Movies like Bulworth

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Bulworth
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, humorous, biting, semi serious, satirical, realistic, thought provoking, funny, absurd ...
Plot: politics, hip hop, political corruption, culture clash, interracial romance, fighting the system, corruption, liberal, assassination, political, world politics, drugs/alcohol, media satire, conspiracy, campaign, greed, free speech, propaganda, corporate america, romance, idealism, manipulation, election campaign, political satire, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, south central los angeles, united states
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Reds
Biography, Drama, History, Romance
USA
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 7.4
Election
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
103 min.
 7.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, witty, melancholic and semi serious films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, greed, culture clash, storytelling and runaway mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Bulworth: The Candidate (1972), Wag the Dog (1997), The American President (1995), Shampoo (1975), Primary Colors (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Candidate
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, idealism, corruption, president, world politics, political, realism, campaign, lawyer, manipulation, political corruption, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, latin america, san diego california
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 7.1
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Wag the Dog
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: politics, gulf war, war, journalism, political corruption, president, conspiracy, corruption, dog, hollywood, political, cons and scams ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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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, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   74%
    User:   73%
 
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 6.3
 9K
Shampoo
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, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, politics, sex, womanizer, oldies, adultery, women, couple relations, romance, pornography, farce, hairdresser ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, usa, egypt
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System:   74%
    User:   69%
 
 6.7
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Primary Colors
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, cynical, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
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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 ...
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    User:   73%
 
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 81K
Election
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: clever, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teacher, politics, morality, infidelity, lesbian, adultery, teenager, coming of age, corruption, school, election ...
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Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city ...
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System:   63%
    User:   68%
 
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Dave
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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, touching, clever, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: politics, romance, secret service, political corruption, white house, conspiracy, president, corruption, world politics, head of state, coma, political ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 20th century, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
 7.4
 19K
Reds
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: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, revolution, romance, journalism, communism, cold war, political, idealism, love, genocide, writer's life, love story ...
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Place: russia, new york, usa, california, france ...
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System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
 5.4
 23K
Boomerang
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, witty, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, womanizer, buddies, battle of the sexes, women, switching roles, boss and employee, looking for love, mentor, couples, workplace, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
 5.7
 2K
Touch
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, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hopes, clergy, jesus, supernatural ability, romance, investigation, greed, adaptation, redemption, journalism, eccentricity, con men ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
 6.5
 19K
Hero
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He's divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe whilst rescuing passengers of a crashed jet. Being a thief who ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: chase, mistaken identity, vengeance, rescue, homeless, hospital, redemption, destiny, danger, mentor, life philosophy, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
 7.3
 11K
The Front Page
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A journalist suffering from burn-out wants to finally say goodbye to his office – but his boss doesn’t like the idea one bit.
Style: witty, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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The Real Blonde
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fashion, romance, city life, urban, actor's life, dog, relationships, couple relations, friendship, life philosophy, celebrity culture, relationship vs career ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
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    User:   39%
 
The Anniversary Party
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
Other People's Money
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, greed, lawyer, capitalism, money, unlikely couple, business, opposites attract, mentor, happy ending, parents and children, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
 7.0
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Citizen Ruth
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ...
Style: clever, witty, biting, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: pregnancy, abortion, drug abuse, culture clash, social misfits, homeless, moral dilemma, drugs/alcohol, redemption, loneliness, addiction, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
The Big Picture
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: witty, clever, semi serious, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, movie business, desire for fame, mentor, unlikely friendships, rise to the top, romance, innocence lost, rich and poor, writers, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
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Dear White People
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: college, racism, race issues, social relations, segregation, storytelling, stereotypes, prejudice, interracial relations, hip hop, marijuana, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, year 2012, year 2011
Place: usa, campus, california
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System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
The Heartbreak Kid
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three days into his Miami honeymoon, Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: marriage, jewish, honeymoon, parents and children, cheating, romance, love and romance, adultery, love triangle, relationships, couples, jews ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: miami, florida, europe, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
 6.6
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Plaza Suite
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, adultery, wedding, marriage, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, dialogue, crumbling marriage, storytelling, greed, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 7.1
 17K
Brassed Off
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: working class, small town, romance, music band, mining, fighting the system, british, competition, music, political, hospital, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland, yorkshire ...
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System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
California Suite
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, sarcasm, farce, fall in love, screwball, multiple storylines, dishonesty, romance, hollywood, doctors, greed, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
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The Bonfire of the Vanities
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: cynical, clever, semi serious, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: journalism, greed, legal action, book, adaptation, interracial relations, courtroom, dishonesty, legal, sarcasm, society, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
 5.6
 2K
Go Fish
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: clever, witty, sexual, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: homosexuality, lesbian, fall in love, women, relationships, gay, gays and lesbians, romance, unlikely couple, pornography, love story, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
He Said, She Said
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, journalism, unlikely couple, urban, nudity (topless - notable), love story, battle of the sexes, marriage, relationships, internet, couple relations, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
Moscow on the Hudson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Russian circus visits the US. A clown wants to defect, but doesn't have the nerve. His saxophone playing friend however comes to the decision to defect in the middle of Bloomingdales. He is befriended by the black security guard and falls in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, culture clash, writer's life, freedom, american dream, shopping, urban, musician's life, capitalism, cold war, russian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, russia, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city ...
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System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
 6.0
 26K
Pushing Tin
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, infidelity, vengeance, adultery, contests and competitions, marriage, workplace situations, control room, ambition, happy ending, nudity (topless - notable), dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   32%
 

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. ...
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System:   30%
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Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: clever, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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