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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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, golden years, single parent, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, couples, family problems, family relations, clergy, espionage, suburban life, nothing goes right, elderly, love and romance, gardener, eulogy, burial, aunt nephew relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland

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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, family life, couples, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems and dysfunctional family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Passed Away: The Funeral (1984), Bye Bye Love (1995), Madhouse (1990), Relative Strangers (2006), When Do We Eat? (2005). 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: golden years, dealing with death, funeral, ritual, suburbs, couple relations, parents and children, culture clash, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family gatherings, midlife crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
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95%
 6.1
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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: suburbs, single parent, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, couple relations, looking for love, vampire, parents and children, custody, family life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: mcdonald's restaurant, california
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85%
 5.4
 2K
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, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, pregnancy, suburbs, nothing goes right, family life, mayhem, parasite, mental breakdown, disorder, dysfunctional family, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
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75%
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, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, family relations, odd couple, meet the parents, parent child relationship, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, family life, family problems, family relations, prank, couple relations, siblings relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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68%
 5.6
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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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, couple relations, school, farce, suburbs, new neighbor, parents and children, eccentric family, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, couples, family relations, interracial relations, siblings relations, family life, family problems, uninvited guest, ping pong ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, offbeat, touching
Plot: family life, actor's life, music, golden years, family gatherings, elderly, family relations, siblings relations, homecoming, reunion, estrangement, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 497
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, single parent, human nature, working class, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family life, couples, family relations, immigrants, interracial relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, single parent, opposites attract, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, georgia, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, suburbs, rehabilitation, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, addiction, eccentric family, nothing goes right, family life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: 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, african american protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti heroes, buddies, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, nothing goes right, family life, fish out of water, misfit, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: clever, humorous, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, rooftop, chance meeting, crumbling marriage, suburbs, infidelity, self discovery, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, witty
Plot: hospital, golden years, odd couple, suburbs, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, suburban life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Most Fertile Man in Ireland (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Unimpressive, 24-year-old virgin, Eamonn (Kris Marshall) lives in Belfast with his mother, during the Troubles. Local girl, Mary Malloy (Tara O'Neil) decides that since she has probably slept with every man in town Eamonn should be next on her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, fall in love, buddies, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, womanizer, looking for love, looking for sex, parents and children, wooing, workplace romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: party, coming of age, rabbi, parents and children, family life, bar, couples, suburbs, family relations, clergy, contests and competitions, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, battle of the sexes, suburbs, romance, crumbling marriage, restaurant, dating, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, pregnancy, fall in love, family life, nightclub, romance, single parent, crumbling marriage, self discovery, suburbs, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: talky, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, betrayal, self discovery, romance, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, eccentric family, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Coopers' Camera (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Using a professional grade video camera, a dysfunctional family records their Christmas Day in 1985, which descends into total chaos.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: christmas, dysfunctional family, couple relations, suburbs, siblings relations, family, family gatherings, family life, family problems, family relations, parents and children, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: birth, fatherhood, baby born, pregnancy, babies and infants, buddies, single parent, friendship, parents and children, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, not serious ...
Plot: funeral, farce, dysfunctional family, secret, siblings relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, sarcasm, secrets, british, death, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The 24 Hour Woman (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional, clever ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, pregnancy, single parent, battle of the sexes, feminism, singleness, media satire, relationship vs career, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, family life, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: thanksgiving, family gatherings, suburbs, family, nothing goes right, american football, family life, family relations, disorder, chase, eccentric family, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, down on your luck, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, family relations, disorder, couple relations, parents and children, custody, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, eccentric family, family gatherings, romance, couples, family relations, social differences, family life, love and romance, society, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teen angst, teenage daughter, teenager, coming of age, suburbs, single parent, self discovery, girlfriend, daughter, father, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Kabluey (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Leslie is left with few options when her husband is sent back to war in the Middle East. A modest amount of help arrives in the form of his brother, Salman, who is less than prepared to care for the couple's two preadolescent boys. When Leslie ...
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, gloomy, semi serious ...
Plot: mascot, single parent, eccentric family, physical appearance, job, family relations, disorder, goofy hero, mischievous children, nothing goes right, family life, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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