Movies like Before You Go

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Before You Go (2002)
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Before You Go (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The funny, heart-warming and moving new film, from director Lewis Gilbert. When Violet Heaney's three daughters return home for her funeral, each sister finds her own way of coping with her loss. For Teresa, the eldest, it's herbal tea, obsessive cleaning and hectoring her long-suffering husband, Frank. Catherine, the youngest, resorts to retail therapy, industrial quantities of marijuana and manic phone calls to her elusive boyfriend in Barcelona. Middle daughter Mary seeks consolation in professional detachment and the arms of her lover, Mike. Like Mary, Mike's a doctor. Unlike Mary, he's married... The sisters soon discover that their early memories have grown fuzzy over time and the past becomes fuzzier still as they attempt to cope with their mother's parting.
Plot: memory, teenage pregnancy, dysfunctional family, funeral, death of mother, sister sister relationship, psychological drama, pot smoking, stage play

Most similar movies to Before You Go

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, dysfunctional family, couples, parents and children, death, family problems and funeral mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Before You Go: Educating Rita (1983), The Inheritance (2001), Driving Lessons (2006), Intimate Relations (1996), Mickybo and Me (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 14K
Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a ...
Style: witty, touching, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, self discovery, social differences, infidelity, couples, hopes, romance, society, opposites attract, university, literature, troubled marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Inheritance (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reunited for their mother’s funeral, four sisters – Selma, Regina, Laura and Lúcia – find themselves forced to divide much more than a spacious apartment in Copacabana. While dividing the articles – from the apartment’s sale to splitting ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family problems, death in the family, estrangement, sister sister relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian, strained relationship, inheritance, death of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, family relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, friendship, letter, christianity, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: england, edinburgh scotland, scotland, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Intimate Relations (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young merchant marine turns up in an English coastal town looking for a brother he barely knows. When his brother's wife rebukes him he takes up with the Beasley family. However, soon the mother and daughter are chasing and ending up in the ...
Style: sexy, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, age difference, older woman younger man relationship, elderly lovers, love and romance, suburban life, obsession, dangerous attraction, eccentric family, suburbs, parents and children ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Mickybo and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the consequence that they run away to Australia.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: kids in trouble, youth, mischievous children, friendship, obsession, society, political unrest, friends, religions or cults, wannabe, state affairs, ira ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 9K
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: cynical, humorous, absurd, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family secret, death in the family, eccentric family, family reunited, funeral, family feud, parents and children, family life, fall in love, generation gap, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 26K
Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: charity, model, human spirit, leukemia, elderly, friendship, hopes, women, small town, middle aged, life philosophy, aging ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, los angeles, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family in crisis, incestuous relationship, suicide, funeral, family secret, drug addiction, family relations, death in the family, brother sister incest, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Just Like a Woman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerald is a smart, young, high-flying American banker. Everything is great until his wife finds another woman's underwear in their bedroom and subsequently throws him out. He finds lodgings with Monica, a recently divorced 50-year old ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: transvestism, transvestite, transsexual, friends, couples, farce, love affair, fall in love, gender bending, mysterious character, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 313
Endgame (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hamm is blind and unable to stand; Clov, his servant, is unable to sit; Nagg and Nell are his father and mother, who are legless and live in dustbins. Together they live in a room with two windows, but there may be nothing at all outside.
Plot: blindness, blind man, rat, stuffed toy, surrogate son, death of mother, landlord, father son relationship, mother son relationship, dark glasses, periscope, ladder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I'd Like to Be Alone Now (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After losing his wife and three kids, all Kyle wants is to mourn in peace. Unfortunately, his family insists on helping him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: family conflict, dysfunctional family, isolation, funeral, depression, death, family relations, family drama, one location
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 918
Gravehopping (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pero is a professional funeral speaker in a small Slovenian town. His unique gift is to make every funeral that extra bit special. Pero just can't help turning his eulogies into witty personal confessions that bring the grieving crowd to tears ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, bleak, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, family problems, family relations, eccentric family, social relations, village, village life, death, s&m, under the surface, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Timon of Athens (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when he cannot pay his creditors, his "friends" refuse to help him, and he becomes a misanthropic hermit.
Plot: generosity, misanthrope, beggar, tragic event, morality, satire, shakespeare, coin, play
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Under Milk Wood (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This Dylan Thomas work is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards!). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) through the 'eyes' of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, contemplative
