Petty job movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant petty job movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, feel good, humorous, weird, light and melancholic films and TV shows about / with petty job, runaway, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, pornography, life philosophy, brutality, redemption and drinking alcohol plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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petty job movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as petty job: 7 Boxes (2012), Control (2003), Personal Effects (2009), A Long Way Down (2014), Larry Crowne (2011), Haunters (2010), Mad Money (2008), Quadrophenia (1979), Laggies (2014), Barefoot (2014).

List of petty job movies

 7.1
 6K
7 Boxes (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Paraguay, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Víctor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: chase, crimes, gang, petty criminal, teenage life, youth, twists and turns, teenage boy, teenager, social injustice, heist, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, paraguay
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 7.6
 26K
Control (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, his fellow inspectors, who are all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, art house, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: subway, train, workplace, serial killer, social misfits, dark humor, mystery, love, musician, death, chase, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, budapest, europe
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Personal Effects (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Walter is a rising star in the NCAA wrestling world until his life is ripped apart by the brutal murder of his sister. Returning home to console his mother Gloria he seeks vengeance on the man who is accused of the crime. A chance meeting with a ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, couples, obsessive quest, vengeance, haunted by the past, mature woman, crimes, romance, fall in love, depression, tragedy, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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A Long Way Down (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four lost souls decide to end their lives on the same night, New Year's Eve. When they meet unintentionally at the same suicide hotspot, they mutually agree to call off their plans for six weeks, forming an unconventional, dysfunctional family.
Style: touching, emotional, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, new year, new year's eve, direction and purpose, introspection, unfulfillment, dull life, coping, group of strangers, cause and meaning, suicide, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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 6.1
 68K
Larry Crowne (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.
Style: romantic, humorous, inspirational, feel good, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: college, loss of job, teacher, happy ending, love, romance, relationships, life philosophy, love story, friendship, life, teacher student relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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 6.1
 2K
Haunters (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Cho-In can control other people's minds when they are within his field of sight. Except one man.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, haunted by the past, supernatural, uninhibited rivalry, life turned upside down, social misfits, life is a bitch, battles, disorder, crimes, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991
Place: asia, korea
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 5.8
 22K
Mad Money (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, robbery, workplace, bank robbery, crimes, cons and scams, family, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, society, crime gone awry, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa, san francisco
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 7.2
 19K
Quadrophenia (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.
Style: surreal, depressing, melancholic, lyrical, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: motorcycle, gang, music, coming of age, rock, rock and roll, working class, youth, dancing, depression, character study, teenager ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, brighton ...
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 6.4
 44K
Laggies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Overeducated and underemployed, 28 year old Megan is in the throes of a quarterlife crisis. Squarely into adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to think about her future and no one to relate to, Megan is comfortable lagging a ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, sweet, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, fall in love, character study, runaway, adolescence, loneliness, stereotypes, complex characters, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, washington d.c., usa, seattle
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 6.5
 25K
Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: sweet, romantic, semi serious, feel good, road movie ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, mental illness, fall in love, love story, romance, love affair, teenager, twists and turns, road trip, runaway, relationships, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, louisiana, southern usa, new orleans
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 6.8
 13K
One Chance (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.
Style: uplifting, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: follow your dream, against the odds, self fulfillment, ambition, lifestyle, musician's life, talent show, audition, couples, opera, tv show, wannabe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, england
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 6.1
 18K
Adult World (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.
Style: sexy, melancholic, sincere, funny, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: art, poetry, workplace, self discovery, coming of age, sex shop, loneliness, creativity, adolescence vs adulthood, workplace situations, teenager, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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The Winning Season (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: humorous, sincere, inspirational, light, feel good ...
Plot: basketball, sport, coach, high school, contests and competitions, sport team, ex athlete, youth, misfit, friends, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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 6.5
 4K
Kabluey (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Leslie is left with few options when her husband is sent back to war in the Middle East. A modest amount of help arrives in the form of his brother, Salman, who is less than prepared to care for the couple's two preadolescent boys. When Leslie ...
Style: surreal, humorous, light, absurd, allegory ...
