Movies like The Family Stone

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The Family Stone
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty, romantic, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, holiday, romance, dysfunctional family, adoption, cancer, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, terminal illness, family bonds, relationships, family drama, family, interracial romance, siblings relations, happy ending, love, parenthood, eccentric family, family gatherings, gay, sisters, catastrophe, love and romance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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Torch Song Trilogy
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
120 min.
 7.7
Monsoon Wedding
Comedy, Drama, Romance
India, USA, Italy, Germany, France, UK
114 min.
 7.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about adaptation, catastrophe, family, dialogue, mentor, life philosophy and destiny mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Family Stone: Tortilla Soup (2001), Big Eden (2000), Polish Wedding (1998), Raising Helen (2004), Mrs. Winterbourne (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tortilla Soup
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, cooking, food, single father, parents and children, father daughter relationship, relationships, family, culture clash, siblings relations, family drama, sisters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.4
 4K
Big Eden
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: small town, gay, friendship, romance, homosexuality, love story, self discovery, relationships, stereotypes, lesbian, store, race issues ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york
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System:   92%
    User:   78%
 
Polish Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, wedding, children, virginity, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family drama, family, romance, stereotypes, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: poland, paris france
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    User:   72%
 
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Raising Helen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fashion, romance, adoption, parenthood, parents and children, sisters, fish out of water, natural disaster, happy ending, family bonds, hopes, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   83%
    User:   75%
 
Mrs. Winterbourne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, pregnancy, rags to riches, couple relations, comedy of errors, wedding, family, hospital, parents and children, train, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
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System:   81%
    User:   86%
 
 6.5
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Once Around
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: boston, caribbean, new england
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System:   80%
    User:   66%
 
My Best Friend's Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   66%
 
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Madea's Family Reunion
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug abuse, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, cross dressing, parents and children, family, single father, eccentric family, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   76%
 
The Perez Family
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, destiny, dysfunctional family, love, prison, couple relations, love triangle, family, parents and children, society, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida, miami, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   86%
 
 5.7
 9K
How to Deal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, divorce, drugs/alcohol, friendship, teenagers, relationships, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   74%
 
Home for the Holidays
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, holiday, thanksgiving, single parent, parents and children, christmas, family, sisters, siblings relations, relationships, eccentricity, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   71%
 
Something to Talk About
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, family, romance, adultery, divorce, dysfunctional family, single parent, revenge, women, lawyer, sisters, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   61%
 
 6.2
 22K
Smart People
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, intellectual, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, pregnancy, death, adoption, hospital, father daughter relationship, relationships, drinking, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, new jersey, campus, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding, culture clash, wedding preparations and rituals, romance, family, parents and children, eccentric family, traditional versus modern, prejudice, greek, stereotypes, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   81%
 
 6.5
 12K
Evening
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, mother daughter relationship, love, death, love affair, memory, fall in love, destiny, gay, love and romance, life & death ...
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Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   72%
 
What's Cooking?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In LA's Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and immigrant parents' fears collide. In the Avila family, ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, culture clash, jewish, food, cooking, lesbian, parents and children, interracial romance, divorce, family, multiple storylines, prejudice ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   100%
 
Sex and the City 2
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda are all married now, but they're still up for a little fun in the sun. When Samantha gets the chance to visit one of the most extravagant vacation destinations on the planet and offers to bring them all along, ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, shopping, culture clash, friendship, romance, wedding, gay, strong sexual content, best friends, women, relationships, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987, year 1989, 2010s ...
Place: new york, middle east, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   86%
 
 5.9
 3K
For Keeps?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, adoption, romance, pregnancy, small town, love, babies and infants, college, teenager, marriage, destiny, single parent ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   62%
 
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The Evening Star
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, semi serious, talky, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: death, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, single parent, human nature, parents and children, romance, siblings relations, destiny, mother daughter relationship, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   84%
 
 7.1
 41K
Moonstruck
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: talky, touching, clever, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, infidelity, love, marriage, dysfunctional family, love triangle, relationships, love story, adultery, urban, parents and children, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   77%
 
Did You Hear About the Morgans?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.
Style: romantic, funny, light, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, husband wife relationship, marital problem, crumbling marriage, divorce, starting over, witness protection, couple relations, love and romance, runaway, adaptation, marital infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wyoming, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   77%
 
Four Christmases
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, dysfunctional family, holiday, couple relations, family bonds, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, family gatherings, marriage, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   61%
 
How to Make an American Quilt
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, marriage, friendship, romance, coming of age, wedding, infidelity, women, self discovery, adultery, relationships, interracial romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   73%
 
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 5.9
 28K
Must Love Dogs
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sarah Nolan is a newly divorced woman cautiously rediscovering romance with the enthusiastic but often misguided help of her well-meaning family. As she braves a series of hilarious disastrous mismatches and first dates, Sarah begins to trust her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, romantic, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, divorce, dog, single father, looking for love, love story, relationships, love and romance, happy ending, lawyer, couples, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   76%
 
The Other Sister
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, disability, parents and children, dysfunctional family, love story, fall in love, destiny, hopes, happy ending, family, love and romance, family bonds ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   77%
 
 6.4
 72K
Spanglish
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, infidelity, marriage, single parent, adultery, parents and children, guilt, father daughter relationship, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   61%
 
Sex and the City
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.
Style: witty, romantic, erotic, light, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding preparations and rituals, fashion, friendship between women, sex, city life, marriage, women, best friends, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, new jersey, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   58%
 
Life as We Know It
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: romantic, sweet, funny, light, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: life turned upside down, romance, parenthood, adoption, lifestyle change, unlikely couple, relationships, love story, godparent, parents and children, love and romance, godfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   58%
 

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Duration: 88 min.
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Time: 90s
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