Movies like The Campaign

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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, realistic, absurd, idiotic, clever, ridiculous ...
Plot: politics, farce, world politics, uninhibited rivalry, political, campaign, parody, moustache, congressman, ambition, rivalry, brothers, corruption, media, sarcasm, political corruption, election campaign, political candidate, politician, pornography, state affairs, greed, disorder, election, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out funny, humorous, realistic and absurd films with plots about brutality, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, culture clash and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Crime and Sport genres. Some movies like The Campaign: Head of State (2003), Canadian Bacon (1995), Ali G Indahouse (2002), Dinner for Schmucks (2010), Butter (2011). 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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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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: politics, farce, cold war, culture clash, president, conspiracy, head of state, political conspiracy, corruption, sarcasm, political, military ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, iraq, california
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System:   82%
    User:   70%
 
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:   81%
    User:   97%
 
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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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Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, journalism, farce, buddies, kidnapping, ego clash, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudity (topless - notable), pornography, media, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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System:   75%
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Dinner for Schmucks
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until he meets Barry, a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, realistic ...
Plot: farce, comedy of errors, mouse, goofy hero, dumb, male nudity, misfit, screwball, stupidity, social misfits, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   65%
    User:   66%
 
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
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Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city
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System:   64%
    User:   74%
 
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 6.2
 19K
Butter
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: small town, contests and competitions, destiny, small town life, adoption, sarcasm, competition, ambition, pornography, blind ambition, culture clash, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   48%
 
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
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.
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, writers, filmmaking, showbiz, lame, artists and showbiz, sarcasm, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
The Brothers Solomon
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, goofy hero, dumb, stupidity, odd couple, friendship, brothers, runaway, siblings relations, misfit, family relations, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
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System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
Death at a Funeral
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Plot: farce, death, male nudity, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
 6.9
 237K
Step Brothers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, male nudity, divorce, goofy hero, farce, slacker, storytelling, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, foul language, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
Unfinished Business
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every imaginable – and unimaginable – way, including ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, melancholic ...
Plot: bullying, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, on the road, disorder, escapades, foul language, business trip, stereotypes, mentor, road trip, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, new jersey, st. louis missouri, berlin germany ...
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System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
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 4.4
 20K
Soul Plane
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, airplane, father daughter relationship, drugs/alcohol, disorder, stereotypes, gay, parody, culture clash, music, strong sexual content, lame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
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:   48%
    User:   42%
 
 7.1
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Old School
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, drinking, revenge, chase, farce, vengeance, drugs/alcohol, buddies, beer, road trip, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new york, san diego california
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System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
 6.1
 90K
Daddy's Home
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family, children, dumb, uninhibited rivalry, father, parenthood, kids and family, rival, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, culture clash, manipulation ...
Place: new orleans
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System:   47%
    User:   100%
 
 6.4
 241K
The Dictator
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, biting ...
Plot: farce, culture clash, prejudice, stupidity, world, male nudity, parody, mistaken identity, death, sarcasm, torture, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, hotshot hero, farce, drugs/alcohol, cars, pornography, storytelling, blind ambition, workplace situations, ambition, buddies, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, stupidity, racing, contests and competitions, divorce, gay, sport, competition, parody, ambition, betrayal, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, alabama
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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:   44%
    User:   44%
 
 6.3
 34K
Cedar Rapids
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A naive Midwesterner insurance salesman travels to a big-city convention in an effort to save the jobs of his co-workers.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, funny ...
Plot: hotel, drinking, friendship, drugs, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, disorder, marijuana, small town, buddies, innocence lost, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, las vegas, california, new jersey ...
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System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, parody, journalism, stupidity, workplace, cult, sexism, buddies, dumb, battle of the sexes, ego clash, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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The Foot Fist Way
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An inept taekwondo instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow taekwondo enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, not serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, buddies, adultery, sarcasm, goofy hero, school, contests and competitions, small town, friendship, infidelity, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, buddies, lame, looking for sex, stupidity, virginity, disorder, friends, friendship, writers, absurdism, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
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:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 5.8
 131K
Brüno
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: gay, culture clash, fashion, male nudity, homosexuality, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, pornography, adoption, stereotypes, fame, irreverent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, middle east, los angeles, israel ...
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
 6.2
 33K
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:   41%
    User:   42%
 

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Johnson Family Vacation
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, road trip, drugs/alcohol, mischievous children, dysfunctional family, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, lame, family life, destiny, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, missouri, cross country
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System:   40%
    User:   32%
 
School for Scoundrels
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mentor, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, school, rivalry, down on your luck, nerds, teachers and students, catastrophe, date ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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