Parents and children movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant parents and children movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, realistic, clever, humorous, serious and feel good films and TV shows about / with parents and children, family relations, teenager, family, youth, mentor, father daughter relationship, childhood, runaway and happy ending plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
parents and children
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parents and children movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as parents and children: The Blind Side (2009), Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015), Matilda (1996), Orphan (2009), If I Stay (2014), The Parent Trap (1961), Once Upon a Time (2011), Anne with an E (2017), Gossip Girl (2007), Olive Kitteridge (2014).

List of parents and children movies

 7.6
 328K
The Blind Side (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.
Style: inspirational, emotional, touching, motivational, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: american football, adoption, life, human spirit, interracial relations, parents and children, strong female character, rising to stardom, christian, football, misfit, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, memphis, mississippi, california
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: princess, adventure, teenage life, friendship, good versus evil, family relations, magic wand, youth, high school life, family, magical girl, parents and children ...
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 6.9
 149K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, touching, psychological ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, mischievous children, adventure, supernatural ability, young heroes, parents and children, children, telekinesis, adoption, teachers and students, child prodigy, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 7.0
 217K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, orphan, killer child, female psychopath, mysterious character, family in danger, parents and children, insanity, murder, murderer, family problems, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
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 6.7
 123K
If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock ...
Style: emotional, touching, tear jerker, sad, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenager, love, teenage girl, teenage love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, death in the family, parents and children, dealing with death, car accident, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: family, twins, summer, summer camp, mischievous children, divorce, family life, parents and children, family relations, youth, single parent, teenage girl ...
Time: 60s, year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, boston, london
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, sentimental, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: power of love, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, true love, magical, fairy, hopes, curses spells and rituals, magic, adventure, fantasy world, prince ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, seattle, usa, new england
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 8.7
 53K
Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: compassionate, sincere, touching, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: orphan, friendship, child's point of view, small town, family relations, school, parents and children, children's home, coming of age, teenage life, adventure, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: canada
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 7.4
 172K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: romantic, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, popularity, gossip and rumors, teenage love, high school life, friends, youth, love triangle, lifestyle, adolescence, betrayal, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
TV show
Story: The story focuses on a middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationship with Henry which spans 25 years over the four parts. It is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Style: meditative, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town life, parents and children, loneliness, family problems, family relations, maturity, elderly, couple relations, marriage, psychology, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, maine, usa, new england
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 6.6
 142K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, tense, biting, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, investigation, murder, small town, youth, friendship, teenage life, school, friends, love and romance, family secret, love triangle ...
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 8.7
 203K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: estate, aristocracy, high society, relatives, countryside, manners, traditional versus modern, family life, butler, servant, master and servant, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 50s, victorian era ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, britain
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 8.6
 234K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: biting, emotional, humorous, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay teenager, gay, teenage life, family problems, siblings relations, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, youth, bipolar disorder, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, captivating, witty, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: love, romance, prejudice, happy ending, opposites attract, aristocracy, fall in love, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, wooing, social differences, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era ...
Place: england, britain, united kingdom, london, europe
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 8.6
 32K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, initially antagonists, love and romance, prejudice, romance, rich and poor, fall in love, pride and honor, love affair, couple relations, young woman, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1850s
Place: england, london
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 8.5
 419K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, funny, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, gay, family life, parents and children, everyday life, generation gap, adolescence, family, couple relations, eccentric family, blended family, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, southern california, usa, los angeles
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 6.4
 199K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, romantic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, teenage life, popularity, family, high school life, family relations, parents and children, adult as child, wish come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: new jersey, california, los angeles
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 7.6
 150K
I Am Sam (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the ...
Style: inspirational, emotional, touching, sad, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, father daughter relationship, lawyer, single father, parents and children, disability, social services, custody, custody battle, child custody, against the odds, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.9
 60K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, girls' night, family outing, chick flick ...
Plot: love and romance, memory loss, family life, rich woman poor man, parents and children, amnesia, family, romance, mischievous children, single father, yacht, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
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 7.7
 223K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: monster, parallel world, adventure, alternate reality, secret place, heroine, weirdo, family, children, family relations, talking animals, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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 6.6
 76K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, sweet, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: witch, magic, nanny, childhood, mischievous children, adventure, family, parents and children, single father, curses spells and rituals, family relations, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.2
 15K
Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: mind bending, serious, captivating, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, back from the dead, supernatural, parents and children, investigation, miraculous event, uncover truth, surprising revelation, family relations, haunted by the past, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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 6.4
 41K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: children, murder, problem child, manipulation, crimes, killer child, parents and children, evil child, deception, youth, disbelieving adult, child protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, japan, asia, new england
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 9.2
 2.0M
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, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, medieval, power struggle, political intrigue, fantasy world, conflict, king, vicious, throne, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 7.5
 57K
Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, philosophical, sitcom
Audience: kids
Plot: child prodigy, genius, school, childhood, prodigy, boy, family, adolescence, child protagonist, parents and children, scientist, kids and family ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: feel good, touching, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: school, teenage life, high school, teenage love, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, high school life, best friends, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new zealand, san francisco
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 8.2
 699K
Inside Out (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. ...
Style: inspirational, emotional, touching, colourful, motivational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, chick flick ...
Plot: disney, memory, family, joy, childhood, life philosophy, creativity, anger, subconscious, happy ending, imaginary friend, disgust ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, contemporary
Place: san francisco, minnesota, california, usa
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: disturbing, psychological, depressing, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: psychopath, evil child, mother son relationship, school shooting, depression, sociopath, guilt, mental illness, antisocial behavior, prison visit, family problems, mass murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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 7.2
 213K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: adventure, caveman, family life, survival, disney, youth, father daughter relationship, parents and children, family relations, family, animals, forces of nature ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, future
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 7.1
 18K
Danny Phantom (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Danny Phantom is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon, produced by Billionfold Studios. It was distributed by Nelvana, a Canadian animation company, as was The Fairly OddParents. The show is about a ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, gothic, odd
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, ghost, young heroes, best friends, adventure, teenage life, good versus evil, siblings relations, supernatural, superhuman powers, heroes ...
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