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Why Did I Get Married? (2006)
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Why Did I Get Married? (2006)
Original name: Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married - The Play
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Every year, friends get together for a weekend retreat. This year, sparks fly from the first moment:the unhappily married Sheila has brought her friend Trina along. Diana (an attorney married to Terry) thinks Trina has her gold-digging sights set on Mike, Sheila's mean-spirited husband. This year, their unmarried friend, Troy, comes alone. The weekend ends early in disclosures and heartbreak. A year later, the six people - plus Terry's widowed father, Poppy - gather and this time they each address the question, "Why did I get married?"
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, not serious
Plot: husband wife relationship, divorce, broken heart, mind game, marriage, friend, ex husband ex wife relationship, marital problem, jealousy, wisdom, obesity, marriage proposal, sarcasm, sex, snow, restaurant, belief in god, african american, father daughter relationship, best friend, director, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, widower, shopping ...
Place: atlanta georgia

Most similar movies to Why Did I Get Married?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, marriage, friendship, couples, divorce and family problems mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Why Did I Get Married?: Madea Goes to Jail (2006), The Last Five Years (2014), Madea's Neighbors from Hell (2014), I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009), Downhill (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, family problems, couples, couple relations, introspection, crumbling marriage, friendship, thirtysomething life, breakup, human nature, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
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Madea Goes to Jail (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Madea returns in another hilarious story in which she gets sent to the big house. But regardless of the circumstances, she gives her trademark advice and wisdom to her friends and family as they learn the importance of letting go, moving on, and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light
Plot: prison, love and romance, family relations, golden years, goofy hero, eccentric family, captivity, family gatherings, jail, retribution, love triangle, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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79%
The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, wife, marital problem, husband wife relationship, breakup, audition, memory, aspiring writer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, year 2011, year 2009
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Madea's Neighbors from Hell (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Madea's neighborhood takes a turn for the worse when a foster mother moves in with her unruly kids. Suspicious activity leads Madea to take justice into her own hands. With Aunt Bam by her side, Madea uses her unique wit and wisdom for ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: faith, chaos and mayhem, gospel, african american protagonist, family relations, abuse, christian, forgiveness, live performance, foster child, cross dressing, grandmother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Plot: couples, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, sexual content, nightclub singer, love, infidelity, aunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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52%
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Downhill (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Plot: husband wife relationship, avalanche, family vacation, married couple, vacation, marital problem, family relations, ski resort, lie, marital crisis, disney, ski ...
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Divorce (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The series is about three men aged between 35 and 45 who are in the middle of a divorce. They decide to temporarily live together. They share joys and sorrows, and a deeply rooted friendship grows. The story revolves around everything that a divorce ...
Style: buddy comedy, suspenseful, humorous, suspense
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, marital problem, friendship between men, friend, divorce, friendship, marriage, divorced man, marital separation, roommate
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51%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, terminal illness, strong female presence, family relations, unfulfillment, suburbs, large family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Madea Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Style: captivating, sincere, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, parents and children, family life, family, friendship, society, adventure, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, strong female presence, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, alabama
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50%
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Company (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. Winner of the 1971 Tony Award for Best Musical, Neil Patrick ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: friends, friendship, bachelor, theater, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, live performance, love, husband wife relationship, broadway, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Meet the Browns (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street.But when she's laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Plot: death in the family, family gatherings, single parent, family relations, family life, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, small town life, male female relationship, unemployment, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Madea Family Funeral (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unpleasant family secrets.
Style: humorous, light, emotional, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: funeral, dark humor, family secret, family, relationships, secret, secrets, meeting, family relations, eccentric family, gross out humor, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Lemon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.
Style: funny, witty, humorous, ironic
Plot: blindness, 40 year old, white male black female relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, self pity, audition, marital separation, dating, actor, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, milwaukee wisconsin, tibet, israel, tunisia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, wall street, dishonesty, hopes, family relations, farce, parents and children, witnessing a crime, hidden identity, embezzlement, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Before it was a movie, it was a theatrical phenomenon! When Helen learns that her husband is leaving her for her best friend, the women in her family are ready with advice. Her devout mother preaches strength and forgiveness, while her parolee ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: starting over, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, hopes, dishonesty, couple relations, human spirit, human nature, couples, family problems, breakup, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Road to Wellville (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An unhappy young couple visit the infamous Kellogg spa in Battle Creek, Michigan while a young hustler tries get into the breakfast-cereal business and compete against John Kellogg's corn flakes.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: doctors and patients, countryside, cons and scams, couples, goofy hero, competition, satire, eccentricity, nurse, doctor, friendship, sanitarium ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, sister sister relationship, confession, jealousy, family problems, family life, family gatherings, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, siblings relations, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, long island, vermont, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Marriage Retreat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A roller coaster ride of love, emotions and comedy Jeff Fahey (LOST, MACHETE), Reginald Vel Johnson (Family Matters, DIE HARD), and Victoria Jackson (Saturday Night Live, BABY BOOM) star in this funny, heartfelt story about the difficulties many ...
Style: humorous, light, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, couples therapy, religions or cults, family relations, church, pregnancy, christian, marital problem, marriage, romance, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Dilemma (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Longtime friends Ronny and Nick are partners in an auto-design firm. They are hard at work on a presentation for a dream project that would really launch their company. Then Ronny spots Nick's wife out with another man, and in the process of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, friendship, dilemma, proposal, best friend, moral dilemma, adultery, friends, love, truth, marriage, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Funny Girl (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, feel good, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, divorce, romance, ambition, desire for fame, performer's life, couples, seaport, marriage, family problems, unsupportive spouse, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, baltimore, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, eccentricity, dysfunctional family, parents and children, reconciliation, siblings relations, terminal illness, uptight character, redemption, depression, divorce, nervous breakdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Divorce (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A couple goes through a long, drawn-out divorce.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, touching, sentimental
Plot: divorce, husband wife relationship, family problems, love and romance, relationships, marriage crisis, crumbling marriage, marital separation, male female relationship, new life, couple relations, marriage ...
Place: new york
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44%
Duane Hopwood (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Style: emotional, realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, parents and children, addiction, down on your luck, couples, family problems, hopes, unfulfillment, breakup, divorce, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, support group, family relations, parents and children, social differences, friends, society, friendship, mental illness, single mother, female protagonist, racial stereotype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At long last, Madea returns to the big screen in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA GOES TO JAIL. This time America's favorite irreverent, pistol-packin' grandmomma is raising hell behind bars and lobbying for her freedom...Hallelujer!
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: prison, prison life, farce, confined, friendship, fish out of water, elderly, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, criminal, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, tear jerker, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, family relations, terminal illness, love affair, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, adultery, mother daughter relationship, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: texas, new york, louisiana, usa, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, biting, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, mental illness, satire, adultery, marital problem, housewife, family problems, couples, sexual relations, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, touching
Plot: lovers, romance, cheating wife, adultery, marital problem, love triangle, infidelity, marriage, secret, name calling, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
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The Best Man Holiday (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: best man, friendship, christmas, buddies, love and romance, friends, wedding preparations and rituals, couple relations, romance, marriage, family relations, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, save the day, americana, social differences, social relations, family relations, father son relationship, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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42%