Fired from the job movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fired from the job movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous, melancholic, serious and sincere films and TV shows about / with fired from the job, friendship, husband wife relationship, family relations, storytelling, death, father son relationship, mentor, writers and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fired from the job: Lost in America (1985), Frozen Land (2005), Pocket Listing (2015), Animals (2009), The Boss (2016), Despicable Me 3 (2017), RV (2006), Bombshell (2019), The Hippopotamus (2017), Moonlight Serenade (2009).

List of fired from the job movies

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, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, nothing goes right, promotion, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
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 7.4
 6K
Frozen Land (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a schoolteacher is sacked, he projects his bad mood at his troubled teenage son. The son, in turn, buys a CD player from a pawnshop with counterfeit money. This starts a chain reaction of misery as every victim projects his problems on to ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: depression, domestic violence, fired from the job, family relations, alcoholic, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family problems, strong sexual content, estrangement, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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Pocket Listing (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A satirical thriller about L.A.'s real estate roller coaster. Double crosses, adultery, murder, mistaken identity, and revenge ensues when a mysterious power player and his sultry wife hire a disgraced Los Angeles property broker to discreetly ...
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: money, femme fatale, salesman, corruption, murder, seduction, adultery, fired from the job, broker, power, greed, realtor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 3.8
 796
Animals (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Syd Jarrett is an unsuspecting, down-and-out man in a washed-up hick town who gets pulled into a sub-culture of blood-hungry creatures. He encounters Vic, a renegade whose animal instincts are stronger than his human ones. As things begin to get ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, small town, love triangle, human becomes animal, fired from the job, bar, human becoming an animal, femme fatale, love, danger, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.4
 42K
The Boss (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
Style: humorous, absurd, sincere, funny, awful ...
Plot: business, quitting a job, fired from the job, women, mentor, redemption, stereotypes, adaptation, betrayal, unlikely friendships, stupidity, greed ...
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 6.3
 110K
Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Gru and his wife Lucy must stop former '80s child star Balthazar Bratt from achieving world domination.
Style: funny, sweet, colourful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: twin brother, disney, happy ending, fantasy world, brother brother relationship, fired from a job, villain, fired from the job, kidnapping, prison escape, rubik's cube, action figure ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
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 5.5
 56K
RV (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one ...
Style: feel good, road movie, funny, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: family vacation, motor home, road trip, workaholic, family relations, hitchhiker, family values, farce, nothing goes right, parents and children, camping, business trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, utah, pasadena california, nevada ...
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 6.8
 76K
Bombshell (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.
Style: twists and turns, uplifting, sad, philosophical, based on true events
Plot: sexual harassment, scandal, social network, fired from the job, paranoia, fired from a job, tv news, left wing, sexy woman, lesbianism, ends with historical notes, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, cleveland ohio
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The Hippopotamus (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Disgraced poet Ted Wallace is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles.
Style: tense, sincere, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, drunkenness, fired from the job, critic, old friend, poet, youth, life is a bitch, friendship, hopes, friends, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Moonlight Serenade (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A jazz musician performs alongside a coat check girl with a beautiful voice in this musical drama from director Giancarlo Tallarico. By day Nate earns his living as a financial manager, but when night falls, he helps the girl with her singing career ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, couples, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love affair, musician's life, love and romance, romance, fired from the job, musician, singer, sexual content ...
Place: usa
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 6.6
 1K
Team Spirit (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An engaging drama about the less known aspects of the trading activity inside one of the biggest banks in the world - Société Générale. The movie tracks the rise and fall of anonymous trader turned superstar turned escape goat - Jérôme Kerviel ...
Style: touching, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: financial crisis, fired from the job, bank, financial problem, loss of job, suicide, financial ruin, risk, lie, death of father, merchant, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france
Is relevant ?
 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: nurse, terminal illness, complaint, architect, character study, patient, introvert, past, fired from the job, male nurse, friendship, love and romance ...
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 4.7
 3K
Smother (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job, an everyday guy faces pressure from his wife to have a baby and from his mom, who has decided to move in with the young couple.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parents and children, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, disorder, family life, couple relations, fired from the job, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, sensuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 34K
The Libertine (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.
Style: stylized, serious, melancholic, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: temptation, infidelity, alcoholic, poet, actor's life, love and romance, libertine, dying words, dysfunctional marriage, rebel, fired from the job, dying ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, london, europe
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A Screaming Man (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Chad
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Present-day Chad. Adam, sixty something, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N'Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up his job to his son Abdel. Terribly resentful, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, political unrest, life is a bitch, military, ex athlete, parents and children, anti war, moral dilemma, dishonesty, soldier, introspection, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
 4.4
 1K
7-10 Split (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An aspiring actor whose career is in the dumps, exploits his amazing bowling skills to take the PBA by storm and becomes rich and famous, only to lose his best girl and best friend...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: bowling, friendship, farce, misfit, contests and competitions, ambition, destiny, friends, athlete's life, lifestyle, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 121K
J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, bleak, serious, factual ...
