Movies like Elvis Meets Nixon

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Elvis Meets Nixon (1997)
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Elvis Meets Nixon (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A "mockumentary" about Elvis's real-life trip to the White House to become a federal marshal under the DEA
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious, biting, offbeat
Plot: special agents, politics, white house, drug dealing, media, ambition, fighting crime, satire, head of state, government agency, artists and showbiz, state affairs, hotshot hero, performer's life, celebrity culture, drugs, elvis presley, incognito, hare krishna, profanity, drugs/alcohol
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, suspense and biting films with plots about satire, media, ambition, politics, artists and showbiz, society and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Elvis Meets Nixon: Grassroots (2012), The Night We Called It a Day (2003), Private Parts (1997), Holy Flying Circus (2011), The Battle of Mary Kay (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: ambition, satire, unemployment, politics, against the odds, society, friends, campaign, political campaign, election campaign, campaigning, underdog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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95%
Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart is a 2003 NBC TV movie starring Cybill Shepherd as Martha Stewart in which the life of Martha Stewart is outlined starting from her life in New Jersey to the scandal behind her arrest.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, suspense, biting ...
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, rise and fall, relationship vs career, tv show, celebrity culture, boss and employee, lifestyle, rising to stardom, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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67%
The Night We Called It a Day (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on the true events surrounding Frank Sinatra's tour of Australia. When Sinatra calls a local reporter a "two-bit hooker", every union in the country black-bans the star until he issues an apology.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: journalism, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, ambition, love and romance, media, prostitute, workplace, blackmail, racial slur, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, australia, los angeles, sydney australia
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61%
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Private Parts (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anti conformity, radio, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, rebelliousness, society, rise to the top, satire, media, radio dj, childhood memory ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979 ...
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Holy Flying Circus (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A fantastical re-imagining of the events of 1979, when Monty Python made Life of Brian and the debate about what is an acceptable subject for comedy was blown wide open.
Style: surreal, clever, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, religions or cults, clergy, debate, friends, society, artists and showbiz, religion, ignorance, television, blasphemy, christianity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, britain, united kingdom
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55%
The Battle of Mary Kay (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is about two companies who are battling it out for customers, Mary Kay, and one of her workers Lexi Wilcox are fighting it out with Jinger Heath. Who will win? You will have to see.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, stylized, biting ...
Plot: rivalry, makeup artist, rise to the top, lifestyle, workplace, ambition, workplace intrigue, golden years, elderly, office, business, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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55%
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: talky, cynical, biting, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, couples, friends, dishonesty, state affairs, unfulfillment, society, artists and showbiz, satire, love affair, infidelity, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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54%
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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, presidential election, scandal, usa president, media, extramarital affair, head of state, couple relations, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
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51%
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Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, actor's life, rising to stardom, workplace, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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51%
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Knife Fight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A political strategist juggling three clients questions whether or not to take the high road as the ugly side of his work begins to haunt him.
Style: cynical, witty, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: politics, ambition, political intrigue, satire, private vs public, campaign, dishonesty, society, americana, political corruption, state affairs, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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51%
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Hi, Mom! (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vietnam vet John Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwhich Village. It is in this flat that he begins to film, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the apartment across the street. His obsession with making films leads ...
Style: biting, cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: voyeurism, couples, filmmaking, opposites attract, terrorism, state affairs, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, politics, society, babies and infants, manipulation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam, asia, manhattan new york city ...
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47%
Barbarians at the Gate (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.
Style: realistic, suspense, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: wall street, satire, dinner party, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, rivalry, workplace, ambition, media, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, atlanta georgia, new york, california
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46%
The Vagina Monologues (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This controversial work, created and performed by Eve Ensler, debuted off-off-Broadway in 1996 and soon rode a wave of national acclaim. Now, the intimacy of Ensler's original show has been lovingly brought to the screen. Capturing her unique ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, suspense, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual dysfunction, society, gender, introspection, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, feminism, couples, satire, performer's life, strong female presence, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
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46%
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Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, satire, celebrity, ex wife, greed, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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45%
Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this excoriating satire of the fashion industry, Polly Maggoo is a 20-year-old Brooklyn-born fashion model in Paris, on the runway at the big shows where magazine editor Ms. Maxwell is the reigning opinion maker. The ridiculous passes for ...
Style: biting, surreal, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: fashion, satire, filmmaking, lifestyle, media, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, tv reporter, fan, magazine editor, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
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45%
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FM (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Q-SKY is the #1 radio station in Los Angeles mainly because of the music they play; running the station the way they want to, it has made them a ratings success.
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, witty ...
Plot: satire, radio, music band, rebellion, workplace, fighting the system, media, ambition, love and romance, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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43%
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Casino Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
Style: witty, semi serious, factual, satirical, intense ...
Plot: politics, cons and scams, crimes, manipulation, lobbyist, investigation, ambition, lifestyle, dishonesty, society, native americans, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california
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42%
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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: realistic, cynical, witty, intense, tense ...
Plot: americana, writer's life, giant, ambition, media, rise and fall, research, paranoia, friendship between men, flying, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, las vegas, pentagon, washington d.c., bahamas ...
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42%
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Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the rise of morals crusader Mary Whitehouse in the UK in the 1960's,
Style: thought provoking, semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: media, couple relations, couples, private vs public, ignorance, campaign, television, conservatism, campaigning, christian, husband wife relationship, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, biting, suspense ...
Plot: campaign, politics, rise to the top, ambition, fighting the system, lifestyle, love affair, political intrigue, democrat, workplace, society, head of state ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, michigan
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40%
The Second Civil War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news ...
Style: biting, cynical, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, white house, translator, terrorism, satire, illegal immigration, militia, civil war, campaign, weakness, chaos ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, middle east, usa, pakistan, san antonio texas ...
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40%
Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mother (Bill Cosby), Jugs (Raquel Welch) & Speed (Harvey Keitel) work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.
Style: humorous, suspense, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, dark humor, friends, disorder, workplace situations, partners, rivalry, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, buddies, fighting the system, underdog ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story delves into the experiences of six unknown young actors placed into the Hollywood spotlight, exposing the challenges of growing up under public scrutiny.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: teenage life, rising to stardom, tv show, ambition, showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, youth, coming of age, hollywood, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: political corruption, political conspiracy, satire, politics, presidential election, cia, election, election campaign, senator, journalism, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ...
Style: realistic, not serious, suspense, cynical, biting ...
Plot: politics, satire, manipulation, society, media, dishonesty, state affairs, rise to the top, head of state, ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
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38%
The Late Shift (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, tv show, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, media, media satire, television, comedian, talk show host, ego clash ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, year 1991
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tanner '88 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
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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: cynical, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: politics, election, satire, idealism, parents and children, americana, political conspiracy, fish out of water, self discovery, political corruption, media satire, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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38%
Once Upon a Time, Cinema (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This film was made in Iran. The protagonist looks almost like Charlie Chaplain. He is given a chance to make films for the emperor. There are many scenes of people running on and off of movie screens, and in and out of old kinetiscope projectors. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, politics, filmmaker, satire, starlet, cinematographer, couple relations, society, lifestyle, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, turn of the century
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, semi serious, suspense, cynical, biting ...
Plot: racism, injustice, campaign, head of state, politics, fighting the system, rebellion, media, obsessive quest, workplace, prodigy, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Man on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, showbiz, tv show, prank, human spirit, rising to stardom, actor's life, fighting illness, dying, celebrity culture, performer's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1985
Place: new york, usa, the philippines, memphis, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%