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, semi serious, humorous, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with workplace intrigue, workplace, workplace situations, ambition, rivalry, power relations, dishonesty, couples, boss and employee and blind ambition plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as workplace intrigue: The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Mad Men (2007), UnREAL (2015), The Brink (2015), EastEnders (1985), Madam Secretary (2014), Halt and Catch Fire (2014), The Method (2005), Jobs (2013), Lipstick Jungle (2008).
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UnREAL (2015)
Drama
USA
42 min.
 7.9
The Brink (2015)
Comedy
USA
30 min.
 7.8
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The Resident (2018)
Drama
USA
60 min.
 7.3
The Rookie (2018)
Crime, Drama
USA
43 min.
 8.0

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, emotional, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, relationship vs career, city life, journalism, media satire, journalist, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 8.6
 171K
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, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, cigarette smoking, ambition, americana, career, office, advertising, sexism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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 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, biting, twists and turns, entertaining, captivating ...
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
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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: humorous, realistic, dark humor, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political intrigue, workplace intrigue, state affairs, chaos, society, workplace situations, diplomat, u.s. navy, danger, fighter pilot, partners, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pakistan
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 5.0
 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, husband wife relationship, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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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: relationship vs career, politics, secretary of state, politician, 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.
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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, inventions and discoveries, partners, ego clash, relationship vs career, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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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, contests and competitions, mind game, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, workplace, sex, job seeking, office, betrayal, career ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 86K
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, sincere, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: rise to the top, prodigy, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, workplace situations, entrepreneur, blind ambition, business, apple computer, programmer, ambition, perfectionist ...
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
 26K
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, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: stalking, dangerous attraction, obsession, workplace intrigue, office, workplace, wooing, workplace romance, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
Is relevant ?
 8.9
 408K
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, witty, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political intrigue, manipulations, politics, state affairs, blind ambition, political corruption, intrigue, lobbyist, white house, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 132K
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, government agency, secret agents, cold war, race against time, political corruption, woman in danger, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, berlin germany, hong kong, saigon, cyprus ...
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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, social relations, fish out of water, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, new job, loss of job, unrequited love, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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, gloomy, clever, talky ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, murder, police detective, police corruption, prostitute, manipulations, fighting the system, district attorney, domestic violence, corpse, gang, police investigation ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 11K
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: realistic, serious, captivating, compassionate, exciting
Plot: doctor, hospital, medical, nurse, doctors and patients, intern, treatment, coworker relationship, surgery, workplace intrigue, patient, emergency room ...
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 197K
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, couple relations, workplace romance, hospital, patient, doctor, love and romance, surgery, workplace, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, medical school, seattle washington
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 4K
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: captivating, tense, suspense, serious, twists and turns
Plot: lapd, workplace, save the day, heroes, one man army, characters in danger, life risking, daring rescue, danger, investigation, undercover, demotion ...
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 7.9
 6K
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: futuristic, not serious, humorous, talky, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, workplace intrigue, ocean or sea, farce, workplace situations, sitcom, parody, danger, imaginary, disorder, obnoxious boss, social misfits ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
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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
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: workplace intrigue, family, workplace situations, hopes, rivalry, workplace, save the day, loyalty, ritual, in laws, dinner, competition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 605
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, frog, hierarchy
Time: 20th century, 60s
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 178
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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The Great Vazquez (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Is it possible to live aside of the system, thinking only about the present and oneself? A feature film about Manuel Vázquez, the best comic book author in Barcelona during the sixties, but, mainly, a man with a very particular way of living his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: workplace intrigue, rivalry, womanizer, against the rules, artists and showbiz, workplace, dishonesty, rebellion, jail, hotel, christmas, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 2K
Crackerjack (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When dwindling membership and increasing overheads makes a local bowling club and prime candidate for a takeover, it's all hands on deck to save the club, in what turns into an epic battle where young meets old, greed meets good and people rise ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: workplace intrigue, rivalry, golden years, contests and competitions, mind game, workplace romance, battles, ambition, scam, australian, mentor, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey, england, california
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 125
Able Edwards (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of the clone of a famous entertainment mogul created to revive the glory days of his deceased predecessor's corporation. In the process of restoring reality entertainment to a synthetic, virtual world, the clone relizes he has yet to ...
Style: stylized, serious, bleak, clever, thought provoking
Plot: space station, workplace intrigue, outer space, ambition, rivalry, society, workplace, power relations, boss and employee, future dystopia, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
After the Ball (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the Ball, a retail fairy tale set in the world of fashion. Kate's dream is to design for couturier houses. Although she is a bright new talent, Kate can't get a job. No one trusts the daughter of Lee Kassell, a retail guru who ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, fashion, hidden identity, workplace romance, love and romance, fall in love, family business, workplace situations, workplace, parents and children, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 2K
Profit (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Profit is an American television series that originally aired on the Fox Broadcasting Company in 1996 on Monday Night at 9:00 PM EST. The series was created by David Greenwalt and John McNamara, and stars Adrian Pasdar as the eponymous character Jim ...
Style: semi serious, witty, dark humor, biting, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, blind ambition, workplace intrigue, crime, workplace situations, dishonesty, workplace, legal investigation, boss and employee, crimes, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 724
The Deep End (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Deep End is an American television series created by David Hemingson and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for the ABC television network. Starring Mehcad Brooks, Matt Long, Tina Majorino, Clancy Brown, and Billy Zane, the show follows ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: law firm, lawyer, lawsuit, blind ambition, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, ambition, legal, workplace, power relations, boss and employee, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 1K
Trust Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series revolves around Rothman, Greene, and Moore, a fictional advertising firm. The storylines center on the difficulties of securing accounts and the characters' personal lives.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: workplace, friendship, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, workplace situations, ambition, partners, friends, boss and employee, relationship vs career, couples, advertising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
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