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Permanent (2017)
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Permanent (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This comedy, set in 1983 in small town Virginia, centers around a 13 year old and her family. The story of a hairstyle gone incredibly wrong and a young girl's plight to fit in while encountering bullies at a new school.
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, light
Plot: beauty salon, school, parent child relationship, family, teenage boy, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, loneliness, college, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, marital problem, husband wife relationship, awkwardness, junior high school, bullying, teenager, 13 year old, hair, female director, haircut, sex, dog ...
Time: year 1982

Most similar movies to Permanent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, entertaining and feel good films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family, father son relationship, teenager and mother daughter relationship mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Permanent: Greener Grass (2019), Johnson Family Vacation (2004), Fun Mom Dinner (2017), Die, Mommie, Die! (2003), Accepted (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Greener Grass (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Suburban soccer moms find themselves constantly competing against each other in their personal lives as their kids settle their differences on the field.
Style: art house, absurd, satirical, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, suburbs, social satire, female protagonist, soccer, peer pressure, satire, parents and children, rivalry, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son relationship, contests and competitions ...
Place: europe, berlin germany, cincinnati ohio, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, road movie, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, on the road, eccentric family, nothing goes right, family life, parents and children, mischievous children, siblings relations, road trip, family, interracial romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Four women, whose kids attend the same preschool class, get together for a "fun mom dinner." When the night takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, mother daughter relationship, working mom, cheating wife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, divorce, marriage, unfaithful wife, society, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You slipped into my life as easily as vermouth into a glass of gin, purrs reclusive singing star Angela Arden. Arden is not only haunted by a secret, she's treated like dirt by her louse of a husband, her snoopy maid, and her petulant daughter. ...
Style: humorous, witty, parody, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, family relations, artists and showbiz, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, lifestyle, transvestism, dark humor, love affair, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, spain, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slacker, college life, student, unconventional method, youth, cons and scams, overnight success, lifestyle, dishonesty, graduation, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, harvard university, yale university, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
We Are Family (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Bastien is the center of a reconstructed family: 6 half-brothers and sisters, 8 "parents," and as many houses. His tasks within the family are far more complex than what he has to do at school. But enough's enough: ...
Style: feel good, satirical, funny, entertaining, light ...
Plot: children, family relations, large family, brother sister relationship, kids and family, siblings relations, step siblings, mother son relationship, father daughter relationship, lifestyle, family, eccentric family ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Three O'Clock High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A high school nerd, Jerry Mitchell (Siemaszko) is assigned to write a piece for the school paper about new boy Buddy Revell (Tyson), who is rumored to be a psychopathic nutcase. When Jerry accidentally touches Buddy, he says that they must fight in ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, college life, college, high school life, disorder, journalism, youth, nothing goes right, schoolyard fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.9
 131
Life Is Life (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Pedantic policeman Frantisek (Ondrej Vetchý) wants to bring up his three daughters with a firm hand. He would like to see the girls coupled with capable and successful men, but instead they have the talent to find the opposite. Moreover, one of ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: parent child relationship, family, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, wedding, domineering father, teenage girl, secret agent, secret agents, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 147K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, friends, adulthood, family relations, farce, grownups, social relations, small town life, family life, eccentric family, buddies, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Just One of the Girls (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chris has to change school to attend a music program, but a bully named Kurt is going to make his life impossible so he decided to dress as a girl to avoid this. Taking advantage of his condition he became (girl-)friend with Marie, and fell in love ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gender bending, switching roles, teenage life, fall in love, college, high school, hidden identity, friendship, teenage love, teachers and students, high school life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 107K
Why Him? (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Cambodia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dad forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter's young rich boyfriend.
Style: entertaining, funny, light, ridiculous, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, awkward situation, happy ending, billionaire, family relations, family, birthday party, male objectification, holiday, hipster, technology, father daughter relationship ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 350
The Relatives (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: One morning, the father of the family decides to fulfill his lifelong dream: to go with his family to the Grushinsky festival and perform his song there. The family is forced to come to terms with the desire of a tyrant father and go on a road trip ...
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, feel good, funny ...
Plot: road trip, parents and children, kids and family, father son relationship, family relations, escapades, travel, husband wife relationship, adventure, travelogue, family, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 372
School Is Over (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Agathe Langlois, Parisian until the end of the nails well varnishes, is delighted: she is going to be confirmed as a professor of English. The happiness of the good news will not last as she learns that she is deployed to the countryside.
