Workplace problem movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant workplace problem movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, clever, witty, talky and semi serious films and TV shows about / with workplace problem, workplace, workplace situations, coworker, boss, power relations, boss and employee, friendship, love and romance and mentor plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as workplace problem: The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Chicago Fire (2012), Lie to Me (2009), The Paradise (2012), Margin Call (2011), The Proposal (2009), Black Books (2000), Jane by Design (2012), Interny (2010), Changing Lanes (2002).

List of workplace problem 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, romantic, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, strong female character, boss and employee, workplace situations, women, employer employee relationship, workplace intrigue, new job, assistant, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
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 7.9
 40K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire brigade, paramedic, rescue, firemen, fire department, teamwork, life risking, friendship, danger, responsibility, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 8.0
 112K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, deception, investigation, uncover truth, crime investigation, human nature, talented, outsmarting, expert, crimes, interrogation, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.7
 11K
The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, workplace situations, fashion, high society, love affair, rise to the top, flirting, ambition, workplace, nouveau riche, ambitious, boss ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
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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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 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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 8.5
 55K
Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, witty, humorous, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, best friends, workplace, misfit, farce, friends, irish, salesman, odd couple, workplace situations, store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.3
 10K
Jane by Design (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Jane by Design is an American comedy-drama television series on ABC Family. The series followed the life of Jane Quimby, a teenager who had to be mistaken for an adult to finally get her fashion dream job and work with a world-famous designer, Gray ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fashion, double life, teenage life, designer, female protagonist, workplace, popularity, lifestyle, disorder, youth, dishonesty, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.2
 3K
Interny (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Medical sitcom Ivan Okhlobystin about doctors who still do not know how to treat, but know how to make people laugh. The main characters of the sitcom - four interns. They always get into stupid situations, and their leader Dr. Bykov pleasure of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, obnoxious boss, health situation, workplace romance, doctors and patients, medicine, boss and employee, teasing, silly humor, workplace problem, treatment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia, europe
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 6.5
 68K
Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, bankruptcy, vengeance, hotshot lawyer, workplace problem, ethics, power relations, self control, accident, coincidence, ex couple relations, divorced divorcee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 200K
Chef (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with ...
Style: touching, road movie, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: cooking and food, road trip, father son relationship, chef, cooking, kitchen, food, restaurant owner, parent child relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, happy ending, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
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 7.4
 24K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, hotshot hero, casual sex, power relations, workplace situations, unconventional method, hotshot, powerful corporation, corporate world, boss, drugs/alcohol, ambitious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 19K
Pan Am (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Pan Am is an American period drama television series created by writer Jack Orman. Named for the iconic Pan American World Airways, the series features the pilots and stewardesses of the airline as it operated in the early 1960s at the beginning of ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: stewardess, pilot, airport, airline, airplane, workplace problem, sexual tension, workplace, boss, passenger, coworker, new job ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, paris france
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 7.5
 12K
Outsourced (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Outsourced is an American television sitcom set in an Indian workplace. It is based on the John Jeffcoat film of the same name and adapted by Robert Borden of George Lopez and Universal Media Studios for NBC. The series originally ran from September ...
Style: realistic, sitcom, humorous, not serious, light ...
Plot: office, workplace, corporate world, workplace problem, workplace situations, society, love and romance, social differences, culture clash, boss and employee, boss, staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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 7.2
 37K
Soul Kitchen (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: SOUL KITCHEN film centers on a likable but hopelessly disorganized restauranteur, Zinos, whose cafe is second home to a motley crew of lovable eccentrics. When his girlfriend Nadine up and moves to Shanghai, a love-sick Zinos decides to fly after ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, lifestyle, brother brother relationship, family relations, workplace situations, family business, workplace, life is a bitch, workplace problem, financial problem, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
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 8.3
 8K
Stromberg (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Stromberg is a German television series which is produced by Brainpool and broadcast on the commercial television channel ProSieben. The series was proclaimed as a copy of the BBC series The Office, although initially the producers claimed it was ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, not serious
Plot: office, insurance, boss, boss and employee, workplace, human relationship, workplace problem, rivals, workplace situations, coworker, social satire, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: germany, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 16K
Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Ambitious young cops try to prove themselves in their high-stakes careers, in which the smallest mistake can have deadly consequences. At the core of the close-knit group is perfectionist Andy McNally, whose father was a homicide detective before he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: policewoman, rookie, workplace romance, workplace situations, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, shooting, relationship vs career, peril, honest law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, friendship, artists and showbiz, workplace problem, comedian, backstage, determination, renewed love, rivals, confrontation with superior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 8.3
 239K
Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, sincere, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, doctor, doctors and patients, mentor, workplace situations, hospital, workplace romance, love and romance, roommate, nurse, interracial relations, verbal byplay ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 123K
Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as ...
Style: psychological, emotional, contemplative, surreal, tense ...
Plot: dark humor, gays and lesbians, death, family business, dysfunctional family, gay, funeral home, dealing with death, hopes, self discovery, mortician, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 8.9
 430K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: not serious, sitcom, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, workplace, love affair, satire, employer employee relationship, job, salesman, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, promotion, love and romance, workplace problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey, produced by ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace problem, disability, bar, british humour, blind ambition, partners, owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 63K
The Informant! (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Mark Whitacre suddenly turns whistleblower. Even as he exposes his company’s multi-national price-fixing conspiracy to the FBI, Whitacre envisions himself being hailed as a hero of ...
Style: twists and turns, clever, realistic, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, fbi, undercover, whistleblower, greed, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, workplace, investigator, surveillance, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, illinois, hawaii, tokyo
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 7.7
 52K
ER (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Explores the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, emergency room, surgical operation, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, nurse, intern, coworker, suffering, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 426K
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: boss and employee, dark humor, dentist, obnoxious boss, comedy of errors, friends, plan gone awry, boss, blackmail, cocaine, employer employee relationship, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 101K
The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: office, employer employee relationship, boss, workplace, boss and employee, coworker, everyday life, goofy hero, job, workplace problem, disorder, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 246K
Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: humorous, witty, cult film, satirical, clever ...
Plot: office, workplace, dark humor, computer cracker, corporate world, suburbs, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, unlikely criminals, dull life, blackmail, embezzlement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 292K
The Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, psychological, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: false accusation, pedophile, injustice, life turned upside down, small town life, gossip and rumors, society, family relations, social relations, teacher, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, not serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, disorder, siblings relations, irresponsible, bankruptcy, immature, rivals, silly humor, weirdo, adolescence, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 370K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: witty, captivating, talky, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law firm, mentor, prodigy, success, ambition, mastermind, ambitious, deal, workplace situations, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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