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1.
Wag the Dog (1997)
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Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a presidential sex scandal. (97 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
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The Joneses (2009)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Derrick Borte
 
3.
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
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Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son. (92 mins.)
Director: Jason Reitman
 
4.
In the Loop (2009)
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A political satire about a group of skeptical American and British operatives attempting to prevent a war between two countries. (106 mins.)
 
5.
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement. (90 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
6.
99 francs (2007)
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The life of Octave Parango, a flamboyant ad designer, filled with success, satire, misery and love. (100 mins.)
Director: Jan Kounen
 
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Sliding Doors (1998)
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A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Howitt
 
8.
The Ad and the Ego (1997 Documentary)
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Intercutting thousands of contemporary and classic television commercials with insights by Stuart Ewen... (57 mins.)
Director: Harold Boihem
 
9.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
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A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam. (111 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
10.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
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Armed with the titular manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder. (121 mins.)
Director: David Swift
 
11.
Agency (1980)
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A mysterious millionaire buys an ad agency and begins to replace its employees with his own people, who don't appear to be advertising types at all... (94 mins.)
 
12.
Bliss (1985)
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An advertising executive dies and goes to hell... except nothing changes. Well, his daughter is buying drugs with sexual favours from her brother... (112 mins.)
Director: Ray Lawrence
 
13.
Bounce (2000)
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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. (106 mins.)
Director: Don Roos
 
14.
Carpool Guy (2005)
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Joel Goodman is a hotshot advertising executive angling for a promotion, but he feels stuck - not least of all in traffic... (119 mins.)
Director: Corbin Bernsen
 
15.
Crazy People (1990)
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A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients. (90 mins.)
 
16.
Giving It Up (1999)
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Womanizing New York adman attempts to identify the causes of, and find a remedy for, his so-called addiction to sex, in order to win the love of a woman he respects. (90 mins.)
 
17.
In Good Company (2004)
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A middle-aged ad exec is faced with a new boss who's nearly half his age... and who also happens to be sleeping with his daughter. (109 mins.)
Director: Paul Weitz
 
18.
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
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A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects. (89 mins.)
Director: Kelly Makin
 
19.
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
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Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation. (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Benton
 
20.
Lost in America (1985)
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A husband and wife in their 30s decide to quit their jobs, live as free spirits and cruise America in a Winnebago. (91 mins.)
Director: Albert Brooks
 
21.
Nothing in Common (1986)
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A successful ad man (Hanks) must juggle his ever-demanding career while his parents' marriage breaks up. (118 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
 
22.
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
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A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think. (94 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter