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Mad Sad & Bad (2009)
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Mad Sad & Bad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: HARDEEP, RASHMI and ATUL are brothers and sisters. Which means they can say anything they like to each other, no matter how honest. Mad, Sad and Bad is a 90-minute comedy about mixed race relationships set in Luton. It's about mid-thirties siblings and friends whose personal lives are continuously messed up by their own selfish needs. Mad, Sad and Bad explores our contemporary metropolitan neuroses through the intersecting lives of these siblings and their friends. The narrative slips from one character to the next as they escape and attack each other. all reluctant members of the same dysfunctional family. Written by Ed Barratt
Style: sitcom, sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual
Plot: opera, alcohol abuse, couples, youth, family relations, love and romance, family problems, family gatherings, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family in crisis, thirtysomething life, dating, urban, sex, loneliness, cheating wife, death, womanizer, break up, suicide attempt, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, couples, family problems, love and romance, parents and children, family life and lifestyle mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Mad Sad & Bad: Made in Italy (2008), When Do We Eat? (2005), With a Little Help from Myself (2008), Love is in the Air (2012), My Last Five Girlfriends (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Made in Italy (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: French writer Luca Morandi was born in Italy. He is forty years old and finds himself at a crossroads in his life. He doesn't know where to turn: France, his adopted home where he was raised, or Italy, the country of his birth, perfect, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, couples, family relations, attempted seduction, sexual tension, widow, family secret, money, inheritance, unfulfillment, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
When Do We Eat? (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Do We Eat? is the story of the "world's fastest Passover seder" gone horribly awry. It's about an old school dad (Michael Lerner) who's as tough on his sons as his father (Jack Klugman) is on him. On this night, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, prank, nothing goes right, youth, family problems, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, father son relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: realistic, humorous, cynical, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family life, family problems, interracial relations, society, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, dark humor, couples, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, family problems, terminal illness, suburbs, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, profanity, strong female presence, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Love is in the Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Couple Andrea and Giulia, an outwardly successful couple, are having problems in the bedroom. When Giulia invites Max, an old friend from high school, to stay in the family home with their teenage son, some new attitudes begin to form.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: family relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couples, family problems, love and romance, breakup, dishonesty, sexual relations, unfulfillment, voyeurism, transsexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, wooing, breakup, romance, fall in love, couples, unfulfilled love, love and romance, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, couple relations, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
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Ready? OK! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When 10-year-old Joshua (Lurie Poston) decides to join the cheerleading squad at his Catholic school, he faces an uphill battle -- and opposition from his single mom, Andy (Carrie Preston), who struggles to understand her Hollywood musical- and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, family relations, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family life, school, family in crisis, gender, youth, lifestyle, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Move (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Eleven moving dates, eight friends: Philipp, Wiebke, Jessica, Maria, Swantje, Michael, Thomas, Dina – all in their twenties and mutually lonesome. And always searching: For a new city, a new job, an own apartment, a new, or even an old love. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love and romance, friendship, goth girl, breakup, loyalty, break up, video chat, female nudity, sex scene, christmas dinner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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65%
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The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: rivalry, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, farce, contests and competitions, family relations, family life, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family problems, brother brother relationship, olympics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Father and Sons (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Léo, un vieux père de famille ancien représentant de commerce, est prêt à tout pour retrouver l'affection de ses trois fils, David, Max et Simon. Il va même jusqu'à invoquer une maladie et une intervention chirurgicale pour les ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, family gatherings, family life, eccentric family, unemployment, fake illness, father son relationship, bittersweet, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec, canada, montreal quebec, paris france, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 499
White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, fall in love, family life, introspection, youth, couples, romance, love triangle, dinosaur, dating, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love affair, friendship, family life, couple relations, couples, family problems, workplace, love and romance, husband wife relationship, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
All About My Bush (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Allt om min buske är en sexkomedi i trädgårdsmiljö om oväntade kärleksförbindelser och avgrundsdjup svartsjuka. Det vackra och välbärgade paret Nils och Karin flyttar in med sin dotter Barbro i det exklusiva villaområdet. I huset intill ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: couple relations, family relations, couples, love affair, sexual relations, suburban life, suburbs, love and romance, male objectification, male genitalia, public urination, pubic hair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Rolling Family (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wedding invite from an estranged sibiling inspires a grandmother to assemble her family and embark on a roadtrip in a broken down caravan.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Madea Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Happy Family (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A blocked screenwriter, Ezio (Fabio De Luigi), is trying to finish a story about two off-kilter families thrown together when their teenage children announce they’re getting married. So Ezio writes himself into the story with a romantic part—a ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, humorous, realistic, non-linear
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Boyfriends (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Paul, Matt, and Will (in their 30s) have been friends for years. They converge at the seaside for the weekend, each with a boyfriend in tow. Paul is with Ben, his companion of five years: their relationship is on the rocks after months of ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
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Time: 90s
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50%
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Lotoman 2.0 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Marchena family is living a great moment, but no happiness is complete. Manuel suffers from the cravings of Sobeida’s pregnancy and Modesto seeks the Woman of his Life. Susanita faces great danger and Mama Susana is diagnosed with a deadly ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: looking for love, family relations, hopes, rise to the top, family in crisis, couples, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, pregnancy, faith healing, siblings relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Single White Spenny (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Caruso, Zero for Conduct (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A movie directed by F.Nuti
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Two Million Stupid Women (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A handful of insults and fighting best friends, not quite the Birthday presents every girl hopes for. Melissa s not every girl. She is determined to collect insults from all of her past boyfriends before her birthday night is over. But her journey ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 626
Checking Out (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Penthouse (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
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Place: usa, los angeles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mama's Boy (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A twenty-nine year-old slacker who lives with his mom realizes his sweet set-up is threatened when she hears wedding bells with her self-help guru beau.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, eccentric family, youth, unlikely couple, couples, family problems, social misfits, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Year Without Sex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Plot: family relations, couples, youth, lifestyle, introspection, couple relations, family in crisis, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, family life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%