Loss of job movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant loss of job movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic, semi serious, clever and sentimental films and TV shows about / with loss of job, husband wife relationship, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, redemption, friendship, runaway, catastrophe and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as loss of job: Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), P. E. Teacher (2013), Long Live the Family! (2011), Husband to Rent (2014), Borderline (2011), Footsteps (2006), Larry Crowne (2011), The Internship (2013), Jennifer Falls (2014), Lady Bird (2017).
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Long Live the Family! (2011)
Crime, Drama
Czech Republic
106 min.
 6.8
The Internship (2013)
Comedy
USA
119 min.
 6.3
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The Bouncer (2018)
Action, Drama
France, Belgium
94 min.
 6.2
At War (2018)
Drama
France
113 min.
 6.9

List of loss of job movies

Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unemployment, bankruptcy, loss of job, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, husband wife relationship, scapegoat, greed, heist, travel agent, humiliation, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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P. E. Teacher (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Retired mobster tries to get back in business by making friends with the kid of his ex-boss. To do so, he must became PE teacher in kid's school.
Plot: high school teacher, friendship between men, colleague colleague relationship, teacher student relationship, social relations, fish out of water, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, new job, loss of job, unrequited love, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Long Live the Family! (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Libor, a former teacher, enjoys a well-paid position as a bank manager, living in a luxurious villa outside Prague. His business partners are taken into custody and the authorities have a few questions for him to answer. Rather than wait around, he ...
Style: road movie
Plot: loss of job, debt, lie, police investigation, bank manager, trip, classmate
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Husband to Rent (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Four swimmers - water polo players find themselves at the bottom of their existence after losing a match. So desperate that they even find themselves living at the bottom of their emptied pool. To save their "dignity" they start a ...
Plot: loss of job, swimming pool, sex, car accident, politician, funeral, bare breasts, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, wheelchair bound, debt, gay ...
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 5.7
 496
Borderline (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An attorney stumbles upon a suitcase filled with cocaine.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: money problems, loss of job, gun, lawyer, hanging, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, crime, life turned upside down, suburbs, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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 4.4
 245
Footsteps (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man called Andrew is forced to endure a bitter encounter with a man known as the Cameraman, who enjoys filming beatings, murders and rapes in an abandoned underpass.
Plot: knife, beating, video camera, violence, blood, hospital, mask, subway, coma, depression, cameraman, train station ...
Place: england
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 6.1
 56K
Larry Crowne (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: college, scooter, classroom, loss of job, economics, romance, teacher, self discovery, teachers and students, cell phone, love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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 6.3
 175K
The Internship (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, new job, starting over, workplace, career, middle aged, google, fish out of water, computers and web, friends, job seeking, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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 5.9
 780
Jennifer Falls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jennifer Doyle who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life and figure out what the next steps are to rebuild.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: single parent, small town, family relations, living with parents, loss of job, sitcom, social relations, parents and children, siblings relations, homecoming, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 158K
Lady Bird (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.
Style: interesting
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, first love, catholic school, best friend, homosexual, prom, teenage girl, friendship, kiss, teen angst, responsibility ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002, year 2003
Place: usa, california
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 6.2
 47K
Colossal (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering.
Style: absurd, surprise ending, melancholic, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: alcoholic, small town, mental breakdown, giant monster, giant robot, catastrophe, human monster, drinking, giant robots, monster, imagination, alternate reality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, new york
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief ...
Style: ambiguous ending, cynical, dark humor, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: anger, small town, racism, rape, guilty conscience, suffering, loss of daughter, revenge, trial, regret, police brutality, death of daughter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, idaho
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A Little Princess (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her father enlists to fight for the British in WWI, young Sara Crewe goes to New York to attend the same boarding school her late mother attended. She soon clashes with the severe headmistress, Miss Minchin, who attempts to stifle Sara's ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: boarding school, servant, attic, imagination, friendship, british, school, orphan, rich poor, little girl, fantasy life, schoolgirl ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: india, new york, usa, london, england
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 7.0
 283
The Orator (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, Samoa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Orator (O Le Tulafale) is a contemporary drama about courage, forgiveness and love. Small in stature and humble, Saili lives a simple life with his beloved wife and daughter in an isolated, traditional village in the islands of Samoa. Forced to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: village, village life, social misfits, redemption, physical appearance, misfit, family relations, social relations, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice
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 7.0
 98K
Logan Lucky (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: heist, racecar driver, prison, bartender, prison escape, bar fight, amputee, race track, loss of job, stealing money, prison riot, beauty pageant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: west virginia, north carolina, mine
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A Man Called Ove (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she ...
