Friendship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant friendship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, humorous, interesting, semi serious, clever and realistic films and TV shows about / with friendship, friends, mentor, storytelling, unlikely friendships, runaway, catastrophe, destiny, dialogue and transformation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as friendship: Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), Big Hero 6 (2014), The Intouchables (2011), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Wild Child (2008), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Ratatouille (2007), Green Book (2018), The Help (2011), The Way Way Back (2013).

List of friendship movies

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, dog, friends, loyalty, family, pets, life & death, human animal relationship, loneliness, death, animals, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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 7.8
 378K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, humorous, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, disney, adventure, robot, superhero, young heroes, good versus evil, boy genius, family, androids and robots, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
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The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, lifestyle change, culture clash, french, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, loneliness, odd couple, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, imaginary, childhood, loss of friend, escape from reality, loneliness, classmates, magical, social misfits, secret, tragic event, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.1
 46K
Wild Child (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn't coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, boarding school, friendship, school, rich kid, boarding school life, teenage life, teenage love, girls' boarding school, youth, teenage girl, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, california, london, canada
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, adventure, family, vikings, warrior, training, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, heroes, foe turned friend, animal training ...
Place: scandinavia
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 8.0
 589K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated ...
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: chef, friendship, mouse, follow your dream, cooking, cooking and food, rise to the top, rat, odd couple, kitchen, restaurant, food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 8.2
 277K
Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: captivating, light, uplifting, feel good, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, musician, prejudice, journey, driver, chauffeur, american south, piano playing, travel ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 2010s, year 1962
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, kentucky, manhattan new york city, ohio ...
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 8.1
 397K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, uplifting, inspirational, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, friendship, maid, master and servant, civil rights, racial segregation, racial issues, blacks and whites, discrimination, interracial relations, storytelling, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
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The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenager, teenagers, loneliness, shyness, vacation, summer, youth, family problems, teenage life, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 8.9
 699K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, group of friends, love and romance, everyday life, couple relations, sitcom, looking for love, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.3
 36K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, teenage life, youth, fish out of water, fall in love, rescue, true love, small town, friends, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, friendship, chosen one, supernatural ability, journey, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, magical, forces of nature, imaginary kingdom, friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, touching, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, witch, wizards and magicians, friendship, chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, adventure, curses spells and rituals, school, magic, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1992, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, dog, fox, adventure, disney, best friends, reconciliation, rescue, animal life, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
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 7.1
 3K
W.I.T.C.H. (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: W.I.T.C.H. is a European animated magical girl television series based on the Italian comic book series of the same name created by Gary Tomlin and Elisabetta Gnone. The series was produced by SIP Animation in association with and participation from ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, comic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, heroes, adventure, teenage life, team, rescue mission, parallel world, betrayal, youth, friends, freedom fighter, family ...
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 7.6
 303K
50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, tragicomedy, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, patient, cancer, doctor, therapist, best friend, fighting illness, buddies, hopes, coping, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, canada, hawaii
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Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: exciting, humorous, road movie, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, last wish, escapades, friends, on the road, gangsters, on the run, odd couple, partners, chase, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
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 8.1
 881K
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, sweet, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, rescue, missing child, odd couple, shark, fish, father son relationship, underwater, courage, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seaport, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, touching, bleak ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, mentor, loneliness, sniper, killings, dark hero, mafia, loner, murder, organized crime, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, family outing
Plot: secret, threat, blackmail, best friends, high school, friendship, haunted by the past, youth, disappearance, teenage life, gossip and rumors, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, warrior, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, battles, sword and sorcery, save the world, ancient, magical, journey ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental illness, friendship, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, mentally unstable, eating disorder, coming of age, patient, female protagonist, psychiatric ward, nurse ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
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 8.2
 58K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, training, warrior, friends, ninja, young heroes, rivalry, danger, adventure, heroes, master warrior, buddies ...
Place: japan
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, adolescence, teenage life, friendship, first love, high school life, youth, teenagers, friends, shyness, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: "Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, pony, princess, imaginary kingdom, adventure, magical, unicorn, magic, horse, escapades, imaginary, friends ...
Time: 2010s, 19th century, 20th century
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 8.0
 752K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: funny, feel good, sweet, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: monster, friendship, adventure, rivalry, fear, imaginary, invisibility, kidnapping, villain, fish out of water, odd couple, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
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 8.8
 657K
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, super powers, experiment, telekinesis, parents and children, missing child, middle school, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: indiana
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Scent of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, dramatic, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: human spirit, friendship, human nature, blind character, mentor, depression, disability, teaching the ways of the world, ex military, thanksgiving, student, change of heart ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
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Green Street Hooligans (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, buddies, gang, obsession, rivalry, lifestyle, student, fist fighting, self discovery, uninhibited rivalry, friends, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, harvard university
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