Aging movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant aging movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, touching, emotional, humorous and interesting films and TV shows about / with aging, friendship, elderly, bittersweet, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, death, loneliness and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as aging: Nebraska (2013), Amour (2012), Trouble with the Curve (2012), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), The Grump (2014), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), Iris (2001), The Great Beauty (2013), Land Ho! (2014), The Wrestler (2008).

List of aging movies

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, dramatic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: life philosophy, aging, impossible love, true love, tragic love, love and romance, life & death, child as adult, existentialism, journey, elderly, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, pearl harbor, louisiana, new york ...
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 7.7
 117K
Nebraska (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.
Style: humorous, meditative, touching, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, small town, road trip, obsessive quest, elderly, escapades, social relations, delusion, family relations, alcohol abuse, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: nebraska, montana, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 99K
Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: philosophical, sincere, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, death, aging, husband wife relationship, illness, love, daughter, nurse, supportive spouse, nursing, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Slowed by age and failing eyesight, crack baseball scout Gus Lobel takes his grown daughter along as he checks out the final prospect of his career. Along the way, the two renew their bond, and she catches the eye of a young player-turned-scout.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, baseball, aging, pitcher, sport, parent grown child relationship, workaholic, recruit, career, scout, parents and children, accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, georgia, boston, california
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Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: aging, divorce, suicide, introspection, haunted by the past, actor's life, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, ambition, desire for fame, lesbian, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: switzerland, alps, london, zurich switzerland, swiss alps ...
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 6.7
 3K
The Grump (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Iceland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A stubbornly traditional eighty-year-old farmer — whose social attitudes verge on the prehistoric — raises hell when he is forced to move in with his sadsack, city-dwelling son and domineering daughter-in-law, in this hilarious social satire ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Plot: aging, family relations, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, illness, generation gap, father son relationship, memory, grandfather, farmer, business meeting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland, europe, eastern europe
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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly, loneliness, self discovery, hotel, retirement home, golden years, goodhearted, introspection, life changing experience, aging, choice, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, delhi, mumbai india, england ...
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 7.0
 18K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: aging, writer's life, alzheimer's disease, understanding, love, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, life & death, character study, loneliness, terminal illness ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: philosophical, surreal, intellectual, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: journalist, high society, artist, aging, writer's life, nun, introspection, stripper, old love, art, surrealism, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican
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 5.9
 3K
Land Ho! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Iceland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, road movie ...
Plot: aging, road trip, elderly, buddies, self discovery, human spirit, friendship, disorder, on the road, senior citizen, friends, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 302K
The Wrestler (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aging wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson is long past his prime but still ready and rarin' to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: wrestling, loneliness, life is a bitch, fame, self destructing, ambition, aging, stripper, wrestler, introspection, athlete's life, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 64K
Robot & Frank (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: robot, friendship, aging, thief, unlikely criminals, nursing, family relations, one last job, robbery, disorder, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
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 6.3
 885
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, elderly, college, parents and children, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, family relations, leaving home, love and romance, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 3K
Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, family relations, father son relationship, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, parents and children, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, writer's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 20K
Quartet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: retired, elderly, retirement home life, retirement home, musician, human spirit, aging, opera, reconciliation, rehearsal, musician's life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, paris france
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 3K
Monte Walsh (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Monte Walsh is an aging cowboy facing the ending days of the Wild West era. As barbed wire and railways steadily eliminate the need for the cowboy, Monte and his friends are left with fewer and fewer options. New work opportunities are available to ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: aging, old west, heroes, small town, friends, social relations, wiretap, lone wolves, lifestyle, buddies, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 13K
Venus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, friendship, aging, teenage life, age difference, lifestyle, elderly, actor's life, art, surgery, dirty old man, roommate ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 64K
Mr. Holmes (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an unsolved 50-year old case. Holmes' memory isn't what it used to be, ...
