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Black Pond (2011)
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Black Pond (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Thompson family is accused of murder when a stranger dies at their dinner table. Six months later, family friend Tim visits freelance therapist Dr. Eric Sacks and the story finds it's way to the press. The facts are bent and the details spun as the Thompsons become known to the public as 'The Family of Killers'.
Style: humorous, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, clever, offbeat, biting, realistic, witty ...
Plot: family relations, false accusation, uncover truth, eccentric family, dark humor, family gatherings, disorder, death, stranger, family dinner, husband wife relationship, murder, dog, forest, sister sister relationship, interracial relations, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, painting, swimming pool, drawing, reporter, poetry, funeral, british ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about family relations, dark humor, disorder, eccentric family, parents and children, husband wife relationship and family problems mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Black Pond: The Anniversary (1968), Daddy Cool: Join the Fun (2009), Wild Tales (2014), A Deal Is a Deal (2008), Permanent Vacation (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Anniversary (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mrs Taggart always celebrates her anniversary with her grown sons. It’s a tradition practised since the death of her husband and she is determined for it to continue. None of her three sons have dared to cross their ruthless domineering mother but ...
Style: clever, humorous, sexual, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: manipulation, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, anniversary, family relations, murder, dark humor, family problems, transvestism, overbearing, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Daddy Cool: Join the Fun (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So, what can happen at a funeral? Even, if it's the funeral of Daddy Cool Douglas Lazarus? It's in Goa, tears, sad speeches, melancholia... right? Wrong! When... The coffin makers deliver the wrong body, all hell breaks loose in this witty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, family gatherings, disorder, funeral, love, death of father, bollywood, bikini, beach, coffin, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, cynical, biting, suspense ...
Plot: twists & turns, human nature, dark humor, wedding party, vengeance, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, teenage life, cons and scams, crimes, writer's life, dark humor, friends, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Permanent Vacation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A camping trip results in some twisted family memories in this off-the-wall black comedy. Hoping for one last family vacation before his children leave the nest, laid-back dad Eric Bury (Frank Harper) takes his brood to a trailer park teeming with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, insanity, family vacation, husband wife relationship, oedipus complex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Down Terrace (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After serving jail time for a mysterious crime, Bill and Karl get out of jail and become preoccupied with figuring out who turned them in to the police. On top of that, the "family business" is on the rocks, and the motley crew of ...
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, murder, crimes, family business, snitch, suburbs, parents and children, dark humor, uncover truth, gang, release from prison, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Gravehopping (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pero is a professional funeral speaker in a small Slovenian town. His unique gift is to make every funeral that extra bit special. Pero just can't help turning his eulogies into witty personal confessions that bring the grieving crowd to tears ...
Style: semi serious, bleak, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, s&m, family problems, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, village life, village, death, dark humor, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Merry Widow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anne-Marie vient de perdre son mari dans un accident de voiture. Elle est enfin libre d'aimer celui qu'elle voit en cachette depuis deux ans. Mais elle n'a pas prévu que sa famille, pétrie de bons sentiments, a décidé de rester à ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, romance, couples, dealing with death, love and romance, dishonesty, eccentric family, family gatherings, infidelity, couple relations, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, dark humor, family gatherings, friendship, strong female presence, bittersweet, river, family relations, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman living in a large country home drives her servants to mutiny with her outrageous demands as she waits for death to come for her.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, eccentric family, parents and children, lifestyle, family relations, family problems, sexual content, strong female presence, countryside, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, contests and competitions, friendship, eccentric family, sport team, disorder, youth, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Infidel (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hate Cleric' from Waziristan, Pakistan. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, biting ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, taxi driver, muslim, self discovery, social differences, adoption, dark humor, society, rabbi, religions or cults, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
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Petunia (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a family whose growth is stunted... a family that learns how to love themselves while loving each other (a little too much).
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, touching, tense ...
