Movies like Man of the Year

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Man of the Year (2006)
 6.2
 34K
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 is responsible for his surprising victory.
Style: humorous, political, stylized, semi serious, sincere, realistic, satirical, funny, light, clever ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy theory, twists and turns, presidential election, comedian, world politics, adaptation, media, campaign, head of state, state affairs, love and romance, couples, against the odds, election, satire, election campaign, justice, manipulation, president, conspiracy, u.s. president, catastrophe, natural disaster, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to Man of the Year

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, entertaining and humorous films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, runaway, storytelling, culture clash and destiny mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Man of the Year: Head of State (2003), Our Brand Is Crisis (2015), Welcome to Mooseport (2004), Dave (1993), Silver City (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
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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: political, funny, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, usa president, farce, presidential election, stereotypes, state affairs, ambition, head of state, republican, fish out of water, satire, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
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100%
Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A feature film based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.
Style: political, tricky, satirical, clever, inspirational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: conspiracy, election, idealism, manipulation, business, propaganda, world politics, political campaign, presidential campaign, politician, presidential candidate, rivals ...
Time: year 2002
Place: south america, new jersey, california, latin america, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
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, political, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: small town, politics, romance, president, secret service, adaptation, love triangle, couples, state affairs, love and romance, americana, campaign ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, las vegas, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 54K
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, political, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: u.s. president, politics, political corruption, president, lookalikes, romance, conspiracy, congress, head of state, americana, state affairs, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.0
 4K
Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: thought provoking, clever, political, stylized, satirical ...
Plot: investigation, politics, murder mystery, private detective, political corruption, family, campaign, political intrigue, society, dishonesty, love affair, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 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: romantic, clever, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: politics, hotel, romance, rivalry, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, transformation, runaway, justice, childhood, twists and turns, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 85K
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: political, realistic, talky, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, journalism, cia, conspiracy, election, satire, secret service, political conspiracy, war, senator, election campaign ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., albania, latin america, middle east, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: political, cynical, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, scandal, adultery, presidential election, usa president, media, head of state, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, california, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: political, romantic, touching, witty, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: politics, romance, president, love story, fall in love, love, world politics, single father, widower, white house, liberal, republican ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 19K
Swing Vote (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Style: humorous, political, touching, satirical, light ...
Plot: politics, election, presidential election, small town, single father, idealism, political campaign, state affairs, parents and children, media, campaign, working class ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, california, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 26K
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: political, humorous, witty, thought provoking, satirical ...
Plot: politics, political satire, hip hop, political corruption, liberal, fighting the system, senator, insurance, interracial romance, election, satire, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, america, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, witty, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, sarcasm, life philosophy, destiny, twists and turns, fall in love, writers, shopping, love triangle, love affair, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 132K
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: parody, funny, humorous, political, satirical ...
Plot: congressman, politics, farce, satire, election campaign, election, mentor, political corruption, twists and turns, stereotypes, sarcasm, campaigning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: political, realistic, humorous, clever, feel good ...
Plot: greed, politics, political corruption, cancer, redemption, lobbyist, dishonesty, rise to the top, human spirit, bribery, switching roles, head of state ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., latin america, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 9K
Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, intense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: romance, stand up comedian, creativity, family, showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, friendship, performer's life, couples, redemption, writers ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 40K
License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: romantic, light, funny, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: wedding, marriage, farce, priest, love, happy ending, love and romance, nothing goes right, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, disorder, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 80K
Morning Glory (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young and devoted morning television producer is hired as an executive producer on a long-running morning show at a once-prominent but currently failing station in New York City. Eager to keep the show on air, she recruits a former news ...
Style: romantic, light, humorous, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: workaholic, journalism, work ethic, hotshot, life philosophy, showbiz, romance, twists and turns, coworker, relationship vs career, media, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 23K
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, harsh, sentimental, satirical, touching ...
Plot: air disaster, mistaken identity, chase, corruption, happy ending, rescue, unlikely hero, escapades, dishonesty, petty criminal, custody battle, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, betrayal, romance, mistress, deception, love and romance, disorder, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, ireland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, clever, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wall street, greed, stock market, romance, fall in love, business, workplace intrigue, lawyer, unlikely couple, family business, manipulation, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, rhode island, new england, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 13K
Leap of Faith (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jonas Nightengale is a fraudulent Christian faith healer who makes a living travelling around America holding revival meetings and conducting 'miracles' with the help of his friend and manager, Jane, and their entourage. One of their ...
Style: feel good, light, melancholic, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, religion, character study, preacher, loneliness, dishonesty, cons and scams, romance, small town life, male female relationship, miraculous event, magic realism ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: political, clever, humorous, feel good, visually appealing ...
Plot: politics, revolution, farce, adventure, fictitious country, impersonation, dictator, corruption, secrets, runaway, weapons, justice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, argentina, south america, paraguay, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, political, light, entertaining ...
Plot: political corruption, politics, assassination, satire, unlikely friendships, conspiracy theory, happy ending, betrayal, buddies, odd couple, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, ohio, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.3
 12K
I Love Trouble (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rival Chicago reporters Sabrina Peterson (Roberts) and Peter Brackett (Nolte) reluctantly join forces to uncover a train wreck conspiracy and bite off more than they can chew while pursuing the story and bickering along the way - and falling in ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: reporter, opposites attract, romance, journalism, love story, whistleblower, destiny, media, fall in love, love and romance, uncover truth, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Little Black Book (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Determined to learn about her boyfriend's past relationships, Stacy -- who works for a talk show -- becomes a bona fide snoop. With her colleague, Barb, Stacy gets the names of Derek's ex-lovers and interviews them, supposedly for an ...
Style: romantic, light, satirical, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, obsession, reality, stereotypes, fantasy world, life philosophy, mentor, couple relations, workplace situations, betrayal by friend, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.
Style: compassionate, sentimental, surreal, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: doctors, family, redemption, depression, life philosophy, hospital, parents and children, introspection, life is a bitch, dark humor, terminal illness, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, entertaining, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, journalism, romance, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, workplace, couple relations, media, unlikely couple, couples, women, dating ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Ides of March (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: suspense, dark, talky, political, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, campaign, lobbyist, presidential campaign, political corruption, corruption, assassination, justice, twists and turns, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, future, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, california, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 11K
The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: political, thought provoking, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: politics, election, father son relationship, idealism, political campaign, american politics, political rally, satire, u.s. senator, campaign, political corruption, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, latin america, usa, san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 24K
The Contender (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the press. As pressure mounts on Laine, she's torn between fighting ...
Style: political, thought provoking, clever, serious, sincere ...
Plot: politics, idealism, vice president, president, conspiracy, election, political intrigue, sex scandal, campaign, society, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., california, usa, virginia, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%