Movies like My Happy Family

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My Happy Family (2017)
 7.5
 2K
My Happy Family (2017)
Original name: ჩემი ბედნიერი ოჯახი
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016: In a patriarchal society, an ordinary Georgian family lives with three generations under one roof. All are shocked when 52-year-old Manana decides to move out from her parents’ home and live alone. Without her family and her husband, a journey into the unknown begins.
Plot: teacher, birthday, singing, teenage girl, female protagonist, birthday party, crying, staircase, crying woman, classroom, woman crying, refrigerator

Most similar movies to My Happy Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and sincere films with plots about female protagonist, teenage girl, teacher, classroom, teenager, birthday and singing mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like My Happy Family: Miss Impossible (2016), In Bloom (2013), Elementary (2016), Borrowed Bride (2005), The Violation of Sarah McDavid (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Miss Impossible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They’re all nuts. Her parents, who want to send her off to boarding school. Her new teacher, who expects her to read impossibly old books. Her fellow band members, who make her sing ridiculous lyrics and dress her up in a frilly white dress for ...
Plot: coming of age, barefoot, christmas present, classmate, teacher student relationship, best friend, white dress, new year, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, birthday, teenager ...
Place: paris france
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95%
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In Bloom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eka and Natia leave their childhood behind and ignore societal customs to escape from their turbulent family lives.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, emotional
Plot: family relations, kids in trouble, dysfunctional character, friends, family problems, teenage life, life is a bitch, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, civil war, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
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Elementary (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Florence is a school teacher devoted to her students. When she encounters young Sacha, a child with problems, she will do everything she can to help him, even to the point of neglecting her own children, her own life, and of questioning her ...
Plot: teacher, girl, female protagonist, school teacher, elementary school, restaurant, kiss, dog, school, delivery man, rabbit, handicap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Borrowed Bride (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ali is 18. His feet are firmly off the ground. The very idea of marriage seems like a game. But the bride's parents are ready and willing. Business ventures will be set up between the families; the arrangement will pay off all round. Ali, ...
Plot: kissing, classroom, crying woman, prison, teacher, crying, pimp, moaning, based on a novel, fortune, custom, dinner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Violation of Sarah McDavid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah McDavid, an idealistic young teacher, takes a job in a rough high school where she is eventually attacked and raped in her classroom after school hours and decides to buck the school system in an attempt to make schools safer for students and ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, jar, school, student, marriage proposal, teacher, woman with glasses, classroom, high school, teenage boy, inner city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Goto, Island of Love (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In an isolated community on a mythical island, a pompous dictator holds public executions and lets criminals fight in the streets.
Style: fairy tale, avant garde
Plot: crying, blood, dog, king, elevator, horse, teacher, guillotine, surrealism, horse riding, choir, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
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Frankie (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: About three generations of a family grappling with a life-changing experience during one day of a vacation in the historic town of Sintra, Portugal.
Plot: legend, gay, swimming pool, birthday, bracelet, actress, terminal illness, beach, birthday cake, hotel, singing, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Communication & Lies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A film about a man and one woman who do absurdly crazy things. But although their shocking behaviors are outrageous, but it remains not just as some spectacles. When the communication between two comes to fail, it suddenly arouses subtle sorrows.
Plot: telephone call, flashback, teacher, anger, crying, male nudity, sex scene, undressing, masochism, introvert, cleaning lady, singing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Papicha (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Algiers, 1997. The country is in the hands of terrorist groups, seeking to establish an Islamic and archaic state. Women are particularly affected and oppressed by primitive diktas, who seek to take control of their bodies and control their passage ...
Plot: violence against women, crying, female protagonist, cigarette smoking, singing, fashion show, university student, scissors, telling a joke, feminism, cutting hair, pregnancy ...
Time: 1990s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Heiresses (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Paraguay, France, Germany, Norway, Brazil, Uruguay, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After her girlfriend is imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new reality. Driving for the first time in years, she begins to provide a local taxi service to a group of elderly wealthy ladies. As Chela settles into her new life, she ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, karaoke, heiress, smoking, birthday, singing, cigarette smoking, female protagonist, prison, debt, piano, taxi driver ...
Place: paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Fremde Tochter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Lena meets 19-year-old Farid, a young Muslim. She has a clear-cut attitude towards his culture and religion: utter rejection. Despite their differences – or perhaps because of them – they fall in love.
Plot: teenage girl, tragic love, male nudity, cultural difference, barefoot male, male objectification, teenage protagonist, 19 year old, teenage boy, teenager, female nudity, 17 year old ...
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57%
 7.0
 88
Aurora (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she read in the newspaper that a newborn baby was found in a dumpster, a teacher becomes obsessed with giving it a proper burial.
Plot: abortion, seaside, bus, beach, burial, newborn baby, teacher, doctor, baby, bird, classroom, judge ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Scandal in a Small Town (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Leda Beth Vincent lives in the small town of Shiloh and works as a cocktail waitress there. She is not too well thought of as she is nothing of a blushing virgin. But she is far from a whore and brings up her daughter Julie, a high school student, ...
