Childhood friend movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant childhood friend movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, humorous, psychological, sentimental and captivating films and TV shows about / with childhood friend, childhood friends, friendship, love and romance, love, flashback, friends, family relations, betrayal and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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childhood friend movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as childhood friend: Love, Rosie (2014), Riverdale (2017), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Hearts in Atlantis (2001), The Convenient Groom (2016), Animas (2018), Love at the Christmas Table (2012), 'Til There Was You (1997), Chuck & Buck (2000), Do You Take This Man (2016).

List of childhood friend movies

 7.2
 125K
Love, Rosie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different ...
Style: touching, sweet, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: best friends in love, love and romance, youth, male female friendship, true love, love story, love affair, best friends, couple relations, teen romance, friends in love, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
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 6.8
 124K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: suspenseful, biting, captivating, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, small town, friends, love triangle, friendship, youth, murder, school, teenage life, gang, murder investigation, family secret ...
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: epic, melancholic, atmospheric, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rape, corruption, crimes, friendship, criminal heroes, gangster, murder, torture, prohibition, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, miami
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Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: mysterious stranger, childhood, friendship, coming of age, small town, childhood friend, single mother, childhood friends, parents and children, family relations, selflessness, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, virginia, connecticut
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The Convenient Groom (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dr. Kate Lawrence, a celebrity relationship expert, plans to publicly announce her engagement to Bryan, a handsome and perfectly polished businessman. As Kate prepares to share the news, Bryan shocks her by breaking up with her and calling off the ...
Style: sweet, light, romantic, feel good, humorous
Plot: childhood friend, pretend relationship, secret, fall in love, starting over, fish out of water, marriage proposal, wedding, romance, love and romance, character change, family relations ...
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 4.8
 1K
Animas (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Abraham and his female friend Álex have a close relationship; they share both secrets and fears. When Abraham starts going out with Anchi, he begins to distance himself from Álex, who gradually dives into a living hell where she encounters strange ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: childhood friend, psychotherapy, father son relationship, psychotherapist, imaginary friend, split personality, mental illness, childhood trauma, dysfunctional family, abusive father, mysterious event, hearing voices ...
Place: spain
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Love at the Christmas Table (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Family friends Sam and Kat spend every Christmas Eve at the Children's Table. They grow up together, sharing the highs and lows of young adulthood. And at thirty, Sam realizes that Kat is the one...but he's afraid that the past will get in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sweet, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends in love, childhood friend, childhood friends, best friends, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, true love, male female relationship, house, drinking, tango ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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'Til There Was You (1997)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, best friend, childhood friend, neighbor, dating, support group, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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 6.6
 5K
Chuck & Buck (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buck is a man-child who has lived his existence in a life of kindergarten collages and lollipops. Buck remembers his old childhood friend Chuck, with whom he feels a need to reconnect with after having invited him to his mother's funeral. Buck ...
Style: psychological, cynical, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, friendship, childhood friend, dark humor, gay, reunion, danger, dysfunctional character, mentally unstable, love triangle, unrequited love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Do You Take This Man (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a gay couple's impending wedding hits a snag, the grooms must rely on their friends and family to see them through.
Style: psychological, contemplative, disturbing, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, childhood friend, gay couple, wedding, marriage, engaged couple, gay, age difference, dishonesty, homosexual, stress, argument ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 6K
The Chalet (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A reunion of childhood friends at a remote chalet in the French Alps soon turns into a desperate struggle for survival as they get cut-off from rest of the world and a shocking dark secret from the past surfaces.
Style: tense, touching, enigmatic, suspense, slasher
Plot: murder, secret, friendship, isolation, small town, childhood friend, betrayal, childhood trauma, dark secret, death, childhood memory, injury ...
Time: 21st century, year 1997
Place: france
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Sweet Blue Flowers (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Fumi Manjoume enters Kamakura's accelerated high school - Matsuoka All-Girls High School. While waiting at the Kamakura station on the day of her entrance ceremony, she runs into an old childhood friend whom she had not seen in 10 years: ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching
Plot: coming of age, friendship, childhood friend, school life, romance, first love, love triangle, reunited friends, high school romance, lesbian relationship, love, dating ...
Place: japan
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 7.0
 24K
Beaches (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, life is a bitch, childhood friend, female friendship, death of mother, love and romance, rise to the top, best friends, couple relations, parents and children, childhood friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 3K
Esteros (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Matias and Jeronimo know each other since childhood. Their friendship takes a new turn during the holiday before starting high school when they both experience their sexual awakening.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, sentimental
Plot: gay, friendship, puberty, homoeroticism, love, closeted gay, childhood friend, self acceptance, memory, reunion, memories, gay sex ...
