Movies like The House of Yes

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The House of Yes (1997)
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The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's obsession is nothing compared to her obsession with her brother, as it also becomes clear she isn't the only member of the family with problems..
Style: dark humor, clever, psychological, witty, talky, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: incest, mental illness, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, twins, parents and children, obsession, assassination, family relations, love and romance, family life, family problems, couples, family gatherings, suburban life, siblings relations, reunion, eccentric family, unfulfillment, suburbs, eccentricity, murder, white house, storm, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to The House of Yes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about dysfunctional family, storytelling, dialogue, family problems, catastrophe, family relations and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The House of Yes: Spanking the Monkey (1994), The Daytrippers (1996), Stuart Saves His Family (1995), Home for the Holidays (1995), God Said, 'Ha!' (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Spanking the Monkey (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bright young student Raymond Aibelli is forced to sidetrack an important medical internship because his mother, Susan, is recovering from a broken leg. When he isn't tasked with the most mundane aspects of Susan's recuperation, Raymond ...
Style: psychological, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, dysfunctional family, adultery, student, parents and children, couples, coming of age, youth, high school, family life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
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100%
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: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, chance meeting, drunkenness, rooftop, infidelity, family relations, lifestyle, pregnancy, midlife crisis, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, touching, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, addiction, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, self discovery, family relations, family problems, rehabilitation, siblings relations, down on your luck, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, family life, eccentric family, human nature, parents and children, siblings relations, weekend, single parent, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, family in crisis, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, family gatherings, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sweetie (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Explores sisters, in their twenties, their parents, and family dysfunctions. Kay is gangly and slightly askew, consulting a fortune teller and then falling in love with a man because of a mole on his face and a lock of hair; then, falling out of ...
Style: surreal, psychological, dark humor, realistic, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsession, psychopath, family relations, introspection, self discovery, eccentric family, love affair, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, offbeat, touching, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, working class, pregnancy, family problems, couples, family life, death in the family, eccentric family, estrangement, single parent, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it ...
Style: talky, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: reunion, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, sisters, eccentric family, family problems, parents and children, love and romance, family gatherings, family relations, human nature, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: neurotic, humorous, witty, talky, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, eccentric family, looking for love, family problems, family life, midlife crisis, youth, single parent, lifestyle, introspection, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Twister (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An oddball family on a Kansas farm are trapped in their farmhouse by an impending storm. The patriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He is currently dating a children's TV evangelist. Also living at the farm is his layabout daughter ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, dark humor ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tornado, family relations, family life, couples, eccentric family, family problems, family gatherings, mental illness, dysfunctional, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: humorous, talky, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, exploding boat, lesbian, family problems, death in the family, generation gap, eccentric family, family feud, couples, porn, family secret, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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All the Rage (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.
Style: realistic, clever, dark humor, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, suburbs, family problems, crimes of passion, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, suburban life, crumbling marriage, society, store, handgun, lasersight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, romance, social misfits, dysfunctional character, parents and children, odd, fall in love, homeless, coming of age, age difference ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which economic circumstances ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsessive quest, family life, couples, family problems, death in the family, self discovery, reunion, hollywood, religions or cults, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, long island, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: poet, fame, money, politics, writer's life, murder, lifestyle, society, working class, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, eccentric family, depression, terminal illness, reconciliation, divorce, nervous breakdown, child prodigy, parents and children, ex couple relations, family conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.0
 377
Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: offbeat, psychological, dark humor, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: dysfunctional family, prodigy, suburban life, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, youth, society, lifestyle, family relations, high school, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: dark humor, disturbing, psychological, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pedophile, crumbling marriage, hopes, couple relations, family relations, haunted by the past, family problems, family life, perversion, sexual perversion, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Unstrung Heroes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, mental illness, eccentric family, misfit, human nature, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: thanksgiving, sister, unity, family in crisis, siblings relations, family relations, couples, family problems, human nature, family gatherings, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: humorous, dark humor, clever, offbeat, biting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, eating disorder, workplace, power relations, friends, politics, couple relations, boss and employee, crimes, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: humorous, touching, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, man child, death of father, family, couples, death in the family, last wish, eccentric family, family problems, family relations, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Irrational Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: teachers and students, college, depression, love affair, mystery, love and romance, character study, loneliness, unlikely friendships, moral ambiguity, redemption, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, dysfunctional family, rape, coming of age, terrorism, sex, prostitute, bomb, terrorist, love and romance, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, austria, europe, new hampshire, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Intimate Relations (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young merchant marine turns up in an English coastal town looking for a brother he barely knows. When his brother's wife rebukes him he takes up with the Beasley family. However, soon the mother and daughter are chasing and ending up in the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, offbeat, disturbing ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, elderly lovers, love and romance, obsession, murder, dangerous attraction, suburban life, couple relations, parents and children, social decay, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: incest, couple relations, family relations, eccentric family, couples, family life, murder, society, parents and children, greed, poverty, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.7
 956
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: yuppie, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, starting over, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, lifestyle, rise and fall, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on family life is the central focus.
Style: disturbing, talky, psychological, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: mental illness, pregnancy, dogma, family problems, eccentric family, clergy, mind game, skating, misfit, society, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 644
Bark! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A veterinarian is called to examine a woman who thinks she is a dog.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage, suburban life, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, misfit, family problems, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and bullies at school.
Style: realistic, cynical, touching, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, misfit, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, humiliation, family problems, social awkwardness, parents and children, suburbs, high school life, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%