Family life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant family life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, funny and sentimental films and TV shows about / with family life, family relations, parents and children, couples, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, family, father daughter relationship, couple relations and teenager plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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family life movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as family life: Overboard (1987), Desperate Housewives (2004), Downton Abbey (2010), The Middle (2009), Big Little Lies (2017), The Amazing World of Gumball (2011), Modern Family (2009), The Croods (2013), Avonlea (1990), The Sopranos (1999).

List of family life movies

 6.9
 60K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, girls' night, family outing, chick flick ...
Plot: love and romance, memory loss, family life, rich woman poor man, parents and children, amnesia, family, romance, mischievous children, single father, yacht, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, sexy, twists and turns, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: housewife, suburban life, neighbor, female friendship, social relations, family life, investigation, friends, family relations, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 8.7
 203K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: estate, aristocracy, high society, relatives, countryside, manners, traditional versus modern, family life, butler, servant, master and servant, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 50s, victorian era ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, britain
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Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.
Style: sexual, sexy, sex comedy, talky, erotic ...
Plot: loss of virginity, strong sexual content, sexual relations, first sex, family life, masturbation, youth, teenage life, parents and children, sex scene, female nudity, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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 7.6
 49K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, family life, family values, family relations, parents and children, adolescence, family, youth, couple relations, parenthood, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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 8.5
 192K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, twists and turns, enigmatic, slasher ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, murder mystery, female friendship, housewife, family life, murder, marriage, crumbling marriage, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, infidelity, intrigue ...
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The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, Germany
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year old cat who attends middle school in Elmore. Accompanied by his pet, adoptive brother, and best friend Darwin Watterson, he frequently finds himself involved in various shenanigans around the city, during ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family life, friends, eccentric family, friendship, buddies, family, teacher, talking animals, social relations, anthropomorphic animal, youth, suburban life ...
Time: 2010s
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 8.5
 419K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, funny, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, gay, family life, parents and children, everyday life, generation gap, adolescence, family, couple relations, eccentric family, blended family, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, southern california, usa, los angeles
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 7.2
 213K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: adventure, caveman, family life, survival, disney, youth, father daughter relationship, parents and children, family relations, family, animals, forces of nature ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, future
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 8.5
 4K
Avonlea (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After her father is accused of embezzlement, wealthy Sara Stanley is sent to live with her deceased mother's relatives on Prince Edward Island. While there, she must adjust to life in the small rural town of Avonlea, learn to cope with her ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: family life, heroine, parents and children, mischievous children, small town life, teacher, small town, marriage, friends, family, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
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 9.2
 380K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: serious, cynical, clever, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, killings, dark humor, family life, family relations, ambition, psychiatrist, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: family, large family, mischievous children, family relations, blended family, siblings relations, parents and children, children, family life, opposites attract, eccentric family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, san francisco
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The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: family, twins, summer, summer camp, mischievous children, divorce, family life, parents and children, family relations, youth, single parent, teenage girl ...
Time: 60s, year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, boston, london
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 8.0
 38K
Raising Hope (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 24-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death, Jimmy relies on his oddball but well-intentioned family for ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: family life, babies and infants, eccentric family, disorder, youth, living with parents, parents and children, responsibility, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, stupidity, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Murphy's, a lower middle class family living in the 1970s — a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport. “F Is For Family”, is a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, adult animation, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, couple relations, gross out humor, satire, parents and children, family relations, emotional abuse, teenage life, teenager, betrayal, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sad, sentimental, heartbreaking, touching, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, sick child, parenthood, lawyer, moral dilemma, sisters, life is a bitch, family life, childhood, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa, los angeles, montana
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 7.3
 9K
Mr. Pickles (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Goodman family lives with their lovable pet dog, Mr. Pickles, a deviant border collie with a secret satanic streak.
Style: bloody, not serious, humorous, adult animation, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: satanic ritual, dark humor, vicious, cartoon dog, pets, small town life, family life, satire, small town, perversion, eccentric family, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 110K
The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, alternate reality, road not taken, parallel universe, life changing experience, singleness, lifestyle change, family relations, fish out of water, workaholic, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 2000
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 8K
Endless Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Two separate worlds lie on two sides of the road in a seaside town. Both too close and way too far from each other. What happens when two young people from these worlds fall in love? Kemal is one of the three children of a moderate family that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, suspenseful, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: true love, forbidden love, tragic love, love and romance, beefcake, family life, violent husband, life, blackmailer, life is a bitch, murder investigation, brutality ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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English Vinglish (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: ENGLISH VINGLISH is the story of a woman who does not know English and is made to feel insecure by her family and society at large. Circumstances make her determined to overcome this insecurity, master the language, and teach the world a lesson on ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, motivational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: self fulfillment, self esteem, language learning, housewife, family life, unsupportive spouse, self discovery, teachers and students, language barrier, fish out of water, humiliation, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa
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 7.9
 28K
The Fosters (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Stef Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Their ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, melancholic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, adoption, foster child, foster home, gays and lesbians, teenage life, lesbian mother, step siblings, troubled teen, lesbian relationship, adolescence, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california, usa, california
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 8.3
 180K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, witty, cynical, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, sexual relations, lust, dark humor, lifestyle, writers, sexual activity, family life, strong sexual content, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, sitcom, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural, goth, satire, cult, supernatural ability, family life, couple relations, living with parents, society, family tradition ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century
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You Should Have Left (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In an effort to repair their relationship, a couple books a vacation in the countryside for themselves and their daughter. What starts as a perfect retreat begins to fall apart as one loses their grip on reality, and a sinister force tries to tear ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, mystical, tense ...
Plot: house, missing child, jealous husband, nightmare, family life, drowning, time loop, murderer, father daughter relationship, husband wife conflict, countryside, husband wife relationship ...
Place: wales, new york, mexico, london
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Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: deaf, sign language, mute or deaf, teenage life, switched at birth, relatives, school, parents and children, best friends, social relations, friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas city
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 8.2
 35K
Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, responsibility, family relations, large family, parenthood, marital problem, couple relations, adolescence, supportive parent, social relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 5.9
 251K
Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: funny, humorous, ridiculous, entertaining, buddy comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: vacation, friendship, friends, family life, old friends reunited, foul language, teenager, family relations, buddies, eccentric family, reunited friends, stupidity ...
Time: 2010s, year 1978, contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: hawaii, new jersey, usa
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Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, sitcom, realistic, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, siblings relations, prodigy, dark humor, family relations, suburbs, teenage life, suburban life, youth, social satire, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 460 min.
TV show
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, older man younger woman relationship, catholic priest, couple relations, tragic love, clergy, destiny, love and romance, priest in love, sex with a priest, romance, age difference ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, vatican
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 7.3
 8K
Army Wives (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Army Wives is an American drama series that follows the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military life, family relations, family life, best friends, couples, military, marital problem, social relations, love and romance, lifestyle, soldier, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
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