Movies like Vice

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Vice (2018)
 7.2
 138K
Vice (2018)
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, satirical, political drama, based on true events
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, war on terror, iraq war, politician, intrigue, political leader, u.s. constitution, u.s. congress, money, marketing, mentor, tragic event, power, politics, al qaeda, u.s. vice president, usa politics, horse, fight, terrorist, coming out, vietnam war, high school sweetheart ...
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, dramatic and suspense films with plots about politics, storytelling, mentor, drinking alcohol, corruption, dialogue and greed mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Vice: The Big Short (2015), Thank You for Smoking (2005), American Hustle (2013), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Irresistible (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: intellectual, tense, realistic, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: financial crisis, business, money, finance, wall street, economic crisis, stock market, loan, economics, bank, analysis, financier ...
Time: 2000s, year 2007, year 1933, year 2008, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, las vegas, california
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90%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, cynical, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, rivalry, friendship, new job, nervous breakdown, stupidity, workplace, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, career ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, business, marketing, advertising, social satire, capitalism, tobacco, reporter, lie, lung cancer, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, los angeles, north carolina, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
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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, partners in crime, fbi, mayor, crimes, political corruption, partners, criminal heroes, 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 ⇓
100%
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, realistic, motivational, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, money, corruption, business, success, dark humor, greed, stock broker, corporate crimes, rags to riches, deception, wall street ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, big ben london, geneva switzerland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 17K
Irresistible (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Democratic political consultant helps a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small, conservative Wisconsin town.
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, political, parody, absurd ...
Plot: mayor, election campaign, small town, political satire, usa politics, election, politics, debate, media, political corruption, veteran, democrat ...
Time: contemporary, year 2016
Place: usa, wisconsin, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, one man show, political comedy
Plot: labor, u.s. senator, conference, political campaign, president, democracy, presidential campaign, vice president, political candidate, power, atomic bomb, korean war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948, 50s
Place: seattle, hiroshima japan, washington d.c., israel, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, deception, politician, womanizer, congressman, muslim, political intrigue, state affairs, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1980
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, texas, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.5
 7K
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, suspense, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, husband wife relationship, vice president, civil rights, assassination, u.s. congress, president, society, usa president, american history, congress ...
Time: year 1960, 60s, year 1963, year 1968, year 1965 ...
Place: washington d.c., texas, wyoming, west virginia, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 22K
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, conservative, republican, republican party, american politics, state affairs, ambition, americana, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, pennsylvania, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: ambition, satire, unemployment, politics, against the odds, society, friends, campaign, political campaign, election campaign, campaigning, underdog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 18K
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, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 82K
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 corruption, political conspiracy, politics, satire, presidential election, cia, election, election campaign, senator, journalism, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Shortly after World War II, Preston Tucker is a dynamic engineer and an enthusiastic showman who envisions the car of the future. Against mighty odds he manages to build a fleet of them - only to have his factory shut down by ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: fighting the system, underdog, americana, designer, obsessive quest, dishonesty, state affairs, ambition, courtroom drama, corruption, visionary, police investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, future, post world war two, 50s
Place: usa, detroit, chicago illinois, washington d.c., california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 36K
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, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anti conformity, radio, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, rebelliousness, society, rise to the top, satire, media, radio dj, childhood memory ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 60s ...
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 30K
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, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: political corruption, vietnam war, politics, government, campaign, rise and fall, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, brother brother relationship, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: washington d.c., china, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 3K
Warm Springs (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.
Style: uplifting, realistic, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: politics, ambition, rise and fall, society, rebellion, fighting the system, human spirit, hopes, life is a bitch, introspection, disability, president ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa, florida, washington d.c., new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 170K
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, protest, discrimination, gay slur, homosexual, male homosexuality, politician, politics, civil rights, election, homosexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1977, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, florida, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: celebrity culture, politics, fighting crime, hotshot hero, head of state, government agency, ambition, state affairs, media, artists and showbiz, special agents, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
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23%
 6.2
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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, intense ...
Plot: politics, cons and scams, crimes, manipulation, native americans, lobbyist, investigation, ambition, lifestyle, dishonesty, society, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 71K
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, innocence, lawyer, white house, secret service, businessman, fish out of water, satire, stupidity, professor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, humorous, semi serious, witty, emotional ...
Plot: cleaning lady, family business, suicide, family relations, dark humor, crimes, family problems, new job, life is a bitch, ambition, couple relations, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: biting, cynical, humorous, witty, futuristic ...
Plot: journalism, politics, white house, translator, terrorism, satire, militia, illegal immigration, civil war, manipulation, campaign, weakness ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, middle east, usa, pakistan, washington d.c. ...
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22%
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 6.9
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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: serious, realistic, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: actor, music, poet, african american, vietnam war, musician, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, musician's life, performer's life, fame ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, year 1968 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
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Blaze (1989)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with young stripper Blaze Starr. When Earl and Blaze move in together, ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, political, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, stripper, opposites attract, forbidden love, governor, civil rights, state affairs, media, love and romance, romance, society, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, latin america, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, hospital, rise and fall, addiction, graphic violence, rising to stardom, life is a bitch, ambition, performer's life, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, ohio, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 16K
The Hoax (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.
Style: realistic, cynical, witty, intense, tense ...
Plot: writer's life, americana, giant, ambition, media, rise and fall, research, paranoia, friendship between men, flying, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, las vegas, pentagon, bahamas, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, rivalry, workplace, ambition, media, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 29K
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, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: politics, scandal, presidential election, media, extramarital affair, head of state, usa president, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, thought provoking, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: iraq war, u.s. marine, friendship, church, father son relationship, grief, preacher, vietnam war, loss of son, ex soldier, anti war, death of son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%