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, witty, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: waitress, friendship, love and romance, midlife crisis, workplace romance, aging, introspection, restaurant, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, couple relations, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, sexy woman, friends, hollywood, revolution, couples, buddies, unfulfillment, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, europe

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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, lifestyle, friends, friendship, couple relations and unfulfillment mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like I Really Hate My Job: How to Be (2008), Caffeine (2006), The Lather Effect (2006), LOL (2006), The Trip (2010). 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, realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, unfulfillment, introspection, self discovery, youth, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, musician, breakup, musician's life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: drug abuse, battle of the sexes, friendship, looking for love, workplace situations, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, twentysomething life, couple relations, sexual relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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76%
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, friends, couple relations, introspection, love and romance, looking for love, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, hopes, singleness, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: talky, humorous, sincere, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, youth, friendship, introspection, love and romance, couple relations, computers and web, human nature, misfit, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, surreal ...
Plot: on the road, restaurant, friendship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, countryside, loneliness, midlife crisis, eccentricity, existentialism, sarcasm, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, london
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60%
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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, mistaken identity, memory, couples, love and romance, writer's life, aging, couple relations, golden years, poetry, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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59%
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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, semi serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudist, friendship, couple relations, couples, betrayal, dishonesty, love and romance, nothing goes right, infidelity, looking for love, unrequited love, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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59%
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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: friendship, buddies, friends, best friends, farce, escapades, disorder, self discovery, on the road, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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58%
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Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of them of their most glorious drinking trips and sexual ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, family relations, couple relations, sex, introspection, midlife crisis, couples, friends, buddies, unfulfillment, lifestyle, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
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53%
The Film to Come (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At fifty Louis Gravet, a serious actor, would like to become a comedian. His brother Peter, a film director, has the idea of hiring him for the lead role of a comedy. Family circumstances, their wives, their children, niece, lead him to make another ...
Style: sincere, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, siblings relations, couples, midlife crisis, couple relations, disorder, nothing goes right, actor's life, artists and showbiz, brother brother relationship, actor, cinema ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, couples, partners, love and romance, odd couple, lifestyle, infidelity, self discovery, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, estrangement, unfulfillment, lifestyle, golden years, loneliness, aging, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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47%
Les Jours venus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex soixante- huitard is forced to look back at his past .His kids look at him like an old soldier from a very distant war.His banker called him urgently.His last script idea is refused.He remembers meeting his wife in Sarajevo during the war.Most ...
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, dealing with death, aging, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, postmodernism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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47%
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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, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, boss and employee, workplace situations, nudity (full frontal - brief), audition, sexual fantasy, actress, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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45%
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Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 30 min.
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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, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace romance, friendship, lifestyle, looking for love, introspection, boss and employee, family relations, best friends, buddies, workplace, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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41%
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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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: workplace situations, supernatural, hopes, workplace, workplace romance, love and romance, destiny, god, cause and meaning, imaginary, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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40%
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, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, uninvited guest, couples, disorder, midlife crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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39%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, romance, couples, singleness, down on your luck, gender, artists and showbiz, actor's life, gays and lesbians, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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39%
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Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, actor's life, rising to stardom, workplace, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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39%
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The Gathering (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A successful architect, Sakti (Tora Sudiro), is uncertain about his sexuality, but when he meets magnetic and gay Nino (Surya Saputra), he realizes he prefers men. When Meimei (Cut Mini Theo), one of Sakti's closest female friends, reveals ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, couples, thirtysomething life, family relations, lifestyle, misfit, gays and lesbians, gender, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia
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38%
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Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, elderly, college, parents and children, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, family relations, leaving home, love and romance, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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37%
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: humorous, sexy, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: swinger, wife swapping, romance, friendship, swinger couple, couple relations, looking for sex, thirtysomething life, best friends, love and romance, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, new york, new jersey, london, europe ...
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37%
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The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, mentally unstable, unlikely couple, dark humor, nothing goes right, writer's life, family life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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36%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: swinger, male female relationship, friendship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, relationship problems, love, marriage, husband wife relationship, bicycle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Twice Upon a Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup It too, was public and painful. They have not met since. But Alice, who has established herself as a first lady ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: diva, introspection, screwball, romance, couples, aging, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, actor's life, showbiz, hopes, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
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35%
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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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, couples, looking for love, working class, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, boss and employee, unfulfillment, cooking and food, dull life, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: couple relations, couples, disorder, friends, love and romance, workplace, romance, parents and children, boss and employee, family relations, lifestyle, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friends, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, actor's life, friendship, love triangle, couple relations ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 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, humorous, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, couples, fall in love, romance, wooing, breakup, unfulfilled love, thirtysomething life, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%