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The list contains the best, new and most relevant dealing with death movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, emotional, touching, psychological and melancholic films and TV shows about / with dealing with death, death, family relations, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, life philosophy, life & death, family problems and hospital plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as dealing with death: Meet Joe Black (1998), P.S. I Love You (2007), If I Stay (2014), After.Life (2009), Hood of Horror (2006), Premonition (2007), The Babadook (2014), The Boy (2016), Awake (2012), The Ledge (2011).
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The Boarding School
Mystery
Spain
75 min.
 8.2
Awake
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
USA
43 min.
 7.9
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Gogol. Viy
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Russia
100 min.
 5.6

List of dealing with death movies

 7.2
 188K
Meet Joe Black
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: touching, romantic, sentimental, philosophical, sweet ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, dealing with death, father daughter relationship, life & death, love, love and romance, life philosophy, family relations, romance, impossible love, lifestyle change, unlikely relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 187K
P.S. I Love You
Genre: 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, emotional, romantic, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, starting over, supportive spouse, widow widower, dealing with death, letter, love story, love, loss of husband, love and romance, life philosophy, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.8
 102K
If I Stay
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
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, uplifting, sincere, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: love, dealing with death, life & death, teenager, family drama, hospital, love and romance, family relations, supernatural, loss of family, teenage girl, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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 5.9
 34K
After.Life
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: psychological, bleak, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural, death, life & death, talking to the dead, dealing with death, danger, mentor, psychology, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Hood of Horror
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hip hop horror anthology of three tales of terror told by the Hound of Hell (Snoop Dogg) that revolve around the residents of an inner-city neighborhood whose actions determine where they will go in the afterlife.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, bad taste humour
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, social misfits, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, gory, vengeance, afterlife, crimes, deadly, supernatural, slasher, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.9
 67K
Premonition
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: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, surprise ending, mind bending ...
Plot: time travel, destiny, time loop, memory, death, life & death, starting over, alternate reality, dealing with death, catastrophe, memory loss, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 6.8
 158K
The Babadook
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 93 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: scary, psychological, dark, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, nightmare comes true, dysfunctional family, mental illness, book, deadly creature, single mother, nightmare, depression, insanity, dark fantasy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Guinea Pig: Mermaid in the Manhole
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: An artist finds and rescues a mermaid in a sewer. He takes her home with him and she develops sores all over her body that begin to pustulate and bleed. He uses what oozes from her sores to paint her portrait. When he can no longer handle it anymore ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, bleak, offbeat
Plot: mermaid, mysterious character, gory, woman in danger, violence, sewer, dealing with death, fear, creature, blood, worm, cut into pieces ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
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 6.0
 64K
The Boy
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, nanny, murder, violence, plot twist, supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, mystery, brutality, dealing with death, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa, england
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 7.9
 20K
Awake
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Michael lives in two separate realities after a car accident. In one reality, his wife Hannah survives the accident; in the other reality, his son Rex survives. Michael does not know which reality is "real", and uses the wristbands to ...
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: alternate reality, family problems, multiple storylines, sanity, double life, loss of son, therapy, accident, dealing with death, death in the family, mystery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.6
 17K
The Ledge
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills.
Style: sincere, psychological, emotional, tense, talky ...
Plot: moral dilemma, introspection, infidelity, adultery, redemption, life turned upside down, hopes, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, religious fundamentalist, religious fundamentalism, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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The Boarding School
Genre: Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
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: enigmatic, tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, experiment, mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder mystery, teacher student relationship, secret room, little girl, teenager, death of friend, dealing with death, nazis ...
Place: dungeon
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 5.6
 488
Gogol. Viy
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious Dark Horseman slays young girls near the village of Dikanka, and he has already butchered 11 ladies. Nikolai Gogol, a scribe from Saint Petersburg has to take charge of the investigation, but the closer he gets to solving the case, the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, twists and turns
Plot: curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, deadly creature, imaginary, folklore, evil witch, witchcraft, supernatural, dark fantasy, countryside, investigation, superstition ...
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 8.0
 376K
Mystic River
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, child abuse, vengeance, sexual abuse, guilt, vigilantism, investigation, childhood, innocence lost, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 7.5
 267K
Babel
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA, Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: multiple storylines, desert, suicide, redemption, depression, death, guilt, parenthood, destiny, nanny, father daughter relationship, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, japan, morocco, africa, asia ...
