Unknown father movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unknown father movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, touching, feel good and captivating films and TV shows about / with unknown father, family relations, mother son relationship, parents and children, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), flashback, friendship, father son relationship and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in France, USA, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unknown father: Marriage Italian Style (1964), All Cats Are Grey (2014), Father Figures (2017), Family Heist (2017), Natural Sciences (2014), Jesus Henry Christ (2011), Incendies (2010), My Afternoons with Margueritte (2010), Despite Everything (2019), A Kid (2016).

List of unknown father movies

Marriage Italian Style (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Naples, in the Second World War, the wolf businessman Domenico Soriano meets the seventeen years old whore Filumena Marturano in a brothel during an allied bombing. Two years later, in the post-war, they meet each other by chance and begin a long ...
Style: sentimental, witty, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: unknown father, power relations, romance, dishonesty, manipulations, love triangle, manipulation, couples, femme fatale, love and romance, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
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All Cats Are Grey (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This Belgian drama is about the special bond between father and daughter. Paul is a 46 year old PI. Dorothy is almost 16 and has an identity crisis when she finds out her father isn't her biological father. Her mother won't tell her ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: private detective, obsession, unknown father, youth, teenage life, fatherhood, mother daughter relationship, paternity revealed, teenage girl, nightclub, coming of age, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
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 5.5
 19K
Father Figures (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: unknown father, brother brother relationship, fraternal twins, father son relationship, road trip, craziness, dumb, fool, twins, family relations, family reunited, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.5
 2K
Family Heist (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-profile burglar reconciles with his two daughters (half-siblings) to help him retaliate against his ex-partner who betrayed him.
Style: absurd, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: father daughter relationship, heist, unknown father, sister sister relationship, rivalry, brawl, charlatan, faked death, goofy hero, male protagonist, betrayal by friend, bound and gagged ...
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Natural Sciences (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a rural school in the middle of the mountains, a girl who is starting to become a woman feels the profound need to discover her true identity. She does not know who her father is and she is determined to find him, but her mother does not approve ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: obsessive quest, family relations, self discovery, on the road, family problems, parents and children, teachers and students, youth, hopes, coming of age, search for father, unknown father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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Jesus Henry Christ (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At the age of ten, Henry James Hermin, a boy who was conceived in a petri-dish and raised by his feminist mother, follows a string of Post-It notes in hopes of finding his biological father.
Style: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: feminist, obsessive quest, eccentric family, young heroes, prodigy, single parent, parents and children, family relations, escapades, youth, sperm donor, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 8.3
 160K
Incendies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, disturbing, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: rape, incest rape, twins, incest, torture, massacre, prison, self discovery, family relations, pregnant from rape, mother son incest, son ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1970 ...
Place: middle east, lebanon, montreal quebec, montreal, canada
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My Afternoons with Margueritte (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An illiterate and lonely man bonds with an older and well-read woman.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: elderly, friendship, illiteracy, intergenerational friendship, social relations, self discovery, golden years, misfit, unsupportive parent, older man younger woman relationship, teacher, reading aloud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, europe, belgium
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Despite Everything (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Sara, Lucía, Sofía and Claudia are sisters, 4 modern women with very different personalities, who come together at their mother's funeral, after which they discover the man they've all called "dad" throughout their lives is not ...
Style: captivating, feel good, realistic, humorous, funny
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: sisters, search for father, funeral, family secrets, unknown father, family relations, family secret, friendship, parents and children, family, disorder, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.2
 2K
A Kid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Matthieu, a 33 year old Parisian who finds out that the father he never knew has died and decides to go to his funeral in order to meet his two siblings in Quebec. But once in Montréal, he realizes that nobody is aware of his existence or even ...
Plot: unknown father, alternative medicine, nosebleed, fatherhood, greed, hugging, twins, package, playing piano, portrait, photo album, cancer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: montreal quebec, montreal, canada
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The Spider's Stratagem (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Athos Magnani, a young researcher, returns to Tara, where his father was killed before his birth, at the request of Draifa. The father, also named Athos Magnani and looking exactly like the son, was killed by a fascist in 1936 -- or so says Draifa ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, stylized, surreal, talky ...
Plot: investigation, opera, hidden truth, crimes, assassination, deadly, snitch, buried truth, village, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy
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The Son of Joseph (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man who lives with his mother and has never known his father, heads off to look for him. He finds a cynical and Machiavellian man who works as a publisher in Paris. After he attempts to kill him, he finds filial love thanks to his uncle.
Style: allegory, biblical
Plot: revenge motive, single mother, unknown father, taxi, handcuffs, teenager, letter, laptop, emotionless, key, talking to the camera, novelist ...
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Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, China, UK, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a ...
Style: romantic, funny, sweet, emotional, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnant woman, love triangle, rivalry, pregnancy, parenthood, one night stand, jealousy, fatherhood, motherhood, female protagonist, relationships, love story ...
