Family honor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant family honor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric, talky, touching and dramatic films and TV shows about / with family honor, family relations, murder, culture clash, vengeance, honor, revenge, storytelling, suprisingly clever and society plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family honor: The Matriarch (2007), Before Snowfall (2013), The Orator (2011), Taken 2 (2012), The Pillow Book (1996), Truth or Die (2012), Mississippi Masala (1991), The Sicilian Clan (1969), Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998).

List of family honor movies

The Matriarch (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martta and Otto are a pair of traveling tailors who claim to be bastard descendents of the Romanovs and wander from town to town in Finland seeking work, accompanied by their two half-witted adult sons, Hippo , Repe and equally silly son-in-law ...
Style: family saga, road movie, captivating, touching
Plot: strong female lead, strong female character, family relations, family honor, past, matriarch, generation, criminal gang, ancestry, male female relationship, honor, good versus evil ...
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Before Snowfall (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Iraq
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Before Snowfall starts with a dramatic escape: Eighteen year-old Nermin runs away from her wedding in a village in Iraqi Kurdistan. Being the elder of the family, her younger brother Siyar becomes responsible for finding her and restoring the family ...
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: chase, survival, young heroes, on the run, family relations, on the road, family life, village, wedding, reluctant hero, winter, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kurdistan, iraq, turkey, germany, norway ...
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I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yemen, France, United Arab Emirates, USA, Sweden, Jordan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Nojoom was forced to marry a 30-year-old man. The dowry offered the family a small income and 'one less mouth to feed'. Nojoom discovers that her life will take a turn for the worse. Her husband is indifferent to her age. ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, touching
Plot: child bride, tradition, little girl, divorce, sheik, forced marriage, judge, rape, family honor, courtroom, escape, marital separation ...
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The Orator (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, Samoa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Orator (O Le Tulafale) is a contemporary drama about courage, forgiveness and love. Small in stature and humble, Saili lives a simple life with his beloved wife and daughter in an isolated, traditional village in the islands of Samoa. Forced to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: stepdaughter, village, family relations, power struggle, husband wife relationship, pregnant teenager, family crisis, plantation, farmer, mother daughter relationship, society, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice
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Taken 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Turkey, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, hostage, chase, lone hero, kidnapped, one man army, brutality, vigilante, violence, police chase, albanian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, istanbul turkey, albania, los angeles ...
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The Pillow Book (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 126 min.
Story: As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, obsessed with books, papers, and writing on ...
Style: erotic, art house, sexy, sexual, non-linear ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), art, model, artist, translator, surrealism, erotica, tattoo, sex, sexuality, betrayal, obsession ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan, shanghai ...
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Truth or Die (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of college friends celebrate the end of term with a party to end all parties. During a drink and drug-fuelled evening, an innocent game of ‘Truth or Dare’ has a very sore loser, sparking a terrifying sequence of events and a whole new ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, torture, truth or dare, hidden camera, brother brother relationship, revenge, murder, confined, youth, captivity, unrequited love, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Mississippi Masala (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
Style: romantic, touching, sexy, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, culture clash, immigrants, romance, interracial relations, stereotypes, honest, racial prejudice, love affair, opposites attract, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1990
Place: mississippi, africa, uganda, india, california ...
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The Sicilian Clan (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Roger Santet is a convicted murderer sprung from prison by the Sicilian clan headed by the aging Vittorio Manalese. They conspire to steal a large cache of jewels from an exhibit in Rome. As they are preparing for the heist, the mobster's ...
Style: neo noir, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, mafia, sicilian, female nudity, revenge, robbery, human trafficking, trippy, prison escape, one last job, airport ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, venice, paris france, italy, new york ...
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Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Twenty years after their initial war-time visit three U.S. servicemen hold a reunion at an Italian village. They all have fond memories, especially of local girl Carla. But she has been telling each of them that they are the father of her daughter ...
Style: realistic, not serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, italian woman, gay, family relations, war veteran, unknown father, couples, meet the parents, disorder, single parent, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy
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Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, disturbing, semi serious, sincere, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenager, dysfunctional family, adolescence, family relations, teenage life, eccentric family, social differences, self discovery, parents and children, single parent, sex aid ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, tokyo, usa, beverly hills
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Incendies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, unusual plot structure, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: prison, torture, twists and turns, rape, incest, incest rape, last will and testament, brother sister relationship, pregnant from rape, civil war, twins, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970, year 2009, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: middle east, lebanon, canada, quebec, montreal
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Raining Stones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her First Communion. His stubbornness and determination get him ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, allegory, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: working class, unemployment, rain, runaway, poverty, religion, beautiful scenery, depression, life, workplace, irreverent, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, england, manchester, london, europe
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The Girl with a Pistol (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Sicilian woman is dishonored by her lover, then goes to London with a pistol intending to murder him.
