Workplace intrigue movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant workplace intrigue movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, humorous, tense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with workplace intrigue, workplace, workplace situations, rivalry, betrayal, power relations, dishonesty, ambition, friendship and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as workplace intrigue: The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Method (2005), Lipstick Jungle (2008), Madam Secretary (2014), Obsessed (2009), L.A. Confidential (1997), UnREAL (2015), The Brink (2015), EastEnders (1985), The Navigators (2001).

List of workplace intrigue movies

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, clever, realistic, twists and turns, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, fish out of water, boss and employee, women, journalism, workplace intrigue, journalist, relationship vs career, designer, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, new jersey
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 7.2
 10K
The Method (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In Madrid seven candidates report for a job interview that uses "the Grönholm method" of selection, as protestors rise up in public protest in the street over the IMF-World Bank Summit attempting globalisation of workers' unions.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: ambition, mind game, workplace intrigue, contests and competitions, rivalry, workplace situations, workplace, job seeking, office, uninhibited rivalry, career, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
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Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, family life, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, best friends, couples, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Madam Secretary (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, relationship vs career, politician, u.s. president, workplace intrigue, diplomacy, secretary of state, workplace situations, president, female protagonist, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.0
 27K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, sexy, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: obsessive love, obsession, stalking, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, workplace, workplace intrigue, danger, wooing, family problems, promotion, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new orleans
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L.A. Confidential (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: police detective, dangerous attraction, murder, organized crime, gang, police investigation, fighting the system, police corruption, corpse, prostitute, domestic violence, gunfight ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona
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 7.8
 12K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, captivating, biting, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, media satire, dishonesty, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, tv show, workplace situations, reality tv, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.8
 12K
The Brink (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three top U.S. government and military officials scramble to prevent World War 3 from happening amidst the chaos of a geopolitical crisis.
Style: realistic, humorous, dark humor, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political intrigue, workplace intrigue, state affairs, chaos, workplace situations, society, diplomat, escapades, multiple storylines, partners, u.s. navy, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pakistan
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 4.7
 7K
EastEnders (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The everyday lives of working-class residents of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, social realism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, society, social relations, workplace intrigue, family in crisis, intrigue, family business, neighbor neighbor relationship, british, small community, small town, parent grown child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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The Navigators (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In South Yorkshire, a small group of railway maintenance men discover that because of privatization, their lives will never be the same. When the trusty British Rail sign is replaced by one reading East Midland Infrastructure, it is clear that there ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, workplace intrigue, workplace, working class, fighting the system, life is a bitch, human spirit, society, injustice, unemployment, small town, corporate crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Waterloo Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Waterloo Road is a UK television drama series the first broadcast was in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 9 March 2006. Originally set in a troubled comprehensive school in Rochdale, England, the location of the show was moved to the former Greenock ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: high school, social differences, teachers and students, teenage life, social problems, romance, society, youth, social relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, scotland, manchester, northern england
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Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: A live-action workplace comedy about Gary, an associate demon, as he attempts to capture souls on earth in order to climb the corporate ladder of the underworld. Gary hopes to advance in Hell, but he may be too stupid, lazy and kind-hearted to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: hell, workplace, demon, ambition, power relations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, disorder, promotion, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 4K
Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC and first shown in 2011. Written by Peter Moffat, the series follows a set of barristers, and what they do to attain the rank of Queen's Counsel, known as "taking silk."
Style: serious, clever, captivating, realistic
Plot: ambition, rivalry, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, legal, success, workplace, workplace intrigue, lawyers and clients, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 3.6
 485
Storm of Love (2005)
Genre: Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Sturm der Liebe is a German television soap opera created by Bea Schmidt for Das Erste. It premiered on 26 September 2005. It follows in several interwoven plot threads stories about relationships taking place in the fictional five-star hotel ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: family business, forbidden love, love affair, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, family problems, family life, couples, romance, workplace romance, fall in love, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Andy, a successful marketing guy quits his job, gets a new job at a research facility, makes a powerful enemy who makes him volunteer for a nearly impossible project: The $99 PC. The only available guys at the lab, three sociopaths, together they ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, workplace, workplace intrigue, rise to the top, against the odds, rivalry, misfit, computers and web, workplace situations, computer, company, hologram ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: new jersey
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 6.9
 28K
Alan Partridge (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alan Partridge has had many ups and downs in life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. Nervous breakdown in Dundee. A self-published book, 'Bouncing Back', which was ...
