Movies like Upperdog

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Upperdog (2009)
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Upperdog (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival, he to material wealth on Oslo's west side, she to an average family on the east side. In contrast to her younger brother, Yanne remembers their journey to Norway, but she has no idea where he might be now.
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, adoption, human nature, society, siblings relations, friends, social differences, ex soldier, disorder, war trauma, love, soldier, class society, siblings, spoiled brat, hopes, dog, hunting, journalist, restaurant, male nudity, masturbation, chambermaid, brother sister relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, society, friendship, parents and children, friends, siblings relations and disorder mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Upperdog: Happy 140 (2015), Lifelines (2008), Punk's Not Dead (2011), Age of Panic (2013), Home for Christmas (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Happy 140 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, disorder, friends, friendship, discussion, lottery, life turned upside down, meeting, lighthouse, sister sister relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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95%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, suburbs, family problems, social decay, gays and lesbians, society, human nature, suburban life, family life, family tragedy, family crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
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71%
Punk's Not Dead (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of crotchety codgers attempt to revive the punk-rock band they all played in 17 years earlier in "Punk Is Not Dead".
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: punk, music band, dark humor, friends, counterculture, society, disorder, rivalry, club, punk band, once promising, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: macedonia, europe, bosnia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Age of Panic (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: May 6, 2012. Cable news reporter Laetitia is covering the French presidential elections, while Vincent, her ex-husband, demands to see their two young daughters. It's a manic Sunday in Paris: two agitated girls, a frazzled babysitter, a needy ...
Style: realistic, humorous, emotional, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, journalist, election, ex husband ex wife relationship, child custody, society, love, rivalry, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Home for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted from a series of short stories by Norwegian author Levi Henriksen, Bent Hamers Home for Christmas weaves together the lives of people struggling to find their way home on a Christmas Eve, beneath the colors of the Northern Lights. The plot ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, non-linear ...
Plot: christmas, friendship, hopes, human nature, small town, unfulfillment, loneliness, multiple storylines, lgbt, friends, couples, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, former yugoslavia
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68%
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Preggoland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, life turned upside down, disorder, best friends, lie, society, faked pregnancy, strong female presence, bittersweet, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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63%
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 ⇓
62%
An Ordinary Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: AN ORDINARY FAMILY is a humorous drama about one family, two brothers and a really big problem. Thomas Biederman is blindsided when his estranged brother, Seth, shows up unannounced to the annual family vacation… with his boyfriend.
Style: humorous, emotional, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, family relations, estrangement, family problems, family gatherings, society, gender, coming out, family vacation, brother brother relationship, brother brother conflict, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Loitering with Intent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fledgling screenwriters retreat to a quiet country manor to work on their script, but a constellation of needy characters produces constant interruptions.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friends, deadline, post traumatic stress disorder, ambition, actor's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, house, farm, disorder, actor, gardener ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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59%
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Night Bus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The passengers on the Night Bus have many different stories -- some are lovers, some have dark secrets, some are looking for a fight, others are just trying to get through the night.
