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Darlings! (1984)
 6.4
 2K
Darlings! (1984)
Original name: Schatjes!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A peaceful family-life is suddenly disturbed when the children enter puberty. The children take over the house and disrupt the lives of their parents.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: family relations, military base, coming of age, prank, teenage life, youth, family, parents and children, family life, chaos and mayhem, chaos, eccentric family, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, dog, survival, football, fight, mental breakdown, aviator, money, car, cheating wife, violence, forest ...
Time: 80s
Place: netherlands

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Most similar movies to Darlings!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and suspense films with plots about family relations, father son relationship, telephone call, male objectification, crying, husband wife relationship and fight mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Darlings!: Mama is boos! (1986), The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988), Under the Tree (2017), The Word (2014), The Bunker (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mama is boos! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Gisberts couple at the end of the film Schatjes! with their car in a large hole in the highway driving, which is then surfaced, the film begins with the father's wake, which appears to have dreamed all this. Although the children are sent ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: family relations, profanity, farce, couples, parents separation, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, rivalry, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, touching
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, missing person, family relations, mine, buddies, friendship, family life, family in crisis, teenage life, cons and scams, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Under the Tree (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Poland, Denmark, Germany, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Baldwin and Inga's next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: tree, husband wife relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife conflict, father daughter relationship, adultery, marital separation, dysfunctional family, unhappy marriage, delusion, revenge, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 448
The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, teenage love, high school life, youth, teenage life, revenge, jealousy, rivalry, murder, betrayal, danger, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.2
 2K
The Bunker (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A student moves in with a family that lives in an underground house in the middle of the forest, far from civilization. His hopes of peace and quiet are soon shattered, when it becomes apparent that both the parents and their son have a screw loose.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, surreal, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: isolation, eccentric family, dark humor, dysfunctional family, family problems, prodigy, parents and children, family relations, teacher student relationship, father son relationship, bunker, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Killing of the Dolls (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paul is the son of a gardener who works in a big mansion that has returned home with his parents after failling in his medecin degree. He is emotionally unstable. He collect dolls because he was educated as a girl because his sister died. After his ...
Style: surreal, psychotronic
Plot: split personality, nightmare, decapitation, mansion, necrophilia, memory lapse, post coital scene, ambitious man, talking to the camera, violent outburst, juvenile delinquency, male in shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 1K
Sneekweek (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Six friends go to party for a week during the "Sneekweek". But they are haunted by a secret from their past.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic, twists and turns, humorous ...
Plot: psychopath, killer, revenge, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, betrayal, police, chase, death, blood, party, masked killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Impossible Years (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trouble in suburbia: psychiatrist's teenage daughter gets arrested for demonstrating on a college campus--holding a sign with a "dirty word" written on.
Style: clever, witty, offbeat, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: college life, family relations, psychiatrist, parents and children, college, couples, disorder, cons and scams, down on your luck, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.3
 2K
Grimm (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: One cold winter's day, Jacob and his sister Marie are abandoned in a wood by their out-of-work father. In his jacket Jacob finds a letter from their mother urging them to go to her brother in Spain. Once in Spain, it turns out that their uncle ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: in the woods, forest, parents and children, family life, survival, family relations, dark humor, escape, clothed female naked male, siblings relations, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 52K
Force Majeure (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, France, Norway, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While holidaying in the French Alps, a Swedish family deals with acts of cowardliness as an avalanche breaks out.
Style: neurotic, humorous, tense, captivating, sincere
Plot: avalanche, family vacation, introspection, friendship, husband wife relationship, marriage, mother daughter relationship, friendship between men, father son relationship, strong female character, undressing, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leanne is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, and the teacher hates her. When an attempt to get ahead in Mrs. ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, kidnapping, manipulation, dark humor, teachers and students, destiny, teenage life, youth, high school, false accusation, crimes, cheating ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 1K
Quality Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: You can’t choose your family – which is why Conrad limits his visits with his parents to an absolute minimum. When venomous, irritable Carl injures himself seriously in a fall, his reluctant son Conrad and the butt-of-all-jokes Jonas has no ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, family problems, aging, disorder, elderly, three generations, reunion, family relations, dildo, parents separation, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 2K
Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: serious, realistic, surprise ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, sexual relations, manipulation, psychopath, widow, danger, crimes, dangerous attraction, family problems, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 12K
Law of Desire (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When porn director Pablo reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan, he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up a psychotic new lover, Antonio ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, stylized, talky ...
