Childhood friends movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant childhood friends movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental and melancholic films and TV shows about / with childhood friends, childhood friend, friendship, friends, death, flashback, love, love and romance, betrayal and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as childhood friends: Disobedience (2017), Love at the Christmas Table (2012), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The Five (2016), Hearts in Atlantis (2001), El mar (2000), New Life (2016), Something Is Happening (1998), 4 Moons (2014), The Night Before (2015).

List of childhood friends movies

 6.6
 26K
Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, sincere, depressing, ambiguous ending
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, female nudity, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian sex, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, childhood friends, lesbian romance, orthodox jew, cheating wife, childhood friend ...
Place: london
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Love at the Christmas Table (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Family friends Sam and Kat spend every Christmas Eve at the Children's Table. They grow up together, sharing the highs and lows of young adulthood. And at thirty, Sam realizes that Kat is the one...but he's afraid that the past will get in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends in love, childhood friend, childhood friends, best friends, love and romance, romance, thirtysomething life, true love, male female relationship, house, party, christmas ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: epic, melancholic, atmospheric, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rape, corruption, crimes, friendship, criminal heroes, gangster, torture, murder, prohibition, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, miami
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 7.7
 8K
The Five (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When they were twelve years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the park. Mark’s five-year-old brother, Jesse, was annoying them. They were mean – told him to get lost. Jesse ran away. He was gone. Never seen again. Twenty years ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns, colourful
Plot: childhood friends, childhood friend, murder, missing person, investigation, crime, police detective, crimes, mysterious villain, mystery, relationships, twists & turns ...
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Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: mysterious stranger, childhood, friendship, coming of age, small town, childhood friend, single mother, childhood friends, parents and children, family relations, selflessness, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, virginia
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 6.8
 1K
El mar (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Childhood friends reunite later in life in Spanish tuberculosis sanitorium. Pressures of death all around combine with dark secrets of their past.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Plot: friendship, tuberculosis, forbidden love, terminal illness, political unrest, haunted by the past, society, life is a bitch, childhood friend, childhood friends, nun, gay ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe, mallorca
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 6.1
 757
New Life (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benjamin Morton's life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. From the innocence of a childhood friendship, through adolescent attraction, their love strengthens and grows. ...
Style: sincere, rough, thought provoking, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: childhood love, childhood friends, childhood friend, cancer, car accident, terminal illness, couples, love and romance, best friends in love, society, family relations, death ...
Time: contemporary
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Something Is Happening (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahul, falls in love with Tina. Years later, Tina's young daughter tries to fulfil her mother's last wish of uniting Rahul and Anjali.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love triangle, youth, love and romance, crumbling relationship, family life, childhood friend, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
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 7.5
 4K
4 Moons (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four stories about love and self-acceptance: An eleven year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his male cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them’s ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: gay couple, gay, gay marriage, love triangle, male friendship, friendship between men, childhood friend, childhood friends, gay slur, in the closet, gay relationship, lgbt ...
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The Night Before (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, christmas party, friendship, buddies, reunion, childhood friend, childhood friends, male friendship, friendship between men, christmas eve, twists & turns, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, year 2008, year 2015
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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'Til There Was You (1997)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, best friend, childhood friend, neighbor, dating, support group, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles
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 7.1
 1K
I Not Stupid (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kok Pin, Boon Hock and Terry are classmates in "EM3" stream. In Singapore, that means that at the age of 12, the government has decided that they are not as academically inclined as their peers. Kok Pin is creative and a born artist but ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, parents and children, teachers and students, youth, resentment, childhood friend, childhood friends, office politics, foe turned friend, transplant, studying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
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Ice Sculpture Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After starting her first job at a country club restaurant, Callie’s passions for cooking and ice sculpting are met with romance and Christmas spirit when a childhood friend enters her into the club’s annual Christmas ice sculpting competition ...
Style: light, feel good, sweet
Plot: competition, christmas, rivalry, childhood friend, childhood friends, reunited friends, ice sculpture, love affair, love, ambition, love and romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.0
 23K
Beaches (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Style: sentimental, emotional, talky, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, life is a bitch, death of mother, childhood friend, female friendship, love and romance, rise to the top, best friends, parents and children, couple relations, childhood friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, usa, new jersey ...