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 7.6
 260K
Seven Pounds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.
Style: compassionate, emotional, touching, sentimental, sad ...
Plot: self sacrifice, sacrifice, redemption, life & death, life philosophy, hopes, existentialism, fall in love, tragic event, life changing experience, secret, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.1
 43K
Departures
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Daigo, a cellist, is laid off from his orchestra and moves with his wife back to his small hometown where the living is cheaper. Thinking he’s applying for a job at a travel agency he finds he’s being interviewed for work with departures of a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, earnest, emotional ...
Plot: self discovery, small town, workplace, redemption, death, funeral, dealing with death, life & death, mentor, storytelling, childhood, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Lovely Bones
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, suspense, dark, tense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, family drama, family relations, loss of daughter, serial killer, murder, father daughter relationship, redemption, justice, murder mystery, secrets, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, delaware
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 6.5
 86K
Hereafter
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, reflective, melancholic ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, french, death, greed, dealing with death, tsunami, life & death, journalist, natural disaster, loneliness, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: france, london, england, europe, usa ...
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 7.6
 19K
Go On
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ryan King, a recent widower and sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the loss of his wife. Ryan's alpha-male boss, Stephen, has a different plan in store for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy
Plot: sitcom, dealing with death, support group, grief, life turned upside down, media, power relations, death, death of wife, solace, coping, overcoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Bringing Out the Dead
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying ...
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, hospital, drug addiction, violence, drugs, drug abuse, goth, dealing with death, death, coma, drugs/alcohol, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 39K
In America
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States, a chance to get over the lost son. They have no money and the apartment is in bad condition.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, irish, redemption, childhood, death, hospital, children, dealing with death, storytelling, tragedy, life & death, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 2000s
Place: new york, ireland, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 219
Dummy
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family, youth, coming of age, family relations, family in crisis, teenage life, kids in trouble, family problems, sibling relationship, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 6.9
 436
Vigil
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toss lives on a sheep farm with her father in New Zealand. When Toss's father dies in an accident, Ethan, an itinerant hunter, wanders onto the family farm and is given a job by her grandfather. Toss's fairly innocent relationship with ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: dealing with death, innocence lost, countryside, small town, obsession, friendship, parents and children, coming of age, death in the family, small town life, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
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Sous le figuier
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathalie, Christophe and Joëlle are in the midst of an existential crisis. Brought together by Selma, 95 and seriously ill, they will spend a memorable summer on the banks of the Moselle. How ironic that the one whom they had intended to help to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: dealing with death, countryside, introspection, golden years, single parent, terminal illness, aging, friendship, cause and meaning, elderly, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, brussels
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 6.8
 174
Irene
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A video diary shot and recorded by the filmmaker, using little more than his imagination and the happenstance and flow of the everyday, finally layering in a lifetime of memories.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: dealing with death, couple relations, filmmaking, danger, love and romance, introspection, unfulfillment, couples, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, hopes, abortion ...
Time: year 1972
Place: europe, france, paris france
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A Picture of You
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kyle and Jen, estranged siblings, travel from New York City to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother. While there, they make a discovery that turns their world upside-down. A Picture of You is a serious movie ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, family relations, death in the family, life turned upside down, estrangement, family problems, packing, african american, death of mother, east asian lead, death of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 6.5
 335
Happy Birthday
Genre: Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rene Liu successfully delivers the complex role of Mi, who chooses to remain single rather than risking the slightest chance of being dumped. She loves her friend Nan (Louis Koo) more than anyone, yet she asks him to be her best friend instead of ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, dealing with death, uncover truth, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, family relations, piano, temple, storm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
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 5.8
 306
The Smile
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An old psychiatrist finds out that he is likely to suffer a second and probably fatal heart attack in the near future. As a consequence he becomes determined to seduce Odile, a young woman he first encounters in a railway compartment.
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: strong sexual content, dealing with death, aging, terminal illness, elderly, unfulfillment, couples, life is a bitch, dirty old man, medical clinic, carnival, female athlete ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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 6.8
 671
Aftermath
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: dealing with death, death in the family, estrangement, life is a bitch, family problems, breakdown, rape, single parent, vengeance, couple relations, unemployment, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
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