Estrangement movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant estrangement movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, psychological, emotional and sincere films and TV shows about / with estrangement, family relations, death, brutality, family problems, mentor, parents and children, life is a bitch, friendship and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as estrangement: House (2004), The Skeleton Twins (2014), Compound Fracture (2014), I'll Be There (2003), The Forgotten (2004), The Last Song (2010), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Phoebe in Wonderland (2008), Rabbit Hole (2010), Aftermath (2004).

List of estrangement movies

 8.7
 404K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, cynical, witty, psychological, dark humor ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, talented, patient, human nature, mastermind, hospital, treatment, antisocial behavior, loner, doctors and patients, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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The Skeleton Twins (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: twins, estrangement, gay brother, siblings relations, reunion, confession, infidelity, introspection, family problems, suicide attempt, adultery, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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Compound Fracture (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael Wolffsen (Tyler Mane) receives an urgent phone call and takes his nephew and fiancee and makes the journey home to his only other living relative: his estranged, eccentric (and extremely paranoid) father, Gary (Muse Watson), who is obsessed ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, exciting ...
Plot: estrangement, supernatural, family in danger, danger, ghost, deadly, crimes, couple relations, mental illness, father son relationship, supernatural power, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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I'll Be There (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comedy about a has-been rock star (Craig Ferguson) that discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), from a long forgotten love affair.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, estrangement, parents and children, family problems, rock star, alcohol abuse, musician, musician's life, midlife crisis, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenage daughter ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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 5.8
 63K
The Forgotten (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: missing child, memory loss, mind game, loss of son, abduction, memory, estrangement, psychiatrist, conspiracy, life is a bitch, delusion, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.0
 80K
The Last Song (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, youth, teenage life, teenage love, teen romance, family relations, love, parents and children, estrangement, love and romance, coming of age, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, ireland, california, san francisco
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, depressing, suspense ...
Plot: mother son relationship, psychopath, antisocial behavior, school shooting, sociopath, evil child, depression, parents and children, family relations, massacre, adolescence, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fantastical tale of a little girl who won't - or can't - follow the rules. Confounded by her clashes with the rule-obsessed world around her, Phoebe seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher, even as her brilliant but ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, mental illness, social misfits, estrangement, teacher, imaginary, inspiration, play, young heroes, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland
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 7.0
 47K
Rabbit Hole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, sincere, sad ...
Plot: loss of child, death in the family, grief, marriage, family problems, estrangement, housewife, loss of son, support group, memory, therapy, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
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 6.8
 690
Aftermath (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, breakdown, family problems, life is a bitch, vengeance, couple relations, death in the family, family relations, unemployment, depression, grief, death of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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This Is Martin Bonner (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two men, at opposite ends of the social spectrum, find themselves starting new lives in the same, small town and form an unlikely friendship.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: rehabilitation, estrangement, friendship, one more chance, redemption, starting over, haunted by the past, dishonesty, betrayal, gain trust, society, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
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 6.8
 12K
Last Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film centres on a retired, widowed professor living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a younger French woman.
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, estrangement, suicide attempt, free spirited, unlikely relationship, odd couple, friendship, dancer, respect, optimism, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, france, brussels, belgium, europe
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 6.9
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Dam Street (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Loneliness, saving face, and public mores. In 1983 in China, Yun is a bright schoolgirl who gets pregnant. She's expelled, her boyfriend leaves town, and her mother arranges the baby's adoption, telling Yun the child died at birth. Ten ...
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: estrangement, small town, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, society, social misfits, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, parents and children, pregnancy, secret ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: china, asia
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An Ordinary Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: AN ORDINARY FAMILY is a humorous drama about one family, two brothers and a really big problem. Thomas Biederman is blindsided when his estranged brother, Seth, shows up unannounced to the annual family vacation… with his boyfriend.
