Movies like Working Tra$h

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Working Tra$h
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two janitors (George Carlin, Ben Stiller) working as janitors at a brokerage firm become rich by making investments based on insider information they gather from the brokers' garbage.
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: get rich quick scheme, wall street, stock broker, janitor, garbage, stock market
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Limitless
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
105 min.
 7.4
The Wheeler Dealers
Comedy
USA
107 min.
 6.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about stock broker, wall street, mentor, catastrophe, disorder, dishonesty and runaway mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Working Tra$h: Trading Places (1983), Margin Call (2011), Buy & Cell (1988), The Boss' Wife (1986), The Wheeler Dealers (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trading Places
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, talky, not serious ...
Plot: rags to riches, screwball, poverty, fish out of water, revenge, drinking, business, unlikely partners, verbal byplay, prostitution, millionaire, homeless ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
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Margin Call
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, tense, cerebral ...
Plot: capitalism, greed, workplace, corruption, money, workplace situations, business, wall street, dishonesty, financial crisis, conspiracy, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
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System:   91%
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Buy & Cell
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Herbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the inmates want his help. To manage all the money, he forms CON INC. ...
Plot: stock broker, accidental suicide, warden, prison guard, embezzlement, psychologist, computer, stock market, newspaper, prison
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 4.9
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The Boss' Wife
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Daniel Stern stars as a stockbroker trying to climb the corporate ladder. There's only one thing stopping him...his boss' beautiful and flirtatious wife! THE BOSS' WIFE is a full-bodied, high-spirited, bedroom comedy about lust, love ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: rise to the top, boss and employee, love triangle, workplace romance, radio show, workplace situations, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, workplace, infidelity, down on your luck ...
Time: future
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System:   74%
    User:   77%
 
The Wheeler Dealers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who tries to ignore the lavish attention he spends on her but ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, clever ...
Plot: farce, rise to the top, romance, workplace romance, cons and scams, dishonesty, workplace, government agency, special agents, workplace situations, fall in love, ambition ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Associate
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace, vengeance, cross dressing, comedy of errors, hidden identity, business, women, wall street, cons and scams, farce, internet, gender bending ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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Limitless
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, greed, paranoia, drug addiction, rags to riches, murder, prodigy, drugs, dark hero, superhuman powers, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   64%
    User:   60%
 
