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1. The Office (2005–2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series.

Creators: Greg Daniels, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

Votes: 173,456

2. Office Space (1999)

R | 89 min | Comedy

7.8
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68 Metascore

Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.

Writer: Mike Judge | Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu

Votes: 186,101

3. Up in the Air (I) (2009)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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83 Metascore

With a job traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham enjoys his life living out of a suitcase, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a new hire and a potential love interest.

Writers: Walter Kirn, Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Votes: 254,830

4. The Office (2001–2003)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager Brent as they continue their daily lives.

Stars: Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis

Votes: 58,639

5. Margin Call (2011)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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76 Metascore

Follows the key people at an investment bank, over a 24-hour period, during the early stages of the financial crisis.

Writer: J.C. Chandor | Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany

Votes: 84,542

6. Falling Down (1993)

R | 113 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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56 Metascore

A borderline personality disordered defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

Writer: Ebbe Roe Smith | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 127,137

7. The Company Men (2010)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.8
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69 Metascore

The story centers on a year in the life of three men trying to survive a round of corporate downsizing at a major company - and how that affects them, their families, and their communities.

Writer: John Wells | Director: John Wells | Stars: Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Tommy Lee Jones, Suzanne Rico

Votes: 34,744

8. In Good Company (2004)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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66 Metascore

A middle-aged ad exec is faced with a new boss who's nearly half his age... and who also happens to be sleeping with his daughter.

Writer: Paul Weitz | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson, Marg Helgenberger

Votes: 47,599

9. New in Town (2009)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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29 Metascore

A Miami businesswoman adjusts to her new life in a tiny Minnesota town.

Writers: Ken Rance, C. Jay Cox | Director: Jonas Elmer | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr., Siobhan Fallon Hogan, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 16,208

10. Running with Scissors (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.

Writers: Ryan Murphy, Augusten Burroughs | Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow

Votes: 19,442

11. Roger & Me (1989)

R | 91 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Roger B. Smith, Rhonda Britton, Fred Ross

Votes: 21,843

12. The Efficiency Expert (1992)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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An expert on productivity shows wacky workers in 1966 Australia how to run their moccasin factory like clockwork, despite laying off more than half the workforce.

Writers: Max Dann, Andrew Knight | Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ben Mendelsohn, Alwyn Kurts, Bruno Lawrence

Votes: 1,336

13. Kabluey (2007)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

6.7
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62 Metascore

Inept Salman comes to help his sister-in-law tend to his holy terror nephews while Salman's brother is off fighting in Iraq. Salman must take a humiliating job as a giant blue corporate ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Prendergast | Director: Scott Prendergast | Stars: Scott Prendergast, Lisa Kudrow, Teri Garr, Christine Taylor

Votes: 3,973

14. Office Killer (1997)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.8
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A mousy office worker accidentally kills one of her coworkers, then proceeds to bump off a few others.

Writers: Elise MacAdam, Tom Kalin, Todd Haynes, Cindy Sherman | Director: Cindy Sherman | Stars: Carol Kane, Molly Ringwald, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Barbara Sukowa

Votes: 1,460

15. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)

90 min | Drama

7.2
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A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences.

Writers: Robert Guédiguian, Victor Hugo, Jean-Louis Milesi | Director: Robert Guédiguian | Stars: Ariane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Gérard Meylan, Marilyne Canto

Votes: 2,861

16. The Yes Men (2003)

R | 83 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
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68 Metascore

Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating member of the World Trade Organization.

