Movies and TV shows like UnREAL

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UnREAL (2015)
 7.9
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UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the program's dispassionate executive producer demands. What ensues is a humorous, yet vexing, look at what happens in the world of unscripted television, where being a contestant can be vicious and producing it is a whole other reality.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, captivating, entertaining, biting, humorous, tense, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, dishonesty, showbiz, media satire, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, tv show, eligible bachelor, workplace situations, reality tv, blind ambition, desire for fame, competition, love affair, lifestyle, estate, ambition, ratings, love triangle, broken heart, couples, workplace, manipulation, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to UnREAL

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about workplace, ambition, workplace situations, rivalry, dishonesty, media and couples mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like UnREAL: Dirt (2007), House of Cards (2013), Mind Games (2014), Whatever This Is. (2013), Trust Me (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dirt (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dirt is an American television serial broadcast on the FX network. It premiered on January 2, 2007 and starred Courteney Cox as Lucy Spiller, the editor-in-chief of the first-of-its-kind "glossy tabloid" magazine DirtNow, which was ...
Style: cynical, serious, sincere, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: photographer, journalism, paparazzi, hollywood, tabloid, magazine, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, desire for fame, media satire, gossip and rumors, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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100%
 8.8
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House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, politics, political intrigue, political corruption, state affairs, lobbyist, blind ambition, intrigue, white house, dishonesty, power relations, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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60%
 6.4
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Mind Games (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Clark and Ross Edwards are brothers and partners in a unique agency committed to solving clients’ problems using the hard science of psychological manipulation. Clark is a former professor and a world-renowned expert in the field of human ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological, offbeat
Plot: manipulations, family relations, mind game, mind control, workplace, changing lives, outside help, workplace situations, dishonesty, prodigy, partners, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Whatever This Is. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Whatever this is. follows Sam (Hunter Canning) and Ari (Dylan Marron), two production assistants in New York, as well as Sam's girlfriend Lisa (Madeline Wise), a teacher without pay for the summer. Sam and Ari are scraping by working low paying ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: workplace, media, workplace situations, petty job, twentysomething life, small time, buddies, obnoxious boss, tv show, friends, friendship, debt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 1K
Trust Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series revolves around Rothman, Greene, and Moore, a fictional advertising firm. The storylines center on the difficulties of securing accounts and the characters' personal lives.
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, humorous, witty ...
Plot: workplace, workaholic, partners, female partner, couples, ambition, advertising, promotion, workplace intrigue, friends, friendship, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
They Shoot Movies, Don't They? ...The Making of 'Mirage' (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: They Shoot Movies, Don't They? is a voyeuristic look at first time director Tom Paulson and the movie he wrote called Mirage. Frank Gallagher is the documentarian whose camera waits and watches as Paulson navigates through a jungle of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: media, couples, disorder, addiction, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, unfulfillment, manipulations, blind ambition, filmmaking, obsession ...
Time: 90s
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52%
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Live! (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mockumentary following an ambitious TV network executive trying to produce a controversial reality show where contestants play Russian Roulette
Style: offbeat, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: russian roulette, contests and competitions, filmmaking, showbiz, human nature, artists and showbiz, media satire, tv show, ratings, rivalry, ambition, extreme sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 1K
Big Shots (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Four friends are at the top of their game...until the women in their lives enter the room. Lines between boardroom and bedroom blur when these competitive but dysfunctional CEOs take refuge in their friendship, discussing business, confiding ...
Style: sexy, realistic, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: housewife, friendship, casual sex, infidelity, ex couple relations, ambition, power relations, mistress, workplace, dishonesty, buddies, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 579
Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The President of the French Republic, visiting Saint-Etienne in the Loire, in a striking plant dies, victim of a bomb attack. The political world is agitated: early presidential elections to be held within the next thirty-five days. There is no ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, tense ...
Plot: rivalry, workplace, politics, ambition, campaign, media, political intrigue, state affairs, blind ambition, rise to the top, workplace situations, head of state
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Final Curtain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his ...
Style: biting, realistic, cynical, serious, witty ...
Plot: rivalry, blind ambition, ambition, couples, ego clash, showbiz, workplace, tv show, media, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 70s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dancing in September (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A black female TV producer struggles in Hollywood.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: media satire, workplace situations, love and romance, unlikely couple, writer's life, filmmaking, workplace, media, journalism, urban ghetto life, artists and showbiz, hollywood ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 56
Presidio Med (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Presidio Med is an American medical drama that aired on CBS from September 2002, to January 2003. The series centers on a San Francisco hospital. It was created by John Wells and Lydia Woodward, who also created ER.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, public health, clinic, doctors and patients, workplace romance, disagreement, love affair, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 724
The Deep End (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Deep End is an American television series created by David Hemingson and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for the ABC television network. Starring Mehcad Brooks, Matt Long, Tina Majorino, Clancy Brown, and Billy Zane, the show follows ...
