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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: tense, serious, biting, realistic, talky
Plot: couple relations, rich and poor, fighting the system, legal action, life is a bitch, love and romance, ambition, workplace romance, rise and fall, legal, society, couples, dishonesty, opposites attract, rise to the top, boss and employee, workplace, whistleblower, uncover truth, corporate crimes, workplace situations, power relations, greed, corporate greed, 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 realistic, serious, tense and sincere films with plots about dishonesty, society, power relations, life is a bitch, legal, fighting the system and workplace mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron: Damaged Care (2002), 10,000 Black Men Named George (2002), The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979), All Our Desires (2011), Language of the Enemy (2008). 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: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: legal action, couple relations, hopes, doctors and patients, ambition, disability, legal, workplace situations, uncover truth, corporate crimes, life is a bitch, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, tense, captivating, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: labor union, ambition, journalism, political unrest, fighting the system, dishonesty, social decay, workplace, power relations, americana, discrimination, injustice ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: political corruption, betrayal, fighting the system, dishonesty, relationship vs career, state affairs, legal, infidelity, workplace romance, love affair, workplace, congress ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: prison, power relations, false accusation, legal, courtroom, racism, courtroom drama, society, prison life, death row, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious
Plot: legal investigation, rivalry, human spirit, fighting the system, workplace romance, dishonesty, society, social differences, love and romance, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, tense, talky
Plot: state affairs, rabbi, impossible love, undercover, political unrest, dishonesty, couples, terrorism, unfulfillment, mission gone awry, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: palestinian authority, israel, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing
Plot: sexual relations, life is a bitch, fighting the system, dishonesty, injustice, corporate crimes, legal action, religions or cults, legal, taxi, store, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: restaurant, workplace romance, workplace situations, interracial relations, love and romance, boss and employee, city life, social differences, society, urban, hopes, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 554
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: police detective, unfulfillment, interracial relations, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, racism, infidelity, vengeance, friends, power relations, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 306
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: bank, money, love and romance, crimes, workplace situations, fall in love, boss and employee, workplace, opposites attract, rivalry, contests and competitions, workplace romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 2K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: extramarital affair, family life, dishonesty, workplace situations, boss and employee, couple relations, love and romance, workplace, power relations, family relations, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Prime Gig (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pendelton "Penny" Wise is a smooth-talking con-artist who makes a living by scamming people with phoney travel comp vacations over the phone when, desperate for more fast cash, he's called to work for a shady, veteran con businessman, ...
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, tense, realistic ...
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, boss and employee, workplace situations, cons and scams, rivalry, couples, power relations, destiny, telephone, disabled person ...
Time: 90s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: emotional, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, crumbling marriage, workplace intrigue, lovers apart, power relations, dishonesty, crimes of passion, couples, love affair, workplace, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 553
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: captivating, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, corporate crimes, uncover truth, hopes, life is a bitch, state affairs, rebellion, investigation, righting the wronged, legal, false accusation, against the odds ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 1K
Side Effects (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: America! Built on a better pill. Karly Hert has spent the last ten years selling drugs. Legally, that is. Karly is a pharmaceutical sales representative. She sells pills to doctors. She makes lots of money. She has a company car. She has a nice fat ...
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, cons and scams, love affair, public health, couples, fighting the system, dishonesty, workplace romance, politics, obsession, ambition, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 248
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: realistic, serious, tense, thought provoking, erotic
Plot: couple relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, manipulations, boss and employee, workplace, clergy, religions or cults, society, human nature, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 2K
Power (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the ...
Style: serious, clever, cynical, talky, realistic
Plot: political corruption, politics, legal action, cons and scams, rise to the top, uncover truth, state affairs, ambition, society, manipulations, media satire, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: touching, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: against the odds, courtroom drama, mentally unstable, society, family relations, power relations, ambition, crimes, heroic mission, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal action ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 416
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: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: working class, price of justice, legal action, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, workplace situations, ambition, politics, boss and employee, rebelliousness, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 311
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: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: workplace, parents and children, workplace situations, boss and employee, rebellion, power relations, fighting the system, suicide, family man, middle aged man, suffering, revolt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, witty, serious, clever ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal investigation, courtroom drama, who done it, dedicated lawyer, price of justice, couple relations, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, mystery, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 562
Blind Faith (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, siblings relations, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, uncover truth, crimes, legal action, fighting the system, deadly, hotshot lawyer, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 510
Unbowed (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Kim Kyung-ho, a math professor who was arrested for shooting a crossbow at the presiding judge of his appeal against unfair dismissal.
Style: rough, realistic, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, mathematics, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal action, injustice, courtroom, uncover truth, rivalry, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, captivating, tense, sincere, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal, false accusation, crimes, legal investigation, uncover truth, power relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Harlan County War (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, serious, sincere ...
Plot: labor union, human nature, against the odds, society, ambition, unemployment, americana, injustice, workplace situations, price of justice, anti heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 169
Open Gate (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In East Texas, a rodeo clown and bull fighters happens upon a drug-smuggling operation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, life is a bitch, small town, disorder, couples, small town life, dishonesty, lifestyle, americana, neo noir, crime, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 494
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, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: church, society, sexual harassment, courtroom drama, crimes, dedicated lawyer, power relations, social decay, dishonesty, fighting the system, sexual abuse, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 385
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: touching, gloomy, tense, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: misfit, rebelliousness, introspection, society, couples, dishonesty, unsupportive spouse, immigrants, relationship vs career, infidelity, rebellion, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 303
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: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: adoption, black market, life is a bitch, babies and infants, crimes, power relations, family relations, legal action, family life, fighting the system, dishonesty, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 300
Brilliant Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion Lee, Susy comments that the trauma experienced should ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: feminism, sexual abuse, dishonesty, couples, fighting the system, workplace, rebellion, mind game, family relations, power relations, false accusation, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%