Movies like My Granny's House

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My Granny's House (1984)
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My Granny's House (1984)
Original name: Min farmors hus
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Danish author Soya's acidly funny turn-of-the-century memoir novel turned into a robust black comedy. After his mother's death, tiny tot Søren goes to live with his wilful, rich and stingy Granny, who wants to improve his manners. She also wants to make him sole heir to her fortune, which everybody else covets. Mutual respect, even love, develops between the two. And death by poison enlivens things.
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, betrayal, wealth, boy, satire, father son relationship, egoist, trust, autobiography, hypocrisy, nurse, poison, widower, bribe, grandmother grandson relationship, poisoning, mother son relationship

Most similar movies to My Granny's House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, couples, father son relationship, mother son relationship, marriage, mother daughter relationship and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like My Granny's House: Idlers of the Fertile Valley (1978), Holiday (2000), Pete 'n' Tillie (1972), The Landlord (1970), The Graduates (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Idlers of the Fertile Valley (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this black comedy, the men in a lovely mansion slowly give in to a kind of terminal sloth after they are freed from the need to actually work. The father takes to his bed after his hernia acts up and never leaves it. Of his three sons, only one ...
Style: allegory
Plot: surrealism, breast suckling, fondling, symbolism, country house, sex, bed, satire, female nudity, sleeping, female masturbation, isolation ...
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 6.5
 54
Holiday (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a family reunion in 2000, guests decide to read out laud their "where i see myself in 10 years" wish lists which they wrote down during their 1990 family reunion.
Plot: love, father daughter relationship, friendship, letter, father son relationship, sandcastle, death, wealth, reunion, female nudity, breasts, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unassuming and single thirty-three year old Tillie Shlain is at that phase of her life of being known as a soon to be spinster if she doesn't marry soon. She isn't looking forward to meeting the latest in a long string of blind dates, his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, contemplative, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: breakup, friendship, nurse, leukemia, hospital, death of son, marriage, profanity, bittersweet, romance, betrayal, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 2K
The Landlord (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his intention is to evict the black tenants and convert it ...
Style: witty, offbeat, clever, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: opposites attract, satire, family relations, interracial relations, landlord, tenant, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, city life, social differences, urban ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Graduates (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four thirtyish university students share the same flat in Florence. Leonardo fantasizes about Letizia, a very beautiful girl; Rocco works as a night watchman, Bruno tries to get his degree to please his father in law and Pino dreams of becoming a ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, university, family relations, lifestyle, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, couples, friends, thirtysomething life, surrogate father, group of friends ...
Place: florence, italy, europe, florence italy
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54%
My Brother's Summer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Sergio learns that he will soon have a baby brother, his imagination kicks into gear in devious and alarming ways. But when his mother suffers a miscarriage, Sergio's feelings of guilt are all too real.
Plot: children, miscarriage, boy, summer, father son relationship, guilt, child murder, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, father son relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, father daughter relationship, love, mother daughter relationship, shakespeare, mother son relationship
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50%
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Chapter Two (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, widower, couples, couple relations, starting over, love affair, death in the family, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Time of the Servants (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Dana is young medical student with no self esteem, she can't deal with life, people and even not with herself. After her boyfriend leaves her, she changes to selfish woman, manipulating people and making them to serve her. She plays with her ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: female director, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, transformation, blackmail, marriage engagement, matriarch, medical student, czech, egotism, family relations, opportunism, retribution ...
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 153
Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, lesbian, lesbian interest, cycling, riding a bicycle
Place: london
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46%
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Spring Tide (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Franco lives in a rough part of Copenhagen. His hooker mother has little time for him. Franco drifts into a life of crime, repeatedly confronting the authorities. To give him a new start, he’s placed in a foster home far away from Copenhagen. His ...
Plot: jazz music, juvenile delinquent, border crossing, teenage pregnancy, illegal alien, foster parent, unwed pregnancy, high school, water, sheep, pregnancy, reform school ...
Place: copenhagen, denmark, germany, copenhagen denmark, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Nanny Diaries (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.
Style: sentimental, humorous, emotional, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, family relations, parents and children, obnoxious boss, little boy, love and romance, social differences, relationship vs career, adaptation, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Confessions of a Crap Artist (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The narrator, "Barjo" (nutcase, crap artist), is an obsessive simpleton, given to filling his notebook with verbatim dialog, observed trivia, and oddball speculation on human behavior and the end of the world. When his house burns, he ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, factory, twins, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, obsession, family life, mentally unstable, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly mayor of Colchester and his wife, whose two sons ...
Style: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, baroque
Plot: prostitute, orphan, society, maid, prison, forbidden love, rise to the top, betrayal, incest, fall in love, social differences, rich and poor ...
Time: 18th century, 1600s, 17th century, 1700s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
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 7.2
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Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, sad ...
Plot: father son relationship, coming out, gay father, grief, gay, terminal illness, secret, dying, cancer, self discovery, love affair, couple relations ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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39%
 7.3
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic
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Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: denmark, europe, sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 625
Big Bad Love (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: rough, surreal, serious, realistic, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.1
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Mifune (1999)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kresten, newly wed, is on the threshold of a great career success in his father-in-law´s company. But when the death of his own father takes him back to his poverty-stricken childhood home, far out in the country, his career plans fall apart. For ...
Style: clever, semi serious, psychological, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: countryside, prostitute, small town, sexual tension, family relations, disorder, couples, dogma, yuppie, honeymoon, graphic violence, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, witty, semi serious ...
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Time: 60s
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37%
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Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, love, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
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36%
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The Seagull (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a picturesque lakeside estate, a love triangle unfolds between the legendary diva Irina, her lover Boris, and the ingénue Nina.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, melancholic
Plot: mistress, love triangle, novelist, vanity, mother daughter relationship, unrequited love, male female relationship, young woman, based on a novel, romantic rivalry, older man younger woman relationship, suicide attempt ...
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Cirkus Columbia (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, UK, Germany, Slovenia, Belgium, Serbia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story set in the former Yugoslavia and centered on a guy who returns to Herzegovina from Germany with plenty of cash and hopes for a good new life.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lord Love a Duck (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Blue Diner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, starting over, self discovery, social decay, forbidden love, relationship vs career, estrangement, romance, hopes, society, betrayal, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: touching, talky, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 89K
Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 11K
Syrup (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 15K
Solitary Man (2009)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: psychological, realistic, clever, semi serious, suspense ...
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