Movies like My Happy Family

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My Happy Family (2017)
 7.4
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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, family relations, birthday, singing, teenage girl, female protagonist, birthday party, rainstorm, marketplace, crying woman, classroom, refrigerator, crying, woman crying, staircase

Most similar movies to My Happy Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, captivating, non-linear and realistic films with plots about female protagonist, classroom, teacher, teenage girl, family relations, teenager and school mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like My Happy Family: In Bloom (2013), Miss Impossible (2016), Borrowed Bride (2005), I Am a Soldier (2015), Life Inside Out (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In Bloom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Germany, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eka and Natia leave their childhood behind and ignore societal customs to escape from their turbulent family lives.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, best friends, life is a bitch, coming of age, society, dysfunctional family, civil war, parents and children, teenage life, youth, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: georgia (former ussr), asia, eastern europe, caucasus, tbilisi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, classmate, teacher student relationship, best friend, christmas present, book, marriage proposal, mother daughter relationship, new year's eve, barefoot, grandmother, gay ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: custom, teacher, customs, teenage boy, sexual attraction, sister sister relationship, kissing, crying, based on a novel, prison, crying woman, bedroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 317
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: male nudity, song, undressing, dinner, dog attack, dead dog, birthday present, construction site, job interview, hospital, dog bite, card playing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: female director, teenage son, music, family, family relations, teenage boy, teenager, singing, female protagonist, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, taxi driver, drinking wine, debt, female protagonist, cigarette smoking, woman wearing glasses, smoking, prison, birthday, woman with glasses, karaoke ...
Place: paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: school, woman with glasses, high school teacher, rape victim, alarm, marriage proposal, school principal, teenage boy, female protagonist, classroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bicycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pleasure Campus: Secret Games (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: This is a combination of stories dealing with the ecstatic adventures of high school student Sachiko.
Plot: punishment, teacher, bondage, sex, violence, hypnosis, family relations, torture, husband wife relationship, school, rape, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: cult film, fairy tale, avant garde
Plot: totalitarian regime, crying, killing a dog, interrogation, funeral, singing, statue, horse riding, blood, murder disguised as suicide, apple, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, office, female protagonist, barefoot male, teenage protagonist, 19 year old, naked in public, cultural difference, pubic hair, female nudity, butt naked ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: masochism, introvert, cleaning lady, sex scene, insanity, screaming, telephone call, teacher, anger, female nudity, crying, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
What Will People Say (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: boyfriend, reputation, pakistani, double life, family relations, family values, teenage girl, social services, journey, abduction, police, corruption ...
Place: pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: teacher, small town, single mother, courtroom, waitress, lawsuit, anti semitism, teacher student relationship, court, racism, school teacher, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, gay love, teenage love, tomboy, suicide attempt, school teacher, teenage girl, school, teacher, obsessive love, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Journey to a Mother's Room (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie about a daughter, who leaves home for the first time. Her mother, left behind, doesn't know how to fill the empty place.
Plot: new year, au pair, new year's eve, cigarette smoking, dancing, mother daughter relationship, loneliness, telephone call, cigarette lighter, accordion, text messaging, telephone conversation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Friend's Betrayal (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two childhood friends grow up. One has a family and the other has a career. One relationship may make or break a family. Paul, the teenage son, must decide what he wants for his future. While family would like to make that decision for him. Watch as ...
Plot: birthday party, old friend, middle aged woman, golden gate bridge, female artist, high school, older woman younger man relationship, teenager, teenage girl, family relations, photographer, husband wife relationship ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 170
Child's Play (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Micha's mother leaves his irascible father, he tries to prevent their divorce by any means he can think of, but his attempts to hold the family together lead to a catastrophe...
Plot: childhood, sex scene, children, teenage girl, female full frontal nudity, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), braless, bare breasts
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Garden of Children (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: father son relationship, grave, loss of father, contest, dog, gift, revolt, competition, little boy, rebel, death of father, hysterical outburst ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.5
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Filthy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lena is a 17-year old girl, experiencing her first love, secret night- time adventures, and magical mornings at the river in Bratislava. Her dream world is shattered after being raped by her math teacher. Lena must set out on a journey that is not ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, sincere, non-linear
Plot: teenage rape, first love, rape victim, teenage girl, suicide attempt, traumatic experience, rape, teenage protagonist, coming of age, 17 year old, doctor, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Want to Be a Woman (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: José Maria is a seventeen year old boy; his father is a successful restaurant owner in a town some distance from Barcelona, in Spain. The boy is intelligent and sensitive, but his mannerisms and habits, and lack of masculine drive, lead him to get ...
Plot: gender bending, hairdresser, crying, male female relationship, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), barbershop, father son relationship, singing, female nudity, premarital sex, singer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Gone with the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: non-linear
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Time: year 1985, year 1970, year 1973, year 1955, year 1960 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
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Papicha (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 108 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, sea, hijab, parade, sewing machine, unwanted pregnancy, singing, feminism, candle, nightclub, pregnant teenager, assassination ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
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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: foster child, abortion, teacher, judge, classroom, burial, junkyard, dead child, beach, newborn baby, doctor, newspaper ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
De toutes mes forces (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nassim, a 16-year-old boy, is placed with a family in the suburbs following the death of his drug addict mother. But he refuses to integrate into the social setting that surrounds him. He invents another life for himself, similar to that of his ...
Plot: high school, troubled teen, funeral, sex scene, party, taking a photograph, pregnant teenager, school, unplanned pregnancy, classroom, pregnant, teenager ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.8
 304
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: latin, illegal immigration, illegal immigrant, birthday, teenage girl, mexican american
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
System Crasher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.
Style: sincere, psychological, realistic, disturbing
Plot: problem child, mother daughter relationship, mentor, society, family, adaptation, parents and children, school, cabin in the woods, blood, policewoman, sociopathy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 784
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: non-linear, no music
Plot: school, missing child, gambling debt, male nudity, butt naked, hide and seek, newborn, money, pregnancy, release from prison, childbirth, police arrest ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: romania, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 167
Night Owls (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 80 min.
Plot: female director, sister sister relationship, fight, doctor, art exhibition, underwater scene, armed robbery, crying woman, swimming pool, childhood friend, robbery, burglar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 470
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: female director, strike, birthday, cooking, lawyer, birthday cake, prison, photograph, women's prison, female protagonist, birth, baby ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Secret Places (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young girls, soon to be women, sharing everything...except their secret places.
Plot: girls' school, world war two, refugee, female director, classroom, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, suspicion, girls' boarding school, teacher, german, bathtub ...
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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