Advertising movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant advertising movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, clever, talky, semi serious and feel good films and TV shows about / with advertising, couples, adaptation, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, greed, catastrophe, runaway and life philosophy plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as advertising: 99 francs (2007), Mad Men (2007), The Crazy Ones (2013), They Live (1988), Thank You for Smoking (2005), Lost in Translation (2003), The Joneses (2009), Tiger & Bunny (2011), Trust Me (2009), A Shock to the System (1990).

List of advertising movies

 7.3
 18K
99 francs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Octave is the master of the universe. Octave exercises the profession of copywriter. Today he decides what you will want tomorrow. For him, “man is a product like everything else.” Octave works for the world’s largest advertising agency, Ross ...
Style: psychedelic, humorous, satirical, absurd, clever ...
Plot: advertising, drug abuse, fighting the system, womanizer, advertising agency, lifestyle, corporate world, advertising executive, behavior control, society, layoff, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, miami
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 8.6
 198K
Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, family problems, womanizer, advertising agency, cigarette smoking, advertising, boss, ambition, career, americana, workplace intrigue, boss and employee ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.1
 12K
The Crazy Ones (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Crazy Ones is an American situation comedy series created by David E. Kelley that stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The single-camera project premiered on CBS on September 26, 2013, as part of the 2013–14 American television ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: advertising, advertising agency, parents and children, campaign, media, office, workplace, workplace situations, longing, family problems, disorder, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.3
 106K
They Live (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No ...
Style: cult film, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: alien invasion, distopia, conspiracy, advertising, anti conformity, evil alien, interspecies sex, alien, good versus evil, heroes, drifter, mind control ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles
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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: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, biting ...
Plot: lobbyist, satire, marketing, advertising, reporter, social satire, lie, tobacco, lung cancer, capitalism, journalism, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, los angeles, north carolina, japan ...
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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan, a midwestern housewife who managed to rescue her family from debt by entering contests for ad slogans sponsored by consumer product companies.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: optimism, underdog, advertising, americana, prize, small town, eviction, mortgage, ambition, family problems, contests and competitions, large family ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, culture clash, actor, couple relations, dull life, photographer, marriage, advertising, friendship, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan, yale university
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 6.5
 38K
The Joneses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, satirical, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: materialism, advertising, gadget, double life, american dream, false identity, pretense, gain trust, dishonesty, hidden identity, lifestyle, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 676
Tiger & Bunny (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: Tiger & Bunny is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Sunrise under the direction of Keiichi Satou. The screenplay was written by Masafumi Nishida, with original character design by Masakazu Katsura. The series began its ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: superhero, advertising, fighting crime, good versus evil, rivalry, tv show, media, rookie, supernatural, danger, save the day, partners ...
Time: future
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 7.2
 1K
Trust Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series revolves around Rothman, Greene, and Moore, a fictional advertising firm. The storylines center on the difficulties of securing accounts and the characters' personal lives.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: workplace, advertising, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, friendship, partners, advertising agency, boss and employee, workaholic, promotion, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.
Style: humorous, surreal, talky, enigmatic, cynical ...
Plot: advertising, advertising agency, nervous breakdown, introspection, mental illness, satire, psychiatrist, anxiety, farce, advertising executive, workplace, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: russia, jerusalem, paris france
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A Shock to the System (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, advertising, crimes, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, rise to the top, unlikely criminals, frame up, midlife crisis, boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
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 5.8
 11K
Melrose Place (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that aired on Fox from July 8, 1992, to May 24, 1999 for seven seasons. It follows the lives of a group of young adults living in a brownstone apartment complex on Melrose Place, in Los Angeles, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, sexual
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, advertising, manipulation, intrigue, friends, love affair, couple relations, neighbor, self fulfillment, uninhibited rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, beverly hills
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In Good Company (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, boss, advertising, workplace, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, rivalry, parents and children, boyfriend, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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 7.5
 63K
Quiz Show (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: cheating, investigation, moral dilemma, manipulation, tv show, contests and competitions, media, fame, advertising, ethics, prejudice, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, boston
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 5.9
 13K
The Stuff (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Weird yummy goo erupts from the earth and is discovered by a couple of miners. They taste it and decide to market it because it tastes so good. The American public literally eats up the new dessert sensation now known as the Stuff but, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, satirical, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, addiction, secret, advertising, campaign, rivalry, deadly, discovery, chaos and mayhem, brain, investigation, eating ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 5.5
 17K
The Ex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his lawyer wife, Sofia, becomes pregnant, chronic underachiever Tom Reilly must take a job at his father-in-law's advertising firm. Tom has to adjust to the demands of a very high-powered job, and he finds himself in an increasingly ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, intense, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, couples, romance, goofy hero, advertising, uninhibited rivalry, nothing goes right, disability, cook, new job, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
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 7.4
 23K
No (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition ...
