Keyword: parenthood

Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 12/14/2006
Chris Gardener is a family man struggling to make ends meet. Despite his valiant attempts to help keep the family afloat, the mother of his five-year-old son, Christopher, is buckling under the constant strain of financial pressure. No longer able to cope, she reluctantly decides to leave. Chris, now a single father, continues doggedly to pursue a better-paying job using every sales skill he knows...
Hugo

Hugo (2011)

Rated: PG Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 11/22/2011
When his father dies, little Hugo is left with nothing but a gift for fixing watches and a broken automaton. With the help of a kind girl and a heartbroken filmmaker, Hugo will solve a mystery that will change his life.
Knocked Up

Knocked Up (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 05/31/2007
Alison Scott is an up-and-coming entertainment journalist whose 24-year-old life is on the fast track. But it gets seriously derailed when a drunken one-nighter with slacker Ben Stone results in an unwanted pregnancy. Faced with the prospect of going it alone or getting to know the baby's father, Alison decides to give the lovable doof a chance. An overgrown kid who has no desire to settle down...
Nobel Son

Nobel Son (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/04/2008
Barkley Michaelson is in a deep life rut. He's struggling to finish his PHD thesis when his father, the learned Eli Michaelson, wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Barkley and his mother, Sarah, a renowned forensic psychiatrist, now have the ill-fortune of living with a man-eating monster whose philandering ways have gotten less and less discreet. As if Barkley's world is not bad enough, on the...
Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

Rated: PG Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 12/24/2003
In modern America, where the average family has 1.87 children, Tom Baker and wife Kate have decided that life is better--if not cheaper--by the dozen. The Bakers live in a small Illinois town where Tom coaches the local college football team. The family's day-to-day life is marked by equal parts love and chaos pet-frog-landing-in-the-breakfast eggs type of chaos. When Tom is offered his dream...
That's My Boy

That's My Boy (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 06/14/2012
While still in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down on the eve of his wedding when an uninvited Donny suddenly shows up. Trying desperately to reconnect with his son, Donny is now forced to deal with the repercussions of his bad parenting skills.
Hanna

Hanna (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 04/07/2011
Hanna, a teenage girl, has the strength, stamina, and smarts of a soldier. She was raised by her father, a former CIA agent, in the wilds of Sweden. Living a life unlike any other teenager, Hanna's upbringing and training have groomed her to be the perfect assassin. When her father sends her on a mission, Hanna journeys stealthily across Europe while eluding agents who are chasing her, sent by a...

Mary (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/18/2014
Herod the Great, a mad and powerful King, orders the death of the new messiah. Against all odds, young Mary and Joseph smuggle the baby Jesus to safety, altering the world permanently, bringing forth a prophet revered world over. It is the "Greatest Story Never Told."

Ride (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/16/2014
Away We Go

Away We Go (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 06/04/2009
Longtime thirty-something couple Burt and Verona are going to have a baby. The pregnancy progresses smoothly, but six months in, the pair is put off and put out by the cavalierly delivered news from Burt's parents Jerry and Gloria that the eccentric elder Farlanders are moving out of Colorado - thereby eliminating the expectant couple's main reason for living there. So, where, and among whom of...
Boyhood

Boyhood (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 164 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
The film tracks 6-year-old Mason over life's most radically fluctuating decade, through a familiar whirl of family moves, family controversies, faltering marriages, re-marriages, new schools, first loves, lost loves, good times, scary times and a constantly unfolding mix of heartbreak and wonder. But the results are unpredictable, as one moment braids into the next, entwining into a deeply...
Come Dio Comanda

Come Dio Comanda (2010)

Rated: None Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 11/08/2010
Centers on an 11-year-old Cristiano and his neo-Nazi dad, both outcasts in an Italo suburbia strewn with strip malls and cell phone shops. And a homicide.
Life As We Know It

Life As We Know It (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 10/07/2010
Holly Berenson is an up-and-coming caterer and Eric Messer is a promising network sports director. After a disastrous first date, the only thing they have in common is their dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter, Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in the world, Holly and Eric are forced to put their differences aside. Juggling career ambitions and competing...
Parental Guidance

Parental Guidance (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 12/24/2012
Old school grandfather Artie is accustomed to calling the shots. He meets his match when he and his eager-to-please wife Diane agree to babysit their three grand-kids when their type-A helicopter parents go away for work. But when 21st century problems collide with Artie and Diane's old-school methods of tough love and old-fashioned games, it's learning to bend that binds the family together.
15 Ans Et Demi

15 Ans Et Demi (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/29/2008
Philippe Le Tallec, a brilliant scientist living in the United States, is forced to return to France to look after his daughter Eglantine whom he has never raised. He hopes to take advantage of this opportunity to create a true bond with her and to catch up for lost time. But the fifteen-year-old has other things in mind than spending time with her family: girlfriends, parties, and most of all...
Bellezza del Somaro

La Bellezza del Somaro (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/16/2010
Focuses on the generational conflict between parents in their fifties and their teenage children staying at a Tuscan country house over the course of a weekend.
Juno

Juno (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 12/04/2007
Juno is a whip-smart teen confronting an unplanned pregnancy by her classmate Bleeker. With the help of her hot best friend Leah, Juno finds her unborn child a "perfect" set of parents: an affluent suburban couple, Mark and Vanessa, longing to adopt. Luckily, Juno has the total support of her parents as she faces some tough decisions, flirts with adulthood and ultimately figures out where she...
3 Days to Kill

3 Days to Kill (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 02/20/2014
Dangerous international spy Ethan Renner is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger. But first, he must complete one last mission- even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking...
Chumscrubber

The Chumscrubber (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 08/04/2005
Dean Stiffle knows the score. Hillside--a beautiful community in Anywhere, USA--may look like a postcard from the frontlines of the American Dream, but teenage Dean knows better. When Troy, Dean's best friend and the town's leading drug dealer, hangs himself in his bedroom his death throws the community's carefully maintained psychotherapeutic balance into disarray. At school, in an effort to get...
Carnage

Carnage (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 12/15/2011
After two boys duke it out on a playground, the parents of the "victim" invite the parents of the "bully" over to work out their issues. A polite discussion of child rearing soon escalates into verbal warfare, with all four parents revealing their true colors. None of them will escape the carnage.

Run Papa Run (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/09/2008
Triad chief Lee Tin-Yun and Liu, an aspiring lawyer, decide to start a family. As most would say, fatherhood will begin to change a man and for Tin-Yun, the arrival of daughter Hai-Yi begins an uphill battle within himself to change for the better. Gone is the recklessness of youth, where fights and getting injured are part and parcel of territorial disputes.
Canvas

Canvas (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/11/2007
John Marino is a Florida construction worker struggling to make ends meet, bring up his son, Chris, and deal with the increasing irrationality of Mary, his schizophrenic wife. For Chris, his mother's erratic behavior begins to have negative consequences at school. And, after Mary's hospitalization, a lonely John begins to build a sailboat that recalls a happier time in his life. Underlying the...
Space Between

The Space Between (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2009
Montine, a lonely flight attendant, and Omar, a 10 year-old Arab-American boy, are on a plane that is grounded in Amarillo, Texas on the morning of September 11th, 2001. But when Montine discovers that Omar's father works in the World Trade Center, she is forced to drive the boy back home to his uncertain future in New York City.
Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club

Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
Five single mothers from very different walks of life whose children - thanks to a generous scholarship program - all attend an exclusive prep school called West Merryville. The mothers range from a white alpha-female career woman to an African-American fast food worker; but they find themselves united through a stroke of bad luck: each of their children has been caught for infractions - smoking...