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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the Tory ranks.
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious
Plot: politics, satire, manipulations, ambition, manipulation, society, political corruption, dishonesty, media, rise to the top, disorder, head of state, state affairs, media satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), blonde, female nudity, legs, see through panties, blonde woman, woman wearing a miniskirt, sexy legs, pretty legs, leggy woman, leggy chick ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, biting and suspense films with plots about satire, politics, society, state affairs, media, disorder and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer: Dead Ringers (2002), Whoops Apocalypse (1986), HealtH (1980), Open Season (1995), Amazing Grace (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, cynical, talky ...
Plot: satire, media satire, society, politics, state affairs, artists and showbiz, joke, comedy team, media, celebrity culture, disorder, british humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a small British owned island in the Caribbean is invaded and the world's most dangerous terrorist kidnaps a member of the Royal family, the countdown to World War 3 begins. If anyone can prevent the oncoming apocalypse it's the ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, danger, society, state affairs, politics, head of state, profanity, silly humor, chaos and mayhem, terrorism, island, chaos ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, england, caribbean, britain, ussr ...
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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, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, satire, convention, americana, sexual relations, media satire, campaign, couples, cooking and food, wedding, political corruption, media ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, tennessee
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Open Season (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, society, rise to the top, workplace, blind ambition, tv show, boss and employee, media satire, workplace situations, showbiz, media, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: london, australia
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Amazing Grace (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Amazing Grace is a 1974 light comedy featuring black comedienne Moms Mabley as a widow who tries to influence the local mayoral election in Baltimore, Maryland, after she discovers that a black candidate is being used by the incumbent mayor to ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspense, biting, cynical ...
Plot: racism, campaign, injustice, ambition, underdog, workplace, media, interracial relations, heroic mission, social decay, political corruption, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, baltimore
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Tanner '88 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
TV show
Story: In 1988, renegade filmmaker Robert Altman and Pulitzer Prize–winning Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their media campaign as a ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: politics, election, satire, state affairs, ambition, head of state, journalism, campaign, realism, disorder, network, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, politics, british prime minister, prime minister, government, power relations, secretary, dimwit, state affairs, dishonesty, workplace, head of state ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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The American Ruling Class (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This inventive, mildly fictionalized documentary follows noted editor Lewis Lapham as he introduces two Ivy League graduates to America's elite in an effort to examine the role of class and moneyed privilege in American democracy. With stops at ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: satire, politics, moral dilemma, social decay, rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, idealism, americana, injustice, society, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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52%
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The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A naive girl's love for Switzerland is put to the test in this satiric comedy. Irina (Yelena Panova) is a woman from Russia who all her life has always been fascinated by Switzerland and longs to live there some day, though her notion of Swiss ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, injustice, social decay, state affairs, immigrants, politics, workplace, satire, love and romance, friendship, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
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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: thought provoking, semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, scandal, presidential election, media, extramarital affair, head of state, usa president, state affairs, supportive spouse, rise to the top, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
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The Day Today (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Day Today is a surreal British parody of television current affairs programmes, broadcast in 1994, and created by the comedians Armando Iannucci and Chris Morris. It is an adaptation of the radio programme On the Hour, which was broadcast on BBC ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, journalism, media satire, sport, politically correct, anchor, cliche, politics, media, state affairs, celebrity culture, tv show ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
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49%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, rise to the top, friendship, disorder, rivalry, misfit, partners, nothing goes right, ego clash, desire for fame, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
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Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe is a British television review programme created and presented by Charlie Brooker. It is the most recent addition to Brooker's Wipe series, and the first to be broadcast in HD. The programme is an amalgam of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, suspense, clever ...
Plot: media circus, media satire, tv show, satire, archive footage, media, ratings, power of media, advertising, dark humor, society, politically correct
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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: humorous, talky, semi serious, satirical, political comedy ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, satirical, witty ...
Plot: intern, politics, new job, profanity, farce, workplace, state affairs, political unrest, media, satire, un, war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
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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.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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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, not serious, biting, suspense ...
Plot: satire, disability, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, ambition, politics, dark humor, disabled person, obstacle ...
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Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: fake doctor, couples, life is a bitch, romance, state affairs, politics, dishonesty, society, head of state, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, asia, india, europe
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45%
A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, village, countryside, small town, working class, pig, village life, social differences, ambition, society, crimes, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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44%
Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A year after Animals, Ricky Gervais comes back with his second stand up comedy tour: Politics.
Style: cynical, humorous, live comedy, concert film, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, artists and showbiz, society, political satire, social satire, stand up comedian, monologue, live performance, mistaken identity, masturbation, topical humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, africa
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43%
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First Family (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The president (Bob Newhart) and his boozing wife (Madeline Kahn) go to Africa to bargain for their abducted daughter's (Gilda Radner) return.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, parody ...
Plot: politics, looking for sex, satire, silly humor, head of state, state affairs, alcohol abuse, eccentric family, kidnapping, disorder, family life, u.s. vice president ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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43%
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Beer (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar.
Style: humorous, cynical, biting, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: bar, satire, workplace situations, media satire, buddies, media, workplace, heroes, friends, disorder, drugs/alcohol, shrewd ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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43%
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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, idiotic, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wait for Me in Heaven (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pepe Soriano plays a Madrid shopkeeper who is kidnapped by henchmen of Franco in this political comedy. After his kidnapping, he is forced to become the dictator's double for many official ceremonies. Due to his long and unexplained absence, ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, satire, kidnapping, disorder, switching roles, dishonesty, state affairs, society, hidden identity, shopkeeper, entrapment, dictator ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, madrid
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42%
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Water (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Michael Caine stars as Baxter Thwaites, the laid-back Governor of the sleepy British colony of Cascara. But when American oil drillers accidentally strike a gusher of ultra-delicious mineral water, the forgotten Caribbean out-post becomes a global ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Plot: politics, disorder, farce, dishonesty, satire, island, fish out of water, destiny, political corruption, leadership, society, political satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, government official, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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41%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, disorder, fish out of water, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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40%
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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, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: presidential election, election campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, republican, head of state, satire, white house, usa president, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., nashville tennessee, chicago illinois
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, gun, neighbor, love and romance, lifestyle, betrayal, down on your luck, unfulfillment, social decay, suburban life, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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