Movies like Vice 2018

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Vice (2018)
 7.2
 113K
Vice (2018)
Original name: Backseat
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.
Style: captivating, realistic, humorous, psychological, cynical, based on true events
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, iraq war, war on terror, politician, intrigue, political leader, u.s. constitution, u.s. congress, money, marketing, mentor, tragic event, power, al qaeda, horse, fight, terrorist, coming out, vietnam war, high school sweetheart, lawyer, cia, fishing ...
Time: september 11 2001, 80s, 70s, year 1968, 2010s, year 1973, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, america, cambodia, wyoming, pentagon, united states

Most similar movies to Vice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, interesting, thought provoking and dramatic films with plots about mentor, storytelling, dialogue, drinking, politics, greed and corruption mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Vice: The Big Short (2015), W. (2008), Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975), LBJ (2016), Charlie Wilson's War (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 349K
The Big Short (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.
Style: intellectual, tense, suspense, realistic, interesting ...
Plot: money, financial crisis, loan, finance, wall street, economic crisis, economics, expose, bank, risk, stock market, business ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, year 1933, year 2008, year 2007
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 46K
W. (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Switzerland, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through Bush’s eventful life -- his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and ...
Style: cynical, sincere, political comedy, factual, clever ...
Plot: president, politics, americana, election, patriotism, rise to the top, parents and children, leadership, iraq war, society, head of state, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, texas, washington d.c., yale university, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political comedy, political, one man show
Plot: communism, newspaper headline, korean war, nuclear bomb, presidential campaign, politician, senate, u.s. congress, bomb, union, scandal, first lady ...
Time: 50s, year 1948, 1940s, 1950s
Place: korea, japan, minnesota, israel, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 6K
LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: political, serious, emotional, realistic, suspense
Plot: politics, kennedy assassination, husband wife relationship, vice president, civil rights, assassination, u.s. congress, president, society, motorcycle, cook, magazine cover ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1959, year 1965 ...
Place: washington d.c., texas, dallas texas, west virginia, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, clever, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, deception, politician, womanizer, muslim, law enforcement, state affairs, danger, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1980, 90s
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, texas, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: lobbyist, satire, marketing, advertising, reporter, social satire, lie, tobacco, lung cancer, capitalism, journalism, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, vermont, north carolina, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 441K
American Hustle (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.
Style: twists and turns, tense, semi serious, intense, suspense ...
Plot: cons and scams, fbi, partners in crime, mayor, political corruption, criminal heroes, partners, crimes, deception, romancing partners, organized crime, working undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 33K
Private Parts (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, touching, controversial ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: radio, radio show, lifestyle, ambition, anti conformity, rebelliousness, workplace, society, rise to the top, satire, radio dj, media ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, ambition, unemployment, campaign, society, politics, against the odds, friends, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, profanity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.4
 21K
Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, republican, conservative, republican party, american politics, ambition, state affairs, americana, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, philadelphia, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.2
 78K
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, presidential election, political corruption, satire, election, cia, senator, election campaign, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 28K
Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, campaign, vietnam war, rise and fall, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, china, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 17K
Swing Vote (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, political campaign, presidential election, election, small town, parents and children, state affairs, single father, father daughter relationship, campaign, media, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Style: based on true events, semi serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: tennis, strong female character, battle of the sexes, wager, sexism, husband wife relationship, friendship, tennis player, feminism, homosexuality, female athlete, women's rights ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this film that closely parallels his own life story, Richard Pryor plays Jo Jo Dancer, a popular stand-up comedian who has severely burned himself in a drug incident. As he lies unconscious in a hospital, his spiritual alter ego gets up and ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, hospital, rise and fall, addiction, performer's life, life is a bitch, profanity, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, burned alive, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, los angeles, ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A single mother and her slacker sister find an unexpected way to turn their lives around in the off-beat dramatic comedy. In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school the mom starts an unusual business – a biohazard ...
Style: feel good, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: cleaning lady, suicide, family business, family relations, crimes, family problems, new job, couple relations, ambition, life is a bitch, single parent, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, friendship, rivalry, misogynist, tv show in film, new job, nervous breakdown, stupidity, workplace, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.5
 163K
Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, homosexual, politician, civil rights, election, protest, mayor, politics, gay slur, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, year 1970, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Elvis Meets Nixon (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A "mockumentary" about Elvis's real-life trip to the White House to become a federal marshal under the DEA
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: performer's life, ambition, hotshot hero, government agency, state affairs, white house, drugs/alcohol, satire, profanity, special agents, media, head of state ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: feel good, road movie, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, beauty pageant, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, family relations, escapades, road trip, parenthood, suicide attempt, journey, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.9
 56K
I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: music, actor, musician, star, poet, african american, vietnam war, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, hopes, performer's life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, london, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.0
 132K
Foxcatcher (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.
Style: intense, psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: wrestling, mental illness, murder, ambition, obsession, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, power relations, destructive relationship, athlete's life, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, phoenix arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Barbarians at the Gate (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.
Style: realistic, suspense, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: wall street, satire, dinner party, rivalry, partners, rise to the top, ambition, dishonesty, fighting the system, contests and competitions, misfit, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, manhattan new york city, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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American Splendor (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.
Style: neurotic, realistic, stylized, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: writer's life, antisocial behavior, loneliness, depression, artist, self discovery, rising to stardom, lifestyle, social misfits, ambition, new job, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 50s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Last Flag Flying (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Thirty years after serving together in the Vietnam War, Larry "Doc" Shepherd, Sal Nealon and the Rev. Richard Mueller reunite for a different type of mission: to bury Doc's son, a young Marine killed in Iraq. Forgoing burial at ...
Style: road movie, touching, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: iraq war, u.s. marine, friendship, preacher, church, father son relationship, grief, vietnam war, loss of son, ex soldier, anti war, letter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.8
 1K
The Last Run (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a young accountant is devastated after discovering his inspiringly beautiful girlfriend is cheating on him, his best friend, who's engaged to a girl he doesn't love, convinces him to go on a "run" and sleep with as many ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couple relations, redemption, rebelliousness, addiction, sexual relations, one-night stand, one night stand, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 8.0
 64K
Being There (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.
Style: witty, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, political ...
Plot: comedy of errors, politics, president, secret service, white house, innocence, lawyer, businessman, fish out of water, satire, mistaken identity, professor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.2
 17K
Casino Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
Style: witty, semi serious, factual, satirical, colourful ...
Plot: politics, profanity, crime, crimes, cons and scams, manipulation, native americans, money, lifestyle, investigation, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Second Civil War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news ...
Style: cynical, biting, dark humor, futuristic, witty ...
Plot: politics, journalism, white house, translator, satire, terrorism, civil war, illegal immigration, militia, society, immigrants, betrayal ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, middle east, usa, pakistan, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.9
 39K
Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, compassionate
Plot: rehabilitation, explosion, hospital, terrorist bombing, bombing, conspiracy, friendship, saving a life, physical therapy, brother brother relationship, investigation, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, year 2014, year 2013, year 2016, 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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