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The French Minister (2013)
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The French Minister (2013)
Original name: Quai d'Orsay
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: legitimacy, lucidity, and efficacy. Enter Arthur Vlaminck. Hired to write the minister's speeches, Arthur must contend with the sensibilities of his boss and the dirty dealings within the Quai d'Orsay, the ministry's home.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, clever, biting, suspense
Plot: politics, un, workplace, state affairs, workplace intrigue, power relations, boss and employee, rivalry, chief of staff, administration, international relations, satire, airplane, civil war, journalist, betrayal, politician, bus, shoes, speech, school teacher, elementary school, language, minister, nobel prize winner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france

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Most similar movies to The French Minister

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about satire, workplace, politics, power relations, state affairs, society and disorder mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The French Minister: Head Office (1985), In the Loop (2009), Age of Panic (2013), The Last Days of Switzerland (1999), The Thick of It (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, power relations, rise to the top, dishonesty, workplace, cons and scams, workplace situations, workplace romance, job promotion, chaos and mayhem, media satire ...
Time: 80s
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In the Loop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, satirical, witty ...
Plot: intern, politics, new job, profanity, farce, state affairs, workplace, political unrest, media, satire, un, war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., england, london, europe, usa ...
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Age of Panic (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: May 6, 2012. Cable news reporter Laetitia is covering the French presidential elections, while Vincent, her ex-husband, demands to see their two young daughters. It's a manic Sunday in Paris: two agitated girls, a frazzled babysitter, a needy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, emotional, clever ...
Plot: politics, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, journalist, election, child custody, society, rivalry, love, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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50%
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 ...
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, injustice, social decay, state affairs, immigrants, politics, workplace, satire, love and romance, friendship, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, government official, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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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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The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, gay slur, parents and children, gender, hidden identity, disorder, cons and scams, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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21%
The Cost of Living (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Une héritière qui n'arrive pas à hériter, un radin qui ne peut rien dépenser, un petit garçon qui trouve un billet dans la rue, un restaurateur prodigue qui ne fait que donner... Tels sont, entre autres, les personnages de ce film ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: rich and poor, looking for love, satire, workplace, love and romance, romance, human nature, workplace situations, society, generosity, bankruptcy, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In front of a live audience at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Emmy-nominated host of Real Time with Bill Maher performs an all-new hour of stand-up comedy.  ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: politics, comedian, artists and showbiz, democrat, society, state affairs, live performance, political satire, adult humor, joke, live audience, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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The Cosmopolitans (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: A look at the lives and loves of a group of young ex-patriates living in Paris. Part of Amazon's Pilot Season, in which viewers, after watching the pilot episode, get to vote on which show they want to return for more episodes. "The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, city life, twentysomething life, love, failed pilot, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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40%
The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense, feel good ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, adoption, disorder, family in crisis, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Louise-Michel (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money… and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: factory worker, hitman, vengeance, unemployment, assassination attempt, partners, obnoxious boss, nothing goes right, rivalry, disorder, workplace, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: france, europe
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The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, workplace, cooking and food, power relations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, obnoxious boss, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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37%
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, farce, disorder, dishonesty, fish out of water, politician, political satire, satire, president, small town
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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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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The Stroller Strategy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Thomas Platz is suddenly made the guardian of a baby - then pretends to be its real father in order to win back Marie, the girlfriend who dumped him a year before. Stuck between staying a man-child forever, and proving he is ready to take the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, romance, renewed love, life turned upside down, dishonesty, baby, ex girlfriend, seduction, love and romance, fish out of water, babies and infants, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever have one of those nights where nothing seems to be going right? Ever have a job that made you ponder "this place would be fun if it didn't suck so much"? Welcome to food-service hell. Natalie, the waitress, is on the verge of a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, couples, workplace, betrayal, obnoxious boss, romance, boss and employee, heist, cooking and food, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love affair, friendship, family life, couple relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, workplace, husband wife relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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34%
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Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, customs officer, unsupportive coworkers, snobbism, politics, partners, society, frontier town, comedy duo, european union, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: belgium, france, europe
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34%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, fish out of water, parents and children, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, society, disorder, estrangement, communication problem, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Search for John Gissing (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Matthew Barnes is a young exec on the move up who finds himself a pawn in corporate in-fighting when he's sent to London to oversee a merger
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: satire, culture clash, workplace, rivalry, boss and employee, love and romance, couples, workplace romance, vengeance, workplace situations, couple relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, chicago illinois
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Neues aus der Anstalt (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Neues aus der Anstalt is a political cabaret program on German television station ZDF, hosted by Urban Priol and Frank-Markus Barwasser, who replaced Georg Schramm. Broadcast monthly since 2007, it usually features three guest cabaret artists in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, power relations, doctors and patients, clinic, political satire, elevator, german politics, stand up comedian, political protest, voice imitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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33%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, mistress, snobbism, disorder, nothing goes right, ambition, goofy hero, friends, guest, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Matter of Principles (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man with seemingly unwavering ethics is challenged by his new boss, who believes everyone has a price and it willing to prove it. In this Capra-esque tale no one leaves unscathed when principles and pragmatism collide.
Style: captivating, semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, workplace situations, boss and employee, couple relations, human spirit, workplace, couples, power relations, office, coercion, social relations, magazine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: desire for fame, lifestyle, musician's life, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, hopes, rock, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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32%
Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maher addresses contemporary political, social and cultural topics -- Iraq, President Bush and the so called Axis of Evil. The opinionated Maher said about Victory Begins at Home: "We've heard everything about the War on Terrorism except ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty, live comedy ...
Plot: adult humor, comedian, society, politics, joke, broadway, stand up comedian, live audience, absurd humor, parody, profanity, political satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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31%
Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Political comedy about the Government (domestic and foreign policies), the president, the public's own ignorance and faults, and so forth. He also makes some hilarious detours in his own renditions of rap lyrics read out in proper, coherent ...
Style: realistic, witty, dark humor, humorous, talky ...
Plot: democrat, artists and showbiz, state affairs, joke, stand up comedian, satire, live audience, drugs, politics, election, comedian, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iraq, switzerland, canada
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31%
I Hate My Best Friends' Kids (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A month of vacation with friends: difficult to bear the kids of his friends, especially when the methods of education differ and that some prove to be unbearable.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, friendship, sex scene, motherhood, summer vacation, sex on floor, provence, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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30%
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Carpool Guy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic. A seeming answer to his prayers comes in the form of a homeless man whom Joel pays to sit in his passenger seat so he can use ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: office, workplace, rivalry, odd couple, workplace intrigue, rich and poor, traffic jam, power relations, ambition, homeless, friendship, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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30%
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: journalism, friendship, workplace situations, best friends, love and romance, media, workplace, power relations, tv show, workplace intrigue, colleague, butler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%