Movies like Fair Play

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Fair Play (2006)
 6.1
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Fair Play (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A company, where manipulation and harassment is a problem between colleagues, decides to organize a canyoning trip for its employees. The building tensions between co-workers might actually explode during this trip.
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic, cynical, controversial
Plot: manipulation, career, tennis, blind ambition, legal, dishonesty, rise to the top, rivalry, workplace situations, survival, politics, golf, office, ambition, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, workplace, wooing, obnoxious boss, cave, obsession, pursuit, love and romance, manipulations, hotshot hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Fair Play

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about dishonesty, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, ambition, boss and employee and power relations mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Fair Play: Love Crime (2010), The Method (2005), Supercapitalist (2012), The Gambler (2013), To Mathieu (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love Crime (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, Lebanon
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the sterile setting of a powerful multinational, two young women compete ... Isabelle is working under the orders of Christine, a woman of power she admires unreservedly.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, ambition, office, obsession, boss and employee, power relations, corporate world, rivalry, manipulations, workplace, manipulation, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, europe, cairo egypt, paris france
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95%
 7.2
 10K
The Method (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In Madrid seven candidates report for a job interview that uses "the Grönholm method" of selection, as protestors rise up in public protest in the street over the IMF-World Bank Summit attempting globalisation of workers' unions.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: ambition, workplace intrigue, mind game, rivalry, contests and competitions, workplace situations, workplace, job seeking, office, uninhibited rivalry, career, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Supercapitalist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A maverick New York hedge fund trader with uncanny analytic abilities moves to Hong Kong and orchestrates a mega-deal that swiftly escalates beyond his control.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ambition, fish out of water, society, dishonesty, stock broker, culture clash, boss and employee, misfit, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.2
 2K
The Gambler (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paramedic Vincentas is a passionate gambler, who is forced to make radical decisions to return the debts. An idea strikes Vincentas to create an illegal game related to his profession. Love, life and death will be at stake.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: gambling, ambition, workplace romance, workplace, disorder, love and romance, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, life is a bitch, unsupportive coworkers, nothing to lose, loan shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 6.5
 311
To Mathieu (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Matthieu and Eric are two brothers who work at the same factory as their father in Normandy. When his father is dismissed for smoking on the factory floor, Matthieu is incensed and tries to have him reinstated, in vain. His brother has just got ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: factory, vengeance, workplace intrigue, misled, workplace, righting the wronged, boss and employee, rivalry, workplace situations, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, atlantic ocean, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 46K
Disclosure (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Style: tense, sexual, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, obsession, workplace, manipulation, promotion, false accusation, boss and employee, vengeance, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.5
 668
Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The President of the French Republic, visiting Saint-Etienne in the Loire, in a striking plant dies, victim of a bomb attack. The political world is agitated: early presidential elections to be held within the next thirty-five days. There is no ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, politics, head of state, political intrigue, campaign, workplace situations, media, ambition, rise to the top, blind ambition, state affairs, workplace
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: TV reporter Shivajirao gets a chance to be the Chief Minister of Maharashtra for a day, after being challenged by incumbent Chief Minister Balraj Chauhan. After his successful one-day stint, he attempts to get back to his normal life, but it is not ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, biting ...
Plot: politics, election, attempted murder, fall in love, love and romance, intrigue, rise to the top, ambition, righting the wronged, political conspiracy, political corruption, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.1
 45
Exposed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Antigua and Barbuda, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a world of ambition and powerful politicians, Andy Hernandez (Shashi Balooja), an ambitious NYC Assistant District Attorney with political aspirations is recently engaged to Ann Kim, the latest partner in a profitable risk management firm. As a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: political intrigue, state affairs, ambition, power relations, boss and employee, hotshot lawyer, blind ambition, rise and fall, legal, crimes, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 845
Smoking Room (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Spanish branch of an American company is obliged to enforce the ban on smoking in their offices. From now on, those who want to smoke during working hours must do so in the street. Ramirez, one of the employees of this small office composed ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, politics, workplace, office, introspection, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, state affairs, campaign, gender, power relations, lobbyist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 23K
Madras Cafe (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An Indian Intelligence agent journeys into a war torn coastal island, to break a resolute rebel group. He deftly maneuvers his resources to make significant breakthroughs, amidst a scenario where the enemy has no face and the only counsel is ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, politics, manipulation, conspiracy, spy, secret agents, state affairs, dishonesty, escapades, manipulations, espionage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: india, asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 100
The Guarantee (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the night of September 29, 2008, the Irish government decided to guarantee the entire domestic banking system.'The Guarantee' tells the story of that night, and what led to it.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, corporate crimes, state affairs, legal, political intrigue, rivalry, uncover truth, dishonesty, finance, manipulation, office, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 883
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A gang of crooks robbing cash collectors, run into a police surveillance team and the inadequate police response results in a gunfight. A TV crew on assignment in the area happens to capture this humiliation on camera, and this example of police ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, dishonesty, manipulations, manipulation, tv show, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, journalism, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 22
Justice (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed woman fights for her soul in the belly of the city. Working for a human trafficking agency controlled by a powerful syndicate, she sees no evil, hears no evil. In a society like ours, you have only two choices—to be a victim or a ...
