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Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
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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, satirical, talky, not serious, realistic, touching, psychological, parody, funny, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, dark humor, satire, family life, self discovery, family problems, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, couples, down on your luck, lifestyle, siblings relations, eccentric family, couple relations, addiction, alcohol abuse, friendship, catastrophe, twists and turns, psychology, natural disaster, loneliness, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic and semi serious films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, adaptation, runaway and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Stuart Saves His Family: Home for the Holidays (1995), I'll Do Anything (1994), God Said, 'Ha!' (1998), The End (1978), Kingdom Come (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: touching, humorous, intense, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, christmas, thanksgiving, holiday, gay, family relations, female protagonist, eccentric family, family life, nothing goes right, family conflict, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
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I'll Do Anything (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, satirical, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: satire, unsuccessful, female nudity, father daughter relationship, farce, musician, twists and turns, parallel universe, romance, greed, creativity, music business ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, usa
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God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, touching, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dark humor, cancer, doctors, catastrophe, childhood, multiple storylines, culture clash, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, life philosophy, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, tokyo, los angeles, usa
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The End (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendell Lawson has only six months to live. Not wanting to endure his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take matters into his own hands and enlists the help of a delusional mental patient to help him commit suicide.
Style: funny, humorous, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, allegory ...
Plot: dark humor, farce, mental institution, suicide attempt, satire, transformation, parenthood, workplace, existentialism, first contact, loneliness, twists and turns ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kingdom Come (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When her husband keels over from a stroke, Raynelle Slocumb calls the entire clan together to remember their dearly departed. Family tensions reach a comedic boil as the wildly dysfunctional Slocumbs squabble and fight their way to the funeral.
Style: humorous, touching, light, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, death, eccentric family, family problems, introspection, family in crisis, parents and children, self discovery, gangsters, african american, life & death, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
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The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: touching, sexy, stylized, bad ending, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, dysfunctional family, family relations, loneliness, love story, nudity (full frontal - brief), natural disaster, single father, multiple storylines, mentor, mother daughter relationship, lone hero ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, thought provoking, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
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Men Don't Leave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her husband John dies unexpectedly, Beth Macauley is unprepared for life without him. She is unemployed with no job skills and $60,000 in debt from on-going renovations to their house located in suburban Bingham. She doesn't know what to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, affectionate ...
Plot: depression, older woman younger man relationship, bittersweet, widow, family relations, musician, family, relationships, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family, destiny ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, melancholic, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
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Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, melancholic, realistic, sentimental ...
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Eulogy (2004)
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Duration: 104 min.
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Time: 90s
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Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: talky, clever, feel good, sexy, psychological ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, melancholic, intense, compassionate ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, clever, sad, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: witty, feel good, humorous, talky, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, talky, not serious, witty ...
Plot: friendship, aging, life philosophy, odd couple, partners, elderly, couples, retiring, crimes, apartment building, african american, lie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: sexy, talky, surreal, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hanging Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: funny, humorous, touching, satirical, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: emotional, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: los angeles, usa, california
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44%
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: humorous, surreal, absurd, dark, talky ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%