Dealing with death movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dealing with death movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, touching, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with dealing with death, death, family relations, life & death, supernatural, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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dealing with death movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dealing with death: The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Meet Joe Black (1998), The Lovely Bones (2009), Dead Like Me (2003), If I Stay (2014), Ghost Whisperer (2005), Premonition (2007), Black Death (2010), Now Is Good (2012), Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011).

List of dealing with death movies

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, fall in love, first love, teenage life, teenager, cancer, youth, love and romance, dealing with death, fighting illness, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
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 7.2
 234K
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, philosophical, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, love and romance, mysterious character, dealing with death, afterlife, love at first sight, family relations, life & death, millionaire, life philosophy, hopes, lifestyle change ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: emotional, psychological, tense, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: pedophile, afterlife, rape, loss of child, death in the family, loss of daughter, dealing with death, serial killer, tragic event, loss of family member, loss of loved one, death of child ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, delaware, pennsylvania
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 8.1
 42K
Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: witty, cynical, sentimental, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, dealing with death, team, supernatural, double life, family relations, family problems, corpse, supernatural ability, grim reaper, dark humor, mission ...
Place: seattle
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 6.7
 122K
If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock ...
Style: touching, emotional, bleak, tear jerker, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage girl, youth, teenager, love, teenage life, death in the family, dealing with death, life is a bitch, friends, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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Ghost Whisperer (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: afterlife, psychic power, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, dealing with death, small town, mysterious character, couples, uncover truth, investigation, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.9
 78K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time loop, alternate reality, time travel, foreknowledge, parallel world, dealing with death, death, housewife, psychic, starting over, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 6.4
 48K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: gothic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: medieval, plague, knight, monk, sword and sorcery, obsessive quest, inquisition, dealing with death, mercenary, village, sword and shield, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.1
 34K
Now Is Good (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
Style: sad, emotional, serious, heartbreaking, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, love and romance, cancer, teenage love, dying, teenager, fighting illness, youth, last wish, dealing with death, virginity, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
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Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: adventure, parallel world, dealing with death, radio, death in the family, teenage life, back from the dead, supernatural, escape attempt, mother daughter relationship, grief, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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The Boarding School (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: El Internado Laguna Negra was a Spanish television drama-thriller focusing on the students of a fictional boarding school in a forest, where teenagers are sent by their parents to study. The boarding school is situated in a forest far from the city, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, experiment, murder mystery, teenager, mystery, dealing with death, family relations, siblings relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death of friend, dungeon, secret room ...
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 7.4
 106K
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A traumatized Vietnam war veteran finds out that his post-war life isn't what he believes it to be when he's attacked by horned creatures in the subway and his dead son comes to visit him...
Style: bleak, twist ending, surreal, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: hallucination, paranoia, nightmare, haunted by the past, mind game, delusion, dealing with death, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, tragic event, grief, suffering ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 7.0
 208K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, love story, starting over, death, terminal illness, couples, loss of spouse, family relations, grief, dealing with death, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.3
 109K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: gloomy, serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, who done it, multiple suspects, female detective, murder mystery, policewoman, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, street kid, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.1
 6K
Stolen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective becomes obsessed with solving a child's 50-year-old murder, uncovering striking similarities between the case and his son's disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, missing child, life is a bitch, loss of child, uncover truth, haunted by the past, dead child, law enforcement, dealing with death, crimes, interrogation, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 50s
Place: usa
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 6.7
 6K
The Door (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A successful artist loses control of his life after his young daughter's death. A chance for a new start appears, but all is not what it seems.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: time travel, dealing with death, life turned upside down, couples, family relations, time paradox, supernatural, father daughter relationship, time warp, bereavement, time loop, tragic past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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 6.3
 14K
Womb (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Hungary, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: mother son incest, sexual perversion, tragic love, cloning, unfulfillment, hopes, moral dilemma, couple relations, parents and children, genetic engineering, dealing with death, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 7K
Third Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, wilderness, hopes, unfulfillment, free spirited, one last chance, friends, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, wales
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 6.8
 217K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: psychological, tense, macabre, scary, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, nightmare comes true, dealing with death, single mother, dysfunctional family, isolation, monster, sleeping, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 5.5
 49K
White Noise (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, spirit, ghost, death of wife, supernatural, dealing with death, death, obsession, loss, remote control, mystery, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.5
 9K
Clouds (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Young musician Zach Sobiech discovers his cancer has spread, leaving him just a few months to live. With limited time, he follows his dream and makes an album, unaware that it will soon be a viral music phenomenon.
Style: heartbreaking, touching, compassionate, romantic, sentimental
Plot: cancer, teenager, terminal illness, star crossed lovers, dealing with death, dying, follow your dream, teenage love, dream, hopes, life is a bitch, destiny ...
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My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, secret love, parents and children, fighting illness, introspection, unfulfillment, health situation, family relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 38K
After.Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following a terrible car crash, a woman (Christina Ricci) awakes to find an enigmatic mortician (Liam Neeson) preparing her for burial.
Style: mind bending, psychological, bleak, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, mystery, couple relations, dealing with death, supernatural, talking to the dead, able to see the dead, death, mentor, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The House at the End of Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Dulce, a mother who has encounters with apparitions inside her old house. She must decipher a mystery that could trigger a prophecy: the death of her family.
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, mystery, family in danger, murder, ghost, dealing with death, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela
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 6.5
 98K
Self/less (2015)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: body swapping, soul transference, rich man, moral dilemma, uncover truth, cloning, doctor, chase, manhunt, disorder, immortality, hidden identity ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, new orleans, caribbean, st. louis missouri
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The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomasina is the pet cat of Mary McDhui, the daughter of Scottish veterinarian Andrew McDhui. When Thomasina falls ill, McDhui declares that the pet should be put down. But when Mary and her father try to bury the cat, Lori MacGregor (Susan ...
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: cat, pets, dealing with death, afterlife, veterinarian, family, adventure, family life, terminal illness, animal life, family relations, village ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: scotland, europe, britain, australia
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Grave Decisions (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this black comedy set in small-town Bavaria, 11-year-old Sebastian thinks you can never be too young to be a murderer. He's convinced that he killed his mother on the day he was born and is certain he's already been condemned to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: dealing with death, family relations, punishment, redemption, parents and children, single parent, birthday, village, teacher, swamp, sin, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
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Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, visually appealing, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love affair, afterlife, ghost, love and romance, siblings relations, a vision, unfulfillment, seeing dead people, death of brother, family problems, sailing, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2010
Place: usa, california, ireland, new jersey, san francisco
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 6.2
 4K
The Secret (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Husband, wife, and daughter have moved from Boston to Williamstown. At 16, Samantha treats her mother shabbily, but when the two of them are in a horrific car crash, the mother wills Sam to live, somehow losing her own life while her spirit enters ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, family relations, reincarnation, dealing with death, car accident, uncover truth, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems, religion and supernatural, hidden truth, new life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.8
 132K
Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as ...
Style: psychological, emotional, tense, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: gay, dark humor, funeral home, gays and lesbians, death, family business, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, hopes, self discovery, workplace problem, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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