Movies like Two Is a Family

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Two Is a Family (2016)
 7.4
 17K
Two Is a Family (2016)
Original name: Demain tout commence
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A man without attachments or responsibilities suddenly finds himself with an abandoned baby and leaves for London to try and find the mother. Eight years later after he and his daughter become inseparable Gloria's mother reappears.
Style: funny, feel good, inspirational, sentimental, touching
Plot: single father, parenting, parent child relationship, stuntman, terminal illness, father daughter relationship, absent mother, single parent, childhood, child custody, abandoned by mother, learning the truth, child care, frenchman abroad, parenthood, grownups, new job, responsibility, eccentric family, character change, life philosophy, secrets, sacrifice, school, courtroom ...

Most similar movies to Two Is a Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, touching, realistic and humorous films with plots about family relations, mentor, childhood, parents and children, culture clash, family and runaway mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Two Is a Family: Instructions Not Included (2013), The Intouchables (2011), What We Did on Our Holiday (2014), Parenthood (1989), Big Daddy (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Instructions Not Included (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and him heading with her out of Mexico.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, emotional, sweet ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, responsibility, new job, custody, grownups, character change, eccentric family, single father, lawyer, parenthood, child care, childhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, friends, human relationship, lifestyle change, culture clash, loneliness, starting over, odd couple, french, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: breakup, vacation, family, family life, couples, family problems, countryside, crumbling marriage, under the surface, family in crisis, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 40K
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: single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family relations, youth, eccentric family, family life, supportive parent, living with parents, teenage life, siblings relations, parenting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 183K
Big Daddy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.
Style: humorous, funny, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: adoption, responsibility, immaturity, slacker, child's point of view, parents and children, friends, parenthood, love and romance, orphan, single father, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, mcdonald's restaurant, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 5K
Small Change (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Various experiences of childhood are seen in several sequences that take place in the small town of Thiers, France. Vignettes include a boy's awakening interest in girls, couples double-dating at the movies, brothers giving their friend a ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: mischievous children, childhood, school, teacher, child abuse, children, siblings relations, kids in trouble, friends, love and romance, teachers and students, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 4K
Dad (1989)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A busy executive (Ted Danson) learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him (Jack Lemmon) than ever before. Estranged from his own son (Ethan ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting ...
Plot: terminal illness, father son relationship, heart attack, redemption, dysfunctional family, aging, single parent, homecoming, couple relations, hopes, golden years, estrangement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 8K
Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, parents and children, urban, single parent, school, couple relations, family relations, teenage life, family problems, black people ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 2K
Two Weeks (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped — together — for two weeks.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: terminal illness, airport, introspection, homecoming, single parent, estrangement, family problems, eccentric family, family life, couples, dealing with death, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 55K
Stepmom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: terminal illness, divorce, parents and children, custody, rebellious daughter, friendship, step parent, family life, remarry, human nature, ego clash, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Michael McCann is thrown over by the woman he loves, he becomes something of a misanthrope and a miser, spending all of his spare money on collectible gold coins. Living in the same town is an affluent family with two sons: John and Tanny. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: adoption, hopes, custody, redemption, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, legal action, parents and children, friends, babies and infants, small town ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c., kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 5K
Jack & Sarah (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, baby, babies and infants, romance, human nature, couple relations, family relations, nosy, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 15K
Starbuck (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Starbuck is a 2011 Canadian comedy film directed by Ken Scott and written by Martin Petit and Ken Scott. The main character David Wozniak is a perpetual adolescent who discovers that, as a sperm donor, he has fathered 533 children. David, a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lawsuit, slacker, debt, pregnancy, soccer, man child, sperm donor, sperm bank, self discovery, family relations, family reunited, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 11K
Hanging Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hospital, halloween, thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, single parent, hopes, golden years, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, family gatherings, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 60K
Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, single father, love and romance, family life, father daughter relationship, death of wife, death, seduction, relationships, romance, love story, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
22%
I'll Do Anything (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: unsuccessful, actor, actor's life, showbiz, hollywood, single parent, self discovery, youth, family relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Unstrung Heroes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, mental illness, human nature, misfit, family problems, couples, family life, eccentric family, solace, single parent ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 16K
East Is East (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, arranged marriage, muslim, tradition, family relations, family in crisis, society, generation gap, family life, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, aids, friendship, unfulfillment, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, supportive parent, single parent, adoption, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, death, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, human nature, love and romance, romance, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
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, melancholic, sentimental, romantic, inspirational ...
Plot: single parent, parenthood, overcoming, cancer, step siblings, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, life turned upside down, family relations, single father, father son relationship, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, australia, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 185K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, elderly, workplace situations, intern, family, mentor, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes, loneliness, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.4
 45K
Instant Family (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, sweet, funny
Plot: adoption, parenting, foster parent, adolescence, social worker, husband wife relationship, childless couple, texting, support group, lgbt, fertility
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: school, friendship, coming of age, high school, teenage life, couples, youth, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, friends, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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, touching, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, on the road, coming of age, on the run, family problems, couples, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, starting over, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, missouri, kentucky, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 159K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: friendship, single parent, mentor, age difference, dysfunctional family, coming of age, couples, depression, family problems, misfit, odd couple, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.6
 22K
Mr. Church (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, emotional, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: friendship, family, life philosophy, relationships, book, cooking, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, cook, idealism, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%