The movie Dirty Pretty Things focuses on the story of a man named Okwe who is a Nigerian immigrant who is working as a taxi driver as well as a hotel concierge in London. However, he lives in poverty. Okwe currently shares a room with a woman named Senay. Senay is a Turkish refugee who also works as a maid at the hotel they're staying in.
Both Okwe and Semay constantly live in fear of possibly being deported from the country. Okwe gets a call from a prostitute named Juliette who asks him to check a broken toilet for her. From, there, he discovers a very startling and horrfying secret. After this happens, Okwe then begins to discover an extremely shady business practice that forces him to delve into the treacherous London underworld.