Guardian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant guardian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, captivating, humorous and complex films and TV shows about / with guardian, family relations, betrayal, destiny, storytelling, mentor, death, dialogue, transformation and catastrophe 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 guardian: No Reservations (2007), I Care a Lot (2020), Vampire Academy (2014), Gifted (2017), Melissa & Joey (2010), Helstrom (2020), Manchester by the Sea (2016), An Unexpected Family (1996), Jane Eyre (2011), Duck Duck Goose (2018).

List of guardian movies

No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chef, cooking and food, cooking, restaurant, love, initially antagonists, opposites attract, workplace situations, love story, fall in love, aunt niece relationship, guardian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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 6.3
 109K
I Care a Lot (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: con artists, con woman, guardian, cheating, female protagonist, deception, escapades, crimes, caper, criminal, manipulative woman, struggle for survival ...
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Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, vampire comedy, suspenseful, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, academy, supernatural ability, good versus evil, vampire human love, youth, rivalry, best friends, school, supernatural, friends, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
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 7.6
 106K
Gifted (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
Style: inspirational, touching, sweet, light, emotional ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: child prodigy, childhood, genius, school, mathematics, uncle niece relationship, child custody, teacher, girl, friendship, family, happiness ...
Time: year 1998
Place: florida, boston, california
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 7.0
 18K
Melissa & Joey (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Melissa & Joey is an ABC Family original television series starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence that premiered on ABC Family on August 17, 2010. The series follows local politician Mel Burke and Joe Longo, whom Mel hires to look after ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, family, family relations, politician, custody, parents and children, adolescence, couples, job seeking, bankruptcy, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio
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 6.8
 7K
Helstrom (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
TV show
Story: Daimon and Ana Helstrom are the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity — each with their attitude and skills.
Style: dark, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: demon, supernatural power, supernatural, brother sister relationship, demon hunter, psychokinesis, mother daughter relationship, satanic cult, guardian, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, death ...
Place: san francisco, portland oregon
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Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
Style: depressing, heartbreaking, psychological, emotional, sad ...
Plot: depression, sadness, family drama, loneliness, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, death, loss, nephew, house fire, funeral, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts
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An Unexpected Family (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Ruth Whitney abandons her two children with her sister Barbara is left to take care of them, at first none of them like it but soon they grow to like each other. Then over a year later Ruth comes back saying she wants her kids and Barbara goes ...
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, guardian, unfulfillment, youth, betrayal, legal, family problems, custody, human spirit, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
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 7.3
 84K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, gothic, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, forbidden love, power of love, romance, rich and poor, estate, love and romance, master and servant, young woman, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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Duck Duck Goose (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: China, USA, UK, Thailand, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After he’s grounded by an injury, a high-flying bachelor is saddled with two wide-eyed orphans as they come face-to-face with the dangers and beauty of the outside world.
Style: entertaining, humorous, colourful, funny
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goose, duck, migration, journey, parents and children, injury, anthropomorphic animal, geese, guardian, danger, bird, misfit ...
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The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, sentimental, semi serious, captivating
Plot: victorian england, orphan, child's point of view, aunt, poverty, betrayal, friendship, guardian, society, social differences, survivor, maturation ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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Life Unexpected (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life Unexpected is a coming-of-age family drama that centers around 16-year-old Lux, who was given up for adoption at birth but never adopted. When she is put back into the custody of her estranged-since-high-school birth parents, Cate and Baze, the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night
Plot: foster child, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, adolescence, parents and children, teenage life, immature, proposal, thirtysomething life, judge, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
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 10K
Paper Lives (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the streets of Istanbul, ailing waste warehouse worker Mehmet takes a small boy under his wing and must soon confront his own traumatic childhood.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: child custody, custody, protection, tragic past, assistant, troubled past, life is a bitch, protector, haunted by the past, care, confronting the past, guardian ...
Place: turkey
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25 Kids And A Dad (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Zhao Guang is a hard-working chicken farmer whose self-made life has led him to dedicate himself to running the orphanage at his native Chinese village. His success with children leads him to local celebrity status, including a speech on national ...
Style: sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: orphanage, unhappiness, philanthropist, runaway child, child, adoption, orphan, farm, society, custody, child custody, assistant ...
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In the Name of Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: En Nombre Del Amor is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa. It is a remake of Cadenas de Amargura. En Nombre Del Amor was produced by Carlos Moreno, and filming began on August 4, 2008. It premiered in the United States July 7, 2009 on ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, inheritance, obsessive love, father daughter relationship, betrayal, aunt niece relationship, unrequited love, greed, forbidden love, priest, murder, breakup ...
