Movies and TV shows like Huff

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Huff (2004)
 7.9
 3K
Huff (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Huff is an American television comedy-drama series produced by Sony Pictures Television for Showtime. The series was created by Bob Lowry and features Hank Azaria as Dr. Craig "Huff" Huffstodt, a psychiatrist whose life changes abruptly when a 15-year-old client commits suicide in his office. The series follows Huff, his family, and his friend Russell Tupper, played by Oliver Platt, as they navigate life.
Style: psychological, sentimental, serious, realistic, offbeat, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, self fulfillment, direction and purpose, family relations, life is a bitch, life changing experience, midlife crisis, fighting illness, family problems, haunted by the past, disorder, sanity, mental disorders, mental disorder, parents and children, doctors and patients, crumbling marriage, therapy, health situation, lawyer, jealousy, suicide, patient, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california

Most similar movies to Huff

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, couples and siblings relations mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Huff: Shrink (2009), Six Feet Under (2001), Enlightened (2011), Shameless (2011), Transparent (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 18K
Shrink (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: suicide, therapist, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, widower, hollywood, power relations, doctors and patients, human nature, introspection, drugs/alcohol, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 118K
Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, emotional, tense, surreal ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, death, funeral home, hopes, dealing with death, self discovery, family business, depression, financial problem, life changing experience, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.5
 7K
Enlightened (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
Style: tragicomedy, sincere, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, workplace situations, coping, starting over, coworker, ex couple relations, responsibility, optimism, family relations, sanity, mental disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.6
 193K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: biting, dark humor, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, sex scene, life is a bitch, teenage life, teenage sex, gay teenager, siblings relations, family relations, parents and children, youth, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.8
 21K
Transparent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: eccentric family, life turned upside down, family secret, family life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, gender, disorder, family problems, lgbt, secret, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, dysfunctional family, small town, life is a bitch, suicide, family relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, depression, midlife crisis, loneliness, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wish I Was Here (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, is 35 years old and still trying to find a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Plot: direction and purpose, self discovery, thirtysomething life, actor's life, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, artists and showbiz, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, jewish, brother brother relationship, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 257
Hidden Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist tries to help a suicidal woman who despises her grown daughter.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, parent child relationship, family relations, power relations, doctors and patients, clinic, parents and children, mental institution, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.6
 47K
The Beaver (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his ...
Style: emotional, touching, tragicomedy, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: depression, midlife crisis, puppet, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, parents and children, dysfunctional character, family problems, mental illness, dysfunctional family, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Seventy-Two Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family from isolated village in Lika makes a good living out of American pension earned by their late granddad Djuradj and received by his widow Nedja. The very existence of a family is threatened when Nedja dies, but the head of the family comes ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, disorder, crimes, eccentric family, dull life, alcohol abuse, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: croatia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 8K
Fairly Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Kate Reed is a firm believer that justice can always be found--even if it's not always in the courtroom. Once a lawyer at her family's esteemed San Francisco firm, Kate's frustration with the legal system led her to a new career as a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: law firm, boss and employee, female lawyer, family relations, workplace situations, introspection, starting over, death of parent, parents and children, workplace, power relations, loss of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: family relations, psychiatrist, teenager, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, parents and children, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: disturbing, psychological, melancholic, talky, dark humor ...
Plot: pedophile, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, loneliness, character study, secret, mother son relationship, eccentricity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 4K
Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: marriage, crumbling marriage, family problems, couple relations, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, adultery, female nudity, male escort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 10K
George Lopez (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired on ABC from March 27, 2002, to May 8, 2007.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: factory worker, factory, mexican american, disorder, parents and children, relationship vs career, working class, workplace situations, best friends, teenage boy, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.3
 15K
In Treatment (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Set within the highly charged confines of individual psychotherapy sessions and centering around Dr. Paul Weston, a psychotherapist who exhibits an insightful, reserved demeanor while treating his patients—but displays a crippling insecurity while ...
Style: psychological, clever, captivating, emotional, tense ...
Plot: introspection, psychologist, patient, one on one, doctors and patients, therapist, emotional breakdown, psychotherapist, self involved, power relations, haunted by the past, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, incestuous relationship, funeral, family in crisis, family secret, drug addiction, family relations, death in the family, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 5K
Titus (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Titus is an American dark comedy sitcom that debuted on Fox in 2000. The series was created by its star, Christopher Titus, Jack Kenny, and Brian Hargrove. This sitcom was based on Christopher's stand-up comedy act, more specifically his ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, tragicomedy, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, mechanic, comedian, childhood, family problems, siblings relations, workplace romance, suburban life, parents and children, white trash, mental patient ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Polseres vermelles (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Polseres vermelles and Pulseras Rojas in Spanish, is a Catalan television show. The first season aired on TV3 in 2011, with a second season planned for 2013. The show was created by Albert Espinosa and draws on his childhood experiences as a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, serious ...
Plot: fighting illness, teenage life, overcoming, terminal illness, youth, friendship, everyday life, doctors and patients, patient, anorexia, life is a bitch, optimism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: The story focuses on a middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationship with Henry which spans 25 years over the four parts. It is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious, meditative ...
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, small town life, family problems, maturity, family relations, couple relations, mental illness, elderly, couples, family, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, maine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 4K
Black Box (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Catherine Black is a world-famous neurologist at the state-of-the-art medical institution known as "The Cube". Catherine is brilliant, beautiful, and at the top of her game, though she's hiding a secret of her own: she's bipolar. ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, treatment, mental disorders, workplace, mental disorder, workplace situations, couple relations, therapy, surgery, family relations, couples, neurosurgeon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 624
Momma's Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Momma's Man an adult decides to escape the pressures of life and return to his old bedroom at his parents' house. An odd premise, but executed with skill and tenderness.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: midlife crisis, introspection, family problems, love and romance, family life, eccentric family, pregnancy, parents and children, unfulfillment, suburban life, couples, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 3K
The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, domestic violence, infidelity, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 19K
Royal Pains (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: doctor, doctors and patients, family relations, high society, starting over, lifestyle, siblings relations, power relations, lifestyle change, accountant, brother brother relationship, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 492
Less Than Kind (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Less Than Kind is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that stars Jesse Camacho as Sheldon Blecher, a teenager growing up in a loving but dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg. The show's cast also includes Maury Chaykin and Wendel ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, family life, teenage life, parents and children, family business, jewish family, society, misfit, youth, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 39K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, sexual relations, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, haunted by the past, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, self discovery, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, terminal illness, bittersweet, one night stand, husband wife relationship, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 14K
The Big C (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.
Style: sincere, humorous, sentimental, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, teacher, cancer, human spirit, fighting illness, parents and children, dying, hopes, couple relations, marriage, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Weather Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: weatherman, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, relationship vs career, divorced divorcee, hopes, introspection, parents and children, ex couple relations, family problems, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 1K
Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness, Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of a idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real. When Ian, the new park owner's son, arrives and sweeps her off her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, parents and children, theme park, teenage love, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, coming of age, youth, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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