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Gaz Bar Blues (2003)
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Gaz Bar Blues (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the best he can and tries to stay happy no matter what happens. This movie relates all the small tragedies surrounding the gaz bar, such as hold-ups, competition from the big companies invading the neighbourhood, and the fact that is sons don't seem to be interested in the gas station.
Style: sincere, contemplative, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family business, hopes, crimes, family problems, human nature, working class, introspection, single parent, family in crisis, blues, bar, gas station, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, heist, family relations, parents and children, store, golden years, airplane, thief, musician, marijuana, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, germany, east berlin, quebec, east berlin east germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sincere films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, hopes, introspection, bittersweet and father son relationship mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Gaz Bar Blues: Fathers & Sons (2010), Cleopatra (2003), The Auction (2013), Carmina or Blow Up (2012), Family Law (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fathers & Sons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, bollywood, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, death in the family, siblings relations, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, jewish, wall street ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, fall in love, on the road, best friends, looking for love, introspection, human nature, hopes, family business, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Auction (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Bouchard & Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has two daughters that he raised like princesses and who live far away, in the big city. One day, the oldest asks him for some financial support ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, contemplative ...
Plot: countryside, farm, parents and children, family relations, selflessness, introspection, elderly, father daughter relationship, bittersweet, hopes, golden years, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, humorous, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family business, parents and children, workplace, family relations, insurance, eccentric family, disorder, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Family Law (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man in his thirties does not want to be like his father, but that seems to be unavoidable.
Style: semi serious, captivating, light, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, parents and children, hopes, youth, family problems, father son relationship, teacher, husband wife relationship, family, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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The Good Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a mostly normal young man who makes the most out of fitting in when he obviously doesn't.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic
Plot: small town, fish out of water, small town life, family problems, hopes, sport team, athlete's life, lifestyle, youth, dysfunctional family, working class, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Four Suns (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna, his son from the first marriage. He did not get married again but lives with Jana, a post office employee. Together ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: family business, family relations, save the day, working class, restaurant, family problems, society, bank, family in crisis, siblings relations, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
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Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, workplace, family business, family life, life turned upside down, restaurant, hopes, down on your luck, brother brother relationship, greek, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, contemplative, light ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The movie tells a story about a family in France, in contemporary times, and its problem such as bittersweet and sincere, breakup, family problems, parents and children.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Elder Son (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, touching
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Four Shades of Brown (2004)
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2011)
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Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: humorous, touching, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, reunion, elderly, cross country, family problems, estrangement, golden years, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, golden years, redemption, introspection, unfulfillment, filmmaking, aging, bittersweet, actor's life, elderly, hopes, film within a film
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Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Last Day of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
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Night Bus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The passengers on the Night Bus have many different stories -- some are lovers, some have dark secrets, some are looking for a fight, others are just trying to get through the night.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: family problems, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, family gatherings, friendship, bittersweet, strong female presence, dealing with death, aging, family relations, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Growing Op (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a teenage boy coming of age in a suburban grow-operation, where every day is paradise or fresh hell. But it's always a trip. Sheltered all his life and home-schooled by loving parents who are also committed criminals, Quinn Dawson ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, stoners, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Material (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cassim Kaif is a young Muslim man who works in his father's fabric shop in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. In the family tradition, Cassim, as the only son, is expected to take over the family business from his father.
Style: touching, humorous, inspirational, captivating, light ...
Plot: follow your dream, parents and children, lifestyle, family tradition, family business, family relations, unsupportive parent, workplace, hopes, against the odds, stand up comedian, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
May in the Summer (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Jordan, Qatar, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bride-to-be is forced to reevaluate her life when she reunites with her family in Jordan and finds herself confronted with the aftermath of her parents’ divorce.
Style: captivating, humorous, realistic, emotional, semi serious
Plot: family problems, culture clash, parents and children, couples, introspection, doubt, divorced parents, arranged marriage, family in crisis, wedding, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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35%