Father son relationship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant father son relationship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, feel good, realistic, sentimental, intense and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with father son relationship, family relations, parents and children, destiny, storytelling, redemption, mentor, friendship, flashback and family drama plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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father son relationship movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as father son relationship: The Road (2009), Real Steel (2011), Chef (2014), Ad Astra (2019), The Sum of Us (1994), Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017), Billy Elliot (2000), Beginners (2010), The Boy and the Beast (2015), Finding Nemo (2003).

List of father son relationship movies

 7.2
 227K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, harsh, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, father son relationship, starvation, vestiges of humanity, on the road, cannibalism, catastrophe, future dystopia, journey ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 7.0
 304K
Real Steel (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.
Style: futuristic, exciting, sentimental, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: underdog, father son relationship, androids and robots, robot, contests and competitions, against the odds, technology, robot vs. robot, sport, parents and children, boxing, opponent ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s, year 2016
Place: usa, brazil
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 7.3
 202K
Chef (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with ...
Style: touching, road movie, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: cooking and food, road trip, chef, father son relationship, cooking, happy ending, kitchen, food, restaurant owner, parent child relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
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 6.5
 207K
Ad Astra (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Brazil
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.
Style: exciting, futuristic, touching, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, father son relationship, space exploration, trapped in space, space mission, solar system, moon, spacecraft, mars, journey, humanity in peril ...
Time: near future, future
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The Sum of Us (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Sum of Us" is an Aussie story about a father and a son both searching for love and sharing an unconventional bond. Harry, the father, is the caring and open-minded "mate" that borders on annoyance. His son Jeff ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, looking for love, love and romance, acceptance, family relations, gay son, widower, breaking the fourth wall, single father ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.
Style: factual, melancholic, thought provoking, cynical
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, childhood, fame, children's book, maggot, bookstore, marital problem, playwright, winnie the pooh, nanny, game playing ...
Time: post world war one, year 1934, year 1941
Place: england, new york, london
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 7.7
 129K
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, ballet, follow your dream, gay, father son relationship, dancer's life, audition, working class, family relations, gay slur, prejudice, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: england, london, northern england, europe
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 7.2
 89K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, sad ...
Plot: gay father, coming out, father son relationship, gay, grief, terminal illness, secret, dying, older man younger man relationship, cancer, self discovery, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1955, year 1965 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
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The Boy and the Beast (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kyuta, a boy living in Shibuya, and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast from Jutengai, an imaginary world. One day, Kyuta forays into the imaginary world and, as he's looking for his way back, meets Kumatetsu who becomes his spirit guide. That ...
Style: touching, breathtaking, interesting, stylized, intense ...
Plot: training, beast, mentor, orphan, destiny, father son relationship, transformation, friendship, loneliness, martial arts, fantasy world, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 8.1
 969K
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, sweet, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, family, shark, underwater, journey, friends, father son relationship, courage, rescue, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
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In a Better World (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Style: emotional, bleak, thought provoking, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: bully, friendship, father son relationship, bullying, loneliness, bomb, divorce, moral dilemma, marital problem, anger, small town, refugee camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sudan, denmark, europe, africa, london ...
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 7.2
 15K
Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, architecture, small town, coma, korean american, library, heart attack, architect, friend, wine, girl ...
Time: year 1950, year 2008, year 1954, 2010s
Place: indiana, midwest
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 6.6
 55K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural power, good versus evil, werewolf, demon, magic, female protagonist, supernatural, strong female character, teenage girl, supernatural being, 18 year old ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 302 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: ironic, psychological, suspense, captivating, surreal
Plot: drugs/alcohol, dialogue, drug addiction, father son relationship, depression, loneliness, alcohol abuse, mental illness, violence, dysfunctional family, family relations, ambition ...
Time: 2000s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s, 60s ...
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 6.9
 288K
Liar Liar (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, father son relationship, farce, dishonesty, desire, workaholic, birthday, family relations, second chance, wish come true, family values, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, boston
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 7.7
 16K
Prodigal Son (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a notorious serial killer becomes an acclaimed criminal psychologist who uses his unique insight into how killers think to help the NYPD.
