Movies like Canadian Bacon

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Canadian Bacon (1995)
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Canadian Bacon
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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, satirical, witty, realistic, absurd, funny, idiotic, melancholic ...
Plot: politics, farce, cold war, culture clash, president, conspiracy, head of state, political conspiracy, corruption, sarcasm, political, military, political corruption, stereotypes, corporate america, parody, propaganda, weapons, dishonesty, society, war, storytelling, state affairs, brutality, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, iraq, california
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One, Two, Three
Comedy
USA
104 min.
 8.0
In the Loop
Comedy
UK
106 min.
 7.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, brutality, mentor, adaptation and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Canadian Bacon: Head of State (2003), Dick (1999), The Campaign (2012), Black Sheep (1996), Volunteers (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.4
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Head of State
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, clever, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
Plot: politics, hip hop, president, head of state, white house, corruption, campaign, fish out of water, political, stereotypes, ambition, parody ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c.
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 6.1
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Dick
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: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, high school, politics, friendship, president, teenager, drugs/alcohol, head of state, corruption, political conspiracy, marijuana, vietnam war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   80%
    User:   86%
 
 6.1
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The Campaign
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, not serious, satirical, funny, biting ...
Plot: politics, farce, world politics, uninhibited rivalry, political, campaign, parody, moustache, congressman, ambition, rivalry, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   78%
    User:   75%
 
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 6.2
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Black Sheep
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, semi serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: politics, buddies, sarcasm, parents and children, dishonesty, nitrous oxide, love and romance, stupidity, dumb, weed, partners, political satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   77%
    User:   72%
 
 5.5
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Volunteers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: jungle, chase, brainwashing, adventure, gambling, culture clash, village, gangsters, on the road, nothing goes right, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: asia, thailand, yale university, new york, southeast asia
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System:   70%
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Sweet Liberty
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: clever, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, romance, actor's life, young lovers, couple relations, island, runaway, celebrity culture, showbiz, dialogue, actor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   66%
    User:   62%
 
A Good Man in Africa
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, semi serious, realistic, captivating, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, politics, golf, infidelity, farce, cons and scams, adaptation, political intrigue, brutality, corruption, god, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
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System:   59%
    User:   48%
 
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Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush
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, biting, not serious, funny ...
Plot: politics, parody, president, political, secret service, americana, pornography, world politics, head of state, drinking, corruption, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
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System:   58%
    User:   60%
 
 6.2
 12K
Summer Rental
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, underdog, on the road, boat, parents and children, race, romance, nothing goes right, chase, family, racing, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, florida
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System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
 7.5
 50K
In the Loop
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, talky, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: politics, farce, war, political intrigue, world politics, political, british, sarcasm, intern, iraq war, dialogue, time loop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, middle east, europe, usa ...
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System:   55%
    User:   62%
 
The Great Outdoors
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, adventure, holiday, camp, parents and children, dysfunctional family, boat, love and romance, family, chase, youth, resort ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, canada
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System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
 5.1
 12K
The Ladies Man
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Because of his salacious language, late-night radio advice-show host Leon Phelps, along with his sweet and loyal producer Julie, is fired from his Chicago gig. Leon gets a letter from a former lover promising a life of wealth, but he doesn't ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, buddies, goofy hero, womanizer, stupidity, dumb, couple relations, storytelling, parody, looking for sex, sexual relations, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
Brewster's Millions
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to... A task that's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lawyer, baseball, race against time, greed, homeless, rich and poor, rags to riches, money, fish out of water, chase, love and romance, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, new york yankees, manhattan, new york city ...
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System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
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 4K
Carpool
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, not serious, realistic, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, chase, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, on the road, mischievous children, crime gone awry, bus, chases and races, youth, children, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
 6.1
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Haiku Tunnel
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: workplace, office, obnoxious boss, corporate america, lawyer, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, writing, catastrophe, existentialism, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
Ali G Indahouse
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, farce, stupidity, campaign, drugs/alcohol, world politics, ambition, parody, violence, dishonesty, dumb, irreverent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
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System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
 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 ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: albania, usa, latin america, iraq, washington d.c. ...
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System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
Born in East L.A.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: immigrants, parody, culture clash, comedy of errors, interracial relations, factory, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, farce, fish out of water, romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
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 5.7
 20K
Sgt. Bilko
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: military, gambling, against the rules, military base, revenge, cons and scams, military life, dishonesty, soldier, assassin, mentor, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, greenland
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System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
 6.4
 61K
Bowfinger
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, parody, farce, filmmaking, movie business, twins, comedy of errors, paranoia, cult, celebrity culture, showbiz, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
One, Two, Three
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: clever, talky, witty, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, cold war, politics, culture clash, german, communism, iron curtain, couple relations, transformation, screwball, love affair, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, tokyo, japan ...
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System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
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Ringmaster
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, television, violence, pornography, media, revenge, society, family, disorder, suburbs, reality tv ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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Life Stinks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Plot: farce, homeless, switching roles, self discovery, greed, rags to riches, rich and poor, surveillance, social differences, fish out of water, mentor, parody ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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The Distinguished Gentleman
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, greed, political corruption, vengeance, cancer, head of state, comedy of errors, political, corruption, rise to the top, world politics, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, latin america, washington d.c.
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System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
Nothing But Trouble
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, offbeat, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, small town, nothing goes right, justice, dysfunctional family, fish out of water, anti heroes, on the run, eccentric family, family, nudity (topless - notable), false accusation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
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, clever, not serious, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: culture clash, politics, islam, actor's life, indians, sarcasm, parody, dumb, frame up, stupidity, religions or cults, lame ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
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System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
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Company Man
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, 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, semi serious, realistic, funny, surreal ...
Plot: espionage, politics, verbal byplay, screwball, government agency, cia, hidden identity, farce, secret agents, high school, celebrity culture, assassin ...
Time: 60s
Place: cuba, latin america, usa, new york
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
Fierce Creatures
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, greed, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, zoo, culture clash, cons and scams, workplace intrigue, animals, british, danger, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   42%
    User:   38%
 

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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
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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 ...
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