The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies Films

The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

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A list of the best dysfunctional family movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This dysfunctional family movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about dysfunctional families are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about family dysfunction you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous dysfunctional family movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already - note that these are films about truly messed up families to make this list - this is a different list from a list of best movies about families. Click on the movie titles for more information about these films about screwed up families.

This list has a variety of well known films, like Garden State and multiple versions of Death at a Funeral, in it.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies about dysfunctional families?" and "What is the greatest dysfunctional family movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular dysfunctional family movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these dysfunctional family movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good dysfunctional family movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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    The Royal Tenenbaums is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

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    The Royal Tenenbaums Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray

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    Garden State is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Garden State Natalie Portman, Jim Parsons, Ian Holm

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    Ordinary People is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Ordinary People Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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    Little Miss Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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    Death at a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Death at a Funeral Peter Dinklage, Alan Tudyk, Matthew Macfadyen

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    Happiness is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Happiness Philip Seymour Hoffman, Molly Shannon, Jon Lovitz

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    Rachel Getting Married is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Anne Hathaway, Debra Winger, Sebastian Stan

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    The Squid and the Whale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    The Squid and the Whale Anna Paquin, Alexandra Daddario, Laura Linney

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    Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Parenthood Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    Flirting with Disaster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Flirting with Disaster Ben Stiller, Mary Tyler Moore, Téa Leoni

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    Magnolia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Magnolia Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    The Savages is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    The Savages Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney, Margo Martindale

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    The House of Yes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Tori Spelling, Rachael Leigh Cook, Parker Posey

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    Flowers in the Attic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Flowers in the Attic Kristy Swanson, Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant

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    Margot at the Wedding is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Margot at the Wedding Nicole Kidman, Jack Black, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    This is Where I Leave You is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    This is Where I Leave You

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    Tommy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Tommy Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, Elton John

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    Mommie Dearest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dysfunctional Family Movies

    Mommie Dearest Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest

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