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, clever, melancholic, serious, harsh and interesting films and TV shows about / with fired from the job, friendship, death, husband wife relationship, drinking, mentor, father son relationship, violence, murder and flashback 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: Animals (2008), The Commuter (2018), The Libertine (2004), J. Edgar (2011), The Book of Henry (2017), The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975), Steve Jobs (2015), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Employee of the Month (2004), Vehemence (2010).

List of fired from the job movies

 3.9
 764
Animals (2008)
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, captivating, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: human becomes animal, dangerous attraction, supernatural, love, small town, love triangle, bar, fired from the job, sex, femme fatale, deadly creature, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.3
 82K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, tense, suspense, rough
Plot: train, conspiracy, money, fired from the job, train wreck, deception, deal, destruction, fight, telephone call, fbi, pistol ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 33K
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: infidelity, alcoholic, poet, sex, love and romance, temptation, actor's life, libertine, fired from the job, dying, dying words, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.6
 115K
J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, 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: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, serious, factual ...
Plot: fbi, corruption, surveillance, communism, notoriety, politician, homosexual, state affairs, rise to the top, fighting crime, government official, investigation ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 50s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, new jersey
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The Book of Henry (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry ...
Style: emotional, sad, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: suicide, boy genius, brain tumor, single mother, death of brother, child custody, bullying, stepfather, school principal, precocious child, brother brother relationship, small town ...
Place: new york state
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The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, couple relations, unfulfillment, family problems, odd couple, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, fired from the job ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 135K
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, clever, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, apple computer, ambition, rise to the top, dialogue driven, computers and web, technology, friendship, father daughter relationship, inventions and discoveries, fired from the job, computer ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
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Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, mistaken identity, social differences, single mother, hotel, romance, class differences, love story, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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Employee of the Month (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, ...
Style: surprise ending, dark humor, suspense, melancholic, entertaining ...
Plot: betrayal, bad luck, comedy of errors, friendship, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, greed, bank robbery, thirtysomething life, loan, faked death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 5.7
 9
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.
Plot: stabbing, fired from the job, wheelchair, friend, psycho, disabled person, robbery, computer, knife, divorce, guilt, headphones ...
Place: tower bridge london
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Abrupt Decision (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Denis went into the office Friday morning. Ten minutes later he was fired and his entire world changed. As a man in mid-life crisis, he believed there has to be more to life than this. A stray dog in the park opens his eyes.
Plot: death of mother, fired from the job, kissing, office, death, boss, gay couple, gay kiss, gay, dream, stray dog, flag ...
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 6.8
 333
The Bull (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Franco, after being fired from his job decides, as compensation for the damage, to steal a bull from his former company.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: fired from the job, bull, politics, employer employee relationship, journey, breaking and entering, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, money, economics, friendship, food ...
Time: 1990s
Place: hungary, croatia, italy
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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, talky, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, on the road, advertising, gambling, fired from the job, disorder, fish out of water, promotion, americana, couples, starting over, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, arizona, new york, los angeles, california
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 7.5
 5K
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: realistic, bleak, emotional, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: depression, salesman, domestic violence, fired from the job, alcoholic, drug abuse, destiny, dysfunctional family, hopes, family relations, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
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 7.3
 326K
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, absurd, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, stupidity, friendship, dimwit, social misfits, parakeet, gas station, adventure, misfit, buddies, prank, road trip ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, connecticut, colorado ...
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Style: feel good, motivational, realistic, scenic, inspirational ...
Plot: self discovery, obsessive quest, adventurer, adventure, life changing experience, loneliness, lifestyle change, escape from reality, journal, disorder, pilot, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, himalaya, usa, greenland
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 6.3
 12K
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.
Plot: quarantine, virus, office, violence, police, scissors, murder, one day, fired from the job, cocaine, golf club, bare breasts ...
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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 ...
Plot: blood, slasher, kidnapping, animal, corporate, unemployed, fired from the job
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This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.
Plot: orphan, garden, friendship, library, widower, funeral, young woman, adult child friendship, flower, fired from the job, united kingdom, landlord ...
Place: england
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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
Plot: adultery, murder, corruption, seduction, power, salesman, femme fatale, broker, money, anti hero, greed, redemption ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.9
 82K
A Simple Favor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mommy vlogger Stephanie joins her best friend Emily's husband, Sean, to investigate her sudden disappearance from their small town.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: secret, missing person, deception, female friendship, murder investigation, blackmail, small town, murder, mother, single mother, ruse, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: michigan, connecticut
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 6.1
 141
Caregiver (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A grade school English teacher Sarah Gonzales joins the 150,000 Pinoy OFWs working in the United Kingdom to support her Husband, Teddy Gonzales in making a better living for their family. More than just a chronicle of the Filipinos experience ...
Plot: caregiver, husband wife relationship, book, doctor, fired from the job, teacher, beer, drinking, nurse, train, diaspora, poncho ...
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 6.6
 24K
Dumbo (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Circus owner Max Medici enlists former star Holt Farrier and his children Milly and Joe to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, sweet, sincere
Plot: elephant, circus, disney, flying, part animation, performance, children, family relations, magical creature, loss of wife, snake, amusement park ...
Time: 1910s, year 1919
Place: missouri, florida
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Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: sincere, serious, bleak, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: heist, crimes, love triangle, society, death row, crime and punishment, deadly, impossible love, crime gone awry, confined, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1960, year 1959, year 1964 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr
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 5.1
 423
Loafer (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Ravi Kumar is clearly the black sheep of the Kumar family, and has been so for years. He is unemployed, uncouth, and gets into fist fights and trouble all the time. And then a man is killed, and the evidence points towards Ravi, he gets arrested. ...
Plot: murder, violence, escape, revenge, police, grief, machismo, framed for murder, trial, accidental killing, unemployment, beating ...
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 7.3
 249
Assembly Rowdy (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: Film starring Annapoorna, Mohan Babu and Divya Bharti
Plot: frame up, fight, bathing, father son relationship, fired from the job, beating, bus, death of parents, sitting in a tree, wrongful imprisonment, unemployment, hotel ...
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 6.7
 508
Cart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In response to a sudden dismissal of staff, workers at a big retail store begin a protest against their employer's oppressive labor policies.
Plot: strike, arrest, high school, mother son conflict, employer employee relationship, betrayal, little boy, female protagonist, police, single mother, mother daughter relationship, water hose ...
Place: korea, south korea
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 7.2
 24K
The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, twists and turns, lyrical
Plot: novelist, professor, extramarital affair, infidelity, wife husband relationship, nobel prize, marriage, revelation, aspiring writer, sexism, father son relationship, adulterous husband ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 1950s, year 1960, year 1968 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, sweden, manhattan new york city, scandinavia
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 7.9
 46K
Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.
Plot: train, bear, animal, judge, neighbor, phone booth, prison warden, swimsuit, hit on the head, sugar, band, lawyer ...
Place: big ben london, south america
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Neighboring Sakuko (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 3 years on from hospitalité, Kiki Sugino and Koji Fukada are back again with this socially-conscious film about a 18-year-old girl in-between adolescence and adulthood who spends a summer in a valley and enjoys romance. Sakuko, a 18-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: small town, couples, small town life, disorder, fish out of water, infidelity, youth, hopes, introspection, society, misfit, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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