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 humorous, realistic, interesting, funny, captivating and feel good films and TV shows about / with fired from the job, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, revenge, storytelling, greed, runaway, redemption and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Belgium and other countries.
fired from the job
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fired from the job movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fired from the job: Zootopia (2016), Lost in America (1985), Parasite (2019), Up in the Air (2009), Mannequin (1987), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), 100 Yen Love (2014), Mayhem (2017), Vehemence (2010), Pocket Listing (2015).

List of fired from the job movies

 8.0
 509K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: feel good, funny, allegory, witty, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: animals, disney, rabbit, stereotypes, talking animals, anthropomorphism, police, anthropomorphic animal, happy ending, female protagonist, lion, friendship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016, 21st century
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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, witty, humorous, talky, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, fired from the job, on the road, marriage, couples, fish out of water, americana, nothing goes right, promotion, disorder, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california, arizona
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 8.5
 831K
Parasite (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Style: exciting, captivating, tragic ending, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: wealthy family, social satire, poverty, basement, scam, class differences, scheme, plot twist, suspense, tutor, poor family, wealth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south korea, india, seoul, asia
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 7.4
 340K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, romantic, thought provoking, cynical, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: travel, on the road, business, loneliness, hotel, business trip, airport, downsizing, love affair, airplane, couples, workplace ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, california, dallas texas, usa ...
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 5.9
 33K
Mannequin (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian ...
Style: romantic, sexy, feel good, humorous, campy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: motorcycle, love, department store, reincarnation, ends with a wedding, shopping, fired from the job, teenager, artist, competition, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, egypt
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, ...
Style: humorous, teen sex comedy, feel good, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, adult
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, teenage pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, friendship, youth, shopping mall, female nudity, females talking about sex, loss of virginity, abortion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
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 7.1
 2K
100 Yen Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Slacker Ichiko gets into a fight with her younger sister and begins to live on her own, working the late shift at a 100 yen shop. On her way home, she passes a gym and meets middle-aged boxer Kano who trains there in silence...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, romantic
Plot: boxing, fired from the job, dating, slacker, motivation, loser, sparring, poverty, life is a bitch, relationship problems, male female relationship, couple relations ...
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 6.4
 23K
Mayhem (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A virus spreads through an office complex causing white collar workers to act out their worst impulses.
Style: bloody, humorous, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infection, virus, quarantine, office, isolation, suspense, murder, drugs, fired from the job, ceo, layoff, one day ...
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 4.8
 18
Vehemence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A guy starts seeing the new office temp who is also the object of affection of her psychotic friend. The psycho embarks on terror campaign with dreadful consequences for the couple and the people closest to them.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, sincere, touching
Plot: fired from the job, friends, handicapped, friend, voyeur, divorce, chase, alcoholic, disabled person, police detective, psycho, separation ...
Place: london, tower bridge london
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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: twist ending, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: broker, sexuality, greed, corporation, realtor, redemption, revenge, power, wealth, money, seduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 3.8
 876
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, erotic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: werewolf, dangerous attraction, human becoming an animal, small town, love triangle, fired from the job, deadly creature, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hunting, love and romance, supernatural being, vampire ...
Time: 21st century
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Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles.
Style: twist ending, entertaining, controversial, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hippie, actor, nagging wife, friendship between men, cinema, sexy woman, struggling actor, knocked up, hollywood, violence, pig, celebrity ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, italy, usa
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 6.5
 7K
Paterno (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the ...
Style: non-linear, disturbing, sexploitation film
Plot: cover up, fired from the job, football, pedophile, american football, investigation, scandal, conspiracy, media, evidence, expose, teenager ...
Time: year 2001, year 2011
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 6.8
 21K
Truth (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service. But when allegations come pouring in, sources change ...
Style: political, factual, suspenseful, intense, tricky ...
Plot: journalism, politics, twists and turns, justice, suspense, tv reporter, conspiracy theory, betrayal, fired from the job, american politics, political scandal, presidential election ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: texas, new york
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Love Is Strange (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.
Style: touching, melancholic, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gay marriage, homosexuality, teacher, gay couple, lgbt, love, relationships, life turned upside down, character study, wedding, lgbtq ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Two Days, One Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandra is a young woman who has only one weekend to convince her colleagues they must give up their bonuses in order for her to keep her job — not an easy task in this economy.
