Movies like We Are Family 2017

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We Are Family (2017)
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We Are Family (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Six strangers (of different backgrounds, cultures, and economic statuses) are invited to a mysterious home, each for different reasons. With nothing in common, they soon find out that they are actually brothers and sisters. The father they never knew about has died. As a part of his last will and testament, he will spread his millions equally amongst them, if they are willing to spend the next 24 hours together. All hell is about to break loose.
Plot: family relations, inheritance, half brother, last will and testament, half sister, sibling

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about family relations, inheritance, relationships, culture clash, family, nudity (full frontal - brief) and family problems mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like We Are Family: Are You Here (2013), Broadway Bound (1992), People Like Us (2012), Free the Nipple (2014), Bajland (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Are You Here (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Steve Dallas, a womanizing local weatherman, hears that his off-the-grid best friend Ben Baker has lost his estranged father, the two return to Ben's childhood home. Once there, they discover Ben has inherited the family fortune, and the ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: inheritance, friendship, family relations, homecoming, family, friends, childhood friends, childhood friend, womanizer, weatherman, existentialism, family drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: usa, maryland, virginia, new jersey
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95%
Everyone Says I Look Just Like Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters, one white and one black, spend a week together at their famous father's summer home. A microscopic examination of the new American family unit, it's a deeply personal film about the human connections that bond us all together.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: family relations, sister sister relationship, interracial romance, family, sisters, sister, nudity (full frontal - brief), biracial, female nudity, sex, sex scene
Place: michigan
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83%
 6.3
 132
Broadway Bound (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Neil Simon's "Broadway Bound" is the Final Chapter of his acclaimed trilogy that began with "Biloxi Blues" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs".
Plot: writing, radio, family relations
Time: 1940s
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82%
 7.1
 42K
People Like Us (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, family secret, family relations, funeral, salesman, siblings relations, family life, financial problem, drinking problem, family problems, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Free the Nipple (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army of passionate women launch a revolution to "Free the Nipple" and decriminalize the female body. Based on a true story, this mass movement of topless women, armed with First Amendment lawyers, graffiti installations and national ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: revolution, battle of the sexes, society, rebelliousness, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, feminism, journalist, female protagonist, strong female presence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, new york
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71%
 5.8
 33
Bajland (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jan Rydel is a contender for the office of the President of the Republic of Poland. He is in conflict with TV journalists, and when he finally gets on the air, he sits with his back to the camera. However, its ratings are high.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, humorous
Plot: presidential campaign, presidential election, politician, politics, candidate, inheritance, election, press conference, argument, last will and testament, apartment, poster ...
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67%
 4.8
 756
Act Naturally (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When two estranged stepsisters inherit their father's nudist colony, getting back to nature has never been so completely unnatural.
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, sincere, touching ...
Plot: nudism, nudist, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudist camp, fish out of water, inheritance, nude beach, family relations, self discovery, resort, awkward situation, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.1
 255
O'Hara's Wife (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Workaholic attorney Bob O'Hara (Asner) is devastated when his wife (Hartley) dies suddenly. She returns to "haunt" him, however, (a la "Topper") and her mission is to persuade him to slow down, watch his own health, and ...
Plot: life support, workaholic, husband wife relationship, family relations, hospital, jail, ghost, cemetery
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Half Brothers (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story about the complex connection with a brother who is based in Mexico, meant to be a metaphor of the relationship between neighboring countries America and Mexico.
Style: humorous, buddy movie, not serious, buddy comedy
Plot: family relations, brothers, brother brother relationship, escapades, bully, heroes, rivalry, stereotypes, sibling relationship, estranged brother, family, friendship ...
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60%
 5.0
 192
Anna's Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a gymnastics accident leaves her paraplegic, 18-year-old Anna Morgan returns to high school. Because of time lost due to her injury and rehab, she is repeating her junior year, with her sister Beth. The film covers her adjustments to her new ...
Plot: high school, brother sister relationship, paraplegic, family relations, wheelchair, dating, wheelchair bound
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54%
Caravaggio and My Mother the Pope (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Caravaggio's tortured life, his murder and the journey of his soul.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: doctor, cleopatra, family relations, life, murder, mother son relationship, angel, leonardo da vinci
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51%
 6.9
 600
I Belong (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator compromises her integrity when persuaded to translate a book she doesn't believe in. An elderly woman and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace situations, communication problem, workplace, human nature, parents and children, translator, family relations, women, communication, all female cast, inheritance, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 285
Replacing Dad (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda and George live in a small town. He is the school principal. They are about to celebrate their 16th anniversary. She catches him with her daughter's young teacher, and has to deal with the kids, the town and her love to him.
