Small business movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant small business movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good and sexy films and TV shows about / with small business, friendship, couples, restaurant, husband wife relationship, photograph, long haired woman, cell phone, nudity (full frontal - brief) and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Japan, USA, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as small business: Chocolate (2000), Kamome Diner (2006), Money Is Not Everything (2001), Beauty Shop (2005), The End of Summer (1961), Bosom Buddies (1980), 2 Broke Girls (2011), Agent Aika (1997), The Factory (1981), Peach Girl (2017).

List of small business movies

 7.2
 174K
Chocolate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chocolate, culture clash, cooking and food, single mother, small town, prejudice, mayor, love and romance, social misfits, lifestyle change, women, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, central america, paris france
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 7.1
 2K
Kamome Diner (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Where are we welcome? On a quiet street in Helsinki, Sachie has opened a diner featuring rice balls. For a month she has no customers. Then, in short order, she has her first customer, meets Midori, a gangly Japanese tourist, and invites her to stay ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, starting over, hopes, love and romance, cooking and food, small business, feminism, diner, single woman, power relations, friends, femme fatale ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
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Money Is Not Everything (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Bohaterem filmu jest 50-letni biznesmen Tomasz Adamczyk, który chce zrezygnować z prowadzenia interesów w branży winiarskiej i poświęcić się swojej pasji życiowej filozofii. Pomysł ten nie przypada do gustu jego wspólnikowi. Do tego ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, captivating
Plot: social differences, hostage, poverty, ransom, meaning of life, hopelessness, small business, businessman, provincial life, countryside, wine, alcoholic ...
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 5.5
 16K
Beauty Shop (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: You thought you'd heard it all in the barbershop, but you haven't heard anything yet - the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine, and speak their minds in Beauty Shop.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: single parent, workplace situations, ambition, culture clash, beauty salon, boss, small business, women, adaptation, vengeance, school, loan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
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The End of Summer (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Kohayakawa family is thrown into distress when childlike father Manbei takes up with his old mistress, in one of Ozu’s most deftly modulated blendings of comedy and tragedy.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, family business, adultery, dishonesty, parents and children, love and romance, forbidden love, human nature, couples, brewery, love ...
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan
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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The adventures of Mma Ramotswe, a Motswana woman who starts Botswana's first female-owned detective agency.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, private detective, friendship, mystery, who done it, crimes, african american, feminism, small business, crime solving, female boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the ...
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, advertising agency, hotel, workplace romance, friendship, showbiz, physical appearance, buddies, dishonesty, mistaken identity, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.7
 88K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: not serious, feel good, sitcom, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, financial problem, friendship, ambitious, best friends, diner, workplace situations, supportive friend, waiter, flirting, brooklyn new york city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.8
 546
Agent Aika (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 210 min.
Story: From the creator of Project A-Ko! She's sexy, suave and sophisticated, but she's no bimbo. She's a martial arts expert and a jet fighter pilot with the body of a supermodel. Agent Aika, known in Japan as simply AIKa, is an adventure ...
Style: ecchi
Plot: women fight, incest, sex, female protagonist, laboratory, secret agents, treasure hunt, small business, secret agent, super villain, world domination, gloves ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo
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 7.3
 67
The Factory (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A tanner, swamped with debts, must abandon his trade and go work in the local factory.
Plot: countryside, worker, loan, skin, european union, damage, audi, provincial, responsibility, industry, business, small business ...
Time: 80s
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 6.2
 371
Peach Girl (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: It's not easy being beautiful. The envy, the jealousy, the vicious rumors spread by your best friend. That's life for young Momo. While everyone thinks that Momo is a wild party girl, the reality is that she is shy and lonely. Can Momo ...
Plot: mini skirt, girl wearing a miniskirt, rival, strong female lead, holding hands, baseball, breakup, perfume, hugging, calendar, basketball, english teacher ...
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The Makioka Sisters (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This sensuously beautiful film chronicles the activities of four sisters who gather in Kyoto every year to view the cherry blossoms. It paints a vivid portrait of the pre-war lifestyle of the wealthy Makioka family from Osaka, and draws a parallel ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, matchmaking, working class, world war two, siblings relations, forces of nature, family in crisis, romance, couples, family problems, family life, nubile woman ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
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 8.4
 34K
Schitt's Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira, and their two kids, über-hipster son David and socialite daughter Alexis, suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt's Creek, a small depressing ...
Style: not serious, sitcom, humorous, ironic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: family relations, small town, eccentric family, life turned upside down, parents and children, couple relations, brother sister relationship, class differences, motel, riches to rags, bankruptcy, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 6.0
 847
Here Is Harold (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: For over 40 years, Harold has been running a successful business, Lunde Furniture, together with his wife, Marny. This comes to an end when IKEA decides to open a new superstore right next door to Harolds small furniture shop. Harold and Marny lose ...
Plot: life, frozen, alzheimer's disease, success, freezing, cold, eviction, furniture, married couple, norwegian, job, swedish ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, sweden, scandinavia
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After the Storm (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ryota is an unpopular writer although he won a literary award 15 years ago. Now, Ryota works as a private detective. He is divorced from his ex-wife Kyoko and he has an 11-year-old son Shingo. His mother Yoshiko lives alone at her apartment. One ...
