Tag: dysfunctional family

Easy Virtue (2008) 6.7

Easy Virtue (2008)

Storyline:Between world wars, the Whittaker's estate is sinking. Only the iron will of Mrs. Veronica Whittaker (Dame Kristin Scott Thomas) staves off bankruptcy while she awaits her son John's (Ben Barnes') return fro...

Cry-Baby (1990) 6.5

Cry-Baby (1990)

Storyline:Allison is a "square" good girl who has decided she wants to be bad and falls hard for Cry-Baby Walker, a Greaser (or "Drape" in John Waters parlance). Spoofing Elvis movies and Juvenile Delinquency scare fi...

Vansh (1992) 6.1

Vansh (1992)

Storyline:Justice Krishnakant Dharmadhikari is assigned to Chair an inquiry commission against Mantri Vilasrao Chaudhary. While gathering evidence against the later, he must also deal with family problems - arising ou...

Beethoven (1992) 5.7

Beethoven (1992)

Storyline:The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows int...

Vacation (2015) 6.1

Vacation (2015)

Storyline:Trying to bond his family together and relive his childhood memories, Rusty Griswold takes his family to Walley World, an amusement park. On the way they face challenges, overcoming fears, and troubles with ...

Maps to the Stars (2014) 6.2

Maps to the Stars (2014)

Storyline:The Weiss family is the archetypical Hollywood dynasty: father Stafford is an analyst and coach, who has made a fortune with his self-help manuals; mother Cristina mostly looks after the career of their son ...

In the Bedroom (2001) 7.4

In the Bedroom (2001)

Storyline:In idyllic Mid-Coast Maine, the Fowler family's only son Frank comes home from his freshman year at college for summer vacation. His mother Ruth, the school choir director, is unhappy with Frank dating soon-...

Coopers’ Camera (2008) 5.8

Coopers’ Camera (2008)

Storyline:Cooper's Camera is a hilarious comedy set in 1985 suburbia, when a dysfunctional family's Christmas disintegrates into madness once an estranged uncle shows up for the holiday. Told primarily through the eye...

The Pharmacist (1933) 6.7

The Pharmacist (1933)

Storyline:A hard-working, hen-pecked pharmacist, harried by a shrewish spouse, dysfunctional family, and demanding clientele, maintains his patience and a stoic optimism by imbibing frequent martinis. His termagant wi...

The Barber Shop (1933) 6.7

The Barber Shop (1933)

Storyline:Barber O'Hair has a vegetarian wife at home a pretty manicurist at work. A dog sits in the barbershop which O'Hair explains: "One day I was shaving a man and cut his ear off. And the dog got it. Been back he...

The Female Animal (1958) 6.1

The Female Animal (1958)

Storyline:Jaded movie star Vanessa Windsor, saved from a studio accident by handsome extra Chris Farley, pursues him, and soon he's the 'caretaker' of her beach house. Vanessa's sexy, alcoholic adult daughter Penny ac...

Crooked Hearts (1991) 6.1

Crooked Hearts (1991)

Storyline:A young man leaves college and re-enters life with his dysfunctional family. Slowly, long-buried secrets involving their father are unraveled and the animosities between the father and older brother are reve...

Mommy (2014) 8.1

Mommy (2014)

Storyline:Forty-six year old Diane Despr├ęs - "Die" - has been widowed for three years. Considered white trash by many, Die does whatever she needs, including strutting her body in front of male employers who will look...

Crooklyn (1994) 7.2

Crooklyn (1994)

Storyline:From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.User Reviews:

Weepah Way For Now (2015) 5.7

Weepah Way For Now (2015)

Storyline:Elle and Joy spend their last week before their next music tour wandering through the heart of Laurel Canyon, whiling away carefree afternoons with their friends as they plan for their own going away party.U...

Parenthood (1989) 6.7

Parenthood (1989)

Storyline:The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the 'black sheep' of the family, the eccentrics, the skel...

Eulogy (2004) 6.4

Eulogy (2004)

Storyline:A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.User Reviews:

Swimming Upstream (2003) 6.8

Swimming Upstream (2003)

Storyline:A young man aspiring for recognition of his talents battles against his estranged father's sentiment towards him as the father deals with his own demons.User Reviews:

Minding the Gap (2019) 7.9

Minding the Gap (2019)

Storyline:Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.User Reviews:

Access All Areas (2017) 6.9

Access All Areas (2017)

Storyline:Four runaway teenagers are catapulted on a wild and uplifting road trip out of the city and across the water to a magical island music festival.User Reviews:

The Daytrippers (1996) 6.0

The Daytrippers (1996)

Storyline:Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyf...

The Ref (1994) 6.8

The Ref (1994)

Storyline:Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they ne...

Anna and the Wolves (1973) 6.9

Anna and the Wolves (1973)

Storyline:The young but traveled Ana arrives in a manor in the countryside of Spain to work as nanny of three girls and finds a dysfunctional family.User Reviews:

Guinevere (1999) 6.1

Guinevere (1999)

Storyline:A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.User Reviews: