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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, family life, eccentric family, family problems, parents and children, couples and family gatherings mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Passed Away: The Funeral (1984), Madhouse (1990), Relative Strangers (2006), Checking Out (2005), The Daytrippers (1996). 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: realistic, dark humor, touching, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: love and romance, golden years, family gatherings, eccentric family, suburbs, couple relations, dealing with death, suburban life, society, clergy, curses spells and rituals, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, betrayal, reunion, siblings relations, life is a bitch, eccentric family, terminal illness, family life, parents and children, estate, deathbed ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
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73%
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 3K
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, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, family gatherings, down on your luck, lifestyle, couples, disorder, family problems, siblings relations, relative ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
68%
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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: touching, humorous, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly, reunion, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, siblings relations, homecoming, family problems, actor's life, parents and children, life & death, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, drunkenness, chance meeting, rooftop, infidelity, siblings relations, self discovery, love affair, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 90s
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61%
 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, witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, vampire, couple relations, unfulfillment, family problems, family life, custody, single parent, infidelity, family relations, supernatural, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, couple relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, prank, family relations, youth, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Madea gets sick, her family comes to her aid. What they don't realize is that they're the ones who need her help. As always, Madea's cockeyed outlook on life saves the day and guarantees side-splitting laughs along the way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: family life, eccentric family, family relations, goofy hero, nothing goes right, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, family problems, prison, golden years, siblings relations, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, interracial relations, family gatherings, siblings relations, family life, couples, family problems, family relations, eccentric family, uninvited guest, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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 ⇓
51%
 4.6
 224
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, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, nothing goes right, love and romance, family gatherings, manipulations, eccentric family, love affair, society, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia, new york, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, humorous, cynical, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, eccentric family, death in the family, interracial relations, babies and infants, immigrants, family gatherings, parents and children, society, family problems, family life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, down on your luck, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
46%
I-See-You.Com (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 17-year-old boy buys mini-cameras and displays the footage online at I-see-you.com. The cash rolls in as the site becomes a major hit. Everyone seems to have fun until it all comes crashing down....
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: family life, lifestyle, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, voyeurism, computers and web, brother sister relationship, webcam, media, unlikely couple, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Father and Sons (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Léo, un vieux père de famille ancien représentant de commerce, est prêt à tout pour retrouver l'affection de ses trois fils, David, Max et Simon. Il va même jusqu'à invoquer une maladie et une intervention chirurgicale pour les ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family life, family problems, eccentric family, family gatherings, unemployment, fake illness, father son relationship, family relations, human nature, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec, canada, montreal quebec, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, social differences, eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, couples, lifestyle, parents and children, estrangement, coming of age, party, event planner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: thanksgiving, disorder, family life, eccentric family, nothing goes right, reunion, family, suburban life, misfit, family relations, family gatherings, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: hospital, father son relationship, family life, family problems, law enforcement, disorder, couples, partners, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, misfit, aging ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ 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: offbeat, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, pregnancy, infidelity, single parent, midlife crisis, family problems, suburbs, couple relations, eccentric family, fall in love, artists and showbiz, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, russia, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: drugs/alcohol, family relations, family life, family problems, terminal illness, unfulfillment, family gatherings, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, african american protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: touching, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, eccentric family, misfit, fish out of water, family relations, friends, wish come true, religions or cults, teaching the ways of the world, cons and scams, unlikely couple, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fatherhood, baby born, pregnancy, family life, lifestyle, parents and children, eccentric family, friendship, love and romance, buddies, youth, custody ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: not serious, humorous, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: farce, death, eccentric family, dishonesty, family gatherings, death in the family, siblings relations, presumed dead, family relations, disorder, family problems, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: cult film, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, couple relations, eccentric family, suburbs, love and romance, friends, family relations, youth, family life, couples, disorder, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ 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, feel good, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenager, teen angst, teenage daughter, child as adult, family relations, love and romance, couples, family problems, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: family life, family problems, family relations, couples, culture clash, social differences, society, romance, interracial relations, love and romance, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
American Girl (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A pregnant teenager is determined to leave her trailer park home with the hope of living a happy family life.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, dark humor, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family gatherings, teenage life, family problems, human nature, youth, single parent, siblings relations, social misfits, husband wife relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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