Style: depressing, thought provoking, sincere, serious, compassionate ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, injustice, unemployment, employer employee relationship, solidarity, workplace, loss of job, character study, guilt, working class, female protagonist, poverty ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: belgium, france, europe
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 6.6
 26K
Mr. Mom (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack and Caroline are a couple making a decent living When Jack suddenly loses his job. They agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It's just that he's never done it before, and really doesn't ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: parenthood, fish out of water, advertising, switching roles, self discovery, family life, parents and children, fired from the job, relationship vs career, unfulfillment, misfit, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
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Hank and Mike (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two blue-collar Easter Bunnies get fired and try their hand at an assortment of odd jobs, failing at each. Fighting depression, debt and eventually each other, their lives start to unravel until they realize that without their job they are nothing.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, workplace, fish out of water, fired from the job, disorder, misfit, partners, boss and employee, buddies, couple relations, working class, dysfunctional family ...
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 6.2
 7K
Good Advice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An investment banker loses everything and must discover what's important in life.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: stock broker, couples, mistaken identity, disorder, fall in love, yuppie, fired from the job, selfishness, secret, greed, empathy, gold digger ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 30K
UHF (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The eccentric new manager of a UHF television channel tries to save the station from financial ruin with an odd array of programming.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tv show, satire, television, kidnapping, mad scientist, janitor, workplace, gambling, absurd humor, filmmaking, fired from the job, cult ...
Time: 80s
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Sex, Love & Therapy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about two Parisian therapists who are so obsessed about getting into the sack with anyone they meet, they can’t ever get it on with each other.
Style: humorous, sexy, light, funny, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for sex, workplace romance, fired from the job, workplace, love and romance, love story, flirting, sexual humor, womanizer, sexuality, male objectification, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teacher, fascism, school, girls' school, female nudity, coming of age, boarding school, dedicated teacher, fascist, francisco franco, spanish civil war, unrequited love ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, california, new jersey, spain ...
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 8.1
 466K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's ...
Style: touching, inspirational, thought provoking, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: racism, friendship, writers, civil rights, social relations, maid, master and servant, human spirit, discrimination, life is a bitch, women, racial issues ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, africa, southern usa
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 5.9
 49K
The Fan (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the San Francisco Giants pay centerfielder Bobby Rayburn $40 million to lead their team to the World Series, no one is happier or more supportive than #1 fan Gil Renard. So when Rayburn becomes mired in the worst slump of his career, the ...
Style: psychological, tense, intense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: obsession, baseball, murder, sport, kidnapping, psychopath, stalking, obsessed fan, athlete, athlete's life, child custody, sport team ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, california, usa
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 7.1
 153K
Locke (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ivan Locke has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight, that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, stylized, neo noir, road movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the road, driving, adultery, infidelity, unfaithful husband, dead father, destiny, character study, family problems, life turned upside down, human nature, fired from the job ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england, london, usa
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 4.5
 145
Chopping Block (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: CHOPPING BLOCK follows a group of corporate guys who get laid off. Desperate times call for desperate measures. They decide to kidnap their ex-boss's daughter for ransom. Things take a bloody turn, when the boss's daughter just happens to ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, bleak, humorous ...
Plot: corporation, kidnapping, unemployed, fired from the job, spoiled brat, murder, violence, brutality, revenge, serial killer, obsession, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.4
 47K
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, parody, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: business, betrayal, women, adaptation, stereotypes, redemption, greed, stupidity, foul language, fired from the job, mentor, destiny ...
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 6.2
 140K
Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, 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, colourful, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: fantasy world, prison escape, twin brother, villain, prison, brother brother relationship, happy ending, minion, disney, fired from the job, kidnapping, submarine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
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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, sentimental, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, couples, fall in love, love affair, artists and showbiz, musician's life, love and romance, fired from the job, singer, musician, sexual content, anger ...
Place: usa
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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, thought provoking, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, life is a bitch, political unrest, military, moral dilemma, ex athlete, anti war, parents and children, dishonesty, soldier, introspection, fired from the job ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: africa
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