Movies and TV shows like Six Feet Under

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Six Feet Under (2001)
 8.7
 112K
Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challenging as--and far less predictable than--the one inside.
Style: dark humor, psychological, emotional, tense, surreal, serious, sexual, clever, captivating, witty ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, death, funeral home, hopes, dealing with death, self discovery, gay, family business, depression, life changing experience, drugs/alcohol, financial problem, workplace problem, couple relations, sibling relationship, suburbs, family secret, family problems, lie, parents and children, homosexual, african american, funeral, corpse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california

Most similar movies to Six Feet Under

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and dark humor films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, couples, depression and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Six Feet Under: The Sopranos (1999), Shameless (2011), Dead Like Me (2003), Parenthood (2010), Huff (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 9.2
 260K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: dark humor, serious, psychological, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, mafia, crime, criminal heroes, family life, killings, crimes, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
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100%
 8.6
 174K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: humorous, biting, dark humor, emotional, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, teenage life, gay teenager, siblings relations, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, teenage sex, parents and children, youth, bipolar disorder, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 38K
Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, team, dealing with death, deadly, death, mission, double life, family relations, young people, tragic event, workplace ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 29K
Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: family life, family drama, single parent, family relations, adolescence, couple relations, marital problem, responsibility, siblings relations, parents and children, parenthood, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.9
 3K
Huff (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Huff is an American television comedy-drama series produced by Sony Pictures Television for Showtime. The series was created by Bob Lowry and features Hank Azaria as Dr. Craig "Huff" Huffstodt, a psychiatrist whose life changes abruptly ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, self fulfillment, direction and purpose, family relations, disorder, life changing experience, fighting illness, midlife crisis, sanity, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 40K
People Like Us (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, intense, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: inheritance, funeral, family secret, salesman, father son relationship, family life, family problems, introspection, financial problem, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 23K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, clever, realistic, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, casual sex, power relations, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, powerful corporation, ambitious, dishonesty, workplace, coworker relationship, hotshot hero, success ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
August: Osage County (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, funeral, family in crisis, incestuous relationship, family secret, drug addiction, death in the family, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, dying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, couples, love and romance, suburban life, couple relations, starting over, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 23K
8 Simple Rules (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What happens to a loving, rational Dad when his darling, pliable daughters morph into hormonally-challenged, incomprehensible teenagers? If he's Paul Hennessy, he reacts in ways even he finds crazy. Thank God he has a 13-year-old son who still ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: overprotective parent, family, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, family life, teenage life, eccentric family, family relations, couples, youth, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 7K
Enlightened (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
Style: tragicomedy, sincere, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, workplace situations, coping, midlife crisis, ex couple relations, coworker, family relations, optimism, responsibility, sanity, mental disorders ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: The story focuses on a middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationship with Henry which spans 25 years over the four parts. It is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, small town life, family problems, maturity, mental illness, couple relations, couples, family relations, elderly, family, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, maine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 20K
Hung (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Desperate times call for desperate measures and Ray Drecker's situation couldn't be much tougher. The former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach is divorced and struggling to provide for his kids when ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual relations, gigolo, lifestyle, lifestyle change, family life, strong sexual content, family problems, middle aged, workplace, financial problem, new job, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 84K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, sad ...
Plot: coming out, grief, gay, terminal illness, father son relationship, lgbt, gay father, secret, dying, cancer, self discovery, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, year 1965, year 1971 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 8K
Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
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: humorous, cynical, absurd, satirical, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, family reunited, eccentric family, family secret, lesbian, parents and children, fall in love, family feud, family life, death in the family, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Finding Carter (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A teenager finds out she was abducted as a toddler and returns to her biological family.
Style: touching, emotional, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: life turned upside down, parents and children, kidnapping, teenage life, family secret, uncover truth, crimes, starting over, self discovery, therapy, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, self discovery, disorder, family problems, family life, nothing goes right, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, down on your luck, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 23K
Nurse Jackie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Every day is a matter of life and death in a hectic New York City hospital, but for Nurse Jackie that's the easiest part. Between chronic back pain that won't quit, and a personal life on the constant edge of collapse, it's going to ...
Style: tragicomedy, cynical, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, nurse, hospital, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, workplace situations, friendship, drug abuse, staff, against the rules, conflict, ethics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: humorous, touching, emotional, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, death of father, family, family relations, eccentric family, last wish, breakup, infidelity, reunion, family drama, childhood memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 4K
Peep World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, siblings relations, family gatherings, writer's life, parents and children, family feud, artists and showbiz, family relations, sexual dysfunction, family problems, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 398
DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: friendship, gender, friends, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, couple relations, buddies, couples, lgbt, male nudity, friend, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, redemption, eccentric family, depression, reconciliation, divorce, nervous breakdown, ex couple relations, parents and children, family conflict, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
United States of Tara (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: United States of Tara is an American television comedy-drama created by Diablo Cody, which began airing on Showtime in 2009. The series follows the life of Tara, a suburban housewife and mother coping with dissociative identity disorder.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: mental illness, split personality, dysfunctional family, dissociative identity disorder, identity crisis, eccentric family, family life, introspection, parents and children, supportive spouse, family problems, lgbt teen ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, dysfunctional family, small town, family relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, unfulfillment, homecoming, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 5K
Titus (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Titus is an American dark comedy sitcom that debuted on Fox in 2000. The series was created by its star, Christopher Titus, Jack Kenny, and Brian Hargrove. This sitcom was based on Christopher's stand-up comedy act, more specifically his ...
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, not serious, tragicomedy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, mechanic, comedian, siblings relations, family problems, childhood, parents and children, suburban life, workplace romance, father son relationship, mental patient ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, kidnapping, mistaken identity, friendship, drug dealing, drug abuse, coming of age, disorder, social decay, crimes, youth, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 225K
The Descendants (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental ...
Plot: cheating wife, teenage daughter, infidelity, dying mother, coma, estate, dysfunctional family, parenthood, inheritance, family problems, health situation, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Winter Passing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, dysfunctional family, family relations, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, family problems, lifestyle, addiction, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, michigan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couple relations, eccentric family, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.9
 35K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, love affair, life turned upside down, strong sexual content, sexual relations, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%