Movies like In the Family

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In the Family (2011)
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In the Family (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: In the town of Martin, Tennessee, Chip Hines, a precocious six year old, has only known life with his two dads, Cody and Joey. And a good life it is. When Cody dies suddenly in a car accident, Joey and Chip struggle to find their footing again. Just as they begin to, Cody's will reveals that he named his sister as Chip's guardian. The years of Joey's acceptance into the family unravel as Chip is taken away from him. In his now solitary home life, Joey searches for a solution. The law is not on his side, but friends are. Armed with their comfort and inspired by memories of Cody, Joey finds a path to peace with the family and closer to his son.
Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema, queer cinema, sincere, sexy
Plot: lgbt, interracial relations, father son relationship, gay couple, gay protagonist, teacher, gay love, friendship, family relations, teacher student relationship, gay parent, gay rights, death of partner, christmas, school, dragon, gay, child, pregnancy, money, lawyer, food, truck, death, hospital ...
Time: year 2006, year 2002
Place: tennessee

Most similar movies to In the Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, touching, realistic and sexy films with plots about gay, friendship, kiss, lgbt, father son relationship, gay kiss and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like In the Family: God's Own Country (2017), Love After Love (2017), Those People (2015), Princess Cyd (2017), Call Me by Your Name (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
God's Own Country (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.
Style: homoerotic, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay lead character, sheep, lgbt, male male kiss, gay kiss, gay couple, gay love, migrant worker, farmer, english countryside ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, britain, romania
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Love After Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: middle aged woman, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, writers, family relations, death of father, brother brother relationship, humiliation, dancing, microphone, hospital bed, champagne ...
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Those People (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Manhattan's gilded Upper East Side, a young gay painter is torn between an obsession with his infamous best friend and a promising new romance with an older foreign pianist.
Style: bleak, enigmatic, tense
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, gay romance, best friend, painter, pianist, gay protagonist, gay culture, homosexuality, gay friend, sin ...
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, novelist, bisexual girl, coming of age, sexual identity, summer vacation, lesbian couple, roommate, friendship, female protagonist, teenage girl ...
Time: year 1968, year 1992, 1990s, 1850s, 20th century ...
Place: chicago illinois, south carolina, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, first love, summer, teenage boy, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay romance, love ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.6
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A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: depression, gays and lesbians, gay, tragic love, homosexual, broken heart, haunted by the past, loneliness, gay relationship, love and romance, death, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, santa monica california, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Paternity Leave (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four years into his first stable relationship, a man finds out that he is pregnant with his partner's baby.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay parent, gay, doctor patient relationship, gay lead character, fatherhood, friendship, child, birth, television, expectant father, family relations ...
Place: nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, touching, meditative, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love affair, obsession, romance, life turned upside down, breakup, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Cas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Pepijn and George’s steady, seven-year relationship is shaken up after they allow a young student named Cas to sleep on their couch until he finds a place of his own. Gradually, both men fall head over heels for Cas’ laconic charm and it forces ...
Style: captivating, humorous, lgbt cinema, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay relationship, jealousy, gay couple, journalist, gay youth, breakup, gay interest, gay, gay love, gay lead character, gay protagonist, rejection ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, gay, friendship, death, family relations, euthanasia, lgbt, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, last wish, estrangement, parents and children, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, coming of age, starting over, siblings relations, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
Plot: aids, self discovery, love triangle, lgbt, romance, gay, hopes, loneliness, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy, tantrum ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, ohio, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Dogtown (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like some kind of celebrity and movie star. He uses it to ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: homecoming, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, small town, hollywood, reunion, redemption, actor's life, family problems, social relations, unfulfilled love, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, cuba, latin america, missouri, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Desire Will Set You Free (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Desire Will Set You Free is a feature film that explores life in contemporary Berlin with an often critical and sometimes humorous eye. Based on a true story, the plot follows the relationship of an American writer of Israeli/Palestinian descent and ...
