Highest-Rated Movies about 'Family', Sort by Popularity


The Bicycle Thief (1948), Woman at War (2018), Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018), A One and a Two... (2000), Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015), Amanda (2018), Sound and Fury (2000), Belle Epoque (1992) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Family movies.


The Bicycle Thief (1948)

A poor man (Lamberto Maggiorani) and his son (Enzo Staiola) search postwar Rome for the stolen bicycle he needs to work as a bill poster.

peasant, son, wife, thief, psychic, bleak, endearing

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Woman at War (2018)

Halla is a 50-year-old environmental activist who crusades against the local aluminum industry in Iceland. As her actions grow bolder, her life changes in the blink of an eye when she's finally granted permission to adopt a girl from the Ukraine.

environmentalist, political activist, choir director, adopted daughter, amusing, charming, creative

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Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

Filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, the beloved host of the popular children's TV show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."

family, friend, colleague, calm, charming, endearing, engaging

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A One and a Two... (2000)

A man (Nien-Jen Wu) deals with the possibility of losing his job, a wedding, a mother-in-law's stroke and an ex-girlfriend.

father, son, daughter, charming, tender, profound, funeral

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Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015)

Storyboard artist Harold Michelson and his wife, film researcher Lillian Michelson, were once considered the heart of Hollywood.

storyteller, artist, researcher, wife, filmmaker, touching, inspiring

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Amanda (2018)

When 20-year-old David's elder sister is brutally killed in an attack, he takes charge of his 7-year-old niece, Amanda.

brother, sister, niece, mother, murder victim, friend, brooding

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Sound and Fury (2000)

Cousins Heather and Peter Artinian -- ages 6 and almost 2, respectively -- are deaf. Their condition could be changed by a cochlear implant, a device that stimulates hearing. The benefits are obvious, but this documentary focuses on why the children's families face a tough decision. There are concerns about how the device will change the recipient's relationship with deaf culture and whether there can ever be a true connection between those who hear sounds and those who hear only silence.

child, doctor, family member, cousin, deaf child, emotional, gripping

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Belle Epoque (1992)

An artist's (Fernando Fernán Gómez) four daughters seduce a willing army deserter (Jorge Sanz) in 1930s Spain.

deserter, wealthy man, daughter, widow, lesbian, social climber, amusing

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Divan (2003)

In this film, documentarian Pearl Gluck chronicles her Hasidic Jewish upbringing and her subsequent, more secular life as a Manhattanite. Gluck then documents her return trip to her old neighborhood, where she tries to reconcile with her devout father, who hopes that she will move back to Brooklyn. Gluck strikes an on-camera compromise with her dad, and agrees to trek to Hungary in order to find a long-lost family heirloom -- a couch that many notable rabbis have crashed on.

jew, great-grandfather, filmmaker, relative, rabbi, touching, amusing

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The Shadow of Violence (2019)

A former boxer cares for his autistic son while working as an enforcer for a family of drug dealers in rural Ireland.

crime boss, enforcer, father, boxer, brooding, disheartening, dark

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Little Sister (2015)

After the death of their estranged father, three siblings (Haruka Ayase, Masami Nagasawa, Kaho) invite their half sister (Suzu Hirose) to live with them.

sister, mother figure, estranged father, sibling, half sister, friend, caregiver

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Rosie (2018)

A woman, her husband and their four children find themselves homeless after their landlord sells their house. Over the next 36 hours, the couple desperately search for a place to live while trying to shield the kids from the reality of the situation.

mother, family, homeless person, bleak, emotional, family home, street

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Spider Baby (1964)

A servant (Lon Chaney Jr.) watches over family members who, by the age of 10, begin devolving into primitive, cannibalistic creatures.

chauffeur, child, lawyer, relative, sister, cousin, eerie

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A Simple Life (2011)

A film producer (Andy Lau) helps care for his family's lifelong servant (Deanie Ip) after she suffers a stroke and must move into a nursing home.

film producer, servant, family, emotional, household, nursing home, childhood

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Last Resort (2000)

A Russian woman (Dina Korzun) traveling with her son (Artyom Strelnikov) seeks political asylum when her fiance fails to meet her plane.

mother, son, russian, fiancé, business owner, friend, sad

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Loveling (2018)

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Irene has only a few days to overcome her anxiety about sending her eldest son out into the world on his own.

