Protective father movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant protective father movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, captivating and humorous films and TV shows about / with protective father, father daughter relationship, family relations, parents and children, storytelling, mentor, chase, dialogue, coming of age and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as protective father: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Wild Bill (2019), Maggie (2015), Endless Love (2014), Finding Nemo (2003), King Richard (2021), Mogul Mowgli (2020), Hotel Transylvania (2012), Intruders (2011), Trust (2010).

List of protective father movies

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, light, witty, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids ...
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, opposites attract, youth, initially antagonists, teenage life, unlikely couple, love and romance, school, fall in love, teen romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c., usa
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Wild Bill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: U.S. police chief Bill Hixon lands in the British town of Boston, Lincolnshire, with his 14-year-old daughter Kelsey in tow hoping they can flee their painful recent past. But this unfamiliar, unimpressed community will force Bill to question ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, culture clash, police station, american abroad, police investigation, police protagonist, british police, protective father, chief of police, russophobia, escapades, partners against crime ...
Place: england
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Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: scary, touching, suspenseful, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, father daughter relationship, apocalypse, virus, death, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, terminal illness, small town, pandemic, transformation, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: california, usa, midwest
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Endless Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sexual, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love, love story, forbidden love, teen romance, teenage love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, father daughter relationship, relationships, teenage life, teenager ...
Place: ireland
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Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: animals, friendship, memory loss, adventure, shark, friends, courage, family, father son relationship, rescue, talking animals, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new south wales, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
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King Richard (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The story of how Richard Williams served as a coach to his daughters Venus and Serena, who will soon become two of the most legendary tennis players in history.
Style: breathtaking, inspirational, motivational, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: father, tennis, tennis player, family, athlete's life, strict father, family relations, father daughter relationship, rivalry, coach, athlete and trainer, sport ...
Place: plymouth
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Mogul Mowgli (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zed, a young British rapper, is about to start his first world tour, when a crippling illness strikes him down, and he is forced to move back in with his family. He tries to find himself between an international music career and Pakistani family ...
Style: serious, compassionate, realistic, poignant, dark ...
Plot: rap, rapper, illness, family, doctors and patients, career, direction and purpose, dream, aspiration, social relations, treatment, sick ...
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter ...
Style: humorous, 3d animation, melancholic, touching, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: vampire, hotel, monster, father daughter relationship, family, supernatural, creature, dracula, love and romance, supernatural romance, love, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 1890s, contemporary ...
Place: transylvania, europe, romania, new york, paris france ...
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Intruders (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Though no one can see him, Hollow Face lurks in the corners, desperately desiring love but only knowing how to spread fear and hate. He creeps into the life of John Farrow after Farrow’s beloved 13-year-old daughter Mia is assaulted in their home. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, father daughter relationship, protective parent, psychologist, family relations, nightmare comes true, parents and children, nobody believes, evil force, family in danger, priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, spain, europe, madrid
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Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, realistic, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: sexual abuse, teenager, father daughter relationship, investigation, bullying, innocence lost, teenage life, lie, youth, crimes, child abuse, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, california, usa, cleveland ohio, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, entertaining, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, vigilantism, human trafficking, dark hero, chase, one man army, secret service, father daughter relationship, lone hero, abduction, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, north america
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Crazy Wedding (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vasyl Seredyuk - head of the local Museum - having sent his daughter Katya to a french university, never expected the outcome: a month ago she informed him that she is getting married to a French heart surgeon François. Since then Vasyl’s proud ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining
Audience: date night
Plot: father dislikes daughter's boyfriend, wedding, interracial couple, culture clash, love and romance, stereotypes, father in law son in law relationship, racist, father daughter relationship, racism, wedding ceremony, frenchman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ukraine
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The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three days into his Miami honeymoon, Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.
Style: funny, talky, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: honeymoon, newlywed, jewish, love triangle, wedding, marriage, obsessive love, adultery, bittersweet, infidelity, cheating, lone hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, minnesota, california, new york ...
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Midnight Sun (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Katie, a 17-year-old, has been sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.
Style: sincere, romantic, sad, heartbreaking, compassionate ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, teen romance, first love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, true love, best friend, star crossed lovers, teenager, life & death, follow your dream, teenage girl ...
