Movies like I Really Hate My Job

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I Really Hate My Job (2007)
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I Really Hate My Job (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the story of an evening in a café in London's Soho.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, clever, offbeat, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, waitress, friendship, love and romance, midlife crisis, workplace romance, aging, introspection, couple relations, lifestyle, boss and employee, disorder, nothing goes right, workplace, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, sexy woman, revolution, friends, cooking and food, hollywood, artists and showbiz, couples, buddies, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, europe

Most similar movies to I Really Hate My Job

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and witty films with plots about couples, love and romance, friends, friendship, couple relations, lifestyle and thirtysomething life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like I Really Hate My Job: How to Be (2008), Caffeine (2006), LOL (2006), The Trip (2010), Downhill (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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How to Be (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man having an existential crisis convinces a Canadian self-help guru to come to London and become his personal life coach.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: introspection, self discovery, unfulfillment, coming of age, hopes, youth, lifestyle, musician, musician's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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95%
 5.5
 3K
Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, looking for love, twentysomething life, romance, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.6
 827
LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: humorous, talky, sincere, sexy, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, introspection, friendship, youth, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, computers and web, misfit, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 21K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: on the road, restaurant, friendship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, countryside, loneliness, midlife crisis, eccentricity, existentialism, sarcasm, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.5
 144
Downhill (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four old school friends reunite to attempt the epic coast to coast walk, across the United Kingdom. As their journey unfolds, this comically incompatible foursome walk full tilt into their mid-life crises.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: best friends, buddies, friendship, friends, farce, reunion, self discovery, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, midlife crisis, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, mistaken identity, memory, couples, aging, love and romance, writer's life, couple relations, golden years, poetry, disorder, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.8
 249
Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Stockbroker Terry, art expert Patrick, orthodontist James and decking supremo Gary have been friends since their schooldays. Now, having all reached the age of 50, they are intent on reliving the freedom of their youth, buying hip new clothes and ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace romance, friendship, lifestyle, introspection, best friends, family relations, boss and employee, workplace, buddies, looking for love, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Lather Effect (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: reunion, once promising, bittersweet, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, friendship, introspection, lifestyle, looking for love, couples, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 6K
Girl 6 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The ...
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, neighbor, friendship, lifestyle, boss and employee, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, telephone operator, audition, actress, sexual fantasy, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Best Friend's Wife (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two friends are about to learn that they are "Grownups."
Style: realistic, sexual, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: swinger, swingers, wife swapping, midlife crisis, couple relations, looking for sex, thirtysomething life, romance, misfit, lifestyle, best friends, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, england, new york, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, family relations, siblings relations, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, midlife crisis, infidelity, love triangle, uninvited guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 2K
Walter (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A ticket-taker at the local cinema believes he is the son of God. He has agreed to decide the eternal fate of everyone he comes in to contact with.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: workplace situations, supernatural, destiny, workplace, imaginary, workplace romance, love and romance, hopes, god, cause and meaning
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My Mother Likes Women (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Sofia introduces her three adult daughters to her new lover who is their age and happens to be a woman. The women, in particular Elvira find it extremely difficult to accept their mothers sudden apparent sexual reversal. The news pushes the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: youth, looking for love, gender bending, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, friendship, eccentric family, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, writer's life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 1K
Park (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Park takes place all in one day in a public park in Los Angeles, as 11 disaffected Angelenos find both love and loss in unexpected ways
Style: realistic, offbeat, semi serious, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudist, couple relations, nothing goes right, betrayal, friendship, boss and employee, friends, deadly, couples, dishonesty, looking for love, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
He's Such a Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The basic premise is that Whitney is a really great guy who is considered too gentle, too friendly, and too genuine to be straight. Actually, he's straight, and he's madly in love with his girlfriend Taylor. Whitney has a best friend, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, queer cinema
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, romance, disorder, love and romance, workplace, couple relations, friends, lifestyle, boss and employee, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
30 Years to Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: First of all, the title does not refer to someone sentenced to jail. It is a movie about 6 lifetime friends who are all hitting the big `3-0' together during the same year. Each one looks inside themselves to see where has my life gone and what ...
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, starting over, midlife crisis, lifestyle, society, looking for love, buddies, human nature, relationship vs career, romance, thirtysomething life ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 2K
Naked (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nackt is the story of three couples, one of which just broke up, one that seems to be about to and one perfectly okay. They are all friends and from time to time they gather to talk about everything.One time they gather for dinner at the second ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, swinger, romance, love and romance, man-woman relation, couple relations, self discovery, relationship problems, swingers, male female relationship, sex talk, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 3K
Tapas Bar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a Spanish tapas bar and the love lives of the loosely interconnected people in the neighborhood surrounding the bar. The pairs of lovers include a middle aged woman and a young man; an elderly, drug dealing woman and her ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, looking for love, couples, working class, couple relations, boss and employee, love and romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, restaurant, social relations, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 566
Learners (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Bev is a downtrodden housewife who's failed her driving test eight times, having only been instructed by her impatient husband Ian. After registering with a driving school, she develops a crush on her instructor, Chris.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: learning to drive, power relations, family relations, money raising, couple relations, teachers and students, couples, workplace romance, workplace, fall in love, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 878
The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and Converse High Tops.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, midlife crisis, unlikely couple, lifestyle, mentally unstable, couples, love and romance, family life, nothing goes right, writer's life, artists and showbiz, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
35 and Ticking (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia, Clevon, and Phil -- all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker) is still looking for a man, Victoria ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, midlife crisis, love and romance, comedy of errors, buddies, wooing, couples, disorder, couple relations, crumbling marriage, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Seven Days of Grace (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four women - a blonde, a hippie, a lesbian and a barmaid - are looking for love, money and success. When one inherits an Italian restaurant from her father, they see this as a chance to fulfil their dreams. Then the restaurant is in danger of ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: restaurant, best friends, sexual content, love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, gender, couples, actor's life, lifestyle, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, friendship, family problems, breakup, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, unfulfillment, infidelity, remarry, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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 1K
The Storage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Antero Rousku is a storeman in a paint store. His job requires raw muscle power, mixing paints and carrying house repair materials around to earn his daily bread. But the basic salary is not enough for Rousku. He also sells a lot of stuff on the ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: working class, workplace, pregnancy, blackmail, unwanted pregnancy, couples, life turned upside down, friends, workplace situations, sexual relations, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Years after their successful restaurant review tour of Northern Britain, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are commissioned for a new tour in Italy.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, buddies, odd couple, verbal byplay, restaurant, road trip, character study, farce, cooking and food, friends, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, tuscany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 2K
The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jennifer's thirtieth birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: birthday, disorder, nothing goes right, family relations, infidelity, siblings relations, dishonesty, friendship, kitchen, bittersweet, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Real Blonde (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.
Style: humorous, satirical, light, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: satire, actor's life, showbiz, romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, workplace situations, workplace, workplace romance, fashion, unsuccessful, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, true love, romance, fall in love, breakup, couples, wooing, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 20K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, amateur theater, filmmaking, lifestyle, americana, love and romance, small town life, movie business, showbiz, couple relations, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, couples, introspection, best friends, friends, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, divorce, adultery, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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