Movies like My Candidate

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My Candidate (2016)
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My Candidate (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: A promising young politician who’s running for the senate. He then meets a female spin doctor who helps in orchestrating his campaign and giving him a new image. The first choice to play his leading lady is Jennylyn Mercado, since they’ve already proven that they have good chemistry together.
Plot: politics, election, squad, senator, congressman, voting
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, light and feel good films with plots about love and romance, love, politics, romance, couples, friendship and love story mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like My Candidate: Desperadas 2 (2008), Desperadas (2007), Of All the Things (2012), Can This Be Love (2005), Stars Versus Me (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Desperadas 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of Desperadas 2 is about four half-sisters - Isabella, Patricia, Stephanie, and Courtney - who have another big problems in their life. They also found out that they have another half-sister, Lugaluda.
Plot: half sister, sister, dominant woman, actor playing female role
Place: the philippines
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Desperadas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story is about four beautiful half-sisters - Isabella, Courtney, Stephanie and Patricia - who have problems in their personal life. Isabella has issues with commitment, Stephanie is having problems with her husband Richard, Courtney's ...
Plot: dog, half sister, prison, credit card fraud, womanizer, dominant woman, quartet, breast cancer, lesbian relationship, quotation, wedding, friend ...
Place: the philippines
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Of All the Things (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Muhlach plays the role of Umboy, a notary public attorney who earns a living by notarizing important documents and other papers, while Velasquez on the other hand plays the role of Berns, a professional documents fixer. Every time Berns needs the ...
Plot: female director, supreme court, marriage proposal, ex girlfriend, bureaucracy, mayor, congressman, concert, typewriter, gay best friend, salute, kiss ...
Place: the philippines
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Can This Be Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: University students Ryan and Daisy probably couldn’t be any more dissimilar, with Ryan splitting his time between his nursing studies and a part-time job and Daisy, a Korean exchange student, doing her best to blend in with an unfamiliar culture. ...
Plot: exchange student, friendship, cell phone, text messaging, typist
Place: the philippines
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Stars Versus Me (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Elena a young girl brought up by a horoscope-addicted mother to have her life dictated by signs and omens. When Elena’s mother dies in a fire, she decides to wage war on the stars by doing the exact opposite of what her daily horoscope is ...
Plot: horoscope, mother, star, stars, book, teenager
Place: the philippines
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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, campaigning, campaign, candidate, political satire, senator, election, scandal, presidential election, politician, politics, presidential campaign ...
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You to Me Are Everything (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rafael - a rich guy whose luck suddenly turned upside down after losing everything. When he needed to get his life back on track, he met Isak - the instant rich girl from the province. Rafael becomes her business adviser and uses her to become rich ...
Plot: strawberry, ferrari, red car, mansion, sports car, mortgage, bachelor, pig, mountain, landscape, inheritance
Place: the philippines
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Oh, My Girl! A Laugh Story... (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Little Opao and Biboy grew up together in an orphanage in Taal, Batangas and promised themselves to be best friends forever. As they grow older they head into separate ways; to be adopted by their respective new parents. Opao is adopted by a ...
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I.T.A.L.Y. (I Trust and Love You) (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Destiny. Is it beyond our control? Or do we make our own? These questions and other musings about the past and the future set the tone as we sail into the year's most anticipated film about love and life. Six people are brought together on a ...
Plot: love, cruise, sun
Place: the philippines, italy
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46%
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Town Whore (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Syota ng Bayan is Tanya Marquez, a bold star who quits showbiz and goes back to her hometown. Finding out that a cement factory is causing a lot of havoc in the environment and in the lives of her town mates, she challenges the incumbent of Mayor ...
Style: political drama
Plot: sex in car, actor, erotica, actress, election, politics, director, religion, defeat, sex, mayor, political candidate ...
Place: the philippines
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Unofficially Yours (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Macky Galvez is a depressed young man contemplating why he had several failed relationships. Galvez meets Ces Bricenio, a modern-day woman who is afraid of commitment.
Style: light, captivating, feel good, sincere, humorous
Plot: romance, fall in love, dating, love, couples, couple relations, opposites attract, disorder, society, friendship, fear of commitment, female director ...
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Black Maid (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Prime example of the very silly humor / sexploitation genre coming out of Italy in the 70's. A black women (Carla Brait) begins work as a maid in an apartment complex filled with wacky characters. All the men are over-the-top horndog ...
Style: sex comedy, sexploitation film
Plot: racism, politics, maid, urban setting, sexual repression, black maid, women fight, female nudity, black woman, repressed sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexploitation
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Suddenly It's Magic (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story depicts two star-crossed lovers: Marcus Hanson, a Thai superstar, and Joey Hermosa, a Filipina baker. When Marcus decides to fly to Philippines to escape from his career, he meets Joey. Even though their worlds collide, the two later fall ...
Plot: culture clash, coffee shop, photographer, media, escape, missing father, choking, actor, cake, feud, director, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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My Paranormal Romance (2011)
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Story: A girl named Merry Pascual, a typical college girl, who wants to finish her academic studies in the toughest and most respected institutions in the country, Super Hard University. Her life turned when she transferred to a boarding house owned by ...
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Place: the philippines
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At 30, Doris (Rufa Mae Quinto) can feel her biological clock ticking. For her, nothing can be worse than growing old, lonely and dying a virgin. She needs a man, and she needs one pronto! So to make her dream of walking down the aisle come true, she ...
Plot: single, breasts, cell phone, swimming pool, marriage, bartender, mobile phone, spinster, eyeglasses, bride and groom, fiancee, motorcycle ...
Place: the philippines
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When I Met U (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 134 min.
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Status: It's Complicated! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
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Duration: 129 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
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Love Me Tomorrow (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Story: A story and friendship of five wealthy and successful women Georgia, Chloe, Stella, Charley, and the newest in the group Ina. The four older women take Ina under their wing as they teach her the "rules" in their "secret" world. ...
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Place: the philippines
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: captivating, light, entertaining, romantic, sweet
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
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Place: the philippines
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Till I Met You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Señor Manuel is an elderly gentleman who falls in love with the charming Luisa, a confidence trickster posing as a rich socialite. In preparation for their upcoming wedding, Señor Manuel takes Luisa back to see his hacienda and introduces his new ...
Style: humorous, captivating
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Place: the philippines
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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, usa president, u.s. president
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Only God Sees Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Albert, a sound engineer who is chronically hesitant successively meets three charming young women who will, each in their own way, provoke and help him to get a better hold of himself.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: politics, buddies, aging, journalism, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, versailles
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Must Be... Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman develops romantic feelings for her best friend, but problems arise when another gal enters the picture.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, romantic
Plot: best friends, friends in love, romantic triangle, love and romance, love triangle, romantic relationship, in love, love story, best friend, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations ...
Place: the philippines
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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 ...
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Place: the philippines
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
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