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What to Watch If You Love 'The Office' 

Updated December 11, 2019 337 votes 38 voters 35 items

List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of 'The Office' will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen 'The Office'.

The Office is a mockumentary office comedy that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like The Office, and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you, in this list!

TV shows similar to The Office often depict hilarious situations anyone who has worked in an office environment can relate to, and if you’re looking for more laughs, Parks and Recreation is sure to fill the void. This show is shot in the same format of a mockumentary, but revolves around a small Indiana town's parks and recreation department. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like The Office, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the most finicky of fans. Take Office Space for instance. This movie revolves around a group of IT professionals in a cubicle office environment and is a great choice for fans of The Office.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of The Office’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like The Office, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So, what are your favorite The Office-esque movies and TV shows? Vote the best projects up to the top of this list.

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Office'
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Parks and Recreation (NBC, 2009) is an American television sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur. The series stars Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. It uses the same filming style used in The Office, with the same implication of a documentary crew filming everyone. The ensemble and supporting cast features Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Paul Schneider, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Jim O'Heir, and Retta. ...more on Wikipedia

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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Office'
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Arrested Development (Fox, 2003) is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz. Level-headed son Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned, but the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable. ...more on Wikipedia

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Community is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Office'
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Community is an American television sitcom created by Dan Harmon that premiered on NBC on September 17, 2009. The single-camera series follows an ensemble cast of students at a community college in the fictional town of Greendale, Colorado. It makes heavy use of meta-humor and pop culture references, often parodying film and television clichés and tropes. Community has received acclaim from critics, being ranked in several critics' lists of the best television series in 2010, 2011, and 2012, and has gained a cult following. Following cancellation by NBC in May 2014 after five seasons, Community was renewed for a sixth, 13-episode season by Yahoo! Screen, which premiered on March 17, 2015. ...more on Wikipedia

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Anchorman: The Legend of... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Office'
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The film is a tongue-in-cheek take on the culture of the 1970s, particularly the new Action News format. It portrays a San Diego TV station where Ferrell's title character clashes with his new female counterpart. This film is number 100 on Bravo's 100 funniest movies, number 6 on TimeOut's top 100 comedy films of all time and 113 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies of All Time. The film made $28.4 million in its opening weekend, and $90.6 million worldwide in its total theatrical run. A companion film assembled ...more on Wikipedia

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