Manager movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant manager movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, clever, suspense, serious and dramatic films and TV shows about / with manager, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, ambition, life philosophy, runaway, redemption, catastrophe 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 manager: Dreamgirls (2006), Moneyball (2011), Dead Frequency (2010), Badass Showdown (2013), Arbitrage (2012), Be Somebody (2016), The Bronx Is Burning (2007), Outsourced (2006), Talk to Me (2007), Mr Selfridge (2013).

List of manager movies

 6.5
 69K
Dreamgirls (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women – Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson – dream of becoming pop stars and they get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.
Style: emotional, sentimental, lyrical, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singer, showbiz, singing, manager, african american, performer's life, fame, backstage, show business, soul music, lifestyle, musician ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: detroit, los angeles, usa, new york, las vegas ...
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 7.6
 367K
Moneyball (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
Style: captivating, inspirational, feel good, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sport, success, rise to the top, mathematics, strategy, baseball, underdog, team, manager, statistics, ambition, teamwork ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oakland california, boston, new jersey
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 4.0
 110
Dead Frequency (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Night radio host Sam is in love with Emily. Afraid of showing his feelings he rejects her advances - to a point. Plagued by alcohol addiction and depression, he also has a less worldly problem: He (and the others) are vampires who are keen to hide ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: manager, vampire, radio, agent, unrequited love, night, clan, darkness, love triangle, depression, studio, love ...
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Badass Showdown (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Uber MMA fighter manager Ivy Reed (B-movie action star of the '80s and '90s Cynthia Rothrock) is unique as a woman in a male-dominated field, using a special formula to find her champion fighters. Though her trainer Jimmy doesn't see ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: martial arts, wrestler, fight, mixed martial arts, coach, manager, gym, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, heroes, promoter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.6
 50K
Arbitrage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: corporate crimes, infidelity, police investigation, manager, moral dilemma, dishonesty, downfall, corporate world, cover-up, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 5.6
 4K
Be Somebody (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pop superstar Jordan Jaye has a big dream - he just wants to live like a regular teenager. When he's chased down by some excited female fans, he finds a perfect hideout and a reluctant new friend from a small town, high-school art student, ...
Style: romantic, light, sweet, captivating
Plot: teenage boy, teenage girl, celebrity, love and romance, manager, life turned upside down, pizza delivery, awol, tour bus, incognito, fanaticism, pursuit ...
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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: wall street, corporate crimes, stock broker, rivalry, corporate world, betrayal, ambition, stock market crash, speculation, vengeance, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2001, year 2008
Place: new york, usa, london, tower bridge london, zurich switzerland ...
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The Bronx Is Burning (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bronx Is Burning is a television drama that debuted on ESPN on July 9, 2007, after the 2007 MLB Home Run Derby. It is an eight-episode mini-series adapted from Jonathan Mahler's best-selling book, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx Is Burning. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, clever, humorous ...
Plot: baseball, major league, athlete and trainer, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, athlete's life, championship, self involved, coach, manager ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, new york yankees, usa, bronx new york city
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 7.0
 11K
Outsourced (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman heads to India to train his replacement.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: boss, workplace, self discovery, office, human nature, fish out of water, arts and culture, culture clash, corporate world, manager, love and romance, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, seattle, seattle washington, bombay india ...
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 7.3
 9K
Talk to Me (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Style: realistic, sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching ...
Plot: radio, ex convict, civil rights, protest, african american, media, society, manager, cheating, ambition, friendship, radio show ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, los angeles ...
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 7.7
 14K
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, serious, realistic
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, high society, visionary, lifestyle, workplace, ambition, ambitious, business venture, boss, materialism, workplace situations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london
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The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about an inept American placed in charge of sales at his company's London branch. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales, and has only one employee, Dave. Each episode begins with a scene of Margaret ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Plot: nothing goes right, farce, fish out of water, disorder, boss and employee, workplace, manager, salesman, misfit, office, workplace situations, workplace problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Hotel Babylon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the book of the same name by Imogen Edwards-Jones, that aired from 19 January 2006 to 14 August 2009, produced by independent production company Carnival Films for BBC One. The show ...
