Parents separation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant parents separation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, touching, serious, humorous and sincere films and TV shows about / with parents separation, family relations, parents and children, youth, family problems, love and romance, friendship, divorce, love and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as parents separation: Catch Me If You Can (2002), LOL (2008), A.C.O.D. (2013), Home Alone 4 (2002), Les papas du dimanche (2012), Yuki & Nina (2009), Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011), Dad (2010), Valentine's Kiss (2015), Suburban Bliss (2002).

List of parents separation movies

Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not ...
Style: clever, captivating, exciting, intense, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: con artists, master criminal, prodigy, fbi, adventure, justice, deception, rise and fall, crime, cat and mouse, crimes, fake identity ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, spain, washington d.c., atlanta georgia, europe ...
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 6.3
 8K
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, high school, love and romance, parents and children, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, optimism, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 5.7
 13K
A.C.O.D. (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A grown man is still caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15 year divorce. He discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: parents separation, dysfunctional family, remarry, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family feud, couples, family problems, siblings relations, couple relations, family relations, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 2.6
 33K
Home Alone 4 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains from the first two ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents separation, family relations, home alone, child in peril, crimes, crime gone awry, family, save the day, mischievous children, prank, young heroes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Les papas du dimanche (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The movie tells a story about a family in France, in contemporary times, and its problem such as bittersweet and sincere, breakup, family problems, parents and children.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, parents separation, hopes, breakup, starting over, bittersweet, separation, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 6.8
 331
Yuki & Nina (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Yuki finds out that her parents are separating and she is moving to Japan with her mother, she and her best friend Nina devise ways to reunite the feuding adults.
Style: sincere, stylized, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, forceful separation, youth, starting over, breakup, family problems, family relations, parents separation, best friends, hopes, parents and children, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy newlywed marriage counselor's views on wedded bliss get thrown for a loop when she finds out her parents are getting divorced.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, true love, renewed love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, parents and children, couple relations, parents separation, family relations, family problems, couples, in laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents separation, ex couple relations, family relations, lifestyle, friendship, single parent, parents and children, singleness, owner, thirtysomething life, couples, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: first love, coming of age, teenage love, teenage girl, female friendship, friendship, self discovery, letter, jeans, summer, teenage life, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: greece, south carolina, mexico, california
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 6.9
 81
Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a long separation, a father and his son spend the day fishing on the river bank. On a beautiful autumn Sunday, surrounded by the majestic countryside, they seem to be alone in the world. They must start all over again.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, youth, family, countryside, parents and children, parents separation, parent child relationship, father son relationship, nature, river, lake or river, crying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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Valentine's Kiss (2015)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK, Germany
TV show
Story: Valentine is the perfect wife and mother, until her husband announces he wants a divorce. Romantic drama.
Style: semi serious, disturbing, captivating, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, couple relations, family relations, life turned upside down, parents separation, couples, family problems, breakup, working mom, male female relationship, love affair, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 6.6
 106
Suburban Bliss (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine, a rebellious pre-teen who has been deeply affected by her parents’ divorce, plays a game which involves crossing a dangerous road with her eyes closed. She becomes friends with the girl next door, the quiet Ariane, to the consternation ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: overprotective parent, teenage life, rebelliousness, parent child relationship, social differences, parents and children, family problems, family relations, youth, parents separation, murder, precocious child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Devil's Kickers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his parents separate and he loses his place on the soccer team, Moritz must put together a new team against incredible odds.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, youth, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, soccer, disorder, parents separation, school ...
