Most Popular Mother Daughter Estrangement Movies and TV Shows
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3. The Nice Guys (2016)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In 1970s Los Angeles, a mismatched pair of private eyes investigate a missing girl and the mysterious death of a porn star.
Votes: 248,047 | Gross: $36.26M
5. Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York City socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation.
Votes: 96,854 | Gross: $127.22M
6. Lights Out (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with a supernatural spirit attached to their mother.
Votes: 104,130 | Gross: $67.27M
7. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Thriller
Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name while on the run as a fugitive from the law.
Votes: 125,511 | Gross: $58.70M
9. Julieta (2016)
R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.
Votes: 25,637 | Gross: $1.49M
11. Dolores Claiborne (1995)
R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.
Votes: 35,968 | Gross: $24.36M
13. Laggies (2014)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.
Votes: 39,488 | Gross: $0.44M
14. The Devil Inside (2012)
R | 83 min | Horror
In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Votes: 33,838 | Gross: $53.26M
15. Strait-Jacket (1964)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
After a twenty-year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behavior.
19. 33 Postcards (2011)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Dean Randall has sponsored Mei Mei, a young Chinese orphan, for many years. When she arrives in Sydney out of the blue to thank him, their lives are changed forever.
22. An Impossible Love (2018)
135 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In the late 1950s in Châteauroux, France, Rachel, a modest office worker, meets Philippe, a brilliant young man born to a bourgeois family. This brief but passionate connection results in ... See full summary »
23. And So It Goes (2014)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A self-absorbed realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
Votes: 11,807 | Gross: $15.16M
24. Fedora (1978)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance
Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress, out of retirement.
Votes: 3,172 | Gross: $2.20M
25. At the Devil's Door (VI) (2014)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror
A real-estate agent finds herself caught up in something sinister when she has to sell a house with a dark past and meets the troubled teen who used to live there.
26. Lost Paradise (2012)
93 min | Drama
Lucie lives with her father Hugo. Her mother has been gone for a year and the abscence brought father and daughter even closer. However, when the mother returns, Hugo's taken by ... See full summary »
27. The Second Mother (2015)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.
Votes: 11,209 | Gross: $0.38M
28. This Happy Breed (1944)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Noël Coward's attempt to show how the ordinary people lived between the wars. Just after World War I, the Gibbons family moves to a nice house in the suburbs. An ordinary sort of life is ... See full summary »
29. Jai Ho (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Drama
An ex-army officer initiates a unique idea of propagating social responsibility among ordinary people and in doing so, crosses paths with a powerful political family.
Votes: 15,829 | Gross: $1.25M
30. Crisis (1946)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
A small-town piano teacher is shocked by the arrival of her foster daughter's real mother, whose young lover soon follows and causes further disruption.
31. Heaven Will Wait (2016)
105 min | Drama
At 17, Sonia almost left her family to go jihad. She was convinced that this was the only way for her and her family to go to heaven. She finally came back to reason. Unlike Mélanie, 16 ... See full summary »
32. OK Kanmani (2015)
Unrated | 139 min | Romance
Two young lovers are compatible in every way - they even agree that marriage is futile. However, their emotions are not so easily managed, especially when they witness the unconditional love of the older couple with whom they live.
33. 52 Tuesdays (2013)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama
16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons.
34. An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving (2008 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 88 min | Drama
Inspired by a short story. Isabella Caldwell is a high-society woman in late-1800's New York. When Isabella's estranged daughter Mary becomes ill and is too proud to ask her mother for ... See full summary »
35. Betty (1992)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
A drunken self-destructive woman called Betty wanders through bars and meets a man that drives her to a restaurant outside Paris called Le Trou (The Hole). She meets the middle-aged ... See full summary »
36. Shirley (2011 TV Movie)
60 min | Biography, Drama
In 1938 mixed race baby Shirley Bassey, her mother and eight siblings are living in a poor area of Cardiff after her father is imprisoned for sexual offences. The teen-aged Shirley will ... See full summary »
37. Confessions of a Go-Go Girl (2008 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 88 min | Drama
Jane McCoy, a recent college graduate, much to her parent's dismay, decides to scrap her plans for law school to pursue an acting career full-time. Struggling to make ends meat, she meets a... See full summary »
38. Sparkle (2007)
100 min | Comedy
Sam is a charming, young chancer who moves to London. His best laid plans for success suffer a real setback when true love turns his world upside down in the most unexpected of circumstances.
40. Fire-Eater (1998)
100 min | Drama
The twin sisters Helena and Irene are born in Helsinki during World War II. A few months later their mother, Sirkka, leaves the girls in the care of their grandmother, an old communist, and... See full summary »
41. Princess (2010)
104 min | Biography, Drama
Princess tells the true story of former cabaret dancer Anna Lappalainen's redemptive struggle with insanity, who checked in to Finland's Kellokoski Psychiatric Hospital in 1945.
43. Der russische Geliebte (2008 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
When Julia, a frustrated professor for literature, gets the opportunity to teach in Paris for one year, the dream of her life comes true. Living in a small, but charming hotel room, she ... See full summary »
44. Girl 27 (2007)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
The reclusive Patricia Douglas comes out of hiding to discuss the 1937 MGM scandal, in which the powerful film studio tricked her and over 100 other underage girls into attending a stag party, where she was raped.
45. Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (2013)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
The story of an autistic youth named Ricky who, after a particularly difficult day at school, escapes into the subways. It's here that he starts his real journey, on a days-long voyage of ... See full summary »
48. The Painting Sellers (2010)
58 min | Drama
It's almost Christmas but these three people are still on the road. The products don't sell, the car is a wreck and the weather is freezing. Moreover there is a problem: how to cope with an emerging friendship?
49. Cleaverville (2007 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama
A woman, involved in a life-time of crime, steals diamonds and is on the run. She seeks help from her mother, who introduced her to this life-style and has to face her teenager daughter, ... See full summary »