Movies and TV shows like Huff

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Huff
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, gloomy, offbeat, psychological
Plot: doctors and patients, drugs/alcohol, psychiatrist, parents and children, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, life is a bitch, mental disorders, power relations, disorder, jealousy, lawyer, spouse leaving, bad trip, experimenting, sexual perversion, self fulfillment, overbearing, in-laws, direction and purpose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Sopranos
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USA
55 min.
 9.2
Californication
Comedy, Drama
USA
28 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about dysfunctional family, parents and children, family relations, family problems, depression, death and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Huff: Six Feet Under (2001), Shrink (2009), Wish I Was Here (2014), Maps to the Stars (2014), Middle of Nowhere (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Six Feet Under
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: gloomy, dark humor, serious, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, death, dealing with death, introspection, suburbs, redemption, family business, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children, funeral home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Shrink
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: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, dark humor ...
Plot: depression, suicide, hollywood, psychiatrist, marijuana, death, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, weed, character study, hospital, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   84%
    User:   74%
 
Wish I Was Here
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family, parents and children, family drama, religion, cancer, parenthood, teaching the ways of the world, terminal illness, jewish, dreams, family bonds, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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Maps to the Stars
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, cynical, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, sex, obsession, incest, mental illness, drinking, psychology, drugs, male nudity, drug addiction, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Middle of Nowhere
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film follows Grace, a young woman whose irresponsible mother blows her college fund on her younger sister's beauty pageant campaign.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: coming of age, drugs/alcohol, theme park, drug dealing, small town, opposites attract, summer, fall in love, workplace romance, teenage life, workplace situations, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   39%
 
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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: dark humor, disturbing, psychological, humorous, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   32%
 
The Skeleton Twins
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy, dramatic ...
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Happy Hour
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: social misfits, writer's life, bar, crumbling marriage, going straight, couple relations, addiction, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   42%
 
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Transparent
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, life turned upside down, family relations, family life, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, lesbian, gender, family problems, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
Jeff, Who Lives at Home
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: destiny, loneliness, philosophy, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, slacker, adultery, relationships, workplace, midlife crisis, brothers, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
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Californication
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, lust, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, sexual relations, family problems, family life, sexual activity, addiction, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
The Talent Given Us
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: on the road, parents and children, eccentric family, reunion, estrangement, family problems, family relations, golden years, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, elderly, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, cross country, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
Duane Hopwood
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, clever ...
Plot: single parent, crumbling marriage, human nature, redemption, couple relations, parents and children, addiction, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
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The Squid and the Whale
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, divorce, parenthood, adolescence, childhood, depression, infidelity, drinking, marriage, adultery, strong sexual content ...
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Place: new york, usa
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The Beaver
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Style: emotional, touching, tragicomedy, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, depression, mental illness, suicide attempt, hospital, teenage love, drugs/alcohol, alter ego, psychiatrist, redemption, loneliness, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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    User:   35%
 
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Somewhere
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Italy, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A hard-living Hollywood actor re-examines his life after his 11-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.
Style: stylized, serious, melancholic, reflective, realistic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, loneliness, hotel, actor's life, rock, existentialism, relationships, introspection, solitude, depression, hollywood, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tokyo, europe ...
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System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
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Panic
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people for his family has become the most stressful part of his life. He ...
Style: bleak, stylized, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, crime, hitman, murder, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family drama, loneliness, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
The Chumscrubber
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, bleak, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, kidnapping, high school, coming of age, teenager, drinking, death, suburban life, drugs/alcohol, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
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Eulogy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
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: humorous, talky, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lesbian, suicide attempt, drugs/alcohol, family life, parents and children, death, family drama, eccentric family, multiple storylines, eccentricity, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
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La Ciénaga
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Spain, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chekhov in contemporary Argentina. Mecha and Gregorio are at their rundown country place near La Ciénaga with their teen children. It's hot. The adults drink constantly; Mecha cuts herself, engendering a trip to the hospital and a visit from ...
Style: serious, captivating, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, neo realism, family in crisis, racism, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, children, drink, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   30%
 
 6.1
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Rick
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Rigoletto" retold at Christmas time in Manhattan's corporate world. Rick, an executive at Image, is a jerk to a woman applying for a job. That evening, he's out for drinks with his much younger boss, Duke, and the same women is ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, boss and employee, office, parents and children, workplace intrigue, couples, family problems, workplace, crumbling marriage, hitman, couple relations, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   28%
    User:   23%
 
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Happy Tears
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two sisters return home to care for their aging father.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golden years, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, siblings relations, elderly, family problems, family relations, mental illness, aging, family life, homecoming, dirty old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   32%
 
Winter Passing
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
Style: serious, psychological, melancholic, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, addiction, loneliness, depression, drug abuse, writing, drugs, drinking, suicide, death, writers, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, michigan, manhattan new york city
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System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
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Afternoon Delight
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions, a lackluster sex life and career that's gone kaput, Rachel visits a strip club to spice up her marriage and meets McKenna, a stripper ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Plot: self discovery, drugs/alcohol, dull life, friendship, nanny, unfulfillment, boss and employee, couple relations, suburban life, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
Men, Women & Children
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, interesting, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, internet, depression, video game, virginity, sexuality, parents and children, teenagers, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   26%
    User:   27%
 
 7.1
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People Like Us
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: father son relationship, death, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, family drama, secrets, dysfunctional family, mentor, redemption, catastrophe, family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
 6.3
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Funny People
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious, witty, funny ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, cancer, loneliness, comedian, buddies, friends, honest, sarcasm, relationships, hopes, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   21%
 
 6.8
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George Lopez
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, parents and children, family life, factory, suburban life, working class, suburbs, workplace situations, workplace, mexican american, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   25%
    User:   24%
 

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Fairly Legal
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: law firm, workplace situations, hopes, starting over, introspection, boss and employee, parents and children, legal, workplace, family relations, power relations, career change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   25%
    User:   26%
 
 9.2
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The Sopranos
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: talky, gloomy, serious, dark humor, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, psychiatrist, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, crime, organized crime, introspection, strong sexual content, violence, suburbs, midlife crisis, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   25%
    User:   29%
 
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