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, feel good, humorous and emotional films and TV shows about / with father daughter relationship, family relations, storytelling, catastrophe, single father, mentor, parents and children, life philosophy, dialogue and transformation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as father daughter relationship: Interstellar (2014), Definitely, Maybe (2008), I Am Sam (2001), Leave No Trace (2018), Trouble with the Curve (2012), Like Father (2018), Homefront (2013), The Game Plan (2007), Somewhere (2010), Hotel Transylvania (2012).

List of father daughter relationship movies

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, futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, father daughter relationship, time paradox, black hole, heroic mission, expedition, parallel world, space exploration ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: colorado
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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, male female friendship, single father, divorce, fall in love, storytelling, best friends in love, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, free spirited, college, journalist ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1994 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, united states ...
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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: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, father daughter relationship, parents and children, custody, against the odds, lawyer, social services, parenthood, human spirit, child custody, family relations, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Leave No Trace (2018)
Genre: Adventure, 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: psychological, sincere, captivating, philosophical, road movie ...
Plot: off the grid, father daughter relationship, hiking, teenage girl, hitchhiking, survivalist, wilderness, hiding place, trust, medicine, injury, veteran ...
Place: washington state, oregon, portland oregon, california, xian ...
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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, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, baseball, aging, pitcher, sport, baseball movie, parent grown child relationship, workaholic, reluctant, ambitious, accident, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, georgia, boston, california
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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: sweet, light, sincere, touching
Plot: father daughter relationship, workaholic, cruise, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, breakup, travel, female director, netflix, canoe, honeymoon
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Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: protector, single father, father daughter relationship, ex law enforcer, tough heroes, crime, mentor, crimes, single parent, drug dealer, martial arts, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
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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, single father, football, american football, family relations, sport, athlete's life, family values, disorder, irresponsible, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, denver 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, thought provoking ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, luxury hotel, family relations, casual sex, actor's life, lifestyle, introspection, direction and purpose, self involved, irresponsible, womanizer, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, milan italy, usa, las vegas ...
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, South Korea, Canada
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: odd, humorous, not serious, offbeat, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, hotel, dracula, monsters, father daughter relationship, monster, teenage love, magic, magical creature, female vampire, werewolf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 1890s, 19th century ...
Place: romania, europe, transylvania, hawaii, moscow russia ...
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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: uplifting, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, parents and children, family relations, family problems, law firm, death in the family, family in crisis, single father, little girl, death of mother, switching roles, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Action, 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, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, tragedy, contests and competitions, father daughter relationship, sport, rise and fall, family relations, down on your luck, boxer, death, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, 2010s
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, las vegas
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Wolfwalkers (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last pack. But when she saves a wild native girl, their friendship leads ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, stylized
Plot: friendship, lone wolves, celtic, father daughter relationship, wolf, folklore, kids and family, family relations, happy ending, hunter, good versus evil, legends and myths ...
Place: ireland
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What a Girl Wants (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage girl, love and romance, shopping, father daughter relationship, social differences, fish out of water, daughter, american abroad, culture clash, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, new york, usa, europe ...
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Instructions Not Included (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and him heading with her out of Mexico.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parenting, father daughter relationship, responsibility, single father, life philosophy, eccentric family, character change, grownups, new job, single parent, stuntman, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico, latin america
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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, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, coming of age, friendship, family relations, single parent, makeup artist, family, young heroes, parents and children, small town, mortician, starting over ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, family relations, starting over, family life, love and romance, death in childbirth, death in the family, parents and children, family problems, workaholic, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl, born in a boy's body, dreams of becoming a ballerina and will push her body to its limits in order for her dream to succeed.
Style: based on true events, sentimental, thought provoking, disturbing, social ...
Plot: transsexual, father daughter relationship, gender identity, sexual desire, ballerina, first sexual experience, teenager, self mutilation, male nudity, school, self harm, single father ...
Time: 2010s
Place: antwerp, belgium
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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, captivating, psychological, non-linear
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, apology, school, delusion, promise, journalist, running away from home, family conflict, social criticism ...
Time: year 1989, year 1964
Place: new york, utah, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, west virginia
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Princess Protection Program (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: teenager, princess, teenage life, school dance, school, youth, high school, friendship, royal family, best friend, family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
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Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: tense, captivating, serious, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural power, werewolf, demon, good versus evil, magic, female protagonist, supernatural, strong female character, teenage girl, supernatural being, family secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Mary Shelley (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA, Ireland, Australia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, touching, based on true events
Plot: literature, poet, female writer, father daughter relationship, forbidden love, loss of child, sister sister relationship, young lovers, love and romance, relationship problems, extramarital affair, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: london, scotland, switzerland
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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, father daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, free spirited, family gatherings, ex couple relations, family reunited, family secret, meet the parents, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: greece, europe, new york
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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, mad, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: treasure hunt, father daughter relationship, treasure, mental illness, mental institution, insanity, musician, child as adult, obsessive quest, escapades, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, los angeles, new jersey
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Crawl (2019)
Genre: Action, 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, flood, animal attack, hurricane, animal horror, survival, trapped, tsunami, survival horror, father daughter relationship, natural disaster, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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Endless Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sexual, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love, teenage love, forbidden love, love and romance, father daughter relationship, teenage life, teen romance, couple relations, love affair, couples, tragic love, lust ...
Place: ireland
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Christopher Robin (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Working-class family man Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Style: fairy tale, touching, uplifting, sincere, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: disney, winnie the pooh, father daughter relationship, childhood, animals, magic realism, adulthood, mother and son, family, teddy bear, children, supportive friend ...
Time: 2010s, 20th century
Place: england
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Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: father daughter relationship, family, friends, single parent, family life, single father, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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Birdman or (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: psychological, surreal, semi serious, suspense, tragicomedy ...
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, existentialism, father daughter relationship, dark humor, ambition, actor's life, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, introspection, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Cargo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.
Style: suspenseful, apocalyptic, exciting, suspense, bleak
Plot: zombie, pandemic, post apocalypse, aborigine, father daughter relationship, community, boat, survival, australian, baby, infected, danger ...
Time: near future
Place: australia, south australia
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