Movies like Der verlorene Bruder

If you like "Der verlorene Bruder" you are looking for movies about / with family relations, school bully, loss of son, family business, guilty conscience, red cross and escape themes of Comedy and Drama genre shot in Germany.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Der verlorene Bruder (2015)
 6.4
 105
Der verlorene Bruder (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy feels neglected by his parents because they grieve for his older brother, who went missing in the aftermath of the second world war.
Plot: family relations, school bully, loss of son, family business, guilty conscience, red cross, escape, post world war two, heart attack, missing brother, butcher shop, burning money, traumatic experience, blood test, fingerprint
Time: 50s

Most similar movies to Der verlorene Bruder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, brother brother relationship, society, siblings relations, couples and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Der verlorene Bruder: Solino (2002), Bornholmer Straße (2014), Devil's Island (1996), The Seagull's Laughter (2001), Replacing Dad (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 5K
Solino (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The movie portrays the story of an Italian family emigrated in Germany in the 1970s. Romano (Gigi Savoia), the father, decides to open a pizzeria which, by mutual decision with the wife Rosa (Antonella Attili), will call Solino, leaving his sons ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, immigrants, restaurant, family business, working class, fall in love, sibling relationship, society, brother brother relationship, love triangle, sibling rivalry, leukemia ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 1960s, 2000s
Place: italy, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bornholmer Straße (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lighthearted look at the opening of the border crossing of Bornholmer Straße in Berlin from the point of view of the confused border guards.
Style: tense, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: berlin wall, falling, propaganda, border crossing, society, friendship, rivalry, embroidery, uniform, iron curtain, german humor
Time: year 1989
Place: germany, german democratic republic, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 979
Devil's Island (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.
Style: dark humor, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: love and romance, romance, siblings relations, unfulfillment, suburbs, crumbling marriage, couple relations, parents and children, midlife crisis, working class, family gatherings, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Seagull's Laughter (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Post-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or slighted her. She moves in with an aunt and socialist ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, humorous, semi serious
Plot: love affair, social differences, homecoming, culture clash, fish out of water, couples, misfit, society, family relations, romance, parents and children, domineering mother ...
Time: 50s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 230
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, husband wife relationship, divorce, school, family relations, child, mother, father, affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 359
Whooping Cough (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children ...
Plot: parents, family relations, children, communism, grandmother, child's point of view, revolution
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, humorous, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family business, parents and children, workplace, family relations, eccentric family, insurance, disorder, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ninguém Ama Ninguém Por Mais de Dois Anos (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "No one loves anyone for more than two years" is an adaptation of Nelson Rodrigues' work about five couples that live in Brazil in the early 60's, who are seen by the society as conventional people, but whose intimate lives turn ...
Plot: romance, wedding, voyeur, love, cheating wife, cheating, seduction, extramarital affair, infidelity, female nudity
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 136
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.
Plot: heart attack, train ride, family relations, half brother, soldier, funeral, brother brother relationship, prison, homosexual, trio, cemetery, hospital ...
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic
Plot: family relations, cat, indoor, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, cigarette smoking, screaming, butterfly, barking, glass of milk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
MacArthur's Children (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In this drama at the end of World War II, the inhabitants of a small Japanese fishing village must come to terms with their nation's defeat and the sudden occupation of General MacArthur and his troops.
Plot: post world war two, baseball, coming of age, adultery, teenager
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Johanneksen leipäpuu (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Manical portrait of a small businessman.
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: small business, teenage daughter, funeral home, friendship, female nudity, male nudity, mortician, nervous breakdown, boyfriend, family relations, father daughter relationship, melancholy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 927
Identity Card (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hořká komedie režiséra Ondřeje Trojana Občanský průkaz na motivy stejnojmenné knihy Petra Šabacha sleduje osudy čtveřice dospívajících mladíků, jejich přátel, lásek a rodičů od okamžiku, kdy v patnácti letech dostanou ...
Plot: group of friends, friendship between boys, coming of age, emigration, communism, 15 year old, gym teacher, teenage protagonist, family relations, communist, gym, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 3K
All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, elderly, bittersweet, golden years, friends, heart attack, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, sincere ...
