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Season's Beatings (1999)
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Season's Beatings (1999)
Original name: La bûche
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the mistress for the past 12 years of a man who will never leave his wife; Milla, the youngest, acerbic, lonesome. Christmas was when they learned their parents were divorcing 25 years ago. Over the next few days, yuletide depression, Louba's pregnancy, Sonia's crumbling marriage, Stanislas's overtures to Yvette, and Milla's attraction to the man who's her father's rent-free lodger lead each one to re-examine self, family, and hopes. Is renewal possible?
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, restaurant, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, family life, infidelity, looking for love, fall in love, nightclub, cabaret, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, family problems, family gatherings, couples, lifestyle, suburban life, single parent, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, russia, europe, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, husband wife relationship and unfulfillment mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Season's Beatings: Change of Plans (2009), The Daytrippers (1996), One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), Family Resemblances (1996), You Can Thank Me Later (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: biting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friends, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, nothing goes right, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, chance meeting, drunkenness, rooftop, infidelity, overbearing, self discovery, family relations, lifestyle, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: sexual, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, couple relations, unfulfillment, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, introspection, infidelity, love triangle, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
...And They Lived Happily Ever After (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Is love compatible with coupledom? And what of freedom and fidelity? These are some of the questions facing two married men.
Style: witty, talky, sentimental, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, friendship, pregnancy, marriage, love, sex, friends, promiscuity, dishonesty, looking for love, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, introspection, family life, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, couples, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, unfulfillment, couple relations, suburbs, love and romance, youth, business executive ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
You Can Thank Me Later (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
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: touching, witty, sincere, talky, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, golden years, crumbling marriage, family gatherings, writer's life, family relations, lifestyle, human nature, dysfunctional family, love and romance, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bed & Board (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Parisian everyman Antoine Doinel has married his sweetheart Christine Darbon, and the newlyweds have set up a cozy domestic life of selling flowers and giving violin lessons while Antoine fitfully works on his long-gestating novel. As Christine ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, divorce, married couple, extramarital affair, romance, culture clash, couples, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Same Old Song (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, UK, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Odile is a business executive looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille has just completed her doctoral thesis in history and is a Paris tour guide. Simon is a regular on Camille's tours because he's attracted to her. ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tour guide, infidelity, love triangle, depression, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, couples, old love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 9K
Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 5K
Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: neurotic, humorous, witty, talky, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, midlife crisis, family relations, looking for love, eccentric family, family life, family problems, couples, introspection, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, family problems, disorder, family life, self discovery, nothing goes right, parents and children, down on your luck, couple relations, siblings relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 11K
Hanging Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hospital, dysfunctional family, family problems, eccentric family, single parent, terminal illness, family life, looking for love, parents and children, hopes, family gatherings, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Farewell, Home Sweet Home (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nicholas is the eldest son of a wealthy suburban family, whose businesswoman mother makes deals from a helicopter and has an affair with her business partner. His cheerful, alcoholic father, on the other hand, is reduced to a prisoner in his room ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, cafe, suburban life, couple relations, couples, pregnancy, midlife crisis, suburbs, parents and children, love and romance, single parent, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, london, europe, england, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Mother Likes Women (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Sofia introduces her three adult daughters to her new lover who is their age and happens to be a woman. The women, in particular Elvira find it extremely difficult to accept their mothers sudden apparent sexual reversal. The news pushes the ...
Style: feel good, sexual, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, youth, love and romance, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, society, looking for love, family problems, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, family problems, family relations, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, crumbling marriage, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 498
Soft Fruit (1999)
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, offbeat, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, working class, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement, human nature, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 1K
Passed Away (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.
Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, espionage, clergy, death in the family, couples, eccentric family, family life, family problems, elderly, single parent, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 7K
The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Place: france, normandy, paris france, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, infidelity, self discovery, parents and children, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love affair, couples, family relations, master and servant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: touching, realistic, thought provoking, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: feminism, infidelity, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, friendship, betrayal, self discovery, family life, eccentric family, family relations, society, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, couples, suburban life, couple relations, love and romance, starting over, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hypochondriac, artist, thanksgiving, infidelity, audition, human nature, couples, family problems, romance, family relations, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Orchestra Seats (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, reconciliation, pianist, orphan, waitress, concierge, journalism, friends, collector, urban, lifestyle, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, couple relations, self discovery, romance, couples, family life, friendship, parents and children, midlife crisis, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Happy Event (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: She drove me into a corner, then forced me to go beyond my limits. She made me confront the absolute: love, sacrifice, tenderness, abandonment. She dislocated me, transformed me. Why didn't anyone warn me? Why doesn't anyone ever talk ...
Style: realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: child birth, couples, family life, couple relations, family relations, babies and infants, parents and children, life turned upside down, disorder, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%