Most Popular "Overprotective Parent" Titles
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1. Men, Women & Children (2014)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of high school teenagers and their parents attempt to navigate the many ways the Internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
2. Carrie (2013)
R | 100 min | Drama, Horror
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
3. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A new kid must find a guy to date the meanest girl in school, the older sister of the girl he has a crush on, who cannot date until her older sister does.
4. Footloose (1984)
R | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
5. Hotel Transylvania (2012)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter.
6. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.
7. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
8. Footloose (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
9. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
11. The Other Sister (1999)
PG-13 | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
13. House Party (1990)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid ... See full summary »
15. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Musical
A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
17. Sunset Beach (1997–1999)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama
Having discovered her fiancé Tim Truman kissing another woman, Meg Cummings leaves her home in Kansas on their wedding day to start a new life in Sunset Beach, California. Her goal is to ... See full summary »
18. Peyton Place (1964–1969)
30 min | Drama
The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »
19. The Baby (1973)
PG | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, ... See full summary »
21. The Truth About Jane (2000 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama
A high-school girl's first sexual experience is with another girl, and, along with her first broken heart, she must deal with her mother's reaction to her revelation that she is a lesbian and with ostracism at school.
22. Kings Row (1942)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.
23. Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
G | 101 min | Drama, Family
Summer Of The Monkeys (set in 1910 on the prairies of Canada) follows the story of a young boy, Jay, who dreams of getting enough money to buy his dream horse. One summer Jay finds four ... See full summary »
24. Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy
A father's attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble backfire, and he finds himself in the middle of scandal after scandal.
26. Bommarillu (2006)
170 min | Drama, Romance
Siddu is the son of an over-protective business man. Every decision of his is made by his father, which leads him into frustration. He half-heartedly agrees to become engaged to a rich ... See full summary »
27. Mommy (1995)
89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An unofficial "sequel" to "The Bad Seed", Patty McCormack's "Mommy" is psychotically obsessed with her 12-year-old daughter Jessica Ann -- so much so that when she finds out Jessica didn't ... See full summary »
29. Aisi Bhi Kya Jaldi Hai (1996)
The story is about a single father (Sachin) who is overly protective of her daughter (Srishti Behl) and does not like the idea that his daughter will leave him after marriage and hence ... See full summary »
30. Zelly and Me (1988)
PG | 87 min | Drama
A young orphan who lives with her grandmother in a large Virginian home infatuates herself with the voices of Joan d'Arc. Her nanny seeks out the help of a rich suitor (David Lynch's first ... See full summary »
32. Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The movie is a romantic comedy which takes place in Israel during the Austerity period of the 1950s. The movie's hero is Alex, a 13 year old boy who is about to attend his Bar Mitzvah. Alex... See full summary »
35. Rigoletto (2003 TV Movie)
100 min | Music, Drama
1960's. Rigoletto the Jester is overprotecting his daughter Gilda. He wants revenge when he finds out she's in love with the womanizer Duca.
South Park (1997– )
Broadway Bro Down
TV-MA | Animation, Comedy
Randy discovers a secret: women give blow jobs after seeing stage musicals because there are hidden subliminal references to blow jobs in the songs and women don't know it. Shelly has a love interest.
Who's the Boss? (1984–1992)
Daddy's Little Montague Girl
30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
When her best friend Marci applies for a highly expensive private school, Samantha wants to apply as well. This gladdens Angela, but worries Tony.
Byker Grove (1989–2006)
Drama, Family, Romance
Gill's upset because Julie's been banned: Donna's delighted because she'll be the star of the show.
Ghost Whisperer (2005–2010)
Home But Not Alone
TV-14 | 48 min | Drama, Fantasy
Ned asks Melinda's help when he's injured by what appears to be a ghost haunting his new girlfriend, but as Melinda struggles to solve the mystery of who the ghost is she runs into interference from the girlfriend's family.
Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005)
Just Say No
TV-PG | Drama, Fantasy
God asks Joan to hold a yard sale. While Will gets involved in a pending rape case, Joan's mother is reminded of an unpleasant piece of her past. Kevin gets a job as a fact checker at a ... See full summary »
Biography (1987– )
Shirley Temple: The Biggest Little Star
90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
She debuted at age three and became a star at six when her mother landed her the lead role in Little Miss Marker, the box-office sensation of 1934. As America's princess, Shirley Temple ... See full summary »
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
TV-MA | Comedy, Documentary
Penn and Teller argue that parents are now too protective of their kids.
Step by Step (1991–1998)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy
While a friend of hers is away for three months, Dana can have her apartment. Carol is against, but Frank convinces her this is the best way to let her try out living alone close by before ... See full summary »
The Monkees (1966–1968)
30 min | Comedy, Music
The only way for Davy to date General Vandenburg's daughter is to hold a chaperoned party. When everything else fails, Micky dresses up in drag as 'Mrs Arcadian', arousing the attention of both the General and Mr. Babbit, the landlord.