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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: 95 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: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating, entertaining, emotional, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family life, family problems, eccentric family, family gatherings, unemployment, father son relationship, fake illness, father son reunion, disaster, kids and family, father and son, family reunited, con trick, life, brothers, deception, relationship problems, brother brother relationship, white lie, catastrophe, family in crisis, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec, canada, paris france, montreal, montreal quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings and eccentric family mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Father and Sons: Fathers & Sons (2010), When Do We Eat? (2005), A Madea Christmas (2011), The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012), Relative Strangers (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, siblings relations, death in the family, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, relationship problems, father and son, father son reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, ecstasy, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, prank, couple relations, family life, eccentric family, family problems, food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family relations, suburbs, strong female presence, terminal illness, african american protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place - The Play (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One weekend, Aunt Bam's nephew-in-law Stewart is granted a court-ordered visitation with his children. Although his new, much-younger wife Mona is a bundle of nerves, Stewart seizes the opportunity to reconnect with his children, whom he loves ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Plot: family problems, family life, family relations, couples, family gatherings, strong female presence, parents and children, dysfunctional family, disorder, couple relations, african american protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, farce, family problems, family relations, estate, family life, eccentric family, disorder, master and servant, family gatherings, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, sincere, humorous, realistic, mumblecore ...
Plot: rivalry, farce, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, contests and competitions, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, family gatherings, family life, brother brother relationship, olympics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: odd couple, meet the parents, adoption, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, family relations, parent child relationship, nothing goes right, family gatherings, disorder, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: road movie, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, self discovery, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, on the road, love, road trip, bittersweet, highway travel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gay, family relations, coming out, gays and lesbians, family problems, society, gender, farce, parents and children, family in crisis, lgbt, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, cynical, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family problems, family life, interracial relations, parents and children, eccentric family, society, couples, dysfunctional family, dark humor, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, black cast, black man, gangsters, large family, terminal illness, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
In Memory of My Father (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The youngest son of a legendary Hollywood producer, a Robert Evans type, accepts a bribe from his father to document his death.
Style: cynical, semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, family problems, love and romance, lifestyle, parents and children, hollywood, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family, narcissism, father son relationship, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, introspection, eccentric family, family life, estrangement, single parent, family problems, homecoming, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Moody Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
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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, sitcom, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: christmas, family relations, eccentric family, family tradition, parents and children, family problems, family life, family gatherings, nothing goes right, disorder, homecoming, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family problems, nothing goes right, disorder, silly humor, family gatherings, family relations, black cast, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, betrayal, siblings relations, dark humor, life is a bitch, family problems, terminal illness, parents and children, family life, estate, eccentric family, last will and testament ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
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The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, family relations, coming of age, family problems, parents and children, gender, teenage life, gay interest, father son relationship, lgbt, gay, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, society, optimism, hopes, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, atmosphere, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, touching, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, on the road, family life, couples, love and romance, golden years, gender, family in crisis, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Isn't It Delicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Joan Weldon discovers she is dying of lung cancer, she sets out to reconcile her dysfunctional relationships with her three children, her husband, and along the way, her former best friend. The family's destructive ways are offset by messy ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, terminal illness, bittersweet, husband wife relationship, one night stand, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, realistic, humorous, sincere, parody ...
Plot: elderly, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, siblings relations, homecoming, family problems, actor's life, parents and children, life & death, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Mom is a Character (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 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: not serious, realistic, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family problems, disorder, siblings relations, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, humour, family, motherhood, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Kingdom Come (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, light, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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35%