Plot: family business, family relations, save the day, family problems, working class, restaurant, family in crisis, bank, parents and children, siblings relations, society, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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.
Plot: interracial romance, family relations, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, biracial, sister sister relationship, female nudity
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Three Quarter Moon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hartmut Mackowiak, a German taxi driver, tries to help 6 year old Turkish girl to find her mother.
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: taxi, family relations, couple relations, couples, little girl, personal growth, taxi driver, love and romance, friends, down on your luck, story continued during end credits
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Grave Decisions (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this black comedy set in small-town Bavaria, 11-year-old Sebastian thinks you can never be too young to be a murderer. He's convinced that he killed his mother on the day he was born and is certain he's already been condemned to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: dealing with death, family relations, punishment, redemption, parents and children, village, birthday, single parent, teacher, radio station, sin, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Go for Zucker (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Germany director Dani Levy filmed this comedy about Jewish life in today’s Germany along side the familiar east-west conflict. With it great success this film is a joyful comedy of humor and knowledge.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: culture clash, family relations, dysfunctional family, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, human nature, gender, holocaust, estrangement, politics, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 104
The Feud (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: All Dolph Beeler wanted was a can of paint remover when he went to Bud Bullard's hardware store in Millville. But a simple misunderstandling between two men has turned into an outright war between two towns in this outrageous comedy of ...
Plot: feud, small town, family relations
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Don't Think About It (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, bankruptcy, homecoming, family relations, family life, family business, small town, unfulfillment, parents and children, friendship, guru, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 36K
Soul Kitchen (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: SOUL KITCHEN film centers on a likable but hopelessly disorganized restauranteur, Zinos, whose cafe is second home to a motley crew of lovable eccentrics. When his girlfriend Nadine up and moves to Shanghai, a love-sick Zinos decides to fly after ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, lifestyle, family relations, family business, life is a bitch, workplace, workplace problem, workplace situations, staff, financial problem, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Efficiency Expert (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Wallace is an efficiency expert, managing the high-profile downsizing of a major auto parts factory. But when he is hired to evaluate a small moccasin factory which seems from another era, Wallace has to reconsider the rapid modernization he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, factory, fish out of water, culture clash, family business, big business, downsizing, misfit, society, workplace situations, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 192
Mendel (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Jewish family leaves Germany after surviving the Holocaust and heads to Norway. Mendel, their youngest son, is too young to make sense of the Holocaust but tries to comprehend his family's actions during the war and their nightmares now. His ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, immigrants, family relations, nightmare, anti heroes, young heroes, youth, anti hero, misfit, society, wartime life, social relations ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: norway, germany, bavaria, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Friedliche Zeiten (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: hysteria, infidelity, sibling relationship, cowardliness, female director, underdog, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family life, adultery ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: east germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sincere, witty, humorous, touching, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, family relations, siblings relations, looking for love, family problems, family, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, human nature, sexual obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crazy About Paris (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: handicap, escape, obstacle, disabled person, disability, mental illness, handicapped
Place: paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
La Chambre des magiciennes (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Weygand, a thirty-year-old young woman who is about to defend her anthropology thesis, unfortunately not only feels bad but even worse and worse with each passing day. The migraine attacks she suffers from indeed keep her from working as hard ...
Plot: migraine, family relations, neurology, exam, thirty something, illness, paralysis, hospital, irony, doctor, anthropology, neurologist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Chaos Class (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lazy, uneducated students mostly coming from money, share a very close band. They live together in the dormitory of this private highschool, where they daily plan their latest pranks on teachers or the other classes. When a new and obviously strict ...
Style: cult film
Plot: baby, prank, teacher, football, tied up, heart attack, cigarette smoking, escape, pajamas, binoculars, blackboard, map ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Hairdresser (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a salon refuses to hire her because of her plump figure, irrepressible hair stylist Kathi plots revenge by opening her own beauty parlor next door. But when she faces a cash-flow problem, Kathi resorts to some creative means of raising capital.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, physical appearance, beauty salon, workplace, family relations, power relations, fashion, boss and employee, workplace situations, lifestyle, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%