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: bus, travel, social differences, on the road, society, human nature, working class, night, double decker bus, public transport, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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58%
The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Plot: elderly, disorder, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, golden years, life turned upside down, family relations, pregnancy, siblings relations, jewish, step siblings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
With Friends Like These (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Black Kelly gets back from New York, she discovers that more has changed than just her hair color while she's been away. Frederic found himself a girlfriend and plans to move. Kurt and Blonde Kelly live together with their one-year-old ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: best friends, youth, friendship, human nature, friends, homecoming, snobbism, social relations, twentysomething life, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), swimming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Daddy Cool: Join the Fun (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So, what can happen at a funeral? Even, if it's the funeral of Daddy Cool Douglas Lazarus? It's in Goa, tears, sad speeches, melancholia... right? Wrong! When... The coffin makers deliver the wrong body, all hell breaks loose in this witty ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, family gatherings, disorder, funeral, love, death of father, woman in a bikini, death, beach, bollywood, exercising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Gone Too Far (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Nigeria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: GONE TOO FAR follows two estranged teenage brothers over the course of a single day as they meet for the first time, and struggle to accept each other for who they are. Yemi can't wait for his big brother to join him on the estate in Peckham - ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, racism, family relations, youth, society, teenage love, social differences, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, working class, dog, urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, crumbling marriage, couples, family relations, love and romance, city life, siblings relations, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, witty ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, last wish, family problems, ex athlete, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, friendship, death, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, fall in love, workplace, society, workplace situations, love and romance, bittersweet, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, teenage life, fish out of water, social differences, friendship, lifestyle, society, politics, human nature, hopes, city life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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I Belong (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator compromises her integrity when persuaded to translate a book she doesn't believe in. An elderly woman and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: communication, communication problem, workplace situations, workplace, human nature, family relations, translator, parents and children, all female cast, inheritance, women, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lovers of Hate (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dark comedy which follows two brothers who are in love with the same woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, love triangle, love and romance, betrayal, family relations, dark humor, siblings relations, brother vs brother, sibling rivalry, love affair, incest, two brothers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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46%
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The Italian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship with Hélène,his girlfriend, who is beginning to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, society, dishonesty, workplace, power relations, meet the parents, dealer, family relations, religions or cults, couple relations, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Overbrook Brothers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Road movie about two brothers who drive to Texas to find out the truth behind their parents.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, on the road, siblings relations, family problems, brother brother conflict, road trip, family secret, secret, father son relationship, sibling rivalry, marital argument ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, colorado, austin texas
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44%
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Mind the Gap (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two girls of different background, one a immigrant from Turkey and the other a girl that needs to get out of her fathers shadow both apply to the police academy were they become close friends.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, starting over, social differences, lifestyle, police, fish out of water, culture clash, officers and cadets, hopes, family life, academy, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Homie Spumoni (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when his birth parents materialize, causing Renato to examine what he true heritage is.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat
Plot: interracial relations, dark humor, family relations, lifestyle, culture clash, friends, society, adoption, african american, male nudity, gangsters, animal shelter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hassan and Marcus (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the lives of Mahmoud, a Muslim Sheikh (Omar Sharif) and Boulos, a Christian Theologian (Adel Imam) are threatened by religious extremists on both sides, the Egyptian government inducts them into a witness protection program that requires them ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: on the run, friendship, assassination attempt, switching roles, family relations, culture clash, society, disorder, parents and children, fall in love, fake identity, witness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
You're Sleeping Nicole (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Making the most of the family home while her parents are away, 22-year-old Nicole is enjoying a peaceful summer with her best friend Véronique. But when Nicole’s older brother shows up with his band to record an album, the girls’ friendship is ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music band, friendship, battle of the sexes, friends, family relations, siblings relations, when the parents are away, heat wave, rock band, coming of age, melancholy, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, aids, friendship, supportive parent, single parent, family relations, adoption, parents and children, life is a bitch, coming of age, youth, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Gun in Each Hand (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy centered on eight men in their 40s, all with identity crises.
Style: humorous, cynical, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, family relations, buddies, friends, unfulfillment, society, middle aged, friendship, machismo, elevator, party, sex talk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Out of Nature (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Out of Nature is a journey inside Martins head. A family father in his 30s living in a small town of Norway. He feels alienated in his own life and longs to get away. Away from his job, away from his family, into the woods, up to the mountains. ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: hiking, male masturbation, erection, imagination, mountain, self discovery, introspection, midlife crisis, nature, existentialism, masturbation, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway, eastern europe
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41%
Cheese and Jam (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story about a couple from the bottom of the social ladder, about smuggling refugees across borders and other 'suspect' things- it is, first and foremost, an attempt to tell a story about the worst in people, wherever they may be coming ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, clever
Plot: unemployment, rivalry, social misfits, society, romance, couples, human nature, social differences, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, illegal immigration, down on your luck, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovenia, europe, former yugoslavia
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40%