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: campaign, political conspiracy, oppression, advertising agency, fighting the system, dictatorship, idealism, democracy, rebellion, against the odds, underdog, protest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de chile, south america
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The Good Night (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gary, a musician, is trapped in an unhappy relationship with his live-in lover, Dora. He becomes enthralled with a beautiful seductress who enters his dreams, and tries to control his dream-state so he can spend more and more time with her. When ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, dream, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, thirtysomething life, couples, advertising, musician's life, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new york, usa, london, new jersey
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Ned and Stacey (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A self-centered ad exec and a liberal journalist enter into a marriage of convenience. He's trying to boost his business image; she likes his apartment.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage of convenience, disorder, promotion, odd couple, love and romance, lifestyle, initially antagonists, couple relations, advertising, arranged marriage, married couple, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 6.8
 4K
Generation P (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A chronicle of Russia's transition from communism to capitalism.
Style: surreal, clever, thought provoking, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Plot: lsd, manipulation, conspiracy, magic mushroom, rise to the top, ambition, secret society, advertising, murder, satire, subconscious, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia
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With Love, Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Advertising execs Melanie Welsh and Donovan Goodwin disagree on a cellphone Christmas commercial they’re pitching. He says his sleek design will win over the client but she knows it lacks holiday spirit.
Style: romantic, feel good, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, advertising, christmas present, relationship vs career, transformation, fall in love, opposites attract, christmas spirit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, christmas movie, tradition ...
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Thirtysomething (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford Falls Company, and aired on ABC. It premiered in ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: yuppie, friendship, family relations, advertising, parenthood, social relations, lifestyle, human nature, couples, family life, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
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Bosom Buddies (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson. It ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, advertising agency, hotel, workplace romance, showbiz, friendship, physical appearance, dishonesty, couples, workplace, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Lover Come Back (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, ...
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: advertising, battle of the sexes, rivalry, screwball, romance, workplace, satire, unlikely couple, uninhibited rivalry, opposites attract, couples, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, canada, tokyo ...
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Who's the Boss? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Who's the Boss? is an American sitcom created by Martin Cohan and Blake Hunter, which aired on ABC from September 20, 1984 to April 25, 1992. Produced by Embassy Television, in association with Hunter-Cohan Productions, and Columbia Pictures ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: single parent, advertising, family relations, ex athlete, couples, family life, boss and employee, parents and children, family, friendship, opposites attract, unsuccessful ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: connecticut, usa
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Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, yuppie, on the road, fired from the job, couples, fish out of water, americana, nothing goes right, self discovery, disorder, down on your luck, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young but bright former window cleaner rises to the top of his company by following the advice of a book about ruthless advancement in business.
Style: witty, stylized, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, office, advertising, book, workplace situations, orchestral, rise to the top, oldies, love and romance, couple relations, working the system, overnight success ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
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Love in the Time of Hysteria (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tomás Tomás is a young yuppie playboy with a string of discarded girlfriends. But when Silvia, the victim of one of his adventures, tries to get revenge by typing "positive" on his AIDS test, Tomás experiences for the first time the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: advertising, yuppie, dishonesty, couples, aids, womanizer, infidelity, looking for sex, couple relations, romance, love and romance, panties ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 5.7
 20K
Bounce (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, widow, romance, love and romance, starting over, haunted by the past, hopes, husband wife relationship, advertising, airport, family, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new york, new jersey
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