Movies like Carnage

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Carnage (2011)
 7.1
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Carnage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Poland, Spain, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.
Style: talky, ironic, twists and turns, thought provoking, cynical, biting, psychological, tense, clever, suspense ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, dark humor, bully, parenthood, family relations, psychology, family problems, society, under the surface, art, satire, insult, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, marital problem, unsupportive spouse, lawyer, violence, brutality, guilt, computer, elevator, coffee, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, africa

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Most similar movies to Carnage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, talky and semi serious films with plots about dark humor, family relations, dialogue, storytelling, family problems, relationships and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Carnage: August: Osage County (2013), What's in a Name (2012), Wild Tales (2014), The Squid and the Whale (2005), Trust (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mike Nichols’ film from Edward Albee's play brought new themes to the film industry. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have never been more brilliant together as they portray an experienced married couple who love each other yet verbally ...
Style: tense, cerebral, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, alcoholic, humiliation, guest, love hate relationship, adultery, battle of the sexes, confession, domestic violence, couples, vicious, family secret ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
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100%
August: Osage County (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Style: melancholic, emotional, touching, depressing, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, incestuous relationship, family secret, funeral, cancer, mother daughter relationship, drugs, brother sister incest, drug addiction, pills, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, california, midwest, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What's in a Name (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vincent, a wealthy real estate agent, is invited to dinner by his sister Elizabeth and her husband Peter, both professors in Paris. Claude, a childhood friend and trombonist in a symphony orchestra, is also present. Vincent brings news from the ...
Style: cynical, talky, captivating, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Plot: dinner party, friendship, best friends, joke, under the surface, pregnancy, prank, family problems, family secret, friends, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 196K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, cynical, biting ...
Plot: dark humor, human nature, multiple storylines, revenge, violence, fighting the system, wedding party, vengeance, corruption, destiny, road rage, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, depressing, absurd, thought provoking ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: divorce, dysfunctional family, coming of age, infidelity, adultery, father son relationship, teenager, writers, museum, childhood, marriage, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, talky, enigmatic ...
Plot: existentialism, theater, midlife crisis, dark humor, actor, alter ego, satire, father daughter relationship, showbiz, surrealism, superhero, inner voice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: age difference, love and romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, dark humor, redemption, great dialogue, melancholy, creativity, life & death, parenthood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, bleak, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, suicide, suburbs, kidnapping, dark humor, drug abuse, youth, friendship, mistaken identity, teenager, parent child relationship, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 9K
Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Style: humorous, absurd, stylized, cynical, funny ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family secret, lesbian, funeral, eccentric family, death in the family, family reunited, family feud, parents and children, family life, fall in love, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, intense, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, mental illness, dysfunctional family, therapist, unhappy, family relations, adoption, parents and children, marital problem, drinking problem, sibling relationship, lgbt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, massachusetts, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, depressing, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family, nudity (full frontal - brief), complex characters, sister sister relationship, family relations, secrets, greed, character study, jealousy, confession, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, harvard university, vermont, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sexy, talky, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, family relations, suburbs, infidelity, chance meeting, drunkenness, family, gay, honest, loneliness, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: sexy, melancholic, witty, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, mother daughter relationship, neighbor, parenthood, family relations, couples, suburban life, couple relations, love and romance, starting over, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, emotional, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, imaginary friend, adultery, dysfunctional family, character study, couple relations, human nature, jealous spouse, dishonesty, lifestyle, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: disturbing, psychological, talky, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: pedophile, dysfunctional family, loneliness, family relations, character study, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, family life, haunted by the past, incest, sisters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: florida, new jersey, israel, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 32K
City Island (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con brought home by Vince, the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections ...
Style: feel good, sexy, witty, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, audition, teenage boy, eccentric family, character study, warden, deception, family life, stripper, family problems, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: humorous, surreal, absurd, dark, sexy ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, mental illness, brother sister incest, thanksgiving, twins, family relations, dark humor, female protagonist, sarcasm, eccentric family, secrets ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1983
Place: virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 242K
The Descendants (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Style: touching, thought provoking, depressing, emotional, poignant ...
Plot: infidelity, father daughter relationship, teenage daughter, dysfunctional family, cheating wife, dying mother, marriage, family relations, family, estate, bittersweet, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, ironic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, thanksgiving, sisters, family relations, dysfunctional family, hypochondriac, love triangle, audition, opera, midlife crisis, unfaithful husband, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
Style: sexy, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, psychological ...
Plot: incest, brother sister sex, rape, hotel, brother sister incest, prostitute, dysfunctional family, football player, first sexual experience, dog, lesbian, bomb ...
Time: 80s
Place: vienna, europe, usa, new england, new hampshire ...
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23%
 5.5
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Peep World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, cynical
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, writer's life, family feud, dark humor, artists and showbiz, family problems, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
How About Adolf? (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The family dinner at Stephan and Elisabeth could have been wonderful. But when Thomas announces that he and his pregnant girlfriend Anna are going to call their son Adolf, the hosts and the family friend René are stuck in the throat.
Style: ironic, humorous, light, talky, satirical ...
Plot: parenthood, family relations, couples, dark humor, husband wife relationship, marriage, insult, family problems, under the surface, psychology, society, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 34K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: cynical, depressing, suspense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, mental illness, addiction, depression, existentialism, dark humor, teenage life, eccentric family, eccentricity, character study, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, chicago illinois, connecticut, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: cynical, thought provoking, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, murder, mistress, crimes, justice, guilt, loveless marriage, blackmail, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Imaginary Heroes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Matt Travis is good-looking, popular, and his school's best competitive swimmer, so everyone is shocked when he inexplicably commits suicide. As the following year unfolds, each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with ...
Style: emotional, stylized, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming of age, dysfunctional family, suicide, suburbs, family secret, loneliness, parenthood, family problems, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.7
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Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: cynical, disturbing, depressing, dark, art house ...
Plot: pedophilia, rape, dysfunctional family, loneliness, unhappiness, dark humor, obsession, depression, pedophile, sexual abuse, social satire, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Weather Man (2005)
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, sincere, sad, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: weatherman, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, midlife crisis, relationship vs career, introspection, family problems, father son relationship, character study, solitude, hopes, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 202K
Blue Jasmine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined. As Jasmine struggles with her haunting memories of a privileged past bearing dark realities she ...
Style: depressing, realistic, psychological, cynical, emotional ...
Plot: narcissism, starting over, suicide, depression, marital infidelity, riches to rags, tragedy, high society, family relations, introspection, couple relations, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new york, california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 18K
Storytelling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Style: cynical, bleak, rough, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: high school, dysfunctional family, dark humor, suburbs, celebrity, maid, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, filmmaking, family problems, strong sexual content, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, israel, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.7
 192K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, philosophical, twists and turns, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: writers, twins, loneliness, obsession, satire, filmmaking, thief, loser, writer's block, siblings relations, mentally unstable, imagination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, new orleans, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%