Family tradition movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant family tradition movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, humorous, light and captivating films and TV shows about / with family tradition, family relations, father son relationship, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family life, love, culture clash and society plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Israel and other countries.
family tradition
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family tradition movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as family tradition: Blue Bloods (2010), Ready or Not (2019), Jumping the Broom (2011), Happiness & Tears (2001), Like Water for Chocolate (1992), Crematorium (2011), Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Your Family or Mine (2011), Hatching Pete (2009).

List of family tradition movies

 7.7
 41K
Blue Bloods (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, family tradition, family relations, police commissioner, family life, price of justice, chief of police, investigation, law enforcement, female detective, crimes, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.8
 152K
Ready or Not (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.
Style: scary, suspense, brutal, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: survival, game, rite, satanic cult, ritual, family curse, hide and seek, murder, fiancee, wedding, twists and turns, deal with the devil ...
Time: year 1989, 2010s, 80s
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Jumping the Broom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, bilingual
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding, family gatherings, family relations, meet the parents, family feud, family tradition, couple relations, parents and children, culture clash, class differences, romance, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england
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Happiness & Tears (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while Rohan is his real son. Rahul falls in love with a poor Indian girl ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, family tradition, reconciliation, arranged marriage, love, wealth, father son relationship, separation from family, brother brother relationship, estrangement, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tita is passionately in love with Pedro, but her controlling mother forbids her from marrying him. When Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, compassionate, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: magic realism, food, cooking and food, cooking, mexican revolution, chocolate, sisters, romance, forbidden love, wedding, marriage, breast feeding ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1930s, 1910s, 1890s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa, san antonio texas
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 7.6
 1K
Crematorium (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 397 min.
TV show
Story: Crematorio is a Spanish TV series written and directed by Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo. It is based on Rafael Chirbes' novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: family business, corruption, ambition, rise to the top, family tradition, architect, family relations, society, family life, mogul, social problems, business venture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: funny, light, entertaining, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, racism, sister sister relationship, black man, catholic, marriage, happy ending, jewish, stereotypes, family bonds, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: romantic, funny, feel good, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing, kids, date night
Plot: wedding, romance, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, greek, love, prejudice, bride and groom, dysfunctional family, family, love and romance, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
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Your Family or Mine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Shani and her husband Shai visit her Sephardic family, then his Ashkenazi brood, for regular weekend meals that reveal both clans' quirks and foibles.
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: culture clash, parents and children, family tradition, couples, social differences, family life, disorder, eccentric family, couple relations, family relations, silly humor, nagging and grouching ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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Hatching Pete (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pete Ivey (Jason Dolley) is the type of guy who's easily overlooked in the school halls -- unlike his boisterous best friend, Cleatus Poole (Mitchel Musso), who's proudly carrying on the family tradition of spreading school spirit as the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, scenic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: disney, homecoming, family tradition, school, amateur detective, teenage life, misfit, religions or cults, youth, teenager, teenage girl, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.3
 3K
I Come (2000)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Caco is a proud, handsome man, head of a family, and very powerful in the local community. Yet he has been torn to pieces by the death of his beloved daughter. He constantly visits her grave, weeps silently at her photo and has transferred all his ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, emotional, touching, tense ...
Plot: gypsy, vengeance, rivalry, family tradition, loss of daughter, family problems, village, latin, flamenco, death in the family, dealing with death, music ...
Time: 20th century
Place: spain
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 6.5
 751
The Kite (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lebanon, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young 15 year old girl, Lamia, lives in a southern Lebanese village on the border with Israel. She is given in marriage to her cousin on the other side of the border. As Lamia crosses the barbed wire she also passes from childhood into adulthood, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: introspection, teenage life, military, wartime life, life is a bitch, political unrest, society, couples, fall in love, youth, culture clash, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, lebanon
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A Moody Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Focused on the lovable, yet seasonally dysfunctional Moody family, A Moody Christmas is set against the backdrop of the one occasion that can bring out the best (and the worst) in people … Christmas Day.
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: christmas, eccentric family, family relations, family tradition, parents and children, family gatherings, family life, family problems, homecoming, disorder, nothing goes right, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 7.1
 1K
Material (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cassim Kaif is a young Muslim man who works in his father's fabric shop in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. In the family tradition, Cassim, as the only son, is expected to take over the family business from his father.
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, inspirational, light ...
Plot: parents and children, follow your dream, unsupportive parent, family business, family relations, family tradition, lifestyle, workplace, hopes, against the odds, stand up comedian, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
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 5.7
 7K
Uncertainty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Every choice has a consequence. But what if the flip of a coin could trigger two separate but parallel destinies? Bobby (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Kate (Lynn Collins) are a young New York couple at a crossroads whose lives are about to take very ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, clever, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: on the run, destiny, family tradition, couple relations, family gatherings, husband wife relationship, little girl, father son relationship, fear, empire, time warp, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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My Father My Lord (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 72 min.
