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 humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental and light films and TV shows about / with family life, family relations, parents and children, youth, family, marriage, couples, husband wife relationship, father son relationship and couple relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family life: Downton Abbey (2010), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Overboard (1987), Big Little Lies (2017), The Family Man (2000), Modern Family (2009), The Parent Trap (1961), The Middle (2009), The Addams Family (1964), The Sopranos (1999).

List of family life movies

 8.7
 145K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
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, tragicomedy, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, master and servant, countryside, family life, manners, high society, love and romance, social differences, parents and children, butler, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, large family, eccentric family, mischievous children, blended family, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
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 6.9
 48K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: family life, love and romance, memory loss, parents and children, yacht, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, family relations, amnesia, romance, single father ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
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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, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, loss of virginity, first sex, family life, parents and children, teenage life, youth, coming of age, outdoor sex, sexuality, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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 8.5
 133K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, secret, murder mystery, family life, marriage, housewife, intrigue, parent child relationship, crumbling marriage, adultery, mother ...
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 6.8
 98K
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, sincere, inspirational, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, destiny, road not taken, family life, life changing experience, rich and poor, family relations, alternate reality, fish out of water, angel, workaholic, lifestyle change ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
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 8.4
 317K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, sitcom, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family life, parents and children, everyday life, generation gap, marriage, couple relations, sister sister relationship, adoption, parenthood, step parent, blended family, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
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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, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family life, summer camp, family, mischievous children, prank, lookalikes, reunion, youth ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, london, boston
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 7.5
 42K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, parents and children, family values, family life, family relations, teenage boy, marriage, parenthood, adolescence, couple relations, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, dark humor, not serious, sitcom ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, family life, dark fantasy, supernatural ability, marriage, parents and children, family tradition, butler, couple relations, siblings relations, uncle nephew relationship, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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 9.2
 260K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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: dark humor, serious, psychological, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, mafia, crime, criminal heroes, family life, killings, crimes, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
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Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teen drama, family outing
Plot: sign language, teenage life, parents and children, best friends, family life, mute or deaf, relatives, friendship, deaf, family relations, student, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.2
 6K
Endless Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: true love, forbidden love, love and romance, family life, tragic love, blackmailer, life is a bitch, violent husband, beefcake, everyday life, emotional blackmail, murder mystery ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, humorous, dark humor, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, secret, neighbor, social relations, female friendship, couple relations, friendship, family relations, infidelity, investigation, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 7.2
 179K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, youth, journey, disney, family life, cave, parents and children, family relations, family, cavemen, caveman ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, ancient world, prehistoric, prehistoric times ...
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The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 11 min.
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, friends, family life, odd, buddies, youth, suburban life, cat, social relations, eccentric family, teenage life, friendship ...
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 8.0
 34K
Raising Hope (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, sitcom, not serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: babies and infants, parenthood, family life, living with parents, responsibility, eccentric family, immature, twentysomething life, lifestyle, lifestyle change, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.9
 23K
The Fosters (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, touching, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, foster child, lesbian, lesbian mother, teenage life, foster home, adoption, step siblings, troubled teen, family problems, lesbian couple, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san diego california
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 7.2
 6K
Army Wives (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Army Wives is an American drama series that follows the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, military base, couple relations, family relations, couples, military life, feminism, marital problem, infidelity, best friends, social relations, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
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 8.2
 29K
Parenthood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, touching, semi serious
Plot: family life, family drama, single parent, family relations, adolescence, couple relations, marital problem, responsibility, siblings relations, parents and children, parenthood, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 6.7
 6K
Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, talking dog, family relations, family life, dog movie, getting home, starting over, dog, afterlife, friends, dealing with death ...
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 6.7
 7K
The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, youth, family problems, family life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, puberty, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, normandy, paris france, tokyo, germany
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Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, family life, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, best friends, couples, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.5
 4K
Avonlea (1990)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: girls' night, family outing
Plot: heroine, small town life, family life, mischievous children, parents and children, teacher, small town, friendship, aunt niece relationship, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
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 7.5
 27K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A suburban family that takes in a mysterious teen naive to the world around him. As Kyle begins to show signs of brilliance, solving the mystery of his origin and potential abilities becomes the family's mission.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, entertaining, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, secret, experiment, teenage life, self discovery, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, genius, cloning, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.4
 6K
Mr. Pickles (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: The Goodman family lives with their lovable pet dog, Mr. Pickles, a deviant border collie with a secret satanic streak.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, offbeat, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vicious, pets, cartoon dog, small town, family life, small town life, satanic ritual, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, perversion, heavy metal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, gross out humor, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, working class, emotional abuse, family relations, couple relations, teenage life, identity crisis, neighbor neighbor relationship, domineering father, television ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 4.1
 2K
Caillou (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Caillou is an educational Canadian children's television series, based on the books by author Christine L'Heureux and illustrator Hélène Desputeaux. During the first season, many of the stories in the animated version began with a ...
Style: semi serious, light, colourful, educational film, motivational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family life, little boy, parenting, babies and infants, pets, siblings relations, family, family relations, friends, nagging and grouching ...
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 8.1
 27K
The Goldbergs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: retro, family life, childhood, parents and children, teenage life, overbearing parent, family values, three generations, brother sister relationship, jewish, protective parent, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adoption, teaching the ways of the world, countryside, love and romance, best friends, young heroes, teenage love, foster home, coming of age, island, farm ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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