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, serious, dramatic, emotional and complex films and TV shows about / with widow widower, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, death, destiny, runaway, culture clash and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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widow widower movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as widow widower: P.S. I Love You (2007), Black Widow (2010), The Visitor (2007), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), People Like Us (2012), Stoker (2013), Go On (2012), Reign Over Me (2007), 21 Grams (2003), Don Jon (2013).

List of widow widower movies

 7.0
 202K
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, terminal illness, death, loss of spouse, family relations, grief, couples, dealing with death, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: mafia, organized crime, life turned upside down, unlikely criminals, crimes, parents and children, danger, widow widower, fear, single parent, the underworld, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, amsterdam, europe
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 7.6
 42K
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, touching, emotional, psychological, philosophical ...
Plot: jazz, friendship, self discovery, immigrants, loneliness, professor, life, deportation, lawyer, arrest, immigration, friends ...
Place: michigan, new york, manhattan new york city, syria, senegal ...
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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: sentimental, touching, romantic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, single parent, radio, loneliness, looking for love, happy ending, romance, christmas party, love and romance, friendship, destiny, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, new york, baltimore ...
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 7.1
 42K
People Like Us (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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: emotional, touching, semi serious, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, family relations, funeral, family secret, salesman, siblings relations, family life, introspection, family problems, financial problem, drinking problem, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.8
 105K
Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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, bleak, gothic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, under the surface, family relations, mystery, masturbation, funeral, family problems, danger, estate, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
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 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: semi serious, sitcom, realistic, tragicomedy, humorous
Plot: support group, loss, coping, grief, patient, life turned upside down, therapy, solace, widow widower, uptight character, therapist, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.4
 94K
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, tragic event, friends, 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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 7.6
 227K
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, gloomy, psychological, non-linear, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, guilt, redemption, tragedy, suicide attempt, death in the family, crimes, hopes, loss, desperation, mathematics, hit and run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
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 6.5
 232K
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: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, masturbation, sex addict, womanizer, sexuality, pornography, looking for sex, older woman younger man relationship, male masturbation, sexual relations, sexual fantasy, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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 7.2
 83K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, terrorist, paranoia, professor, fbi, uncover truth, bomb, danger, murder, mysterious character, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., st. louis missouri, west virginia, kansas
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 7.1
 30K
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: twists and turns, surprise ending, humorous, satirical, feel good ...
Plot: estate, who done it, christmas, maid, murder, dysfunctional family, family relations, crime, family gatherings, suicide, eccentric family, who to trust ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, paris france, argentina
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 6.7
 343K
Signs (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: alien invasion, ufo, farm, alien encounter, asthma attack, alien, loss of faith, destiny, single father, priest, baseball, christianity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, brazil, mexico
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 7.1
 124K
About Schmidt (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 66-year-old Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman and has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys ...
Style: contemplative, tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: life changing, family life, on the road, wedding, letter, salesman, fish out of water, parents and children, golden years, introspection, elderly, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, denver colorado, kansas, nebraska, california
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Fanny and Alexander (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, West Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.
Style: thought provoking, intellectual, sincere, disturbing, philosophical ...
Plot: bishop, christmas, ghost, childhood, brother sister relationship, child abuse, abusive stepfather, marriage as hell, emotional abuse, family relations, death of father, beating ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 90s, turn of the century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, tokyo
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 8.1
 83K
Solaris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out ...
Style: atmospheric, art house, intellectual, psychedelic, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space station, scientist, space travel, hallucination, space and aliens, russian, investigation, astronaut, dreams, back from the dead, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 70s, distant future
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia, tokyo
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, holiday, road trip, hitchhiker, on the road, salesman, businessman, thief, snow, generosity, screwball, advertising ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, kansas, jamaica, illinois ...
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Harold and Maude (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is ...
Style: cult film, touching, humorous, tragicomedy, odd ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, coming of age, suicide attempt, suicide, older woman younger man relationship, obsession, death, depression, misfit, elderly, youth, anti conformity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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 8.0
 71K
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: love triangle, russian revolution, nurse, world war one, suicide attempt, infidelity, deportation, communism, war, revolution, betrayal, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
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The Sound of Music (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, convent, nun, world war two, love and romance, opposites attract, governess, singer, family relations, party, novice, puppet show ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: austria, europe, alps, germany
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Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Genre: Drama
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: golden years, elderly, master and servant, civil rights, interracial relations, racial slur, friendship, self discovery, chauffeur, prejudice, african american, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1940s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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 8.3
 25K
Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: rescue, alcohol abuse, divorce, fire department, danger, heroes, firefighter, life is a bitch, workplace, struggle, teamwork, loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, twists and turns, stylized, cynical, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, infidelity, female friendship, neighbor, couple relations, social relations, family life, family relations, lifestyle, friendship, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Secondhand Lions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: weirdo, greed, fish out of water, suicidal, family relations, uncle nephew relationship, adventure, family, adventurer, eccentric family, family secret, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 1910s
Place: texas, usa, africa, middle east, france
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 7.4
 68K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, contemplative, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: old west, gunfight, cowboy, vengeance, civil war veteran, friendship, murder, horse, gunslinger, doctor, good versus evil, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
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The Constant Gardener (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Kenya, France, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: aids, corruption, murder, death, investigation, cover up, political corruption, uncover truth, diplomat, fighting the system, obsession, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa, london, sudan, europe ...
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 7.3
 232K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, dissociative identity disorder, psychology, motel, psychiatrist, split personality, mystery, stranded, characters killed one by one, investigation, psycho terror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, united states, florida
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 8.1
 20K
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: mind bending, captivating, atmospheric, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: resurrection, afterlife, small town, teenage life, accident, supernatural, back from the dead, miraculous event, death, dealing with death, haunted by the past, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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The White Queen (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: royal court, queen, aristocracy, royal family, king, monarchy, throne, love and romance, intrigue, young woman, betrayal, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
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 7.5
 74K
Disconnect (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a shocking reality ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, atmospheric, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: loneliness, internet, cyberspace, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, teenage life, lawyer, family problems, journalist, youth, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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