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1. Obsessed (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.0
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25 Metascore

A successful asset manager, who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage. But when a temp worker starts stalking him, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Beyoncé, Idris Elba, Ali Larter, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 28,541 | Gross: $68.26M

2. Perfect Stranger (2007)

R | 109 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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31 Metascore

A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her childhood friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Giovanni Ribisi, Richard Portnow

Votes: 43,975 | Gross: $23.98M

3. The Savages (2007)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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85 Metascore

A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.

Director: Tamara Jenkins | Stars: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco, Peter Friedman

Votes: 35,266 | Gross: $6.61M

4. Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2009 Video)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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George's been dead and working as grim reaper 5 years. She and her 3 colleagues get a new, chaotic boss. George looks different to the living e.g. her mom and sister.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Sarah Wynter, Jasmine Guy

Votes: 12,644

5. A Summer's Tale (1996)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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91 Metascore

A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Amanda Langlet, Gwenaëlle Simon, Aurelia Nolin

Votes: 6,032 | Gross: $0.20M

6. Novo (2002)

R | 98 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

5.7
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47 Metascore

Graham struggles to connect the pieces of his shattered short-term memory. Unable to recall the most basic facts of his life and his sexual past, he quickly falls prey to the erotic appetites of the women he encounters.

Director: Jean-Pierre Limosin | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Anna Mouglalis, Paz Vega, Nathalie Richard

Votes: 2,443

7. Human Resources (1999)

TV-14 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 2,466 | Gross: $0.12M

8. Dark Matter (I) (2007)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.0
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49 Metascore

Based on actual events, a Chinese university student responds violently when his chances for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school politics.

Director: Shi-Zheng Chen | Stars: Meryl Streep, Ye Liu, Peng Chi, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 3,212 | Gross: $0.03M

9. Too Beautiful for You (1989)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A sharp love triangle is formed by a wealthy businessman.

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko, Carole Bouquet, François Cluzet

Votes: 2,363 | Gross: $1.78M

10. Santa's Boots (2018 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Forced to take a vacation from her job in Seattle, Holly returns to her hometown where she reluctantly agrees to become Santa's new elf at her dad's local department store.

Director: Shawn Tolleson | Stars: Megan Hilty, Noah Mills, Roark Critchlow, Patricia Isaac

Votes: 332

11. Telling You (1998)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
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Two college graduates who find themselves stuck behind the counter of a pizza parlor while their friends move on struggle to find a new direction for their lives.

Director: Rob DeFranco | Stars: Peter Facinelli, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Dash Mihok, Andy Berman

Votes: 703

12. Forever, Lulu (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Mystery

4.1
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A beautiful novelist gets involved with the violent underworld crime elements in New York City and becomes a target. Alec Baldwin plays the cop who pursues her killers.

Director: Amos Kollek | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Debbie Harry, Alec Baldwin, Annie Golden

Votes: 329

13. Cart (2014)

110 min | Drama

6.7
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The employees of a big box discount retailer band together when the contract workers are summarily laid off.

Director: Ji-young Boo | Stars: Jung-ah Yum, Jung-hee Moon, Yeong-ae Kim, Kyung-soo Do

Votes: 652

14. Love, Ludlow (2005)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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When Myra agrees to date the charming but vulnerable Reggie, her eccentric brother Ludlow is threatened, forcing Myra to finally take charge of her own life.

Director: Adrienne Weiss | Stars: Alicia Goranson, David Eigenberg, Brendan Sexton III, Jay Patterson

Votes: 632

15. Tempbot (2006)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A robot is assigned an ordinary office job.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Kirsten Robek, Patricia Idlette, Balinder Johal, Trevor Cawood

Votes: 584

16. Robot Stories (2003)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.9
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66 Metascore

Four tales: a robot baby as a pre-adoption test, a mother and her dying son's toy robot collection, a lonely robot office worker, and a sculptor contemplating robot-enabled immortality.

