Movies like Five on the Black Hand Side

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Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
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Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife (Clarice Taylor) joins their three children in rebelling against her husband's retrogressive behavior.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, wedding, politics, couple relations, injustice, life is a bitch, family life, suburbs, family problems, society, couples, suburban life, social decay, african american, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, patriarch, barbershop, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, neighbor, black american, mother son relationship
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, couples, family problems, family life, suburbs, suburban life and society mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Five on the Black Hand Side: Good Fences (2003), Bless This House (1972), I-See-You.Com (2006), Love Thy Neighbor (1984), All About My Bush (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Good Fences (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s, Tom Spader is an attorney who is determined to end what he has dubbed "the colored man's losing streak." When his winning of a high-profile case thrusts him into the limelight, he decides to moves his wife and their ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: racism, family relations, against the odds, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, social differences, culture clash, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family problems, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
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95%
Bless This House (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The legendary Sid James stars as the head of a chaotic household in this movie spin-off from the hit ITV sitcom. Sid Abbott and his best mate Trevor (Peter Butterworth) enjoy home-brewing. Plans to turn their hobby into a profitable, if illicit, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: wedding, family relations, suburbs, love and romance, couple relations, family life, suburban life, parents and children, nothing goes right, society, disorder, couples ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place - The Play (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One weekend, Aunt Bam's nephew-in-law Stewart is granted a court-ordered visitation with his children. Although his new, much-younger wife Mona is a bundle of nerves, Stewart seizes the opportunity to reconnect with his children, whom he loves ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: couples, family problems, family life, family relations, strong female presence, family gatherings, parents and children, dysfunctional family, couple relations, disorder, african american protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
I-See-You.Com (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 17-year-old boy buys mini-cameras and displays the footage online at I-see-you.com. The cash rolls in as the site becomes a major hit. Everyone seems to have fun until it all comes crashing down....
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: webcam, lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, voyeurism, couples, family problems, computers and web, brother sister relationship, suburbs, media satire, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: sentimental, humorous, offbeat, touching, feel good ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, suburbs, love affair, suburban life, family life, couple relations, family problems, family relations, couples, bittersweet, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
All About My Bush (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Allt om min buske är en sexkomedi i trädgårdsmiljö om oväntade kärleksförbindelser och avgrundsdjup svartsjuka. Det vackra och välbärgade paret Nils och Karin flyttar in med sin dotter Barbro i det exklusiva villaområdet. I huset intill ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: couple relations, couples, family relations, suburban life, love affair, suburbs, sexual relations, love and romance, male genitalia, male objectification, pubic hair, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
When Do We Eat? (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Do We Eat? is the story of the "world's fastest Passover seder" gone horribly awry. It's about an old school dad (Michael Lerner) who's as tough on his sons as his father (Jack Klugman) is on him. On this night, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, prank, nothing goes right, youth, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, father son relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family life, nothing goes right, couples, domestic disturbance, family problems, couple relations, family in crisis, countryside, husband wife relationship, crumbling marriage, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Just as San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is set to get married, her absentee father arrives, disrupting the household of his ex-wife. Is he there to break up the wedding? Or to steal back his ex-wife? Or is Pogo finally ready to be a ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, breakup, family relations, couples, estrangement, wedding, romance, family life, human nature, parents and children, father daughter relationship, rancher ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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60%
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Passed Away (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, family relations, nothing goes right, golden years, love and romance, elderly, clergy, single parent, eccentric family, death in the family, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Perfect Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, church, family problems, couples, religions or cults, society, physical appearance, parents and children, couple relations, gender, gays and lesbians, catholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Lifelines (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Lifelines examines an extraordinarily stressful day in the life of a dysfunctional suburban family. Mom Nancy, a schoolteacher, is unable to handle the constant barrage of hostility from her three children. Husband Ira is ineffectual in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: family relations, suburbs, dysfunctional family, family problems, social decay, suburban life, family life, human nature, society, gays and lesbians, family crisis, family tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last Married Couple in America (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jeff and Mari Thompson have been married for fifteen years. Although their marriage is not perfect, they are seemingly happy in their married and family life. But all their married friends seem to be getting divorced or separated. These newly single ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, family relations, mate swapping, thirtysomething life, revolution, family problems, friends, breakup, couples, relationship vs career, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: realistic, humorous, cynical, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family life, family problems, interracial relations, society, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, dark humor, couples, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Madea gets sick, her family comes to her aid. What they don't realize is that they're the ones who need her help. As always, Madea's cockeyed outlook on life saves the day and guarantees side-splitting laughs along the way.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family problems, goofy hero, nothing goes right, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, theater, disorder, prison life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, family problems, terminal illness, suburbs, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, profanity, strong female presence, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Wake in Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Going back home can be hard, particularly when you come from a traditional Italian family, and especially when the girlfriend you bring back is not Italian. But the roof caves in when she's African American. This is the problem that Anthony ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, interracial relations, eccentric family, family life, culture clash, social differences, romance, love and romance, society, silly humor, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Funeral (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the beginning of the film the father-in-law of the protagonist dies unexpectedly of a heart attack. The remainder of the film is episodic, moving from one incident to another over the course of the three-day funeral, which is held (as is ...
Style: touching, semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, midlife crisis, suburban life, dark humor, society, love and romance, family problems, suburbs, family life, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, family relations, restaurant, couples, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Bye Bye Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With varying degrees of success, recently divorced friends Dave, Vic and Donny are trying to move on with their lives. Vic feels vilified by his ex-wife's parents, while Donny has a shaky bond with his teen daughter, Emma. Dave, meanwhile, has ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, vampire, suburban life, family relations, supernatural, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, single parent, nothing goes right, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Real Life (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, witty, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, family life, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, tv show, society, nothing goes right, disorder, satire, husband wife relationship, suburbs, reality tv ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california, hawaii
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51%
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Houseguest (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, family relations, airport, mistaken identity, friendship, hopes, self discovery, parents and children, suburban life, introspection, cons and scams, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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50%
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Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, family gatherings, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, lifestyle, disorder, family problems, couples, down on your luck, siblings relations, relatives ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mom's on Strike (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: She was an overworked mom trying to get her family's attention. She didn't know she would become a national sensation.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: feminism, gender, battle of the sexes, rebellion, family, family problems, rebelliousness, couple relations, family life, hopes, unsupportive spouse, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, society, optimism, hopes, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense, feel good ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, adoption, disorder, couple relations, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Hughleys (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hughleys is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 22, 1998 to April 28, 2000 and on the UPN network from September 11, 2000 to May 20, 2002. It starred comedian D. L. Hughley as the main character, Darryl Hughley, and Elise Neal as ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, society, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, salesman, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, friend, stand up comedian, comedian, african american ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
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The Breaks (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Derrick, a racially-confused Irishman raised in the hood by a black family is having the worst day ever. Determined to prove to his fed-up mother and would-be girlfriend that he's not a screw-up, he sets out to do one thing right (get some ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, interracial relations, urban, urban ghetto life, racism, city life, misfit, disorder, buddies, gang, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Good Times (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Good Times is an American sitcom that originally aired from February 8, 1974, until August 1, 1979, on the CBS television network. It was created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: family relations, ghetto, family life, parents and children, young lovers, love and romance, social differences, suburban life, tv show, workplace romance, friendship, black family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Million to Juan (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for $1,000,000 with instructions that he is to give the check back in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, community, money, restaurant, social differences, rich and poor, down on your luck, cons and scams, mistaken identity, disorder, farce, immigrants ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, latin america, mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%