Widow widower movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant widow widower movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, interesting, clever, touching, serious and feel good films and TV shows about / with widow widower, dialogue, culture clash, mentor, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, death, destiny and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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widow widower movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as widow widower: Go On (2012), Stoker (2013), The Visitor (2007), P.S. I Love You (2007), 21 Grams (2003), Don Jon (2013), People Like Us (2012), Black Widow (2010), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), 8 Women (2002).

List of widow widower movies

 7.5
 20K
Go On (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy
Plot: support group, group therapy, coping, loss, therapist, therapy, uptight character, life turned upside down, solace, patient, grief, radio ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 110K
Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: antisocial behavior, under the surface, mysterious character, family problems, parents and children, psychopath, mystery, estate, family relations, masturbation, youth, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
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 7.6
 43K
The Visitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, philosophical, depressing ...
Plot: professor, friendship, self discovery, immigrants, loneliness, life, lawyer, jazz, destiny, life philosophy, midlife crisis, existentialism ...
Place: new york, michigan, new jersey, connecticut, syria ...
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 7.0
 211K
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: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love story, death, love and romance, romance, grief, terminal illness, starting over, loss of spouse, life philosophy, loss of husband, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.6
 238K
21 Grams (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls, and Jack Jordan, an ...
Style: mind bending, emotional, gloomy, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: life is a bitch, guilt, drugs, drug addiction, multiple storylines, grief, mathematician, tragedy, hit and run, faith, surgery, accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
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 6.5
 241K
Don Jon (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, masturbation, sex addict, older woman younger man relationship, womanizer, sexuality, obsession, nightclub, male masturbation, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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 7.0
 43K
People Like Us (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: family secret, salesman, family, family bonds, relationships, father son relationship, funeral, family relations, single mother, financial problem, family problems, drinking problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 8.2
 4K
Black Widow (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Carmen, the daughter of a notorious Amsterdam drug lord, reluctantly takes charge of the family's smuggling business in order to clear her husband's debts.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: mafia, organized crime, life turned upside down, unlikely criminals, parents and children, crimes, single parent, fear, gangsters, criminal organization, family, bandit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
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Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: loneliness, radio, love, starting over, life, happy ending, single parent, destiny, looking for love, love and romance, father son relationship, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois, washington state ...
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 7.0
 33K
8 Women (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Eight women gather to celebrate Christmas in a snowbound cottage, only to find the family patriarch dead with a knife in his back. Trapped in the house, every woman becomes a suspect, each having her own motive and secret.
Style: satirical, talky, humorous, surprise ending, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, dysfunctional family, christmas, eccentric family, multiple suspects, french, women, who done it, murder, estate, mystery, twists and turns ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: france, argentina, paris france, europe
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 7.5
 102K
Lolita (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's ...
Style: disturbing, sexual, sexy, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: forbidden love, age difference, lolita, seduction, pedophilia, girl man relationship, lust, older man younger woman relationship, adolescence, love affair, youth, temptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new hampshire, usa, ohio
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 7.4
 108K
Tootsie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego -- Dorothy Michaels -- in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, actor, gender bending, love, love triangle, transvestite, love and romance, romance, relationships, double life, man dressed as a woman, actress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.6
 260K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, suspense, buddy movie, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: police, chase, reluctant partners, gunfight, crimes, adventure, police officer, female nudity, police investigation, family, car chase, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, vietnam
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 8.4
 17K
Doc Martin (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace. The show is set in the fictional ...
Style: sincere, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: village life, doctor, social relations, doctors and patients, antisocial behavior, opposites attract, teacher, alienation, boss, workplace, misfit, manners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
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 7.7
 51K
Adam's Apples (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Style: surreal, cynical, humorous, funny, psychological ...
Plot: priest, funeral, church, belief, racial slur, dark humor, religion, prejudice, disability, existentialism, skinhead, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
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The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Mr. Lazarescu (Ion Fiscuteanu) is a retired Romanian engineer, spending his time in the company of his cats and booze. When he starts feeling unusually ill, he first seeks painkillers from his neighbors. It soon becomes apparent that Lazarescu is ...
