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, touching, feel good and sentimental films and TV shows about / with family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, couples, dysfunctional family, disorder, eccentric family, family problems, siblings relations and family life plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family gatherings: You're Next (2011), Meet the Parents (2000), Jumping the Broom (2011), Addams Family Reunion (1998), Still Walking (2008), While You Were Sleeping (1995), An Italian Name (2015), The Big Wedding (2013), Another Happy Day (2011), Madhouse (1990).

List of family gatherings movies

 6.5
 84K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, scary, rough, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: home invasion, slasher, murder, masked killer, survival, crimes, family in danger, massacre, family gatherings, trap, gory, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, witty, ridiculous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: wedding, comedy of errors, parenthood, meet the parents, family disapproval, family gatherings, cat, cia, nothing goes right, farce, mishap, jewish ...
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, class differences, meet the parents, family gatherings, family relations, family tradition, family feud, couple relations, parents and children, 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, dark humor, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, butler, mistaken identity, danger, family problems, disorder, family life, dysfunctional family, halloween, eccentricity ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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 8.0
 13K
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: realistic, contemplative, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, family reunited, family life, reunion, generation gap, family tradition, dealing with death, parents and children, reconciliation, bereavement, generation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, christmas, love triangle, love and romance, coma, new year's eve, disorder, love affair, mistaken identity, family relations, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, usa, new york
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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, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: family gatherings, christmas, family relations, homecoming, reunion, parents and children, sibling relationship, holiday, estranged father, irish american, brother sister relationship, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, family problems, couples, disorder, pregnancy, ego clash, friendship, friends, under the surface, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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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: usa, chicago illinois
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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: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, family relations, parents and children, marriage, meet the parents, family feud, family gatherings, elderly lovers, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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: humorous, witty, semi serious, 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, remarry, getting along ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
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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, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, family gatherings, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, lifestyle, down on your luck, couples, family problems, disorder, 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: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, farce, death, family gatherings, eccentric family, death in the family, dishonesty, siblings relations, presumed dead, disorder, family problems, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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 6.3
 13K
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: inheritance, family relations, bowling, disorder, greed, family gatherings, older man younger woman relationship, vandalism, eccentric family, parents and children, cons and scams, money ...
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: emotional, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family gatherings, divorce, florist, family problems, parents and children, couples, human nature, siblings relations, love and romance, countryside, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany, rome italy
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 7.1
 28K
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, surprise ending, not serious ...
Plot: estate, maid, who done it, murder, crime, suicide, family relations, dysfunctional family, christmas, eccentric family, who to trust, multiple suspects ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family gatherings, romance, couples, gender, homecoming, cons and scams, christmas, gay, dishonesty, family relations, wedding, gays and lesbians ...
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, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: death in the family, single parent, family gatherings, family relations, reunion, siblings relations, family life, eccentric family, small town life, parents and children, male female relationship, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, georgia, united states
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 7.4
 18K
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, parents and children, family problems, family tragedy, divorce, sibling rivalry, father daughter relationship, 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, sincere ...
Plot: nudist, nudist camp, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, profanity, coming of age, youth, innocence lost, disco, vacation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, brittany
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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: sweet, light, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas movie, family problems, reunion, redemption, estrangement, parents and children, human nature, family life, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, chicago illinois, new york, san francisco
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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, humorous, psychological
Plot: family gatherings, homecoming, reunion, destiny, family problems, murder, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, love and romance, couple relations, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alabama, arkansas, switzerland, nashville tennessee ...
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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, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, family gatherings, fall in love, romance, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, parents and children, cons and scams, pretending to be someone else, deception, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, wedding, fall in love, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, disorder, male escort, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
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 6.6
 1K
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, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: life turned upside down, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, couples, family in crisis, couple relations, siblings relations, under the surface, human nature, family problems, 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, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
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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A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining
Plot: nothing goes right, family gatherings, eccentric family, disorder, family relations, on the road, escapades, parents and children, race against time, road trip, christmas present, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Rock the Casbah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The whole family is reunited when Sofia comes back for his father's funeral. Quickly, inner problems are revealed.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy
Plot: funeral, family problems, life turned upside down, family gatherings, family life, death in the family, family relations, disorder, parents and children, muslim, estate, indoor ...
Place: morocco
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 5.3
 5K
Peeples (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows what happens when a child psychologist surprises his girlfriend by showing up at her political family's annual get-together at their Sag Harbor vacation home only to find them desperately in need of therapy.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, reunion, couple relations, disorder, fish out of water, sexual content, profanity, meet the parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, suburbs, family relations, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, terminal illness, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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