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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, family life and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Inheritance: Fathers & Sons (2010), Last Weekend (2014), Rock the Casbah (2013), Archipelago (2010), The Best Things in the World (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, stock broker, family problems, wall street, death in the family, dysfunctional family, beard, human ashes, choreographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: lake or river, family relations, aging, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, dealing with death, family problems, death in the family, eccentric family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, touching
Plot: funeral, family relations, life turned upside down, family life, disorder, death in the family, family problems, estate, parents and children, siblings relations, dealing with death, family gatherings ...
Place: morocco
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91%
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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, sincere, atmospheric, serious
Plot: estrangement, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, family relations, island, dysfunctional family, hopes, introspection, family problems, resort
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, teenage life, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, coming of age, family relations, youth, gender, brazilian, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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75%
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, suburbs, family problems, family life
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family problems, eccentric family, last wish, one last chance, family relations, death in the family, disorder, siblings relations, experiment gone awry, dealing with death, parents and children, ex athlete
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: estrangement, coming out, family gatherings, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, family relations, clergy, family problems, society, gender, brother brother relationship, gay brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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68%
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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, touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, family problems, ego clash, family life, rivalry, estate, estrangement, siblings relations, family gatherings, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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67%
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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: gloomy, touching, emotional, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: family life, family gatherings, parents and children, family in crisis, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, under the surface, estrangement, homecoming, family relations, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: serious, emotional, gloomy, realistic
Plot: family relations, coming of age, youth, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, child as adult, innocence lost
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family gatherings, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, family in crisis, elderly lovers, dealing with death, death in the family, couples, family problems, family life, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: couples, family problems, disorder, family life, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, family gatherings, siblings relations, culture clash, introspection, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
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Lovers of Hate (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, siblings relations, reunion, estrangement, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, two brothers, brother vs brother, sibling rivalry, male nudity
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, clever, humorous, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
In Memory of My Father (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: offbeat, touching, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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47%
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: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: parents and children, golden years, family in crisis, family relations, dysfunctional family, reunion, elderly, on the road, family problems, eccentric family, estrangement, telephone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, new york, los angeles, california
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47%
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Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, estrangement, unfulfillment, family gatherings, siblings relations, hopes, interracial relations, family relations, society, dysfunctional family, love affair, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, sentimental, realistic, not serious, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: single parent, family relations, reunion, eccentric family, family life, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, small town life, death in the family, male female relationship, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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44%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: estrangement, homecoming, family life, family problems, couples, eccentric family, love and romance, dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, hopes, couple relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: serious, psychological, clever, humorous, sincere ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
It Was the Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: family problems, family life, society, family relations, parents and children, crimes, working class, mafia, tragedy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: parents and children, family relations, introspection, youth, couples, instructor, family problems, dealing with death, hopes, father son relationship, burial, law firm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, touching, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, family life, couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, family relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, euthanasia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 2K
Jackie (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dutch twin sisters travel to America to look for their long-lost mother.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere, touching
Plot: twins, mute or deaf, obsessive quest, siblings relations, fish out of water, family problems, disorder, family relations, meet the parents, funeral, strong female character, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Picture of You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kyle and Jen, estranged siblings, travel from New York City to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother. While there, they make a discovery that turns their world upside-down. A Picture of You is a serious movie ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: death in the family, family problems, family relations, life turned upside down, siblings relations, dealing with death, estrangement, packing, east asian lead, death of mother, sibling, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Naming Number Two (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A matriarch organizes a feast with her family, in which she will name her successor. The heart has gone out of Nanna Maria's family. There are no parties — they don't even fight anymore...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family life, family problems, siblings relations, family in crisis, parents and children, dealing with death, family gatherings, family relations, aging, party, family history, patriarch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
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39%