Movies like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 1976

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976)
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of conflicts, power plays and secrets in a wealthy Mississippi family.
Plot: sex, pregnancy, cancer, inheritance, alcohol abuse, family relations, homosexuality, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, drunkenness, mother in law daughter in law relationship, husband wife relationship, terminal illness, father in law daughter in law relationship, impotence, homosexual subtext, dysfunctional marriage, dark past, haunted by the past, dark secret, pregnant wife, trying to get pregnant, sexual frustration, wanting a baby, family gatherings ...
Place: southern usa

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Most similar movies to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and talky films with plots about family relations, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family problems, couples and parents and children mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: The Gathering (1977), The Glass Menagerie (1966), Miss Rose White (1992), Zooey & Adam (2009), Red Roses and Petrol (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Style: tense, talky, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: estate, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, couples, family relations, sexual dysfunction, family problems, estrangement, crumbling marriage, love and romance, gender ...
Place: new orleans, mississippi, usa
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95%
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The Gathering (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Adam Thornton learns that he only has a little time left, he decides that he wants to make peace with his family. Only problem is that most of his family are not exactly fond of him because he walked out on his wife and of his stubborn nature ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional
Plot: family gatherings, terminal illness, family relations, christmas, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, introspection, bittersweet, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Glass Menagerie (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play about restless young warehouse worker and would-be poet, Tom Wingfield, his fragile, reclusive sister, Laura, and his colorful but overbearing mother, Amanda, all living together in a shabby apartment ...
Plot: theatre play, sibling relationship, dysfunctional family, domineering mother, absent parent, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, mother son relationship, anxiety
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Miss Rose White (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rose White (Sedgwick) is a modern young career woman in post-World War II New York City who has largely relegated her Jewish heritage to scrapbooks and memories. Born in Poland but fortunate enough to escape the country before the Nazi occupation ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: family relations, immigrants, society, misfit, starting over, bittersweet, solace, forceful separation, introspection, siblings relations, human spirit, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two, 1940s
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42%
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Zooey & Adam (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Adam and Zooey have been trying to have a baby for several months, only to end up pregnant after a rape. Unsure of the parentage of their child, they decide to have the baby anyway.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: rape, pregnant from rape, pregnancy, sex, husband wife relationship, moral dilemma, wanting a baby, parenthood, family problems, pregnant wife, pregnant woman, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Red Roses and Petrol (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: secret, family reunited, family relations, dysfunctional family, family conflict, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, love, family gatherings, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family tragedy ...
Place: ireland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Delicate Balance (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans three days in the life of Agnes and Tobias, an upper middle class couple who share their comfortable suburban Connecticut home with her acerbic alcoholic sister Claire. It is matriarch Agnes who helps the quartet maintain a delicate ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, society, golden years, elderly, best friends, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, couple relations, family gatherings ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Homecoming (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a dreary North London flat, the site of perpetual psychological warfare, a philosophy professor visits his family after a nine-year absence and introduces the four men - father, uncle and two brothers - to his wife.
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, bleak
Plot: homecoming, dysfunctional family, father in law daughter in law relationship, estrangement, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, family in crisis, family gatherings ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play.
Plot: washed up star, tuberculosis, terminal illness, actor, drug addiction, dysfunctional family, drugs, alcohol abuse, family tragedy, junkie, family relations, irish american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, family relations, father son relationship, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, parents and children, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, writer's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, abusive husband, mental illness, pregnancy, rape, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, love and romance, infidelity, obsession, redemption ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Dance of Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: An egocentric artillery captain and his venomous wife engage in savage unremitting battles in their isolated island fortress of the coast of Sweden at the turn of the century. Alice, a former actress who sacrificed her career for secluded military ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: island, romance, love and romance, rivalry, couples, quarantine, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, husband wife relationship, marriage, battle of wits, sea captain ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: long lost daughter, gay, terminal illness, cancer, ex husband ex wife relationship, homosexual, letter, destiny, mother daughter relationship, love, husband wife relationship, death ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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All You Need (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beth's life was going backwards. Her husband suddenly walks out on her, she has an alcoholic mother, an ambivalent father and so she decides to begin making a change by going back to school in order to take charge of her life.
