Movies like Welcome Mr. President!

If you like "Welcome Mr. President!" you are looking for humorous, semi serious and captivating movies about / with politics, farce, dishonesty, disorder, state affairs, fish out of water and politician themes of Comedy genre shot in Italy.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
 6.2
 3K
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Original name: Benvenuto Presidente!
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 where he works as a precarious employee. He is an optimistic person even if his child accuse him of being a wannabe. One day, due to a mess of politicians, an amazing thing happens: Peppino is mistakenly elected President of the Italian Republic. Pulled out from his quiet life, is to play a role for which he knows he is obviously inappropriate, but his common sense and his instinctive gestures are incredibly effective, except for the etiquette, for which he is in trouble. The inflexible and fascinating Deputy Secretary General of the Presidency of the Republic, Janis Clementi, is anxious to no avail in an attempt to regulate the unpredictable actions of the President...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, farce, dishonesty, disorder, state affairs, fish out of water, politician, political satire, president, satire, small town
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Welcome Mr. President!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, politics, satire, society, state affairs and political satire mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Welcome Mr. President!: Welcome to the North (2012), Qualunquemente (2011), The Career of Nikos Dyzma (2002), Stark Raving Black (2009), The Passion (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Welcome Back Mr. President (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Peppino, a provincial librarian who became the accidental President of Italy, is now a father and has returned to a peaceful, happy life as a woodsman. That is, until his wife Janis decides to return to politics. Peppino is forced to abandon his ...
Style: satirical, funny, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Plot: politician, politics, prime minister, president, political satire, satire, presidential candidate, political campaign, humour
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, culture clash, couple relations, disorder, couples, fish out of water, social satire, postman, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, campaign, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, farce, state affairs, silly humor, media, satire, mayor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Career of Nikos Dyzma (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nikos is a master of funeral ceremonies (that's undertaker to you and me) who doesn't expect much from life. After drunkenly insulting a diplomat at a party, weird things begin to happen for Nikos. The news that a mysterious stranger ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic, biting ...
Plot: rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, state affairs, life turned upside down, disorder, overnight success, fish out of water, farce, political intrigue, career, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
italy movies
1524
captivating movies
17480
light movies
9016
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, artists and showbiz, politics, state affairs, stand up comedian, political satire, profanity, political humor, anger, comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 662
The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, celebrity culture, celebration, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, director, religion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 17K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, satirical, political comedy ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political satire, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
 345
EuroTrapped (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: AmeriQua is the story of a lazy recent graduate, Charlie (Bobby Kennedy), whose rich parents cut him off with a $5000 check and an ultimatum to start a life of independence and responsibility. Instead, he buys a plane ticket to Italy, gets robbed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, sexy
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, misfit, generosity, ultimatum, friends, social relations, student, embassy, italian restaurant, soccer, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
realistic movies
28275
president movies
568
satire movies
3465
small town movies
4855
Long Live Freedom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The elections are approaching and the largest opposition party in the country do not look good. Its leader, Enrico Oliveri can not stand the pressure and disappears. Fearing a scandal, the eminence grise of the party had brought into play the twin ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, biting ...
