Movies like Clockwatchers

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Clockwatchers (1997)
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Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, satirical, semi serious, clever, humorous, funny, light, thought provoking, depressing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, workplace, women, office politics, existentialism, loneliness, workplace situations, heist, fighting the system, secretary, father daughter relationship, dark humor, catastrophe, relationships, life, writers, depression, betrayal, hospital, justice, brutality, runaway, segregation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about mentor, dialogue, brutality, storytelling, culture clash, writers and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Clockwatchers: The Daytrippers (1996), The Way Way Back (2013), Year of the Dog (2007), The Green Butchers (2003), Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, family relations, suburbs, infidelity, chance meeting, drunkenness, family, gay, honest, loneliness, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: summer, friendship, teenager, loneliness, vacation, coming of age, shyness, youth, teenage love, dysfunctional family, adolescence, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Year of the Dog (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies.
Style: melancholic, humorous, touching, harsh, disturbing ...
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, eccentricity, depression, rescue, infidelity, human nature, couple relations, dark humor, single woman, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Green Butchers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Green Butchers (Danish: De grønne slagtere) is a black comedy featuring two butchers, Svend "Sweat" and Bjarne, who start their own shop to get away from their arrogant boss. Cannibalism is soon introduced to the plot, and further ...
Style: humorous, absurd, semi serious, disturbing, funny ...
Plot: cannibalism, dark humor, butcher, crime gone awry, greed, friendship, workplace situations, buddies, crimes, losing-it hero, workplace, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The continuing adventures of the barbers at Calvin's Barbershop. Gina, a stylist at the beauty shop next door, is now trying to cut in on his buisness. Calvin is again struggling to keep his father's shop and traditions alive--this time ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fighting the system, beauty salon, barbershop, hairdresser, friendship, workplace romance, family business, workplace, friends, workplace situations, boss and employee, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Girl 6 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The ...
Style: sexy, surreal, talky, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, friendship, unlikely friendships, neighbor, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, boss and employee, workplace situations, gangsters, women, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
In the Company of Men (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.
Style: disturbing, cynical, psychological, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: secretary, betrayal, misogynist, sexism, revenge, love, manipulation, greed, relationships, rivalry, dark humor, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, light, funny, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, summer, teenager, friendship, coming of age, college, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, party, beach, girl ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: satirical, disturbing, meditative, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, suicide, satire, adaptation, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
California Split (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, gloomy, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, poker, transvestism, friendship, casino, female nudity, brutality, honest, gunfight, hotel, greed, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.0
 23K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, road movie, melancholic, funny, visually appealing ...
Plot: on the road, restaurant, road trip, existentialism, eccentricity, friendship, sarcasm, midlife crisis, loneliness, lifestyle, food, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.7
 265K
Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, clever, witty ...
Plot: workplace, office, dark humor, corporate world, computer cracker, obnoxious boss, rebelliousness, workplace situations, computer, satire, embezzlement, business ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: suspense, cynical, humorous, melancholic, harsh ...
Plot: hospital, medical, dark humor, satire, life & death, destiny, cancer, fantasy world, brutality, greed, adaptation, maze ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.1
 1K
Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, absurd, stylized ...
Plot: workplace, sarcasm, adaptation, law firm, relationships, creativity, fighting the system, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace situations, boss and employee, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, workplace romance, workplace situations, actor's life, rising to stardom, workplace, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Three and Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, crimes, teenage life, cons and scams, writer's life, friends, dark humor, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Bartleby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An adaptation of Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener" told in the setting of a modern office.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Plot: insubordination, office, mysterious character, workplace, dark humor, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, boss and employee, fish out of water, office worker, employer employee relationship, fired from the job ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.
Style: light, talky, melancholic, satirical, reflective ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, women, character study, life philosophy, stereotypes, prejudice, teenager, self discovery, social differences, family in crisis, pregnancy, female friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, scotland, london, new jersey, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 7.1
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Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: sexy, talky, stylized, humorous, allegory ...
Plot: suicide, suburbs, writer's life, bittersweet, poetry, writers, violence, promiscuity, janitor, strip club, death of mother, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, stockholm sweden, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Broken English (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her ...
Style: light, emotional, sweet, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: loneliness, romance, dating, friendship, self discovery, looking for love, single, cliche, thirtysomething life, hotel, french, language barrier ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, croatia, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Price Check (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, couples, boss and employee, workplace romance, career woman, workplace, ambition, extramarital affair, gambling, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dark humor, cancer, depression, death, destiny, catastrophe, culture clash, vengeance, brutality, childhood, loneliness, parenthood ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, tokyo, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, talky, not serious, witty ...
Plot: friendship, aging, life philosophy, odd couple, partners, elderly, couples, retiring, crimes, apartment building, lie, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Dilemma (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Longtime friends Ronny and Nick are partners in an auto-design firm. They are hard at work on a presentation for a dream project that would really launch their company. Then Ronny spots Nick's wife out with another man, and in the process of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, dilemma, adultery, husband wife relationship, marital problem, love, best friend, proposal, marriage, relationships, secret ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.3
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She Hate Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: lesbian, workplace, investigation, sexuality, workplace situations, couple relations, rise and fall, workplace intrigue, unemployment, false accusation, down on your luck, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: humorous, stylized, melancholic, witty, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, betrayal, eccentric family, follow your dream, prank, hopes, family relations, disorder, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, satirical, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, dark humor, satire, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, family life, self discovery, couples, lifestyle, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 7K
The Hospital (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.
Style: talky, suspense, clever, funny, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, suicide, murder, satire, medical, dark humor, midlife crisis, hotel, insanity, justice, mad scientist, writers ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
I Really Hate My Job (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the ...
Style: semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexy woman, waitress, restaurant, female nudity, friendship, aging, love and romance, midlife crisis, introspection, workplace romance, disorder, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, intellectual, surreal, melancholic, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, first contact, greed, dreams, vampire human love, gay, stereotypes, existentialism, gangsters, vengeance, runaway, romance ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: new york, california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%