Plot: social relations, redemption, human nature, village, small town, small town life, hopes, aging, flashback, topless woman, blind man, welsh ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Night, the Prowler (1978)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Felicity Bannister is a young woman living in the shadow of her overpowering mother. Her oppression is her worst enemy until the day she is attacked by an intruder who breaks into her bedroom and forces Felicity into action. The tables are suddenly ...
Style: cult film
Plot: mother daughter relationship, satire, sex, robbery, wealth, surrealism, coming of age, homeless man, rebellion, dysfunctional family, rapist, arranged marriage ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Week and a Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Eyal finishes the week of mourning for his late son, his wife urges him to return to their routine but instead he gets high with a young neighbor and sets out to discover that there are still things in his life worth living for.
Plot: mourning, cannabis, death, neighbor, cancer, cemetery, hospital, funeral, fight, ping pong, jewish, kitten ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 2K
Orphans (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The star of Ken Loach's MY NAME IS JOE, Mullan proves that his talent isn't relegated to acting. As a writer/director, he has crafted a supremely entertaining motion picture. ORPHANS tells the grittily realistic, hysterical, and deeply ...
Style: emotional, intense, surreal, witty, depressing ...
Plot: siblings relations, death in the family, vengeance, dysfunctional family, children, family relations, cemetery, moral ambiguity, disability, justice, british, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, england, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, love and romance, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, wooing, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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You Can Thank Me Later (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this Canadian comedy-drama, Shirley Cooperberg heads a Montreal Jewish family. During her husband's operation, her brood arrives at the hospital -- failed writer Eli, neurotic Susan, and successful theatrical producer Edward. An onslaught of ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, family problems, couples, family gatherings, eccentric family, human nature, parents and children, family in crisis, infidelity, looking for love, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Awkward Thanksgiving (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Thanksgiving is a time when families get together to eat good food and share in the spirit of thankfulness. That's of course, a best case scenario. Some families are so tangled in a web of drama from financial issues, relationships, and so on ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, serious
Plot: thanksgiving, holiday, dysfunctional family, family relations, criminal, drug use, sister sister relationship, father son relationship, compulsive gambler, money, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 230
Radiator (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A moving, blackly comic drama about the strains in coping with ageing parents.
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, semi serious, sincere
Plot: family relations, homecoming, dysfunctional family, elderly couple, marital argument, family home, interracial friendship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father son conflict, british, farmhouse ...
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 29K
Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
Style: touching, psychological, emotional, sincere, meditative ...
Plot: loneliness, funeral, midlife crisis, friendship, jealousy, everyday life, family life, parents and children, suffering, desperation, unrequited love, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, paris france, dublin ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
And the Wife Shall Revere Her Husband (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a man decides to marry the woman he's been living with, she stops being the silent patient person she was and claims to be the boss in the house. Her behaviour changes so much after the marriage that the husband gets so irritated as to ask ...
Plot: couples, nostalgia, brawl, marital problem, maid, funeral, hotel, death of friend, marriage, divorce, husband wife relationship, flashback ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspense, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, family relations, love and romance, starting over, suburban life, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, chance meeting, brawl, suburbs, infidelity, couples, family problems, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 2K
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, sentimental, light, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family problems, introspection, parents and children, family in crisis, self discovery, death, african american, life & death, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 15K
Alfie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, playboy, abortion, promiscuity, lifestyle, self discovery, sexual relations, coming of age, infidelity, morality, jazz, party ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 333
Radiance (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: With the death of their mother, two sisters (Nona and Cressy) return to their childhood home in Northern Australia where their third sister, Mae, lived looking after their mother. The funeral happens and the three find themselves together in the ...
Plot: half sister half sister relationship, old age, death, mother daughter relationship, arson, sister sister relationship, sibling rivalry, three sisters, fire, diva, family home, memory ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman living in a large country home drives her servants to mutiny with her outrageous demands as she waits for death to come for her.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: farce, estate, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, terminal illness, eccentric family, parents and children, lifestyle, dark humor, power relations, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.2
 18K
The Grass Harp (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Truman Capote, this often-witty coming-of-age drama looks at a young man growing up with an unusual family in the Deep South in the 1940s.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, americana, dysfunctional family, small town, maid, youth, love and romance, nothing goes right, society, power relations, social relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: southern usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%