Failing business movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant failing business movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty and touching films and TV shows about / with failing business, love and romance, husband wife relationship, adaptation, mentor, friendship, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling and brutality plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Belgium and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as failing business: Heavy Weight Panda (2008), The New Age (1994), Chiki (2020), The Christmas Ornament (2013), Social Animals (2018), Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972), Grand froid (2017), Oh Boy! (1991), Garm Hava (1974), One Man's War (1973).

List of failing business movies

Heavy Weight Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: Brazil
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A panda named Pancada, who works at a boxing club, wishes to become a dancer but gets caught up in an upcoming fight due to a case of mistaken identity.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mistaken identity, escapades, contests and competitions, disorder, heroes, rivalry, computer animation, failing business, boxing, panda, dancer, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
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 5.6
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, crumbling marriage, society, self discovery, filmmaking, family problems, rise and fall, love and romance, starting over, lifestyle, breakup, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 7.8
 658
Chiki (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: In the south of Russia, where roadside cafes alternate with ripe fruit ruins, three friends of Sveta, Marina and Lyudka work in a brothel. Their former colleague - enterprising Jeanne - went to conquer Moscow, but returned to the girls with a ...
Style: social, uplifting, touching, sad, social realism ...
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, ex prostitute, prostitute, woman in danger, provincial life, business venture, new life, parents and children, life is a bitch, female friendship, dream, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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The Christmas Ornament (2013)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Newly widowed Kathy plans to skip out on decking the halls and trimming the tree this Christmas, trying to avoid anything that will bring back memories of her late husband. The only Christmas tradition she will observe is baking cookies for her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couple relations, couples, romance, holiday, widow, boy, father figure, dinner, in laws, ritual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Social Animals (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Determined not to turn into her parents, or be drawn into any relationship longer than a one night stand, Zoe constantly struggles with her failing business and love life. Then she falls in love for the first time with Paul. But there's one ...
Plot: singing in a car, male prostitute, divorce, extramarital affair, twins, lice, female director, failed marriage, pot smoking, husband wife relationship, marijuana, eviction notice ...
Place: austin texas
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Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young businessman goes to a magic expert to learn hardness and skill with his cynical and greedy collaborators. He becomes a very good tap dancer, but will he be able to get free of his old boss?
Style: humorous, offbeat, clever, witty, cynical ...
Plot: satire, magic trick, tap dancing, tap dance, rabbit, wizards and magicians, dull life, self discovery, parents and children, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 5.7
 368
Grand froid (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a small town lost in the middle of nowhere, Edmond Zweck's funeral business is on the wing. The company now has only two employees: Georges, Zweck's right-hand man, and Eddy, a young man still a novice in the trade. One fine morning, ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: hearse, aquarium, gas station, winter, bicycle, funeral director, old woman, church, accident, honking a car horn, money problems, doctor ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.1
 108
Oh Boy! (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Slapstick by the director of The Taste of Water also a film within a film. Boy, otherwise known as the shy actor Pim, runs a financially unsuccessful service station somewhere in the desert. His life is severely disrupted when he gets a professional ...
Plot: business competition, rivalry, filmmaking, ego, film within a film, service station, desert, failing business, filling station
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 8.1
 659
Garm Hava (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In post-Partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.
Style: cult film
Plot: repeated scene, prejudice, dark hero, boy, muslim, debt, death of mother, bigotry, bank manager, false accusation, unemployment, eviction ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947
Place: india
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 7.1
 131
One Man's War (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Man leaves his factory job and sells everything to buy an earth mover and start his own business, travelling from place to place with his wife and child. There is not enough work and he is eventually forced to emigrate after many hardships.
Style: social
Plot: poverty, business ethics, unemployment, construction, construction site, marriage, entrepreneur, social issues, failing business, business competition, small business, business ...
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Kiss Me a Killer (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Robert Beltran) and his lover (Julie Carmen) plot to kill her husband (Guy Boyd), owner of a nightclub in east Los Angeles.
Plot: priest, confession, affair, musical performance, erotic thriller, unhappy wife, passionate sex, sex from behind, assassination plot, failing business, neo noir, switchblade ...
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Fox with Nine Tails (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This KBS drama is about a rare fox race whose appearance is that of humans. They survive by eating dead human livers. The drama revolves around conflicts between being a fox warrior and loving a human being.
Plot: abusive mother, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, lesbian relationship, overbearing mother, family abandonment, lesbian bar, verbal abuse, lesbian couple, abuse, marriage, marital problem ...
