out of prison after 20 years and ends up in the Tenderloin. Seeking the bare essentials to make ends meet, he confronts the Information Age, a ... See full summary »
42. Used (2007)
84 min | Drama
Certain he's been betrayed, Malafide leaves his lover and hops freights to Reno to find a Cherokee healer he met in prison named People T. Joined by a black homeless man named Johnny, they ... See full summary »
44. Singing (2000)
78 min | Drama
Estranged from his longtime girlfriend, suburban accountant Perry wanders into the Tenderloin at night and is drawn into a series of dangerous and erotic encounters.
46. Scheme C6 (2001)
97 min | Romance, Crime, Drama