Movies like Elvis & Nixon

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Elvis & Nixon (2016)
 6.4
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Elvis & Nixon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1970, a few days before Christmas, Elvis Presley showed up on the White House lawn seeking to be deputized into the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs by the President himself.
Style: humorous, factual, light, tricky, captivating, realistic, serious, funny, intellectual, enigmatic ...
Plot: u.s. president, secret service, usa president, eccentricity, singer, musician's life, art, elvis presley, white house, president, catastrophe, drugs, revenge, loneliness, hitman, writers, depression, obsession, kidnapping, politics, torture, betrayal, murder, crazy, cold war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1971
Place: usa, las vegas, washington d.c., los angeles, california, new jersey, memphis ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, talky and humorous films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, greed and pornography mostly in Comedy, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Elvis & Nixon: W. (2008), Hyde Park on Hudson (2012), Swimming with Sharks (1994), Recount (2008), Shrink (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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W. (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Switzerland, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through Bush’s eventful life -- his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and ...
Style: political, factual, cynical, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: politics, president, oil, ambition, election, americana, patriotism, rise to the top, leadership, parents and children, gulf war, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., texas, iraq, middle east, 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: parody, humorous, talky, light, funny ...
Plot: politics, patriotism, election, state affairs, white house, george w. bush, satire, topical humor, greed, president, death, paranoid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, middle east, new jersey, texas, poland ...
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61%
Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.
Style: political, factual, witty, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: president, cousin cousin relationship, king of england, queen, disability, royalty, king, state affairs, family relations, love affair, polio, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: usa, england, new jersey, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Swimming with Sharks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.
Style: cynical, entertaining, talky, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: hollywood, vengeance, humiliation, business, workplace, character study, disgruntled worker, boss, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, revenge, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, political, factual, talky, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, president, presidential election, political corruption, election, politics, justice, republican, democrat, campaign, americana, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, new jersey, california ...
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53%
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Shrink (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Style: realistic, depressing, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide, psychiatrist, mental illness, hollywood, therapist, drugs, character study, loneliness, life philosophy, widower, suicide attempt, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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50%
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Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, witty, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, dark humor, reality, family life, lifestyle, tv show, nothing goes right, society, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
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Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, dramatic ...
Plot: car, bittersweet, marketing, business, friendship, revenge, adultery, car accident, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Impostors (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, feel good, witty ...
Plot: farce, eccentricity, sarcasm, deadpan, cruise, goofy hero, hidden identity, nothing goes right, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, satire, ship ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 10K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, captivating, cynical, psychological, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, hollywood, addiction, insanity, marijuana, showbiz, buddies, friendship, love triangle, destiny, drugs, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, sexy, thought provoking, visually appealing ...
Plot: smoking, culture clash, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), transformation, fantasy world, distopia, melancholy, childhood, dysfunctional family, crime gone awry, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, sexy, witty, light, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, greed, catastrophe, brutality, crime gone awry, culture clash, alternate reality, adaptation, first contact, murder, lone hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: death, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, paris france, europe, france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
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The Hoax (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.
Style: intense, tense, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: paranoia, giant, creativity, eccentricity, writers, americana, writer's life, ambition, media, rise and fall, research, friendship between men ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, las vegas, zurich switzerland, pentagon, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Secret Honor (1984)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this speculative one-man drama, we see former President Richard Milhous Nixon alone in his study, dictating his thoughts into a tape recorder. His only company are a four-screen closed-circuit TV setup, the portraits on the walls, a bottle of ...
Style: political, talky, dramatic, intense, enigmatic ...
Plot: politics, politician, u.s. president, conspiracy, usa president, crime gone awry, dark hero, distopia, psychology, existentialism, gangsters, violent ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An account of the adventures of two sets of identical twins, badly scrambled at birth, on the eve of the French Revolution. One set is haughty and aristocratic, the other poor and somewhat dim. They find themselves involved in palace intrigues as ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, witty, factual ...
Plot: french revolution, satire, farce, twins, mistaken identity, sibling rivalry, revolution, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, chase, screwball, swashbuckler ...
Time: 18th century, 70s, georgian era
Place: france, spain, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: ironic, satirical, humorous, light, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, eccentricity, loneliness, looking for love, love and romance, pregnancy, self discovery, dark humor, brutality, fantasy world, death, adaptation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, satirical, witty ...
Plot: eccentricity, filmmaking, creativity, stereotypes, artists and showbiz, misfit, media, media satire, nothing goes right, dark humor, film producer, fictional biography ...
Time: 60s
Place: boston, nevada, england
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38%
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Cedar Rapids (2011)
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: funny, humorous, light, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: insurance, friendship, justice, dysfunctional family, adultery, adaptation, life philosophy, greed, happy ending, road trip, goofy hero, social awkwardness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, las vegas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Melvin and Howard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: humorous, sexy, cerebral, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: working class, redemption, bittersweet, christmas, desert, female nudity, adaptation, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, dark humor, depression ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, california, usa ...
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36%
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The Muse (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to ...
Style: feel good, satirical, inspirational, light, funny ...
Plot: hollywood, muse, screenwriter, writers, manipulation, family, writer's life, mentor, runaway, workplace, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, political, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, high school, politics, marijuana, farce, cheerleading, secrets, stupidity, workplace, coming of age, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, funny, stylized, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: workplace, sarcasm, adaptation, law firm, relationships, creativity, fighting the system, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace situations, fish out of water, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Michael Lynch is a notorious criminal with two wives and a flair for showmanship. He's also a huge embarrassment to the local police, who are determined to bring him down once and for all.
Style: harsh, captivating, humorous, clever, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang of thieves, crimes, family, robbery, depression, justice, adaptation, redemption, happy ending, organized crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: ireland, boston, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.
Style: cynical, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, affectionate, funny ...
Plot: native american, satire, politics, culture clash, old west, usa president, obsession, dark hero, surveillance, irreverent, loneliness, police investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: funny, talky, humorous, witty, touching ...
Plot: screwball, gangsters, jewish, mafia, eccentricity, dysfunctional family, art, female protagonist, melancholy, bittersweet, hitman, obsession ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 70s, year 1984, 80s ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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, funny, light, talky, not serious ...
Plot: farce, cooking and food, mentor, chef, boss and employee, workplace, power relations, restaurant, food, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style in this hilarious mockumentary from the people who brought ...
Style: funny, clever, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Plot: satire, small town, improv, bittersweet, chinese restaurant, corruption, city council, life philosophy, coming of age, theater, travel agent, alien contact ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: missouri, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, talky, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sexism, female empowerment, workplace, shyness, workplace situations, siblings relations, hopes, love and romance, father daughter relationship, feminism, women, eccentricity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland, los angeles, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bill Burr: I'm Sorry You Feel That Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fresh, unflinching and devastatingly honest, Bill Burr lets loose in this feature length comedy special. Burr shares his essential tips for surviving the zombie apocalypse, exposes how rom-coms ruin great sex and explains how too many childhood hugs ...
Style: unusual plot structure, funny, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: life philosophy, philosophy, culture clash, catastrophe, mentor, life & death, loneliness, violence, race issues, psychology, parenthood, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%