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And the Winner Is... (2009)
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And the Winner Is... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy - The hypocrisy lurking behind politics and small-town life is revealed in this sharp, hilarious satire that finds Centerville shaking up its mayoral election by forcing the candidates to participate in an "Election Pageant." Seven eccentric, competitive locals run for office despite their many flaws, and during the pageant, show off their skills at baby kissing, photo ops, handshaking and other skills needed by a savvy politician. - Jerry Springer, Kevin McClatchy, Doug Kusak
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic, topical humor
Plot: politics, satire, americana, ambition, rise to the top, contests and competitions, transvestism, gender bending, social differences, campaign, society, lifestyle, rivalry, social decay, small town, election, mayor, political scandal, beauty pageant, gangsters, plague, singleness, hotshot hero, blind ambition, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about ambition, society, contests and competitions, rivalry, satire, small town and politics mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like And the Winner Is...: The American Ruling Class (2005), The Love Guide (2011), The Makeover (2013), The Cookout (2004), The Watermelon Heist (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, reality tv, life turned upside down, manipulation, manipulations, culture clash, family in crisis, tv show, ambition, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, hopes, disorder, social differences, fish out of water, misfit, congress, campaign, couples, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
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73%
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The Cookout (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, biting ...
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, social differences, family gatherings, family life, chaos and mayhem, sport team, disorder, family relations, social relations, society, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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73%
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The Watermelon Heist (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: To make money fast the Browns come up with a plan to win a contest for "Watermelon Juice Afro Sheen," awarding $10,000 to whoever can find the juiciest, sweetest watermelon in the country.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, realistic
Plot: watermelon, rivalry, ambition, silly humor, crimes, rise and fall, disorder, society, underdog, heist, downfall, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: america, usa
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Hitting the Nuts (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitting the Nuts is the 'true' story of the 2009 Scott County, Indiana Poker Championship as told by those who were there. This mockumentary follows the town preacher, busty waitress, lovable redneck dad, portly returning champion and a ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, ambition, gambling, parents and children, sport team, contests and competitions, clergy, society, racism, small town, underdog, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
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Qualunquemente (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corrupt and sleazy entrepreneur Cetto La Qualunque comes back to Italy and "jumps into politics" lest his law-abiding opponent, Giovanni De Santis, is elected as mayor.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, campaign, farce, state affairs, silly humor, media, satire, mayor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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Cold Turkey (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, satire, cigarette smoking, social relations, farce, media satire, small town life, americana, disorder, silly humor, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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White T (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rapping twins Herbert (Jerod Mixon) and Henry (Jamal Mixon) get a shot at stardom when they purchase a prize-winning T-shirt that lands them a chance to perform alongside a hip-hop legend, but they find their dreams going up in flames when their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: ambition, rivalry, twins, society, hip hop, contests and competitions, social misfits, adventurer, comedy duo, urban setting, performance, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, southern california, california
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62%
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Dan for Mayor (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Dan for Mayor is a Canadian television sitcom starring Fred Ewanuick that debuted on March 1, 2010 on CTV and The Comedy Network. It premiered the same night as Hiccups, a show created by Corner Gas star Brent Butt that also features fellow Corner ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, small town, slacker, campaign, satire, friends, social relations, lifestyle, mayor, rivalry, friendship, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Closing Escrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three quirky families seeking to buy their next home collide when trying to purchase the same property. The bidding war tests the limits of their marriages and the resolve of their agents.
Style: humorous, cynical, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, eccentric family, ambition, social relations, family relations, satire, real estate, couples, marriage, contests and competitions, dead animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%
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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, biting, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: racism, farce, satire, campaign, injustice, ambition, underdog, heroic mission, interracial relations, political corruption, discrimination, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Super Sucker (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two door to door vaccuum cleaner salesmen hilariously compete against each other.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, light, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, against the odds, ambition, workplace, farce, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, boss and employee, uninhibited rivalry, workplace romance, silly humor ...
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59%
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 33
Win Win (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Swiss mayor and a Chinese watchmaker living in the Jura decide to organize the semi-finals of Miss China in Switzerland.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, suspense, biting
Plot: ambition, society, campaign, culture clash, contests and competitions, beauty pageant, interracial friendship, chinese, disorder, interracial relations, media, mayor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland
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58%
An Everlasting Piece (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Colin (Barry McEvoy) is a Catholic and George (Brian O'Byrne) is a poetry-loving Protestant. In Belfast in the 1980s, they could have been enemies, but instead they became business partners. After persuading a mad wig salesman, known as the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, ambition, society, rivalry, politics, religions or cults, ira, baldness, unlikely friendships, wig, friends, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Stark Raving Black (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blustery funnyman Lewis Black hits the stage for his Comedy Central special, which finds the comic using his wry observational humor to skewer everything from Washington politicians and the tanking economy to cellphones and getting old.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: adult humor, satire, state affairs, politics, artists and showbiz, stand up comedian, political satire, anger, political humor, profanity, comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit
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56%
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Stuntmen (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.
Style: rough, realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Plot: stuntman, rivalry, actor's life, contests and competitions, hollywood, filmmaking, rise to the top, ambition, artists and showbiz, downfall, showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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54%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Plot: campaign, politics, fighting the system, ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, democrat, political intrigue, love affair, head of state, workplace, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., michigan, usa
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52%
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, contests and competitions, youth, parents and children, small town, couple relations, family relations, couples, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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52%
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Bait Shop (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Its Barbershop for Rednecks. Bill is a bait shop owner who has to make a balloon payment of $15,000 or else the bank will close his shop. Unable to make the payment from the proceeds of the shop, Bill must compete in the annual Bass Tournament, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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51%
Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, youth, couples, high school, rivalry, birthday party, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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50%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
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48%
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46%
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45%
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44%
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Story: Xate is an ordinary woman from Midyat with eight children in tow. The only thing that sets her apart is her husband's job as Mayor of Midyat. Until, that is, an extraordinary day changes her life - and the lives of everyone else in Midyat. For ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
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