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 realistic, serious, semi serious, touching, humorous and captivating films and TV shows about / with parents and children, family relations, youth, family, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, mentor, friendship, runaway and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as parents and children: 17 Again (2009), Wolf Children (2012), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Once Upon a Time (2011), The Middle (2009), Riverdale (2017), The Parent Trap (1961), Downton Abbey (2010), I Am Sam (2001), Coraline (2009).

List of parents and children movies

17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: high school, body swapping, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, wish come true, one more chance, teenage life, family relations, adult as child, high school life, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, 2000s, future ...
Place: new jersey, california
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Wolf Children (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.
Style: atmospheric, heartbreaking, sweet, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: werewolf, parents and children, family relations, wolf, human becomes animal, childhood, social relations, single mother, school, supernatural, love, supernatural romance ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, large family, eccentric family, mischievous children, blended family, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
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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: touching, humorous, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, parents and children, school, love and romance, high school life, best friends, coming of age, youth, wooing, couples, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, exciting, twists and turns, offbeat, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magical, adventure, good versus evil, fairy, fantasy world, power of love, true love, imaginary, family relations, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, parents and children, family values, family life, family relations, teenage boy, marriage, parenthood, adolescence, couple relations, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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Riverdale (2017)
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, tense, suspenseful, biting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friends, youth, small town, friendship, teenage life, murder, love triangle, investigation, danger, parents and children, crimes ...
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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, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family life, summer camp, family, mischievous children, prank, lookalikes, reunion, youth ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, london, boston
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
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, tragicomedy, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, master and servant, countryside, family life, manners, high society, love and romance, social differences, parents and children, butler, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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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: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, parents and children, against the odds, parenthood, father daughter relationship, lawyer, social services, single parent, single father, disability, child custody, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, 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: surreal, gothic, bleak, stylized, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, adventure, dark fantasy, danger, parents and children, family, young heroes, save the day, loneliness, imagination, secret place, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 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: feel good, humorous, touching, fairy tale, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, school, teachers and students, little girl, eccentric family, young heroes, adventure, supernatural ability, elementary school, disorder, telekinesis, child abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, sitcom, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family life, parents and children, everyday life, generation gap, marriage, couple relations, sister sister relationship, adoption, parenthood, step parent, blended family, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
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Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teen drama, family outing
Plot: sign language, teenage life, parents and children, best friends, family life, mute or deaf, relatives, friendship, deaf, family relations, student, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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: humorous, biting, dark humor, emotional, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, teenage life, gay teenager, siblings relations, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, teenage sex, parents and children, youth, bipolar disorder, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: witty, stylized, talky, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: youth, teenage love, high school, popularity, friends, love triangle, party, betrayal, gossip and rumors, lifestyle, school, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, epic, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, adventure, legends and myths, danger, best friends, parents and children, escapades, good versus evil, save the day, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, big ben london, new jersey ...
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Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.
Style: sexual, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, loss of virginity, first sex, family life, parents and children, teenage life, youth, coming of age, outdoor sex, sexuality, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghosts, family in danger, parents and children, nightmare, evil spirit, parallel world, afterlife, psychic, fear, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: touching, uplifting, emotional, motivational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, human spirit, american football, rising to stardom, parents and children, life, interracial relations, strong female character, misfit, athlete's life, interracial adoption, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, california
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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: captivating, romantic, dramatic, witty, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, couple relations, social differences, prejudice, unlikely couple, aristocracy, romance, society, happy ending, rich and poor, eligible bachelor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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LOL (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenage love, youth, parents and children, high school, love and romance, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, optimism, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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The Boat (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A global cataclysm, caused by a fatal accident in Geneva (Switzerland) during the implementation of the particle accelerator will lead to the crew and students of the school-ship Polar Star to live the greatest adventure of their lives. Isolated and ...
Style: exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, danger, isolation, adventure, escapades, parents and children, confined, family relations, lost at sea, mystery, ship captain, end of the world ...
Time: 21st century
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Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, popularity, teenage life, coming of age, notoriety, adolescence, teenage girl, teenage love, teenager, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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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: touching, humorous, fairy tale, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, parents and children, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, danger, single father, family, bully, children, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
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Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage life, life is a bitch, friendship, youth, dysfunctional family, parents and children, high school life, social decay, family problems, school, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, touching, serious
Plot: high society, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, society, love affair, family relations, rich and poor, wealthy family, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 20s, victorian, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
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Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, love affair, lust, fall in love, infidelity, sexual relations, sexual tension, older woman younger man sex, dishonesty, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: monster, supernatural, friendship, parallel world, missing person, experiment, super powers, telekinesis, parents and children, missing child, love and romance, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: indiana
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Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, insanity, hallucinations, paranoia, mental illness, losing-it hero, surrealism, rivalry, parents and children, ballerina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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