Surrogate son movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant surrogate son movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, psychological, melancholic, touching and emotional films and TV shows about / with surrogate son, father son relationship, friendship, mother son relationship, family relations, storytelling, drinking, drinking alcohol, friend and death 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 surrogate son: Left Out (2008), Road to Salina (1970), The Glitter Dome (1984), A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015), Beloved/Friend (1999), The Holy Child (2001), Endgame (2000), Spider-Man (2002), Comedy of Innocence (2000), My Brother Is an Only Child (2007).

List of surrogate son movies

 7.2
 11
Left Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Giulio, a young man from Sicily, arrives in Rome to trace back Aurora, his ex-girlfriend whom he cannot forget. He stays with a couple of family friends, Rosalia and Eugenio, who have lost their only son, Nello, of the same age as Giulio. The ...
Plot: drug use, ex girlfriend, depression, death of son, husband wife relationship, mental illness, suicide, male female relationship, family relations, repressed homosexual, father son relationship, friend ...
Place: sicily, rome italy
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 6.8
 465
Road to Salina (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonas (Walker Jr) is on the road to Salina. He stops at a gas station/restaurant and its owner, Mara (Hayworth), is struck by his resemblance to her dead son, Rocky (Porel). He decides to stay on and meets Mara's friend Warren (Begley) and ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: incestuous relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), mistaken identity, parents and children, strong sexual content, family relations, orchestral, family conflict, brother sister incest, redheaded woman, dysfunctional family, nude beach ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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The Glitter Dome (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Al Mackey and Marty are homicide cops in Hollywood and hot on the trail of the murderer of a movie mogul that was moonlighting by making child porno pictures. Willie is one of several suspects with motive, opportunity and the evil means to carry out ...
Style: porno movie, twist ending
Plot: police, hollywood, man in underwear, wife leaves husband, halloween, security guard, alcoholic, suicide note, police chief, hollywood boulevard, stabbed to death, car falling off a cliff ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
Style: sincere, sad, suspenseful, psychological, based on true events
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, family relations, depression, husband wife relationship, anti semitism, school, mother son relationship, autobiography, childhood memory, based on a novel, female director, insomnia ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1947
Place: jerusalem, israel, tel aviv israel, europe, palestine ...
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 6.4
 403
Beloved/Friend (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on a work of Josep Maria Benet i Jornet entitled "Testament", the film tells the story of an aging professor of medieval literature with the dilemma of deciding who will inherit his essay on "The Book of friend and loved" ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, terminal illness, friendship, male prostitute, gender, love and romance, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, infidelity, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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The Holy Child (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marc (Lambert Wilson) is a man of the cloth who's gained a bit of celebrity for his public espousal of religious celibacy. In fact, he's even written a book about the subject. But Marc's 15 minutes of fame could be up when a bratty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: secret, satire, fatherhood, christian, illegitimate son, catholic priest, teenage boy, father son relationship, bastard, husband wife relationship, scandal, friendship ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec, kosovo, paris france
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 7.6
 270
Endgame (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hamm is blind and unable to stand; Clov, his servant, is unable to sit; Nagg and Nell are his father and mother, who are legless and live in dustbins. Together they live in a room with two windows, but there may be nothing at all outside.
Plot: blindness, garbage can, kitchen, landlord, stuffed toy, surrogate son, dark glasses, father son relationship, rat, blind man, cookie, lame ...
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 7.3
 685K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, experiment, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, double life, courage, transformation, imaginary, fighting crime, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Comedy of Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Today, Camille turns nine. He had sworn that on his 9th birthday he would show his parents the videos he was shooting on the side - the tail of a cat scampering away, a window, and a veiled woman's face - an intriguing picture... Later that ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, family relations, death in the family, obsession, family life, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, supernatural ability, supernatural, nanny, single parent, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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My Brother Is an Only Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Accio (Elio Germano) and Manrico (Riccardo Scamarcio) are working class brothers who live in Italy in the 1960s. While his brother becomes drawn into left-wing politics, Accio, the hotheaded younger brother, is taken under the wing of a market ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, working class, rebelliousness, love and romance, romantic rivalry, social relations, parents and children, brother brother relationship, confession, family relations, politics, masturbation ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
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 6.9
 2K
The Intruder (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Louis Trebor, a man nearing 70, lives alone with dogs in the forest near the French-Swiss border. He has heart problems, seeks a transplant, and then goes in search of a son sired years before in Tahiti. Told elliptically, with few words, we see ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, heart transplant, redemption, parents and children, terminal illness, family relations, estrangement, family problems, going straight, black market, transplant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, tahiti, geneva switzerland
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 5.4
 673
Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, family relations, friendship, parents and children, child in peril, family, youth, escapades, miraculous event, imaginary ...
