Long lost son movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant long lost son movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, humorous, light, touching and suspense films and TV shows about / with long lost son, family relations, father son relationship, storytelling, mother son relationship, culture clash, redemption, mentor, catastrophe and chase plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as long lost son: The Elder Son (2006), Olivier, Olivier (1992), What a Mess! (1995), Track 29 (1988), Lion (2016), Dagon (2001), Jai Kishen (1994), Rafoo Chakkar (1975), Next of Kin (1984), Heart and Souls (1993).

List of long lost son movies

 5.5
 473
The Elder Son (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Russian clarinetist living in Los Angeles, whose life changes when Bo, looking for a hideout after a botched car heist, passes himself off as Max's long-lost son. Complications ensue when Bo falls in love with his newfound "sister" ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, touching
Plot: incest overtones, incest, brother sister relationship, fall in love, unrequited love, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, long lost son, family life, love and romance, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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Olivier, Olivier (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story. The story is set on the sweeping French countryside where Serge Duval (François Cluzet), a veterinarian, lives with his wife, Elisabeth (Brigitte Roüan) and their two young children. One day, their young son Olivier ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, disturbing ...
Plot: male prostitution, family relations, coming of age, incest, missing child, sex crime, children, summer, older sister, child molestation, male prostitute, countryside ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa, france, europe, paris france
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 7.1
 2K
What a Mess! (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The story starts in a Siberia where world's biggest diamond was found. It is so valuable that it may not only pay off the enormous national debt, but also allow every Russian citizen to move to the Canary Islands. However, Mafia plans to steal ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, absurd
Plot: family relations, drunkenness, brother brother relationship, twin brother, long lost son, long lost relative, embezzler, escapades, cons and scams, family secret, wedding, couple relations ...
Place: russia
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 5.8
 2K
Track 29 (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her long-lost son. Linda embraces Martin and in him finds a welcome reprieve from her unhappy marriage to ...
Style: non-linear, mind bending, surreal, realistic, serious ...
Plot: incest, obsession, mysticism, adoption, surrealism, rape turns to consensual sex, extramarital affair, small town, hitchhiker, teenage life, pregnancy, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
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 8.0
 237K
Lion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, UK, USA, India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, motivational, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: adoption, poverty, survival, loneliness, destiny, childhood, family, brother brother relationship, adopted son, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, courage, little boy ...
Time: 2010s, year 1986, 80s, year 2012, year 2008 ...
Place: india, australia, tasmania, kolkata, melbourne australia
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 6.2
 19K
Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends Paul and his girlfriend Barbara to the decrepit fishing village of Imboca. As night falls, people start to disappear and things not quite human start to appear. Paul is pursued by the entire town. ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, scary, surprise ending, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, monster, chase, supernatural, small town, mutant, nightmare, sacrifice, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fishing village, suicide, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, galicia, europe
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 4.7
 668
Jai Kishen (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Inspector Pratap Singh is killed, while one of his son's, Kishen, goes missing, and the other, Jai, loses his vision. His wife is the only witness to his brutal death at the hands of three criminal dons. Years later, Kishen and Jai have both ...
Plot: blindness, blind character, revenge, blind man, brother brother relationship, long lost son, flashback, temple, rain, impersonation, secret, brother brother reunion ...
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 6.7
 282
Rafoo Chakkar (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: After witnessing a murder, musicians Dev (Rishi Kapoor) and Salim (Paintal) dress as women and flee with a girl band to avoid the killers' wrath. Soon, Dev falls for fellow bandmate Reetu (Neetu Singh), but his disguise makes it impossible for ...
Plot: friendship, friend, long lost son, dirty old man, transvestism, crime boss, mob hit, father son reunion, attempted murder, disguise, train, husband wife reunion ...
Place: kashmir
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 6.9
 964
Next of Kin (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Twenty-three-year old Peter Foster is an only child who lives at home, where he constantly hears his parents arguing. Because Peter does nothing all day, the family goes to a clinic where a therapist videotapes them. After Peter watches his tape, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: dysfunctional family, lonely, family relations, adoption, pretense, practical joke, diary, heart attack, father son relationship, painter, husband wife relationship, birthday party ...
Time: 80s
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Heart and Souls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: afterlife, angel, ghost, redemption, supernatural, fear of commitment, friendship, love, happy ending, life philosophy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, guardian angel ...
Time: 80s, 50s, year 1959, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: san francisco
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 4.7
 21K
Capone (2020)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.
Style: factual, psychological, depressing, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, excrement, dementia, violence, syphilis, husband wife relationship, male protagonist, balloon, debt, tax evasion, federal agent, murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1933, year 1931
Place: florida, usa, brooklyn new york city, minneapolis minnesota, chicago illinois ...
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Splitting Heirs (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, lawyer, british, inheritance, indians, disorder, nothing goes right, switching roles, dishonesty, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 60s
Place: london, england, ireland
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 7.1
 2K
Wild Palms (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
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Story: A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.
Style: disturbing, mind bending, serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, mind control, fictional reality, mystery, uncover truth, society, crimes, intrigue, manipulation, virtual reality, love interest ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Kindar the Invulnerable (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, Egypt
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An evil bandit kidnaps a sultan's son and raises him but finds the son has magic powers.