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, drunkenness, thanksgiving, lifestyle, social decay, family problems, society, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, family gatherings, family life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental
Plot: family relations, marriage, school, violence, father daughter relationship, cancer, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, doctor, teacher, fight, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Capricciosa (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Swedish drama by Reza Bagher.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, foster home, family crisis, teenager, death of mother, alcohol abuse, funeral, belly dancing, soccer, alcoholic ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Voyage Round My Father (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A successful lawyer struck with blindness in middle age continues his battles in the courtroom with the assistance of his family. As his son deals with bitter memories of their relationship, he also seeks his father's respect and love and in ...
Plot: weirdo, world war two, father son relationship, lawyer, cynicism, garden, atheism, evolution, blindness, divorce lawyer, boarding school, nature ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Glass Menagerie (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.
Style: psychological, serious, touching, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, brother sister relationship, family in crisis, parents and children, family life, unfulfillment, romance, family problems, family relations, cripple, domineering mother ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: usa, tennessee, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Time to Leave (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Romain, 31, a photographer, learns that a malignancy may kill him within a few months. Decisions: treatment? work? how to tell his lover and his family. He remembers the sea and himself as a child. He stares in the mirror. He's cruel: facing ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: gay, terminal illness, family relations, tumor, siblings relations, couple relations, self discovery, sibling relationship, love and romance, actor's life, couples, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: marital problem, circumcision, projectionist, french, sex, van, screenwriter, dysfunctional family, brothel, flash forward, uncle nephew relationship, drunkenness ...
Place: tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dysfunctional family drama. Absent father, alcoholic brother Tim (Jim Carrey) try to cope with life. Fox movie of the week.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, gloomy
Plot: family relations, coming out, alcohol abuse, suburbs, dysfunctional family, thirtysomething life, couples, family problems, gays and lesbians, youth, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Turning (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gillian Anderson in her first ever screen role. Anderson's psycho boyfriend, Cliff, returns to his home town seething with pent-up frustration and rage. Four years earlier his family was on the verge of breaking up. Noe he's returned to ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, alcohol abuse, crumbling marriage, society, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, psychopath, family problems, couples, family relations, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, pregnancy, sister sister relationship, rape, unfulfillment, golden years, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Nil by Mouth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug addict and Raymond kicks him out of the house, making ...
Style: rough, bleak, gloomy, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: domestic violence, dysfunctional family, heroin, addiction, alcohol abuse, working class, family relations, mental illness, drug abuse, life is a bitch, temperamental, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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My Life (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sad, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, reconciliation, death, pregnancy, childbirth, self discovery, family life, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, cancer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, redemption, lifestyle, actor's life, family life, human nature, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
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 ...
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, boy, husband wife relationship, cancer, loss of mother, loss of wife, workaholic, death of mother, terminal illness, estranged father, widower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Blessing (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on a Wisconsin dairy farm, Randi, the daughter, is trying to find a way to escape the farm, but her devotion to her family especially Clovis her younger brother is preventing her from doing that; until, that is, she met the local milk truck ...
Plot: twenty something, countryside, astrologer, drunkenness, husband wife relationship, photographer, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, neighbor, father daughter relationship, farm, abusive father ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
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Second Coming (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married, middle-class London couple are shocked when they seem to have been blessed — or cursed — with an immaculate conception.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, family life, family problems, realism, marriage, husband wife relationship, couples, baby, psychiatrist, working class, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 171
Brothers (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The script of this film was very loose and most of the dialog was improvised by the cast
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, suspense, contemplative
Plot: family relations, father son reunion, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, troubled past, birthday party, haunted by the past, father son estrangement, inheritance, half brother half brother relationship, brother, dark past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%