Career movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant career movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, feel good, humorous, clever and witty films and TV shows about / with career, workplace, family relations, friendship, boss and employee, husband wife relationship, workplace situations, love and romance, coworker and lifestyle plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Soviet Union and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as career: Jerry Maguire (1996), The Internship (2013), Bones (2005), The Bold Type (2017), Working Girl (1988), How I Met Your Mother (2005), Not Born Beautiful (2005), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), The Mindy Project (2012), Boss (2011).

List of career movies

 7.3
 260K
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what ...
Style: motivational, realistic, feel good, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: career, football, starting over, friendship, workplace romance, introspection, boss and employee, single parent, american football, greed, opposites attract, agent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cuba
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 6.3
 202K
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: funny, light, humorous, feel good, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: new job, career, rivalry, starting over, computers and web, boss and employee, workplace, layoff, middle aged, lifestyle change, friends, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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 7.9
 154K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, police investigation, fbi, partners, riddles and clues, special agents, murder investigation, law enforcement, teamwork, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.9
 20K
The Bold Type (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women's magazine. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to ...
Style: feel good, sincere, light, sentimental
Plot: female friendship, workplace, fashion, career, workplace situations, lgbt, love and romance, female protagonist, party, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian relationship, boss and employee ...
Place: new york
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 6.8
 56K
Working Girl (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her ...
Style: captivating, feel good, talky, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: secretary, career woman, workplace romance, business, rise to the top, career, love and romance, wall street, boss, hopes, determination, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, roommate, friends, looking for love, dating, group of friends, singleness, couples, couple relations, womanizer, career, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2030s, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, career, midlife crisis, life, couple relations, women, women in society, working class, single mother, unwed mother, female friendship ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, year 1958, 60s
Place: russia, ussr, moscow russia, china, new jersey
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Not Born Beautiful (2005)
Genre: Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Katya, a plain-looking girl, works as a secretary at the company Zimaletto, a manufacturer of uniforms and wedding dresses. No man has paid attention to her yet, but she doesn't allow her looks to keep her from dreaming about love and happiness.
Style: romantic, entertaining, realistic, semi serious
Plot: character change, career, love and romance, friends, boss and employee, fish out of water, physical appearance, outcast, contests and competitions, rich snob, love story, lifestyle change ...
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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Style: emotional, uplifting, inspirational, motivational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, ambition, life, rags to riches, rise to the top, life philosophy, hopes, success, life is a bitch, salesman, against the odds, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Mindy Project (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Obstetrician/gynecologist Mindy Lahiri tries to balance her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small medical practice in New York City.
Style: not serious, sitcom, sincere, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace romance, stupidity, workplace situations, supportive friend, flirting, thirtysomething life, career, singleness, looking for love, social awkwardness, hospital, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 8.1
 18K
Boss (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: Boss is an American political drama television serial created by Farhad Safinia. The series stars Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, the mayor of Chicago, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies, a degenerative neurological disorder.
Style: serious, rough, captivating, clever, realistic ...
Plot: mayor, political intrigue, politics, career, ambition, boss, mental illness, dementia, ambitious, life is a bitch, dishonesty, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 8.7
 231K
Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, family problems, advertising agency, womanizer, boss and employee, advertising, career, ambition, workplace intrigue, americana, boss, businessman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown ...
Style: witty, feel good, captivating, atmospheric, uplifting ...
Plot: comedian, jewish family, female protagonist, divorce, career, judaism, husband wife relationship, stand up comedian, breakup, female comedian, lifestyle change, coping ...
Time: 50s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, homicide detective, female protagonist, policewoman, forensics, best friends, friends, police detective, coworker, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, twists and turns, sexy, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, infidelity, family life, female friendship, family relations, neighbor, social relations, couple relations, lifestyle, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 18K
Body of Proof (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011 to May 28, 2013 and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was created by Chris Murphey and produced by ABC Studios. The ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forensics, who done it, investigation, unconventional method, law enforcement, bodies, medical examiner, murder investigation, relationship vs career, talented, medical, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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Friday Night Lights (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant ...
Style: inspirational, serious, captivating, sincere, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport team, football, coach, high school, career, athlete's life, championship, sport, ambition, human spirit, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
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 7.3
 40K
Hustle & Flow (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, sincere, rough ...
Plot: hip hop, rapper, midlife crisis, musician, career, drug dealing, singer, life is a bitch, hip hop culture, human spirit, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, egypt, mount everest ...
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 7.1
 127K
Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, greed, wall street, corporate crimes, businessman, capitalism, millionaire, workplace situations, moral dilemma, financial problem, investments ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, california
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 7.7
 55K
Nip/Tuck (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
Style: sexy, realistic, stylized, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, nudity (full frontal - brief), plastic surgery, family relations, friendship, family problems, doctor, ethics, physical appearance, jealousy, surgical operation, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, california
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The Girl Next Door (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn ...
Style: sexy, teen sex comedy, sex comedy, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenager, student, teenage love, porn star, fall in love, teenage sex, sexual attraction, youth, dream come true, lifestyle, couple relations, pornographic video ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, california, cambodia
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 7.7
 16K
Mr Selfridge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom and modernity, it follows ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, high society, visionary, ambitious, success, materialism, lifestyle, workplace, ambition, boss, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london
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 9.0
 535K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: talky, not serious, realistic, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, salesman, job, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, bully, crush, rivals, staff, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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Grandma's House (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grandma's House is a sitcom television series broadcast on BBC Two. Written by Simon Amstell and long term collaborator Dan Swimer, the series stars Simon Amstell playing a version of himself: an ex-television presenter searching for meaning in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: career, starting over, family relations, oldtimer, doubts and hesitations, unfulfillment, grandmother, family, hopes, grandparent and grandchild, eccentric family, large family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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Shattered Glass (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fact-based 2003 drama about the young journalist Stephen Glass, who got a job at The New Republic in 1995 and for three years fabricated at least half of the stories he wrote.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: journalism, ambition, workaholic, research, suspicion, career, workplace, desire for fame, workplace intrigue, whistleblower, self destructing, ethics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: haiti, washington d.c.
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 7.0
 43K
Cougar Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, light, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, small town life, looking for love, middle aged, supportive friend, wine, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, divorce, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 8.5
 147K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: office, geek, nerd, computer genius, workplace situations, workplace, boss and employee, misfit, lifestyle, teamwork, career, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
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The Great Buck Howard (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his career. This leads to a journey across the country staging the comeback of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: college dropout, comeback, job seeking, career, showbiz, magic show, power relations, on the road, desire for fame, performer's life, lifestyle, egotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, cincinnati ohio, ohio ...
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 6.1
 764
Fair Play (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A company, where manipulation and harassment is a problem between colleagues, decides to organize a canyoning trip for its employees. The building tensions between co-workers might actually explode during this trip.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, cynical ...
Plot: manipulation, career, tennis, legal, rise to the top, rivalry, blind ambition, dishonesty, workplace situations, politics, workplace, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.4
 4K
Mario (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love. In Swiss German.
Style: sentimental, lgbt cinema, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay romance, gay sex, male homosexuality, lgbt, gay athlete, first love, closeted homosexual, gay interest, career, forbidden love ...
Place: central europe
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