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 45K
Boiler Room
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.
Style: clever, realistic, psychological, serious, cynical ...
Plot: crime, mentor, father son relationship, casino, redemption, stock broker, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, greed, corruption, con artists, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, mentor, greed, money, business, capitalism, father daughter relationship, revenge, corruption, ambition, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 2008, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, california, tower bridge london, zurich switzerland ...
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System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
The Women on the 6th Floor
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paris, in the early 1960s. Jean-Louis Joubert is a serious but uptight stockbroker, married to Suzanne, a starchy class-conscious woman and father of two arrogant teenage boys, currently in a boarding school. The affluent man lives a steady yet ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, working class, divorce, adultery, self discovery, french, mentor, unlikely friendships, social differences, relationships, women, segregation ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1965, year 1962
Place: france, spain, europe, egypt, paris france
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System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
 7.4
 130K
Wall Street
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.
Style: realistic, clever, tense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, betrayal, capitalism, greed, business, mentor, money, manipulation, hotshot hero, stock broker, revenge, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
Bless the Beasts & Children
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Six children at a summer camp embark on a mission to save a buffalo herd from slaughter.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, road movie
Plot: summer camp, friendship, coming of age, youth, social misfits, obsessive quest, rescue, buffalo, teenage life, environmentalism, animal life, spanking ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
 5.9
 20K
Men at Work
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, amateur detective, death, crime, buddies, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, mentor, brothers, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
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The April Fools
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Newly-promoted if none too happily married Howard Brubaker leaves a rowdy Company party early with the stunning Catherine, whom it turns out is herself unhappily married - to the boss. They spend an innocent night in New York becoming more and more ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: unlikely couple, unsupportive spouse, romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, family problems, alcohol abuse, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
All the Vermeers in New York
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna, a French actress, is approached by financial broker Gordon in the Vermeer room of a New York gallery. However, romance does not ensue...
Style: clever, atmospheric, serious, art house, realistic ...
Plot: art, under the surface, loneliness, existentialism, artists and showbiz, artist, relationships, romance, dishonesty, storytelling, sexualized violence, pornography ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
 7.4
 1K
Rubin and Ed
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Reclusive Rubin Farr teams up with vocal but unsuccessful multi-level salesman Ed Tuttle on a quest to bury Rubin's dead cat in the "perfect spot." Their trip takes them across Utah's desert where they have run-ins with Ed'd ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, on the road, odd couple, friendship, desert, misfit, partners, disorder, salesman, road trip, friends, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
 7.8
 284K
The Big Short
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.
Style: dramatic, interesting, entertaining, cerebral, talky ...
Plot: greed, business, corruption, capitalism, mortgage, bank, mentor, eccentricity, money, loan, twists & turns, catastrophe ...
Time: 2000s, year 2007, year 2008
Place: california, manhattan new york city, las vegas
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Hey!  There's Naked Bodies on My TV!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A GROOVE TUBE-styled skit comedy spoofing TV sitcoms of the 1970s in three segments: "Happy Daze," "Don't Come Back Kotler," and "Bernie Milner."
Style: porno movie
Plot: strong sexual content, mooning, janitor, part animation, absurd humor, television, parody, sex
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System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
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Everybody Loves It
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A janitor finds a four-leaf clover and dreams of his good luck turning him into a television star. Somehow, this translates to "naked women all over the place."
Plot: twist the dance, janitor, female nudity, cigarette smoking
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System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
The Bonfire of the Vanities
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Style: cynical, clever, humorous, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: journalism, greed, legal action, book, adaptation, interracial relations, courtroom, dishonesty, legal, sarcasm, society, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
 7.3
 46
Get a Job
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to save his own job, an employment agent has to find work for the most unemployable man on Maui.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Plot: unemployment, workplace situations, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, partners, friends, adult as child, racial stereotype, hawaiian, farce, wedding
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii
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System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
 5.5
 2K
Harold
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager with an early onset of male-pattern baldness befriends his high school's janitor.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social misfits, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, misfit, youth, coming of age, teenage love, society, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
Boeing, Boeing
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, comedy of errors, stewardess, romance, farce, love triangle, nothing goes right, screwball, love and romance, couples, disorder, newspaper man ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
Fathers & Sons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family problems, stock broker, wall street, human ashes, beard, choreographer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
Who's Minding the Mint?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bumbling government employee accidentally destroys a small fortune and decides to break into the US Mint to replace it, but before long everyone wants a slice of the action - and the money.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, romance, crime gone awry, heist, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, mute or deaf ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
 5.5
 3K
Equity
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Senior investment banker Naomi Bishop’s world of high-power big money is brutal and fierce, and one she thrives in. When a controversial IPO threatens the fragile balance of power and confidentiality, Naomi finds herself entangled in a web of ...
Plot: corruption, female empowerment, empowerment, wall street, feminism, career woman, female protagonist, sexism, smartphone, punching bag, boxing gloves, female boxer ...
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System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Join Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the Mystery Inc. crew as they head to Chicago for a talent show, some museum tours and whole lotta pizza! The windy city is home to the hit TV show, Talent Star, in which songwriting duo Fred and Daphne are finalists with ...
Style: not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: disco, adventure, tv show, friendship, artists and showbiz, family, friends, partners, youth, cartoon dog, disorder, mystery ...
Place: chicago illinois
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
The Newest Pledge
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The morning after kicking off their semester with a patriotic "stars, stripes, and strippers" party, the members of the Omega fraternity awaken to a find a baby on their doorstep. After little to no deliberation, the Omegas decide to ...
Plot: misadventure, dean, parenting, sorority, fatherhood, stoner, social worker, catch phrase, spit in the face, custody, confusion, hit in the crotch ...
Place: america
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System:   34%
    User:   40%
 

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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of a strip club decide to create a stripper academy, where anyone can enter and learn to dance like a pro, but only a few will be selected as strippers.
Style: not serious, sexy, humorous, realistic, sexual
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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System:   34%
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