Movies and TV shows like The Office

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The Office (2005)
 9.0
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The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: talky, not serious, realistic, sitcom, humorous, witty, clever, cynical, suspense, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: office, salesman, job, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, bully, career, love affair, geek, team, popularity, coworker, rivals, crush, staff, supportive coworker, unsupportive coworkers, workplace problem, power relations, satire, employer employee relationship, obnoxious boss, weirdo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
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, sitcom and not serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, office, boss and employee, power relations, workplace humor and satire mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Office: Parks and Recreation (2009), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Arrested Development (2003), Office Space (1999), The IT Crowd (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Parks and Recreation (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, talky, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: political satire, employer employee relationship, office, politics, election, female protagonist, workplace situations, small town life, workaholic, boss and employee, office romance, ex husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
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93%
 8.5
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The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: office, employer employee relationship, workplace, coworker, everyday life, boss, boss and employee, job, workplace problem, goofy hero, disorder, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, verbal byplay, teamwork, investigation, crimes, coworker, boss and employee, policewoman, arrest, police detective, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, not serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, disorder, siblings relations, weirdo, silly humor, irresponsible, rivals, bankruptcy, immature, adolescence, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 7.7
 260K
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, witty, satirical, clever, absurd ...
Plot: office, workplace, dark humor, corporate world, computer cracker, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, embezzlement, workplace situations, suburbs, dull life, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.5
 147K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: office, geek, nerd, computer genius, workplace situations, workplace, boss and employee, misfit, lifestyle, teamwork, career, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.9
 52K
Superstore (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A hilarious workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at a super-sized mega store. From the bright-eyed newbies and the seen-it-all veterans to the clueless summer hires and the in-it-for-life managers, together they hilariously tackle the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, funny, feel good, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace humor, store, workplace situations, employee, rivalry, supervisor, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, sarcasm, workplace romance, salesman, love interest ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: slacker, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right, family relations, stupidity, bad taste humour, drunkenness, family problems, dysfunctional family, workplace, irish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: humorous, surreal, witty, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, irish, friends, farce, misfit, workplace situations, friendship, store, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Ground Floor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: workplace romance, office, boss, coincidence, love and romance, workplace situations, employment, employer employee relationship, romance, power relations, boss and employee, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 121K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, parody, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, showbiz, tv show, actor, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, writers, nothing goes right, workplace situations, verbal byplay, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, rivalry, friendship, new job, nervous breakdown, stupidity, workplace, career, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 4K
Intelligence (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: When an arrogant, maverick National Security Agent comes over from the US to join a newly-formed team tackling cybercrime at Britain's security headquarters, he enlists an inept and tactless computer analyst Joseph in a power grab that ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, witty, sitcom
Plot: obnoxious boss, workplace, workplace situations, office, new job, job, intern, employer employee relationship, analyst, topical humor, workplace humor, career ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 31K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, party, comedian, desire for fame, ambition, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, partners, disorder, team, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 143K
Silicon Valley (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late ‘80s, Silicon Valley ...
Style: clever, cynical, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Plot: programmer, geek, computers and web, computer genius, businessman, ambition, computer, workplace situations, computer system, nerd, ambitious, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 5K
Tacoma FD (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In a firehouse in one of America’s rainiest cities that is light on blazes that need extinguishing, its crew keeps themselves entertained with creative competitions, friendly first responder rivalries, and bizarre emergency calls.
Style: not serious, entertaining, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: firefighter, job, workplace humor, workplace situations, firefighting, rescue, prank, team, fire, satire, office, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic
Plot: loser, workplace, office, department store, irish, ordinary person, promotion, friends, couples, unsupportive coworkers, bad attitude, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: writer's life, best friends, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, dull life, boss and employee, office, supportive coworker, singleness, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Stromberg (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, not serious
Plot: office, boss, insurance, workplace, boss and employee, human relationship, coworker, rivals, workplace problem, workplace situations, social satire, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Free Agents (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, talky, sitcom
Plot: workplace romance, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sexual content, platonic, workplace, midlife crisis, singleness, workplace situations, dating, office, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Kevin from Work (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A workplace comedy centered on Kevin, a young man who declares his unrequited love for his coworker Audrey in a letter, believing he’ll never see her again after he accepts a job overseas. But when the opportunity falls through and Kevin is forced ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: love and romance, workplace situations, workplace, office, workplace romance, office romance, unrequited love, co worker co worker relationship, friendship between men, workplace humor, coworker relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace situations, nothing goes right, secretary, disorder, power relations, boss and employee, team, olympics, boss, workplace, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace, small town, misfit, boss and employee, friends, clerk, rivalry, friendship, power relations, superior, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Stacked (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stacked is an American television sitcom that premiered on Fox on April 13, 2005. On May 18, 2006, Stacked was canceled, leaving five episodes unaired in the United States. The last episode aired on January 11, 2006. The five unaired episodes have ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, power relations, siblings relations, physical appearance, workplace, store, family business, boss and employee, fish out of water, misfit, bookstore, blonde ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
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The Loop (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, friends, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, slacker, sexual harassment, airline, twentysomething life, superior, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: radio, radio dj, secretary, workplace, salesman, small time, power relations, director, satire, media, boss and employee, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: not serious, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: goofy hero, workplace, disorder, artists and showbiz, media, workplace situations, recording studio, newscaster, radio show, radio station
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.4
 2K
Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: political satire, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, office, workplace humor, bureaucracy, satire, government agency, politics, incompetence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC. His task is to clarify, define, or re-define the core purpose of the BBC across all its functions and to position it ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, satire, workplace, television, disorder, nothing goes right, intern, bbc, supportive coworker, unsupportive coworkers, new job, counselor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sean Saves the World (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Saves the World is an upcoming American television series starring Sean Hayes. The multi-camera comedy is expected to air on NBC as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series is set to premiere on October 3, 2013, and will air ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, single father, boss and employee, gay, workplace situations, parents and children, workplace, gender, power relations, gay parent, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%