Business ethics movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant business ethics movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, serious, semi serious, clever and humorous films and TV shows about / with business ethics, business, ambition, workplace, corruption, greed, workplace situations, dialogue, dishonesty and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, India, Finland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as business ethics: A Most Violent Year (2014), Corporate (2006), One Man's War (1973), Michael Clayton (2007), Side Effects (2005), Rendel (2017), Bare Essence (1983), Pang i bygget (1965), Kites Over Helsinki (2001), This Is Our Time (2013).

List of business ethics movies

A Most Violent Year (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: immigrants, corruption, oil, capitalism, american dream, family business, business ethics, crimes, crime, power relations, ambition, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 6.5
 2K
Corporate (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Two corporate giants compete in order to recklessly maximize their respective profits.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, workplace, politics, society, ambition, corporate world, business ethics, corporate executive, boardroom, workplace situations, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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 7.1
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One Man's War (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Man leaves his factory job and sells everything to buy an earth mover and start his own business, travelling from place to place with his wife and child. There is not enough work and he is eventually forced to emigrate after many hardships.
Style: social
Plot: poverty, construction site, entrepreneur, business ethics, marriage, unemployment, construction, business competition, failing business, small business, social issues, business ...
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 7.2
 157K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, law firm, legal, murder, lawsuit, divorce, guilt, cover up, scandal, crimes, corruption, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, manhattan new york city, california
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 4.9
 1K
Side Effects (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: America! Built on a better pill. Karly Hert has spent the last ten years selling drugs. Legally, that is. Karly is a pharmaceutical sales representative. She sells pills to doctors. She makes lots of money. She has a company car. She has a nice fat ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever
Plot: moral dilemma, public health, introspection, corporate crimes, love affair, ambition, fighting the system, society, workplace, couples, boss and employee, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.6
 2K
Rendel (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Finnish superhero, a masked vigilante Rendel seeks for revenge and fights against VALA, the huge criminal organization.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: masked vigilante, vigilante, revenge, torture, crime fighter, corruption, loss of family, delusion, violence, psychological trauma, father son relationship, beating ...
Place: finland
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 7.0
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Bare Essence (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Bare Essence is an American television soap opera which aired on the NBC network during the 1982-1983 season. Bare Essence starred popular daytime soap actress Genie Francis and dealt with the intrigues of the perfume industry. Initially, the show ...
Plot: perfume, aunt nephew relationship, business, businesswoman, glamour, ambition, marriage, family business, business ethics, murder, car accident, mother son relationship
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Pang i bygget (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Sweden
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Directed by Ragnar Frisk and with a script by Rune Moberg – the two well known gentlemen behind Åsa-Nisse and Lilla Fridolf – Pang i bygget became one of the 60's biggest Swedish comedies. Thore Skogman is the merchant Valentin Skog, who ...
Plot: greed, small business, park, shop owner, corrupt businessman, small town, business ethics, singer, business competition, businessman, store, old car
Place: eastern europe
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Kites Over Helsinki (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Epic tale about two generations of men in a wealthy Finnish family, spanning from the 1960s all the way through the early 1990s. The father has achieved his position as director of the family business through marrying the heiress. Their eldest son ...
Plot: drugs, family business, wealth, father son relationship, family relations, business ethics, rock, business, brother brother relationship, businessman, yuppie, wealthy family
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe, helsinki finland
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This Is Our Time (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After graduation, five friends set out to make a difference in the world for God. Their ambitions are high, their passions are strong but will they have the courage to fulfill their calling regardless of what comes their way. The sacrifice they are ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: ambition, friendship, charity, faith, loss of wife, father son relationship, christian propaganda, social media, volunteer, fired from the job, college, grief ...
Place: india
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Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Rocket Singh - Salesman of the Year is the sometimes thoughtless, sometimes thoughtful story of a fresh graduate trying to find a balance between the maddening demands of the 'professional' way, and the way of his heart - and stumbling ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, melancholic ...
Plot: ambition, salesman, business, rise to the top, follow your dream, working class, workplace situations, fish out of water, success, college graduate, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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The Wheeler Dealers (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who tries to ignore the lavish attention he spends on her but ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, biting, cynical ...
