Relationship vs career movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant relationship vs career movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, feel good, romantic, sentimental and humorous films and TV shows about / with relationship vs career, couples, love and romance, workplace, ambition, romance, strong female presence, lifestyle, female protagonist and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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relationship vs career movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as relationship vs career: Body of Proof (2011), Scandal (2012), The Five-Year Engagement (2012), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Cedar Cove (2013), Madam Secretary (2014), Erin Brockovich (2000), Skip Beat! (2008), Beauty & the Briefcase (2010), It Boy (2013).

List of relationship vs career movies

 7.1
 18K
Body of Proof (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011 to May 28, 2013 and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was created by Chris Murphey and produced by ABC Studios. The ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forensics, who done it, investigation, unconventional method, law enforcement, bodies, medical examiner, murder investigation, relationship vs career, talented, medical, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 7.8
 72K
Scandal (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for ...
Style: serious, clever, stylized, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, white house, relationship vs career, president, politician, teamwork, lawyer, media, democrat, senator, coworker, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding, relationship vs career, engagement, love, couple relations, proposal, wedding preparations and rituals, chef, romance, wedding ceremony, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, michigan, usa, detroit
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The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, realistic, romantic, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, strong female character, city life, women, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, employer employee relationship, journalism, ambitious woman, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, miami, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.9
 2K
Cedar Cove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the ...
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: relationship vs career, small town, courtroom, family relations, looking for love, love and romance, small town life, social relations, loss of son, couple relations, wooing, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle, washington state
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Madam Secretary (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, chief of staff, u.s. president, relationship vs career, workplace intrigue, politician, secretary of state, workplace situations, president, female protagonist, power relations, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.4
 193K
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: factual, inspirational, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: contamination, justice, against the odds, single mother, lawyer, court, relationship vs career, family relations, righting the wronged, ambition, society, corporate crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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 7.8
 1K
Skip Beat! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The girl Kyoko Mogami lives alone in an apartment with her big love the childhood friend Sho Fuwa. He is a big music star and has many fans. One day he breaks up with her telling her she is a plain woman, and the only reason he stayed with her all ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, shoujo, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, showbiz, teenage love, love and romance, rising to stardom, breakup, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, betrayal, teenage life, couple relations, vengeance ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Beauty & the Briefcase (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace romance, fall in love, relationship vs career, hidden identity, couples, lie, female journalist, looking for love, love and romance, dating, happy ending, office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york
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 6.3
 10K
It Boy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alice Lantins is 38, ambitious and so committed to her work that she neglects her personal life. In short, she is the ideal candidate for the next editor of the magazine Rebelle, or would be were it not for the fact that she appears to be stuck in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love affair, love and romance, unlikely couple, age difference, fall in love, relationship vs career, student, thirtysomething life, promotion, magazine editor, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Being Mary Jane (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Jane Paul is a one-woman-show: a successful TV news anchor, and an entirely self-sufficient powerhouse who remains devoted to a family that doesn't share her motivation. Intense drama and unforgettable moments unfold as Mary Jane juggles ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, workplace, family values, workplace situations, family relations, producer, television, female protagonist, woman, african american woman, ambitious woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids.
Style: witty, humorous, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: relationship vs career, family life, workplace, ambition, workaholic, parents and children, workplace situations, lifestyle, best friends, gender, power relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, hawaii, new jersey ...
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 6.8
 4K
Coco Chanel (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Italian-French-British TV film targeting the US audience, about the fashion icon Coco Chanel. The film begins with the fashion goddess (deftly played by Shirley MacLaine) in her twilight years, steeped in wealth and fame, still issuing game-changing ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, inspirational, disturbing
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, tragic love, relationship vs career, designer, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, feminism, fashion designer, orphan, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: france, paris france
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The Nanny Diaries (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.
Style: sentimental, humorous, emotional, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, love and romance, family relations, adult child friendship, parents and children, obnoxious boss, little boy, social differences, relationship vs career, lifestyle, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, connecticut, harvard university ...
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 6.8
 2K
Afili Ask (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a Ayse, who due to slanderous accusations is forced to marry Kerem, a well-known rich and handsome playboy.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, light ...
Plot: fake marriage, relationship vs career, family relations, love and romance, father son relationship, marriage of convenience, couple relations, male female relationship, forced marriage, romance, love affair, love story ...