Directors: Dan Ollman, Sarah Price, Chris Smith | Stars: Andreas Bichlbauer, Mike Bonanno, Andy Bichlbaum, Michael Moore

Votes: 4,899

17. The Big One (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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On his book tour, Michael Moore exposes more wrongdoing by greedy big businesses and callous politicians around America.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Elaine Bly, Dan Burns, Chip Carter

Votes: 6,800

18. Tokyo Sonata (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.

Writers: Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Max Mannix, Sachiko Tanaka | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyôko Koizumi, Yû Koyanagi, Kai Inowaki

Votes: 6,556

19. Human Resources (1999)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

The 35-hour work week has all of France in its thrall. This film turns it into a feature about economic and familial politics. Frank, a business school graduate, returns to his provincial ... See full summary »

Writers: Laurent Cantet, Gilles Marchand | Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: Jalil Lespert, Jean-Claude Vallod, Chantal Barré, Véronique de Pandelaère

Votes: 2,088

20. Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)

PG | 86 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

The story of the Disney Renaissance, an incredibly prolific, successful and prestigious decade lasting from 1984 to 1994 that saw the fallen Walt Disney Animation Studios' unexpected progressive triumphant return to excellence.

Writer: Patrick Pacheco | Director: Don Hahn | Stars: Roy Edward Disney, John Lasseter, Michael Eisner, Don Hahn

Votes: 1,611

21. Diamond Men (2000)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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78 Metascore

A thirty-years traveling diamond salesman must mentor a brash young replacement when his company downsizes him.

Writer: Dan Cohen | Director: Dan Cohen | Stars: Robert Forster, Donnie Wahlberg, Bess Armstrong, Jasmine Guy

Votes: 1,390

22. Detropia (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

6.6
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68 Metascore

A documentary on the city of Detroit and its woes, which are emblematic of the collapse of the U.S. manufacturing base.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Noah Stewart, Rachele Gilmnore, Michael Wanko, Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra

Votes: 1,200

23. TINY: A Story About Living Small (2013)

66 min | Documentary

6.6
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Two young people decide to downsize their lives by building a 'tiny home' on a flatbed trailer.

Writer: Merete Mueller | Directors: Merete Mueller, Christopher Smith | Stars: Daryl Gibson, Merete Mueller, Jay Shafer, Christopher Smith

Votes: 623

24. The Navy Lark (1959)

82 min | Comedy

6.7
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Film version of a popular BBC radio show about the incompetent crew of a Royal Navy ship.

Writers: Lawrie Wyman, Sid Colin | Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Cecil Parker, Ronald Shiner, Leslie Phillips, Elvi Hale

Votes: 56

25. The Pedestrian (2003)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Writers: Noel S. Baker, Trevor Cunningham | Director: Trevor Cunningham | Stars: Gordon Currie, Wendy Anderson, Anthony Lemke, Olivier L'Ecuyer

Votes: 46

26. A Holiday Romance (1999 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A staid school administrator (Gerald McRaney) comes to town to close a school and ends up falling in love with a charming music teacher (Naomi Judd).

Writer: Darrah Cloud | Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Naomi Judd, Andy Griffith, Gerald McRaney, Joon Nah

Votes: 265

27. 3 Still Standing (2014)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.1
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Three stand-up comedians seek fame and fortune in the hottest comedy scene in the world: San Francisco in the 1980s. There they meet rising stars Robin Williams and Dana Carvey. Success, it... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Campos, Donna LoCicero | Directors: Robert Campos, Donna LoCicero | Stars: Geoff Bolt, Larry Brown, Dana Carvey, Debi Durst

Votes: 11

28. Class of '91 (2010)

101 min | Comedy

6.6
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Class of '91 is the story of Roger and Diane Wagner who give new meaning to the term self-absorbed. Their 20th high school reunion is coming up and they can't wait to impress their ... See full summary »

Writer: Sharon Wilharm | Director: Sharon Wilharm | Stars: Tim Steed, Susan Macke Miller, Tim Brazeal, Tim L. Brennon

Votes: 10

29. Woman (1997)

Drama

6.8
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Three generations of women whose lives are connected by blood and fate as they cope with relationships with men. Bea is an architect who has just got promoted but this professional success ... See full summary »

Writers: Ruel S. Bayani, Senedy Que | Director: Lupita Aquino-Kashiwahara | Stars: Nora Aunor, Judy Ann Santos, Jao Mapa, Nida Blanca

