The Killing Floor

  • 1984
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama, Historical

The directorial debut of actor Bill Duke, THE KILLING FLOOR is the true story of a black Chicago labor leader whose efforts to help Polish-led labor unions integrate the city's stockyards during WWI were stymied by racial tensions that led to brutal rioting in July 1919. The film was made for the PBS series "American Playhouse" in 1984 and was released...read more

Video ClipsSee all »

Trailer
02:22 — There are stories that feed on your fear, where terror plays on your nightmares, and the turn of every page leads you further into darkness. But for a (more…)

Cast & Details See all »

  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: The directorial debut of actor Bill Duke, THE KILLING FLOOR is the true story of a black Chicago labor leader whose efforts to help Polish-led labor unions integrate the city's stockyards during WWI were stymied by racial tensions that led to brutal riotin… (more)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »

Watch This

ONCE UPON A TIME - "Mother's Little Helper" - Gold and Belle convince Emma to help Gideon, explaining that together they can stop the Black Fairy. Henry experiences a disorienting shift in his powers that forces Regina to seek counsel from the previous Author. Meanwhile, in Fairy Tale Land, Hook attempts to win the assistance of an old adversary by betting his most prized possession on a game of cards. And, in a flashback, the Black Fairy tortures young Gideon in hopes of molding him into the perfect apprentice, on "Once Upon a Time," SUNDAY, APRIL 9 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Jack Rowand)
GINNIFER GOODWIN, JENNIFER MORRISON
5 Things to Watch This Weekend – April 22-23, 2017

Once Upon a Time, Doctor Who and more