Movies like Canadian Bacon

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Canadian Bacon (1995)
 6.0
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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 film.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, political comedy, satirical, witty, light, realistic, absurd, funny ...
Plot: politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, nothing goes right, state affairs, conspiracy, president, swat team, political corruption, political satire, disorder, world politics, society, media, nuclear threat, hockey, corruption, beer, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california

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Most similar movies to Canadian Bacon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, satirical and funny films with plots about satire, dialogue, storytelling, farce, catastrophe, runaway and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Canadian Bacon: Head of State (2003), Dick (1999), Black Sheep (1996), Wag the Dog (1997), Dave (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 18K
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, semi serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: presidential election, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, republican, head of state, satire, white house, bail bondsman, rescue, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 18K
Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: politics, teenage life, goofy hero, workplace intrigue, journalism, farce, dishonesty, high school, investigation, friendship, whistleblower, political corruption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, topical humor ...
Plot: politics, parody, patriotism, election, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, satire, family drama, greed, baseball, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 36K
Black Sheep (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, political comedy, idiotic, light, realistic ...
Plot: political satire, friends, parents and children, partners, political conspiracy, political candidate, political campaign, campaign, alcohol abuse, sarcasm, hidden camera, duo ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 7.2
 77K
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, humorous, realistic, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, presidential election, political corruption, satire, election, election campaign, cia, senator, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.8
 47K
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: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lookalikes, politics, coma, u.s. president, secret service, conspiracy, political corruption, president, congress, romance, head of state, white house ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, year 1993, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, dishonesty, disorder, farce, fish out of water, politician, political satire, small town, president, satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
My Fellow Americans (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, political comedy ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, white house, assassination attempt, assassination, disorder, buddies, odd couple, cons and scams, republican, democrat, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, west virginia, ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 122K
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, funny, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, debate, media, ambition, parody, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, satirical, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, nothing goes right, politics, society, actor's life, satire, islam, stand up comedian, sarcasm, parody, stupidity, farce ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 27K
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: thought provoking, semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, scandal, media, extramarital affair, head of state, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, satire, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 53K
In the Loop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, satirical, witty ...
Plot: intern, politics, new job, farce, war, workplace, state affairs, media, political unrest, satire, un, white house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., england, london, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, golf, politics, down on your luck, society, rebelliousness, ego clash, political intrigue, couples, disorder, dishonesty, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 4K
Protocol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sweet, unsophisticated Sunny is working as a cocktail waitress. She saves a visiting dignitary and as a reward she gets a top-office job in the Washington beehive. She has to fight against a devious protocol officer but with her charms, she saves ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, political comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: politics, fish out of water, assassination attempt, romance, state affairs, rise to the top, strong female presence, silly humor, social differences, society, odd couple, media satire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
One, Two, Three (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
Style: witty, clever, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: cold war, iron curtain, farce, secretary, forbidden love, politics, satire, german, culture clash, communism, communist, business venture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, germany, europe, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: professor, actor, historian, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, fish out of water, actor's life, young lovers, couples, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.0
 4K
Carpool (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, robbery, comedy of errors, on the road, mischievous children, nothing goes right, parents and children, family, disorder, hostage, on the run, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 33K
Bananas (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: dictatorship, cia, revolution, rebellion, politics, fish out of water, loser, satire, misfit, rise to the top, political activism, political satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, rise to the top, human spirit, dishonesty, fall in love, cons and scams, switching roles, head of state ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, florida, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 2K
The Experts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Travis and Wendell are two down-on-their-luck New Yorkers who think they're relocating to a small town in Nebraska to open a nightclub. What they don't know is they have actually been abducted by a KGB operative and flown to the Soviet ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kgb, culture clash, cons and scams, missing person, espionage, adventure, nightclub, dishonesty, politics, reluctant partners, crimes, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, usa, soviet union, nebraska, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: republican, politics, assassination attempt, political satire, election campaign, political campaign, conservative, senator, manipulation, journalism, manipulations, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, buddies, disorder, taxi driver, fish out of water, misfit, cons and scams, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: not serious, clever, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: politics, satire, media, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), rise to the top, media satire, manipulations, state affairs, society, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.0
 2K
Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: family relations, family life, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, society, nothing goes right, disorder, tv show, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality tv ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, treasure hunt, chase, odd couple, obsessive quest, adventurer, goofy hero, escapades, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, cons and scams ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 2K
Company Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the 1960's, a school teacher pretends to be a CIA spy to get his nagging wife off his back. He helps a Russian ballet dancer defect and is then sent to Cuba to locate "Agent X" for the CIA.
Style: humorous, light, funny, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, politics, hidden identity, revolution, political unrest, government agency, amateur detective, lone hero, farce, secrets, rebellion, undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: cuba, usa, latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 193
Amazing Grace (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Amazing Grace is a 1974 light comedy featuring black comedienne Moms Mabley as a widow who tries to influence the local mayoral election in Baltimore, Maryland, after she discovers that a black candidate is being used by the incumbent mayor to ...
Style: realistic, biting, offbeat, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: racism, going straight, workplace, injustice, discrimination, campaign, prodigy, dishonesty, political intrigue, political conspiracy, social decay, head of state ...
Time: 70s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Going Berserk (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: John Bourgignon, a drummer/chauffeur engaged to the daughter of a United States senator encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed characters in the days leading up to his wedding.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, politics, assassination attempt, disorder, state affairs, nothing goes right, parody, handcuffs, farce, aerobics, interrupted wedding, elvis impersonator ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, racism, satire, misfit, society, actor's life, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 208
Open Season (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, rise to the top, workplace situations, blind ambition, media, showbiz, society, ambition, tv show, workplace, boss and employee, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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