Family secret movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant family secret movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, twists and turns, serious, realistic, weird and touching films and TV shows about / with family secret, family relations, secret, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, parents and children, father son relationship, storytelling and murder plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family secret: Shadowhunters (2016), Riverdale (2017), August: Osage County (2013), Knives Out (2019), Witches of East End (2013), Jane Eyre (2011), Inheritance (2020), Carnival Row (2019), Crooked House (2017), Eulogy (2004).

List of family secret movies

 6.5
 62K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, gothic, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, vampire, magic, female protagonist, supernatural being, werewolf, demon, supernatural power, good versus evil, friendship, family secret, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.6
 142K
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: captivating, suspenseful, tense, biting, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, investigation, murder, small town, youth, friendship, teenage life, school, friends, love and romance, family secret, love triangle ...
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August: Osage County (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Style: melancholic, emotional, touching, depressing, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, incestuous relationship, family secret, funeral, cancer, mother daughter relationship, drugs, brother sister incest, drug addiction, pills, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, california, midwest, usa
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 7.9
 603K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, exciting, witty, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: whodunit, murder mystery, investigation, murder investigation, mansion, murder, eccentric family, mystery killer, large family, private detective, crimes, death ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa
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Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, magic, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, immortality, family secret, magical, creature, siblings relations, family relations, spell ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
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 7.3
 88K
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: gothic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, young woman, older man younger woman relationship, estate, power of love, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 70s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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 5.5
 13K
Inheritance (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives.
Style: enigmatic, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: family secret, interracial romance, dark secret, young girl, mind game, daughter, bribery, father daughter relationship, press conference, patriarchy, death of father, childhood memory ...
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 7.8
 60K
Carnival Row (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and ...
Style: dark fantasy, neo noir, captivating, erotic, gloomy ...
Plot: mythical creature, steampunk, fairy, fantasy world, monster, interspecies romance, racism, family secret, love triangle, politician, sorceress, police detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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 6.3
 24K
Crooked House (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, enigmatic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: whodunit, mansion, servant, murder mystery, private detective, murder, family secret, lady, investigation, poison, last will and testament, secret ...
Time: 50s, year 1957
Place: scotland yard, london, cairo egypt
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 6.5
 9K
Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Style: humorous, absurd, stylized, cynical, funny ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family secret, lesbian, funeral, eccentric family, death in the family, family reunited, family feud, parents and children, family life, fall in love, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, sexy, twists and turns, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: housewife, suburban life, neighbor, female friendship, social relations, family life, investigation, friends, family relations, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 7.8
 119K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high society, pretense, hidden identity, strong female character, vengeance, rivalry, scheme, haunted by the past, crimes, mysterious character, enemy, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: romantic, light, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, witch, supernatural romance, love, teenage love, love and romance, supernatural ability, youth, forbidden love, magic, small town, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, south carolina, southern usa, usa
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 8.3
 86K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, clever, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hollywood, identity crisis, crimes, power relations, blackmail, family secret, family problems, businessman, family relations, intrigue, expert, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.8
 343K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, romance, life philosophy, true love, changing the past or future, life, fall in love, sent to the past, looking for love, father son relationship, love ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: london, cornwall, england
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The Celebration (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech ...
Style: cerebral, art house, gloomy, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: incest, suicide, family secret, child abuse, birthday, sexual abuse, hotel, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, party, child rape, drunk ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, denmark
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 7.5
 135K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, nazi, adoption, war, childhood, nazi germany, human spirit, life is a bitch, against humanity, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1939 ...
Place: germany, europe
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 7.4
 58K
Ida (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Denmark, France, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
Style: bleak, art house, emotional, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: nun, jewish, anti semitism, world war two, faith, family secret, character study, suicide, self discovery, religion, orphan, convent ...
Time: 60s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: poland, eastern europe, europe, denmark
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 7.4
 6K
Belgravia (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A tale of secrets and scandals set in 1840s London. When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the now legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the fateful evening of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, romantic, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: aristocracy, high society, estate, family secret, merchant, life, family life, aristocrat, family, conflict, society, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 1840s
Place: london, england
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 7.6
 102K
Volver (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, touching, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: death, ghost, secret, women, rape, incest, child abuse, adultery, abusive father, lust, family secret, dark secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona, venezuela ...
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American Gothic (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A prominent Boston family attempts to redefine itself in the wake of a chilling discovery that links their recently deceased patriarch to a string of murders spanning decades — amid the mounting suspicion that one of them may have been his ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, murder investigation, dysfunctional family, suspicion, family secret, cover up, betrayal, family relations, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, police ...
Place: boston, usa
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 7.0
 40K
Hemlock Grove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, small town, supernatural, sex with brother, small town life, crimes, social relations, family secret, protagonist as suspect, investigation, brother sister sex, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.6
 239K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, supernatural, save the world, super powers, time travel, teleportation, heroic mission, stopped time, good versus evil, psychic, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, neo noir, serious, clever ...
Plot: rape, investigation, serial killer, hacker, sexual abuse, strong female character, missing person, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, journalist, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1966, 60s, 2010s ...
Place: stockholm sweden, scandinavia, sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
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Take Me to the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A naive California teen plans to remain above the fray at his Nebraskan family reunion, but a strange encounter places him at the center of a long-buried family secret.
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, sincere, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, family secret, child sexual abuse, river, injustice, suspicion, gay, child abuse, summer, threat, farm, boy ...
Place: nebraska
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 6.8
 13K
Stitchers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is recruited into a secret government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, light
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, female protagonist, secret government organization, supernatural, special agents, computer genius, uncover truth, memory, law enforcement, scientist, secret mission, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.0
 43K
People Like Us (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: father son relationship, inheritance, family secret, salesman, relationships, family bonds, family, single mother, family relations, funeral, family problems, drinking problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, known in Japan as Nurarihyon no Mago, is a manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Shiibashi. The series was first published in Shueisha as a oneshot in 2007. The manga has been continuously serialized in the ...
Style: touching, entertaining, exciting, visually appealing, disturbing ...
Plot: japanese mythology, double life, mystery, demon, family secret, protection, spirit, friendship, mythology, high school life, supernatural power, half breed ...
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996 on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its "T.G.I.F." line-up. The show stars Melissa Joan ...
Style: feel good, not serious, sitcom, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, cat, magic, high school, supernatural ability, teenage life, witchcraft, teenage girl, wizards and magicians, female protagonist, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 8.3
 21K
Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, touching, romantic, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, couple relations, rich and poor, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, romance, estate, love story, social differences, looking for love, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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