Movies like Wiener-Dog

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Wiener-Dog (2016)
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Wiener-Dog (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Wiener-Dog tells several stories featuring people who find their life inspired or changed by one particular dachshund, who seems to be spreading a certain kind of comfort and joy. Man’s best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted life lessons before being taken in by a compassionate vet tech named Dawn Wiener. Dawn reunites with someone from her past and sets off on a road trip picking up some depressed mariachis along the way. Wiener-Dog then encounters a floundering film professor, as well as an embittered elderly woman and her needy granddaughter—all longing for something more.
Plot: veterinarian, dachshund, dog, hiding place, cancer, truck, death, fbi, euthanasia, child cancer, hitchhiker, grandmother, little girl, father son relationship, blood, old woman, flute, egg, cell, gift, diarrhea, home alone, barking dog, pickup truck, killing a dog ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about family relations, friendship, mother daughter relationship, drinking alcohol, dog, father son relationship and dysfunctional family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Wiener-Dog: The Vets (2019), Life During Wartime (2009), Palindromes (2004), Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995), Happiness (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Vets (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the heart of Morvan, Nico, the last vet in the area, struggles to save his patients, his clinic, and his family. When Michel, his partner and mentor, announces his retirement, Nico knows that the hard part is yet to come. "Don't worry, ...
Style: light, touching, psychological, humorous
Plot: veterinarian, countryside, female protagonist, little girl, car accident, hospital, uncle niece relationship, drinking alcohol, rat, chocolate, video call, alcohol ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: disturbing, psychological, melancholic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: pedophile, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, family life, loneliness, father son relationship, character study, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.7
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Palindromes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Style: psychological, surreal, bleak, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, child abuse, runaway teen, teenage life, teenage pregnancy, family problems, youth, life is a bitch, society, parents and children, abortion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, kansas, usa, wyoming, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and bullies at school.
Style: realistic, cynical, touching, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, coming of age, suburbs, high school life, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, humiliation, family problems, parents and children, social awkwardness, youth, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 7.7
 69K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: banned film, cynical, disturbing, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: pedophilia, loneliness, rape, pedophile, dark humor, sibling relationship, marriage, therapist, divorce, depression, obsession, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
20th Century Women (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: feminism, coming of age, parent child relationship, loneliness, teenager, mother son relationship, single mother, feminist, punk rock, adaptation, character study, parenting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Lady Bird (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.
Style: realistic, semi serious, ironic, thought provoking, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, best friend, first love, teenage girl, school, catholic school, teenage protagonist, father daughter relationship, loss of virginity, female protagonist, schoolgirl ...
Time: year 2002, year 2003, 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, usa, sacramento california, new york
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67%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, depressing, witty ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, eccentric family, hopes, follow your dream, prank, family relations, disorder, female protagonist, chess, writers, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.1
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Greenberg (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
Style: semi serious, psychological, sincere, satirical, twists and turns ...
Plot: old love, friendship, personal assistant, starting over, misfit, self fulfillment, fall in love, reunion, mentally unstable, love and romance, buddies, escape from reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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Rams (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In remote Western Australia, two estranged farmer brothers, Colin and Les, are at war. But when Les' prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley - so the brothers must work ...
Plot: sheep, brother brother relationship, veterinarian, countryside, outback, doctor, police, bar, hospital, firefighting, drinking, friendship ...
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Dark Horse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, contemplative ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
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Denmark (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Herb’s life is a mess. He’s lost his welfare, can’t hold a job, can’t talk to his son, has a neighbour who won’t shut up and a diet that consists mainly of cheap beer and mushy peas. It’s no way to live and he knows it. Then he learns ...
Style: touching, sentimental, light, sincere, melancholic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, criminal, arrest, little girl, lonely man, father son relationship, heist, bank robbery, crimes, pointing a gun at someone, threatened with a knife, photograph ...
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64%
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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, touching, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, americana, social differences, social relations, love and romance, save the day, youth, family relations, father son relationship, coping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Bark! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A veterinarian is called to examine a woman who thinks she is a dog.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: bleak, cynical, rough, witty, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, israel, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Humbling (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following a breakdown and suicide attempt, an aging actor becomes involved with a much younger woman but soon finds that it's difficult to keep pace with her.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, extramarital affair, actor, aging, life turned upside down, dark humor, love affair, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, husband wife relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, new england, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Marriage Escape (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jan is married to Gedda. Gedda loves him só much, it stifles Jan. When he has to move to a nursing home because of early onset dementia, their lives take a special turn.
Plot: urn, scrabble, family relations, malingerer, bossy wife, man in underwear, passive aggressive behavior, photographer, awkward situation, male objectification, husband wife conflict, veterinarian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.5
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Due Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: buddy comedy, humorous, feel good, not serious, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, hitchhiker, stupidity, slacker, unlikely friendships, marijuana, weed, getting home, stoners, race against time, odd couple, childbirth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, atlanta georgia, alabama, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, talky, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, dysfunctional family, redemption, eccentricity, depression, terminal illness, reconciliation, divorce, nervous breakdown, ex couple relations, parents and children, family conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Georgia Rule (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Georgia Rule follows a rebellious, uncontrollable teenager who is hauled off by her dysfunctional mother to spend the summer with her grandmother. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding ...
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family relations, teenager, small town, confession, redemption, rebellious daughter, generation gap, uncontrollable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, san francisco, salt lake city utah, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Year of the Dog (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies.
Style: humorous, touching, melancholic, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, pets, rescue, infidelity, couple relations, human nature, dark humor, single woman, african american, dog, family relations, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 4K
The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: lovers, romance, lover, wife husband relationship, marital problem, marriage, secret, infidelity, love triangle, adultery, unfaithful wife, name calling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.4
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Ospiti (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Italian drama
Plot: non professional cast, migrant, immigrants, cycling, migration, death, boat, cow, photographer, sea, veterinarian, fishing ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Truman (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Julián receives an unexpected visit in Madrid from his lifelong friend Tomás, who now lives in Canada, the encounter is bittersweet. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Julián is focused on putting his affairs in order, while Tomás is still ...
Style: contemplative, light, humorous, tense, unusual plot structure
Plot: terminal illness, friendship between men, friendship, friend, fired from the job, old friends, cancer patient, one night stand, old friend, doctor, father son relationship, father son estrangement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: amsterdam, canada, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
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Maggie's Plan (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maggie 's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and ...
Style: melancholic, talky, sentimental, stylized, romantic ...
Plot: blended family, marriage, divorce, love triangle, husband wife relationship, love, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, teenage girl, little girl, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, quebec, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
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Hick (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, semi serious, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, teenage girl, teenage life, self discovery, on the road, friendship, teenage runaway, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, child abandonment, coming of age, teenage rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 22K
Lucky (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: atheist, elderly, aging, father son relationship, philosophy, doctor, secret, guilt, loneliness, ex marine, friendship, self hatred ...
Time: year 1968, future
Place: the philippines, okinawa japan, europe, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When architect-turned-recluse Bernadette Fox goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica, her 15-year-old daughter Bee goes on a quest with Bernadette's husband to find her.
Style: exciting, light, disturbing, humorous, scenic
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
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Place: seattle, seattle washington, antarctica, south pole, antarctic
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Other People (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, humorous
Plot: terminal illness, chemotherapy, gay, misfit, social awkwardness, dying, friendship, gay son, death, internet dating, alienation, lgbt child ...
Place: new york, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%