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The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)
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The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brian Cruver, an ambitious 26-year-old lands a job at Enron. As he assimilates to the company's get-rich-quick mantra, spending sprees and wild corporate "gatherings" become the norm. But when Enron files for bankruptcy, Cruver discovers he's just a pawn in a failing game of corporate greed--one that made the rich richer...while the rest lost everything.
Style: biting, talky, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: legal action, opposites attract, rise and fall, rise to the top, uncover truth, boss and employee, couple relations, rich and poor, workplace romance, corporate crimes, workplace situations, fighting the system, ambition, dishonesty, society, couples, power relations, workplace, legal, love and romance, life is a bitch, whistleblower, evil corporation, corporate executive, corporate crime ...
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and sincere films with plots about society, dishonesty, power relations, workplace, legal, life is a bitch and fighting the system mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron: Damaged Care (2002), Language of the Enemy (2008), 10,000 Black Men Named George (2002), Heart of the Beholder (2005), All Our Desires (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Damaged Care (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Anesthesist Doug Peeno hopes to pay for the legal costs of preventing his son Bryan being left in his first wife's bad custody with he proceeds of his present wife Linda's new job. She's the first graduate in her family and eagerly ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional
Plot: legal action, uncover truth, idealism, couple relations, doctors and patients, corporate crimes, family in crisis, workplace situations, injustice, disability, fighting the system, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Language of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American Jewish man visiting Jerusalem for the funeral of his father gets sucked into a world of violent intrigue after meeting a mysterious, beautiful Palestinian woman.
Style: emotional, serious, talky, realistic, tense
Plot: opposites attract, impossible love, politics, danger, urban, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, terrorism, political unrest, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, jerusalem
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52%
10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: labor union, rise to the top, boss and employee, interracial relations, discrimination, price of justice, racism, showbiz, social decay, workplace situations, injustice, fighting the system ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Heart of the Beholder (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because the family refused to remove Martin ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: store, corporate crimes, taxi, courtroom drama, religions or cults, injustice, fighting the system, dishonesty, legal, society, life is a bitch, legal action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All Our Desires (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Claire and Stéphane are two Lyon-based judges who could hardly be more different. She is young and enthusiastic, committed to helping those unfortunates who find themselves in debt. He is older, wiser, but disillusioned with his work and his life. ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: fighting the system, legal action, courtroom drama, righting the wronged, dishonesty, legal, rivalry, society, workplace, legal investigation, human spirit, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france
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44%
The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well as further straining his already part-time family life. ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, cynical, gloomy ...
Plot: political corruption, betrayal, crumbling marriage, introspection, moral dilemma, self discovery, couple relations, workplace romance, dishonesty, legal, society, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Pretty Rosebud (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Drama - A career woman stuck in an unhappy marriage struggles to find happiness. - Chuti Tiu, Kipp Shiotani, Dana Lee
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, relationship vs career, unfulfillment, couples, immigrants, unsupportive spouse, rebelliousness, infidelity, culture clash, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, legal action, death row, crime, courtroom, false accusation, racism, wrongfully committed, fighting the system, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Everyday People (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The closing of a local restaurant concerns a number of employees who've dedicated their lives to the eatery
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, thought provoking
Plot: restaurant, workplace romance, interracial relations, urban, social differences, working class, workplace situations, city life, society, workplace, boss and employee, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Burnt Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: François Durrieux, a man in his forties, married to Clémence and father of Benjamin, has been employed for years by the firm DSBO. In order not to lose his job, he always submits to his boss's demands whether it means working after office ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, fighting the system, parents and children, rebellion, power relations, friendship, employee, family man, middle aged man, revolt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, downfall, shakespeare, vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, tragic love, murder, injustice, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 303
Dealers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The London branch of Whitney Paine, a major American investment bank, is in the midst of a crisis; after the loss of $100 million, one of their leading traders, Tony Eisner commits suicide by putting a slug through his head while seated at his place ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: money, bank, opposites attract, boss and employee, greed, workplace romance, workplace situations, fall in love, workplace, contests and competitions, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The City Below (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman at an art exhibition share a fleeting moment of attraction, which neither can act upon. Days later, a chance second meeting leads to an innocent coffee and the two strangers – both married - toy with their unexplainable ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, infidelity, boss and employee, romance, love affair, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, power relations, workplace, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, germany, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, sincere
