Most Popular Descendant Movies and TV Shows
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1. Coco (I) (2017)
PG | 105 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Votes: 300,214 | Gross: $209.73M
3. Assassin's Creed (2016)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, before taking on the secret Templar society.
Votes: 170,622 | Gross: $54.65M
4. House on Haunted Hill (1999)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An amusement park mogul offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Votes: 51,132 | Gross: $40.85M
6. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.
Votes: 205,034 | Gross: $77.59M
7. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
R | 93 min | Horror
The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.
Votes: 9,312 | Gross: $13.94M
8. Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions.
Votes: 17,995 | Gross: $16.68M
10. The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970)
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Lovely young widow Carolyn Muir, her two young children, and the maid discover that the New England seaside house they've moved into is haunted by the former owner -- an old salt named ... See full summary »
11. Daughters of the Dust (1991)
TV-PG | 112 min | Drama, History, Romance
Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,680 | Gross: $1.64M
12. Night Terrors (1993)
R | 98 min | Horror
A young girl travels to Cairo to visit her father, and becomes unwillingly involved with a bizarre sadomasochistic cult led by the charismatic Paul Chevalier, who is a descendant of the ... See full summary »
14. The Hollow (2004 TV Movie)
R | 83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams ... See full summary »
16. Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War (2016)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War: Waitstill Sharp, a Unitarian minister, and Martha Sharp, a trained social worker, in February 1939, boldly commit to a life-threatening mission in Europe to assist refugees.
18. Murder, Mystery and My Family (2018– )
45 min | Documentary, Crime, History
Two leading British criminal barristers re-investigate historic murder cases on behalf of a relative of the person convicted of the crime, presenting any new evidence to a judge for assessment.
19. The Canterville Ghost (2016)
90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
In the depths of a British legend, the ghost of Eleanor Canterville is condemned to haunt the castle of his family and to scare away any inhabitant. It fulfills this task perfectly, helped ... See full summary »
56 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
The grandson of the world's first and foremost consulting detective and his bumbling, bionic sidekick attempt to catch the only living descendant of Professor Moriarty.
21. The Haunted Pumpkin of Sleepy Hollow (2003 Video)
Not Rated | 47 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
It's Halloween and friends Nick and Kate are on a mission to find the biggest pumpkin in the patch. Unfortunately, the pumpkin they choose is haunted by the ghost of the Headless Horseman, and he wants his head back.
22. Descendants (2008)
R | 14 min | Animation, Short, Drama
A 3-D animated film about the dream of reaching the unreachable and about the fact that something good can evolve from something evil.
23. Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945)
Not Rated | 219 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A young couple journeys to Mystery Island to rescue the girl's father, who is being held prisoner by the evil Captain Mephisto, a pirate from 200 years ago who uses his Transformation ... See full summary »
25. The Exotic Dreams of Casanova (1971)
90 min | Comedy
During a huge sex party at his place, spaghetti western star and the greatest lover's descendant Joe Casanova is knocked unconscious. He dreams that he's put on trial which quickly turns into another orgy.
26. A Ghost of a Chance (2011)
142 min | Comedy, Crime
When a not-so-stellar lawyer is in need of something to help her case she has to rely on an unconventional witness for testimony. Will the court agree to hear testimony from and will the ... See full summary »
28. A House Through Time (2018–2020)
60 min | History
Historian David Olusoga charts 180 years of British history as lived by the successive inhabitants of a single home in a British city - from its construction to the present day.
30. Le Grand Chef (2007)
113 min | Comedy, Drama
A young, incredibly talented chef quits the profession after a contest to head a world-class restaurant ends in tragedy. Retiring to a small rural town with his grandfather, he finds a new ... See full summary »
31. Sexy Timetrip Ninjas (1984)
65 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
1615. Ninja Sarutobi Sasuke is assigned the task of finding a hidden treasure that will restore his clan to their full power. However, sexy ninja warrior Kagero stands in Sasuke's way. ... See full summary »
32. South of Dixie (1944)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
To save their music publishing firm from bankruptcy, Bll "Brains' Watson creates a colorful life-story about his partner, Danny Lee, representing him as a descendant of Louisiana's famous ... See full summary »
33. Heartstopper (1989)
R | 90 min | Horror
A physician who was hanged during the American Revolution for being a vampire is resurrected. He confesses his crimes to a priest, but starts to kill again. His modern descendant turns out ... See full summary »
36. Nancy Drew: Curse of Blackmoor Manor (2004 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew is invited to an old manor in England to figure out why the woman living there has been acting strangely.
37. Eagle of the Enslaved (1970)
106 min | Drama, Romance, War
For fear of condemning his compatriots to certain death by the hand of the Turkish oppressors, a proud Cretan returns to the blood-stained ancestral grounds under a new name. Will the Eagle of the Enslaved ignite the spark of rebellion?
38. The Real Jack the Ripper (2010 TV Movie)
44 min | Documentary
The Real Jack the Ripper looks at the 'Autumn of Terror' in London's East end in 1888 through the eyes of the victims of Jack the Ripper.
43. The Final Sacrifice (2007)
TV-G | 52 min | Documentary
On the outskirts of Southern India, two Vaghri boys struggle on their own, living as pariahs of society. Over a period of ten years, this story documents their gradual passage into maturity.
44. Marry Month of May (1926)
20 min | Short, Comedy
Gladys is a timid girl who wants assurance that her sweetheart is not a descendant of the pirate Captain Kidd. She goes to a fake spiritualist. Meanwhile, her sweetheart gets mixed up with ... See full summary »
27 min | Documentary, Short, History