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, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with workplace intrigue, workplace, workplace situations, rivalry, ambition, power relations, boss and employee, couples, friendship and dishonesty plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France 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), Lipstick Jungle (2008), Obsessed (2009), L.A. Confidential (1997), Grey's Anatomy (2005), UnREAL (2015), Trust Me (2009), The Brink (2015).

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, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, women, strong female character, fish out of water, boss and employee, workplace situations, journalism, workplace intrigue, journalist, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
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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, rivalry, contests and competitions, workplace, workplace situations, job seeking, office, uninhibited rivalry, career, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
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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, chief of staff, relationship vs career, workplace intrigue, politician, u.s. president, diplomacy, secretary of state, workplace situations, female protagonist, president, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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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, humorous, realistic
Plot: rivalry, career woman, ambition, friends, family life, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, workplace, couples, office, family relations, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.0
 29K
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: obsessive love, obsession, fatal attraction, dangerous attraction, stalking, black man white woman relationship, workplace, workplace intrigue, wooing, danger, promotion, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, 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: neo noir, dangerous attraction, police detective, murder, organized crime, gang, police investigation, fighting the system, police corruption, corpse, prostitute, domestic violence ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona
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 7.6
 234K
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, captivating, serious, realistic, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctor, hospital, workplace romance, doctors and patients, couple relations, patient, colleague colleague relationship, intern, workplace, medical student, doctor patient relationship, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.8
 13K
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, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, manipulation, dishonesty, media satire, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, tv show, workplace situations, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.2
 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: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: workplace, advertising, workplace intrigue, friendship, partners, relationship vs career, advertising agency, ambition, boss and employee, workaholic, promotion, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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 7.8
 13K
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, society, workplace situations, diplomat, military, danger, escapades, u.s. navy, multiple storylines ...
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, serious, realistic, social realism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, workplace intrigue, society, social relations, family business, intrigue, family in crisis, british, neighbor neighbor relationship, small community, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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And Now a Word from Our Sponsor (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Adan Kundle, CEO of a major advertising agency, is discovered unconscious in front of a wall of TVs. When he wakes in the hospital, Adan can only communicate through advertising slogans.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, biting ...
Plot: mental illness, parents and children, media satire, workplace intrigue, family relations, workplace, self discovery, disorder, media, rivalry, life turned upside down, wisdom of life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, life is a bitch, society, workplace intrigue, fighting the system, human spirit, working class, workplace, realism, corporate crimes, injustice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
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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, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: high school, social differences, social problems, teachers and students, teenage life, romance, workplace situations, youth, society, teenage love, social relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, scotland
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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: workplace, hell, demon, ambition, power relations, boss and employee, rivalry, disorder, intern, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic, captivating
Plot: hotshot lawyer, ambition, rivalry, courtroom drama, lawyer, success, workplace, legal, courtroom, workplace intrigue, lawyers and clients, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 3.8
 518
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: forbidden love, family business, love affair, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, romance, fall in love, workplace, lifestyle, couples, family life, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 665
Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, cynical, not serious, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: parody, backstage, satire, actress, actor, tv show, rivalry, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 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: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: air disaster, whistleblower, investigation, uncover truth, buried truth, workplace intrigue, adventure, passenger, workplace, danger, airplane, price of justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Moonbeam City (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An absurdist, retro-futuristic 80s cop extravaganza. The series follows undercover detective Dazzle Novak, a handsome idiot who commits more crimes than most criminals. His tyrannical chief, Pizzaz Miller, won't get off his back, and hotshot ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, rivalry, crimes, workplace, law enforcement, disorder, goofy hero, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, womanizer, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 862
Keeping Rosy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman becomes enraged after being passed over for a promotion at her job.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, workplace, workplace intrigue, life turned upside down, danger, career woman, accidental killing, female protagonist, redemption, self discovery, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: friends, workplace, workplace intrigue, rise to the top, against the odds, misfit, rivalry, workplace situations, computers and web, computer, company, hologram ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 2K
Miss Nobody (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, captivating, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, ambition, secretary, deadly, crimes, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, workplace, graphic violence, unfulfillment, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 29K
Alan Partridge (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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, radio station, hostage situation, desire for fame, goofy hero, ambition, lifestyle, social awkwardness, workplace, boss and employee, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, california
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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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: womanizer, rebellion, artists and showbiz, against the rules, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, workplace, performer's life, hotel, con artists, comics ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 34K
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, girls' night
Plot: paranoia, spy, undercover, deception, rivalry, espionage, danger, escape, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future
Place: usa, new york, 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, clever, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: surveillance camera, voyeurism, obsession, workplace intrigue, crimes, sexual relations, store, society, high school, underage girl, elevator, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 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, serious, stylized, sincere, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, police, arms dealing, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, workplace intrigue, crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, working undercover, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: fashion, model, ambition, rivalry, drug abuse, abortion, rise to the top, follow your dream, lifestyle, desire for fame, friendship, workplace ...
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, semi serious, witty, suspense ...
Plot: politics, un, workplace, state affairs, workplace intrigue, power relations, administration, chief of staff, rivalry, boss and employee, international relations, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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