Movies like Vice

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Vice (2018)
 7.2
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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.
Plot: iraq war, september 11 2001, vice president, war on terror, lesbian, horse, terrorist, coming out, money, lawyer, cia, fishing, politics, torture, terrorism, sister sister relationship, alcoholic, white house, united states of america, accident, alcohol, office, doctor, twin towers, global warming ...
Time: year 1963, 2010s, year 1973, year 1976, year 1978, year 2001, year 1968 ...
Place: america, cambodia, washington d.c., wyoming, pentagon, usa, united states

Most similar movies to Vice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, interesting, humorous and talky films with plots about drinking, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, drunkenness, drink, friendship and dialogue mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Vice: The Big Short (2015), LBJ (2016), The Fighter (2010), Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975), Stronger (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
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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: tense, intellectual, suspense, realistic, interesting ...
Plot: loan, finance, money, corruption, economic crisis, bank, wall street, risk, morality, economics, analysis, expose ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, year 2007
Place: las vegas, manhattan new york city, california
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 6.5
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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.
Plot: letter, black american, tv news, american south, u.s. president, dream, urination, american flag, election, politics, reading a newspaper, newspaper ...
Time: year 1961, year 1963, year 1960, year 1964, year 1968 ...
Place: dallas texas, wyoming, georgia, texas, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 314K
The Fighter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being ...
Style: sincere, realistic, uplifting, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, sport, underdog, self destructing, boxer, addiction, title bout, black eye, shame, irish american, ex boxer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, atlantic city new jersey, new hampshire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, one man show
Plot: democrat, movie star, political candidate, hell, democracy, u.s. senator, congress, wife, husband, josef stalin, atomic bomb, vice president ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
Place: seattle washington, washington state, israel, japan, north korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Plot: car accident, drawing, alcoholic, paralysis, party, telephone, drinking, wheelchair, doctor, drink, rehabilitation, urination ...
Time: year 1972
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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50%
 7.0
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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: explosion, hospital, bombing, rehabilitation, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, investigation, physical therapy, husband wife relationship, friendship, brother brother relationship, saving a life ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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
Plot: iraq war, vietnam war, drink, eating, friendship, money, death of son, dead wife, father son relationship, friend, husband wife relationship, bar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: road movie, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, parenthood, beauty pageant, heroin, road trip, businessman, journey, teacher, singer, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new mexico, arizona, albuquerque new mexico ...
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42%
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 6.3
 44K
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: sincere, clever, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: politics, president, iraq war, americana, patriotism, election, leadership, christianity, society, drugs/alcohol, doubts and hesitations, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 60s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, texas, washington d.c., yale university, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: dark humor, humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: suicide, family business, cleaning lady, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, couple relations, crimes, ambition, new job, single parent, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, hospital, rise and fall, addiction, rising to stardom, drugs/alcohol, hopes, drug abuse, introspection, against the odds, burned alive, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: battle of the sexes, tennis, strong female character, wager, sexism, feminism, husband wife relationship, friendship, tennis player, homosexuality, women's rights, determination ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
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33%
 7.3
 31K
Beautiful Boy (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son Nic, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: drug addiction, methamphetamine, father son relationship, drug rehabilitation, photograph, swimming pool, beach, teenager, father, computer, singing in a car, little boy ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 414K
American Hustle (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: tense, intense, suspense, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: fbi, partners in crime, mayor, cons and scams, political corruption, partners, criminal heroes, deception, romancing partners, organized crime, working undercover, corruption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, stylized, cynical, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, weatherman, journalist, gay slur, new job, nervous breakdown, depression, erection, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: polyamory, lesbian, bdsm, sexual perversion, censorship, mother daughter relationship, harvard, friend, biplane, promise, world war two, drink ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1941, year 1985, year 1972 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Life So Far (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian, her daughter, her inventor husband, their ten year old son, and his older sister. Through the household comes a number of suitors ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, inventor, estate, family relations, countryside, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, master and servant, love and romance, human nature ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, clever ...
Plot: lobbyist, advertising, marketing, morality, reporter, lie, tobacco, lung cancer, capitalism, journalism, society, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., japan, vermont, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
Plot: social media, suicide attempt, obsession, mental illness, women, obsessed fan, beauty salon, credit card, batman, iphone, halloween costume, black eye ...
Place: california, usa
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28%
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, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: writer's life, loneliness, depression, artist, antisocial behavior, self discovery, rising to stardom, new job, ambition, social misfits, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio
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27%
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Metroland (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After ten years absence Toni, Chris's best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris starts to remember his carefree youth as a photographer in Paris ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, nude model, liar, midlife crisis, coming of age, lifestyle, human nature, haunted by the past, fall in love, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, france, london, europe, paris france
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26%
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Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: poet, fame, money, politics, writer's life, murder, lifestyle, society, working class, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Humboldt County (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: fish out of water, hippie, student, drug dealing, pursuit, sex, medical student, weed, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, family relations, stoners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, medical school, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, clever, thought provoking, humorous, factual ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, womanizer, deception, politician, muslim, state affairs, danger, political intrigue, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1980
Place: afghanistan, usa, texas, washington d.c., middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, presidential election, election, small town, state affairs, parents and children, father daughter relationship, media, campaign, usa president, political campaign, u.s. president ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mcdonald's restaurant, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
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Photographer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development of international photography. He has exhibited and sold his ...
Plot: vulgar language, woman in bathtub, crying, mother daughter relationship, painting, flashback, strong female character, father daughter relationship, photographer, widower, envy, plagiarism ...
Time: 1990s
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: surprise ending, inspirational, captivating, thought provoking, clever
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: supreme court, equality, female lawyer, women's rights, feminism, human rights, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, u.s. constitution, courtroom, female protagonist, marriage ...
Time: 1950s, year 1959, year 1963, year 1970
Place: usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: forgery, cat, bar, telephone, singer, song, telephone call, trust, drink, typewriter, friend, restaurant ...
Time: year 1991
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story
Style: realistic, dark humor, humorous, semi serious
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, crimes, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, unlikely criminals, hostages, confined, disorder, crime gone awry, watching television, ransom demand ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1963
Place: connecticut, paris france, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 129K
The Master (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World ...
Style: stylized, intellectual, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: drifter, right hand man, cult leader, religious cult, book, alcoholic, belief, question, popularity, ex military, temperamental, power relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, alabama, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%