Birthday movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant birthday movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, melancholic, humorous, harsh and serious films and TV shows about / with birthday, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, culture clash, life philosophy, vengeance and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Denmark and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as birthday: Sixteen Candles (1984), The Game (1997), 21 & Over (2013), Project X (2012), The Black Balloon (2008), Liar Liar (1997), Mean Creek (2004), Falling Down (1993), The Celebration (1998), All About My Mother (1999).

List of birthday movies

Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, date night
Plot: teenager, birthday, high school, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, self discovery, coming of age, youth, love and romance, high school hunk, first love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
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The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, mystery, disorder, manipulation, businessman, birthday, neo noir, surveillance, scheme, game ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, college, youth, young people, college life, nothing goes right, birthday, drugs/alcohol, buddies, plan gone awry, disorder, debauchery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: medical school, usa, campus
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Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, teenager, popularity, buddies, drugs/alcohol, youth, looking for sex, friends, student, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california, new jersey
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The Black Balloon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomas is turning 16. His dad's in the army and they've just moved to a town in New South Wales; his mom is pregnant; his older brother, Charlie, who's autistic, has his own adolescent sexual issues. Thomas finds Charlie an ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: first love, birthday, coming of age, social services, autism, hospital bed, swimming, family dinner, acceptance, misfit, human nature, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Liar Liar (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: funny, humorous, sentimental, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: birthday, dishonesty, workaholic, second chance, parenthood, farce, ex husband ex wife relationship, family values, family problems, fish out of water, introspection, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
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Mean Creek (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenagers living in small-town Oregon take a boat trip for a birthday celebration. When they get an idea to play a mean trick on the town bully, it suddenly goes too far. Soon they're forced to deal with the unexpected consequences of their ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama, kids, teens
Plot: bully, prank, birthday, friends, small town, coming of age, friendship, guilt, unsupportive friend, first love, boat, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon
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Falling Down (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: anger, birthday, traffic jam, losing-it hero, humiliation, retirement, violence, layoff, rage, racial slur, policewoman, alienation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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: dark humor, talky, stylized, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, suicide, secret, birthday, hotel, depression, child abuse, party, family secret, father daughter incest, dysfunctional family, incest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
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All About My Mother (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, birthday, lesbian, aids, transsexual, transplant, friendship, redemption, gay slur, funeral, psychiatrist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: madrid, spain, barcelona spain, barcelona
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Happy Death Day (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again as she tries to discover her killer's identity.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: time loop, college, murder, masked killer, mystery killer, time travel, birthday, dead teenager, dying repeatedly, stalking, father daughter relationship, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
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This Is 40 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parenting, birthday, family life, couple relations, wife husband relationship, parents and children, financial problem, aging, midlife crisis, overbearing parent, up and down relationship, overbearing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, family relations, youth, masturbation, under the surface, disappearance, estate, family problems, death in the family, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, connecticut
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A Town Called Panic (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house instead. Surreal adventures take over as the trio travel to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, absurd, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, cowboy, human animal relationship, birthday, animal life, village, adventure, friends, buddies, village life, farm, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, france, japan
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, sexy, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: good versus evil, angel, supernatural, teenage love, werewolf, supernatural romance, chosen one, love and romance, adventure, danger, supernatural ability, vampire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, dungeon
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: vampire, hotel, teenage love, supernatural romance, dracula, witches, father daughter relationship, human becomes animal, odd, magic, magical creature, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 19th century, 1890s ...
Place: romania, europe, hawaii, moscow russia, paris france ...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: social differences, chocolate, factory, fantasy world, contests and competitions, mysterious character, candy, family, imaginary, imagination, adventure, childhood ...
Place: germany, england, india, bavaria, denver colorado ...
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Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, tough heroes, ex law enforcer, sheriff, crimes, drug dealer, martial arts, crime, small town, car chase, drugs, undercover cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new jersey
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Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, philosophical, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, mysterious character, supernatural romance, dealing with death, afterlife, millionaire, family relations, supernatural, love at first sight, doctor, romance, birthday ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Something Borrowed (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, friends, birthday, love and romance, cheating, wedding, lawyer, best friend, love triangle, relationships, love story, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland
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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, serious, depressing, heartbreaking
Plot: domineering mother, birthday, child abuse, grandmother, poverty, sick, doctor, money, funeral, grandfather, mother, swearing ...
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Luis & the Aliens (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Luis" tells the story of an 11-year-old boy who makes friends with three loveable little aliens, who crash their UFO into his house. In return for Luis' help in finding the home-shopping channel stuff they came for, they save Luis ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, fairy tale, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: alien, boy, alien contact, father son relationship, ufo, birthday, social services, small town, child custody, mad scientist, boarding school, tv commercial ...
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Wasabi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his ...
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: inheritance, golf, shopping, birthday, police detective, hitman, golf club, handcuffs, youth, investigation, culture clash, loud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, paris france, france
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The 6th Day (2000)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Futuristic action about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: cloning, genetic engineering, helicopter, good versus evil, birthday, back from the dead, clones, murder, cyberpunk, lookalikes, fish, twins ...
Time: future, 20th century, twentieth century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: patagonia, argentina
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Bread and Tulips (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An endearing light comedy about a woman who spontaneously becomes a resident of Venice after her family left her begin. While enjoying the wonderful people she meets she achieves a new life and the first time independent of her family.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, housewife, romance, flower shop, disorder, self discovery, couple relations, hopes, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, venice
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Flickering Lights (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four small gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop in the countryside, in an old, wrecked house, hiding there for ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, stylized, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, birthday, childhood memory, childhood trauma, gangsters, crime, group of criminals, drugs/alcohol, friends, hopes, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, barcelona spain
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The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, christian film
Plot: afterlife, birthday, cowboy, self discovery, danger, religious, innocence lost, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, heaven and hell ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s ...
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Noi the Albino (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, UK, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 17 year old Noi drifts through life on a remote fjord in Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, surrounded by ominous mountains and buried under a shroud of snow. Noi dreams of escaping from this white-walled prison with ...
Style: touching, realistic, offbeat, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: gas station, coming of age, friendship, map, axe, village, birthday, museum, genius, isolation, family relations, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iceland, hawaii, cairo egypt, singapore
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New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, redemption, gang, partner, hostages, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past, alcoholic, youth gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, los angeles, tokyo
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House of D (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, basketball, confession, artist, birthday, self discovery, coma, manhood, adulthood, urban, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: new york, europe, france, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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