Tag: father-figure

Tiger Cruise (2004) (TV) 6.2

Tiger Cruise (2004) (TV)

SEptember, 2001. On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and...

Always Outnumbered (1998) (TV) 7.2

Always Outnumbered (1998) (TV)

In Los Angeles, the hot-tempered collector of cans Socrates "Socco" Fortlow is an ex-con that has served a long sentence for killing a man and a woman. Now he is trying to build a new life and find a job. However he is d...

Broken Trust (2012) (TV) 5

Broken Trust (2012) (TV)

Sophie Anderson is the lead attorney on an intellectual property case against a corrupt pharmaceutical company. When her mentor and boss Bruce Henshaw is kidnapped, Sophie becomes a pawn in an elaborate scheme that jeopa...

Little Bird’s Big Adventure (2017) 5.8

Little Bird’s Big Adventure (2017)

Orphaned at birth and raised by storks, the teenage sparrow Richard believes he is one of them. But when the time comes to migrate to Africa, his stork family is forced to reveal his true identity and leave him behind in...

Mrs. Winterbourne (1996) 6.2

Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant when her boyfriend kicks her out. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in th...

Zig Zag (2002) 5.9

Zig Zag (2002)

Dean Singer has terminal cancer, yet is determined to spend his last days taking care of his 15 year-old 'big brother program' protégé, Louis 'Zig Zag' Fletcher. Dean got Louis a dishwasher job in shamelessly abusive, ex...

Secret Summer (2016) (TV) 6.4

Secret Summer (2016) (TV)

Appraiser Rachel (Lindsey Shaw) receives the news that her top-notch client wants to buy out a small town's beloved library to build a resort and spa on the land. Rachel is completely against the idea of leaving NYC but ...

The Lucky One (2012) 6.5

The Lucky One (2012)

Logan is a marine serving in Iraq. While there, he finds a photo of a girl with "keep safe" written on the back. He is admiring it when his unit is attacked. He survives and credits the photo for saving him. He tries to ...

The Last Song (2010) 6

The Last Song (2010)

Ronnie's (Miley Cyrus) and her younger brother, Jonah's, parents are divorced. They live with their mother until this summer when they are sent to live with their father (Greg Kinnear) in a small town on the beach. Ronni...

Step Up All In (2014) 6

Step Up All In (2014)

Sean brings his dance crew known as The Mob to Los Angeles to try and make it. But they haven't had much luck, eventually the Mob decides it's time to go back to Miami but Sean decides to stay. He learns of a dance compe...

The Christmas Parade (2014) (TV) 6

The Christmas Parade (2014) (TV)

Hailee Anderson (AnnaLynne McCord), the famous talk show host, is preparing for the holiday season by working; she's planning her very important TV show, her Christmas special. Already a scrooge, Hailee is even more mise...

Taxi 4 (2007) 5.6

Taxi 4 (2007)

Unlucky, clumsy, charming Marseille PD detective Émilien Coutant-Kerbalec must assist worse-than-Clouseau commissioner Gibert guarding a Belgian criminal reputed as dangerous as - and caged like Hannibal Lector. Émilien'...

The Last Rites of Joe May (2011) 6.9

The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)

THE LAST RITES OF JOE MAY chronicles the last days in the life of Joe May, an aging, short money hustler who always believed that a glorious destiny awaited him around every corner. Now in his sixties, his health failing...

The Seven Year Hitch (2012) (TV) 6

The Seven Year Hitch (2012) (TV)

Jennifer and Kevin have been inseparable since becoming best friends at age six. So when Jennifer graduates from college and begins building a career in charity, she thinks it's only right to let drop-out Kevin live in h...

Second Chances (2013) (TV) 7.1

Second Chances (2013) (TV)

A badly injured leg forces hunky fireman Jeff, who lost his father in a fire as a young boy, to rent a ground floor room during his recovery. Thus he moves in with divorcée Jenny, a 911 emergency call center operator, an...

A Soldier’s Love Story (2010) (TV) 7

A Soldier’s Love Story (2010) (TV)

Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a job in Califo...

Ben and Kate s1 e15 Father-Daughter Dance 7.2

Ben and Kate s1 e15 Father-Daughter Dance

Ben's father Randy asks his help with the business, for Kate steals the quality-time and dumps on her brother to organize the annual PTA dance at Maddie's school. Ben now wants to out-stage her, but can't stretch the pet...

Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013) 7

Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013)

Hwayi is a boy living in a farm village, who was raised by 5 fathers who were famous criminals. One day, the group is commissioned to kill a man named Lim and his wife. While the rest of the group feel something odd abou...

Heavenly Match (2014) (TV) 5.2

Heavenly Match (2014) (TV)

Leveled seminar graduate David Swenson gently tries to coach his screw-up former classmate Casey Hart when a small town parish which engaged her as short-term interim loses its sick pastor, so she's now on trial basis as...

Shannon’s Rainbow (2009) 5.4

Shannon’s Rainbow (2009)

After the sudden death of her father leaves a teenage girl without a family, she becomes lost in her own anger and sadness. Her family doctor (Daryl Hannah) informs her that her father had a secret, that the mother she n...

Charlie & Me (2008) (TV) 6.5

Charlie & Me (2008) (TV)

Eight years after his wife's fatal accident, businessman Jeffrey Baker still hides in workaholic business trips, often leaving their unruly daughter Casey (12) with his father. Grandpa Charlie has a cardiac crisis at the...