Style: road movie, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: lgbt, woman with a gun, sexual content, couples, sex addict, romance, love and romance, crimes, society, countryside, village, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, london, sicily, europe, england ...
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A Man of Integrity (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Reza (35), having distanced himself from urban life to work on a goldfish farm, leads a simple life along with his wife and only son in a remote village in northern Iran. Nearby, a private company with close links to the government and local ...
Plot: corporation, crooked businessman, loan, house fire, drug traffic, retribution, countryside, police, money, prison, arrest, schoolgirl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tehran iran, iran
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Seven Beauties (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, cynical, biting, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, prison, concentration camp, anti war, survival, dark humor, prisoners of war, prostitution, nazi, male nudity, sisters, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: italy, naples italy, germany, europe, southern italy ...
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Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: political, brutal, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, nazi, war, eastern front, homosexual, wehrmacht, anti war, military, survival, tank, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, siberia, france, berlin germany, russia ...
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Golden Fiddles (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Golden Fiddles is a 1994 Australian mini series based on the novel by Mary Grant Bruce. It was sot from 23 July to 16 September 1991 and was re-edited into a TV movie in 1994.
Style: family saga
Plot: family relations, great depression, family feud, wealth, family home, poverty, family honor, rags to riches, depression, classroom
Place: australia, south australia
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The Spy in the Green Hat (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: "Spy in the Green Hat, The (1966)" on the other hand, is both exciting AND funny. Especially the scene where Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) hides from THRUSH agents under a young woman's (the incredibly cute Letícia Román) bed and is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spy, espionage, woman with a gun, assassin, camp, woman kills a man, car chase, secret organization, surveillance, hostage, island, torture ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, sicily, greenland
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Very Mean Men (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bartender wants rid of an obnoxious drunk but not until the drunk has left a decent tip. So the bartender tells the story of two mobster families, the Minetti's who work out of an Italian restaurant in the East San Fernando Valley, and the ...
Style: parody, semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: gang war, revenge, father daughter relationship, mob hit, criminal, organized crime, murder, gangsters, empire, bartender, drunkenness, death ...
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Monarch of the Glen (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: country estate, friendship, love triangle, social differences, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, family relations, family problems, parents and children, working class, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: scottish highlands, england, europe, london, scotland
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Ode to My Father (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Amid the chaos of refugees fleeing the Korean War in December 1950, a young boy, Duk-soo, sees his fate change in the blink of an eye when he loses track of his younger sister and he leaves his father behind to find her. Settling at Gukje Market in ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, war, father, coal mine, parents and children, hopes, human spirit, friends, coming of age, korean, life is a bitch, changing lives ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 60s
Place: korea, busan, south korea
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The Winslow Boy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks son if it is true; when the lad denies ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, sexy, melancholic ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, justice, hotshot lawyer, world war one, chase, parenthood, assassination, obsession, father son relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Savior (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: atrocity, terrorism, redemption, rape, mercenary, war crime, breast feeding, soldier, hopes, pregnancy, life is a bitch, battle zone ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, serbia, bosnia herzegovina ...
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I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Pierre Gastié-Leroy is the son of a wealthy director of a factory of weapon manufacturing. Despite his parents, two generous uncles and a bishop godfather who try to inculcate him the rigid values of his social level, Pierre is a dreamer, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: farce, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, juvenile delinquency, chaos and mayhem, bourgeoisie, factory worker, bureaucracy, bazooka, working class, class differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
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Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: bleak, emotional, harsh, reflective, depressing ...
Plot: suicide attempt, love, marriage, culture clash, romance, love story, love affair, self destructing, self esteem, destructive relationship, redemption, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hamburg germany, turkey, berlin germany, europe, germany ...
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Colombia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This suspenseful Italian crime drama is set in a Colombian river town and chronicles the series of events that led up to murder. Based on a novel by distinguished author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the tale begins in the present as a middle-aged doctor ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, erotica, village, wedding, vengeance, small town, murder, strong sexual content, village life, small town life, haunted by the past, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: colombia, latin america
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The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: factual, realistic, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, romance, royal family, revenge, justice, intrigue, police investigation, countess, couples, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, paris france, england, versailles, europe
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Yellow Asphalt (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three stories set among the Bedouin of Jahalin in the hills of the Judean desert. On an almost deserted highway, two Israeli truckers strike a Bedouin lad accidentally. Before they can flee, the boy's people appear and circle the truckers. ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: desert, woman in danger, culture clash, love affair, life is a bitch, society, crime and punishment, family problems, injustice, forbidden love, social differences, disgraced ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iraq, France, Germany, Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Baran, a war hero, becomes sheriff of the capital and refuses to bow down to a tribal chief.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, society, village life, village, social relations, justice, violence, police, smuggler, kurd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iraq, kurdistan, europe
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