Movies like Man with a Plan 1996

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Man with a Plan (1996)
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Man with a Plan (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fred Tuttle, faced with his father's impending hip operation and his failing farm, needs to make a six-digit salary with a fourth-grade education. So he runs for U.S. Representative from Vermont with a markedly bizarre campaign. Will he triumph over incumbent Bill Blachly?
Plot: barn, cat, journalist, politician, satire, political campaign, world's fair
Place: vermont

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, witty, realistic and not serious films with plots about satire, parody, politics, politician, media, female nudity and political satire mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Man with a Plan: Babo 73 (1964), Mastergate (1992), Trashology (2012), White House Madness (1975), Peter Cook & Co. (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Babo 73 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: The president of the United Status, who, when he isn’t at the White House— a dilapidated Victorian— conducts his top-secret affairs on a deserted beach.
Plot: satire, politics, u.s. president, usa president
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95%
 7.8
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Mastergate (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A "play on words" about a fictional political scandal concerning covert arms deals and double-dealing government operatives, satirizing the Watergate hearings of 1972-1973.
Plot: satire, theatre play, political satire, president, congressman, hearing, politician, rumor, u.s. congress, internal revenue service, politics, scandal ...
Place: washington d.c., central america
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88%
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 436
Trashology (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: College student Tracy (Laura Lee Black) has just received an assignment to write a report on her favorite film genre. In her research she discovers a book, now Tracy is taken into three interlocking tales of the unexpected. First in THE VAT, two ...
Style: anthology, gross out humor, bad taste humour, toilet humor
Plot: satire, murder
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85%
White House Madness (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Nixon Administration falls apart in a farcical manner in the time of the Watergate Scandal.
Style: political comedy, political
Plot: politics, satire, farce, u.s. president, political scandal, political satire, white house, republican, politician, checkers, dog, watergate ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Peter Cook & Co. (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A TV Special consisting of various sketches with the titular comedian and fellow comics in guest appearances.
Plot: satire, actor playing himself, joke, comedian
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Sex O'Clock News (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Director and co-writer Romano Vanderbes attempts to satirize middle America's standard news broadcasts with as many jokes about sex as possible. The featured station is KSEX and Doug Ballard and Lydia Mahan play the anchors in a broadcast where ...
Style: sexy, toilet humor
Plot: satire, newscast, news anchor, tv news, news satire, sexual humor, karate, parody, pun, hot, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Juana C. The Movie (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman from a far off province is sent to study in a prestigious Manila university. But she gets caught up in the wrong crowd and ends up becoming a high class prostitute. Her surprising skill gives her access to the most powerful figures in ...
Plot: corruption, politician, prostitute, satire, scientist, billboard
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a black dignitary of an embassy by a CIA agent and then into ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: police, politician, corruption, female nudity, tv show, television, satire, parody, media, mass media
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Up Yours (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tenants share wild times in a Hollywood apartment building.
Style: erotic, sex comedy
Plot: parody, satire, tenant, building, apartment, female nudity, apartment building, vignette, exploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts
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54%
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Running Mates (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story of longtime love finally coming to fruition, former captain of the high school football team Ed Harris meets up with his high school crush Diane Keaton years after high school. He is a successful U.S. senator running for president and ...
Plot: satire, election, scandal, campaign, political campaign, presidential campaign, senator, u.s. senator, political satire, campaigning, politics, presidential election ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Undecided: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A camera crew follows two "undecided" voters along the actual campaign trail, and no Presidential candidate - on either side of the aisle - is spared.
Plot: presidential campaign, political campaign, politics
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mike O'Donoghue's parody of "Mondo Cane" showcases curious performers, strange musicians, celebrity mutations and unusual short films, including Thomas Alva Edison's "Elephant Electrocution". In the tradition of ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, satire, showbiz, chaos and mayhem, media satire, filmmaking, disorder, laser, chaos, media, goofy hero, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Special Needs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: TV producer Warren (Isaak James) is developing his masterpiece, a reality show called "Handicaps" starring a variety of people with disabilities. Aided by Laura (Eva James), an overbearing partner with anger issues, and an ex-prison guard ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: satire, disability, blind ambition, tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, media satire, workplace, ambition, misfit, artists and showbiz, politics ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Miss Right (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: William Tepper, whose only significant credit to date was the lead role in the Jack Nicholson-directed 1972 cult film (#Drive, He Said), wrote and stars in Miss Right. He plays Terry Bartell, a U.P.I. reporter stationed in Rome. Bartell is an ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: journalist, single, girlfriend, reporter, bachelor, italian woman, female nudity, break up, dream girl, frustration, posing nude, break-up ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Who's the Caboose? (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A documentary team gets a grant to do a film on a rare fatal disease that is attacking homeless people. However, they quickly find the film too depressing. Ducking into a nightclub, they discover a young Manhattan comedienne and decide instead to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, terminal illness, nightclub, life is a bitch, film industry, documentary filmmaking, improv ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
YouTube Poop: The Movie (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 50+ YouTube Poop videos have been edited together to create a ‘very loose’ storyline in this visual mixtape. This ‘movie’ functions as both a compilation ‘best of’ as well as portraying the experience of flipping channels through ...
