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The Caiman (2006)
 6.7
 5K
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, splatter, controversial
Plot: filmmaking, politics, bribery, relationship vs career, showbiz, political intrigue, ambition, head of state, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, state affairs, bankruptcy, dishonesty, family crisis, satire, prime minister, film producer, journalism, couples, media, down on your luck, polish, mogul, political corruption, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and serious films with plots about couples, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, ambition, artists and showbiz and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Caiman: See Arnold Run (2005), The Terrace (1980), The Reagans (2003), The Conquest (2011), The Jewel (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 474
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: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: campaign, politics, showbiz, relationship vs career, rise and fall, athlete's life, actor's life, leadership, ambition, rise to the top, hollywood, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, austria, san diego california, los angeles
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95%
 7.1
 2K
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: talky, cynical, biting, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, couples, friends, dishonesty, state affairs, unfulfillment, society, artists and showbiz, satire, love affair, infidelity, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.9
 732
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, president, governor, leadership, lifestyle, couple relations, society, state affairs, head of state, republican, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 2K
The Conquest (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, political party, parliament, ambition, political intrigue, state affairs, society, rise to the top, private vs public, media sensation, social differences, leadership ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2004, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.7
 1K
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, tense, clever ...
Plot: ambition, family business, legal, rise and fall, dishonesty, bribery, family relations, unfulfillment, bankruptcy, corporate crime, corporate crimes, stock broker ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: filmmaking, obsessive quest, ambition, society, career change, showbiz, director, bittersweet, hopes, partners, blind ambition, starting over ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, romania, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, captivating, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eroticism, family problems, midlife crisis, love affair, youth, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, childhood sweetheart, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: manipulation, media, media satire, political intrigue, political corruption, journalism, dishonesty, state affairs, campaign, corrupt politician, blackmail, governor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: serious, erotic, stylized, art house, melancholic ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, filmmaking, sexual relations, sex, lifestyle, love affair, showbiz, actor's life, gender, manipulation, employer employee relationship, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, ironic, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, media, artists and showbiz, media satire, showbiz, silly humor, disorder, unfulfillment, downfall, ambition, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, campaign, media, comedian, usa president, state affairs, head of state, against the odds, couples, love and romance, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: unemployment, ambition, downfall, self discovery, relationship vs career, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity, survival, dysfunctional family, family problems, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, realistic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: british royal family, rise and fall, against the rules, love affair, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, head of state, romance, love and romance, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ 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, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, ambition, idealism, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, political unrest, political intrigue, culture clash, political conspiracy, rebellion, society ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1996
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.0
 22K
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, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, nervous breakdown, director, workplace situations, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, workplace, actor's life, extramarital affair, love and romance, lifestyle, art ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, nice france, french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, battles, couple relations, showbiz, rebelliousness, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, lovers reunited, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, crimea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: realistic, serious, cynical, clever, talky
Plot: political corruption, politics, campaign, political intrigue, state affairs, fighting the system, society, manipulation, legal, ambition, media, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 34K
Coming Soon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pirated DVD seller Zafer who is formerly an extra in movies; swore to give up illegal works when his wife wanted to get divorce. To win his family back, he and his old-fashioned crew decided to make a movie called "Summit - The End Of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: film producer, follow your dream, starting over, ambition, nothing goes right, actor's life, couples, disorder, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Wedding Director (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Franco Elica is a film director casting a remake of a pious melodrama in Rome. He's melancholy, heading south for a break. On a beach, he meets a man who films weddings and is roped into helping film the wedding of the daughter of a severe and ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: church, wedding, couples, love and romance, forbidden love, midlife crisis, introspection, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, romance, infidelity, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 883
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: serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, politics, rebelliousness, state affairs, against the rules, love and romance, follow your dream, secret movement, student life, rebellion, hopes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 581
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, non-linear, contemplative ...
Plot: obsessive quest, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life, performer's life, relationship vs career, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, family problems, human nature, on the road, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 3K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: politics, fatherhood, autobiography, election, parents and children, family life, working class, redemption, couples, family relations, hopes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996, year 1997, year 1994 ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, london, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, taxi, friendship, satire, friends, dull life, thirtysomething life, couples, desire for fame, ambition, actor's life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Godard's Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, midlife crisis, hotel, anti semitism, couple relations, destructive relationship, price of justice, factory, showbiz, obsession, celebrity culture ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, sincere ...
Plot: society, dishonesty, politics, musician, protest, police brutality, photographer, psychiatrist, political corruption, idealism, state affairs, couples ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 90s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, oxford university, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, celebrity culture, rich and poor, movie business, personality change ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: semi serious, touching, witty, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: jealous husband, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, journalism, actor's life, couples, relationship vs career, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), love story, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 29K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany, Japan
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: thought provoking, semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, scandal, usa president, media, extramarital affair, head of state, couple relations, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 1K
Knife Fight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A political strategist juggling three clients questions whether or not to take the high road as the ugly side of his work begins to haunt him.
Style: cynical, witty, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: politics, ambition, political intrigue, satire, private vs public, campaign, dishonesty, society, americana, political corruption, state affairs, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 1K
The Deal (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is approaching an election in the UK when the leader of the Labour party, John Smith, suffers another in a line of heart attacks and dies. With the leadership campaign about to start the clear choice appears to be Gordon Brown, a stanch Scotsman. ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: politics, ambition, leadership, rise to the top, friendship, betrayal, political intrigue, state affairs, dishonesty, political corruption, campaign, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%