Movies like Family Weekend

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Family Weekend (2013)
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Family Weekend (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl takes her parents hostage after they miss her big jump-roping competition.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, cynical, realistic
Plot: hostages, parents and children, family problems, eccentric family, confined, family relations, punishment, unsupportive parent, confinement indoors, teenage life, youth, suburbs, danger, weekend, negligence, breaking point, hostage, tied feet, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, indoor, tape over mouth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Family Weekend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, youth and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Family Weekend: Madea's Big Happy Family (2011), Last Weekend (2014), Two-Bit Waltz (2014), Johnson Family Vacation (2004), Cleaver Family Reunion (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
89%
Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: eccentric family, family life, nothing goes right, mischievous children, on the road, family relations, interracial romance, love and romance, women, pool party, disorder, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Cleaver Family Reunion (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Members of a dysfunctional family settle their differences after a series of misadventures during their summer reunion
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, disorder, reunion, silly humor, family relations, family gatherings, black cast ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.5
 474
Bad Parents (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban mom relives her season with the soccer obsessed sports parents whose outrageous "win at all costs" behavior spirals out of control.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: soccer, family relations, eccentric family, obsession, sport, parents and children, rivalry, youth, sport team, athlete and trainer, suburbs, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, couples, family problems, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, family life, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: wall street, eccentric family, danger, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, parents and children, hopes, family relations, farce, fish out of water, hidden identity, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, last wish, parents and children, ex athlete, family problems, introspection, self discovery, terminal illness, friendship, death, society, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 5K
Mental (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls.
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, nanny, mental illness, dysfunctional family, suburbs, satire, hitchhiker, family life, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 1K
Abel (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When 9-year-old Abel assumes his absent father's role as man of the house, he garners his family's respect, and life resumes a comfortable rhythm -- until a man arrives at the house, claiming he's the long-lost patriarch
Style: atmospheric, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, parents and children, child as adult, family problems, youth, dysfunctional family, friendship, innocence lost, bittersweet
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
As Cool as I Am (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A smart teenage girl comes of age in a small town with her self-centered parents who had her when they were teenagers.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, teenage angst, dysfunctional family, teenage life, family relations, family problems, youth, parents and children, crumbling marriage, teen romance, small town, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 23K
8 Simple Rules (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: What happens to a loving, rational Dad when his darling, pliable daughters morph into hormonally-challenged, incomprehensible teenagers? If he's Paul Hennessy, he reacts in ways even he finds crazy. Thank God he has a 13-year-old son who still ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: overprotective parent, family relations, family, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, couples, youth, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: witty, humorous, cynical, clever, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, family relations, lifestyle, hollywood, eccentric family, love and romance, siblings relations, parents and children, royal family, dysfunctional family, bribe, waking up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 419
Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: offbeat, dark humor, realistic, humorous, psychological ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: dysfunctional family, suburbs, couple relations, parents and children, prodigy, lifestyle, eccentric family, crumbling marriage, couples, family life, family problems, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Family Tree (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 2K
Sassy Pants (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Desperate to get out from under her overprotective mother, a home-schooled teen runs off to live with her dad, and forms a bond with his much-younger boyfriend.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, parents and children, job seeking, disorder, follow your dream, hopes, workplace, coming of age, teenage girl, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining
Plot: family gatherings, eccentric family, nothing goes right, escapades, disorder, on the road, family relations, parents and children, race against time, road trip, christmas present, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Sorority Girls' Revenge (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two guys and their dog are hiding out at a deserted Sorority Retreat when it is suddenly invaded by four cute sorority pledges-sent there by their pledge master.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, confined, youth, lifestyle, captivity, vengeance, voyeurism, parents and children, looking for sex, sorority, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, family problems, parents and children, family relations, drugs/alcohol, strong female presence, profanity, indoor, suburbs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: humorous, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: family business, family relations, save the day, family problems, working class, restaurant, family in crisis, bank, parents and children, siblings relations, society, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 5K
Mama's Boy (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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: looking for love, lifestyle, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, unlikely couple, eccentric family, youth, couples, family problems, frame up, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 2K
Two Weeks (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped — together — for two weeks.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, introspection, family life, eccentric family, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, homecoming, single parent, dysfunctional family, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Life's a Breeze (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Life's A Breeze tells the story of a family as they search for a lost fortune around the streets of Dublin.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, track down, parents and children, family problems, disorder, life turned upside down, on the road, comedy of errors, search, treasure hunt, family in crisis, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 140
Herpes Boy (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A social outcast with a facial birthmark finds his world flipped upside down after he posts videos of his quirky life onto the Internet and becomes an unwilling cyber-celebrity.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: overnight success, ambition, misfit, viral video, youth, computers and web, dull life, family relations, suburbs, celebrity culture, internet video, internet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 1K
Growing Op (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a teenage boy coming of age in a suburban grow-operation, where every day is paradise or fresh hell. But it's always a trip. Sheltered all his life and home-schooled by loving parents who are also committed criminals, Quinn Dawson ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, stoners, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 621
Momma's Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Momma's Man an adult decides to escape the pressures of life and return to his old bedroom at his parents' house. An odd premise, but executed with skill and tenderness.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, introspection, family problems, family life, love and romance, eccentric family, pregnancy, parents and children, unfulfillment, suburban life, family relations, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Men, Women & Children (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: touching, realistic, suspense, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, computers and web, teenage love, internet, parents and children, overprotective parent, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, touching, emotional, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, lifestyle, pregnancy, single parent, youth, dysfunctional family, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, family problems, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 5K
Goats (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Having a self-absorbed New Age mother and an estranged father means 15-year-old Ellis Whitman has grown up relying on an unconventional guardian: a goat-trekking, marijuana-growing sage called Goat Man. So when Ellis decides to leave the alternative ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light
Plot: family relations, boarding school, coming of age, teenage life, youth, fall in love, eccentric family, parents and children, roommate, boy girl relationship, divorced parents, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%