Plot: youtube, parody, internet, stock footage, satire
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42%
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15 from Rome (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.
Style: italian comedy, anthology
Plot: satire, beggar, old woman, priest, boxing, transvestite
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
That's Adequate (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This mockumentary about fictional movie studio Adequate Pictures boasts an interesting cast. Tony Randall hosts, and James CoCo (practically on his deathbed) stars as head of the studio. Includes parodies of everything from silent comedies to ...
Plot: satire, interview, parody, hollywood, celebrity impersonation, movie business, hitler, actress, sword fight, actor, storyteller, rise and fall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cats and Mice (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Film starring and directed by Samson Yi, also starring Jaymee Ong and Melinda Sward.
Plot: dating, cat, couples, rejection, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mouse
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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HealtH (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, satire, convention, media satire, political corruption, wedding, couples, campaign, cooking and food, sexual relations, americana, politics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Illustration (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An arrogant politician feeds his mail ego in meeting with a Russian call girl. At the same time his wife, a young hysterical star, picks a fight on set with a talk-show hostess who is in a loveless marriage with a yuppie manager who vents in therapy.
Plot: prostitute, politician, advertisement, tv show, psychiatrist, starlet, swimming pool, orchestra, soprano, social satire, yuppie, satire ...
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38%
 5.3
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Anarchy TV (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, media, rebellion, fighting the system, clergy, society, tv show, parents and children, friends, teenager, anarchy, minister ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dear Dictator (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge and hides with a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and ends up teaching the young teen how to start a revolution and overthrow the ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dictator, political conspiracy, politician, commander, head of state, mentor, escapades, satire, teenager, leader, vengeance, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Star Is Stillborn (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Frank Mancini, a driven Australian stage dad, pushes his children and long suffering girlfriend into the entertainment industry in search of his own delusional dreams of stardom.
Plot: gay, mental breakdown, deaf, porn star, boy band, satire
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Battle of Love's Return (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a series of mishaps, a young man is fired from his job for failing to deliver a package. He goes on a journey to find himself, encountering various characters including a priest and the owner of a pornographic bookstore, who are seen in black ...
Plot: camp, doctor, sergeant, vietnam war, hippie, satire, farce
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Many Happy Returns (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this satire of the I.R.S., George Segal plays an Average Joe targeted for the Audit from Hell. His bank accounts are frozen, his home and business are attached by the government, and his wife leaves him. Segal is forced to move into the house of ...
Plot: court, wife leaves husband, happy ending, police, breaking point, brother in law, hostage, satire
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, absurd, ethnic humor, funny, satirical ...
Plot: parody, satire, journalism, office, terrorism, media, danger, racism, sketch, media satire, disorder, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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35%
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Pizza Man (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When someone orders a pizza, Elmo the pizza man uncovers a government conspiracy and will stop at nothing to get his $15.23
Plot: pizza delivery boy, political satire, politics, japanese restaurant, pizza delivery, conspiracy, pizza, satire
Place: los angeles
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34%
Tig Notaro: Happy To Be Here (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Comedian Tig Notaro unleashes her inner prankster in a playful stand-up special packed with funny anecdotes, parenting confessions and more.
Plot: female director, reality, satire, theater, parenting, mother, lesbian, prank, female comedian, lesbian director
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Saugatuck Cures (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drew and his best friend Brett set out on a road trip to pose as ex-gay ministers using exuberant high jinks to scam churchgoers, all in order to raise money for his mother's experimental cancer treatment.
Plot: closeted homosexual, female impersonator, gay slur, satire, gay son, cancer, scam, brother sister relationship, priest, mother son relationship
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33%
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