Domineering father movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant domineering father movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, touching, psychological, realistic, serious and cult film films and TV shows about / with domineering father, family relations, father son relationship, parents and children, father daughter relationship, suspense, couples, death, love and romance and family problems plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, India, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as domineering father: Girl in the Basement (2021), Trespass Against Us (2016), Little Boy Blue (1997), To the Left of the Father (2001), I've Started to Like You (2002), The Tree of Life (2011), Wolves (2016), Dead Poets Society (1989), Mozart's Sister (2010), A Thousand Acres (1997).

List of domineering father movies

Girl in the Basement (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, dark, feminist film ...
Plot: basement, abusive father, suspense, hostage, domineering father, captivity, father and daughter, violent father, hidden room, rescue, bomb shelter, father ...
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Trespass Against Us (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three generations of the rowdy Cutler family live as outlaws in some of Britain's richest countryside – hunting hares, ram-raiding stately homes, and taunting the police. Struggling to retain a way of life fast becoming extinct, Chad Cutler ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, experimental ...
Plot: domineering father, heist, parent child relationship, father son relationship, crime family, criminal, family relations, husband wife relationship, school, suspense, moral dilemma, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, britain, england, united kingdom
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Little Boy Blue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Living in rural Texas is a dysfunctional family: an abusive dad, a Vietnam vet with a war wound that's left him impotent; a compliant wife and a son of about 20, two small sons who look a lot like their brother. The dad harbors a secret, and he ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, sexy, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night, adult
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, missing person, dysfunctional family, murder, parents and children, child abuse, suspense, family problems, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, asia, vietnam, usa, san francisco
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To the Left of the Father (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Brazilian baroque. The young son that ran from his dominant family, descends into decadence and then returns to the nest. With melodramatic themes of tyrannical fathers, incest, fierce family conflicts and an overheated and intense visual style to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: incest, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, destructive relationship, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, love and romance, couples, countryside, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s
Place: brazil, latin america
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I've Started to Like You (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The daughter of a rich criminal industrial tycoon falls in love with a college boy. The tycoon, what a surprise, objects...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, touching, romantic
Plot: domineering father, mob boss, elopement, criminal, showdown, desperation, murder, forbidden love, presumed dead, arranged marriage, depression, hospital ...
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The Tree of Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his ...
Style: surreal, philosophical, atmospheric, thought provoking, artsy ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: philosophy, childhood, grief, coming of age, spirituality, father son relationship, parenthood, existentialism, family relations, hopes, religion, domineering father ...
Time: 50s, prehistory, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
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Wolves (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anthony Keller, star of his NYC high school basketball team, is riding his way to Cornell on a sports scholarship. But he can only maintain his popular jock facade for so long, as his troubled father Lee has a gambling addiction that threatens to ...
Style: suspenseful, unusual plot structure, captivating, tense, contemplative
Plot: basketball, coach, student athlete, teenage boy, coming of age, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, domineering father, interracial friendship, teenage girl, teen romance, basketball player ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Dead Poets Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Style: philosophical, sentimental, emotional, inspirational, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: teacher, suicide, coming of age, literature, teachers and students, poetry, mentor, philosophy, poet, youth, dedicated educator, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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Mozart's Sister (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A re-imagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang and a musical prodigy in her own right.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: musician, prodigy, domineering father, family relations, musician's life, follow your dream, against the rules, dishonesty, gender, rebellion, artists and showbiz, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: europe, paris france, brussels, london, english channel ...
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A Thousand Acres (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
Style: psychological, touching, sexy, unusual plot structure, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: incest, child molester, incest rape, farm, dysfunctional family, women, tragedy, domineering father, jealousy, betrayal, revenge, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood ...
Style: romantic, touching, entertaining, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, fall in love, love and romance, patriarchy, train, love, arranged marriage, forbidden love, love story, opposites attract, family relations, tradition ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: india, switzerland, britain, punjab, england ...
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Fences (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.
Style: emotional, depressing, talky, intense, stylized ...
Plot: african american, racism, working class, character study, violent, twists and turns, brutality, greed, life, husband wife relationship, domineering father, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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Minor Freedoms (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in the Greek highlands, the story presents a violent, domineering man who deals in the trafficking of emigrants and young, Balkan prostitutes. Addicted to drugs and mentally unstable, the man's teenage daughter Fanny succumbs to her ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: slave girl, domineering father, prostitution, sexual awakening, overbearing parent, teenage prostitute, slavery, power relations, slave trade, father and daughter, forced prostitution, sex slavery ...
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What Matters Most (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite different backgrounds and disapproving parents, a working-class teen falls in love with the wealthy son of a prominent family in a small West Texas town.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: high school romance, father son relationship, love, childhood friend, domineering father, basketball, prom, high school, teen social issues, teenage pregnancy, small town, high school basketball ...
Place: texas
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Chennai Express (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Rahul embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather: to have his ashes immersed in the Holy water of Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a woman hailing from a unique family down South. As they find love ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining, romantic ...
