Movies like A Family

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A Family (2010)
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A Family (2010)
Original name: En familie
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious illness, Ditte is faced with the grueling decision: To pursue her own dreams, or to continue the legacy of her family.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: family business, parents and children, follow your dream, couples, workplace, couple relations, cooking and food, hopes, family problems, family relations, father daughter relationship, moral dilemma, female director, domineering father, scandinavian girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, new york, usa, europe, scandinavia

Most similar movies to A Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, couples, hopes, couple relations and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Family: Aftermath (2004), Bilal's Stand (2010), Silent Heart (2014), Small Time (2014), A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Aftermath (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, breakdown, family problems, family relations, vengeance, life is a bitch, couple relations, death in the family, unemployment, depression, marriage, death of daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
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100%
Bilal's Stand (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty years. It seems like Bílal is about to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: student film
Plot: coming of age, family business, follow your dream, self discovery, teenage life, human spirit, hopes, parents and children, youth, workplace, society, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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50%
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, couple relations, family gatherings, couples, euthanasia, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Small Time (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Al Klein and his longtime friend, Ash Martini, own a used car lot and these two know every trick in the book when it comes to selling cars. Klein still pines for his ex-wife Barbara who left him years ago for a more successful man. After their son ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, workplace situations, disorder, dealer, mentor, escapades, life turned upside down, family relations, college dropout, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, estrangement, family problems, hopes, aging, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, love, elderly, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Little Soldier (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier returning from war is hired by her own father to drive his prostitutes around town. She calls upon herself to help one of them.
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, friendship, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, parents and children, family problems, human spirit, family relations, hopes, redemption, dysfunctional family, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Maddened by His Absence (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After ten years, Jacques comes back to France to handle his father’s succession. He had left France to live in the USA to escape a painful past he shared with Mado, his former wife, who in the meantime built a new life with Stéphane and their 7 ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: starting over, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, couples, reunion, lovers reunited, death in the family, dead son, loss of child, dealing with death, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Someone You Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone You Love is a story about world famous singer-songwriter Thomas Jacob who lives in Los Angeles. He is a successful man with a lot of burned bridges. After years abroad Thomas travels back to Denmark to record a new album. There his estranged ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: bittersweet, family relations, disorder, parents and children, musician's life, artists and showbiz, single parent, homecoming, grandfather grandson relationship, direction and purpose, life turned upside down, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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35%
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, hopes, couples, prison, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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33%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, workplace, couples, theater, love and romance, boss and employee, family problems, friendship, family relations, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: teenage life, parent child relationship, family problems, immaturity, couples, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, babies and infants, hopes, youth, mother child relationship, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 534
The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: missing child, family in crisis, hopes, couple relations, family relations, social relations, family problems, couples, search, missing person, small town, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 149
Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, terminal illness, family problems, couples, couple relations, artists and showbiz, family relations, pregnancy, unfulfillment, strong female presence, mother daughter relationship, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
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Islander (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: hopes, redemption, island, starting over, estrangement, friendship, family problems, couple relations, social misfits, human nature, coast, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lifted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The chance to shine in a singing competition offers much-needed hope for a Southern middle-schooler who's drowning in worries, from bullies in the halls to turmoil at home -- and the news that his reservist father has been called back to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, family problems, military life, military, hopes, wartime life, soldier, contests and competitions, family in crisis, follow your dream, performer's life, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east, alabama, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Event (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, family relations, lgbt, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, couples, family problems, gender, human nature, life is a bitch, bittersweet, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
33 Scenes from Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: death, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, dealing with death, hopes, siblings relations, estrangement, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Bench (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kaj is a stubborn man with a great deal of pride. The former chef lives in a council flat. He has wasted his life and is now on a council job training scheme for the long-term unemployed, where he refuses to let the foreman of the activation project ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, starting over, parents and children, alienation, working class, family reunited, family problems, elderly, life is a bitch, class differences, father daughter relationship, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3K
Worlds Apart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The daughter of a Jehovah's Witness is forced to choose between religion and love when she falls for someone outside her faith.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, psychological, contemplative
Plot: religions or cults, teenage life, self discovery, introspection, love and romance, moral dilemma, forbidden love, brainwashing, male female relationship, separation from family, betrayal, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 798
Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: starting over, redemption, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, estrangement, society, human nature, hopes, parents and children, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 723
In Our Nature (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A portrait of two couples at a crossroads. What was supposed to be a romantic getaway for two young lovers, turns into an uncomfortable confrontation when the young man's estranged father shows up ... with his own girlfriend. As their ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, estrangement, introspection, parents and children, couple relations, country house, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, awkward situation, estranged father, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family life, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, death in the family, dealing with death, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, woman, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: sincere, serious, atmospheric, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: love affair, society, introspection, lovers reunited, couple relations, love and romance, state affairs, parents and children, hopes, starting over, love triangle, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 70s, 50s ...
Place: kazakhstan, russia, new york, europe, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
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Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, family problems, dishonesty, couples, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family in crisis, vegetarian, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Common Ground (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires, a few days before traveling to Spain with his beloved wife Liliana Rovira to visit their son Pedro, the leftist Literature professor Fernando Robles is compulsory retired in the University, and he concludes that it is impossible to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, clever, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, couples, family life, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, unemployment, college, family problems, society, human nature, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mother of George (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story about a woman willing to do anything and risk everything for her marriage.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, sincere
Plot: couple relations, immigrants, couples, society, lifestyle, trying to get pregnant, family relations, female protagonist, strong female presence, urban, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: realistic, bleak, sincere, touching, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, family problems, crumbling marriage, couples, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, family relations, redemption, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Secret of the Grain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 151 min.
Story: At the port of Sète, Mr. Slimani, a tired 60-year-old, drags himself toward a shipyard job that has become more and more difficult to cope with as the years go by. He is a divorced father who forces himself to stay close to his family despite the ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: cooking, working class, business venture, immigrants, follow your dream, hopes, family problems, family life, family relations, mother daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: hopes, life is a bitch, couple relations, disability, human spirit, misfit, human nature, redemption, parents and children, family relations, new love, operation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Anything You Want (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Leo is immediately set adrift by his new found responsibilities as a single parent, a feeling that is made doubly distressing when Dafne, herself understandably confused and heartbroken by her mother's absence, asks for an ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, parents and children, family relations, family problems, death in the family, law firm, family in crisis, single father, death of mother, little girl, gender, switching roles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%