Fired movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fired movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, suspense, clever, melancholic and feel good films and TV shows about / with fired, layoff, fired from the job, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, runaway, destiny, friendship, storytelling and dialogue plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fired: Bob Funk (2009), Office Christmas Party (2016), Tone-Deaf (2019), Middle Men (2009), Network (1976), Chronic (2015), What's Your Number? (2011), I Love You, Stupid (2020), The Great Muppet Caper (1981), The Night of the Iguana (1964).

List of fired movies

 5.1
 831
Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: boss and employee, addiction, couples, workplace, family relations, parents and children, fired, boss, therapist, layoff, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Office Christmas Party (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand.
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: christmas party, stupidity, wild party, christmas, party, cocaine, plan, ceo, workplace, co worker co worker relationship, holiday, farce ...
Place: chicago illinois, new york
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 4.8
 2K
Tone-Deaf (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman leaves for a quiet weekend in the country after losing her job and imploding her latest dysfunctional relationship. She rents a country house from an old-fashioned widower who’s struggling to hide his psychopathic tendencies. Soon, two ...
Style: bleak, sadistic, suspenseful, rough, surreal
Plot: psychopath, dementia, suicide, piano, murder, layoff, countryside, fired, lsd, disturbed individual, violence, insane ...
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 6.8
 37K
Middle Men (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pornography, internet, mafia, success, drugs/alcohol, showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption, husband wife relationship, sex scene, masturbation, nightclub ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: usa, texas, los angeles, las vegas, afghanistan ...
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 8.1
 145K
Network (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.
Style: cynical, dark humor, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: satire, older man younger woman, media satire, corruption, workaholic, tv show, racial slur, adultery, workplace situations, success, network, anchor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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 6.6
 3K
Chronic (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David is a nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Dedicated to his profession, he develops strong relationships people he cares for. But outside of work, it's a different story altogether.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, nurse, complaint, architect, character study, patient, introvert, past, fired from the job, male nurse, friendship, love and romance ...
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What's Your Number? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ally Darling (Anna Faris) is realizing she's a little lost in life. Her latest romance has just fizzled out, and she's just been fired from her marketing job. Then she reads an eye-opening magazine article that warns that 96 percent of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, supportive friend, true love, wedding preparations and rituals, lifestyle, womanizer, friendship, couples, layoff, ex couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
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I Love You, Stupid (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Marcos' life turns upside down after he loses the same day his girlfriend and his job. Marcos' life turns wild after to meet Raquel.
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, captivating
Plot: dating, internet, mentor, lifestyle change, lonely man, guru, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), exhibitionist, oral sex, relationships, lifestyle ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, catalonia
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The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heist, investigation, mistaken identity, frame up, puppet, puppets, family, buddies, journalism, dishonesty, crimes, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
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The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Drama while a tour bus driver shows church ladies around Mexico. Helped establish Puerto Vallarta as tourist destination.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: church, mental illness, poet, redemption, hotel, clergy, bishop, iguana, self discovery, tour guide, priest, bus ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, mexico, virginia, latin america, tennessee ...
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 7.3
 21K
Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7. After then, strange things began to happen to him: he would have blackouts, memory lapses, and other strange mental phemonenons. He is eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD: an extremely rare ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: terminal illness, human spirit, against the odds, child illness, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, research, cure, parents and children, treatment, parent child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., italy, edinburgh scotland, boston, london ...
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 6.2
 3K
Evilenko (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1984, in Kiev, the communist teacher Andrej Romanovic Evilenko is dismissed from his position after a pedophilic act against a student. On 15 May 1984, the pedophile Evilenko begins to rape children, and then slashing the victims in pieces and ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary ...
Plot: pedophile, serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, psychopath, slasher, woman in danger, child murder, child murder investigation, pedophilia, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, year 1984, year 1992 ...
Place: kiev ukraine, ukraine, russia, soviet union, crimea
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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: feel good, road movie, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, family relations, escapades, beauty pageant, parenthood, suicide attempt, journey, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona, new mexico
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 6.6
 36K
Peter Rabbit (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Rabbit's feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, not serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rabbit, jealousy, talking animals, friendship, human animal relationship, animal life, garden, dynamite, trap, painter, inheritance, misfit ...
Place: london, big ben london
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 6.6
 6K
Suntan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kostis is a 40-year-old doctor that finds himself in the small island of Antiparos, in order to take over the local clinic. His whole life and routine will turn upside down when he meets an international group of young and beautiful tourists and he ...
Style: sexy, surprise ending, tense, touching, light ...
Plot: nude beach, nudism, nudist, topless sunbathing, greek island, obsession, love, unrequited love, youth, doctor, loneliness, infidelity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece
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The Normal Heart (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, homosexual, terminal illness, life is a bitch, friendship, male homosexuality, protest, fear, epidemic, prejudice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1983, year 1981 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., yale university, manhattan new york city
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 5.4
 6K
The Falling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1969 at a strict English girls' school where charismatic Abbie and intense and troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out threatening the stability of all involved.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: girls' school, female friendship, schoolgirl, friendship, mother daughter relationship, fainting, youth, social relations, teenage life, sexual awakening, girls' boarding school, epidemic ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: england
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 5.8
 4K
Stoned (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, flamboyance
Plot: rock, musician's life, drug abuse, showbiz, life is a bitch, rock star, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, music band, addiction, love, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, contemporary
Place: london, munich germany, morocco, paris france
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 7.1
 270K
School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: teacher, music band, rock band, teachers and students, rock music, music, musician, school, idealism, contests and competitions, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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 6.6
 64K
Road House (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look like much, but the Ph.D.-educated bouncer proves he's more than capable -- ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bouncer, martial arts, small town, fish out of water, murder, rivalry, embezzlement, bar fight, opposites attract, gangsters, against the odds, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: missouri, usa, memphis
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 7.7
 360K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, bleak, mind bending, twist ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: insomnia, mysterious character, uncover truth, insanity, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, obsession, neo noir, paranoia, torment, layoff, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states, los angeles
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The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gender, artificial insemination, family relations, lesbianism, control freak, argument, parenthood, gays and lesbians, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
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The January Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, and corruption all are in the background as Nick tries ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police investigation, murder, police, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, psychopath, firefighter, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 5K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, introspection, city life, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gay, family relations, wedding, existentialism, life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, wales, poland, israel ...
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 4.8
 30K
Envy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, not serious, funny ...
Plot: envy, friendship, inventor, neighbor, jealousy, rise to the top, resentment, disorder, rich and poor, rivalry, lifestyle, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, italy, europe, rome italy
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You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti ...
Style: cult film, experimental, psychotronic, absurd, dark humor
Plot: switching bodies, fictitious kingdom, lifestyle change, layoff, frustration, woman wearing a wig, class distinction, switching roles, burn injury, auditorium, con men, dining hall ...
Place: central europe
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 7.7
 382K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, exciting, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, heroes, imaginary, villain, car race, nothing goes right, escapades, misfit, danger, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual abuse, children, child abuse, punishment, physical appearance, family secret, domestic violence, death, teacher, cruelty, torture, priest ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
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 5.4
 140K
Evan Almighty (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: noah's ark, god, imaginary, save the day, miraculous event, workaholic, family relations, against the odds, prophecy, danger, disorder, flood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, virginia
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An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: It's all extreme sports and a life of freedom as Max sets off for college -- but Goofy misses Max so much he loses his job and goes to finish college alongside Max and his friends. But as Goofy tries to get closer to Max, both must go to the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: college, friendship, goofy hero, buddies, ambition, parent child relationship, father son relationship, family relations, coming of age, school, single father, skateboard ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
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