Movies like That Trip We Took with Dad

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That Trip We Took with Dad (2016)
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That Trip We Took with Dad (2016)
Original name: Die Reise mit Vater
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Romania, Hungary, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romania, 1968. Two very different brothers. Mihai is a secret police informant, Emil is a dedicated dissident. When they have the opportunity to have their ailing father’s eyes operated on in East Germany, the three set out on a moving odyssey.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, entertaining, road movie
Plot: road trip, cold war, fight, family relations, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, arrested, politics, doctor, death of father, life, father and son, changing lives, lifestyle change, female director, teenager, dog, school, student, on the road, violence, investigation, death, female nudity, sex scene ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 1960s
Place: central europe

Most similar movies to That Trip We Took with Dad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, father son relationship, cigarette smoking, telephone call, brother brother relationship, parents and children and hospital mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like That Trip We Took with Dad: Cosy Dens (1999), Quality Time (2013), Road North (2012), Lousy Bastards (2014), Father & Sons (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cosy Dens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, innocence lost, parents and children, youth, politics, society, bittersweet, communism, generation gap, teenage life, political unrest ...
Time: year 1968, 60s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: europe, czech republic, prague, central europe, czechoslovakia
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Quality Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: You can’t choose your family – which is why Conrad limits his visits with his parents to an absolute minimum. When venomous, irritable Carl injures himself seriously in a fall, his reluctant son Conrad and the butt-of-all-jokes Jonas has no ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, family problems, aging, disorder, elderly, three generations, reunion, family relations, dildo, parents separation, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, central europe
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Road North (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A sly riff on the Prodigal Son story, Mika Kaurismaki's latest — about a joyless workaholic concert pianist who ends up on a wild ride with his long-lost rapscallion father — is a funny and cogent analysis of machismo, abandonment issues ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, road movie, captivating ...
Plot: reunion, father son relationship, on the road, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, road trip, absent father, dysfunctional family, getting home, legacy, diabetes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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69%
Lousy Bastards (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two brothers got separated after their first love for the same girl. Richard Rohan is an ex-soldier taking care of his two daughters living in a small town. His brother Mikulas Rohan is a neurosurgery expert living in the capital. Both of them have ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: brother brother relationship, surgeon, womanizer, adultery, soldier, infidelity, doctor, death of mother, death by drowning, loss of father, car accident, debt ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
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68%
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Father & Sons (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Joseph and his two sons, Joachim and Ivan, form a close-knit family but fail to see that each one is losing control of his life. Joachim is supposed to be studying psychiatry but spends most of his time daydreaming about his ex-girlfriend, Ivan ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: father son relationship, brother brother relationship, family relations, parents and children, brothers, kids and family, brother, life, family, family problems, relationship problems, eccentric family ...
Place: paris france
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62%
Fathers & Sons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, death in the family, siblings relations, father son relationship, bollywood, brother brother relationship, jewish, father and son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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62%
Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unforgettable friendship between three people: an English teacher who travels to Almería when he hears that John Lennon is making a film there, a 16-year-old boy who has run away from home and a young girl who also seems to be running away from ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, road movie, gloomy ...
Plot: on the road, on the run, hitchhiker, english teacher, escapades, introspection, teenage life, the beatles, road trip, coming of age, father son relationship, film within a film ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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61%
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100 Things (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day. During this challenge the two realize, that the only thing they cannot be without is their friendship. A ...
Style: thought provoking, inspirational, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, date night
Plot: naked in public, friendship between men, challenge, friendship, best friend, addiction, escapades, dispute, male objectification, wager, life philosophy, love story ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, central europe, berlin germany
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58%
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The Overbrook Brothers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Road movie about two brothers who drive to Texas to find out the truth behind their parents.
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, emotional, light ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, family problems, siblings relations, on the road, road trip, brother brother conflict, family secret, father son relationship, secret, sibling rivalry, marital argument ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, austin texas, texas
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57%
My Father's Bike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grandfather's wife unexpectedly leaves him for another man and this sparks a series of events. His son and grandson arrive from abroad and set of for a journey to find a woman dear to each of them.
Style: emotional, humorous, road movie, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, aging, on the road, parents and children, family problems, musician's life, father son relationship, teenager, father son reunion, musician, road trip, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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54%
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The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Style: melancholic, touching, captivating, tense, allegory ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, female protagonist, colleague colleague relationship, boy, doctor, scientist ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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50%
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, atmospheric ...
Plot: muslim, friendship, adoption, generation gap, koran, family relations, man boy relationship, self discovery, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, albania, persia, switzerland ...
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47%
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Lovely Louise (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: André, 55, lives with his mother Louise, 80, and leads an unspectacular life. He works as a taxi driver while the elderly diva dreams of bygone days as an actress in Hollywood. One day the charismatic Bill, 50, an American, turns up on their ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: actress, personal growth, lifestyle change, life, changing lives, career change, family relations, relationships, female director, taxi driver, domineering mother, car over cliff ...
