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Dave (1993)
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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 official luncheon, the Secret Service hires Dave to stand in for him. Unfortunately, Mitchell suffers a severe stroke whilst having sex with one of his aides, and Dave finds himself stuck in the role indefinitely. The corrupt and manipulative Chief of Staff, Bob Alexander, plans to use Dave to elevate himself to the White House - but unfortunately, he doesn't count on Dave enjoying himself in office, using his luck to make the country a better place, and falling in love with the beautiful First Lady...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, sweet, clever, political, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: u.s. president, political corruption, president, lookalikes, politics, secret service, congress, coma, conspiracy, romance, head of state, white house, americana, state affairs, love and romance, couples, love affair, fish out of water, liberal, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, government corruption, tour guide, chief of staff, usa president ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about dialogue, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, runaway, storytelling and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Dave: The American President (1995), The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996), Head of State (2003), Moon Over Parador (1988), Dick (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The American President (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: touching, witty, realistic, semi serious, political ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: president, politics, fall in love, liberal, widower, romance, white house, republican, conservative, democrat, senator, chief of staff ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, veterinarian, mistaken identity, model, romance, radio, love and romance, disorder, comedy of errors, love triangle, friendship, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, election campaign, usa president, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, head of state, republican, satire, white house, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Moon Over Parador (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack's acting skills ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: fictitious country, politics, impersonation, dictator, adventure, graphic violence, disorder, dishonesty, head of state, society, switching roles, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, paraguay, south america, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, France
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, goofy hero, teenage life, journalism, workplace intrigue, farce, dishonesty, high school, investigation, friendship, white house, whistleblower ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Soapdish (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Celeste Talbert is the star of the long-running soap opera "The Sun Also Sets." With the show's ratings down, Celeste's ruthlessly ambitious co-star, Montana Moorehead, and the show's arrogant producer, David Seton Barnes, ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, television, mistaken identity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, disorder, media satire, celebrity culture, showbiz, farce, mother daughter relationship, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A US president (Gene Hackman) who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate (Ray Romano).
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, politics, romance, couples, love triangle, state affairs, love and romance, campaign, americana, contests and competitions, underdog, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england, las vegas
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100%
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Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, couples, family problems, friends, unlikely couple, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bulworth (1998)
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: witty, humorous, thought provoking, satirical, clever ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political satire, political corruption, senator, interracial romance, insurance, americana, romance, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., south central los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
29%
 5.9
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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 ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, satirical, witty ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political satire, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, nothing goes right, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 5K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, rivalry, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, media, campaign, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, workplace, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, lobbyist, love and romance, society, fall in love, journalism, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The MatchMaker (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: election campaign, small town life, irish, romance, small town, culture clash, politics, love and romance, opposites attract, society, nothing goes right, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, boston, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, assassination attempt, assassination, buddies, odd couple, disorder, white house, head of state, state affairs, goofy hero, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., west virginia, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
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Conventioneers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the 2004 Republican Nation Convention, love blooms between a Republican delegate and a Democrat protesting the event.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, democrat, politics, introspection, idealism, love affair, moral dilemma, friendship, fall in love, americana, campaign, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, connecticut, texas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, couples, politics, romance, society, high society, dishonesty, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love story, unlikely friendships, irish ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, love triangle, love affair, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, neighbor, romance, dog, buddies, opposites attract, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, looking for love, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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I.Q. (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mechanic, mathematics, romance, family relations, couples, opposites attract, fall in love, parents and children, buddies, dishonesty, hidden identity, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, future
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 83K
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 corruption, political conspiracy, satire, politics, presidential election, cia, election, election campaign, senator, journalism, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 5K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 22K
Hero (1992)
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: air disaster, mistaken identity, rescue, chase, escapades, dishonesty, petty criminal, couple relations, rivalry, love and romance, custody battle, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Chasing Liberty (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The President's daughter, unable to experience life like a normal 18 year-old, escapes from her entourage of Secret Service agents while traveling in Europe. She falls in love with a handsome British stranger, who also happens to be working ...
Style: sweet, feel good, romantic, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: travel, youth, white house, love and romance, secret identity, secret agents, president, overprotective father, dishonesty, working undercover, fall in love, usa president ...
Time: contemporary
Place: prague, europe, italy, washington d.c., berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.2
 11K
Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dentist, nurse, romance, love and romance, cons and scams, love triangle, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love, honest, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, love and romance, showbiz, dishonesty, mistaken identity, social differences, comedy of errors, bus, actress, writers, aspiring writer ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, clever, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, terminal illness, greed, political corruption, human spirit, dishonesty, rise to the top, fall in love, comedy of errors, cons and scams, switching roles ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, florida, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 1K
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, filmmaking, hidden identity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, disorder, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Napoleon, exiled, devises a plan to retake the throne. He'll swap places with commoner Eugene Lenormand, sneak into Paris, then Lenormand will reveal himself and Napoleon will regain his throne. Things don't go at all well; first, the ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, hidden identity, fall in love, disorder, lookalikes, emperor, conspiracy, romance, social differences, society, exile, mistaken identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.4
 16K
King Ralph (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, family relations, king, royal family, fall in love, rise to the top, head of state, goofy hero, princess, cons and scams, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: england, las vegas, buckingham palace, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%