Movies about parents

Movies about parents
List of the best movies about parents - moms, dads and their relationships with children: Gifted, Yes Day, Falling for Vermont, Dismissed, Still Alice, Sold, Woodshock, The Last Family, The Dinner, Take Down.

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

Gifted (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Geniuses, Family, Lawyers
PlotObsession, Friendship, Happiness, Fate, Fear
PlaceSchool, Court
StyleLight, Cute, Inspirational, Deep Meaning, Touching

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Yes Day (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
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.

Falling for Vermont (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersDoctors, Writers, Parents
PlotLove, Lost memory
PlaceHospitals, USA

Bestselling author Angela Young needs to get away from the media circus surrounding her book, but her boyfriend/manager Brad is too busy making deals to listen. Determined to take a break, Angela pulls a disappearing act and drives off to see the fall foliage.

Dismissed (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Teachers, Pupils, Alcoholics
PlotChess, Abduction, Fight, Investigation, Death
PlaceSchool
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Disturbing

A straight-edged teacher finds trouble when an honors student is willing to do anything to get an A.

Still Alice (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:41
CharactersTerminally ill, Sisters, Parents
PlotLost memory
PlaceNew York
StylePsychological problems, Sad ones, Soulful, By books, Gloomy

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.

Sold (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens, Friends, Parents, Poor
PlaceVillage, India
TimeFuture
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious

Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut on a mountain in Nepal. When the Himalayan monsoons wash away all that remains of the family's crops, Lakshmi's father says she must leave home and take a job to support her family. He introduces her to a glamorous stranger who tells her she will find her a job as a maid in the city. Glad to be able to help, Lakshmi journeys to India and arrives at "Happiness House" full of hope. But she soon learns the unthinkable truth: she has been sold into prostitution...

Woodshock (2017)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersBlonde girls, Spiders, Friends, Insects, Old man
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Money, Death
PlaceForest, Hospitals, Lake, USA
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.

The Last Family (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryPoland
CharactersNeighbors, Parents
PlotArt

Beksiński is a gentle man with arachnophobia, despite his hardcore sexual fantasies and his fondness for painting disturbing dystopian works. Beksiński is a family man who wants only the best for his loving wife Zofia, neurotic son Tomasz and the couple's aging mothers. His daily painting to classical music eventually pays off and he makes a name for himself in contemporary art. Good Catholic woman Zofia tries to hold the family together, but troubled son Tomasz proves to be a handful with his violent outbursts and suicidal threats. Their relief is brief when he starts dating women and becomes a radio presenter and movie translator, and the concerned parents must be on constant watch to prevent their son from hurting himself. But Beksiński never believed that family life would always be sunshine and rainbows. As he tapes everything with his beloved camcorder, the 28-year Beksiński saga unfolds through paintings, near-death experiences, dance music trends and funerals...

The Dinner (2017)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens, Family, Bodyguards, Businessmen, Orphans
PlotBasketball, Relationship, Money, Loneliness, Mental disorders
PlaceParty, Hospitals, Cemetery, USA
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Two brothers and their wives meet up at a haute-cuisine restaurant to discuss what to do about a horrific crime that their sons committed together. As the quartet debate their options, the conversation reopens old wounds between the siblings.

Take Down (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersHeroes, Parents
PlotSurvival, Hostage, Chase, Test, Parenting
PlaceIslands
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Heavy, Disturbing

Sons and daughters of international billionaires are sent to an boot camp where they are taught basic survival skills in hopes it will teach them responsibility. When they are taken hostage and taken for ransom by kidnappers, they will need to utilize every skill they learned to survive.

Instructions Not Included (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryMexico
Duration01:40
CharactersDogs, Lawyers, Parents
PlotMystery, Growing up, Parenting
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTo cry, Cute, Inspirational, Vital signs, Touching

Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and him heading with her out of Mexico.

Bad Genius (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryThailand
Duration01:02
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Geniuses, Family, Friends
PlotLove, On real events, Adventure, Relationship, Money
PlaceSchool, Australia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious

Welcome to an exam-cheating business run by Lynn, a straight-A student who gets the idea for her business after helping Grace and Pat. Grace is a prominent school activist who can’t get the grades she needs. Pat is a filthy-rich boy who believes money can buy anything. Lynn’s business skyrockets and the money starts to flood in as scores of students offer her cold hard cash in exchange for exam answers.

What They Had (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersFamily, Bartenders, Parents
PlotWedding, Money, Loneliness, Breakup, Computers
PlaceAircraft, Hospitals, Cemetery
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.

How I Became Russian (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia, China
Duration02:04
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Parents
PlotLove
PlaceRussia
TimeWinter
StyleLight

To please the father of his bride is not an easy task. This problem is faced by the Chinese guy Pen, when he goes to Moscow for his love - Ira, without even knowing what a nightmare awaits him. After all, her father Anatoly is not at all ready to give his daughter to the first comer, and he has his own plan for deliverance in this case ... However, the bride's father and the bridegroom will have to learn to respect each other if they want to keep the girl who loves most in the world.

The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens, Brothers, Parents
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Abduction, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceCastle
StyleSteampunk

Seventeen-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artefact that grants limitless wealth—but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family at stake, Mariah will risk everything to unravel the Curse of the Midas Box.

Queen of Katwe (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersChildrens, Parents, Poor, Widows
PlotOn real events, Chess, Supernatural, Chase, Happiness
PlaceParallel worlds, Africa, USA, Small cities
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Light, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating

A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.

The Vanished (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersParents, Sheriffs
PlotLove, Investigation, Intrigue, Missing people
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

A family vacation takes a terrifying turn when parents Paul and Wendy discover their young daughter has vanished without a trace. Stopping at nothing to find her, the search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.

Moor (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryPakistan, USA
CharactersFamily, Brothers, Fathers, Parents
PlotLove, Money
PlaceRailway
StyleFascinating, Patriotic

After the death of the family's matriarch, her husband and son must confront not only the corruption in society around them but the corruption within themselves.

Blind (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryNorway, Netherlands
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends, Blind, Parents
PlotLove, Loneliness
PlaceNorway
StyleTouching

Having recently lost her sight, Ingrid retreats to the safety of her home—a place where she can feel in control, alone with her husband and her thoughts. After a while, Ingrid starts to feel the presence of her husband in the flat when he is supposed to be at work. At the same time, her lonely neighbor who has grown tired of even the most extreme pornography shifts his attention to a woman across the street. Ingrid knows about this but her real problems lie within, not beyond the walls of her apartment, and her deepest fears and repressed fantasies soon take over.

Angel Face (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:41
CharactersFamily, Pupils, Single mothers, Parents
PlotDancing, Wedding
PlaceSea, School

8-year-old Elli and her mother, Marlène, live in a small town by the French Riviera where they act out to relieve boredom and hide from social services. When Marlène caves in to yet another night of excess, she chooses to leave Elli behind for a man she just met. The young child must confront her mother's demons in order to get her back.




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