Movies like Days of Darkness 2007

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Days of Darkness (2007)
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Days of Darkness (2007)
Original name: L'âge des ténèbres
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jean-Marc is a man without qualities living in times that are out of joint. His wife and children ignore him; he's a mid-level government functionary in Montreal doing his job without care. He has an active imagination of sexual conquest, but his only real feelings come when he visits his aged mother, whose health is failing. When his wife leaves abruptly to work in Toronto, Jean-Marc sets out to reorder things with his daughters, his social life, and at work. In a world that at best is a farce, does he stand a chance?
Style: humorous, psychological, light, melancholic, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daydreamer, family relations, escape from reality, obsession, social relations, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, impossible love, love and romance, losing-it hero, imaginary character, sexual fantasy, dull life, fictional reality, knight, routine, rape, female nudity, dream, realtor, french, group sex, infidelity, father daughter relationship, tournament ...
Place: canada, france, montreal, montreal quebec canada

Most similar movies to Days of Darkness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, couples, midlife crisis and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Days of Darkness: Mariages ! (2004), Actrices (2007), Juliet of the Spirits (1965), On Air (2012), Gooische Vrouwen (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mariages ! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: obsession, midlife crisis, couples, wooing, love affair, lifestyle, parents and children, infidelity, family gatherings, impossible love, crumbling marriage, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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95%
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Actrices (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Comédienne hantée par son rôle de Nathalia Petrovna, l'héroïne de la pièce de Tourguéniev Un Mois à la campagne qu'elle répète difficilement, Marcelline tente de noyer ses angoisses dans une piscine sur un air de Glenn Miller. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: unfulfillment, midlife crisis, family relations, actor's life, theater, parents and children, lifestyle, theatre director, rivalry, friendship, singleness, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Middle-aged Giulietta grows suspicious of her husband, Giorgio, when his behavior grows increasingly questionable. One night when Giorgio initiates a seance amongst his friends, Giulietta gets in touch with spirits and learns more about herself and ...
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, infidelity, memory, weirdo, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, siblings relations, couple relations, captivity, cons and scams, introspection, midlife crisis ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 751
On Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: radio show, parents and children, introspection, disorder, self discovery, midlife crisis, media, family relations, dishonesty, strong female presence, hidden identity, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, love affair, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, social relations, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Growing Op (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a teenage boy coming of age in a suburban grow-operation, where every day is paradise or fresh hell. But it's always a trip. Sheltered all his life and home-schooled by loving parents who are also committed criminals, Quinn Dawson ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, stoners, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Marine Life (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marine Life revolves around the choatic family life of June, a middle-aged lounge singer and mother. Aging and twice divorced, lounge singer June Nordstrom tries to cope with her fading beauty, her troubled offspring, her waning career and her young ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, family life, youth, love and romance, parents and children, midlife crisis, child as adult, single parent, family problems, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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53%
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four very different Montreal university teachers gather at a rambling country house to prepare a dinner. Remy (married), Claude (a homosexual), Pierre (involved with a girlfriend) and Alain (a bachelor) discuss sex, the female body and their affairs ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, s&m, couple relations, battle of the sexes, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, radical, human nature, friendship, weekend, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Bad Intentions (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Peru, Argentina, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl convinces herself that she will die on the same day that her brother will be born.
Style: psychological, humorous, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, terrorism, obsession, family in crisis, brat, family problems, daydreamer, youth, society, pregnancy, state affairs, political unrest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, family life, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, elderly, leaving home, lifestyle, midlife crisis, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Life After Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After 20 years of marriage and almost perfect love, Sophie leaves her husband Gilles for another guy. Many misadventures await Gilles in his nervous breakdown, while trying to get a way to reclaim his love back to Sophie.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: midlife crisis, breakup, life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, disorder, love, marriage, husband wife relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, introspection, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, romance, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 810
Don Peyote (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ordinary guy delves deep into counterculture, conspiracy theories and the like as he tries to discern the structure of society.
Style: semi serious, surreal, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: stoners, obsession, disorder, losing-it hero, end of the world, conspiracy theory, friendship, wedding preparations and rituals, unfulfillment, profanity, life turned upside down, drug ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Middle Age Crazy (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A married man is turning forty and that's when the midlife crisis hits ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, family relations, unfulfillment, romance, family life, self discovery, teenage girl, death of father, adultery, extramarital affair, sex, cheerleader ...
