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, family relations, inheritance, alcohol abuse, homosexuality, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, impotence, haunted by the past, family gatherings, drunkenness, terminal illness, dark secret, homosexual subtext, wanting a baby, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, dark past, pregnant wife, mother in law daughter in law relationship, father in law daughter in law relationship, trying to get pregnant, sexual frustration ...
Place: southern usa

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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, mother son relationship 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), Red Roses and Petrol (2003), A Delicate Balance (1973). 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: talky, tense, sexy, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: estate, alcohol abuse, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, love and romance, gender, unfulfillment, sexual dysfunction, family relations, estrangement, couples ...
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
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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: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, family gatherings, unfulfillment, golden years, elderly, hopes, estrangement, family problems, single parent, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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52%
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: absent parent, domineering mother, sibling relationship, theatre play, anxiety, overbearing mother, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ 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: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: reunion, family relations, human spirit, haunted by the past, introspection, siblings relations, solace, forceful separation, bittersweet, starting over, society, immigrants ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: secret, dysfunctional family, family conflict, family reunited, family relations, father son relationship, family tragedy, family gatherings, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: clever, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, unfulfillment, society, elderly, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, golden years, couples, family relations, family problems, uninvited guest ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ 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: family relations, junkie, alcohol abuse, drugs, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, actor, drug addiction, tuberculosis, irish american, writing, washed up star ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, emotional, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: abusive husband, sister sister relationship, mental illness, pregnancy, rape, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, redemption, obsession, infidelity, love and romance ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, usa, mississippi
⇓ 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: bleak, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, family relations, family problems, estrangement, family in crisis, eccentric family, siblings relations, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, abusive father ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ 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, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, rivalry, love and romance, romance, couples, quarantine, husband wife relationship, battle of wits, sea captain, marriage as hell ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, hospice, destiny, family relations, terminal illness, death, letter, cancer, wheelchair, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, homosexual ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, drunkenness, thanksgiving, lifestyle, social decay, society, family problems, family gatherings, parents and children, couple relations, human nature, family life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 110 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, psychological, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, writer's life, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 356
Capricciosa (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Swedish drama by Reza Bagher.
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, death of mother, teenager, foster home, father son relationship, family crisis, funeral, alcohol abuse, belly dancing, soccer, cancer ...
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: lawyer, boarding school, world war one, lesbianism, world war two, cynicism, evolution, divorce lawyer, blindness, amateur theater, weirdo, garden ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, family in crisis, family life, parents and children, unfulfillment, romance, family problems, brother sister relationship, family relations, cripple, collection ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: usa, tennessee, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, suspense, contemplative, captivating
Plot: father son reunion, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, family relations, jealousy, brother, haunted by the past, birthday party, inheritance, death, father son estrangement, half brother half brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: sincere, touching, realistic, intellectual, talky ...
Plot: gay, terminal illness, family relations, fashion photographer, tumor, siblings relations, self discovery, couple relations, sibling relationship, actor's life, love and romance, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Term of Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Weir, an alcoholic schoolteacher, whose criminal record for refusing to fight during the Second World War has prevented him from progressing further in his teaching career, is looked upon with disdain by his headmaster, his pupils and even his wife. ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, injustice, confession, love, courtroom, marriage, revenge, teenage crush, tutor, false accusation of rape, parent, rejection ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: bleak, gloomy, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: domestic violence, dysfunctional family, heroin, addiction, alcohol abuse, working class, family relations, mental illness, pub, drug abuse, siblings relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: song, father son relationship, brothel, sex, projectionist, marriage, marital problem, screenwriter, french, drinking alcohol, autobiography, writers ...
Place: tunisia
⇓ 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: gloomy, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, infidelity, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, society, mentally unstable, psychopath, family problems, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia
⇓ 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: realistic, semi serious, talky, gloomy
Plot: suburbs, coming out, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, thirtysomething life, couples, unfulfillment, youth, family life, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, emotional, talky ...
Plot: pregnancy, mental illness, rape, sister sister relationship, down on your luck, introspection, golden years, unfulfillment, love and romance, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: milkman, camera, cow, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, drinking alcohol, dairy farm, twenty something, astrologer, roadhouse, family relations ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: terminal illness, loss of wife, father son relationship, coming of age, death of wife, widower, workaholic, death of mother, estranged father, family relations, cancer, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: psychological, serious, realistic, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, actor, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, family life, human nature, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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In Celebration (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a Yorkshire mining town, three educated brothers return to their blue-collar home to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of their parents, but dark secrets come to the fore.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious
Plot: reunion, family gatherings, family relations, return, wedding anniversary, eccentric family, looking for love, destiny, siblings relations, village, homecoming, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Somebody Is Waiting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alcoholic father must take control of his wayward children when their mother is killed.
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, siblings relations, on the run, crime, crimes, family problems, weakness, heist, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%