Father son estrangement movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant father son estrangement movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, realistic, captivating, suspense, sincere and humorous films and TV shows about / with father son estrangement, father son relationship, family relations, friendship, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, telephone call, death and cell phone plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Finland and other countries.
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father son estrangement movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as father son estrangement: The Kid (2000), A Christmas Gift from Bob (2020), End of Sentence (2019), And So It Goes (2014), My Fair Son (2005), The English Teacher (2013), Rocketman (2019), Law of the Land (2017), Father's Acre (2009), Under the Rainbow (2013).

List of father son estrangement movies

The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, father son estrangement, unfulfillment, redemption, family, cynic, indifference, youth, friends, estrangement, introspection ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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A Christmas Gift from Bob (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Bowen finds himself the target of an animal welfare investigation that threatens to take away his beloved cat, Bob, at Christmas.
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, sweet
Plot: street musician, christmas, human animal relationship, cat, homelessness, father son estrangement, singer, life philosophy, pets, friendship, guitarist, young heroes ...
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End of Sentence (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Newly widowed Frank Fogle embarks on a journey to Ireland to scatter his late wife’s ashes. His estranged son, Sean, recently released from prison, agrees to join only when his father promises that they’ll never see each other again following ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: road trip, father son relationship, last wish, father son estrangement, death of wife, released from prison, motorcycle, bald woman, ferry, airport, lake, pub ...
Place: alabama, dublin ireland
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And So It Goes (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, opposites attract, grandparent grandchild relationship, love and romance, life turned upside down, family relations, neighbor, estrangement, golden years, fall in love, child custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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My Fair Son (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When young art student Ray moves in with his estranged businessman father after years of separation, the two tentatively begin to reconcile their many differences -- including Ray's revelation that he's gay, which his father struggles to ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, suspenseful
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, father son estrangement, single father, homosexuality, father son relationship, homosexual, gay love, gay couple, male male relationship, family relations, gay teenager ...
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The English Teacher (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teacher Linda Sinclair (Julianne Moore) balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life. Go-to television director ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: teacher student sex, teacher student relationship, older woman younger man relationship, high school, older woman younger man sex, female teacher, failed attempt, power relations, workplace, writer's life, social relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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Rocketman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, stylized, compassionate ...
Plot: gay lead character, gay relationship, lgbt, homosexual, gay slur, pianist, rising to stardom, singer, rock music, pop star, rock star, debauchery ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969 ...
Place: los angeles, california, new york, london, australia ...
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Law of the Land (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland, Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A retiring policeman gets caught up in between two younger men trying to kill each other. A modern borderline western taking place on both sides of the northern Finnish-Swedish border.
Style: clever, suspense, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, estranged father, father son relationship, parent child relationship, half brother half brother relationship, ex convict, father son estrangement, manhunt, wilderness, police, past, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland
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Father's Acre (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love makes a bad relationship between father and son all the more rancorous in this drama from Hungarian director Viktor Oszkar Nagy. A convict (Janos Derzsi) returns home after a long stretch in prison to a less than enthusiastic welcome; his son ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: parent child relationship, family, father son relationship, father son estrangement, father son reunion, male female relationship, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, relationships, father and son, relationship problems, parents and children ...
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Under the Rainbow (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Laura is still waiting for Prince Charming at the age of 24. So when Sandro appears at a party, exactly like her Prince would in her dreams, she thinks she's found the right one. But then again, when she meets Maxime, Laura starts to wonder if ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: looking for love, cheating fiancee, hopes, cause and meaning, direction and purpose, love and romance, husband wife relationship, fiance fiancee relationship, aunt niece relationship, school, infidelity, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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Almost 18 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Almost 18 is a charming and unaffected film about five 17-year-old guys from Helsinki in 2010. Karri, Peter, André, Akseli and Joni dream, party, love and boast like only teenage males can.
Style: suspenseful, touching, suspense, homoerotic
Plot: friendship, coming of age, father son relationship, family relations, adulthood, death of father, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, parenthood, father son estrangement, mother son relationship, gay ...
Place: eastern europe
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Brothers (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The script of this film was very loose and most of the dialog was improvised by the cast
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, suspense, contemplative
Plot: family relations, father son reunion, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, troubled past, birthday party, haunted by the past, father son estrangement, inheritance, half brother half brother relationship, brother, dark past ...
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Lost in the Sun (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small time crook and a newly-orphaned teenage boy team up to perform a string of robberies.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: teenage boy, robbery, ex convict, accomplice, armed robbery, man boy relationship, road trip, cross country, child in peril, criminal, father son estrangement, teenager ...
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Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Takada, a Japanese fisherman has been estranged from his son for many years, but when the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. Through a series of obstacles and relationships, he is brought ...
Style: emotional, touching, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: tour guide, friendship, terminal illness, family relations, village, redemption, father son relationship, parents and children, aging, understanding, estrangement, unfulfillment ...
