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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: 94 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), female nudity, legs, see through panties, woman wearing a miniskirt, 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, state affairs, society, disorder, media 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.
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, talky, cynical ...
Plot: satire, media satire, artists and showbiz, politics, state affairs, society, comedy team, joke, disorder, celebrity culture, media, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, biting, suspense ...
Plot: satire, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), chaos, terrorism, chaos and mayhem, politics, head of state, danger, society, state affairs, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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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
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, media, society, ratings, disorder, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, boss and employee, media satire, ambition, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 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, cynical, biting, suspense ...
Plot: racism, satire, farce, prodigy, workplace, fighting the system, obsessive quest, heroic mission, interracial relations, political corruption, discrimination, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, baltimore
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Tanner '88 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, election, satire, self discovery, media satire, parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, realism, campaign, disorder, network ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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, not serious ...
Plot: satire, politics, prime minister, british prime minister, government, power relations, staff, responsibility, workplace, state affairs, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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59%
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: suspense, semi serious, realistic, captivating, biting ...
Plot: satire, politics, society, hidden identity, dishonesty, state affairs, switching roles, kidnapping, disorder, palace, civil war, politician ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: madrid, spain
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58%
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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, state affairs, society, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA
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, presidential election, scandal, media, extramarital affair, head of state, couple relations, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, satire, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
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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 ...
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Time: 90s
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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, political comedy, satirical ...
Plot: politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political conspiracy, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Country: USA
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Duration: 87 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 82 min.
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First Family (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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The Thick of It (2005)
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Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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My New Gun (1992)
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38%
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