Alcoholic father movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant alcoholic father movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, emotional, gloomy and melancholic films and TV shows about / with alcoholic father, alcoholic, family relations, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, police, murder and dysfunctional family plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as alcoholic father: Shameless (2011), Little Chenier (2006), The Pick-up Artist (1987), Beyond (2010), Kauwboy (2012), Dolores Claiborne (1995), Shameless (2004), Trapped (2014), Out of the Blue (1980), We're All Christs (2006).

List of alcoholic father movies

 8.7
 167K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: humorous, biting, offbeat, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, teenage life, life is a bitch, family relations, drinking problem, youth, alcoholic father, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.0
 543
Little Chenier (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: LITTLE CHENIER: A CAJUN STORY is the story of a young man who lives a simple life on a houseboat in the Louisiana bayou with his mentally handicapped brother until one is accused of a crime in the small town.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: handgun, alcoholic father, houseboat, small town sheriff, deputy sheriff, alligator, mental illness, infidelity, world, mentally challenged, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
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The Pick-up Artist (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a gambling addict who is in debt to the mob.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, gambling, race against time, tour guide, alcoholic father, debt, romance, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, wooing ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey ...
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 7.0
 4K
Beyond (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A poignant story, told with sincerity and humor, about a young woman´s dramatic childhood and about her grief and the struggle to move on. Noomi Rapace plays the main character in her first feature after the success with the Millennium trilogy and ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, tense, serious ...
Plot: dying woman, alcoholic father, child abuse, introspection, haunted by the past, domestic violence, family problems, parents and children, family relations, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, europe
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 7.2
 2K
Kauwboy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Jojo lives with his father, a security guard with a volatile personality who drinks to manage the unspoken despair he feels about his wife's absence, which he refuses to discuss with his son. In the midst of so much uncertainty, ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, birds, youth, family problems, pets, parents and children, family, friends, family relations, unsupportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
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Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: island, murder, child abuse, maid, domestic violence, incest, investigation, dysfunctional family, abusive husband, accident, abusive father, bank account ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
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 8.0
 13K
Shameless (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad ...
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: working class, family problems, dysfunctional family, homosexual, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, parents and children, single father, grownups, everyday life, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, europe, manchester
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 3.5
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Trapped (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: On Laura's 27th birthday, her and six friends are trapped into a closet by a psycho killer. It turns out they're part of a twisted game, where fans watch the murders live over an internet webcast.
Style: social
Plot: internet, webcam, birthday party, murder, brazilian, alcoholic father, closet, media, facebook, video
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Out of the Blue (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dennis Hopper is a hard-drinking truck driver who loses control of his truck under the influence and slams it into a busload of screaming children. After serving his five year jail sentence, Hopper finds his daughter, Cebe (Linda Manz), the love of ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, gloomy, disturbing
Plot: drug abuse, coming of age, punk, poverty, suicide, heroin, hitchhiking, truck driver, runaway, prison, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
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We're All Christs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Adaś Miauczyński, a Polish intelectual, has severe alcohol problems which affect his relationship with his son Sylwek.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, surreal, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, confession, family problems, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, self destructing, addiction, alcohol abuse, alcoholic father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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 7.2
 29K
Rumble Fish (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: gang, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, street gang, crimes, siblings relations, going straight, human nature, hopes, mysterious character, family relations, neo noir ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
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 3.5
 379
Kantemir (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of actors gather in a remote Northeastern town to rehearse for a mysterious stage production, only to be plunged into a hellish world where their real lives mirror the grisly story of the play.
Plot: play, small town, murder, poisoning, dog, insanity, alternate reality, alcoholic father, flower, blue eyes, reading a book, alcoholic ...
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 6.5
 31K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, rough, suspense, brutal, surprise ending
Plot: vigilante, loss of child, murder, drug cartel, justice, police corruption, fighting the system, corruption, revenge, corrupt official, female protagonist, coma ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
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Rockabilly Requiem (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: West Germany, 1982: Hubertus and Sebastian are fighting for their Future against their fathers. Their unconditional love for Punk Princess Debbie and the raw power of Alternative Rockabilly Music are the only statements of Freedom in this little ...
Plot: music band, abuse, suicide, alcoholic mother, siblings, alcoholic father, friendship, audition
Time: 80s
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 6.4
 245
The Big Wash (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sickened to see his students always sleeping in class, a teacher with a colleague and an anarchist start a war against the television. They climbed on Paris roofs to coat the T.V. antennas with a special product cutting the signal reception.
