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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, sentimental, feel good, biting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: disability, single parent, youth, sexual relations, family relations, misfit, parents and children, love and romance, family life, mentally challenged, couples, aging, coming of age, siblings relations, eccentric family, romance, love, dog, dancing, casino, musician, party, money, motorcycle, food ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, drinking, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship and sex mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Introducing the Dwights: Puberty Blues (1981), The Last of the High Kings (1996), Lovely & Amazing (2001), The Castle (1997), The Squid and the Whale (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, drug abuse, friendship, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, kids in trouble, friends, life is a bitch, school, college, gang, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, self discovery, single parent, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, best friends, fall in love, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: realistic, talky, witty, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, mother daughter relationship, audition, sister sister relationship, family, lifestyle, misfit, physical appearance, family life, love affair, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.7
 14K
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, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: airport, australian, court, kickboxing, misfit, palaces castles and temples, fighting the system, eccentric family, suburbs, disorder, family life, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, beirut lebanon, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, absurd, humorous, intellectual ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, museum, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, writer's life, crumbling marriage, parents and children, childhood memory, human relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, realistic, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, confession, neighbor, secret, sister sister relationship, jealousy, under the surface, family relations, weekend, human nature, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, vermont, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, family life, love and romance, family relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, offbeat, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, suicide, makeover, theft, dignity, cinderella story, small town, parents separation, self involved, romance, unhappy, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, americana, social relations, youth, social differences, love and romance, save the day, father son relationship, small town, island ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, nomad, eccentric family, teenage life, social differences, self discovery, single parent, parents and children, family relations, sex aid, youth, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, parents and children, artists and showbiz, family relations, family problems, actor's life, friendship, actress, letter, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, scotland, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Vicious Kind (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, dysfunctional family, small town, love, betrayal, thanksgiving, masturbation, adultery, infidelity, family life, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.6
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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: sentimental, offbeat, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, pregnancy, party, artist, love, sex, introspection, human nature, babies and infants, couples, fall in love, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
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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: love triangle, coming of age, college, social relations, teenage love, college life, youth, single parent, friendship, innocence lost, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 534
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: sexual, realistic, humorous, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, small town, coming of age, friendship, high school, teenage life, eccentric family, suburbs, small town life, teenage love, lifestyle, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, love and romance, couple relations, suburban life, couples, starting over, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: adoption, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, working class, eccentric family, transplant, family problems, family life, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, usa, new york, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 34K
The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: realistic, sentimental, witty, biting, sincere ...
Plot: professor, midlife crisis, neighbor, dying, doctor, depression, childhood, guilt, mental illness, family, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, poland, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 7.1
 285
Autumn Moon (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Japanese tourist, Tokio, meets a 15-year-old Hong Kong girl and her grandmother left behind in Hong Kong while their family emmigrates to Canada.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, culture clash, immigration, society, urban, unfulfillment, love and romance, immigrants, friends, parents and children, city life, cooking and food ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: hong kong, canada, asia, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 21K
Junebug (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, thought provoking, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, in-laws, culture clash, artist, pregnancy, painting, jealousy, jewish, newlywed, christian, couples, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: offbeat, sentimental, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: misfit, coming of age, friendship, switching roles, social misfits, family relations, teenage life, eccentric family, high school, youth, self discovery, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, singer, love, gangsters, family relations, crimes, siblings relations, parents and children, vengeance, gang, haunted by the past, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 462K
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, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage life, love and romance, coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, social relations, adoption, small town life, youth, abortion, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Plot: polish, friendship, coming of age, runaway, teenage life, social differences, society, lifestyle, misfit, urban, best friends, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.0
 30K
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 127 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: touching, realistic, humorous, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, childhood, homosexual, reconciliation, gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, young man, family relations, siblings relations, conflict, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, holy land, montreal quebec, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 3K
Peep World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sexual dysfunction, family problems, eccentric family, family feud, parents and children, family relations, overbearing, artists and showbiz, writer's life, siblings relations, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 45K
Orange County (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, college, family relations, lifestyle, high school life, teenage life, eccentric family, siblings relations, parents and children, teachers and students, love and romance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, yale university, southern california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 1K
Orphans (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The star of Ken Loach's MY NAME IS JOE, Mullan proves that his talent isn't relegated to acting. As a writer/director, he has crafted a supremely entertaining motion picture. ORPHANS tells the grittily realistic, hysterical, and deeply ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, death in the family, family problems, dealing with death, parents and children, family relations, family in crisis, love and romance, siblings relations, drinking, death, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, england, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: touching, offbeat, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, family gatherings, siblings relations, couple relations, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, on the road, bus, van, estrangement, reunion, parents and children, dealing with death, family relations, family gatherings, separated, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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