Consumerism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant consumerism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, light and feel good films and TV shows about / with consumerism, chase, brutality, death, catastrophe, runaway, dialogue, violence, explosion and mentor plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, Germany, Japan and other countries.
consumerism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as consumerism: Velvet Buzzsaw (2019), 10 Items or Less (2006), La traviata (2005), The Vagrant (1992), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), The Dead Don't Die (2019), Doctor Sleep (2019), Sex and the City (1998), Buffalo Soldiers (2001), Meet the Applegates (1990).

List of consumerism movies

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of ...
Style: enigmatic, surreal, tense, absurd, art house ...
Plot: art collector, gay, art dealer, social satire, supernatural, art theft, painting, surrealism, art gallery, murder, blood, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, miami
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10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, introspection, research, job interview, movie star, on the road, friends, actor's life, celebrity culture, stranger, interview ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tokyo
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La traviata (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Japan, Austria
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Violetta, a courtesan much wooed by Parisian society, organizes a grand party that is attended, amongst others, by the young Alfredo Germont. He confesses his feelings to Violetta, who is already suffering from consumption. She vacillates between ...
Plot: jealousy, death, courtesan, consumerism, tuberculosis, sofa, clock, maid, italian opera, mask, opera, live performance ...
Place: paris france
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The Vagrant (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A business man buys a house, but he has a hard time trying to get rid of its previous tenant, a dirty bum.
Style: dark humor, cynical, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, drifter, paranoia, office, serial killer, trailer park, real estate agent, rivalry, crimes, city life ...
Time: 90s
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Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: entertaining, intense, suspense, twists and turns, emotional ...
Plot: greek mythology, female protagonist, superhero, wonder woman character, strong female lead, princess, courage, immortal, superheroine, girl power, super strength, female warrior ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: cairo egypt, moscow russia, washington d.c., london, new york
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The Dead Don't Die (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Sweden, South Africa
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a small peaceful town, zombies suddenly rise to terrorize the town. Now three bespectacled police officers and a strange Scottish morgue expert must band together to defeat the undead.
Style: dark humor, intense, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: zombie, small town, police officer, cemetery, recycling, police station, virus, decapitation, full moon, grave, police car, diner ...
Place: pennsylvania
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Doctor Sleep (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off people like them in order to remain immortal.
Style: disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, gothic, scary ...
Plot: psychic power, supernatural, doctor, murder, psychic, mind control, magician, dying, little girl, hotel, ghost, alcohol ...
Time: year 1980, year 2011, 2010s, 80s, year 2019
Place: ohio, florida, colorado, new jersey, new hampshire ...
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Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Based on the bestselling book by Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City tells the story of four best friends, all single and in their late thirties, as they pursue their careers and talk about their sex lives, all while trying to survive the New York ...
Style: witty, sentimental, stylized, sexual, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, best friends, looking for love, couple relations, sex, sexual intercourse, sexual attraction, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, up and down relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave him a choice between the army and jail, Ray spends much of his free time cooking cocaine for ...
Style: cynical, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: drug dealing, corruption, soldier, army, military base, military life, black market, arms dealing, bribery, military, profanity, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989, 70s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west germany, hawaii ...
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Meet the Applegates (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Giant preying mantis living in a south American jungle decide to move into suburban USA. Disguised as humans, the mantis are planning something.. Could it be connected to dad's job in the power station perhaps ?. One day the daughter mantis ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, society, hidden identity, nuclear holocaust, disorder, suburban life, terrorism, small town, cons and scams, family life, social decay ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, rio de janeiro
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It Could Happen to You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Charlie Lang is a simple, kindhearted New York City cop. When he realizes he has no money to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang offers her half the winnings of his lottery ticket. Amazingly, the ticket happens to be a winner, in the sum of $4 million. ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, romantic, feel good, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: lottery ticket, dysfunctional marriage, love triangle, romance, love and romance, hopes, rise to the top, lottery, greed, price of fame, generosity, kindness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Bratz (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The popular Bratz dolls come to life in their first live-action feature film. Finding themselves being pulled further and further apart, the fashionable four band together to fight peer pressure, learn what it means to stand up for your friends, be ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: teenage girl, fashion, high school, teenager, friendship, female friendship, rich kid, lifestyle, love, female bonding, talent show, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Insect (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Dung Beetle is late, the Parasite is asleep and Mrs Larva is more interested in her knitting than the director’s instructions. It’s clear: this amateur theatre company has a long way to go before they can perform their version of The Insect ...
