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, semi serious and tense films and TV shows about / with workplace intrigue, workplace, workplace situations, power relations, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, manipulation, mentor and greed 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), UnREAL (2015), The Brink (2015), EastEnders (1985), Paranoia (2013), Passion (2012), A Shock to the System (1990), The Spanish Prisoner (1997), Head Office (1985), Teachers (2001).

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, clever, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, journalist, relationship vs career, boss and employee, journalism, workplace situations, city life, new job, media satire, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 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, twists and turns, captivating, entertaining, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, media satire, dishonesty, showbiz, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, tv show, workplace situations, 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, partners, multiple storylines, fighter pilot, u.s. navy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pakistan
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 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, social relations, workplace intrigue, society, family in crisis, family business, intrigue, small community, neighbor neighbor relationship, british, parent grown child relationship, father figure ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 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, crimes, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, murder, office, betrayal, blackmail, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, boss, woman kills woman, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: cynical, witty, realistic, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: murder, advertising, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, rise to the top, unlikely criminals, 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, crimes, workplace intrigue, stranger, intrigue, dishonesty, theft, protagonist as suspect, cons and scams ...
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, workplace, dishonesty, workplace romance, power relations, cons and scams, workplace situations, rise to the top, job promotion, love and romance, media satire ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 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, humorous, semi serious, witty, sexual
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, teachers and students, lifestyle, couples, buddies, thirtysomething life, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 1K
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, captivating, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, intern, cure, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, workplace romance, surgery, nurse, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 8.6
 177K
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, captivating, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family problems, womanizer, workplace, advertising, career, ambition, advertising agency, sexism, office, cigarette smoking, crumbling marriage, boss and employee ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 56
Presidio Med (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Presidio Med is an American medical drama that aired on CBS from September 2002, to January 2003. The series centers on a San Francisco hospital. It was created by John Wells and Lydia Woodward, who also created ER.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, public health, clinic, doctors and patients, workplace romance, disagreement, love affair, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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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, relationship vs career, chief of staff, politician, secretary of state, workplace situations, state affairs, workplace intrigue, workplace, power relations, diplomacy, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, supportive spouse, workplace situations, computers and web, relationship vs career, rivalry, computer system, partners, dishonesty, ego clash, laptop, financial problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 7K
She Hate Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, investigation, rise and fall, couple relations, workplace intrigue, down on your luck, false accusation, dishonesty, downfall, couples, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: u.s. capitol building
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 18K
Mad City (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A misguided museum guard who loses his job and then tries to get it back at gunpoint is thrown into the fierce world of ratings-driven TV gone mad.
Style: thought provoking, talky, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: media, museum, politics, journalism, crimes, investigation, society, journalist, injustice, workplace intrigue, fighting the system, hostage ...
Time: 90s
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Welcome to the Jungle (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Puerto Rico, USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A company retreat on a tropical island goes terribly awry.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: island, jungle, survival, danger, wilderness, instructor, isolation, workplace intrigue, boss, stranded, rescue, desert island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.1
 42K
Disclosure (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: sexual harassment, obsession, workplace, promotion, false accusation, boss and employee, vengeance, workplace intrigue, manipulations, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 363
The Division (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Division is an American crime drama television series created by Deborah Joy LeVine and starring Bonnie Bedelia. The series focused on a team of women police officers in the San Francisco Police Department. The series premiered on Lifetime on ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, rough
Plot: police, partners against crime, partners, crime, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, justice, policewoman, partnership, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Pentagon Wars (1998)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: From the director of “Made In America” and “The Money Pit” comes a hilarious look at one of the most expensive blunders in military history. Over 17 years and almost as many billion dollars have gone into devising the BFV (Bradley Fighting ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: vietnam war, gulf war, military, soldier, u.s. army, military life, undercover, state affairs, danger, power relations, workplace intrigue, army investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 70s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
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Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: police corruption, internal affairs, psychopath, police investigation, crime, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, mind game, workplace intrigue, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 37K
Ugly Betty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Smart but wholesome Betty embraces her unique appearance and independent attitude in the cutthroat world of New York fashion. With the help of her proud yet far-from-glamorous family from Queens, Betty will continue to have big dreams and deal with ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, workplace, power relations, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss, workplace romance, couples, fish out of water, model, fashion model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 4.7
 9K
Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, crumbling marriage, couple relations, workplace intrigue, husband wife relationship, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, africa, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 2K
Casualty (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace situations, doctors and patients, intern, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, love and romance, medicine, accident, nurse, death ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: europe, england
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Two for the Money (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, stylized, intense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, sport, football, cons and scams, greed, manipulations, dishonesty, bookies, workplace, ex athlete, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, las vegas, new jersey, new orleans ...
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Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: sitcom, journalism, friendship, workplace situations, power relations, tv show, best friends, media, workplace, love and romance, workplace intrigue, colleague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 12K
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: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, compassionate
Plot: doctor, hospital, surgery, doctors and patients, medical, workplace intrigue, nurse, intern, treatment, emergency room, patient, coworker relationship ...
Place: georgia, atlanta georgia
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 208K
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctors and patients, hospital, workplace romance, doctor, couple relations, patient, surgery, love and romance, workplace, colleague colleague relationship, intern, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, medical school, seattle washington
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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, colleague colleague relationship, friendship between men, teacher student relationship, social relations, fish out of water, loss of job, gang war, love interest, sisterhood, classmate classmate relationship, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: moscow russia, russia
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