Family vacation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant family vacation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic, captivating, light and funny films and TV shows about / with family vacation, family relations, family, vacation, dysfunctional family, parents and children, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, chase and catastrophe plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Sweden, Spain and other countries.
family vacation
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family vacation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as family vacation: Vacation (2015), RV (2006), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), The Detour (2016), Blended (2014), The Haunted Mansion (2003), To the Sea (2021), Force Majeure (2014), I Hate Summer (2020), Atrocious (2010).

List of family vacation movies

 6.1
 106K
Vacation (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, family vacation, vacation, on the road, amusement park, nothing goes right, parents and children, family relations, highway travel, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, memphis, arizona, chicago illinois
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 5.5
 58K
RV (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one ...
Style: road movie, funny, feel good, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: road trip, family vacation, motor home, workaholic, family relations, hitchhiker, family values, farce, parents and children, nothing goes right, camping, business trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, utah, pasadena california, nevada ...
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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: large family, family vacation, family relations, mischievous children, teenage life, competition, holiday, family, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, new york, wisconsin
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 7.8
 6K
The Detour (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A what-in-the-living-hell-is-wrong-with-this-family comedy created by comic super-couple Jason Jones & Samantha Bee and inspired by their own experiences with family trips. Unfiltered dad Nate hits the road with wife Robin and kids Delilah ...
Style: sitcom, road movie, twists and turns, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: family vacation, family, marriage, road trip, family relations, escapades, adventure, runaway, investigation, danger, dishonesty, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.5
 126K
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: feel good, funny, light, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, love and romance, family, opposites attract, family vacation, youth, resort, single father, parents and children, coincidence, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, africa, usa, south africa
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The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner, Sara get a call one night from mansion owner, Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler takes them to dine with Gracey. Gracey takes one look at ...
Style: gothic, entertaining, scary, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, horror for children, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, magic, reincarnation, family vacation, supernatural, family relations, estate, danger, workaholic, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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 6.5
 60
To the Sea (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A family comedy about the scope with which Russians rest in the resorts of the Krasnodar Territory.
Style: sitcom, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: family vacation, vacation, relationships, family relations, love story, eccentric family, husband wife relationship, kids and family, dysfunctional family, family problems, marital problem, couple relations ...
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 7.3
 52K
Force Majeure (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, France, Norway, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While holidaying in the French Alps, a Swedish family deals with acts of cowardliness as an avalanche breaks out.
Style: neurotic, humorous, tense, captivating, sincere
Plot: avalanche, family vacation, introspection, friendship, husband wife relationship, marriage, mother daughter relationship, friendship between men, father son relationship, strong female character, undressing, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: alps
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I Hate Summer (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three families end up in the same rented house. Throughout the summer, they become friends and rediscover how to enjoy life.
Style: funny, light, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family holiday, family vacation, road trip, island, beach resort, friendship, vacation, parents and children, family, family relations, father son relationship, old friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern italy, europe
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 5.0
 5K
Atrocious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Quintanilla family was found dead in their country side house. Police reported the existence of 37 hours of recorded evidence. The family traveled to their old farm house, where they investigated about the Legend of the Girl in the Garraf woods. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: found footage, supernatural, murder, danger, country house, family vacation, investigation, urban legend, haunted by the past, amateur detective, dark past, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Powerful magic cast by Alex spells trouble for the Russo's. The kids must go on an adventure to save their family and their existence.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural ability, magic wand, family vacation, island, sibling rivalry, memory loss, family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, new york
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The Anderssons in Greece (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sune is back! Together with his little brother Håkan Bråkan, big sister Anna, mother Karin and dad Rudolf, Sune embarks on a summer holiday trip to Greece. As every summer before, the family plans to spend their vacation in Myggträsk. Then the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, resort, beach resort, vacation, family, summer vacation, child protagonist, nothing goes right, siblings relations, parents and children, family vacation, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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 7.6
 212K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, 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: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, disaster movie, suspense ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, catastrophe, family in danger, disaster film, courage, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 6.8
 259K
Us (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, psychological thriller, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, panic, home invasion, amusement park, chase, hall of mirrors, african american, childhood memory, family vacation, torment, survival, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: usa
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National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family relations, nothing goes right, family problems, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, danger, family vacation, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, germany, italy, france ...