Style: realistic, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Plot: law firm, lawsuit, lawyer, lawyers and clients, workplace intrigue, high priced lawyer, boss and employee, powerful corporation, hotshot, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 379
Unscripted (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unscripted is the on going tales of three out of work actors navigating the rough terrain of Los Angeles. In a land where the universal word for actors is "No", Unscripted takes a look at these three kind souls just trying to survive. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: actor's life, filmmaking, media satire, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, media, audition, casting, actor, actress, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.7
 2K
Profit (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Profit is an American television series that originally aired on the Fox Broadcasting Company in 1996 on Monday Night at 9:00 PM EST. The series was created by David Greenwalt and John McNamara, and stars Adrian Pasdar as the eponymous character Jim ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: child abuse, crimes, blind ambition, legal investigation, social climbing, workplace situations, powerful corporation, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, crime, hacker, workplace ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 873
Models Inc. (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Models Inc. is an American prime time soap opera that aired on the Fox television network during the 1994-1995 television season. It is the third series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. The series was created by Charles Pratt, Jr. and Frank ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, humorous
Plot: sitcom, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, workplace situations, blind ambition, manipulations, amateur detective, estrangement, workplace, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
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37%
The L.A. Complex (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Six young performers having been dubbed “most likely to succeed” in their hometowns now face the challenges and opportunities of a lifetime in the City of Angels.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, ambitious, showbiz, lifestyle, producer, temptation, dancer, roommate, hopes, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Halt and Catch Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, captivating, melancholic
Plot: programmer, supportive spouse, workplace situations, computers and web, relationship vs career, rivalry, computer system, partners, dishonesty, ego clash, laptop, financial problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Strong Medicine (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The lives of staff in the womens' health clinic of a fictitious hospital in Philadelphia.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, clinic, workplace situations, feminism, workplace, lifesaver, lifestyle, doctors and patients, family relations, boss and employee, gender, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, tense, talky ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, politician, family relations, couple relations, blind ambition, state affairs, manipulations, ambition, relationship vs career, couples, political intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 48K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, cynical, light ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, actor, workplace, desire for fame, aspiring actor, artists and showbiz, unsuccessful, best friends, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The daily lives of young models living together in a models' residence in New York, while struggling to deal with the cutthroat competition and fleeting fame of the fashion world.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: model, rivalry, dishonesty, teenage life, youth, intrigue, desire for fame, rise to the top, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, teaching the ways of the world, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Late Shift (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, media, tv show, showbiz, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, ambition, late night, media satire, television show, comedian, talk show host ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 1992
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Life Unexpected (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Life Unexpected is a coming-of-age family drama that centers around 16-year-old Lux, who was given up for adoption at birth but never adopted. When she is put back into the custody of her estranged-since-high-school birth parents, Cate and Baze, the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: foster child, teenager, thirtysomething life, parents and children, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, irresponsible, owner, surprising revelation, immature, youth, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Madam Secretary (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Former CIA agent Elizabeth Faulkner McCord is suddenly thrust into the position of US Secretary of State where she must quickly learn to drive international diplomacy, wrangle office politics and balance a complex family life.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: politics, relationship vs career, chief of staff, politician, secretary of state, workplace situations, state affairs, workplace intrigue, workplace, power relations, diplomacy, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 708
The Colbys (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Colbys is an American prime time soap opera, which originally aired on ABC from November 20, 1985 to March 26, 1987. Produced by Aaron Spelling, it was a spin-off of Dynasty, which had been the highest rated series for the 1984–1985 U.S. ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: family business, wealthy family, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, love and romance, blind ambition, family relations, dishonesty, couples, rivalry, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 784
Ordinary Lies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Exploring what happens when a bunch of white lies spiral out of control and the effect it has on an ordinary group of colleagues and friends.
Style: captivating, serious, witty, realistic
Plot: workplace, boss, human nature, couples, family problems, dishonesty, disorder, workplace situations, crumbling marriage, boss and employee, power relations, car salesman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 9K
The Hour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: reporter, workplace romance, workplace situations, crimes, state affairs, unfulfillment, coworker, politics, journalist, boss, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, youth, workplace, friendship, petty job, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, workplace situations, friends, lifestyle, society, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Wicked Wicked Games (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Wicked Wicked Games is a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the American television network MyNetworkTV. Twentieth Television produced 63 episodes to air weekdays. The limited-run serial was directed by Terry Cunningham, Dennis Dimster, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: betrayal, couples, dishonesty, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, manipulations, parents and children, family relations, obsession, intrigue, vengeance, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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