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A Matter of Principles (2009)
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A Matter of Principles (2009)
Original name: Cuestión de Principios
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man with seemingly unwavering ethics is challenged by his new boss, who believes everyone has a price and it willing to prove it. In this Capra-esque tale no one leaves unscathed when principles and pragmatism collide.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, semi serious, clever, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, couple relations, human spirit, couples, boss and employee, workplace, workplace situations, office, power relations, coercion, social relations, manager, magazine, honesty, dignity, modeling
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about workplace, workplace situations, couples, boss and employee, power relations, love and romance and disorder mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like A Matter of Principles: Work Hard, Play Hard (2003), The Search for John Gissing (2001), Welcome to the North (2012), Bob Funk (2009), Pink Lemonade (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Work Hard, Play Hard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philippe Seigner starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is delicate: An audit at a factory, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: moral dilemma, workplace, life is a bitch, society, couples, workplace situations, unemployment, factory, couple relations, boss and employee, power relations, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Search for John Gissing (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Matthew Barnes is a young exec on the move up who finds himself a pawn in corporate in-fighting when he's sent to London to oversee a merger
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: satire, culture clash, workplace, rivalry, boss and employee, love and romance, couples, workplace romance, vengeance, workplace situations, couple relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, chicago illinois
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Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: boss and employee, addiction, couples, workplace, family relations, parents and children, fired, boss, therapist, layoff, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: feel good, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, couples, workplace, betrayal, obnoxious boss, romance, boss and employee, heist, cooking and food, love ...
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Stromberg - Der Film (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The celebration of the 50th anniversary of “Capitol-Insurance” is due – that's what the bosses thought. All employees are invited to join the party in a hotel. However, rumors say the company's not doing very well. To avoid ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, road trip, loss of job, save the day, on the road, unfulfillment, brothel, bus driver, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Carpool Guy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic. A seeming answer to his prayers comes in the form of a homeless man whom Joel pays to sit in his passenger seat so he can use ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: office, workplace, rivalry, odd couple, workplace intrigue, rich and poor, traffic jam, power relations, ambition, homeless, friendship, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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62%
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Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, friends, boss and employee ...
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Price Check (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Live Nude Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Shane inherits a gentleman's club from his estranged uncle, he leaves his Midwestern home for Los Angeles. Run by a booze hound and employing a dozen out of control strippers, Shane must do everything he can to save the club from ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, disorder, boss and employee, nightclub, bankruptcy, sex scene, strip club, drug use, stripper, save the day, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Notre univers impitoyable (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Victor and Margot are both lawyers in a major consulting firm and form a solid couple in private. Yet one day they find themselves competing for the same job promotion. How will their relationship stand up to the outcome?
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love affair, friendship, family life, couple relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, workplace, husband wife relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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50%
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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, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rebelliousness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, rivalry, partners, buddies, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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48%
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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White Collar Blues (1975)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
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41%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, humorous, contemplative ...
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37%
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 25 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Duration: 98 min.
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