Director: Greg Pak | Stars: Tamlyn Tomita, James Saito, Vin Knight, Gina Quintos

Votes: 1,377 | Gross: $0.13M

17. The Toe Tactic (2008)

83 min | Animation, Drama

5.3
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Mona is nearly overwhelmed by grief and depression. After her father's death, she's cut herself off: leaving teaching - she now temps as an office assistant, ignoring her mother's calls, ... See full summary »

Director: Emily Hubley | Stars: Lily Rabe, H. Jon Benjamin, Xander Berkeley, Don Byron

Votes: 144

18. Awl (2015)

40 min | Drama

7.6
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Lee Soo-in is a supermarket manager with a strong moral compass. After being ordered to sack all temp workers, Soo-in defies his boss and joins the union. Together, Soo-in and the temp workers fight to change the company's labor practices.

Stars: Hyun-Woo Ji, Nae-sang Ahn, Hyun Woo, Jong-woon Kim

Votes: 21

19. World and Time Enough (1994)

90 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Two men--a gay, HIV-positive artist and an adopted garbage collector--struggle in the face of stigma and loss to find meaning in work, love, and family.

Director: Eric Mueller | Stars: Matt Guidry, Gregory Gifford Giles, Kraig Swartz, Peter Macon

Votes: 230 | Gross: $0.07M

20. She's One of Us (2003)

98 min | Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

Echoes of Dostoyevsky. At the start, Christine Blanc is a temp, her boyfriend has gone. Near the story's end, she's been offered a steady job, she has a fiancé, other men seem interested in... See full summary »

Director: Siegrid Alnoy | Stars: Sasha Andres, Carlo Brandt, Pierre-Félix Gravière, Catherine Mouchet

Votes: 206

21. Candid: Aftermath (2018 Video)

10 min | Short, News

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Stars: Harmful Opinions, Bindu Reddy, Black Pigeon Speaks

22. Robson Arms (2005–2008)
Episode: Baby? What Baby? (2008)

Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Sault, aka Annabelle Bonaduce, is running out of ideas for her magazine column. The only one of the many hair-brained ideas that Sault came up with that was approved by Charlotte, her ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Furukawa | Stars: Gabrielle Miller, Shaun Majumder, Alisen Down, Gabrielle Rose

Votes: 6

23. Spin City (1996–2002)
Episode: Carter & Stuart & Bennett & Deirdre (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Stuart befriends Carter's ex-boyfriend Bennett, so Carter takes revenge by befriending Deidre. Subbing for absent Stacey, temp Gayle thinks Mike is coming on to her. James starts writing a City Hall newsletter.

Director: Andy Cadiff | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Richard Kind, Alan Ruck, Michael Boatman

Votes: 68

24. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952–1966)
Episode: David Hires a Secretary (1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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When Mr Kelley's secretary goes on vacation, Dave is assigned the task of hiring a temporary replacement.

Director: Ozzie Nelson | Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 9

25. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)
Episode: Episode #4.5 (1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family

9.3
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A mousy, insecure secretary with a crush on her boss is threatened by all the secretaries sent by the agency to cover her 2 week vacation. A neurotic stewardess deals with crisis in flight with a drunken, failed doctor and a painted lady.

Director: Dave Powers | Stars: Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner

Votes: 11

26. Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)
Episode: Everything Must Go (2008)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama

8.0
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Nora decides to clear out her long-gone husband's things and enlists her children to organize a yard sale. Holly reaches out to Rebecca. Kitty resigns her job on Robert's staff, but who could possibly replace her?

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Dave Annable, Maxwell Perry Cotton, Kerris Dorsey, Sally Field

Votes: 73

27. Samson en Gert (1990– )
Episode: Gert doet alles (1995)

Comedy, Family

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When Gert hears Alberto and the shopkeeper complain about a 'stressing' yet in his eye small number of clients, and the mayor about people complaining to him, Gert claims they wine without ... See full summary »

Director: Bart van Leemputten | Stars: Koen Crucke, Walter De Donder, Ann Petersen, Danny Verbiest

28. Swingtown (2008)
Episode: Get Down Tonight (2008)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

8.0
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Susan and Bruce decide to spend some quality time together, but end up going to a disco club with Tom and Trina. Janet starts her secretary job while Roger tries to help out around the ... See full summary »

Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Molly Parker, Jack Davenport, Grant Show, Lana Parrilla

Votes: 37

29. Becker (1998–2004)
Episode: It Had to Be Ew (2002)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.0
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John worries that women no longer find him attractive after Jake's girlfriend makes an apparently disparaging remark to him. Linda worries that she is being replaced by a competent, polite temp.

