Movies like Fatherhood

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Fatherhood (2021)
 6.7
 26K
Fatherhood (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A widowed new dad copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: parenthood, single father, children, father daughter relationship, baby, family, family relations, parents and children, kids and family, father and daughter, single parent, life, parenting, lifestyle, fatherhood, child, death, father, daughter, widow

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out entertaining, captivating, light and humorous films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family, kids and family, father daughter relationship, parenthood and father son relationship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Fatherhood: Dad's Home (2010), Dad in Training (2015), The Only Mother (2003), Dad's Lunch Box (2017), Three Kids and a Dad (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dad's Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben Westman is a widowed father who has to take care of his two young children, Lindsay of twelve, and little Dylan of eight. Things get complicated when he is fired. Now, all three must remain together and try to overcome the situation in which ...
Style: touching, captivating, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative
Plot: single father, family relations, father son relationship, boy, single parent, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship, parents and children, kids and family, family problems, family, money problems ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dad in Training (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the breakdown of his marriage, a self-involved man begins to embrace fatherhood.
Style: funny, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family life, family, humour, relationships, single parent, parents and children, family relations, kids and family, fatherhood ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Only Mother (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story evolves around the ups and downs of being a single mother, Ina the main protaganist. Her three husbands leave her with 12 children and a financial problems that she needs to shoulder. Simple plot with a hilarious cast. Packed with laughs ...
Style: light, entertaining, funny, captivating
Plot: mother, single parent, female protagonist, parent child relationship, parenthood, sibling rivalry, motherhood, single mother, gay, kids and family, parents and children, family relations ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Dad's Lunch Box (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This film was inspired by a real-life story of a Japanese father who for the three years his daughter spent at high school prepared daily bento lunch boxes for her leading to delicious, interesting or offbeat creations. In all cases, he put an ...
Style: entertaining, sincere, captivating, light
Plot: father daughter relationship, food, school, everyday life, friend, lunch, parents and children, father and daughter, care, life, family life, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Three Kids and a Dad (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Peru
Story: Rafael is thirty years old, divorced and father of three children. His love life is complicated by the single fact of being a single father by threefold. Become almost a serial boyfriend, his young conquests are not willing to take responsibility, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating, funny ...
Plot: father son relationship, father daughter relationship, parenthood, single father, fatherhood, single parent, humour, parents and children, family relations, father and son, father and daughter, ex wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
10 Days Without Mom (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vera, the Mom, is stressed out of her mind and she decides to take a vacation away from her family, so Victor, the dad, has to take time off work to take care of the family.
Style: humorous, funny, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: father daughter relationship, father son relationship, family relations, parents and children, family, fatherhood, father and son, father, parenting, humour, father and daughter, kids and family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 10K
Crooklyn (1994)
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, urban, single parent, family problems, teenage life, couple relations, school, black people ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 20K
Like Father (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few ...
Style: sweet, light, sincere, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, workaholic, cruise, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, parents and children, father and daughter, breakup, family relations, humour, travel, family reunited ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Father of Invention (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after a faulty product landed him in prison, an arrogant inventor is determined to restore his reputation and rebuild his fortune. But first, he has to convince his estranged daughter that he's worthy of a second chance.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, inventions and discoveries, father daughter relationship, technology gone awry, family relations, redemption, lifestyle, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, father and daughter, living together ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Instructions Not Included (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and him heading with her out of Mexico.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parenting, father daughter relationship, single father, responsibility, life philosophy, eccentric family, character change, grownups, new job, single parent, stuntman, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mom Went On Vacation (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A husband has to take care of his four children while his wife takes a vacation away from the family
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, captivating, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, family, parents and children, family life, mischievous children, humour, lifestyle, kids and family, parenting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Father's Choice (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, family life, family relations, family problems, single parent, youth, love and romance, dysfunctional family, farm, hopes, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, parenthood, single father, family relations, romance, relationships, love and romance, couple relations, family gatherings, doubts and hesitations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, rhode island, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Two Is a Family (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A man without attachments or responsibilities suddenly finds himself with an abandoned baby and leaves for London to try and find the mother. Eight years later after he and his daughter become inseparable Gloria's mother reappears.
