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Passed Away (1992)
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Passed Away (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, midlife crisis, espionage, family relations, clergy, parents and children, love and romance, family life, dysfunctional family, elderly, family problems, family gatherings, couples, death in the family, suburban life, single parent, nothing goes right, siblings relations, golden years, eccentric family, suburbs, love, death, male female relationship, nun ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about family relations, eccentric family, family life, couples, family problems, parents and children and dysfunctional family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Passed Away: The Funeral (1984), The Daytrippers (1996), Bye Bye Love (1995), When Do We Eat? (2005), Relative Strangers (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Funeral (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the beginning of the film the father-in-law of the protagonist dies unexpectedly of a heart attack. The remainder of the film is episodic, moving from one incident to another over the course of the three-day funeral, which is held (as is ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: family problems, family life, eccentric family, midlife crisis, culture clash, elderly, family relations, society, dysfunctional family, clergy, suburbs, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, chance meeting, rooftop, drunkenness, infidelity, romance, suburban life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 4K
Bye Bye Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With varying degrees of success, recently divorced friends Dave, Vic and Donny are trying to move on with their lives. Vic feels vilified by his ex-wife's parents, while Donny has a shaky bond with his teen daughter, Emma. Dave, meanwhile, has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, vampire, suburbs, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, parents and children, suburban life, custody, supernatural, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s
Place: mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
When Do We Eat? (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Do We Eat? is the story of the "world's fastest Passover seder" gone horribly awry. It's about an old school dad (Michael Lerner) who's as tough on his sons as his father (Jack Klugman) is on him. On this night, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, nothing goes right, prank, family relations, family life, eccentric family, family problems, youth, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bickering siblings are reunited at their Texas home as their father lies on his deathbed in this black comedy.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, deathbed, nothing goes right, parents and children, family gatherings, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family relations, estrangement, family in crisis, reunion, estate ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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
Plot: adoption, parent child relationship, parents and children, odd couple, family relations, meet the parents, eccentric family, family life, media satire, family in crisis, family gatherings, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, society, family life, family problems, disorder, suburbs, couples, unemployment, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cynical, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, uninvited guest, couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, interracial relations, family relations, couples, eccentric family, song ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 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, offbeat, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, working class, couples, family life, death in the family, eccentric family, family problems, family relations, estrangement, pregnancy, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Meeting Daddy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family relations, religions or cults, fish out of water, dysfunctional family, love affair, manipulations, parents and children, siblings relations, mentally unstable, society, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia, new york, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: dark humor, biting, realistic, cynical, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, society, family gatherings, interracial relations, parents and children, immigrants, death in the family, couples, family problems, family life, eccentric family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, self discovery, disorder, family problems, family life, nothing goes right, down on your luck, siblings relations, parents and children, couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, social differences, eccentric family, family life, couples, family gatherings, lifestyle, estrangement, parents and children, coming of age, party, clergy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Thanksgiving Family Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Against the ardent wishes of his wife, eleven-year-old son, and sixteen-year-old daughter, ALBERT SNIDER (Judge Reinhold) is determined to have a festive family holiday. Albert doesn't seem to realize that his kids would rather stick needles in ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: thanksgiving, nothing goes right, eccentric family, disorder, family life, reunion, misfit, family, family gatherings, suburban life, family relations, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: dark humor, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hospital, father son relationship, eccentric family, couples, law enforcement, suburbs, family problems, nothing goes right, family in crisis, golden years, family life, partners ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Season's Beatings (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the ...
Style: offbeat, sentimental, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, pregnancy, family relations, infidelity, crumbling marriage, suburban life, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, single parent, self discovery, suburbs, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Checking Out (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat
Plot: golden years, artists and showbiz, love and romance, siblings relations, family relations, family gatherings, homecoming, actor's life, lifestyle, reunion, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, suburbs, family life, family problems, terminal illness, unfulfillment, family gatherings, family relations, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, parents and children, african american protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, buddies, disorder, eccentric family, religions or cults, friends, family relations, miraculous event, love and romance, unlikely couple, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: farce, death, eccentric family, family gatherings, dishonesty, death in the family, family problems, disorder, family relations, presumed dead, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, couple relations, love and romance, suburban life, eccentric family, family life, suburbs, couples, disorder, youth, farce, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, clever ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dysfunctional family, secret, eccentric family, family gatherings, siblings relations, blackmail, pregnancy, corpse, presumed dead, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
She's Out of Control (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Los Angeles radio-station manager's girlfriend shows his teenage daughter how to be sexy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenager, teenage daughter, teen angst, family relations, child as adult, love and romance, parents and children, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, single parent ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A trio of young men are forced to grow up quick when their girlfriends all become pregnant around the same time.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, birth, baby born, fatherhood, youth, single parent, siblings relations, love and romance, babies and infants, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Wake in Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Going back home can be hard, particularly when you come from a traditional Italian family, and especially when the girlfriend you bring back is not Italian. But the roof caves in when she's African American. This is the problem that Anthony ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, eccentric family, culture clash, couples, family life, society, social differences, love and romance, interracial relations, romance, family gatherings, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, boss and employee, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, romance, suburbs, couples, eccentric family, family problems, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife (Clarice Taylor) joins their three children in rebelling against her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: wedding, couple relations, suburbs, social decay, couples, family problems, family life, family relations, society, injustice, politics, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
If Dad Only Knew (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bobby is a gay man in the closet in 2003, afraid to come out to his three older brothers, even though he's at least 30 and is being pressed by his sister, his boyfriend, and his lesbian beard to tell the lads. The death of his father and a ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: coming out, gender, family life, disorder, dishonesty, couples, gender bending, eccentric family, clergy, stoners, family relations, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, couple relations, romance, parents and children, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, eccentric family, couples, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. Libby ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: midlife crisis, estrangement, screenwriter, struggling actor, couples, hollywood, homecoming, elderly, golden years, parents and children, artists and showbiz, writer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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