Movies like Better Living

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Better Living (1998)
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Better Living (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy about families, the elements that bind them together, and about hope in the face of hardship.
Plot: sex, lawyer, excavation, sister sister relationship, child abuse, cooking, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, survivalist, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family reunited, three sisters, ex-cop, basement, priest, husband wife relationship, irreverence, attempted murder, long lost father, public defender, digging, home improvement, jackhammer ...

Most similar movies to Better Living

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship and dysfunctional family mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Better Living: Never Too Late (1965), Passed Away (1992), Permanent (2017), Die, Mommie, Die! (2003), Look Who's Talking (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Never Too Late (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 60-year-old lumber supply businessman is dismayed to learn his 50-year-old wife is pregnant. A film adaptation of the hit Broadway comedy, with Paul Ford repeating his stage role as the flabbergasted papa-to-be.
Plot: parenthood, pregnant wife, family relations, pregnant woman, husband wife relationship, wanting a baby, mother in law son in law relationship, father in law son in law relationship, trying to get pregnant, expectant father, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 1K
Passed Away (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, midlife crisis, pregnancy, nothing goes right, golden years, love and romance, elderly, clergy, single parent, couples, dark humor, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.6
 2K
Permanent (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This comedy, set in 1983 in small town Virginia, centers around a 13 year old and her family. The story of a hairstyle gone incredibly wrong and a young girl's plight to fit in while encountering bullies at a new school.
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, light
Plot: beauty salon, parent child relationship, school, teenager, family, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, loneliness ...
Time: year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You slipped into my life as easily as vermouth into a glass of gin, purrs reclusive singing star Angela Arden. Arden is not only haunted by a secret, she's treated like dirt by her louse of a husband, her snoopy maid, and her petulant daughter. ...
Style: humorous, witty, parody, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, family relations, artists and showbiz, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, lifestyle, transvestism, dark humor, love affair, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, spain, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Look Who's Talking (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mollie is a single working mother who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James, a cab driver turned babysitter who has what it takes to make them both happy. But Mollie won't even consider James. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, single parent, romance, couples, family life, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, babysitting, unwanted pregnancy, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, satire, dog, rescue, self discovery, family relations, eating disorder, yuppie, uninvited guest, extramarital affair, swimming pool, wealth ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Four women, whose kids attend the same preschool class, get together for a "fun mom dinner." When the night takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, mother daughter relationship, working mom, cheating wife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, divorce, marriage, unfaithful wife, society, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Cemetery Club (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of three Pittsburgh widows who meet every year to visit their husband's graves and talk about perspectives in their lives.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, aging, widow, female friendship, elderly, love and romance, lifestyle, human nature, dealing with death, wedding, cemetery, elderly lovers ...
Time: 50s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
I don't owe a 100 times (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A comedy about a young girl who gets pregnant on a traditional Argentinean family.
Plot: police station, dark humor, mother daughter relationship, laundromat, arranged marriage, neighbor, father daughter relationship, social satire, sexual humor, dysfunctional family, spaghetti, mirror ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Nurse on Wheels (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quietly competent young Joanna moves with her scatterbrain mother to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse. She soon overcomes the suspicion of her patients used to someone rather older, while becoming romantically involved ...
Plot: priest, countryside, village, nurse, farmer, caravan, romance, bicycle, jealous woman, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, romantic rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.0
 7K
Houseguest (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, family relations, airport, mistaken identity, friendship, hopes, self discovery, parents and children, suburban life, introspection, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 1K
Knots (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A male-centric take on contemporary relationships, where three guy friends look for love and commitment.
Style: sexy, humorous, light, romantic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, lifestyle, love affair, infidelity, looking for sex, best friends, lust, love triangle, bisexual woman, adultery, dark humor, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Throw Out the Anchor (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy about an unemployed widower who heads to Florida with his children for a vacation on a houseboat. When he gets there there is no houseboat
Plot: jewish stereotype, husband wife relationship, drunkenness, hindu, widow, corrupt politician, redneck, law enforcement, father daughter relationship, explosion, contamination, family relations ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Critic's Choice (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Hope must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage. Based on ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: psychologist, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, relationship vs career, couple relations, couples, critic, theatre director, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Demandez la permission aux enfants ! (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, sincere, semi serious, humorous
Plot: family relations, teen rebel, divorced parents, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, rebellious daughter, chat, picnic, cigarette smoking, psychologist, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
