Movies like Brooklyn Lobster

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Brooklyn Lobster
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional, humorous
Plot: crumbling marriage, countryside, human nature, couple relations, bank, parents and children, restaurant, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, estrangement, family life, family business, family problems, family relations, save the day, working class, society, unfulfillment, couples, court hearing
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Isn't It Delicious
Comedy, Drama
USA
104 min.
 7.8
Strange Relations
Drama, Comedy
UK, USA
120 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about parents and children, family relations, couples, family problems, family life, love and romance and human nature mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Brooklyn Lobster: Happy Hour (2003), Two Weeks (2006), Looking for Hortense (2012), Memories of Me (1988), The Best Thief in the World (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Two Weeks
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped — together — for two weeks.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
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Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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Looking for Hortense
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father.
Style: talky, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: couple relations, comedy of errors, unfulfillment, family relations, immigrants, crumbling marriage, parents and children, estrangement, family life, dishonesty, society, couples ...
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Place: france, paris france
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Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
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Mind the Gap
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Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous ...
Plot: single parent, love and romance, urban, couples, romance, family relations, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, human nature, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
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Bear Cub
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and big circle of friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks. When it appears as though it might become a permanent arrangement, however, Pedro turns to his friends for guidance as he and ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary
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    User:   57%
 
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Please Give
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: cancer, infidelity, homeless, midlife crisis, suicide, guilt, death, family life, relationships, sarcasm, family relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
Strange Relations
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama - A NYC psychiatrist is diagnosed with leukemia - and when he finds out he was adopted, he travels to England in search of his birth mother and some answers. - Paul Reiser, Amber Sealey, Lachele Carl
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, uncover truth, introspection, self discovery, adoption, parents and children, child illness, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, new york, liverpool
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The Reception
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: serious, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family life, romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   47%
 
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Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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An Unmarried Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, self discovery, romance, midlife crisis, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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You Can Thank Me Later
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this Canadian comedy-drama, Shirley Cooperberg heads a Montreal Jewish family. During her husband's operation, her brood arrives at the hospital -- failed writer Eli, neurotic Susan, and successful theatrical producer Edward. An onslaught of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: family life, hospital, golden years, writer's life, crumbling marriage, human nature, infidelity, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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    User:   44%
 
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All You Need
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beth's life was going backwards. Her husband suddenly walks out on her, she has an alcoholic mother, an ambivalent father and so she decides to begin making a change by going back to school in order to take charge of her life.
Style: talky, emotional, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unsupportive spouse, suburbs, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, alcohol abuse, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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Garbo Talks
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A New York accountant (Ron Silver) sets out to grant his dying mother's last wish--to meet film star Greta Garbo. Sidney Lumet's bittersweet 1984 comedy also stars Anne Bancroft, Catherine Hicks, Carrie Fisher, Harvey Fierstein, Howard Da ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: human nature, on the road, couple relations, parents and children, terminal illness, family life, couples, family relations, gays and lesbians, obsession, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   47%
 
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I Ought to Be in Pictures
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. Libby ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: family life, elderly lovers, hollywood, golden years, single parent, parents and children, estrangement, suburbs, family gatherings, screenwriter, struggling actor, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
Rolling Family
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wedding invite from an estranged sibiling inspires a grandmother to assemble her family and embark on a roadtrip in a broken down caravan.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: coming of age, on the road, family life, golden years, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, brazil, latin america
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
The Weather Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, existentialism, father son relationship, weatherman, introspection, life, depression, foul language, loneliness, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
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System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
Eat a Bowl of Tea
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A study in culture bridging, including ... a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways, a new China-born wife, eager to join the "dream" of America, two family-minded fathers, lots of gender-related social ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, immigrants, crumbling marriage, feminism, romance, human nature, infidelity, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, parents and children, culture clash ...
Time: 40s
Place: asia, china, usa, new york, washington d.c. ...
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
Isn't It Delicious
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Joan Weldon discovers she is dying of lung cancer, she sets out to reconcile her dysfunctional relationships with her three children, her husband, and along the way, her former best friend. The family's destructive ways are offset by messy ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, family life, self discovery, siblings relations, unfulfillment, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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Soft Fruit
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, male nudity, single parent, human nature, culture clash, gunfight, relationships, parents and children, crime gone awry, pornography, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, tokyo
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System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
Nothing Like the Holidays
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents’ home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: family gatherings, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, homecoming, couples, family problems, family relations, females talking about sex, cancer, pillow fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
World Traveler
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After hitting the road a man encounters characters that make him realize the importance of family.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: human nature, parents and children, family in crisis, family life, hopes, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
Staying Together
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After their father abruptly sells the beloved family-owned restaurant that has employed them for years, the charismatic McDermott boys - hot-tempered Brian (Quill), lovelorn Kit (Mulroney) and jokester Duncan (Astin) - find themselves at odds with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: small town, americana, restaurant, family life, immigrants, single parent, parents and children, family business, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, infidelity, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
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System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
Last Summer in the Hamptons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which economic circumstances ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, hollywood, actor's life, estate, elderly lovers, secrets, family, relationships, writer's life, redemption, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, long island
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 

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Beeswax
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Mary and Rhoda
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, university, crumbling marriage, romance, follow your dream, friendship, looking for love, college, singleness, cinderella story, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, new york
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System:   37%
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