mother, father, child, brother, sister, teen boy, touching

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Southern Comfort (2001)

Kate Davis's award-winning documentary chronicles the final four seasons in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual dying of ovarian cancer in rural Georgia. Striking a balance between Robert's biological family -- mother, father, sons and grandson -- and his "chosen" family of transgender friends including Maxwell, Cas and Lola Cola, his male-to-female transsexual partner, Davis documents Eads's final days at the Southern Comfort Conference, a national transgender gathering.

transsexual, girlfriend, son, friend, parent, inspiring, emotional

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A Regular Woman (2019)

A German woman of Turkish descent struggles to achieve the life she wants. Faced by opposition and threats from her family, she leaves.

young woman, family, husband, abusive husband, father, turkish man, engaging

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The Delivered (2019)

Living a life of Puritan stricture with her family in 1657, a woman's world is shaken to its core by the unexpected arrival of a young couple closely pursued by a ruthless sheriff and his deputy.

family, couple, sheriff, puritan, abusive husband, bleak, brooding

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The Maid (2009)

A live-in maid (Catalina Saavedra) becomes distraught when her employer (Claudia Celedón) hires another woman (Mercedes Villanueva) to help her out.

maid, mother, father, colleague, son, daughter, madcap

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Diane (2018)

A woman fills her days helping others and desperately attempting to bond with her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.

woman, son, drug addict, volunteer, sick person, uneasy, tense

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Rana's Wedding (2002)

One morning, spirited Rana (Clara Khoury), a Palestinian teenager living in Jerusalem, receives a startling note from her father, Abu Siad (Zuher Fahoum) : She can either get married or emigrate with him to Egypt later that afternoon. Rana dashes off to find her boyfriend, Khalil (Khalifa Natour), but must negotiate menacing Israeli checkpoints and strict Islamic law as she races across the West Bank. She begins to wonder if she really wants to stay after all.

palestinian, young girl, boyfriend, father, grandmother, israeli, frenetic

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We Are Together (2006)

This U.K.-produced HBO documentary covers the spread of AIDS in South Africa, focusing on an orphanage called Agape, founded by one "Grandma" Zodwa Mqadi. The story centers on the local children's choir as they rehearse for a trip to England, and follows the Moya family as they struggle with the disease, which has plagued the region. Notable names such as Lorraine Bracco, Alicia Keys, Paul Simon and Kanye West appear as themselves to help carry the narrative along.

orphan, choir director, uplifting, emotional, intense, africa, south africa

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Mahanagar (1963)

An Indian woman (Madhabi Mukherjee) becomes the breadwinner when her husband (Anil Chatterjee) loses his banking job.

wife, husband, friend, boss, father-in-law, sister-in-law, confident

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Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird (1985)

Big Bird, whisked away to Illinois by a misguided social worker, sets out to rejoin his friends in New York.

social worker, heartwarming, endearing, illinois, farm, carnival, household

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The Wide Blue Road (1956)

A provincial fisherman (Yves Montand) angers other villagers by using dynamite illegally to expedite his catch.

adult, family, guard, fisherman, touching, melodramatic, shocking

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Life Is Sweet (1991)

The working-class malaise of suburban London is captured in this comedic drama, which focuses on twin sisters Natalie (Claire Skinner) and Nicola (Jane Horrocks) and their parents: easygoing Andy (Jim Broadbent) and his optimistic wife, Wendy (Alison Steadman). While Natalie has a plumbing job, and tends to take after her mom with her bright outlook, Nicola is on the dole and perpetually dwells on the negative. Will the cloud over Nicola's head ever lift?

father, mother, twin, sister, cook, plumber, cheeky

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Sound of Noise (2010)

A tone-deaf, music-hating cop (Bengt Nilsson) tries to track down a group of guerrilla percussionists who are inundating the city with their anarchic concerts.

cop, guerrilla, drummer, creative, amusing, hospital, bank

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The Father of My Children (2009)

Grégoire's life seems perfect, he has a job as a film producer and a beautiful wife and child, but when Grégoire's financial and emotional reserves reach a breaking point his family's love and resilience is tested.

father, wife, daughter, sister, lawyer, film studio executive, brooding

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Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

Gangsters stand in the way of a former concert pianist whose girlfriend has convinced him to make a comeback.

pianist, waitress, brother, gangster, offbeat, intricate, cool

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