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 touching, realistic, sexy, emotional, melancholic and sincere films and TV shows about / with mother daughter relationship, family relations, teenager, parents and children, women, coming of age, teenage girl, single mother, female protagonist and love 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: White Oleander (2002), Tumbleweeds (1999), Anywhere But Here (1999), Gilmore Girls (2000), Georgia Rule (2007), Mamma Mia! (2008), Sharing the Secret (2000), She's Too Young (2004), Freaky Friday (2003), My Sister's Keeper (2009).

List of mother daughter relationship movies

 7.1
 33K
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, intense, disturbing, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, bad mother, women's prison, manipulation, teenage life, murder, loneliness, family relations, teenager, mental illness, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, nova scotia, mexico
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 6.7
 4K
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: touching, feel good, realistic, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, asthma, friendship, loneliness, on the road, starting over, self discovery, human nature, family problems, single parent, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, santa fe new mexico, west virginia, south carolina ...
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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, sexy, light, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, women, teen angst, teenager, bittersweet, small town, mother, friendship, death, hospital, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa, wisconsin
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 8.2
 127K
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, student, boyfriend, small town life, female protagonist, social relations, lifestyle, looking for love, single mother, first love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: yale university, connecticut, usa, new england
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 5.9
 25K
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: stylized, melancholic, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenager, dysfunctional family, family problems, small town, parents and children, redemption, family relations, secrets, honest, confession, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, san francisco, new jersey, california, usa ...
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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 370 min.
TV show
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: humorous, talky, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, thirtysomething life, single mother, everyday life, female friendship, family life, parents and children, mother and daughter, family relations, three generations, love, dating ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.5
 247K
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, feel good, light, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, family outing, kids ...
Plot: wedding, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, dancing, greek island, single parent, teenager, parents and children, meet the parents, free spirited, parent child relationship, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: greece, europe, new york
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Sharing the Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl who feels she must always seem happy for her parents and friends secretly binges and purges.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, teenage daughter, mental illness, bulimia, family relations, family life, parent child relationship, starvation, obsession, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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She's Too Young (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 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, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, sexually transmitted disease, high school life, parents and children, teenage life, society, lifestyle, kids in trouble, suburban life, teenage sexuality, lifetime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.3
 140K
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: funny, humorous, light, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, mother daughter relationship, teenager, wedding, switching bodies, child as adult, generation gap, soul transference, switching roles, mother daughter conflict, youth ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, 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: sad, sentimental, touching, heartbreaking, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, parenthood, lawyer, mother daughter relationship, sisters, sick child, life is a bitch, family life, relationships, leukemia, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa, los angeles, montana
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 4.3
 57K
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: romantic, light, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, high school life, youth, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, best friends, teen romance, high school, happy ending, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, chicago illinois
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 6.8
 89K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
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, sincere, tense, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, drug addiction, friendship, underage drinking, peer pressure, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, friends, addiction, teenage protagonist, teenager, self harm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california, venice beach california, los angeles
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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: touching, captivating, sincere, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother daughter conflict, mother, daughter, holiday, mother and daughter, pregnant woman, estrangement, money problems, rock band, pregnancy, paternity revealed ...
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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, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage life, couple relations, teenage girl, coming of age, married man, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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 7.5
 136K
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: sad, heartbreaking, touching, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, supportive spouse, columbia university, terminal illness, illness, family bonds, doctors, mental illness, professor, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Jack of the Red Hearts (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teenage con artist tricks a desperate mother into hiring her as a live-in companion for her autistic daughter.
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, compassionate, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, disability, mother son relationship, marriage, mental illness, understanding, unlikely friendships, husband wife relationship, small town, compassion, human nature ...
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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, captivating, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: children, mother daughter relationship, friendship, poverty, eviction, motel, social services, little girl, summer, female friendship, childhood, female nudity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, orlando florida
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 6.3
 8K
Proxima (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sarah is a French astronaut training at the European Space Agency in Cologne. She is the only woman in the arduous program. She lives alone with Stella, her seven year old daughter. Sarah feels guilty that she cannot spend more time with her child. ...
Style: sincere, touching, tense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female astronaut, female protagonist, family relations, escapades, family, destiny, hopes, society, love, introspection, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.6
 38K
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, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, holiday, divorce, single father, parenthood, family, secrets, women, multiple storylines, character change, changing lives, drastic change of life ...
Place: new jersey, atlanta georgia
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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: serious, emotional, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage pregnancy, teenage mother, mother daughter relationship, mother and daughter, babies and infants, adoption, baby, parents and children, youth, family relations, family problems, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.1
 32K
Julieta (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France, USA
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, melancholic, thought provoking, sexy, sentimental ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, loneliness, guilt, depression, childhood, death of husband, female nudity, mother daughter estrangement, psychology, autobiography, suicide, death ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 80s
Place: spain, galicia, portugal, madrid
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 6.7
 5K
Summertime (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.
Style: erotic, sexy, sincere, sweet, feminist film ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, farm, mother daughter relationship, love, lesbian sex, feminism, female nudity, farmer, countryside, lgbtq ...
Time: year 1971, year 1976, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: love, mother daughter relationship, single mother, violence against women, incest, father daughter incest, class differences, illegitimate child, father daughter relationship, little girl, office worker, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 50s, 60s
Place: france
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Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 463 min.
TV show
Story: The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in ...
Style: suspense, social, captivating, psychological, intellectual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, strong female character, conflict, racial tension, parents and children, teenage sexuality, female artist, family relations, social differences, wealthy family, lesbian teen ...
Time: year 1997, 90s
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 6.2
 182K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, macabre, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, mother daughter relationship, afterlife, supernatural horror, adoption, children, paranormal activity, revenge, redemption, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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What Lies Below (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Liberty, a socially awkward 16-year-old, returns from two months at camp to a blindsided introduction of her mother’s fiancé, John Smith, whose charm, intelligence, and beauty paint the picture of a man too perfect to be human.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, scientist, basement, lust, teenage girl, monster, anxiety, suspicion, couple relations, mystery, puzzle ...
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Japan, China, Croatia
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, teens, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dancing, boyfriend, greek island, friendship, holiday, grandmother, death of mother, pregnancy, dating, mediterranean, travel ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 70s, 2010s
Place: greece, paris france, stockholm sweden, new york, tokyo ...
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 8.1
 100K
Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 min.
TV show
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: psychological, suspense, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder investigation, hometown, murder, mystery, self mutilation, haunted by the past, mother daughter relationship, journalist, self harm, small town, alcoholic, family relations ...
Place: usa, missouri
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 7.5
 217K
I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U. S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Style: humorous, suspense, rough, ironic, absurd ...
Plot: abusive mother, figure skating, female protagonist, ice skater, mother daughter relationship, competition, abusive relationship, winter olympics, violence, abuse, battered woman, sexism ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: oregon, detroit, portland oregon, minneapolis minnesota
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