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My Favorite Family Drama Shows & Movies

5 Shows & Movies | by Meryl Pullen

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under

Shows

A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challenging as--and far less predictable than--the one inside.

Fighting with My Family

Fighting with My Family

Movies

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

The Hollars

The Hollars

Movies

Aspiring New York City artist, John Hollar returns to his Middle America hometown on the eve of his mother’s brain surgery. Joined by his girlfriend, eight months pregnant with their first child, John is forced to navigate the crazy world he left behind.

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

Shows

The trials and triumphs of life in the small town of Dillon, Texas, where high school football is everything.

Rachel Getting Married

Rachel Getting Married

Movies

A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.

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