Place: south korea
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Finding Fatimah (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shahid struggles to find love in the Asian community due to the stigma of his divorce, several years prior.
Plot: honeymoon, talent show, printer, member of parliament, ex wife, park, talent contest, gym, diner, filling station, anger management, failing business ...
Place: manchester
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Christmas in the City (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When she's offered a job in the toy department of ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: department store, christmas, city life, small town, store, family relations, family business, new job, fired from the job, parent child relationship, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles
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 7.8
 22K
Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music, music business, showbiz, historical character, ambition, blackmail, mafia, disco, drugs/alcohol, rock band, racism, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
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Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After three years, Nick's estranged daughter Holly returns home to find the spirit of Christmas in Santaville has dwindled, taking the family business with it. What starts out as an attempt to bail out her dad, ends up rekindling Holly's ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Plot: santa claus, business, father daughter relationship, small town, christmas, gift, race against time, love, romance, save the day, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
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Romantics Anonymous (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted chocolate maker he has just hired. What occurs when a highly ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shyness, workplace romance, chocolate, group therapy, love and romance, odd couple, overcoming, social awkwardness, support group, awkwardness, social misfits, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.7
 194K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: happy ending, unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, hidden identity, online dating, love, platonic, boyfriend, bookstore, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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Taking Woodstock (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music ...
Style: feel good, stylized, light, factual, intense ...
Plot: hippie, music festival, family business, lifestyle, free spirited, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, sexuality, generation gap, americana, small town, musician ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969, 70s
Place: woodstock, new york, new york state, bangkok thailand, new jersey ...
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 6.4
 2K
Rare Birds (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A down-and-out restaurateur and his neighbor hatch a plan to lure luminaries to their small Newfoundland town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, stylized ...
Plot: couples, comedy of errors, cons and scams, social relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couple relations, husband wife relationship, drug deal, restaurant, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: newfoundland, canada
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 6.3
 12K
Gung Ho (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two clashing corporate cultures. At one end is the Japanese plant manager and ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, unemployment, factory, friendship, worker, labor union, business, workplace, society, buddies, fighting the system, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, usa, pennsylvania, asia, tokyo
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 6.5
 15K
Curious George (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany, Taiwan, France, Canada, South Korea, UK, Philippines
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When The Man in the Yellow Hat befriends Curious George in the jungle, they set off on a non-stop, fun-filled journey through the wonders of the big city toward the warmth of true friendship.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: monkey, family, museum, curiosity, expedition, race against time, adventure, human animal relationship, jungle, mischievous children, nothing goes right, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, new york
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The Wedding Party (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In rural Westphalia, Franz Berger struggles to keep his inn open. On this day, a bluff, overbearing bully, Hermann Walzer, has booked the dining room for a wedding banquet for his son Mark. There's bad blood between Berger and Walzer, so when ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: wedding, hotel, love and romance, family relations, battles, hostage, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, hostages, escapades, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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 7.3
 18K
Big Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.
Style: witty, sincere, sentimental, melancholic, clever ...
Plot: immigrants, food, self discovery, human nature, restaurant, banquet, brother brother relationship, cooking, loan, chef, jazz, car salesman ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, italy
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 6.6
 14K
The Big Kahuna (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three salesmen working for a firm that makes industrial lubricants are waiting in the company's "hospitality suite" at a manufacturers' convention for a "big kahuna" named Dick Fuller to show up, in hopes they can ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, contemplative, semi serious ...
Plot: salesman, midlife crisis, love and romance, religion and supernatural, religion, existentialism, life & death, hotel, dialogue driven, drinking alcohol, receptionist, business trip ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, kansas, xian, new jersey
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 3.8
 5K
Best Defense (1984)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into combat. Wylie is waiting for his employer to go out of business when he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, engineer, espionage, danger, undercover, military, heroic mission, army investigation, save the day, secret agents, fighting the system, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: middle east
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Zombies Vs. Strippers (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The Tough Titty is about to go under after losing a lot of money and gaining no customers. After they bring together their staff for the night to declare bankruptcy and lay offs, little do they know that around them the city is being sieged by the ...
Style: rough, humorous, not serious, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, survival, chaos, gory, supernatural, danger, deadly, woman in danger, biker gang, stripper, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 5.4
 4K
The Forger (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While staying at a picturesque village, a teen encounters the underground world of art forgery.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Plot: forgery, art, dishonesty, teenager, cons and scams, crime, crimes, brother sister relationship, forger, party, beach, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, pacific ocean
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The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, romance, love and romance, couples, wooing, fall in love, rivalry, workplace, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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