Employment agency movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant employment agency movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic, semi serious and feel good films and TV shows about / with employment agency, mentor, friendship, storytelling, dancing, dialogue, catastrophe, husband wife relationship, runaway 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 employment agency: It's a Free World... (2007), She-Devil (1989), Irina Palm (2007), Back to Mom's (2016), I, Daniel Blake (2016), Howard the Duck (1986), Flag Day (2021), City of M (2000), I Got Life! (2017), The Sting (1973).

List of employment agency movies

It's a Free World... (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film focuses on Angie (Kierston Wareing), a working class woman who, after being fired by the agency that she works for, decides to set up a recruitment agency of her own, running it from her kitchen with her friend Rose (Juliet Ellis). Taking ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, political, thought provoking ...
Plot: realism, fighting the system, employment agency, injustice, workplace, society, legal, life is a bitch, social differences, workplace situations, cons and scams, working class ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, england, europe
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 5.6
 18K
She-Devil (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: humorous, funny, semi serious, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, revenge, novelist, mistress, dysfunctional marriage, dark humor, adultery, divorce, breakup, extramarital affair, embezzlement, women ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 8K
Irina Palm (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Maggie, a quiet retiring grandmother, finds herself helpless as her grandson’s health deteriorates. When one last chance appears, but money is desperately short, Maggie acts to raise the cash in a fashion that surprises everyone but her...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: prostitute, financial problem, grandmother grandson relationship, job seeking, masturbation, sexual relations, ambulance, hospital, employer employee relationship, parent child relationship, treatment, sick child ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Back to Mom's (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: At 40, Stephanie loses her job and is forced to move back in with her mother. She is welcomed with open arms to the joys of overheated apartment, Francis Cabrel playing on loop, Scrabble games and precious motherly advice on how to behave at the ...
Style: captivating
Plot: mother, single mother, widow, divorce, mother daughter relationship, unemployment, job seeking, lovers, unemployed, lack of money, family life, mother and daughter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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I, Daniel Blake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A middle aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.
Style: disturbing, compassionate, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, working class, carpenter, bureaucracy, single mother, homeless, friendship, immigrants, self discovery, heart attack, social services, prostitution ...
Time: 2010s
Place: britain, england, united kingdom, northern england
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Howard the Duck (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck's planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to ...
Style: humorous, ridiculous, not serious, slasher, erotic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: alien, duck, superhero, monster, anthropomorphism, fish out of water, nubile woman, anthropomorphic animal, evil alien, adventure, unlikely hero, rock band ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: cleveland ohio, ohio
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 5.4
 3K
Flag Day (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and con man in order to provide for his daughter.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: counterfeiter, con artists, father daughter relationship, family relations, counterfeit money, father and daughter, money problems, mystery, social problems, embezzler, family secret, family ...
Time: year 1975, year 1985, year 1992, year 1981
Place: minnesota, taj mahal
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 6.1
 280
City of M (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After exhausting all legal channels in his search for a job, "M" struggles with the decision of whether or not to enter a life of crime by helping his friends deliver drugs to Miami.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: drug dealing, unemployment, introspection, society, life is a bitch, crimes, down on your luck, human nature, cocaine, criminal heroes, city life, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: peru, miami, florida, latin america, usa
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 6.4
 1K
I Got Life! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aurore has separated, just lost her job and learns that she is going to be a grandmother.
Style: entertaining, captivating, romantic, uplifting, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, mother daughter conflict, mother daughter relationship, pregnant daughter, dating, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fired from the job, female friendship, pregnancy, family relations, mother and daughter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
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 8.3
 263K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: witty, entertaining, atmospheric, twist ending, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: con artists, gambling, casino, gangsters, twists and turns, poker, cons and scams, heist, chase, crimes, mafia, caper ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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 7.4
 254K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: disability, love, romance, love story, love and romance, fall in love, handicapped, quadriplegic, caregiver, euthanasia, death, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, usa, switzerland, mallorca ...
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Life on Liberty Street (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A nurse, trying to salvage her life after her husband and job are gone, winds up working in a halfway house full of mildly brain-damaged patients and receives help from those she helps.
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: mentally challenged, starting over, human spirit, hopes, rehabilitation, love and romance, disability, defiant, family relations, doctors and patients, bittersweet, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 6K
Failan (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After losing both her parents, Failan emmigrates to Korea to seek her only remaining relatives. Once she reaches Korea, she finds out that her relatives have moved to Canada well over a year ago. Desperate to stay and make a living in Korea, Failan ...
Style: romantic, touching, captivating, thought provoking, sad ...