Style: psychological, brutal, psychological thriller, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: murder investigation, psychological trauma, serial killer, profiler, expert, repressed memory, haunted by the past, father son relationship, childhood trauma, crimes, serial murder, sociopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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Spread Your Wings (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Christian, a visionary scientist, studies wild geese. For his son, a teenager obsessed with video games, the idea of spending a holiday with his father in the wilderness is a nightmare. However, father and son will get together around a crazy ...
Style: sincere, touching, scenic, light, inspirational
Audience: family outing
Plot: goose, wildlife, animal rescue, father son relationship, obsessive quest, teenager, parents and children, bird, ex husband ex wife relationship, endangered species, geese, ecology ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, france
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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, illness, family, teenager, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 80s, year 1962, 1960s ...
Place: london, brighton, england
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Rites of Passage (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When lawyer DJ Farraday discovers his father has been having an affair, the two drive out to the remote family cabin to talk things over. What neither expects is that DJ's estranged gay brother Campbell will already be there, apparently ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: father son relationship, criminal, estrangement, hostage, parents and children, family problems, manipulation, isolation, family in crisis, hostages, family relations, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Nicostratos the Pelican (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his wife died a man refuses to go out and doesn't want to talk to his only son. Life has no meaning for him. One day his son finds a baby pelican and decides to leave the bird at home. Pelican helps the boy find his father again and ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: father son relationship, love and romance, island, teenage life, parents and children, family, hopes, social relations, human spirit, human animal relationship, pelican, friendship ...
Place: greece, europe
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 6.3
 5K
Dad (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A busy executive (Ted Danson) learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him (Jack Lemmon) than ever before. Estranged from his own son (Ethan ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: father son relationship, aging, parents and children, hopes, family life, hospital, terminal illness, family drama, heart attack, doctors, family bonds, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california, san francisco
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 8.0
 149K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, thought provoking, touching
Plot: bullying, middle school, school, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, mask, family relations, deformity, child, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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The Thing About My Folks (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left. While Ben's wife and his three sisters try to find her, Ben takes Sam on a day trip to see a farmhouse that's for ...
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: golden years, father son relationship, family relations, on the road, parents and children, self discovery, love and romance, husband wife relationship, adventure, escapades, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After Katie Mitchell is accepted into the film school of her dreams, her family decides to use this opportunity to drive Katie to school as a road trip. When their plans are interrupted by a tech uprising, the Mitchells realize that they must work ...
Style: light, witty, realistic, funny, feel good ...
Audience: preschoolers, teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, road trip, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, dog, father son relationship, parents and children, adventure, journey, on the road, family life, wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Crown for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After getting fired from her job as a maid at a ritzy New York City hotel, Allie reluctantly accepts a temp gig as the governess to a young girl who is part of a powerful family in Europe that lives in an actual castle. After arriving, Allie learns ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: prince, governess, christmas, princess, castle, marriage proposal, christmas movie, king, small town, holiday, queen, father son relationship ...
Place: new york, europe
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Diagnosis Murder (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Mark Sloan is a good-natured, offbeat physician who is called upon to solve murders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: murder, hospital, doctor, father son relationship, who done it, police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, crime, homicide detective, friendship, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunt, archaeologist, holy grail, archaeology, artifact, map, escape, courage, father son relationship, ancient, underwater ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, 30s, year 1938 ...
Place: germany, venice, israel, jordan, usa ...
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Mirror for a Hero (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Two not quite similar men, our contemporaries, Sergey Pshenichny and Andrew Nemchinov, are walking in the street in their native mining town and found themselves in 1949. It's a common knowledge that real miracles happen without technical ...
Style: social, surreal, social realism, philosophical
Plot: time travel, repeated event, communism, trapped, father son relationship, alternate reality, war hero, mining town, time loop, deja vu, adultery, gunshot ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, year 1949
Place: ussr
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Life as a House (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, gothic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, dying, cancer, father son relationship, reconciliation, dysfunctional family, architect, house, human nature, parents and children, hopes, suffering ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Together with You (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: China, South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a violin prodigy Xiaochun and his father head to Beijing seeking fame and fortune, they soon discover a fierce world of cutthroat ambition. But when Xiaochun is "adopted" by a famous music tutor, success finally seems within reach - ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: violin, prodigy, ambition, father son relationship, musician's life, rise to the top, teenage life, human nature, youth, hopes, music competition, teachers and students ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, beijing china, asia, tokyo, california
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