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, sentimental, intense, dramatic, emotional and melancholic films and TV shows about / with father son relationship, storytelling, family relations, mentor, destiny, parents and children, family, redemption, childhood and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as father son relationship: The Road (2009), Billy Elliot (2000), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Life Is Beautiful (1997), Big Fish (2003), Chef (2014), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), We Bought a Zoo (2011), Liar Liar (1997), Real Steel (2011).
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Comedy, Drama, War
Italy
116 min.
 8.6
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Biography, Drama
USA
117 min.
 8.0
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Easter (2019)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
Patrick Melrose (2018)
Drama
UK, USA
60 min.
 8.2

List of father son relationship movies

 7.3
 201K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Adventure, 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, rough, harsh, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, single parent, father son relationship, cannibalism, starvation, on the road, human nature, protective parent, dying, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 7.7
 110K
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
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: touching, uplifting, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: follow your dream, dancer's life, ballet, hopes, audition, prejudice, friendship, poverty, dance school, coming of age, father son relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: england, london, northern england, europe, mine
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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Style: sentimental, emotional, uplifting, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, life is a bitch, single parent, down on your luck, rise to the top, against the odds, hopes, success, ambition, parents and children, family problems, financial problem ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, kindergarten
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: sentimental, touching, tragicomedy, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, human spirit, survival, optimism, concentration camp, captivity, fascism, self sacrifice, life philosophy, jewish, protecting from truth, make believe ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, poland
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 8.0
 381K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: sentimental, offbeat, feel good, touching, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: witch, parents and children, mermaid, escapades, true love, fish, fantasy world, love and romance, adventure, fishing, father son relationship, cancer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: usa, texas, morocco, russia, cuba ...
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 7.3
 167K
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, feel good, humorous, light, road movie ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, road trip, starting over, kitchen, father son relationship, family relations, staff, workplace situations, food, supportive coworker, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, california, los angeles, usa ...
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Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, custody battle, courtroom, marriage, child custody, selfishness, lawyer, family, father son relationship, family problems, single father, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 123K
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: starting over, countryside, zoo, hopes, coping, responsibility, father son relationship, single father, animals, family drama, loss of spouse, loss of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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 6.9
 250K
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: humorous, sentimental, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dishonesty, farce, introspection, workaholic, birthday, family problems, family relations, father son relationship, wish come true, lawyer, fish out of water, parenthood ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, boston
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 7.1
 278K
Real Steel (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, 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, stylized, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: androids and robots, contests and competitions, underdog, sport, boxing, against the odds, father son relationship, technology, family relations, rise to the top, bonding, ambition ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa, brazil
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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: fame, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, childhood, children's book, maggot, marital problem, playwright, nanny, traumatic childhood, game playing, toy ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england
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 6.0
 43K
Daddy's Home 2 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, father son conflict, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, stepfather, ex husband ex wife relationship, stepfather stepson relationship, family relations, friendship, awkward situation, children ...
Time: contemporary
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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: rebelliousness, heroes, political unrest, battles, cossack, parent child relationship, parents and children, leadership, state affairs, family relations, father son relationship, battle ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
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 8.1
 827K
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, missing child, shark, rescue, odd couple, family, courage, underwater, friends, fish, anthropomorphism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seaport, pacific ocean, sydney australia
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Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: psychological, ironic, suspense, surreal, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, drugs/alcohol, misfit, ambition, family relations, flashback, family problems, destiny, dialogue, drug addiction, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 2000s, 1960s, 1990s
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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Naruto was a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He achieved his dream to become the greatest ninja in the village and his face sits atop the Hokage Monument. But this is not his story. A new generation of ninja are ready to take ...
Style: not serious, comic, meditative, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: ninja, teenage life, father son relationship, heroes, youth, fight scenes, save the world, adventure, family, society, dream, mentor ...
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 5.6
 28K
Suburbicon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge ...
Style: serious, sad, twists and turns
Plot: murder, racism, scam, father son relationship, boy, investigation, dark secret, black american, prejudice, police, home invasion, accomplice ...
Time: 1950s
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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, psychological, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: haunted by the past, destiny, death, crime, parenthood, loner, father son relationship, bank robbery, corruption, family drama, motorcycle, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.4
 953K
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, sexual, cynical, biting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, family problems, dysfunctional family, teenage life, loneliness, youth, age difference, coming of age, american dream, parenthood, under the surface, marital problem ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Style: exciting, humorous, surprise ending, entertaining, light ...
Plot: superhero, space travel, chase, superhero team, demi god, raccoon, green skin, immortal, father son conflict, megalomaniac, patricide, sister sister relationship ...
Time: year 1980, 2010s
Place: missouri
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 5.7
 233K
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: stylized, serious, exciting, intense, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, chase, transformation, anger, military, adventure, genetics, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 2000s
Place: california, san francisco, central america, south america
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 8.0
 99K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, sincere, thought provoking, touching, inspirational
Plot: middle school, school, family, friendship, bullying, family relations, halloween, child, deformity, fight, mask, hospital ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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 7.5
 73K
Riverdale (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, biting, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, friendship, teenage life, investigation, friends, youth, love and romance, parents and children, crimes, family relations, murder ...
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 6.3
 123K
Dear John (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: young lovers, love and romance, true love, couple relations, love affair, soldier, breakup, love, romance, couples, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The Lego Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble—Lego Batman—stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, stylized, not serious, intense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lego, family, batman, superhero, female police officer, father son relationship, clown, surveillance, adopted son, billionaire, party, loneliness ...
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 5.7
 6K
Kin (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.
Style: ambiguous ending, brutal, social, serious, suspense
Plot: father son relationship, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, gun shooting, adopted son, released from prison, police arrest, burglary, moral ambiguity, murder, abusive parent, brothers ...
Place: detroit
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White Boy Rick (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, suspense, rough
Plot: informant, fbi, drug trafficking, war on drugs, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, arms dealing, buddies, culture clash, drug traffic
Time: 80s
Place: detroit
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Forever My Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After being gone for a decade, a country star returns home to the love he left behind.
Style: melancholic, romantic, sentimental, touching
Plot: country singer, father daughter relationship, second chance, father son relationship, wedding day, illegitimate child, forgiveness, choice, couple relations, lost love, playing guitar, irresponsible ...
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 8.4
 242K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, fairy tale, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, musician, singer, guitar, life after death, music, skeleton, child, child protagonist, betrayal, memory, death ...
Place: mexico
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 8.8
 67K
This Is Us (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, touching, sentimental
Plot: parenthood, adoption, family, grieving, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, flashback, childhood, weight loss, sibling ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary
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