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, touching, melancholic, dramatic, humorous and emotional films and TV shows about / with mother daughter relationship, family relations, parents and children, friendship, runaway, catastrophe, female protagonist, storytelling, coming of age and teenage girl plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
mother daughter relationship
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mother daughter relationship movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mother daughter relationship: Gilmore Girls (2000), Mamma Mia! (2008), Anywhere But Here (1999), Lady Bird (2017), My Sister's Keeper (2009), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Julieta (2016), Postcards from the Edge (1990), Easy A (2010), Brave (2012).

List of mother daughter relationship movies

 8.1
 88K
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, touching, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, small town life, best friends, boyfriend, career, looking for love, lifestyle, teenager, verbal byplay, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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 6.4
 197K
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: romantic, stylized, sentimental, lyrical, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, wedding, free spirited, lovers reunited, eccentric family, family secret, ex couple relations, meet the parents, family reunited, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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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, realistic, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, hollywood, audition, dream, teen angst, small town, family relations, social relations, youth, teenage life, small town life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: california, los angeles, usa, wisconsin, beverly hills
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 7.4
 185K
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, thought provoking, romantic, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, first love, best friend, school, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, nickname, catholic school, teen angst, high school dance, graduation ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, year 2002
Place: california, usa
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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, mother daughter relationship, moral dilemma, childhood, lawyer, family drama, parenthood, cancer, hospital, relationships, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
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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, prejudice, unlikely couple, wedding preparations and rituals, romance, family, traditional versus modern, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco
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 7.1
 25K
Julieta (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film spans 30 years in Julieta’s life from a nostalgic 1985 where everything seems hopeful, to 2015 where her life appears to be beyond repair and she is on the verge of madness.
Style: emotional, sentimental, colourful, art house, thought provoking ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, guilt, letter writing, childhood, death, friendship, storm at sea, death of husband, loneliness, depression, hospital, mother daughter estrangement ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s
Place: spain, portugal, galicia
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Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, family problems, filmmaking, life is a bitch, actor's life, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
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 7.1
 335K
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, witty, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, notoriety, teenage love, adolescence, coming of age, youth, friends, virginity, love and romance, teenage girl, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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 7.1
 344K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: disney, princess, happy ending, witch, magical, royal family, bear, curses spells and rituals, queen, mother daughter relationship, rebellious daughter, kingdom ...
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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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, friendship, mother daughter relationship, single mother, children, parent child relationship, eviction, drug addiction, little girl, mother child separation, social services, friendship between women ...
Place: florida
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 6.8
 76K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, sincere, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, theft, coming of age, addiction, peer pressure, juvenile delinquency, teen angst, makeover, friendship, mother daughter relationship, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, california
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 5.8
 23K
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, realistic, sentimental, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, small town, confession, mother daughter relationship, redemption, teenager, generation gap, life is a bitch, uncontrollable, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, california, san francisco ...
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 7.4
 6K
Frances (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, factual ...
Plot: hollywood, mental illness, rich and poor, mother daughter relationship, showbiz, actor's life, female protagonist, life is a bitch, rise to the top, family relations, wrongful imprisonment, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.2
 25K
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, mother daughter relationship, recovering alcoholic, starting over, parents and children, family relations, support group, single parent, family life, workplace situations, politically correct, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Mom at Sixteen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage pregnancy, adoption, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, youth, family problems, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, unwanted pregnancy, babies and infants, high school life, social worker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.5
 118K
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, emotional, heartbreaking, psychological, sad ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, supportive spouse, memory loss, family drama, mother daughter relationship, columbia university, relationships, parenthood, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, family bonds, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 28K
White Oleander (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.
Style: emotional, touching, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, women's prison, coming of age, bad mother, murder, mother daughter relationship, crimes, parents and children, fall in love, family problems, custody, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, nova scotia, mexico
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April's Daughter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the economic strain and the overwhelming responsibility of having ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, melancholic
Plot: teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, baby, mother daughter conflict, sister sister relationship, infidelity, teenage pregnancy, teenager, pregnant teenager, real estate agent, yoga ...
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 5.7
 30K
Mother's Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Intersecting stories with different moms collide on Mother's Day.
Style: entertaining, sentimental, touching, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, holiday, single father, divorce, relationships, secrets, multiple storylines, character change, parenthood, changing lives, overalls, woman ...
Place: new jersey
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 8.2
 50K
Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 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: bleak, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, journalist, mother daughter relationship, self harm, small town, secret, hometown, death in the family, mystery, family relations, serial killer, child murder ...
Place: missouri, usa
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A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
Genre: 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, captivating, humorous
Plot: christmas, female friendship, mother daughter relationship, single mother, friendship between women, parenting, single parent, father daughter relationship, woman, christmas movie, holiday, female protagonist ...
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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: sexual, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming out, high school, sexually transmitted disease, gender, society, lifestyle, high school life, coming of age, family relations, kids in trouble, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Vengeance: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Gulf War veteran seeks vengeance against those who assaulted a single mother.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological
Plot: rape and revenge, mother daughter relationship, rape victim, single mother, vengeance, defense attorney, vigilante, corruption, rape, murder, gang rape, trial ...
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 5.4
 5K
The Falling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1969 at a strict English girls' school where charismatic Abbie and intense and troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out threatening the stability of all involved.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, realistic
Plot: schoolgirl, friendship, girls' school, female friendship, mother daughter relationship, fainting, sexual awakening, youth, social relations, teenage life, epidemic, flash forward ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: england
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 7.2
 76K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: violence, ex convict, on the road, hitman, on the run, betrayal, rebel, one last job, mother daughter relationship, witch, sexual perversion, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, new orleans, usa, california, north carolina
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 7.6
 74K
The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: New Zealand, Australia, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man ...
Style: psychological, serious, stylized, sexual, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, couples, love affair, pianist, human nature, couple relations, native, arranged marriage, sexual relations, desire ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
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 7.3
 55K
Fish Tank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Everything changes for 15 year old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.
Style: serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: party, family problems, age difference, fall in love, youth, innocence lost, adolescence, coming of age, boyfriend, dysfunctional family, rebelliousness, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, california
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 4.4
 52K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, best friends, love and romance, youth, high school life, happy ending, friends, coming of age, parents and children, friendship, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mothers and Daughters (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother, daughter, holiday, anthology, photographer, mother child relationship, mother daughter reunion, adoptive mother, mother daughter conflict, photo shoot, photo album ...
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