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, captivating, tense, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with workplace intrigue, workplace, workplace situations, rivalry, power relations, dishonesty, ambition, couples, death and manipulation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime 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), UnREAL (2015), Mad Men (2007), The Brink (2015), EastEnders (1985), Passion (2012), Holby City (1999), A Shock to the System (1990), Madam Secretary (2014), The Resident (2018).

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, realistic, emotional, clever, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, boss and employee, journalism, journalist, workplace situations, city life, women, media satire, new job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 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, entertaining, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, dishonesty, manipulations, media satire, artists and showbiz, reality tv, workplace intrigue, tv show, workplace situations, blind ambition, eligible bachelor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 177K
Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, clever, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family problems, womanizer, workplace, advertising agency, ambition, career, office, advertising, sexism, workplace intrigue, cigarette smoking, urban ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 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: humorous, realistic, dark humor, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political intrigue, workplace intrigue, state affairs, chaos, society, workplace situations, danger, fighter pilot, u.s. navy, escapades, diplomat, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pakistan
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 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, serious, realistic, social realism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, intrigue, society, family business, social relations, workplace intrigue, family in crisis, small community, british, neighbor neighbor relationship, father figure, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, murder, betrayal, office, blackmail, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, boss, power relations, woman kills woman, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 1K
Holby City (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Drama series about life on the wards of Holby City Hospital, following the highs and lows of the staff and patients.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, intern, cure, rivalry, surgery, nurse, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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: realistic, witty, cynical, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, advertising, contests and competitions, advertising agency, workplace intrigue, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, frame up, midlife crisis, boss, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: politics, relationship vs career, politician, secretary of state, workplace situations, chief of staff, diplomacy, state affairs, workplace, workplace intrigue, power relations, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 12K
The Resident (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A tough, brilliant senior resident guides an idealistic young doctor through his first day, pulling back the curtain on what really happens, both good and bad, in modern-day medicine.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, compassionate
Plot: doctor, hospital, surgery, doctors and patients, workplace intrigue, medical, intern, treatment, nurse, coworker relationship, medical student, patient ...
Place: georgia, atlanta georgia
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 2K
Casualty (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, love and romance, workplace intrigue, intern, medicine, children, doctor patient relationship, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s
Place: europe, england
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Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: police corruption, internal affairs, crime, psychopath, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover agent, vengeance, manipulations, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Halt and Catch Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, captivating, melancholic
Plot: programmer, computers and web, workplace situations, laptop, supportive spouse, blind ambition, partners, ego clash, relationship vs career, dishonesty, rivalry, computer system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 9K
Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, crumbling marriage, couple relations, workplace intrigue, husband wife relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, africa, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona
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P. E. Teacher (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Retired mobster tries to get back in business by making friends with the kid of his ex-boss. To do so, he must became PE teacher in kid's school.
Plot: high school teacher, friendship between men, colleague colleague relationship, teacher student relationship, fish out of water, social relations, love story, gang war, father daughter relationship, unrequited love, loss of job, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: moscow russia, russia
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 208K
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctors and patients, hospital, couple relations, workplace romance, doctor, patient, love and romance, workplace, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, doctor patient relationship, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, medical school, seattle washington
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 7K
The Rookie (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, twists and turns, serious
Plot: lapd, one man army, heroes, save the day, workplace, characters in danger, life risking, daring rescue, investigation, undercover, demotion, danger ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 21K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: sincere, twists and turns, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: policewoman, investigation, police investigation, murder, interrogation, crime, fighting crime, lapd, police, police station, workplace intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.3
 9K
The Method (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, rivalry, sex, contests and competitions, mind game, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, workplace, betrayal, career, treason, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 88K
Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, sincere ...
Plot: rise to the top, prodigy, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, workplace situations, entrepreneur, business, apple computer, perfectionist, blind ambition, ipod, fame ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 80s ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, rivalry, friendship, family life, ambition, urban, thirtysomething life, office, city life, workplace, best friends, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 27K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, 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, sexy, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: stalking, dangerous attraction, obsession, office, workplace, workplace intrigue, wooing, workplace romance, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new orleans
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 425K
House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of ...
Style: serious, cynical, clever, captivating, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, political intrigue, politics, state affairs, political corruption, blind ambition, lobbyist, intrigue, white house, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c.
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 7.1
 134K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, rescue, cold war, government agency, mentor, vietnam war, secret agents, race against time, political corruption, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, munich germany, cyprus, saigon, hong kong ...
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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, clever, talky, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, police detective, murder, district attorney, police corruption, corpse, prostitute, manipulations, fighting the system, corruption, domestic violence, gang ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
Is relevant ?
 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: talky, not serious, humorous, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace intrigue, ocean or sea, farce, workplace situations, sitcom, parody, danger, imaginary, disorder, stupidity, obnoxious boss, social misfits ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Is relevant ?
Supercapitalist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A maverick New York hedge fund trader with uncanny analytic abilities moves to Hong Kong and orchestrates a mega-deal that swiftly escalates beyond his control.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: workplace intrigue, ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, office, workplace, power relations, blind ambition, boss and employee, culture clash, fish out of water, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong, usa
Is relevant ?
Best Christmas Party Ever (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With the holidays approaching, a young party planner arranges a special Christmas party for a New York toy store. When a powerful corporation threatens to shut her down, she decides to follow her heart, moving forward with the party plans and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: workplace intrigue, family, workplace situations, hopes, rivalry, workplace, save the day, jealousy, ritual, loyalty, party, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 621
Carom Shots (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Martin is the subservient brown-nosing youngster who needs quick advancement up the hierarchy to pay for the modern lifestyle he is buying on credit. Seeing that marrying his immediate superior's daughter will not get him the results he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, comedy of errors, workplace intrigue, crime, workplace, golden years, rise to the top, murder, crimes, hierarchy, frog
Time: 20th century, 60s
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 181
Carpool Guy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic. A seeming answer to his prayers comes in the form of a homeless man whom Joel pays to sit in his passenger seat so he can use ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: office, workplace intrigue, partners, rivalry, odd couple, unlikely partners, blind ambition, rich and poor, relationship vs career, workplace situations, nothing goes right, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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