Movies like Office Space

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Office Space (1999)
 7.8
 220K
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: witty, clever, dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Plot: office, workplace, obnoxious boss, unlikely criminals, workplace situations, love and romance, dull life, rebelliousness, beach resort, downsizing, laziness, coworker relationship, cult, friendship, boss, embezzlement, hypnosis, arson, confession, corporate world, blackmail, party, guilt, frustration, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and clever films with plots about workplace situations, workplace, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, disorder and couples mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Office Space: Clerks (1994), Clerks II (2006), Haiku Tunnel (2001), Clockwatchers (1997), Horrible Bosses (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 197K
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, humorous, witty, cynical, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, workplace, everyday life, convenience store, male friendship, hockey, cult, funeral, anger, jealousy, death, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 122K
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, talky, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, loser, workplace, cult, drugs/alcohol, buddies, rock, workplace romance, store, workplace situations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, introspection, down on your luck, thirtysomething life, stoners, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, workplace, eating disorder, boss and employee, couple relations, workplace situations, investigation, siblings relations, heist, fighting the system, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 388K
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, not serious ...
Plot: boss and employee, obnoxious boss, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, dentist, power relations, drugs/alcohol, revenge, group of friends, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.8
 23K
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, not serious, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: farce, workplace, battle of the sexes, feminism, sexism, fighting the system, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, friendship, workplace situations, gender, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, obnoxious boss, hollywood, cons and scams, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, dishonesty, dangerous animal, vengeance, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, not serious, realistic
Plot: office, prank, buddies, drugs/alcohol, obnoxious boss, switching roles, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, partners, rivalry, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 87K
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, clever, surreal, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, mistaken identity, mischievous children, gangsters, witch, fish out of water, disorder, curses spells and rituals, bet, workplace situations, workplace, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.8
 263K
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 ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace romance, salesman, love and romance, promotion, career, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, realistic ...
Plot: office, workplace, negotiation, comedy of errors, actor's life, boss and employee, workplace situations, dishonesty, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, power relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever have one of those nights where nothing seems to be going right? Ever have a job that made you ponder "this place would be fun if it didn't suck so much"? Welcome to food-service hell. Natalie, the waitress, is on the verge of a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love and romance, workplace, romance, obnoxious boss, betrayal, boss and employee, workplace romance, heist, workplace situations, cooking and food, couples, rodeo
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: infidelity, business, factory, workplace, factory worker, lawsuit, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, thief, sexless marriage, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: small town, comic book shop, rivalry, couple relations, crime, cons and scams, crimes, golden years, small town life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, dark humor, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: casino, money, greed, buddies, screwball, betrayal, blind ambition, vengeance, gambling, nothing goes right, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 1K
Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace romance, cons and scams, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, leadership, rise to the top, chaos and mayhem, media satire, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Wheeler Dealers (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who tries to ignore the lavish attention he spends on her but ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting, clever ...
Plot: romance, farce, rise to the top, workplace romance, misunderstanding, cons and scams, dishonesty, workplace, government agency, special agents, workplace situations, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 82K
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, chef, waiter, friendship, screaming, speaking german, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace, party, drugs/alcohol, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: reunion, vaudeville, grudge, buddies, friendship, comedian, showbiz, friends, couples, actor's life, golden years, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: dark humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: losing-it hero, desert, doctors and patients, down on your luck, dull life, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace, self discovery, boss and employee, singleness, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: realistic, talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, adolescence, stoners, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, friendship, marijuana, coming-of-age, teacher, small town, party ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 813
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
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 ⇓
34%
Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Most of the townsfolk, particularly those on the school PTA, think she is a little too liberal so they're making things tough for her and her daughter. So she runs for the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: high school, small town, revenge, fighting the system, prank, americana, single parent, school, suburbs, rebelliousness, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: tv show, nothing goes right, battle of the sexes, celebrity culture, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, love and romance, media, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 293
Grief (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A campy chronicle of the lusts and loves of the men and women who work on a low-rent TV show called, "The Love Judge."
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: actor's life, best friends, gays and lesbians, boss and employee, friendship, impossible love, workplace romance, workplace situations, gender, workplace, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, couple relations, romance, cons and scams, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, frame up, disorder, marriage, courtroom, men's club ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 1K
Film Geek (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of Scotty Pelk, a socially inept video store clerk who gets fired from his job and becomes a sensation as an online film critic.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: obsession, friendship, looking for love, store, looking for sex, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, misfit, couples, workplace, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, vengeance, manager, humiliation, bully, obnoxious boss, obsession, workplace situations, revenge, sadism, success ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Blue in the Face (1995)
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: witty, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: human nature, friendship, urban, couple relations, smoking, tobacco, cigarette, store, culture clash, social relations, friends, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, couple relations, school, farce, suburbs, new neighbor, parents and children, eccentric family, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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