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, emotional and sentimental films and TV shows about / with family tradition, family relations, parents and children, couples, father son relationship, society, couple relations, culture clash, family life and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Israel and other countries.
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family tradition movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as family tradition: The Addams Family (1964), Blue Bloods (2010), Jumping the Broom (2011), Like Water for Chocolate (1992), Happiness & Tears (2001), Crematorium (2011), Serial (2014), When We Leave (2010), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Hatching Pete (2009).

List of family tradition movies

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, sitcom, not serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark fantasy, dark humor, family life, supernatural ability, butler, goth, family tradition, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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 7.6
 33K
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: realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family tradition, family relations, police commissioner, chief of police, police chief, family life, law enforcement, police brutality, crimes, police detective, price of justice, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, class differences, family gatherings, family relations, meet the parents, family tradition, family feud, culture clash, parents and children, couple relations, romance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
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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: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, serious, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cooking and food, wedding, cooking, forbidden love, family tradition, chocolate, infidelity, magic realism, marriage, jealousy, mexican revolution, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 30s, 1890s ...
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa, san antonio texas
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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, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, bollywood, reunion, reconciliation, family tradition, estrangement, longing, couple relations, love and romance, siblings relations, parents and children, arranged marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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 7.7
 887
Crematorium (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 48 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: rise to the top, ambition, family tradition, family business, business venture, family life, social problems, architect, society, family relations, mogul, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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 7.0
 40K
Serial (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, humorous, light, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, racism, family relations, family gatherings, marriage, couples, parents and children, verbal byplay, couple relations, society, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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When We Leave (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Umay is a young woman of Turkish descent, fighting for an independent and self-determined life in Germany against the resistance of her family. Her struggle initiates a dynamic, which results in a life-threatening situation.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: abusive father, self discovery, family tradition, family problems, society, against the rules, life is a bitch, family relations, conservative, german, immigrants, marital rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey, europe, berlin germany, istanbul turkey
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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: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, wedding, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, greek, wedding preparations and rituals, parent child relationship, social awkwardness, parents and children, prejudice, unlikely couple, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, san francisco
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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
Audience: family outing
Plot: family tradition, homecoming, school, amateur detective, teenage life, youth, religions or cults, misfit, stoners, best friends, family, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.4
 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: touching, atmospheric, rough, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, loss of daughter, family problems, family tradition, rivalry, latin, village, flamenco, gypsy, dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century
Place: spain
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 6.5
 668
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: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, introspection, wartime life, family tradition, military, fall in love, life is a bitch, youth, culture clash, political unrest, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon, israel, middle east
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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, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: christmas, eccentric family, family relations, family tradition, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, family life, dysfunctional family, disorder, nothing goes right, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 7.3
 907
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, inspirational, captivating, light ...
Plot: follow your dream, parents and children, unsupportive parent, family relations, family business, family tradition, lifestyle, workplace, hopes, stand up comedian, against the odds, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
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 5.8
 6K
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: serious, sincere, clever, captivating, offbeat
Plot: family tradition, destiny, on the run, couple relations, family gatherings, little girl, father son relationship, fear, husband wife relationship, road not taken, urban, restaurant ...
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: sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: self discovery, life is a bitch, society, hopes, clergy, religions or cults, rabbi, family tradition, family problems, parents and children, introspection, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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 6.8
 394
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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family tradition, society, obsessive quest, elderly, family history, fake marriage, interracial relations, racism, uncle nephew relationship, ancestry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, harlem, usa, south carolina, senegal ...
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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, sincere, serious, talky, contemplative
Plot: kennedy family, politics, rise to the top, introspection, relationship vs career, americana, family life, family tradition, crumbling marriage, state affairs, society, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 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: realistic, serious, romantic, suspense
Plot: family relations, against the rules, fall in love, social differences, against the odds, political unrest, family tradition, love and romance, society, religions or cults, on the run, escape ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947, 1950s, 50s
Place: pakistan, punjab, india, asia, middle east
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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, touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forced marriage, family relations, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, opposites attract, society, family problems, couples, family tradition, family life, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, light
Plot: wedding, siblings relations, family, family problems, couples, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, disorder, childhood sweetheart, family reunited, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 205
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, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, love, marriage, politics, journalist, family life, identity crisis, satire, social differences, culture clash, under the surface, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, sincere, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: wedding, ethnic, politics, occupation, arranged marriage, love and romance, culture clash, human spirit, hopes, couple relations, parents and children, leaving home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel, syria
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 7.0
 21K
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: atmospheric, stylized, meditative, emotional, intense ...
Plot: high society, chef, older woman younger man relationship, adultery, infidelity, family relations, food, bourgeoisie, love and romance, love triangle, family feud, family tradition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, london, nice france ...
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 7.9
 14K
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: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, family reunited, family life, generation gap, family tradition, reunion, dealing with death, parents and children, reconciliation, bereavement, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 7.7
 14K
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, melancholic, bleak, controversial, intense ...
Plot: prostitute, hinduism, friendship, sin, bollywood, couple relations, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, death in the family, family tradition, religions or cults ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: india, asia
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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, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding preparations and rituals, comedy of errors, couple relations, couples, engaged, disagreement, family gatherings, family life, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, family relations, fbi, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, dishonesty, fall in love, comedy of errors, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, kansas city, manhattan new york city, london
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Mambo Italiano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, immigrants, family relations, gays and lesbians, culture clash, family, eccentric family, lifestyle, misfit, meet the parents, leaving home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec, montreal
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: family feud, vengeance, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, family values, family problems, youth, family tradition, family in crisis, murder, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 70s
Place: brazil, latin america, argentina, tokyo, middle east
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