Style: touching, compassionate, ironic, emotional, scenic ...
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, cancer, unlikely friendships, mentor, life & death, loneliness, lone hero, life philosophy, love, aging, suicide thoughts ...
Place: sweden, spain
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Pizza und Marmelade (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Florian is a successful up and coming architect. However, when the firm goes bust, his life changes drastically. He has to take a job in a pizza place and move to a cheap and run down area of town. But not all is bad. He also learns that ...
Plot: loss of job, architect, pizzeria
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 7.5
 118K
Trading Places (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Style: humorous, clever, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: fish out of water, rich and poor, millionaire, switching roles, life turned upside down, yuppie, rags to riches, broker, christmas tree, wrongful arrest, beggar, hoodlum ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 2K
A Man's Job (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Juha is 38 years old and has three small children and a depressed wife. He sees himself as strong and believes a man should provide for his family. But one day Juha is fired from his job. Ashamed, he weaves a web of lies to hide the fact from his ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, unemployment, dishonesty, hidden identity, couples, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, career change, loss of job, male prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland
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 7.4
 105K
Ghost World (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic, surreal ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, age difference, youth, teenage life, adolescence, geek, under the surface, friends, best friends, human nature, jazz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world of fake castles and anthropomorphic rodents, an epic battle begins when an unemployed father's sanity is challenged by a chance encounter with two underage girls on holiday.
Style: surreal, serious, offbeat, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: theme park, losing-it hero, resort, disorder, parents and children, surrealism, nagging and grouching, neo noir, paranoia, dysfunctional family, female nudity, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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 8.1
 719K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: missing person, police investigation, missing wife, manipulation, mystery, investigation, disappearance, mind game, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, infidelity, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
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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, realistic, scenic, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: self discovery, obsessive quest, adventure, life changing experience, adventurer, escape from reality, lifestyle change, loneliness, disorder, journal, coworker, social awkwardness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: himalaya, iceland, usa, greenland
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, ninja, superhero, vigilante, supernatural, turtle, sewer, van, terrorist, mutation, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.4
 1K
Laddaland (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A family moves into a new house where they gradually begin to encounter paranormal and horror events.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, family relations, supernatural, parents and children, family in danger, danger, deadly, society, father, suicide, haunted house, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
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Patchwork Family (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Christian is a divorced father who can only see his young daughter Vanessa every other weekend. When he meets the single mother Christine and decides to participate in a summer TV show, his whole life is turned upside down.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: unlikely couple, single parent, contests and competitions, redemption, parents and children, ambition, hopes, love and romance, family relations, 12 year old, swindle, police arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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The Late Shift (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, biting ...
Plot: late night, rivalry, showbiz, tv show, ambition, media, ego clash, artists and showbiz, ratings, retiring, negotiation, golden years ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991
Place: new york, usa
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 6.2
 727
The Bouncer (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former bodyguard who chained small security jobs in nightclubs to raise his 8-year-old daughter finds himself forced to collaborate with the police. His mission: infiltrate the organization of a dangerous Flemish gang leader.
Plot: undercover, police, horse, widower, blood, parking lot, shot in the chest, betrayal, basement, father daughter relationship, fired from the job, shower ...
Place: belgium
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 7.1
 2K
Monte Walsh (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Monte Walsh is an aging cowboy facing the ending days of the Wild West era. As barbed wire and railways steadily eliminate the need for the cowboy, Monte and his friends are left with fewer and fewer options. New work opportunities are available to ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: aging, old west, small town, buddies, lone wolves, friendship, misfit, partners, unfulfillment, friends, human nature, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
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The Out-of-Towners (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, couple relations, urban, midlife crisis, travel, nothing goes right, fish out of water, unfulfillment, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city
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