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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, emotional, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family life, dysfunctional family, family problems, human nature, family gatherings, unemployment, siblings relations, eccentric family, family in crisis, witch doctor, masochist, dominatrix, father son reunion, father son relationship, fake illness, hashish
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france, montreal quebec, 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 sentimental films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, family life, dysfunctional family, siblings relations and family gatherings mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Father and Sons: When Do We Eat? (2005), Times Have Been Better (2006), The Discoverers (2012), A Madea Christmas (2011), Relative Strangers (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
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: 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 ⇓
90%
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, semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, gender, family relations, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, gays and lesbians, society, farce, gay son, father son relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, road movie
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, road trip, highway travel
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: power relations, family relations, estate, farce, family problems, eccentric family, family life, disorder, unfulfillment, family gatherings, parents and children, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
68%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
62%
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: family gatherings, contests and competitions, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, uninvited guest, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, farce, rivalry, family life, olympics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, disorder, family problems, eccentric family, siblings relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, family gatherings, black cast, house, basketball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ 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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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: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: optimism, estrangement, family problems, family relations, society, misfit, parents and children, social misfits, hopes, resort
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
53%
Caruso, Zero for Conduct (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A movie directed by F.Nuti
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: gang, kids in trouble, family relations, infidelity, youth, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, family in crisis, crimes, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
51%
Sex After Kids (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An edgy comedy about the sexual adventures in parenthood.
Style: sincere, sentimental, sexual, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, bare breasts, female nudity, sexless marriage, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, golden years, obsession, couples, dishonesty, family problems, disorder, parents and children, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mom's on Strike (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: She was an overworked mom trying to get her family's attention. She didn't know she would become a national sensation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender, battle of the sexes, family in crisis, unsupportive spouse, hopes, couple relations, family, parents and children, rebellion, feminism, rebelliousness, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Lotoman 2.0 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Marchena family is living a great moment, but no happiness is complete. Manuel suffers from the cravings of Sobeida’s pregnancy and Modesto seeks the Woman of his Life. Susanita faces great danger and Mama Susana is diagnosed with a deadly ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family problems, looking for love, couples, pregnancy, family in crisis, hopes, rise to the top, siblings relations, love and romance, parents and children
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family business, save the day, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family in crisis, countryside, estrangement, working class, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I Hate My Best Friends' Kids (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, friendship, female nudity, sex scene, summer vacation, provence, motherhood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: survival, family life, family problems, couples, eccentric family, on the road, youth, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, coming of age, human nature, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Comedy - Carmen Electra, Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek
Style: sentimental, touching, not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: jewish, jewish family, gays and lesbians, gender, society, family in crisis, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, coming out, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Moody Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Story: Focused on the lovable, yet seasonally dysfunctional Moody family, A Moody Christmas is set against the backdrop of the one occasion that can bring out the best (and the worst) in people … Christmas Day.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, not serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, christmas, nothing goes right, sitcom, family relations, dysfunctional character, meaningful kiss, family reunited, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Life's a Breeze (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Life's A Breeze tells the story of a family as they search for a lost fortune around the streets of Dublin.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: treasure hunt, family relations, life turned upside down, nothing goes right, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, comedy of errors, single parent, family problems, disorder, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: 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 ⇓
39%
Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Regina Reynolds is a strong black woman in the truest sense -- but her taste for the good life doesn't necessarily include her husband, Marcus, or her daughter, Monica. It's going to take a mother's unconditional love to pray Regina ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: couple relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, couples, parents and children, family relations, marriage, gospel, black romance, christian, drugs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: life turned upside down, family relations, disorder, family life, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, neighbor, aspiring singer, dead mother, dead wife, python ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%