Place: argentina
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Sing "Yesterday" for Me (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After college, Rikuo Uozumi, a boy without much ambition in life, takes on a job at a convenience store. The days pass by uneventfully for Rikuo until he meets his former girlfriend and classmate, but especially thanks to the unusual Haru Nonaka, ...
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful, sentimental, seinen
Plot: ex girlfriend, reunion, romance, university, student, high school friends, slice of life, love triangle, childhood friend, unrequited love, adulthood, photo studio ...
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 7.7
 9K
The Five (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When they were twelve years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the park. Mark’s five-year-old brother, Jesse, was annoying them. They were mean – told him to get lost. Jesse ran away. He was gone. Never seen again. Twenty years ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns, colourful
Plot: childhood friend, childhood friends, missing person, murder, investigation, crimes, police detective, crime, twists & turns, relationships, mysterious villain, mystery ...
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 6.6
 26K
Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, sincere, depressing, ambiguous ending
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, female nudity, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian sex, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, childhood friends, orthodox jew, cheating wife, childhood friend ...
Place: london
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Little Forest (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.
Style: sincere, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: farming, countryside, cooking, friendship, female protagonist, young woman, mother daughter relationship, food, childhood friend, pet dog, winter, romance ...
Time: contemporary
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to ...
Style: psychological, touching, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, orphan, terrorism, hacker, human experiment, tragic hero, anti hero, tragedy, anti heroes, terrorist, childhood friend, police ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 4.9
 3K
Buddy Games (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends reunite to play The Buddy Games, a wild assortment of absurd physical and mental challenges. In the process, they'll heal old wounds, right past wrongs and figure out the true meaning of friendship...or die trying.
Style: not serious, buddy movie, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Plot: childhood friend, team, competitiveness, alcohol, contests and competitions, adulthood, friendship between men, friendship, winning, multiple storylines, creativity, silly humor ...
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100 Days of Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Balan, a columnist, falls in love with his schoolmate, Sheela. What happens when Balan comes to know that Sheela is in a relationship with Rahul?
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, romantic
Plot: love at first sight, childhood friend, wedding anniversary, gift, reunion, love, love and romance, second chance, fall in love, love affair, ex couple relations, in love ...
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 6.1
 431
Runaway Horse (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Helmut and Sabine Halm have always managed vacations of lazy privacy at their favorite retreat on Germany′s Lake Constance. So when the energetic, handsome Klaus Buch turns up with his beautiful girlfriend Helene, Helmut is quite ready to dismiss ...
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, childhood friend, romantic rivalry, friendship, rivalry, couples, infidelity, journey, introspection, love, love and romance, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Who Loves the Sun (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man (Lukas Haas) encounters a childhood friend (Adam Scott) who had an affair with his wife (Molly Parker) five years earlier.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, emotional, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, missing person, friendship, childhood friend, family relations, couples, betrayal, reunion, rivalry, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
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 5.3
 4K
Sniper 3 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Master Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Beckett is the U.S. Marine Corps' most decorated sniper. His has taken out warlords, drug lords, assassins, and bitter foes. This time, he's going after a friend.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, one man army, betrayal, hitman, terrorism, crimes, deadly, special agents, chases and races, heroes, tough heroes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, washington d.c., cambodia
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 6.8
 1K
El mar (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Childhood friends reunite later in life in Spanish tuberculosis sanitorium. Pressures of death all around combine with dark secrets of their past.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Plot: friendship, tuberculosis, forbidden love, terminal illness, political unrest, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, society, childhood friends, childhood friend, nun, gay ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe, mallorca
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 7.4
 4K
4 Moons (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four stories about love and self-acceptance: An eleven year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his male cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them’s ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: gay couple, gay, gay marriage, love triangle, male friendship, childhood friends, childhood friend, friendship between men, lgbt, gay relationship, gay slur, in the closet ...
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Something Is Happening (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahul, falls in love with Tina. Years later, Tina's young daughter tries to fulfil her mother's last wish of uniting Rahul and Anjali.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, youth, crumbling relationship, family life, childhood friends, childhood friend, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
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 6.1
 767
New Life (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benjamin Morton's life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. From the innocence of a childhood friendship, through adolescent attraction, their love strengthens and grows. ...
Style: rough, thought provoking, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: childhood love, childhood friends, childhood friend, cancer, car accident, terminal illness, couples, love and romance, best friends in love, family relations, society, death ...
Time: contemporary
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The Night Before (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, christmas party, friendship, buddies, reunion, childhood friend, childhood friends, male friendship, friendship between men, christmas eve, twists & turns, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 2001, year 2015
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 315K
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, love triangle, war, warship, navy, love and romance, aerial combats, battleship, airplane, love, fighter pilot, pilot ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, japan, england, asia ...
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