Most Popular Single Parent Family Movies and TV Shows
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1. Knowing (2009)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.
Votes: 211,006 | Gross: $79.96M
2. Punky Brewster (1984–1988)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Comedy
Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and ... See full summary »
3. William and Mary (2003–2005)
48 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The lives of William (an undertaker) and Mary (a midwife) cross. They become romantically involved, but what happens for the rest of the series is far less predictable.
5. Struck by Lightning (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A high schooler recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine.
Votes: 14,159 | Gross: $0.02M
6. Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When her father goes out of town, beautiful A-student Natalie lets best friends Jeff and Polly move in. Separately and together, the trio of young teens learn much about life, love, and growing up.
Votes: 1,281 | Gross: $0.03M
7. A Werewolf Boy (2012)
Not Rated | 122 min | Fantasy, Romance
Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child. Memories of an orphan boy she knew 47 years ago come flooding back to her.
Votes: 5,879 | Gross: $0.34M
8. Down Three Dark Streets (1954)
Passed | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An FBI agent investigates the murder of his partner by taking over the 3 cases he was working on, determined to find his killer.
9. Nina Frisk (2007)
83 min | Comedy
Nina Frisk is a flight attendant who loves flying. She is happy above the clouds, far away from her dysfunctional family and superficial love life. But then one day Nina meets Marcus and ... See full summary »
10. The Nature of Nicholas (2002)
90 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
The Nature of Nicholas is a surreal fable that follows twelve-year-old Nicholas as he struggles with an intense attraction to his best friend, Bobby. Nicholas is obsessed with his friend ... See full summary »
12. An American Summer (1990)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Divorcing Chicago parents send their only son to live with his aunt in Los Angeles for the summer, where he befriends a local, learns to surf, gets a girlfriend, and witnesses a murder.
13. Father of Four (1953)
97 min | Comedy, Family
Denmarks most popular film family is ready. Ole has some problems at school and Søs feels like she has to take action, but her actions doesn't come without consequences
14. Extreme Private Eros: Love Song 1974 (1974)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary
In this uncomfortably intimate film, documentary filmmaker Kazuo Hara visits his ex-girlfriend Miyuki and records her new relationships.
15. Finn's Girl (2007)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Dr. Finn Jeffries plays a new stepmother to her deceased lover's daughter Zelly. She also took over her lover's abortion clinic that is being protested by increasingly violent "pro-lifer's"... See full summary »
17. Far til fire på Bornholm (1959)
104 min | Comedy, Family
The danish family is going on a vacation to the little danish island Bornholm. Little Per meets a new friend, Torben and Søs and Mie manage to destroy a movie production
18. Far til fire og ulveungerne (1958)
93 min | Comedy, Family
Little Per has become a boy scout. As a boy scout he has to help other people in need, but things take a turn for the worse and Little Per goes missing. Now it is up to the family to find him...
19. Far til fire med fuld musik (1961)
95 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Little Per has begun playing football, and his team has a match against Sweden. But fortunately Little Per's trainer is the famous football player Harald Nielsen, who has an eye for Mie
20. Far til fire i sneen (1954)
98 min | Comedy, Family
This is about a family dad - father of four who wins a trip to Norway to go skiing with his children. He wins it from the local newspaper, because two journalist from the paper, sees him ... See full summary »
23. Far til fire og onkel Sofus (1957)
89 min | Comedy, Family
Uncle Anders has a twin brother who lives in the US. His name is Sofus and on his 70th birthday he decides to go back to Denmark and celebrate with his family. Unfortunately Uncle Anders and Sofus don't get along well.
24. Father of Four in a Sunny Mood (1971)
96 min | Family
Little Per and uncle Anders win a camper and soft drinks. Timing is right as they all have summer vacation. The 6 are off to Jutland to a camping site with beach and a circus next door. Will they get away from Mrs. Sejrsen?
28. Broken Road (2009)
G | 14 min | Short, Drama, Family
After he is abandoned by his wife, David embarks on a trip to the Australian outback with his daughters. When the car blows a flat tyre and they become stranded in the desert, David must confront the tensions that lie between them.
29. The Gutsy Frog (1972– )
30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Hiroshi is a boy, a bit lazy in school and in his daily tasks. One day, fighting against his bullies classmates, Hiroshi accidentally fell over a frog who was jumping through Nerima, Tokyo ... See full summary »
30. Living the Legacy: The Untold Story of Milton Hershey School (2009 TV Movie)
75 min | Documentary
In 1909 Milton S. Hershey started a school for children from backgrounds of profound social and economic need. Every time someone enjoys Hershey's chocolates they are helping kids in need. ... See full summary »
Director: Cynthia Wade
33. The Vanishing Black Male (2005)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Are African American males becoming extinct? Will future generations of African American women not be able to find husbands? These are but a few of the questions explored in The Vanishing Black Male.
35. Rich (1983)
20 min | Drama, Short
A young man living in the inner city, runs into conflicts with his mother when he decides to pursue a college education instead of accepting an offer for a full-time job.
36. My Son Bailey (2009)
8 min | Short, Drama
All is not well in the Richards household when Bradley Richards, who is raising his son alone, receives a phone call from the parents of his son Bailey's girlfriend. They want to meet with ... See full summary »
La huella del crimen (1985)
El crimen del Capitán Sánchez
63 min | Crime, Drama
Madrid, Spring 1913. During a visit to the casino, a beautiful 20 year-old woman catches the eye of a 50 year-old rich widower. But the gamble he is about to commit is far greater than he suspects.
Rags to Riches (1987–1988)
Comedy, Drama, Family
Nick was not invited to his country club's debutante ball. He signs Rose up to prove a point to the rich snobs. But she is depressed and going through a phase (Spasskism). The Foley household must give her a crash course in etiquette.
Fullmetal Alchemist (2003–2004)
TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young Ed and Al are determined to bring back their dead mother, who was their pillar of strength in light of their absent father and war struck country.