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, witty, clever, talky and semi serious films and TV shows about / with workplace problem, workplace, workplace situations, boss, power relations, coworker, disorder, friendship, love and romance and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as workplace problem: The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Chicago Fire (2012), Margin Call (2011), Soul Kitchen (2009), Rookie Blue (2010), Scrubs (2001), Six Feet Under (2001), ER (1994), Horrible Bosses (2011), Black Books (2000).

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, 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
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 7.9
 30K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, paramedic, rescue, fire department, characters in danger, life risking, responsibility, danger, teamwork, firemen, workplace problem, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 7.1
 106K
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: serious, realistic, clever, talky, captivating ...
Plot: greed, stock market, powerful corporation, workplace situations, financial crisis, bankruptcy, wall street, international crisis, capitalism, boss and employee, corporate crimes, layoff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, california
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 34K
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, entertaining ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, lifestyle, family relations, workplace, family business, workplace situations, life is a bitch, workplace problem, financial problem, staff, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
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 7.7
 15K
Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: policewoman, law enforcement, fighting crime, crime, workplace romance, workplace situations, honest law enforcer, relationship vs career, shooting, peril, rookie, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 8.4
 222K
Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, captivating, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctors and patients, sitcom, friendship, doctor, workplace situations, mentor, hospital, workplace romance, love and romance, interracial relations, nurse, roommate ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
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 8.7
 109K
Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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: dark humor, psychological, emotional, tense, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, death, funeral home, dealing with death, hopes, self discovery, gays and lesbians, family business, family secret, life changing experience, depression, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 46K
ER (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, serious, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: doctors and patients, hospital, doctor, workplace situations, workplace romance, nurse, suffering, surgery, intern, emergency room, workplace, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 396K
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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, dark humor, absurd, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: boss and employee, dentist, obnoxious boss, comedy of errors, plan gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, power relations, revenge, humiliation, drugs/alcohol, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 49K
Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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, not serious, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, uptight character, workplace problem, workplace situations, salesman, best friends, odd couple, store, friendship, workplace, irish, manager ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 85K
The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: office, job, sitcom, boss, employer employee relationship, workplace, goofy hero, workplace problem, coworker, disorder, power relations, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 225K
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: dark humor, humorous, witty, clever, satirical ...
Plot: office, workplace, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, dull life, unlikely criminals, blackmail, workplace situations, coworker relationship, party, friendship, corporate world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
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 8.3
 237K
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: bleak, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: false accusation, pedophile, life turned upside down, injustice, small town life, society, family relations, social relations, teacher, human nature, parents and children, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, kindergarten
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Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, surreal, not serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, bankruptcy, parents and children, lifestyle change, workplace problem, parenthood, uptight character, responsibility, identity crisis, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 14K
FEUD (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Anthology series of famous feuds with the first season based on the legendary rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford which began early on their careers, climaxed on the set of "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" and evolved into an ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, melancholic, humorous, factual
Plot: feud, hollywood, filmmaking, movie star, actress, aging, jealousy, woman, family problems, glory, workplace problem, loneliness ...
Time: 1960s
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 11K
Stitchers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A young woman is recruited into a secret government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, light
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, special agents, crime, supernatural, uncover truth, female protagonist, scientist, memory, workplace problem, computer genius, science, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 10K
Jane by Design (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fashion, double life, teenage life, student, youth, mistaken identity, dishonesty, disorder, boss, designer, popularity, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.7
 13K
Mr Selfridge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom and modernity, it follows ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, visionary, high society, department store, american in the uk, owner, ambitious, fashion, materialism, urban, lifestyle ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 269K
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: romantic, feel good, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, boss and employee, workplace romance, love and romance, initially antagonists, couple relations, obnoxious boss, eccentric family, power relations, couples, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 901
The Factory (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, France, Armenia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a factory is bound to close, a group of workers decides to take action against the owner.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: problem solving, hostage, social problem, class conflict, injustice, truth, uncover truth, conflict, eccentricity, workplace problem, wrath, capitalism ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 6K
Casual (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family tries to help each other navigate the modern dating scene. Recent divorcee Tara and her bachelor brother coach each other through the crazy world of dating (on-line and off), while living under the same roof again for the ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, sincere, touching, light
Plot: sibling relationship, dating, family problems, brother sister relationship, online dating, family argument, ex husband ex wife relationship, sexual relations, teenager, mother daughter relationship, psychologist, workplace problem ...
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 10K
Mars (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, this series blends scripted elements ...
Style: semi documentary, serious, exciting, captivating, clever
Plot: spacecraft, mars, problem solving, space colony, voyage, adaptation, storytelling, twists & turns, catastrophe, life philosophy, adventure, danger ...
Time: contemporary, near future
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 5K
Ground Floor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brody, a young hot-shot banker at Whitestone Trust, thought he was just having a one-night stand with Jennifer, a beautiful woman he met at a bar. But when he discovers that she works in maintenance for the building where he works, their worlds ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: office, workplace romance, sitcom, boss, unsupportive coworkers, boss and employee, romance, love and romance, workplace situations, career, hotshot, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Comedy about an inept American placed in charge of sales at his company's London branch. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales, and has only one employee, Dave. Each episode begins with a scene of Margaret ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, coworker, workplace situations, lifestyle change, disorder, middle aged, deception, office, sitcom, boss, boss and employee, workplace problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 6K
Enlightened (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, coping, starting over, workplace situations, sanity, optimism, responsibility, family relations, ex couple relations, coworker, mental disorders ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 2K
Interny (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
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, witty, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: hospital, workplace romance, doctor, medical student, doctors and patients, obnoxious boss, friendship, health situation, russian, social awkwardness, workplace situations, sitcom ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia, europe
Is relevant ?
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Plot: lobbyist, advertising, marketing, morality, reporter, tobacco, lie, capitalism, lung cancer, journalism, society, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, vermont, japan ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 49K
The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: talky, clever, psychological, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, blackmail, murder, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, plan gone awry, artists and showbiz, agent, death threat, screenwriter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, los angeles
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The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Style: clever, surreal, witty, atmospheric, feel good ...
Plot: suicide, corruption, newspaper, success, journalism, secretary, suicide attempt, letter, psychiatrist, fighting the system, hula hoop, toy ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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