Style: tense, realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak
Plot: social decay, woman in danger, moral dilemma, rivalry, workplace situations, dishonesty, workplace, danger, life is a bitch, political corruption, workplace intrigue, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 5K
Capital (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The head of a giant European investment bank desperately clings to power when an American hedge fund company tries to buy them out.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: top executive, rivalry, working the system, stock broker, office, boss and employee, workplace, finance, critique of capitalism, bank, banking, wealth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, danger, crimes, political corruption, politics, haunted by the past, dishonesty, rivalry, graphic violence, state affairs, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
You Will Be My Son (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul de Marseul, a prestigious wine-maker and owner of a renowned chateau and vineyard in Saint-Emilion, is disheartened by the notion of his son Martin taking over the family business. Martin does not seem to have inherited the qualities that Paul ...
Style: emotional, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family business, rivalry, favoritism, workplace, intrigue, introspection, countryside, family problems, father son conflict, father son relationship, dishonesty, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Girl Cut in Two (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gabrielle Deneige is an independent, ambitious TV weather girl torn between her love of a distinguished author several decades her senior, and the attentions of a headstrong, potentially unstable young suitor. An unspoken past between the two men ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, tense, dark humor ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, love triangle, tv station, extramarital affair, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love and romance, dishonesty, ambition, couples, couple relations, wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, portugal, lyon, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 3K
The Temp (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A series of mysterious accidents at a food company lead a manager to suspect his impressive new temporary secretary.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: office, serial killer, psychopath, investigation, workplace romance, murder, femme fatale, obsession, manipulation, dangerous attraction, workplace intrigue, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 116K
Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, wall street, greed, corporate crimes, businessman, millionaire, workplace situations, financial problem, stock market crash, investments, bankruptcy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Blood from a Stone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The day his bank refuses to finance him, Georges will do everything he can to save his shipyard and his employees.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, save the day, workplace, rivalry, working class, factory, labor union, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, employer, strike ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 3K
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: realistic, serious, clever, cynical, talky
Plot: political corruption, politics, manipulation, campaign, society, fighting the system, state affairs, manipulations, political intrigue, ambition, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 33
Bureaucracy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Crime Thriller starring Jack Robinson, David Simon, Kaitlyn Black
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, workplace, crimes, obnoxious boss, deadly, boss and employee, workplace situations, police detective, bureaucracy, crime, blind man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.5
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Corporate (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Two corporate giants compete in order to recklessly maximize their respective profits.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, workplace, politics, society, ambition, corporate world, business ethics, corporate executive, boardroom, blind ambition, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 523
Staying on Top (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A advertising executive agent does everything she can do to stay on top of her business, even if she has to seductive means to do so.
Style: erotic, serious, sexy, sexploitation film, sexual ...
Plot: workplace romance, ambition, rise to the top, manipulations, manipulation, fight for supremacy, sexual relations, romance, workplace, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The New Protocol (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man investigating his son's death learns some horrific truths about the pharmaceutical industry.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, legal, dishonesty, hopes, family problems, vengeance, fighting the system, life is a bitch, crimes, mystery, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 3K
Oleanna (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A two character movie, involving a college professor, John, who is confronted by a female student, Carol, who is failing his course. The two spend a long time talking to each other, during which time John says a few things that can be taken the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: sexual harassment, dishonesty, teachers and students, false accusation, campus, manipulation, police investigation, existentialism, revenge, violent, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: uncover truth, rise to the top, fighting the system, ambition, rise and fall, workplace romance, couple relations, whistleblower, power relations, opposites attract, society, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 253
Crosshairs (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hired to enact revenge on a man who savagely beat a beautiful Russian débutant, Jack Verlaine is pressed between his newly acquired job and a persistent man named, Brill, who offers him a chance to advance higher in his seedy career. But when an ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: conspiracy, hitman, assassin, sex trafficking, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, estrangement, deadly, sex trade, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 16K
36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, gang, rivalry, crimes, police corruption, crime, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, tough law enforcer, blind ambition, spouse in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%