Movies like Office Space

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Office Space (1999)
 7.8
 220K
Office Space
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: talky, witty, clever, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, funny, biting, realistic, interesting ...
Plot: office, workplace, cult, rebellion, business, philosophy, revenge, buddies, corporate america, obnoxious boss, unlikely criminals, storytelling, dialogue, technology, stupidity, mentor, cons and scams, suburbs, sarcasm, honest, workplace situations, drinking, vengeance, greed, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico

Most similar movies to Office Space

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and witty films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, life philosophy, brutality and drinking mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Office Space: Haiku Tunnel (2001), Clerks II (2006), Clerks (1994), Denise Calls Up (1995), Blue in the Face (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.1
 1K
Haiku Tunnel
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, office, obnoxious boss, corporate america, lawyer, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, writing, catastrophe, existentialism, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
 7.4
 122K
Clerks II
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, workplace, geek, cult, drugs/alcohol, buddies, male nudity, rock, dialogue, workplace romance, store, dialogue driven ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   81%
 
 7.8
 197K
Clerks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, cynical, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, workplace, cult, dialogue driven, sarcasm, drinking, buddies, dialogue, foul language, store, twentysomething life, irreverent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   90%
 
Denise Calls Up
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, self discovery, unlikely friendships, couple relations, life philosophy, solitude, life & death, loneliness, relationships, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   69%
 
Blue in the Face
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, human nature, couple relations, urban, relationships, store, sarcasm, life philosophy, dialogue, solitude, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
 6.2
 42K
Extract
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The owner of a factory that produces flavor extracts, Joel Reynold seems to have it all, but really doesn't. What's missing is sexual attention from his wife, Suzie. Joel hatches a convoluted plan to get Suzie to cheat on him, thereby ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, workplace, business, drugs, adultery, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, factory, nothing goes right, couples, pornography, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   65%
 
Lost in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: humorous, road movie, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, down on your luck, yuppie, workplace, marriage, nothing goes right, corporate america, hopes, deadpan, love and romance, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   55%
 
She's Funny That Way
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, hotel, adultery, fall in love, urban, love affair, destiny, vengeance, writers, romance, artists and showbiz, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
Deconstructing Harry
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: writing, psychiatry, art, postmodernism, writer's life, sarcasm, writers, midlife crisis, depression, life philosophy, relationships, life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
 6.7
 4K
Kabluey
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Leslie is left with few options when her husband is sent back to war in the Middle East. A modest amount of help arrives in the form of his brother, Salman, who is less than prepared to care for the couple's two preadolescent boys. When Leslie ...
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, gloomy, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, eccentric family, deadpan, sarcasm, physical appearance, psychology, family, loneliness, irreverent, family relations, storytelling, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
The Lonely Guy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, singleness, urban, romance, hopes, mentor, couples, disorder, starting over, revenge, fight scenes, dialogue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
Comic Book Villains
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: small town, comics, greed, couple relations, crime, cons and scams, superhero, death, crimes, golden years, writers, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
Clockwatchers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: humorous, dark humor, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, workplace, boss and employee, unlikely friendships, loneliness, couple relations, corporate america, life philosophy, women, life, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
The Foot Fist Way
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An inept taekwondo instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow taekwondo enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, not serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, buddies, adultery, sarcasm, goofy hero, school, contests and competitions, small town, friendship, infidelity, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
The Boss of It All
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: dark humor, surreal, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, office, comedy of errors, actor's life, finnish, boss and employee, workplace situations, obsession, relationships, mentor, pornography, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
 6.8
 23K
Nine to Five
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, office, revenge, chase, women, fighting the system, obnoxious boss, hospital, battle of the sexes, feminism, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
Where's Poppa?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears that his batty mom's ...
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: incest, rape, parents and children, male nudity, irreverent, eccentric family, farce, nothing goes right, sexualized violence, family relations, relationships, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
 6.9
 2K
Waydowntown
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four young office workers have a bet going to see who can last the longest without going outside. In the maze that is the downtown core of a large city, glass skywalks connect apartment buildings, office towers and shopping malls. Its day 28 of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: workplace, office, contests and competitions, twentysomething life, life philosophy, superhero, existentialism, mentor, obsession, surrealism, buddies, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 50K
Best in Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, biting, not serious ...
Plot: dog, obsession, lesbian, gay, hotel, pets, eccentricity, contests and competitions, deadpan, relationships, farce, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, florida, usa, illinois, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
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: humorous, stylized, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, parody, journalism, stupidity, workplace, cult, sexism, buddies, dumb, battle of the sexes, ego clash, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
 6.6
 4K
Party Girl
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, opposites attract, twentysomething life, romance, urban, fall in love, life philosophy, city life, fish out of water, mentor, unlikely friendships, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
Hollywood Shuffle
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, farce, hollywood, spelling bee, actor's life, stereotypes, media satire, mentor, showbiz, gangsters, race issues, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
 6.7
 29K
In a World...
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: workplace, father daughter relationship, family relations, desire for fame, parents and children, siblings relations, alone in the world, sarcasm, unfulfilled love, dialogue, writers, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
 5.7
 3K
Sour Grapes
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: greed, vengeance, casino, buddies, screwball, parody, betrayal, sarcasm, dialogue, blind ambition, dumb, sexualized violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
 6.5
 12K
Night Shift
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, macabre, funny, realistic ...
Plot: prostitution, friendship, pimp, prostitute, buddies, mentor, nightlife, unlikely friendships, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, dialogue ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 7.0
 6K
Polyester
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, biting, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: pornography, abortion, misfit, dysfunctional family, cult, love and romance, male nudity, suburbs, life philosophy, brutality, nudity (topless - notable), crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
 5.2
 813
The Alarmist
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: cons and scams, workplace situations, screwball, crimes, dishonesty, forgery, investigation, innocence lost, workplace, catastrophe, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
 5.7
 17K
The Promotion
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, harsh ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, store, ambition, workplace, dialogue, culture clash, supermarket, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, canada, chicago illinois, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
I Heart Huckabees
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Style: clever, surreal, intellectual, talky, humorous ...
Plot: existentialism, self discovery, surveillance, storytelling, private detective, suburbs, jealousy, surrealism, philosophy, investigation, strong sexual content, metaphysics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: obsession, addiction, drugs, cancer, pornography, experiment gone awry, depression, inventions and discoveries, irreverent, dishonesty, foul language, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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