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Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
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Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which economic circumstances have forced them to put on the market. Victoria Foyt plays a young Hollywood actress whose visit wreaks havoc on the stellar group of family and friends - led by matriarch Viveca Lindfors and made up of an extraordinary mix of prominent New York actors, directors, and playwrights. In the course of a very unusual weekend, comic as well as serious situations arise, and the family's secrets - of which there are many - begin to unravel.
Style: clever, talky, psychological, romantic, sexy, touching, enigmatic, feel good, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, catastrophe, animals, superhero, artist, natural disaster, relationships, women, family, writers, obsession, art, hotel, lone hero, fantasy world, destiny, brutality, corruption, runaway, happy ending, childhood, sexualized violence, murder mystery, mentor, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, long island

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and talky films with plots about family relations, couples, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, runaway and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Last Summer in the Hamptons: God Said, 'Ha!' (1998), Soul Food (1997), Postcards from the Edge (1990), You Can Thank Me Later (1998), Crimes of the Heart (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dark humor, cancer, depression, death, destiny, catastrophe, culture clash, vengeance, brutality, childhood, loneliness, parenthood ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, tokyo, usa, los angeles
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95%
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Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: women, sisters, thanksgiving, food, family relations, divorce, black romance, relationships, writers, solitude, weapons, wedding ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, women, female protagonist, depression, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: hospital, family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, human nature, parents and children, family in crisis, infidelity, looking for love, family life, homecoming, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sisters, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, redemption, betrayal, husband wife relationship, childhood, adaptation, parenthood, family relations, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Reception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, wedding, family relations, homecoming, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, lifestyle, couples, estrangement, family life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, satirical, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, dark humor, satire, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, family life, self discovery, couples, lifestyle, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Queen of the Lot (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, bittersweet, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, paparazzi, love triangle, alcohol abuse, blind ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, light, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, death, eccentric family, family problems, introspection, parents and children, family in crisis, self discovery, gangsters, african american, life & death, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, visually appealing, affectionate, allegory, suspense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, nudity (full frontal - brief), australian, male nudity, cathartic, car, british, assassination, crazy, parenthood, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Family Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining he's not her natural son, but the son of a Black woman who ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: biracial, self discovery, family relations, secrets, betrayal, loneliness, justice, interracial relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: arkansas, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Monster in a Box (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of Spalding Gray and his attempt to write a novel. It is a first person account about writing and living, and dealing with success while trying to be successful.
Style: witty, clever, talky, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Plot: catastrophe, life & death, greed, drugs, genetics, dark hero, dark humor, sexualized violence, psychiatry, melancholy, obsession, runaway ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, talky, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, beauty pageant, underdog, contests and competitions, love and romance, human nature, couples, family problems, youth, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, new york, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, ...
Style: humorous, intense, uplifting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug abuse, family problems, family life, addiction, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, looking for love, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Men Don't Leave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her husband John dies unexpectedly, Beth Macauley is unprepared for life without him. She is unemployed with no job skills and $60,000 in debt from on-going renovations to their house located in suburban Bingham. She doesn't know what to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, visually appealing ...
Plot: widow, depression, older woman younger man relationship, bittersweet, family relations, musician, dysfunctional family, adaptation, brutality, cancer, family, life & death ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, human nature, family relations, romance, couples, golden years, city life, introspection, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, feel good, satirical, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, horse, romance, family relations, infidelity, female protagonist, women, family problems, adulterous husband, family life, human nature, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lost in Yonkers (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the summer of 1942 two young boys are sent to stay with their stern grandmother Kurnitz and their childlike aunt Bella in Yonkers, New York.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, dramatic, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, youth, grandmother, aunt, runaway, adaptation, aging, broadway, brothers, nudity (full frontal - brief), race issues, redemption ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, realistic, humorous, sincere, parody ...
Plot: elderly, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, siblings relations, homecoming, family problems, actor's life, parents and children, life & death, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: sexy, talky, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, family relations, suburbs, infidelity, chance meeting, drunkenness, family, gay, honest, loneliness, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, dog, single parent, parents and children, introspection, family life, couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Eating (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At a spacious house in Los Angeles, Helene is turning 40-years old and her friends whom include French filmmaker Martine, house guest Sophie, and Lydia throw her a party. But also there is Kate a friend turning 30, and Sadie a Hollywood film agent ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I'll Do Anything (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, satirical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: satire, unsuccessful, female nudity, father daughter relationship, musician, farce, creativity, parallel universe, romance, music business, greed, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy where a the relationship of a teacher and married principal goes much worse than that of their children.
Style: realistic, satirical, bleak, visually appealing, allegory ...
Plot: suburbs, dysfunctional family, poetry, nudity (full frontal - brief), first contact, stereotypes, sexualized violence, art, addiction, superhero, melancholy, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: humorous, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family business, save the day, family relations, family problems, restaurant, working class, society, estrangement, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, poignant ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother, mother son relationship, divorce, brother brother relationship, sibling rivalry, violent, vengeance, secrets, runaway, women, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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That's Life! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy architect struggles with a severe case of male menopause at the approach of his 60th birthday.
Style: sexy, sentimental, poignant, visually appealing, erotic ...
Plot: aging, midlife crisis, bittersweet, family gatherings, cancer, depression, hospital, shopping, unlikely friendships, justice, first contact, single father ...
Time: 80s
Place: malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: sexy, touching, bad ending, reflective, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, death, dysfunctional family, family relations, finnish, chase, mother daughter relationship, multiple storylines, natural disaster, single father, nudity (full frontal - brief), lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. Libby ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: screenwriter, struggling actor, hollywood, alcohol abuse, midlife crisis, estrangement, suburbs, family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, human nature, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Twister (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An oddball family on a Kansas farm are trapped in their farmhouse by an impending storm. The patriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He is currently dating a children's TV evangelist. Also living at the farm is his layabout daughter ...
Style: humorous, clever, melancholic, sad, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, natural disaster, underdog, stereotypes, women, vengeance, runaway, adventure, destiny, culture clash, creativity, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%