Movies like The Guilt Trip

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The Guilt Trip (2012)
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The Guilt Trip
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, road movie, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, absurd, idiotic, funny, melancholic ...
Plot: road trip, guilt, on the road, single parent, relationships, drinking, parents and children, singleness, family relations, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, culture clash, family drama, catastrophe, stereotypes, dialogue, mentor, jewish, chase, pornography, parent child relationship, inventor, brutality, dysfunctional family, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey, san francisco, las vegas
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The Way Way Back
Comedy, Drama
USA
103 min.
 7.4
Soul Food
Comedy, Drama
USA
115 min.
 7.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, runaway, storytelling, redemption and family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Guilt Trip: Funny People (2009), Last Vegas (2013), The Banger Sisters (2002), Anywhere But Here (1999), Are You Here (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Funny People
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious, witty, funny ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, cancer, loneliness, comedian, buddies, friends, honest, sarcasm, relationships, hopes, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Last Vegas
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, aging, casino, elderly, farce, buddies, unlikely friendships, drinking, midlife crisis, mentor, childhood, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Banger Sisters
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, family, on the road, self discovery, couple relations, high school, midlife crisis, women, unlikely friendships, rock star, tattoo, groupie ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, phoenix arizona
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    User:   73%
 
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Anywhere But Here
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, teenager, friendship, family drama, relationships, hopes, hollywood, women, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: california, los angeles, usa, wisconsin
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Are You Here
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense, bad ending ...
Plot: friendship, family, on the road, weatherman, pornography, mental illness, road trip, friends, weed, buddies, chase, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
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    User:   53%
 
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This Is Where I Leave You
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family, adultery, infidelity, marijuana, marriage, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, family drama, family bonds, relationships, spelling bee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
Pieces of April
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her ...
Style: talky, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family, terminal illness, road trip, holiday, dysfunctional family, cooking, thanksgiving, nothing goes right, marijuana, neighbor, on the road, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo, manhattan new york city ...
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System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
A Family Thing
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining he's not her natural son, but the son of a Black woman who ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: self discovery, small town, racism, drinking, death, interracial relations, adoption, race, parents and children, race issues, segregation, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arkansas, usa, chicago illinois
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    User:   54%
 
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Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, beauty pageant, obsession, pregnancy, small town, underdog, screwball, blind ambition, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, catastrophe, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
I'll Do Anything
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: hollywood, single parent, unsuccessful, parents and children, father daughter relationship, artists and showbiz, destiny, dialogue, youth, family relations, actor, hip hop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
Bustin' Loose
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country. What could possibly go wrong?
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, teacher, school, bus, on the road, kids and family, fish out of water, disorder, children, friends, con men, life philosophy ...
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    User:   39%
 
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Crooklyn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, teacher, urban, coming of age, poverty, death, family life, single parent, life & death, childhood, family ...
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    User:   56%
 
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That's Life!
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy architect struggles with a severe case of male menopause at the approach of his 60th birthday.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: midlife crisis, cancer, dealing with death, life philosophy, depression, self discovery, hospital, death in the family, aging, family gatherings, family life, family drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, malibu california
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System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
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The End
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendell Lawson has only six months to live. Not wanting to endure his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take matters into his own hands and enlists the help of a delusional mental patient to help him commit suicide.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, suicide attempt, crumbling marriage, self discovery, death, suicide, couple relations, hospital, parents and children, dysfunctional family, storytelling, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
Jeff, Who Lives at Home
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: destiny, loneliness, philosophy, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, slacker, adultery, relationships, workplace, midlife crisis, brothers, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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Duets
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national karaoke competition where this motley group of singers and stars come ...
Style: clever, touching, sentimental, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, parents and children, midlife crisis, love and romance, partners, family relations, dialogue, destiny, catastrophe, contests and competitions, redemption, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey, california ...
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
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The Brothers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, relationships, hip hop, couple relations, stereotypes, women, twentysomething life, unlikely friendships, dialogue, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
Max Dugan Returns
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, single parent, money, teacher, family, parenthood, parents and children, father daughter relationship, high school, eccentric family, estrangement ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, venice beach california, brazil
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
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Carbon Copy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A white corporate executive is surprised to discover that he has a black teen-age son who can't wait to be adopted into the, almost-exclusively-white community of, San Marino, California.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Plot: interracial relations, farce, parents and children, suburbs, racism, stereotypes, family life, culture clash, society, family relations, illegitimate son, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
The Weather Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, existentialism, father son relationship, weatherman, introspection, life, depression, foul language, loneliness, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
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System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
Unstrung Heroes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, mental illness, cancer, single parent, family drama, human nature, coming-of-age, childhood, parents and children, storytelling, jews ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
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Mother
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: humorous, talky, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, divorce, single parent, writers, crumbling marriage, relationships, introspection, dialogue, deadpan, couple relations, culture clash, complex characters ...
Time: 90s
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System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
Postcards from the Edge
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, addiction, dysfunctional family, drug abuse, mother daughter relationship, drug addiction, drugs, actor's life, hospital, rehabilitation, relationships, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
Wish I Was Here
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, is 35 years old and still trying to find a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family, parents and children, family drama, religion, cancer, parenthood, teaching the ways of the world, terminal illness, jewish, dreams, family bonds, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
Our Idiot Brother
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everybody has the sibling who is always just a little bit behind the curve when it comes to getting his life together. For sisters Liz, Miranda and Natalie, that person is their perennially upbeat brother Ned, an erstwhile organic farmer whose ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marijuana, lesbian, dog, siblings relations, sisters, spelling bee, relationships, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family drama, family relations, weed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
Mr. Saturday Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buddy Young was the comic's comic, beloved by everyone. Now, playing to miniscule crowds in nursing homes, it seems like everybody but Buddy realizes that he should retire. As Buddy looks for work in show business, he realizes that the rest of ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, siblings relations, mentor, relationship vs career, life & death, storytelling, showbiz, jewish, family, brothers, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
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System:   38%
    User:   42%
 

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The Dilemma
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Longtime friends Ronny and Nick are partners in an auto-design firm. They are hard at work on a presentation for a dream project that would really launch their company. Then Ronny spots Nick's wife out with another man, and in the process of ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, friendship, adultery, marriage, friends, buddies, dishonesty, unlikely friendships, couples, cheating, catastrophe, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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Bottle Shock
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: wine, french, obsessive quest, family business, drugs/alcohol, father son relationship, love and romance, catastrophe, underdog, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, france, europe, usa, paris france
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System:   37%
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