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, humorous, captivating, sexy, melancholic and suspense films and TV shows about / with fired from the job, violence, husband wife relationship, brutality, friendship, redemption, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), death and dialogue 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: 100 Yen Love (2014), Lost in America (1985), Frozen Land (2005), Vehemence (2010), Pocket Listing (2015), Animals (2009), The Boss (2016), Despicable Me 3 (2017), Chopping Block (2016), The Commuter (2018).

List of fired from the job movies

 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...
Plot: fired from the job, boxing, slacker, loser, dating, motivation, sparring, poverty, father daughter relationship, rape, mother daughter relationship, aunt nephew relationship ...
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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: yuppie, satire, on the road, fired from the job, couples, nothing goes right, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, disorder, promotion, couple relations ...
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, estrangement, strong sexual content, family problems, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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 5.1
 14
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, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: fired from the job, friends, handicapped, friend, black british, disabled person, alcoholic, divorce, police detective, chase, voyeur, psycho ...
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: twists and turns, twist ending, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: realtor, money, femme fatale, murder, corruption, seduction, broker, fired from the job, salesman, greed, husband wife relationship, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 3.8
 821
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, love triangle, small town, fired from the job, human becoming an animal, human becomes animal, femme fatale, love, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, werewolf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.4
 44K
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, sincere, funny ...
Plot: business, mentor, quitting a job, fired from the job, women, redemption, stereotypes, adaptation, betrayal, stupidity, greed, foul language ...
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 6.3
 121K
Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Japan
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, fantasy world, happy ending, brother brother relationship, disney, fired from a job, villain, fired from the job, kidnapping, prison escape, prison, action figure ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
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 4.4
 116
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, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: kidnapping, corporation, spoiled brat, unemployed, fired from the job, blood, corporate, animals, animal, brutality, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 109K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada, Spain
Duration: 104 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, suspense, exciting, tense, rough ...
Plot: conspiracy, train, runaway train, deception, destruction, fbi, money, witness, fight, attempted murder, blood, gun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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Attack of the Killer Donuts (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A chemical accident turns ordinary donuts into blood thirsty killers. Now it's up to Johnny, Michelle and Howard to save their sleepy town from...Killer Donuts.
Style: parody, horror spoof, psychotronic, urban fantasy
Plot: house arrest, fired from the job, golddigger, quitting job, hippie, neighbor, jealous man, gunshot, unfaithful girlfriend, childish woman, traffic accident, uncle nephew relationship ...
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 5.5
 58K
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: road movie, funny, feel good, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: road trip, family vacation, motor home, workaholic, family relations, hitchhiker, family values, farce, parents and children, nothing goes right, camping, business trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, utah, pasadena california, nevada ...
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Scarlet Innocence (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A university professor gradually succumbing to blindness is entranced by an obsessive love, in this modern-day adaptation of a classic Korean fairy tale.
Style: erotic, psychological, cynical, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: teacher student sex, revenge, fired from the job, teacher, older man younger woman relationship, womanizer, suicide, manipulation, age difference, obsession, jealousy, seduction ...
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 6.8
 101K
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, feminist film ...
Plot: sexual harassment, pervert, scandal, propaganda, paranoia, social network, presidential candidate, paparazzi, female protagonist, fired from the job, politics, fired from a job ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016, year 2006
Place: new york, cleveland ohio, manhattan new york city
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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, entertaining, feel good, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, fired from the job, drunkenness, critic, old friend, poet, life is a bitch, friendship, youth, hopes, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 6.8
 27K
Wildlife (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 14-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry—a housewife and a golf pro—in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job—and his sense of ...
Style: melancholic, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating
Plot: infidelity, teenage boy, unemployment, parents and children, husband wife relationship, family drama, fired from the job, marital separation, family relations, unemployed, father son relationship, loss of job ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1960
Place: washington state, portland oregon, idaho, montana
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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, romance, love and romance, musician's life, fired from the job, musician, singer, sexual content ...
Place: usa
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 6.7
 1K
The Outsider (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: exciting, touching, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: financial crisis, bank, fired from the job, financial problem, risk, loss of job, suicide, financial ruin, lie, death of father, church, taxi ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france
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 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, architect, complaint, introvert, patient, past, character study, fired from the job, male nurse, friendship, love and romance ...
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 4.6
 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, suspense, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, comedy of errors, couples, family relations, disorder, family life, couple relations, fired from the job, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, parent grown child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.3
 36K
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: libertine, poet, infidelity, alcoholic, love and romance, actor's life, rebel, dying, fired from the job, dysfunctional marriage, writers, temptation ...
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, contemplative, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: hotel, political unrest, life is a bitch, military, parents and children, anti war, moral dilemma, ex athlete, introspection, dishonesty, soldier, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: africa
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 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, parody, 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
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 6.5
 125K
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, homosexual, corruption, surveillance, ambition, politician, notoriety, gays and lesbians, state affairs, crimes, president, communism ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, new jersey
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 5.5
 17K
The Ex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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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Christmas She Wrote (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Kayleigh, a romance writer, has her column cancelled right before Christmas, she heads home to reconnect with her family. Kayleigh gets an unexpected visit from the man who cancelled her column who fights not only to bring her back to the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, sweet, disturbing
Plot: christmas, holiday, newspaper columnist, christmas movie, christmas season, fired from the job, office party, sister sister relationship, skating, love affair, male female relationship, small town ...
Place: new york
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 7.6
 53
Close-Up (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "CLOSE-UP" is a dramatic feature film told through the eyes of a failed Philadelphia actor who has succumbed to drug addiction. Our story follows him during the Holidays as he desperately tries to regain everything he has lost in his life; ...
Style: social realism, ambiguous ending, psychological, touching, suspense ...
Plot: addiction, husband wife relationship, fired from the job, washed up star, drugs, fame, divorce, violence, father daughter relationship, father daughter estrangement, male female relationship, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, philadelphia, los angeles
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 6.7
 395K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti hero, supernatural power, super powers, alien monster, super villain, anti heroes, superhero, alien, tough guy, extraterrestrial, experiment gone awry, mutation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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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, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, couple relations, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, odd couple, family problems, husband wife relationship, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 7K
Car Wash (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This day-in-the-life cult comedy focuses on a group of friends working at Sully Boyar's Car Wash in the Los Angeles ghetto. The team meets dozens of eccentric customers -- including a smooth-talking preacher, a wacky cab driver and an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: car wash, workplace, workplace situations, interracial relations, ambition, misfit, muslim, fired from the job, african american, working class, culture clash, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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