Most Popular Genealogy Movies and TV Shows
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1. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
PG | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond woos a mob boss' daughter and goes undercover to uncover the true reason for Blofeld's allergy research in the Swiss Alps that involves beautiful women from around the world.
Votes: 72,943 | Gross: $22.80M
4. Little Fockers (2010)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
Family-patriarch Jack Byrnes wants to appoint a successor. Does his son-in-law, the male nurse Greg Focker, have what it takes?
Votes: 100,384 | Gross: $148.38M
6. Cold Creek Manor (2003)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A family relocates from the city to a dilapidated house in the country that was once a grand estate. As they begin renovations, they discover their new home harbors a secret and may not be completely free of its former inhabitant.
Votes: 20,192 | Gross: $21.38M
7. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.
8. Who Do You Think You Are? (2004– )
60 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Well known faces within the British media each embark on individual journeys to answer some questions in regards to their own family history. An interesting and intelligent programme for ... See full summary »
12. The MatchMaker (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,235 | Gross: $3.38M
13. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )
TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History
Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »
15. Ridicule (1996)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
Votes: 6,755 | Gross: $2.50M
16. I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
GP | 92 min | Drama
A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.
18. This Is My Father (I) (1998)
R | 119 min | Romance, Drama
Widowed Kieran Johnson is a lonely, middle-aged, Chicago-based high school history teacher who feels disconnected to his life. He decides to take a trip to his mother's small old hometown ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,612 | Gross: $1.08M
20. Game of Swords (2006)
R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Set in the 16th century, a sheriff working on a series of murders has to choose between his conscience and protecting his family when he's tied to the crimes.
21. Marching to Zion (2015)
101 min | Documentary, History
Documentary tracing the history of the Jewish people from the destruction of the temple in AD 70 to the modern-day nation of Israel. Through scriptural and historical evidence, DNA, ... See full summary »
23. The Cage (2019 TV Movie)
87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An old woman finds herself trapped in her own apartment as she finds out a man pretending to be her distant nephew is actually a stranger.
25. Halfway to Haugesund (1997)
68 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Beat up punk rock legend Otto, of "Otto's Speedway Action Organ", finally gets another gig in Haugesund on Norway's west coast. He gets his father's car, a 1969 model Opel Diplomat, out of ... See full summary »
26. Stealth (2006)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
Lionel is a happy gay man with a great career and an open-minded family that accepts his loyal lover, Serge. But things start to unravel when he meets a pretty Polish immigrant who is about to be deported and decides to marry her.
27. Little Senegal (2000)
97 min | Drama
After many years of having worked as a tour guide at the Senegalese slave museum, Alloune decides to go to America in search of his ancestors. They were taken away from his village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World.
28. Chronicle of My Mother (2011)
108 min | Drama
Based on an autobiographical novel by Inoue Yasushi, the film chronicles the passage of fifteen years within a family struggling with abandonment, resentment and decline with old age. As ... See full summary »
29. The Sweetest Sound (2001)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
In The Sweetest Sound, Alan Berliner (the filmmaker from New York) is tired of being mistaken for people who might share his name and decides to rid himself of the dreaded Same Name Syndrome (In HD).
30. Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Uncovering America (2019 TV Movie)
54 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Actor Courtney B. Vance hosts this special celebrating Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s work with focus on his five quintessential documentary series about American, African and African American history for PBS.
31. Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2010)
TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History
Our American Stories exploring the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with her new immigrants in the 20th century. Becoming American - exploring the many journeys to becoming ... See full summary »
56 min | Documentary
"Data Mining the Deceased" prods the industry behind the exponential intensity in genealogy. What are the motivations of the key players and how are their ambitions affecting the millions of North Americans who are searching for answers?
37. Abba Shahor Lavan (2003)
90 min | Drama, Family, Sport
Yonatan, Michal's dad, turned orthodox and left her family when she was very yang. 7 years later, when he appears at her mother's funeral, all the anger and tensions in the family are ... See full summary »
39. His Family Tree (1935)
Approved | 69 min | Comedy
When his son doesn't respond to his many letters, Patrick Murphy decides to leave Ireland and visit his son in America. But upon arriving in Center City Patrick discovers that his son, who ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary
Something is pulling at John Mezzogiorno. Voices from the past are calling him back to tell their story, in in doing so to tell his own. Immigrant Son follows John's attempt as a fourth ... See full summary »
42. Who Do You Think You Are? (II) (2009–2010)
50 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Each episode focuses on one public figure and follows the protagonists' journeys towards their families' pasts, a journey that takes place between countries, people and historic periods in ... See full summary »