Time: 70s
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Passenger Side (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two brothers spend the day driving around Los Angeles county looking for the meaning of their lives, or cheap street drugs, depending on who you happen to believe.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: family relations, looking for love, sexual content, siblings relations, on the road, road trip, brother brother relationship, rock, escapades, unfulfillment, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Drop Dead Fred (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Elizabeth returns to her mother's home after her marriage breaks up, she recreates her imaginary childhood friend, Fred, to escape from the trauma of losing her husband and her job. In between the chaos and mayhem that Fred creates, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary friend, family relations, mental illness, childhood memory, misfit, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, starting over, vengeance, disorder, family life, personal growth ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Geraldine's Fortune (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Geraldine Elmhurst Liddle - Deen to her friends - is up against five other contestants for the $2 million jackpot on the game show "Bring Home the Bacon!". News of her upcoming appearance on the show takes her small New Brunswick hometown ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, ambition, family relations, couples, parents and children, contests and competitions, rivalry, elderly, social relations, rags to riches, family secret, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, friendship, nothing goes right, love triangle, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, uninvited guest, disorder, couples, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Through My Own Eyes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Raje Bauji is a man in his late fifties, living out a dreary but eventful life in a small house in old Delhi where he lives with his extended family. A random incident is going to change his life in a dramatic way- though he does not realize it ...
Style: humorous, psychological, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: family relations, eccentricity, midlife crisis, life turned upside down, anger, hindi, perception, belief, cause and meaning, telephone conversation, corporal punishment, truth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Manam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Radha (Naga Chaitanya) and Krishna (Samantha) are a married couple with a kid Bittu in early 1980's. They die in an accident. Bittu (Nagarjuna) grows up and happens to see reincarnation of his father and his mother as youngsters. The rest of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: reincarnation, family relations, lovers reunited, supernatural, young lovers, parents and children, romance, love and romance, supernatural romance, karma, destiny, clock tower
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 20s, 80s ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Daughters, Daughters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this Israeli comedy, a father is afraid that after having sired eight daughters, that he will never produce a son.
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, obsession, parents and children, couple relations, hopes, gender, social relations, doctor, father son relationship, satire, genetics, jewish ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Me and My Sister (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story of two sisters, one from the country with simpler attitudes who comes to stay for a short while with her sophisticated sister who lives in the big city.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: parents and children, breaking point, dull life, family relations, sibling relationship, luxury, sibling rivalry, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, optimism, frigidity, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
June in January (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A newly engaged bride dreamed of her wedding day with her late mother for her entire life, and is looking forward to planning every perfect detail to honor her mom's memory. But her special day is nearly ruined by her intimidating future ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couples, wedding, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, arranged marriage, nothing goes right, wedding reception, family gatherings, unlikely couple
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Hush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Naoya and Katsuhiro are boyfriends, new in their relationship. Things are uneven at first - Naoya is open and free while Katsuhiro is cautious and closeted - but nothing compares to the chaos that arrives when Asako, a troubled woman with a history ...
Style: psychological, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming out, love and romance, lifestyle, family relations, couples, family life, pregnancy, baby, gay parent, gay relationship, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, family life, parents and children, introspection, couple relations, family problems, family relations, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 444
Pieces of Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crazy father old before his time, a tyrannical, sick mother, a sister who disappeared four years ago and me, Erell, who films everything, all the time... A fine family portrait. I live in the same town I've always lived in. You're born ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: youth, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age, family life, bittersweet, unfulfillment, mother daughter relationship, illness, family relations, sister sister relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Month of Sundays (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Mollard, divorced but still attached, can't move on and also can't sell a house in a property boom, much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mother. Nothing out of the ordinary there – ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, psychological, light
Plot: real estate agent, midlife crisis, friendship, old house, australian, family relations, father son relationship, escapades, mother son relationship, reincarnation, misfit, death of mother ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Taste of Tea (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead working on an animated film project at home. Uncle Ayano has ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: countryside, escape from reality, family history, eccentric family, family life, housewife, delusion, dull life, youth, parents and children, teenage love, ghost ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Chicken with Plums (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nasser-Ali, a talented musician, loses the will to live after his wife breaks his beloved violin during an argument. He searches for a replacement, and finding none that sounds quite the same, he vows to die. Eight days later, he does. This is the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: violinist, violin, introspection, unfulfilled love, love affair, musician's life, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, daydreamer, haunted by the past, family life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1958
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
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Preggoland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, disorder, best friends, life turned upside down, faked pregnancy, lie, society, unfulfillment, strong female presence, bittersweet, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%