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 4.1
 1K
Mad Families (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three families compete for a camping spot during a busy Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light
Plot: camping, family vacation, escapades, disorder, interracial relations, family relations, dark humor, rivalry, contests and competitions, parents and children, couples, racism ...
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What About Bob? (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, witty ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, psychiatrist, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, doctors and patients, stalking, treatment, vacation, family vacation, therapy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa
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The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, nothing goes right, family relations, camp, youth, parents and children, friendship, disorder, holiday, couples, in-laws ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin, california, canada
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 6.2
 8K
Extortion (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A doctor desperately tries to save his wife and their 5 year old son after their vacation in the Bahamas takes an unexpected turn.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, colourful
Plot: extortion, kidnapping, family vacation, ransom, danger, evil man, captivity, nothing goes right, police, ship, ocean, island ...
Place: caribbean, bahamas
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Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world of fake castles and anthropomorphic rodents, an epic battle begins when an unemployed father's sanity is challenged by a chance encounter with two underage girls on holiday.
Style: surreal, mind bending, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: disneyland, hallucination, amusement park, losing-it hero, parents and children, disorder, surrealism, paranoia, pursuit, family vacation, chase, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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An Ordinary Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: AN ORDINARY FAMILY is a humorous drama about one family, two brothers and a really big problem. Thomas Biederman is blindsided when his estranged brother, Seth, shows up unannounced to the annual family vacation… with his boyfriend.
Style: humorous, emotional, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, family problems, family gatherings, gender, society, coming out, brother brother relationship, family vacation, gay, brother brother conflict, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Style: road movie, humorous, realistic, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, cross country, plan gone awry, amusement park, on the road, adventure, grand canyon, couple relations, theme park, youth, couples, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas, arizona, st. louis missouri, colorado ...
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 4.9
 11K
Downhill (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Plot: avalanche, husband wife relationship, family vacation, married couple, vacation, family relations, marital problem, ski resort, lie, marital crisis, disney, ski ...
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Endangered Species (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kenya, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jack Halsey takes his wife, their adult kids, and a friend for a dream vacation in Kenya. But as they venture off alone into a wilderness park, their safari van is flipped over by an angry rhino, leaving them injured and desperate. Then, as two of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: safari, poacher, stupidity, dangerous animal, vacation, family vacation, hyena, rhinoceros, leopard, animals, wild animal, wildlife ...
Place: africa, kenya
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 5.8
 57K
Old (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of families on a tropical holiday discover that the secluded beach where they are staying is somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day.
Style: mysterious, disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: island, time, rapid aging, vacation, family, grownups, body transformation, beach resort, race against time, family vacation, aging, mother child relationship ...
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 6.6
 852
Okay! Madam (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A working class family wins a free vacation to Hawaii. But when their plane takes flight, it gets hijacked by terrorists. To save her family and the other passengers, the wife must reveal her secret past and fight back.
Style: captivating, satirical, humorous, feel good, parody
Plot: airplane, hijacking, flying, family vacation, husband wife relationship, follow your dream, adventure, terrorist, save the day, family relations, terrorist attack, terrorism ...
Place: hawaii
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Two Heads Are Better Than None (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Two Heads Are Better Than None also known as Kenan & Kel: The Movie is a 2000 American made-for-television film that stars the cast of the Nickelodeon sitcom Kenan & Kel. It is the last feature film of comic legend Milton Berle.
Style: humorous, captivating
Plot: old dark house, car trouble, family vacation, mysticism, paranormal activity, satire, supernatural, vengeful ghost, struggle for survival, homicidal maniac, supernatural horror, survival horror ...
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Permanent Vacation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A camping trip results in some twisted family memories in this off-the-wall black comedy. Hoping for one last family vacation before his children leave the nest, laid-back dad Eric Bury (Frank Harper) takes his brood to a trailer park teeming with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, insanity, husband wife relationship, family vacation, oedipus complex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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 7.0
 216K
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, dancing, romance, unlikely couple, dancer's life, love and romance, dancer, fall in love, resort, teenage love, couples, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.3
 15K
Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, rivalry, on the road, screwball, sailing, disorder, couples, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
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