Father issues movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant father issues movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, weird, psychological, psychotronic and disturbing films and TV shows about / with father issues, teenager, family relations, crying, father daughter relationship, death, screaming woman, cigarette smoking, male objectification and murder plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Spain, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as father issues: At eye level (2016), What a Father! (2022), The Sisters Brothers (2018), Killing Dad (1989), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014), Super Lopez (2018), Dagon (2001), Stepfather (1981), Shrew's Nest (2014), Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964).

List of father issues movies

At eye level (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 11-year-old Michi lives in a children's home, every day fighting to win the respect of the other kids, till the day he finds his real dad, Tom - who happens to be a dwarf, even shorter than Michi is, the opposite of his idea of manliness and ...
Style: feel good, captivating, satirical, semi serious, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, short man, paternity revealed, father and son, father son relationship, family relations, dwarf, parents and children, satire, father, kids and family, father issues ...
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What a Father! (2022)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pedro is a single man in his forties who likes to party, has no children and lives at night. Everything changes when he meets Alin. She mentions to him that she is looking for her dad and that there is a high probability that it is him.
Style: satirical, feel good, entertaining, captivating, funny ...
Plot: kids and family, father daughter relationship, paternity revealed, family relations, fatherhood, satire, father, lifestyle change, father issues, father and daughter, changing lives, male female relationship ...
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The Sisters Brothers (2018)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: France, Spain, Romania, Belgium, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm is being pursued across 1,000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt ...
Style: captivating, epic, feel good, light, exciting
Audience: date night
Plot: brother brother relationship, brother brother conflict, hitman, gold rush, gold, friendship between men, one last job, murder, criminal, prank, golddigger, escapades ...
Time: 1850s, 19th century, 50s
Place: oregon, san francisco, california, pacific ocean
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Killing Dad (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man, always very devoted to his mother, decides to look for his father whom he never met. He meats a seducing older woman prone to drinking and her aged boyfriend whom she grew tired of.
Style: non-linear
Plot: small town, father son relationship, male objectification, party, pet bird, attempted murder, ballerina, visitor, on off relationship, lack of money, escape, restaurant ...
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, prodigy, young heroes, adoption, dog, time machine, talking dog, inventor, father son relationship, heroes, sent to the past, time paradox ...
Time: year 2014, 2010s, 16th century, 18th century, 1780s ...
Place: egypt, usa, europe, new york, asia ...
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Super Lopez (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Juan López must balance an office job with heroic feats to save the love of his life and native planet Chitón.
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, light, feel good ...
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, megalomaniac, superhuman powers, save the day, selflessness, journalist, secret identity, double life, undercover, crime fighter, super strength ...
Place: barcelona, mallorca
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Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends Paul and his girlfriend Barbara to the decrepit fishing village of Imboca. As night falls, people start to disappear and things not quite human start to appear. Paul is pursued by the entire town. ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, curses spells and rituals, mutant, chase, supernatural, small town, nightmare, suspense, sacrifice, ritual, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fishing village ...
Place: spain, galicia, europe
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Stepfather (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay with him rather than live with her birth father. After the initial shock ...
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama, adult
Plot: forbidden love, incest, age difference, girl man relationship, fall in love, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, first love, love and romance, lolita, seduction, sex with a minor, incestuous relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, paris france
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Shrew's Nest (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spain, 1950s. Montse's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless young neighbor, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: murder, female psychopath, agoraphobia, religion, father daughter relationship, family relations, isolation, sister sister relationship, obsession, mentally unstable, insanity, hidden ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: madrid, europe, iberian peninsula, spain
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Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, intense ...
Plot: insanity, haunted by the past, murder, hagsploitation, suspense, twists and turns, mental disorder, woman in danger, female villain, aging, women, whodunit ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964, 1920s
Place: louisiana, southern usa, usa
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Julie Darling (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Style: slasher, erotic, disturbing, neo noir
Plot: suspense, violence, sex scene, female psychopath, woman with a gun, making love, exploitation, evil girl, sexual abuse, psychopath, stepmother, incest overtones ...
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A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman is accused of murdering her debauched neighbor after dreaming it. Was she set up, or did she really do it?
Style: slasher, surprise ending, twisted, psychedelic, experimental ...
