Social Climbing Movies, Movies about Social Climbing

Here we've displayed a list of the best Social Climbing films : Match Point(2005), The Young Philadelphians(1959), Page 3(2005), The Damned Don't Cry(1950), Some Kind of Wonderful(1987), A Good Marriage(1982), Easy A(2010), Ruthless(1948), Piccadilly Jim(1936), The Private Affairs of Bel Ami(1947), From the Terrace(1960), Coco Before Chanel(2009) ... ...

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Match Point

At a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for an actress who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.

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The Young Philadelphians

A promising lawyer tries to handle his social and professional problems while climbing the ranks in Philadelphia.

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Page 3

A look at Mumbai's socialite party circle world through the eyes of a Page 3 journalist.

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The Damned Don't Cry

A New York socialite climbs the ladder of success man by man until a life among rich gangsters gives her what she thought she always wanted.

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Some Kind of Wonderful

When Keith goes out with Amanda, the girl of his dreams, Amanda's ex-boyfriend plans to get back at Keith. Meanwhile, Keith's best friend, tomboy Watts, realizes she has feelings for Keith.

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A Good Marriage

Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues ... See full summary »

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Easy A

A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

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A poor boy who saved a rich girl from drowning is adopted by her family but he grows into a money-hungry ruthless businessman who would step on others to get to the top of the social ladder.

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Piccadilly Jim

In London, an American street caricaturist falls in love with a young woman who suddenly disappears, prompting him to develop a comic strip based on a "From Rags to Riches" family, that he does not know is hers, causing her embarrassment.

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The Private Affairs of Bel Ami

Writer Georges Duroy (George Sanders) is one social-climbing S.O.B. who does most of his climbing over the warm (and cold) bodies of women. He begins with Rachel (Marie Wilson), a hanger-on... See full summary »

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From the Terrace

An ambitious young executive chooses a loveless marriage and an unfulfilling personal life in exchange for a successful Wall Street career.

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Coco Before Chanel

The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.

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Forever Amber

In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.

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Joshua Then and Now

The story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated grown-up life.

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Beresina or the Last Days of Switzerland

An innocent Russian call girl believes that she would make use of her influential contacts to get Swiss nationality.

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A beauty parlor manager has her sister help her with interesting results.

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The Punch and Judy Man

Dark comedy about a seaside Punch and Judy man driven to distraction by his social climbing wife and his hatred for the snobbery of local government. He is persuaded to go to the Mayor's gala evening but it's all too much for him.

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Street of Women

A married architect, stuck in a loveless marriage, due to his daughter, has an an affair with a dress designer (Natalie). Just when he's ready to ask his wife for a divorce, his daughter falls in love with Natalie's brother.

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Kept Husbands

Daughter of a wealthy family decides to marry a poor working man.

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The Oscar

Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd

Set back in the 80s when Harry met Lloyd in high school where they cross paths with a mean principal and a bunch of other outcasts much like themselves.

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The Show-Off

A windbag (Red Skelton) tries to impress his fiancee (Marilyn Maxwell) and her family with false accounts of his success.

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All the Way Up

A British insurance agent (Warren Mitchell) schemes to push himself and his family up the social ladder.

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The Princess of Montpensier

In 16th-century France, Marie de Mezières marries for her father's political gain, and when war breaks out, she becomes exposed to sexual and political intrigues of court.

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Keetje Tippel

A poor beauty (Monique van de Ven) becomes a streetwalker and meets a clerk (Rutger Hauer) and an aristocrat (Eddy Brugman) in 1880s Amsterdam.

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The Middleman

Directed by Satyajit Ray. An innocent youth takes a job in a profession where one must break the rules to succeed.

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Goin' to Town

A sassy female cattle rancher, Cleo Borden (Mae West), wants nothing more than to sashay her way into the moneyed class.

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