Meet My Valentine-2015 6.3

Meet My Valentine-2015

In "Meet My Valentine," Tom (Wolf), after discovering he only has months to live, sets out to take care of the two women in his life: his 8-year-old daughter, Phoebe, and his estranged wife, Valentine (Ford) Tom embarks ...

The Water Is Wide-2006 7.1

The Water Is Wide-2006

Pat Conroy, an ambitious, slightly rebellious, idealistic teacher, accepts Bennington county SC's school board superintendent's offer to teach the all-black kids of the pauper fishery community on Yamacraw Island. Staffl...

Colossal Youth-2018 7.2

Colossal Youth-2018

Colossal Youth follows four friends Ryder (Troy Osterberg), Greg (Riker Lynch), Erica (Kimmy Caruso) and Jordan (Reese Everett Ryan) as they navigate life, love and the wild and crazy times of high school. Ryder is a hop...

MI-5-2015 6.2

MI-5-2015

MI5 personnel are caught up in a traffic jam in London while escorting the CIA's most wanted terrorist to an arranged CIA handover point, when he is suddenly rescued by armed men on motorbikes. Harry Pearce, the head of ...

Reading Writing & Romance-2013 6.4

Reading Writing & Romance-2013

Struggling actor Wayne still needs financial help from his worried parents as major parts are hard to find. Father finally convinces him to make some use of his teaching degree and accept at least an interim as high-scho...

Expecting a Miracle-2009 6.2

Expecting a Miracle-2009

L.A. engineer Pete Stanhope wants to stop expensive, frustrating IVF treatment with his wife, Donna, and consider adoption but his wife disagrees. In the hopes of defusing the marital tension they go on a a romantic holi...

Deadly Daycare-2014 4.8

Deadly Daycare-2014

After a few years of financial hardship, a young mother (RACHEL) decides to go back to work to help her ex-husband with the mounting bills. With no one to watch their 4-year-old daughter (MIA), the mother decides to enro...

Royal New Year’s Eve-2017 6.3

Royal New Year’s Eve-2017

Magazine assistant and aspiring fashion designer Caitlyn's world is turned upside down when Prince Jeffrey and his presumed future fiancé Lady Isabelle come to town. Isabelle hires Caitlyn to design a dress for the royal...

Rails & Ties-2007 6.8

Rails & Ties-2007

Train fanatic Tom Stark's job enjoyment stops shielding him from grief over his wife Megan's now terminal cancer when Laura Danner commits suicide by planting her car on the railway just before Tom's train arrives. Tom's...

Hats Off to Christmas!-2013 6

Hats Off to Christmas!-2013

Mia (Duff), the loyal and hard-working manager of her small town's Christmas hat shop, is blindsided when her boss of over ten years asks her to train his son, Nick (Cupo), for a vacant upper-management position that Mia...

Deal-2008 5.4

Deal-2008

Law school graduate Alex Stillman isn't happy as junior clerk in his domineering father's firm but finds distraction as highly gifted Internet poker player. Legendary Tommy Vinson, who retired 20 years ago for his wife's...

Point of Entry-2007 4.7

Point of Entry-2007

In Arizona, the veteran Detective Miles Porter becomes obsessed about catching the murderer of his goddaughter, Cindy, and three years later he requests his retirement to dedicate himself to the case in full time. Meanwh...

Becoming Cary Grant-2017 6.6

Becoming Cary Grant-2017

The future star grow up as Archie Leach, son of a tailor in Bristol, but was traumatized when his parent's marriage broke down, leading to his father leaving for another and the bottle, his mother utterly abandoning him ...

Hearts in Atlantis-2001 6.9

Hearts in Atlantis-2001

This is a gentle, innocent movie about the reflections of an aging man (David Morse), who returns to his home town after the death of his best friend. Memories of life at age eleven floods back as it was a magical time t...

The Good Witch’s Wonder-2014 7

The Good Witch’s Wonder-2014

Cassie Nightingale is given little time to plan her stepson Brandon's wedding to Tara. In addition, Martha, Middleton's new mayor, wants Cassie to head a silent auction fundraiser for the Middleton Botanical Gardens. Whe...

You Can Count on Me-2000 7.5

You Can Count on Me-2000

Adult siblings Sammy Prescott and Terry Prescott have had a special bond with each other since they were kids when their parents were tragically killed in a car accident. That bond is why single mom Sammy, who still live...

All I Want for Christmas-2007 5.7

All I Want for Christmas-2007

Anxious to help his struggling, widowed mom SARA, 10 year old JESSIE enters a national video contest. But Jessie's winning entry, "All I Want for Christmas is a Husband for my Mom," has unforeseen consequences as Sara is...

A Royal Christmas-2014 6.6

A Royal Christmas-2014

Prince Leopold, heir of queen Isadora of Cordinia (a fictitious cheap Monaco version), enjoyed studying incognito in Philadelphia and shocks his mother by bringing home a lasting souvenir: Yankee seamstress and would be-...

Harvest Moon-2015 6.3

Harvest Moon-2015

After her family has to file for bankruptcy, a young woman moves to the country in hopes of fixing up a struggling pumpkin farm that her father bought as an investment. Hoping to get the family back on their feet financi...