Golden years movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant golden years movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good and sentimental films and TV shows about / with golden years, elderly, aging, friendship, mentor, runaway, dialogue, destiny, unlikely friendships and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as golden years: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Ladies in Lavender (2004), Cocoon (1985), Something's Gotta Give (2003), The Bucket List (2007), Cloudburst (2011), Hope Springs (2012), 5 Flights Up (2014), The Lady in the Van (2015).

List of golden years 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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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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Ladies in Lavender (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golden years, violinist, friendship, romance, human nature, village life, polish, sister sister relationship, foreigner, rivalry, village, artist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, cornwall, europe, london, new jersey ...
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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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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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 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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 7.2
 2K
Cloudburst (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Dot (Brenda Fricker)'s granddaughter puts her into a nursing home, Stella (Olympia Dukakis) stages a breakout, and takes Dot to Canada so they can get married. They pick up a hitchhiker along the way.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian, golden years, love and romance, social relations, couples, society, small town, small town life, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, maine, nova scotia
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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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 6.2
 10K
5 Flights Up (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, real estate, elderly, couples, love and romance, couple relations, society, aging, interracial relations, husband wife relationship, city life, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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The Lady in the Van (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
Style: witty, touching, semi serious, talky, ironic ...
Plot: golden years, intergenerational friendship, social differences, van, old woman, elderly, homeless woman, friendship, alter ego, homelessness, poverty, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, london
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 7.6
 99K
Philomena (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, heartbreaking ...
Plot: journalist, nun, adoption, golden years, forgiveness, secret, loss of son, religious intolerance, convent, self discovery, church, hidden truth ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: ireland, washington d.c., england, usa, oxford university
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The Thing About My Folks (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left. While Ben's wife and his three sisters try to find her, Ben takes Sam on a day trip to see a farmhouse that's for ...
Style: talky, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: golden years, father son relationship, family relations, on the road, parents and children, self discovery, love and romance, husband wife relationship, adventure, escapades, parents separation, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 5.8
 122K
Dirty Grandpa (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jason Kelly is one week away from marrying his boss's uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced Jason is tricked into driving his foul-mouthed grandfather, Dick, ...
Style: sex comedy, funny, road movie, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, pervert, golden years, on the road, grandfather, family relations, wedding, grandparent grandchild relationship, disorder, mentor, army general, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Lovely, Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, elderly, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family values, angst, love and romance, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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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I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sudden loss disrupts Carol’s orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, friendship, widow, romance, dating, mature woman, aging, love, love triangle, love and romance, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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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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Siberia, Monamour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan & his seven-year-old grandson Leshia. A pack of feral dogs devours everything alive in the neighborhood. One of these dogs is Leshia's best friend. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: elderly, golden years, survival, orphan, wilderness, isolation, life is a bitch, forest, dangerous animal, change of heart, missing person, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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 7.4
 16K
Gardener (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Raj Malhotra and wife Pooja have four sons. The sons have settled down professionally and are quite independent. However, when Raj Malhotra retires, none of his children want to be burdened with the responsibility of taking care of their parents. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, captivating, touching, semi serious
Plot: family relations, orphan, family problems, golden years, moral dilemma, parents and children, human nature, loyalty, estrangement, down on your luck, family in crisis, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Another Country (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, Guy Bennett and Tommy Judd are friends because they are both outsiders in their own ways. Bennett is openly gay, Judd is a Marxist. It explores his homosexuality and exposure to Marxism, while examining the hypocrisy and snobbery ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, psychological, factual ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, social differences, society, romance, youth, golden years, equality, boarding school life, politics, boarding school ...
Time: 80s, post world war two, year 1983, 1930s
Place: england, russia, europe, britain, ussr ...
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 5.7
 5K
18 Again! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series of unrelated films, including Like Father, Like Son and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, wish come true, switching roles, fish out of water, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, golden years, parents and children, soul transference, mistaken identity, misfit, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
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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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 6.7
 3K
The Dresser (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeares King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager Sir who is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: golden years, world war two, friendship, boss and employee, aging, actor's life, elderly, showbiz, personal assistant, illness, artists and showbiz, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, london
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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
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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
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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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 7.2
 3K
Miss Granny (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Oh Mal-Soon (Nah Moon-hee) is a 74-year-old widow that realizes she is becoming a burden on her family. As she is roaming the streets, she comes across a photo studio and decides to dress up for a self- portrait. When she walks out of the photo ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, romantic ...
Plot: elderly, rejuvenation, golden years, miraculous event, family relations, life turned upside down, hidden identity, disorder, parents and children, starting over, aging, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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Not Here to Be Loved (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jean-Claude Delsart, a 50 years-old bailiff, with his worn-out smile and heart, abandoned a long time ago the idea that life could give him pleasures. Until the day, he dares to push the doors of a tango lesson...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: office, dancing, golden years, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, age difference, parents and children, wedding, parent child relationship, elderly, tango ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
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 6.4
 108K
The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, leadership, prime minister, female politician, political leader, alzheimer's disease, golden years, world politics, society, feminism, husband wife relationship, stubbornness ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, argentina, europe, united kingdom
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, countryside, adoption, teaching the ways of the world, teenage love, foster home, best friends, imagination, love and romance, young heroes, little girl, farm ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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