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, entertaining, serious, dramatic and feel good films and TV shows about / with career, workplace, workplace situations, power relations, family relations, boss and employee, marriage, friendship, greed and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as career: Jerry Maguire (1996), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), The Internship (2013), Mad Men (2007), Not Born Beautiful (2005), Working Girl (1988), Boss (2011), The Bold Type (2017), Elvis (2022), How I Met Your Mother (2005).

List of career movies

 7.3
 273K
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: realistic, motivational, feel good, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: career, starting over, american football, football, love story, friendship, workplace romance, love, single mother, boss and employee, introspection, business ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, cuba
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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: inspirational, emotional, sentimental, dramatic, motivational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: life, life philosophy, rags to riches, human spirit, homeless, rise to the top, against the odds, life is a bitch, ambition, down on your luck, hopes, single father ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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 6.3
 208K
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, feel good, inspirational, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: new job, starting over, workplace, career, computers and web, rivalry, boss and employee, fish out of water, middle aged, lifestyle change, staff, computer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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 8.7
 244K
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: captivating, serious, atmospheric, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: advertising, family problems, workplace, boss and employee, career, advertising agency, businessman, womanizer, workplace intrigue, ambition, office, ambitious ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Plot: character change, career, friends, rich snob, love and romance, fish out of water, physical appearance, personality change, outcast, lifestyle change, contests and competitions, deception ...
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 6.8
 59K
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: feel good, captivating, light, inspirational, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: business, women, secretary, workplace, career, career woman, rise to the top, female protagonist, love and romance, workplace romance, boss, love story ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, political ...
Audience: adult
Plot: politics, mayor, boss, political intrigue, ambition, career, mental illness, power struggle, dishonesty, life is a bitch, ambitious, scheme ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 7.8
 22K
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, queer cinema
Audience: teens
Plot: female friendship, career, lgbt, fashion, workplace, female protagonist, workplace situations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, party, lesbian love, lesbian relationship ...
Place: new york
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 7.3
 194K
Elvis (2022)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
Style: touching, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: rock music, career, singer, fame, rise and fall, music, legend, male protagonist, manager, christmas, death of mother, rock and roll ...
Time: 20th century, year 1977, 60s, 50s, year 1973 ...
Place: las vegas, nevada, memphis, germany
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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: sitcom, feel good, light, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, adult
Plot: couples, roommate, friendship, friends, looking for love, singleness, womanizer, couple relations, dating, group of friends, romantic friendship, male camaraderie ...
Time: 2030s, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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: feel good, captivating, witty, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: female protagonist, jewish family, comedian, stand up comedian, female comedian, divorce, career, husband wife relationship, judaism, women, lifestyle change, changing lives ...
Time: 50s, future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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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: sitcom, humorous, not serious, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: workplace romance, stupidity, workplace situations, supportive friend, thirtysomething life, career, looking for love, singleness, couples, workplace, hospital, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 16K
Mr Selfridge (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
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, dark drama ...
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, high society, visionary, department store, materialism, lifestyle, ambitious, success, career, boss, manager ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london
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 7.8
 164K
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, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, fbi, partners, partners against crime, forensics, law enforcement, expert, crime investigation, scientist, killings, teamwork, police investigation ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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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: touching, sentimental, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, life, love and romance, women in society, women, midlife crisis, relationships, redemption, career, love story, working class, happy ending ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1958
Place: ussr, moscow russia, russia, china, new jersey
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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, serious, captivating, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, twists and turns, murder, legal, courtroom drama, legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, arrest, suspense, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills, san francisco
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 7.1
 19K
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: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: medical, investigation, forensics, who done it, murder investigation, law enforcement, bodies, unconventional method, talented, medical examiner, ambitious, female protagonist ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Friday Night Lights (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
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, intense, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: football, sport, high school, sport team, american football, coach, underdog, youth, championship, athlete's life, career, cheerleading ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, canada, austin texas, california ...
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 7.1
 136K
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: realistic, serious, captivating, political, tricky ...
Plot: stock market, greed, financial crisis, wall street, businessman, stock market crash, economics, corporate america, investments, bankruptcy, millionaire, workplace situations ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, 70s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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 7.7
 57K
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, erotic, sexual, controversial ...
Plot: plastic surgery, friendship, womanizer, surgical operation, husband wife relationship, family problems, hospital, surgery, doctor, partnership, career, family relations ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, miami, florida
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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: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, friends, forensics, police investigation, murder investigation, homicide detective, investigation, coworker, female protagonist, best friends, policewoman ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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 7.3
 41K
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: realistic, bleak, touching, emotional, intense ...
Plot: hip hop, midlife crisis, music, rapper, hip hop culture, musician, rap, career, gangsters, friendship, drug abuse, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
Place: memphis, los angeles, tennessee, usa, mount everest ...
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 7.8
 24K
Younger (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Pamela Redmond Satran, "Younger" follows 40-year old Liza, a suddenly single mother who tries to get back into the working world, only to find it’s nearly impossible to start at the bottom at her age. When a chance ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: workplace situations, age difference, starting over, hidden identity, single mother, best friends, career, older woman younger man relationship, twentysomething life, male objectification, writers, contract ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 316K
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, entertaining, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, patient, surgery, surgeon, relationships, medical, doctors and patients, coworker relationship, workplace romance, doctors ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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 9.0
 622K
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: sitcom, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: workplace, job, office, employer employee relationship, salesman, popularity, workplace problem, office romance, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, career ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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 8.5
 156K
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, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: geek, workplace, nerd, computer genius, workplace situations, computer, lifestyle, boss and employee, teamwork, career, popularity, weirdo ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: canada, usa, london
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 6.5
 130K
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: factual, political, melancholic, compassionate, realistic ...
Plot: gay, fbi, surveillance, corruption, politics, gangsters, investigation, homosexual, ambition, notoriety, gays and lesbians, career ...
Time: 1920s, 60s, 1940s, 1930s, 70s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
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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: humorous, entertaining, witty, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: college dropout, career, character study, life philosophy, job seeking, happy ending, suspense, unlikely friendships, twists and turns, magic show, showbiz, power relations ...
Time: 2000s, 70s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, boston, las vegas ...
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 6.2
 779
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, controversial ...
Plot: manipulation, career, tennis, blind ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, legal, rise to the top, workplace situations, survival, politics, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 21st century
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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, humorous, sexy, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: housewife, neighbor, suburban life, female friendship, family life, social relations, friends, lifestyle, investigation, family relations, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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