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O'Hara's Wife (1982)
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O'Hara's Wife (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Workaholic attorney Bob O'Hara (Asner) is devastated when his wife (Hartley) dies suddenly. She returns to "haunt" him, however, (a la "Topper") and her mission is to persuade him to slow down, watch his own health, and renew relationships with his two grown children (Foster and Lang.)
Plot: ghost, family relations, hospital, cemetery, workaholic, jail, husband wife relationship, life support

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, hospital, family problems, couples, parents and children and family life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like O'Hara's Wife: Second Thoughts (1983), Shooting the Warwicks (2015), Brothers (2002), Replacing Dad (1999), Carnage (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Second Thoughts (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lawyer Amy finds herself courted by two very different men: her client, a roguish street musician named Will, and her ex John Michael. A curious triangle develops as Amy gets pregnant by Will and both men vie for her affections
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, family relations, couples, vengeance, hospital, romance, love and romance, babies and infants, ghost, street musician, ex boyfriend ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Shooting the Warwicks (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Warwick family are unknowingly being filmed for a new reality show. Problem is, they're boring. So the producer must add conflict and drama to their lives. Their lives begin to unravel with shocking consequences.
Plot: pubic hair, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, reality, husband wife relationship, male nudity, female nudity, wife husband relationship, reality tv
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86%
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Brothers (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three brothers, a cook, an author and a convict, reunite to look for their father after their mother dies in Germany. Soon they realize that they know less about their mother (and have less in common) than they had thought.
Plot: homosexual, brother brother relationship, hospital, cemetery, family relations, funeral, soldier, prison, train ride, fat man, half brother, heart attack ...
Place: austria
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75%
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Replacing Dad (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda and George live in a small town. He is the school principal. They are about to celebrate their 16th anniversary. She catches him with her daughter's young teacher, and has to deal with the kids, the town and her love to him.
Plot: female director, child, family relations, divorce, father, husband wife relationship, mother, school, affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.2
 120K
Carnage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Poland, Spain, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.
Style: talky, dark humor, cynical, ironic, biting ...
Plot: dialogue driven, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, under the surface, society, husband wife relationship, parenthood, marital problem, bully, marriage, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.9
 9K
Downhill (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Plot: avalanche, husband wife relationship, family vacation, married couple, ski resort, vacation, marital problem, family relations, lie, helicopter, disney, husband wife conflict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Baby Comes Home (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family drama directed by Waris Hussein.
Plot: newborn, family relations, middle aged, birth, baby, pregnancy, baby born, husband wife relationship, motherhood, parenthood, childbirth, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 2K
Folks! (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: family relations, world war two, hospital, old age, father son relationship, partners, odd couple, misfit, suburban life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, suburbs ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Thing About My Folks (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left. While Ben's wife and his three sisters try to find her, Ben takes Sam on a day trip to see a farmhouse that's for ...
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: golden years, father son relationship, family relations, on the road, parents and children, self discovery, love and romance, husband wife relationship, adventure, escapades, parents separation, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, humorous, dark humor, suspense, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, legal, nun, half sister, fighting the system, family relations, family problems, power relations, workplace, rebellion, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 7K
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family relations, thanksgiving, unity, sister, couple relations, bittersweet, workaholic, couples, family problems, love and romance, family gatherings, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: hotel, dysfunctional family, rape, terrorism, family relations, coming of age, satire, prostitute, bomb, terrorist, incest, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria, new hampshire, new england, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Scumbag Hustler (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Soloman Crow pays a visit to his god fearing, bible quoting, closeted homosexual brother and his sexually repressed wife. He enters their home with a proclamation to kick a drug habit that almost cost him his life. Broke, it doesn't take ...
Style: surprise ending, humorous, feel good, contemplative, light ...
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, satire, infidelity, marriage, friendship, brother brother relationship, drugs, deception, money, oral sex, fellatio ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Everyone Says I Look Just Like Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters, one white and one black, spend a week together at their famous father's summer home. A microscopic examination of the new American family unit, it's a deeply personal film about the human connections that bond us all together.
