Movies like Introducing the Dwights

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Introducing the Dwights (2007)
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Introducing the Dwights (2007)
Original name: Clubland
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, sentimental, realistic, feel good, biting
Plot: single parent, disability, parents and children, coming of age, family life, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, mentally challenged, aging, sexual relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, misfit, youth, organ, male orgasm, vinyl record, man undressing, disabled person, magic trick, hand on crotch, female orgasm, dressing room ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia

Most similar movies to Introducing the Dwights

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, love and romance, friendship, drinking and couples mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Introducing the Dwights: The Castle (1997), Puberty Blues (1981), Lovely & Amazing (2001), The Sum of Us (1994), Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Castle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Melbourne family is very happy living near the Melbourne airport. However, they are forced to leave their beloved home (by the Government and airport authorities) to make way for more runways. 'The Castle' is the story of how they fight ...
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: airport, australian, court, kickboxing, single parent, parents and children, court case, family history, underdog, palaces castles and temples, eccentric family, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, beirut lebanon
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95%
 5.8
 959
Puberty Blues (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, drug abuse, school, buddies, teenage sexuality, college, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, social misfits, young lovers, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, actress, family, audition, family life, parents and children, sibling relationship, siblings relations, physical appearance, society, family relations, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Sum of Us (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Sum of Us" is an Aussie story about a father and a son both searching for love and sharing an unconventional bond. Harry, the father, is the caring and open-minded "mate" that borders on annoyance. His son Jeff ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, parents and children, love and romance, parent child relationship, youth, family relations, human nature, looking for love, gender, father son relationship, salvation army ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is a smart, rueful and dead-on portrait of life's unending quest to fit in; and the girl who solves it by completely breaking out - introduces a feisty outsider hero unlike any other seen on screen. Esther Blueburger's quest ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, misfit, social misfits, high school, switching roles, self discovery, fish out of water, high school life, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, israel, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, fall in love, best friends, school, romance, gays and lesbians, high school, single parent, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.0
 438
Mullet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, homecoming, couples, family relations, prodigy, starting over, parents and children, eccentric family, small town life, family life, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.6
 497
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, single parent, human nature, working class, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.8
 4K
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, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: coming of age, college, love triangle, innocence lost, first sex, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, single parent, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, cinderella story, dignity, small town, suicide, makeover, theft, follow your dream, boredom, bathing, return, daughter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
My Year Without Sex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tender story from Australia highlights the realistic ups and downs of an Australian family in the year following a parent's emergency medical procedure.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, eccentric family, suburbs, family in crisis, family life, thirtysomething life, hopes, couples, family problems, family relations, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: singer, love, love triangle, parents and children, gangsters, family life, aspiring singer, crimes, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Birds of America (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, single parent, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, teenage life, estrangement, family life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, car, infidelity, cross dressing, christianity, actress, letter, actor's life, teacher, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, edinburgh scotland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.6
 4K
Tiptoes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, party, sex, artist, love, pregnancy, human nature, introspection, girlfriend, fiancee, romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Boys Are Back (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the wife of sports-writer Joe Warr dies of cancer, he takes on the responsibility of raising their 6-year-old son, and his teenage son from a previous marriage. As Joe rejects the counsel of his mother-in-law and other parents, he develops his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: single parent, parenthood, cancer, dysfunctional family, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age, life turned upside down, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 454K
Juno (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage life, pregnancy, love and romance, coming of age, teenager, small town life, social relations, youth, adoption, parents and children, eccentric family, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, tragicomedy, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, jealousy, secret, neighbor, confession, family, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, family gatherings, family problems, family relations, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, vermont, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Staying Together (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After their father abruptly sells the beloved family-owned restaurant that has employed them for years, the charismatic McDermott boys - hot-tempered Brian (Quill), lovelorn Kit (Mulroney) and jokester Duncan (Astin) - find themselves at odds with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: small town, restaurant, family business, infidelity, americana, family life, immigrants, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Strange Relations (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama - A NYC psychiatrist is diagnosed with leukemia - and when he finds out he was adopted, he travels to England in search of his birth mother and some answers. - Paul Reiser, Amber Sealey, Lachele Carl
Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: adoption, single parent, dealing with death, uncover truth, introspection, self discovery, parents and children, child illness, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, new york, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Spanish Woman (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lola, a hot-blooded Spaniard, is deserted by her husband for a cool and calculating Aussie blonde. Lola is pregnant again but she and their daughter Lucia are left to starve while Ricardo spends all their savings on a sleek new set of wheels for his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, coming of age, dealing with death, family in crisis, life turned upside down, love and romance, couples, family relations, immigrants, secret identity, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 6K
Somers Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek (Piotr Jagiello) lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: runaway, friendship, coming of age, polish, best friends, single parent, social misfits, urban, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 32K
Cyrus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With John's social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcée finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life - her son. Before long, the two are locked in a ...
Style: mumblecore, tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, musician, couple relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, single parent, unlikely couple, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, clever, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, coming-of-age, nomad, single parent, parents and children, sex, social differences, teenage life, family life, society, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 8K
Pumpkin (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When perfect, perky Carolyn (Christina Ricci) and her Alpha Omega Pi sisters decide to coach mentally challenged athletes for the regional Challenged Games, Carolyn's assigned to coach Pumpkin (Hank Harris), a young disabled man who touches her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friendship, romance, love and romance, misfit, couples, friends, mentally challenged, social misfits, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, campus, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 3K
Tumbleweeds (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom takes up with a controlling trucker and fights with her ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, on the road, single parent, self discovery, single mother, coming of age, school, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family relations, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san diego california, tennessee, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Strange Fits of Passion (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Strange Fits of Passion is a 1999 Australian film about a young woman determined to lose her virginity.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, romance, self discovery, looking for love, looking for sex, sexual relations, twentysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, singleness, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 530
Fat Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, small town, friendship, coming out, best friends, gays and lesbians, social misfits, young lovers, suburbs, looking for sex, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 12K
Rocket Science (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route he joins the school debating team, which sends ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, masturbation, debate, teenage life, dysfunctional family, misfit, youth, social misfits, contests and competitions, prank, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 3K
Sweetie (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Explores sisters, in their twenties, their parents, and family dysfunctions. Kay is gangly and slightly askew, consulting a fortune teller and then falling in love with a man because of a mole on his face and a lock of hair; then, falling out of ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, self discovery, parents and children, sibling relationship, obsession, family problems, family relations, introspection, love affair, siblings relations, eccentric family, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%