Movies (and TV) vaguely about advertising

A Listmania! list by Amanda C. Peterson "gucky" (San Francisco, CA USA)
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Hucksters [VHS]
1.  Hucksters [VHS] VHS Clark Gable
The list author says:
  "Closely based on a real pain in the ass client. Too much kissing, not enough advertising."
$16.95   Used & New from: $2.40
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House [VHS]
2.  Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House [VHS] VHS Cary Grant
The list author says:
  "Advertising is a sidenote, but home of the slogan "It's not ham, It's Wham!""
$8.24   Used & New from: $0.77
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (327 customer reviews)

Crazy People [VHS]
3.  Crazy People [VHS] VHS Dudley Moore
The list author says:
  "Terrible movie, great ads. "Jaguar. For men who want to get handjobs from women they don't know.""
$25.50   Used & New from: $0.67
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

How To Get Ahead in Advertising (The Criterion Collection)
4.  How To Get Ahead in Advertising (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Richard E. Grant
The list author says:
  "The absolute finest movie about the insanity of working in advertising. But don't they get creative teams in the UK?"
Out of stock
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

What Women Want
5.  What Women Want DVD ~ Mel Gibson
The list author says:
  "All about advertising. But again with the solo advertising creative as rockstar. Doesn't anyone work in teams? And the ads suck quite a bit. But hell, they're screenwriters, right?"
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (297 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Picture Perfect
6.  Picture Perfect DVD ~ Jennifer Aniston
The list author says:
  "Wait, so it's account execs that do all the work? Someone needs to tell me these things. Terrible film, terrible ads."
$3.25   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (327 customer reviews)

Nothing in Common
7.  Nothing in Common DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "It's certainly about advertising. Yep. Bland ads, just like the ones that really come out of agencies."
$6.75   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Mr. Mom
8.  Mr. Mom DVD ~ Michael Keaton
The list author says:
  "Creativity by a team of 40 or something. For tuna."
$6.59   Used & New from: $1.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (236 customer reviews)

Renaissance Man [VHS]
9.  Renaissance Man [VHS] VHS Danny DeVito
The list author says:
  "He's supposedly in advertising."
$2.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (171 customer reviews)

Baby Boom
10.  Baby Boom DVD ~ Diane Keaton
The list author says:
  "Minimal advertising content. But that's her career in the beginning. I think."
$39.97   Used & New from: $20.72
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (330 customer reviews)

One Night Stand
11.  One Night Stand DVD ~ Wesley Snipes
$19.63   Used & New from: $5.69
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Boomerang
12.  Boomerang DVD ~ Eddie Murphy
$6.34   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Bewitched Forever: The Immortal Companion To Television's Most Magical Supernatural Situation Comedy
13.  Bewitched Forever: The Immortal Companion To Television's Most Magical Supernatural Situation Comedy by Herbie J. Pilato
The list author says:
  "Darren Stevens, world's worst adman (Don't forget about Melrose Place, thirtysomething, Ned & Stacey and Who's the Boss)"
Used & New from: $11.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Max Keeble's Big Move
14.  Max Keeble's Big Move DVD ~ Alex D. Linz
The list author says:
  "It's stretching, but his dad is in the new business at an agency or something. And has to dress up for the client pitch as a lobster."
$7.67   Used & New from: $0.02
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Roger Dodger
15.  Roger Dodger DVD ~ Campbell Scott
The list author says:
  "He's a copywriter."
$6.45   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

Beer [VHS]
16.  Beer [VHS] VHS Loretta Swit
The list author says:
  "About an ad agency."
$4.95
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Bliss [VHS]
17.  Bliss [VHS] VHS Barry Otto
The list author says:
  "Account exec dies and goes to hell (strangely, no reaction shot of creatives rejoicing)"
Used & New from: $3.97
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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Drop Squad
18.  Drop Squad DVD ~ Eriq LaSalle
The list author says:
  "The ethics of minority advertising."
$5.34   Used & New from: $0.49
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

I'll Never Forget What's 'Isname
19.  I'll Never Forget What's 'Isname DVD ~ Oliver Reed
The list author says:
  "Copywriter tries to leave the ad business to write "serious stuff""
Used & New from: $76.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Giants & Toys
20.  Giants & Toys DVD ~ Hiroshi Kawaguchi
Out of stock
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Having a Wild Weekend [VHS]
21.  Having a Wild Weekend [VHS] VHS The Dave Clark Five
Used & New from: $5.95
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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