Yuppie movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant yuppie movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, talky, interesting, melancholic and unusual plot structure films and TV shows about / with yuppie, mentor, dialogue, culture clash, catastrophe, runaway, storytelling, brutality, greed and life philosophy plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Austria and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as yuppie: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), American Psycho (2000), Thirtysomething (1987), Lost in America (1985), Wall Street (1987), Trading Places (1983), The Fisher King (1991), Slumming (2006), Rain Man (1988), Jersey Girl (1992).

List of yuppie movies

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, dark humor, captivating, biting, realistic ...
Plot: money, rise and fall, corruption, success, greed, ambition, wall street, stock broker, cons and scams, american dream, rags to riches, millionaire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1983, year 1987 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, italy, switzerland ...
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 7.6
 469K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, brutal, stylized, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, insanity, yuppie, hidden identity, satire, wall street, millionaire, confession, victim, fear, nihilism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, harvard university
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Thirtysomething (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford Falls Company, and aired on ABC. It premiered in ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: yuppie, friendship, family relations, advertising, parenthood, social relations, lifestyle, human nature, couples, family life, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
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Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, yuppie, on the road, fired from the job, couples, fish out of water, americana, nothing goes right, self discovery, disorder, down on your luck, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
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 7.4
 140K
Wall Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, captivating, intense ...
Plot: wall street, stock broker, stock exchange, ambition, businessman, betrayal, yuppie, lawyer, union, corporate world, moral dilemma, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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 7.5
 131K
Trading Places (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, cynical, entertaining ...
Plot: rich and poor, switching roles, millionaire, bet, fish out of water, life turned upside down, rags to riches, experiment, wrongful arrest, wager, investor, yuppie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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The Fisher King (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Two troubled men face their terrible destinies and events of their past as they join together on a mission to find the Holy Grail and thus to save themselves.
Style: touching, disturbing, compassionate, inspirational, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: self discovery, holy grail, friendship, redemption, insanity, guilt, tragic event, transformation, yuppie, haunted by the past, heroes, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 796
Slumming (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two yuppies play mean tricks on one another until one joke has fatal consequences.
Style: bleak, semi serious, realistic, humorous, cynical
Plot: prank, yuppie, life is a bitch, disorder, buddies, power relations, misfit, society, alcohol abuse, social misfits, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, indonesia, czech republic
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 8.0
 463K
Rain Man (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Style: sincere, uplifting, road movie, touching, captivating ...
Plot: autism, road trip, mentally challenged, redemption, siblings relations, greed, unlikely friendships, yuppie, runaway, self discovery, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, california, cincinnati ohio, usa, missouri ...
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 6.1
 1K
Jersey Girl (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A working girl from New Jersey looks for love with a fast-lane Manhattan salesman from Queens.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: diner, yuppie, opposites attract, love, small town life, family life, romance, working class, love triangle, disorder, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
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 6.5
 7K
White Palace (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, forbidden love, love, yuppie, waitress, advertising executive, romance, bittersweet, infidelity, couples, looking for love, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 70s
Place: st. louis missouri, new jersey
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 7.4
 4K
High Hopes (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering ...
Style: semi serious, touching, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: working class, liberal, family relations, couples, yuppie, realism, hippie, aging, pregnancy, friendship, politics, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
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Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, satire, dog, self discovery, eating disorder, yuppie, family relations, rescue, uninvited guest, extramarital affair, swimming pool, wealth ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
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Clean and Sober (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: drug abuse, drug rehabilitation, addiction, life is a bitch, crimes, human nature, alcohol abuse, introspection, downfall, self discovery, rehabilitation, going straight ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, philadelphia, new jersey, california
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 6.5
 9K
September (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.
Style: talky, serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, family relations, couples, adultery, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, human nature, friends, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
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 6.4
 50K
The Money Pit (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buys what looks like the home of their dreams – only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: old house, screwball, romance, family in crisis, couple relations, nothing goes right, chaos, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, danger, unfulfillment, home renovation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, rio de janeiro
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The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: politics, journalist, society, courtroom, interracial relations, media, legal action, crimes, satire, yuppie, stock broker, wall street ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: police corruption, crime, police investigation, manipulation, internal affairs, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, manipulations, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The First Wives Club (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After years of helping their hubbies climb the ladder of success, three mid-life Manhattanites have been dumped for a newer, curvier model. But the trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: divorce, battle of the sexes, rivalry, best friends, revenge, yuppie, reunited friends, female protagonist, teamwork, divorced woman, vengeance, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, year 1969, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: new york, san francisco
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Pacific Heights (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, clever, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, manipulation, yuppie, mind game, con artists, cheating, lodger, urban, indoor, profanity, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles
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The Last Days of Disco (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.
Style: talky, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: disco, nightclub, friends, friendship, nightlife, yuppie, depression, investigation, jealousy, theft, death, dancer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, barcelona spain, spain ...
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The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Brantley Foster, a well-educated kid from Kansas, has always dreamed of making it big in New York, but once in New York, he learns that jobs - and girls - are hard to get. When Brantley visits his uncle, Howard Prescott, who runs a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: rich and poor, mistaken identity, love triangle, office, farce, ambition, workplace, rise to the top, fish out of water, workplace romance, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, kansas, usa, florida, new jersey ...
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 6.9
 16K
Something Wild (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: chase, road trip, reunion, opposites attract, on the road, haunted by the past, lovers on the run, violence, psychopath, police, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, virginia, new jersey, california
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Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, clever, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, hostage, vengeance, manipulation, crimes, couple relations, cons and scams, nothing goes right, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
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 7.0
 44K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, youth, living with parents, teenage life, siblings relations, supportive parent, parenting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: st. louis missouri, missouri
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Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sexual obsession, adultery, extramarital affair, obsession, crimes of passion, family in danger, sexualized violence, danger, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, terrorizing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The War of the Roses (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, psychological, satirical ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, lawyer, destructive relationship, suburbs, uninhibited rivalry, divorce, marriage, greed, family feud, death, relationships, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: high society, art, art dealer, crimes, social differences, dishonesty, investigation, social climbing, life is a bitch, uncover truth, con artists, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
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The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn't eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: sport team, self discovery, athlete and trainer, ice hockey, sport, contests and competitions, against the odds, hockey, underdog, ambition, youth, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
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What About Bob? (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, witty ...
Plot: mental illness, therapy, obsession, psychiatrist, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, doctors and patients, stalking, treatment, vacation, family vacation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new hampshire, usa
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