Top executive movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant top executive movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, entertaining, suspenseful, suspense and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with top executive, workplace, catastrophe, life philosophy, dialogue, greed, runaway, happy ending, mentor and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as top executive: Capital (2012), Wall Street (1987), Wolves of Wall Street (2002), Margin Call (2011), Up in the Air (2009), Able Edwards (2004), The Company Men (2010), The Last Minister (2020), The Proposal (2009), Houston (2013).

List of top executive movies

 6.5
 5K
Capital (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The head of a giant European investment bank desperately clings to power when an American hedge fund company tries to buy them out.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: ceo, top executive, rivalry, working the system, stock broker, workplace, office, boss and employee, finance, critique of capitalism, bank, banking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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 7.4
 146K
Wall Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.
Style: suspense, realistic, captivating, serious, intense ...
Plot: wall street, stock broker, corporate crimes, stock exchange, yuppie, ambition, businessman, betrayal, lawyer, top executive, union, corporate world ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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Wolves of Wall Street (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jeff Allen just got a new job in one of Manhattan's wealthiest brokerage firms, Wolfe Brothers. Here young, good-looking stockbrokers make a lot of money by being particularly cutthroat. Jeff finds out that the real secret to their success is ...
Style: serious, enigmatic, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: stock broker, blind ambition, top executive, workplace situations, supernatural, rivalry, deadly creature, danger, werewolf, secret society, power, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 120K
Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, corporate crimes, wall street, greed, businessman, millionaire, workplace situations, financial problem, moral dilemma, investments, stock market crash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california
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 7.4
 322K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, cynical, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, loneliness, love affair, business trip, love and romance, couples, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, top executive, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, miami, detroit ...
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 5.2
 126
Able Edwards (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of the clone of a famous entertainment mogul created to revive the glory days of his deceased predecessor's corporation. In the process of restoring reality entertainment to a synthetic, virtual world, the clone relizes he has yet to ...
Style: clever, bleak, stylized, serious, experimental ...
Plot: space station, outer space, cyberspace, workplace, workplace intrigue, society, life is a bitch, ambition, rivalry, boss and employee, cloning, top executive ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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The Company Men (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bobby Walker lives the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and two co-workers jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere, depressing ...
Plot: unemployment, corporate world, job seeking, workplace, family problems, starting over, down on your luck, workplace situations, americana, society, life is a bitch, corporate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, california, new jersey
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The Last Minister (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A well-meaning but hapless functionary in grips of mid-life crisis is appointed to run Russia's Ministry of Long-term planning - a small, underfunded, understaffed and generally ignored state agency. With a team consisting of sycophants and ...
Plot: government, loser, prime minister, political corruption, corrupt politician, police department, financial crisis, workplace situations, failed attempt, rescue attempt, co worker co worker relationship, hapless ...
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 6.7
 301K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, witty, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, happy ending, initially antagonists, fake marriage, love story, marriage of convenience, employer employee relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, canada, boston
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 5.8
 276
Houston (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German corporate headhunter travels to Houston, Texas, in pursuit of a renowned oil company CEO, only to have his life fall apart.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: life turned upside down, addiction, introspection, human nature, alcohol abuse, estrangement, workplace, life is a bitch, workplace situations, disorder, plan gone wrong, business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, texas
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Circle of Power (1981)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of husbands with their wives participate in a reunion where everybody will find his hidden secret. The methods used are terrible, but usually work. Just usually.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: brainwashing, promotion, reunion, torture, fistfight, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), moral dilemma, boss and employee, sexual abuse, human nature, indoor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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 7.0
 392
Freefall (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freefall is the first drama to tackle the extraordinary financial crisis Britons are living through. Helmed by multiple BAFTA-winning director Dominic Savage, the film takes a startling and provocative look at the events that caused people's ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: stock broker, social decay, society, working class, human nature, life is a bitch, downfall, working the system, blind ambition, unfulfillment, dishonesty, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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 5.9
 764
Park Benches (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As she does every morning, Lucie takes advantage of her journey to work to lose herself for a while in the pages of a good book. And as she does every morning, she joins her colleagues at the office with a smile. It's a working day just like ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious
Plot: office, city life, couple relations, lifestyle, society, workplace, overheard conversation, office worker, loneliness, hardware store, top executive, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, versailles
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With Love... from the Age of Reason (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The day she turns 40, Marguerite Flora, a successful rep for a nuclear power company, begins receiving letters she'd sent to herself at age seven. The letters tell her what to do if her life hasn't turned out the way she thought it should, ...
