Father daughter relationship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant father daughter relationship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental, entertaining, melancholic and suspense films and TV shows about / with father daughter relationship, family relations, single father, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, family, brutality and chase plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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father daughter relationship movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as father daughter relationship: Like Father (2018), Trouble with the Curve (2012), Crawl (2019), Definitely, Maybe (2008), Leave No Trace (2018), The Game Plan (2007), Toni Erdmann (2016), Hotel Transylvania (2012), Interstellar (2014), The Nice Guys (2016).

List of father daughter relationship movies

Like Father (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few ...
Style: sweet, sincere, light, touching
Plot: father daughter relationship, cruise, workaholic, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, breakup, travel, female director, canoe, netflix, honeymoon
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Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Slowed by age and failing eyesight, crack baseball scout Gus Lobel takes his grown daughter along as he checks out the final prospect of his career. Along the way, the two renew their bond, and she catches the eye of a young player-turned-scout.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, baseball, aging, sport, parent grown child relationship, parents and children, workaholic, family problems, ex athlete, estrangement, elderly, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, georgia, boston, california
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Crawl (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Serbia, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While struggling to save her father during a Category 5 hurricane, a young woman finds herself trapped inside a flooding house and fighting for her life against Florida’s most savage and feared predators.
Style: suspense, disaster movie, psychotronic, awful, surprise ending
Plot: alligator, animal horror, flood, animal attack, trapped, hurricane, survival, father daughter relationship, tsunami, predator, chase, rescue attempt ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorce, single father, fall in love, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, storytelling, journalist, college, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1994 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
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Leave No Trace (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an ...
Style: sincere, psychological, philosophical, motivational, captivating ...
Plot: off the grid, father daughter relationship, hiking, teenage girl, hitchhiking, survivalist, trust, medicine, hiding place, injury, post traumatic stress disorder, veteran ...
Place: washington state, oregon, portland oregon
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The Game Plan (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bachelor football star Joe Kingman seems to have it all. He is wealthy and carefree, and his team is on the way to capturing a championship. Suddenly, he is tackled by some unexpected news: He has a young daughter, the result of a last fling with ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: sport team, father daughter relationship, family relations, sport, american football, single father, football, athlete's life, irresponsible, disorder, family values, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, denver colorado
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Toni Erdmann (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Monaco, Romania, France, Switzerland
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Without warning a father comes to visit his daughter abroad. He believes that she lost her humor and therefore surprises her with a rampage of jokes.
Style: melancholic, realistic, emotional, satirical, complex ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, estranged daughter, male masturbation, culture clash, ambition, loneliness, existentialism, character study, life, parenthood, party, birthday party ...
Time: 2010s
Place: germany, romania, bucharest, bulgaria
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: vampire, hotel, monster, teenage love, father daughter relationship, supernatural romance, monsters, dracula, magical creature, witch, magic, odd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1890s, 19th century ...
Place: romania, europe, new york, transylvania, hawaii ...
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Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, futuristic, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, time travel, end of the world, time paradox, black hole, expedition, heroic mission, parallel world, space exploration, distant planet ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: colorado
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The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, suspense, humorous, buddy movie ...
Plot: conspiracy, private detective, pornography, father daughter relationship, party, alcoholic, single father, corruption, murder, investigation, neo noir, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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I Am Sam (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, parents and children, against the odds, parenthood, father daughter relationship, lawyer, social services, single parent, single father, child custody, family relations, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, gothic, bleak
Audience: teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, vampire, werewolf, good versus evil, magic, female protagonist, demon, supernatural, teenage girl, strong female character, friendship, family secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, reboot, surprise ending ...
Plot: vigilante, father daughter relationship, vigilantism, criminal, death of wife, police, dark hero, moral dilemma, murder investigation, danger, justice, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, new york, united states, chicago illinois
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Somewhere (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Italy, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A hard-living Hollywood actor re-examines his life after his 11-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, meditative, stylized ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, family relations, casual sex, luxury hotel, lifestyle, actor's life, direction and purpose, introspection, artists and showbiz, parents and children, womanizer, self involved ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, milan italy, italy ...
