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, clever, humorous, tense and witty films and TV shows about / with workplace intrigue, workplace, workplace situations, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, mentor, dialogue, ambition and police investigation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller 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), The Method (2005), Lipstick Jungle (2008), Obsessed (2009), L.A. Confidential (1997), UnREAL (2015), The Brink (2015), EastEnders (1985), Silk (2011), Alan Partridge (2013).

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, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, career woman, fish out of water, women, city life, boss and employee, journalism, workplace intrigue, journalist, relationship vs career, designer, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 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, contests and competitions, rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace, workplace situations, job seeking, office, uninhibited rivalry, career, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, ambition, friends, family life, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, couples, office, best friends, workplace, family relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 27K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, 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, disturbing, sexy, suspense, intense ...
Plot: obsessive love, obsession, stalking, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, workplace, workplace intrigue, danger, wooing, workplace romance, family problems, promotion ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: 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: police detective, dangerous attraction, murder, organized crime, police investigation, fighting the system, police corruption, domestic violence, gunfight, gang, manipulations, corpse ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 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, biting, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, dishonesty, media satire, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, tv show, workplace situations, eligible bachelor, reality tv, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, diplomat, escapades, multiple storylines, partners, danger, u.s. navy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pakistan
Is relevant ?
 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, realistic, serious, social realism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, society, social relations, workplace intrigue, intrigue, family in crisis, family business, small community, british, neighbor neighbor relationship, small town, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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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: hell, workplace, demon, ambition, boss and employee, power relations, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, promotion, intern, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, captivating, realistic
Plot: ambition, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, courtroom drama, lawyer, workplace intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, success, workplace, lawyers and clients, legal, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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, kids
Plot: friends, workplace, rise to the top, workplace intrigue, against the odds, rivalry, workplace situations, computers and web, misfit, hologram, company, computer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 28K
Alan Partridge (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, France
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, hostage situation, radio station, desire for fame, ambition, workplace, lifestyle, social awkwardness, goofy hero, forced into action, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, california
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 33K
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
Plot: paranoia, spy, undercover, deception, rivalry, danger, escape, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, espionage, dishonesty, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future
Place: usa, 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, clever, serious, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: voyeurism, surveillance camera, workplace intrigue, obsession, store, society, high school, sexual relations, crimes, masturbation, elevator, sexual assault ...
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, sincere, stylized, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lapd, police, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer, workplace intrigue, law enforcement, fighting crime, drug dealing, police detective, arms dealing, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles
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: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: fashion, ambition, rivalry, model, drug abuse, abortion, follow your dream, rise to the top, lifestyle, desire for fame, friendship, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
Is relevant ?
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, biting ...
Plot: politics, workplace, state affairs, workplace intrigue, power relations, un, administration, rivalry, chief of staff, boss and employee, international relations, french politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, murder, office, betrayal, blackmail, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, boss, woman kills woman, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, intense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: office, greed, ambition, pressure, rivalry, corporate world, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, manipulations, career, reward, layoff ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, florida, arizona, illinois ...
Is relevant ?
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: cynical, witty, realistic, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: murder, advertising, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, midlife crisis, frame up, boss, sailing ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
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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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, invention, mystery, investigation, intrigue, crimes, workplace intrigue, stranger, agent, dishonesty, workplace, mastermind ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 1K
Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: workplace intrigue, boss and employee, power relations, workplace romance, dishonesty, workplace, workplace situations, cons and scams, rise to the top, job promotion, fall in love, media satire ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 3K
Teachers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexual
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, teachers and students, lifestyle, power relations, workplace, unsupportive coworkers, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, feel good, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wall street, romance, workplace, fall in love, workplace intrigue, disorder, unlikely couple, parents and children, family business, greed, money, manipulation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new england, california
Is relevant ?
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, witty, situational comedy ...
Plot: sitcom, workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, parents and children, goofy hero, workplace situations, hidden identity, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
Shattered Glass (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fact-based 2003 drama about the young journalist Stephen Glass, who got a job at The New Republic in 1995 and for three years fabricated at least half of the stories he wrote.
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, enigmatic, clever ...
Plot: journalism, ambition, workaholic, research, suspicion, career, workplace, desire for fame, cheating, self destructing, rise and fall, ethics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: haiti, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 2K
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: touching, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, intern, cure, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, rivalry, surgery, nurse, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 16K
The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, friendship, gender, parents and children, workplace situations, cons and scams, discrimination, comedy of errors, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
Left Behind: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rayford Steele is an airline pilot whose relationship with his wife has gone sour;he ponders having an affair with an attractive flight attendant, Hattie Durham. In the midst of a flight to London, a number of their passengers mysteriously ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, tense, inspirational ...
Plot: chaos, stewardess, danger, supernatural, workplace intrigue, redemption, journalism, save the world, race against time, apocalypse, religion, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, future
Place: england, london, europe, israel, chicago illinois ...
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 185K
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, stylized, captivating, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family problems, womanizer, workplace, advertising, career, ambition, advertising agency, sexism, office, urban, americana, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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