Movies about grandparents

List of the best movies about grandparents selected by visitors to our site: Inuyashiki, Boundaries, The Old Man & the Gun, The Last Laugh, Darling Companion, Knuckleball, Anywhere Else, Poetry, The Land of Steady Habits, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms.

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

Inuyashiki (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CharactersKillers, Difficult teens, Androids, Terminally ill, Grandparents

A middle-aged office worker encounters aliens and is gifted with alien technology and limitless powers.

Boundaries (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersDogs, Family, Sisters, Old man, Cats
PlotTravel, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Beach, USA, Los Angeles
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.

The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersFBI, Criminals, Old man, Widows, Grandparents
PlotLove, On real events, Robbery, Bank robbery, Prison Break
PlacePrison, Texas, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Disturbing

The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman, who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

The Last Laugh (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersActors, Grandparents
PlotTravel, Depression, Chase
StyleBy comics, Light, Soulful

After moving to a retirement home, restless talent manager Al reconnects with long-ago client Buddy and coaxes him back out on the comedy circuit.

Darling Companion (2012)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersDogs, Sheriffs, Grandparents
PlotWedding, Life, Family life
StyleTo cry, Touching

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.

Knuckleball (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
CharactersManiacs, Childrens, Neighbors, Farmers, Grandparents
PlotSurvival, Death, Mystery
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Alone, and targeted on an isolated farm, 12 year old Henry finds himself at the center of a maelstrom of terror, and a dark family legacy, when his secretive grandfather dies suddenly in the night.

Anywhere Else (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
PlaceGermany, Israel, Berlin

You left your home to move far away. You were struck by a wind of change and were unfaithful to yourself. You reinvented yourself and you are now feeling free. But suddenly pressure arises in you.

Poetry (2010)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersTerminally ill, Poets, Grandparents
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

Grandmother Mi Ja works part-time as a caretaker, and struggles to raise a teen grandson by herself. Despite her tough situation, she speaks softly, dresses fashionably, and approaches the world with child-like curiosity. Enrolling in a poetry class, she endeavors to capture life in verse form, but her simple dream of completing a poem is stalled by the early signs of Alzheimer's disease and the heavy financial and emotional burden of her grandson's shocking wrongdoing.

The Land of Steady Habits (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
PlotFriendship, Depression, Divorce, Meaning of life, Family life
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, By books, Smart

After leaving his wife and his job to find happiness, Anders begins a clumsy, heartbreaking quest to reassemble the pieces of his fractured life.

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, cartoon, anime
CharactersTeens, Knights, Blonde girls, Immortals, Military
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship, Death, Adoption
StyleExciting, To cry, Soulful, Makes me think, Touching

A story of encounters and partings interwoven between people; this is a human drama with feelings that touch one's heart gradually, which everyone has experienced at least once.

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Power Rangers (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Monsters, Friends, Difficult teens
PlotApocalypse, Superpowers, Fight, Friendship, Alien invasion
StyleUnexpected ending

Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

Young Goethe in Love (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, biography
PlotLove, Love triangle, Rivalry
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Serious

After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he's sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.

A Madea Christmas (2013)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CharactersTeachers, Family, Farmers
PlotAdventure, Life, Friendship, Family life, Holidays
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating

Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.

All the Money in the World (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom, China
CharactersMafia, Police, Rich, Old man, Billionaires
PlotLove, Abduction, On real events, Money, Investigation
PlaceItaly, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Little Italy (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersCooks, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, Cheating, Rivalry
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Soulful, Atmospheric

Former childhood pals Leo and Nikki are attracted to each other as adults—but will their feuding parents' rival pizzerias put a chill on their sizzling romance?

Christmas Icetastrophe (2014)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CharactersSanta Claus
PlotEnd of the world, Friendship, Snow, Gifts
PlaceHelicopters, USA, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Disturbing

This Christmas, a super frozen object is going to slam into the Earth. In the middle of a small town, and very quickly, dreams of a "White Christmas" will turn into a FROZEN NIGHTMARE.

Like Father (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Parents
StyleLight, Cute, Soulful, Touching

When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few hilarious adventures, a couple of umbrella-clad cocktails and a whole lot of soul-searching, they return with a renewed appreciation for family and life.

Basmati Blues (2017)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CharactersStrong women
PlotLove, Time travel, Travel, Passion, Relationship
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Soulful

Linda Watt is a sheltered but brilliant young scientist who is plucked out of her company's lab and sent to India by her CEO to sell "Rice 9," a genetically modified rice she's created. However, unbeknownst to her, the rice will destroy the Indian farmers she thinks she's helping.

Mid90s (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersDogs, Teens, Friends, Difficult teens, Single mothers
PlotFight, Money, Friendship, Chase
PlaceGhetto, Party, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for somewhere to belong. He finds it at the Motor Avenue skate shop.

The Last Scout (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
PlotWar, Survival, Death
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

In 2065, the crew of the Pegasus are searching for a new home for humanity. As they approach their potential new world, the discovery of another ship could be the key to their salvation, or doom them and the rest of humanity to extinction.