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Stepmonster (1993)
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Stepmonster (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Todd Dougherty has an imagination driven by comic books. So when he accuses his soon-to-be stepmother of being a monster, no one believes him. When neighbors start turning up dead, it becomes a race against time for Todd to stop this hideous, carnivorous creature from marrying his dad and ruining his life.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: family relations, rescue, monster, warning, wedding, parents and children, family life, danger, hidden identity, evil stepmother, death, missing person, marriage, dysfunctional family, missing, child murder, metamorphosis, underwear, bra, panties, paperboy, false name
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and scary films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family life, danger, disorder, family problems and dysfunctional family mostly in Comedy, Horror and Adventure genres. Some movies like Stepmonster: Ed and His Dead Mother (1993), My Mom's a Werewolf (1989), Woodchipper Massacre (1988), Five on the Black Hand Side (1973), When Do We Eat? (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ed and His Dead Mother (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mourning son makes a deal to reanimate his one year dead mother, however things turn into an unexpected direction.
Style: realistic, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, dangerous animal, deadly, danger, family relations, disorder, courtroom drama, parents and children, love and romance, zombie, chainsaw, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
My Mom's a Werewolf (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The frustrated housewife Leslie visits an animal shop to purchase a flea-collar. Unknowing that the owner is a werewolf, she accepts his invitation to lunch and later in his apartment. Through a bite in her toe he starts her slow transformation in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female werewolf, family life, parents and children, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, dangerous animal, animal life, suburbs, woman in danger, family relations, pets ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Woodchipper Massacre (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jon, Tom, and Denise accidently kill their senile old Aunt while she's looking after them while their father is away on business. Not sure what to do, they decide to dispose of the body in the rented woodchipper in the backyard. But more ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: murder, family relations, slasher, suburbs, suburban life, siblings relations, crimes, deadly, fugitives, danger, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife (Clarice Taylor) joins their three children in rebelling against her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, wedding, couples, society, life is a bitch, politics, family life, social decay, suburban life, suburbs, couple relations, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
56%
 6.0
 6K
Houseguest (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, family relations, airport, mistaken identity, friendship, on the run, parents and children, suburban life, introspection, cons and scams, self discovery, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, pets, hopes, family, young heroes, misfit, daring rescue, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Spirit Is Willing (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Ben and Kate Powell (Sid Caesar and Vera Miles) rent a haunted New England house by the sea, their son Steve (Barry Gordon) gets blamed for the destruction caused by three unruly ghosts. Another of 'exploitation king' William ...
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, teenager, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, missing child, fall in love, family in danger, master and servant, domestic disturbance, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 60s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 687
Mr. St. Nick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kelsey Grammer stars as Nick St. Nicholas, a Miami-based playboy philanthropist who is about to make his life complete by wedding the girl of his dreams, gorgeous TV weathercaster Heidi Gardelle (Elaine Hendrix). Not known to the general public is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family life, parents and children, family business, rescue, disorder, beach, family relations, wedding, destiny, family ...
Place: florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, actor's life, parents and children, family life, youth, child prodigy, disorder, childhood, culture clash, love and romance, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 1K
The Willies (1990)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. They start with urban legends, but then there are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a teenage boy with a ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, semi serious, anthology
Audience: horror for children, teens
Plot: urban legend, campfire story, family relations, gory, escapades, ghost, deadly, obsession, urban, siblings relations, city life, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
Hansel & Gretel Get Baked (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An intense new marijuana strain named “Black Forest” is taking Los Angeles by storm, and Gretel’s stoner boyfriend can’t get enough. But when the old woman growing the popular drug (Lara Flynn Boyle) turns out to be an evil witch, cooking ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: stoners, marijuana, danger, witch, supernatural ability, missing person, supernatural, deadly, cannibalism, drug abuse, siblings relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 5K
Bye Bye Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With varying degrees of success, recently divorced friends Dave, Vic and Donny are trying to move on with their lives. Vic feels vilified by his ex-wife's parents, while Donny has a shaky bond with his teen daughter, Emma. Dave, meanwhile, has ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, vampire, family problems, family life, single parent, supernatural, nothing goes right, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A presumed-dead man's current wife and former wives squabble over his funeral arrangements.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, funeral, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, marriage, wife, couples, daughter, death, unfaithful husband, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Quiet Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family decides to buy a lodge in a remote hiking area. Their first customer commits suicide and the distraught family buries his body to avoid the bad publicity. But their luck gets worse, the bodies start piling up, and the family becomes frantic ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, murder, isolation, family business, parents and children, crimes, nothing goes right, deadly, zombie, hotel, shovel, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sotto una buona stella (2014)
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
Plot: family life, life turned upside down, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, disorder, family problems, widower, aspiring singer, audition, dead wife, snake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4.6
 329
Lucky Stiff (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ron Douglas has no luck in women, and when his bride runs away on their wedding day, he goes on holiday up in the mountains, only to be reminded more of his misery when placed in the honey-moon wing of the hotel. However he finds love with Cynthia, ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: cannibal, danger, misfit, diner, couples, dangerous attraction, farce, christmas, food, obese, fat, male female relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: surfing, parody, satire, family relations, kidnapping, wedding, family, goofy hero, disorder, couples, danger, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Just as San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is set to get married, her absentee father arrives, disrupting the household of his ex-wife. Is he there to break up the wedding? Or to steal back his ex-wife? Or is Pogo finally ready to be a ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: romance, love and romance, human nature, parents and children, family life, wedding, breakup, couples, estrangement, family relations, cowboy boots, rancher ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 1K
Passed Away (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.
Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, midlife crisis, family relations, dysfunctional family, death in the family, siblings relations, suburbs, suburban life, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 598
Mom (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a time when the city of Los Angeles is terrorized by animal attack style murders, a kindly elderly lady provides a nomad with room and board. It turns out that he is a werewolf and is responsible for the recent killings. He bites the elderly ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary
Plot: werewolf, zombie, deadly, vampire, pregnancy, supernatural, danger, animal life, journalism, human becomes animal, dangerous animal, golden years ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
37%
 3.7
 3K
The Cookout (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: rise to the top, family gatherings, ambition, social differences, family life, family relations, chaos and mayhem, society, parents and children, disorder, sport team, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%
 6.7
 87
Holla II (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping with her life at the hands of her mentally ill sister Veronica, Monica, with the help of her Mother, Marion, has taken great measures to ensure her safety, including changing her face and relocating to the South. Six years ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious, scary
Plot: twins, betrayal, slasher, gory, family relations, estate, psychopath, deadly, dishonesty, danger, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
Suburban Gothic (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An awkward, unemployed man who can talk to the dead teams up with a rebellious bartender to find the vengeful ghost that's been terrorizing their town.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, small town, homecoming, disorder, family relations, goofy hero, supernatural ability, parents and children, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 499
White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, fall in love, family life, introspection, youth, couples, romance, love triangle, dinosaur, dating, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%