Style: entertaining, feel good, psychological, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: moving, teacher, mental illness, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, fish out of water, school, sister sister relationship, teenage boy, boss, classmate classmate relationship, school teacher ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brussels, paris france, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
License to Drive (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, drunk driving, underage drinking, nothing goes right, love and romance, friendship, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 48K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, youth, living with parents, teenage life, siblings relations, supportive parent, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.0
 439
Honey Bunny (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vincent, 18 years old, is dumped by Elina. It is his first love, it is the end of the world! His parents decide to take matters into their own hands and will try everything to make him forget this girl: he will have to follow them in a loving ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, twists and turns, feel good
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, emotional abuse, student, husband wife conflict, paranoia, school, drunkenness, passive aggressive woman, awkward situation, jealous woman, co worker co worker relationship ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 67K
Daddy's Home 2 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.
Style: light, funny, captivating, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, father son conflict, holiday, stepfather, ex husband ex wife relationship, stepfather stepson relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, awkward situation, adventure, children, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Christmas Consultant (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Christmas is just around the corner but suburban workaholics Maya Fletcher and her husband Jack are too busy to get into the holiday spirit. As their Christmas to do list grows and deadlines fast approach, holiday spirit is at an all time low. Maya ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: planning, holiday, counselor, family relations, mother daughter relationship, family, family life, christmas eve, christmas present, husband wife relationship, christmas, holiday season ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
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My Best Day (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Karen can't believe that she has to work her receptionist gig on a gorgeous Fourth of July. Then a call comes from her long-lost father and sets in motion a crazy chain of events that will change one small town forever. Meanwhile, Megan must ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, entertaining, contemplative
Plot: father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, family relations, lesbian interest, gay parent, family, lesbian couple, gay relationship, small town, lesbian, female director, fourth of july ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Demandez la permission aux enfants ! (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sincere, captivating, semi serious, humorous
Plot: family relations, teen rebel, dysfunctional family, divorced parents, father son relationship, rebellious daughter, husband wife relationship, cell phone, birthday, sister sister relationship, drawing, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The New Kid (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Benoit is the new kid at a junior high school. He's bullied by a gang of arrogant boys who make things difficult for him. Determined not to be pushed around, Benoit organizes a big party and invites the whole class. But on the night of the ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage boy, self confidence, new student, school, teenage love, party, teacher student relationship, classroom, rivalry, kiss, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Mothers&Daughters (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Comedy about three very different women and the complex relationship they have with their mothers.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, family, mother and daughter, woman woman relationship, parent child relationship, mother child relationship, family relations, parents and children, kids and family, humour, eccentric family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.7
 32K
In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sexism, workplace, love and romance, hopes, workplace situations, siblings relations, shyness, self esteem, family relations, concierge, female director, eccentricity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa, ireland, los angeles, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Christmas on the Nile (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While a curse chase two brothers in the Nile a father and daughter together with another dysfunctional family aboard a cruise to crash in an adventure full of fun ...
Style: funny, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Plot: misunderstanding, cruise ship, father daughter relationship, satire, family relations, humour, shipwreck, family, multiple storylines, adventure, brother brother relationship, curse ...
Place: rome italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.3
 194
Fixed (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Allan is a married father of three whose sex life takes another hit when his wife can no longer take the pill. He soon finds himself with an appointment for a vasectomy and a nagging identity crisis. Although he is by all reasonable accounts a good, ...
Style: funny, captivating, sex comedy, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, pregnancy, surgical operation, marital problem, midlife crisis, problem solving, couple relations, family relations, relationships, destiny, humour, sexual frustration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.4
 70K
Eighth Grade (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.
Style: light, touching, melancholic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: adolescence, teenage girl, social media, middle school, friendship, teacher, mother daughter relationship, youtube, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen angst, classmate classmate relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.3
 3K
Family (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An emotionally stunted aunt tries to bond with her thirteen year old niece, who wants nothing more than to run away from home and become a juggalo.
Style: captivating, serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: aunt, teenage girl, family, aunt niece relationship, bullying, family relations, life turned upside down, babysitting, family problems, female director, chaos, coffee ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Life of the Party (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dumped by her husband, longtime housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Winding up at the same school as her daughter, Deanna plunges headlong into the campus experience – embracing fun, freedom and frat boys.
Style: realistic, humorous, light, feel good, funny ...
Plot: college, daughter, mother daughter relationship, divorce, mother and daughter, adulterous husband, education, friends, human spirit, starting over, family relations, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.0
 238K
Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vacation, friendship, friends, reunion, family life, buddies, family relations, eccentric family, silly humor, disorder, grownups, group of friends ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1978
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: prank, college, student life, teenage life, friends, disorder, rivalry, youth, misfit, chase, nerds, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%