Movies and TV shows like The Office

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The Office (2005)
 8.8
 286K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: not serious, realistic, talky, humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, cynical, based on british tv series
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, salesman, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, career, team, intern, disorder, social awkwardness, goofy hero, boss and employee, workplace romance, accountant, workplace, employer employee relationship, employment, social differences, gay joke, workplace humor, love affair, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa

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Most similar movies to The Office

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, sitcom, power relations, boss and employee, workplace humor and office mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Office: Parks and Recreation (2009), The IT Crowd (2006), My Name Is Earl (2005), Ground Floor (2013), 10 Items or Less (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Parks and Recreation (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, clever
Plot: sitcom, office, female protagonist, politics, employer employee relationship, political satire, office romance, election, workplace situations, small town life, workaholic, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 85K
The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: office, job, sitcom, boss, employer employee relationship, workplace, goofy hero, workplace problem, coworker, disorder, power relations, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.5
 116K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: geek, office, sitcom, boss and employee, misfit, computer, nerd, computer genius, workplace situations, hi-tech, computers and web, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Name Is Earl (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, karma, going straight, redemption, buddies, goofy hero, ex couple relations, good deed, small town, slacker, confession, small time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 5K
Ground Floor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brody, a young hot-shot banker at Whitestone Trust, thought he was just having a one-night stand with Jennifer, a beautiful woman he met at a bar. But when he discovers that she works in maintenance for the building where he works, their worlds ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: office, workplace romance, sitcom, boss, unsupportive coworkers, boss and employee, romance, love and romance, workplace situations, career, hotshot, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
Style: talky, realistic, witty, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: disorder, store, misfit, workplace, small town, sitcom, power relations, boss and employee, unfulfillment, goofy hero, verbal byplay, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 11K
Outsourced (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Outsourced is an American television sitcom set in an Indian workplace. It is based on the John Jeffcoat film of the same name and adapted by Robert Borden of George Lopez and Universal Media Studios for NBC. The series originally ran from September ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, workplace, office, call center, culture clash, staff, workplace romance, social differences, society, corporate world, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.2
 103K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, topical humor, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, writing, parody, tv show, actor, showbiz, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, nothing goes right, verbal byplay, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: offbeat, cynical, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: sitcom, dull life, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, obnoxious boss, office, writer's life, boss and employee, singleness, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 24K
Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, clever, witty, not serious ...
Plot: mayor, sitcom, politics, right hand man, campaign, staff, workplace, political intrigue, workplace romance, disorder, media satire, politically correct ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
 42K
Workaholics (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Workaholics is an American sitcom that premiered on Comedy Central on April 5, 2011. The series is in its third season, and is predominantly written by its stars Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, and co-creator Kyle Newacheck who play, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, roommate, office, buddies, coworker, workplace situations, twentysomething life, disorder, call center, lifestyle, party, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 1K
Free Agents (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Free Agents is an American re-make of a British workplace sitcom that premiered on NBC September 14, 2011, in the 10:30 pm Eastern/9:30 pm Central time slot, before assuming its regular time slot on September 21, 2011, where it aired at 8:30 pm ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: workplace romance, verbal byplay, love and romance, unfulfillment, singleness, platonic, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, office, workplace, midlife crisis, sitcom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Comedy about an inept American placed in charge of sales at his company's London branch. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales, and has only one employee, Dave. Each episode begins with a scene of Margaret ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, coworker, workplace situations, lifestyle change, disorder, middle aged, deception, office, sitcom, boss, boss and employee, workplace problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, workplace situations, power relations, tv show, best friends, media, workplace, love and romance, workplace intrigue, colleague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Super Fun Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call "Friday Night Fun Night": "Always together! ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, workplace, friends, promotion, siblings relations, workplace situations, family relations, misfit, lifestyle, social awkwardness, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
 35K
Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: witty, clever, not serious, cynical, political comedy ...
Plot: politics, vice president, sitcom, state affairs, political satire, assistant, mishap, reporter, workplace situations, administration, media coverage, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: radio, sitcom, radio dj, secretary, workplace, power relations, worn out, ratings, director, media, rock, radio show ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Mindy Project (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Obstetrician/gynecologist Mindy Lahiri tries to balance her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small medical practice in New York City.
Style: humorous, not serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, gynecologist, singleness, doctors and patients, workplace situations, supportive friend, thirtysomething life, stupidity, nurse, couples, looking for love, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Plot: sitcom, bank, couple relations, parents and children, suburbs, disorder, obnoxious boss, couples, workplace romance, workplace, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 10K
Taxi (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his “cage,” they form ...
Style: realistic, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, mechanic, workplace, workplace situations, city life, friends, immigrants, boss and employee, friendship, urban, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 16K
Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Just Shoot Me! is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons on NBC from March 4, 1997, to August 16, 2003, with 148 episodes produced. The show was created by Steven Levitan, the show's executive producer.
Style: cynical, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, fashion, journalism, photographer, workplace, model, office, magazine, promiscuity, media, layoff, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 6K
Mr. Sunshine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 293 min.
Story: Ben Donovan is a self-involved manager of a second-rate San Diego sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday. Working alongside him is his boss and arena owner, Crystal--attractive, powerful and highly erratic; Alice--the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: sitcom, birthday, power relations, disorder, ex athlete, owner, midlife crisis, workplace, stadium, self involved, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 2K
The Loop (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life with the pressures of working at the corporate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, airline, boss and employee, overbearing, friends, superior, twentysomething life, workplace situations, lifestyle, corporate world, slacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 4K
Bad Judge (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The series chronicles the personal life (and the wild lifestyle) of Rebecca Wright, a tough-as-nails judge serving on the Los Angeles County Circuit Court, whose time off the bench is spent partying and displaying a reckless behavior. Her reputation ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, female judge, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, female protagonist, mini van, drinking contest, female boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 3K
Bad Teacher (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An always inappropriate, fearless and unapologetic former trophy wife masquerades as a teacher in order to find a new man after her wealthy husband leaves her penniless.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, teacher, unsupportive coworkers, love and romance, workplace situations, power relations, school, teachers and students, workplace, based on movie, blonde, high school teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 2K
Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, workplace, journalism, media, workplace romance, friendship, power relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ned and Stacey (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A self-centered ad exec and a liberal journalist enter into a marriage of convenience. He's trying to boost his business image; she likes his apartment.
Style: witty, not serious, clever, humorous, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, marriage of convenience, siblings relations, up and down relationship, initially antagonists, writer's life, promotion, arranged marriage, advertising, workplace, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: radio show, workplace, media, disorder, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, recording studio
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 84K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: financial problem, sitcom, ambitious, female friendship, best friends, friendship, money raising, workplace situations, supportive friend, working class, waitress, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.3
 6K
Stromberg (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Stromberg is a German television series which is produced by Brainpool and broadcast on the commercial television channel ProSieben. The series was proclaimed as a copy of the BBC series The Office, although initially the producers claimed it was ...
Style: not serious, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: office, insurance, boss, agent, german, power relations, rivals, human relationship, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, workplace problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%