Movies like Office Space

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Office Space (1999)
 7.8
 225K
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: dark humor, humorous, witty, clever, satirical, absurd, talky, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: office, workplace, dull life, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, unlikely criminals, blackmail, workplace situations, coworker relationship, party, friendship, corporate world, boss and employee, self discovery, dishonesty, workplace problem, jealousy, boss, arson, frustration, guilt, neighbor, confession, embezzlement, laziness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, dallas texas

Most similar movies to Office Space

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and funny films with plots about mentor, dialogue, workplace, storytelling, brutality, catastrophe and pornography mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Office Space: Horrible Bosses (2011), Haiku Tunnel (2001), Clerks (1994), Extract (2009), Clockwatchers (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 396K
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: dentist, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, unlikely criminals, plan gone awry, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, power relations, revenge, drugs/alcohol, workplace problem, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 1K
Haiku Tunnel (2001)
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, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, fish out of water, obnoxious boss, disorder, fighting the system, introspection, misfit, stoners, law firm, boss and employee, nothing goes right, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.8
 200K
Clerks (1994)
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, witty, clever, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, friendship, death, anger, hockey, jealousy, funeral, convenience store, male friendship, everyday life, cult, coworker ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 42K
Extract (2009)
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, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, business, workplace, workplace situations, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, unsupportive coworkers, boss and employee, friends, factory, factory worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Clockwatchers (1997)
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, offbeat, biting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, eating disorder, workplace, couples, fighting the system, love and romance, boss and employee, workplace situations, couple relations, friends, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 124K
Clerks II (2006)
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, witty, talky, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, loser, everyday life, workplace, geek, couple relations, coworker, petty job, love and romance, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.8
 24K
Nine to Five (1980)
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, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, sexism, battle of the sexes, feminism, rebellion, poisoning, promotion, gender, fighting the system, obnoxious boss, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
 2K
Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: prank, office, switching roles, disorder, buddies, obnoxious boss, partners, workplace, rebelliousness, demotion, rivalry, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Hijacking Hollywood (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.
Style: witty, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, dangerous animal, cons and scams, crimes, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, dishonesty, disorder, hollywood, workplace, artists and showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Boss of It All (2006)
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, clever ...
Plot: office, negotiation, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, power relations, fish out of water, comedy of errors, actor's life, artists and showbiz, computer system, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 593
My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: offbeat, dark humor, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: gun, neighbor, suburban life, suburbs, disorder, couples, family problems, social decay, dishonesty, betrayal, twentysomething life, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 825
The Alarmist (1997)
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: forgery, workplace situations, crimes, cons and scams, workplace, dishonesty, screwball, innocence lost, investigation, catastrophe, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 83K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, friendship, party, workplace romance, speaking german, screaming, employer employee relationship, waiter, chef, workplace, prank, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
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, witty, semi serious, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: answering machine, telephone, masturbation, friendship, family relations, fall in love, looking for love, couples, buddies, pregnancy, self discovery, computers and web ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, talky, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, salesman, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, team, career, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Comic Book Villains (2002)
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: small town, rivalry, comic book shop, disorder, couples, cons and scams, crimes, couple relations, golden years, love and romance, crime, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
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, biting, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: casino, money, vengeance, greed, change of luck, nothing goes right, parents and children, friends, partners, disorder, buddies, screwball ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Martin & Orloff (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of a marketing man and his shrink. A suicide attempt and a softball game; A PHD-toting stripper and a deranged Desert Storm vet; A giant sparerib costume and the world's largest peenis; John Woo-style violence and Steel ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: unfulfillment, dull life, doctors and patients, losing-it hero, workplace, self discovery, desert, disorder, mental illness, hitman, media, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.0
 73K
Grandma's Boy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But he gets kicked out of his apartment and is forced to move in with his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, eviction, roommate, party, stoner, stupidity, workplace, geek, video game, virginity, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: tv show, power relations, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, couple relations, celebrity culture, love and romance, nothing goes right, boss and employee, media satire, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 90K
Four Rooms (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job...and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments. It seems that this evening's room service is serving up one unbelievable happening after ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, clever, suspense, absurd ...
Plot: hotel, workplace situations, gangsters, witch, bet, mistaken identity, mischievous children, hotel room, couples, supernatural ability, fish out of water, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Swimming with Sharks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.
Style: clever, cynical, disturbing, humorous, witty ...
Plot: bully, manager, humiliation, showbiz, hollywood, obsession, vengeance, sadism, success, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, stylized, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, dog, friendship, rivalry, nervous breakdown, depression, erection, comeback, weatherman, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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I Heart Huckabees (2004)
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: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, non-linear ...
Plot: jealousy, private detective, existentialism, surveillance, investigation, divorce, rivalry, self discovery, escapades, suburbs, strong sexual content, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 7K
Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, suburbs, eccentric family, couples, love and romance, nothing goes right, friends, family relations, suburban life, couple relations, parents and children, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, nothing goes right, friendship, workplace, buddies, disorder, partners, unlikely criminals, twists & turns, stupidity, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 52K
Duplex (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, cons and scams, old woman, unlikely criminals, parrot, falling down stairs, real estate agent ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mine, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, coming of age, friendship, workplace, youth, buddies, swimming, power relations, boss and employee, friends, love and romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 17K
The Promotion (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, harsh ...
Plot: rivalry, promotion, supermarket, unsupportive coworkers, couple relations, boss and employee, thirtysomething life, power relations, drugs/alcohol, uninhibited rivalry, workplace situations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, canada, quebec, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Lonely Guy (1984)
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, witty, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: honeymoon, cruise, traffic jam, breakup, singleness, couples, hopes, couple relations, romance, nothing goes right, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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