Movies Similar to the Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

Watch these movies if you like The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970).

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Whoops Apocalypse (1986)

Starring: Stuart Saunders, Graeme Garden, Marc Smith, Loretta Swit
Duration: 1h 33mins
Genres: Comedy

The beginning of the film parodies the Falklands War when a small British colony is invaded by its neighbour, the fictional country of Maguadora, whose dictator General Mosquera is played by Herbert Lom.
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Primary Colors (1998)

Starring: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman
Duration: 2h 23mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

Young political idealist, and grandson of civil rights leader, Henry Burton, is recruited to join the campaign of Jack Stanton, a charismatic Southern governor who is trying to win the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States.
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Dead Ringers (2002 - 2007)

Genres: Comedy

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Health (1980)

Starring: Carol Burnett, Glenda Jackson, James Garner, Lauren Bacall
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Comedy

HealtH (also known as Health and H. E. A. L. T. H. ) is a 1980 American ensemble comedy film, the fifteenth feature project from director Robert Altman.
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The American Ruling Class (2005)

Starring: Lewis Lapham, Caton Burwell, Paul Cantagallo, Jessica Silver-Greenberg
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy, Music

The film stars Lewis H. Lapham, who plays himself as editor of Harper's Magazine.
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Never Been Thawed (2005)

Starring: Greg Behrendt, Kent Voss, Sean Anders, Mike Gordon
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Comedy

The film revolves around the personal life of main character Shawn Anderson (played by writer-director Anders) and his two life pursuits, the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club and his band The Christers.
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Tanner '88 (1988)

Starring: Michael Murphy, Pamela Reed, Daniel Jenkins, Matt Malloy
Duration: 5h 53mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

A behind-the-scenes look at a former Michigan U. S. Representative's campaign as he vies for his party's Presidential nomination.
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Yes Minister (1980 - 1984)

Starring: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Comedy

James Hacker is the British Minister for Administrative Affairs.
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In the Loop (2009)

Starring: Tom Hollander, Peter Capaldi, James Gandolfini, Harry Hadden-Paton
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Comedy

When both the UK and the US are suggesting military intervention in the Middle East, Simon Foster (Tom Hollander), the Minister for International Development, unintentionally states that a war in the Middle East is "unforeseeable" during a radio interview on BBC Radio 4's Today programme.
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Yes, Prime Minister (1986 - 1987)

Starring: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott
Duration: 30mins
Genres: Comedy

Following on from Yes Minister, Jim Hacker is now Prime Minister and Sir Humphrey Appleby is Cabinet Secretary.
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Beer (1985)

Starring: Loretta Swit, Rip Torn, Kenneth Mars, David Alan Grier
Duration: 1h 22mins
Genres: Comedy

Cynical ad executive B. D. Tucker (Loretta Swit) is desperate not to lose the account of the financially ailing Norbecker Brewery.
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The Day Today (1994 - 1994)

Genres: Comedy

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Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe (2013 - 2015)

Starring: Charlie Brooker, Diane Morgan, Al Campbell, Doug Stanhope
Duration:
Genres: Comedy

Charlie Brooker highlights the week's news in a comic fashion.
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First Family (1980)

Starring: Bob Newhart, Gilda Radner, Madeline Kahn, Richard Benjamin
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Comedy

Manfred Link is the President of the United States. He and the usually tipsy First Lady have a 28-year-old, sex-starved daughter named Gloria.
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A Private Function (1984)

Starring: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Comedy

A Private Function is a 1984 British comedy film starring Michael Palin and Maggie Smith.
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The Thick of It (2005 - 2012)

Starring: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan
Duration: 29mins
Genres: Comedy

Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
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Canadian Bacon (1995)

Starring: John Candy, Alan Alda, Rhea Perlman, Kevin Pollak
Duration: 1h 31mins
Genres: Comedy

Thousands of former employees are outraged with military businessman R. J. Hacker (G. D. Spradlin), who had closed down his weapons manufacturing plant, Hacker Dynamics.
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Head of State (2003)

Starring: Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Lynn Whitfield, Dylan Baker
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Comedy

Mays Gilliam is the alderman for the 9th Ward in Washington, D. C.
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My New Gun (1992)

Starring: Diane Lane, James Le Gros, Stephen Collins, Tess Harper
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Comedy

A New Jersey doctor named Gerald buys his trophy wife, Debbie, a revolver against her wishes.
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Water (1985)

Starring: Michael Caine, Valerie Perrine, Brenda Vaccaro, Leonard Rossiter
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The story is set in the fictional Caribbean island and British colony of Cascara.
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