Style: semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: introspection, letter, family relations, romance, love and romance, road not taken, unfulfillment, rise to the top, following a dream, clarinet, children, hole ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 7.5
 2K
City Zero (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An engineer in charge of the production line of a factory in Moscow is sent to a small town to try to specify the distributor the new dimensions of a mechanic part they need. But in this town everybody seems to be crazy (a secretary who works naked, ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, atmospheric, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), small town life, society, crimes, satire, dark humor, social relations, top executive, small town, naked woman, cooking, boat ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: russia
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Death Machine (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chaank Armaments is experimenting with the ultimate fighting machine which is part human - part machine. So far, the Hardman project has been unreliable and has killed a number of innocent people. The genius behind this project is Jack who lives in ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, survival, androids and robots, top executive, disorder, weapon system, crimes, danger, man versus machine, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
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 5.3
 22K
Passion (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Armenia, Monaco
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, boss and employee, murder, office, betrayal, blackmail, workplace intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, boss, woman kills woman, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 6.1
 47K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, obsession, workplace, manipulation, promotion, false accusation, boss and employee, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty, manipulations, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
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 6.4
 12K
Mr. Destiny (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Larry Burrows is unhappy and feels powerless over his life. He believes his entire life could have turned out differently had he not missed that shot in a baseball game when was a kid. One night he meets this mysterious man, who could change his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, offbeat, reflective ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, destiny, profanity, cold relationship, top executive, power relations, disorder, rich and poor, road not taken, suburbs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, san francisco
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The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Brantley Foster, a well-educated kid from Kansas, has always dreamed of making it big in New York, but once in New York, he learns that jobs - and girls - are hard to get. When Brantley visits his uncle, Howard Prescott, who runs a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: rich and poor, office, mistaken identity, love triangle, farce, rise to the top, ambition, workplace, fish out of water, workplace romance, workplace situations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, kansas, usa, florida, new jersey ...
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The Burma Conspiracy (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Propelled to the head of the W Group after the death of his adoptive father, Largo Winch decides, to everyone's surprise, to sell it, and use the proceeds to create an ambitious humanitarian foundation. But on the very same day, he finds ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, false accusation, conspiracy, crime against humanity, uncover truth, cons and scams, false arrest, dishonesty, adventure, danger, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: burma, france, europe, asia, bangkok thailand ...
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The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a powerful billionaire is murdered, his secret adoptive son must race to prove his legitimacy, find his father's killers and stop them from taking over his financial empire.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, millionaire, obsessive quest, intrigue, vengeance, danger, dishonesty, chases and races, uncover truth, corporate world, workplace, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, hong kong, croatia
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Cashmere Mafia (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cashmere Mafia is an American television comedy-drama which ran on ABC from January 6, 2008 to February 20, 2008. The series was created by Kevin Wade, who also served as executive producer alongside Darren Star, Gail Katz, Jeff Rake and Michael ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambitious woman, relationship vs career, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace, workplace situations, couple relations, best friends, gender, ambition, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.3
 104K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, tech noir, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, frame up, time travel, cyberpunk, time machine, betrayal, technology, mystery, amnesia, on the run, lottery, chase ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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 6.8
 49K
The East (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities irrevocably changed after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Plot: environmentalism, fighting the system, terrorism, ecological disaster, radical, undercover, environmental issues, poisoning, powerful corporation, social activist, danger, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.1
 126K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, parody, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, media, debate, campaign, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: corporate crimes, wall street, stock broker, rivalry, corporate world, betrayal, ambition, stock market crash, speculation, vengeance, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s, year 2008
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, tower bridge london, zurich switzerland ...
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 6.2
 49K
Duplicity (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two romantically-engaged corporate spies team up to manipulate a corporate race to corner the market on a medical innovation that will reap huge profits and enable them to lead an extravagant lifestyle together.
Style: twists and turns, sexy, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: espionage, undercover, rivalry, manipulation, intrigue, romance, love affair, battle of the sexes, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, spy, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, dubai, bahamas, zurich switzerland, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.8
 105K
The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, road not taken, life changing experience, alternate reality, workaholic, family relations, rich and poor, fish out of water, singleness, family life, lifestyle change ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 71K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes, danger, disorder, deception, rape, couples, family in danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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