Movies like The Inheritance 2001

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The Inheritance (2001)
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The Inheritance (2001)
Original name: A Partilha
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reunited for their mother’s funeral, four sisters – Selma, Regina, Laura and Lúcia – find themselves forced to divide much more than a spacious apartment in Copacabana. While dividing the articles – from the apartment’s sale to splitting a toy tea set – the sisters compare options, destinies, lifestyles, expectations. The divergences are inevitable, because they’ve followed very different tracks. The turbulent sale of the apartment represents a turning point in their lives: they know they have never been so deeply involved as accomplices, or as sisters.
Style: humorous, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, parents and children, family problems, death in the family, estrangement, sister sister relationship, lesbian, strained relationship, inheritance, funeral, death of mother, siblings relations, reunion, lesbian couple, dancing, painter, teenage pregnancy, lesbian relationship, elevator, lesbianism, mother daughter relationship, real estate agent, husband wife relationship, lesbian kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil

Most similar movies to The Inheritance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, family gatherings, family life and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Inheritance: Rock the Casbah (2013), Archipelago (2010), Madea's Big Happy Family (2011), Fathers & Sons (2010), Latin Lover (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rock the Casbah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The whole family is reunited when Sofia comes back for his father's funeral. Quickly, inner problems are revealed.
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: funeral, dealing with death, siblings relations, family gatherings, family problems, family life, disorder, estate, death in the family, parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down ...
Place: morocco
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95%
 6.3
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Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious
Plot: family in crisis, siblings relations, parents and children, estrangement, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, island, family relations, resort, introspection, family problems, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, unfulfillment, family relations, drugs/alcohol, terminal illness
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: wall street, stock broker, family problems, siblings relations, death in the family, parents and children, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family relations, fiance fiancee relationship, bollywood, knife fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.0
 724
Latin Lover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The five daughters of a famous actor, all from different mothers and different nationalities, get together on the 10th anniversary of his death for a celebration of his career.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, family life, ego clash, rivalry, family problems, estrangement, estate, family gatherings, siblings relations, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.5
 895
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lake or river, family relations, family problems, aging, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, dealing with death, death in the family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couple relations, eccentric family, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, introspection, eccentric family, family life, estrangement, parents and children, family gatherings, family problems, dysfunctional family, single parent, homecoming, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Constellation chronicles the lives and loves of an African-American family in the deep South as they are forced to come to terms with a tumultuous past marked by an unrequited interracial affair. The film explores the way in which the family ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious
Plot: estrangement, haunted by the past, family gatherings, family in crisis, couple relations, unfulfillment, society, family problems, couples, family life, love affair, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, reunion, dysfunctional family, family problems, disorder, family relations, death in the family, funeral, actor playing female role, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 2K
Hell (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three sisters share a connection to a violent incident from their childhood reunite to for the chance to come to terms with their past.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, bleak
Plot: false accusation, sister sister relationship, mysterious character, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, disability, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, childhood trauma ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, experiment gone awry, one last chance, family relations, dealing with death, death in the family, last wish, ex athlete, disorder, family problems, eccentric family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
An Ordinary Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: AN ORDINARY FAMILY is a humorous drama about one family, two brothers and a really big problem. Thomas Biederman is blindsided when his estranged brother, Seth, shows up unannounced to the annual family vacation… with his boyfriend.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: estrangement, gender, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, family gatherings, family relations, clergy, society, family problems, coming out, family vacation, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, parents and children, teenage life, family relations, coming of age, gender, dysfunctional family, family problems, youth, gays and lesbians, brazilian, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 313
Alpha Male (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama about a family torn apart after the death of its patriarch. Haunted by their father's death, Jack and Elyssa have a fraught relationship with their remarried mother even now they have come of age.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: elderly lovers, death in the family, family gatherings, parents and children, love and romance, family in crisis, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, family life, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Mom Is a Character (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After another spat with her kids, Dona Hermínia decides to take some time off from them and hides away in her aunt's house, where she reminisces about her kids in an age when they still needed her.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, brazilian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 1K
Abel (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When 9-year-old Abel assumes his absent father's role as man of the house, he garners his family's respect, and life resumes a comfortable rhythm -- until a man arrives at the house, claiming he's the long-lost patriarch
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, serious
Plot: youth, coming of age, parents and children, innocence lost, family problems, child as adult, dysfunctional family, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, not serious, realistic, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: single parent, family relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, family life, reunion, family gatherings, parents and children, death in the family, small town life, male female relationship, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, united states, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 641
Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, under the surface, family problems, family life, parents and children, family in crisis, family gatherings, estrangement, homecoming, dysfunctional family, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 181
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: sexual, realistic, serious, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: death in the family, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, unsupportive spouse, parents and children, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, family gatherings, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Me and My Sister (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story of two sisters, one from the country with simpler attitudes who comes to stay for a short while with her sophisticated sister who lives in the big city.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: optimism, dull life, family relations, breaking point, parents and children, sibling relationship, luxury, sibling rivalry, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 8K
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: humorous, cynical, absurd, satirical, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, family reunited, eccentric family, family secret, lesbian, parents and children, fall in love, family feud, family life, death in the family, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Relative Strangers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An uptight professional meets his lower-class biological parents for the first time.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: adoption, eccentric family, family life, odd couple, family relations, meet the parents, parents and children, parent child relationship, family gatherings, nothing goes right, estrangement, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 498
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, working class, human nature, pregnancy, couples, family problems, family life, family relations, estrangement, siblings relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 2K
For Ellen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After an overnight long-distance drive, Joby has a special meeting—with lawyers and his ex-wife. A struggling musician with the prerequisite tattoos, slimy hair, goatee, and his head firmly floating in the clouds, Joby hasn’t been around to be a ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: parents and children, hopes, rivalry, reunion, custody, family problems, family relations, family gatherings, estrangement, babies and infants, musician, child custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: culture clash, disorder, family life, family problems, couples, family gatherings, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, introspection, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 40K
People Like Us (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, intense, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: inheritance, funeral, family secret, salesman, father son relationship, family life, family problems, introspection, financial problem, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems, family relations, family life, human nature, family gatherings, love and romance, sisters ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi river, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, family life, suburbs, love and romance, husband wife relationship, family history, hypocrisy, irony, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%