Movies like Running Mates 1992

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Running Mates (1992)
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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 she's an award-winning children's author. After reconnecting, they clash on political issues, but Keaton is so smitten by the smiling senator that she agrees to marry him. Unfortunately, his political adversary has compromising photos of Keaton from her sordid past. With the election clock ticking, will opposing forces steal the victory, or will love conquer all? "Running Mates" (1992) is a hilarious, good-nature political satire featuring an A-list cast.
Plot: satire, politics, politician, election, campaign, political satire, scandal, engagement, senator, presidential election, presidential campaign, presidential candidate, political candidate, election campaign, campaigning, candidate, political campaign, u.s. senator

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about politics, satire, dialogue, runaway, mentor, storytelling and election mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Running Mates: Head of State (2003), Bulworth (1998), Man of the Year (2006), White House Madness (1975), Mastergate (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
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Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: presidential election, election campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, republican, head of state, satire, white house, rescue, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
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95%
 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: witty, humorous, thought provoking, satirical, clever ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political satire, political corruption, senator, interracial romance, insurance, romance, americana, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c., united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, semi serious, sincere, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, couples, against the odds, love and romance, comedian, satire, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
White House Madness (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Nixon Administration falls apart in a farcical manner in the time of the Watergate Scandal.
Style: political comedy, political
Plot: politics, satire, farce, u.s. president, political scandal, political satire, white house, republican, politician, checkers, dog, watergate ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.7
 59
Mastergate (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A "play on words" about a fictional political scandal concerning covert arms deals and double-dealing government operatives, satirizing the Watergate hearings of 1972-1973.
Plot: satire, theatre play, political satire, president, hearing, cia, government, u.s. congress, politics, movie studio, partisan, investigation ...
Place: central america, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.7
 247
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, u.s. president, usa president
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81%
 6.1
 124K
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: humorous, satirical, funny, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, profanity, uninhibited rivalry, media, ambition, debate, campaign, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 5K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, fall in love, campaign, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, media, rivalry, romance, contests and competitions, journalism, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Liberty's Secret: The 100% All-American Musical (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The daughter of a preacher becomes the centerpiece for a conservative political campaign but finds herself falling in love with a woman.
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, politics, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, dance, lgbt, dancing, satire, jazz, lesbian kiss, scandal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 49K
Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: u.s. president, lookalikes, politics, secret service, political corruption, president, congress, coma, conspiracy, romance, head of state, white house ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, twentieth century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mild mannered film critic is dumped by his wife and his ego is crushed. His hero persona is the tough guy played by Humphrey Bogart in many of his movies and the apparition of Bogart begins showing up to give him advice. With the encouragement of ...
Style: neurotic, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, workaholic, rejection, satire, love triangle, infidelity, dating, advice, idol, date, ghost, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 36K
Black Sheep (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, political comedy, idiotic, light, feel good ...
Plot: political satire, friends, partners, parents and children, political conspiracy, political campaign, political candidate, alcohol abuse, campaign, sarcasm, hidden camera, duo ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 609
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, biting, suspense ...
Plot: campaign, politics, fighting the system, ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, democrat, political intrigue, love affair, society, head of state, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 90K
Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: jealousy, teacher, satire, high school, election, party, infidelity, teachers and students, lifestyle, teenage life, society, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, new york, washington d.c., usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 16
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 ...
Plot: politics, voting, senator, congressman, election, squad
Place: the philippines
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53%
 5.3
 1K
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: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, ambition, friends, unemployment, politics, campaign, against the odds, society, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, profanity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 27K
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, media, extramarital affair, head of state, couple relations, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, satire, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A US president (Gene Hackman) who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate (Ray Romano).
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, politics, romance, love triangle, couples, state affairs, love and romance, campaign, rivalry, underdog, contests and competitions, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, society, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family relations, satire, politics, campaign, midlife crisis, americana, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 10K
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: witty, thought provoking, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, idealism, rise to the top, americana, republican, democrat, liberal, state affairs, satire, u.s. senator ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, san diego california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, americana, ambition, rise to the top, transvestism, campaign, social differences, social decay, gender bending, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, architect, midlife crisis, farce, relationship vs career, family problems, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, love affair, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 79K
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 conspiracy, satire, presidential election, cia, political corruption, election, senator, election campaign, politics, journalism, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Bride from the North (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Popular musical comedy satirising Russian-Armenian relations, featuring Arno Babadzhanyan's hits. Artak has served his military service in the Russian countryside where he meets Valya. But Valya's mother refuses to send her only daughter ...
Plot: political satire, politics, kidnapping, satire, armenian, kiss, fall in love, fiancee, family relations, village, falling in love, singing ...
Place: soviet union, russia, caucasus, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 11K
Milk Money (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three young boys pool their money and pay V, a kindhearted prostitute, to strip for them. Afterward, she drives them home to the suburbs -- but then her car breaks down. It's just as well, though, because a mobster named Waltzer is after her, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, suburbs, matchmaking, treehouse, mob boss, father son relationship, love and romance, nothing goes right, looking for sex, friendship, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Because I Said So (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, family relations, matchmaking, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, single father, mother, verbal byplay, mother daughter relationship, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.0
 251K
Annie Hall (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, neurosis, singer, tennis, divorce, romance, jewish, love and romance, love, couple relations, couples, uptight character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s, 60s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Den enskilde medborgaren (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Insurance Director Stig Roxby is worth a hundred times more than an ordinary high school teacher. But he doesn't think that's enough, but sees himself forced to work with four other director colleagues to lift the bonus cap to be even more ...
Plot: scandal, greed, satire, evil corporation, ceo, teacher, music teacher, businessman, birthday party, board of directors, political satire, golf course ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Magic Tuche (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a groundbreaking presidential election, Jeff Tuche becomes the new President of France and moves in the Elysee with his family to govern the country.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: politics, presidential campaign, family relations, government, election, husband wife relationship, president, first lady, society, rivalry, housewife, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, witty, realistic, semi serious, political ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: president, politics, fall in love, liberal, widower, romance, democrat, republican, conservative, white house, chief of staff, senator ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%