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Down Dog (2014)
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Down Dog (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Every boy needs a father. Meet Frank. Lover and father. A high flying sex addict, told that he is dying, tries to connect with his teenage son by teaching him how to get the girl he likes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, starting over, parents and children, addiction, rehabilitation, single parent, estrangement, teenage life, womanizer, coming of age, father son relationship, youth, hopes, suburbs, boss and employee, drugs/alcohol, workplace, workplace situations, sexual content, power relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

Most similar movies to Down Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and light films with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, coming of age, single parent, teenage life and hopes mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Down Dog: Bob Funk (2009), Goats (2012), Daddy Cool (2008), Bringing Up Bobby (2011), Lou! (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: boss and employee, addiction, couples, workplace, parents and children, family relations, fired, boss, therapist, layoff, starting over, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, humorous, realistic, light
Plot: boarding school, family relations, coming of age, teenage life, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, fall in love, roommate, boy girl relationship, divorced parents, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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74%
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Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, coming of age, estrangement, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bittersweet, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Bringing Up Bobby (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bringing Up Bobby is the story of a European con-artist and her son Bobby, who find themselves in Oklahoma in an effort to escape her past and build a better future. Olive and Bobby blithely charm their way from one adventure to another until ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: troubled past, family, starting over, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, hopes, single parent, mother, european, rich man, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Lou! (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lou, a creative and dreamy 12-year-old girl, lives alone with her mother in an orange building with tons of little balconies that give access to the roof. Mina has been her best friend since kindergarten, and Lou has been in love with Tristan, one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, youth, single parent, fall in love, neighbor, friendship, couples, best friends, strong female presence, singleness, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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68%
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Crazy Eyes (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zack (Haas) is a young, divorced father who starts to develop romantic feelings towards his friend Rebecca (Zima), whom he refers to as "Crazy Eyes". He spends a lot of time at a bar run by his best friend Dan Drake (Busey) and hanging out ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, womanizer, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, wooing, parents and children, single parent, family relations, nightlife, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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64%
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Max (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is 6 years old. She lives with her dad Toni, a small time crook with a golden heart. For Xmas, Max offers him Rose, a call-girl found on the street whom she’s very fond of. Despite the complicated situation, Toni’s gonna have a hard time ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, unlikely couple, society, love and romance, single parent, hopes, redemption, starting over, romance, parents and children, bittersweet, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 2K
Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, society, optimism, hopes, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, coming of age, family problems, parents and children, teenage life, gender, youth, father son relationship, gay interest, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, workplace, family business, family life, restaurant, life turned upside down, hopes, down on your luck, brother brother relationship, greek, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Easy! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruno Beltrame makes a living of sorts. He wanted to be a great writer but he is content to write the books of others. He also gives private lessons to students who are not serious. Among his pupils is fifteen-year-old Luca, more quick-witted and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, life turned upside down, rebellion, youth, parents and children, rebelliousness, family relations, disorder, troublemaker, professor, coming of age, rebel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.4
 303
Stacy's Mom (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about four adolescent buddies whose raging hormones zero in on their friends mom.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: coming of age, sexual fantasy, puberty, innocence, friends, rivalry, buddies, family relations, parents and children, youth, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
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Bent (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bent is an American romantic comedy television series that ran on NBC from March 21 to April 4, 2012. The series was created by Tad Quill and stars Amanda Peet as a recently divorced lawyer and David Walton as the irresponsible general contractor ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: opposites attract, romance, starting over, single parent, couples, hopes, parents and children, family relations, womanizer, single mother, strong female presence, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Raised by Wolves (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set on a Wolverhampton council estate, Raised By Wolves is modern day reimagining of the childhood of Caitlin Moran and her brothers and sisters. Single-mum Della lives in a three bedroom council house with Germaine, Aretha, Yoko, Mariah, Wyatt and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, family life, teenage life, single parent, youth, single mother, siblings relations, strong female presence, profanity, estate, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hating Alison Ashley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Classmates Erica Yurgen and Alison Ashley vie with each other to become the undisputed star of their class.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, single parent, coming of age, high school life, misfit, youth, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life, power relations, family relations, sister sister relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
All American Christmas Carol (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, captivating, cult film
Plot: christmas, starting over, family problems, estrangement, family relations, single parent, ghost, hopes, parents and children, strong female character, social services, trailer park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, salesman, photograph, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 401
Ready? OK! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When 10-year-old Joshua (Lurie Poston) decides to join the cheerleading squad at his Catholic school, he faces an uphill battle -- and opposition from his single mom, Andy (Carrie Preston), who struggles to understand her Hollywood musical- and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Sparkle (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liverpool chancer Sam moves to London with his aspiring chanteuse mum and begins an affair with a PR boss. But problems arise when he falls for her estranged daughter, too.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, workplace, love affair, fall in love, boss and employee, family relations, restaurant, relationship vs career, moral dilemma, mystery, power relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Summer of Flying Fish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manena is the headstrong adolescent daughter of Pancho, a rich Chilean landowner who devotes his vacation to one thing : the invasion of his artificial lagoon by carps. While he employs increasingly radical methods, Manena has her first romantic ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, youth, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, countryside, lagoon, fish, landowner, coming of age, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
General Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, summer school, teenage love, high school life, youth, tennis, social relations, parents and children, college, ambition, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Get Well Soon (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After an accident, Pierre, a sixty years old grumpy man, ends up stuck on an hospital bed with a cast. While Pierre dreams of silence and solitude with his strong character, the whole world seems to invite himself to his hospital bed. Powerless, he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychological, captivating, light ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, aging, hopes, family relations, hospital, estrangement, injury, siblings relations, elderly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 924
Club Sandwich (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While vacationing at a beachside resort, a single mother faces inevitable separation anxiety when her 15-year-old son — who is also her best friend — discovers magical chemistry with a girl his own age.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, light, offbeat ...
Plot: mother son relationship, teenage life, resort, adolescence, overbearing mother, domineering mother, love interest, coming of age, beach, romance, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, youth, twins, family relations, love and romance, beer, rivalry, friendship, couples, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Superclásico (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Christian is a Copenhagen wine seller on the brink of bankruptcy. Equally unsuccessful in just about every other aspect of life, it has been 17months since his wife Anna left him. Anna works as a soccer agent in Buenos Aires and now lives a life of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, clever ...
Plot: starting over, rivalry, bankruptcy, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, hopes, win over, love triangle, husband wife relationship, divorce, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, lifestyle, youth, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, wooing, couples, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family problems, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, friendship, sport team, eccentric family, disorder, youth, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Girl in Progress (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, couple relations, teenage life, coming of age, teenage girl, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, couples, family relations, parents and children, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nora's Hair Salon II (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The hilarious cast of Nora's Hair Salon is back in this outrageous, bust-a-gut comedy! Featuring familiar faces and fresh new names, Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above will have you cutting up all over again! As co-owner of Nora's Hair ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, friends, society, workplace, workplace situations, city life, beauty salon, estrangement, urban, black cast, barbershop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, dishonesty, couples, disorder, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%