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, melancholic, suspense, light and sentimental films and TV shows about / with father daughter relationship, dialogue, family relations, catastrophe, brutality, mentor, flashback, single father, storytelling and vengeance 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: Definitely, Maybe (2008), The Game Plan (2007), Trouble with the Curve (2012), Southpaw (2015), Like Father (2018), The Nice Guys (2016), I Am Sam (2001), Toni Erdmann (2016), Death Wish (2018), Interstellar (2014).

List of father daughter relationship movies

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, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorce, single father, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, storytelling, politician, college, girlfriend, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1994 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, campus, manhattan new york city ...
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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, chick flick, kids
Plot: father daughter relationship, sport team, sport, family relations, american football, football, single father, athlete's life, family values, disorder, irresponsible, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, mcdonald's restaurant, denver colorado
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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: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, baseball, aging, parent grown child relationship, parents and children, workaholic, ex athlete, family relations, one last chance, talented, traditional versus modern, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, georgia, usa, boston, california
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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: boxing, athlete's life, tragedy, contests and competitions, sport, father daughter relationship, family relations, rise and fall, down on your luck, death, rivalry, boxer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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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: light, sincere, sweet, touching
Plot: father daughter relationship, workaholic, cruise, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, breakup, travel, honeymoon, canoe
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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, surprise ending ...
Plot: pornography, father daughter relationship, conspiracy, private detective, party, alcoholic, single father, corruption, murder, investigation, teenage girl, private investigator ...
Time: year 1977, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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, serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, parents and children, against the odds, parenthood, father daughter relationship, lawyer, single parent, single father, child custody, custody, social services, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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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, art house ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, estranged daughter, male masturbation, culture clash, father daughter conflict, ambition, loneliness, existentialism, character study, life, parenthood, dentures ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bucharest, bulgaria, germany, romania
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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, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: vigilante, father daughter relationship, criminal, death of wife, police, dark hero, danger, betrayal, murder investigation, vigilantism, justice, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united states, chicago illinois, usa
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Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
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, serious, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, parallel world, black hole, space exploration, heroic mission, wormhole, expedition, time paradox ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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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, casual sex, luxury hotel, lifestyle, actor's life, direction and purpose, introspection, womanizer, parents and children, artists and showbiz, irresponsible, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, italy, milan 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, suspenseful, touching, melancholic
Plot: father daughter relationship, girl, fantasy world, journey, survival, fear, danger, solitude, epidemic, distopia, shotgun, death of wife ...
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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: macabre, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: back from the dead, father daughter relationship, indian burial ground, life after death, afterlife, cat, zombie, confession, family relations, parent child relationship, parents and children, anger ...
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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, female fighter, chase, island, survival, peril, jungle, rescue, treasure hunt, tough girl, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, mine
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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, feel good, fairy tale, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, prince, princess, disney, witch, imaginary kingdom, first love, good versus evil, magic, fish out of water, father daughter relationship, love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: denmark, caribbean
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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: touching, feel good, light, melancholic
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, christmas, estranged father, granddaughter, family relations, grandfather granddaughter relationship, family, ex cop, assistant, city life, 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, suspense, realistic
Plot: father daughter relationship, bouncer, widower, bodyguard, fight, betrayal, loss of job, undercover, danger, mercenary, crimes, interpol ...
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, college ...
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Forever My Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After being gone for a decade, a country star returns home to the love he left behind.
Style: romantic, touching, melancholic, sentimental
Plot: country singer, second chance, happy ending, illegitimate child, father daughter relationship, glory, fiancee, wedding day, couple relations, father son relationship, playing guitar, forgiveness ...
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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.
Plot: female protagonist, poker, trial, court, gambling, father daughter relationship, lawyer, card playing, poker game, gambling house, skiing, casino ...
Place: new york, los angeles
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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: thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, promise, school, delusion, apology, journalist, family conflict, grudge, social criticism ...
Time: year 1989, year 1964
Place: lower east side manhattan new york city, west virginia, manhattan new york city, utah
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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, chick flick
Plot: dog, small town, father daughter relationship, mischievous children, single father, friendship, loneliness, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family, kids and family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: vampire, hotel, teenage love, supernatural romance, witches, father daughter relationship, odd, magic, human becomes animal, birthday, monster, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 2010s, year 2012 ...
Place: romania, europe, moscow russia, hawaii, paris france ...
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Prospect (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, mysterious, harsh
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien planet, father daughter relationship, survival, stranger, search, partners, young girl, rescue, treasure, amputation
Time: future
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Apostle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.
Style: bloody, suspense, scary, exciting, ambiguous ending
Plot: cult, ransom, violence, father daughter relationship, prophet, deal with the devil, brutality, kidnapping, brother, religion, preaching, murder ...
Time: 1900s
Place: wales
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Thelma (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian, university, lesbian relationship, epilepsy, father daughter relationship, hysteria, teenage girl, first lesbian experience, female student, lgbt, faith ...
Place: oslo norway
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The Devil's Candy (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas.
Style: rough, bleak, scary, suspenseful, demonic
Plot: devil, painting, father daughter relationship, kidnapping, hearing voices, religion, demonic possession, heavy metal, satan, artist, serial killer, murder ...
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My Girl (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, makeup artist, friendship, father daughter relationship, single parent, family, family relations, starting over, young heroes, parents and children, small town, mortician ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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The General's Daughter (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: army investigation, murder, conspiracy, u.s. army, betrayal, father daughter relationship, fighting the system, military life, politics, mystery, military, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: georgia
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King of California (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie gets released from an insane asylum and moves in with Miranda, the young daughter he left behind. Charlie believes that there is treasure hidden beneath the local Costco, so he puts together a plan to unearth the loot. By convincing Miranda ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional, inspirational ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, mental illness, mental institution, musician, child as adult, father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, escapades, family relations, estrangement, insanity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, southern california, new jersey
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