Most Popular "Estranged Parent" Titles
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1. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 336,847 | Gross: $285.76M
2. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
R | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.
Votes: 226,228 | Gross: $47.40M
3. Falling Down (1993)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A borderline personality disordered defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Votes: 140,004 | Gross: $40.90M
4. Amores Perros (2000)
R | 154 min | Drama, Thriller
A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love.
Votes: 182,020 | Gross: $5.38M
5. Running with Scissors (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.
Votes: 20,325 | Gross: $6.75M
7. Wonder Boys (2000)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.
Votes: 55,867 | Gross: $19.39M
8. The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Seven junior-high-school girls organize a daycare camp for children while at the same time experiencing classic adolescent growing pains.
Votes: 4,448 | Gross: $9.69M
10. Pretty Persuasion (2005)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Votes: 8,881 | Gross: $0.31M
11. Suburban Girl (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Manhattanite book editor finds her take on the game of romance changed after she lures the attention of an influential older man.
13. A Moment to Remember (2004)
117 min | Drama, Romance
A Korean love story about a young couple's enduring love, which is tested when 27 year old Sun-jin is diagnosed with a rare form of Alzheimer's disease.
14. Turn It Up (2000)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Action
Trying to bootstrap his way out of Brooklyn's mean streets is Diamond, a rap musician. With his long-time pal Gage acting as his manager, he's trying to lay down a demo tape with cut-rate ... See full summary »
Votes: 991 | Gross: $1.24M
15. Karakter (1997)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.
Votes: 9,365 | Gross: $0.71M
16. Around the Bend (2004)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
In Los Angeles, Jason Lair is recently separated, living with his grandfather and his son; he's a banker, tense, with a limp. Grandfather Henry, an archaeologist, wants to take the family ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,851 | Gross: $0.19M
17. Distant Thunder (1988)
R | 114 min | Drama
A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself... See full summary »
Votes: 542 | Gross: $0.16M
18. Clementine (2004)
100 min | Action, Drama
Kim is a Taekwondo champion who decides to give up his fighting career for good in order to take care of his daughter Sa Rang. But when an evil gambling kingpin kidnaps Sa Rang, Kim must ... See full summary »
20. A Reflection of Fear (1972)
PG | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A disturbed young girl starts believing that there is something very sinister at work after her estranged father visits her at her mother and grandmother's house with the woman he plans to marry.
22. Getting Married in Buffalo Jump (1990 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
Sophie Ware is a musician who returns to run the family farm after her father's death. She struggles with the operation and is surprised by an offer of assistance from Alex, the farm's ... See full summary »
23. Scene of the Crime (1986)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In the woods, a 13-year-old boy is grabbed by an escaped convict and told to bring money later that day. The boy does as he's told, only to be attacked by the convict's partner. A murder ... See full summary »
Votes: 543 | Gross: $0.16M
24. The Conrad Boys (2006)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
Charlie Conrad is ready for college, but the sudden death of his mother and his long-absent father leave him saddled with the adult responsibility of raising his 9-year-old brother.
26. Nightbeats (2009)
89 min | Drama
A contemporary noir set entirely at night Nightbeats is an homage to the classic noirs of the 1940's, though told as a contemporary drama, not a gumshoe satire, Nightbeats follow the lives ... See full summary »
27. Incident in a Small Town (1994 TV Movie)
85 min | Drama, War
Walter Matthau and Harry Morgan star in this made-for-television drama, in which a judge in a small town discovers that the skeletons in his family closet are aired for all to see after he's named as a prime suspect in a murder.
28. Mains armées (2012)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.
30. Blame It on the Night (1984)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
When his unmarried mother dies, custody of 13-year-old Job is assumed by his alleged father, Chris, whom he has never seen. Job is an enthusiastic cadet at a military academy, and Chris ... See full summary »
31. Ingen kan älska som vi (1988)
101 min | Drama, Romance
Anneli is soon to be 17 years old. She lives alone with her mother and can barely remember her father who left the family 10 years ago. One day she receive a letter from her father, who is ... See full summary »
32. Xiang ri kui (2005)
129 min | Drama, Romance
Relationship between father and son on a background of Maoist regime in China in the mid-20th century. The father, a painter by profession, interned in a labor camp for "re-education" and ... See full summary »
Votes: 611 | Gross: $0.02M
36. Gen Silent (2011)
70 min | Documentary, Biography, History
LGBT people who fought the earliest battles for equality now face so much fear about discrimination, or worse, in health care/long-term care that they hide their past lives, are afraid to ... See full summary »
Director: Stu Maddux
39. The Blue Veil (1942)
90 min | Drama
In 1914, in the first months of World War I, Louise Jarraud loses her husband, killed on the front. Shortly after, she gives birth to a baby, who soon dies. Devastated by this double ... See full summary »
42. I Work (2012)
93 min | Comedy
A confused anarchist and his workaholic housemate set out to find an estranged parent. The two get more than they bargained for, when an accident along the way reveals wires beneath their skin.
Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After a pretty graduate student moonlighting as a baby sitter is found bound on a bed and smothered, it is found that she posed for provocative bondage photos.
Future Cop (1976– )
Girl on the Ledge
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A woman perched on the ledge of a ten-story building threatens to jump unless police can convince her estranged father to talk to her.
London Spy (2015– )
If This Is a Lie
59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Danny finally discovers the shocking truth about what really happened to his lover, and what really took place that night in the attic where he died.
Boston Legal (2004–2008)
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
While trying to woo her back, Shirley Schimdt's ex-husband asks her to be in his upcoming wedding. Alan and Denny defend a man who killed his wife at her request. Paul reaches out to his daughter.
The Rifleman (1958–1963)
30 min | Family, Western
An older couple settles down in North Fork, but they have a secret--they're not using their real names because they don't want anyone to know that their son is a notorious gunfighter and killer.