Most Popular Textile Industry Movies and TV Shows
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- Instant Watch Options
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. The Man in the White Suit (1951)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.
Votes: 8,002 | Gross: $0.01M
2. A Woman of Substance (1984)
300 min | Drama, Romance
This mini-series charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the twentieth century, to respected business woman and grandmother in the 1980s. From humble beginnings... See full summary »
3. The Promised Land (1975)
Not Rated | 179 min | Drama
At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete with cutthroat industrialists and unsafe working conditions. Three young friends, a ... See full summary »
4. Daens (1992)
138 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the ... See full summary »
5. The Organizer (1963)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, History
A former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory.
6. The Yes Men (2003)
R | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy
Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating member of the World Trade Organization.
Votes: 5,556 | Gross: $0.20M
7. Body of My Enemy (1976)
116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Francois always despised the textile barons who ruled his local town. But he fell in love with the family heiress Gilberte. Ten years ago, he would have married her. Now only hatred holds them together. Francois is accused of murder. A hooker and a football star lie slaughtered. He thinks he has been framed by the mob. Going underground, he finds that the trail leads all the way to the top - to ... See full summary »
8. La vérité si je mens! (1997)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
The sentimental and comedic adventures of Eddie, a non-Jew trying to pass as Jewish though totally ignorant of Jewish traditions, as he works in a Jewish community.
9. Would I Lie to You? 2 (2001)
105 min | Comedy
Eddie, Dov, and Yvan are back, still working in Paris' Sentier textile district, This time they're confronting the high-stakes world of large distribution after striking a deal with Eurodiscount, a European hypermarket chain.
11. David Macaulay: Mill Times (2001)
Documentary, Animation, History
Travel back to late 18th century Lowell, MA, now infamous for its textile mills and its "Lowell Girls," the poor, barely-educated waifs who helped turn those mills into sweatshops.
14. Frontline Fashion (2016)
Ever wondered what it's like for designers working on the frontline to make our clothes more sustainable? Frontline Fashion follows 10 talented Asian and European emerging fashion designers... See full summary »
19. Hobart (1957)
15 min | Documentary, Short
Classroom film on the Australian city of Hobart.
23. Il pane a vita (2013)
65 min | Documentary
In October 2012, after 123 years, the cotton factory Honegger of Albino closed down, in the middle valley of Bergamo, where working is a religion. In the cotton factory, the place at the ... See full summary »
24. Di tessuti e di altre storie (2010)
An entire community is obliged to stop and start again a new way of living, after globalization and economic crisis destroyed its only economy based on textile and fabric industries. Three ... See full summary »
58 min | Drama
The Post targets trade union leader Frank Powell while the Herald investigates child labour at Indian suppliers to the textile industry. Leona investigates deaths at a hospital. Ed is sent to cover a celebrity event.
Madam Secretary (2014– )
The Magic Rake
TV-PG | 43 min | Drama
After a factory fire, Elizabeth flies to Milan to face off against the Chinese Foreign Minister over a treaty to end sweatshops. Daisy struggles against he feelings of pessimism for her baby's future.
De IJzeren Eeuw (2015– )
Twente op stoom
45 min | Documentary, History
At the end of the 19th century Enschede is one of the largest textile-producing cities in the world. Hans Goedkoop investigates the working conditions of the weavers and the roles the Van Heek and Stork families played in this industry.
Dispatches (1987– )
Undercover - Britain's Cheap Clothes
27 min | Documentary
In the second documentary investigating the resurgent UK textile industry, Dispatches goes undercover to follow the next stage of the industry - inside the vast distribution warehouses servicing our online orders.
Dispatches (1987– )
Undercover: Britain's Cheap Clothes
27 min | Documentary
Tazeen Ahmad follows up her 2010 report into working conditions inside factories which are making clothing for major brand labels to see if life has improved for the workers making our clothes.