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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: 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, dominatrix, father son reunion, father son relationship, witch doctor, fake illness, masochist, 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 couples mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Father and Sons: When Do We Eat? (2005), Times Have Been Better (2006), A Madea Christmas (2011), The Discoverers (2012), Fathers & Sons (2010). 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: drugs/alcohol, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, suburbs, family problems, family relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, terminal illness, unfulfillment, african american protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, nothing goes right, family life, family problems, family relations, prank, couple relations, siblings relations, youth, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, humorous, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: coming out, farce, gays and lesbians, family in crisis, gender, family problems, parents and children, society, family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, photographer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: farce, parents and children, family gatherings, family life, estate, family relations, disorder, master and servant, eccentric family, unfulfillment, family problems, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, road movie
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, self discovery, parents and children, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, highway travel, road trip
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: 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, funeral, death of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, eccentric family, family life, family relations, odd couple, meet the parents, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Sex After Kids (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An edgy comedy about the sexual adventures in parenthood.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: babies and infants, couple relations, couples, family relations, parents and children, sexual relations, family life, love and romance, female nudity, sex scene
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: parents and children, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, family life, suburbs, family problems, family relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, terminal illness, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: parents and children, estrangement, hopes, misfit, family problems, family relations, social misfits, optimism, society, resort
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, mumblecore ...
Plot: farce, contests and competitions, siblings relations, family gatherings, rivalry, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, dysfunctional family, family life, family problems, uninvited guest, ping pong ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, 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, basketball, house, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Caruso, Zero for Conduct (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A movie directed by F.Nuti
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: gang, coming of age, infidelity, family in crisis, youth, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, kids in trouble, crimes, dishonesty, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florence italy
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family life, couples, family relations, immigrants, interracial relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, feminism, family, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I Hate My Best Friends' Kids (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: family relations, friendship, female nudity, provence, motherhood, sex scene, summer vacation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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August 15th (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three men are abandonned by their wives for a few days in the summer holidays. They are alone with five kids to feed and a house to maintain. And they will learn what they did wrong with their wives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: beach, parents and children, life turned upside down, fish out of water, ocean or sea, family relations, disorder, buddies, introspection, self discovery, partners, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, deathbed, estate, family life, siblings relations, dementia, last will and testament, family gatherings, family in crisis, terminal illness, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, semi serious, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, couples, family relations, interracial relations, siblings relations, family life, family problems, uninvited guest, ping pong ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, wish come true, store, hopes, introspection, moral dilemma, parents and children, siblings relations, estrangement, family problems, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: family business, crumbling marriage, human nature, countryside, couple relations, bank, parents and children, siblings relations, restaurant, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: siblings relations, village, family gatherings, family life, estate, family problems, family relations, ego clash, parents and children, haunted by the past, estrangement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, couple relations, family life, couples, marriage, drugs, christian, gospel, black romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Together Is Too Much (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Imagine, if you will, a somewhat contented married woman finding out her husband's infidelity during the celebration of a birthday party. That is what happens to Marie-France, when her husband, Henri, pulls out panties from his pocket to be ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, family in crisis, couples, family problems, family relations, parents and children, parent getting married, uninvited guest, parents separation, run over by a car, sewing, unhappiness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, family life, couples, family relations, couple relations, eccentric family, estrangement, hopes, love and romance, family problems
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: dysfunctional family, christmas, nothing goes right, sitcom, family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, family relations, disorder, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 83
Lifelines (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Lifelines examines an extraordinarily stressful day in the life of a dysfunctional suburban family. Mom Nancy, a schoolteacher, is unable to handle the constant barrage of hostility from her three children. Husband Ira is ineffectual in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, suburbs, family life, suburban life, family problems, family relations, gays and lesbians, human nature, social decay, society, unfulfillment, stuttering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: parents and children, hollywood, family relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, royal family, love and romance, family problems, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%