Movies like Carnage

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Carnage (2011)
 7.2
 113K
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, dark humor, cynical, ironic, satirical, psychological, clever, tense, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, dialogue driven, marital problem, unsupportive spouse, under the surface, husband wife relationship, parenthood, bully, marriage, battle of the sexes, hamster, liberal, meeting, insult, flat, psychology, family drama, couple relations, middle aged, society, human nature, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, africa

Most similar movies to Carnage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about family problems, dysfunctional family, storytelling, dialogue, relationships, family relations and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Carnage: What's in a Name? (2012), Birdman or (2014), Wild Tales (2014), The War of the Roses (1989), Margot at the Wedding (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, humorous ...
Plot: under the surface, friends, family problems, disorder, couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, prank, dialogue driven, friendship, joke, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: psychological, talky, tense, biting, clever ...
Plot: guest, adultery, domestic violence, battle of the sexes, humiliation, small town, confession, one night, alcohol, professor, marital problem, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 528K
Birdman or (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: dark humor, psychological, surreal, talky, enigmatic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, actor's life, theater, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, actor, superhero, existentialism, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 154K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, unlikely criminals, revenge, road rage, wedding party, corruption, violence, fighting the system, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The War of the Roses (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, psychological, satirical ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, lawyer, uninhibited rivalry, divorce, destructive relationship, suburbs, marriage, greed, family feud, death, relationships, materialism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, confession, secret, jealousy, family problems, family life, family relations, family gatherings, siblings relations, couples, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, vermont, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: emotional, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, funeral, family secret, drug addiction, death in the family, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, dying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: sincere, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, couples, starting over, suburban life, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 4K
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: talky, realistic, humorous, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, writer's life, family feud, eccentric family, artists and showbiz, family relations, family problems, sexual dysfunction, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, rooftop, drunkenness, infidelity, romance, suburban life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, dysfunctional family, rape, coming of age, terrorism, terrorist, bomb, prostitute, sex, incest, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa, europe, new hampshire, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, semi serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: midlife crisis, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, relationship vs career, weatherman, hopes, introspection, family problems, ex couple relations, divorced divorcee, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 29K
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: realistic, talky, sentimental, touching, cynical ...
Plot: stripper, warden, audition, student, deception, neighbor, convict, secret, dysfunctional family, couple relations, unfulfillment, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 8K
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, talky, clever, cynical, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, lesbian, generation gap, gender, family secret, loud, drugs/alcohol, cold relationship, family relations, family reunited, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: dark humor, disturbing, psychological, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: pedophile, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, family problems, family life, family relations, crumbling marriage, hopes, parents and children, couple relations, haunted by the past, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, kidnapping, mistaken identity, friendship, drug dealing, drug abuse, coming of age, crimes, youth, disorder, social decay, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 9K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
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: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, parents and children, social misfits, romance, fall in love, age difference, human nature, opposites attract, self discovery, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 225K
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, humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental, talky ...
Plot: cheating wife, teenage daughter, infidelity, dying mother, coma, estate, dysfunctional family, parenthood, inheritance, family problems, health situation, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 381
Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: dark humor, realistic, humorous, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family life, suburbs, couples, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, suburban life, high school, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, parents and children, crumbling marriage, writer's life, understanding, human relationship, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 63K
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: banned film, cynical, dark humor, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: pedophilia, rape, child abuse, unhappiness, loneliness, masturbation, sibling relationship, therapist, marriage, divorce, depression, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: thanksgiving, artist, infidelity, audition, hypochondriac, human nature, romance, family problems, couples, family relations, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, introspection, family problems, couples, friendship, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, human nature, thirtysomething life, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 8K
Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, parents and children, urban, couple relations, family problems, teenage life, family relations, school, single parent, black people ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 21K
Junebug (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, thought provoking, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, in-laws, culture clash, artist, pregnancy, painting, jealousy, jewish, newlywed, social differences, human nature, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 969
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, self discovery, society, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, breakup, starting over, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Family Tree (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, family life, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, suburban life, cheating wife, therapy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Winter Passing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, dysfunctional family, artists and showbiz, couple relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, addiction, life is a bitch, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, michigan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 19K
Meet Bill (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mild-mannered bank executive (Aaron Eckhart) mentors a teenage con artist and tries to make a career change as a doughnut merchant.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, surreal, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adultery, mentor, high school, infidelity, marital problem, midlife crisis, unhappy, introspection, crumbling marriage, couple relations, career change, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, dysfunctional family, small town, family relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, unfulfillment, homecoming, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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