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Light of My Life (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond—and the character of humanity—is tested.
Style: bleak, ambiguous ending, touching, suspenseful, melancholic
Plot: father daughter relationship, girl, fear, survival, journey, fantasy world, danger, epidemic, distopia, solitude, child in peril, strong female character ...
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Pet Sematary (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, ...
Style: atmospheric, macabre, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: back from the dead, life after death, father daughter relationship, indian burial ground, cat, zombie, afterlife, parent child relationship, confession, undead, parents and children, pet ...
Place: maine
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Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspense, surprise ending, reboot, captivating ...
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, tough girl, female fighter, peril, chase, survival, island, jungle, rescue, treasure hunt, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, london
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Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and ...
Style: touching, rough, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, tragedy, sport, family relations, contests and competitions, down on your luck, rise and fall, boxer, death, father daughter relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, las vegas
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The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: light, fairy tale, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, prince, mermaid, disney, imaginary kingdom, witch, spell, first love, good versus evil, magic, fish out of water, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: caribbean, denmark
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Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, family life, looking for love, eccentric family, parents and children, relationship vs career, sister sister relationship, family relations, widower, retirement, chef, eccentricity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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All Is True (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A look at the final days in the life of playwright William Shakespeare.
Style: captivating, tense, touching, psychological, based on true events
Plot: father daughter relationship, historical figure, british history, family secrets, fictional biography, family secret, united kingdom, playwright, retirement, husband wife relationship, gardening, church ...
Time: 17th century
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I'll Be Home for Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jackie Foster, a dynamic Assistant District Attorney and single mom, is looking forward to wrapping up her latest case and spending Christmas with Gracie, her adorable and precocious, eight-year old daughter. But when Jackie’s estranged dad, Jack ...
Style: light, touching, feel good, melancholic
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, christmas, estranged father, granddaughter, family relations, grandfather granddaughter relationship, family, ex cop, city life, assistant, father and daughter, dog ...
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The Bouncer (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former bodyguard who chained small security jobs in nightclubs to raise his 8-year-old daughter finds himself forced to collaborate with the police. His mission: infiltrate the organization of a dangerous Flemish gang leader.
Style: disturbing, exciting, realistic, suspense
Plot: father daughter relationship, bouncer, widower, bodyguard, fight, betrayal, loss of job, undercover, nightclub, danger, mercenary, crimes ...
Place: belgium, brussels
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Hearts Beat Loud (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared ...
Style: feel good, sincere, light, touching
Plot: father daughter relationship, record store, music, musician, lesbian relationship, love interest, teenage daughter, coming of age, love and romance, youth, dialogue, bar ...
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Thunder Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, death of mother, judge, school, police, lawyer, child custody, family relations, love and romance, friendship, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cannes
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Molly's Game (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.
Style: surprise ending, non-linear
Plot: female protagonist, poker, court, gambling, card playing, father daughter relationship, trial, olympics, lawyer, poker game, casino, gambling house ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, new york
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The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, psychological, captivating, non-linear
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, journalist, school, delusion, apology, promise, running away from home, family conflict, mistrust ...
Time: year 1964, year 1989
Place: new york, utah, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, west virginia
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Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, father daughter relationship, dog, mischievous children, single father, friendship, loneliness, family relations, pets, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
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Anything You Want (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Leo is immediately set adrift by his new found responsibilities as a single parent, a feeling that is made doubly distressing when Dafne, herself understandably confused and heartbroken by her mother's absence, asks for an ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, parents and children, family relations, family problems, death in the family, law firm, family in crisis, single father, death of mother, little girl, gender, switching roles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Train to Busan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…
Style: suspense, emotional, tense, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, train, pandemic, quarantine, survival, survival horror, self sacrifice, violence, apocalypse, zombie attack, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, seoul, east asia, busan
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