Plot: sex addict, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, siblings relations, eccentric family, dark humor, disorder, dishonesty, gender, parents and children, celibacy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 883
Mr. Kaplan (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Uruguay, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob Kaplan lives an ordinary life in Uruguay. Like many of his other Jewish friends, Jacob fled Europe for South America because of World War II. But now turning 76, he is grumpy and in need of adventure. An unexpected opportunity to achieve ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, aging, amateur detective, crimes, partners, german, family, rivalry, elderly, family relations, disorder, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, germany, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, captivating, contemplative, light ...
Plot: family relations, last wish, parents and children, ex athlete, family problems, introspection, self discovery, friendship, terminal illness, death, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, humorous, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, insurance, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family ...
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, cat, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, family gatherings, little girl, dog, indoor, screaming, cigarette smoking, barking dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, light, entertaining, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, nanny, dysfunctional family, mental illness, suburbs, satire, hitchhiker, family life, siblings relations, youth, dark humor, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Cul-De-Sac (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to the criminals. Quickly, however, the relationships between the ...
Style: offbeat, psychological, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: island, gangsters, betrayal, hostage, on the run, castle, isolation, dark humor, hostages, babies and infants, crime, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 2K
Unmade Beds (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Axl wants to find his long-lost father and rediscover his past. Vera just wants to forget hers as she tries to move on from heartbreak. Their stories come together in the melting-pot of 21st century London.
Style: humorous, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, haunted by the past, starting over, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), self discovery, search for father, couples, family relations, friendship, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, South Korea, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old woman flies past six floors after jumping from the roof of her apartment block. Six stories on the poor state of humanity, told with humour and rare imagination to the accompaniment of a pulsating soundtrack from Amon Tobin. A woeful ...
Style: suspense, surreal, semi serious, humorous, anthology ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, family relations, social decay, obsession, dark humor, couple relations, parents and children, society, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), guru, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tommy is a vacuum cleaner salesman gripped by the fever of closing the deal. He lives on puffa rice stored in his glove compartment, listens to motivation tapes of his own voice shouting 'Sell, sell, fucking sell' and his punters are up to ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: odd couple, partners, working class, fish out of water, introspection, self discovery, job seeking, workplace, reluctant partners, blind ambition, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6K
The Maid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Raquel has been the live-in housekeeper for a kind, reasonably wealthy family for half her life, and the joyless repetition of the job has begun to take its toll. Increasingly dependent on painkillers, Raquel resorts to pranks and childish avoidance ...
Style: psychological, humorous, semi serious, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: master and servant, maid, rivalry, self discovery, social differences, workplace, power relations, dark humor, family relations, disorder, satire, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, uncover truth, murder, moral dilemma, danger, hidden identity, investigation, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, parents and children, family relations, disorder, escapades, on the road, race against time, road trip, christmas present, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Revenge for Jolly! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Harry (Brian Petsos) is having a very, very bad day. He returns home from an all-night drinking binge with his cousin Cecil (Oscar Issac), to discover that his little dog Jolly...Harry's one true love and the source of light in his dark, ...
Style: humorous, tense, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: revenge, dead dog, track down, partners, dark humor, farce, deadly, murderous pair, murder, violence, sociopath, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Baker (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Milo (Damian Lewis) is a professional hit man living on the edge. When failing to fulfil a contract for the first time, Milo escapes the city to avoid the wrath of his employers. Hiding out in a remote rural village, the locals mistake him for the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, countryside, hitman, bakery, village, criminal heroes, disorder, hidden identity, danger, fish out of water, starting over, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 11K
Novocaine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
Style: suspenseful, captivating, humorous, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dark humor, false accusation, frame up, dentist, betrayal, crime, crimes, life turned upside down, drug use, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Martins (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, dark humor, contests and competitions, obsession, working class, social relations, down on your luck, disorder, losing-it hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, witty, feel good, 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, getting along, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%