Movies like The Caiman

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The Caiman (2006)
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The Caiman (2006)
Original name: Il caimano
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, disturbing, surreal, controversial, based on supposedly true story
Plot: filmmaking, politics, film within a film, bribery, relationship vs career, ambition, political intrigue, artists and showbiz, head of state, crumbling marriage, showbiz, state affairs, bankruptcy, dishonesty, family crisis, film making, satire, prime minister, film producer, film set, journalism, obsessive quest, polish, political corruption, couples ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe

Most similar movies to The Caiman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and humorous films with plots about couples, artists and showbiz, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, unfulfillment and ambition mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Caiman: See Arnold Run (2005), The Terrace (1980), The Reagans (2003), The Queen's Sister (2005), The Rest is Silence (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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See Arnold Run (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This biographical docu-drama alternates between two parallel threads in the life of Arnold Schwarzenegger: his formative early years as the repeat winner of the Mr. Olympia body-building championship; and his modern foray into the world of politics, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: politics, campaign, leadership, showbiz, actor's life, rise and fall, athlete's life, relationship vs career, rise to the top, ambition, political intrigue, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, austria, san diego california, los angeles
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95%
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 1K
The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: contemplative, witty, humorous, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, satire, society, political intrigue, dishonesty, couples, love affair, state affairs, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, friends, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.8
 611
The Reagans (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 171 min.
Story: The miniseries featured James Brolin as Ronald Reagan and Judy Davis as Nancy Reagan, and covers the period in time from 1949 when Reagan was still in Hollywood, through his governorship of California until Reagan's last day in office as ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, sincere, controversial
Plot: politics, white house, governor, president, leadership, lifestyle, couple relations, republican, couples, head of state, state affairs, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Queen's Sister (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An in-depth biopic of Princess Margaret from the days following her father's death in 1952 until the 1970s. She was known to be a flamboyant royal but she remained a stickler for protocol. She had many controversial romances and also infamously ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: british royal family, love affair, against the rules, rise and fall, political intrigue, dishonesty, couples, head of state, politics, infidelity, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Rest is Silence (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible screen adaptation of the real Independence War ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: film within a film, filmmaking, ambition, obsessive quest, society, showbiz, career change, director, partners, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, romania, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
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The Jewel (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Amanzio Rastelli appointed several of his relations to managerial positions in his firm. They decided to think internationally and now business is heavily in debt. Luckily for the Rastellis, Bolta the accountant uses all the tricks of his art to ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, clever, tense ...
Plot: ambition, family business, bribery, rise and fall, legal, dishonesty, bankruptcy, unfulfillment, family relations, corporate crimes, stock broker, working the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: manipulation, media, media satire, political intrigue, political corruption, journalism, manipulations, dishonesty, state affairs, campaign, corrupt politician, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, couples, against the odds, love and romance, comedian, satire, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Minister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully. He has no choice but to go to the scene of the accident. Thus begins the odyssey of a politician in a world ...
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, workplace situations, workplace, political intrigue, disagreement, boss and employee, state affairs, prime minister, politician, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sex Is Comedy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A director struggles with a difficult sex scene between a young actor and actress who can't stand one another. Aided by her loyal assistant, she is hell-bent on getting the scene right without compromise.