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Minister (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: talky, serious, clever, realistic, stylized ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Jewel (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense
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Place: europe, italy
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Our Fathers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In the '80s, priests and especially the Father Geoghan arrested for sexual abuse of minors. Cardinal Law, also indicted, and the diocese was aware of the actions of these men of the church and was kept secret for years, until the victims decide ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: church, clergy, legal action, legal investigation, sexual harassment, sexual abuse, fighting the system, legal, society, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, europe, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Open Gate (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 2K
Power (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: serious, talky, cynical, realistic, clever
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Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Baby for Sale (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple discover that the baby girl they're trying to adopt is being auctioned off to the highest bidder. The couple become part of a sting operation to bust the baby-selling ring.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, black market, legal action, injustice, fighting the system, family relations, babies and infants, human nature, social decay, kids in trouble, family life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Strike (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In poverty, she found strength. In oppression, she found courage. In solidarity, she found a reason to believe again. Acclaimed German actress Katharina Thalbach (THE TIN DRUM, SOPHIE’S CHOICE) stars in this hard-hitting historical drama set during ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: working class, fighting the system, legal action, ship, politics, human spirit, rebelliousness, boss and employee, death in the family, memory loss, political corruption, price of justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Original Intent (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Matthew Cameron (Jay Richardson) is a lawyer undergoing a midlife crisis despite having a seemingly perfect life with his wife, advertising executive Jessica (Candy Clark), and his young son. When he champions a homeless shelter facing eviction, his ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, legal action, courtroom drama, family life, injustice, legal, mentally unstable, obsessive quest, against the odds, heroic mission, midlife crisis, ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, dealing with death, investigation, aviation, legal action, obsessive quest, righting the wronged, against the odds, dishonesty, legal, society, state affairs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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 325
Insecure (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chérif, struggling to pass the entrance exam for nursing school, takes on a side job as a security guard. On duty there, he faces off with a group of hostile teenagers who constantly harass him, and gradually ends up an accomplice to a robbery gone ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: immigrants, life is a bitch, society, fall in love, couple relations, working class, life turned upside down, love and romance, misfit, couples, disorder, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 429
The Incident (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (Barnard Hughes) dies while at ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, small town, dedicated lawyer, legal action, war, moral dilemma, prison, against humanity, legal, society, friendship, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 287
The Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple must hold on to $100,000 for 24 hours as they wait to buy a house. As the time ticks by, the true nature of their love unravels.
Style: serious, tense, talky, realistic, touching
Plot: human nature, couple relations, couples, family problems, breakup, under the surface
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 659
Marie (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A single mother takes a job with the government where she is confronted with corruption.
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: political corruption, corruption, fighting the system, politics, uncover truth, office, price of justice, woman in danger, dishonesty, rebellion, state affairs, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Chicago Boricua (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of young Puerto Ricans in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood grapple with issues of identity: A beauty queen may need to mask her ethnicity; a college student falls for a bad boy; a real estate agent resists exploiting his roots.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: society, drugs/alcohol, unlikely couple, urban, strong sexual content, moral dilemma, boss and employee, social differences, fall in love, city life, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 237
Foreign Body (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland, Italy, Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A dashing young Italian in Poland finds himself caught between two women — a novitiate nun and a ruthless corporate ladder-climber — in this lacerating vision of contemporary Poland from master filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: boss and employee, couple relations, workplace situations, religions or cults, society, couples, power relations, workplace, clergy, manipulations, human nature, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 1K
Squatters (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy couple from the Pacific Palisades discovers homeless young lovers have moved into their home.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: domestic disturbance, drugs/alcohol, estate, young lovers, homelessness, drifter, couple relations, rich and poor, crimes, danger, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%