Tag: father-son-relationship

A Long Way Off (2014) 4.7

A Long Way Off (2014)

In this modern day retelling of the timeless Prodigal Son Parable, young Jacob is tired of living on the family farm, submitting to the rules of his Father, Mr. Abraham. One day he demands an early inheritance from his f...

Scotland, Pa. (2001) 6.7

Scotland, Pa. (2001)

Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has a significant edge in the brains department. Pat is convinced she could do a lot better with the place th...

Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989) 6.2

Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)

A study in culture bridging, including ... a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways, a new China-born wife, eager to join the "dream" of America, two family-minded fathers, lots of gender-related...

Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part (2005) (TV) 6.2

Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part (2005) (TV)

Mob patriarch Louis Angelini, or officially his corpse, disappears from jail, just before his gang is believed to handle a major arms deal in Panama, which may require his personal involvement. The CSA works out he escap...

The Magnet (1950) 6.9

The Magnet (1950)

A mixture of a psychological study of a ten-year-old boy, an English domestic comedy and a satire on psychologists finds young Johnny Brent, the only child of a pair of psychologists, trading an "invisible watch" to a mu...

Faith of My Fathers (2005) (TV) 6.3

Faith of My Fathers (2005) (TV)

John McCain is a poor student, except at wrestling, but toughs it out in Annapolis at the US Naval Academy with the goal of becoming a career naval officer like his father and grandfather, who were both admirals. Love at...

The Hour of Living (2012) 5.5

The Hour of Living (2012)

Theo goes looking for someone who can tell him about his dad and the person he loved. His quest leads him into the Alps, where George has been living as a recluse for ten years. As they meet, the two men start to make se...

Cerebrum (2021) 5.2

Cerebrum (2021)

A test subject at a memory transfer lab commits a crime he cannot remember::Arvi...

True Mothers (2020) 6.9

True Mothers (2020)

It is not strange or unusual for a couple to want to procreate and have a child. However, things are not proceeding smoothly for this husband and wife. Despite steadily trying to get the wife pregnant the couple yield to...

Il padre di famiglia (1967) 6.6

Il padre di famiglia (1967)

The story centers on two characters, a man and a woman, both architects, who meet some time after WWII and get married. Though deeply in love they come from different backgrounds, and do not share the same outlooks on li...

Jane Doe: Vanishing Act (2005) (TV) 6.1

Jane Doe: Vanishing Act (2005) (TV)

Frank Darnell, director of the Central Security Agency (CSA), is at a loss when Miles Crandall, the genius who writes top-secret satellite communication software for his Pentagon-contracted company, disappears from a pri...

The Glass Slipper (1955) 6.5

The Glass Slipper (1955)

In a small pleasant European village, there is one unhappy person: Ella. She is despised by everyone, and mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters. Out feeling miserable one day, Ella meets a handsome young man, who ...

By No Means (2019) 7

By No Means (2019)

"By No Means" depicts a recurrent family drama. An ambitious husband, driven to succeed, travels a lot. He's always on the edge, nervous from high stress conflicts at work, with no time for his family. Wife, left alone, ...

Forced March (1989) 7.1

Forced March (1989)

Ben Kline is a successful television actor looking for a meaningful role to make him a movie star. When he sets out to play a hero who died in the Holocaust, he is forced to face the reality of those victimized by the wa...

Hotshot (1986) 5.5

Hotshot (1986)

The story of an American soccer player trying to make it big who turns to Pele, the greatest soccer player of all time, for guidance.::David Landers ...

Giants Being Lonely (2019) 5.4

Giants Being Lonely (2019)

A pair of players on a successful high school baseball team, the Giants, come of age in the American South....

Andy Hardy’s Blonde Trouble (1944) 6.6

Andy Hardy’s Blonde Trouble (1944)

Andy is going to Wainwright College as did his father. He sees a pretty blonde on the train and he is alternately winked at or slapped every time he sees her. Andy is clueless. On the train Andy meets Kay and Dr. Standis...

Top Coat Cash (2017) 4.1

Top Coat Cash (2017)

The movie opens as Johnny Thompson loses a vital MMA match in Vegas. Because of his unscrupulous dealings, he flees Vegas and returns to his hometown of Kansas City. Things heat up when Joe McCray, the bookie from Vegas,...

The Death of Richie (1977) (TV) 7

The Death of Richie (1977) (TV)

A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.::Anonymous...

Boruto: Naruto The Movie (2015) 7.9

Boruto: Naruto The Movie (2015)

Boruto Uzumaki is the son of Naruto Uzumaki, the Seventh Hokage of the Hidden Leaf Village. Having heard stories of Naruto's deeds as a hero, Boruto wishes to surpass his father. Following Sarada Uchiha, Boruto meets his...