Plot: fbi, corruption, surveillance, ambition, communism, notoriety, politician, gays and lesbians, state affairs, crimes, president, homosexual ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 17K
The Ex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When his lawyer wife, Sofia, becomes pregnant, chronic underachiever Tom Reilly must take a job at his father-in-law's advertising firm. Tom has to adjust to the demands of a very high-powered job, and he finds himself in an increasingly ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, intense, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, romance, couples, goofy hero, advertising, nothing goes right, uninhibited rivalry, disability, cook, new job, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
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 3.6
 133
Paper Boys (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A ragtag bunch of teenage door to door salesmen wreak havoc and spread the news of their coming of age in this summer before they begin their college lives. It centers around Sean, a sexually confused and drug afflicted teen who just can't seem ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, romantic, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: self discovery, dysfunctional marriage, drug abuse, child abuse, fired from the job, drug dealer, closeted homosexual, college, domestic violence, obsession, teenage boy, illegal drugs ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 1K
Happy Hour (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Jun, Akari, Sakurako and Fumi truly believe that they can confide in each other. But one day, at a party, Jun confesses that she is seeking a divorce from her husband and this information seems to upset the other three. They follow her trial as she ...
Style: sexy, romantic, captivating, melancholic, exciting ...
Plot: divorce, career, relationships, interview, japanese woman, marriage, fired from the job, group of friends, quitting a job, adultery, lgbt, bisexual woman ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
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 6.5
 5K
The Motive (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Álvaro is a poor man obsessed with the idea of writing 'high literature'. He starts provoking conflicts to write about them.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: aspiring writer, ambition, extramarital affair, adultery, husband wife relationship, lie, neighbor, rivalry, employer employee relationship, fired from the job, overheard conversation, classroom ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 86
Modelar (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Droneman is about Chemist and Fly Navigator Pavel and his friend Bussinessman and free time Rapper Plech. Pavel has strong sense of justice and wishes to fix wrongs with the World while Plech dreams about Big money and secure life. Their common ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, captivating, intense ...
Plot: professor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, university, terrorism, extramarital affair, older woman younger man relationship, fired from the job, police station, brother sister relationship, adultery, lecture, shot to death ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2019
Place: tel aviv israel, central europe, prague czech republic, prague
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 288
Four Suns (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna, his son from the first marriage. He did not get married again but lives with Jana, a post office employee. Together ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, human nature, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family problems, guru, rebelliousness, introspection, family in crisis, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic
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Yaya & Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Story: Angelina is a 7 year old brilliant and talented girl who is spoiled and a bully. Her first yaya (nanny) was hospitalized because of the girl's disobedience (A fire happened before she was hospitalized. Angelina was the cause of the fire because ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, captivating, witty, funny ...
Plot: rivalry, female boss, mother daughter relationship, hospital, kidnapping, teacher, actor playing female role, boss, brat, gangsters, unhappiness, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
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The Great New Wonderful (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, mental illness, 9/11, americana, office, love and romance, bittersweet, misfit, immigrants, terrorism, parents and children, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, italy, coney island brooklyn new york city
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The Song of Sparrows (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter's hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Karim motorbikes into a world alien to him - incredibly hectic Tehran, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: farmer, family life, family problems, human nature, unemployment, parents and children, family in crisis, dignity, new job, hopes, human spirit, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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Everyday People (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The closing of a local restaurant concerns a number of employees who've dedicated their lives to the eatery
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: workplace romance, interracial relations, restaurant, workplace, fighting the system, social differences, love and romance, hopes, society, social relations, power relations, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 930
Opal Dream (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pobby & Dingan are invisible. They live in an opal town in Australia and are friends with Kellyanne, the 9 year-old daughter of an opal miner. The film tells the story of the bizarre and inexplicable disappearance of Pobby & Dingan, ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, family relations, terminal illness, imaginary character, siblings relations, culture clash, self discovery, hopes, small town, mischievous children, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 359
Turning 30!!! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Naina's story as she grapples with heartbreak, and a crisis in her advertising career in the face of her 30th birthday. And as she fights her anxiety and fears about being 30 years old, Naina realises there's a lot of growing up to be ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, city life, couples, female protagonist, fired from the job, breakup, fall in love, career, society, friendship, rivalry, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 7.2
 152K
Steve Jobs (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: serious, factual, talky, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: technology, prodigy, apple computer, rise to the top, ambition, inventions and discoveries, dialogue driven, friendship, computers and web, father daughter relationship, computer, fired from the job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988 ...
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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