Here we've displayed a list of the best Family History films : Back to the Future(1985), The Life of Reilly(2006), Secrets & Lies(1996), Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper(2016), The Joy Luck Club(1993), The Silences of the Palace(1994), Suddenly, Last Summer(1959), When I Grow Up(1951), Sunshine(1999), Secondhand Lions(2003), Stories We Tell(2012), Everything Is Illuminated(2005) ... ...
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
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Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.
If, in 1940, you had a lobotomized aunt, an institutionalized father, a racist mother, and were the only gay kid on the block, what do you think the odds would be that you'd end up a Tony ... See full summary »
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Following the death of her adoptive parents, a successful young black optometrist establishes contact with her biological mother -- a lonely white factory worker living in poverty in East London.
Gloria Vanderbilt and her son Anderson Cooper discuss their notable family's history.
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The life histories of four Asian women and their daughters reflect and guide each other.
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A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice. As she is frustrated by each level of ... See full summary »
Gay & Lesbian, Drama
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A surgeon is assigned the case of a young woman whose aunt wants her lobotomized to cover up a family secret.
"When I Grow Up" is an uncharacteristically modest film from producer Sam Spiegel (during his "S. P. Eagle" years). Bobby Driscoll plays a young boy who feels neglected and misunderstood at... See full summary »
The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.
A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.
Sarah Polley Michael Polley Harry Gulkin
A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers.
Elijah Wood Eugene Hutz Boris Leskin Laryssa Lauret Jonathan Safran Foer Jana Hrabetova Stephen Samudovsky Oleksandr Choroshko
A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.
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The Cream Will Rise is a documentary that exposes the turbulent and troubling side of singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins' early years when a confrontation with her mother forces her to ... See full summary »
After a salary-man's fiancée attempts suicide, he remembers his gruesome family history, which sees his ancestors sacrificing themselves for the sake of their cruel lords, and realizes that he's about to repeat their mistakes.
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The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
A Polish-Jewish family comes to the U.S. at the beginning of the twentieth century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.
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A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner.
During a tour of a group of Israeli Jews of Polish origin, the bus in which Riwka is located breaks down between Warsaw and Auschwitz.
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A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
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Danny is despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused of killing another man and sentenced to death.
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In a Yorkshire mining town, three educated brothers return to their blue-collar home to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of their parents, but dark secrets come to the fore.
Horror, Mystery & Thriller
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When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.
Shaghayegh Djodat Hossein Moharami Roghieh Moharami Abbas Sayahi
When an old couple washes their gabbeh - a type of Persian rug - a young woman magically appears and tells them her life story.
Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Ajatashatru Lavash Patel has lived all his life in a small Mumbai neighborhood tricking people with street magic and fakir stunts. He sets out on a journey to find his estranged father but instead gets dragged on a never-ending adventure.
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Animation, Kids & Family, Action, Fantasy
Kirk Wise Natalie Strom
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A young linguist named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.
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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.
A struggling actor, father and husband finds himself at a major crossroads, which forces him to examine his life, his family and his career.
A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, more than a century apart. When 13-year-old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.
Three young men, with a common fondness for football, become roommates the at United States Naval Academy where they experience its rules and traditions.