Plot: romance, wall street, farce, workplace, rise to the top, love and romance, disorder, ambition, special agents, workplace situations, fall in love, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Love Your Female Neighbor! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young and attractive social workers/nuns bring fresh air into a city missionary station, but are also challenged by lust and money, offered by a millionaire.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sexual
Plot: urban, alcohol abuse, redemption, doctors and patients, hospital, city life, romance, military, soldier, power relations, battles, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
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 6.8
 52K
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, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: secretary, career woman, business, workplace romance, rise to the top, career, love and romance, boss, wall street, hopes, determination, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, neo noir, betrayal, invention, investigation, workplace intrigue, stranger, crimes, intrigue, mastermind, theft, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: venezuela, caribbean, usa, manhattan new york city, boston ...
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 6.1
 447
Pater (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier drink together in bars while coming up with tall tales.
Style: realistic, serious, experimental, contemplative
Plot: friends, artists and showbiz, buddies, film within a film, filmmaking, handshake, politics, money, retiring, video camera, prime minister, bakery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 7.1
 117K
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, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, corporate crimes, wall street, greed, millionaire, businessman, workplace situations, financial problem, investments, stock market crash, bankruptcy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
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Lover Come Back (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, rivalry, advertising, screwball, romance, workplace, satire, couples, opposites attract, unlikely couple, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, canada, manhattan new york city, tokyo ...
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 7.3
 244K
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, feel good, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: career, starting over, football, friendship, workplace romance, introspection, boss and employee, single parent, greed, opposites attract, agent, layoff ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, cuba
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 6.6
 1K
Hotel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of the clock-like movements of a giant, big city New Orleans hotel. The ambitious yet loyal manager, wrestles with the round-the-clock drama of its guests. A brazen sneak thief, who nightly relieves the guests of their property, is ...
Plot: elevator, hotel, blackmail, thief, racism, accident, luxury hotel, hotel owner, jaguar car, hotel room, hotel suite, hit and run ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: new orleans
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 5.5
 2K
Fast Company (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An early departure from director David Cronenberg's canon of visceral horror, 1979's Fast Company profiles one of his personal passions, racecars, in a gritty melodrama that also features exciting racetrack footage. Veteran toughguy ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: racing, drag racing, race, revenge, contests and competitions, rivalry, chases and races, misfit, fugitives, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry, car chase ...
Time: 70s
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Extraordinary Measures (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Working-class father John Crowley is finally on the fast track to corporate success when his two young children, Megan and Patrick, are diagnosed with Pompe disease - a condition that prevents the body from breaking down sugar. With the support of ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: race against time, cure, human spirit, against the odds, hopes, unlikely partners, family problems, parents and children, doctors and patients, child illness, family in crisis, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, boston, california, san francisco
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Do Not Disturb (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Doris Day continues her reign as America's sweetheart" (Motion Picture Herald) in this "bright, colorful comedy of marital misunderstanding" (The Film Daily). Co-starring Rod Taylor (The Glass Bottom Boat) and featuring ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, battle of the sexes, disorder, couples, one more chance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, romance, mirror, american abroad ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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 7.0
 50K
Boiler Room (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, cynical ...
Plot: stock broker, office, crime, wall street, crimes, drugs/alcohol, moral dilemma, rise to the top, parents and children, ambition, illegal gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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Blonde Ambition (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young professional woman (Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, workplace, love and romance, obnoxious boss, workplace romance, workplace situations, love triangle, couples, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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The Ordinary People (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Muller company organizes a reception to mark the launch of a new product. During the evening, we discover that this is actually a coaching exercise for company executives. Gradually, rumours about the upcoming acquisition of the company start to ...
Style: realistic, cynical, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: labor union, power relations, role playing, pharmaceutical company, corporate world, workplace intrigue, party, gossip, invitation, workplace, workplace situations, business executive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: dark humor, clever, motivational, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: money, rise and fall, corruption, success, corporate crimes, greed, wall street, cons and scams, ambition, drugs/alcohol, rags to riches, millionaire ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983 ...
Place: new york, usa, big ben london, manhattan new york city, switzerland ...
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