Story: "My Father My Lord" is an intimate and deeply disturbing story of the conflict between a father's love and his deep devotion to religion. A respected Orthodox Rabbi dotes on his only son but his religious strictures leave an emotional ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, jewish, coming of age, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, life is a bitch, clergy, society, hopes, family problems, family tradition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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 6.9
 423
Little Senegal (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Passionné par l'histoire de son peuple, Alloune, un vieux guide du musée africain "La Maison des Esclaves" à Gorée, part en pèlerinage pour retrouver les descendants de ses ancêtres aux Etats-Unis. Cet émouvant voyage va le ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: racism, slavery, family relations, immigrants, obsessive quest, society, family tradition, elderly, family history, interracial relations, ancestry, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south carolina, new york, harlem, usa ...
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Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. Jackie, Ethel and Joan had little choice. They were Kennedy ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, talky, contemplative
Plot: kennedy family, politics, rise to the top, introspection, family tradition, ambition, state affairs, society, crumbling marriage, head of state, americana, relationship vs career ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s
Place: usa, texas
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Mutiny: A Love Story (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Amongst the communal riots that erupt in the city, Tara shelters a wayward Sakina from a crazed mob and a bond that blossoms into love is created. The two eventually get married and have a son. The happy family, now living in Amritsar, gets the ...
Style: romantic, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: family relations, against the rules, against the odds, social differences, fall in love, society, love and romance, family tradition, political unrest, religions or cults, on the run, escape ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 50s
Place: punjab, pakistan, india, middle east, asia
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Late Marriage (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, family relations, culture clash, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, family tradition, couples, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, family life ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, tokyo, middle east
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Family United (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Daniel Sánchez Arévalo ('Azuloscurocasinegro', 'Cousins​​'), he embarks on a new comedy that has as a backdrop the World Cup in South Africa and the setting is a wedding that takes precisely the day of the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: wedding, childhood sweetheart, family, siblings relations, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, couples, family problems, sibling relationship, infidelity, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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 8.5
 230
Arab Labor (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Amjad is an Arab-Israeli journalist whose problems with cultural identity drive himself and all around him crazy especially his wife, Bushra.
Style: sitcom, humorous, cynical, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: politics, love, journalist, marriage, interracial relations, family life, satire, identity crisis, culture clash, social differences, misfit, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: israel, palestine, jerusalem
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The Syrian Bride (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the Revolution Studios in Damascus, Syria. They have never met ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: wedding, politics, arranged marriage, occupation, ethnic, culture clash, human spirit, love and romance, nationalism, family feud, family tradition, leaving home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, syria
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 7.0
 23K
I Am Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma left Russia to live with her husband in Italy. Now a member of a powerful industrial family, she is the respected mother of three, but feels unfulfilled. One day, Antonio, a talented chef and her son's friend, makes her senses kindle.
Style: sexy, stylized, erotic, meditative, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, male nudity, food, adultery, high society, obsession, chef, family relations, bourgeoisie, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, milan italy, europe, london, nice france ...
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 7.9
 17K
Still Walking (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Twelve years after their beloved eldest son, Junpei, drowned while saving a stranger's life, Kyohei and Toshiko welcome their surviving children home for a family reunion. Younger son Ryota still feels that his parents resent that he isn't ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, family reunited, family gatherings, family life, generation gap, family tradition, bereavement, reconciliation, dealing with death, parents and children, father daughter relationship, generation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 7.7
 15K
Water (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The year is 1938, and Mahatma Gandhi's groundbreaking philosophies are sweeping across India, but 8-year-old Chuyia, newly widowed, must go to live with other outcast widows on an ashram. Her presence transforms the ashram as she befriends two ...
Style: touching, bleak, melancholic, intense, suspense ...
Plot: hinduism, women, prostitute, prostitution, friendship, marriage, politics, relationships, mentor, sin, brutality, destiny ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: india, asia
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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, scary ...
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural, satire, cult, goth, living with parents, society, supernatural ability, family life, haunted house, couple relations ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s
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The Worst Week of My Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: The Worst Week of My Life is a British comedy television series, first broadcast on BBC One between March and April 2004. A second series was aired between November and December 2005 and a three-part Christmas special, The Worst Christmas of My Life ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, comedy of errors, couple relations, relationships, farce, friendship, disorder, family gatherings, disagreement, love and romance, couples, family life ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
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Behind the Sun (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brazilian badlands, April 1910. Tonho is ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother. The young man knows that if he commits this crime, his life will be divided in two: the twenty years he has already lived and the few days he ...
Style: bleak, intense, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: family feud, coming of age, rivalry, youth, family problems, family values, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, family tradition, family in crisis, murder, tragic event ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east, argentina, tokyo, brazil, latin america
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The Best Man's Wedding (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Roro and Måns who are best friends, work at the park management and get to do all the shit jobs - clean up duck ponds and pick up dog poop. Roro's Swedish girlfriend Lisa wants to be introduced to his family but he refuses for a long time ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, intense, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: impotence, immigrants, culture clash, friends, erection, couples, love triangle, romance, sexual dysfunction, nothing goes right, proposal, lebanese ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, lebanon
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