2. ‘Death at a Funeral’
The 2010 remake of a 2007 British film (both of which star Peter Dinklage) also centers on a funeral, but one that’s so hilarious you kind of forget that someone is dead.
3. ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’
Wes Anderson brings his signature visual style to detail what happens when a family of child prodigies reunite after hearing their father is terminally ill; then it’s about what happens when it turns out he’s not.
4. ‘Big Fish’
It’s not a big family reunion, but this 2003 Tim Burton film focuses on a son who comes to the bedside of his dying father; it’s one of the few films that brings both the laughs and the ugly cry.
5. ‘The Kids are All Right’
Getting together with your dad takes a modern twist when the dad in question is a sperm donor. And then the family tree gets more twisted when one of your lesbian moms sleeps with him.
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