Movies like The Humans

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The Humans (2021)
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The Humans (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Erik Blake has gathered three generations of his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the group’s deepest fears are laid bare.
Style: adaptation directed by original author
Plot: holiday, thanksgiving, family, family dinner, illusion, skyscraper, poor, beer, panic attack, haunted house, unemployed, supernatural power, unemployment, secrets, drunk, layoff, sunrise, therapy, unfaithful husband, omen, medication, delusion, dementia, job interview, sunset ...
Place: manhattan new york city, turkey, manhattan, new york city

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Most similar movies to The Humans

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, family, husband wife relationship, thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, relationships and parents and children mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Humans: Krisha (2015), The Christmas Wish (1998), All You Need (2001), The Visitor (2007), Lullaby (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Krisha (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Krisha returns for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, tragicomedy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, family problems, thanksgiving, addiction, friendship, family relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, mental illness, family, estranged son, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Christmas Wish (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Returning to his home town after the death of the grandfather who raised him, slick and cynical Wall Street trader Will Martin (Neil Patrick Harris) feels decidedly out of place, and not at all in tune with the Christmas preparations being made by ...
Plot: holiday, flowers, family relations, ballet teacher, ballet school, office, christmas, redhead, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secretary, restaurant, dead husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
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All You Need (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beth's life was going backwards. Her husband suddenly walks out on her, she has an alcoholic mother, an ambivalent father and so she decides to begin making a change by going back to school in order to take charge of her life.
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, drunkenness, thanksgiving, lifestyle, social decay, family problems, society, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, family gatherings, family life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.6
 43K
The Visitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, philosophical ...
Plot: jazz, friendship, self discovery, immigrants, loneliness, professor, life, arrest, lawyer, deportation, friends, society ...
Place: michigan, new york, senegal, manhattan new york city, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, parent child relationship, family, marriage crisis, dream world, death of mother, tradition, mother daughter relationship, secret, husband wife relationship, flashback ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Lullaby (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) discovers his father has decided to take himself off life support in forty-eight hours’ time. During this intensely condensed period, a lifetime of drama plays out. Robert (Jenkins) fights a zero sum ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: mercy killing, terminal illness, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, life is a bitch, estrangement, cancer, death in the family, estranged family member, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Friendsgiving (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Newly-divorced actress Molly, her recently-dumped lesbian best friend Abby and Molly’s mother Helen host a dysfunctional, comical and chaotic Thanksgiving dinner for their motley crew of close friends and strange acquaintances.
Style: light, captivating, humorous, entertaining
Plot: thanksgiving, friend, mother daughter relationship, humour, celebration, relationships, holiday, large family, family relations, family, male female relationship, crew ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Without Warning: Terror in the Towers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the earlier bombing attack on the Twin Towers in New York
Plot: terrorism, rescue, terrorist, skyscraper, fire, firefighter, bomb, world trade center manhattan new york city, explosion
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again?
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic
Plot: family gatherings, estranged father, christmas, family relations, homecoming, parents and children, sibling relationship, holiday, brother sister relationship, family reunited, dysfunctional family, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Ice Storm (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her ...
Style: sexy, bleak, sexual, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, swinger, neighbor, mate swapping, snow, family relations, thanksgiving, infidelity, sexual exploration, adultery, innocence lost, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
On Valentine's Day (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elizabeth defies her wealthy parents by running off and marrying a young man of humble prospects, and her parents have not spoken to her since - even though the couple lives in a rooming house nearby, they are struggling financially, and she is ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: small town, family relations, humble, social relations, couples, family life, small town life, americana, adult virgin, hotel, alcohol abuse, love affair ...
Time: 1910s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Scent of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant ...
Style: sentimental, dramatic, inspirational, realistic, touching ...
Plot: human spirit, mentor, blind character, friendship, human nature, depression, ex military, teaching the ways of the world, unlikely friendships, thanksgiving, blindness, change of heart ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Hobo's Christmas (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hobo played by Barnard Hughes decides it's time to go home. Drifting from place to place, Hughes finds himself in his hometown of Salt Lake City at Christmas time. Here he hopes to close old wounds and be reunited with his unforgiving son ...
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, homelessness, family gatherings, parents and children, family problems, family relations, estrangement, hopes, family, homeless man, homeless, cooking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Company Men (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bobby Walker lives the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and two co-workers jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere, depressing ...
