20 top documentaries about parenthood

Parenting is a magical, mystifying, and fulfilling experience, but it is also hard, lonely, and expensive. People often feel immense comfort in seeing others go through similar experiences. Whether it is the exuberance of watching our children grow and learn or dealing with loss and obstacles, we are never alone. Examples of these poignant and difficult family moments are everywhere, but nowhere are they more relevant or more accessible than in film, particularly documentary films.Lovevery compiled and ranked 20 documentaries about parenthood, using data from Metacritic and IMDb. Each documentary was ranked according to its Metascore. Ties were broken by IMDb user rating and further ties were broken by votes.From the devastating to the divine, these stories tell tales of modern parenthood, sibling love and loss, and families ruined by addiction, abuse, and secrets. These stories, documented on film, are both relatable and unbelievable, offering glimpses of ourselves and our families.Join Lovevery for 20 top documentaries about parenthood.

Nicole Johnson

Lovevery compiled and ranked 20 documentaries about parenthood, with data from Metacritic and IMDb. Documentaries were ranked according to their Metascore.