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, clever, absurd and light films and TV shows about / with family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, couples, dysfunctional family, family, eccentric family, catastrophe, mentor and storytelling plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family gatherings: Meet the Parents (2000), Jumping the Broom (2011), Addams Family Reunion (1998), The Wedding Date (2005), Serial (2014), What's in a Name? (2012), Death at a Funeral (2007), Four Christmases (2008), Mamma Mia! (2008), Nothing Like the Holidays (2008).

List of family gatherings movies

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, witty, funny, realistic, comic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parenthood, meet the parents, family disapproval, family gatherings, wedding, cat, cia, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, farce, mishap, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: meet the parents, family gatherings, family tradition, family feud, wedding, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, culture clash, class differences, romance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
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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, dark humor, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, butler, family relations, mistaken identity, family life, disorder, family problems, danger, dysfunctional family, halloween, eccentricity ...
Time: 1990s
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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, light, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, male escort, dishonesty, disorder, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
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Serial (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: racism, parents and children, interracial relations, family relations, life turned upside down, verbal byplay, society, family problems, family in crisis, couple relations, family gatherings, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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What's in a Name? (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vincent, a wealthy real estate agent, is invited to dinner by his sister Elizabeth and her husband Peter, both professors in Paris. Claude, a childhood friend and trombonist in a symphony orchestra, is also present. Vincent brings news from the ...
Style: cynical, talky, thought provoking, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: under the surface, friends, family problems, disorder, prank, siblings relations, couple relations, family gatherings, friendship, best friends, joke, dialogue driven ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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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: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, clever ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dysfunctional family, secret, siblings relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, presumed dead, corpse, blackmail, pregnancy, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family relations, holiday, in-laws, family gatherings, parents and children, nothing goes right, eccentric family, comedy of errors, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
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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 dinner, neighbor, nothing goes right, eccentric family, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, yuppie, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 197K
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, wedding, free spirited, family secret, eccentric family, lovers reunited, ex couple relations, meet the parents, family reunited, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents’ home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: family problems, family gatherings, parents and children, homecoming, couples, couple relations, siblings relations, family in crisis, christmas, winter, priest, christmas dinner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: wedding, family relations, parents and children, marriage, family feud, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion, family gatherings, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, elderly lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, eccentric family, social differences, lifestyle, family gatherings, couples, family life, estrangement, parents and children, coming of age, party, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new mexico
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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: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: estate, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, siblings relations, wedding, ex husband ex wife relationship, remarry, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
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Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, wedding, drug addiction, sister sister relationship, addiction, family problems, family gatherings, estrangement, family secret, haunted by the past, favoritism among siblings, self destructing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
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 5.5
 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, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, lifestyle, down on your luck, family gatherings, family problems, disorder, couples, siblings relations, relative ...
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, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: farce, death, eccentric family, family gatherings, dishonesty, presumed dead, death in the family, family problems, disorder, family relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 4.9
 11K
Hanging Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hospital, dysfunctional family, family problems, eccentric family, single parent, terminal illness, family life, looking for love, parents and children, hopes, family gatherings, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: usa
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 6.3
 12K
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, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: bowling, greed, inheritance, vandalism, eccentric family, family relations, cons and scams, parents and children, disorder, money, wealth, grandfather ...
Time: 90s
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 5.6
 4K
Peep World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family feud, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, writer's life, family problems, sexual dysfunction, artists and showbiz, family relations, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, confession, jealousy, secret, family life, family problems, family gatherings, family relations, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, harvard university, vermont
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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: humorous, touching, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, parenthood, single father, romance, family gatherings, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, doubts and hesitations, brother brother relationship, wedding, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
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Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luther Krank is fed up with the commerciality of Christmas; he decides to skip the holiday and go on a vacation with his wife instead. But when his daughter decides at the last minute to come home, he must put together a holiday celebration.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, witty ...
Plot: family, christmas, suburban life, christmas party, holiday, disorder, family gatherings, nothing goes right, parents and children, contests and competitions, family life, christmas eve ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, peru, usa, chicago illinois
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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, humorous, satirical, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: estate, maid, murder, christmas, crime, suicide, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, who done it, who to trust, multiple suspects, mistress ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, argentina
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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: serious, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family gatherings, christmas, homecoming, parents and children, family relations, reunion, sibling relationship, holiday, irish american, estranged father, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 2K
Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious
Plot: estrangement, siblings relations, parents and children, family in crisis, family gatherings, island, family relations, dysfunctional family, resort, hopes, family problems, introspection
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: family, family problems, family life, americana, family gatherings, family in crisis, family relations, couples, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, hawaii
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Love the Coopers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, christmas, christmas eve, parents and children, couple relations, nothing goes right, family gatherings, family relations, couples, mother daughter relationship, happiness, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1946, 1960s
Place: usa
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 6.0
 2K
For Ellen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After an overnight long-distance drive, Joby has a special meeting—with lawyers and his ex-wife. A struggling musician with the prerequisite tattoos, slimy hair, goatee, and his head firmly floating in the clouds, Joby hasn’t been around to be a ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: parents and children, hopes, reunion, rivalry, custody, family problems, estrangement, babies and infants, family relations, family gatherings, child custody, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: sentimental, humorous, realistic, not serious, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: single parent, family relations, siblings relations, reunion, family life, eccentric family, small town life, death in the family, parents and children, family gatherings, male female relationship, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, united states, georgia
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