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, humorous, realistic, talky, witty, clever, offbeat, cynical, based on british tv series
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, salesman, love and romance, promotion, boss and employee, career, team, goofy hero, disorder, intern, social awkwardness, workplace romance, social differences, gay joke, workplace humor, employer employee relationship, employment, new job, taunting, workplace, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa

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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 sitcom, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, power relations, workplace humor and disorder mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi 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: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever
Plot: sitcom, female protagonist, office, employer employee relationship, politics, political satire, office romance, small town life, workplace situations, election, 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, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: office, sitcom, job, employment, employer employee relationship, workplace, boss, christmas, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, unfulfillment ...
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, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: geek, sitcom, office, boss and employee, misfit, nerd, computer, workplace situations, computers and web, computer genius, hi-tech, verbal byplay ...
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, not serious, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sitcom, karma, going straight, buddies, redemption, goofy hero, good deed, ex couple relations, small town, partners, slacker, 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: workplace romance, office, sitcom, boss, romance, workplace situations, employment, job, office romance, employer employee relationship, love and romance, workplace ...
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, talky, realistic ...
Plot: verbal byplay, boss and employee, workplace situations, misfit, small town, store, unfulfillment, sitcom, workplace, power relations, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, writing, parody, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, showbiz, tv show, friendship, actor, verbal byplay, boss and employee, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, call center, office, fish out of water, workplace, culture clash, workplace situations, indian lead, boss and employee, social differences, workplace romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, obnoxious boss, office, writer's life, aspiring writer, workplace situations, dull life, workplace, best friends, boss and employee, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, office, buddies, roommate, call center, workplace situations, twentysomething life, disorder, coworker, workplace romance, everyday life, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: talky, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, politics, mayor, boss and employee, workplace situations, city, state affairs, disorder, workplace, workplace romance, media satire, political intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: verbal byplay, singleness, office, workplace romance, sitcom, advertising agency, public relations, advertising, dating, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, friends, workplace romance, siblings relations, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, family relations, promotion, social awkwardness, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, taxi driver, workplace, mechanic, workplace situations, urban, city life, immigrants, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: not serious, clever, witty, cynical, political comedy ...
Plot: politics, vice president, state affairs, sitcom, political satire, workplace situations, verbal byplay, administration, reporter, mishap, assistant, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, bank, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, suburbs, single mother, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, hidden identity, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ 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, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, doctors and patients, gynecologist, looking for love, workplace romance, singleness, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, couples, supportive friend, nurse, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, sitcom, culture clash, fish out of water, office, misfit, workplace, disorder, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, fashion, office, magazine, workplace, journalism, model, photographer, workplace situations, family relations, fashion magazine, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, radio, radio dj, workplace, secretary, radio show, rock, workplace situations, media, boss and employee, media satire, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, female judge, courtroom, legal, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, female protagonist, female boss, drinking contest, mini van ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Odd Couple (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Oscar's life seems almost perfect...sure he's divorced and his apartment is a mess, but he's the host of a well-known sports show, and is enjoying his bachelor lifestyle in New York City. That is until his college friend, Felix, shows ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, friendship, dating, friends, disorder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, misfit, radio show, job, macho man, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.2
 23K
Better Off Ted (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Better Off Ted is an American satirical situation comedy series, created by Victor Fresco, who also served as the show's Executive Producer. The series ran on the ABC network from March 18, 2009 to January 26, 2010. Better Off Ted focuses on ...
Style: offbeat, talky, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: office, workplace, research, boss, sitcom, workplace situations, single father, evil corporation, power relations, single parent, technology gone awry, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 11K
The Crazy Ones (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Crazy Ones is an American situation comedy series created by David E. Kelley that stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The single-camera project premiered on CBS on September 26, 2013, as part of the 2013–14 American television ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, advertising, parents and children, office, workplace situations, advertising agency, workplace, family problems, family relations, campaign, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace situations, sitcom, arena, stadium, workplace, boss and employee, unfulfillment, power relations, disorder, ex athlete, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, workplace, airline, twentysomething life, young adult, friends, power relations, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, workplace situations, college graduate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, female friendship, best friends, ambitious, workplace situations, money raising, supportive friend, friendship, waitress, working class, cupcake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, 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: talky, not serious, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, ego clash, marriage of convenience, couple relations, couples, disorder, writer's life, siblings relations, lifestyle, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.3
 26K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical
Plot: sitcom, comedian, actor, party, ambition, hopes, caterer, aspiring actor, hollywood, disorder, workplace, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, 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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: office, insurance, boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, unfulfillment, power relations, agent, german, workplace problem, human relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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