Movies like Smoking Room

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Smoking Room (2002)
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Smoking Room (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Spanish branch of an American company is obliged to enforce the ban on smoking in their offices. From now on, those who want to smoke during working hours must do so in the street. Ramirez, one of the employees of this small office composed mainly of men, decides to begin collecting signatures against what he considers unfair. What Ramirez intends is to be use an unoccupied office as smoking room
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, cynical, offbeat, biting, suspense
Plot: politics, office, boss and employee, workplace, campaign, gender, introspection, obnoxious boss, state affairs, workplace situations, power relations, lobbyist, human nature, media, smoking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain

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Most similar movies to Smoking Room

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, biting and suspense films with plots about workplace, workplace situations, satire, power relations, society, politics and media mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Smoking Room: Knife Fight (2012), People in Places (2013), The Minister (2011), AFR (2007), Say Uncle (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Knife Fight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A political strategist juggling three clients questions whether or not to take the high road as the ugly side of his work begins to haunt him.
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, witty, talky ...
Plot: politics, ambition, private vs public, dishonesty, campaign, americana, political intrigue, society, political corruption, satire, state affairs, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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95%
Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart is a 2003 NBC TV movie starring Cybill Shepherd as Martha Stewart in which the life of Martha Stewart is outlined starting from her life in New Jersey to the scandal behind her arrest.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, relationship vs career, rise to the top, workplace situations, boss and employee, lifestyle, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, tv show, obnoxious boss, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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90%
People in Places (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
Story: This kaleidoscopic film weaves together approximately 20 fragmented scenarios that offer a view of contemporary Spain, drawing conclusions about the persistence of the human condition, strangeness, and the chaos within relationships. Starring Raul ...
Style: realistic, biting, semi serious, clever, sincere ...
Plot: human nature
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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88%
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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 ...
Plot: politics, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, boss and employee, disagreement, state affairs, politician, prime minister, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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83%
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AFR (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Danmarks statsminister Anders Fogh Rasmussen er blevet myrdet. Den hovedmistænkte er statsministerens homoseksuelle elsker Emil. I tiden efter mordet møder vi en lang række af verdens politikere og magtfulde mennesker, fra Kofi Annan til Pia ...
Style: clever, serious, cynical, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: state affairs, politics, dishonesty, assassination, crimes, society, campaign, satire, deadly, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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69%
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Say Uncle (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: godparent, false accusation, gender, suburban life, small town, small town life, lifestyle, suburbs, obsession, denial, gays and lesbians, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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62%
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Voice Over (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married woman — seeking to purify herself through a "disconnection vow" — leaves her husband and returns to her parents’ home, but finds a situation far from the peace and quiet she had imagined.
Style: semi serious, witty, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, disorder, introspection, nothing goes right, dull life, breakup, couples, strong female presence, parents and children, unfulfillment, siblings relations, homecoming
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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61%
The High Pressures (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miguel travels to Pontevedra, his hometown, with the request of serching for some locations for a movie. His trip takes him back to the place where he grew up, meeting up with some old friends, but also leads him to the possibility of a new ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love and romance, self discovery, hopes, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, human nature, introspection, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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61%
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Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tommy is a vacuum cleaner salesman gripped by the fever of closing the deal. He lives on puffa rice stored in his glove compartment, listens to motivation tapes of his own voice shouting 'Sell, sell, fucking sell' and his punters are up to ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: fish out of water, self discovery, working class, introspection, job seeking, odd couple, partners, reluctant partners, blind ambition, ambition, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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58%
The Ordinary People (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Muller company organizes a reception to mark the launch of a new product. During the evening, we discover that this is actually a coaching exercise for company executives. Gradually, rumours about the upcoming acquisition of the company start to ...
Style: cynical, realistic, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: labor union, power relations, pharmaceutical company, corporate world, role playing, workplace intrigue, party, invitation, gossip, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman becomes romantically involved with a murder defendant while she is a juror in his trial.
Style: suspense, semi serious, cynical, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: couples, legal, legal investigation, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, murder, courtroom drama, parents and children, scandal, sexual relations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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52%
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God Is on Air (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two Spanish pan-handlers soon find themselves in over their heads when they stumble upon an opportunity to redeem themselves and perhaps the entire planet. The world appears to suffer from rampant poverty, violence and spiritual desperation and the ...
Style: clever, cynical, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: sect, murder, social decay, dishonesty, injustice, friendship, life is a bitch, dark humor, tv show, society, crimes, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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51%
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The Best Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, rough, social realism ...
