Elderly movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant elderly movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental and semi serious films and TV shows about / with elderly, golden years, aging, friendship, storytelling, mentor, loneliness, catastrophe, dialogue and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as elderly: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), The Bucket List (2007), Amour (2012), Cocoon (1985), Quartet (2012), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Away from Her (2006), On My Way (2013), Cloud 9 (2008), Going in Style (2017).

List of elderly movies

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly, loneliness, golden years, self discovery, hotel, aging, retirement home, marital problem, introspection, goodhearted, choice, personal growth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, delhi, england ...
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 7.4
 228K
The Bucket List (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, touching, feel good, compassionate ...
Plot: journey, elderly, terminal illness, unlikely friendships, follow your dream, friendship, adventure, human spirit, golden years, death, mechanic, dying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, usa, taj mahal, cote d'azur, cairo egypt ...
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 7.9
 92K
Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: sincere, philosophical, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, aging, death, illness, love, daughter, nurse, husband wife relationship, fighting illness, nursing, supportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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 6.7
 57K
Cocoon (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: elderly, space and aliens, cocoon, benign alien, golden years, retirement home, first contact, alien, fountain of youth, senior citizen, swimming pool, cancer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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 6.8
 19K
Quartet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, retired, musician, retirement home life, retirement home, aging, opera, reconciliation, concert, rehearsal, musician's life, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, paris france
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Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her colored chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, witty, intense, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly, golden years, master and servant, racial slur, civil rights, interracial relations, friendship, self discovery, chauffeur, african american, prejudice, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1940s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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 7.5
 21K
Away from Her (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, a wheel chair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.
Style: sentimental, sincere, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: elderly, marriage, alzheimer's disease, retirement home, nurse, elderly lovers, true love, golden years, human spirit, fighting illness, hopes, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, iceland
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 6.4
 2K
On My Way (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Deneuve plays sassy grandmother Cathy who takes to the road after being betrayed by her lover and learning her business is on the verge of bankruptcy on the same day. During a weeklong odyssey across France, she spends time with a grandson she ...
Style: road movie, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly, strong female character, parents and children, family relations, estrangement, self discovery, countryside, aging, on the road, starting over, mother daughter relationship, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, brittany
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 6.6
 1K
Cloud 9 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a woman who enters into an affair after 30 years of marriage.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, sincere, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, infidelity, couples, elderly lovers, self discovery, fall in love, crumbling marriage, aging, romance, midlife crisis, passionate interest, dull life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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 6.6
 75K
Going in Style (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Style: light, feel good, touching, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, retired, bank robbery, old man, swearing, senior citizen, friendship between men, money, plan, alibi, friendship, retirement ...
Time: 2010s
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 8.1
 8K
Vicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, actor, neighbor, elderly, verbal byplay, couples, gays and lesbians, lgbt, old man, guest, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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A Walk in the Woods (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Style: light, humorous, scenic, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: hiking, elderly, in the woods, friendship, camping, escapades, adventure, aging, wilderness, friends, midlife crisis, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa, appalachia, california
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 7.1
 215K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, inspirational, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workplace, mentor, unlikely friendships, workplace situations, elderly, life philosophy, fashion, office, family, intern, prejudice, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, california
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 7.4
 4K
Still Mine (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, love and romance, elderly lovers, aging, couple relations, couples, dementia, golden years, elderly couple, bureaucracy, alzheimer's disease
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 6.2
 112K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: kids in trouble, danger, siblings relations, family relations, elderly, murder, farm, parents and children, grandfather granddaughter relationship, basement, found footage, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
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The Cool Kids (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three guy friends in a retirement community are the top dogs until they’re blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel who’s ready to challenge their place – it’s high school with 70 somethings.
Style: sitcom, situational comedy, light, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, retirement home, friendship, retirement, old age, prank, party, lgbt, society, rivalry, senior citizen, life & death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 40K
Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: elderly, golden years, couple relations, romance, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, marriage, marital problem, introspection, self discovery, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 13K
And So It Goes (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, family relations, life turned upside down, love and romance, grandparent grandchild relationship, opposites attract, neighbor, estrangement, golden years, fall in love, child custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.6
 127K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, funny, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: elderly, friendship, golden years, vacation, funeral, buddies, aging, friendship between men, male friendship, weekend, old friend, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, united states, new york ...
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 8.1
 712K
Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, emotional, thought provoking, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: gang, veteran, gunfight, friendship, interracial relations, elderly, pride and honor, immigrants, neighbor, visceral, prejudice, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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 6.6
 22K
The Good Liar (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging con artist cannot believe his luck when he meets a wealthy widow and marks her as his next target. But she hides a secret of her own.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, surprise ending, twist ending, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: elderly, delusion, rich woman, secrets, secret, deception, male female relationship, con artists, love and romance, society, online dating, nazi germany ...
Time: 21st century, year 2009, year 1943
Place: usa, london, berlin germany
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Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious
Plot: who done it, female detective, murder, riddles and clues, crime, amateur detective, mystery, elderly, investigation, mystery writer, writers, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, maine
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The Time of Their Lives (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Determined to gatecrash her ex-lover's funeral on glamorous French hideaway Île de Ré, former Hollywood siren Helen escapes her London retirement home with help of repressed English housewife Priscilla and they hit the road together in a race ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good, road movie
Plot: elderly, friendship, escapades, on the road, golden years, love triangle, road trip, retirement home, bonding, friends, strong female presence, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, female friendship, family relations, singleness, parents and children, lifestyle, best friends, friendship, storytelling, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, old woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, georgia ...
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A Lady in Paris (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Estonia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anne leaves Estonia to come to Paris as a caretaker for Frida, an elderly Estonian lady who emigrated to France long ago. Anne soon realizes that she is not wanted. All Frida wants from life is the attention of Stéphane, her younger former lover. ...
Style: touching, witty, serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, friendship, love and romance, unfulfillment, obnoxious boss, power relations, unfulfilled love, boss and employee, immigrants, solitude, bittersweet, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, estonia, europe, paris france
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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, sentimental, touching, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, impossible love, tragic love, true love, aging, life & death, life philosophy, child as adult, odd, existentialism, adult as child, journey ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 60s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, manhattan new york city, india, atlantic ocean ...
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My Afternoons with Margueritte (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An illiterate and lonely man bonds with an older and well-read woman.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: elderly, friendship, social relations, self discovery, misfit, golden years, unsupportive parent, intergenerational friendship, illiteracy, teacher, reading aloud, unknown father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, europe, belgium
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 296
Annie's Point (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Annie (Bette White) wants to disperse her husband's ashes at a locale in California that they had named Annie's Point. Annie needs a bypass immediately and she wants to send out the ashes on her 50th wedding anniversary.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, family relations, last wish, parents and children, on the road, escapades, golden years, rescue, gambling, cross country, medical examination, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Harrison Montgomery (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a rundown apartment complex in San Francisco's Tenderloin, a septuagenarian seer is waiting for his final message. For decades the eccentric recluse has chronicled the phrases of the Wheel of Fortune and deciphered their hidden meaning - the ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: elderly, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, life is a bitch, danger, buddies, crimes, hopes, love and romance, family problems, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 494
For 80 Days (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Where is the thin line that separates friendship from desire? After more than 50 years without seeing each other, two 70 years old women dare crossing the line
Style: touching, serious, realistic, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, friendship, hospital, farm, gays and lesbians, gender, reunion, aging, best friends, golden years, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, spain
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