Family gatherings movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant family gatherings movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, clever and light films and TV shows about / with family gatherings, family relations, parents and children, couples, dysfunctional family, family, family problems, siblings relations, mother daughter relationship and brother sister relationship plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family gatherings: The Big Wedding (2013), Meet the Parents (2000), The Wedding Date (2005), This Christmas (2007), Jumping the Broom (2011), Addams Family Reunion (1998), Still Walking (2008), This Is Where I Leave You (2014), An Italian Name (2015), The Inheritance (2011).

List of family gatherings movies

The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, parents and children, family feud, family reunited, marriage, in-laws, adoption, couple relations, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Meet the Parents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good ...
Style: humorous, ridiculous, witty, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: wedding, comedy of errors, meet the parents, family gatherings, family disapproval, cia, nurse, marriage, nothing goes right, love and romance, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, wedding, love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, love story, unlikely couple, couples, disorder, hidden identity, gigolo ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, new jersey
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This Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This year Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are ...
Style: light, sweet, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas, family problems, human nature, parents and children, family life, redemption, estrangement, interracial relations, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, los angeles, new york
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Jumping the Broom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, class differences, family gatherings, meet the parents, family relations, family feud, family tradition, parents and children, couple relations, culture clash, romance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england
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Addams Family Reunion (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Addams Family goes on a search for their relatives. Gomez and Morticia are horrified to discover that Grandpa and Grandma Addams have a disease that is slowly turning them "normal". The only chance they have of a cure is to find a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, not serious, stylized, macabre ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, butler, mistaken identity, dark humor, family life, disorder, family problems, dysfunctional family, transformation, halloween ...
Time: 90s
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 7.9
 16K
Still Walking (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Twelve years after their beloved eldest son, Junpei, drowned while saving a stranger's life, Kyohei and Toshiko welcome their surviving children home for a family reunion. Younger son Ryota still feels that his parents resent that he isn't ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, contemplative
Plot: family relations, family reunited, family gatherings, family life, family tradition, generation gap, reconciliation, dealing with death, parents and children, bereavement, father daughter relationship, generation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
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, emotional, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, family relations, family gatherings, last wish, death of father, family, eccentric family, breakup, jewish, infidelity, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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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
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An Italian Name (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paolo and his wife are waiting a baby and deciding his name, but it seems that Paolo's family and friends don't really like the chosen name.
Style: realistic, talky, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, family problems, friendship, pregnancy, disorder, ego clash, couples, parents and children, family, parenthood, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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The Inheritance (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five ambitious cousins set out on a family reunion during the dead of winter. The purpose of the retreat is to secure their inheritance, a fortune that dates back many generations. Upon their arrival, Uncle Melvin (Keith David) welcomes them with ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, scary
Plot: family gatherings, haunted by the past, family relations, survival, escapades, supernatural, estate, graphic violence, curses spells and rituals, murder, witchcraft, sad ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, family gatherings, family dinner, farce, neighbor, eccentric family, nothing goes right, down on your luck, family relations, yuppie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Another Happy Day (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: family gatherings, estate, wedding, eccentric family, disorder, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, couples, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland
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 5.4
 3K
Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, family gatherings, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, down on your luck, lifestyle, disorder, couples, family problems, siblings relations, relatives ...
Time: 80s
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Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, absurd, melancholic ...
Plot: family relations, farce, death, eccentric family, family gatherings, death in the family, silly humor, dishonesty, dwarf, presumed dead, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 6.3
 15K
Greedy (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet the McTeagues. They've come to stake a claim in their wealthy uncle's will… only he's not dead yet!
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, biting, suspense ...
Plot: eccentric family, bowling, family relations, disorder, greed, family gatherings, inheritance, vandalism, psychological manipulation, parents and children, cons and scams, grandfather ...
Time: 90s
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Making Plans for Lena (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any ...
Style: tense, emotional, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family gatherings, divorce, family problems, parents and children, family relations, couples, human nature, siblings relations, countryside, love and romance, florist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france, rome italy, brittany
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 7.0
 32K
8 Women (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Eight women gather to celebrate Christmas in a snowbound cottage, only to find the family patriarch dead with a knife in his back. Trapped in the house, every woman becomes a suspect, each having her own motive and secret.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, humorous, satirical, not serious ...
Plot: estate, christmas, who done it, eccentric family, maid, murder, dysfunctional family, family relations, french, suicide, who to trust, multiple suspects ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, argentina
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The Perfect Wedding (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Christmas is approaching, and Paul's adopted sister Alana is coming home for the holidays. This won't be just a regular family celebration, as she's recently engaged and the weekend will be spent planning her June wedding with her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family gatherings, romance, couples, gender, homecoming, cons and scams, gay, christmas, family relations, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Meet the Browns (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street.But when she's laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Plot: death in the family, family gatherings, single parent, family relations, family life, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, small town life, male female relationship, unemployment, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, georgia
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 7.3
 20K
Interiors (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at a dysfunctional family dominated by the controlling madness of its matriarch, Eve. Her reluctant husband and their three daughters make doomed efforts to cope with Eve's demands, while also trying to get on with their own lives. But, ...
Style: bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, family gatherings, depression, family problems, parents and children, family tragedy, divorce, father daughter relationship, sibling rivalry, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.4
 2K
Skylab (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1979 and Albertine, 10, and all her family members have gathered in Brittany to celebrate the birthday of her grandmother. Everyone thinks that the Skylab space station from NASA will fall on their heads this summer. The meeting turns into a ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: nudist, nudist camp, family relations, nude beach, innocence lost, family gatherings, disco, parents and children, family life, coming of age, youth, summer vacation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, brittany
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Daddy and Them (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When an uncle is charged with murder, the event reverberates throughout a poor Arkansas family, including a struggling musician and his wife, her mother, her sister, and his father.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, psychological, humorous
Plot: homecoming, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, destiny, murder, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, love and romance, murder suspect, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arkansas, alabama, california, florida ...
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Holiday Engagement (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, family gatherings, romance, fall in love, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, cons and scams, parents and children, pretending to be someone else, wedding, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.5
 97K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: home invasion, masked killer, deathtrap, murder, survival, crimes, massacre, trap, confined, parents and children, family in danger, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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 6.6
 2K
The Dinner (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story about two brothers and their wives, and the interactions between them and their two high school age children. When the kids get into serious trouble together, how will the parents relationships change with and among each other? Will the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, biting ...
Plot: life turned upside down, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, couples, family problems, under the surface, family in crisis, siblings relations, couple relations, human nature, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
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Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family gatherings, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, husband wife relationship, family history, hypocrisy, irony, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
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The Inheritance (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reunited for their mother’s funeral, four sisters – Selma, Regina, Laura and Lúcia – find themselves forced to divide much more than a spacious apartment in Copacabana. While dividing the articles – from the apartment’s sale to splitting ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family problems, death in the family, estrangement, sister sister relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian, strained relationship, inheritance, death of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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 5.7
 881
American Son (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a young Marine, fresh from Camp Pendleton, who is forced to confront the complexities of adulthood and a volatile home life during a four-day Thanksgiving leave.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: family relations, fall in love, thanksgiving, family gatherings, soldier, society, love and romance, estrangement, self discovery, parents and children, homecoming, marine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, clever ...
Plot: farce, dark humor, funeral, dysfunctional family, sarcasm, family gatherings, eccentric family, siblings relations, dwarf, secret, pregnancy, hallucination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom
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