Movies like Bulworth

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Bulworth (1998)
 6.8
 24K
Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: clever, biting, humorous, witty, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, political comedy, tragic ending, satirical ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political corruption, election, campaign, senator, insurance, political satire, election campaign, culture clash, fighting the system, suicidal, interracial relations, love and romance, rebellion, fall in love, hip hop culture, society, urban, media, regret, drugs/alcohol, americana, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, south central los angeles, united states

Most similar movies to Bulworth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and witty films with plots about politics, culture clash, dialogue, corruption, runaway, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Bulworth: The Candidate (1972), The American President (1995), Bob Roberts (1992), Wag the Dog (1997), Man of the Year (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: cynical, talky, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, idealism, republican, society, hopes, rise to the top, state affairs, liberal, americana, democrat ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The American President (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and ...
Style: touching, witty, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: president, politics, fall in love, liberal, widower, romance, republican, democrat, conservative, popularity, white house, lobbyist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.0
 13K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: clever, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: assassination attempt, politics, senator, conservative, filmmaking, election campaign, political satire, political campaign, senate, journalism, cons and scams, hysteria ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.1
 74K
Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: talky, realistic, cynical, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: political corruption, political conspiracy, presidential election, election, cia, senator, election campaign, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, satirical ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, usa president, head of state, state affairs, love and romance, against the odds, couples, comedian, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.8
 45K
Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: politics, coma, secret service, political corruption, president, congress, romance, head of state, white house, state affairs, americana, liberal ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1993, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.7
 26K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, scandal, presidential election, media, extramarital affair, head of state, usa president, state affairs, rise to the top, couple relations, supportive spouse, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.3
 9K
Shampoo (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairstylist whose uncontrolled libido stands between him and his ambitions. He wants the security of a relationship. He wants to be a hairdressing "star" and open his own salon. But the fact that he beds ...
Style: sexual, witty, biting, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, hippie, election, womanizer, hairdresser, presidential election, politics, infidelity, loan, ambition, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 590
Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: politics, campaign, idealism, legal action, state affairs, couple relations, rise to the top, workplace, media, lifestyle, society, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.3
 82K
Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, biting, clever ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, teacher, party, infidelity, jealousy, election, lesbian, politics, morality, divorce, graduation, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nebraska, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.5
 23K
Boomerang (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, opposites attract, buddies, unlikely couple, boss and employee, power relations, workplace, looking for love, success, african american protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 2K
Touch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.
Style: cynical, realistic, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, religions or cults, hopes, investigation, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, media, journalism, supernatural ability, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 118K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, election campaign, congressman, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, debate, ambition, media, parody, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 17K
Swing Vote (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, election, small town, state affairs, parents and children, father daughter relationship, campaign, media, usa president, political campaign, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mcdonald's restaurant, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, journalist, society, courtroom, media, interracial relations, legal action, crimes, coma, yuppie, hit and run, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 2K
Power (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the ...
Style: talky, cynical, realistic, serious, clever
Plot: political corruption, politics, media satire, legal action, state affairs, uncover truth, ambition, political intrigue, fighting the system, rise to the top, manipulations, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 5K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, media, battle of the sexes, campaign, romance, journalism, rivalry, love triangle, workplace, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 17K
Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, biting, witty ...
Plot: bail bondsman, rescue, election campaign, presidential election, politics, change of heart, disorder, head of state, dishonesty, couples, state affairs, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 995
Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: media, underdog, drugs/alcohol, friends, politics, ambition, unemployment, campaign, society, against the odds, political campaign, campaigning ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 967
Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: politics, rebellion, idealism, campaign, state affairs, media satire, ambition, society, political conspiracy, culture clash, assassination, media ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 182
Conventioneers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the 2004 Republican Nation Convention, love blooms between a Republican delegate and a Democrat protesting the event.
Style: biting, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: democrat, opposites attract, politics, anti war, state affairs, love and romance, unfulfillment, rise to the top, hopes, romance, introspection, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, connecticut, texas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 2K
Blue State (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: BLUE STATE is a romantic comedy about a disgruntled Democrat who actually follows through on a drunken campaign promise to move to Canada if George "Dubya" Bush gets re-elected.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: vietnam war, politics, on the road, culture clash, media, haunted by the past, disgruntled, hopes, state affairs, immigrants, romance, idealism ...
Time: year 2004
Place: canada, ohio, usa, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 19K
Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: russian revolution, politics, journalism, love triangle, romance, idealism, political unrest, revolution, rebelliousness, love affair, writer's life, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: russia, new york, usa, middle east, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Plot: lobbyist, advertising, marketing, morality, reporter, tobacco, lie, capitalism, lung cancer, journalism, society, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, vermont, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 4K
Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: clever, talky, realistic, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, politics, investigation, lobbyist, campaign, fishing, political campaign, political corruption, immigrants, murder mystery, deadly, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of ...
Style: realistic, political comedy, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, lobbyist, political corruption, terminal illness, human spirit, dishonesty, rise to the top, greed, switching roles, comedy of errors, cons and scams, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c., latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couples, dishonesty, espionage, parents and children, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace intrigue, family relations, fall in love, take over, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 15K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, political corruption, white house, dishonesty, disorder, cold war, farce, culture clash, society, nothing goes right, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, neurotic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, couples, fall in love, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with everybody - except each other! Things become interesting when ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, infidelity, culture clash, couples, human nature, social differences, political corruption, society, state affairs, interracial relations, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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