Films about the relationship of father and son

Films about the relationship of father and son
The list of the best films about the relationship of father and son, selected by visitors to our site: Coming 2 America, The Last Mercenary, Triumph, Infinity Chamber, The Childhood of a Leader, A Kid Like Jake, People Like Us, Macbeth, Lost & Found, Safelight.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Coming 2 America (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA

Prince Akeem Joffer is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street savvy Queens native named Lavelle. Honoring his royal father's dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi set off to America once again.

The Last Mercenary (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, comedy
CountryFrance

A mysterious former secret service agent must urgently return to France when his estranged son is falsely accused of arms and drug trafficking by the government, following a blunder by an overzealous bureaucrat and a mafia operation.

Triumph (2021)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA

A bright and determined teen who has mild cerebral palsy strives to be a wrestler on his high school's team and to win over the heart of a classmate, the girl of his dreams.

Infinity Chamber (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA

A man trapped in an automated prison must outsmart a computer in order to escape and try and find his way back to the outside world that may already be wiped out.

The Childhood of a Leader (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Hungary, USA, Canada, Belgium

The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ego.

A Kid Like Jake (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, Alex and Greg Wheeler have high hopes for four-year-old Jake. The director of Jake's preschool encourages them to accentuate Jake's gender expansive behavior to help him stand out. As Alex and Greg navigate their roles as parents, a rift grows between them, one that forces them to confront their own concerns about what's best for Jake, and each other.

People Like Us (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

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 existed, and her troubled 12-year-old son.

Macbeth (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:40

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.

Lost & Found (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryCanada, USA

Sent to spend the summer with their uncle on a remote island, young brothers Andy and Mark learn that their eccentric grandfather once owned the island, but vanished without a trace…taking with him the secret to a vast fortune. Delving into the mysterious past of the island, the brothers discover that their grandfather designed a complex treasure hunt, a hunt that could lead to unimaginable wealth and heal their broken family – if they can find it in time. Sinister forces also search for the money and will stop at nothing to keep the boys from their quest. As the adventure unfolds, the boys learn that the bonds of family are the most valuable riches of all, and that some family secrets can’t stay buried forever.

Safelight (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

A teenage boy and girl discover a renewed sense of possibility as they go on a road trip to photograph lighthouses along the California coast.

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The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:52

A star of hunting videos strives to bond with his 12-year-old son on a wilderness trip but learns familial connections can't be forced.

Father Figures (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

Ruben's Place (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:11

A slice of life story about a young man named Ruben, who returns home to take care of his ailing father. He reconnects with his boyhood friend Jimmy after starting a job with his Uncle.

Tommy's Honour (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honor - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf.

My Father, Die (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA

Deaf and mute since having his hearing knocked out at the age of 12, Asher has been training for almost two decades to avenge himself on Ivan, the man that killed his older brother, 21 years ago. And now that his nemesis is out of prison, he gets his chance. But Asher's target also happens to be his father.

Embattled (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA

The eldest son of a ruthlessly tough MMA champion must fight his way out of the abusive cycle his father has continued.

Columbus (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey, a young architecture enthusiast who works at the local library.

Lucky (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.

Seized (2020)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA

Hiding out with his son Taylor on the Mexican coast, Nero hopes to put his violent Special Forces career behind him. But after Nero’s home is attacked and Taylor is abducted, the mysterious Mzamo orders Nero to slaughter the members of three rival crime syndicates. If he fails, Taylor will die. Now, with bullets flying and bodies dropping as Nero completes his mission, he races to find Mzamo’s hideout and seek revenge.

A Few Less Men (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryAustralia, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:39

Travel plans for three men in ill-fitting wedding tuxedos goes horribly wrong.

Vox Lux (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

In 1999, teenage sisters Celeste and Eleanor survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of a catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. By 2017, Celeste is a mother to a teenage daughter of her own and is struggling to navigate a career fraught with scandals when another act of terrifying violence demands her attention.

The Bachelors (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

After the early death of his wife, a mourning father moves with his teenage son across the country for a private school teaching job. Their lives begin to transform due to two unique women, who help them embrace life and love again

Fences (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:02

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.

Spa Night (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA

A young Korean-American man works to reconcile his obligations to his struggling immigrant family with his burgeoning sexual desires in the underground world of gay hookups at Korean spas in Los Angeles.

Uncorked (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA, France

Elijah must balance his dream of becoming a master sommelier with his father's expectations that he carry on the family's Memphis BBQ joint.

Extraction (2015)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:11

When a former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists, his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved—so he launches his own rescue operation.

Serenity (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:46

Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down with a desperate plea for help.

The Curse of Downers Grove (2015)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

The town of Downers Grove looks like your average suburban neighborhood -- but Downers Grove has a disturbing secret.... For the past eight years, one senior from every high school graduating class has met a bizarre death right before graduation day. And this year, Chrissie Swanson has a terrible feeling that she is going to be the one to die. Can Chrissie survive the curse of Downers Grove or will she, like those seniors before her, fall prey to the town's deadly secret?

Hamilton (2020)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, musical, biography, history
CountryUSA

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.




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