Tag Archives: son

The Patriot (2000) Rated R

A farmer is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a British officer kills his son. Starring Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, and Joely Richardson. This is not a historical film about the Revolutionary War. It’s a … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) Rated PG

A couple, whose son gets kidnapped in Morocco, sets off an international scheme. Starring James Stewart, Doris Day, and Brenda de Banzie. This film is a remake of the 1934 film, both directed by Alfred Hitchcock. I will say that I … Continue reading

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Room (2015) Rated R

A woman and her son are held captive in a room for 7 years and when they are released, the son gets to experience the outside world for the first time. Starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, and Sean Bridgers. This … Continue reading

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Love Finds You in Sugarcreek (2014) Rated TV-PG

A baseball player and his son are lost in America and find themselves in Amish country. Their truck has broken down, so three Amish ladies hire him to do work around the house. This sparks the interest of the local … Continue reading

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The Witmans (2020) Rated TV-14

This documentary tells the story of the Witman family whose teenage son gets murdered, and their other son is the suspect. Starring Zach Witman, Ron Witman, and Sue Witman. This documentary touts that it is documenting the fractured policies of … Continue reading

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You Can’t Take It with You (1938) Rated NR

A man from a rich family gets engaged to a woman from and eccentric family. Starring Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, and James Stewart. This film is a cute romp of humor. It takes on the social and class messages of … Continue reading

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Christmas Trade (2015) Rated NR

A week before Christmas, a workaholic widower and his 11-year-old son get a wish come true. Starring William Baldwin, Denise Richards, and Michael Campion. This is another film that does the switch between parent and child. It’s definitely a “been … Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas (1991) Rated G

A couple of kids try to bring their divorced parents back together for Christmas. Starring Harley Jane Kozak, Jamey Sheridan, and Ethan Embry. This film is a Christmas twist of The Parent Trap. It’s actually not as charming or cute … Continue reading

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Christmas Comes Home to Canaan (2011) Rated TV-G

Daniel’s son gets hit by a car and is sent to physical therapy, but along the way, the therapist and Daniel fall in love. Starring Billy Ray Cyrus, Gina Holden, and Emily Tennant. This Christmas film tries to go deeper … Continue reading

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Bloodline (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

A family must come to terms with their secrets and scars when the oldest son comes home. Starring Kyle Chandler, Linda Cardellini, and Norbert Leo Butz. The first episode has good writing; it’s a thriller where you have no idea … Continue reading

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