Father movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant father movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, captivating, light and suspense films and TV shows about / with father, family relations, father daughter relationship, friendship, family, daughter, parents and children, doctor, girl and death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
father movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as father: Hours (2013), Daddy's Home (2015), The Pit (2017), A Quiet Place (2018), Commando (1985), Locke & Key (2020), Ode to My Father (2014), The Son of Bigfoot (2017), Scream of Fear (1961), Daddy's Girl (1996).

List of father movies

Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, touching, tense
Plot: father, natural disaster, newborn baby, hurricane, childbirth, survival, parents and children, danger, child birth, forces of nature, rescue, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2005
Place: new orleans, usa
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Daddy's Home (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, sweet, absurd, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: family, father, children, parents, uninhibited rivalry, kids and family, parenting, divorce, christmas, stepfather stepson relationship, rivals, rival ...
Place: new orleans
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The Pit (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: When a mafia family named Koçovars are in danger of losing control of their neighborhood, “The Pit,” their youngest son must come back home, a place he could never truly escape.
Style: rough, touching, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: mafia, father, betrayal, death, gunfight, violence, chase, love, explosion, marriage, money, rescue ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, sign language, survival horror, monster, self sacrifice, deafness, creature feature, child in peril, silence, pregnancy, chase ...
Time: 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: new york state
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Commando (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, commando, father, mercenary, heroes, danger, gunfight, hostage, vengeance, machismo, warrior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: latin america, california, los angeles
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Locke & Key (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Three siblings who move into their ancestral estate after their father's gruesome murder discover their new home's magical keys, which must be used in their stand against an evil creature who wants the keys and their powers.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: supernatural power, small town, supernatural, magic, puzzle, family, villainess, murder, key, family bonds, siblings, good versus evil ...
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Ode to My Father (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Amid the chaos of refugees fleeing the Korean War in December 1950, a young boy, Duk-soo, sees his fate change in the blink of an eye when he loses track of his younger sister and he leaves his father behind to find her. Settling at Gukje Market in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: father, coal mine, family relations, parents and children, hopes, human spirit, friends, coming of age, war, society, friendship, child as adult ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: korea, busan, south korea
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The Son of Bigfoot (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage outsider Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, only to find out that he is none other than the legendary Bigfoot! He has been hiding deep in the forest for years to protect himself and his ...
Style: colourful, captivating, twists and turns, funny
Plot: bigfoot, forest, supernatural ability, villain, adventure, obsessive quest, good versus evil, family, father, friends, supernatural, happy ending ...
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Scream of Fear (1961)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A wheelchair-bound young girl returns to her father's estate after ten years, and although she's told he's away, she keeps seeing his dead body on the estate.
Style: psychological, scary, mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, father, mystery, uncover truth, mistaken identity, missing person, parents and children, disability, estate, deadly, loss of father ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera
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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: orphan, teenage girl, secret, friendship, murder, poisoning, father, halloween, killer child, life is a bitch, human nature, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: maine
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Daddy's Girl (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A girl's bright smile masks a psychopathic soul that will eliminate anyone who comes between her and her doting father.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: school, evil child, murder, psychopath, father, crimes, family relations, deadly, danger, boarding school, childhood trauma, killer child ...
Time: 90s
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Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns, tense, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, brother sister relationship, murder, ghost, abandoned house, violence, secret, plot twist, love, attic, murder of family, sibling relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
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Sticky Notes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an emotionally detached backup dancer named Athena, who must return home to Florida to help care for her estranged father, Jack, after he gets diagnosed with cancer. There she must contend with Jack’s irresponsible lifestyle while ...
Style: twists and turns, touching, rough, thought provoking
Plot: dancer, cancer, father, family, estrangement, life support, dancing, girl, rehearsal, female protagonist, loss of father, doctor ...
Place: florida, los angeles
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Mulligans (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Like the American classic, The Graduate - secrecy, betrayal, and a painful coming of age face a family in Mulligans, by first time feature film director Chip Hale.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, gay, family relations, father son relationship, forbidden love, family life, family, parents and children, dangerous attraction, romance, father, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Why Him? (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Cambodia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dad forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter's young rich boyfriend.
