Family conflict movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant family conflict movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, melancholic and talky films and TV shows about / with family conflict, family relations, mother son relationship, parents and children, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, family problems, storytelling, family and family drama plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family conflict: The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The ComDads (1983), Game of Thrones (2011), Animal Kingdom (2016), Young Sheldon (2017), I'd Like to Be Alone Now (2019), Lincoln (2012), The Kids Are Alright (2018), The Volcano (2013), Queen of Hearts (1989).

List of family conflict movies

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, dark humor, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, terminal illness, eccentric family, depression, child prodigy, reconciliation, divorce, parents and children, family conflict, nervous breakdown, forgiveness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.0
 5K
The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, buddies, family conflict, disappearance, dishonesty, cons and scams, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, teenage life, father son relationship, crime investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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 9.5
 1.4M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, sexual, epic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, incest, betrayal, political intrigue, palaces castles and temples, politics, royal family, adventure, king, killings, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 8.2
 16K
Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, danger, dysfunctional family, escapades, crime family, drugs/alcohol, outlaw, friendship, brother brother relationship, gay brother, family conflict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
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 7.2
 22K
Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, philosophical
Plot: school, family, child prodigy, mathematician, genius, prodigy, parents and children, society, family conflict, childhood, boy, scientist ...
Time: 1990s
Place: texas, usa
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I'd Like to Be Alone Now (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After losing his wife and three kids, all Kyle wants is to mourn in peace. Unfortunately, his family insists on helping him.
Plot: family conflict, dysfunctional family, family drama, depression, isolation, one location, death, funeral
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 7.4
 227K
Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: epic, captivating, factual, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, head of state, idealism, politics, speech, president, cultural conflict, white house, human spirit, battlefield, historical character ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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The Kids Are Alright (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike and Peggy raise eight boisterous boys. There are 10 people, three bedrooms, one bathroom and everyone in it for themselves.
Style: humorous, funny, atmospheric, absurd, comic
Audience: family outing
Plot: working class, retro, conservatism, irish catholic, career, career change, family conflict, large family, show business, seminary, suburbs, family
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 5.5
 3K
The Volcano (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull causes major disruptions to travelers' plans around the world. For Alain and Valérie, it's a catastrophe. Because to make it to the small Greek village in time for their ...
Style: humorous, road movie, dark humor, absurd, cynical ...
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, ex husband ex wife relationship, divorced parents, car chase, outsmarting, fight for supremacy, male female fight, love hate relationship, road accident, con trick, family conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, 2010s
Place: europe, france, iceland, greece
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Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, immigrants, love triangle, family conflict, eccentric family, coming of age, family life, urban, love and romance, youth, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Death of Richie (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.
Plot: pressure, teenager, family tragedy, drug addiction, family conflict, father son relationship, courtroom, drug abuse, mother son relationship
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Death of a Salesman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Salesman Willy Loman is in a crisis. He's about to lose his job, he can't pay his bills, and his sons Biff and Happy don't respect him and can't seem to live up to their potential. He wonders what went wrong and how he can make ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, mental illness, american dream, human nature, parents and children, extramarital affair, parent child relationship, family conflict, down on your luck, family in crisis, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
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The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: politics, society, dishonesty, political corruption, pianist, photographer, police brutality, protest, museum, psychiatrist, letter, interrogation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, israel, palestine ...
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 7.5
 6K
Leolo (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an imaginative boy who pretends he is the child of a sperm-laden Sicilian tomato upon which his mother accidentally fell.
Style: dark humor, surreal, disturbing, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, masturbation, insanity, crazy, parents and children, falling in love, family conflict, peasant, eccentric family, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: sicily, canada, montreal
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 6.2
 818
Superstau (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: traffic jam, holiday, family conflict, summer, stress, highway
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 7.8
 62K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: dark humor, bleak, cynical, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, unhappiness, dysfunctional family, child abuse, pedophilia, sibling relationship, taxi driver, masturbation, therapy, therapist, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 6.8
 31K
Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: golf, small town, infidelity, murder, dysfunctional family, village, housekeeper, extramarital affair, serial killer, promiscuity, clergy, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: england, london, california
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Bibi Blocksberg (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In order to save some kids who are about to die in a fire, Bibi, the daughter of a prestigious witch, manages to trigger a heavy rain with her powers. The head of all witches gives her an award called "Crystal Ball", reserved for older ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, wizards and magicians, witch, youth, teenage life, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, small town, magic, family conflict, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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 6.6
 8K
Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Style: talky, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, exploding boat, family life, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, family conflict, eccentric family, love and romance, couples, lesbian, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries ...
Style: talky, witty, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: dying, professor, cancer, friendship, university, friend, money, illness, estrangement, terminal illness, heroin, radical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, future
Place: canada, quebec, united states, montreal, colorado ...
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The Flower of Evil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three generations of a wealthy Bordeaux family are caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for mayor, thanks to a political pamphlet that revives an old murder scandal.
Style: psychological, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: incest, bourgeoisie, crimes, womanizer, haunted by the past, parents and children, murder, wealth, family conflict, return, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Place: vichy
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Samurai Fiction (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Three centuries ago, a precious sword has been stolen by Kazamatsuri -- the sword, which historic and symbolic value is priceless for the clan (Shogun Tokugawa donated it to clan 80 years before that, at the same time that he established them as the ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, offbeat, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, gambling, vengeance, adventure, lone wolves, master warrior, family conflict, treasure, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.7
 74
The Migrants (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family.
Plot: poverty, family conflict, hardship, childbirth, farmer, working class, migrant worker, worker, field, factory worker, sister sister relationship, sheriff ...
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 6.1
 176
Not My Kid (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening meetings, the addicts are confronted by their families. ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, illegal drugs, family conflict, sister sister relationship, beating, teenager, doctor, guilt, father daughter relationship, helplessness, drug rehabilitation, lsd ...
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 6.9
 368
Road to Salina (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonas (Walker Jr) is on the road to Salina. He stops at a gas station/restaurant and its owner, Mara (Hayworth), is struck by his resemblance to her dead son, Rocky (Porel). He decides to stay on and meets Mara's friend Warren (Begley) and ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: mistaken identity, strong sexual content, family conflict, parents and children, family relations, brother sister incest, sex on the beach, incestuous relationship, nude beach, grieving mother, gas station, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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 5.4
 7K
The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, gory, crime, investigation, reporter, family conflict, mind game, mystery, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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 5.5
 15K
She-Devil (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: revenge, battle of the sexes, infidelity, divorce, breakup, obsession, crumbling marriage, suburbs, vengeance, family conflict, career woman, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Happiness & Tears (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while Rohan is his real son. Rahul falls in love with a poor Indian girl ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, reunion, family tradition, reconciliation, parents and children, family conflict, parent child relationship, siblings relations, bollywood, social differences, estrangement, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Home for the Holidays (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, single parent, christmas, parents and children, family conflict, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, turkey
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 562
Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Plot: mediterranean, family conflict, fatherhood, brother brother relationship, donkey, death of mother, father son relationship, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, lake, mother son relationship
Time: 1990s
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