Place: seattle
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, talky, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, family, prodigy, young heroes, adoption, dog, time machine, talking dog, inventor, father son relationship, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 16th century, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: egypt, usa, versailles, europe, north africa ...
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The Boy Who Killed My Parents (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychological thriller surrounding the real murders of Manfred and Marísia von Richthofen orchestrated by their own daughter, Suzane, along with her boyfriend and brother-in-law, the Cravinhos brothers.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder of parents, planned murder, bad influence, evil man, father daughter relationship, murder trial, manipulative person, courtroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, family problems, mystery ...
Time: 2000s
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Aladdin (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, entertaining, romantic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: aladdin, wish fulfillment, genie, arabian nights, disney, magic, disney princess, sultan, princess, palace, friendship, happy ending ...
Time: 18th century
Place: baghdad iraq, middle east, saudi arabia, arabia, iraq
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Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963)
Genre: Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Comanche Creek, Colorado, 1875: Prisoner Jack Mason is broken out of jail by a gang of strangers. They use him in a robbery, then when the dead-or-alive reward is high enough, they shoot him and collect. The National Detective Agency, now knowing ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, heroes, murder, track down, gang, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry, partners, investigation, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa
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The Oath (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, UK, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his daughter's criminal boyfriend becomes an increasing threat to the family, a father must take action to protect them.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family in danger, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter conflict, young woman, police detective, blackmail, drug addict, murder suspect, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iceland, reykjavik iceland
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35 Shots of Rum (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A widowed metro conductor, approaching retirement, lives with his beautiful grown daughter – the object of a neighbor’s romantic interest. The man’s former girlfriend also lives in their building and plays a role in their closely-knit lives. ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, lifestyle, human nature, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, parents and children, midlife crisis, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, social realism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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Barefoot to the Neck (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An oddball comedy in which a nudist colony in eastern Germany is put at risk when a conservative Bavarian textile manufacturer purchases it, unaware of the true 'nature' of the resort. In an attempt to fool the new owner, the regulars ...
Style: feel good, light, captivating, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: nudism, nudist camp, father daughter relationship, society, private vs public, naked in public, social relations, couple relations, business, relationships, male female relationship, family business ...
Place: eastern europe
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Drawers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Deniz ends up in hospital and has to face the ghosts of past. She manages to discover herself and the hidden secrets in her family drawers.
Style: art house
Plot: women's issues, protective father, female nudity, family secret, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, funeral, actor, nymphomaniac, hospital, actress ...
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Blood Father (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.
Style: harsh, suspense, stylized, road movie, tense ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, ex convict, teenage girl, revenge, on the run, gang, road trip, redemption, race against time, survival, gangsters, chase ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, new mexico, usa, santa monica california
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Violetta (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Violetta is an Argentine telenovela filmed in Buenos Aires, Argentina and developed by Disney Channel Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and production company Pol-ka, debuted in its country of origin, Latin America and Italy on ...
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, love and romance, teenage love, teenage girl, youth, boyfriend, rivalry, love triangle, family relations, jealousy, artists and showbiz, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, suspense, harsh, rough, depressing ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, distopia, father son relationship, cannibalism, starvation, on the road, catastrophe, journey, loss of family member, worldwide chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, intellectual, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, obsession, magic, rivalry, plot twist, illusion, uninhibited rivalry, magic trick, secrets, illusionist, secret, deception ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, edwardian era, 20th century ...
Place: london, colorado, europe, england
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House Broken (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, coming of age, friendship, disorder, silly humor, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, buddies, elderly, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Duress (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, parents and children, family relations, blackmail, father daughter relationship, widower, murder, salvation, mental illness, house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Bad Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bad Family (Finnish: Paha perhe) is a 2010 Finnish drama/black comedy film written and directed by Aleksi Salmenperä and produced by Aki Kaurismäki. The film tells the story of an overly protective and controlling father who suspects incest is ...
Style: sincere, witty, touching, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, teenage love, parents and children, disorder, siblings relations, family in crisis, incest, nothing goes right, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, social injustice, judge, insanity, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism, villain, haunted by the past ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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