Movies like 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: emotional, serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: siblings relations, death in the family, family gatherings, estrangement, family problems, family relations, parents and children, reunion, strained relationship, lesbian couple, teenage pregnancy, lesbian relationship, cult, inheritance, death of mother, sister sister relationship, real estate agent, lesbianism, lesbian, lesbian kiss, funeral, mother daughter relationship, elevator, painter, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings and family life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Inheritance: Fathers & Sons (2010), Last Weekend (2014), The Best Things in the World (2010), A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010), Madea's Big Happy Family (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family problems, stock broker, wall street, cross dressing, jewish, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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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, dark humor, realistic, humorous
Plot: dealing with death, death in the family, lake or river, family relations, aging, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, family problems
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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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: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, siblings relations, brazilian, teenage life, youth, family problems, family relations, gays and lesbians, parents and children, dysfunctional family, gender, caught masturbating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: dealing with death, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, family relations, eccentric family, experiment gone awry, family problems, disorder, last wish, one last chance, ex athlete
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: parents and children, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, family life, suburbs, family problems, family relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, terminal illness, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: estrangement, family gatherings, family relations, clergy, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, coming out, gender, society, family problems, brother brother relationship, family vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, semi serious, humorous, talky, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: siblings relations, village, family gatherings, estate, family life, family problems, family relations, ego clash, parents and children, haunted by the past, estrangement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: parents and children, child as adult, dysfunctional family, coming of age, youth, family problems, family relations, innocence lost
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, under the surface, estrangement, family problems, family relations, family gatherings, homecoming, family life, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Crazy Kind of Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A broken family finds their relationships to one another changed by a new arrival in the household.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, family problems, love, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, family in crisis, friends, parents separation, male virgin, free spirit, female writer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Second Mother (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After leaving her daughter Jessica in a small town in Pernambuco to be raised by relatives, Val spends the next 13 years working as a nanny to Fabinho in São Paulo. She has financial stability but has to live with the guilt of having not raised ...
Style: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Plot: architecture, class differences, housekeeper, brazilian, parents and children, parent child relationship, family problems, family relations, nanny, innocence lost, life is a bitch, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro ...
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Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric
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Lovers of Hate (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, siblings relations, estrangement, love and romance, family relations, betrayal, reunion, male nudity, two brothers, brother vs brother, sibling rivalry
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Style: emotional, serious, psychological, realistic, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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In Memory of My Father (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The youngest son of a legendary Hollywood producer, a Robert Evans type, accepts a bribe from his father to document his death.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
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Upperdog (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, humorous
Plot: adoption, siblings relations, family relations, human nature, urban, social differences, reunion, hopes, society, friends, female director, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, family life, self discovery, siblings relations, unfulfillment, cancer, one night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
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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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: haunted by the past, estrangement, interracial relations, parents and children, death in the family, family gatherings, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations ...
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It Was the Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Ciraulo family lives in the miserable district of Palermo called "Zen". When one of their children dies in a shootout between mafia gangsters they receive compensation and buy a luxury black Volvo. Things go wrong when Trancredi, ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, mafia, family life, working class, crimes, society, family problems, tragedy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Family Law (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man in his thirties does not want to be like his father, but that seems to be unavoidable.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: introspection, parents and children, family relations, dealing with death, hopes, youth, couples, family problems, instructor, husband wife relationship, teacher, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family, hopes, family relations, introspection, family problems, last wish, nature, river, death of mother, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Madea Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: christmas, parents and children, farce, small town, family gatherings, family life, family relations, disorder, eccentric family, unfulfillment, family problems, in laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Under the Stars (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Selfish, opportunistic Benito returns to his home in Navarre when he learns that his father is dying. There, he reconnects with his younger brother Lalo, a metal sculptor who is emotionally needy. Benito also develops a surprising bond with Ainara, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: dealing with death, self discovery, siblings relations, urban, homecoming, family problems, family relations, mentally unstable, death in the family, down on your luck, family in crisis, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, family life, couples, family relations, couple relations, eccentric family, estrangement, hopes, love and romance, family problems
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, coming of age, youth, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, teachers and students, child as adult, family problems, power relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: parents and children, culture clash, marriage, divorce, new yorker, family gatherings, family life, family relations, disorder, introspection, siblings relations, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, on the road, eccentric family, reunion, estrangement, family problems, family relations, golden years, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, elderly, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, cross country, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, family problems, family relations, single parent, coming of age, wooing, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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