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7 MORE Movies That Will Make You Want to Quit Your Job

Last week, we posted about 10 escape-friendly movies. Seems that we forgot a few! As you kindly reminded us. So, here are seven more, as suggested by you (again, we were lazy and copied the descriptions from IMDB).

 

A Good Year

A British investment broker inherits his uncle’s chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold.

Jean-Guillaume: Seems particularly fitting for Escape the City!

Man on Wire

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City’s World Trade Center’s twin towers in 1974, what some consider, “the artistic crime of the century.”

 Esc: Recommended by Alastair Humphreys

Julie & Julia

Julia Child’s story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell’s 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child’s first book.

Jo Savill: A movie that helps you believe you can make a career from your passions!

The Social Network

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking website that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

Jo Savill: An awesome story about creating your own thing and being wildly successful!

The Fight Club

An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soap maker form an underground fight club that transforms into a violent revolution.

Gabriella Cziba: One of my favourite films… more about escaping consumer society, not just simply office life.

Outsourced

A manager is sent to India to oversee a staff of customer service representatives.

Rachele:  Just watched and I think it’d fit in this list!

A Map for Saturday

On a trip around the world, every day feels like Saturday.

Rachele:  Just watched and I think it’d fit in this list!

  • Claire

    ‘Up in the Air: – I identified with the character in this film far too much to be healthy!

    • Adele

      Ah, yes! Good point…

  • Fiona

    Yes, I just came by to recommend ‘Up in the Air’ too! A lot to relate to in this movie.

  • Tee

    You have to add ‘Departures’ to this list. Beauty, humility, tenderness. Makes me cry every time.