Style: queer cinema, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, immigrants, transsexual, gay youth, gay interest, gay couple, gay lead character, father son relationship, male prostitute, transvestite, bisexual ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, high school life, first love, teenagers, adolescence, suicide, high school, teenager, friends ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Saturn in Opposition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This film focuses on contemporary 30- and 40-somethings trying to make sense of their lives in an age in which the old certainties have disappeared. Lorenzo and Davide make their lives together within a circle that includes Antonio and Angelica, ...
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, couple relations, infidelity, family problems, gay, introspection, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, dealing with death, dinner party, estrangement, bereavement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 12K
Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: intellectual, exciting, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jewish, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, atheist, romance, jews, existentialism, adolescence, war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1951, year 1955, 20th century
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay romance, homosexual, closeted homosexual, first gay sexual experience, male nudity, gay sex, gay slur ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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And Then We Danced (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Georgia, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In ...
Style: gay cinema, captivating, romantic, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: dancing, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, gay slur, gay romance, gay sex, love, friendship, gay, dancer, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), tbilisi, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Nice Quiet Life (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two college students fall in love one year before graduation and have bright futures ahead until one of them develops schizophrenia.
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay interest, schizophrenia, gay relationship, student, homosexual, sex scene, lgbt, mental illness, flash forward, hearing voices, mental health, gay couple ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: disturbing, uplifting, sentimental, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay sex, first love, bullying, gay son, depression, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.2
 88K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, sad ...
Plot: gay father, father son relationship, coming out, grief, terminal illness, gay, secret, dying, cancer, self discovery, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1953, 50s, year 1955 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 38
Vernie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, pregnancy, terminal illness, tragic hero, couples, family problems, best friends, hopes, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Longtime Companion (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First referred to as "Gay-Related-Immune-Disorder," we watch the effect of the disease as it devastates ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, terminal illness, friendship, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), virus, gay couple, lgbt, gay slur, artists and showbiz, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
More Than Friendship (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mia, Lukas and Jonas always where like one heart and soul since their earliest childhood. Until three years ago when everything changed. Friendship became love that is well beyond all conventions. A Part of the society feels provoked by such kind of ...
Style: queer cinema, psychological, lgbt cinema, tense, suspense ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, friendship, friendship between men, bisexual, friend, love triangle, best friend, bisexuality, gay interest, youth, one female two males threesome ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.3
 1K
Mixed Kebab (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ibrahim chooses to fall for young and handsome Kevin over marrying his cute but expensive cousin Elif while kid brother Furkan converts to Islamic fundamentalism.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gay cinema ...
Plot: family relations, muslim, tradition, gay relationship, gay couple, culture clash, interracial relations, self discovery, society, opposites attract, lgbt, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 628
Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: sincere, touching, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, lifestyle, follow your dream, forbidden love, road not taken, human nature, parents and children, feminism, couples, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Abrupt Decision (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Denis went into the office Friday morning. Ten minutes later he was fired and his entire world changed. As a man in mid-life crisis, he believed there has to be more to life than this. A stray dog in the park opens his eyes.
Style: touching, sexy, sincere, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: midlife crisis, death of mother, gay couple, teacher, gay, fired from the job, gay relationship, gay interest, mother son relationship, pet dog, unemployed, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Good Mother (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter's custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the kid.
Style: touching, emotional, thought provoking, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, custody, false accusation, family relations, custody battle, divorced divorcee, sculptor, piano, courtroom drama, gender, society, nanny ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, connecticut, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Before the Fall (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a classic case of opposite attraction: Handsome Ben Bennet (Ethan Sharrett) is a gay, affluent, stylish attorney at the top of the genteel social set in southern Virginia, while Lee Darcy (Chase Conner) is a rough-hewn welder with a secret ...
Style: queer cinema, lgbt cinema, sexy, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, gay romance, gay lead character, lgbt, gay love, gay interest, lawyer, lgbtq, countryside, alcohol abuse, talking about love, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%