Style: semi serious, touching, melancholic, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: divorce, private detective, lottery ticket, slice of life, gambling, storm, father son relationship, lie, bet, divorced father, betting, trust ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.9
 44K
Passenger 57 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, hostage, danger, passenger, heroes, save the day, fbi, hostages, crimes, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
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 6.8
 1K
Glasses (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Harried and overworked, Taeko leaves the city for a much-needed island vacation. Stepping off a propeller plane onto golden sands, she drags her giant suitcase across the beach to Hamada Inn. Owner Yuji is impressed; it's the first time in ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: female director, small business, japanese woman, beer, restaurant, hotel, beach, vacation, woman with glasses, travel, japanese man
Place: okinawa japan
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Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Mindy Ho inexpertly tries Taoist magic to fix her single mother's financial situation and seemingly hopeless romantic prospects.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: single parent, love potion, starting over, true love, friendship, wish come true, teenage life, looking for love, family life, aging, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
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Adrift in Tokyo (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Leading a lazy life, Fumiya has been a university student for 8 years and owes money to loan sharks. One day, a man named Fukuhara comes to collect the loan, which Fumiya cannot pay. So Fukuhara makes a proposition: He will cancel the debt as long ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: confession, on the road, walking, friendship, regret, loan, collector, gangsters, crimes, escapades, bookies, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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 6.2
 15K
Maggie's Plan (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maggie 's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and ...
Style: melancholic, talky, sentimental, satirical, twists and turns ...
Plot: blended family, adultery, divorce, love triangle, husband wife relationship, love, teenage girl, ex husband ex wife relationship, little girl, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Place: new york, quebec, california
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Lost in Beijing (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A look at modern-day life in China's capital centered on a ménage-a-quatre involving a young woman, her boss, her husband and her boss's wife. Massage girl Pingguo (Apple) (The stunning Fan Bingbing) lives in a cramped apartment with her ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, touching ...
Plot: rape, extortion, family problems, love triangle, family in crisis, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, infertility, employer employee relationship, pregnancy, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia, beijing china, east asia
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 6.6
 14K
Chalte Chalte (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Priya Chopra is a fashion designer and Raj Mathur owns a small trucking company. They meet on the road, quarrel, and then fall for each other. Priya, who is already engaged, must decide whether she will marry her fiancé or leave him for Raj. Love ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, hopes, family life, on the road, couple relations, bollywood, infidelity, male female relationship, wooing, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, greece, europe, asia
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 5.3
 48
The Antique (2018)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Shioriko Shinokawa (Haru Kuroki) runs an old book store in Kamakura. She is exceptionally passionate and knowledgeable about books, but shy when not talking about books. She works with a clerk, Daisuke Goura (Shuhei Nomura). He has an unusual ...
Plot: slim woman, woman wearing glasses, bookstore, book, eyeglasses, brunette, small business, japanese woman, woman with glasses
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Yakiniku Dragon (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set in the 1970's in the Kansai region of Japan.. Yong-Gil is Korean, but he moved to Japan and settled down. He runs a small restaurant named Yakiniku Dragon. He is married and has three daughters: oldest daughter Jung-Hwa, middle daughter ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, restaurant, small business, wife, immigrants, barbecue
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The Land of Rain Trees (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Story: Nobuyuki Sakisaka (Yuta Tamamori) is a salaryman. When he was in middle school student, he read light novel "Fairy Game”. He still has that light novel, because he was so shocked by the ending. One day, Nobuyuki Sakisaka browses the internet ...
Plot: japanese woman, mother love, philosophy, pity, small business, tolerance, job, dressing room, mobile phone, microwave oven, short skirt, woman wears a miniskirt ...
Place: tokyo, mount fuji
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Cruel Restaurant (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Just what is the mystery ingredient in the pot stickers at Togen Restaurant? Those who look for the answer have a habit of disappearing. So when body parts start washing up on the beach, police trace the murders to Togen's seemingly innocent ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, restaurant, law enforcement, gory, deadly, missing person, crimes, serial killer, danger, cooking and food, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 6.0
 445
Drowning Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Natsume Mochizuki works as a teen model in Tokyo, but she learns that she has to move to her father's hometown of Ukigumo. She is in a desperate situation because she can't do the things she wants to do in Ukigumo. One day, she meets ...
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, couples, love, male female relationship, promise, adaptation, obsession, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
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 6.4
 37K
Lock Up (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his administration was publicly humiliated by ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: prison life, prison, prison warden, life is a bitch, rivalry, vengeance, warden, murder, good versus evil, prison escape, lone hero, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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 5.7
 3K
Crash Pad (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hopeless romantic who thinks he's found true love with an older woman, only to learn that she's married and that his fling is merely an instrument of revenge against her neglectful husband.
Style: romantic, captivating, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Plot: one night stand, revenge, love, married couple, infidelity, married woman, frame up, older woman younger man relationship, blackmail, one-night stand, landlady, alley ...
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 7.2
 28
Fly by Night (1991)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Fly by Night is a Canadian adventure series co-produced by France, Canada and The United States that aired for one season in 1991 and was part of CBS' Crimetime After Primetime in the United States. The show stars David James Elliott as Mack, ...
Plot: pilot, airline, small business, airplane, strong female lead, female boss, french canadian
Place: nice france, vancouver
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