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The Weather Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: weatherman, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, relationship vs career, introspection, hopes, ex couple relations, family problems, parents and children, unfulfillment, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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Office Romance (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Anatoli Yefremovich Novoseltsev works in a statistics institution, whose director is an unattractive and bossy woman. An old friend of his, Yuri Grigorievich Samokhvalov, who gets appointed assistant director of the institution, wants to make ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: female boss, office romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, relationship vs career, love affair, single father, social relations, heterosexuality, office work, awkwardness, clerk ...
Time: 70s
Place: ussr, moscow russia, russia
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 7.1
 29K
Romance 2 (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young woman meets a failing musician who launches her singing career, but their relationship is doomed when people assume he's with her for her fame and fortune.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, musician's life, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, fall in love, romance, relationship vs career, alcohol abuse, artist, couples, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, female partner, law enforcement, best friends, crimes, friends, relationship vs career, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: united kingdom, england, manchester, europe
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 5.6
 4K
Glory Daze (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friends, college, relationship vs career, graduation, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness, nightlife, college life, student life, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
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 7.4
 331K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, sexy, thought provoking, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, on the road, business trip, loneliness, love affair, introspection, love and romance, couples, relationship vs career, unfulfillment, top executive, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, dallas texas, san diego california ...
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 7.9
 7K
Daydreamer (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Sanem is young girl who hadn't succeeded in landing a permanent job yet, and chooses to work at her father's grocery store in hopes to become a famous writer one day. When her parents give her a choice to either get a proper job or an ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, funny, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rich man poor woman, love, workplace romance, love and romance, relationships, love affair, young girl, romantic relationship, lovers apart, advertising agency, relationship vs career, couple relations ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Footballers' Wives: Extra Time (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Footballers' Wives: Extra Time is a British drama programme. A spin-off of Footballers' Wives, the programme aired on ITV2 for two series. Footballers' Wives: Extra Time aired in the US on BBC America under the title Footballers' ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, relationship vs career, intrigue, ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, couples, manipulation, sport team, social relations, television
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Shirley: Visions of Reality (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A series of snapshots from the life of a fictional actress named Shirley serves to weave together thirteen paintings by Edward Hopper (e.g. "Office at Night", "Western Motel", "Usherette", "A Woman in the ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, experimental, stylized ...
Plot: relationship vs career, idealism, couple relations, ambition, workplace, hopes, americana, society, couples, repression, actor's life, postmodernism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: usa
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Wallis & Edward (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonised as the woman who stole the King of England. Wallis and ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, romantic ...
Plot: love affair, british royal family, against the rules, relationship vs career, politics, starting over, follow your dream, moral dilemma, true love, social differences, head of state, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: england, france, budapest
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Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biographic movie of the witty, overachieving, hot-tempered Rudy Giuliani, spanning from his rising days as a New York district attorney in the early 1980s to his marriage to part-time actress Donna Hanover, to his candidacy for mayor of New York ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, relationship vs career, leadership, ambition, rise to the top, couples, state affairs, society, crumbling marriage, city life, mayor, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Not Born Beautiful (2005)
Genre: Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Katya, a plain-looking girl, works as a secretary at the company Zimaletto, a manufacturer of uniforms and wedding dresses. No man has paid attention to her yet, but she doesn't allow her looks to keep her from dreaming about love and happiness.
Style: romantic, entertaining, realistic, semi serious
Plot: character change, career, love and romance, friends, boss and employee, fish out of water, physical appearance, outcast, contests and competitions, rich snob, love story, lifestyle change ...
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Beyond the Lights (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Noni Jean is a hot new rising star. But not all is what it seems, and the pressure causes Noni to nearly fall apart - until she meets Kaz Nicol, a promising young cop and aspiring politician who's been assigned to her detail. Can Kaz's ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, romantic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pop star, mother daughter relationship, music, showbiz, musician's life, relationship vs career, ambition, fall in love, unlikely couple, domineering mother, police officer, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united kingdom, mexico, new jersey
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 5.1
 1K
Yellow (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amaryllis Campos is a young, classically trained Latina ballerina, who dreams of leaving her impoverished home in Puerto Rico to pursue fame and fortune as a dancer. Amaryllis heads for New York City, where she is forced to work in a seedy strip ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: follow your dream, lifestyle, fall in love, self discovery, relationship vs career, romance, dancer's life, nightlife, love affair, stripper, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, usa, new york
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 5.0
 2K
The Gospel (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, touching
Plot: church, ambition, family relations, haunted by the past, redemption, relationship vs career, parents and children, hopes, lifestyle, musician's life, uninhibited rivalry, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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