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The Anniversary (1968)
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The Anniversary (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mrs Taggart always celebrates her anniversary with her grown sons. It’s a tradition practised since the death of her husband and she is determined for it to continue. None of her three sons have dared to cross their ruthless domineering mother but this anniversary they intend to try. With cruel and brutal twists, the family get-together becomes a social nightmare beyond endurance.
Style: humorous, sexual, clever, offbeat, sexy, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: manipulation, family relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, anniversary, dark humor, transvestism, parents and children, love and romance, family life, manipulations, murder, family problems, death in the family, single parent, eccentric family, overbearing, dancing, blonde, camp, restaurant, brother, music band, fiancee, baby ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and offbeat films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family life and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Anniversary: Black Pond (2011), You Can Thank Me Later (1998), Family Resemblances (1996), The House of Yes (1997), Intimate Relations (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Pond (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Thompson family is accused of murder when a stranger dies at their dinner table. Six months later, family friend Tim visits freelance therapist Dr. Eric Sacks and the story finds it's way to the press. The facts are bent and the details ...
Style: humorous, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, false accusation, uncover truth, eccentric family, family gatherings, dark humor, disorder, family dinner, stranger, death, husband wife relationship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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: sincere, clever, witty, humorous, touching ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, artists and showbiz, golden years, writer's life, unfulfillment, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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64%
Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family gatherings, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, family history, husband wife relationship, hypocrisy, irony, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: humorous, absurd, surreal, psychological, witty ...
Plot: incest, thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental illness, brother sister incest, dark humor, eccentric family, family problems, twins, family life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Intimate Relations (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young merchant marine turns up in an English coastal town looking for a brother he barely knows. When his brother's wife rebukes him he takes up with the Beasley family. However, soon the mother and daughter are chasing and ending up in the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, age difference, love and romance, elderly lovers, older woman younger man relationship, social decay, couple relations, suburbs, couples, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, adultery, on the road, brawl, rooftop, drunkenness, chance meeting, suburbs, infidelity, overbearing, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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61%
Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, uninvited guest, eccentric family, family life, siblings relations, couples, couple relations, family problems, interracial relations, family gatherings, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
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60%
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, entertaining ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, parents and children, hollywood, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, narcissism, film producer, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Style: humorous, cynical, absurd, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family secret, death in the family, eccentric family, family reunited, funeral, lesbian, family life, parents and children, fall in love, family feud, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, dark humor, siblings relations, family problems, life is a bitch, betrayal, reunion, family life, estate, eccentric family, terminal illness, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Home for the Holidays (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, family relations, nothing goes right, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems, weekend, single parent, human nature, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: turkey, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, tornado, mental illness, family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, couples, family problems, dark humor, dysfunctional, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa, san francisco
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50%
It's Not Me, I Swear! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Léon is ten years old, has lots of problems and an overly fertile imagination. Of course, there is mom and dad who are always fighting, and those annoying neighbors who get to spend the summer at the beach. And then, there's Léa, the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: best friends, prank, youth, love and romance, parents and children, eccentric family, disorder, family relations, innocence lost, fall in love, dysfunctional family, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, suburbs, unfulfillment, family relations, drugs/alcohol, terminal illness, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman living in a large country home drives her servants to mutiny with her outrageous demands as she waits for death to come for her.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: farce, estate, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, eccentric family, parents and children, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, sexual content, strong female presence, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fathers & Sons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, death in the family, siblings relations, father son relationship, bollywood, brother brother relationship, jewish, father and son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Suspension from school, the loss of a friend, a broken heart and lack of inspiration lead to Maude's downfall in this romp through teenage error. Your teenage years are never easy… but for Maude, things couldn't be worse. Within one ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, stylized, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family life, teenage love, dysfunctional family, family relations, teenage life, siblings relations, family problems, eccentric family, love and romance, parents and children, best friends, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, homecoming, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, estrangement, family life, couple relations, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Auntie Danielle (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tatie Danielle is a black comedy about a widow who is intent on ruining the lives of her great-nephew and his wife. Tsilla Chelton plays the title character, who mourns the death of her husband by tormenting everyone she meets. Eventually, she moves ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, female villain, aunt nephew relationship, family relations, family life, suburban life, parents and children, suburbs, eccentric family, family problems, uninvited guest, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Pornographers (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Subu makes pornographic films. He sees nothing wrong with it. They are an aid to a repressed society, and he uses the money to support his landlady, Haru, and her family. From time to time, Haru shares her bed with Subu, though she believes her dead ...
Style: surreal, biting, suspense, sexy, offbeat ...
Plot: filmmaking, sexual perversion, pornography, perversion, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, love and romance, gangsters, porn, family relations, dark humor, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, working class, eccentric family, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, pregnancy, parents and children, death in the family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
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40%
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, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: reunion, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, family relations, sisters, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems, love and romance, family life, family gatherings, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river, usa, united states, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Season's Beatings (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, sentimental, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, restaurant, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, eccentric family, fall in love, looking for love, family life, family gatherings, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, russia, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Sea (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Norway
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wealthy, aging patriarch Thordur assembles his scattered heirs in his remote Icelandic fishing village to discuss the future of the family fishery. But bringing everyone together unleashes a storm of long-repressed dark family secrets.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, fisherman, family business, life is a bitch, family problems, favoritism among siblings, family life, parents and children, family gatherings, homecoming, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe, paris france
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38%
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Marine Life (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marine Life revolves around the choatic family life of June, a middle-aged lounge singer and mother. Aging and twice divorced, lounge singer June Nordstrom tries to cope with her fading beauty, her troubled offspring, her waning career and her young ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, family life, youth, family problems, couples, family relations, parents and children, midlife crisis, child as adult, single parent, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Two Weeks (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped — together — for two weeks.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, eccentric family, family life, introspection, estrangement, single parent, homecoming, family gatherings, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Suburban Mayhem (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Can you really get away with murder? Welcome to the world of Katrina, a 19-year-old single mum who's planning to do just that. Katrina lives in a world of petty crime, fast cars, manicures and blow-jobs. A master manipulator of men living at ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, murder, dark humor, suburbs, teenage life, deadly, youth, crimes, single parent, intrigue, parents and children, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary
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37%
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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, sentimental, light, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family problems, introspection, parents and children, family in crisis, self discovery, death, african american, family drama, life & death, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rolling Family (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wedding invite from an estranged sibiling inspires a grandmother to assemble her family and embark on a roadtrip in a broken down caravan.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, on the road, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, couples, golden years, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family ...
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, cat, parents and children, family gatherings, siblings relations, eccentric family, little girl, dog, indoor, screaming, orange, glass of milk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%