Plot: life, dark humor, small town, single parent, parenthood, loneliness, workplace, family relations, family life, insanity, existentialism, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iraq
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Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mild-mannered Paul Blart (Kevin James) has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, light, parody ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: security guard, single father, romance, goofy hero, heist, fall in love, workplace situations, disorder, father daughter relationship, unlikely hero, single parent, internet dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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 6.2
 39K
The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, heavy metal culture, rock, rock and roll, youth, music band, teenage life, high school, mentor, drums, musician's life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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Mondays in the Sun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, political, serious ...
Plot: working class, seaport, friendship, destiny, redemption, small town, unemployment, job seeking, self esteem, life is a bitch, family problems, breaking point ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: spain, rio de janeiro, australia, europe, galicia ...
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 7.1
 25K
Human Traffic (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All that exists now is clubs, drugs, pubs and parties. I've got 48 hours off from the world, man I'm gonna blow steam out of my head like a screaming kettle. I'm gonna talk cods hit to strangers all night. I'm gonna lose the plot ...
Style: entertaining, semi serious, realistic, absurd, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: clubbing, nightlife, party, music, drugs, lifestyle, weed, society, paranoia, addiction, loneliness, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, wales, amsterdam
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Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he's a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another, white-suited ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, rough, light, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, disco, working class, dancer, nightclub, music, dysfunctional family, slut, teenager, urban setting, moving, racism ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california, usa
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 7.2
 14K
Wild Bill (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Out on parole after 8 years inside Bill Hayward returns home to find his now 11 and 15 year old sons abandoned by their mother and fending for themselves. Unwilling to play Dad, an uncaring Bill is determined to move on.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, touching, rough, sexy ...
Plot: gang, youth, drug dealer, working class, parole, starting over, kids in trouble, adulthood, redemption, social worker, selflessness, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Recent MIT grad Matt Franklin should be well on his way to a successful career at a Fortune 500 company, but instead he rebels against maturity by taking a job at a video store. Matt rethinks his position when his unrequited high-school crush, Tori, ...
Style: romantic, funny, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friends, high school, teenager, nudity (full frontal - brief), best friend, relationships, happy ending, family, lie, grownups, deception ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Observe and Report (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mall security guard Ronnie Barnhardt is called into action to stop a flasher from turning shopper's paradise into his personal peep show. But when Barnhardt can't bring the culprit to justice, a surly police detective is recruited to close ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, satirical, intense, stylized ...
Plot: shopping mall, farce, dark humor, workplace, security guard, nudity (full frontal - brief), justice, delusion, police investigation, thief, workplace situations, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico
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 6.7
 99K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: workplace, teenager, food, employer employee relationship, friendship, waiter, workplace romance, restaurant, staff, buddies, prank, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously ...
Style: sex comedy, funny, sexy, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: porn, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), filmmaking, romance, pornographic video, best friends in love, high school, teenager, strong sexual content, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new jersey, usa, pittsburgh
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Married... with Children (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago, Illinois, suburb. The show, notable for being the first prime-time television series to air on Fox, ran from ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, promiscuous daughter, family life, family problems, struggle, parents and children, misfit, working class, family relations, adult humor, social satire, husband wife conflict ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 6.9
 616K
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Style: funny, buddy comedy, humorous, buddy movie, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, marijuana, teddy bear, silly humor, party, bear, sarcasm, toys, friends, young woman, christmas, adulthood ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 2012 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 7.8
 117K
Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, musician's life, romance, pianist, street musician, friendship, recording studio, love, singer, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, london, dublin ireland, czech republic, europe
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 6.8
 233K
Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: funny, entertaining, feel good, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: farce, lifestyle change, community service, dimwit, adolescence, friends, teaching the ways of the world, youth, character change, young heroes, friendship, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
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 7.9
 307K
The Wrestler (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aging wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson is long past his prime but still ready and rarin' to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with ...
Style: emotional, depressing, gloomy, bleak, sad ...
Plot: wrestling, loneliness, aging, life is a bitch, redemption, self destructing, sport, fame, stripper, father daughter relationship, ambition, introspection ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, iran, usa, california
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 8.2
 139K
Chuck (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an ...
Style: light, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: geek, secret agents, double life, cia, spy, misfit, enemy, peril, lifestyle change, buddies, dishonesty, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
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