Style: humorous, emotional, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, family problems, family gatherings, gender, coming out, family vacation, brother brother relationship, gay, brother brother conflict, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.0
 538
Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Constellation chronicles the lives and loves of an African-American family in the deep South as they are forced to come to terms with a tumultuous past marked by an unrequited interracial affair. The film explores the way in which the family ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, interracial relations, haunted by the past, death in the family, family problems, hopes, unfulfillment, society, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, alabama
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Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Rajasthan-based Satyaveer Singh Randhawa works as a Junior Engineer with Lahkot Municipality's Public Works Department and lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Nimmi, and son, Raju. Satyeveer also authored a fictional novel ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, scapegoat, mistress, estrangement, bribery, murder, dishonesty, small town, conspiracy, mystery, society, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
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 6.9
 580
Our Sons (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Our Sons is a 1991 made-for-TV movie starring Julie Andrews and Ann-Margret as two mothers of gay sons, one of whom is dying of AIDS. As a small town waitress, Ann-Margret's character must overcome her own homophobia and learn to love her son ...
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, terminal illness, aids, estrangement, hospital, family relations, parents and children, family problems, friendship, gays and lesbians, small town, denial ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa, california, san diego california
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 7.5
 9K
Submarino (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As children, Nick and his little brother take care of their baby brother while their mother drinks herself senseless. But the baby dies, and both brothers blame themselves. Many years later, Nick is out of prison after serving time for an assault. ...
Style: bleak, rough, sincere, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, estrangement, inheritance, family relations, life is a bitch, redemption, family problems, reunion, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, berlin germany
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 6.7
 25K
Marvin's Room (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, reunion, estrangement, leukemia, transplant, siblings relations, single parent, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, ohio, usa, orlando florida
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 6.5
 3K
The Guitar (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The life of a woman is transformed after she is diagnosed with a terminal disease, fired from her job and abandoned by her boyfriend. Given two months to live, she throws caution to the wind to pursue her dreams.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: terminal illness, self discovery, road not taken, unfulfillment, estrangement, life is a bitch, romance, dealing with death, introspection, guitarist, society, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.8
 13K
And So It Goes (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, family relations, life turned upside down, love and romance, grandparent grandchild relationship, opposites attract, neighbor, estrangement, golden years, fall in love, child custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 960
The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family problems, coming of age, life is a bitch, estrangement, youth, death of mother, dealing with death, dysfunctional family, death in the family, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england
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 6.6
 31K
Instinct (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything -- even put his ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, psychologist, prison, estrangement, gorilla, doctors and patients, redemption, crimes, treatment, research, violence, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, africa, rwanda, cuba
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 5.9
 29K
Ken Park (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: rough, sexual, disturbing, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, underage sex, teenage sex, erection, incest, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, masturbation, coming of age, youth, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
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 6.9
 6K
Fateless (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, UK, Israel, France, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An Hungarian youth comes of age at Buchenwald during World War II. György Köves is 14, the son of a merchant who's sent to a forced labor camp. After his father's departure, György gets a job at a brickyard; his bus is stopped and its ...
Style: sincere, serious, disturbing, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, survival, life is a bitch, confined, estrangement, destiny, self discovery, youth, danger, bus ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, slovakia, budapest hungary ...
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 6.8
 24K
Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: sincere, captivating, enigmatic, meditative, stylized ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, ambition, couple relations, society, love and romance, elderly, aging, painting, eccentricity, art, character study ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1820s, 1840s ...
Place: london, england, holland
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A mother and daughter dispute is resolved by the "Yaya sisterhood" - long time friends of the mother.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, mental illness, estrangement, playwright, family problems, family relations, secret society, parents and children, haunted by the past, human nature, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, new york, usa
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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: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage girl, love and romance, fish out of water, daughter, social differences, family relations, culture clash, hopes, fall in love, lifestyle, shopping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, new york, usa, europe ...
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Rites of Passage (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When lawyer DJ Farraday discovers his father has been having an affair, the two drive out to the remote family cabin to talk things over. What neither expects is that DJ's estranged gay brother Campbell will already be there, apparently ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: father son relationship, criminal, estrangement, hostage, parents and children, family problems, manipulation, hostages, isolation, family in crisis, family relations, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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 7.8
 2K
The Quack (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A famous surgeon is beaten by drunken bullies, loses his memory and cannot recollect who he was before. He gets to a village, lives in a not so well to do family and becomes the Quack - he slowly regains his talent for medicine and saves the lives ...
Style: touching, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: memory loss, witch doctor, life is a bitch, polish, downfall, love and romance, healer, road not taken, village life, losing-it hero, prodigy, surgeon ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: poland
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