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, semi serious, sentimental, feel good and humorous films and TV shows about / with relationship vs career, couples, ambition, workplace, love and romance, family relations, strong female presence, couple relations, romance and female protagonist plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
relationship vs career
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relationship vs career movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as relationship vs career: Body of Proof (2011), Erin Brockovich (2000), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Madam Secretary (2014), Beauty & the Briefcase (2010), Skip Beat! (2008), Scandal (2012), It Boy (2013), The Five-Year Engagement (2012), Being Mary Jane (2013).

List of relationship vs career movies

 7.1
 15K
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, bodies, law enforcement, murder investigation, unconventional method, crimes, medical examiner, female protagonist, medical, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 7.3
 176K
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: captivating, factual, uplifting, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lawyer, against the odds, contamination, justice, relationship vs career, single mother, court, family relations, righting the wronged, ambition, society, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1993
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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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, twists and turns, clever, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, strong female character, boss and employee, workplace situations, fish out of water, women, employer employee relationship, workplace intrigue, assistant, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: new york, paris france, usa, miami, boston ...
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Madam Secretary (2014)
Genre: Drama
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: realistic, serious
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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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, relationship vs career, fall in love, hidden identity, couples, office, lie, happy ending, female journalist, looking for love, love and romance, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york
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 7.9
 1K
Skip Beat! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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: captivating, feel good, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, rivalry, teenage love, showbiz, artists and showbiz, breakup, rising to stardom, relationship vs career, betrayal, teenage life, couple relations, vengeance ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.7
 67K
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, stylized, clever, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, lawyer, president, white house, political thriller, politician, teamwork, media, relationship vs career, democrat, senator, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 6.4
 9K
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: girls' night, date night, family outing
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love affair, love and romance, unlikely couple, age difference, relationship vs career, older woman younger man sex, student, thirtysomething life, promotion, fall in love, magazine editor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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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, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love, relationship vs career, chef, couple relations, proposal, wedding preparations and rituals, profanity, romance, engagement, up and down relationship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, michigan, detroit
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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
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, workplace, family values, family relations, producer, workplace situations, female protagonist, television, strong female presence, anchor, tv news ...
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, parents and children, workplace situations, workaholic, ambition, power relations, disorder, gender, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, hawaii, new jersey ...
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 6.9
 3K
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: based on true events, realistic, serious, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fashion, tragic love, relationship vs career, designer, rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, feminism, fashion designer, orphan, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
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The Nanny Diaries (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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, family relations, parents and children, obnoxious boss, little boy, love and romance, adult child friendship, social differences, relationship vs career, adaptation, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, harlem manhattan new york city, 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: sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: small town, relationship vs career, love and romance, family relations, looking for love, loss of son, courtroom, social relations, parents and children, wooing, couple relations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., washington state
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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: dysfunctional family, weatherman, midlife crisis, terminal illness, relationship vs career, divorced divorcee, introspection, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems, ex couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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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 police officer, partners against crime, female detective, police investigation, female partner, law enforcement, crimes, friends, best friends, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, europe
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 5.5
 3K
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, party, student, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness, college life, nightlife, looking for love ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
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 7.4
 319K
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, thought provoking, cynical, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, loneliness, love affair, love and romance, couples, business trip, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, power relations, top executive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, chicago illinois, san diego california ...
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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, contemplative, atmospheric, realistic, experimental ...
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, couple relations, idealism, workplace, americana, actor's life, society, repression, couples, hopes, supportive spouse ...
Time: 60s, 30s, 1930s, 40s, 1940s ...
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, realistic
Plot: love affair, relationship vs career, against the rules, true love, politics, follow your dream, social differences, starting over, moral dilemma, couples, romance, intrigue ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: england, france, budapest, budapest hungary
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: politics, relationship vs career, rise to the top, ambition, leadership, couples, crumbling marriage, society, state affairs, city life, mayor, politician ...
Time: 20th century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, fall in love, ambition, unlikely couple, domineering mother, police officer, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, new jersey
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The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, relationship vs career, political intrigue, ambition, family, couples, blind ambition, state affairs, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 6.7
 1K
Enid (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, relationship vs career, rise to the top, nanny, family problems, couples, couple relations, ambition, lifestyle, writer's life, artists and showbiz, bad mother ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: england, europe
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 7.1
 1K
Audition (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Louis is "repo man" who is no stranger to strong-arm tactics in his work, but he has dreamed of becoming an actor since he was a child. When cousin helps him get an audition, he gets the help of a fam... read more ous actor to him secretly ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: relationship vs career, career change, audition, chance, pregnancy, introspection, hopes, couples, filmmaking, rehearsal, dream, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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The 24 Hour Woman (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.
Style: suspense, emotional, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, workplace, media, human nature, relationship vs career, love and romance, family life, workplace situations, woman, parenthood, nervous breakdown, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 8.0
 2K
Blackpool (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Soon after local entrepreneur Ripley Holden opens his arcade in his beloved home town of Blackpool, a murder investigation makes tears at the fabric of his personal and professional lives.
Style: dark humor, serious, surreal, realistic
Plot: gambling, murder, investigation, casino, arcade, ambition, life turned upside down, relationship vs career, business venture, dishonesty, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england
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Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, propaganda film, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boot camp, marine, military, heroes, platoon, war, relationship vs career, ambition, power relations, combat, redemption, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: caribbean, north carolina, vietnam
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Growing Up Brady (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tell-all story of what happened behind the scenes of the 70s hit TV series "The Brady Bunch." Based on the book written by Barry Williams, the actor who played Greg Brady.
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, relationship vs career, lifestyle, workplace, artists and showbiz, tv show, alcohol abuse, family relations, movie studio, media, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
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Footballers' Wives (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Footballers' Wives is a British television drama surrounding the fictional Premier League Association football club Earls Park F.C., its players, and their wives. It was broadcast on the ITV network from 8 January 2002 to 14 April 2006. The ...
Style: stylized, sexy, captivating, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: relationship vs career, love affair, ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, womanizer, dishonesty, manipulations, against the rules, couples, sport team, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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