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List of family gatherings movies

More Sex & the Single Mom (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Single, divorced lawyer Jess Gradwell returns in this sequel as she tries to raise her new three-year-old son, Jake, while dealing with her teenage daughter, Sara's, growing carnal desires with a photographer she meets while planning her high ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family gatherings, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, couples, lifestyle, midlife crisis, youth, teenage life, pregnancy, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.4
 431
Treading Water (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Casey (Angela Redman) has rejected her privileged upbringing and restores old boats for a living. She lives a cozy life with her beautiful social worker girlfriend Alex (super sexy Nina Landey) until her stuffy family demands that she come home for ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, talky ...
Plot: coming out, eccentric family, family gatherings, fish out of water, culture clash, human nature, rehabilitation, family in crisis, family problems, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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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: eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, on the road, escapades, parents and children, family relations, disorder, 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: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: funeral, life turned upside down, family gatherings, family problems, family life, death in the family, family relations, parents and children, disorder, muslim, strong female presence, bittersweet ...
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, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, nothing goes right, family gatherings, disorder, couple relations, couples, family relations, fish out of water, sexual content, meet the parents, marriage proposal, african american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, terminal illness, strong female presence, family relations, unfulfillment, suburbs, large family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 5.7
 826
Wedding Daze (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack and Audrey Landry are a middle-aged couple who have barely gotten the hang of being a pair of "empty nesters" when their three grown daughters -- Teri, Nora, and Dahlia -- end up tumbling back home again. That's not so hard to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: event planner, starting over, parents and children, family gatherings, golden years, love and romance, romance, disorder, couples, midlife crisis, sister sister relationship, engagement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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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, captivating, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Plot: pregnancy, under the surface, couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, family problems, family secret, friends, disorder, prank, family relations, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: redemption, family relations, family gatherings, self discovery, human nature, parents and children, estrangement, bus, on the road, van, archaeologist, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, los angeles, mexico ...
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 7.1
 8K
Summer Hours (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers and a sister witness the disappearance of their childhood memories when they must relinquish the family belongings to ensure their deceased mother's succession.
Style: sincere, sentimental, enigmatic, lyrical, atmospheric ...
Plot: family, art, inheritance, family problems, family gatherings, parents and children, uncover truth, family relations, family reunited, summer, irreverent, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, california, china
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Will You Merry Me? (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rebecca, from an upper class Los Angeles family, and Henry, from choir-singing, tradition-bound Midwestern roots, are in love. Henry pops the question just before Christmas and the kids plan on gathering their families for the holidays in order to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, unlikely couple, meet the parents, engagement, family gatherings, couples, love and romance, culture clash, parents and children, disorder, society, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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 6.0
 706
Checking Out (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, siblings relations, homecoming, family problems, actor's life, parents and children, life & death, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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American Girl (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A pregnant teenager is determined to leave her trailer park home with the hope of living a happy family life.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, biting, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, family gatherings, teenage life, dark humor, single parent, youth, human nature, siblings relations, social misfits, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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Madea's Family Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Just as the southern matriarch, Madea buries her older sister, Irene. (There is no mention of Helen and Charles Jr. at all during the play). Her granddaughter Lisa is getting married to a very successful rich man name Ronnie at the house, but ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: wedding, family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, family relations, family problems, disorder, dysfunctional family, death in the family, funeral, strong female presence, african american protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa
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What's Cooking? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In LA's Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and immigrant parents' fears collide. In the Avila family, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, pregnancy, culture clash, family problems, family gatherings, family life, americana, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, ireland
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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: humorous, feel good, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, couple relations, dysfunctional family, in-laws, parents and children, comedy of errors, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Coopers' Camera (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Using a professional grade video camera, a dysfunctional family records their Christmas Day in 1985, which descends into total chaos.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, cynical ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, christmas, satire, family gatherings, uninvited guest, parents and children, family, couples, dysfunctional family, party, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: canada
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 6.4
 237K
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, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, wedding, father daughter relationship, parents and children, single mother, single parent, meet the parents, free spirited, love and romance, family secret, family reunited, ex couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: greece, europe, new york
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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: romantic, light, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, christmas, love triangle, love and romance, disorder, coma, sibling relationship, new year's eve, love at first sight, love affair, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
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 5.5
 2K
Santa Baby (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary Class is a highly successful business executive - who just happens to be the daughter of Santa Claus. But when her father falls ill, Mary returns to the North Pole and the life she left behind to take over for her dad and implement her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: homecoming, family gatherings, family, disorder, estrangement, family business, parents and children, family life, legacy, father daughter relationship, north pole, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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 6.5
 209
The O'Briens (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two years after the death of his beloved wife, Pat O'Brien (Tommy O’Neil) summons his children back to their homestead in the west of Ireland. Fionn (Liam McMahon) travels from New York, Gareth (Emmett Hughes) from London, and daughter Una ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: family relations, family secret, family gatherings, love triangle, scandal, death of mother, family reunited, rejection, father son relationship, secret, dysfunctional family, family home ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, new york, london
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When Do We Eat? (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Do We Eat? is the story of the "world's fastest Passover seder" gone horribly awry. It's about an old school dad (Michael Lerner) who's as tough on his sons as his father (Jack Klugman) is on him. On this night, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family gatherings, nothing goes right, youth, prank, couple relations, family life, eccentric family, family problems, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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A Moody Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Focused on the lovable, yet seasonally dysfunctional Moody family, A Moody Christmas is set against the backdrop of the one occasion that can bring out the best (and the worst) in people … Christmas Day.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: christmas, family relations, eccentric family, family tradition, parents and children, family problems, family life, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, disorder, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family relations, suburbs, strong female presence, terminal illness, african american protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five-time Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Henry Winkler stars in The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, the story of what happens when you open your heart to the power of Christmas. Disenchanted single mom Jennifer Cullen (Brooke Burns) is a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, matchmaking, single parent, against the odds, love affair, family life, family gatherings, eccentric family, disorder, couples, romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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Fathers & Sons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, siblings relations, death in the family, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, jewish, relationship problems, father and son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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, humorous, feel good, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, eccentric family, social differences, couples, lifestyle, family gatherings, family life, estrangement, parents and children, coming of age, satire, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new mexico
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 6.5
 795
Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family life, family gatherings, optimism, couples, society, parents and children, fish out of water, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Father and Sons (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Léo, un vieux père de famille ancien représentant de commerce, est prêt à tout pour retrouver l'affection de ses trois fils, David, Max et Simon. Il va même jusqu'à invoquer une maladie et une intervention chirurgicale pour les ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, family relations, family problems, unemployment, fake illness, father son relationship, father son reunion, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec, canada, paris france, montreal
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 5.6
 643
Suzie Gold (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie Gold is a twentysomething torn between the nice Jewish boy her family is keen on and the non-Jewish boy she loves.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, society, family relations, love triangle, fall in love, parents and children, family gatherings, interracial relations, unrequited love, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
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