Mother daughter relationship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mother daughter relationship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, light, touching, dramatic and clever films and TV shows about / with mother daughter relationship, family relations, female protagonist, family, runaway, storytelling, friendship, parents and children, mentor and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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mother daughter relationship movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mother daughter relationship: Gilmore Girls (2000), Lady Bird (2017), Mamma Mia! (2008), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Easy A (2010), Anywhere But Here (1999), The Florida Project (2017), My Sister's Keeper (2009), Georgia Rule (2007), Mom (2013).

List of mother daughter relationship movies

Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, talky, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, best friends, family, small town life, single mother, female protagonist, looking for love, teenager, boyfriend, career, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, new england, yale university
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Lady Bird (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.
Style: realistic, semi serious, romantic, thought provoking, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, first love, best friend, teenage girl, school, father daughter relationship, nickname, catholic school, loss of job, homosexual, prom ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002, year 2003
Place: california, usa
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Mamma Mia! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, wedding, single parent, eccentric family, parent child relationship, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, meet the parents, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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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: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding, unlikely couple, family, prejudice, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, wedding preparations and rituals, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco
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Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, notoriety, parents and children, friends, adolescence, high school life, love and romance, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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Anywhere But Here (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, dream, hollywood, teen angst, audition, parents and children, small town, hopes, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: california, los angeles, usa, wisconsin
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The Florida Project (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.
Style: touching, sincere, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: motel, mother daughter relationship, children, friendship, parent child relationship, drug use, drug addiction, little girl, poverty, social services, mother child separation, eviction ...
Place: florida
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: child illness, terminal illness, moral dilemma, mother daughter relationship, cancer, lawyer, parenthood, hospital, legal action, family drama, sisters, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
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Georgia Rule (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Georgia Rule follows a rebellious, uncontrollable teenager who is hauled off by her dysfunctional mother to spend the summer with her grandmother. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, small town, teenager, confession, redemption, generation gap, life is a bitch, secret, uncontrollable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, california, san francisco ...
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Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Aan irreverent and outrageous take on true family love‐and dysfunction. Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, mother daughter relationship, starting over, parents and children, single parent, family relations, family life, support group, workplace situations, dysfunctional family, politically correct ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, suspense, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, losing-it hero, mental illness, insanity, dancer's life, mentally unstable, showbiz, paranoia, hallucinations, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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The Dressmaker (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1950s Australia, beautiful, talented dressmaker Tilly returns to her tiny hometown to right wrongs from her past. As she tries to reconcile with her mother, she starts to fall in love while transforming the fashion of the town.
Style: romantic, melancholic, colourful, enigmatic, baroque ...
Plot: dressmaker, mother daughter relationship, fashion, accused of murder, exile, revenge, betrayal, bullying, memory, name calling, accidental death, women ...
Time: 1950s
Place: australia, england
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Temple Grandin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, emotional ...
Plot: against the odds, autism, human spirit, female protagonist, scientist, mother daughter relationship, disability, ambition, panic attack, genius, inventions and discoveries, mentally challenged ...
Time: 20th century, year 1975, year 1962, year 1981, year 1970 ...
Place: new hampshire, usa, boston, arizona, harvard university
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Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: parents and children, family life, sitcom, generation gap, everyday life, step parent, mother daughter relationship, adoption, couple relations, family, gay relationship, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, southern california
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The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: emotional, sexy, touching, realistic, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, love triangle, high society, aristocracy, mistress, family problems, love and romance, marriage, destiny, adultery, duke ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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Grace of Monaco (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, mother daughter relationship, royal court, family relations, couple relations, politics, society, state affairs, husband wife relationship, supportive spouse, cinderella story, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: monte carlo, europe, french riviera
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Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently ...
Style: humorous, light, fairy tale, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: royal family, family, princess, curses spells and rituals, adventure, magical, witch, rebellious daughter, bear, queen, archery, kingdom ...
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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She's Too Young (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother/daughter relationship is thrown off balance when the mother (Marcia Gay Harden) discovers that her "good girl" daughter (Alexis Dziena) is part of a group who are engaging in sexual activities with multiple partners. Such activity ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, sexual, captivating ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming out, high school, sexually transmitted disease, coming of age, suburbs, sexual abuse, sexual relations, high school life, suburban life, teenage life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Amy, Kiki and Carla – three under-appreciated and over-burdened women – rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn’t hard enough, they ...
Style: light, buddy comedy, humorous, captivating
Plot: christmas, mother daughter relationship, single parent, friendship between women, female friendship, holiday, single mother, female protagonist, christmas movie, woman, parenting, father daughter relationship ...
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Freaky Friday (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: body swapping, high school, child as adult, switching roles, parents and children, fish out of water, adolescence vs adulthood, family, family relations, wedding, grownups, adult as child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: touching, heartbreaking, emotional, psychological, sad ...
Plot: memory loss, alzheimer's disease, columbia university, relationships, supportive spouse, mother daughter relationship, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, family drama, family bonds, parenthood, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Heartbreakers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, manipulation, parents and children, manipulations, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, farce, hidden identity, criminal heroes, frame up, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new jersey, san francisco
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Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, touching, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, unlikely couple, horse, follow your dream, adventure, family, imaginary kingdom, young lovers, love and romance, fall in love, queen, tower ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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Mother's Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Intersecting stories with different moms collide on Mother's Day.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, humorous, touching, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: holiday, single father, mother daughter relationship, divorce, relationships, secrets, multiple storylines, character change, parenthood, changing lives, overalls, woman ...
Place: new jersey
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LOL (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, high school life, parents and children, high school, self discovery, young lovers, love and romance, coming of age, hopes, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Chocolate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, cooking and food, chocolate, love and romance, prejudice, mayor, society, social relations, social misfits, couple relations, small town, lifestyle change ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, central america
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Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, bleak, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, journalist, small town, mother daughter relationship, hometown, serial killer, self harm, death in the family, mystery, family relations, reporter, secret ...
Place: missouri, usa
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Baby Mama (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, odd couple, family relations, babies and infants, thirtysomething life, mother daughter relationship, lifestyle, female protagonist, farce, motherhood, unwed pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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Riverdale (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: captivating, biting, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, friendship, investigation, teenage life, friends, youth, love and romance, parents and children, crimes, murder, danger ...
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Style: feel good, sincere, scenic, sentimental, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, flashback, mother daughter relationship, girl band, boyfriend, holiday, dating, reunion, pregnant woman, blonde woman, female friendship, dancing ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, stockholm sweden, oxford university
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