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46%
The Open Road (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Minor leaguer Carlton Garret takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garret when Carlton’s mother becomes sick. Once reunited, Carlton struggles to deal with the series of misadventures ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: father son relationship, family relations, baseball, road trip, on the road, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, estranged son ...
Place: ohio, houston texas, united states, usa
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44%
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Denmark (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Herb’s life is a mess. He’s lost his welfare, can’t hold a job, can’t talk to his son, has a neighbour who won’t shut up and a diet that consists mainly of cheap beer and mushy peas. It’s no way to live and he knows it. Then he learns ...
Style: touching, sentimental, light, sincere, melancholic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, criminal, arrest, little girl, lonely man, father son relationship, heist, bank robbery, crimes, pointing a gun at someone, threatened with a knife, photograph ...
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43%
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Winter Flies (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovenia, Poland, Slovakia, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mischievously self-assured Mára and somewhat eccentric Heduš set out into the frozen wastes in search of adventure – by car, naturally. After all, Mára’s turning fifteen soon. A road movie about the flies that occasionally buzz around even in ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, humorous, road movie
Plot: road trip, teenage boy, friendship, manipulation, lie, on the run, false accusation, friendship between boys, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, delusion, chase, arrest ...
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43%
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Rising High (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charting the rise and fall of three corrupt real estate agents who accumulate absurd wealth in no time but fall into a vortex of fraud, greed and drugs.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, humorous
Plot: adultery, cheating wife, money, oral sex, unfaithful wife, cheating, rise and fall, swindle, lifestyle change, false identity, dysfunctional family, friendship ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe
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42%
The Road Within (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tourette's syndrome, anorexia, on the road, friendship, mental illness, road trip, obsessive quest, social misfits, escapades, misfit, society, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Fool Circle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two, very different, brothers are reunited for their father's funeral. But, when they arrive at the crematorium nobody is there, not even the corpse, except for Chloe who introduces herself as their sister.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: hopes, missing person, siblings relations, bittersweet, family relations, obsessive quest, missing father, secret, brother brother relationship, youth, railway station, telephone call ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, touching, emotional, cerebral ...
Audience: kids
Plot: off the grid, road trip, home schooling, family drama, survivalist, large family, family relations, motor home, socialism, precocious child, wilderness, parenthood ...
Place: washington state, oregon, xian
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40%
The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, touching
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, missing person, family relations, mine, buddies, friendship, family life, family in crisis, teenage life, cons and scams, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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40%
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$5 a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After being released from jail, the son of a con man joins his father on the road.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: betrayal, undressing, on the road, dishonesty, family relations, terminal illness, cons and scams, estrangement, parents and children, father son relationship, road trip, loss of job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, michigan, las vegas, albuquerque new mexico, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hippocrates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Responsibility is overwhelming, his father is all but ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: hospital, doctor patient relationship, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, nothing goes right, medicine, doctor, fear of death, father son relationship, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Father Figures (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: fraternal twins, unknown father, brother brother relationship, dumb, road trip, father son relationship, craziness, fool, twins, family reunited, father and son, father son reunion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
In Memory of My Father (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The youngest son of a legendary Hollywood producer, a Robert Evans type, accepts a bribe from his father to document his death.
Style: touching, humorous, cynical, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, parents and children, hollywood, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, narcissism, film producer, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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39%
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Passenger Side (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two brothers spend the day driving around Los Angeles county looking for the meaning of their lives, or cheap street drugs, depending on who you happen to believe.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: family relations, looking for love, siblings relations, on the road, sexual content, road trip, brother brother relationship, unfulfillment, escapades, love and romance, rock, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
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Ice Mother (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, France, Slovakia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After her husband's death, Hana lives on alone in the family villa. Her two sons visit her with their families, but these visits frequently end in quarrels. When Hana meets Brona, a hardy fellow, inured to winter swimming, a new world opens ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, captivating, funny ...
Plot: change in lifestyle, lifestyle change, strong female character, estranged son, mother in law daughter in law relationship, family tradition, brother brother relationship, widow, competition, swimming, family relations, romantic friendship ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
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36%
Wassup Rockers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of trouble with the police, jealous boyfriends, and nervous ...
Style: sincere, realistic, entertaining, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, society, friends, drugs/alcohol, social differences, rock, punk, buddies, life is a bitch, cultural difference, class differences, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Impossible Years (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trouble in suburbia: psychiatrist's teenage daughter gets arrested for demonstrating on a college campus--holding a sign with a "dirty word" written on.
Style: clever, witty, offbeat, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: college life, family relations, psychiatrist, parents and children, college, couples, disorder, cons and scams, down on your luck, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
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36%
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, road trip, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, family relations, escapades, parenthood, beauty pageant, suicide attempt, journey, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%