Movies like The Kitchen 2012

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The Kitchen (2012)
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The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jennifer's thirtieth birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, talky, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: birthday, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, infidelity, friendship, dishonesty, siblings relations, kitchen, best friends, friends, platonic, sexual content, profanity, bittersweet, indoor, fight, beer, abortion, birthday party, band, cigarette smoking, unsupportive friend, party, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Kitchen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and sentimental films with plots about friends, friendship, family relations, couples, disorder, bittersweet and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Kitchen: Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), Change of Plans (2009), The Magic of Belle Isle (2012), The Freebie (2010), The Lather Effect (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, family problems, couple relations, friendship, crumbling marriage, breakup, dishonesty, unfulfillment, lifestyle, infidelity, remarry, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas
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Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: siblings relations, friendship, family relations, nothing goes right, uninvited guest, midlife crisis, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, alcohol abuse, hopes, redemption, vacation, family relations, single parent, disability, misfit, artists and showbiz, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, infidelity, moral dilemma, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, sex talk, dishonesty, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Lather Effect (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: reunion, friends, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, introspection, couples, looking for love, hopes, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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34%
Last Day of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, vengeful fired employee, mentally unstable, social misfits, confined, crimes, misfit, profanity, bittersweet, vengeance, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two writers must face a dilemma that is common to anyone who has ever had an artistic friend: what happens when you have to give feedback, and the news isn't good? Sam, an aspiring screenwriter, and David, a successful magazine editor, have ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Plot: friendship, ego clash, best friends, filmmaking, showbiz, rivalry, performer's life, criticism, screenwriter, magazine editor, unsupportive friend, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friends, pregnancy, couple relations, best friends, family relations, life turned upside down, friendship, baby, woman, adoption, weakness, husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Another Happy Day (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: family gatherings, estate, wedding, eccentric family, nothing goes right, disorder, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, remarry, getting along ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Motherhood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, family life, best friends, friends, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, couples, disorder, lifestyle, feminism, urban ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, couple relations, couples, friends, thirtysomething life, introspection, best friends, crumbling marriage, friendship, adultery, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family relations, couples, city life, siblings relations, friendship, society, urban, newlyweds
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Women in Trouble (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble.
Style: humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female bonding, stewardess, infidelity, disorder, family relations, life turned upside down, nothing goes right, strong sexual content, dishonesty, unfulfillment, lifestyle, friendship between women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, suburbs, unfulfillment, terminal illness, profanity, indoor, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, parents and children, social differences, support group, family relations, society, friends, friendship, mental illness, racial stereotype, female protagonist, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 559
The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: dark humor, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, couples, buddies, bittersweet, death of mother, disorder, friends, dealing with death, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 914
Last Weekend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.
Style: dark humor, realistic, humorous, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family problems, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, friendship, aging, bittersweet, family relations, death in the family, dealing with death, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Funeral Kings (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: altar boy, youth, profanity, friendship, group of friends, coming of age, best friends, teenage boy, friends, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Natural Selection (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a dutiful, albeit barren Christian housewife discovers that her devout husband has suffered a stroke at a sperm bank where he's been secretly donating his seed for the past 25 years, she leaves her sheltered world and starts off on a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, family relations, odd couple, disorder, obsessive quest, parents and children, sister sister relationship, assault, celibacy, death wish, last wish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, family problems, introspection, friendship, battle of the sexes, human nature, dishonesty, thirtysomething life, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 683
Preggoland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, life turned upside down, best friends, disorder, faked pregnancy, lie, society, thirtysomething life, parents and children, unfulfillment, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 170
Lovers of Hate (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dark comedy which follows two brothers who are in love with the same woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, estrangement, betrayal, love triangle, siblings relations, family relations, brother vs brother, sibling rivalry, reunion, two brothers, male nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Confessions of a Womanizer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couples, sexual relations, prostitute, fall in love, romance, society, disorder, friends, best friends, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: odd couple, lifestyle, urban, friends, friendship, cons and scams, nothing goes right, city life, love and romance, infidelity, partners, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Pretty One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, self discovery, fall in love, hidden identity, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, profanity, bittersweet, sexual content, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 967
Here and There (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Here and There (Serbian: Tamo i ovde) is a Serbian film which was premiered at the Belgrade Film Festival FEST 2009. Here and There follows two interconnected stories on two different continents. Robert (Thornton), a depressed New Yorker, tries to ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, lifestyle, misfit, family relations, fish out of water, life is a bitch, eviction, disorder, culture clash, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, serbia, new york, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Let's Talk About the Rain (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through their recently deceased mother's belongings. While ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, small town, family relations, filmmaking, siblings relations, infidelity, love, sister sister relationship, politics, feminism, extramarital affair, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 542
Spooner (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Facing eviction from his parent's home on his 30th birthday, a socially awkward guy meets the girl of his dreams and creates his own rules for growing up.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, true love, opposites attract, couples, lifestyle, workplace, race against time, family relations, romance, love and romance, boss and employee, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 392
Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Suspension from school, the loss of a friend, a broken heart and lack of inspiration lead to Maude's downfall in this romp through teenage error. Your teenage years are never easy… but for Maude, things couldn't be worse. Within one ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Plot: family life, teenage love, teenage life, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family relations, love and romance, eccentric family, family problems, parents and children, best friends, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
You're Sleeping Nicole (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Making the most of the family home while her parents are away, 22-year-old Nicole is enjoying a peaceful summer with her best friend Véronique. But when Nicole’s older brother shows up with his band to record an album, the girls’ friendship is ...
Style: stylized, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, music band, when the parents are away, friends, family relations, battle of the sexes, siblings relations, best friends, twentysomething life, strong female presence, summer, melancholy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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