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Father and Sons (2003)
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Father and Sons (2003)
Original name: Père et fils
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 convaincre de l'accompagner dans un voyage au Canada, où il tentera de refaire l'unité du clan familial. Le quatuor de Français y fera la rencontre d'une guérisseuse et de sa fille.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, family life, family problems, family gatherings, eccentric family, unemployment, father son relationship, fake illness, family relations, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, witch doctor, hashish, masochist, dominatrix, father son reunion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: quebec, canada, paris france, montreal quebec

Most similar movies to Father and Sons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, dysfunctional family and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Father and Sons: Madea's Big Happy Family (2011), When Do We Eat? (2005), Relative Strangers (2006), Two Weeks (2006), My Mom Is a Character (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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95%
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 ⇓
79%
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 ⇓
79%
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 ⇓
77%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Two Weeks (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped — together — for two weeks.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, introspection, eccentric family, family life, estrangement, parents and children, family gatherings, family problems, dysfunctional family, single parent, homecoming, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
My Mom Is a Character (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After another spat with her kids, Dona Hermínia decides to take some time off from them and hides away in her aunt's house, where she reminisces about her kids in an age when they still needed her.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, brazilian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Madea Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: farce, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, unfulfillment, master and servant, estate, disorder, family relations, power relations, family life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, family life, ego clash, rivalry, family problems, estrangement, estate, family gatherings, siblings relations, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couple relations, eccentric family, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, dysfunctional family, disorder, elderly, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, couples, estrangement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Rolling Family (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wedding invite from an estranged sibiling inspires a grandmother to assemble her family and embark on a roadtrip in a broken down caravan.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: family life, family problems, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, on the road, couples, gender, human nature, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Discoverers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Washed-up history professor Lewis Birch takes his begrudging teenagers Zoe and Jack on a road trip to a conference in hopes of jumpstarting his career and reconnecting with his kids. But, when Lewis’s estranged father Stanley goes missing on a ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, road movie
Plot: dysfunctional family, on the road, family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, self discovery, family relations, road trip, highway travel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sotto una buona stella (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A wealthy broker, Federico Picchioni, within two days forfeits his partner and work, finishing well to living with two children and granddaughter (abandoned by her father). He is, at this point, in the face of many difficulties of adjustment but ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, family life, life turned upside down, disorder, family problems, family relations, widower, snake, audition, neighbor, dead wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Times Have Been Better (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After moving in with his beau, 30ish banker Jérémy (Arnaud Binard) decides to let the cat out of the bag, telling his unsuspecting parents, Guy (Bernard Le Coq) and Rosine (Charlotte de Turckheim), that he's gay. Though they've always ...
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, parents and children, family problems, family relations, gender, society, family in crisis, farce, gay son, photographer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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%
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 ⇓
53%
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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 ⇓
51%
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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 ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
46%
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: wall street, stock broker, family problems, siblings relations, death in the family, parents and children, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family relations, fiance fiancee relationship, bollywood, knife fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Bruno (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno, whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, youth, friendship, prodigy, parents and children, family life, family problems, hopes, eccentric family, society, suburban life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Madea's Family Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Just as the southern matriarch, Madea buries her older sister, Irene. (There is no mention of Helen and Charles Jr. at all during the play). Her granddaughter Lisa is getting married to a very successful rich man name Ronnie at the house, but ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, reunion, dysfunctional family, family problems, disorder, family relations, death in the family, funeral, actor playing female role, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cleaver Family Reunion (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Members of a dysfunctional family settle their differences after a series of misadventures during their summer reunion
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, disorder, eccentric family, nothing goes right, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, basketball, house, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: optimism, estrangement, family problems, family relations, misfit, society, parents and children, social misfits, hopes, resort
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: witty, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, underdog, beauty pageant, contests and competitions, love and romance, human nature, cons and scams, parents and children, fall in love, youth, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, family gatherings, uninvited guest, farce, dysfunctional family, rivalry, family problems, family life, family relations, ping pong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Kingdom Come (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When her husband keels over from a stroke, Raynelle Slocumb calls the entire clan together to remember their dearly departed. Family tensions reach a comedic boil as the wildly dysfunctional Slocumbs squabble and fight their way to the funeral.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, light, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family problems, introspection, family in crisis, parents and children, self discovery, death, african american, family drama, life & death, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
39%
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Siblings (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joe (Alex Campbell) and his siblings have a couple of problems. First off, their stepparents are despicably evil. Secondly, they seemed to have killed them. Now this mixed up mess of half-sisters and step-brothers have to figure out how to dispose ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: murder, lust, dysfunctional family, crime gone awry, eccentric family, teenage life, siblings relations, family problems, family life, deadly, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%