Movies like The Family Stone

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The Family Stone (2005)
 6.3
 56K
The Family Stone (2005)
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, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining, realistic, witty, semi serious, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, parents and children, family values, family gatherings, eccentric family, secret, brother sister relationship, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, holiday, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, meet the parents, family life, family secret, couples, proposal, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, reunion, liberal, conservative ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut

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Most similar movies to The Family Stone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, mentor, romance, couples, dialogue, culture clash and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Family Stone: Dan in Real Life (2007), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Tortilla Soup (2001), Once Around (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, parenthood, single father, vacation, columnist, newspaper, widower, shore, single parent, romance, love and romance, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
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, feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding, prejudice, unlikely couple, wedding preparations and rituals, romance, family, traditional versus modern, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, coma, christmas, love and romance, love triangle, disorder, romance, love affair, mistaken identity, wedding preparations and rituals, sibling relationship, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
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, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, relationship vs career, family relations, couples, looking for love, eccentric family, family life, cooking, food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 4K
Once Around (1991)
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, true love, opposites attract, human nature, introspection, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, caribbean, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Four Christmases (2008)
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: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family relations, holiday, nothing goes right, family gatherings, parents and children, eccentric family, in-laws, comedy of errors, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 269K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, boss and employee, workplace romance, initially antagonists, couple relations, obnoxious boss, eccentric family, couples, power relations, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 22K
Smart People (2008)
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, introspection, couples, family life, romance, hopes, love and romance, siblings relations, family relations, alienation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, campus, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, family relations, marriage, eccentric family, family feud, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 34K
Raising Helen (2004)
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: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, custody, parenthood, orphan, life turned upside down, society, hopes, family relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 218K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, christmas, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, friendship, christmas party, snow, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
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, realistic, uplifting, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, family problems, reunion, addiction, drug abuse, eccentric family, love and romance, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, women, screwball, romance, friendship, unrequited love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, wedding preparations and rituals, best friends, uninhibited rivalry, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, family gatherings, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, idiotic, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, nothing goes right, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, suburbs, parents and children, loneliness, happy ending, dysfunctional family, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
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, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his ...
Style: feel good, funny, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, couple relations, parents and children, pregnant wife, expectant father, romance, family relations, love and romance, pregnant woman, child birth, pregnant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Home for the Holidays (1995)
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, touching, semi serious, witty, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, christmas, nothing goes right, eccentric family, family life, weekend, siblings relations, parents and children, human nature, single parent, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: humorous, romantic, sentimental, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: singleness, couple relations, romance, friendship, pregnancy, looking for love, drinking, breakup, bar, women, single, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Other Sister (1999)
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, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 55K
Enough Said (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: realistic, witty, touching, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: party, dating, romance, poet, thanksgiving, masseuse, divorce, acceptance, manners, couples, middle aged, sexual activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, youth, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, looking for love, teenage life, family problems, society, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Polish Wedding (1998)
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, biting, realistic, talky, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, wedding, children, jealousy, festival, dancing, disagreement, coming of age, youth, couples, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 26K
Mermaids (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: swimming, coming of age, small town, single parent, kennedy assassination, romance, fall in love, couple relations, generation gap, eccentric family, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964, year 1963
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: romance, terminal illness, cancer, doctor, life is a bitch, couples, love affair, dying, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, man carrying a woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, romance, family relations, parents and children, construction worker, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love and romance, parents and children, interracial relations, family life, couples, culture clash, family tradition, interracial marriage, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Something to Talk About (1995)
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, humorous, feel good, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, family problems, family relations, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 33K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, romance, self discovery, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, family drama, women, disorder, family life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Evening Star (1996)
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, sentimental, feel good, talky, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, death, family gatherings, siblings relations, family in crisis, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, romance, teenage life, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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