Movies about parents

List of the best melodrama movies about parents - moms, dads and their relationships with children: Serial (Bad) Weddings 2, Go North, Loving, Falling for Vermont, Thelma, The Keeping Hours, High Society, Cesur Ve Güzel, Sing Street, Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live: Romeo and Juliet
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Serial (Bad) Weddings 2 (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
Duration01:54
CharactersParents, Family, Lesbians
PlotAdventure
StyleLight

Claude and Marie Verneuil face a new crisis. The four spouses of their daughters, David, Rachid, Chao and Charles decided to leave France for various reasons. Here they are imagining their lives elsewhere.

Go North (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Mothers, Pupils
PlotTime travel, Disasters, Love, Death, Survival, Chase, Pursuit
PlaceSchool
TimeFuture

Set in the wake of unknown catastrophe which has resulted in an adult-free community being led by a cabal of former high school jocks. After two members set out on a dangerous journey into the unknown to find family and hope for the future, Caleb and his vicious underling Gentry follow in hot pursuit.

Loving (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Pupils
PlotLove, Jealousy
PlaceSpain

Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.

Falling for Vermont (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersParents, Doctors, Writers
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.

Thelma (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryNorway, France, Denmark, Sweden
Duration02:16
CharactersParents, Family, Students, Mothers, Fathers, Lesbians
PlotReligious, Relationship
PlaceNorway
StyleFascinating

A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.

The Keeping Hours (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersParents
PlotDisasters, Wedding, Ghosts, Death, Divorce, Supernatural
PlaceBeach

A supernatural love story that centers on two parents whose life together falls apart after their son dies. The man, now a successful lawyer, and the woman, now married and an author, get a chance at reconciliation ten years later.

High Society (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama
CountryTurkey
CharactersParents, Friends, Girlfriends, Mothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship
PlaceTurkey

Kerem is a young and hardworking man who comes from a poor family. His father works as a gardener and his mother works as a cook for a rich family. Cansu is the youngest daughter of a wealthy family from high society. Despite her wealth, she is not happy at all. One day, she accidentally meets a fortune teller who says that Cansu would find a true love if she reads the signs. Out of pure coincidence, Cansu finds herself at Olivia and starts to work there as a sales person. Olivia becomes a complicated place: Kerem thinks that Cansu is a poor girl and starts to have feelings for her. Cansu thinks that Kerem is a decent man even though he cmes forom a high society and starts to have feeling for him.

Cesur Ve Güzel (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genremelodrama
CountryTurkey
CharactersParents
PlotLove, Revenge, Mystery
PlaceTurkey

Tahsin is head of the Korludag family, his wealth and great influence in society makes him feared and respected by everyone. There isn’t a place or person in town that he does not control. Tahsin has two children; his son Korhan is a big disappointment to his father, but Sühan, his smart and beautiful daughter, he loves dearly. Korhan’s wife is without success trying to get pregnant. As she fears that Sühan will deliver an heir to the family fortune before herself, she tries to kill her sister-in-law. However, her evil plans are spoiled when a handsome stranger enters the story, saving Sühan's life, becoming her lover and taking his place as the son Tahsin always dreamt of. But what no one knows is that revenge runs in this stranger’s veins and it is no coincidence that he showed up when he did. Will his love for Sühan stop him going ahead with his plan to get vengeance on Tahsin or is it all part of his master plan…?

Sing Street (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Singers, Musicians, Mothers, Pupils
PlotLove, Relationship, Art
PlaceSchool, Ireland

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live: Romeo and Juliet (2016)
Mark10
Genremelodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotLove, Hatred
PlaceItaly

Live theatre presentation of Shakespeare's classic play about two teenagers from warring families whose love affair ends in tragedy.

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Life, Animated (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family, documentary, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersParents, Family, Mothers, Fathers
PlotRelationship
PlaceUSA

At three years old, a chatty, energetic little boy named Owen Suskind ceased to speak, disappearing into autism with apparently no way out. Almost four years passed and the only stimuli that engaged Owen were Disney films. Then one day, his father donned a puppet—Iago, the wisecracking parrot from Aladdin—and asked “what’s it like to be you?” And poof! Owen replied, with dialogue from the movie. Life, Animated tells the remarkable story of how Owen found in Disney animation a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world.