Director: Andy Ackerman | Stars: Ted Danson, Terry Farrell, Hattie Winston, Shawnee Smith

Votes: 47

30. The Real Ghostbusters (1986–1991)
Episode: Janine's Day Off (1987)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.5
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Janine takes the day off to take Egon to visit her family, only for them to be called back to headquarters after Slimer inadvertently activates a dimensional gate machine created by Egon, ... See full summary »

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Maurice LaMarche, Lorenzo Music, Laura Summer

Votes: 55

31. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
Episode: My Part-Time Wife (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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With Sally away, Laura wants to help Rob at the office. He resists, but his inability to find even remotely adequate help forces him to relent, and sparks fly when her success outshines his security.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Votes: 102

32. Wild Roses (2009– )
Episode: Oil and Water (2009)

44 min | Drama, Romance

8.6
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While Will is in Ottowa, pa makes sure Rebecca and Trevor hosts his college friend, influential MP Ethan Hollingsworth. She fails to flirt with him, and discovers her groom is his gay lover... See full summary »

Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Steve Byers, Michelle Harrison, Gary Hudson, Kim Huffman

Votes: 5

33. Limitless (2015–2016)
Episode: Pilot (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Brian Finch develops superhuman abilities after taking a mysterious drug called NZT, which finds him landing on the FBI's radar as he works to clear his name of an NZT-related murder.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Jake McDorman, Jennifer Carpenter, Hill Harper, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 2,106

34. Nurse Jackie (2009–2015)
Episode: Pupil (2009)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The emergency room is four nurses short, and Jackie runs a tight ship. A male temp seems to be unusually slow or dim until Zoey discovers that he may be on drugs. On top of everything, ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Buscemi | Stars: Edie Falco, Eve Best, Merritt Wever, Haaz Sleiman

Votes: 240

35. Who's the Boss? (1984–1992)
Episode: Reconcilable Differences (1987)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.3
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Mona is less than happy about Angela's new assistant, Fiona Finch, who seems to be the perfect worker. Meanwhile, Tony is reluctant to visit the dentist.

Director: Asaad Kelada | Stars: Tony Danza, Judith Light, Alyssa Milano, Danny Pintauro

Votes: 27

36. Samson en Gert (1990– )
Episode: Secretaris gezocht (1996)

Comedy, Family

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Van Leemhuyzen finally gets permission to take a holiday, but the lazy mayor still won't do any work, so he wants a temporary town clerk. Gert accepts when asked, but the shopkeeper ... See full summary »

Stars: Koen Crucke, Walter De Donder, Ann Petersen, Walter van de Velde

37. Lodge 49 (2018–2019)
Episode: The Slide (2019)

TV-14 | 47 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Dud makes an enemy cleaning pools. Liz tries to hit bottom. A game of golf jeopardizes Ernie's career.

Director: Jake Schreier | Stars: Wyatt Russell, Brent Jennings, Sonya Cassidy, Linda Emond

Votes: 107

38. The Real Ghostbusters (1986–1991)
Episode: Til Death Do Us Part (1989)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.0
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Ghostbusters hire a temp who happens to be a ghost. Egon gets into trouble when the temp decides to marry him.

Director: Will Meugniot | Stars: Dave Coulier, Buster Jones, Kath Soucie, Frank Welker

Votes: 26

39. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Turn Left (2008)

TV-PG | 49 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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What would happen if Donna never met the Doctor? How would Earth handle the Racnoss, the falling Titanic or the Sontarans? Aided by a familiar blonde time traveler, Donna corrects the alternate time line from happening.

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Billie Piper, Bernard Cribbins

Votes: 5,953

40. Broad City (2014–2019)
Episode: Working Girls (2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.1
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Ilana tries to make some extra cash in the temp game. Abbi promises her neighbor that she will wait for his package, but when she misses the delivery, she must go to the ends of the earth to recover it.

Director: Lucia Aniello | Stars: Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Virginia Robinson, Elaine Hyman

Votes: 419



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