Widowed father movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant widowed father movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, humorous, feel good, serious and entertaining films and TV shows about / with widowed father, father daughter relationship, family relations, single father, father son relationship, widower, parents and children, single parent, family drama and fall in love plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres shot in USA, Canada, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as widowed father: We Bought a Zoo (2011), Northern Rescue (2019), 18 Presents (2020), The National Tree (2009), Blended (2014), Your Next Life (2004), The Truce (2003), That Dirty Black Bag (2022), Let the Right One In (2022), Popi (1969).

List of widowed father movies

We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: animals, single father, happy ending, countryside, zoo, starting over, father son relationship, courage, children, beautiful scenery, coping, love ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Northern Rescue (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of his wife, Sarah, John West, packs up his three children and moves from their hectic urban life to his small northern hometown to take command of the local search-and-rescue service. Once there, the family struggles with their new ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, single father, family problems, family life, social problems, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, relationship problems, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, single parent, widowed father ...
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18 Presents (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Elisa is only forty when an incurable disease takes her from her husband and their daughter. Before her heart stops, Elisa finds a way to stay close to her: a gift for every birthday up to her adult age, 18 gifts to try to accompany her child's ...
Style: rough, sad, touching, sentimental, compassionate ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, cancer, terminal illness, dealing with death, tragedy, parents and children, moral dilemma, support group, death, human relationship, accident ...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, 3d animation, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: food, inventor, father son relationship, nerd, mad scientist, small town, greed, natural disaster, parents and children, save the world, friendship, weatherman ...
Time: year 2009, 2000s, 21st century
Place: china, egypt, london, paris france, new york ...
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The National Tree (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teenager has his Sitka Spruce tree chosen to be planted outside the White House as the new national Christmas Tree.
Plot: christmas, thanksgiving, road trip, christian, single father, single parent, father son relationship, tree, widowed father, grandmother, grandmother grandson relationship, fire ...
Place: mumbai india, utah, shanghai, oregon, washington d.c.
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Blended (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: feel good, funny, light, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: single father, single parent, fall in love, children, youth, love story, love and romance, opposites attract, father daughter relationship, girl, family vacation, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century
Place: africa, hawaii, south africa, usa
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Your Next Life (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fight over the calf of a prize milk cow in the close-knit and traditional Pas Valley of Cantabria leaves a cantankerous dairy farmer dead and another fearful of arrest. He and his daughter Val conspire to keep the cause of death quiet, but ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: countryside, murder, farm, love and romance, rivalry, fall in love, couples, village, siblings relations, family relations, father daughter relationship, family problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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The Truce (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Martín Santomé has been woking in an office for the last 50 years, but his life will change when he starts falling in love with a woman named Laura Avellaneda.
Style: emotional, stylized, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, love affair, elderly, hopes, midlife crisis, aging, dealing with death, gender, gays and lesbians, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
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That Dirty Black Bag (2022)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The 8-day clash between Arthur McCoy — an incorruptible sheriff with a troubled past — and Red Bill, an infamous, solitary bounty hunter known for decapitating his victims and stuffing their heads into a dirty black bag.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: sheriff, bounty hunter, desert, fight, gunfight, male protagonist, ancient, brothel, water shortage, horseman, farming, deputy sheriff ...
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Let the Right One In (2022)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Mark and his 12-year-old daughter’s lives were changed forever 10 years earlier when she was turned into a vampire. Locked in at age 12, perhaps forever, Eleanor lives a closed-in life, able to go out only at night, while her father does his best ...
Style: anime, psychological
Plot: vampire, supernatural, explorer, adolescent girl, restaurant owner, vampirism, animal experimentation, supernatural horror, chimpanzee, pharmaceutical company, widowed father, african american ...
Place: new york
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Popi (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood when one day he notices that Cubans who escape are lionized and given exceptional benefits. He thinks up a plot to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, touching, humorous ...
Plot: single father, coming of age, latin, father son relationship, death of wife, gay slur, parent child relationship, society, single parent, rescue, survival, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, new york, puerto rico, usa, harlem ...
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The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: realistic, touching, talky, dramatic, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, jewish, religion, friendship, father son relationship, judaism, culture clash, jewish culture, chosen one, holocaust, honest, hospital ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 80s, year 1944
Place: new york, israel, california, usa, brooklyn new york city
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The Adventures of Ociee Nash (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Skyler Day stars as Ociee Nash, a spirited nine-year-old from rural Mississippi. Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when she's sent to live with her Aunt Mamie to become a "young lady". Ociee's true bravery, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, mischievous children, farm, starting over, young heroes, friendship, lifestyle, single parent, family life, adoption, teaching the ways of the world, nanny ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: north carolina, mississippi, tennessee, usa
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The First Time (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the coming of summer, three high school buddies--Kenny Leeds, Mike Decker, and Tommy Kingsley--anticipate their initiation into the pleasures of manhood. But Kenny is separated from his friends and sent to stay with his grandparents in Buffalo ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: coming of age, virgin, niagara falls, brothel, age difference, prostitute, loss of virginity, teenage boy, grownups, sexual curiosity, sexual awakening, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family?
