Movies like Carnage

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Carnage (2011)
 7.2
 115K
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, under the surface, husband wife relationship, parenthood, bully, marriage, battle of the sexes, unsupportive spouse, liberal, meeting, insult, flat, psychology, family drama, hamster, 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, mentor and depression mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Carnage: What's in a Name? (2012), Birdman or (2014), August: Osage County (2013), Eulogy (2004), The Squid and the Whale (2005). 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: psychological, tense, rough, captivating, talky ...
Plot: guest, battle of the sexes, confession, domestic violence, adultery, humiliation, alcohol, one night, couples, crumbling marriage, family secret, vicious ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new england, 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: talky, cynical, captivating, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: under the surface, siblings relations, family gatherings, friends, couple relations, prank, family secret, disorder, family problems, dialogue driven, joke, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 552K
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, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, satire, actor, superhero, existentialism, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: emotional, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, funeral, family in crisis, family secret, drug addiction, death in the family, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, incestuous relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, cynical, absurd, satirical, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, family secret, eccentric family, family reunited, lesbian, fall in love, parents and children, family feud, family life, generation gap, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, crumbling marriage, parents and children, writer's life, understanding, teenage life, human relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 163K
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: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, wedding party, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, vengeance, corruption, violence, destiny, farce, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, destructive relationship, uninhibited rivalry, divorce, suburbs, marriage, greed, family feud, death, relationships, materialism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, wedding preparations and rituals, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, harvard university, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, melancholic, talky, dark humor ...
Plot: pedophile, dysfunctional family, family problems, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, loneliness, character study, mother son relationship, secret, eccentricity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, starting over, couples, couple relations, suburban life, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: dark humor, realistic, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, siblings relations, writer's life, family gatherings, parents and children, family feud, family relations, artists and showbiz, sexual dysfunction, family problems, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, rooftop, chance meeting, drunkenness, infidelity, self discovery, suburbs, unfulfillment, family problems, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: hotel, dysfunctional family, rape, coming of age, terrorism, bomb, prostitute, sex, satire, terrorist, incest, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new hampshire, europe, austria, new england, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: dark humor, humorous, absurd, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, mental illness, thanksgiving, eccentric family, family relations, family problems, twins, family life, love and romance, brother sister incest, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.4
 30K
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, emotional, witty ...
Plot: deception, warden, audition, stripper, eccentric family, family life, family problems, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, teenage boy, student, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: psychological, emotional, touching, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: infidelity, dentist, human nature, couple relations, jealous spouse, dishonesty, imaginary friend, adultery, society, crumbling marriage, couples, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, sentimental, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, weatherman, relationship vs career, introspection, hopes, family problems, unfulfillment, parents and children, ex couple relations, divorced divorcee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, kidnapping, friendship, mistaken identity, drug dealing, drug abuse, coming of age, crimes, disorder, social decay, youth, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: sentimental, realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, family problems, introspection, couples, friendship, thirtysomething life, dishonesty, human nature, battle of the sexes, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.1
 9K
The Details (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic
Plot: infidelity, murder, raccoon, lifestyle, family problems, life turned upside down, disorder, society, couples, under the surface, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 31K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, depressing, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, teenage life, family problems, eccentric family, addiction, life is a bitch, falling in love, coming of age, parents and children, terminal illness, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, chicago illinois, new york, connecticut, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Marie and Bruce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in the life of a couple trapped in a sadomasochistic relationship. When Marie decides to break up with Bruce, their conversation devolves into a torrent of foul-mouthed rippings and ferociously humorous musings on their marriage, love, hate ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: couple relations, dysfunctional family, introspection, family problems, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, city life, unfulfillment, urban, couples
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 7.3
 228K
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: emotional, touching, humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental ...
Plot: cheating wife, teenage daughter, infidelity, dying mother, coma, estate, dysfunctional family, parenthood, inheritance, family problems, health situation, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: artist, thanksgiving, infidelity, audition, hypochondriac, romance, family problems, couples, human nature, introspection, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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, bittersweet, romance, suburbs, family problems, unlikely relationship, family relations, dysfunctional character, coming of age, homeless ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.7
 64K
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, unhappiness, loneliness, sibling relationship, therapist, marriage, divorce, depression, obsession, dysfunctional family, child abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: sentimental, humorous, witty, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, family secret, family problems, society, teenage life, loss of son, coming of age, high school, family drama, parenthood, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
 12K
Palindromes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Style: psychological, surreal, cynical, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, child abuse, runaway teen, teenage life, teenage pregnancy, youth, society, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, abortion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, kansas, usa, wyoming, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.0
 391
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, humorous, realistic, offbeat, psychological ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, couples, family life, high school, suburbs, family relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, suburban life, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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