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Flick Picks

In Notes on October 12, 2014 at 6:48 am

1794722_867076539976832_8336157486925416530_nNote: The process of reviewing new submissions to the site is currently on hold; in the meantime, here is a piece from the archives. 

The other day, I asked Work Stew readers on Facebook to share their favorite work-related movies. Not just office-related—any type of work.

Below is a list of the flicks that have been suggested so far. I ranked them in order of their Rotten Tomatoes score (the percentage to the right), so that you can get a quick sense of how popular they are more generally.

What would you suggest? Please email me (kate@workstew.com) and I’ll add your picks to the list.

Lost in Translation (2003), 95% on RottenTomatoes

The Sessions (2012), 94%

Glengary Glen Ross (1994), 94%

Fargo (1996), 94%

Up in the Air (2009), 91%

Network (1976), 91%

High Fidelity
 (2000), 91%

Adaptation (2002), 91%

Norma Rae (1979), 90%

Michael Clayton (2007), 90%

Chef (2014), 88%

Jerry Maguire
 (1996), 85%

Dead Poets Society (1989), 85%

Cedar Rapids (2011), 85%

Working Girl (1988), 84%

Erin Brockovich (2000), 84%

9 to 5 (1980), 82%

Baby Boom (1987), 81%

Office Space (1999), 79%

Wall Street (1987), 78%

Mystic Pizza (1998), 78%

Devil Wears Prada (2006), 75%

The Last Days of Disco (1998), 71%

Horrible Bosses (2011)
, 69%

The Company Men (2011), 67%

Boiler Room (2000), 67%

Clay Pigeons (1998), 63%

Pretty Woman
 (1990), 62%

Secret of My Success (1987), 58%

Joe vs. the Volcano (1990), 58%

The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009), 51%

Empire Records (1995), 24%

Suggested by Work Stew readers but not rated on Rotten Tomatoes:

Death of a Salesman (1951)

Deskset (1957)

His Girl Friday (1940)

I’m All Right, Jack (1959)

 

 

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