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Sitcom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The adventures of an upper-class suburban family abruptly confronted with the younger brother's discovery of his homosexuality, the elder sister's suicide attempt and sado-masochist tendencies, and the intrusion of a very free-spirited maid and her husband... And it all started with the arrival in the family of an innocent looking rat...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, suspense, dark humor, sexual, witty, biting ...
Plot: mother son incest, dysfunctional family, s&m, incest, suburbs, family life, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, parents and children, eccentric family, family in crisis, midlife crisis, suburban life, society, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, master and servant, pets, siblings relations, gender, love and romance, coming out, homosexual ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, ancient greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about family relations, love and romance, couples, parents and children, dysfunctional family, storytelling and family problems mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Sitcom: Spanking the Monkey (1994), Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000), The House of Yes (1997), The Daytrippers (1996), Confessions of a Crap Artist (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Spanking the Monkey (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bright young student Raymond Aibelli is forced to sidetrack an important medical internship because his mother, Susan, is recovering from a broken leg. When he isn't tasked with the most mundane aspects of Susan's recuperation, Raymond ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, parents and children, dysfunctional family, adultery, couples, student, high school, coming of age, suburbs, neighborhood, injury ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film is based on a German play by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Tropfen auf heisse Steine. A 50-year-old business man Léopold arrives home with 20-year-old Franz, whom he has just met. Franz is not quite sure why he agreed to come home with ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: transsexual, gays and lesbians, suicide, gender, love and romance, homosexuality, sexual identity, sexuality, pistol, transsexuality, human nature, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany, greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: incest, mental illness, twins, parents and children, dysfunctional family, white house, obsession, thanksgiving, suburbs, siblings relations, assassination, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, rooftop, chance meeting, crumbling marriage, suburbs, infidelity, self discovery, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Confessions of a Crap Artist (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The narrator, "Barjo" (nutcase, crap artist), is an obsessive simpleton, given to filling his notebook with verbatim dialog, observed trivia, and oddball speculation on human behavior and the end of the world. When his house burns, he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: factory, crumbling marriage, obsession, suburbs, couple relations, couples, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, twins, siblings relations, suburban life, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Season's Beatings (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, pregnancy, fall in love, family life, nightclub, romance, single parent, crumbling marriage, self discovery, suburbs, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Confusion of Genders (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bisexual attorney Alain is bedding his female boss, his murderer client, the client's hairdresser girlfriend, and a precocious boy who knows what he wants and tries to convince Alain that he can 'have it all'.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, love triangle, murder, pregnancy, farce, gays and lesbians, romance, womanizer, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: parents and children, suburbs, family life, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth, couples, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, necklace ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, infidelity, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, betrayal, feminism, crumbling marriage, starting over, suburbs, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Anniversary (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mrs Taggart always celebrates her anniversary with her grown sons. It’s a tradition practised since the death of her husband and she is determined for it to continue. None of her three sons have dared to cross their ruthless domineering mother but ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, anniversary, single parent, death in the family, manipulation, family gatherings, family life, family problems, family relations, manipulations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
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Storytelling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Style: dark humor, clever, bleak, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: exploitation, celebrity, high school, sex, coma, maid, strong sexual content, teenage life, dysfunctional family, society, suburbs, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, colombia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
Style: dark humor, serious, sexual, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, strong sexual content, coming of age, teenage life, urban ghetto, society, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, human nature, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Home for the Holidays (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, christmas, single parent, parents and children, family conflict, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Auntie Danielle (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tatie Danielle is a black comedy about a widow who is intent on ruining the lives of her great-nephew and his wife. Tsilla Chelton plays the title character, who mourns the death of her husband by tormenting everyone she meets. Eventually, she moves ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, golden years, parents and children, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, family life, family relations, master and servant, society, family problems, uninvited guest ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his long-standing girlfriend, or should he re-start with one of his other ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, young lovers, crumbling marriage, introspection, romance, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, singleness, workplace romance, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 2K
See the Sea (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Sasha, a young British woman, is living with her baby daughter at Ile d'Yeu, a peaceful beach community. A stranger appears. Her name is Tatiana, she's passing through, and pitches her tent in Sasha's yard. The two women build an odd ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, sexual, serious ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, danger, babies and infants, gays and lesbians, mysterious character, crimes, deadly, youth, couples, family relations, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 446
Caresses (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The eroticism exudes in the eleven interconnected stories that recount difficult relationships and violent sexuality
Style: semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, couple relations, urban, looking for love, romance, love affair, sexual relations, coming out, twentysomething life, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 437
Dirty Laundry (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After ten years, Sheldon returns from New York City to Paris, Georgia. His mother Evelyn, a laundress who is stubborn, ornery, opinionated, mean-spirited, insulting, and inflexible, has sent a ten-year-old boy who says he's Sheldon's son ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, small town, dysfunctional family, family life, gays and lesbians, single parent, parents and children, gender, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Happy Endings (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An ensemble cast telling 10 stories with intertwining characters. One story is about a father and son who are dating the same woman . Another features a woman who long ago gave her baby up for adoption but is now being blackmailed by a documentary ...
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, gays and lesbians, infidelity, filmmaker, teenager, sex, unwanted pregnancy, suburbs, fall in love, gender, alcohol, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983
Place: phoenix arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Adventures of Felix (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A charming comedy about going on a rather long walk. Félix is a laid-back guy living in the bleak northern coastal town of Dieppe. He lives happily with his lover Daniel and is a soap opera enthusiast and HIV-positive. After losing his job, Félix ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, countryside, on the run, racism, unemployment, parents and children, friends, love and romance, society, youth, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, marseille, normandy, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
101 Reykjavík (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark, France, Norway, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he stands back from commitment. His mother's Spanish ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sexual, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, extramarital affair, love triangle, new year, lesbian, parents and children, romance, longing, lesbian relationship, life turned upside down, urban, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
With a Friend Like Harry... (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: obsession, murder, friendship, crimes, couples, friends, couple relations, parents and children, family life, love and romance, family relations, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, fall in love, infidelity, couple relations, self discovery, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 2K
All the Rage (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: obsession, crumbling marriage, store, suburbs, suburban life, gays and lesbians, society, unfulfillment, family problems, crimes of passion, lolita, paranoia ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 972
Denial (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Couples split up after a comment at an LA dinner party sets up arguments about how truthful partners are in their relationships.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, erotic thriller, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, romance, love interest, crumbling marriage, self discovery, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 8K
Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Style: talky, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, exploding boat, family life, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, family conflict, eccentric family, love and romance, couples, lesbian, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: sexual, talky, dark humor, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, unhappiness, male friendship, impotence, extramarital affair, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, betrayal, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
What's Cooking? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In LA's Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and immigrant parents' fears collide. In the Avila family, ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, culture clash, false accusation, pregnancy, thanksgiving, parents and children, family gatherings, estrangement, americana, family life, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 489
Everyone (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The perfect gay couple are having a wedding in their backyard and they've invited the family and all their emotional baggage.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, street kid, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, parents and children, sexual relations, singleness, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 10K
Loose Cannons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies literature and lives with his boyfriend, Tommaso decides to tell ...
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, family business, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, gender, family problems, family relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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