Movies like Smother

If you like "Smother" you are looking for realistic, semi serious and suspenseful movies about / with family relations, parents and children, couples, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, family life and disorder themes of Comedy and Drama genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Smother (2008)
 4.6
 3K
Smother (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job, an everyday guy faces pressure from his wife to have a baby and from his mom, who has decided to move in with the young couple.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, humorous, sex comedy, exciting
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couples, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, family life, disorder, couple relations, fired from the job, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, sensuality, husband wife relationship, parent grown child relationship, mother son relationship, sex scene, boss, funeral, male female relationship, new job, screenwriter, absurd humor, coworker, adult humor, woman in a bikini ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to Smother

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, couples, couple relations, disorder, family problems and family life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Smother: Darling Companion (2012), The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008), Quitters (2015), All Relative (2014), The Perfect Family (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Darling Companion (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pets, family problems, family life, couple relations, disorder, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, golden years, parents and children, lifestyle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, realistic, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Plot: parents and children, family life, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family relations, marriage, black romance, lifestyle change, black woman, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, homecoming, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.3
 237
Quitters (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Quitters tells the story of the Raymans, a wealthy Jewish family that's falling apart. The son, Clark, is a bright and curious high schooler with a talent for manipulation. As his mother May enters treatment for a pill addiction, and he and his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, family problems, family life, youth, social relations, disorder, innocence lost, high school life, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Perfect Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, church, physical appearance, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, religions or cults, society, gays and lesbians, gender, catholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Family Tree (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, social relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, suburban life, couple relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Plot: couples, family problems, family life, family relations, couple relations, disorder, strong female presence, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, african american protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Open Road (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Minor leaguer Carlton Garret takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garret when Carlton’s mother becomes sick. Once reunited, Carlton struggles to deal with the series of misadventures ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: father son relationship, family relations, road trip, baseball, parents and children, on the road, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, estrangement, family problems, disorder, estranged son ...
Place: ohio, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: unfulfillment, society, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, couples, politics, satire, americana, midlife crisis, campaign, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Looking for Hortense (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, family problems, crumbling marriage, gay, estrangement, family life, disorder, family relations, couples, society, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.6
 5K
Motherhood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, family life, disorder, friends, family relations, couples, lifestyle, parents and children, couple relations, feminism, bittersweet ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.1
 2K
The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, moral dilemma, love and romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, sex talk, dishonesty, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Here and There (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Here and There (Serbian: Tamo i ovde) is a Serbian film which was premiered at the Belgrade Film Festival FEST 2009. Here and There follows two interconnected stories on two different continents. Robert (Thornton), a depressed New Yorker, tries to ...
Style: realistic, clever, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, fish out of water, family relations, misfit, lifestyle, life is a bitch, disorder, eviction, culture clash, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, serbia, new york, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
He's Such a Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The basic premise is that Whitney is a really great guy who is considered too gentle, too friendly, and too genuine to be straight. Actually, he's straight, and he's madly in love with his girlfriend Taylor. Whitney has a best friend, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, queer cinema
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, disorder, friends, love and romance, workplace, romance, parents and children, boss and employee, family relations, lifestyle, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 10K
5 Flights Up (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, real estate, elderly, couples, love and romance, couple relations, society, aging, interracial relations, husband wife relationship, city life, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it ...
Style: talky, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, family relations, sisters, family problems, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, human nature, love and romance, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.9
 451
Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, humorous, teen comedy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, prodigy, family problems, couples, youth, lifestyle, society, parents and children, couple relations, family life, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: thirtysomething life, disorder, dull life, self discovery, couples, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, coming of age, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Permanent Vacation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A camping trip results in some twisted family memories in this off-the-wall black comedy. Hoping for one last family vacation before his children leave the nest, laid-back dad Eric Bury (Frank Harper) takes his brood to a trailer park teeming with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, dark humor, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, insanity, husband wife relationship, oedipus complex, family vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, couple relations, dysfunctional family, in-laws, parents and children, comedy of errors, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Jumping the Broom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, class differences, family gatherings, meet the parents, family relations, family feud, family tradition, parents and children, couple relations, culture clash, romance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Daddy Longlegs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After months of living a solitary existence, Lenny, 34, picks up his kids from school. Every year he spends a couple of weeks with his sons Sage, 9, and Frey, 7. Lenny hosts his kids within a midtown studio apartment in New York City. During these ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: disorder, nothing goes right, parents and children, dark humor, family problems, thirtysomething life, family relations, youth, bittersweet, custody, adolescence vs adulthood, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
humorous movies
19364
sex scene movies
6183
boss movies
1097
funeral movies
2988
 6.3
 885
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, elderly, college, parents and children, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, family relations, leaving home, love and romance, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, life is a bitch, family life, terminal illness, family relations, family problems, bittersweet, husband wife relationship, one night stand, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 6K
Dark Horse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Abe is a man who is in his thirties and who lives with his parents. He works regretfully for his father while pursuing his hobby of collecting toys. Aware that his family doesn't think highly of him, he tries to spark a relationship with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Plot: toy store, lifestyle, nothing goes right, love and romance, looking for love, disorder, collector, dark humor, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Thing About My Folks (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left. While Ben's wife and his three sisters try to find her, Ben takes Sam on a day trip to see a farmhouse that's for ...
Style: talky, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: golden years, father son relationship, family relations, on the road, parents and children, self discovery, love and romance, husband wife relationship, adventure, escapades, parents separation, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, on the road, escapades, parents and children, family relations, disorder, race against time, road trip, christmas present, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Life's a Breeze (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Life's A Breeze tells the story of a family as they search for a lost fortune around the streets of Dublin.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, track down, life turned upside down, disorder, comedy of errors, on the road, family life, humour, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
2 Francs, 40 Pesetas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Madrid, 1974. Six years have passed since Martin and his family have returned to Spain from Switzerland. A visit to their adopted country will bring complications.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, culture clash, parents and children, disorder, farce, homecoming, love affair, nothing goes right, couples, friends, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%