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 captivating, suspense, psychological, humorous, realistic and tense films and TV shows about / with family conflict, family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother son relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, love and brother brother relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family conflict: Animal Kingdom (2016), I'd Like to Be Alone Now (2019), The Wild Pear Tree (2018), Happiness (1998), Sisters of Pearl (2010), The Throne (2015), Donkey (2009), Hierankl (2003), M.O.M. Mothers of Monsters (2020), The Zodiac (2005).

List of family conflict movies

Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime family, criminal, dysfunctional family, crimes, heist, escapades, family conflict, gay brother, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, friendship, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
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What's Wrong With Secretary Kim (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lee Young-Joon's family runs a large company and he works as the vice-president of the company. He is smart, rich and handsome, but he is arrogant. His secretary is Kim Mi-So. She has worked for him for years and she is perfect for him, but Kim ...
Style: affectionate, light, romantic, funny, feel good ...
Plot: office romance, secretary, workaholic, childhood trauma, narcissism, heir, love, family conflict, phobia, narcissist, romance, kidnapping ...
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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.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: family conflict, dysfunctional family, isolation, funeral, depression, death, family relations, family drama, one location
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The Wild Pear Tree (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Sweden, Qatar
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An aspiring writer returns to his native village in rural Turkey, where he becomes overwhelmed by his father's debts.
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, contemplative, slang
Plot: family conflict, writers, debt, homecoming, father son relationship, family relations, family crisis, countryside, childhood, gambling addiction, gambler, society ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey
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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: cynical, disturbing, bleak, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: pedophilia, loneliness, pedophile, rape, dark humor, sibling relationship, divorce, therapist, marriage, depression, obsession, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Sisters of Pearl (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
TV show
Story: Set in 1960s Hong Kong, "Sisters of Pearl" centers on the daughters of a jewelry merchant vying for the heirship of their family business. The dying tycoon asks his eldest daughter Chu Pik-Wan to take over the company with the aid of ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family conflict, sisterhood, marital argument, family problems, family relations, relationships, relationship problems, con trick, problem solving, sister sister conflict, kids and family, family ...
Time: 60s
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The Throne (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Ancient Korea, July 4, 1762. The Crown Prince Hyojang, posthumously named Sado, son of King Yeongjo of Joseon, is accused of treason. Thus, the king asks him to commit suicide, but his closest vassals prevent it, so the king orders the prince to get ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, psychological
Plot: joseon dynasty, father son relationship, royal family, crown prince, family conflict, korean history, king, royalty, rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, politics, punishment ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, south korea
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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 ...
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: family conflict, fatherhood, mediterranean, husband wife relationship, family relations, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, death of mother, mother son relationship, lake, donkey, wheelchair
Time: 90s
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Hierankl (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: older man younger woman sex, family conflict, birthday party, dysfunctional family, family secret, teenager, secret, friendship, family relations, unrequited love, flirting, family gatherings ...
Place: germany, bavaria, berlin germany, munich germany
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M.O.M. Mothers of Monsters (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A distraught mother suspects her teenage son is a psychopath who may shoot up his high school, but when he outsmarts the mental healthcare system she is forced to take matters into her own hands.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: psychopath, found footage, teenage boy, family conflict, creature feature, mother, juvenile delinquency, criminal, family problems, family relations, crime investigation, family secret ...
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The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, psychological, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, investigation, psychopath, murder, obsession, mystery, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, journalism, family conflict ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, breakup, divorce, revenge, dark humor, dishonesty, rivalry, family problems, family conflict, battle of the sexes, suburbs, mistress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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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: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, family relations, nothing goes right, family life, eccentric family, single parent, siblings relations, human nature, parents and children, family problems, weekend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
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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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, buddies, nothing goes right, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
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Charter (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a recent and difficult divorce, Alice hasn't seen her children in two months as she awaits a custody verdict. When her son calls her in the middle of the night, Alice takes action, abducting the children on an illicit charter trip to the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: custody battle, family relations, abduction, on the run, family conflict, father son relationship, husband wife conflict, children, resort, swimming, father daughter conflict, teenage girl ...
Place: canary islands, scandinavia, sweden, eastern europe
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Red Roses and Petrol (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: secret, family reunited, family relations, dysfunctional family, family conflict, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, love, family gatherings, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family tragedy ...