The Suspect (1944) 7.4

The Suspect (1944)

In 1902 London, unhappily married Philip Marshall meets young Mary Gray, who is unemployed and depressed. Their deepening friendship, though physically innocent, is discovered by Philip's wife who threatens him with expo...

Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008) (TV) 6.7

Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008) (TV)

Hearing, devoted family father Dan Miller is delighted when a pioneering medical team's cochlear implant project offers his deaf son a chance to hear. Dan's deaf-mute wife Laura however leads an 'deaf pride' movement, wh...

Your Place or Mine (1998) 6.7

Your Place or Mine (1998)

Your Place or Mine! explores the difficulties of finding true love in the modern Hong Kong setting via the encounters of two advertising executives, Wai and Patrick. Wai is a faithful guy who often falls for the girl tha...

Lords of London (2014) 3.2

Lords of London (2014)

London gangster, Tony Lord, is the son of the notoriously ruthless, Terry Lord (Ray Winstone). After a standard shake down goes awry, Tony must confront his father's past in order to alter the gritty, abusive path that h...

Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940) 6.8

Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940)

Judge Hardy takes his family to New York City, where Andy quickly falls in love with a socialite. He finds the high society life too expensive, and eventually decides that he liked it better back home....

Simple Things (2007) 6

Simple Things (2007)

In order to secure the position of Head of Pediatrics at a top Chicago hospital, a young, highly accomplished, pediatrician agrees to spend a summer setting up a clinic in a small town in the North Carolina mountains. Cl...

Nanny McPhee Returns (2010) 6.1

Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)

Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new le...

Major Barbara (1941) 6.8

Major Barbara (1941)

A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.::Cyril Aubaud (cyril_...

Ragmork (2019) 6

Ragmork (2019)

Viktor Graves, a troubled young man who isolates himself in rural Ohio, survives an attack by a feral man. Soon after, Viktor sees and hears in-explainable terrors surrounding him at every moment, shredding his sanity an...

Rotor DR1 (2015) 3.5

Rotor DR1 (2015)

In a post-apocalyptic world where half the population is dead or missing and the sky is full of autonomous drones, a 16-year-old boy named Kitch sets out to find his father, joined by DR1, his drone companion....

Man of Aran (1934) 7.3

Man of Aran (1934)

In this blend of documentary and fictional narrative from pioneering filmmaker Robert Flaherty, the everyday trials of life on Ireland's unforgiving Aran Islands are captured with attention to naturalistic beauty and his...

The Howling: Reborn (2011) (V) 4.1

The Howling: Reborn (2011) (V)

On the eve of his high school graduation, unremarkable Will Kidman finally bonds with the girl he has long yearned for, reclusive Eliana Wynter. But he also discovers a dark secret from his past... that he is about to be...

A Christmas Detour (2015) (TV) 6.2

A Christmas Detour (2015) (TV)

Two New York City-bound travelers find themselves inextricably linked when a snowstorm reroutes them to an airport hotel in Buffalo. The pair are joined on this misadventure by an older couple named Frank and Maxine tryi...

A December Bride (2016) (TV) 6.8

A December Bride (2016) (TV)

Aspiring interior designer Layla O'Reilly is dreading the Christmastime wedding of her cousin who is marrying Layla's ex-fiancé. Although Seth Murphy is the one responsible for introducing the bride and groom, she begrud...

Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999) 4.2

Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999)

In this action-packed drama, a group of people who have completed a therapy program to overcome their severe fear of flying celebrate with a group flight to L.A. However, they soon discover that there are perfectly good ...

Down and Derby (2005) 5.5

Down and Derby (2005)

Down and Derby is a family comedy about a small town Pinewood Derby competition that transforms an average group of dads into an awkward bunch of competitors. On the outside, Phil Davis is the typical dad and friendly ne...

The Retrievers (2001) (TV) 4.9

The Retrievers (2001) (TV)

Soon after the Lowry Family - Tom, his wife Karen, and their two children, Liz and Widdy - leave the big city and move to the small Northern California town of Placerville, they are 'adopted' by a very clever, yet lovabl...

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) 7.9

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)

Following through on a promise to his mother, William Canning Jr. goes to River Junction to meet his father who has not seen him since he was a child. The younger Canning isn't quite what the elder was expecting but the ...

Panic in the Streets (1950) 7.3

Panic in the Streets (1950)

When a body is found in the New Orleans docks, it's pretty obvious that he died from gun shot wounds. The police surgeon notices that the man is also displaying other symptoms and Lt. Commander Clint Reed, a doctor with ...

Meet the Patels (2014) 7.2

Meet the Patels (2014)

An Indian-American man who is about to turn 30 gets help from his parents and extended family to start looking for a wife in the traditional Indian way.::Anonymous...