Place: japan, china, tokyo
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Everwood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of his wife, world-class neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Brown leaves Manhattan and moves his family to the small town of Everwood, Colorado. There he becomes a small-town doctor and learns parenting on the fly as he raises his talented but ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: family relations, small town, small town life, doctor, dysfunctional family, single father, parents and children, family problems, bittersweet, crush, fall in love, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
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The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, mythology, magic, fantasy world, good versus evil, gnome, heroic mission, evil force, imagination, giant ...
Time: 80s
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When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, reconciliation, family relations, terminal illness, memory, parents and children, infidelity, coming of age, family, illness, teenager, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, year 1962, year 1989, 60s, 80s ...
Place: brighton, london, england
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Colorado Avenue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, emigrant Hanna returns from Colorado to Finland. In America she was known as Dollar-Hanna, but in Finland she has to endure the Civil War and live through the prohibition. Hanna's independent spirit will guide her.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, love and romance, society, hopes, getting home, mother daughter relationship, death of husband, father son estrangement, civil war, old love, generation gap ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: finland, colorado, eastern europe
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Ratko: The Dictator's Son (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The son of a dictator travels to the U.S. to attend college.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, social relations, misfit, disorder, college, college life, father son estrangement, dictator, betrayal, youth, society, university ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, small town, judge, hotshot lawyer, jury, murder trial, parent child relationship, homecoming, family relations, legal, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, new york, chicago illinois
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A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Style: touching, sincere, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: human animal relationship, cat, street musician, homeless, guitarist, singer, pet cat, drug addict, addiction, moral transformation, friendship, pets ...
Place: london
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Dom (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A father who never stopped fighting against drugs. A son who never stopped using them. Two sides of the same coin. Victor is a cop who has fought all his life to curb cocaine trafficking. His son is a drug addict who has become one of the most ...
Style: suspense, thought provoking, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: sex, war on drugs, drug cartel, drugs, father son relationship, drug traffic, cocaine, father son conflict, relationship problems, father son estrangement, criminal, estranged father ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, northeast brazil
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A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, lgbt, gay lead character, gay romance, immigration, sex scene, gay sex, homosexuality, syrian refugee, love ...
Place: finland
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Come to Daddy (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Norval travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand.
Style: twists and turns, absurd, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: father son relationship, father son reunion, secret, criminal, violence, beach house, torture, isolated house, father son estrangement, estranged father, life is a bitch, alienation ...
Place: thailand, oregon
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Truman (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Julián receives an unexpected visit in Madrid from his lifelong friend Tomás, who now lives in Canada, the encounter is bittersweet. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Julián is focused on putting his affairs in order, while Tomás is still ...
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, light, humorous, contemplative
Plot: friendship between men, terminal illness, friendship, father son relationship, doctor, old friend, fired from the job, friend, old friends, cancer patient, one night stand, father son estrangement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: amsterdam, canada, madrid, spain
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Ideal Home (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple is going through marital troubles made worse when a previously unknown grandson shows up.
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: gay, gay adoption, gay love, lifestyle, parenting, father son relationship, boy, friendship, grandson, gay couple, lgbt, farm ...
Place: santa fe new mexico, albuquerque new mexico
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Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century, the Angels returned to Earth, seeking to wipe out humanity in an apocalyptic fury. Devastated, mankind's last remnants moved underground to wait for the day when the Angels would come back to finish the job. Fifteen ...
Style: psychological, mecha, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, self doubt, suffering, alien encounter, young heroes, future dystopia, loneliness, chaos, loss, psychological trauma, cloning, insanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2015, 2000s
Place: japan
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Beyond the Gates (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father's video store to liquidate the property and sell off his assets. As they dig through the store, they find a VCR board game dubbed 'Beyond The Gates' that holds a connection to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense, retro
Plot: board game, estranged brother, nightmare, game, video game, brother brother reunion, computer game, mysterious disappearance, virtual reality, brothers, father son estrangement, disappearance ...
Time: 80s
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Super Deluxe (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 176 min.
Story: An unfaithful newly-wed wife, an estranged father, a priest and an angry son suddenly find themselves in the most unexpected predicaments, each poised to experience their destiny, all on one fateful day.
Style: captivating, satirical, disturbing, psychological
Plot: cheating wife, priest, family problems, multiple storylines, marital problem, relationship problems, father son estrangement, stranded, social problems, lifestyle, disposing of a dead body, affair ...
Place: the philippines
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The Last Mercenary (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mysterious former secret service agent must urgently return to France when his estranged son is falsely accused of arms and drug trafficking by the government, following a blunder by an overzealous bureaucrat and a mafia operation.
Style: tense, humorous, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: mafia, secret, agent, mission, fight, fighting crime, secret service, false accusation, father son relationship, showdown, family problems, battles ...
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