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, realistic, cynical, semi serious, slasher, offbeat
Plot: family relations, estate, farce, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, terminal illness, lifestyle, eccentric family, dark humor, sexual content, strong female presence, countryside, master and servant, power relations, sex, murder, incest, summer, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, bully, beach, male nudity, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 dark humor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Last Days of Emma Blank: Dogtooth (2009), Gravehopping (2005), The Maid (2009), The Northerners (1992), A Madea Christmas (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, sexy, art house ...
Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, brother sister incest, child abuse, isolated house, overprotective father, sexual awakening, explicit sex, brother sister sex, perversion, sex, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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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, humorous, bleak, realistic, offbeat
Plot: funeral, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, eccentric family, social relations, village, village life, death, s&m, farce, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe, slovenia
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The Maid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Raquel has been the live-in housekeeper for a kind, reasonably wealthy family for half her life, and the joyless repetition of the job has begun to take its toll. Increasingly dependent on painkillers, Raquel resorts to pranks and childish avoidance ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: master and servant, self discovery, maid, rivalry, social differences, power relations, workplace, dark humor, disorder, family relations, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: slasher, art house, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: butcher, surrealism, teenager, suburbs, neglect, neighbor, human nature, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, sexual relations, small town ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, farce, family problems, family relations, estate, family life, eccentric family, disorder, master and servant, family gatherings, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous
Plot: family relations, farce, battle of the sexes, breakup, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, lifestyle, nothing goes right, destructive relationship, couples, family problems, jealous spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 gatherings, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, black cast, black man, gangsters, large family, terminal illness, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: cynical, semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, family problems, love and romance, lifestyle, parents and children, hollywood, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family, narcissism, father son relationship, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Waiter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Edgar works as a waiter in 'Het Westen', a restaurant. He is married and has a lover. His neighbors terrorize him with loud music and garbage. One day after he is mistreated by some customers he is sick of it all and goes to talk to his ...
Style: captivating, touching, semi serious, humorous, slasher ...
Plot: waiter, restaurant, dull life, destiny, family relations, change of luck, unsupportive coworkers, dark humor, starting over, midlife crisis, lovers, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, netherlands, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.9
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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: semi serious, realistic, psychological, humorous, teen comedy ...
Plot: genius, dysfunctional family, family relations, prodigy, family problems, couples, youth, lifestyle, society, parents and children, couple relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 437
Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, realistic, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, teenage life, family relations, teenage love, family life, love and romance, family problems, eccentric family, parents and children, best friends, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, terminal illness, bittersweet, husband wife relationship, one night stand, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, dark humor, family gatherings, gay, friendship, river, strong female presence, bittersweet, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Regina Reynolds is a strong black woman in the truest sense -- but her taste for the good life doesn't necessarily include her husband, Marcus, or her daughter, Monica. It's going to take a mother's unconditional love to pray Regina ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Plot: parents and children, family life, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family relations, marriage, black romance, lifestyle change, black woman, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, crimes, unlikely criminals, disorder, family problems, parents and children, eccentric family, life is a bitch, dull life, pension, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: croatia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, homecoming, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, witty ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, last wish, family problems, ex athlete, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, friendship, death, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, betrayal, siblings relations, dark humor, life is a bitch, family problems, terminal illness, parents and children, family life, estate, eccentric family, last will and testament ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, dysfunctional family, older man younger man relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, hopes, workplace, follow your dream, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, sex, family relations, couple relations, couples, friends, buddies, unfulfillment, lifestyle, introspection, midlife crisis, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Permanent Vacation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A camping trip results in some twisted family memories in this off-the-wall black comedy. Hoping for one last family vacation before his children leave the nest, laid-back dad Eric Bury (Frank Harper) takes his brood to a trailer park teeming with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, erotic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, dark humor, family problems, disorder, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, insanity, family vacation, husband wife relationship, making love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family relations, suburbs, strong female presence, terminal illness, african american protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, satirical, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, dark humor, satire, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, family life, self discovery, couples, lifestyle, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, touching, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, eccentric family, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, cross country, family problems, elderly, estrangement, golden years, dysfunctional family, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Quitters (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Quitters tells the story of the Raymans, a wealthy Jewish family that's falling apart. The son, Clark, is a bright and curious high schooler with a talent for manipulation. As his mother May enters treatment for a pill addiction, and he and his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, family problems, family life, youth, social relations, disorder, innocence lost, high school life, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: semi serious, sincere, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: youth, uncle nephew relationship, family relations, siblings relations, family life, male nudity, teenage life, eccentric family, drug addiction, friendship between men, addiction, traumatic childhood ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, touching, humorous, clever ...
Plot: group therapy, suicide attempt, family relations, family problems, human nature, parents and children, disability, dark humor, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, bittersweet, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: funny, absurd, talky, melancholic, not serious ...
Plot: farce, death, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family relations, family gatherings, family, death in the family, dishonesty, silly humor, murder, gay father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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 ⇓
35%