Movies like The Campaign

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The Campaign (2012)
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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, absurd, witty, ironic, not serious, biting, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, parody, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate, disorder, campaigning, unfaithful wife, mentor, twists & turns, sarcasm, moustache, fighting the system, stereotypes, politician, political candidate, election, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, funny and absurd films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, pornography, storytelling, culture clash and brutality mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Campaign: Head of State (2003), Daddy's Home (2015), Qualunquemente (2011), The Grand (2007), Canadian Bacon (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
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, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, tv news, newsroom, stupidity, media satire, farce, parody, friendship, rivalry, bet, dog, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, future
Place: california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san diego california
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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, biting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, george w. bush, parody, americana, usa president, head of state, state affairs, leadership, artists and showbiz, society, president, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
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85%
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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, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: election campaign, presidential election, rescue, politics, bail bondsman, head of state, white house, campaign, black people, usa president, fish out of water, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois
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Daddy's Home (2015)
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, father, divorce, uninhibited rivalry, parenthood, culture clash, children, manipulation, rival, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, not serious, realistic, funny, sexy
Plot: politics, political satire, campaign, rivalry, farce, uninhibited rivalry, state affairs, media, political
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, disorder, gambler, cards, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
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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: witty, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, political corruption, dishonesty, farce, disorder, white house, head of state, culture clash, cold war, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
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, buddies, farce, journalism, ego clash, media, disorder, workplace, friends, battle of the sexes, workplace romance, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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Horrible Bosses (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, entertaining, not serious ...
Plot: obnoxious boss, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, boss and employee, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, dentist, power relations, drugs/alcohol, revenge, employer employee relationship, group of friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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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: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, greed, lobbyist, head of state, comedy of errors, rise to the top, political corruption, falling in love, bribery, cons and scams, vengeance, campaign ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, washington d.c., latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, parliament, prime minister, rapper, marijuana, hip hop, culture clash, farce, election, campaign, drugs/alcohol, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
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Get Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, harsh, clever ...
Plot: prison, false accusation, life turned upside down, training, teaching the ways of the world, prison life, dumb, misfit, fish out of water, power relations, wealth, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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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, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, farce, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
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Place: usa
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Step Brothers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: talky, cynical, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, campaign, idealism, election, realism, ambition, media, state affairs, rise to the top, americana, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Foot Fist Way (2006)
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
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, not serious, stylized, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, newsroom, misogynist, ladder, tv show in film, gang warfare, panda, parody, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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Old School (2003)
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, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, sex doll, mouth to mouth resuscitation, eviction, bribery, funeral, divorce, singer, debate, party, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
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, realistic, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, hidden identity, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, celebrity culture, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Walk of Shame (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: blonde, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, journalist, one-night stand, once in a lifetime opportunity, race against time, stereotypes, stupidity, life philosophy, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, clever, realistic ...
Plot: farce, restaurant, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, ambition, power relations, workplace, contests and competitions, chaos and mayhem, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
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, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: divorce, car race, prayer, family dinner, advertising, sport competition, farce, french, marriage, contests and competitions, sport, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
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Butter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, funny, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, small town, ambition, family relations, blind ambition, adoption, championship, mentor, creativity, dialogue, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.0
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Dirty Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An outrageous cut-rate producer, Charlie LaRue (Christopher Meloni) is about to fulfill his lifelong dream to make a movie about the most offensive, dirtiest jokes ever told.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, farce, disorder, buddies, follow your dream, ambition, media, friends, masturbation, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Onion Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Venerable newscaster Norm Archer reports the latest news in politics, health, culture and entertainment - such as an automotive recall of decapitation-inducing "Neckbelts" and a study finding that "depression hits losers ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, ethnic humor ...
Plot: parody, journalism, office, sketch, media, terrorism, danger, politics, media satire, role playing, comedy team, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
House of My Father (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scheming of a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: drug lord, parody, farce, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, disorder, organized crime, farm, drug dealing, rescue, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
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Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: clever, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: assassination attempt, politics, political satire, election campaign, political campaign, senate, filmmaking, conservative, journalism, senator, head of state, hidden truth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
School for Scoundrels (2006)
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, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: date, rivalry, mentor, farce, tennis, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, competition, traffic policeman, teaching the ways of the world, school, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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