Office Race is a comedy film directed by Jared Lapidus, who also worked on the screenplay with James McCarthy. The Comedy Central TV film follows the story of an unmotivated office worker who refuses to put any effort into anything he is doing until his so-called friend is promoted over him and in order to one-up his new boss he takes part in a marathon. Office Race stars Beck Bennett, Joel McHale, Kelsey Grammer, Alyson Hannigan, and Erinn Hayes. So, if you loved the comedy film here are some similar flicks you could check out next.
Run, Fatboy, Run (Not Streaming in the US)
Synopsis: Five years ago Dennis was at the altar about to marry his pregnant fiancee, Libby, but he got cold feet and ran for the hills—and he’s been going in circles ever since. Now, when Dennis (Simon Pegg) discovers Libby’s (Thandie Newton) hooked up with high-flying-go-getter Whit (four-time Emmy-winner Hank Azaria), he realizes it’s now or never, so he enters a marathon to show he’s more than a quitter—but finds out just how much sweat, strain and tears it takes to run 26 miles. Nobody gives him a chance, but Dennis knows this is his last, best hope to ever be more than a running joke. For love …for honor…for a future, Dennis’ only hope is to Run, Fat Boy, Run.
Hot Rod (Hulu Add-on & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Amateur stuntman Rod Kimble (ANDY SAMBERG) has a problem â€“ his step-father Frank (IAN MCSHANE) is a jerk. Frank picks on Rod, tosses him around like a rag doll in their weekly sparring sessions, and definitely doesn’t respect him, much less his stunts. But when Frank falls ill, it’s up to Rod to stage the jump of his life in order to save his step-father. The plan: Jump 15 buses, raise the money for Frank’s heart operation, and then… kick his ass.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: A moment comes when you stop dreaming, start living and discover your destiny. For day dreamer Walter Mitty, that time is now. When his job, along with that of his coworker (Kristen Wiig) are threatened, Walter takes action and embarks on an incredible journey. Ben Stiller directs and co-stars in this inspiring story about an ordinary man who leaps into the extraordinary adventure that is life.
Horrible Bosses (Max & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option. So, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers…permanently. There’s only one problem: even the best-laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind them. Jason Bateman (Arrested Development), and Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day (both in Going the Distance) play the three hapless workers, while two-time Oscar® winner Kevin Spacey, and Golden Globe winners Colin Farrell and Jennifer Aniston are their unbearable bosses. Academy Award® winner Jamie Foxx plays the con, whose street cred is priced on a sliding scale in this workplace comedy directed by Seth Gordon and produced by Brett Ratner.
Office Christmas Party (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: In Office Christmas Party, when the CEO (Jennifer Aniston) tries to close her hard-partying brother’s branch, he (T.J. Miller) and his Chief Technical Officer (Jason Bateman) must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs. The latest comedy from directors Josh Gordon and Will Speck (BLADES OF GLORY) co-stars Kate McKinnon, Olivia Munn, Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Vanessa Bayer, Randall Park, Sam Richardson, Jamie Chung, and Courtney B. Vance in the funniest movie of the holiday season.
The Promotion (Prime Video, Pluto TV & Tubi)
Synopsis: Oscar-nominated actor, John C. Reilly (Chicago, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby) and Seann William Scott (American Pie) lend their deft comedic touch to the story of two mid-level Chicago supermarket employees – Doug and Richard, a dubious new guy from Canada – who compete ruthlessly for a coveted managerial post at a new store location. Doug and Richard could not be more different, but going head-to-head in a contest of wits and will reveals how they have more in common than they once suspected. The duo battle toward a hilarious final showdown that will leave you guessing until the very end.
Employee of the Month (Peacock & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: For years Zack Bradley (Dane Cook) has been working hard at hardly working at the local Super Club. That’s until a hottie named Amy (Jessica Simpson) becomes the new cashier. After discovering she’s willing to date the next guy to become “Employee of the Month”,Zack takes on current titleholder (Dax Shepard) in a super-smackdown to see who will win the honor–and Amy’s heart–in this outrageous comedy that proves you can’t succeed at life and love till you get your shift together.