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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
 
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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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After a near-death experience, a man wonders if he actually did die and is now in Hell. (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 highly successful advertising executive decides to put his job on hold after getting an update from his father that he and his wife are divorced and decides to extend his break after revealing that his father is a diabetic. (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