The holidays aren’t the only time of year when family feels far away and you’re missing home. Throughout the year you may find yourself wishing you could be with your loved ones, and these films are a great way to remind you of both a family’s upside and downside.
15. “The Family Stone”
The films portrays the struggles of joining a new family.
14. “The Godfather”
A classic film of strong family ties.
13. ” The Blind Side”
This film is more about friends who become family and how the line is eventually blurred, because you care for them just as much.
12. “Cheaper By the Dozen”
This is great if you come from a big, crazy family
11. ” The Upside of Anger”
Because sometimes someone new comes along and joins the crew.
10. “The Kids Are All Right”
A movie about the modern family.
9. “I Don’t Know How She Does It”
This will remind you of the times one of your parents would leave town, and you could get away with anything!
8. “Away We Go”
This is a great movie for portraying the sweet innocence and nerves of a new family.
7. “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”
You don’t have to be Greek to appreciate what it means to have a rather loud and intrusive family.
6. “Meet the Parents”
I think we can all imagine an awkward bring-your-new-significant-other-home moment with our own families.
5. “The Royal Tenebaums”
If you want to remember the grittier side of family life.
4. “The Descendants”
Like the previous movie, this one is about the hardships family must endure together.
3. “Father of the Bride”
If you need a good crying/laughing combo.
2. “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”
This will remind you of the power of loss and having answers
1. “Little Miss Sunshine”
There’s nothing a family wouldn’t do to help you chase your dreams.