Style: entertaining, funny, light, ridiculous, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, billionaire, happy ending, awkward situation, family relations, male objectification, family, birthday party, technology, holiday, hipster, father daughter relationship ...
Place: usa, california
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One More Time (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Beautiful aspiring rock star Jude is stuck in a rut - relegated to recording commercial jingles and lost in a series of one night stands. When she is evicted from her Brooklyn apartment, she is forced to move into the Hamptons home of her wealthy - ...
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, light
Plot: career, family, music, father, father daughter relationship, comeback, mansion, piano playing, family home, brooklyn new york city, daughter, concert ...
Place: usa, new york
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Amateur Night (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Guy Carter, an insecure expectant father unable to find work in his field, accepts a job driving hookers around Los Angeles. One long and crazy evening proves to our hero that he is, in fact, up to the task of fatherhood.
Style: sexy, humorous, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: father, doctor, prostitute, dildo, voyeurism, male female relationship, relationships, friendship, promise, adventure, sex toy, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.
Style: exciting, feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: imaginary, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, teenage life, friendship, young heroes, save the kingdom, protector, talking animals, in the woods, queen ...
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The Breadwinner (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg, USA, Japan, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Style: sad, rough, heartbreaking, sincere, suspense
Plot: girl dressed as boy, arranged marriage, disguise, father daughter relationship, taliban, imprisonment, poverty, mother daughter relationship, sexism, prison, female protagonist, father ...
Place: afghanistan
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Bangkok Hilton (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan (Ehlers), a photographer. Kat is tricked into carrying some luggage ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, rough
Plot: prison, heroin, injustice, smuggling, escape, prison life, interracial relations, betrayal, false accusation, life is a bitch, fighting the system, father ...
Time: 80s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, london, australia ...
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The Weather Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, weatherman, midlife crisis, terminal illness, relationship vs career, divorced divorcee, introspection, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems, ex couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, emotional, nostalgic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: family relations, teenage girl, railway station, countryside, adventure, family, child's point of view, human spirit, friendship, parents and children, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, victorian, victorian era ...
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
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Eyes of an Angel (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underworld types he was working as a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: on the run, mafia, protection, crimes, family relations, family life, crime, daughter, father, gangsters, aerial combat, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, chicago illinois, usa, united states
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Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder in New York City.
Style: psychological, cynical, serious, meditative, intense ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, tragic hero, ghost, corporation, poisoning, betrayal, intrigue, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: new york, denmark, usa, europe
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Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: tense, suspense, psychotronic, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: skyscraper, heroism, protective parent, lone hero, fire, panic, penthouse, hi-tech, family in danger, betrayal, kidnapping, ex soldier ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota
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Rodney (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the middle of real, everyday America, Rodney Hamilton's life revolves around two things: His family and his thankless job at a fiberglass plant..
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, family life, against the odds, relationship vs career, parents and children, father, family man, everyday life, love, friendship, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, oklahoma
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The Unicorn (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A tight-knit group of best friends and family helps Wade embrace his “new normal” in the wake of the loss of his wife. As a sometimes ill-equipped but always devoted single parent to his two adolescent daughters, he is taking the major step of ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining
Plot: parenting, dating, father daughter relationship, father, widower, flirting, advice, love and romance, friendship, youth, widow
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Going for Gold (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seventeen year old, Emma joins a high school cheerleading team when she moves to Australia with her dad who is a former Air Force Officer.
Style: captivating, feel good, light, sincere
Plot: cheerleading, gymnastics, female protagonist, father, private school, champion, father daughter relationship, australian, scholarship, daughter, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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Harvest Moon (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When her family goes bankrupt, privileged city girl Jen Stone travels to the country to try and fix up a struggling pumpkin farm that her father bought as an investment to get her money back. Not everyone is on board with her changes, least of all ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, touching, light
Plot: family business, father, chores, widower, bankruptcy, brother brother relationship, farm, love and romance, family relations, friendship, daughter, party ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Yonkers Joe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yonkers Joe tells the story of a dice hustler whose determination to make one last grab for a big score in Vegas is complicated by the reappearance of his estranged, mentally challenged son into his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: casino, gambling, cons and scams, redemption, hopes, one last chance, family relations, heist, parents and children, mentally challenged, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, new york, usa
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