Movies like Vice

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Vice (2018)
 7.2
 91K
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: september 11 2001, vice president, u.s. president, iraq war, george w. bush, war on terror, lesbian, horse, terrorist, coming out, vietnam war, money, lawyer, cia, fishing, politics, torture, terrorism, sister sister relationship, alcoholic, restaurant, white house, bunker, marketing, politician ...
Time: year 2001, year 1963, 2010s, year 1976, year 1968, year 1973, year 1978 ...
Place: washington d.c., america, cambodia, pentagon, wyoming, usa, united states

Most similar movies to Vice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, interesting, dramatic and talky films with plots about drinking, friendship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, storytelling, cigarette smoking and mentor mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Vice: The Big Short (2015), Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975), LBJ (2016), The Fighter (2010), W. (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 316K
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, cerebral ...
Plot: loan, wall street, economic crisis, money, economics, finance, bank, financial crisis, morality, risk, expose, deception ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, year 2007
Place: manhattan new york city, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: republican party, head of state, husband, u.s. senator, vice president, josef stalin, wife, oval office, atomic bomb, retirement, video, winston churchill ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, minnesota, korea, chicago illinois, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 5K
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: political campaign, shooting, kennedy assassination, american history, u.s. congress, gunshot wound, demonstration, campaign, president, civil rights, tragic event, civil rights movement ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963, year 1961, year 1965, year 1964 ...
Place: wyoming, dallas texas, texas, georgia, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 319K
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, boxer, boxing, sport, underdog, self destructing, addiction, black eye, title bout, irish american, ex boxer, arrest ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new hampshire, atlantic city new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.3
 45K
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: serious, clever, realistic, cynical, sincere ...
Plot: politics, president, americana, election, patriotism, iraq war, drugs/alcohol, christianity, parents and children, rise to the top, state affairs, leadership ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 60s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, texas, washington d.c., yale university, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, alcoholics anonymous, apology, wheelchair, hallucination, boy, nurse, flashback, father son relationship ...
Time: year 1972
Place: portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 36K
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, compassionate, suspense
Plot: explosion, rehabilitation, hospital, terrorist bombing, bombing, conspiracy, physical therapy, investigation, husband wife relationship, friendship, brother brother relationship, saving a life ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, father son relationship, food, bar, husband wife relationship, drinking, drink, church, letter, black american, preacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, semi serious, feel good, witty ...
Plot: suicide, family business, cleaning lady, family problems, family relations, new job, life is a bitch, couple relations, crimes, ambition, single parent, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, parenthood, dysfunctional family, road trip, escapades, journey, suicidal, performance, suicide attempt, beauty pageant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: california, usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, cross country ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, marketing, advertising, morality, reporter, tobacco, lie, capitalism, lung cancer, journalism, society, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vermont, north carolina, japan, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 422K
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: cons and scams, fbi, partners in crime, mayor, 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 ⇓
24%
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, feminism, friendship, husband wife relationship, tennis player, homosexuality, female athlete, sport ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, politician, deception, womanizer, muslim, danger, law enforcement, political intrigue, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, 1990s
Place: afghanistan, usa, texas, jerusalem, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 264K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gunfight, bank robbery, master criminal, criminal heroes, shooting, crime, chase, organized crime, special agents, fbi, hunt down ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, illinois, romania, michigan, indiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, hospital, rise and fall, addiction, introspection, ambition, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, performer's life, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 157K
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, politics, politician, civil rights, homosexual, election, protest, mayor, homosexuality, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1977, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
My Friend Dahmer (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a young boy. During his teenage years he slowly transforms, edging closer to the serial killer he becomes.
Plot: sociopath, social outcast, divorce, high school, coming of age, homosexuality, serial killer, murder, telephone, listening to music, mother daughter relationship, drink ...
Time: year 1978, year 1991
Place: ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 3K
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, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, liar, midlife crisis, coming of age, couples, family relations, thirtysomething life, human nature, lifestyle, fall in love, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, france, london, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
22%
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexism, journalism, farce, weatherman, gay slur, journalist, new job, rivalry, friendship, dog, depression, erection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A man copes with life after an assault by constructing a miniature replica version of a World War II era town in his backyard. Adapted from the 2010 documentary "Marwencol."
Plot: fictional war, rehabilitation, mental illness, coma, prototype, fantasy life, toy soldier, toy comes to life, judge, suitcase, violence, artist ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 1954, 1960s, year 1944
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, celebrity culture, unlikely criminals, hostages, artists and showbiz, confined, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, crime gone awry, singer, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, dallas texas, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: suicide attempt, social media, borderline personality disorder, mental illness, obsession, obsessed fan, hit in the face, bicycle, waiter, violence, artist, panties ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 37K
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, sentimental, captivating, rough
Plot: drug addiction, methamphetamine, drug rehabilitation, father son relationship, stepmother stepson relationship, pursuit, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, boy, ex husband ex wife relationship, missing son, divorce ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, loneliness, depression, artist, rising to stardom, antisocial behavior, self discovery, human nature, new job, ambition, social misfits, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, bdsm, lesbian, porn, submission, sexual perversion, pornography, pregnancy, psychologist, friendship, lgbt, psychology ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1947, year 1972, year 1940 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 7K
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, love and romance, suburban life, working class, eccentric family, siblings relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, semi serious, sincere, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: fish out of water, hippie, medical student, pursuit, student, drug dealing, sex, eccentric family, disorder, human nature, misfit, counterculture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, medical school, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 12K
All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: dramatic, factual, intense, melancholic, interesting ...
Plot: politics, kennedy assassination, usa president, political, president, racism, presidential candidate, racial issues, political campaign, presidential campaign, civil rights movement, activism ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, texas, america, vietnam, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%