Films based around Coal Miningby DevynBrugge | created - 02 Aug 2012 | updated - 02 Aug 2012 | Public
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3. Blood Diamond (2006)
R | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.
Votes: 436,952 | Gross: $57.37M
4. Salt of the Earth (1954)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, History
Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.
5. Outland (1981)
R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In the distant future, a police marshal stationed at a remote mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy, and gets no help from the populace when he later finds himself marked for murder.
Votes: 23,441 | Gross: $17.37M
6. Uranium Boom (1956)
Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Drama
Deep in the badlands of Colorado, Brad (Dennis Morgan) and Grady (William Talman) stumble across a large deposit of uranium. As Grady watches over the treasure, Brad goes into town to claim... See full summary »
7. Germinal (1993)
R | 160 min | Drama, Romance
In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal mining town's workers are exploited by the mine's owner. One day, they decide to go on strike, and the authorities repress them.
Votes: 3,932 | Gross: $0.38M
8. Fury Below (1936)
Approved | 67 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jim Cole, heir to a mining operation, takes over the mine, which is suffering from unexplained low production, and is facing a strike by the miners. Jim will soon loose the mine if ... See full summary »
9. The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
Approved | 128 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
A poor, uneducated mountain girl leaves her cabin in search of respect, a wealthy husband, and a better life.
Votes: 2,832 | Gross: $13.17M
11. Matewan (1987)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History
A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Votes: 6,257 | Gross: $1.68M