Plot: politics, election campaign, political intrigue, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, corrupt politician, opponent, power relations, state affairs, media, head of state ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Lady in Paris (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Estonia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anne leaves Estonia to come to Paris as a caretaker for Frida, an elderly Estonian lady who emigrated to France long ago. Anne soon realizes that she is not wanted. All Frida wants from life is the attention of Stéphane, her younger former lover. ...
Style: witty, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: elderly, friendship, love and romance, power relations, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, nagging and grouching, society, bittersweet, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, estonia, paris france
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49%
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K Street (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: K Street is a 2003 HBO television series about lobbyists and politicians in Washington, D.C. It was named for a street that is home to many lobbying and legal firms.
Style: clever, cynical, serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, campaign, realism, workplace, ambition, rivalry, state affairs, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, political satire, fictional reality show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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47%
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Family Hero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of a cabaret in Nice called "Le perroquet bleu" ("The blue parrot"). The innkeeper, Gabriel, dies at the beginning of the movie and leave his business to his godchildren : Nino and Marianne, whom father had been taken ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, introspection, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, wooing, nightlife, jazz, nightclub, family business, sexual content, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france
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46%
The Garden of Delights (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The greedy relatives of an amnesic and paralytic 45 years old millionaire try him to recover his memory by any means.
Style: surreal, biting, cynical, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: memory loss, satire, family relations, disability, politics, family life, isolation, eccentric family, bank, man in a wheelchair, neglected wife, repressed memory ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 70s
Place: switzerland, europe, spain
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46%
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, ambition, campaign, friends, unemployment, politics, against the odds, society, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, profanity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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45%
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Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: semi serious, melancholic, atmospheric, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, fighting the system, heist, office politics, secretary, father daughter relationship, women, eating disorder, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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44%
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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
Plot: workplace, fighting the system, parents and children, power relations, workplace situations, boss and employee, suffering, employee, middle aged man, revolt, friendship, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Optical Illusions (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France, Portugal
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind man who recovers his sight after an operation finds his life in chaos when he is rejected by the community to which he once belonged. (Chile)
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, introspection, human nature, friends, workplace, innocence lost, workplace romance, teaching the ways of the world, dark humor, secretary, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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44%
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Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, rivalry, head of state, political intrigue, campaign, rise to the top, workplace situations, media, ambition, state affairs, workplace, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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42%
Sauna on Moon (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guangdong, the forefront of China's reform and opening-up, the business of a sauna is fairly flat. The boss, Wu, together with his team, pursuits his dream and constructs a entertainment kingdom persistently with their wisdom, effort and ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: hopes, life is a bitch, workplace, follow your dream, workplace situations, bittersweet, boss and employee, power relations, sea, prostitute, eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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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40%
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Syrup (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A slacker hatches a million-dollar idea. But, in order to see it through, he has to learn to trust his attractive corporate counterpart. Based on Max Barry's novel.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, biting ...
Plot: boss and employee, ambition, workplace, workplace situations, power relations, dishonesty, betrayal, inventions and discoveries, female boss, satire, advertising agency, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Blood from a Stone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The day his bank refuses to finance him, Georges will do everything he can to save his shipyard and his employees.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, save the day, workplace, rivalry, working class, factory, labor union, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, employer, strike ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Long Live Freedom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The elections are approaching and the largest opposition party in the country do not look good. Its leader, Enrico Oliveri can not stand the pressure and disappears. Fearing a scandal, the eminence grise of the party had brought into play the twin ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, biting ...
Plot: politics, twins, campaign, switching roles, state affairs, dishonesty, hidden identity, disorder, old love, political rally, political party, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity, irreverence, and recreational cruelty towards those around them.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: introspection, estrangement, social decay, human nature, satire, shallowness, society, dull life, life is a bitch, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A female talk show host in Cairo, Egypt, stirs up a political controversy when she focuses her on-air discussions on the topic of women's issues.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, tense, touching ...
Plot: politics, injustice, hopes, introspection, tv show, journalism, media, dentist, state affairs, political corruption, couple relations, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Television (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A devout village leader prohibits an array of modern devices, but when his strict measures go too far, the locals rise up in popular rebellion.
Style: touching, humorous, thought provoking, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, against the rules, media, village life, social relations, technophobia, rebellion, society, village, skype, communication, mobile phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
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35%