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In the Loop (2009)
 7.4
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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 satirical demolition of Whitehall and Washington: politically astute, hilarious and terrifyingly real.
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, satirical, witty, talky, clever, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Plot: intern, politics, new job, profanity, farce, war, workplace, state affairs, media, political unrest, satire, un, white house, politician, gay slur, fast talker, british, sarcasm, voting, moral ambiguity, foul language, manipulation, journalist, ex couple relations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., england, london, usa, europe, middle east, iraq

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and witty films with plots about satire, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, farce, nudity (full frontal - brief) and society mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like In the Loop: The Thick of It (2005), Yes, Prime Minister (1986), Canadian Bacon (1995), The French Minister (2013), The Campaign (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, government official, workplace situations, political intrigue, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: satire, politics, prime minister, british prime minister, government, power relations, staff, responsibility, workplace, state affairs, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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100%
 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 ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, political comedy, satirical ...
Plot: politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The French Minister (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: politics, un, state affairs, workplace, workplace intrigue, power relations, chief of staff, administration, rivalry, boss and employee, international relations, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, media, ambition, campaign, debate, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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36%
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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, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: presidential election, election campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, republican, head of state, satire, white house, rescue, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., nashville tennessee, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, election, patriotism, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, satire, greed, family drama, bug, leadership ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
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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, teenage life, goofy hero, journalism, workplace intrigue, farce, dishonesty, high school, investigation, friendship, white house, whistleblower ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, cia, senator, election campaign, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Political comedy about the Government (domestic and foreign policies), the president, the public's own ignorance and faults, and so forth. He also makes some hilarious detours in his own renditions of rap lyrics read out in proper, coherent ...
Style: witty, dark humor, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: democrat, artists and showbiz, state affairs, joke, stand up comedian, satire, politics, military, live audience, drugs, comedian, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, switzerland, iraq, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: politics, satire, manipulations, dishonesty, political corruption, media satire, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, state affairs, society, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In front of a live audience at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Emmy-nominated host of Real Time with Bill Maher performs an all-new hour of stand-up comedy.  ...
Style: live comedy, semi serious, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: politics, comedian, artists and showbiz, democrat, state affairs, political satire, live performance, adult humor, joke, live audience, society, liberal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ali G Indahouse (2002)
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, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, election, culture clash, parliament, prime minister, satire, rise to the top, ambition, fish out of water, farce, rapper, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, farce, disorder, state affairs, dishonesty, fish out of water, political satire, politician, satire, small town, president
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A naive girl's love for Switzerland is put to the test in this satiric comedy. Irina (Yelena Panova) is a woman from Russia who all her life has always been fascinated by Switzerland and longs to live there some day, though her notion of Swiss ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: dishonesty, prostitute, social decay, injustice, workplace, state affairs, politics, immigrants, satire, friendship, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
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Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: satire, politics, secretary, british politics, minister, politician, workplace situations, workplace, dishonesty, state affairs, manipulation, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Fierce Creatures (1997)
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, absurd, satirical, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, animals, greed, business, danger, obnoxious boss, workplace intrigue, businessman, animal, marketing, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 43K
Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: politics, vice president, political satire, mishap, administration, reporter, assistant, workplace situations, verbal byplay, media coverage, power relations, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ricky Gervais third stand-up comedy routine.
Style: humorous, cynical, live comedy, funny, talky ...
Plot: actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, society, satire, stand up comedian, celebrity, live performance, monologue, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: europe, england, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 16K
The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, discrimination, hidden identity, gender, disorder, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: media, manipulation, workplace, satire, celebrity, manipulations, cover up, campaign, power of media, celebrity culture, workplace situations, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Stark Raving Black (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blustery funnyman Lewis Black hits the stage for his Comedy Central special, which finds the comic using his wry observational humor to skewer everything from Washington politicians and the tanking economy to cellphones and getting old.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: adult humor, satire, profanity, politics, artists and showbiz, state affairs, stand up comedian, political satire, political humor, anger, comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, showbiz, couples, artists and showbiz, nosy, actor's life, nothing goes right, buddies, couple relations, disorder, rehearsal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, farce, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a small British owned island in the Caribbean is invaded and the world's most dangerous terrorist kidnaps a member of the Royal family, the countdown to World War 3 begins. If anyone can prevent the oncoming apocalypse it's the ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, biting, suspense ...
Plot: satire, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), chaos, terrorism, chaos and mayhem, politics, head of state, danger, society, state affairs, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, england, caribbean, britain, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Qualunquemente (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corrupt and sleazy entrepreneur Cetto La Qualunque comes back to Italy and "jumps into politics" lest his law-abiding opponent, Giovanni De Santis, is elected as mayor.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, farce, state affairs, silly humor, media, satire, mayor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Boss of It All (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: office, workplace, comedy of errors, boss and employee, fish out of water, dishonesty, actor's life, workplace situations, negotiation, employer employee relationship, husband wife relationship, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 195
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: humorous, offbeat, cynical, biting, suspense ...
Plot: racism, satire, farce, prodigy, workplace, fighting the system, obsessive quest, heroic mission, interracial relations, political corruption, discrimination, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, couple relations, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, satire, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to the monotonous, oppressive modern American byproduct of suburban sprawl: the urban strip-mall. Native to this environment and products of outdated pop culture are Rob (Mark Greenfield) and Manny (Coolio), the unsuccessful, unrefined and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace situations, working class, dishonesty, workplace, crimes, cons and scams, down on your luck, loser, store, sedative ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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