Plot: chance meeting, fall in love, escapades, wild ride, father daughter relationship, escape, domineering father, arranged marriage, gangsters, temple, love, grandfather ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, asia
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What I Did for Love (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Call him a city slicker. Call him a tenderfoot. But don't call him a member of the family--yet. Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancée, Sadie Ryder, to finally meet her family in rural Pine Gap. After ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, meet the parents, family life, family relations, couples, farm, win over, fish out of water, parents and children, wedding, lawyer, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Agonie (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the 3rd of October a twenty-four-year-old student from Vienna kills his lover and chops up her corpse. Her torso is found in a dumpster, other body parts and the head are missing. There is no clue about the motive of the murder. A silent ...
Style: ambiguous ending, tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, slasher ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay slur, male nudity, gay, lgbt, socially awkward, student, emotional abuse, classmate classmate relationship, killer as protagonist, father son relationship, gay interest ...
Place: central europe, vienna
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Line (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Style: light, entertaining, feel good, humorous
Plot: father son relationship, family relations, villain as protagonist, go go dancer, domineering father, washed up star, teenage boy, pole dancer, ambition, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gold digger, machismo ...
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Halam Geldi (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Halam Geldi"(My Aunt has Arrived) does not just tell a story in the Greek village of Northern Cyprus, where the sounds of the Ezan is accompanied by the church bells, it also underlines a tradition in Anatolia; the drama of child brides. ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, tense
Plot: child bride, family relations, military, teenage girl, border crossing, young girl, domineering father, loss of child, school, friendship, corruption, father daughter relationship ...
Place: cyprus
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Nuvve... Nuvve... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Vishwanath (Prakash Raj) is a millionaire whose daughter is Anjali (Shriya Saran). Vishwanath loves his daughter very much. So much that he even buys her an Icecream Parlor when his daughter asks him for an ice cream. What Vishwanath expects is a ...
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: love, father daughter relationship, domineering father, overprotective father, in love, rich and poor, forbidden love, rich man, male female relationship, fall in love, unlikely couple, social problems ...
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Facing Mirrors (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rana has chosen a path in order to support her family, while Adineh (Eddie) has fled his home and city to escape his complicated situation as a transsexual man prevented from living as his true self by his family. They find themselves on the same ...
Style: psychological, touching, disturbing
Plot: escape, transsexual, lgbt, friendship, forced marriage, patriarchy, arranged marriage, muslim, domineering father, hijab, taxi, taxi driver ...
Place: iran
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Life Is Life (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Pedantic policeman Frantisek (Ondrej Vetchý) wants to bring up his three daughters with a firm hand. He would like to see the girls coupled with capable and successful men, but instead they have the talent to find the opposite. Moreover, one of ...
Style: parody, humorous, funny, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: parent child relationship, sibling relationship, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, wedding, teenage girl, domineering father, relationships, couples, parents and children, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: prague
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Majority (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mertkan has a simple life in Istanbul: 'working' as an office-boy in his dad's construction company, hanging out with his male friends in malls and discos, cruising with his dad's 4-wheel drive at night. There is no urgency for ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: domineering father, father son relationship, class differences, social differences, family relations, male female relationship, social problems, relationships, in love, star crossed lovers, moral dilemma, racism ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Home Sweet Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The wife and son of an unemployed, foul-tempered man suffer under ever-worsening domestic violence. One day while his father is taking a nap, the young son decides to take matters into his own hands. In a panic, the wife and son both believe the man ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, psychological
Plot: domestic violence, abusive father, family problems, family relations, disability, family in crisis, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, dysfunctional family, parents and children, couple relations, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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The Chinese Botanist's Daughters (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the house of a famous Chinese botanist teacher his daughter and a female intern fall in love with each other - a forbidden love that must be kept secret.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, lgbt, intern, friendship, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
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Merry Happy Whatever (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: A strong-willed dad navigates the stress of the holiday season when his daughter brings her new boyfriend home for Christmas.
Style: sitcom, humorous, funny, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family relations, marriage proposal, conflict, domineering father, meet the parents, sheriff, eccentric family, musician, gay
Place: philadelphia
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Happy (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Bunny, a pizza delivery boy is blamed by Madhumati, a calm and serious girl, of ruining her education and being responsible for an upcoming unwanted marriage. Left with no other option, Bunny chooses to help her by ploying a story to the would-be ...
Style: romantic
Plot: domineering father, orphan, pizza, pizza delivery boy, fear, medical student, police officer, politician, studying, fall in love, forced marriage, telugu ...
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The Willoughbys (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the four Willoughby children are abandoned by their selfish parents, they must learn how to adapt their Old-Fashioned values to the contemporary world in order to create something new: The Modern Family.
Style: unusual plot structure, touching, funny, anime, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: abusive parent, siblings relations, parents and children, mischievous children, three brothers, children, friendship, new life, teamwork, search and rescue, kids and family, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future
Place: mount everest
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Warriors of the Yang Clan (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the historical exploits of the Yang military family during the Song Dynasty, this drama begins as war between China and the neighboring Liao kingdom is about to begin.
Style: romantic, captivating
Plot: warrior, power struggle, political intrigue, wartime, relationships, father and son, political conspiracy, dynasty, scheming, traitor, fight, father son relationship ...
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Lakshya (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.
Style: inspirational, realistic, serious, patriotic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soldier, old love, domineering father, redemption, self discovery, slacker, family relations, heroic mission, military, military life, coming of age, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east, new delhi ...
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