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, humorous, captivating, touching, light and serious films and TV shows about / with parent child relationship, family relations, friendship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, teenager, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, family and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as parent child relationship: Love, Simon (2018), Blockers (2018), Pretty Little Liars (2010), Marriage Story (2019), 13 Reasons Why (2017), The Junior Team (2013), Little Women (1994), Shame (2015), Radio Rebel (2012), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002).

List of parent child relationship movies

 7.6
 101K
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, romantic, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming out, lgbt teen, gay lead character, lgbt, homosexuality, high school, homosexual, gay relationship, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual ...
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 6.2
 73K
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, teen sex comedy, entertaining, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, family outing
Plot: parent child relationship, prom, chase, friendship, loss of virginity, virginity, virgin, adventure, couples, father daughter relationship, lesbian, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, neo noir
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, family outing
Plot: friends, high school, friendship, blackmail, threat, best friends, youth, high school life, gossip and rumors, teenage life, disappearance, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.9
 254K
Marriage Story (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes.
Style: psychological, rough, thought provoking, touching, captivating ...
Plot: parent child relationship, divorce, apology, lawyer, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marriage, marital problem, husband wife conflict, troubled marriage, theatre director, theatre group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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 7.6
 260K
13 Reasons Why (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: suicide, depression, loss of friend, teenage girl, guilt, teenage boy, high school, human relationship, suicidal, death of daughter, loss of daughter, abusive relationship ...
Place: usa
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The Junior Team (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: In the town of Podolsk, The Bears hockey club hires a new coach, Sergei Makeyev, a former National Hockey League player, who sets out to get the club to the Junior Hockey League and make The Bears a successful team.
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, sport, parent child relationship, youth, couples, deception, coach, love, betrayal, competition, hockey ...
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 7.3
 54K
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: family values, sisters, sister sister relationship, first love, couple relations, parent child relationship, family bonds, life changing experience, everyday life, christmas, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, paris france, new york, massachusetts ...
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 8.6
 29K
Shame (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, dramatic, sweet, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, lgbt, teenage boy, teenage sex, gay teenager, teenage protagonist, friendship, high school hunk, teenage girl, teen angst, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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 5.9
 9K
Radio Rebel (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school senior Tara is so painfully shy that she dreads speaking to anyone in the hallways or getting called on in class. But in the privacy of her bedroom with her iPod in hand, she rocks out -- doing mock broadcasts for Miami's hottest FM ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, high school life, secret identity, teenage love, teenage life, youth, prom, teenager, first love, popularity, female protagonist, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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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: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, wedding, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, greek, wedding preparations and rituals, parent child relationship, social awkwardness, parents and children, prejudice, unlikely couple, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, san francisco
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 7.4
 182K
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, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, judge, small town, hotshot lawyer, jury, murder trial, homecoming, legal, family relations, courtroom drama, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, new york, chicago illinois
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 6.3
 18K
The Goldfinch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, exciting, psychological, enigmatic
Plot: tragic event, museum, art, friendship, painting, parent child relationship, foster home, bombing, teenage boy, drugs, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, amsterdam
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 4.4
 54K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: light, romantic, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, best friends, youth, love and romance, high school life, teen romance, happy ending, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, chicago illinois, paris france
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Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, sultan, intrigue, love and romance, political intrigue, couple relations, state affairs, power struggle, political unrest, battles, parent child relationship, political conspiracy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople, europe
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
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, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, prejudice, love and romance, aristocrat, parents and children, parent child relationship, love triangle, fall in love, estate, gossip, secret marriage, marriage ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1830s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
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 8.5
 160K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, family life, murder mystery, housewife, murder, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, rape, gossip and rumors, adultery ...
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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, inspirational, sentimental, touching
Plot: single father, parenting, terminal illness, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, stuntman, absent mother, single parent, childhood, child custody, abandoned by mother, learning the truth ...
Place: london
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20th Century Women (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, light, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: feminism, coming of age, parent child relationship, loneliness, teenager, mother son relationship, single mother, punk rock, adaptation, character study, parenting, free spirit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 7.5
 34K
The Ranch (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining, situational comedy
Plot: ranch, parent child relationship, brother brother relationship, bar, family relations, friendship, family, female bartender, sarcasm, love affair, male protagonist, drinking alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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My Friend Henry (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Elsi Björkman and her mother Paula return from a week's holiday abroad, Elsi immediately notices that someone has been in her room. She tells her mother about it, but she does not believe her. At the local supermarket Elsi ...
Style: disturbing, touching, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: parent child relationship, friendship, secret, childhood, mental health, shoplifting, family relations, family tragedy, father son relationship, responsibility, dysfunctional family, mental disorder ...
Place: finland
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 7.9
 176
Behadd (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Behadd" reflects upon the relationship dynamics of a 'Parent' and a 'Child', and shows how their love for one another becomes the cause of their heartache and the reflection of 'selflessness' verses ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: parent child relationship, family relations, selflessness, teenage girl, possessiveness, widow, false accusation, sexual harassment, false accusations, child
Place: pakistan, india
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Relative Strangers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An uptight professional meets his lower-class biological parents for the first time.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: adoption, family life, eccentric family, odd couple, meet the parents, family relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, family problems, disorder, estrangement, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
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Bury Me Behind the Baseboard (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A small child is trapped in a tug-of-war battle between his frivolous, but loving mother and an emotionally abusive neurotic grandmother, who wants to "shelter" her beloved grandson at all cost.
Style: rough, emotional, depressing, serious, heartbreaking
Plot: child abuse, parent child relationship, domineering mother, grandmother grandson relationship, funeral, grandmother, family relations, power relations, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional relationship, poverty, sick ...
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 8.4
 160K
Dangal (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India, USA, UK, Australia, Kenya, Namibia
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Dangal is an extraordinary true story based on the life of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat. The film traces the inspirational journey of a father who trains his daughters to become world class wrestlers.
Style: inspirational, intense, lyrical, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: female empowerment, wrestler, sport, parent child relationship, coach, bollywood, small town, autobiography, determination, training, athlete, olympics ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 90s
Place: india, israel
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Trespass Against Us (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three generations of the rowdy Cutler family live as outlaws in some of Britain's richest countryside – hunting hares, ram-raiding stately homes, and taunting the police. Struggling to retain a way of life fast becoming extinct, Chad Cutler ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: parent child relationship, crime family, father son relationship, outlaw, family relations, criminal, husband wife relationship, school, domineering father, crimes, moral dilemma, heist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united kingdom, england, britain
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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, teens
Plot: wish come true, child as adult, child prodigy, parent child relationship, family, young heroes, travel, mischievous children, rebelliousness, parents and children, self discovery, satire ...
Place: usa, hawaii, new york, alaska, africa ...
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 6.1
 9K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, parent child relationship, misfit, family, teenage life, frame up, adventure, disorder, friends, high school, father son relationship, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.3
 200K
Chef (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with ...
Style: touching, road movie, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: cooking and food, road trip, father son relationship, chef, cooking, kitchen, food, restaurant owner, parent child relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, happy ending, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, california, usa ...
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 6.2
 2K
Blue My Mind (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old Mia faces an overwhelming transformation which puts her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, Mia is soon forced to accept that nature is far more powerful ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, suspense, neurotic
Plot: mermaid, puberty, transformation, teenager, coming of age, parent child relationship, underage sex, life is a bitch, body horror, beach, drug, depression ...
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The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, magical creature, adventure, family relations, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, siblings relations, magical, twins, magic, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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