Movies like Hotel Splendide

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Hotel Splendide (2000)
 6.4
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Hotel Splendide (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film tells the story of the Blanche family who run a dark and dismal health resort on a remote island which is only accessible by ferry. The spa program consists of feeding the guests seaweed and eel-based meals, then administering liberal colonic irrigation. The spa is run by the family matriarch Dame Blanche until her death. Things continue on with her children running the resort until Kath, the resort's former sous chef and love interest of one of the sons, comes back to the island unannounced. Stranded between monthly ferries, she is a catalyst for a series of events that turns life as it is known at Hotel Splendide on its ear.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, offbeat, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, island, hotel, family business, lifestyle, introspection, life is a bitch, resort, family problems, social differences, siblings relations, reunion, workplace, family relations, satire, drug abuse, cooking and food, sexual abuse, love and romance, alcohol abuse, hopes, down on your luck, chef, food, kitchen ...
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to Hotel Splendide

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about family relations, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, lifestyle and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Hotel Splendide: Today's Special (2009), Mad Sad & Bad (2009), When Do We Eat? (2005), The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012), Floundering (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: restaurant, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, workplace, cooking and food, love and romance, lifestyle, chef, family business, business card, matchmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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95%
 4.5
 111
Mad Sad & Bad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: HARDEEP, RASHMI and ATUL are brothers and sisters. Which means they can say anything they like to each other, no matter how honest. Mad, Sad and Bad is a 90-minute comedy about mixed race relationships set in Luton. It's about mid-thirties ...
Style: sitcom, sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: opera, alcohol abuse, couples, family problems, family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, youth, love and romance, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bickering siblings are reunited at their Texas home as their father lies on his deathbed in this black comedy.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, reunion, betrayal, family problems, life is a bitch, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, estate, terminal illness, deathbed ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, 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: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: rivalry, siblings relations, farce, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, family gatherings, family life, family problems, dysfunctional family, family relations, olympics, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
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Floundering (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, cynical, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, buddies, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, friendship, mentally unstable, lifestyle, disorder, fictional reality, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, italy, venice, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Who Is KK Downey? (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The plot revolves around two hipster friends who pretend to be a writer with a troubled past in their quest for fame.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: drug abuse, tragic hero, prodigy, writer's life, satire, mental illness, lifestyle, life is a bitch, social misfits, love and romance, best friends, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 36K
Soul Kitchen (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: SOUL KITCHEN film centers on a likable but hopelessly disorganized restauranteur, Zinos, whose cafe is second home to a motley crew of lovable eccentrics. When his girlfriend Nadine up and moves to Shanghai, a love-sick Zinos decides to fly after ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, lifestyle, family relations, workplace, life is a bitch, family business, workplace situations, workplace problem, comedy of errors, staff, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: addiction, couples, boss and employee, family relations, parents and children, workplace, boss, fired, layoff, therapist, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 3K
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, family problems, couples, disorder, lifestyle, down on your luck, siblings relations, relative ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 631
Checking Out (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, sincere, offbeat ...
Plot: elderly, reunion, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, siblings relations, homecoming, actor's life, family problems, parents and children, life & death, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Discoverers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Washed-up history professor Lewis Birch takes his begrudging teenagers Zoe and Jack on a road trip to a conference in hopes of jumpstarting his career and reconnecting with his kids. But, when Lewis’s estranged father Stanley goes missing on a ...
Style: humorous, road movie, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, road trip, love, bittersweet, highway travel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: lifestyle, family life, dysfunctional family, voyeurism, couples, family problems, computers and web, brother sister relationship, webcam, nanny, family, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Cleaver Family Reunion (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Members of a dysfunctional family settle their differences after a series of misadventures during their summer reunion
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, family problems, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, disorder, reunion, family relations, family gatherings, silly humor, pot smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.3
 3K
Kath & Kim (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Kath & Kim is a character-driven Australian television situation comedy series. The series was created by, and is written by Jane Turner and Gina Riley who play the title characters: a suburban mother and daughter with a dysfunctional ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: everyday life, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, addiction, drug abuse, life is a bitch, estrangement, alcohol abuse, suburbs, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Let My People Go! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everyone knows that Ruben is Jewish, gay, half-French, half-Finnish, an ungrateful son and disappointing lover, a thief who can’t help himself, and possibly a murderer to boot. The only person who doesn't know who Ruben is is Ruben himself. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, gays and lesbians, gender, homecoming, farce, siblings relations, religions or cults, family problems, disorder, introspection, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, family life, couple relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, workplace, husband wife relationship, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 820
Janis and John (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance salesman tries to get money from his hippie cousin by fulfilling his dream: Arraigning for John Lennon and Janis Joplin's "second coming".
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: unemployment, politics, life is a bitch, love and romance, dishonesty, opposites attract, couples, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, obsession, heist, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, nothing goes right, family problems, disorder, family life, self discovery, couple relations, lifestyle, eccentric family, down on your luck, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 632
Siblings (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joe (Alex Campbell) and his siblings have a couple of problems. First off, their stepparents are despicably evil. Secondly, they seemed to have killed them. Now this mixed up mess of half-sisters and step-brothers have to figure out how to dispose ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: lust, murder, dysfunctional family, teenage life, eccentric family, crime gone awry, deadly, youth, family problems, family life, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Father and Sons (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Léo, un vieux père de famille ancien représentant de commerce, est prêt à tout pour retrouver l'affection de ses trois fils, David, Max et Simon. Il va même jusqu'à invoquer une maladie et une intervention chirurgicale pour les ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, unemployment, father son relationship, fake illness, catastrophe, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec, canada, montreal quebec, montreal, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 5K
Mental (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls.
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, nanny, dysfunctional family, mental illness, suburbs, satire, hitchhiker, family life, siblings relations, youth, strong female presence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 295
The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, reality tv, manipulation, life turned upside down, manipulations, tv show, family problems, disorder, couples, family in crisis, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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In Memory of My Father (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The youngest son of a legendary Hollywood producer, a Robert Evans type, accepts a bribe from his father to document his death.
Style: touching, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, hollywood, parents and children, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family, narcissism, corpse, film producer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 1K
The Martins (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, dark humor, humorous, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, losing-it hero, social relations, family problems, working class, disorder, contests and competitions, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, workplace, family life, family business, restaurant, down on your luck, hopes, life turned upside down, brother brother relationship, greek, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 31K
In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace, self esteem, workplace situations, siblings relations, hopes, love and romance, shyness, sexism, concierge, female director, eccentricity, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mediterranean Food (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sofia's story, the best chef the world, and the two men who helped her to become a legend.
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, restaurant, love affair, workplace, rise to the top, romance, ambition, cooking and food, infidelity, jealousy, chef, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Director Lawrence Turman's 1971 drama examines a young couple's unhappy marriage.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: voyeurism, stock broker, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, relationship vs career, sexual relations, reunion, obsession, espionage, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 226
Life's a Beach (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Darren gets stood up on the day of his wedding and uses his vacation tickets with his best friend, RJ, to spend his "honeymoon" at a Club Med-style resort.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, fall in love, friends, disorder, couples, beach, youth, lifestyle, island, looking for sex, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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