Family bonds movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant family bonds movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, touching, intense, emotional and sentimental films and TV shows about / with family bonds, family, culture clash, catastrophe, family drama, storytelling, mentor, runaway, dialogue and dysfunctional family plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family bonds: The Witch (2015), The Banishment (2007), The Impossible (2012), Captain Fantastic (2016), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Still Alice (2014), About Time (2013), Little Women (1994), Mr. Church (2016), Serial (2014).

List of family bonds movies

 6.8
 155K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, dark, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: witch, religion, supernatural, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, wilderness, insanity, guilt, violence, isolation, paranoia ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa
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The Banishment (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A trip to the pastoral countryside reveals a dark, sinister reality for a family from the city.
Style: emotional, serious, melancholic, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, abortion, death, russian, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, countryside, misunderstanding, family bonds, relationships, family drama, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, russia
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 7.6
 175K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: suspense, realistic, touching, heartbreaking, captivating ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, courage, family in danger, forces of nature, fear, tragic event, parents and children, tragedy, survivor, separation from family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: intellectual, touching, philosophical, sad, cerebral ...
Audience: kids
Plot: off the grid, parenthood, road trip, home schooling, family drama, loss of wife, funeral, family values, teenage girl, family bonds, children, single father ...
Place: washington state, oregon
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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: mentally challenged, disability, siblings relations, small town, mental illness, parents and children, self discovery, dysfunctional family, family problems, responsibility, obesity, single mother ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
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 7.5
 115K
Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: touching, heartbreaking, emotional, psychological, sad ...
Plot: memory loss, supportive spouse, alzheimer's disease, family drama, columbia university, relationships, parenthood, mother daughter relationship, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, family bonds, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 256K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, true love, couple relations, family secret, lovers, romance, encounter, life changing experience, family relations, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
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 7.3
 43K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sisters, sister sister relationship, couple relations, first love, parent child relationship, family values, love and romance, parents and children, life changing experience, everyday life, civil war, young love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, paris france, england
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 7.7
 23K
Mr. Church (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, emotional, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: friendship, family, life philosophy, relationships, book, cooking, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, cook, idealism, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 33K
Serial (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: racism, family relations, parents and children, interracial relations, family in crisis, couple relations, life turned upside down, verbal byplay, family gatherings, family problems, society, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family relations, holiday, nothing goes right, in-laws, family gatherings, parents and children, eccentric family, comedy of errors, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, intense, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mentally unstable, depression, social misfits, mental illness, supportive parent, fall in love, passionate interest, romance, letter, running, neighbor, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new jersey
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 6.3
 102K
The Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Style: cynical, dark humor, absurd, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, criminal heroes, parents and children, fish out of water, hidden identity, starting over, dishonor among criminals, family in danger, notoriety, family relations, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, normandy
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding, prejudice, unlikely couple, wedding preparations and rituals, romance, family, eccentric family, traditional versus modern, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco
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 7.5
 402K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, holiday, family, when the parents are away, danger, neighbor, crime gone awry, vacation, precocious child, young heroes, child protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, america, paris france, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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 6.1
 105K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, friendship, supernatural, afterlife, danger, halloween, mischievous children, friends, family, life after death, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
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 6.8
 24K
Max (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: dog, teenage life, youth, friendship, adventure, pets, escapades, betrayal, rescue, family, family bonds, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, iraq, california
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Legends of the Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, sibling relationship, conflict, lovers, revenge, father son relationship, father son estrangement, death, sibling rivalry, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: usa, montana
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 6.1
 194K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, danger, survival, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, adventure, catastrophe, earthquake, lone hero, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
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Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, comic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, farce, parents and children, meet the parents, family life, parent child relationship, love and romance, nothing goes right, parenthood, father in law son in law relationship, cia, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, chicago illinois
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Pride and Glory (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, police investigation, murder, moral dilemma, cover up, dishonesty, crime, betrayal, family relations, uncover truth, family values ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
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 6.2
 56K
Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, suspenseful, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, supernatural, legends and myths, demon, santa claus, monster, danger, family, power outage, grandmother, child in peril, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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City by the Sea (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man struggling to come to terms with the sins of his father makes the terrible discovery that his own son has fallen into a life of crime in a drama based on a true story. Vincent LaMarca is a dedicated and well-respected New York City police ...
Style: serious, intense, emotional, talky, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, father son relationship, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, family relations, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 7.1
 2K
Little Women (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, the story follows sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March on their journey from childhood to adulthood. With the help of their mother, Marmee, and while their father is away at war, the girls navigate ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sweet, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: american civil war, coming of age, women, prejudice, love story, family bonds, family values, first love, civil war, friendship, life changing experience, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new england
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 6.5
 105K
Blended (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, family, resort, opposites attract, parents and children, love and romance, mischievous children, youth, family values, children, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, hawaii, usa, south africa
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 6.7
 269K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, workplace romance, initially antagonists, couple relations, obnoxious boss, eccentric family, power relations, couples, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
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Shotgun Stories (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these brothers discover the lengths to which each will go to protect ...
Style: bleak, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, estrangement, americana, family feud, hopes, dealing with death, life is a bitch, parents and children, siblings relations, human nature, family relations, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas, usa, california
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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, parenthood, beauty pageant, heroin, road trip, businessman, journey, teacher, singer, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new mexico, arizona, albuquerque new mexico ...
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 7.5
 22K
Summer Wars (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He’s good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time out hanging out in the all-powerful online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has – until the girl of his dreams, ...
Style: humorous, mind bending, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, virtual reality, code breaking, chaos, code, birthday, satellite, computer, artificial intelligence, teenage love, technology gone awry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, california
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Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, bus, on the road, van, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, dealing with death, family gatherings, human nature, separated, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona, mexico
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