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, interracial romance, 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 ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, united states, south central los angeles

Most similar movies to Bulworth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about politics, culture clash, dialogue, corruption, mentor, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Bulworth: Dave (1993), The Candidate (1972), The American President (1995), Bob Roberts (1992), Wag the Dog (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 46K
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, u.s. president, secret service, political corruption, president, congress, romance, head of state, white house, state affairs, americana ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, year 1993, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: witty, realistic, thought provoking, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, idealism, americana, rise to the top, state affairs, liberal, republican, democrat, u.s. senator, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: president, politics, fall in love, liberal, widower, romance, conservative, popularity, republican, democrat, white house, senator ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: politics, assassination attempt, republican, political satire, political campaign, election campaign, conservative, senator, journalism, society, ambition, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 75K
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, semi serious ...
Plot: political corruption, political conspiracy, presidential election, election, senator, cia, election campaign, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, head of state, state affairs, love and romance, couples, against the odds, comedian, conspiracy theory, usa president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 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, realistic, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: extramarital affair, politics, presidential election, scandal, media, head of state, usa president, state affairs, couple relations, supportive spouse, rise to the top, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new hampshire, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 10K
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, captivating ...
Plot: womanizer, election, hippie, love triangle, hairdresser, presidential election, politics, infidelity, relationship vs career, looking for sex, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 592
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting
Plot: politics, campaign, idealism, state affairs, couple relations, love affair, legal, head of state, dishonesty, political intrigue, fighting the system, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 84K
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: infidelity, high school, teacher, party, jealousy, election, lesbian, politics, morality, divorce, graduation, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 24K
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, buddies, opposites attract, unlikely couple, boss and employee, power relations, looking for love, workplace, success, african american protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 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: love and romance, romance, religions or cults, hopes, investigation, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, alcohol abuse, society, rehabilitation, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 120K
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, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, media, campaign, debate, parody, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 3K
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, realistic, clever, cynical, talky
Plot: political corruption, politics, society, state affairs, manipulations, campaign, political intrigue, fighting the system, dishonesty, journalism, media, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, media, campaign, usa president, political campaign, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mcdonald's restaurant, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: politics, journalist, courtroom, society, interracial relations, media, crimes, legal action, yuppie, coma, hit and run, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 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, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, media, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, campaign, romance, lifestyle, store, love triangle, thirtysomething life, state affairs, writer's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 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: suspenseful, clever, thought provoking, satirical, talky ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, politics, campaign, political corruption, murder mystery, political intrigue, dishonesty, society, love affair, election, lobbyist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 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, realistic, witty, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: presidential election, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, head of state, republican, white house, usa president, bail bondsman, rescue, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 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: humorous, talky, semi serious, political comedy, satirical ...
Plot: politics, white house, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, nothing goes right, state affairs, conspiracy, president ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 1K
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: realistic, biting, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: against the odds, underdog, society, ambition, politics, media, unemployment, drugs/alcohol, campaign, friends, campaigning, election campaign ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 991
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: realistic, witty, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, assassination, culture clash, media, society, ambition, state affairs, rise to the top, media satire, idealism, campaign, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 183
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: witty, biting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: politics, anti war, democrat, opposites attract, political unrest, head of state, dishonesty, fighting the system, couples, hopes, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, madison square garden manhattan new york city, texas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 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, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: vietnam war, politics, on the road, society, democrat, starting over, misfit, couples, political unrest, culture clash, self discovery, idealism ...
Time: year 2004
Place: canada, ohio, san francisco, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, marketing, advertising, morality, reporter, tobacco, lie, capitalism, lung cancer, journalism, society, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vermont, north carolina, japan, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, sentimental, captivating, feel good, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wall street, romance, workplace, fall in love, workplace intrigue, unlikely couple, parents and children, disorder, family business, greed, money, manipulation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, terminal illness, lobbyist, greed, political corruption, human spirit, rise to the top, dishonesty, cons and scams, switching roles, comedy of errors, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c., latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 12K
Something New (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
Style: sincere, humorous, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: interracial romance, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, racism, prejudice, opposites attract, blacks and whites, african american, romance, looking for love, career woman, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, africa, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 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, journalism, love triangle, politics, romance, political unrest, couple relations, writer's life, love affair, rebelliousness, infidelity, lovers reunited ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: russia, new york, usa, portland oregon, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 6K
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, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: car wash, workplace, ambition, misfit, interracial relations, workplace situations, fired from the job, muslim, african american, working class, culture clash, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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