Plot: gangsters, romance, love affair, fall in love, crimes, family relations, marriage, orphan, threat, korean, organized crime, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, south korea, korea
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 4.0
 1K
Creep Van (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Campbell, a vehicle-less 20-something slacker, innocently makes the mistake of answering a FOR SALE sign placed on a dilapidated van, suspense and action take over as he is suddenly caught-up in a deadly game of cat and mouse that puts everyone ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, van, maniac, threat, violence, brutality, obsession, crimes, psychopath, homicidal maniac, chase, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.9
 96K
Another Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, artsy, psychological, philosophical ...
Plot: parallel world, guilt, tragedy, redemption, nasa, grief, loneliness, space travel, cosmology, solar system, parallel universe, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, boston, yale university, mojave desert
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 7.5
 11K
Tokyo Sonata (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Netherlands, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ryûhei Sasaki (Teruyuki Kagawa) is keeping a secret from his wife, Megumi (Kyôko Koizumi), and his two teenage sons. Even though he leaves the house every day, he's not really going to work. He's going to an employment office. He ...
Style: lyrical, talky, stylized, serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, youth, rebellion, housewife, job seeking, unemployment, layoff, alienation, hopes, family secret, chinawoman, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, middle east, asia, china
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The Survivors (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Having both lost their jobs, two strangers become unlikely friends after a run in with a would be robber, who is actually a hitman with a grudge against the two.
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, parody, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, gangsters, unemployment, friendship, hospital, camp, unlikely friendships, weapons, paranoia, gas station, happy ending, hunting ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, usa
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Bombón: El Perro (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.Life is no bed of roses for 52-year-old Juan "Coco" Villegas. He, who has been a gas station attendant ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: dog, unemployment, countryside, on the road, love and romance, bittersweet, friends, self discovery, friendship, gas station, mechanic, dog training ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia
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Night at the Museum (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep the museum ...
Style: funny, entertaining, exciting, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, magical, tour guide, security guard, disorder, museum, escapades, ancient, family, new job, transformation ...
Time: stone age, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, rome italy ...
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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Style: touching, romantic, humorous, emotional, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, love triangle, love and romance, social differences, friendship, actress, farce, romance, homeless, actor's life, lifestyle, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
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 3.9
 22K
Material Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two wealthy sisters, both heiresses to their family's cosmetics fortune, are given a wake-up call when a scandal and ensuing investigation strip them of their wealth.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: fall in love, downfall, family relations, love and romance, teenager, youth, family, fish out of water, cheerleading, rise to the top, rise and fall, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 33K
Leatherheads (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about the beginnings of Professional American Football. When a decorated war hero and college all star is tempted into playing professional football. Everyone see the chance to make some big money, but when a reporter digs up ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, stylized, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: american football, football, sport, underdog, sport team, redemption, vengeance, justice, life philosophy, rivalry, hopes, ambition ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, minnesota, chicago illinois, usa, france ...
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Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, sad, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, divorce, single father, custody battle, marriage, family, father son relationship, family relations, court, abandonment, legal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Style: feel good, surreal, light, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: fighting the system, corruption, secretary, industry, dark humor, christmas, journalism, psychiatrist, success, newspaper, business, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 28K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, feel good, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, small town, starting over, family relations, infidelity, cheerleading, family problems, love, couples, love story, happy ending, single father ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, california, austin texas, new jersey, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 54K
Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: feel good, political, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: u.s. president, politics, political corruption, president, lookalikes, romance, conspiracy, congress, head of state, americana, state affairs, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 66K
Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, depressing, touching, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: depression, music, suicide, musician's life, musician, singer, punk rock, epilepsy, rock and roll, punk, music band, performance ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1973, year 1980, 20th century
Place: england, london, northern england, manchester, europe
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Close My Eyes (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie. Now married, the relationship proves dangerously obsessional.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: incest, forbidden love, brother sister incest, taboo, brother sister relationship, marriage, brother sister sex, couple relations, infidelity, erotica, dishonesty, secret ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: london
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 492
Nightcap (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A laugh-at-itself, satirical look at the late-night TV landscape, set behind the scenes of the fictitious talk show Nightcap With Jimmy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, captivating, funny ...
Plot: backstage, talk show, staff, workplace situations, workplace, insanity, absurd humor, celebrity, satire, absurdism, talent, employment agency ...
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 726
The Ideal (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Octave Parango, the former concept creator/editor of 99 francs has become a model scout in Moscow. This cynical hedonist leads a very pleasant life in the arms of young Russian models and in the private jets of his oligarch friends... until the day ...
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: media, model, talent agent, empire fashion, scandal, scout, fashion model, workplace intrigue, haute couture, fashion, employment agency, fashion industry
Place: russia
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