Style: funny, feel good, touching, sentimental, inspirational
Plot: single father, parenting, terminal illness, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, stuntman, absent mother, single parent, childhood, child custody, abandoned by mother, learning the truth ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, light ...
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 ⇓
46%
 7.8
 4K
Motherland (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sitcom about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood, looking at the competitive and unromantic side of parenting.
Style: funny, entertaining, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: family life, children, parents, mother, working mom, motherhood, parenthood, husband wife relationship, fatherhood, family, parents and children, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
3 Days with Dad (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The last thing Eddie Mills wants to do is go home to deal with his dying Dad. But the Catholic guilt gnaws at him, and he returns home to his crazy family, an overbearing step-mother, and his bear of a father. Once there, Eddie is confronted with a ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, overbearing parent, relationships, family, dealing with the past, life, family relations, parents and children, guilty conscience, domineering mother, relationship problems, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 19K
Baby Daddy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Baby Daddy follows Ben, a young man in his early 20s living the life of a bachelor in New York City with his buddy, Tucker, and his brother, Danny. Their lives are turned upside down when they come home one day to find a baby girl left on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: baby, babies and infants, single father, responsibility, roommate, parents and children, hockey player, family relations, friends in love, family, crush, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.0
 47K
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, siblings relations, supportive parent, living with parents, teenage life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 398
Father & Sons (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Joseph and his two sons, Joachim and Ivan, form a close-knit family but fail to see that each one is losing control of his life. Joachim is supposed to be studying psychiatry but spends most of his time daydreaming about his ex-girlfriend, Ivan ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, brother brother relationship, brothers, family relations, parents and children, life, eccentric family, family problems, family, kids and family, brother, relationship problems ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 65K
Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, death of wife, family relations, starting over, family life, love and romance, death in childbirth, death in the family, parents and children, family problems, workaholic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 22K
Mr. Mom (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack and Caroline are a couple making a decent living When Jack suddenly loses his job. They agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It's just that he's never done it before, and really doesn't ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, switching roles, fish out of water, family life, parents and children, unfulfillment, misfit, rise and fall, relationship vs career, parenthood, husband wife relationship, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 80
Hunky Dory (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A glam rock dilettante's life takes a dramatic turn when his ex unexpectedly drops their 11-year-old son off for the week.
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, tense, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: father son relationship, gay protagonist, gay, gay interest, abandoned by mother, gay father, drug use, gay lead character, parents and children, family relations, single father, baby ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.2
 113K
Daddy's Home (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, sweet, absurd, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: family, father, children, uninhibited rivalry, parents, stepfather, parenting, kids and family, divorce, christmas, stepfather stepson relationship, rivals ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Father's Stories (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lyon, 1960s. Emile is twelve years old. His father is a hero. He says he is a judo champ, a parachutist, a soccer player and even a personal advisor to General de Gaulle. Now he wants to save French Algeria! Fascinated and proud, Emile willingly ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, lie, father and son, family relations, kids and family, parents and children, family life, life, deception, white lie, family, lifestyle ...
Time: year 1961
Place: lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: touching, humorous, cynical, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, hollywood, brother brother relationship, narcissism, dysfunctional family, funeral, film producer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fathers & Daughters (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Pulitzer-winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forge connections of her own.
Style: captivating, sincere, suspenseful, touching, suspense ...
Plot: mental breakdown, writers, father daughter relationship, family, single father, death of wife, childhood trauma, family drama, family relations, father and daughter, sex in toilet, emotional breakdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A single dad and cosmetics brand owner figures out fatherhood on the fly when his strong-minded teen daughter moves in with him.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, father and daughter, family relations, kids and family, family, parents and children, father, relationships, toilet humor, dysfunctional family, daughter, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Les papas du dimanche (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The movie tells a story about a family in France, in contemporary times, and its problem such as bittersweet and sincere, breakup, family problems, parents and children.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, hopes, parents separation, starting over, breakup, bittersweet, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, separation, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 98K
Instant Family (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from ...
Style: funny, sweet, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, foster parent, parenting, foster home, adolescence, family relations, parents and children, family, adoptive father adopted son relationship, happy ending, siblings relations, husband wife relationship ...
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%