Place: london, new york
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Larger Than Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, adventure, animal life, animals ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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An Impossible Love (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Spans the period from 1958 to the present day and tells the story of an unconditional love between a mother and her daughter which is endangered by an unsteady and manipulative father.
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, mother daughter relationship, class differences, implied incest, love, class struggle, single mother, father daughter relationship, little girl, office worker, illegitimate child ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 90s, 1950s ...
Place: france
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 5.4
 688
Coming & Going (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coming & Going is an irreverent romantic comedy that poses the question: How far would you go to capture the heart of the one you love? Lee (Rhys Darby) is a young, skilled OBGYN who lacks confidence when it comes to talking to women outside ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: disability, looking for love, romance, misfit, disorder, lie, couples, friendship, love and romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Child I Never Was (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer dispassionately discusses the nuts and bolts of his grisly avocation, as well as the youthful traumas which helped to mold him into a psychopath, in this disturbing independent drama from Germany, based on the true story of of ...
Style: serious, psychological, disturbing, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: pedophile, murder, psychopath, sexual obsession, sexual abuse, investigation, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, society, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1962, year 1976, year 1966
Place: germany, europe
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Brazil Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Brazil Avenue is a dynamic, lifelike, and modern telenovela that reveals how unrelenting ambition and inflicted cruelty can change a young girl’s destiny and lead her to seek revenge.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: soccer, revenge, femme fatale, step parent, danger, rivalry, betrayal, inheritance, righting the wronged, mysterious character, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil
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 7.6
 1K
Behavior (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Meet Chala, an eleven year-old boy with a hard life and strong respect for Carmela, his sixth grade teacher. The pair develops a solid bond, but after Carmela suffers an accident, things get complicated…
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, biting ...
Plot: kids in trouble, life is a bitch, fighting the system, urban ghetto life, rebellion, hardcase students, hopes, youth, society, dedicated educator, teachers and students, education ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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 7.2
 3K
Mermaid (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The fanciful tale of an introverted little girl who grows up believing she has the power to make wishes come true. She must reconcile this belief with reality when, as a young woman, she journeys to Moscow and grapples with love, modernity and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, humorous, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, wish come true, family relations, solar eclipse, fall in love, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, bittersweet, air disaster, couples, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia, black sea
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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, drugs/alcohol, changing the future, friends, destiny, midlife crisis, profanity, ski resort ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
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 5.7
 2K
Fidelity (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Clélia is a very attractive photographer starting a new job for a sensationalist newspaper. She soon becomes involved with three very different men: Cléve, a middle aged books editor, Nemo, a mysterious photographer and Rupert McRoi, the owner of ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, marriage, destructive relationship, sexual relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couples, love triangle, ice hockey, hockey, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
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One Deadly Summer (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, small town, wedding, family relations, murder, sensuality, breast feeding, small town life, gang rape, vengeance, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1955, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france, provence
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 6.2
 11K
Cheri (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A sumptuous dramatic comedy set in late 19th Century France, during the Belle Epoque, a period of social and cultural excess in European upper classes which ended only as the First World War erupted.
Style: sexual, witty, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, age difference, prostitute, society, fall in love, love affair, teaching the ways of the world, matchmaking, obsession, couple relations, seductress ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 19th century, pre world war one
Place: paris france, europe
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The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: rock, hippie, radio, rebelliousness, ship, friendship, rebellion, weirdo, marijuana, radio dj, music, dj ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: britain, london, england
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Barney's Version (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.
Style: emotional, semi serious, witty, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: suicide, marriage, friendship, lifestyle, everyday life, marital problem, human nature, love and romance, aging, divorce, jewish, actress ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: canada, new york, rome italy, montreal quebec, italy ...
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 7.4
 13K
Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bad Boy Bubby is just that: a bad boy. So bad, in fact, that his mother has kept him locked in their house for his entire thirty years, convincing him that the air outside is poisonous. After a visit from his estranged father, circumstances force ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, psychological, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, sex with mother, life is a bitch, mistaken identity, self discovery, family problems, society, captivity, cult, parents and children, torture ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
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 6.7
 2K
Suzanne (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of a destiny. Suzanne's and her family's. The ties that bind them, keep them together, and the love she pursues... to the point of leaving everything behind.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, bleak
Plot: love affair, family life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, fall in love, single parent, coming of age, family problems, siblings relations, youth, teenage girl, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: france
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 6.9
 728
Jaffa (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Israel, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the city of Jaffa; a young girl plans to run away with her secret lover, when a tragedy forever changes the course of their lives.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: impossible love, family relations, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, forbidden love, interracial relations, family feud, society, love and romance, family problems, life turned upside down, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: israel
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Fubar: Balls to the Wall (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Terry and Dean head north to make sweet cash in the oil patch.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heavy metal culture, friendship, eviction, profanity, buddies, misfit, workplace, friends, drugs/alcohol, partners, misfit partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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