Movies like Death at a Funeral

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Death at a Funeral (2007)
 7.4
 101K
Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, not serious, biting, realistic, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dysfunctional family, secret, siblings relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, sarcasm, secrets, british, death, foul language, adultery, multiple storylines, coffin, presumed dead, blackmail, corpse, pregnancy, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, lsd, age difference, parent child relationship, arrogance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london

Most similar movies to Death at a Funeral

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and melancholic films with plots about storytelling, dysfunctional family, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, pornography and adaptation mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Death at a Funeral: This Is Where I Leave You (2014), Eulogy (2004), Where's Poppa? (1970), Caffeine (2006), Strangers with Candy (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, man child, death of father, family, homecoming, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, funeral, grieving, family gatherings, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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100%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Plot: farce, death, dwarf, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, murder, family gatherings, family problems, family relations, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
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: talky, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, exploding boat, family life, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, family conflict, eccentric family, love and romance, couples, lesbian, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Where's Poppa? (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears that his batty mom's ...
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: caretaker, oedipus complex, rape, parents and children, eccentric family, sibling relationship, mother, incest, nothing goes right, family relations, golden years, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 2K
Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: toilet, restaurant, customer, marijuana, kitchen, waiter, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, romance, flirt, shogun ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Strangers with Candy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: high school, prostitute, love triangle, fish out of water, addiction, gays and lesbians, starting over, sexual relations, teachers and students, drug abuse, high school life, gender ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: lsd, farce, erection, obsessive quest, on the road, track down, uncover truth, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, rehabilitation, suburbs, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, addiction, eccentric family, nothing goes right, family life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, farce, couple relations, school, suburbs, new neighbor, parents and children, eccentric family, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, masturbation, coma, goofy hero, odd couple, sibling relationship, arctic, jealousy, siblings relations, misfit, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 1K
Passed Away (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, golden years, single parent, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, nothing goes right, family life, family problems, family relations, prank, couple relations, siblings relations, youth, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Opposite of Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: clever, dark humor, witty, biting, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, death, teacher, chase, stock broker, repression, aids, gay slur, coming of age, suburbs, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, indiana, canada, cross country, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 244K
Step Brothers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You slipped into my life as easily as vermouth into a glass of gin, purrs reclusive singing star Angela Arden. Arden is not only haunted by a secret, she's treated like dirt by her louse of a husband, her snoopy maid, and her petulant daughter. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, witty, offbeat ...
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 57K
Sisters (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two disconnected sisters are summoned to clean out their childhood bedrooms before their parents sell their family home.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, buddy comedy, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: childhood home, family relations, party, reunion, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, bad temper, female protagonist, sisters, damage, female friendship, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 29K
In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: concierge, family relations, desire for fame, parent child relationship, workplace, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, showbiz, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Ali G Indahouse (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, parliament, prime minister, rapper, marijuana, hip hop, culture clash, farce, election, campaign, drugs/alcohol, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: clever, humorous, witty, talky, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
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The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: poker, gambling, contests and competitions, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, disorder, gambler, cards, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family life, couples, family relations, immigrants, interracial relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Couples Retreat (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, friendship, couple relations, island, nothing goes right, resort, farce, couples therapy, marriage, couples, romance, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, hawaii, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
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Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, clever, realistic ...
Plot: casino, money, greed, buddies, screwball, betrayal, blind ambition, vengeance, gambling, nothing goes right, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Movie 43 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film is composed of multiple comedy shorts presented through an overarching segment titled "The Pitch", in which Charlie Wessler, a mad screenwriter, is attempting to pitch a script to film executive Griffin Schraeder. After revealing ...
Style: gross out humor, not serious, satirical, toilet humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, hollywood, nothing goes right, parody, buddies, stupidity, superhero, teenage life, obsessive quest, dishonesty, escapades, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1959
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 248K
The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: comic, dark humor, absurd, sexploitation film, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, society, death, female nudity, violence, culture clash, greed, vengeance, fish out of water, lesbian, farce, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1973, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, new york, israel, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 72K
The Birdcage (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: senator, gay, farce, politician, coming out, gay slur, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, switching roles, crossdressing, lgbt, parents and children ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 82K
That's My Boy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's ...
Style: humorous, absurd, dark humor, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family relations, disorder, cheating fiancee, teacher student sex, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, uninvited guest, brother sister incest, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1984, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: farce, gay, transvestism, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, parents and children, cabaret, eccentric family, gender bending, family relations, disorder, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, postmodernism, verbal byplay, artists and showbiz, actor, disorder, nothing goes right, actor's life, buddies, ego clash, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%