MetalHeads: The Good, the Bad, and the Evil (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A tragic-comedy that finally offers an accurate representation of the heavy metal lifestyle, Bill Zebub's Metalheads stars Emily Thomas as a hard rock honey who just can't get enough of long hair, ripped jeans, and loud guitars.
Plot: library, father daughter relationship, blindfold, marijuana, rape, panties, lottery ticket, drug trip, slice of life, metal, masturbation, cheating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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My Best Day (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Karen can't believe that she has to work her receptionist gig on a gorgeous Fourth of July. Then a call comes from her long-lost father and sets in motion a crazy chain of events that will change one small town forever. Meanwhile, Megan must ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, contemplative
Plot: sister sister relationship, family relations, father daughter relationship, family, small town, lesbian, gay relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian interest, gay parent, female director, flyswatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
When Nature Calls (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When construction worker Greg becomes fed-up with his foreman and the "city life", he takes his wife and kids on a wilderness adventure.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: satire, family relations, disorder, mountain, showbiz, family life, wilderness, urban, city life, escapades, camp, urban setting ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Three for Two (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: THREE FOR TWO presents Lucy with the Great One, Jackie Gleason, combining their comedic talents for the first time, in a trio of comedy-dramas centered on the various aspects of marriage.
Plot: phonograph record, marriage, husband wife relationship, crown, tradition, waiter, infidelity, argument, dancing, new year's eve, father daughter relationship, luxury hotel ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Cleaver Family Reunion (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Members of a dysfunctional family settle their differences after a series of misadventures during their summer reunion
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, family problems, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, disorder, reunion, family relations, family gatherings, silly humor, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mark Lucas and Theresa Connolly fall in love but their overbearing mothers ruin their wedding plans and possibly their future together.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, male female relationship, marriage, girl next door, fall in love, halloween party, husband wife relationship, love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, family relations ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Shy of Normal: Tales of New Life Experiences (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An author (Brinke Stevens) cures her struggle with writer's block by making up funny short stories about random people she sees in public.
Style: cult film
Plot: family relations, barefoot, lesbian, husband wife relationship, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Don't Drink the Water (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollander family's European vacation is interrupted when their plane is forced to land in Vulgaria. The Hollanders leave the plane to take pictures which results in accusations of spying. Chased by Vulgarian soldiers, they take refuge in ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hijacking, odd couple, dishonesty, soldier, confined, espionage, secret agents, politics, state affairs, undercover, chases and races, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia, europe, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Marriage-Go-Round (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An anthropology professor and his professor wife have the perfect marriage--until a Swedish colleague's daughter comes to visit. Not only is the little girl all grown up, but she's ready to start a family--with him!
Style: sex comedy
Plot: anthropologist, guest, husband wife relationship, romantic rivalry, extramarital affair, marriage, desire, daughter, student, redheaded woman, lecture, seduction ...
Place: florida, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Saugatuck Cures (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drew and his best friend Brett set out on a road trip to pose as ex-gay ministers using exuberant high jinks to scam churchgoers, all in order to raise money for his mother's experimental cancer treatment.
Plot: brother sister relationship, gay slur, satire, scam, gay son, cancer, priest, female impersonator, closeted homosexual, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
How Sweet It Is! (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All-American couple who try to bridge the generation gap with their free-spirited son on a trip, frisky business and misunderstandings galore ensue, all funny, vibrant and charming.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: lawyer, photographer, hippie, infidelity, on the road, teenage life, disorder, couples, love and romance, chase, romance, lifeboat ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, paris france, france, french riviera, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 27
Hooch (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hooch is an inexpensive regional exploitation action-comedy (hicksploitation) about a small county in the Appalachians and its many moonshine-brewing inhabitants, who are all struggling to make a living. The older "brewers" are pissed off ...
Plot: moonshine, hostage, waitress, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crooked sheriff, mafia, church, bribe
Place: appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife (Clarice Taylor) joins their three children in rebelling against her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, wedding, suburban life, suburbs, couple relations, couples, family problems, injustice, life is a bitch, politics, society, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.6
 1K
Live Virgin (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When your father is a pornographer, what can you do to shock him? If you're Katrina Bartalotti, you announce that you're going to lose your virginity -- live on the Internet, for the whole world to see.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, absurd, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, loss of virginity, film producer, teenage life, artists and showbiz, virginity, parents and children, farce, sex, revenge, rebellion, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hook, Line And Sinker (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Told he is terminally ill, an insurance executive (Jerry Lewis) goes on a credit-card spending spree--and then learns his medical diagnosis was a mistake. This 1969 comedy, directed by George Marshall, also stars Anne Francis, Peter Lawford and ...
Plot: doctor, debt, cigarette smoking, life insurance, disguise, dance, dog, shaving, dancer, corpse, mother daughter relationship, infidelity ...
Place: lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%