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 serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, melancholic and light films and TV shows about / with family secret, family relations, friendship, father daughter relationship, secret, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, family, mentor and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family secret: Jane Eyre (2011), Shadowhunters (2016), Desperate Housewives (2004), The Book Thief (2013), Hemlock Grove (2013), Revenge (2011), Riverdale (2017), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996), 8 Women (2002), Witches of East End (2013).

List of family secret movies

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: touching, gothic, captivating, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, love and romance, rich and poor, family secret, master and servant, estate, power of love, fall in love, haunted by the past, couple relations, unlikely couple, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, bleak
Audience: teen drama
Plot: werewolf, vampire, demon, supernatural power, good versus evil, female protagonist, friendship, supernatural, family secret, strong female character, teenage girl, magic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, humorous, sexy, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, secret, suburban life, couple relations, neighbor, family relations, investigation, social relations, infidelity, friendship, lifestyle, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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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: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi germany, adoption, family secret, human spirit, jewish, book, life is a bitch, childhood, world war two, war, youth ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1939 ...
Place: germany, europe
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Hemlock Grove (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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, family secret, crimes, danger, investigation, protagonist as suspect, small town life, murder, parents and children, love triangle, gypsy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: captivating, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: vengeance, high society, hidden identity, undercover, haunted by the past, pretense, crimes, secret, family secret, adultery, scheme, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, biting, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, friendship, teenage life, friends, murder, investigation, youth, parents and children, family relations, crimes, danger ...
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, not serious, entertaining, touching
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, female protagonist, teenage life, wizards and magicians, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, high school, magic, family secret ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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8 Women (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Eight women gather to celebrate Christmas in a snowbound cottage, only to find the family patriarch dead with a knife in his back. Trapped in the house, every woman becomes a suspect, each having her own motive and secret.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, satirical, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: estate, maid, family secret, murder, christmas, crime, mistress, suicide, seduction, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, who to trust ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, argentina
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Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, captivating, exciting, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, immortality, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, secret, family relations, evil force, siblings relations, family secret, foreknowledge, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
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Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, clever, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, blackmail, power relations, family problems, identity crisis, hollywood, businessman, teamwork, family secret, intrigue, millionaire, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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: emotional, captivating, light, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, supernatural romance, forbidden love, supernatural, love and romance, small town, teenage life, love, supernatural ability, youth, witch, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
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About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, true love, couple relations, family secret, lovers, romance, encounter, life changing experience, family relations, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
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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: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, rape, sexual abuse, danger, missing person, crime, uncover truth, journalist, strong sexual content, partners, search, abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1966
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
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Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: small town, investigation, murder, small town life, rape, supernatural, who done it, psychic, double life, mysterious place, crime, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s, year 1989
Place: washington state, usa
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Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Alex, Justin and Max Russo are not your ordinary kids - they're wizards in training! While their parents run the Waverly Sub Station, the siblings struggle to balance their ordinary lives while learning to master their extraordinary powers.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, stylized
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, supernatural, witch, family secret, high school, teenager, parents and children, friends, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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In Her Shoes (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer Rose (Toni ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, party, audition, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family values, couple relations, wedding, family secret, law firm, job seeking, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, philadelphia, usa, chicago illinois
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Santa Clarita Diet (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: They're ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way.
Style: absurd, humorous, entertaining, light
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, family secret, murder, husband wife relationship, family, real estate, nosy neighbor, realtor, cannibal
Place: california
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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: sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, wedding, free spirited, lovers reunited, eccentric family, family secret, love and romance, family reunited, ex couple relations, meet the parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, emotional, tense, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, death, funeral home, hopes, dealing with death, self discovery, gays and lesbians, family business, family secret, workplace problem, depression, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
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: atmospheric, touching, gothic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, rich and poor, fall in love, love affair, social differences, looking for love, estate, dark hero, romance, family secret, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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Finding Carter (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A teenager finds out she was abducted as a toddler and returns to her biological family.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: parents and children, life turned upside down, kidnapping, teenage life, self discovery, starting over, uncover truth, crimes, family secret, family life, missing child, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dallas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: J.R., Bobby and Sue Ellen Ewing are all back at Southfork, with plenty of secrets, schemes and betrayals in mind. This time, they're joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: family business, betrayal, ranch, parents and children, family secret, family feud, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, ambition, family problems, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: disappearance, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, domestic violence, mystery, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, high society, family secret, overbearing parent, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1971, year 1982, year 1972 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, vermont ...
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3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, light, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, sitcom, alien, hidden identity, family life, eccentric family, goofy hero, space and aliens, family secret, benign alien, everyday life, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa
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Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, save the world, superhero, villain, heroic mission, danger, family relations, secret, politician, good versus evil, psychic, hopes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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Phil of the Future (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Phil of the Future is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel from June 18, 2004 to August 19, 2006 for a total of two seasons. The series was created by Tim Maile and Douglas Tuber and produced by 2121 Productions, a part of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, teenager, teenage life, gadget, sitcom, siblings relations, parents and children, high school life, family relations, dishonesty, time machine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, 2000s, future
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An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: child abuse, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, confined, isolation, suburban life, crime, mentally unstable, threat, captivity, family problems, basement ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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Perfect Strangers (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During a dinner, a group of friends decide to share whatever text message or phone call they will receive during the evening - and all hell breaks loose.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, talky, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, family problems, under the surface, psychology, dialogue driven, family secret, dinner party, husband wife relationship, secrets, game, character study ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, new jersey
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The Covenant (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.
Style: suspenseful, scary, fairy tale, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, supernatural, chase, curses spells and rituals, youth, rivalry, danger, buddies, young heroes, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
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