Movies like Father and Sons

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Father and Sons
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: emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, family life, family relations, human nature, eccentric family, unemployment, family problems, hashish, masochist, father son reunion, fake illness, witch doctor, dominatrix, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, couples and family life mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Father and Sons: When Do We Eat? (2005), Relative Strangers (2006), Brooklyn Lobster (2005), With a Little Help from Myself (2008), Rolling Family (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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When Do We Eat?
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, semi serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Relative Strangers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An uptight professional meets his lower-class biological parents for the first time.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, parents and children, siblings relations, adoption, death in the family, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, eccentric family, family gatherings, estrangement, nothing goes right, family life ...
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Brooklyn Lobster
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, countryside, couple relations, bank, parents and children, siblings relations, restaurant, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, estrangement, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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With a Little Help from Myself
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: babies and infants, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family life, couples, pregnancy, family relations, immigrants, interracial relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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    User:   84%
 
Rolling Family
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, touching, feel good ...
Plot: coming of age, on the road, family life, golden years, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, brazil, latin america
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Times Have Been Better
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: farce, gays and lesbians, coming out, family in crisis, gender, family problems, parents and children, society, family relations, marriage, photographer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Two Weeks
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: terminal illness, single parent, airport, dealing with death, introspection, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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Ready? OK!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When 10-year-old Joshua (Lurie Poston) decides to join the cheerleading squad at his Catholic school, he faces an uphill battle -- and opposition from his single mom, Andy (Carrie Preston), who struggles to understand her Hollywood musical- and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california
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You Can Thank Me Later
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this Canadian comedy-drama, Shirley Cooperberg heads a Montreal Jewish family. During her husband's operation, her brood arrives at the hospital -- failed writer Eli, neurotic Susan, and successful theatrical producer Edward. An onslaught of ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: family life, hospital, golden years, writer's life, crumbling marriage, human nature, infidelity, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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    User:   72%
 
The Parent Family
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Life of a family of five: father, mother and their three boys.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, sitcom, siblings relations, youth, family life, family relations, teenager, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   68%
    User:   68%
 
Fathers & Sons
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family problems, stock broker, wall street, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, death of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   64%
    User:   54%
 
The Discoverers
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, road movie
Plot: on the road, self discovery, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, highway travel, road trip
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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A Spot of Bother
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, parents and children, estrangement, nothing goes right, family problems, family relations, disorder, golden years, infidelity, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
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Mad Sad & Bad
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Seed
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Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, sentimental ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Caruso, Zero for Conduct
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A movie directed by F.Nuti
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
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Mom's on Strike
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family, feminism, rebelliousness, parents and children, rebellion, family relations, unsupportive spouse, battle of the sexes, couple relations, family in crisis, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Help Gone Mad
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 119 min.
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Style: offbeat, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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    User:   55%
 
Life's a Breeze
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: single parent, on the road, comedy of errors, parents and children, life turned upside down, nothing goes right, family problems, family relations, disorder, track down, treasure hunt, siblings relations ...
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Place: ireland
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Less Than Kind
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Less Than Kind is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that stars Jesse Camacho as Sheldon Blecher, a teenager growing up in a loving but dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg. The show's cast also includes Maury Chaykin and Wendel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, comedy of errors, social misfits, sitcom, coming of age, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, teenage life, misfit, youth, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
Working the Engels
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A family are forced to band together to keep their heads above water when their father and breadwinner passes away, leaving them all in a mountain of debt.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, siblings relations, family business, family problems, family relations, death in the family, eccentric family, workplace situations, life turned upside down, family life, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   47%
 
Oh, What a Night
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the summer of 1955, seventeen-year-old Eric Hansen embarks on a journey in his new town, a journey which will change his life forever.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, small town, innocence lost, suburbs, self discovery, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, coming of age, eccentric family ...
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Place: canada
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    User:   38%
 
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Comedy - Carmen Electra, Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, parents and children, coming out, gender, couples, jewish, jewish family, family relations, eccentric family, family in crisis, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
The Best Thief in the World
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: young heroes, hip hop, dealing with death, parents and children, family in crisis, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, coming of age, family life, juvenile delinquency, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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Cleaver Family Reunion
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, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, disorder, dog, african american, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
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Checking Out
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, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: family life, actor's life, golden years, family gatherings, elderly, family relations, siblings relations, homecoming, reunion, estrangement, artists and showbiz, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
More Grief Than Glory
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David is a teenager who feels he doesn't belong to a life where his family, friends and the girl he loves seem not to understand him.
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, youth, romance, family relations, coming of age, nothing goes right, siblings relations, teenage love, unfulfilled love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
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    User:   43%
 
Miss Firecracker
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: humorous, witty, clever, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, beauty pageant, dysfunctional family, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, adaptation, relationships, dialogue, eccentric family, women, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
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    User:   46%
 
Family United
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Daniel Sánchez Arévalo ('Azuloscurocasinegro', 'Cousins​​'), he embarks on a new comedy that has as a backdrop the World Cup in South Africa and the setting is a wedding that takes precisely the day of the ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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    User:   37%
 
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