This Is Us (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersFamily, Parents
PlotRelationship
PlaceUSA
StyleMakes me think, Touching, Soulful

Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday - and so much more than anyone would expect.

Captain Fantastic (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersHermits, Family, Scientists, Parents
PlotLoneliness, Travel, Funeral
PlaceForest, Nature
StylePhilosophical

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

14+ (2015)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:29
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Family, Friends, Neighbors, Mothers, Fathers, Pupils
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship
PlaceSchool, Russia, Moscow

Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea about any of this. She is beyond Alex’s reach because her school and block of flats are enemy territory for him. Alex nonetheless sneaks into a disco at her school and plucks up the courage to ask her to dance. Incensed by the intruder, the other boys give Alex a beating.

Riley's First Date? (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:57
CharactersTeens, Parents, Mothers
PlotRelationship
PlaceUSA

Riley, now 12, is hanging out at home with her parents in San Francisco when potential trouble comes knocking: a boy shows up at the door.

Happiness Is... (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genremelodrama, family
CountryRussia
Duration01:48
CharactersParents, Sisters, Friends, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Happiness, Relationship

Seven good-ending stories for a whole family.

Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Mark4.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, USA, Belgium
Duration01:57
CharactersParents
PlotAdventure, Love, Relationship
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleTouching, Smart

Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.

We Are the Night (2010)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:41
CharactersVampire, Teens, Parents, Police, Girlfriends
PlotInvestigation, Justice
PlaceParty
StyleExciting

One night, 18 year old Lena is bitten by Louise, leader of a female vampire trio that are as deadly as they are beautiful. Her newfound vampiric lifestyle is a blessing and a curse at the same time. At first, she enjoys the limitless freedom, the luxury, the parties. But soon the murderous blood lust of her comrades in arms proves too much for her, and she falls dangerously in love with Tom, a young undercover cop. When she resolves to turn her back on the bloodsucking band of sisters, Louise fury knows no bounds. Lena will have to choose between immortal love and immortal life.

Life As We Know It (2010)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersParents, Orphans

After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly and Messer must set their differences aside. Juggling careers and social calendars, they'll have to find common ground while living under the same roof.

Away We Go (2009)
Mark10 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersParents
StyleTouching

Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt's parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. They set off on a whirlwind tour of of disparate locations where they have friends or relatives, sampling not only different cities and climates but also different families. Along the way they realize that the journey is less about discovering where they want to live and more about figuring out what type of parents they want to be.

Keith (2008)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Parents, Friends
PlotLove, Cars, Jealousy, Love triangle, First love
PlaceSchool, Lake

Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that Keith has something to hide. As the free-spirited Keith shows Natalie how to embrace what life offers, they grow closer -- until a secret tests the bounds of their relationship

Juno (2007)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersPregnant, Teens, Teachers, Parents, Doctors, Family, Mothers, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Adoption
PlaceSchool, Hospitals, USA

A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.

Dan in Real Life (2007)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersParents
PlotLove triangle
StyleTouching

Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother's new girlfriend.

Date Movie (2006)
Mark4 (imdb: 2.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
CharactersParents
PlotWedding, Love
PlaceEngland

Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man (Campbell), his crush (Hannigan), his parents (Coolidge, Willard), and her father (Griffin).

Meet the Fockers (2004)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersParents

Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of opposites that definitely do not attract.

It Takes Two (1995)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersParents, Friends, Twins, Family, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Relationship
PlaceUSA, Summer camp

Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.

Dirty Dancing (1987)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersParents
PlotDancing, Love, Moving
StyleGood music

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.

The Party (1980)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:54
CharactersParents
PlotFirst love
PlaceParis

LA BOUM is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.

Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotDancing, Love, Holidays, Cheating, Youth
PlaceSchool, USA
TimeGraduation

Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial celebration, Nicole and Chase find that the one they always wanted was closer than they ever thought.

She's Having a Baby (1988)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersPregnant, Parents
StyleTouching, To cry

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life all that there is? Things certainly aren't helped by Jake's friend Davis, who always seems to turn up just in time to put a spanner in the works.

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