Movies like Meet the Browns 2008

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Meet the Browns (2008)
 4.3
 7K
Meet the Browns (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street.But when she's laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter arrives announcing the death of a father she's never met.Desperate for any kind of help, Brenda takes her family to Georgia for the funeral. But nothing could have prepared her for the Browns, her father's fun-loving, crass Southern clan. In a small-town world full of long afternoons and country fairs, Brenda struggles to get to know the family she never knew existed...and finds a brand new romance that just might change her life.The story is adapted by Tyler Perry from his stage play "Meet the Browns." Perry will portray Madea and Uncle Joe in the film.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, not serious, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: single parent, death in the family, family gatherings, family relations, family life, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, small town life, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, female protagonist, mother son relationship, gangsters, black cast, unemployment, small town, couples, working class, social relations, bittersweet, nothing to lose, basketball, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, georgia, united states

Most similar movies to Meet the Browns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, family problems, couples and family life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Meet the Browns: A Madea Family Funeral (2019), Madea's Big Happy Family (2011), Madea's Family Reunion (2006), Madea's Family Reunion (2002), A Madea Christmas (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Madea Family Funeral (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unpleasant family secrets.
Style: humorous, light, emotional, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, funeral, family secret, family, relationships, secret, secrets, meeting, eccentric family, family relations, gross out humor, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, black cast, black man, gangsters, large family, terminal illness, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Meet the Browns (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolves around a senior family living under one roof in Decatur, Georgia led by patriarch Mr. Brown and his ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: family relations, aging, parents and children, family life, family gatherings, eccentric family, siblings relations, social relations, couples, elderly, golden years, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, intense, uplifting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug abuse, family problems, family life, addiction, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, looking for love, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Madea's Family Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Just as the southern matriarch, Madea buries her older sister, Irene. (There is no mention of Helen and Charles Jr. at all during the play). Her granddaughter Lisa is getting married to a very successful rich man name Ronnie at the house, but ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family life, wedding, eccentric family, family gatherings, family relations, family problems, disorder, dysfunctional family, death in the family, funeral, strong female presence, african american protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Madea Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Style: captivating, sincere, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, family relations, parents and children, family life, family, friendship, society, adventure, nothing goes right, strong female presence, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family relations, suburbs, strong female presence, terminal illness, african american protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Plot: couples, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, sexual content, love, infidelity, nightclub singer, musical performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Charles McCarter and his wife Helen are about to celebrate their 18th-wedding anniversary when Helen comes home to find her clothes packed up in a U-Haul van parked in the driveway. Charles is divorcing Her. Helen moves in with her grandmother ...
Style: emotional, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: women, romance, life turned upside down, hopes, family problems, starting over, breakup, cheating, gangsters, vengeance, african american, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 8K
Good Deeds (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, rich man poor woman, opposites attract, fiance fiancee relationship, social differences, fall in love, single parent, romance, society, family relations, couples, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Madea Goes to Jail (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Madea returns in another hilarious story in which she gets sent to the big house. But regardless of the circumstances, she gives her trademark advice and wisdom to her friends and family as they learn the importance of letting go, moving on, and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light
Plot: prison, family relations, love and romance, golden years, goofy hero, eccentric family, captivity, family gatherings, jail, love triangle, christian, retribution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 194
The Reception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, wedding, family relations, homecoming, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, lifestyle, couples, estrangement, family life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, racial stereotype, parents and children, social differences, support group, family relations, friendship, society, friends, mental illness, single mother, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family relations, dishonesty, hopes, farce, parents and children, embezzlement, family problems, witnessing a crime, hidden identity, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 500
Dirty Laundry (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After ten years, Sheldon returns from New York City to Paris, Georgia. His mother Evelyn, a laundress who is stubborn, ornery, opinionated, mean-spirited, insulting, and inflexible, has sent a ten-year-old boy who says he's Sheldon's son ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, small town, single parent, lifestyle, misfit, love and romance, couples, fish out of water, homecoming, parents and children, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, new york, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 606
Ball & Chain (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of Texas, Ameet (Sunil Malhotra) and Saima (Lisa Ray) have a problem. They were perfectly happy avoiding each other until their parents set them up to get married. The reluctant couple decide to do whatever it takes to break ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: wedding, romance, family relations, couples, eccentric family, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, family gatherings, arranged marriage, love, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Madea Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, farce, family problems, family relations, estate, family life, eccentric family, disorder, master and servant, family gatherings, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, friendship, family, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, couple relations, introspection, dishonesty, intrigue, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place - The Play (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One weekend, Aunt Bam's nephew-in-law Stewart is granted a court-ordered visitation with his children. Although his new, much-younger wife Mona is a bundle of nerves, Stewart seizes the opportunity to reconnect with his children, whom he loves ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Plot: family problems, family life, family relations, couples, family gatherings, strong female presence, parents and children, dysfunctional family, disorder, couple relations, african american protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents’ home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, homecoming, couples, family in crisis, siblings relations, couple relations, christmas dinner, priest, winter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, family problems, friendship, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, breakup, unfulfillment, lifestyle, infidelity, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, feel good, humorous, touching, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, romance, family values, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, secret, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, interracial romance, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage love, hippie, family relations, eccentric family, fall in love, family life, parents and children, culture clash, family feud, love and romance, family gatherings, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Little Help (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's a movie for everyone whose life has been thrown off-course, out of whack, or simply not turned out the way they planned it. In other words, it's a movie for everyone, period. Set in suburban Long Island in the summer of 2002, with the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, lie, lifestyle, dishonesty, infidelity, love and romance, family relations, family problems, lawsuit, couples, death in the family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Jumping the Broom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, bilingual
Audience: date night, chick flick, family outing, girls' night
Plot: wedding, meet the parents, family gatherings, class differences, family relations, family feud, family tradition, parents and children, couple relations, culture clash, romance, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 2K
Two Weeks (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped — together — for two weeks.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, introspection, eccentric family, family life, estrangement, single parent, family problems, homecoming, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 1K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, dark humor, family gatherings, gay, friendship, river, strong female presence, bittersweet, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 2K
Used People (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley Maclean), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice years previously had stopped the husband leaving home. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, love and romance, romance, couples, one more chance, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, sexual content, cemetery, widow ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: touching, humorous, intense, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: christmas, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, gay, holiday, female protagonist, family relations, family life, eccentric family, nothing goes right, family conflict, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 5K
Peeples (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows what happens when a child psychologist surprises his girlfriend by showing up at her political family's annual get-together at their Sag Harbor vacation home only to find them desperately in need of therapy.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, nothing goes right, family gatherings, fish out of water, disorder, couple relations, couples, family relations, gangsters, sexual content, meet the parents, marriage proposal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%