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Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, world war two, romance, friendship, pilot, war, culture clash, wartime life, aviation, battle zone, aerial combat, czech ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1950, year 1939
Place: england, europe, poland, london, central europe ...
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: serious, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: greed, character study, rise to the top, ambition, money, bowling, oil, rivalry, obsession, villain, arson, marriage ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, pacific ocean, los angeles
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Tea with Mussolini (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of English and American women, before and during World War II.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, pre war ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, world war two, friendship, coming of age, painting, artist, ambassador, hotel, lifestyle, state affairs, gender, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: italy, florence, europe, germany, austria ...
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 6.8
 3K
Amy Foster (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for ...
Style: captivating, touching, scenic, romantic, emotional ...
Plot: countryside, social differences, fall in love, human nature, society, sea disaster, beautiful scenery, sea, chess, ship, prejudice, doctor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, wales, hamburg germany, germany ...
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 6.0
 3K
Six Pack (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, sport, friends, friendship, small town, siblings relations, adventure, underdog, ambition, chases and races, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, birmingham alabama
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 7.3
 67K
Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, underdog, follow your dream, against the odds, gambling, depression, boxing, businessman, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s, 20s ...
Place: new york, baltimore, san francisco, chicago illinois, tijuana mexico ...
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Kings & Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Nora Cotterelle, a woman in her 30s is caring for her ill father, Louis Jenssens. While Nora tries to present a facade that all is well with her life, she is twice divorced and has a son, Elias, whose father is dead. Nora's present relationship ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, terminal illness, parents and children, couple relations, destiny, single parent, life is a bitch, musician's life, love and romance, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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 6.6
 13K
Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, starting over, haunted by the past, fall in love, death in the family, family problems, romance, murder, guilt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 5.4
 158
Lovespell (1981)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Romantic tragedy, the story of Tristan and Isolde.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, tragic love, true love, forbidden love, infidelity, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, young lovers, rivalry, head of state ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, europe, britain, cornwall
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The Kid with a Bike (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.
Style: sincere, touching, bleak, meditative, surreal ...
Plot: kids in trouble, realism, childhood, petty criminal, social problems, life is a bitch, orphan, youth, society, responsibility, street kid, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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Chimes at Midnight (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Switzerland, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, captivating, talky ...
Plot: betrayal, battles, royal family, friends, up and down relationship, rise to the top, state affairs, war, ambition, human nature, alcohol abuse, friendship ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe, australia, japan, spain ...
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 7.6
 37K
Boy A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
Style: psychological, touching, tense, social realism, depressing ...
Plot: haunted by the past, juvenile delinquency, going straight, incest, rape, childhood, starting over, ex convict, rehabilitation, new job, criminal, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, manchester
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 6.6
 70K
Blindness (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Canada, Japan, UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, intense, philosophical ...
Plot: plague, blind character, post apocalypse, society, distopia, chaos, fight, doctor, human spirit, social decay, disability, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sao paulo brazil
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 6.8
 2K
Alias Betty (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Grieving after the death of her young son Joseph, novelist Betty Fisher enters a dark depression. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot arranges to kidnap another child, Jose, to replace the son Betty lost. Although she knows it's ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, friendship, parents and children, human nature, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, family relations, family problems, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, paris france, singapore, andalusia ...
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 7.0
 172K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: single parent, mentor, friendship, dysfunctional family, single father, coming of age, couples, age difference, depression, singleness, family problems, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, britain
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 6.9
 3K
Eastern Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: They come from all over Eastern Europe: Russia, Romania, Chechnya. They are Eastern boys. The oldest appear no more than 25; as for the youngest, there is no way of telling their age. They hang around the Gare du Nord train station in Paris. They ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: gay, strong sexual content, sexual relations, life is a bitch, prostitute, disorder, hustler, immigrants, illegal immigrant, friendship, father son relationship, middle aged man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 7.1
 2K
25 Watts (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Montevideo, Saturday, 7 in the morning. El Leche, Javi, and Seba have not gone to sleep yet. Tired and bored, they sit in the usual wall fence to have a beer. On a lazy summer Saturday the three boys each with their own worries—studies, work, and, ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: street life, friendship, love and romance, crimes, teenage life, friends, drug dealing, buddies, father son relationship, friend, mother son relationship, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: uruguay
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 6.2
 32K
Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, love affair, older woman younger man sex, mother son relationship, lust, infidelity, sexual relations, sexual tension, fall in love, dishonesty, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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