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My Sister's Keeper (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two sisters take a journey of discovery and reconciliation based on the memoirs of Margaret Moorman. Christine has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and must rely on others for support even though she longs for and independent and ordinary life. ...
Style: uplifting, serious, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: split personality, family problems, disability, siblings relations, mental illness, sibling relationship, sister, family relations, family life, schizophrenic, sister sister relationship, sisters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Guardian Brothers (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: There's a crisis in the Chinese Spirit World -- humans don't believe in gods anymore! A Door God, facing unemployment, ventures into the human world to prove his worth, leading to unexpected encounters and transformations for humans and ...
Style: captivating, funny, light, entertaining
Plot: god, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, family relations, brother brother relationship, showdown, adventure, magic, protector, faith, crisis, mother daughter relationship ...
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As Luck Would Have It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jean-Pierre is a literature professor in Switzerland. Due to the vagarities of Swiss law, he is selected, basically at random, to be the guardian of a parentless teenage boy named Antoine. Conflict comes into the story as Jean-Pierre, who has just ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: adoption, gay relationship, in the closet, secret life, lgbt, chance, guardian, hysteria, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cuban, musician, vacation ...
Place: paris france
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 6.7
 60
Hard Sun (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the death of her parents, a young woman assumes primary guardianship of her special needs brother. But as she attempts to balance her new life with her brother and her own blossoming romance, it becomes painfully clear that life will only make ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, family in crisis, brother sister relationship, mentally challenged, siblings relations, guardian, loss of parent, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Life as We Know It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, baby, initially antagonists, parenthood, adoption, orphan, godparent, babies and infants, responsibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
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Breakfast with Scot (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eric and Sam have been in a committed relationship for four years. Eric's a former hockey player turned sportscaster and Sam's a sport's lawyer. But when Sam's adventure seeking brother Billy, takes a job in South America, his ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay parent, gay adoption, ice hockey, orphan, school, hockey, adoption, gay, ex athlete, brat, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, brazil, toronto ontario canada, rio de janeiro
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Christmas Harmony (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman returns to her small hometown to rediscover music, family bonds, and the magic of the Christmas season.
Style: romantic, entertaining, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas movie, christmas, holiday, uncle nephew relationship, singer, father daughter relationship, male female relationship, love interest, fall in love, musician, homecoming, christmas spirit ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 13K
Britannia (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army – determined and terrified in equal measure - returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia - a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: druid, roman empire, enemy, celtic, bow and arrow, strong female character, roman soldier, rite, british army, power, redheaded woman, conspiracy ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century, 40s, 1940s
Place: britain
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Green Lantern: First Flight (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Test pilot Hal Jordan finds himself recruited as the newest member of the intergalactic police force, The Green Lantern Corps.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, intense, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, frame up, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, intergalactic, law enforcement, pilot, theft, imaginary, protagonist as suspect, supernatural ability ...
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Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, time travel, androids and robots, man versus machine, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, chase, killer robot, danger, heroes, time paradox, human android relationship ...
Time: future, year 2017, year 1997, 21st century, year 1984 ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 140K
Never Let Me Go (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for ...
Style: psychological, sad, contemplative, melancholic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: distopia, boarding school, childhood, existentialism, cloning, love and romance, friendship, loneliness, transplant, life is a bitch, alternate reality, dishonesty ...
Time: year 1978, year 1994, year 1985, 1990s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe
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 6.0
 237K
Sucker Punch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, exciting, sexy, mad ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: escape from reality, alternate reality, adventure, violence, confined, imaginary, dragon, lobotomy, escape, sexual abuse, steampunk, female assassin ...
Place: vermont
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The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Style: exciting, light, epic, intense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, chosen one, heroic mission, save the world, heroes, time travel, adventure, destiny, fight, parallel world, hopes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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 6.2
 1K
The Rainbow (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ken Russell's rather loose adaptation of the last part of D.H. Lawrence's "The Rainbow" sees impulsive young Ursula coming of age in pastoral England around the time of the Boer War. At school, she is introduced to lovemaking by ...
Style: stylized, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: bisexual, coming of age, lechery, sexual awakening, college, sexual relations, couple relations, fall in love, self discovery, dangerous attraction, infidelity, college life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, warsaw poland, poland
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The Quiet Earth (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, clever, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, alone, post apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, end of the world, laboratory, experiment, explosion, survivor, sun, graphic violence, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: new zealand
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