Is someone homeless?

Browse movies, tv shows, books and more where someone is homeless.
A friend of mine has severe anxiety that is triggered by the premise of being homeless, due to trauma from having been homeless themself. It would be extremely helpful if there was some way to know which pieces of media have homeless characters, or characters that become homeless at some point so that my friend can avoid re-living this trauma. An example of this happening is in the movie A Dog's Journey.
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Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
113
No
0
6
kelpbar
A homeless man is initially misconstrued as a threat but later helps a protagonist.

He dies near the last quarter of the film
TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
89
No
2
6
SiRenfield
Eleven more or less becomes this after escaping Hawkins Labs, it’s not until Season 2 where she finds somewhat stable housing in the form of Hopper
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
74
No
12
7
AtsushiNakajima
multiple times squatters are mentioned, as well as an old homeless man reappearing multiple times and being quite violent
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
74
No
0
8
BitbatReviewsMovies
Yes , there is a new men on a bench with homeless attire as they move onto the spaceship in the new men family’s old Buick car.
TV Show • 2023 Report
Yes
71
No
13
7
cetacn
S1
 E1
episode one: following the spread of a pathogenic fungus, civilisation has been rendered obsolete. all characters are in a sense homeless.
Movie • 2000 Report
Yes
67
No
1
9
pancakess
Not only is a character homeless, he is also the first person to die onscreen, and the main character later claims to have killed 5-10 homeless people in total.
TV Show • 2008 Report
Yes
49
No
0
9
mistersandman
Jesse is, after he is evicted from his house by his parents. He is rehoused not long after.
Video Game • 2020 Report
Yes
47
No
0
6
BeN0tAfraid
There are homeless NPCs in the real world's park
Video Game Report
Yes
45
No
1
5
Stellocchia
A character is homeless for a while and gets made fun of because of it by multiple other characters. He's not anymore now, but he was all throughout season 2
TV Show • 2020 Report
Yes
44
No
2
11
fia99
a teenager runs away from home and is hiding in school for one episode (s2e18), they're clearly struggling in this situation
Movie • 2016 Report
Yes
41
No
0
0
justraven27
A homeless woman lives in the building that the majority of the film is set in, she is killed.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
40
No
2
6
EvilMetalDork
There is a brief scene with a person pushing a shopping cart through an alley, it is minor and they remain unharmed
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
39
No
0
2
there is a homeless man. he gets violent at one point and he gets murdered
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
38
No
4
1
aspen_giggle
yes, multiple characters become homeless throughout the show and in the later seasons, several homeless people get a chance to become the mascot for a beer company and have to compete in various challenges.
TV Show • 2014 Report
Yes
37
No
1
1
Anonymous
A young man who got thrown out from home crashes on Bojacks couch
Movie Report
Yes
35
No
1
3
Anonymous
In a dream sequence a Nun is asking ‘who will feed this man’ while gesturing to a homeless man.
TV Show • 2010 Report
Yes
33
No
14
4
wallflowers
Not homeless in the typical sense but most of season five is spent on the road without shelter, a steady food source, etc. Because of the outbreak virtually none of the characters have a “home” anymore.
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
33
No
4
4
Smiliey
Not in a modern sense. But many people live on the street in a medival setting, fantasy city. Was more normal in this universe and probaly not the same .Depends If it triggers
Movie • 1997 Report
Yes
31
No
2
3
saste12
Jack is technically homeless because he is a traveling artist, though it's more of a lifestyle choice for him. He claims to enjoy this lifestyle.
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
31
No
2
2
Robin375
The show discusses Jo living in her car at 16 because she ran away from foster care. It is a large part of her storyline, and relationship with Alex.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
31
No
2
3
MovieWatcher10
The main character becomes homeless early on in the movie and lives in a hide-out.
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
31
No
1
3
fluxbunnies
arya stark, in her time with the faceless gods and the house of black and white, punished with the loss of her sight, was thrown out of the house of black and white and was forced to fend for herself for about 6 episodes. (season 5 finale, the first couple episodes of season 6)
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
30
No
0
2
twitchywitchygirl
all of those who work for the Bowery pose as/are homeless
TV Show • 1994 Report
Yes
30
No
0
6
rustincohle
Pheobe was previously homeless and talks about her experiences frequently. She also meets people she used to know while living on the streets, including one who still might as he attempts to mug Pheobe and Ross in one episode
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
29
No
12
1
Castiel spends much of season 9 homeless
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
29
No
3
1
HannahMaple
when maureen divorces micheal (mr groff) he has no place to live, so he sleeps in the school in his office at first, but then moves in with his brother, and then with mr hendricks
Movie Report
Yes
28
No
0
2
At the beginning there are a lot of homeless people who are shown to be violent, addicts, mentally ill etc. They are very threatening to the main character.
We also see the main character living in terrible conditions, then have his home destroyed and he leaves. This isn't resolved but could resemble some people's experience of becoming homeless.
TV Show Report
Yes
28
No
1
6
jellis
No main characters, but Undercity scenes show background characters living on the streets.
Video Game • 2019 Report
Yes
27
No
0
6
morganyu
Your character is effectively homeless, he doesn't remember his home address until you internalize a thought related to figuring it out, and the places of residence he stays at in the story are explicitly meant to be short term. There is also a thought called Hobocop, which can be acquired when he humors the idea of sleeping on the streets.
TV Show • 2021 Report
Yes
27
No
2
4
jdfristrom
S1e2. It's implied that a character is.