Style: sentimental, witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, workplace romance, concierge, guest, boss, lifestyle, vacation, sexual tension, ambitious, uptight character, workplace, manager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london
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 7.3
 4K
Elvis (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley (Rhys Meyers), from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: singer, star, desire for fame, musician's life, rise and fall, ambition, fame, success, comeback, showbiz, rising to stardom, folk hero ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, memphis, beverly hills
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 7.8
 849
The Rebels (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Julie is in over her head when her husband suddenly dies leaving her as sole owner of a pro-football team.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: fish out of water, football, parents and children, star, sport team, loss of spouse, family relations, manager, single parent, silly humor, owner, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalist, journalism, media satire, friendship, rivalry, jealousy, dog, tv news, newsroom, media, parody, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, 70s ...
Place: california, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san diego california
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The Night Manager (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
TV show
Story: Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, arms dealer, undercover, hotel, secret service, crimes, working undercover, spy, stylish, arms dealing, mind game, murder ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, cairo egypt, spain, england ...
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 6.4
 3K
Soulless (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's a story of 29-year-old top-manager Max who is really sure he is absolutely successful. All his life is around earning and spending money. But one day he meet a girl who is from another, real, world. And his own world starts to crash down.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: fall in love, materialism, love and romance, social differences, self discovery, banker, twentysomething life, youth, opposites attract, bittersweet, high society, manager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
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 7.0
 648
Those Who Work (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Frank, a man of action who worked his way up all by himself, dedicates his life to work. No matter the place or the circumstances, be it day or night, he’s on the phone, handling the cargo ships he charters for major companies. But when he has to ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: father daughter relationship, loss of job, family relations, manager, waking up, greed, cargo ship, workaholic, self discovery, depression, frustration, job ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: switzerland, geneva switzerland
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 6.4
 878
Corporate (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emilie is a bright young workaholic manager in Human Ressources, working for a huge French agro-food company. Ambitious and dedicated to her job, she is a good soldier, ready to put ruthless methods of management into practice to meet the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: corporation, manager, suicide, guilt, husband wife relationship, psychological trauma, female protagonist, danger, adaptation, rivalry, society, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france
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Mike Bassett: Manager (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mike Bassett: Manager is a British TV comedy series, which began transmitting from 29 September 2005 on ITV. It is a follow-up to the film Mike Bassett: England Manager, and stars Ricky Tomlinson in the title role, Steve Edge as his assistant, and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: soccer, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, sport, athlete and trainer, sport team, manager, british humour, hypnosis, underdog, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Air I Breathe (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star (Gellar) falls prey to a ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: gangsters, gambling, horse race, destiny, doctors and patients, hitman, power relations, supernatural ability, dishonesty, crimes, singer, debt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Swimming with Sharks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.
Style: cynical, humorous, disturbing, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, humiliation, boss, vengeance, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, ambition, showbiz, manager, bully, disgruntled worker, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: music, drummer, showbiz, recording studio, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, rise and fall, musician's life, fame, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, las vegas, ohio
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 7.2
 83K
Cashback (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.
Style: witty, atmospheric, humorous, meditative, stylized ...
Plot: introspection, insomnia, breakup, art, nightshift, sexual attraction, student, painting, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), stopped time, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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Music and Lyrics (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sweet, light, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, romance, musician's life, fall in love, singer, romancing partners, career, band, love and romance, desire for fame, showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, new jersey
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Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, intense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: office, real estate agent, greed, corporate world, ambition, rivalry, manipulation, manipulations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, career, reward ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, arizona, illinois, florida ...
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: 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, motivational, inspirational, scenic, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, life changing experience, adventurer, loneliness, daydreamer, adventure, obsessive quest, disorder, escape from reality, lifestyle change, travel, journal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, usa, himalaya, greenland, los angeles ...
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 7.6
 83K
La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, gloomy, disturbing, based on true events ...
Plot: singer, musician's life, music, french, star, loss of child, rising to stardom, fame, death, poverty, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1930s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, new york ...
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boxing, underdog, athlete and trainer, female boxer, determination, athlete's life, sport, human spirit, mentor protege relationship, unlikely friendships, ambition, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, europe, london ...
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