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, destiny, catastrophe, dialogue and family 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), Away from Her (2006), Cocoon (1985), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Elsa & Fred (2005), Something's Gotta Give (2003), The Time of Their Lives (2017), Quartet (2012).

List of elderly movies

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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 7.4
 243K
The Bucket List (2007)
Genre: Adventure, 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: sentimental, inspirational, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: journey, elderly, terminal illness, human spirit, unlikely friendships, follow your dream, friendship, adventure, death, golden years, dying, bucket list ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, usa, africa, cote d'azur, tibet ...
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 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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 7.5
 22K
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: sincere, sentimental, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: elderly, alzheimer's disease, marriage, retirement home, nurse, true love, elderly lovers, human spirit, golden years, hopes, fighting illness, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, iceland
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 6.7
 63K
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: space and aliens, elderly, benign alien, cocoon, golden years, fountain of youth, alien, first contact, retirement home, senior citizen, life & death, cancer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, civil rights, interracial relations, racial slur, friendship, self discovery, chauffeur, prejudice, african american, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1940s, 60s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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 7.5
 3K
Elsa & Fred (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder Argentinean Elsa. Later, they meet each other and Elsa ...
Style: touching, captivating, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, opposites attract, starting over, fall in love, couples, self fulfillment, romance, golden years, aging, dying woman, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, elderly, age difference, golden years, love triangle, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, playwright, older man younger woman relationship, unlikely relationship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, los angeles, manhattan new york city ...
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, road movie
Plot: elderly, friendship, golden years, on the road, escapades, love triangle, road trip, retirement home, bonding, strong female presence, friends, citroen ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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 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
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 6.6
 84K
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, old man, senior citizen, retired, bank robbery, friendship between men, swearing, money, plan, masked robber, alibi, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.6
 132K
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, bachelor party, buddies, aging, friendship between men, weekend, disorder, old friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, brooklyn new york city, new york ...
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 5.8
 14K
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, semi serious, humorous, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, opposites attract, grandparent grandchild relationship, love and romance, life turned upside down, family relations, neighbor, estrangement, golden years, fall in love, child custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 246K
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, light, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workplace, mentor, workplace situations, office, friendship, life philosophy, elderly, unlikely friendships, fashion, family, computers and web, intern ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, 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, elderly couple, love and romance, couples, aging, golden years, elderly lovers, couple relations, alzheimer's disease, dementia, bureaucracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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, friendship, camping, friends, escapades, camping trip, adventure, wilderness, forest, old friend, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: usa, appalachia, california
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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, unfulfilled love, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, power relations, bittersweet, win over, introspection, solitude ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, estonia, europe
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 6.3
 43K
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: sincere, humorous, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: elderly, couple relations, golden years, marriage counselor, therapy, romance, doctors and patients, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family problems, therapist, guru ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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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, mystery, female detective, murder, riddles and clues, amateur detective, investigation, elderly, writers, crimes, trap, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa, new york
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Grace and Frankie (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Elegant, proper Grace and freewheeling, eccentric Frankie are a pair of frenemies whose lives are turned upside down - and permanently intertwined - when their husbands leave them for each other. Together, they must face starting over in their 70s ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, light, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: elderly, foe turned friend, friendship, rivalry, life turned upside down, gender, couple relations, gay, family, divorce, beach house, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.6
 2K
Cloud 9 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a woman who enters into an affair after 30 years of marriage.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couples, aging, breakup, golden years, divorce, funeral, bittersweet, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 40K
The Good Liar (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, 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: surprise ending, twist ending, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: elderly, delusion, rich woman, online dating, secret, deception, con artists, secrets, ruse, lie, widow, old woman ...
Time: 21st century, year 2009, year 1943
Place: usa, london, berlin germany
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 6.2
 128K
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: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: siblings relations, kids in trouble, family relations, murder, elderly, sibling relationship, parents and children, farm, dark humor, grandmother granddaughter relationship, hide and seek, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
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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, strong female lead, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, self discovery, countryside, aging, on the road, starting over, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, brittany
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 761K
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, touching ...
Plot: gang, veteran, friendship, interracial relations, gunfight, elderly, rape, immigrants, neighbor, prejudice, pride and honor, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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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, feel good, captivating, light, humorous
Plot: elderly, retirement home, friendship, retirement, old age, prank, party, society, lgbt, rivalry, life & death, senior citizen ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, 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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 8.0
 9K
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: 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
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 595
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: serious, touching, realistic, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, friendship, hospital, farm, gender, gays and lesbians, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, golden years, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, spain
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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, realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, female friendship, family relations, lifestyle, best friends, singleness, parents and children, friendship, old woman, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, brooklyn new york city ...
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