Movies like Dad on the Run

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Dad on the Run (2000)
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Dad on the Run (2000)
Original name: Cours toujours
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jonas (Clément Sibony), a 23-year-old dad attempts to carry out an important Jewish tradition: burying the foreskin of his newly circumcised son. The forgetful father only has a few hours to complete the task... but have a group of hit men on his trail won't help matters much.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual, offbeat, sexy
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, family life, babies and infants, musician's life, race against time, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, screwball, male female relationship, father son relationship, tradition, chase, jewish, circumcision, hitman, clergy, artists and showbiz, urban, bar, city life, musician, religion, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, couples, lifestyle, family life, friends and love and romance mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Dad on the Run: Teen Spirit (2007), Lost Embrace (2004), All That Glitters (2010), Sex After Kids (2013), Incognito (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Teen Spirit (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 30 ans, Bruno, rock-star has been, vit toujours aux crochets de sa petite amie. Les temps sont durs... surtout quand une ex ressurgit de nulle part pour lui apprendre qu'il est le père de Nancy, 13 ans, dont il n'a jamais soupçonné ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, couple relations, best friends, friends, youth, life turned upside down, self discovery, introspection, couples, parents and children, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Lost Embrace (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where his mother has a lingerie shop and his brother runs an ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, family relations, family life, haunted by the past, friendship, friends, parents and children, youth, hopes, father son relationship, polish, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, latin america, argentina, poland, buenos aires argentina
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85%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, social differences, love and romance, couple relations, lifestyle, ambition, best friends, family relations, mother daughter relationship, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Sex After Kids (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An edgy comedy about the sexual adventures in parenthood.
Style: humorous, sincere, sexual, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, family life, sexual relations, parents and children, couple relations, babies and infants, unhappy marriage, marriage crisis, couples, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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76%
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty, disorder, rock, cons and scams, hopes, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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63%
When Do We Eat? (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Do We Eat? is the story of the "world's fastest Passover seder" gone horribly awry. It's about an old school dad (Michael Lerner) who's as tough on his sons as his father (Jack Klugman) is on him. On this night, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, prank, nothing goes right, youth, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, father son relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Most Promising Young Actress (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Yvon Rance, a born hairdresser and an elegant middle-aged man with a perfect toupee, reigns in his native Brittany over a clientèle of little old ladies. But his main reason for living, his masterpiece, is Laetitia, his only daughter, whom he has ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, life turned upside down, overnight success, parents and children, youth, artists and showbiz, beauty salon, father daughter relationship, hairdresser ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, human nature, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, friends, couples, unfulfillment, female director, trousers, cellist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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60%
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Tanguy (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, living with parents, family life, mama's boy, breaking point, family problems, leaving home, parents and children, psychoanalysis, independence, adult lives at home, separation from family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, paris france, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Father and Sons (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Léo, un vieux père de famille ancien représentant de commerce, est prêt à tout pour retrouver l'affection de ses trois fils, David, Max et Simon. Il va même jusqu'à invoquer une maladie et une intervention chirurgicale pour les ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, unemployment, father son relationship, fake illness, catastrophe, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec, canada, montreal quebec, montreal, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Absolutely Fabulous (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The wildly popular British television show Absolutely Fabulous gets a Francophonic makeover with this film version directed by Gabriel Aghion. In this go around, Josiane Balasko and Nathalie Baye play the incorrigible Eddie and Patsy, who leave no ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: fashion, starting over, love and romance, society, family relations, parents and children, celebrity culture, thirtysomething life, americana, alcohol abuse, friendship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, paris france, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, clever, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, estrangement, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, communication problem, family relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: gloomy, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, wedding, immigrants, youth, death in the family, family gatherings, couples, society, family life, family problems, babies and infants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor, actress, film industry, jazz, television, midlife crisis, film history ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: disorder, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, coming of age, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, estrangement, bittersweet, social relations, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, eccentric family, social differences, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, couples, estrangement, parents and children, satire, coming of age, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Me, Myself and Mum (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: How to become a man when your mother and your closed circle have decided otherwise? This is the challenge Guillaume took up. The film recounts Guillaume's tragicomic battle from the young age of eight, as he adopts the role of a girl then of a ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: identity crisis, family relations, fall in love, self discovery, youth, actor's life, lifestyle, unsupportive parent, parents and children, gay slur, masturbation, practical joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A put-upon Jewish deli owner in Brooklyn dreams of getting out from underneath the thumb of his domineering father and his haughty fashion-model girlfriend by buying his own restaurant in midtown Manhattan.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, rabbi, family life, parents and children, friends, couples, family relations, religions or cults, loan, love and romance, romance, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Hair Under the Roses (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The discovery of sexuality through the eyes of a group of teenagers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: sexuality, coming of age, puberty, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, best friends, breakup, sexual relations, wooing, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, family life, couple relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, workplace, husband wife relationship, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Checking Out (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, sincere, offbeat ...
Plot: elderly, reunion, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, siblings relations, homecoming, actor's life, family problems, parents and children, life & death, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, tennis, friends, love and romance, buddies, couple relations, nothing goes right, love affair, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Made in Italy (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: French writer Luca Morandi was born in Italy. He is forty years old and finds himself at a crossroads in his life. He doesn't know where to turn: France, his adopted home where he was raised, or Italy, the country of his birth, perfect, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: couples, unfulfillment, lifestyle, family relations, love and romance, restaurant, family secret, loss of father, football stadium, plastic surgeon, paparazzi, television ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Royal Palace (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eugenia is the queen of an imaginary European country. When her husband dies, quite unexpectedly, the country is left without a king. According to the law, the new king needs to be married so that leaves out the eldest son. Her youngest son, Prince ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: royal family, state affairs, manipulation, family relations, manipulations, parents and children, couples, royal court, head of state, favoritism among siblings, divorce, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, introspection, romance, buddies, couple relations, couples, disorder, lifestyle, nothing goes right, friendship, marriage, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family life, parents and children, family gatherings, family problems, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, family relations, terminal illness, strong female presence, profanity, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
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August 15th (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three men are abandonned by their wives for a few days in the summer holidays. They are alone with five kids to feed and a house to maintain. And they will learn what they did wrong with their wives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: beach, self discovery, family relations, disorder, life turned upside down, buddies, introspection, fish out of water, parents and children, friends, ocean or sea, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Times Have Been Better (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After moving in with his beau, 30ish banker Jérémy (Arnaud Binard) decides to let the cat out of the bag, telling his unsuspecting parents, Guy (Bernard Le Coq) and Rosine (Charlotte de Turckheim), that he's gay. Though they've always ...
Style: emotional, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, coming out, society, farce, family in crisis, parents and children, studying, family problems, gender, gays and lesbians, gay son, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, couple relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, family problems, disorder, unsupportive spouse, nothing goes right, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Ready? OK! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When 10-year-old Joshua (Lurie Poston) decides to join the cheerleading squad at his Catholic school, he faces an uphill battle -- and opposition from his single mom, Andy (Carrie Preston), who struggles to understand her Hollywood musical- and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, family relations, teenage life, school, dysfunctional family, family life, family in crisis, estrangement, family problems, youth, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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