Movies like The Family 1987

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The Family (1987)
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The Family (1987)
Original name: La famiglia
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: "The Family," an album with a velvet cover, is meant to touch the extended family of man. Formal portraits, bookends in this 80-year saga, enclose the central story, which opens with the baptism of Carlo, a baby in his grandfather's lap, and ends with Carlo as a grandfather with a baby in his arms. And never once do we get out of the house, whose rooms provide the film's structure. Comfort or passion? Carlo couldn't really decide until it was too late.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, talky, family saga
Plot: family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, family life, infidelity, fall in love, midlife crisis, elderly, family problems, human nature, couples, family gatherings, dishonesty, siblings relations, reunion, eccentric family, unfulfillment, golden years, family in crisis, family, love, fascist, politics, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about couples, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, family problems and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Family: The Tiger and the Pussycat (1967), Light in the Piazza (1962), Beyond the Clouds (1995), Kiss Me Again (2010), Twice in a Lifetime (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Tiger and the Pussycat (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Comedy-drama about a middle-aged Italian businessman Vittorio Gassman who is married to Eleanor Parker and is innocently introduced one day to a schoolgirl with pigtails named Carolina. Years later, that young schoolgirl has become a vivacious ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: parents and children, human nature, midlife crisis, elderly, aging, infidelity, love affair, dysfunctional family, self discovery, love triangle, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Light in the Piazza (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young American woman traveling in Italy with her mother is slender, blonde, beautiful and there is something charmingly naive about her. Fabrizio Naccarelli seems to always know where the mother and daughter will sightsee next. Signor Naccarelli ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: disability, human nature, parents and children, fall in love, bittersweet, family problems, couples, family relations, couple relations, youth, mentally challenged, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, florence, europe, rome italy, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love affair, filmmaking, couples, lovers reunited, fall in love, midlife crisis ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, new york, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, hopes, dishonesty, breakup, human nature, family life, couples, family problems, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, breakup, working class, dysfunctional family, love affair, romance, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.3
 545
The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: fall in love, infidelity, forbidden love, parents and children, opposites attract, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, looking for love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, romance, society, family problems, couples, fall in love, crumbling marriage, parents and children, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, london, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couples, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, extramarital affair, parents and children, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 496
The Voyage (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, couple relations, terminal illness, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, unfulfillment, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, couples, gondola ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s
Place: sicily, venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, family in crisis ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Tuesday, After Christmas (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Paul Hanganu loves two women. Adriana his wife and the mother of their daughter, the woman with whom he's shared the thrills of the past ten years, and Raluca the woman who has made him redefine himself. He has to leave one of them before ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative, talky ...
Plot: dentist, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, breakup, family relations, couples, parents and children, family problems, crumbling relationship, dishonesty, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.7
 850
Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: leaving home, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, life is a bitch, gender, couples, family relations, love triangle, male female relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 436
Shelter Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Anna and Mara return from a holiday abroad, and realize that Anis, a young Moroccan immigrant, managed to hide in their car in order to cross the border to Italy. At first unsure of what to do, they then decide to take him with them.
Style: sincere, sentimental, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, family relations, couples, social differences, family life, eccentric family, society, immigrants, romance, lesbian relationship, factory, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: talky, sentimental, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, fall in love, siblings relations, destructive relationship, couple relations, family relations, couples, platonic, first sex, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: paris france, france, europe, wales, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 3K
Dark Eyes (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the clownish and superfluous Romano Patroni leaves his wife's ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, impossible love, human nature, social differences, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, couples, lovers apart ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: italy, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Private Fears in Public Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, love and romance, romance, mind game, looking for love, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, human nature, couples, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 1K
The Dinner (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story about two brothers and their wives, and the interactions between them and their two high school age children. When the kids get into serious trouble together, how will the parents relationships change with and among each other? Will the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, biting ...
Plot: family gatherings, life turned upside down, parents and children, family life, couples, couple relations, family in crisis, siblings relations, family problems, under the surface, human nature, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
One Special Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Builder Robert is visiting his ailing wife in a nursing home and is having problems getting a taxi home due to an intense snow storm. One of the doctors, Katherine offers him a lift home however their car gets stuck and they have to spend the night ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Plot: thanksgiving, romance, small town, hospital, family life, couple relations, fall in love, family relations, couples, love and romance, elderly, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sophisticated, middle-aged grandmother, wed to a New York law professor, falls in love with a down-to-earth Tennessee farmer. Director Guy Green's bittersweet romance, released in 1970, stars Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Fritz Weaver, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, countryside, infidelity, love, professor, elderly lovers, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, romance, mountain ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, new york, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Shuhei Hirayama is a widower with a 24-year-old daughter. Gradually, he comes to realize that she should not be obliged to look after him for the rest of his life, so he arranges a marriage for her.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching, sentimental
Plot: wedding, family relations, couples, golf, unfulfillment, elderly, single parent, aging, buddies, love and romance, hopes, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Anonymous Venetian (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without mentioning the reason, Venetian musician Enrico invites his ex-wife Valeria to visit him, and her heart is broken again during their last days together.
Style: contemplative, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, love and romance, midlife crisis, couples, friends, cloning, concentration camp, romance, tunnel, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 12K
Climates (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man was made to be happy for simple reasons and unhappy for even simpler ones – just as he is born for simple reasons and dies for even simpler ones... Isa and Bahar are two lonely figures dragged through the ever-changing climate of their inner ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: family relations, couple relations, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, sexual relations, snow, vacation, rape, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Those Happy Years (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A narcissistic artist's world turns upside down after his wife's affair and a disastrous exhibition of his work.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: nude beach, infidelity, family problems, family relations, family life, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couples, wife, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, couples, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, actor's life, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 5K
Tiptoes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, love, fall in love, family relations, siblings relations, family life, couples, family problems, human nature, introspection, dysfunctional family, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, unsupportive spouse, family problems, unfulfillment, couples, tragic love, lovers reunited, love and romance, family life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 665
Table for Five (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) wants a second chance to be a father to his children ... but someone else has taken his place. Determined not to just be a friendly 'uncle' in their lives, he gets permission from his ex-wife Kathleen (Millie ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, cruise, cruise ship, couples, family problems, ocean or sea, single parent, unfulfillment, romance, bittersweet, ocean, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, greece, africa, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 2K
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, unfulfillment, love and romance, prostitute, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, midlife crisis, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An aging actress' husband dies of a heart attack en route to Rome, where they'd planned to holiday. There, she rents an apartment and, through the Contessa, she meets a young man, with whom she begins an affair.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love triangle, unfulfilled love, infidelity, forbidden love, looking for love, romance, love and romance, prostitute, dishonesty, couple relations, midlife crisis ...
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, usa, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%