10 movies and shows like Emily in Paris on Netflix, Prime Video & more

Emily in Paris revolves around Emily Cooper, a young marketing executive who has her life uprooted when she has to move to the glamorous city of Paris for her job. The series is available on Netflix.

The romantic comedy series sees Emily find herself in exquisite new surroundings with very little understanding of the language or the culture within the city. She spends her days learning on the job while receiving support from her colleagues and the new friends she has made in Paris.

Here is a list of 10 movies and shows like Emily in Paris on Netflix, Prime Video & more that have story beats in common such as the workplace setting or a protagonist in an environment they don’t recognize.

1. Betty en NY (2019)

Available on: Netflix, Peacock

Cast: Elyfer Torres, Erick Elías, Sabrina Seara, Aarón Díaz, Héctor Suárez Gomís, César Bono

Beatriz Aurora Rincón Lozano is a young and intelligent Mexican woman living in New York and trying to make something out of her life. After countless rejections, she accepts a job she’s way overqualified for at a prestigious fashion company.

She is constantly ridiculed for her simple appearance but she perseveres as she rises in stature through determination and hard work while also searching for love in a vibrant city.

The telenovela ran for 123 episodes spanning a single season from February 2019 to August 2019.

2. The Bold Type (2017- 2021)

Available on: Hulu, Netflix, Prime Video

Cast: Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Sam Page, Matt Ward, Melora Hardin, Stephen Conrad Moore 

Another series set in the hustle and bustle of New York, The Bold Type revolves around Jane, Kat, and Sutton as they navigate their lives and budding careers. Each of these women is closely associated with the fashion world and all of its splendor.

Through the course of the series, they tackle issues regarding their relationships and their professional lives in an entertaining depiction of workplace drama and conflict among friends and colleagues alike.

3. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Available on: Freevee, Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci, Adrian Grenier, Simon Baker

Andy is a freshly graduated journalism student who ends up taking a job at a fashion magazine as the second assistant to the editor-in-chief, Miranda Priestly. She soon learns that Miranda is particularly cruel and demanding as a boss and maybe she isn’t cut out for this job.

With some help from her colleagues, she learns how to conduct herself in that environment but it comes at a cost to her personal life as her boyfriend and friends are pushed away. She eventually realizes what is truly important and makes the right decisions accordingly.

4. The Intern (2015)

Available on: Peacock

Cast: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Anders Holm, Adam Devine, Zack Pearlman, Jason Orley

In a role reversal of sorts, Anne Hathaway plays the boss in this charming workplace comedy where Ben joins an online clothing store as a part of their senior citizen internship program.

He brings in a fresh perspective and his worldly experience to an overworked Jules (Hathaway) while also learning the ways things work in the modern world thanks to his younger fellow interns.

5. Girlboss (2017)

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Britt Robertson, Ellie Reed, Johnny Simmons, Alphonso McAuley, Dean Norris, RuPaul Charles

The series is loosely based on Sophia Amoruso and how she created her company Nasty Gal while working at the Academy of Art University. The protagonist of the series, Sophia Marlowe explores her penchant for passion and turns it into a profitable business venture.

She eventually comes to terms with what it means to be her own boss and everything that comes with it. The series only ran for a single season before it was canceled.

6. The Fabulous (2022 – present)

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Choi Min-ho, Chae Soo-bin, Lee Sang-woon, Park Hee-jung, Choi Hee-jin

Set within the magnificence of Seoul’s fashion industry, The Fabulous is the story of four young friends who are chasing their dreams in a cutthroat environment. They work all day and party at night but there is no shortage of heartbreak and disappointment as well.

The series has an interesting concept and can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace with the narrative of these four individuals intertwining and progressing in wonderful directions.

7. The Crazy Ones (2013 – 2014)

Available on: Apple TV+

Cast: Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Wolk, Hamish Linklater, Amanda Setton

Robin Williams stars as Simon Roberts, the eccentric at an ad agency with some of the most impressive clients in the industry. He runs the place alongside his daughter, Sydney, who is hyper-focused on work and also has to constantly reign in her father’s antics.

Simon may be unpredictable but he’s also a genius in the business and together with Sydney and the rest of his team, they provide their clients with exactly what they need. The series ran for a single season and marks Williams’ final television role preceding his death.

8. Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

Available on: Disney+

Cast: Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy, Krysten Ritter, John Goodman, Joan Cusack, John Lithgow

Rebecca Bloomwood dreams of writing for the prestigious fashion magazine, Alette, but she also suffers from a debilitating shopping addiction that has sent her into severe debt. She applies for a job at Alette but due to a drunken mix-up, she gets hired at a financial magazine.

Using her unique perspective on personal finance, Rebecca ends up writing an impressive column on how to spend your money, advice that she herself should heed. As her popularity rises, so does her stock in the company, but her past comes up behind her to ruin everything she’s worked hard for.

9. A Perfect Pairing (2022)

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Victoria Justice, Adam Demos, Luca Asta Sardelis, Craig Horner, Antonio Alvarez

Lola is a hard-working wine company executive living a big life in Los Angeles but when she decides to quit her job and start her own company, she travels to Australia to land her first client.

In order to prove her mettle, Lola finds herself working at a sheep farm under the supervision of Max Vaughn, the dashing son of Hazel Vaughn, the owner of the wine company and the person Lola is trying to win over.

10. Set it Up (2018)

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, Taye Diggs, Joan Smalls, Meredith Hagner

Two overworked assistants in New York City decide to help each other out by trying to set up their workaholic bosses with each other in the hopes that it would lighten their workload.

Once they put their plan into action, they realize the enormity of the task they have taken upon themselves and along they way, build a connection with each other as well.

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