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Season's Beatings (1999)
 6.3
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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, romance, family relations, couple relations, performer's life, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, family life, infidelity, looking for love, fall in love, nightclub, midlife crisis, cabaret, suburbs, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, family problems, family gatherings, couples, lifestyle, suburban life, single parent ...
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, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment and husband wife relationship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Season's Beatings: Change of Plans (2009), One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), The Daytrippers (1996), Family Resemblances (1996), My Mother Likes Women (2002). 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, uninvited guest, midlife crisis, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love triangle, infidelity, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, touching, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, love triangle, love affair, couple relations, crumbling marriage, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, family relations, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, chance meeting, brawl, rooftop, suburbs, infidelity, overbearing, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
...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, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, love, friendship, marriage, infidelity, pregnancy, battle of the sexes, love affair, introspection, lifestyle, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: talky, witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family gatherings, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, husband wife relationship, family history, hypocrisy, irony, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, parents and children, couple relations, family life, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, youth, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, gender bending, looking for love, friendship, gays and lesbians, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: pianist, friendship, waitress, reconciliation, fall in love, lifestyle, couples, collector, couple relations, artists and showbiz, romance, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 8K
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, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, divorce, extramarital affair, married couple, romance, culture clash, human nature, couples, couple relations, love and romance, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, talky, sincere, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, family relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, love and romance, writer's life, infidelity, elderly, family problems, eccentric family, family life, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 837
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, college, leaving home, lifestyle, midlife crisis, family life, family problems, elderly, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 12K
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, humorous, touching, feel good, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hospital, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family problems, single parent, terminal illness, family life, looking for love, hopes, parents and children, family gatherings, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 2000, year 1988, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, fall in love, couple relations, father daughter relationship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tour guide, infidelity, love triangle, depression, couple relations, romance, love and romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, show tunes, bittersweet, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, family relations, cafe, suburban life, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, family business, pregnancy, infidelity, alcohol abuse, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, dishonesty, couples, journalism, actor's life, relationship vs career, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, male female relationship, actress, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 8K
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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, youth, family life, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, puberty, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 4K
Tiptoes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, love, fall in love, family relations, couples, family life, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, youth, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.9
 6K
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, mother son relationship, family life, eccentric family, looking for love, midlife crisis, youth, single parent, introspection, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, couple relations, crumbling marriage, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, nothing goes right, disorder, family problems, family life, self discovery, down on your luck, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 11K
Paris (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: dancer, family relations, romance, city life, fall in love, friendship, transplant, artist, death, dance, dancing, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, contemplative, clever, emotional ...
Plot: feminism, suburbs, betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, friendship, family relations, pregnancy, self discovery, bittersweet, strong female presence, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family in crisis, love and romance, family relations, couples, family problems, eccentric family, lifestyle, ego clash, family gatherings, relationship vs career, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, romance, parents and children, couple relations, infidelity, couples, eccentric family, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, love and romance, youth, society, fall in love, looking for love, family problems, teenage life, friendship, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: humorous, dark humor, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, midlife crisis, pregnancy, suburban life, dysfunctional family, espionage, elderly, clergy, single parent, siblings relations, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: feel good, talky, humorous, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, family problems, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, society, crumbling marriage, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 501
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, working class, siblings relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement, single parent, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 5K
Mama's Boy (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A twenty-nine year-old slacker who lives with his mom realizes his sweet set-up is threatened when she hears wedding bells with her self-help guru beau.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, fall in love, unlikely couple, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, couples, eccentric family, youth, frame up, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%