Style: dark humor, psychotronic, allegory, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: beetle, hallucination, cockroach, insect, transformation, surrealism, film within a film, blood, husband wife relationship, director, drifter, train ...
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Helter Skelter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Through round after round of extensive plastic surgery and vigorous maintenance, Ririko has become the absolute manifestation of beauty, and becomes a wildly successful model, actress, and singer. However, soon, her body, unable to withstand the ...
Style: psychotronic, sexual, sexy
Plot: bulimia, hair, female director, modeling, photo shoot, fashion, skin, surgical mask, surgical gown, female nudity, bare breasts, medical mask ...
Place: east asia, tokyo
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Lover Come Back (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, rivalry, advertising, screwball, romance, workplace, satire, opposites attract, unlikely couple, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry, verbal byplay ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, canada, tokyo ...
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Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Plot: post apocalypse, steampunk, resistance, female warrior, survival, post apocalyptic, female fighter, good versus evil, dark fantasy, chase, power, tough girl ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, europe, london, asia
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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: wall street, corporate crimes, stock broker, rivalry, corporate world, betrayal, ambition, stock market crash, speculation, vengeance, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2001, year 2008
Place: new york, usa, london, tower bridge london, zurich switzerland ...
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Hang Loose (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kevin must go to Hawaii to attend the wedding of his big sister. The day before the wedding he goes on a misadventure with his future brother in law and his crazy groomsmen that changes his life.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: wedding, vacation, breakup, kidnapping, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, doctor, teenager, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, closeted gay, drug dealer, gay stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, outer space, creature, chaos, danger, small town, family in danger, misfit, intergalactic, cat, exploding house ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
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Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.
Style: dark humor, humorous, captivating, semi serious, absurd
Plot: black american, poverty, social satire, absurd humor, success, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coworker relationship, friendship, fame, employer employee relationship, tv commercial, corporation ...
Place: oakland california
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Rollerball (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this fast action-packed thriller, Jonathan, Marcus, and Aurora compete in a dangerous, fierce sport called Rollerball. Although, Johnathan and Marcus try to quit, cruel and vindictive promoter Alexi Petrovich encourages them to still participate.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, rebellion, stadium, sport, future dystopia, survival, danger, chaos, ambition, ratings, deathtrap ...
Time: future, 21st century, quarry, near future, 2000s ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, texas
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Pinching Penny (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A British hypochondriac turns to crime after becoming addicted to consumerism. As his obsession worsens, his life falls quickly into the absurd and he continues to spend himself deeper and deeper into depravity.
Plot: consumerism, british accent, robbery, handcuffs, urine, scottish accent, addiction, hypochondriac, dumb criminal, drug dealer, criminal gang, bag over head ...
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Feed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A cybercrime investigator tracks a man suspected of force-feeding women to death.
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submission, psychopath, murder, danger, gluttony, torture, pervert, internet, investigation, dangerous attraction, obsession, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, hamburg germany, sydney australia
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Sex and the City 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda are all married now, but they're still up for a little fun in the sun. When Samantha gets the chance to visit one of the most extravagant vacation destinations on the planet and offers to bring them all along, ...
Style: stylized, witty, realistic, semi serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, friendship, male objectification, battle of the sexes, couples, sexual relations, love and romance, society, lifestyle, vacation, travel, friendship between women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1987, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: middle east, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york, new jersey
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Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, adventure, animal life, squirrel, rescue, suburbs, heroic mission, fight back, fish out of water, cons and scams, danger, leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
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Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, save the lady, space wars, imaginary, destiny, heroes, chaos, space and aliens, danger, space travel, creature ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
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Night of the Comet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, end of the world, mad scientist, chaos, danger, save the world, comet, catastrophe, chase, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
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Mammoth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, melancholic, depressing, serious ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, maid, family problems, moral dilemma, parents and children, corporate world, couple relations, social differences, rich and poor, mother, globalization, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: thailand, new york, the philippines, asia, usa ...
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The Joneses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, satirical, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: materialism, advertising, envy, double life, gadget, american dream, false identity, pretense, hidden identity, gain trust, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, toys, santa claus, father son relationship, toy, family, family life, parents and children, christmas party, fish out of water, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, united states
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