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, humorous, feel good, sentimental and sexy films and TV shows about / with mother daughter relationship, family relations, friendship, runaway, coming of age, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, love, parents and children and single mother plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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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), My Sister's Keeper (2009), Lady Bird (2017), LOL (2012), Sharp Objects (2018), Dumplin' (2018), She's Too Young (2004), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018).

List of mother daughter relationship movies

 8.1
 95K
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: talky, feel good, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, single mother, boyfriend, best friends, lifestyle, looking for love, small town life, teenager, family, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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 6.4
 211K
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, not serious, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, free spirited, father daughter relationship, eccentric family, lovers reunited, family gatherings, love and romance, ex couple relations, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, new york
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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, feel good, realistic, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, family relations, audition, hollywood, dream, teen angst, bittersweet, small town, parents and children, small town life, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, wisconsin
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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, heartbreaking, compassionate, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, family drama, cancer, sick child, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, parenthood, childhood, family relations, child illness, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, los angeles
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 7.4
 229K
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: interesting, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, first love, best friend, teenage girl, school, catholic school, nickname, father daughter relationship, loss of virginity, female director, prom ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, year 2002, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new york
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 4.4
 53K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, best friends, youth, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, high school life, friendship, happy ending, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, chicago illinois
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 8.2
 64K
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, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, mother daughter relationship, journalist, hometown, small town, self harm, family relations, haunted by the past, reporter, serial killer, filicide, investigative reporter ...
Place: missouri, usa
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 6.6
 27K
Dumplin' (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A girl with the nickname "Dumplin'" enters a beauty pageant in order to win over the boy she likes and stick it to the other girls at school.
Style: inspirational, feel good, uplifting, light, touching ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: beauty pageant, fat girl, mother daughter relationship, protest, teenage girl, self confidence, female friendship, small town, female protagonist, beauty queen, loss, bravery ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas
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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, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sexually transmitted disease, teenage girl, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, suburban life, society, lifestyle, kids in trouble, teenage sexuality, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Japan
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, sentimental, scenic, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, singing, female friendship, friendship, boyfriend, dancing, sailboat, greek island, pregnant woman, reunion, blonde, holiday ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 70s
Place: greece, oxford university, mediterranean sea, paris france, stockholm sweden ...
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 5.8
 24K
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: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: family problems, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, family relations, teenager, small town, confession, redemption, generation gap, uncontrollable, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa, san francisco, salt lake city utah, california ...
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 6.0
 24K
Ice Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: figure skating, mother daughter relationship, rivalry, sport, high school, teenage life, happy ending, female protagonist, athlete's life, competition, teenager, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new england, new jersey, usa
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Girl in Progress (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage life, coming of age, couple relations, teenage girl, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, couples, parents and children, maturation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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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, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, culture clash, romance, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, prejudice, unlikely couple, stereotypes, family, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, san francisco
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An Impossible Love (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Spans the period from 1958 to the present day and tells the story of an unconditional love between a mother and her daughter which is endangered by an unsteady and manipulative father.
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, mother daughter relationship, implied incest, class differences, love, little girl, father daughter relationship, office worker, violence against women, photo album, museum ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 1950s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: france
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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, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, addiction, drug abuse, family problems, parents and children, filmmaking, self discovery, life is a bitch, actor's life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa
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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.
Style: talky, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mishap, loneliness, unhappiness, widow, single mother, friendship between women, coming of age, female friendship, love, thirtysomething life, odd ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.1
 29K
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, disturbing, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: teenage life, women's prison, bad mother, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, family relations, murder, crimes, parents and children, fall in love, custody, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, nova scotia, mexico
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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, captivating, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: motel, friendship, drug addiction, little girl, mother daughter relationship, children, eviction, single mother, mother child separation, social services, female friendship, parent child relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, orlando florida
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 7.5
 124K
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: heartbreaking, touching, emotional, psychological, sad ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family drama, supportive spouse, memory loss, relationships, mother daughter relationship, terminal illness, illness, columbia university, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, family bonds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.7
 32K
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: sentimental, entertaining, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, holiday, divorce, single father, relationships, secrets, multiple storylines, character change, parenthood, changing lives, overalls, woman ...
Place: new jersey
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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, humorous, captivating
Plot: female friendship, christmas, mother daughter relationship, friendship between women, single mother, parenting, single parent, father daughter relationship, woman, female protagonist, holiday, christmas movie ...
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 8.0
 17K
The Act (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder. The ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspense, based on true events, thought provoking ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, pretense, teenage life, deception, treatment, overprotective parent, murder of mother, manipulation, hate, mockery, neighbor neighbor relationship, fake illness ...
Place: usa
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I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: feel good, humorous, satirical, witty, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, mother daughter relationship, love affair, generation gap, single mother, aging, audition, age difference, fame, plastic surgery, romance, couples ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san francisco
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 6.2
 123K
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing ...
Plot: body swapping, high school, child as adult, switching roles, adult as child, mother daughter relationship, fish out of water, parents and children, soul transference, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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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: anthology, sincere, captivating, humorous, touching
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother, daughter, holiday, photographer, mother daughter reunion, mother daughter conflict, mother child relationship, adoptive mother, rock band, money problems, pregnancy ...
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 7.1
 28K
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, art house, thought provoking, colourful ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, guilt, loneliness, depression, mother daughter estrangement, secret, childhood, death, friendship, death of husband, hospital, chance meeting ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: spain, portugal, madrid, galicia
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In the Land of Women (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives of the mother and daughters who live across the street.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, love, cancer, writers, suburban life, teenager, self discovery, woman, friendship, infidelity, grandmother grandson relationship, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, los angeles, michigan, new jersey, california
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 6.7
 3K
Tumbleweeds (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom takes up with a controlling trucker and fights with her ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: asthma, mother daughter relationship, on the road, starting over, human nature, self discovery, family problems, single parent, love and romance, friendship, loneliness, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, tennessee, arizona, north carolina ...
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 7.0
 351K
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, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, youth, teenage girl, teenage life, teenager, adolescence, loss of virginity, popularity, notoriety, classmate, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
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