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, semi serious, sentimental, clever and light films and TV shows about / with loss of job, husband wife relationship, redemption, hospital, friendship, family relations, parents and children, father son relationship, chase and family plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Belgium and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as loss of job: Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Larry Crowne (2011), The Bouncer (2018), Logan Lucky (2017), Sleepwalking (2008), A Princess for Christmas (2011), Long Live the Family! (2011), Husband to Rent (2014), Borderline (2011), Footsteps (2006).

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, scapegoat, husband wife relationship, heist, humiliation, travel agent, greed, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.1
 58K
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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: college, loss of job, romance, starting over, student life, teacher, college life, petty job, teachers and students, self discovery, power relations, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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 6.1
 2K
The Bouncer (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Style: exciting, disturbing, realistic, suspense
Plot: widower, father daughter relationship, bouncer, fight, betrayal, loss of job, undercover, danger, mercenary, crimes, interpol, bodyguard ...
Place: belgium, brussels
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 7.0
 106K
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: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: heist, racecar driver, ex husband ex wife relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, prison, prison riot, prison warden, brother brother relationship, loss of job, bag of money, prison escape ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine, north carolina, west virginia
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 6.2
 5K
Sleepwalking (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When her boyfriend is arrested for marijuana possession, Joleen Reedy and her 11-year-old daughter, Tara, take refuge with Joleen's aimless brother, James. Joleen soon runs off with a truck driver, and James is unable to meet his ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, road trip, uncle niece relationship, family problems, introspection, foster home, innocence lost, friendship, mother daughter relationship, loss of job, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her sister and brother-in-law's tragic death, an American woman who is the guardian for her young niece and nephew is invited to a royal European castle for Christmas by her late brother-in-law's father, the Duke of Castlebury. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, christmas, love and romance, prince, life turned upside down, family relations, estate, holiday, unlikely couple, fish out of water, princess, butler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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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: debt, loss of job, lie, bank manager, trip, classmate, police investigation
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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, car accident, sex, politician, funeral, bare breasts, wheelchair bound, female chauvinist, female chauvinism, pot smoking, barefoot male ...
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 5.7
 508
Borderline (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An attorney stumbles upon a suitcase filled with cocaine.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: money problems, loss of job, hanging, lawyer, gun, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, couple relations, crime, family relations, dull life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 4.4
 251
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: beating, cameraman, blood, snuff, pepper spray, train station, subway, depression, video camera, mask, hospital, knife ...
Place: england
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 6.3
 179K
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, career, starting over, workplace, middle aged, google, fish out of water, friends, workplace situations, lifestyle change, traditional versus modern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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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, colleague colleague relationship, friendship between men, teacher student relationship, fish out of water, social relations, cons and scams, gang war, teenage love, new job, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: moscow russia, russia
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 5.9
 788
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, homecoming, youth, small town, small town life, teenage life, society, grudge, unemployment, social relations, career change, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 177K
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: realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, romantic, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, first love, best friend, school, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, nickname, catholic school, teen angst, mother, adulthood ...
Time: year 2003, year 2002, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 6.2
 51K
Colossal (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: surprise ending, absurd, melancholic, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: small town, alcoholic, giant robots, giant monster, giant robot, mental breakdown, human monster, monster, drinking, catastrophe, moral dilemma, remote control ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, new york
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Too Hard to Handle (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's no surprise when Karo is fired. She is loud, over-emotional and egocentric, more so than the average Berliner wise-ass, says her best friend Anna. Karo is not one to give up easily, though: she opts for radical change and goes into ...
Plot: undressing, grandmother granddaughter relationship, sex scene, depression, male objectification, topless woman, fireworks, psychotherapy, loss of job, telephone call, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship ...
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The Mystery of Henri Pick (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An editor discovers a novel that she considers to be a masterpiece, in a library whose particularity is to collect the manuscripts refused by the publishers. The text is signed Henri Pick, a Breton pizza maker who died two years earlier.
Plot: publisher, manuscript, hotel, caught in a lie, tv broadcast, smoking, cemetery, widow, break up, lawn mowing, watching television, train ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 718
Faultless (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Constance, a 40-years-old real estate agent, gets fired from her job. With no options left, she contacts her former boss, from the small agency where she started her career. To her surprise, he is hiring, but explains he may have already found ...
Plot: older woman younger man sex, liar, male nudity, falling from height, running, woman kills woman, hospital, nightclub, real estate agent, train station, fake identity, bad guy wins ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, intense, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mentally unstable, depression, social misfits, mental illness, supportive parent, fall in love, passionate interest, romance, letter, running, neighbor, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 11K
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: suspenseful, disturbing, melancholic, thought provoking
Plot: infidelity, family drama, teenage boy, unemployment, parents and children, husband wife relationship, crumbling marriage, coming of age, unemployed, football, golf, bus ...
Time: 1960s
Place: montana
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 2K
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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, parents and children, danger, family in danger, society, deadly, supernatural, family relations, haunted house, death, murder, black cat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, redemption, parents and children, contests and competitions, hopes, love and romance, unlikely couple, ambition, lawn mower, 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, showbiz, tv show, ambition, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, media, late night, media satire, television show, show business, television ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
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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, emotional, bleak, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: aging, old west, small town, crimes, lone wolves, unfulfillment, human nature, lifestyle, society, misfit, americana, friends ...
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, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, couple relations, relationship vs career, city life, fish out of water, midlife crisis, disorder, job seeking, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, ohio
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How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, single parent, vacation, female protagonist, age difference, romance, friends, love affair, couples, looking for love, singleness, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, san francisco, usa, new york, caribbean
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 944
At War (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.
Plot: business competition, union, protest, broken window, tv news, economic crisis, struggle, self immolation, business manager, labor strike, capitalism, ceo ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 6K
Champions (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A basketball coach is sentenced to community service, forced to work with a team of mentally disabled players.
Plot: handicap, human relationship, overcoming, sport, female judge, husband wife conflict, drunk driving, shower scene, basketball coach, basketball, singing in a car, mentally challenged ...
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 272
Dog (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jacques Blanchot loses everything: his wife, his home, his job. He gradually alienates himself from the world around him. Until the day when the owner of a pet shop takes him in.
Plot: metamorphosis, submission, illness, dead dog, taser, pet shop, bank, humiliation, loss of job, killing a dog, dog training, punched in the face ...
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Poor White Trash (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike and Lenny are two buddies who dream of getting out of the trailer park. Out of desperation they resort to burglary as a means of financing Mike's college education. Their dream is jeopardized one summer day when their ploy to shoplift Near ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, parents and children, family relations, ambition, disorder, teenage life, youth, college, single parent, small town, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa
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