Tradition movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tradition movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, humorous, sentimental and feel good films and TV shows about / with tradition, family relations, society, parents and children, culture clash, father daughter relationship, dancing, father son relationship, marriage and death plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, India and other countries.
tradition movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as tradition: Ready or Not (2019), Shower (1999), Whale Rider (2002), Fill the Void (2012), The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003), Tanna (2015), The Jazz Singer (1980), The Clay Bird (2002), Golden Door (2006), Love Stories (2000).

List of tradition movies

Ready or Not (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: game, fiancee, rite, hide and seek, murder, deal with the devil, satanic cult, family curse, ritual, wealth, wedding, female protagonist ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, 2010s
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Shower (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An aged father and his younger, mentally challenged son have been working hard every day to keep the bathhouse running for a motley group of regular customers. When his elder son, who left years ago to seek his fortune in the southern city of ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: bathhouse, mentally challenged, tradition, parents and children, society, human nature, father son relationship, family relations, aging, brother brother relationship, shower, businessman ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, beijing china, asia, tibet, tokyo
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Whale Rider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. From then on, ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, atmospheric, emotional, intense ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: whale, loss of son, culture clash, tradition, generation gap, sexism, coming of age, destiny, childhood, parents and children, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand, australia
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Fill the Void (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Shira is the youngest daughter of the Mendelman family. She is about to be married off to a promising young man of the same age and background. It is a dream come true, and Shira feels prepared and excited. On Purim, her ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: rabbi, orthodox jew, arranged marriage, family relations, tradition, matchmaking, widower, moral dilemma, society, parents and children, introspection, women's rights ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, belgium, tel aviv israel
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The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Mongolia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a Mongolian nomadic family's newest camel colt is rejected by its mother, a musician is needed for a ritual to change her mind.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, scenic, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, family life, desert, camel, tradition, rejection, animal life, human spirit, survival, hopes, estrangement, outside help ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mongolia
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Tanna (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Vanuatu
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a traditional tribal society in the South Pacific, a young girl, Wawa, falls in love with her chief’s grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, refusing ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, psychological, tragic ending
Plot: volcano, tradition, indigenous, pacific island, native tribe, beach, tragic love, forbidden love, lovers, forced marriage, australian, ceremony ...
Place: pacific ocean
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The Jazz Singer (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tradition, showbiz, family relations, parents and children, religions or cults, follow your dream, desire for fame, lifestyle, estrangement, musician's life, artists and showbiz, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, new york, los angeles, usa
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The Clay Bird (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: hopes, politics, family relations, tradition, village, muslim, state affairs, estrangement, social relations, parents and children, village life, school ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: pakistan, middle east, bangladesh
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Golden Door (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. Before they embark, they meet Lucy. She is supposed to be a ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: hopes, immigrants, social relations, starting over, society, tradition, superstition, quarantine, ship, parent child relationship, emigration, family history ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: sicily, usa, new york, atlantic ocean, italy ...
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Love Stories (2000)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 216 min.
Story: In India, open romance is forbidden, as is showing affection in public. A college principal named Narayan is a strong believer in this, aware that a male student named Vicky is in love with Ishika; while another male student is hopelessly in love ...
Style: realistic, serious, romantic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: discipline, boss, forbidden love, friendship, tradition, true love, against the rules, love and romance, youth, fall in love, love affair, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, england, asia, europe
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Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rahul Seth is a dashing young millionaire who believes he is "western" enough to rebel against his mother and grandmother. They are not too keen about his Caucasian girlfriend Kimberly who, to make matters worse, is a pop star. Before you ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, inter cultural, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, wedding, tradition, love affair, romance, family life, parents and children, hidden identity, society, love and romance, bollywood, bigotry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, india, london
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Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: soccer, sport, football, generation gap, friendship, hinduism, immigrants, culture clash, coach, tradition, family relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, hamburg germany, germany ...
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Mixed Kebab (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ibrahim chooses to fall for young and handsome Kevin over marrying his cute but expensive cousin Elif while kid brother Furkan converts to Islamic fundamentalism.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gay cinema ...
Plot: family relations, muslim, tradition, gay relationship, gay couple, culture clash, interracial relations, self discovery, society, opposites attract, lgbt, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, turkey
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Straight from the Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India, Hungary
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Indian-based traditional family of Pundit Darbar (Vikram Gokhale) gets a visit from Sameer Rafilini (Salman Khan), from Italy, who has come as a pupil to learn music and singing. Darbar and his family accept him. Sameer meets Nandini (Aishwarya ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: arranged marriage, fall in love, forbidden love, unrequited love, dancing, tradition, love triangle, unfulfilled love, romance, forced marriage, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, italy
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American Desi (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a fun-loving romantic comedy reminiscent of the great teen films of the 80's.From Kris, an All-American boy from India, to Ajay, an Afro-Centric Hindu homeboy, to Farah, a devoutly religious but modern Muslim girl, 'American ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, college, friendship, tradition, roommate, love and romance, buddies, college life, youth, society, culture, indian american ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
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The Lamb (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a small village near Erzincan (Turkey) young Mert is about to get traditionally circumcised, but the family does not have the money to follow up with the circumcision celebration. The family wants to be able to serve lamb meat to the guests of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: village, family relations, parents and children, tradition, society, religions or cults, village life, circumcision, social relations, countryside
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, middle east
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Men at Arms (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Estonia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fake historic epic on the Middle Ages and Estonia's not-so-glorious past.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, absurd, entertaining
Plot: surrealism, elderly, fight, death, medieval, tradition, mentor, friendship, adventure, danger, revenge, blood ...
