Holiday Movie List

Want to curl up with friends, family, and comrades this holiday season around a great movie but don’t know where to start? YDSA’s National Political Education Committee has compiled this list of films to help get you started on your cinematic adventure. We’ve chosen films that center class struggle and span multiple topics, from unemployment and masculinity (The Full Monty) to borders and technology (Sleep Dealer).



Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Pride (2014)
Office Space (1999)
The Death of Stalin (2018)
The Full Monty (1997)
Nine to Five (1980)


Reds (1981)
Norma Rae (1979)
Parasite (2019)
Land and Freedom (1995)
Bread and Roses (2000)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
Machuca (2004)
Two Days, One Night (2014)
Matewan (1987)
House of the Babies (2003)
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)
Joker (2019)
Hustlers (2019)


Moon (2009)
Sleep Dealer (2008)
Attack the Block (2011)
Snowpiercer (2013)


Get Out (2017)


A Bug’s Life (1998)
Spirited Away (2002)
Wall-E (2008)
Newsies (1992)


Princess Mononoke (1997)


5 Broken Cameras (2011)
Thank you, Boss! (2016)
Roger and Me (1989)
Red Square on a Blackboard (2013)
The Square (2013)
Thomas Sunkara: The Upright Man (2006)
Harlan County, USA (1976)
At The River I Stand (1993)
She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (2014)
Finally Got the News (1970)
American Dream (1990)
With Babies and Banners (1979)
Live Nude Girls Unite (2000)
The Edge of Democracy (2019)
How to Survive a Plague (2012)

Oldies, but still goodies

The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Modern Times (1936)
I Am Cuba (1964)