Plot: warrior, long lost son, horseman, baby, brother brother relationship, horse, horse riding, prince, combat, sword fight, male female relationship, showdown ...
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 5.3
 281
Summer of Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The presence of a malicious stranger threatens to destroy the peace and harmony of a vacationing executive's family life.
Plot: child sexual abuse, family relations, assault, father son relationship, photographer, secret, flashback, stranger, small community, past, house, vacation ...
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 6.6
 338
Adavi Donga (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Adavi Donga is action romance based movie in which, Sharada who fights against the smuggling ring of Rao GopalRao in the forest loses her son as a child and her husband is help captive. She is disappointed when she seeks help from her brother ...
Plot: long lost son, revenge, radio, father son relationship, poaching, adventure hero, elephant, damsel in distress, rabbit, jungle, crocodile, mirror ...
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Heeralaal Pannalaal (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Story: The movie starts with two innocent and kind hearted guys named Heeralal (Shashi Kapoor) and Pannalal (Randhir Kapoor). They are famous among criminals as they have helped police in capturing them several times. Heeralal is in search of his ...
Plot: long lost son, long lost daughter, presumed dead, murder, police chase, police officer, car bomb, idol, accidental killing, childbirth, black market, brothel madam ...
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Bhairava Dweepam (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Bhairava Dweepam (Telugu: భైరవ ద్వీపం) is a very successful Tollywood folk movie that was released by the banner of Chandamama Vijaya Combines in the year 1994. The movie was starred by Nandamuri Balakrishna, Roja Selvamani, ...
Plot: magic, sorcerer, good versus evil, black magic, magical ring, princess, abandoned by husband, heroes, long lost son, goddess, unconsciousness, capture ...
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 5.3
 10K
Wolves (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The coming-of-age story of Cayden Richards. Forced to hit the road after the murder of his parents, Cayden wanders lost without purpose... Until he meets a certifiable lunatic named Wild Joe who sets him on a path to the ominous town of Lupine Ridge ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, female werewolf, good versus evil, adoption, murder, female nudity, deadly creature, rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, father son relationship ...
Place: usa
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Km. 0 - Kilometer Zero (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Located in Madrid's Plaza del Sol, Km. 0 is the point from which all distances in Spain are measured from the capital. In Km. 0, it is also the meeting point for a gallery of characters. Bored, affluent housewife Marga meets up with gigolo ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, mistaken identity, prostitution, comedy of errors, looking for love, friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, disorder, gay couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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 6.3
 229
Donkeys (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alfred is 64. He's lost touch with his family and a threat to his health makes him realise he wants to make amends. The more he tries to do right, the more he does wrong, and as his past comes back to haunt him, he is forced to face up to what ...
Style: humorous, psychological, sincere, light, contemplative
Plot: friendship, death of father, single mother, friendship between men, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, british, terminal illness, father daughter estrangement, working class, mother son relationship, incest ...
Place: scotland
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The Dog in the Manger (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Diana, the Countess of Belflor, is an intelligent, impulsive woman in love with her secretary, Teodoro. He is engaged to Marcela, one of the countess's ladies in waiting. When the countess finds out about the engagement, driven by jealousy, she ...
Style: touching, suspense, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: master and servant, intrigue, love and romance, social differences, love triangle, love, male female relationship, power relations, society, rivalry, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain
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The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Style: light, exciting, intense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, coming of age, good versus evil, chosen one, heroic mission, save the world, time travel, adventure, destiny, magic, young heroes, supernatural ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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 6.9
 55K
The Majestic (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Style: feel good, inspirational, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, amnesia, memory loss, mistaken identity, hollywood, romance, writer's life, happy ending, life philosophy, justice, parents and children, lovers reunited ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: california, usa
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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Thailand, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, art house, visually appealing ...
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, jungle, ghost, surrealism, existentialism, loneliness, magic realism, life philosophy, introspection, haunted by the past, buddhist monk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, tokyo, japan, asia
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The Emerald Forest (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For ten years, engineer Bill Markham has searched tirelessly for his son Tommy who disappeared from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Miraculously, he finds the boy living among the reclusive Amazon tribe who adopted him. And that's when ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, poignant ...
Plot: jungle, tribe, amazon rainforest, nudity (full frontal - brief), environmental, coming of age, adoption, kidnapping, survival, adventure, culture clash, indians ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, brazil, south america, latin america
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 7.4
 32K
City Island (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con brought home by Vince, the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections ...
Style: feel good, sexy, witty, emotional, funny ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, audition, eccentric family, character study, warden, deception, teenage boy, family life, family problems, nothing goes right, family relations, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world ...
Style: parody, humorous, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, spy, save the world, father son relationship, undercover, disorder, master villain, good versus evil, heroic mission, espionage, james bond spoof, graduation ...
Time: 70s, 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: japan, belgium, tokyo
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 5.7
 35K
Admission (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Strait-laced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised ...
Style: humorous, feel good, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: college, relationships, life philosophy, parents and children, parenthood, singleness, female protagonist, love and romance, adoption, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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The Autumn Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a school bus driving woman (Tyne Daly) has a heart attack, she makes one request of her three daughters (Ally Sheedy, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugo) - she wants them to find their long lost brother, who was taken away by their father (Jack ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, autumn, estrangement, parent child relationship, society, hopes, youth, unfulfillment, love and romance, rise to the top, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, england, usa, europe, harvard university
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