Most Popular Paternity Movies and TV Shows
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1. Mamma Mia! (2008)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA.
Votes: 193,596 | Gross: $144.13M
2. Hercules (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord.
Votes: 137,340 | Gross: $72.69M
3. The Judge (2014)
R | 141 min | Crime, Drama
Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.
Votes: 163,056 | Gross: $47.12M
4. Broken Flowers (2005)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.
Votes: 92,313 | Gross: $13.74M
5. Rules Don't Apply (2016)
PG-13 | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her ambitious driver, and their eccentric boss, the legendary billionaire Howard Hughes.
Votes: 7,804 | Gross: $3.65M
7. You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sally's (Naomi Watts') parents' marriage breaks up when her father undergoes a mid-life crisis and impulsively weds a prostitute. Meanwhile, Sally's own marriage also begins to disintegrate.
Votes: 41,619 | Gross: $3.25M
8. Two Is a Family (2016)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
A bachelor enjoys his sweet life on the French Riviera until a one-night stand tells him, he's dad to Gloria and leaves her with him. He moves to London with Gloria. Mom turns up 8 years later.
10. The Red Pill (2016)
TV-14 | 108 min | Documentary
The Red Pill chronicles filmmaker Cassie Jaye's journey following the mysterious and polarizing Men's Rights Movement. The Red Pill explores today's gender war and asks the question "what is the future of gender equality?"
11. The People I've Slept With (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy
The People I've Slept With - a promiscuous woman who finds herself with an unplanned pregnancy and needs to figure out who the baby daddy is...NOW. Angela Yang loves sex. She loves it so ... See full summary »
15. Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant when her boyfriend kicks her out. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,451 | Gross: $10.07M
16. Straight A's (2013)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Pressured by his deceased mother's ghost to return home to the family he abandoned, a former addict grabs a bag of pills and a sack of marijuana and hits the road to Louisiana.
17. The Christmas Secret (2014 TV Movie)
TV-G | 120 min | Drama, Family, Romance
While her life is falling apart, single mom Christine finds a magical family heirloom that leads to love and good fortune during Christmas.
18. Mystery Woman (2003 TV Movie)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Amically divorced from art gallery keeper Elliot McCallister, Samantha Kinsey, who always dreamed of being a detective, like her prosecutor's office friend Cassie, inherits her uncle's ... See full summary »
19. A Royal Christmas (2014 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Prince Leopold, heir to the throne of Cordinia, wishes to marry his young love Emily Taylor, a humble seamstress from Philadelphia. But Leopold's mother, Queen Isadora has other plans for her son.
20. Jefferson in Paris (1995)
PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,666 | Gross: $2.47M
21. The Misfortunates (2009)
Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
23. Having You (2013)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Jack has finally managed to propose to his girlfriend when his life is turned upside down by the arrival of an old one-night stand that introduces him to his seven year old son.
24. Jimmy P. (2013)
Unrated | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A troubled Native American veteran forms an extraordinary friendship with his maverick French psychoanalyst as they try to find a cure to his suffering.
Votes: 2,542 | Gross: $0.02M
25. Promises..... Promises! (1963)
Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are.
26. The Well-Digger's Daughter (2011)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance
In 1930s southern France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his daughter when she gets in trouble with the wealthy son of a shopkeeper.
Votes: 3,461 | Gross: $0.39M
27. Match (2014)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
As a Juilliard professor is interviewed by a woman and her husband for her dissertation on the history of dance in 1960s New York City, it becomes increasingly clear that there are ulterior motives to the couple's visit.
Votes: 1,962 | Gross: $0.03M
28. Broken Bridges (2006)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Music
A fading country music star (Keith) returns to his hometown, where he reunites with his childhood sweetheart and also meets his 16-year-old daughter for the first time.
Votes: 1,553 | Gross: $0.25M
29. Xenia (2014)
Unrated | 134 min | Drama, Romance
Strangers in their own birthplace, 16-year-old Danny and 18-year-old Odysseus cross the entire country in search of their Greek father, after their Albanian mother passes away.
Votes: 3,183 | Gross: $0.00M
30. Expecting Amish (2014 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 88 min | Drama
Expecting Amish on Lifetime tells the story of 18-year-old Hannah Yoder, who is ready to join the Amish Church and marry her boyfriend Samuel. But things change when she goes to Hollywood and gets a glimpse of the world beyond.
32. Barry Munday (2010)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Barry Munday wakes up after being attacked to realize that he's missing his family jewels. To make matters worse, he learns he's facing a paternity lawsuit filed by a woman he can't remember having sex with.
34. Shannon's Rainbow (2009)
PG | 92 min | Drama, Family
The death of a teenager's father leaves her orphaned until she discovers the mother she never knew. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer. Together they win races and form new bonds that lead her back to happiness.
36. A Killer Among Us (2012 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Thriller
After the shocking murder of her mother, a girl helps a police detective by searching her home for clues that they hope will lead to the perpetrator.
37. The Moth (1997 TV Movie)
152 min | Drama
Set in 1913 Northumbria, England, the story is about Robert Bradley, a strong-willed young worker at a Jarrow shipyard, who arrives home one day to find that his father has died. At the ... See full summary »
38. Flicka 2 (2010 Video)
PG | 96 min | Family
Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. But everything changes when Carrie meets Flicka, a wild, ... See full summary »
40. Mary of Scotland (1936)
Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.
41. Sugar Town (1999)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Music
Unimpassioned look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries ... See full summary »
Votes: 748 | Gross: $0.18M
42. Judge Priest (1934)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Judge Priest, a proud Confederate veteran, uses common sense and considerable humanity to dispense justice in a small town in the Post-Bellum Kentucky.
43. The Other F Word (2011)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
What happens when a generation's ultimate anti-authoritarians -- punk rockers-- become society's ultimate authorities -- dads? With a large chorus of Punk Rock's leading men - Blink-182's ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,767 | Gross: $0.05M
44. Westenwind (1999–2003)
60 min | Drama, Romance
This Dallas-type series is about two competing Dutch families, Noordermeer and De Graaf, running ancestral firms in the Rotterdam shipbuilding business, each with numerous internal tensions... See full summary »
47. The Last Trimester (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A couple are suspected of murdering a pregnant woman whose baby they were planning to adopt, and struggle to prove their innocence.
48. Are You My Daughter? (2015 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 85 min | Drama, Thriller
Laura Paddington is overcome with joy when her daughter, Zoe, returns to her after being abducted 17 years before--but is Zoe really her long lost child?
49. Love at First Child (2015)
G | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
Gabriell is a single mother, her 17-year-old daughter Claire is pregnant, however the child's father Simon has no desire to be involved with his future baby. When Gabrielle takes matters ... See full summary »
50. The Gay Sisters (1942)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Three wealthy orphans attempt to defend their ownership of their family's property, but financial and romantic problems set in.