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, humorous, semi serious, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with workplace intrigue, workplace, workplace situations, rivalry, dishonesty, power relations, boss and employee, couples, ambition and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as workplace intrigue: The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Method (2005), Madam Secretary (2014), Mad Men (2007), Lipstick Jungle (2008), I Am Betty, the Ugly Girl (1999), Obsessed (2009), The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006), 36th Precinct (2004), Not Born Beautiful (2005).

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, 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 ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 11K
The Method (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: ambition, workplace intrigue, mind game, rivalry, contests and competitions, workplace, workplace situations, job seeking, office, uninhibited rivalry, career, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
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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
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 231K
Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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, captivating, serious, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, family problems, advertising agency, womanizer, boss and employee, advertising, career, ambition, workplace intrigue, americana, boss, businessman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, family life, career woman, ambition, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, best friends, workplace, city life, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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I Am Betty, the Ugly Girl (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Yo soy Betty, la fea is a telenovela filmed in Colombia, written by Fernando Gaitán and produced from October 25, 1999 to May 8, 2001 by the Colombian network RCN. More than a dozen versions of the telenovela have been made in other countries. In ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boss and employee, workplace romance, fashion, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, new job, ambition, obnoxious boss, workplace intrigue, model, secretary ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: colombia
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 5.0
 32K
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, disturbing, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, stalking, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, black man white woman relationship, female psychopath, unrequited love, workplace, female stalker, workplace intrigue, sexual obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, new orleans
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The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: La Fea Más Bella is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa. It is the second Mexican version of the popular Colombian telenovela: Betty la fea. La Fea más Bella stars popular actress/singer/comedian Angélica Vale and actor/singer Jaime Camil, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: opposites attract, physical appearance, fashion, workplace, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, couples, workplace romance, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 17K
36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, gang, rivalry, crimes, police corruption, betrayal, ambition, law enforcement, workplace intrigue, tough law enforcer, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
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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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 7.7
 292K
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace romance, patient, doctors and patients, workplace, medical student, surgeon, couple relations, intern, treatment, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 15K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: biting, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, media satire, manipulation, dishonesty, ambition, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, workplace situations, tv show, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Until the End of Time (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After their father's death, Sofía Ripoll, the oldest of three sisters, takes over the family's fictional successful chocolate factory. Though she is engaged to a man who uses her for money, she quickly falls in love with Salvador Cruz, a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, workplace intrigue, power relations, siblings relations, family relations, master and servant, couple relations, dishonesty, romance, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 72
The Impostor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: La Impostora, is a Spanish-language telenovela presumably to be produced by United States-based television network Telemundo Studios, Miami.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: rivalry, workplace intrigue, fall in love, romance, uncover truth, dishonesty, boss and employee, hidden identity, family relations, power relations, family business, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 1K
Trust Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: workplace, advertising, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, partners, friendship, boss and employee, promotion, workaholic, ambition, advertising agency, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 14K
The Brink (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: diplomat, chaos, workplace intrigue, political intrigue, state affairs, workplace situations, dark humor, society, military, multiple storylines, partners, u.s. navy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pakistan
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 3K
Tenure (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Despite his outstanding intellect, associate professor Charlie Thurber is a chronic underachiever and has never received university tenure. Aided by his nutty best friend, Charlie launches a final effort to make the grade at Gray College. But a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: college, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, workplace, battle of the sexes, disorder, buddies, rivalry, sexual content, unsupportive coworkers, campus, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, yale university
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 8K
EastEnders (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, parent grown child relationship, workplace intrigue, social relations, society, family in crisis, family business, intrigue, small community, neighbor neighbor relationship, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, 2010s, 90s, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 5.0
 158
Haphead (2015)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Maxine works at a factory making haptic inputs. After she steals one her favorite rabbit-ninja game beats skills directly into her muscle memory. When a fellow haphead causes her father's death she uses her new deadly skills to investigate.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, heroes, murder, supernatural ability, workplace intrigue, workplace, crimes, dishonesty, factory, graphic violence, master warrior ...
Time: future, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 740
Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: parody, not serious, cynical, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: backstage, satire, actor, actress, tv show, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, rivalry, artists and showbiz, starlet, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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Whisky Romeo Zulu (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Whisky Romeo Zulu tells the story prior to the crash of LAPA Boeing 737 that on August 31, 1999, caught fire after hitting an embankment in the center of Buenos Aires, killing 67 people. The disaster changed the history of civil and commercial ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: air disaster, whistleblower, airplane, investigation, uncover truth, passenger, adventure, workplace, hidden truth, workplace intrigue, price of justice, troublemaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 4K
Adam-12 (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, serious, sincere, stylized, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, lapd, workplace intrigue, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, price of justice, working undercover, police detective, partners against crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 12K
Fashion (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, desire for fame, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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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, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: un, politics, state affairs, workplace, power relations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, chief of staff, boss and employee, administration, international relations, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 2K
Big Shots (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Four friends are at the top of their game...until the women in their lives enter the room. Lines between boardroom and bedroom blur when these competitive but dysfunctional CEOs take refuge in their friendship, discussing business, confiding ...
Style: realistic, light, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, ceo, workplace intrigue, corporate world, boss, buddies, power relations, mistress, success, workplace, business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 23K
Passion (2012)
Genre: Adventure, 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, boss and employee, murder, betrayal, office, blackmail, workplace intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, boss, seduction, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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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: suspense, cynical, realistic, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, advertising, crimes, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, dark humor, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, midlife crisis, frame up, advertising agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 881
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: psychological, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: hitman, office, wall street, curse, mind game, life is a bitch, workplace, crimes, dishonesty, parents and children, boss and employee, workplace intrigue ...
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: neo noir, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, invention, investigation, stranger, workplace intrigue, crimes, intrigue, theft, mastermind, cons and scams, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, boston, new york ...
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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: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: translator, fish out of water, workplace, culture clash, employer employee relationship, power relations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, demotion, friendship, cultural difference, japanese culture ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993, year 1991, 90s, year 1990
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, belgium
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