Movies like Irresistible

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Irresistible (2020)
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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, political, funny, parody, humorous, ironic, satirical, absurd, feel good, surprise ending ...
Plot: election campaign, american politics, political campaign, political satire, mayor, small town, usa politics, politics, politician, debate, political candidate, campaigning, democrat, veteran, media, political corruption, farce, twists and turns, rivalry, ambition, silly humor, sarcasm, election, social satire, farmer ...
Time: year 2016, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, usa, washington d.c., new york, united states of america

Most similar movies to Irresistible

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and clever films with plots about satire, politics, storytelling, husband wife relationship, corruption, drinking alcohol and media mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Irresistible: Swing Vote (2008), The Candidate (1972), Bob Roberts (1992), Wag the Dog (1997), Thank You for Smoking (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, political, satirical, touching, light ...
Plot: politics, election, presidential election, small town, single father, idealism, political campaign, parents and children, state affairs, american football, media, campaign ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, california, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
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95%
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The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: political, thought provoking, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: politics, election, american politics, father son relationship, satire, idealism, political campaign, political rally, u.s. senator, campaign, honest, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, latin america, usa, san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.0
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Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: political, witty, cynical, talky, humorous ...
Plot: political satire, election campaign, politics, satire, manipulation, political campaign, journalism, conspiracy, republican, senator, ambition, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.1
 86K
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: political, realistic, talky, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, political corruption, journalism, satire, cia, election, secret service, political conspiracy, war, suspense, senator ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., albania, latin america, iraq, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: entertaining, political, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: advertising, business, marketing, lobbyist, social satire, satire, tobacco, reporter, lung cancer, journalism, society, politics ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., vermont, california, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 673
Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, political, biting
Plot: campaign, lifestyle, ambition, fighting the system, rise to the top, society, head of state, workplace, political intrigue, democrat, love affair, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 133K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: parody, funny, ridiculous, humorous, political ...
Plot: congressman, politics, farce, satire, election campaign, election, mentor, political corruption, twists and turns, sarcasm, stereotypes, campaigning ...
Time: 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 152K
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 ...
Style: political, serious, captivating, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: u.s. president, u.s. vice president, u.s. government, usa politics, war on terror, iraq war, politics, vice president, political campaign, al qaeda, heart attack, hospital ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 1963, 80s, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: washington d.c., cambodia, wyoming, usa, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 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: political, thought provoking, cynical, intense, witty ...
Plot: politics, scandal, adultery, satire, presidential election, usa president, media, political corruption, head of state, rise to the top, state affairs, supportive spouse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, california, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, political ...
Plot: politics, ambition, satire, friends, against the odds, campaign, society, unemployment, political campaign, election campaign, campaigning, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 27K
Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: political, humorous, witty, thought provoking, funny ...
Plot: politics, political satire, hip hop, political corruption, liberal, interracial romance, fighting the system, senator, insurance, election, satire, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 110K
Instant Family (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from ...
Style: feel good, funny, sweet, sincere, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: parenting, adoption, foster home, foster parent, adoptive father adopted son relationship, adolescence, family relations, parents and children, couples, court hearing, children, anger ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, funny, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, on the road, honest, gay, obsessive quest, family relations, escapades, nothing goes right, coming of age, parenthood, drugs ...
Time: year 2006, 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, new mexico, arizona, albuquerque new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 22K
Butter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.
Style: funny, humorous, melancholic, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 2K
Match (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Seattle couple travel to New York to interview colorful former dancer Tobi for research on a dissertation about dance. But soon, common niceties and social graces erode when the questions turn personal and the true nature of the interview is ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light, talky ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, dancer's life, couples, aging, teachers and students, homosexual, power relations, couple relations, gay, dancing, lgbt, friendship ...
Time: year 1989, year 2004, year 1991, year 1986, year 1972 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
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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: political, funny, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, usa president, presidential election, farce, stereotypes, ambition, state affairs, republican, fish out of water, head of state, satire, brother brother relationship ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 3K
Power (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, clever, political ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, cover up, manipulation, campaign, fighting the system, society, state affairs, political intrigue, legal, journalism, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 196K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: philosophical, psychological, mind bending, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: twins, twists and turns, loneliness, filmmaking, writers, mentally unstable, depression, existentialism, obsession, loser, writer's block, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, new york, new orleans, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Style: humorous, political, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
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44%
 6.0
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Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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Style: thought provoking, clever, political, stylized, satirical ...
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Time: 21st century
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42%
Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A feature film based on the documentary "Our Brand Is Crisis", which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.
Style: political, clever, tricky, satirical, inspirational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: conspiracy, manipulation, election, idealism, propaganda, business, world politics, political campaign, presidential campaign, rivals, presidential candidate, politician ...
Time: year 2002
Place: south america, new jersey, new orleans, california, latin america ...
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42%
Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: clever, realistic, political, talky, witty ...
Plot: politics, head of state, ambition, idealism, rise to the top, leadership, political unrest, political conspiracy, culture clash, political intrigue, campaign, rebellion ...
Time: year 1996, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two low-level astronomers, upon discovering that a meteor will strike the Earth in six months, go on a media tour to try to warn the world but find an unreceptive and unbelieving populace.
Style: entertaining, feel good, funny, thought provoking, apocalyptic ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: disaster, asteroid, end of the world, meteorite, space, social satire, chaos, save the world, astronaut, apocalypse, politics, natural disaster ...
Time: future, year 1994, 2020s, distant future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, north america, america, michigan ...
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, romantic, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, wedding, loss of father, friendship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, party, mother son relationship, strong female lead ...
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36%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When young loner Anna is hired as the surrogate for Matt, a single man in his 40s, the two strangers come to realize this unexpected relationship will quickly challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: couple relations, surrogate mother, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wanting a baby, relationship vs career, in love, fall in love, love story, romantic relationship, male female relationship, new love ...
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
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Being There (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: 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: political, thought provoking, philosophical, surreal, clever ...
Plot: politics, comedy of errors, lawyer, impotence, satire, president, fish out of water, innocence, secret service, television, eviction, funeral ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Support the Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Conroy is general manager at a highway-side 'sports bar with curves', Double Whammies. She nurtures and protects her employees fiercely--but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction…Double ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light
Audience: chick flick
Plot: job interview, fund raising, girl power, sexploitation, family business, waitress, husband wife relationship, attempted robbery, friendship, professor, flirting, friend ...
Time: year 2007
Place: nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 19K
Thunder Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, judge, school, police, lawyer, divorce, family relations, death of mother, friendship, child custody, funeral, love and romance ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, louisiana, austin texas, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Red Rocket (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Finding himself down and out in Los Angeles, ex porn star Mikey Saber decides to crawl back to his hometown of Texas City, Texas, where his estranged wife and mother-in-law are living. Just as this dysfunctional family seems to be making things ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, disturbing, satirical, funny ...
Plot: porn star, small town, getting home, ex husband ex wife relationship, male female relationship, lifestyle, family problems, relationship problems, ex boyfriend, seduction, satire, relationships ...
Time: year 2016, 2010s, year 2008
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: couples, family relations, couple relations, society, unfulfillment, parents and children, satire, politics, campaign, midlife crisis, americana, usa president ...
Time: year 2012, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%