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An Ordinary Family (2011)
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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, sentimental, touching, realistic, talky, semi serious
Plot: family relations, estrangement, family problems, family gatherings, society, coming out, gender, family vacation, brother brother relationship, gay, brother brother conflict, friendship, gays and lesbians, clergy, siblings relations, homosexuality, gay relationship, surprise, gay interest, estranged brother, gay brother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, society, estrangement and couples mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like An Ordinary Family: Last Weekend (2014), The Best Things in the World (2010), Brooklyn Lobster (2005), Chalk (2006), Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Last Weekend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, dark humor, family gatherings, friendship, strong female presence, bittersweet, river, death in the family, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, coming of age, family problems, parents and children, youth, gender, teenage life, father son relationship, gay interest, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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91%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: humorous, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family business, family relations, save the day, family problems, restaurant, working class, estrangement, society, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Chalk (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Life in the trenches of that most honorable and frustrating profession...teaching. It's the start of a memorable new year at Harrison High. The self-conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come - this year he will be furnished with ...
Style: humorous, semi documentary, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, ambition, power relations, youth, hardcase students, lifestyle, rivalry, school, college, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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87%
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Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Comedy - Carmen Electra, Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, gay parent, jewish family, family problems, family relations, couples, society, gender, coming out, family in crisis, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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79%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, terminal illness, strong female presence, family relations, unfulfillment, suburbs, large family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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71%
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Lifelines (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Lifelines examines an extraordinarily stressful day in the life of a dysfunctional suburban family. Mom Nancy, a schoolteacher, is unable to handle the constant barrage of hostility from her three children. Husband Ira is ineffectual in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, suburbs, family problems, social decay, gays and lesbians, society, human nature, suburban life, family life, family crisis, family tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
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67%
Times Have Been Better (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After moving in with his beau, 30ish banker Jérémy (Arnaud Binard) decides to let the cat out of the bag, telling his unsuspecting parents, Guy (Bernard Le Coq) and Rosine (Charlotte de Turckheim), that he's gay. Though they've always ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, coming out, gays and lesbians, society, gender, family problems, farce, parents and children, family in crisis, gay interest, marriage, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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67%
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Latin Lover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The five daughters of a famous actor, all from different mothers and different nationalities, get together on the 10th anniversary of his death for a celebration of his career.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, ego clash, family problems, family life, rivalry, strong female presence, estrangement, siblings relations, family gatherings, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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63%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, homecoming, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Lovers of Hate (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dark comedy which follows two brothers who are in love with the same woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, love triangle, love and romance, betrayal, family relations, dark humor, siblings relations, brother vs brother, sibling rivalry, two brothers, male nudity, reunion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Fathers & Sons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, siblings relations, death in the family, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, jewish, relationship problems, father and son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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61%
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, estrangement, unfulfillment, lifestyle, golden years, loneliness, aging, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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59%
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Hush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Naoya and Katsuhiro are boyfriends, new in their relationship. Things are uneven at first - Naoya is open and free while Katsuhiro is cautious and closeted - but nothing compares to the chaos that arrives when Asako, a troubled woman with a history ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, coming out, family life, family relations, couples, pregnancy, baby, gay parent, gay relationship, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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58%
The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, support group, family relations, parents and children, social differences, friends, society, friendship, mental illness, single mother, female protagonist, racial stereotype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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55%
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, crumbling marriage, couples, family relations, love and romance, city life, siblings relations, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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55%
The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, youth, society, family problems, couples, religions or cults, marital discord, gay, male female relationship, relationships, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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53%
The Dark Side of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers on different life paths, a gay waiter with a crush on an eligible bachelor and a drug addict in a twisted dependent relationships with his girlfriend, reunite to mourn the death of their mother.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, addiction, family problems, estrangement, death in the family, drug abuse, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, eligible bachelor, dealing with death, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Perfect Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, church, physical appearance, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, religions or cults, society, gays and lesbians, gender, catholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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50%
God Send Me a Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stage play about a young lady in her 20's who keeps dating the wrong men, her friends and family try to make her see what she's doing wrong but she learns on her own that that the man she really needed was right in front of her the whole ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, couples, young lovers, midlife crisis, suburbs, youth, society, womanizer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christian, looking for love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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49%
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, witty ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, last wish, family problems, ex athlete, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, friendship, society, death, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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49%
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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: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, introspection, eccentric family, family life, estrangement, family problems, single parent, homecoming, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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49%
The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: unfulfillment, society, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, couples, politics, satire, americana, midlife crisis, campaign, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
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48%
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The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, touching, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, on the road, eccentric family, elderly, cross country, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, golden years, estrangement, dysfunctional family, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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47%
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The Reception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: realistic, sexy, humorous, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, wedding, family relations, lifestyle, homecoming, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, couples, estrangement, unfulfillment, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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47%
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Ornaments (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Religion, alcohol and politics are three things best avoided at holidays - but it's something this group of friends haven't learned. In this dark comedy, six friends have reunited for what may be their last holiday together.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, estrangement, dark humor, buddies, youth, love and romance, college, holiday, friends, thirtysomething life, family gatherings, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%
A Picture of You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kyle and Jen, estranged siblings, travel from New York City to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother. While there, they make a discovery that turns their world upside-down. A Picture of You is a serious movie ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: siblings relations, family problems, family relations, life turned upside down, estrangement, bittersweet, dealing with death, death in the family, countryside, east asian lead, death of mother, asian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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46%
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The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jennifer's thirtieth birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: birthday, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, infidelity, dishonesty, siblings relations, friendship, bittersweet, sexual content, platonic, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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45%
It Was the Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Ciraulo family lives in the miserable district of Palermo called "Zen". When one of their children dies in a shootout between mafia gangsters they receive compensation and buy a luxury black Volvo. Things go wrong when Trancredi, ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, psychological, serious ...
Plot: working class, family relations, family problems, parents and children, crimes, society, tragedy, murder, friendship, family life, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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45%
A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, family, elderly, father daughter estrangement, grandfather granddaughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, estrangement, golden years, youth, holiday, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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43%