Movies like Bulworth

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Bulworth (1998)
 6.8
 23K
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, witty, semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, thought provoking, political comedy, tragic ending, satirical ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political corruption, election campaign, political satire, senator, insurance, election, drugs/alcohol, media satire, campaign, culture clash, mission of murder, swearing, fighting the system, romance, urban, society, state affairs, interracial relations, interracial romance, fall in love, corruption, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, semi serious and clever films with plots about culture clash, politics, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, dishonesty and society mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Bulworth: The Candidate (1972), Shampoo (1975), Bob Roberts (1992), The American President (1995), Wag the Dog (1997). 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: talky, cynical, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, campaign, idealism, election, realism, ambition, media, state affairs, rise to the top, americana, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, semi serious, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, hairdresser, presidential election, love triangle, election, hippie, oldies, infidelity, couple relations, politics, romance, hollywood ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 12K
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: assassination attempt, politics, political satire, political campaign, election campaign, senate, filmmaking, conservative, journalism, senator, head of state, folk music ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: clever, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: white house, president, politics, fall in love, widower, romance, lobbyist, chief of staff, liberal, senator, head of state, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 73K
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: clever, talky, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: election campaign, political conspiracy, cia, rape, senator, presidential election, political corruption, politics, gulf war, war, election, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, campaign, media, election, head of state, drugs/alcohol, comedian, usa president, against the odds, state affairs, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 25K
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: clever, semi serious, cynical, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, scandal, presidential election, extramarital affair, media, head of state, supportive spouse, white house, george w. bush, usa president, rise to the top, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 44K
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: humorous, witty, clever, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: white house, coma, politics, president, secret service, political corruption, doppelganger, romance, tour guide, chief of staff, congress, head of state ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 588
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, couple relations, love affair, fighting the system, ambition, dishonesty, love and romance, media, society, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
 81K
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: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, infidelity, teacher, election, jealousy, party, teachers and students, politics, morality, graduation, lesbian, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 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: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, buddies, casanova, ladykiller, success, switching roles, boss and employee, looking for love, couples, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 4K
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, talky, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, romance, campaign, media, unlikely couple, store, love, journalism, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 87K
Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: hip hop, marijuana, machismo, african american, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, friendship, buddies, rapper, parent child relationship, job, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: serious, talky, cynical, realistic, clever
Plot: political corruption, politics, head of state, journalism, legal action, manipulations, rise to the top, uncover truth, idealism, media satire, political intrigue, campaign ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 116K
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, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: humorous, cynical, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, hopes, clergy, supernatural ability, romance, journalism, rehabilitation, alcohol abuse, anti war, cons and scams, miraculous event, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 991
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, against the odds, campaign, ambition, society, underdog, politics, unemployment, media, friends, election campaign, political candidate ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Names of Love (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bahia Benmahmoud, a free-spirited young woman, has a particular way of seeing political engagement, as she doesn't hesitate to sleep with those who don't agree with her to convert them to her cause - which is a lot of people, as all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: politics, election, radio, child abuse, romance, idealism, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, society, interracial relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: vietnam war, on the road, politics, immigrants, starting over, romance, election campaign, self discovery, political unrest, society, state affairs, idealism ...
Time: year 2004
Place: canada, ohio, usa, san francisco, oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: presidential election, election campaign, white house, rescue, politics, bail bondsman, head of state, campaign, black people, usa president, fish out of water, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 5K
Car Wash (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This day-in-the-life cult comedy focuses on a group of friends working at Sully Boyar's Car Wash in the Los Angeles ghetto. The team meets dozens of eccentric customers -- including a smooth-talking preacher, a wacky cab driver and an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, comic ...
Plot: car wash, workplace, society, hospital, gays and lesbians, interracial relations, workplace situations, politics, ambition, misfit, militant, gay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, head of state, rise to the top, idealism, culture clash, media satire, political conspiracy, political intrigue, political unrest, campaign, fighting the system, media ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 15K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: politics, dishonesty, disorder, political conspiracy, political corruption, farce, white house, head of state, culture clash, cold war, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, anti war, democrat, head of state, romance, college, fighting the system, idealism, innocence lost, love affair, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, madison square garden manhattan new york city, texas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
What's Cooking? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In LA's Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and immigrant parents' fears collide. In the Avila family, ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, culture clash, false accusation, pregnancy, thanksgiving, parents and children, family gatherings, estrangement, americana, family life, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, cynical, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: journalist, courtroom, society, politics, hit and run, yuppie, coma, legal action, interracial relations, bad luck, success, black people ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Second Civil War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, journalism, white house, civil war, illegal immigration, terrorism, translator, immigrants, betrayal, chaos and mayhem, culture clash, media satire ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, middle east, usa, pakistan, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
California Suite (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, friendship, custody, tennis, fall in love, dishonesty, luxury hotel, wife husband relationship, romance, hollywood, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 783
Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couples, romance, infidelity, love affair, twentysomething life, dishonesty, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up, redhead, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Only Game in Town (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fran walks into a piano bar for pizza. She comes back home with Joe, the piano player. Joe plans on winning $5,000 and leave Las Vegas. Fran waits for something else. Meanwhile, he moves in with her.
Style: semi serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: gambling, chorus girl, love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, hotel, addiction, fall in love, ambition, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%