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, semi serious, touching, sentimental and romantic films and TV shows about / with family life, family relations, parents and children, marriage, husband wife relationship, family, couples, father son relationship, father daughter relationship and youth plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family life: Downton Abbey (2010), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Overboard (1987), The Family Man (2000), Modern Family (2009), The Middle (2009), The Addams Family (1964), The Sopranos (1999), Switched at Birth (2011), Big Little Lies (2017).

List of family life movies

 8.7
 140K
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, master and servant, aristocracy, family life, manners, countryside, inheritance, high society, family relations, love and romance, social differences, butler ...
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, opposites attract, parents and children, mischievous children, eccentric family, love and romance, couple relations, blended family, large family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
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 6.9
 47K
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: family life, memory loss, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, family relations, amnesia, romance, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
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 6.8
 96K
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: sincere, inspirational, feel good, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: road not taken, family life, christmas, life changing experience, destiny, rich and poor, family relations, workaholic, angel, midlife crisis, family man, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
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 8.4
 308K
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, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: parents and children, family life, adoption, gay relationship, generation gap, everyday life, marriage, couple relations, sister sister relationship, sitcom, family values, step parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, southern california
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 7.5
 41K
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: siblings relations, parents and children, family life, family relations, adolescence, everyday life, family values, marriage, teenage boy, parenthood, 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, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: eccentric family, family life, dark fantasy, supernatural ability, family tradition, parents and children, butler, couple relations, marriage, sitcom, siblings relations, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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 9.2
 246K
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, rough, cynical, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, crime, family life, killings, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
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, family life, mute or deaf, best friends, relatives, friendship, deaf, student, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.6
 120K
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, secret, family life, marriage, intrigue, parent child relationship, housewife, adultery, murder mystery, murder, mother ...
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 7.2
 175K
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, family life, journey, parents and children, caveman, family relations, family, disney, life turned upside down, father daughter relationship ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric, ancient world, prehistoric times ...
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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, sexual, sexy, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, secret, suburban life, couple relations, neighbor, family relations, social relations, infidelity, friendship, investigation, lifestyle, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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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: strong sexual content, sexual relations, first sex, family life, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, youth, outdoor sex, couples, family relations, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 8.0
 33K
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, sentimental, realistic, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: babies and infants, family life, sitcom, living with parents, parenthood, responsibility, eccentric family, immature, twentysomething life, lifestyle, lifestyle change, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.3
 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, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, military base, feminism, couples, military life, family relations, couple relations, social relations, soldier, best friends, infidelity, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
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 8.2
 28K
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, single parent, marital problem, adolescence, couple relations, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, social relations, parenthood, responsibility, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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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, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, getting home, family life, family relations, afterlife, starting over, talking dog, dog movie, friends, hopes, dealing with death ...
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 6.2
 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: sentimental, touching, emotional, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: true love, forbidden love, love and romance, family life, tragic love, murder mystery, life is a bitch, blackmailer, violent husband, everyday life, emotional blackmail, saving a life ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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 8.6
 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, family life, small town life, mischievous children, parents and children, teacher, small town, friendship, uncle niece relationship, aunt niece relationship, cousin cousin relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: canada, medical school
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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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, parents and children, family relations, single parent, family life, prank, family, lookalikes, youth, reunion ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, massachusetts, london, boston
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 7.6
 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, serious, tense, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret, supernatural ability, experiment, self discovery, teenage life, mysterious character, teaching the ways of the world, teenage love, fish out of water, cloning, family life, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 8.1
 26K
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: humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, retro, family life, childhood, parents and children, teenage life, overbearing parent, family values, three generations, brother sister relationship, jewish, protective parent ...
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, love and romance, countryside, adoption, farm, young heroes, teenage love, island, family life, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, golden years ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
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, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, clergy, tragic love, hopes, catholic priest, destiny, love and romance, love affair, priest, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 40s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, mine
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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: starting over, love and romance, love affair, family life, marriage, haunted by the past, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.9
 22K
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, teenage life, step siblings, lesbian, adoption, troubled teen, foster home, family problems, lesbian mother, family, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san diego california
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 7.6
 28K
Blue Bloods (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police chief, family life, family relations, family tradition, law enforcement, police detective, police brutality, crimes, price of justice, police commissioner, police protagonist, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 96K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, marijuana, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, stoners, family life, single mother, drugs/alcohol, eccentric family, single parent, friendship, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 7.2
 117K
About Schmidt (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 66-year-old Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman and has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, road movie, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: family life, on the road, wedding, salesman, fish out of water, letter, life changing, parents and children, golden years, introspection, elderly, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denver colorado, kansas, colorado, nebraska, california
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 7.0
 2K
Little Vera (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A story about a young woman, Vera, who is somebody, living the life of a troubled teenager in the time right before the end of the Soviet Union. She lives in a very small Russian apartment with her mother and father, however being this close to each ...
Style: serious, suspense, rough, disturbing, cynical ...
Plot: youth, innocence lost, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, society, alcohol abuse, love and romance, pregnancy, temper, father daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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