Plot: courtroom, teacher, single mother, small town, classroom, waitress, teenage girl, court, racism, high school, scandal, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 305
I Am a Soldier (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A social drama about a woman who is obligated to return to her parents’ home and agrees to work for her uncle in a doghouse.
Plot: punched in the face, dead dog, dinner, birthday present, construction site, birthday, beach, job interview, male nudity, hospital, song, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Girl in the Book (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a young writer's transformation when her past invades her present.
Plot: birthday party, apartment, surprise birthday party, best friend, girl with glasses, sexual harassment, abuse, bedroom, blonde, birthday, teenage girl, pregnant woman ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 294
Sweet 15 (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nothing is more important to Mexican-American Marta Delacruz than her quinceanera -- the traditional 15th birthday celebration that symbolically ushers a young girl into adulthood. Marta is understandably angry and resentful when her father cancels ...
Plot: illegal immigration, illegal immigrant, mexican american, teenage girl, birthday
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 654
Orphan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young woman who moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. The grown-up at last, an accomplished woman, who thought she was safe from her own past. Gradually, these characters come together to form a single heroine.
Style: no music
Plot: police raid, police, taking off pants, taking off shirt, hide and seek, newborn, language barrier, male objectification, taking off clothes, undressing, pubic hair, male nudity ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Happy Valley (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1940 Kenya as their country prepares for war, the local aristocratic social set lives a decadent, self-indulgent lifestyle, that leads to murder. The same events were also dramatised in the feature film White Mischief, which was released seven ...
Plot: corporal punishment, caning, 15 year old, spying on couple having sex, british colonial, cheetah, governess, sex, murder, girl, cruelty, chair ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Gone with the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture and she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up before defeats and loses, these led her to reconcile and become ...
Plot: photograph, beach, rifle, priest, indigenous, part animation, fishing, classroom, river, pregnancy, husband wife conflict, release from prison ...
Time: year 1955, year 1980, year 1960, year 1970, year 1985 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 412
3000 Nights (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Palestine, France, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Palestinian schoolteacher gives birth to her son in an Israeli prison where she fights to protect him, survive and maintain hope.
Plot: palestinian, childbirth, blowing out candles on a birthday cake, israeli palestinian conflict, lawyer, prison, female protagonist, women's prison, cooking, newborn, newborn baby, pregnant woman ...
Time: year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 29
The Saver (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When teenaged Fern is orphaned in the middle of a harsh Montreal winter, she is determined to avoid her mother’s tragic fate, and take care of herself. With Youth Protection nipping at her heels, she lies about her name and age, to get a job as a ...
Plot: cleaning lady, teenage girl, teenager, mother daughter relationship, book, teenage protagonist, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Cambridge Squatter (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cambridge Squatter tells the story of refugees, recently arrived in Brazil who, together with a group of low-income workers, occupy an old abandoned building in downtown São Paulo. Daily dramas, comical situations and different views on the ...
Plot: building, homeless man, staircase, blog, abandoned building, eviction, refugee, homeless, cat, mayor, bare breasts, singing
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 345
M (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralyzing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract, and they fall in love. But Mo carries a secret burden…
Plot: speech impediment, opposites attract, teenage girl, classroom, high school, car racing, sms, teenager, bus, male nudity, poem, sister sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Garden of Children (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: manipulative woman, responsibility, parenthood, rabbit, underage smoking, social worker, rebel, nipples visible through clothing, athlete, telegram, competition, breaking a window ...
Place: prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Evening Dress (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Like many of her classmates, 12 year old tomboy Juliette has a crush on Mrs. Solenska, a teacher distinguished by stylish attire and an uninhibited, provocative classroom demeanor. Juliette's fascination turns into all-consuming obsession, ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, lesbian interest, teenage love, tomboy, teenage girl, teacher, school, school teacher, suicide attempt, obsession, forbidden love, obsessive love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 48
Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in the north of Argentina. Yolanda, a young girl of Wichi origin, tells in her native language (Wichi Lhämtes), the story of how, as a family maid in a "criollo" home, she has her hair unjustly cut: this is her most particular trait, ...
Plot: haircut, teenage girl, birthday, teenager, maid, earthquake, church, catholic, dancing
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Life Inside Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a mother returns to her musical roots, she rediscovers the passion of her youth, and finds a way to connect with her troubled youngest son.
Plot: music, family, teenage son, teenager, teenage boy, singing, female protagonist, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Incomplete Eclipse (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Marta (Lucie Patikova) was blinded in an accident brought on by her careless and indulgent younger sister. Now in a school for the blind, Marta keeps up her hope that she will one day see again, mainly because her mother - out of good intentions - ...
Plot: doctor, psychologist, concert, truck driver, truck, hospital, hitchhiking, bus stop, blind girl, concussion, sister sister relationship, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Das Andechser Gefühl (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 68 min.
Story: An anxious teacher (played, as is the lead role in all his films, by the director) sits in a beer garden on the hill of the Andechs monastery. While flies drown in his mug of beer, he confronts a life of failure: the wife he ignored, the child he ...
Plot: death, hopelessness, gore, volkswagen beetle, alcohol, teacher, classroom, dagger, stupidity, beer
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: youth, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, sexuality, teenager, friendship between women, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, terminal illness, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%