Plot: female director, child, family relations, husband wife relationship, divorce, affair, school, father, mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 3K
$5 a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After being released from jail, the son of a con man joins his father on the road.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: betrayal, undressing, on the road, dishonesty, family relations, terminal illness, cons and scams, estrangement, parents and children, father son relationship, road trip, loss of job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, michigan, las vegas, albuquerque new mexico, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cookie's Fortune (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, murder, investigation, suicide, estrangement, family relations, friendship, theatre director, crimes, human nature, small town life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
 5.7
 911
Families (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jérôme Varenne, a French financier, lives and works in Shanghai with Chen-Li, his life and business partner. One day, during a short stay in Paris, while paying a call to his mother, he is very displeased to learn from her and his hated brother, ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, humorous, contemplative
Plot: brother brother relationship, family relations, family feud, older man younger woman relationship, dead father, last will and testament, family crisis, broken family, double life, business deal, inheritance, mayor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, london, shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
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Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family relations, thanksgiving, sister, unity, parents and children, human nature, family in crisis, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, siblings relations, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Inheritance (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reunited for their mother’s funeral, four sisters – Selma, Regina, Laura and Lúcia – find themselves forced to divide much more than a spacious apartment in Copacabana. While dividing the articles – from the apartment’s sale to splitting ...
Style: humorous, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, death in the family, estrangement, sister sister relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian, strained relationship, death of mother, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 31K
Barbershop (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin, who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, clever ...
Plot: hairdresser, family business, beauty salon, workplace, society, buddies, workplace situations, family relations, money raising, debt, comedy of errors, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 5K
Straight A's (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pressured by his deceased mother's ghost to return home to the family he abandoned, a former addict grabs a bag of pills and a sack of marijuana and hits the road to Shreveport.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, love triangle, introspection, homecoming, unfulfilled love, love and romance, sibling relationship, infidelity, uncle nephew relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, dead mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Baby Comes Home (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family drama directed by Waris Hussein.
Plot: newborn, family relations, middle aged, baby born, baby, husband wife relationship, friendship, birth, childbirth, pregnancy, motherhood, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, humorous, suspense, witty, clever ...
Plot: hospital, satire, legal, half sister, nun, dark humor, family relations, family problems, power relations, family in crisis, workplace intrigue, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.3
 237K
The Descendants (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, tragicomedy, thought provoking ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, teenage daughter, dysfunctional family, marriage, family relations, dying mother, estate, bittersweet, greed, coma, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 104
Lovely Louise (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: André, 55, lives with his mother Louise, 80, and leads an unspectacular life. He works as a taxi driver while the elderly diva dreams of bygone days as an actress in Hollywood. One day the charismatic Bill, 50, an American, turns up on their ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: actress, personal growth, lifestyle change, life, changing lives, career change, family relations, relationships, female director, taxi driver, domineering mother, car over cliff ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An Ordinary Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: AN ORDINARY FAMILY is a humorous drama about one family, two brothers and a really big problem. Thomas Biederman is blindsided when his estranged brother, Seth, shows up unannounced to the annual family vacation… with his boyfriend.
Style: humorous, emotional, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, family problems, family gatherings, gender, society, coming out, brother brother relationship, family vacation, gay, brother brother conflict, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 142
Brothers (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three brothers, a cook, an author and a convict, reunite to look for their father after their mother dies in Germany. Soon they realize that they know less about their mother (and have less in common) than they had thought.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: brother brother relationship, family relations, family reunited, relationships, mother son relationship, reunion, search for mother, brother brother reunion, family secret, brother, brothers, heart attack ...
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Shooting the Warwicks (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Warwick family are unknowingly being filmed for a new reality show. Problem is, they're boring. So the producer must add conflict and drama to their lives. Their lives begin to unravel with shocking consequences.
Style: satirical, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, marital problem, family life, family problems, satire, selfishness, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, relationships, intervention, tv show ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 4K
Touchy Feely (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Abby is a sought after massage therapist and a free spirit, while her brother Paul thrives on routine, running a failing dental practice with his assistant and daughter Jenny. Suddenly, Abby develops an aversion to bodily contact, which not only ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: dentist, masseuse, healing power, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, massage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kiss, siblings relations, ecstasy, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Great Wall Is a Great Wall (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When computer programmer, Leo Fang, is passed up for promotion, he feels it is because he is Chinese, and quits. He takes his Chinese-American family to Mainland China to visit his relatives, the Chao's for a vacation. The clash of cultures, ...
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, family relations, disorder, society, misfit, immigrants, fish out of water, road not taken, family life, asian american, chinese american
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%