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

A One and a Two... (2000), The Cranes Are Flying (1957), Castle in the Sky (1986), Flirting (1990), Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998), Up the Yangtze (2007), The Shadow of Violence (2019), The Unloved (2009) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Father movies.

#5. Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)

Storyline: During the Cultural Revolution in China, Mao Zadong's regime sends countless adolescents, including a bright young girl named Xiu Xiu (Lu Lu), to rural lands in order to participate in various kinds of physical labor. Xiu Xiu is torn away from her caring relatives and close friends to live and work with Lao Jin (Lopsang), a rancher. Though he treats Xiu Xiu kindly, she yearns for her old life and eventually turns to a degrading life of prostitution in hopes of earning the means to return home.

Plot Keywords: young girl, rancher, mother, sister, father, friend, moving ...

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#6. Up the Yangtze (2007)

Storyline: This documentary examine China's rapidly changing economy by focusing on the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. For the government, the dam stands as a symbol of progress; but it displaces hundreds of families during its creation. Following local teenagers Chen Bo Yu and Yu Shi, who work on one of the Western cruise lines that sails up the Yangtze near the dam, the film details the friction in Chinese society as its citizens struggle with the realities of its new consumer capitalism.

Plot Keywords: cruise employee, tourist, mother, father, teenager, intense, emotional ...

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#8. The Unloved (2009)

Storyline: Lucy is 11-years-old and lives with her father. One day, not for the first time, he beats her. The next time she returns to school, Lucy asks to see her social worker Jackie. Lucy is known to social services and has been in foster care before, but none of her foster parents have any placements available. Jackie takes her to a children's home, Crop Row, where she is left with nothing except the school uniform she is wearing.

Plot Keywords: child, father, social worker, teen girl, dark, sad, raw ...

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#12. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)

Storyline: A quiet Connecticut vacation home is the backdrop for domestic decline. Sensitive son Edmund (Dean Stockwell) returns home from spending time at sea to a family in a state of collapse. His father (Ralph Richardson) is an alcoholic miser. His mother, Mary (Katharine Hepburn), is addicted to morphine. His brother, Jamie (Jason Robards), is aggressive and unstable. As Edmund and his brother clash over how to help their mother, she becomes increasingly concerned about Edmund's worsening health.

Plot Keywords: mother, father, brother, son, maid, dark, brooding ...

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#13. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Storyline: An arrogant young prince (Robby Benson) and his castle's servants fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress, who turns him into the hideous Beast until he learns to love and be loved in return. The spirited, headstrong village girl Belle (Paige O'Hara) enters the Beast's castle after he imprisons her father Maurice (Rex Everhart). With the help of his enchanted servants, including the matronly Mrs. Potts (Angela Lansbury), Belle begins to draw the cold-hearted Beast out of his isolation.

Plot Keywords: anti-hero, ingénue, father, suitor, servant, endearing, playful ...

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