Style: bleak, sincere, realistic, meditative, sad ...
Plot: hospital, paramedic, doctors and patients, character study, ambulance, nurse, self discovery, medical, surgery, paralysis, terminal illness, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, canada, eastern europe, europe, bucharest ...
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 7.7
 15K
Water (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The year is 1938, and Mahatma Gandhi's groundbreaking philosophies are sweeping across India, but 8-year-old Chuyia, newly widowed, must go to live with other outcast widows on an ashram. Her presence transforms the ashram as she befriends two ...
Style: touching, bleak, melancholic, intense, suspense ...
Plot: hinduism, women, prostitute, prostitution, friendship, marriage, politics, relationships, mentor, sin, brutality, destiny ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: india, asia
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An Unfinished Life (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stoic and heartbroken, Einar Gilkyson quietly lives in the rugged Wyoming ranchlands alongside his only trusted friend, Mitch Bradley. Then, suddenly, the woman he blames for the death of his only son arrives at his door broke, desperate, and with a ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: starting over, beautiful scenery, countryside, family, hopes, relationships, family relations, small town, single parent, family in crisis, change of heart, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, iowa, ireland
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 7.1
 98K
Runaway Jury (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, stylized, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, court, courtroom, courtroom drama, corruption, jury, twists and turns, legal, justice, society, righting the wronged, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, louisiana, indiana, cincinnati ohio ...
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 6.6
 78K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: fairy tale, sweet, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: witch, magic, adventure, childhood, nanny, mischievous children, family, family values, parents and children, single father, children, prank ...
Time: edwardian era, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.3
 24K
Manderlay (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Germany, UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, psychological, art house ...
Plot: racism, slavery, freedom, fighting the system, interracial relations, righting the wronged, social differences, plantation, liberal, society, blacks and whites, injustice ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, alabama, southern usa
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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, enigmatic, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, children, death in the family, steampunk, child in peril, happy ending, young heroes, siblings relations, dishonesty, destiny, loss of mother ...
Time: 1940s, victorian era
Place: peru
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 6.5
 63K
In Her Shoes (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer Rose (Toni ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: couple relations, wedding, dysfunctional family, family values, love, women, self discovery, dyslexia, job seeking, law firm, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, florida, usa, chicago illinois
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 7.2
 104K
Broken Flowers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.
Style: road movie, melancholic, emotional, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, single parent, travel, nudity (full frontal - brief), flowers, illegitimate son, quest, haunted by the past, anonymous letter, letter, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, tokyo, sweden, france
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 7.8
 6K
Chasing Life (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: April is a smart aspiring journalist in her 20s who tries to balance her ambitious career with her family, which includes her widowed mom, rebellious little sister, and her grandmother. We meet April at a pivotal moment in her life: she's ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: journalist, cancer, dying, lesbian, family relations, boss and employee, life turned upside down, fighting illness, coping, life is a bitch, love and romance, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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 6.5
 121K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, protector, tough heroes, chase, single father, ex law enforcer, crimes, undercover cop, drug dealer, single parent, retiring, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
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 7.8
 57K
The Lunchbox (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India, France, Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system (Mumbai's Dabbawallahs) connects a young housewife to a stranger in the dusk of his life. They build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: food, housewife, love, romance, life, unlikely relationship, cooking, relationships, happy ending, honest, character study, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india, asia
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 6.6
 112K
Safe Haven (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, starting over, obsession, fall in love, love and romance, small town life, single father, power of love, choice, runaway, domestic violence, abusive husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, boston, usa, new jersey, san francisco ...
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 7.3
 7K
Vegas (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb's command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, organized crime, greed, corruption, crimes, police investigation, mafia, power struggle, rivalry, gangsters, father son relationship, cowboy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: las vegas, usa
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Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Slowed by age and failing eyesight, crack baseball scout Gus Lobel takes his grown daughter along as he checks out the final prospect of his career. Along the way, the two renew their bond, and she catches the eye of a young player-turned-scout.
Style: inspirational, touching, melancholic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: baseball, father daughter relationship, sport, aging, reluctant, blind character, pitcher, destiny, kids and family, good versus evil, parent grown child relationship, workaholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, georgia, boston, california ...
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