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 captivating, humorous, romantic, realistic, feel good and light films and TV shows about / with childhood friend, friendship, love, love and romance, death, flashback, romance, twists and turns, friends and teenager plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, South Korea, Japan and other countries.
childhood friends
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childhood friends movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as childhood friends: Disobedience (2017), Love at the Christmas Table (2012), 'Til There Was You (1997), The Five (2016), New Life (2016), Something Is Happening (1998), Waiting for Forever (2010), El mar (2000), Are You Here (2013), Ice Sculpture Christmas (2015).

List of childhood friends movies

 6.6
 32K
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, depressing, sexy, ambiguous ending, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, lesbian sex, female nudity, infidelity, lesbian attraction, funeral, orthodox jew ...
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: semi serious, feel good, light, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, true love, best friends in love, childhood friend, best friends, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, snow, happy ending, male female relationship, bully ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1984
Place: usa
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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, light, sentimental, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, romance, best friend, neighbor, stereotypes, dating, support group, single parent, parent child relationship, looking for love, unfulfilled love, writers ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: los angeles
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 7.5
 11K
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: enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: childhood friend, murder, missing person, investigation, crime investigation, crime solving, unsolved crime, police detective, crimes, secret, murder mystery, forensics ...
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 6.1
 921
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: romantic, captivating, sincere, rough, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: car accident, cancer, childhood friend, relationships, french girl, best friends in love, couples, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, tragic event, love and romance, family relations ...
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, fall in love, childhood friend, crumbling relationship, youth, love and romance, family life, unhappiness, love, family relations, couples, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
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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: semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: true love, love, romance, lifestyle, introspection, family relations, lovers apart, youth, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 6.9
 2K
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, erotic, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: tuberculosis, gay, childhood friend, friendship, gay erotica, society, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, political unrest, terminal illness, gay rape, lgbt ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe, mallorca
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 5.3
 16K
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: light, intense, funny, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, family, existentialism, eccentricity, family relations, homecoming, road trip, mental illness, childhood friend, womanizer, romance, relationships ...
Time: 80s, future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, virginia, maryland
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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, sweet, feel good, romantic
Plot: christmas, childhood friend, rivalry, love affair, winter, love and romance, ambition, male female relationship, couples, love, snow, competition ...
Time: contemporary, year 1997, year 2015
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She Was Pretty (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ji Sung Joon has a crush on the most beautiful girl in town, Kim Hye Jin - the only problem is, he's unattractive and lacks self-esteem. As fate would have it, years later Sung Joon grows up to be not only successful, but extremely attractive. ...
Style: light, humorous, romantic, sweet, feel good ...
Plot: childhood friend, love and romance, opposites attract, romantic triangle, lie, fashion, fashion magazine, romantic relationship, love story, relationships, love affair, couple relations ...
Place: korea
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 7.5
 5K
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, disturbing, psychological, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay relationship, male nudity, gay marriage, sauna, love triangle, lgbt, gay slur, lgbtq, friendship between men, childhood friend ...
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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: entertaining, humorous, funny, talky, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, christmas party, friendship, marijuana, holiday, christmas eve, childhood friend, buddies, drug dealer, friendship between men, drugs, party ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, year 2008, year 2001 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.2
 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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, parents and children, childhood friend, youth, resentment, teachers and students, office politics, elementary school, bullying, society, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
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 6.9
 27K
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: emotional, sentimental, sad, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, childhood friend, terminal illness, women, death of mother, life is a bitch, coming of age, family relations, honest, death, rise to the top, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 50s
Place: new york, atlantic city new jersey, san francisco, hawaii, los angeles ...
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Crime, 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: touching, psychological, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorist bombing, terrorism, orphan, tragic hero, hacker, human experiment, tragedy, childhood friend, police, death of protagonist, terrorist ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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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: suspense, touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, childhood, mysterious stranger, coming of age, friendship, single mother, childhood memory, childhood friend, parents and children, bullying, teaching the ways of the world, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, new york, connecticut
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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, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, retirement, social relations, british, pub, library, working class, veteran ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe, united kingdom
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EXO Next Door (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Ji Yeon-hee is an extremely shy, introverted 23-year-old girl with zero dating experience and a tendency to blush when talking to someone she likes. One day, four young men move into the house right next door to Yeon-hee's home, and to her ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, touching, captivating ...
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, music band, first love, childhood friend, romantic relationship, friendship, romantic triangle, love affair, love triangle, old friend, love story, male female relationship ...
Place: korea
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The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Finland, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their beef to the next level.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, light, colourful
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: bird, revenge, superhero, island, foe turned friend, pig, engineer, cow, crab, animal that acts human, balloon, security guard ...
Time: 90s
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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: melancholic, epic, ambiguous ending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, friendship, prohibition, rape, betrayal, childhood friend, criminal heroes, gunfight, crimes, flashback ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 1920s, year 1984, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, miami, florida
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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A spunky female weightlifter and free-spirited male swimmer meet on campus, only to find out their pasts may be intertwined.
Style: dorama, touching, romantic, sweet, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, weightlifting, college, childhood friend, teen romance, romance, friends, sport, direction and purpose, teenage life, adolescence, follow your dream ...
Place: korea
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 6.5
 2K
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, police investigation, policewoman, childhood friend, new job, crimes, interracial couple, woman with a gun, male female partnership, small town life, murder investigation ...
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, serious, suspense, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: guilt, telescope, good versus evil, childhood friend, doom, research, astronomy, abandoned house, desire, childhood sweetheart, paralysis, female nudity ...
Place: japan
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Mary Stayed Out All Night (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Wi is a wanna-be eco-friendly designer, but she did not major in design, is not qualified and has no social connection in that field. She is cute looking, just like her late mother, but she is short-tempered like her dad. Mary's dad ...
Style: dorama, light, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fake marriage, love triangle, romance, love and romance, unlikely friendships, musician, parents and children, childhood friend, pretend relationship, friendship, female protagonist, music
Place: korea
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 7.9
 584
Ghost (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The police procedural tackles crimes and clues in the cyber world, weaving a massive, twist-filled mystery of murders, identity switches, corruption and conspiracy.
Style: captivating, tense, semi serious, psychological, bleak
Plot: investigation, police detective, political intrigue, childhood friend, cyberspace, teamwork, twists and turns, police, corruption, hacker, murder, paranormal ...
Place: south korea, korea
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 7.9
 1K
House Arrest (2018)
Genre: Comedy
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: captivating, entertaining, sincere, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: government official, abuse of power, house arrest, political corruption, mayor, political satire, twists and turns, childhood friend, workplace situations, corruption, politics, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 7.1
 3K
Abyss (2019)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After meeting an untimely demise in separate incidents, Cha Min and Go Se-yeon discover they’ve come back to life in new bodies they don’t recognize.
Style: touching, captivating, suspenseful, sentimental
Plot: romance, true love, domestic violence, love at first sight, supernatural ability, love, young love, love affair, second chance, family relations, supernatural, resurrection ...
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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, light, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, jazz, school, love, teenager, music, society, youth, rivalry, childhood friend, love at first sight, best friend ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 5.8
 1K
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: surreal, serious, psychological, mind bending, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, coma, confronting the past, virtual reality, surrealism, love and romance, couple relations, bittersweet, couples, haunted by the past, love, mysterious past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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