Careers The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films  

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When you lose your gig, Nextflix become a true friend, here is a list of the best films on the topic of "getting canned"

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Office Space is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
Office Space Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge Office Space is a 1999 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. The film satirizes the everyday work life of a typical mid-to-late-1990s software company, it focuses on a handful ...more

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Falling Down is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
Falling Down Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld Falling Down is a 1993 drama film directed by Joel Schumacher and written by Ebbe Roe Smith. The film stars Michael Douglas in the lead role of William Foster, a divorcé and unemployed ...more

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Mr. Mom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
Mr. Mom Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Teri Garr Mr. Mom is a 1983 American comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti and written by John Hughes about Jack Butler, a stay-at-home dad. It stars Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Jeffrey Tambor, Ann Jillian, ...more

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Up in the Air is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
Up in the Air George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis Up in the Air is a 2009 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by Reitman and Sheldon Turner. It is a film adaptation of the 2001 novel of the same name, written by ...more

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zxray added Trading Places Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. It tells the story of an upper-class commodities broker and a homeless street ...more

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The Pursuit of Happyness is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
anthony-marciano added The Pursuit of Happyness Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on Chris Gardner's nearly one-year struggle with homelessness. Directed by Gabriele Muccino, the film features Will ...more

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zxray added Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid Stripes is a 1981 American war-comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P. J. Soles, and John Candy. It also featured several actors in their first ...more

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zxray added Friday Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr, and John ...more

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The Company Men is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
The Company Men Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones The Company Men is an American drama film, written and directed by John Wells. It stars Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Chris Cooper and Tommy Lee Jones. It premiered at the 26th Sundance Film ...more

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Le couperet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
KaterinaKati added Le couperet José Garcia , Karin Viard, Geordy Monfils

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Gung Ho is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
Gung Ho Michael Keaton, John Turturro, Clint Howard Gung Ho is a 1986 Ron Howard comedy film, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Michael Keaton and Gedde Watanabe. The story portrayed the takeover of an American car plant by a Japanese ...more

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Glengarry Glen Ross is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
Glengarry Glen Ross Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 American drama, adapted by David Mamet from his 1984 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning play of the same name, and directed by James Foley. The film depicts two days ...more

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zxray added The Full Monty Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy The Full Monty is a 1997 British comedy-drama film directed by Peter Cattaneo, starring Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy, William Snape, Steve Huison, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Barber, and Hugo Speer. The ...more

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Take This Job and Shove It is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
zxray added Take This Job and Shove It Barbara Hershey, Art Carney, Eddie Albert Take This Job and Shove It is a 1981 film starring Robert Hays, Barbara Hershey, Art Carney, and David Keith, and directed by Gus Trikonis. The film was named after a popular country song, ...more

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zxray added Tootsie Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis Tootsie is a 1982 American comedy-drama film that tells the story of a talented but volatile actor whose reputation for being difficult forces him to adopt a new identity as a woman to land a ...more

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Time Out is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
anthony-marciano added Time Out Karin Viard, Aurélien Recoing, Serge Livrozet Time Out is a 2001 French drama film directed by Laurent Cantet and starring Aurélien Recoing and Karin Viard. The film is loosely based on the life story of Jean-Claude Romand, and it ...more

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Roger and Me is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
Roger and Me

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Everything Must Go is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
Everything Must Go Will Ferrell, Laura Dern, Rebecca Hall Everything Must Go is an upcoming film directed by Dan Rush. "After 16 years devising motivational speeches that promise certain success, Nick Porter (Will Ferrell) is abruptly fired. He ...more

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Capitalism: A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Ten Greatest Lay-off/ Unemployment Films
Capitalism: A Love Story Robert Powell Capitalism: A Love Story is a 2009 American documentary film directed, written by and starring Michael Moore. The film centers on the late-2000s financial crisis and the recovery stimulus, while ...more