Parent child relationship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant parent child relationship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, emotional, serious, dramatic and sentimental films and TV shows about / with parent child relationship, family relations, friendship, mentor, storytelling, parents and children, dysfunctional family, dialogue, father son relationship and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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parent child relationship movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as parent child relationship: Love, Simon (2018), Blockers (2018), Pretty Little Liars (2010), Big Little Lies (2017), 13 Reasons Why (2017), Shame (2015), Little Women (1994), Two Is a Family (2016), The Ranch (2016), The Florida Project (2017).

List of parent child relationship movies

 7.6
 86K
Love, Simon (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's ...
Style: touching, emotional, sweet, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt, homosexuality, gay relationship, gay lead character, lgbt teen, coming out, love, parent child relationship, closeted homosexual, high school ...
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 6.2
 61K
Blockers (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When three parents discover their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, captivating, buddy comedy
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy
Plot: prom, parent child relationship, chase, friendship, couples, adventure, father daughter relationship, lesbian, virginity, teenage girl, teenager, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: secret, threat, blackmail, high school, friendship, best friends, haunted by the past, youth, disappearance, gossip and rumors, murder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 8.5
 128K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, secret, family life, marriage, murder mystery, housewife, intrigue, parent child relationship, adultery, mother, crumbling marriage ...
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 7.8
 228K
13 Reasons Why (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: suicide, guilt, loss of friend, suicidal, depression, high school, teenage girl, human relationship, loss of daughter, death of daughter, loss, abusive relationship ...
Place: usa
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 8.7
 24K
Shame (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: emotional, sweet, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: friendship, teenage sexuality, lgbt, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, teenager, teenage girl, teenage sex, gay teenager, gay relationship, high school hunk, friendship between girls ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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 7.3
 45K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: sister sister relationship, sisters, couple relations, parent child relationship, first love, family values, parents and children, life changing experience, everyday life, love and romance, christmas, women ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, paris france, england
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Two Is a Family (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A man without attachments or responsibilities suddenly finds himself with an abandoned baby and leaves for London to try and find the mother. Eight years later after he and his daughter become inseparable Gloria's mother reappears.
Style: funny, feel good, sentimental, touching, inspirational
Plot: single father, terminal illness, stuntman, parenting, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, absent mother, single parent, childhood, abandoned by mother, learning the truth, child custody ...
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 7.6
 27K
The Ranch (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Being a pro athlete didn't pan out for Colt. Now he's helping his dad and brother keep the ranch afloat, and figuring out how he fits into the family.
Style: situational comedy, light, humorous, entertaining
Plot: ranch, sitcom, parent child relationship, brother brother relationship, bar, female bartender, family, family relations, friendship, sarcasm, love affair, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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The Florida Project (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.
Style: touching, captivating, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: motel, friendship, mother daughter relationship, children, parent child relationship, eviction, drug addiction, single mother, little girl, mother child separation, social services, friendship between women ...
Place: florida
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 4.5
 13K
North (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish come true, child prodigy, parent child relationship, family, young heroes, travel, self discovery, parents and children, mischievous children, child as adult, rebelliousness, rebellion ...
Place: cross country, usa, hawaii, new york, china ...
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 6.0
 8K
Camp Nowhere (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realizes that they are all facing the same ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, parent child relationship, misfit, family, frame up, teenage life, disorder, adventure, friends, high school, father son relationship, party ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.4
 165K
The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, suspenseful, semi serious, emotional, serious ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, judge, courtroom, small town, lawyer, dysfunctional family, trial, homecoming, parent child relationship, legal, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: battles, rebelliousness, leadership, heroes, cossack, political unrest, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
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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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, daughter, teenage girl, fish out of water, family relations, culture clash, hopes, social differences, lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, american abroad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, new york, london, usa, europe ...
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 8.3
 1.0M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, sexual, cynical, cerebral ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, older man young girl relationship, age difference, virgin, dysfunctional family, family problems, coming of age, teenage life, youth, older man younger woman relationship, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, romantic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, family relations, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, prejudice, gossip, secret marriage, aristocrat, marriage, parent child relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain, africa
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One Wild Moment (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Antoine and Laurent, old friends, spend their vacation in Corsica with their respective daughters: seventeen-year-old Louna and eighteen-year-old Marie. One evening at the beach, Louna seduces Laurent. Louna is in love, but for Laurent it was ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, witty
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, older man younger woman sex, lust, age difference, sex with teenager, older man younger woman, sexual awakening, parent child relationship, friendship between men, father daughter relationship, seduction ...
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American Pastoral (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in postwar America, a man watches his seemingly perfect life fall apart as his daughter's new political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.
Style: rough, emotional, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: vietnam war, parent child relationship, stuttering, hopelessness, teenage girl, terrorism, hiding, dysfunctional family, political activism, beauty queen, family man, cynicism ...
Time: 1960s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 45K
Tully (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging nanny named Tully.
Style: psychological, twist ending
Plot: motherhood, autism, baby, nanny, family, family relations, parent child relationship, newborn baby, mother, plot twist, female protagonist, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, year 1977, 1950s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, kindergarten
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 6.4
 197K
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, sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, wedding, free spirited, family secret, eccentric family, lovers reunited, ex couple relations, meet the parents, family reunited, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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The Tree of Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, touching, psychological, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: childhood, dinosaur, grief, child abuse, suffering, parenthood, family life, family problems, family relations, parents and children, wisdom of life, sibling relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
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Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, family in danger, small town, dog, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1992
Place: maine, usa
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 6.9
 42K
He Got Game (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, touching, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, redemption, prison, forgiveness, domestic violence, college, warden, rejection, sport, dysfunctional family, ambition, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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 8.8
 1.6M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, human spirit, mentally challenged, life philosophy, true love, journey, human relationship, misfit, odd, society, rise to the top, selflessness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., china, vietnam
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 6.8
 176K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, macabre, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, dark fantasy, supernatural, family in danger, nightmare, single mother, nightmare comes true, dysfunctional family, book, dealing with death, monster, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 7.3
 19K
Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7. After then, strange things began to happen to him: he would have blackouts, memory lapses, and other strange mental phemonenons. He is eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD: an extremely rare ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: child illness, against the odds, human spirit, terminal illness, life is a bitch, research, cure, medicine, parents and children, hopes, treatment, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., medical school, edinburgh scotland, italy, rome italy ...
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, greek, mother daughter relationship, romance, wedding, prejudice, unlikely couple, wedding preparations and rituals, family, traditional versus modern, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco
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 7.4
 39K
Transamerica (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her son who ends up coming for the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, sincere, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, hidden identity, road trip, gender bending, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
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This Must Be the Place (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, surreal, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: rock, self discovery, redemption, reconciliation, obsessive quest, hopes, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, war crime, confession, eccentricity, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, ireland, new york ...
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