Place: europe, germany
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A Mother's Nightmare (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A seductive teen becomes vindictive when her boyfriend tries to end the relationship.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic
Plot: mental illness, teenager, dangerous attraction, obsession, teenage life, psychopath, manipulations, manipulation, danger, youth, single parent, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Crazy Kind of Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A broken family finds their relationships to one another changed by a new arrival in the household.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: family relations, love, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, friendship, siblings relations, parents separation, infidelity, sex scene, female writer, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, breakup, couples, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Adapted from the bestselling Japanese autobiography of the same title, this gentle coming-of-age drama concerns an adolescent boy, Boku - Masaya, torn between the inherited recklessness of his father Oton and the inherited responsibility, wisdom and ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family life, family relations, life is a bitch, aging, parents and children, terminal illness, single parent, parents separation, golden years, supportive parent, dedication, chain smoking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Family United (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Daniel Sánchez Arévalo ('Azuloscurocasinegro', 'Cousins​​'), he embarks on a new comedy that has as a backdrop the World Cup in South Africa and the setting is a wedding that takes precisely the day of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, light
Plot: wedding, siblings relations, family, family problems, couples, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, disorder, childhood sweetheart, family reunited, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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 6.3
 11K
Ginger & Rosa (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Denmark, Canada, Croatia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event the comes to redefine their relationship.
Style: sincere, serious, stylized, contemplative, realistic
Plot: political protest, female friendship, cold war, teenage life, rebellion, rebelliousness, political unrest, state affairs, society, youth, parents separation, child protagonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: europe, england, london
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 7.3
 945
Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, family feud, family values, parents separation, couples, family tradition, couple relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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Beautiful People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Beautiful People is an American drama television series about a family that moves from New Mexico to The Big Apple to make a fresh start on their lives. The series aired on the ABC Family Network from August 8, 2005, to April 24, 2006, lasting ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: single mother, starting over, fish out of water, lifestyle, youth, family relations, family life, teenage life, parents and children, mistress, parents separation, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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 5.8
 11K
Wetlands (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Helen is a nonconformist teenage girl who maintains a conflictual relationship with her parents. Hanging out most of her time with her friend Corinna, with whom she breaks one social taboo after another, she uses sex as a way to rebel and break the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, cynical, humorous, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, dysfunctional family, coming of age, parents and children, family problems, youth, dark humor, misfit, mentally unstable, escape from reality, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey
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 7.4
 2K
Raven's Home (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Best friends Raven and Chelsea, now both divorced mothers, are raising their children in a house together. Their house is turned upside down when they realize one of Raven's children inherited the same psychic abilities as their mother.
Style: sitcom, entertaining, sentimental, captivating, humorous
Plot: single mother, parents separation, grownups, family relations, friendship, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, psychic power, middle school, kids and family, black family, youth, school ...
Time: 2010s
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 5.3
 14K
Lie with Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Happily unattached, the sexually voracious Leila satisfies her desires with a host of rapidly changing bed partners, unconcerned about the emotional consequences. But that all changes when she meets an artist looking for a deeper commitment.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erotica, erection, lust, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, obsession, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), nymphomaniac, nymphomania ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 4.5
 778
DJ Cinderella (2019)
Genre: Family, Music, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cintia is modern princess, she's connected, decided and loves music. This "pop" princess used to live with their parents in a huge castle with a nice view to the city. Every night she looked through the window and watch the view ...
Style: romantic, colourful, romanticism, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, teens
Plot: cinderella story, radio dj, imaginary kingdom, music, parents separation, love and romance, family relations, punishment, fall in love, castle, transformation, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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So Little Time (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: So Little Time is an American sitcom starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen that aired on Fox Family. The first half of the series aired from June 2, 2001, to August 15, 2001. The series then went on a four-month hiatus owing to network management ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, entertaining
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, twin sister, teenage life, best friends, family, youth, high school life, teenage love, divorced parents, family life, teen angst, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malibu california, usa, los angeles
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 7.0
 6K
Evelyn (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Ireland, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, touching, intense ...
Plot: unemployment, family problems, parents and children, against the odds, separated, fighting the system, court, mercy, convent school, custody, priest, church ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1953
Place: ireland, europe, scotland, dublin ireland, sydney australia ...
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The Luzhin Defence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: chess, obsession, prodigy, mentally unstable, supportive spouse, contests and competitions, ambition, genius, family relations, love story, eccentricity, loneliness ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: italy
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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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What Maisie Knew (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James novella, the story frames on 7-year-old Maisie, caught in a custody battle between her mother – a rock and roll icon – and her father. What Maisie Knew is an evocative portrayal of the chaos of adult life seen entirely ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: divorce, childhood, dysfunctional family, marriage, unsupportive parent, family problems, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, starting over, nanny, family relations, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
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