Movies like Our Brand Is Crisis

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Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
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Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A feature film based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.
Style: political, clever, satirical, tricky, inspirational, harsh, light, thought provoking, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: conspiracy, election, manipulation, idealism, business, propaganda, world politics, political campaign, presidential campaign, politician, rivals, presidential candidate, debate, humiliation, sabotage, catastrophe, race, strong female lead, doctors, women, family, politics, betrayal, science, technology ...
Time: year 2002
Place: south america, california, latin america, new orleans, new jersey, bolivia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out clever, realistic, humorous and entertaining films with plots about dialogue, mentor, culture clash, catastrophe, runaway, storytelling and greed mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Our Brand Is Crisis: Swing Vote (2008), Primary Colors (1998), Man of the Year (2006), Wag the Dog (1997), The Candidate (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Swing Vote (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Style: humorous, political, touching, satirical, light ...
Plot: politics, election, presidential election, small town, single father, idealism, political campaign, state affairs, parents and children, media, campaign, working class ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, california, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
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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: political, cynical, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, scandal, adultery, presidential election, usa president, media, head of state, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, california, new hampshire
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100%
Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, political, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy theory, presidential election, twists and turns, world politics, adaptation, comedian, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: political, realistic, talky, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, journalism, cia, conspiracy, election, satire, secret service, political conspiracy, war, senator, election campaign ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., albania, latin america, middle east, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: political, thought provoking, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: politics, election, father son relationship, idealism, political campaign, american politics, political rally, satire, u.s. senator, campaign, political corruption, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, latin america, usa, san diego california, san francisco
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57%
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Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: political, witty, cynical, talky, humorous ...
Plot: political satire, election campaign, politics, satire, manipulation, political campaign, journalism, conservative, republican, senator, conspiracy, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, nicaragua
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50%
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Edtv (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fictional reality show, television, satire, fish out of water, audition, reality, life philosophy, happy ending, misfit, human nature, tv show, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, new jersey
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43%
 6.0
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Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: thought provoking, clever, political, stylized, satirical ...
Plot: investigation, politics, murder mystery, private detective, political corruption, family, campaign, political intrigue, society, dishonesty, love affair, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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41%
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Butter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.
Style: funny, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: adoption, small town, contests and competitions, rivalry, mentor, twists and turns, family relations, ambition, infidelity, social relations, championship, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, california
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39%
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Pushing Tin (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.
Style: humorous, intense, feel good, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: air traffic controller, workplace, justice, corruption, paranoia, character study, contests and competitions, ambition, competition, dishonesty, workplace situations, aviation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, political, satirical ...
Plot: congressman, politics, farce, satire, election campaign, election, mentor, political corruption, twists and turns, stereotypes, sarcasm, campaigning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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All the Rage (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.
Style: clever, melancholic, intense, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, multiple storylines, geek, prejudice, crimes of passion, mental illness, family problems, society, crumbling marriage, satire, loneliness, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Special Correspondents (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A radio journalist and his technician get in over their heads when they hatch a scheme to fake their own kidnapping during a rebel uprising in South America and hide out in New York instead.
Style: entertaining, funny, satirical, humorous, light ...
Plot: reporter, runaway, stereotypes, life philosophy, writers, conspiracy, radio, disaster, enormously long battle scene, alter ego, first contact, ethnic conflict ...
Place: latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, clever, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wall street, greed, stock market, romance, fall in love, business, workplace intrigue, lawyer, unlikely couple, family business, manipulation, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, rhode island, new england, manhattan new york city ...
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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: inspirational, talky, suspense, realistic, witty ...
Plot: stock market, business, wall street, satire, finance, ceo, economics, business and finance, entrepreneur, justice, arms dealer, marketing ...
Time: 80s
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35%
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She Hate Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, sex comedy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: workplace, investigation, lesbian, sexuality, workplace situations, couple relations, rise and fall, unemployment, false accusation, workplace intrigue, down on your luck, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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The Paper (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatchetman Alicia Clark, ...
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, newspaper, newspaper editor, husband wife relationship, workaholic, satire, paranoia, workplace, media, ambition, workplace situations, relationship vs career ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Holy Man (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.
Style: humorous, touching, satirical, intense, funny ...
Plot: guru, tv show, justice, life philosophy, religion, materialism, workplace, media, media satire, love affair, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.8
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Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: political, humorous, witty, thought provoking, satirical ...
Plot: politics, political satire, hip hop, political corruption, liberal, fighting the system, senator, insurance, interracial romance, election, satire, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, america, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Article 99 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Sturgess leads a team of compassionate doctors at a veteran's hospital. Along with Drs. Morgan, Handleman and Van Dorn, he fights to deliver adequate care to needy veterans in the face of funding cuts and a corrupt administration. ...
Style: humorous, satirical, talky, splatter, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, medical, disability, politics, psychiatrist, surgery, natural disaster, gangsters, first contact, vigilante, weapons, small town ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, kansas, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of ...
Style: political, realistic, humorous, clever, feel good ...
Plot: greed, politics, political corruption, cancer, redemption, lobbyist, dishonesty, rise to the top, human spirit, bribery, switching roles, head of state ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., latin america, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, political, factual, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: politics, casino, manipulation, gambling, twists and turns, crimes, cons and scams, corruption, investigation, ambition, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
First Monday in October (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, supreme court, judiciary, battle of the sexes, justice, legal, politics, romance, unlikely couple, fighting the system, rivalry, workplace romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.8
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Bottle Shock (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out ...
Style: feel good, light, factual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wine, vineyard, beautiful scenery, friendship, family business, ambition, escapades, intern, workplace, contests and competitions, love affair, food ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, california, paris france, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The American President (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and ...
Style: political, romantic, touching, witty, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: politics, romance, president, love story, fall in love, love, world politics, single father, widower, white house, liberal, republican ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: entertaining, witty, political, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: advertising, marketing, business, lobbyist, satire, tobacco, social satire, reporter, lung cancer, journalism, society, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., vermont, california, usa, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bustin' Loose (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country. What could possibly go wrong?
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, unusual plot structure, romantic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: bus, school, teacher, gangsters, friendship, road trip, orphan, prostitution, life & death, redemption, runaway, solitude ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
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28 Days (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is extremely resistant to taking part in any of the treatment programs ...
Style: touching, realistic, melancholic, intense, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: alcohol abuse, drug addiction, addiction, drug addict, wedding, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, going straight, siblings relations, doctors and patients, drugs, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
I'll Do Anything (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, satirical, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: satire, unsuccessful, female nudity, father daughter relationship, farce, musician, twists and turns, parallel universe, romance, greed, creativity, music business ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 25K
Mr. Mom (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack and Caroline are a couple making a decent living When Jack suddenly loses his job. They agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It's just that he's never done it before, and really doesn't ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, parenthood, fish out of water, advertising, switching roles, self discovery, parents and children, family life, fired from the job, relationship vs career, rise and fall, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%