Style: erotic, serious, stylized, art house, melancholic ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, filmmaking, sexual relations, lifestyle, showbiz, love affair, manipulation, manipulations, gender, actor's life, sex, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.0
 19K
Day for Night (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: filmmaking, nervous breakdown, extramarital affair, director, workplace, nothing goes right, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, love and romance, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: clever, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, ambition, idealism, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, political unrest, fighting the system, political intrigue, political conspiracy, culture clash, campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1996, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Slave of Love (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the Bolsheviks get closer to Moscow. Although married, she ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, silent film, pre war
Plot: revolution, filmmaking, couples, political unrest, dishonesty, infidelity, love triangle, rebelliousness, showbiz, lovers reunited, battles, journalism ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
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Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, forbidden love, love affair, couples, sex scene, love and romance, dull life, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, cynical, clever, talky
Plot: political corruption, politics, manipulation, campaign, manipulations, state affairs, society, political intrigue, fighting the system, dishonesty, legal, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 791
The Big Dream (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Italian Revolution, 1968. Police officer, Nicolas, wants to become an actor. He goes out in plain clothes and meets Laura who is among students against the government, Vietnam War and who seek sexual freedom. One day, his identity gets exposed and ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: politics, against the rules, state affairs, rebelliousness, secret movement, love triangle, love and romance, follow your dream, student life, hopes, youth, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 228
Another Life (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The South of France. Internationally famous pianist Aurore collapses one night during a performance, over-exhausted from too many concerts. Tired of music, she believes she no longer has anything to offer her public. Then she meets Jean, an ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: couples, love and romance, musician's life, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, romance, artists and showbiz, life turned upside down, disorder, fainting, loss of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Remember Me, My Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the dreams of those who have lost their possibilities and of those who want to realize them. Carlo and Giulia are a married couple who have each given up their aspirations in order to live an ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Plot: eroticism, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, family problems, love affair, dishonesty, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, parents and children, childhood sweetheart, infidelity, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, society, dishonesty, protest, musician, police brutality, pianist, psychiatrist, photographer, political corruption, idealism, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, oxford university, europe, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Godard's Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While shooting a film, the director becomes interested in the unfolding struggle of a young factory worker that has been laid off by a boss who did not like her union activities.
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, unfulfillment, price of justice, infidelity, hotel, couples, factory, creative block, lifestyle, actor's life, society, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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April (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nanni Moretti takes a comic look at the ebbs and flows of his life as he becomes a father for the first time. He struggles with distractions while trying to make a documentary of the Italian national elections.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: politics, autobiography, election, hopes, state affairs, parents and children, family relations, youth, working class, couples, family life, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1997, year 1996 ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, venice, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 525
Jackpot (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sunny Holiday, an aspiring singing star, abandons his wife and young baby to set off on a nine-month tour of bleak western towns. He takes off with his road manager in a pink Chrysler in search of their own version of the American Dream: a country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, offbeat ...
Plot: ambition, musician's life, relationship vs career, performer's life, obsessive quest, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, family problems, human nature, showbiz, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Life's in Turnaround (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two Manhattan slackers want to make a movie about their lives. One drives a cab, the other tends bar; neither has a clue how to make a movie. Things look up when real-life actors Phoebe Cates and Martha Plimpton agree to star in the project.
Style: offbeat, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, filmmaking, friendship, bar, taxi, ambition, underdog, voyeurism, dull life, friends, thirtysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, dishonesty, couples, journalism, actor's life, relationship vs career, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, male female relationship, actress, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 27K
Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: talky, cynical, thought provoking, stylized, biting ...
Plot: filmmaking, sexism, director, satire, car accident, screenwriter, new wave, nudity (full frontal - brief), artists and showbiz, writer's life, workplace situations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this non- stop hilarious ride we follow a struggling Movie Studio that is willing to do anything to make a buck even if it means ruining its reputation, and running the Movie Industry into the ground. This film has everything that an audience ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, satire, silly humor, disorder, downfall, media, film within a film, blind ambition, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Big Picture (1989)
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: suspense, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, rich and poor, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ambition, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied. As his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, psychological, witty ...
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, rise and fall, ambition, rising to stardom, understanding, couple relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, comedian ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: london, italy, switzerland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Days and Clouds (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in Genoa, the film concerns the financial struggles and emotional strain that occur after Michele loses his job. He and his wife Elsa are forced to give up their affluent lifestyle and cope with the tensions of moving into a smaller home, ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: unemployment, ambition, relationship vs career, self discovery, lifestyle, downfall, infidelity, couple relations, romance, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Last Mitterrand (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young journalist (Lespert) helps the French President compile his memoirs.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: terminal illness, head of state, political intrigue, state affairs, elderly, betrayal, journalism, ambition, politics, obsession, rise and fall, aging ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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