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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, catastrophe, bittersweet, witch doctor, hashish, masochist, dominatrix, father son reunion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, family life, siblings relations, eccentric family and dysfunctional family mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Father and Sons: When Do We Eat? (2005), A Madea Christmas (2011), Madea's Big Happy Family (2011), Fathers & Sons (2010), 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family life, parents and children, family gatherings, family problems, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, family relations, terminal illness, strong female presence, profanity, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, prank, nothing goes right, youth, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, father son relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farce, family relations, family problems, family life, master and servant, eccentric family, estate, family gatherings, parents and children, disorder, unfulfillment, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 life, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, terminal illness, family relations, profanity, strong female presence, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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
Plot: family relations, bollywood, parents and children, family problems, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, death in the family, siblings relations, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, jewish, wall street ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ 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, captivating
Plot: adoption, eccentric family, family life, odd couple, meet the parents, family relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, disorder, family problems, nothing goes right, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, eccentric family, family life, introspection, estrangement, single parent, homecoming, family gatherings, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: dark humor, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, family problems, reunion, life is a bitch, betrayal, parents and children, terminal illness, family life, eccentric family, estate, deathbed ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: humorous, road movie, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, road trip, love, bittersweet, highway travel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: rivalry, siblings relations, farce, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, family gatherings, family life, dysfunctional family, family problems, brother brother relationship, olympics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, disorder, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, brazilian, mother daughter relationship, mother and son, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, family problems, couples, homecoming, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, parents and children, estrangement, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations, rivalry, family life, family problems, ego clash, family gatherings, village, strong female presence, estate, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, family problems, nothing goes right, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, disorder, reunion, family relations, family gatherings, silly humor, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Rolling Family (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Help Gone Mad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kind and lazy Jenya comes to Moscow from small village in Belarus for earnings. Criminal incident unexpectedly separates Jenya from companions and leaves him alone without money and documents. He has no friends or relatives in this big and hostile ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, odd couple, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, human nature, golden years, mentally unstable, buddies, elderly, stranded, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: emotional, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: coming out, family relations, gender, gays and lesbians, studying, farce, family in crisis, parents and children, society, family problems, gay son, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: touching, sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: self discovery, dysfunctional family, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, terminal illness, family life, bittersweet, one night stand, husband wife relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: thanksgiving, family life, eccentric family, reunion, nothing goes right, disorder, misfit, family, family relations, family gatherings, suburban life, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, cynical, humorous, touching, clever ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, hollywood, parents and children, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, narcissism, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, corpse, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lost Embrace (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where his mother has a lingerie shop and his brother runs an ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, family life, haunted by the past, hopes, youth, friendship, parents and children, friends, father son relationship, polish, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, latin america, argentina, poland, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
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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, offbeat ...
Plot: elderly, reunion, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, siblings relations, homecoming, actor's life, family problems, parents and children, life & death, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: gloomy, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: pregnancy, immigrants, wedding, family relations, couples, family life, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, youth, society, babies and infants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, goofy hero, fish out of water, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, family problems, prison life, couples, prison, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, youth, friendship, parents and children, family life, prodigy, hopes, society, family problems, eccentric family, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, sentimental, touching, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, coming of age, parents and children, family problems, gender, youth, teenage life, father son relationship, gay interest, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mad Sad & Bad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: HARDEEP, RASHMI and ATUL are brothers and sisters. Which means they can say anything they like to each other, no matter how honest. Mad, Sad and Bad is a 90-minute comedy about mixed race relationships set in Luton. It's about mid-thirties ...
Style: sitcom, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: opera, alcohol abuse, couples, family problems, family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, youth, love and romance, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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37%