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

List of family life movies

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: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, large family, mischievous children, family life, parents and children, blended family, family relations, eccentric family, opposites attract, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
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 6.9
 51K
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, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, memory loss, parents and children, family relations, yacht, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, amnesia, romance, single father ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
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 8.7
 156K
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, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, countryside, manners, love and romance, butler, family life, high society, social differences, family relations, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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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, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, loss of virginity, first sex, family life, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family relations, coming of age, masturbation, outdoor sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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 8.5
 142K
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: surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, murder mystery, family life, housewife, parent child relationship, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, gossip and rumors, mother, adultery ...
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 9.2
 282K
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, cynical, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, crime, criminal heroes, family relations, killings, family life, psychiatrist, crimes, ambition, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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 8.4
 335K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family life, society, everyday life, generation gap, marriage, couple relations, adoption, step parent, blended family, traditional versus modern ...
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, touching, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, parents and children, family relations, mischievous children, single parent, family life, summer camp, family, summer, prank, love and romance, lookalikes ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
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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, dark humor, not serious, offbeat, sitcom ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark fantasy, family life, supernatural ability, marriage, family tradition, parents and children, butler, couple relations, satire, supernatural, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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 7.5
 44K
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: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, parents and children, family values, family life, family relations, marriage, adolescence, teenage boy, couple relations, eccentric family, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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 6.8
 101K
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, girls' night
Plot: christmas, road not taken, destiny, family relations, life changing experience, rich and poor, family life, lifestyle change, alternate reality, midlife crisis, fish out of water, workaholic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 2000
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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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, dark humor, twists and turns, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, female friendship, family relations, suburban life, neighbor, social relations, couple relations, infidelity, investigation, friendship, lifestyle, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 7.2
 186K
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, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, survival, youth, caveman, disney, family relations, family life, parents and children, journey, cave, teen romance, hunting ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric, ancient world ...
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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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teen drama, family outing
Plot: sign language, best friends, teenage life, parents and children, mute or deaf, friendship, relatives, family relations, family life, deaf, social relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 7K
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: sentimental, touching, dramatic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: true love, forbidden love, tragic love, love and romance, family life, blackmailer, violent husband, life is a bitch, life, beefcake, emotional blackmail, murder investigation ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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 7.9
 24K
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, foster home, family problems, lesbian mother, adoption, teenage life, troubled teen, step siblings, supportive parent, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san diego california, california
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 30K
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: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: family life, family drama, family relations, single parent, couple relations, adolescence, marital problem, social relations, parenthood, responsibility, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: not serious, offbeat, humorous, funny, captivating ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, friends, family life, buddies, suburban life, cat, family, family relations, odd, youth, teenage life, eccentric family ...
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 7.4
 7K
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: dark humor, bloody, not serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vicious, pets, small town, cartoon dog, satanic ritual, small town life, family life, satire, parents and children, perversion, eccentric family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, disorder, living with parents, responsibility, eccentric family, parenthood, immature, lifestyle, twentysomething life, lifestyle change, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, military life, couples, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, social relations, lifestyle, marital problem, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
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 6.7
 8K
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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, youth, family life, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, puberty, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, career woman, family life, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, workplace, best friends, workplace situations, family relations, 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: heroine, small town life, family life, parents and children, small town, teacher, friendship, mischievous children, countryside, family relations, husband wife relationship, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
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 7.5
 28K
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, exciting, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, teenage life, self discovery, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, genius, supernatural, cloning, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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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, society, family relations, couple relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, identity crisis, domineering father, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 4.1
 2K
Caillou (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, France
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, colourful, light, educational film, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, parents and children, family life, little boy, family relations, parenting, babies and infants, pets, family, siblings relations, friends, nagging and grouching ...
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 8.1
 30K
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, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: retro, family life, childhood, parents and children, teenage life, overbearing parent, family values, three generations, brother sister relationship, family relations, jewish, neighbor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
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Haunted Hathaways (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: "The Haunted Hathaways" follows the adventures of a not-so-typical blended family. When Michelle Hathaway relocates to New Orleans, LA., to open a bakery with her daughters Taylor and Frankie, they quickly learn that life in the “Big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, sitcom
Audience: kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family, eccentric family, supernatural, family life, family relations, youth, parents and children, invisibility, siblings relations, shapeshifting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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Relative Strangers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An uptight professional meets his lower-class biological parents for the first time.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: adoption, eccentric family, family life, odd couple, meet the parents, family relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, estrangement, family gatherings, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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