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, melancholic, touching, psychological, suspenseful and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with dealing with death, death, family relations, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, life & death, catastrophe, life philosophy and supernatural plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
dealing with death
dealing with death movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dealing with death: The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Meet Joe Black (1998), Premonition (2007), If I Stay (2014), Dead Like Me (2003), Black Death (2010), The Boarding School (2007), P.S. I Love You (2007), The Door (2009), Jacob's Ladder (1990).

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, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, first love, youth, teenager, cancer, love and romance, teenage life, dealing with death, adolescence, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam, united states
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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: touching, philosophical, sentimental, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, love and romance, dealing with death, mysterious character, family relations, afterlife, life & death, millionaire, love at first sight, supernatural, impossible love, lifestyle change ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: time travel, destiny, time loop, alternate reality, dealing with death, psychic, foreknowledge, parallel world, starting over, death, loss of spouse, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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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: emotional, touching, bleak, heartbreaking, uplifting ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage girl, youth, love, teenager, teenage life, death in the family, dealing with death, family drama, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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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, dark humor, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, team, supernatural, deadly, dealing with death, corpse, supernatural ability, mission, double life, family relations, young people, tragic event ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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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, rough ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, village, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, dealing with death, knight, heroic mission, good versus evil, inquisition ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Boarding School (2007)
Genre: Mystery
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, exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, experiment, murder mystery, dealing with death, siblings relations, family relations, mystery, dungeon, alzheimer's disease, teenager, secret room, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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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, emotional, touching, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, starting over, romance, terminal illness, love story, death, loss of spouse, family relations, grief, dealing with death, couples, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: time travel, dealing with death, life turned upside down, couples, family relations, father daughter relationship, supernatural, righting the wronged, performer's life, passionate sex, barefoot woman, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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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: surprise ending, psychological, bleak, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: hallucination, paranoia, nightmare, dealing with death, haunted by the past, post traumatic stress disorder, mind game, tragic event, delusion, grief, heaven and hell, losing-it hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia
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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, atmospheric, psychological, serious, touching ...
Plot: mother son incest, tragic love, cloning, unfulfillment, hopes, couple relations, moral dilemma, parents and children, dealing with death, genetic engineering, childhood sweetheart, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: emotional, humorous, contemplative, uplifting, semi serious ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, wilderness, introspection, one last chance, free spirited, friends, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, wales
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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: suspenseful, psychological, scary, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, supernatural, dealing with death, death, obsession, loss, ghost, remote control, mystery, voice, spirit, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: psychic power, afterlife, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, investigation, uncover truth, small town, mysterious character, death, missing person, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, introspection, farewell, responsibility, secret love, health situation, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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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, bleak, twist ending, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, life & death, mysterious character, couple relations, dealing with death, danger, supernatural, mystery, talking to the dead, death, crying, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: heartbreaking, emotional, serious, touching, sad ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, fighting illness, teenager, teenage love, cancer, youth, dying, last wish, love and romance, first sex, loss of virginity, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
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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, tense, surreal, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, pedophile, rape, family drama, loss of daughter, loss of child, serial killer, death in the family, child rape, heaven and hell, murder, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, pennsylvania, delaware, united states
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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: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, suspense, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, haunted by the past, family in danger, murder, mystery, danger, dealing with death, deadly, elderly, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela
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The Boy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, China
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: tense, psychological, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, ghosts, violence, nanny, supernatural, mansion, murder, boy, haunted house, loss of son, dealing with death, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
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The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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, scary, macabre, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, danger, supernatural, family in danger, single mother, nightmare comes true, book, dark fantasy, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, monster, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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, futuristic, exciting, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: body swapping, moral dilemma, soul transference, uncover truth, cloning, chase, disorder, twists & turns, laboratory, manhunt, hidden identity, dealing with death ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cat, pets, dealing with death, animal life, veterinarian, family, family life, afterlife, adventure, terminal illness, family relations, village ...
Time: 1910s
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: dealing with death, family relations, punishment, redemption, parents and children, village, single parent, birthday, teacher, radio station, religions or cults, german ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
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Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love affair, afterlife, ghost, love and romance, siblings relations, a vision, sailing, unfulfillment, family problems, dealing with death, family relations, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2005
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey, ireland
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The Secret (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, family relations, dealing with death, car accident, uncover truth, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, religion and supernatural, buried truth, new life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Returned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In the shadow of an enormous hydraulic dam, the lives of the residents of a small French town are changed to their core when hundreds of previously dead relatives all return home on the same day.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: small town, resurrection, afterlife, supernatural, accident, dealing with death, haunted by the past, serial killer, uncover truth, teenage life, back from the dead, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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The Cement Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, the mother of Julie, Jack, Sue and Tom begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Aware that she is going to have to go into hospital she opens a bank account for the children, so that they can be financially ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, coming of age, siblings relations, family relations, puberty, teenage life, parents and children, dealing with death, youth, diary, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
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Reign Over Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: friendship, dealing with death, 9/11, loss of loved one, friends, tragic event, life changing experience, widow widower, buddies, haunted by the past, alone, character change ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 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: dark humor, psychological, emotional, tense, surreal ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, family business, dysfunctional family, death, gay, funeral home, hopes, dealing with death, self discovery, mortician, life changing experience, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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