During your daily quest to be the perfect parent, it’s helpful to remember that no family is perfect. In fact, as the movies often remind us, some families are positively dysfunctional.
For further evidence, here’s a list of 20 films about families dealing with dysfunction and disruption in ways that are moving, entertaining and/or likely to make you feel less guilty about feeding take-out dinners to your children for five consecutive days. (Note: While all of these movies are about family, many are not family-friendly. Check out the MPAA ratings and reviews before you watch with the whole clan.)