Movies like Margot at the Wedding

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Margot at the Wedding (2007)
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Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.
Style: talky, cynical, depressing, melancholic, stylized, humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious, suspense, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family, nudity (full frontal - brief), complex characters, family relations, jealousy, greed, secrets, character study, confession, family life, family problems, family gatherings, couples, wedding preparations and rituals, siblings relations, human nature, wedding, masturbation, infidelity, bittersweet, secret, small town, mother son relationship, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, harvard university, vermont, long island

Most similar movies to Margot at the Wedding

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, realistic, melancholic and weird films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, dysfunctional family, loneliness, brutality, relationships and depression mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Margot at the Wedding: Young Adult (2011), Our Idiot Brother (2011), The Squid and the Whale (2005), August: Osage County (2013), Greenberg (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Young Adult (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.
Style: talky, realistic, depressing, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: mental illness, high school, childhood sweetheart, small town, emotional breakdown, alcoholic, narcissism, borderline personality disorder, thirtysomething life, depression, divorce, arrested development ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, california, new jersey, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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100%
Our Idiot Brother (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everybody has the sibling who is always just a little bit behind the curve when it comes to getting his life together. For sisters Liz, Miranda and Natalie, that person is their perennially upbeat brother Ned, an erstwhile organic farmer whose ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, hippie, marijuana, dog, sibling relationship, relationships, loneliness, family relations, goofy hero, eccentric family, goodhearted, immature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, california, long island
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100%
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, thought provoking, depressing, absurd ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: divorce, coming of age, infidelity, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, teacher student relationship, adultery, teenager, childhood, crumbling marriage, marriage, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
August: Osage County (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, stylized, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suicide, dysfunctional family, family secret, cancer, mother daughter relationship, incestuous relationship, drugs, brother sister incest, family in crisis, drug addiction, pills, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, california, midwest, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 38K
Greenberg (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
Style: psychological, semi serious, sincere, talky, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, old love, depression, personal assistant, starting over, twists and turns, self fulfillment, misfit, fall in love, mental illness, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, new york, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.9
 23K
Junebug (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, ...
Style: humorous, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, art, eccentricity, painting, jealousy, eccentric family, love and romance, small town, family problems, meet the parents, newlyweds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: disturbing, psychological, melancholic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, family relations, character study, couple relations, family problems, pedophile, parents and children, haunted by the past, family life, sisters, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, new jersey, california, israel, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: humorous, heartbreaking, depressing, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, betrayal, eccentric family, follow your dream, prank, hopes, family relations, disorder, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.7
 13K
Palindromes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, child abuse, pedophilia, coming of age, abortion, sexual abuse, runaway teen, teenage life, disability, suicide, family problems, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, new jersey, usa, india, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 11K
Please Give (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Style: depressing, melancholic, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), midlife crisis, loneliness, complex characters, depression, twists and turns, parents and children, human nature, adultery, teenage life, cancer, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: melancholic, satirical, cynical, humorous, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, marital crisis, character study, dysfunctional relationship, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, party, dishonesty, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 34K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: depressing, cynical, suspense, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, mental illness, addiction, dysfunctional family, depression, existentialism, dark humor, teenage life, eccentric family, eccentricity, character study, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, chicago illinois, new york, connecticut, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.7
 45K
Short Cuts (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary ...
Style: talky, philosophical, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: multiple storylines, redemption, infidelity, suicide, waitress, destruction of property, loss of loved one, character study, life philosophy, fishing, family relations, party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 554
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, rough, gloomy, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, australian, twists and turns, crazy, assassination, british, parenthood, satire, car ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Imaginary Heroes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Matt Travis is good-looking, popular, and his school's best competitive swimmer, so everyone is shocked when he inexplicably commits suicide. As the following year unfolds, each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with ...
Style: emotional, stylized, humorous, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming of age, dysfunctional family, suicide, suburbs, family secret, parenthood, loneliness, family problems, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, humorous, melancholic, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, college, slacker, graduation, solitude, lifestyle, buddies, twentysomething life, campus, student, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 7K
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: talky, humorous, stylized, sexy, allegory ...
Plot: writers, art, suicide, suburbs, writer's life, bittersweet, violence, poetry, mental illness, adaptation, obsession, literature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, stockholm sweden, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 204K
Blue Jasmine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined. As Jasmine struggles with her haunting memories of a privileged past bearing dark realities she ...
Style: depressing, realistic, psychological, cynical, emotional ...
Plot: narcissism, starting over, suicide, depression, riches to rags, tragedy, psychology, mental illness, family relations, introspection, sibling relationship, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new york, california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.5
 21K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: emotional, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, addiction, youth, teenager, depression, psychologist, teenage life, self discovery, lifestyle, grownups, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ...
Style: humorous, surreal, absurd, dark, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, incest, mental illness, thanksgiving, dark humor, family relations, brother sister incest, family problems, twins, sarcasm, female protagonist, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1983
Place: virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 9K
Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
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: absurd, stylized, cynical, funny, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family secret, funeral, eccentric family, death in the family, family reunited, lesbian, family feud, family life, fall in love, parents and children, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 71K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: cynical, depressing, disturbing, art house, dark ...
Plot: pedophilia, dysfunctional family, rape, loneliness, dark humor, obsession, depression, sexual abuse, phone sex, pedophile, multiple storylines, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and the greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of fame, fortune and popularity, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.
Style: melancholic, thought provoking, clever, dark, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, single father, father son relationship, grief, writers, life & death, loneliness, life philosophy, character study, loss of child, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: talky, realistic, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, family relations, suburbs, infidelity, chance meeting, drunkenness, character study, road trip, writers, workplace, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, talky, rough ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug addiction, favoritism among siblings, sister sister relationship, wedding, addiction, wedding preparations and rituals, family, character study, family problems, human nature, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Door in the Floor (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alternately tragic and comic, an exploration of the complexities of love in both its brightest and darkest corners. Adapted from John Irving's best-selling novel A Widow for One Year, the film is set in the privileged beach community of East ...
Style: psychological, emotional, melancholic, touching, erotic ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, writers, writer's life, dysfunctional family, masturbation, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), older woman younger man sex, art, cheating wife, secrets, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, family, infidelity, homecoming, death of father, family gatherings, jewish, family relations, loneliness, life & death, last wish, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: sexy, witty, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, mother daughter relationship, neighbor, parenthood, family relations, couples, couple relations, suburban life, love and romance, starting over, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 10K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, captivating, cynical, psychological, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, hollywood, addiction, insanity, marijuana, showbiz, buddies, friendship, love triangle, destiny, drugs, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: stylized, intense, disturbing, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, mental illness, therapist, unhappy, psychology, lgbt, family relations, adoption, parents and children, drinking problem, marital problem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, massachusetts, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%