Plot: politics, twins, campaign, switching roles, state affairs, dishonesty, hidden identity, disorder, old love, political rally, political party, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 542
Mohamed Dubois (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arnaud Dubois may be the heir to a bank, but he prefers to call himself Mohamed. Having fallen out with his father, he turns his back on the family residence. On his travels, he meets Mustafa, who introduces him to his sister Sabrina. Having fallen ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hidden identity, social differences, fish out of water, interracial relations, disorder, society, love and romance, dishonesty, fall in love, fake identity, girlfriend, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 2K
Women Vs Men (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Anna and Piero fighting routine of a long marriage, when Piero loses his memory, Anna reconstructs his way. For its part, the concierge Rocco and his friend Michele play in a group that emulates the Beatles and face opposition from their partners. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sweet, feel good, light ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, memory loss, disorder, couples, love and romance, couple relations, music band, human nature, football, nude beach, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 20K
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, usa president, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., nashville tennessee, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wait for Me in Heaven (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pepe Soriano plays a Madrid shopkeeper who is kidnapped by henchmen of Franco in this political comedy. After his kidnapping, he is forced to become the dictator's double for many official ceremonies. Due to his long and unexplained absence, ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, satire, kidnapping, disorder, switching roles, dishonesty, state affairs, society, hidden identity, shopkeeper, entrapment, dictator ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 2K
Water (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Michael Caine stars as Baxter Thwaites, the laid-back Governor of the sleepy British colony of Cascara. But when American oil drillers accidentally strike a gusher of ultra-delicious mineral water, the forgotten Caribbean out-post becomes a global ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Plot: politics, disorder, farce, dishonesty, satire, island, fish out of water, destiny, political corruption, leadership, society, political satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace situations, friendship, workplace, supportive coworker, misfit, disorder, culture clash, social relations, couple relations, society, co worker co worker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Internship in Canada (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Guibord is an independent Member of Parliament who represents Prescott-Makadewà-Rapides-aux Outardes, a vast county in Northern Quebec. As the entire country watches, Guibord unwillingly finds himself in the awkward position of holding the decisive ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light
Plot: politics, political satire, small town, politician, journalist, husband wife relationship, democracy, fear of flying, journey shown on map, bilingualism, panic attack, tv news ...
Time: 2010s
Place: canada, haiti, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristina’s home.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, life turned upside down, hidden identity, misfit, society, culture clash, couple relations, family life, family relations, dishonesty, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, dishonesty, life turned upside down, baby, seduction, ex girlfriend, disorder, babies and infants, love and romance, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
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, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, doctors and patients, power relations, clinic, political satire, elevator, german politics, stand up comedian, voice imitation, political protest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 2K
Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, infidelity, dishonesty, adultery, adulterer, easter, breasts, undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Well Beloved One (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the homonymous work of Dias Gomes , The Well Beloved tells the story of the mayor Paraguassu Odorico, whose primary goal in his administration in the city of Sucupira is the inauguration of a cemetery. One side is supported by the sisters ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: social relations, political intrigue, politics, rivalry, small town, farce, journalism, dishonesty, media, town mayor, family relations, city
Time: 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Tutto tutto niente niente (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cetto and its city council were arrested, but in prison the conspiratorial former mayor makes no earning name as the gratitude of the powerful secretary. These decide to replace some MPs mysteriously killed precisely with Cetto and two other ...
Style: political, entertaining, humorous, idiotic, funny
Plot: politics, political satire, satire, silly humor, disorder, rivalry, police officer, police, reunion, friends, society, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Government Woman (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
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 ...
Plot: mayor, family life, parents and children, politics, life turned upside down, disorder, small town, society, state affairs, social relations, small town life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 991
Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, bookies, gambling, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 1K
Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: fake priest, mistaken identity, small town, priest, social relations, disorder, village, hidden identity, farce, prison, criminal, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Escort in love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 35 year old Alice has a husband and a son. Her life seems a beautiful dream, but it soon turns out to be a nightmare. Her husband dies in a car accident and her lawyer tells her that she is on her uppers. The only way she finds to earn money in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: unlikely couple, hidden identity, prostitute, life turned upside down, working class, couples, disorder, rich and poor, sexual humor, prostitution, male female relationship, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Love is in the Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Couple Andrea and Giulia, an outwardly successful couple, are having problems in the bedroom. When Giulia invites Max, an old friend from high school, to stay in the family home with their teenage son, some new attitudes begin to form.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, infidelity, family relations, couples, family problems, breakup, dishonesty, love and romance, sexual relations, unfulfillment, voyeurism, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, golf, politics, political intrigue, cons and scams, state affairs, ego clash, dishonesty, nothing goes right, society, couples, revolution ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, couple relations, culture clash, silly humor, meet the parents, society, village, parents and children, misfit, couples, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 56K
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, workplace, state affairs, political unrest, media, satire, un, war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., england, london, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%