Plot: binoculars, shotgun, massage, whiskey, dentist, police car, social satire, kidnapping, on the run, secretary, bound and gagged, van ...
Time: 1960s
Place: paris france, france
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 6.3
 25K
The Shack (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. ...
Style: philosophical, suspenseful, psychedelic, sad
Plot: forgiveness, god, christian, death of daughter, depression, hate, guilt, missing child, metaphor, husband wife relationship, cabin in the woods, serial killer ...
Place: oregon
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 5.9
 935
Spa Night (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Korean-American man works to reconcile his obligations to his struggling immigrant family with his burgeoning sexual desires in the underground world of gay hookups at Korean spas in Los Angeles.
Plot: spa, lgbt, photograph, computer, waitress, cemetery, swimming pool, gym, male nudity, sexuality, closeted homosexual, holding hands ...
Place: korea
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An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Flight School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Sgt. Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond ...
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: officers and cadets, navy, unwanted pregnancy, military, romance, military life, power relations, self discovery, fall in love, breaking point, love of one's life, factory worker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manila philippines, washington state
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Into the West (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Accused of a crime they didn't commit, two city kids and a magical horse are about to become the coolest outlaws ever to ride Into The West.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, chase, family, single parent, danger, on the run, police corruption, heroes, alcohol abuse, rescue, fairy ...
Place: ireland, europe
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Black Rainbow (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a message to Mary Kuron from her husband, Tom. But Tom ...
Style: disturbing, mind bending, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crime, alcohol abuse, danger, afterlife, woman in danger, investigation, sex addict, cons and scams, looking for sex, domestic disturbance, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
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 5.4
 6K
Bullet Head (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of career criminals finds itself trapped in a warehouse with the law – and an Attack Dog named DeNiro closing in.
Plot: safe, warehouse, heist, police detective, drug addict, criminal, school bus, death, money, flashback, fish, police ...
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: disfigurement, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, back from the dead, ghost, trapped, sleepwalking, group therapy, dream, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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 7.0
 2K
Little Vera (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A story about a young woman, Vera, who is somebody, living the life of a troubled teenager in the time right before the end of the Soviet Union. She lives in a very small Russian apartment with her mother and father, however being this close to each ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: youth, family life, parents and children, innocence lost, eccentric family, love and romance, society, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, father daughter relationship, temper, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Life, Above All (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A touching mother-daughter relationship that reflects the modern South Africa.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere
Plot: coffin, school, poverty, prostitution, coming of age, misfit, society, family in crisis, social relations, social misfits, village, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
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 6.6
 252
Sea of Silence (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 1969. Nine-year old Caro lives on a pig farm in a small town with her four other siblings and another on the way. She is curious and determined to understand the mysteries of the world around her. But her devout catholic father can't explain ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: family life, parents and children, village, hopes, family relations, village life, alcohol abuse, religions or cults, social relations, farm, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, holland
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 6.4
 94
The Burglar (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With a brother dedicated to punk rock stardom at any cost and a drunken father who chases skirt between robotic dancing lessons from the TV, young Senka stands as much chance of nurture as the hero of Truffaut's 400 Blows. The amazing thing ...
Plot: generation gap, motorcycle, teen angst, punk rock, breakdance, dead mother, rock concert, alcoholic father, concert, teenager, police, musician ...
Place: ussr
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Shattered Illusions (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Psycho stalks a talk radio personality and her mentally challenged sister.
Plot: stalker, disc jockey, dollhouse, suicide attempt, drunkenness, alley, brain damage, stabbed in the chest, murder, alcoholic father, bar, mental institution ...
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Binibining Tsuper-Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Story: Rogelio is a gay jeepney driver who is being bullied by his fellow jeepney drivers because of his sexuality. His father devises ways to make him a straight man. Madame of Planet Appear comes to Rogelio and gives him superpowers to defend the ...
Plot: dual identity, alcoholic father, crime fighter, teacher, secret identity, good versus evil, superhero, kidnapping, zombie, cemetery, hypnotism, laser beam ...
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 3.2
 209
Hollow Gate (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At a Halloween party, a young boy is almost killed by his drunken, alcoholic father. Ten years afterward, the boy goes on a murder spree.
Plot: panties, dog attack, alcoholic father, axe in the head, exploding car, knife, teenager, halloween party, halloween, slasher, clown costume, halloween costume
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Dangerous Pursuit (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman discovers the next target of a hired assassin and attempts to foil his plan.
Plot: alcoholic father, police officer, strip club, hitman, assassination, best friend, prostitute, murder, hotel, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, guilt ...
Place: oregon, new york
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