Plot: corporate world, unemployment, job seeking, workplace, starting over, family problems, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, americana, workplace situations, corporation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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One True Thing (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, family problems, cancer, tragedy, family relations, small town, family, relationships, life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Avalon (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Avalon is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical series of four "Baltimore Films": Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990), and Liberty Heights (1999). The film is set in Baltimore in the early 1950s and explores the themes ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: immigrants, family relations, thanksgiving, nostalgia, culture clash, small town, parents and children, friendship, family life, store, siblings relations, americana ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1948 ...
Place: baltimore, usa, poland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: custody battle, courtroom, divorce, single father, family relations, lawyer, couples, marriage, selfishness, justice, father son relationship, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The War at Home (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jeremy Collier is a Vietnam veteran who has returned home and is struggling to cope with the war experiences that haunt him. He is also at odds with his family, who cannot begin to understand what he has been through. Jeremy's battles with his ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, family relations, resentment, life is a bitch, hopes, war, love and romance, introspection, military life, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Life as a House (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, gothic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, dying, cancer, reconciliation, dysfunctional family, family relations, architect, house, family problems, hopes, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 96K
Reign Over Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: grief, friendship, dealing with death, loss of spouse, 9/11, loss of loved one, friends, tragic event, life changing experience, buddies, haunted by the past, alone ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. Do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart, or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions?
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, light, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, family relations, society, family feud, eccentric family, spouse leaving, family gatherings, loss of wife, widower, disorder, dark humor, middle aged ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The National Tree (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teenager has his Sitka Spruce tree chosen to be planted outside the White House as the new national Christmas Tree.
Plot: road trip, christmas, fall in love, fire, death of mother, tree, girlfriend, thanksgiving, thanksgiving dinner, cross country trip, widower, stowaway ...
Place: mumbai india, utah, shanghai, oregon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Roads Not Taken (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, Poland, Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film follows 24 hours in the life of father and daughter Leo and Molly as she grapples with the challenges of dealing with her father’s chaotic mental state. But as they weave their way around New York City, their ordinary but stressful day ...
Style: clever, realistic, intense, visually appealing
Plot: father daughter relationship, journey, dementia, father daughter reunion, homecoming, father and daughter, family problems, family, hallucination, disorder, getting home, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The American Clock (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This film is based on Arthur Miller's recollection of the events of the 1930's Depression. In the film, John Rubinstein, Mary McDonnell, and Loren Dean are all members of an upper class family who find the world completely changed when ...
Plot: riches to rags, classism, bicycle, breaking the fourth wall, father son relationship, great depression, husband wife relationship, desperation, bankruptcy, wealth, poverty, poor ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pieces of April (2003)
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: realistic, emotional, intense, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thanksgiving, neighbor, marijuana, road trip, reconciliation, holiday, eccentric family, family feud, parents and children, generation gap, nothing goes right, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on a short story by the acclaimed author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, comes a holiday story of family and forgiveness. Recently widowed Mary Bassett (Helene Joy) and her three children have hit difficult times on their farm. Suddenly, ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: family relations, estrangement, farm, family problems, hopes, youth, family, family life, parents and children, teenage life, loss of partner, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Rocket Gibraltar (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man's family comes for his 77th birthday and while he loves all of his children and their children, he and his children don't exactly connect. However, he connects with his grandchildren. And he tells them what he wants for his birthday ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, golden years, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, family gatherings, bittersweet, extrasensory perception, last wish, doctor, dead mother, promiscuous woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 17K
Wakefield (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months.
Style: serious, psychological, sad
Plot: nervous breakdown, jealousy, loneliness, attic, midlife crisis, missing person, homeless man, street life, marriage, hiding, neighbor, absent father ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Measure of a Man (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At the age of 51 and after 20 months on unemployment, Thierry starts a new job that soon brings him face to face with a moral dilemma. How much is he willing to accept to keep his job?
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological
Plot: unemployment, society, layoff, economic crisis, working class, job interview, poverty, life is a bitch, rivalry, social realism, security guard, loan ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: unemployment, salesman, friendship, alcohol abuse, starting over, midlife crisis, addiction, marital problem, down on your luck, life is a bitch, hopes, goodhearted ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, texas, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%