Style: humorous, cynical, satirical, absurd, talky ...
Plot: hostage, radio dj, hostage situation, radio station, desire for fame, workplace, lifestyle, social awkwardness, ambition, goofy hero, danger, forced into action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, california
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 33K
Paranoia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranoia, spy, undercover, deception, rivalry, danger, escape, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, espionage, dishonesty, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 2K
Look (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Interconnected stories are told entirely through images captured on security cameras in storage rooms, police cars, parking lots, shopping malls and other locations. Store manager Tony has affairs with the women who work under him, high schooler ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: surveillance camera, voyeurism, obsession, workplace intrigue, high school, crimes, sexual relations, store, society, elevator, masturbation, teacher student relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.5
 3K
Adam-12 (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Adam-12 is a television police drama that followed two police officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, Pete Malloy and Jim Reed, as they patrolled the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit, 1-Adam-12. Created by R. A. Cinader and Jack ...
Style: realistic, sincere, stylized, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, lapd, police investigation, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, workplace intrigue, law enforcement, drug dealing, police detective, fighting crime, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 11K
Fashion (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Fashion begins in, where aspiring model Meghna Mathur (Priyanka Chopra) expresses her wish to go to Mumbai and pursue her dream of becoming a supermodel. Through her eyes we see that behind the glitz and glamour of the world of fashion not ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: fashion, model, ambition, rivalry, drug abuse, abortion, rise to the top, follow your dream, lifestyle, friendship, desire for fame, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
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The French Minister (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, workplace, un, power relations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, administration, boss and employee, chief of staff, international relations, french politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 20K
Passion (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, murder, office, betrayal, blackmail, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, power relations, uninhibited rivalry, boss, woman kills woman, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, cult film, intense, tense ...
Plot: office, greed, real estate agent, ambition, pressure, rivalry, corporate world, reward, career, manipulations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, arizona, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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A Shock to the System (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: cynical, witty, realistic, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: murder, advertising, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, crimes, advertising agency, frame up, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, midlife crisis, boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
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Commander in Chief (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Commander in Chief is an American drama television series that focused on the fictional administration and family of Mackenzie Allen, the first female President of the United States, who ascends to the post from the Vice Presidency after the death ...
Style: serious, clever, sincere, realistic, talky ...
Plot: politics, white house, female politician, head of state, president, rise to the top, government official, idealism, workplace, responsibility, sexism, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 791
Rick (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Rigoletto" retold at Christmas time in Manhattan's corporate world. Rick, an executive at Image, is a jerk to a woman applying for a job. That evening, he's out for drinks with his much younger boss, Duke, and the same women is ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: hitman, office, life is a bitch, mind game, dysfunctional family, crimes, boss and employee, teenage life, parents and children, couple relations, forbidden love, workplace ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, invention, mystery, investigation, crimes, intrigue, workplace intrigue, stranger, workplace, mastermind, theft, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, manhattan new york city
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Fear and Trembling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amélie, a young Belgian woman, having spent her childhood in Japan, decides to return to live there and tries to integrate in the Japanese society. She is determined to be a "real Japanese" before her year contract runs out, though it ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: fish out of water, translator, workplace, culture clash, employer employee relationship, power relations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, demotion, friendship, japanese culture, cultural difference ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993, 1990s, year 1991, year 1990
Place: japan, asia, belgium
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 7.9
 7K
Sealab 2021 (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: The year is 2021. Deep below the ocean's surface, looms a vast, magnificently high-tech compound: Sealab. A multi-national scientific station with an annual budget in the trillions, manned by a motley collection of malcontents and screw-ups who ...
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, sitcom, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, experiment, top secret, danger, farce, workplace, workplace intrigue, research, parody, absurd humor, hi-tech, irresponsible ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
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 6.1
 18K
Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, goofy hero, teenage life, workplace intrigue, journalism, farce, dishonesty, high school, investigation, friendship, whistleblower, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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