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, humorous, serious, semi serious, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with workplace intrigue, workplace, workplace situations, rivalry, dishonesty, power relations, ambition, boss and employee, couples and disorder plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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workplace intrigue movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as workplace intrigue: The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Method (2005), Madam Secretary (2014), Mad Men (2007), Lipstick Jungle (2008), Obsessed (2009), The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006), L.A. Confidential (1997), Grey's Anatomy (2005), UnREAL (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, realistic, twists and turns, clever, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, strong female character, boss and employee, workplace situations, fish out of water, women, employer employee relationship, workplace intrigue, assistant, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: new york, paris france, usa, miami, boston ...
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 10K
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 situations, workplace, job seeking, office, uninhibited rivalry, career, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
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Madam Secretary (2014)
Genre: Drama
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: realistic, serious
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 ?
 8.6
 208K
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, womanizer, advertising agency, boss and employee, cigarette smoking, advertising, boss, ambition, career, workplace intrigue, americana ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, career woman, family life, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, city life, workplace situations, workplace, best friends, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 30K
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, black man white woman relationship, fatal attraction, workplace, workplace intrigue, danger, wooing, workplace romance, family problems ...
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: fashion, workplace, obnoxious boss, rivalry, opposites attract, dishonesty, workplace situations, disorder, physical appearance, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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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, murder mystery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, arizona, united states
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 252K
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: medical drama, sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace romance, doctors and patients, patient, colleague colleague relationship, couple relations, intern, workplace, medical student, doctor patient relationship, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 13K
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: realistic, semi serious, twists and turns, captivating, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, manipulation, dishonesty, media satire, reality, ambition, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 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, stylized ...
Plot: workplace, advertising, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, friendship, partners, advertising agency, ambition, promotion, boss and employee, workaholic, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 13K
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, dark humor, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: diplomat, workplace intrigue, political intrigue, state affairs, chaos, society, workplace situations, military, danger, escapades, multiple storylines, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pakistan
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 3K
Tenure (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: college, workplace intrigue, teachers and students, battle of the sexes, workplace, disorder, buddies, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, campus, friends, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, yale university, new england
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, social realism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, workplace intrigue, social relations, society, intrigue, family business, family in crisis, neighbor neighbor relationship, small community, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, parent grown child relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, fish out of water, society, dishonesty, stock broker, culture clash, boss and employee, misfit, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, usa, asia
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 4K
Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, lawyer, ambition, rivalry, courtroom drama, workplace intrigue, lawyers and clients, success, courtroom, workplace, legal, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
Moonbeam City (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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 intrigue, disorder, law enforcement, workplace, goofy hero, silly humor, womanizer, boss and employee, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 936
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, life turned upside down, workplace intrigue, danger, accidental killing, career woman, female protagonist, redemption, self discovery, disorder, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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 6.1
 1K
Tricked (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 55 min.
Story: During his 50th birthday party thrown by his wife, Remco's life takes a turn for the worse. His business partners are scheming behind his back to sell him and his former mistress shows up pregnant.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, womanizer, rivalry, dishonesty, workplace, parents and children, family problems, family relations, couples, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
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Da' Booty Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tyrone Johnson is in jail. As a result his sister Yolanda, an exotic dancer, inherits Tyrone's struggling hair salon business. She first sees the shop as a burden and waste of her time and puts the shop up for sale. But Yolanda eventually sees ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, society, follow your dream, workplace, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, independent woman, store, exotic dancer, anti heroes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
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, rise to the top, against the odds, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, computers and web, rivalry, misfit, computer, company, hologram ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 30K
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, absurd, satirical, talky ...
Plot: hostage, layoff, radio dj, radio station, desire for fame, lifestyle, workplace, ambition, goofy hero, social awkwardness, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, california
Is relevant ?
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: womanizer, workplace, rivalry, artists and showbiz, against the rules, rebellion, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, performer's life, con artists, bigamist, cartoonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 35K
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, workplace intrigue, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 3K
Adam-12 (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
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, stylized, sincere, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, police, arms dealing, workplace intrigue, tough law enforcer, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, crimes, price of justice, working undercover, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 524
Staying on Top (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A advertising executive agent does everything she can do to stay on top of her business, even if she has to seductive means to do so.
Style: erotic, serious, sexy, sexploitation film, sexual ...
Plot: workplace romance, ambition, rise to the top, manipulations, fight for supremacy, manipulation, sexual relations, romance, workplace, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
Soul Assassin (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Burke a young executive for a multinational investment bank, is a rising star in the Rotterdam office. Rewarded for his perceptive eye and mastery of foreign languages, Kevin receives the promotion he has been working for - a coveted spot on ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, manhunt, undercover, uncover truth, dishonesty, vengeance, workplace intrigue, deadly, espionage, danger, investigation, betrayal ...
Time: future
Place: amsterdam, netherlands
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 2K
Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rebelliousness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, rivalry, partners, buddies, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 2K
Bartleby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An adaptation of Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener" told in the setting of a modern office.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, surreal, biting ...
Plot: insubordination, office, mysterious character, fish out of water, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace, dishonesty, power relations, disorder, painting ...
Time: contemporary
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The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee, family relations, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
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