Movies about family life

Movies about family life
List of the best films about family life, selected by visitors to our site: Yes Day, Red Dot, Indecent Proposal, The Lovebirds, Mama’s Girl, You Should Have Left, Couple From The Future, On Tour, The Eye of the Storm, What We Did on Our Holiday.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Yes Day (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, family
CharactersFamily, Parents
PlotAdventure, Family life
StyleNetflix, By books

A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests — with a few ground rules — on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.

Red Dot (2021)
CharactersSnipers, Family
PlotSurvival, Hiking trip, Family life, Snow, Cold
StyleNetflix, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

On a hiking trip to rekindle their marriage, a couple find themselves fleeing for their lives in the unforgiving wilderness from an unknown shooter.

Indecent Proposal (1993)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Rich, Millionaires, Architects, Lovers
PlotLove, Money, Gambling, Seduction, Family life
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Makes me think, Serious

Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).

The Lovebirds (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, crime, detective
PlotLove, Family life, False accusations, Sects, Blackmail

A couple experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme – and hilarious - circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night.

Mama’s Girl (2018)
PlotFamily life
StyleWomens in main roles

Tenth-grade Tanya, being in a difficult life situation, is torn between love for mother and hatred of her stepfather. A decision matures in her mind that can fatally affect not only her life, but also the lives of her closest people.

You Should Have Left (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersWriters, Rich, Actors, Old men
PlotSupernatural, Love with age difference, Life, Experiments, Jealousy
PlaceMansions, Country houses, Small cities
StyleBy books

In an effort to repair their relationship, a couple books a vacation in the countryside for themselves and their daughter. What starts as a perfect retreat begins to fall apart as one loses their grip on reality, and a sinister force tries to tear them apart.

Couple From The Future (2021)
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
PlotLove, Time travel, Relationship, Time machine, Family life

Near future, 2040. Eugene and Alexandra have been married for 20 years, their relationship is like a dried apricot. Divorce from them also does not work, because in the future, divorce is a very expensive service. But fate gives them a chance: Eugene and Alexandra fall into the past, on the very day 20 years ago, when the lover and young Zhenya proposed to the lovely Sasha. Now a couple from the future wants to separate themselves in their youth, but it won't be easy. The young will fight for their love.

On Tour (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Germany
PlotLife, Family life
PlaceFrance, Hotels
StyleTo cry, Smart

Formerly successful television producer Joachim Zand returns from America to his native France, where he previously has left everything behind, including friends, enemies and his own children. In his company is a burlesque striptease troupe whom he has promised a grand performance in Paris. Together they tour the French port cities, staying at cheap hotels and making success along the way. Old conflicts are however reignated upon the return to the French capital. Joachim is betrayed by people from his past, making him lose the venue where they were to perform, and the Paris finale comes to nothing.

The Eye of the Storm (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
PlotFamily life

In a Sydney suburb, two nurses, Maria and Flora, a housekeeper, Lotte, and a solicitor, Arnold, attend to Elizabeth Hunter as her expatriate son Sir Basil, a famous but struggling actor in London, and daughter Dorothy, a divorced and down at heel princess, convene at her deathbed. They come to make sure they can leave Australia with their hefty inheritance.

What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotLife, Vacation, Mystery, Family life
PlaceNature, Scotland
StyleAction, To cry

Doug and Abi and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability...

My Best Friend (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Gay, Friends
PlotPassion, Relationship, Life, Family life

Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty adapting to the new home. Despite the differences, a unique friendship arises between them. Each has much to learn from the other. Caito, still with his things, has that share of rebellion that Lorenzo needs to break the strict molds in his head and to let his most repressed instincts and passions flow. Home life becomes chaotic but vital and engaging. Caíto is much more than a troublesome boy: he is someone who forces Lorenzo's parents to reopen a dark chapter of their past that they would rather not remember.

Grown Ups (2010)
Markimdb: 5.9
CharactersFamily, Friends, Trainers
PlotBasketball, Life, Friendship, Vacation, Bulimia

After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersChildrens, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Life, Friendship, Family life, Holidays
PlaceFrance, Beach, Hotels
TimeSummer, Vacation
StyleLight, To cry, By books, Fancy, Touching

It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.

What if... (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CharactersAngels, Family, Losers
PlotLife, Fate, Family life
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him a glimpse into what his life would look like had he followed his calling.

Babies (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefamily, documentary
PlotLife, Family life
PlaceVillage, Asia, Mongolia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

Babies, also known as Baby(ies) and Bébé(s), is a 2009 French documentary film by Thomas Balmès that follows four infants from birth to when they are one year old. The babies featured in the film are two from rural areas: Ponijao from Opuwo, Namibia, and Bayar from Bayanchandmani, Mongolia, as well as two from urban areas: Mari from Tokyo, Japan, and Hattie from San Francisco, USA.

Sea, No Sex & Sun (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
PlotFriendship, Vacation, Tennis, Family life
PlaceFrance, Beach

A comedy that affectionately pokes fun at men and their eternal quest for satisfaction. At last, a film about self-acceptance and renunciation.

The Golden Dream (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
CountryMexico, Spain, Guatemala
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotSoccer, Life, Friendship, Inheritance, Family life
PlaceTrains, Party, France, Mexico
StyleSoulful, Heavy, Touching

A group of Central-American teen-agers depart from the slums of Guatemala City escaping poverty and violence, towards the promised land of California.

Medeas (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
CountryUSA, Italy
PlotFamily life
StylePsychological problems, Action, Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy

An intimate portrait of a rural family's inner lives and their relationship to a harsh and shifting landscape.

Kuma: The Second Wife (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersFamily, Friends, Terminally ill, Mothers
PlotFriendship, Cancer, Family life
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Makes me think, Serious

Fatma is around 50, a housewife with six children. She lives in Vienna but grew up in Turkey and clings stubbornly to the traditions and values of the old country. Ayse is 19, and the film begins with her wedding in rural Turkey, to Fatma’s son Hasan. However, when the family takes Ayse to Vienna this is revealed as a c harade… for Ayse is to be the kuma (second wife) of Fatma’s husband Mustafa.

Narzeczony na niby (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlotPassion, Investigation, Friendship, Jealousy, Intrigue
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

Karina is doing her best to have the first happy relationship ever. Unfortunately, the man to whom she gave her heart, seems to be more interested in himself than her. One unforeseen event and one little lie will change Karina’s organized life into an emotional and hilarious roller-coaster. It soon turns out that other people around Karina have their little secrets, too. When the truth comes out, everyone will have to finally put their relationships and in their hearts in order.