Time: middle ages
Place: estonia, europe
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East Is East (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, family relations, muslim, tradition, arranged marriage, family problems, bittersweet, society, parents and children, family in crisis, family life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
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The Clone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: O Clone is a Brazilian TV Series/Telenovela that ran on the Rede Globo Network from October 1, 2001 to June 15, 2002, airing 221 episodes.
Style: romantic, emotional, sexy, philosophical, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, marriage, love, muslim, forced marriage, cloning, temptation, escape, loveless marriage, islam, forbidden love, sin ...
Place: morocco, brazil
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300 Worte Deutsch (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Culture-Clash-Comedy about Turkish brides importet into Germany...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, contemplative, feel good, light
Plot: wedding, migration, tradition, arranged marriage, father son relationship, strong female character, domineering mother, strong female lead, father daughter relationship, cultural difference, domineering father, immigration officer ...
Place: germany, turkey
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Chihayafuru (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 6th-year grade-schooler Ayase Chihaya's dream is for her sister to be Japan's top model. However, transfer student Wataya Arata admonishes her that a dream must be about one's own self. Thus, she takes up karuta, a Japanese card game, ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, serious, captivating, josei
Plot: unrequited love, competition, old friends, romance, tournament, team, school, tradition, training, friendship, card game, best friends in love ...
Place: japan
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Never Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chayo returns to her hometown to care for her elderly mother and cope with her death. Surrounded by love and sublime beauty, Chayo has to give up something that as a woman and mother is inalienable. That will be the price of her freedom.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, elderly, golden years, unfulfillment, death in the family, homecoming, tradition, female protagonist, day of the dead, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Sweet Bean (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sentaro runs a small bakery that serves dorayaki pastries filled with sweet red bean paste (“an”). When an old lady, Tokue, offers to help in the kitchen he reluctantly accepts. She will soon prove to have magic in her hands…
Style: sincere, thought provoking, melancholic, touching
Plot: meaning of life, food, restaurant, chef, cooking, employer employee relationship, life philosophy, tradition, old woman, disability, existentialism, sanitarium ...
Place: japan
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Three Faces (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Well-known actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught by a provincial girl’s video plea for help—oppressed by her family to not pursue her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory. Behnaz abandons her shoot and turns to filmmaker Jafar Panahi to help ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: empowerment, tradition, social justice, missing girl, actress, young girl, missing person, passion, society, family relations, friendship, suicide ...
Time: year 1979
Place: iran
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I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yemen
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Nojoom was forced to marry a 30-year-old man. The dowry offered the family a small income and 'one less mouth to feed'. Nojoom discovers that her life will take a turn for the worse. Her husband is indifferent to her age. ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, touching
Plot: forced marriage, child bride, tradition, divorce, little girl, child rape, judge, rape, escape, courtroom, family honor, sheik ...
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Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A story about a girl named Priya (Preity Zinta) who is the apple of her parents' eyes. She defied the Indian culture when she got pregnant out of marriage by Saif Ali Khan
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: pregnancy, bollywood, family relations, redemption, family life, hopes, against the rules, family problems, love and romance, single parent, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
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The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Denmark, Greenland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the journal of Knud Rasmussen's "Great Sled Journey" of 1922 across arctic Canada. The film is shot from the perspective of the Inuit, showing their traditional beliefs and lifestyle. It tells the story of the last great ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, touching ...
Plot: shaman, inuit, culture clash, village, family relations, religions or cults, hopes, couples, society, clergy, tradition, spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 20s
Place: canada
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Difret (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Ethiopia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be husband. In her village the ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: injustice, righting the wronged, against the odds, false accusation, fighting the system, legal investigation, human rights, life is a bitch, hopes, ambition, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: ethiopia
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Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, funny, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, initially antagonists, irish, proposal, love affair, countryside, road trip, love triangle, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, wales, boston, united states ...
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Dad on the Run (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jonas (Clément Sibony), a 23-year-old dad attempts to carry out an important Jewish tradition: burying the foreskin of his newly circumcised son. The forgetful father only has a few hours to complete the task... but have a group of hit men on his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, parents and children, family life, family relations, babies and infants, musician's life, race against time, religions or cults, screwball, curses spells and rituals, father son relationship, tradition ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france
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