Plot: murder, love triangle, passion, family relations, obsession, love and romance, romance, gender, parents and children, memory loss, movie business, sibling relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 2K
Firstborn (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and declares he's the man of the house now, Jake puts up with ...
Style: suspense, tense, biting, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: single parent, chase, family relations, dysfunctional family, woman in danger, family in danger, school, little brother, siblings relations, drug abuse, teenage life, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
What a Man Wants (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two couples' windy comedy movie that is more dangerous than typhoons in Jeju Islands.
Plot: restaurant, traumatized man, secretly observing, yoga, love triangle, business card, telephone call, male objectification, oral sex, midlife crisis, learning the truth, sensuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
When Angels Sleep (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Germán, an honest family man, sees how his whole world wobbles the night when, driving home, accidentally runs over two teenage girls. From that moment, Germán will have to do everything in his power to prevent his life from being destroyed ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: accident, birthday, birthday party, teenager, highway, police investigation, crimes, deadly, danger, youth, family, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Nights with Susan, Sandra, Olga & Julie (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Susan has chosen a hermit's life on a dilapidated farm over the shallowness of her previous jet set modeling life. When Anton, a hunky courier, comes along to pick her up for an assignment on the French Riviera, he's so fascinated by ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: insanity, hitchhiker, murder, farm, threesome, lesbian cunnilingus, sexual obsession, passive aggressive woman, irony of fate, woman hits a man, mentally unstable woman, rival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the police arrests them all.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, tense
Plot: group shower, high school, kidnapping, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, prank, teenage life, teachers and students, vengeance, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Introducing the Dwights (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The shy son of an aging comedienne tries to find a balance between his demanding home life, his new girlfriend, and his mother's second chance at fame.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: single parent, disability, family relations, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, misfit, siblings relations, sexual relations, mentally challenged, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 48K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, youth, living with parents, teenage life, siblings relations, supportive parent, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 33K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: suspense, humorous, cynical, depressing, witty ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, teenage life, eccentric family, family problems, addiction, life is a bitch, falling in love, fall in love, coming of age, parents and children, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, chicago illinois, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Doug and Abi and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, absurd, scenic ...
Audience: date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: breakup, vacation, family, parents and children, family problems, nothing goes right, countryside, loss of grandfather, secret, family relations, family drama, nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 2K
Cop or Hood (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: corruption, investigation, organized crime, murder investigation, police brutality, foot chase, employer employee relationship, police operation, police, bad cop, violence, attempted murder ...
Place: southern france, south of france, nice france, paris france, cote d'azur
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 32K
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Morocco
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story of two love affairs. A father's love for his five sons. And one son's love for his father, a love so strong it compels him to live a lie. That son is Zac Beaulieu, born on the 25th of December 1960, different from all his brothers, ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, lgbt child, homosexual, reconciliation, lgbt, coming out, parents and children, eccentric family, self discovery, acceptance, young man, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 5K
Cherry (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ivy League Freshman, Aaron Milton (17) gets a different kind of education when he falls for Linda (34) a vivacious former wild-child who has returned to college to straighten out her life. The curriculum gets more challenging when Aaron meets ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, teenage love, parents and children, social relations, lifestyle, single parent, student life, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, milf, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Clash of Egos (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tony has recently been released from a sentence for violent behaviour. He promises to improve his ways and is finally granted a few hours alone with his two children. They celebrate the reunion by going to the movies to see a new film by the famous, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, ego clash, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, film producer, opening night, danish, broken arm, hospital room, heavy rain, art exhibition, painter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.2
 5K
Cosy Dens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, innocence lost, parents and children, youth, politics, society, bittersweet, communism, generation gap, teenage life, political unrest ...
Time: year 1968, 60s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: europe, czech republic, prague, central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 2K
Abracadabra (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A housewife struggles with her husband after he is possessed by a ghost.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, light, tense ...
Plot: hypnosis, husband wife relationship, hallucination, soccer match, hotel, hospital, priest, apartment, evil spirit, exorcism, swinger couple, swinger ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%