Movies like The Last Days of Emma Blank

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The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
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The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
Original name: De Laatste Dagen Van Emma Blank
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman living in a large country home drives her servants to mutiny with her outrageous demands as she waits for death to come for her.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, cynical, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, family problems, terminal illness, lifestyle, eccentric family, estate, countryside, strong female presence, master and servant, sexual content, disgruntled, power relations, sex, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), indoor, death, sister sister relationship, beach, break up, male nudity, bully ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland

Most similar movies to The Last Days of Emma Blank

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, siblings relations and family life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Last Days of Emma Blank: Gravehopping (2005), Dogtooth (2009), The Northerners (1992), In Memory of My Father (2005), The House of Branching Love (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gravehopping (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pero is a professional funeral speaker in a small Slovenian town. His unique gift is to make every funeral that extra bit special. Pero just can't help turning his eulogies into witty personal confessions that bring the grieving crowd to tears ...
Style: semi serious, bleak, humorous, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, s&m, family problems, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, village life, village, death, under the surface, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
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95%
 7.3
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Dogtooth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, biting, serious ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, odd, power relations, isolation, punishment, explicit sex, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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100%
The Northerners (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black comedy set in the 1960s in a small Netherlands community, populated by a cast of eccentrics, all of whom hold a range of sexual obsessions and frustrated desires.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, surreal, dark humor ...
Plot: butcher, unfulfillment, misfit, couples, dull life, family relations, social relations, escape from reality, nosy, social misfits, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
In Memory of My Father (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The youngest son of a legendary Hollywood producer, a Robert Evans type, accepts a bribe from his father to document his death.
Style: touching, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, hollywood, parents and children, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family, narcissism, corpse, film producer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The House of Branching Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sort of "Divorce Finnish Style," Mika Kaurismäki's rambunctious comedy, The House of Branching Love , recounts the breakup of a thirty-something professional couple - Juhani, a family therapist, and his wife, Tuula, a successful ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, farce, battle of the sexes, breakup, family problems, couples, destructive relationship, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, jealous spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A Madea Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family problems, family relations, farce, estate, eccentric family, master and servant, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, disorder, unfulfillment, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, terminal illness, suburbs, profanity, strong female presence, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: psychological, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: dysfunctional family, prodigy, family relations, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, family problems, couples, couple relations, youth, lifestyle, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Isn't It Delicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Joan Weldon discovers she is dying of lung cancer, she sets out to reconcile her dysfunctional relationships with her three children, her husband, and along the way, her former best friend. The family's destructive ways are offset by messy ...
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, self discovery, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, terminal illness, bittersweet, one night stand, husband wife relationship, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 915
Last Weekend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, friendship, strong female presence, bittersweet, aging, dealing with death, death in the family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Seventy-Two Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family from isolated village in Lika makes a good living out of American pension earned by their late granddad Djuradj and received by his widow Nedja. The very existence of a family is threatened when Nedja dies, but the head of the family comes ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, disorder, crimes, eccentric family, dull life, alcohol abuse, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: croatia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, family problems, couples, homecoming, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, parents and children, estrangement, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Sassy Pants (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Desperate to get out from under her overprotective mother, a home-schooled teen runs off to live with her dad, and forms a bond with his much-younger boyfriend.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, parents and children, disorder, job seeking, coming of age, hopes, follow your dream, workplace, older man younger man relationship, graduation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bickering siblings are reunited at their Texas home as their father lies on his deathbed in this black comedy.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, reunion, betrayal, family problems, life is a bitch, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, estate, terminal illness, deathbed ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, wooing, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, contemplative, light, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, last wish, family relations, family problems, ex athlete, introspection, self discovery, terminal illness, friendship, death, society, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of them of their most glorious drinking trips and sexual ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, reunion, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, lifestyle, introspection, midlife crisis, couples, friends, buddies, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: humorous, touching, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, on the road, eccentric family, elderly, family problems, cross country, reunion, family in crisis, parents and children, estrangement, golden years, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, love affair, family problems, family relations, couples, unfulfillment, strong female presence, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Suspension from school, the loss of a friend, a broken heart and lack of inspiration lead to Maude's downfall in this romp through teenage error. Your teenage years are never easy… but for Maude, things couldn't be worse. Within one ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sentimental, witty ...
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, teenage life, dysfunctional family, teenage love, family life, family problems, love and romance, best friends, parents and children, eccentric family, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, family problems, disorder, family life, self discovery, couple relations, lifestyle, eccentric family, down on your luck, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Misfortunates (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, drinking contest, siblings relations, family life, family relations, youth, teenage life, eccentric family, male bonding, male friendship, large family, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Fathers & Sons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: family relations, bollywood, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, death in the family, siblings relations, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, jewish, wall street ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 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: humorous, dark humor, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family feud, writer's life, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, artists and showbiz, sexual dysfunction, family problems, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Happy Housewife (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lea is an immaculate 30-something wife whose husband’s job in real estate allows her an enviably glossy lifestyle. The word ‘emancipation’ simply isn't in her vocabulary and as long as the money rolls in, all is rosy. So, when Harry Jr. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, couples, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family problems, babies and infants, depression, stewardess, mother child relationship, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Four Shades of Brown (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Four stories, all related to fatherhood, are presented: A father tries to stimulate his son by bringing him to his workplace with disastrous consequences. Richard Brunn and his wife, who run a design hotel, suffer a strained relationship as his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, clever, touching ...
Plot: group therapy, family relations, suicide attempt, parents and children, human nature, family problems, bittersweet, disability, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mental (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls.
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, nanny, dysfunctional family, mental illness, suburbs, satire, hitchhiker, family life, siblings relations, youth, strong female presence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
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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: lifestyle, looking for love, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems, couples, youth, unlikely couple, frame up, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kept and Dreamless (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Florence, a young irresponsible mother and her precocious daughter, Eugenia, have an unusual relationship. The roles between the two are reversed. Florence is totally inept at caring for a daughter, whereas Eugenia, only 10 years old, shows maturity ...
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, single parent, child as adult, parents and children, life is a bitch, youth, strong female presence, family problems, pimp, family life, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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38%