Votes: 16

30. Fermeture de l'usine Renault à Vilvoorde (1999)

85 min | Documentary, Action, Crime

6.6
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The Renault factory in Belgium must close down. Nobody can believe it. We follow the investigations by the director who is at the heart of the action and who interviews main politicians, ... See full summary »

Writer: Jan Bucquoy | Director: Jan Bucquoy | Stars: Jan Bucquoy, Nathalie Sartiaux, Marie Bucquoy

Votes: 31

31. The Great Depression (1998 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

7.5
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Stars: Mario Cuomo, Erik Barnouw, Howard Zinn, Calvin Coolidge

Votes: 14

32. Downsized (2007 Video)

114 min | Drama

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Tommy Hunter, a young union v.p., inadvertently frames the wrong two men for a bloodbath implicating his union president. If he clears the two men, he endangers himself and those he cares ... See full summary »

Writer: Timothy Ashby | Director: Timothy Ashby | Stars: Neeven Albediwa, Timothy Avent, Anthony Casanova, Kristen Chambers

33. Heavy Weather (1996)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

3.9
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Writers: Jean Marboeuf, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt | Director: Jean Marboeuf | Stars: Catherine Arditi, Françoise Arnoul, Evelyne Bouix, Fabienne Chaudat

Votes: 8

34. Corporate America Rocks (2006 Video)

109 min | Comedy, Music

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In a downsized company, a ragtag group of office workers try to raise morale by forming a band to compete against other corporate rock groups. Their secret weapon is a hot lead guitar player, with a pair of loan sharks hot on his trail.

Writers: Bret Ritchlin, Lance Ritchlin | Director: Lance Ritchlin | Stars: Troy Alan, Angela Blake, Douglas Dekyne, Timothy Englert

35. A Forked World (2004)

82 min | Comedy

6.5
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A Forked World is the story of two mean people who struggle to remain mean in a world that wants them to be nice. Barry is a self-destructive, verbally abusive bass player who works a ... See full summary »

Writers: Carey Burtt, James DiGiovanna | Directors: Carey Burtt, James DiGiovanna | Stars: Bruce Bennett, Michael Den Dekker, Mike Diana, Christine Fere

Votes: 14

36. The Great Pretenders (2007)

30 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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A biting satire from the front lines of the American workplace, where layoffs are so routine they've created their own industry - outplacement. Elite Transition Services promises laid-off ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeremy Cohen | Director: Jeremy Cohen | Stars: Matthew Porter, Raniah Al-Sayed, Keith Brown, Al Bundonis

Votes: 17

37. Living Under Linda's Desk (2009)

Short, Comedy

8.5
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No mortgage. No housework. No carbon-footprint.

Writer: E. Charlton-Trujillo | Director: E. Charlton-Trujillo | Stars: Jared Martzell, Zack Stump, Ramona Toussaint, Amalea Vidas

Votes: 12

38. Christmas Bone Us (2012 Video)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Family

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Christmas Bone Us is a hilarious short film by an accomplished student filmmaker that is set in a modern high rise law office. A seemingly innocent misunderstanding by one employee about a ... See full summary »

Writer: John Taschner | Director: John Taschner

39. As Is: A Downsized Life (2005)

70 min | Documentary

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Life comes without guarantees or warranties. Life comes to us "As Is". Still, we are all immersed in a culture where the primary, if not primordial, message is: "more, more, more." Earn ... See full summary »

Writer: Maryanne Galvin | Director: Maryanne Galvin | Stars: Dominic Avant, Sr. Monica Burt, Merry Citoli, Bob Corbett

40. Laisse un peu d'amour (1998 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

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Writer: Zaïda Ghorab-Volta | Director: Zaïda Ghorab-Volta | Stars: Andrée Damant, Aurélia Petit, Lise Payen, Paola Bechis