Style: clever, tense, enigmatic, meditative, non-linear ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, memory loss, aging, elderly, mystery, uncover truth, one last case, who done it, haunted by the past, crimes, memory ...
Time: year 1947, 1940s, 1910s
Place: england, japan, europe, london, asia ...
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 8.0
 9K
Vicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Freddie and Stuart are an old couple who have been together for decades and bicker constantly. Their lives are turned upside down by their new upstairs neighbor Ash, who is sure to cause trouble in their mundane lives.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, actor, verbal byplay, neighbor, couples, gays and lesbians, elderly, lgbt, old man, couple relations, guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 7.3
 78K
Youth (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena, Mick is intent on finishing ...
Style: meditative, melancholic, talky, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: nude swimming, life, screenwriter, adultery, composer, father in law daughter in law relationship, aging, vacation, life & death, old friends, sex scene, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, venice, alps, swiss alps
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 15K
A Late Quartet (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Plot: classical music, aging, rehearsal, musician's life, ego clash, intrigue, friendship, marital problem, under the surface, overcoming, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 16K
Grandma (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: road trip, aging, abortion, on the road, family relations, parents and children, pregnancy, grandparent grandchild relationship, introspection, teenager, friendship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Babette's Feast (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The guest, a General at the Swedish court, is not related to the sister, but, as a callow young man, was in love with her, but chose his military career over happiness with her. His aunt is a member of the religious community. He is the one who, ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aging, elderly, cooking and food, siblings relations, eccentric family, birthday, lifestyle, lottery, maid, family relations, cooking, refugee ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1870s, 1880s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, paris france, stockholm sweden
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Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When several young girls are found dead, left hideously aged and void of blood, Dr Marcus suspects vampirism. He enlists the help of the Vampire Hunter. Mysterious and powerful, Kronos has dedicated his life to destroying the evil pestilence. Once a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, intense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire hunter, vampire, aging, dark humor, good versus evil, eternal life, adventure, supernatural, heroes, against the odds, undead, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 18th century, georgian era, 1770s
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 213
Women Women (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The fantasies and dreams of two over-the-hill actresses are intertwined with their realities, as the two roommates struggle to survive their day-to-day lives in the expensive and difficult world of Paris.
Style: semi serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: aging, alcohol abuse, actor's life, best friends, unfulfillment, ambition, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, desire for fame, midlife crisis, actress, female friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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The Salt of Life (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gianni is sixty. He is retired but has not become lazy for all that. In fact he is a helpful fellow who gives a hand to all those who need one: shopping for his wife, walking the pretty neighbor's dog, and so on. Everybody likes Gianni, but is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, romantic, uplifting ...
Plot: aging, maturity, looking for love, couples, wooing, young at heart, love and romance, dishonesty, elderly, buddies, infidelity, senior citizen ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 338
Revival (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The comedy Revival tells the story of four musicians whose rock band SMOKE broke up under uncertain circumstances in 1972 and who, each for their own reasons, decide to attempt a spectacular comeback. The reasons vary - money, longing for lost fame, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: aging, music band, musician's life, rocker, elderly, buddies, artists and showbiz, music, rock, friends, older man younger woman relationship, new age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 5K
Slipstream (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence: in reality and his own interior world. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is baffled when his ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, experimental ...
Plot: self discovery, aging, filmmaking, escape from reality, daydreamer, hopes, imagination, screenwriter, hallucination, friendship, hollywood, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
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The Cemetery Club (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of three Pittsburgh widows who meet every year to visit their husband's graves and talk about perspectives in their lives.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, aging, elderly, love and romance, lifestyle, female friendship, elderly lovers, dealing with death, human nature, widow, wedding, cemetery ...
Time: 50s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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 8.3
 1.0M
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, sweet, exciting, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, adventure, loneliness, follow your dream, talking animals, family, friendship, journey, obsessive quest, dog, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, venezuela, mount everest
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