migration movie

The Godfather Part II (1974) - This film includes the story of a young Vito Corleone (played by Robert De Niro) who migrates from Sicily to New York and builds a new life in America.

El Norte (1983) - This film tells the story of two siblings from Guatemala who travel to the United States in search of a better life after their family is killed by the government.

The Immigrant (2013) - Set in the 1920s, this film follows Ewa, a Polish immigrant, who falls into a life of prostitution to save her ill sister after arriving in New York.

Brooklyn (2015) - This film centers on a young Irish woman who emigrates to Brooklyn in the 1950s, where she falls in love but is torn between her new life and her homeland.

Sin Nombre (2009) - This film portrays the journey of a Honduran girl and a Mexican gang member as they travel through Mexico to the United States.

A Better Life (2011) - This film tells the story of an undocumented Mexican immigrant in Los Angeles who works as a gardener while trying to provide a better life for his teenage son.

The Visitor (2007) - This film follows a college professor who finds a young couple of illegal immigrants living in his New York apartment and becomes involved in their struggles.

In America (2002) - This semi-autobiographical film depicts an Irish family’s struggles as they immigrate to New York City, dealing with loss, adaptation, and hope.

La Jaula de Oro (The Golden Dream) (2013) - This film tells the harrowing journey of three Guatemalan teenagers who travel through Mexico to reach the United States.

Lamerica (1994) - This film follows two Italian con men who go to Albania to exploit post-communist chaos but find themselves in a reverse migration journey.