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 5.3
 15K
Are You Here (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Steve Dallas, a womanizing local weatherman, hears that his off-the-grid best friend Ben Baker has lost his estranged father, the two return to Ben's childhood home. Once there, they discover Ben has inherited the family fortune, and the ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: inheritance, friendship, family relations, homecoming, family, friends, childhood friend, childhood friends, womanizer, sex with stepmother, weatherman, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: usa, virginia, maryland, new jersey
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Waiting for Forever (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hollywood-set romantic tale of a guy who is content to live his life without a job yet with the love of his life, a young actress.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, childhood sweetheart, romance, lifestyle, introspection, love, parents and children, lovers apart, family relations, homecoming, unfulfilled love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, friends, social relations, english countryside, retirement, british humour, working class, childhood friends ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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Kids on the Slope (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two different students—a successful but aloof academic and a rebellious but kindhearted delinquent—form a friendship through their love of jazz music.
Style: emotional, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: friendship, jazz, school, childhood friend, childhood friends, love at first sight, love, teenager, music, society, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 5.7
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Real (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Koichi and Atsumi are lovers who have known each other all their lives. A year ago, however, a suicide attempt by Atsumi left her in a coma. Through 'sensing', a type of neurosurgical procedure allowing contact with the intentional aspect ...
Style: psychological, surreal, serious, emotional, mind bending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coma, virtual reality, couple relations, love and romance, couples, true love, haunted by the past, love, fog, confronting the past, childhood friend, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Finland, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their beef to the next level.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, colourful, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: bird, island, foe turned friend, rivalry, revenge, childhood friends, cartoon pig, childhood friend, adventure, heroic mission, talking animals, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 6.6
 1K
Carter (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An actor returns home after a public meltdown. Partnering with his police detective friend, he tries to use his acting experience to solve real crimes.
Style: witty, feel good, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: amateur detective, tv star, murder investigation, police investigation, fantasy becomes reality, childhood friends, new job, childhood friend, policewoman, small town life, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
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Brynhildr in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: When he was a child, Murakami was friends with a girl he called Kuroneko. One day, while trying to prove the existence of aliens to Murakami, she is killed in an accident that he barely survives. Guilty of his role in the accident, Murokami decides ...
Style: stylized, romantic, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: secret laboratory, danger, telescope, guilt, good versus evil, childhood friends, doom, childhood friend, high school student, ufo, research, outer space ...
Place: japan
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 8.0
 970
House Arrest (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The current mayor of Sineozersk, Arkadiy Anikeev, is caught by police for bribes on a large scale. By the court decision, he placed under house arrest at the place of registration. His wife, who is a owner of all of their property on documents, left ...
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining, sincere, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: government official, house arrest, abuse of power, mayor, political corruption, political satire, childhood friend, childhood friends, fighting the system, politics, corruption, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to ...
Style: psychological, touching, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, orphan, terrorism, human experiment, hacker, tragic hero, anti hero, tragedy, anti heroes, terrorist, police, dysfunctional family ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 6.8
 27K
Now and Then (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, female friendship, friendship, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, best friends, small town, seance, reunion, photocopier, truth or dare ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, year 1991, year 1995 ...
Place: indiana, usa
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Always Be My Maybe (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Reunited after 15 years, famous chef Sasha and hometown musician Marcus feel the old sparks of attraction but struggle to adapt to each other's worlds.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant owner, love, couples, reunion, romance, power of love, destiny, female director, childhood friend, widower, childhood friends, follow your dream ...
Place: san francisco, usa, new york
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 4.7
 149
Worst Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: WORST FRIENDS is the story of two childhood friends who are forced to re-think their friendship as adults. When Jake (Richard Tanne) is injured in a car accident, the only person willing to take care of him is his childhood friend Sam (Noah Barrow). ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, love and romance, friends, unfulfillment, suburban life, disability, suburbs, injury, rivalry, jousting, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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 4.9
 11K
Amusement (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While being interrogated by a police psychiatrist, the near-catatonic Tabitha tries to explain why she and two of her childhood friends are being hunted by a serial killer. The truth that's dying to come out weaves together three tragic secrets ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, grudge, killer, serial killer, stalking, deadly, rivalry, danger, woman in danger, haunted by the past, killer clown, evil clown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.3
 45K
Bachelorette (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bridesmaid, female friendship, nothing goes right, strip club, hung over, friendship, wedding, best friends, disorder, slumber party, friends, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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You Don't Get Life a Second Time (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Mumbai-based Kabir Dhiman, who comes from a wealthy building construction family, proposes to his long-time girlfriend, Natasha, much to the delight of both their respective families. He then gets together with one of two of his close friends, Imran ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, philosophical ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, extreme sport, friendship, vacation, poet, free spirited, obsessive quest, fall in love, workaholic, wedding preparations and rituals, engaged, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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