Style: sentimental, light, touching, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, teens
Plot: children, doctors, childhood, adoption, fall in love, sisters, family life, marriage, parenthood, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, victorian era
Place: san francisco
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High and Low (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, bleak, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ransom, suspense, police, chauffeur, secrets, tragedy, visceral, character study, psychopath, mistaken identity, rescue, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: japan, tokyo
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Flower Drum Song (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Chinese stowaway Mei Li arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé, wealthy nightclub owner Sammy Fong, in an arranged marriage; but the groom has his eye on his star singer Linda Low. This film version of the Rodgers and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, slang
Plot: dancing, isolation, coming of age, stowaway, heist, family relations, forbidden love, nightclub, love triangle, asian, nightclub owner, wedding ...
Place: san francisco, china, california, usa
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Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, psychological, intense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, suspense, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, murder, parents and children, supernatural ability, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: usa, california
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Dear Santa (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crystal, a rich party girl, finds a little girl's letter to Santa asking for a new mother, and she vows to win over the father and daughter before the holidays.
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, serious, entertaining
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couples, wish come true, single parent, parents and children, family relations, unlikely couple, chef, christmas eve, winter, nanny ...
Time: 21st century
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The Swan Princess (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, ...
Style: fairy tale, sweet, light, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: princess, love, spell, rescue, transformation, happy ending, blonde, fantasy world, destiny, swan, villain, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, middle ages
Place: england
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Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, veterinarian, animal life, friendship, rescue, youth, family relations, human spirit, hopes, friends, animals, human animal relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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Dolphin Tale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, animals, young heroes, hopes, friendship, animal life, human spirit, summer, youth, destiny, child, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great ...
Style: epic, exciting, psychotronic, dark fantasy, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, slavery, sword, witch, sword fight, fight, lone hero, heroes, revenge, brutality, good versus evil ...
Time: future, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: hawaii
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Broken (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A man becomes a fugitive from the police after he kills one of the men who raped and murdered his daughter.
Style: twisted
Plot: revenge, rape, rape and revenge, rage, frustration, rape victim, teenage rape, vengeance, father daughter relationship, father, weapons, widowed father ...
Place: south korea
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The Christmas Shepherd (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sally Brown, a successful children's book author and Army widow loses her late husband's German Shepherd, Buddy, only to later find him adopted by a new family - single father Mark Green and his teenage daughter Emma. Each finds a sense of ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, romantic, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, dog, german shepherd, holiday, single father, widow, lost dog, owner dog relationship, father daughter relationship, new love, unlikely couple, youth ...
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Ala bab el wazir (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Crime
Country: Egypt
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kamal is a university student who is in love with Nora the daughter of a ruthless businessman who rejects him because he is poor and thus plots to keep him away from her. With the help of his friends they try to solve his problem especially after ...
Plot: revenge, love, drunkenness, murder, friend, police, exploitation, disguise, father son relationship, perjury, widowed father, goat ...
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: breathtaking, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, adult
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, snow, bear attack, life & death, obsessive quest, lone hero, father son relationship, bravery, violent ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, georgian era
Place: los angeles, usa
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Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drengen Freddie elsker hunde og hader hundemishandlere. Så da han ser en mand på gaden være rigtig modbydelig mod sin hund, tager han affære og kidnapper hunden, som han giver navnet Storm. Freddie gemmer Storm på sit værelse, for hans far vil ...
Style: serious, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, contests and competitions, parents and children, friendship, pets, animal life, family relations, friends, youth, father son relationship, jealousy, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
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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, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, protector, chase, tough heroes, single father, ex law enforcer, undercover cop, drug dealer, single parent, kidnapping, retiring, car chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
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Soar Into the Sun (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After he performs a dangerous dare-devil stunt at an air show, South Korean Air Force pilot Tae-hun is kicked out of the elite Black Eagles flying team and transferred to a combat unit where he immediately comes into conflict with ace pilot ...
Style: exciting, emotional, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fighter pilot, military, aerial combats, rivalry, daring rescue, fall in love, heroic mission, against the rules, friendship, airplane, ego clash, soldier ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, india, korea, north korea
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