Plot: lesbian lover, nightmare, erotic dream, murder, lesbian, female nudity, serial killer, female psychopath, rape, real sex, voyeurism, parallel universe ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: slasher, scary, splatter, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, adult
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, murder, supernatural, nightmare, monster, sleep disorder, dead teenager, dream, trapped, death, serial murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: ohio, los angeles, usa
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, date night, adult
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, murder, serial killer, suspense, fear, teenager, nightmare comes true, high school, sleep deprivation, macabre, monster ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, year 1981
Place: canada, ohio, usa
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Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: slasher, mind bending, surprise ending, bloody, erotic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, macabre, musician, killer, mental illness, murder mystery, gay, suspense, female psychopath, blackmail ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, germany, vatican
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, space opera, space travel, space, monster, escapades, alien, good versus evil, intergalactic, teamwork, creature ...
Time: future, 80s, year 2014, year 1988, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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Hotel Fear (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her.
Style: gothic, controversial, dark, disturbing, neo noir
Plot: sexual assault, rape and revenge, hotel, serial killer, world war two, murderer, female psychopath, violence, rape, drowning, sex, corruption ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: italy
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The Road Within (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, slasher, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, tourette's syndrome, mental illness, father son relationship, friendship, coming of age, psychiatrist, on the road, obsessive quest, mentally unstable protagonist, social misfits, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tokyo, usa, los angeles
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The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: teenage love, obsession, youth, high school life, teenage life, revenge, jealousy, coming of age, murder, rivalry, betrayal, christian ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland
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Senior Trip (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock ...
Style: teen comedy
Plot: tourist, horse, artist, bossiness, ambitious man, visit, theater, sexual abuse, lust, locked in, masturbation, secret relationship ...
Place: new york
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Office Killer (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: psychological, slasher, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: asthma, workplace, office, vengeance, manipulation, serial killer, psychopath, workplace romance, obsession, goofy hero, protagonist as suspect, evil woman ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, new york
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The Attic (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at altar. She fantasizes his death and finds joy only with her pet monkey. When the monkey disappears, a shocking past is revealed.
Style: scary, mind bending, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, family relations, hagsploitation, bad father, mental disorder, world war two, female psychopath, exploitation, suspense, murder, attic, introspection ...
Time: 70s
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Lover Come Back (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, ...
Style: sex comedy, funny, sexy, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: advertising, workplace, couples, screwball, satire, mistaken identity, wine, dancing, identity, corruption, investigation, idealism ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, tokyo, usa, canada, manhattan new york city ...
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Full Moon High (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.
Style: semi serious, scary, humorous, campy, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, high school, teenager, supernatural, young lovers, human becoming an animal, youth, supernatural ability, teenage life, female werewolf, american football, down on your luck ...
Place: transylvania, romania, europe
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The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: touching, sincere, melancholic, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, youth, teenage life, couples, first love, teenage love, high school, family relations, classmate, drinking problem, love ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa, philadelphia
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The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Six young ninjas are tasked with defending their island home of Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors using their skill and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they’re ordinary teens struggling against their ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: lego, ninja, martial arts, superhero, training, ninja warrior, battles, magic, karate, father son relationship, friend, teenage superhero ...
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According to Greta (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Greta is a waitress who falls for an ambitious cook at the restaurant where they work. But as their summer romance heats up, she has to overcome the concerns of her grandparents about her boyfriend's criminal past.
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, romantic, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenager, teenage life, suicide, society, suicidal, youth, summer, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, death wish, girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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Q & A (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him.
Style: talky, intense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corruption, murder, investigation, police brutality, gangsters, lawyer, fighting the system, law enforcement, legal, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, puerto rico
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Hulk (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Style: exciting, serious, intense, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, genetics, superhuman powers, mutant, chase, mad scientist, transformation, military, repressed memory, father son relationship, giant ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, central america, south america, new york
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Frat Party (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Duffy the big man on campus who is marrying Adriana, a debutante heiress to a global wine fortune, right after they both graduate from the same prestigious University. Unfortunately , the final Frat Party of his college career is the night before ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: college, sexual attraction, masseuse, couple relations, youth, battle of the sexes, sexual relations, threesome, friends, couples, buddies, college life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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