Plot: interracial romance, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, female nudity, sister sister relationship, biracial, sex
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 1K
Happy Tears (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two sisters return home to care for their aging father.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, family relations, family problems, parents and children, homecoming, family life, siblings relations, aging, elderly, daydreamer, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Vijayan, the village school teacher, believes that his degree in economics is sufficient for him to succeed in the business ventures he undertakes. Taking long leaves of absence from work, he roams around with his schemes, all of which turn out to ...
Plot: family relations, irresponsible, hypocrite, abandonment, husband wife relationship, change of heart, spirituality, delusion, pilgrimage, teacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 68
Pepa (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Plot: man wearing glasses, manipulative woman, man with glasses, outcast, social outcast, husband wife relationship, bespectacled male, family relations
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sono Positivo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Southern Italian family is suddenly faced with AIDS. One of them has it. Which friend or family member could have begun this cycle of infection? The characters include a vain housewife, her straight-laced husband, her gay brother, and her ...
Plot: aids, gay brother, homosexual, bisexual, gay, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, gay interest, gay slur, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Straight A's (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pressured by his deceased mother's ghost to return home to the family he abandoned, a former addict grabs a bag of pills and a sack of marijuana and hits the road to Shreveport.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, love triangle, introspection, homecoming, unfulfilled love, love and romance, sibling relationship, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship, infidelity, husband wife relationship, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, guardian angel, angel, redemption, ghost, hopes, family life, death, hospital, tour guide, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 513
After Class (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family attempts to work together to support their grandmother during her final days of life.
Plot: brother brother relationship, bicycle, jewish, half brother half sister relationship, nanny, boy, 21 year old, photograph, husband wife relationship, apology, grandmother granddaughter relationship, blowing out candles on a birthday cake ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After returning home from the war, Vietnam veteran Julius Vrooder resides in a veteran's hospital, where he has been vaguely diagnosed as "psychiatrically impaired." Taking the news with an air of initially lighthearted defiance, ...
Plot: escape, veteran, hospital, nurse, highway, paranoia, vietnam veteran, cult, telephone, frustration, vietnam war veteran, nonconformity ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, mental illness, love and romance, unfulfillment, misfit, single parent, bittersweet, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Family Tree (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, family problems, social relations, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, mother daughter relationship, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 4K
Landline (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan during the 1990s discovers that her father is having an affair.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, family problems, deception, life turned upside down, parents and children, self discovery, happy ending, family relations, escapades, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, girls' night
Plot: reunion, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, family relations, sisters, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems, love and romance, family life, family gatherings, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river, united states, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 1K
Garbo Talks (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A New York accountant (Ron Silver) sets out to grant his dying mother's last wish--to meet film star Greta Garbo. Sidney Lumet's bittersweet 1984 comedy also stars Anne Bancroft, Catherine Hicks, Carrie Fisher, Harvey Fierstein, Howard Da ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: last wish, terminal illness, human nature, couple relations, obsession, bittersweet, unfulfillment, love and romance, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, couples, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Isn't It Delicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Joan Weldon discovers she is dying of lung cancer, she sets out to reconcile her dysfunctional relationships with her three children, her husband, and along the way, her former best friend. The family's destructive ways are offset by messy ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, terminal illness, family life, bittersweet, one night stand, husband wife relationship, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While newspaper writer Church struggles with the death of his wife, he receives a "special" assignment. He must answer a little girl's question about whether Santa Claus really exists.
Plot: snow, christmas, typewriter, 8 year old, shopping cart, family relations, letter, grave, christmas tree, reporter, mother daughter relationship, boy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Best Intentions (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New feature film by Gilles Legrand
Plot: playing a video game, bicycle, bathtub, condom, teacher, christmas, husband wife relationship, driving lesson, aquarium, husband wife conflict, migrant, singing ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%