Place: ireland, new york
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Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
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: epic, captivating, atmospheric, sexual, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, dragon, king, intrigue, adventure, incest, betrayal, political intrigue, medieval, throne, swords and armor, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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There's No Place Like Home (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A big family that like any other one includes relatives that see each other often and others that rarely meet, reunite to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of grandma Alba and grandpa Pietro in a big Villa, on the island they moved to. Because ...
Style: light, humorous, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family conflict, pregnancy, jealous wife, husband wife conflict, island, love, wedding anniversary, under the surface, isolation, storm, large family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, paris france
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The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, psychological, captivating, non-linear
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, family conflict, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, journalist, promise, school, delusion, social criticism, grudge, mistrust ...
Time: year 1964, year 1989
Place: new york, lower east side manhattan new york city, west virginia, manhattan new york city, utah
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Seven Types of Ambiguity (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A gripping psychological mystery told from the shifting perspective of six characters following a complicated chain of events triggered when a child is taken and relationships are thrown into crisis.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: child abduction, family conflict, parent child relationship, male female relationship, family relations, family secret, family problems, husband wife relationship, tragic love, illegitimate child, intrigue, relationship problems ...
Place: australia
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The Quietude (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Against the backdrop of a military dictatorship, Eugenia is reunited with her estranged family following her father’s stroke and is forced to confront dark secret.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Plot: sex with sister in law, lesbian incest, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, dark secret, family conflict, pregnancy, family relations, lawyer, mother daughter relationship, mother, death ...
Place: argentina
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The War with Grandpa (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sixth-grader Peter is pretty much your average kid—he likes gaming, hanging with his friends and his beloved pair of Air Jordans. But when his recently widowed grandfather Ed moves in with Peter’s family, the boy is forced to give up his most ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Plot: grandfather grandson relationship, elderly, boy, grandfather, family conflict, family feud, christmas, father daughter relationship, resentment, brother sister relationship, love, friendship ...
Place: usa
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Ruben Guthrie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Australian film about a hard-partying Sydney ad man who seeks to start a new chapter in his life.
Style: ambiguous ending, lgbt cinema, humorous, psychological, tense ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, friendship between men, social satire, family relations, family conflict, australian, alcohol abuse, abstinence, gay friend, alcoholic, alcoholics anonymous ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Lost Boy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Laura Harris's kidnapped son returns after eleven devastating years, what she thinks will be a dream come true turns out to be a family nightmare.
Style: sentimental, psychological, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: family relations, family conflict, kidnapped child, mother son reunion, mother son relationship, missing child, mother love, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, kidnapping, hopes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Sieranevada (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Back from a professional trip to Paris, a neurologist at the pinnacle of his career has to pick up his wife so that they can attend a family meal to commemorate his father, who died a year before. At his mother's flat, the guests are waiting ...
Style: suspense, humorous, unusual plot structure, tense
Plot: family relations, family conflict, bossy wife, three generations, father son conflict, dysfunctional couple, infidelity, alzheimer's disease, unfaithful husband, humiliation, doctors, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: bucharest
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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: humorous, witty, talky, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, eccentricity, dysfunctional family, parents and children, reconciliation, siblings relations, terminal illness, uptight character, redemption, depression, divorce, nervous breakdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Silent Witness (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The marriage of a young working-class woman is jeopardized when she witnesses her brother-in-law's participation in a gang rape of an intoxicated woman in a neighborhood bar.
Plot: family conflict, rape, fear, husband wife relationship, secret, court, brother in law, rape victim, female nudity, rapist, testimony, courtroom ...
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Kids Run (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andi's life is a constant battle for his home, his three children and the woman he still loves. He only has two weeks to pay her back the borrowed 5,000 EUR. When he loses his job, an amateur boxing tournament looks like the only solution.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: love, poverty, boxing, money, family relations, boxer, working class, father daughter relationship, baby, aggression, family conflict, single father ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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Lost Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucie and her father Hugo have grown closer since Lucie's mother left unexpectedly a year prior. When her mother returns, Hugo becomes jealous and angry.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, unfulfillment, single parent, spouse leaving, haunted by the past, female masturbation, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife conflict, family conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
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West of Sunshine (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A father has less than a day to pay back a debt to a violent loan shark, while looking after his young son.
Style: suspense, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: gambling addiction, family relations, friendship, husband wife conflict, husband wife relationship, drug deal, thief, fight, father son conflict, friend, father son relationship, drugs ...
Place: melbourne australia
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