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Friends & Crocodiles (2005)
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Friends & Crocodiles (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paul Reynolds is a Gatsby-like figure: owner of a magnificent house, the host of great parties, and a collector of interesting people. He persuades Lizzie Thomas, a secretary at a local estate agent's, to come and work for him as his assistant, to bring some order to his chaos. He inspires her with his enthusiasm and imagination, and frustrates her with his apparent carelessness and destructiveness, which culminates in her calling the police as one of his parties is attacked by local troublemakers, seemingly with his tacit approval. But their paths are destined to cross again and again as Lizzie, with the help of some of the people that she met at Paul's house, rises through the changing landscape of corporate Britain. This is the tale of a meaningful and powerful relationship that isn't a love story; it's about those rare people who profoundly influence and shape our lives.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, sexual, sexy
Plot: entrepreneur, workplace romance, secretary, mentor, love triangle, couples, rise to the top, ambition, chaos and mayhem, lifestyle, boss and employee, workplace, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, power relations, crocodile, love and romance, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, love, wedding, virtual reality, female nudity, businessman, businesswoman ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and tense films with plots about workplace, workplace situations, power relations, love and romance, society, couples and boss and employee mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Friends & Crocodiles: Dealers (1989), Joe's Palace (2007), Capturing Mary (2007), Gideon's Daughter (2005), The Role of Her Life (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dealers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The London branch of Whitney Paine, a major American investment bank, is in the midst of a crisis; after the loss of $100 million, one of their leading traders, Tony Eisner commits suicide by putting a slug through his head while seated at his place ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: bank, money, banker, boss and employee, workplace romance, fall in love, contests and competitions, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, workplace, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
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The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brian Cruver, an ambitious 26-year-old lands a job at Enron. As he assimilates to the company's get-rich-quick mantra, spending sprees and wild corporate "gatherings" become the norm. But when Enron files for bankruptcy, Cruver ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, biting, talky ...
Plot: ambition, fighting the system, rise to the top, rise and fall, uncover truth, love and romance, power relations, whistleblower, corporate crimes, boss and employee, rich and poor, society ...
Time: contemporary
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Joe's Palace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A drama centered on the relationship between Elliot, a strange and wealthy Londoner, and Joe, a teenager who takes care of an empty house Elliot owns.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, old man, lifestyle, uncover truth, estate, secret, teenager, wealth, antique, elderly, youth, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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87%
Capturing Mary (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.
Style: sincere, psychological, stylized, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: elderly, lifestyle, estate, introspection, haunted by the past, golden years, social relations, love and romance, memories, society, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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Gideon's Daughter (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has to stop and re-evaluate his world when his ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy, tense
Plot: relationship vs career, introspection, love affair, election, politics, estrangement, family problems, redemption, family relations, parents and children, celebrity, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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The Role of Her Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Freelance writer in a fashion journal, Claire meets Elisabeth Becker, a movie star. Everything separates them, their characters, their relationships with men, and of course money. Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, lifestyle, love triangle, couples, looking for love, love and romance, society, celebrity culture, social differences, showbiz, romance, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, university, unfulfillment, ambition, manipulation, college, friendship, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Moonlighting (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project and the men as they encounter the tempations of the West and loneliness and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, working class, workplace situations, fish out of water, boss and employee, political unrest, polish, power relations, injustice, disorder, society, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, poland, europe, england
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Ordinary Lies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, witty, serious, captivating
Plot: workplace, boss, couples, family problems, human nature, workplace situations, power relations, crumbling marriage, boss and employee, disorder, dishonesty, white lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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73%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn (Natascha McElhone) who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII (Jared Harris), before ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, sexy
Plot: mistress, royal family, infidelity, sister, intrigue, love and romance, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, royal court, love triangle, rise to the top, romance ...
Time: renaissance, 16th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, workplace situations, fashion, high society, love affair, flirting, rise to the top, eligible bachelor, workplace, ambition, nouveau riche, ambitious ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
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72%
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The Sex Movie (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends spend an evening together after time apart. Differences in sex and sexuality reveal deep-rooted conflicts and long-hidden longings.
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, under the surface, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, sexual relations, private vs public, sexuality, lesbian, sex, sexual fantasy, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The V.I.P.s (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, offbeat
Plot: airport, forbidden love, love triangle, betrayal, romance, boss and employee, multiple storylines, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Shooting the Past (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 182 min.
Story: A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library employees will resort to anything to thwart him.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, touching
Plot: culture clash, workplace, fighting the system, mysterious character, society, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, employee, photograph, library, battle ...
Place: london, europe, england
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Country: UK
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TV show
Story: The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
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Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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She's One of Us (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the start, Christine Blanc is a temp, her boyfriend has gone. Near the story's end, she's been offered a steady job, she has a fiancé, other men seem interested in her, she's passed her driving test, and, after she wins 1000 Euros ...
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Plot: workplace, friendship, murder, police detective, investigation, love and romance, social misfits, crimes, deadly, workplace romance, couples, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Tribe (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Property developer Jamie has to evict some weird, post-modern hippies from a building. But they slowly drag him into their dark underworld of bizarre rituals and dangerous liaisons.
Style: psychological, contemplative, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: real estate, seduction, cult, free love, commune, pursuit, society, misfit, friendship, rich and poor, social misfits, estate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, haunted by the past, romance, husband wife relationship, other woman, wife husband relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
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69%
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Casualty (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, workplace situations, doctors and patients, love and romance, intern, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, medicine, doctor, nurse, children, accident ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: europe, england
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67%
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Burnt Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: François Durrieux, a man in his forties, married to Clémence and father of Benjamin, has been employed for years by the firm DSBO. In order not to lose his job, he always submits to his boss's demands whether it means working after office ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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62%
Sauna on Moon (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
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62%
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Capital (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The head of a giant European investment bank desperately clings to power when an American hedge fund company tries to buy them out.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Minister (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully. He has no choice but to go to the scene of the accident. Thus begins the odyssey of a politician in a world ...
Style: tense, realistic, sincere, psychological, stylized ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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61%
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60%
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60%
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Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Plot: politics, campaign, political intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, politician, parliament, election, society, telephone conversation ...
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60%
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Breathless (2013)
Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 106 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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