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5 Best Labor Day Movies

Labor Day Movies are not just movies about workers, but movies that are featuring the struggles, victories and enterprising endeavors of workers. Furthermore, Labor Day is more than just an extra Monday off in September to help bridge the gap between Thanksgiving and Independence Day.

Here is a guide to some of the best Labor day Movies that will inspire and make you laugh.

Labor Day Movies

Weekend at Bernie's
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Terry Kiser (Actors)

Weekend at Bernie’s

It’s one of those movies that can make you feel better when you’re having a horrible day. McCarthy and Silverman are a near-perfect team. It’s a joy to see them. The comedy is smartly done and that makes it hilarious.

The show tells us about two interchangeable, average young guys who work for an insurance business (Andrew McCarthy and Jonathan Silverman). They learn that the corporation is being robbed and report their findings to Bernie, their boss (Terry Kiser), who is the criminal. He invites them to his island vacation home, where he intends to murder them. However, someone must first assassinate Bernie.

Wet Hot American Summer
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd (Actors)

Wet Hot American Summer

Get ready to laugh and be de-stress with this exciting movie. “Wet Hot American Summer,” set on the last day of camp in the hot summer of 1981, follows a group of counselors as they strive to finish up their unfinished business before the day ends. 

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The long summer of unsolved sexual frustrations, unresolved post-traumatic stress, upcoming separations, and, of course, the talent show, weigh heavily on counselors and campers’ thoughts and groins.

Labor Day
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Josh Brolin, Kate Winslet (Actors)

Labor Day

Labor Day is an excellent film! Drama, action, and love are all present in this film. You’ll be pulling for the unexpected throughout. This film took a couple unexpected turns that you won’t see coming.

This is the story of Adele, a depressed single mother, and her son Henry, who offered a ride to a wounded, terrifying man. As police search the town for the criminal, the mother and son learn more about his true tale as their options become more restricted.

Horrible Bosses (2011)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis (Actors)

Horrible Bosses

If you are looking for a good time-pass movie, we recommend this movie that will make you laugh. The chemistry in this film is amazing, guaranteed laughter from beginning to end.

Nick, Dale, and Kurt all have personal grievances against their superiors. They hire a hitman to kill their employers after a night of drunken revelry, but things do not go as planned.

Support the Girls
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson, Dylan Gelula (Actors)

Support the Girls

A total snoozer of a film that exposes the casual sexism, racism, misogyny, and everyday struggle of women in the service industry.

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This movie is about Lisa working as the general manager of Double Whammies, a sports bar with revealing waitresses. She is always loving and protective of her workers, but one difficult day soon comes that puts her optimism to the test.

People also ask:

What is Labor Day?

Labor Day honors the sacrifices and accomplishments of American workers and is celebrated on the first Monday in September every year. The labor movement started it in the late 1800s, and it became a federal holiday in 1894.

What is the history of Labor Day?

Labor Day originated in the late 1800s as a result of organized labor movements. Unions in New York agreed to hold a parade in September 1882 to commemorate the concept of unions and the hardworking people that make them up.

What are Labor Day Movies?

“Weekend at Bernie’s” is the ultimate Labor Day movie, a dark comedy about two guys going about the Hamptons with the body of their murdered employer (long story). Also you can watch “Wet Hot American Summer”,  Office Space,  The Company Men, Erin Brockovich, Outsourced. 

Does Netflix have the “Labor Day” Movie?

Labor Day
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Josh Brolin, Kate Winslet (Actors)

Unfortunately, the “Labor Day” movie is not available on Netflix. Stream Labor Day on Amazon.

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What are Some Good Labor Day Weekend Movies (End-of-Summer Movies and TV Shows)?

The long Labor Day holiday is a good time to catch up on the beach and back-to-school faves: Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Adventureland (2009), The Way, Way Back (2013), Kings Of Summer (2013), Stand By Me (1986) Baywatch, School Ties, September, American Pie, Bad Teacher, Community

What are some Movies Like “Labor Day”?

Some movies like “Labor Day” includes Last Chance Harvey of 2008, Dear John (2010), A Soldier’s Love Story (2010), The Best of Me (2014), Me Before You (2016), Horrible Bosses (2011), Outsourced (2006), The Company Men (2010).

What are the Best Labor Movies (movies to watch on Labor Day to celebrate the contributions of working people)?

Here are the best Labor Movies you should try: Erin Brockovich (2000), Office Space (1999), Horrible Bosses (2011),  Sunshine Cleaning (2008), Up in the Air (I) (2009), The Good Girl (2002)

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