The Best Family Drama Movies Films
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The Best Family Drama Movies

A list of all family drama movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. To find your favorite family movies that are streaming, check out the Best Kids & Family Movies on Amazon Prime and Netflix Instant. This family drama movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more.

This list of family drama films also contains family drama movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This family drama films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best family drama movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films.  This family drama movie list can be sorted alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for your favorite items by clicking thumbs up on them.

List of family drama films includes family drama movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share this list on your social media to get your friends to vote too. Then we'll have all the votes in the world.

These are the top films in the family drama genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the family drama genre in it, be it the motifs of the family drama genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

What belongs closer to the top of this list, Little Man Tate or The Namesake? If we missed any family drama movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list, which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous family drama movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about family drama movie lists.
 
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the family drama movies. List includes photos and family drama movie trailers next to the names of the movies. If you're looking for other thinly-sliced movie lists, be sure to take a look at the Best Historical Drama Movies, Best R-Rated Drama Movies, and the Best PG-13 Drama Movies

List items include Night Crossing, Oriana, and more.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these family drama movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good family drama movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest family drama movies, here is the full family drama movies list, ordered from best to worst.
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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Robert MacNaughton

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    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Tim McGraw

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    Macaulay Culkin, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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    Maggie Smith, Irène Jacob, Kate Maberly

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    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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    Christian Bale, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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    Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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    Mara Wilson, Richard Attenborough, Dylan McDermott

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    Danny Bonaduce, Debbie Reynolds, Agnes Moorehead

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    Matthew McConaughey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Adrien Brody

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    Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

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    Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Patrick Malahide

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    Shirley Temple, Cesar Romero, Anita Louise

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, June Allyson

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    Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March

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    Terrence Howard, William H. Macy, Richard Dreyfuss

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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau

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    Zooey Deschanel, AnnaSophia Robb, Josh Hutcherson

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    Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, Angela Lansbury

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    Natalie Wood, James Dean, Dennis Hopper

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    Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Jeff Daniels

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    Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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    Michael Madsen, Joan Lunden, M. Emmet Walsh

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    Jim Caviezel, Dennis Quaid, Michael Cera

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    Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor

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    Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Edna May Oliver

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    Michelle Williams, Helen Slater, Richard Farnsworth

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    James Dean, Burl Ives, Albert Dekker

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    Jane Wyman, Karl Malden, Agnes Moorehead

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    Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli

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    Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi

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    Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Dominic West

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    Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine, Robert Duvall

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    Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, BD Wong

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    Ozzy Osbourne, Emily Blunt, Dolly Parton

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    Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt

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    Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth

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    Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris

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    Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Hoyt Axton

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    Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell

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    Ethan Hawke, James Remar, Seymour Cassel

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall, Elsa Lanchester

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    Alec Guinness, Albert Finney, Kenneth More

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    Diane Lane, Kevin Bacon, Frankie Muniz

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Stein

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    Robert Carlyle, Emily Watson, Alan Parker

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