Mother movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mother movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, psychological, captivating, touching, serious and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with mother, mother daughter relationship, family relations, death, murder, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, parents and children, female protagonist and family plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mother: A Simple Favor (2018), A Quiet Place (2018), Big Little Lies (2017), Mum (2016), Moonlit Winter (2019), The First Beautiful Thing (2010), The Truth (2019), Monolith (2016), Vuelve (2013), Detour (2016).

List of mother movies

 6.8
 128K
A Simple Favor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mommy vlogger Stephanie joins her best friend Emily's husband, Sean, to investigate her sudden disappearance from their small town.
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: secret, deception, missing person, female friendship, ruse, murder investigation, small town, blackmail, murder, mother, investigation, single mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, new york, michigan, connecticut
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 7.5
 405K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, sign language, survival horror, monster, self sacrifice, deafness, creature feature, pregnancy, child in peril, silence, chase ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: new york state
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 8.5
 152K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, family life, murder mystery, housewife, murder, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, gossip and rumors, mother, adultery ...
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 8.2
 2K
Mum (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about a mother at a milestone in her life. We follow her and her family through a year of new beginnings as she rebuilds her life following the death of her husband. Mum is joined by her supportive life-long friend Michael. Through a year ...
Style: sitcom, light, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: mother, death of husband, family, british humour, brother sister relationship, eccentric family, love and romance, mother son relationship, new life, female protagonist, bereavement, widow ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.0
 252
Moonlit Winter (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The arrival of an intimate letter prompts a young woman to bring her mother on vacation to a small Japanese town, where someone special resides.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: first love, mother, winter, love letter, secret, love interest, female female relationship, teenager, sexuality, women, lgbt, photograph ...
Place: japan, hokkaido, korea
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The First Beautiful Thing (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The film tells the story of the Michelucci family, from the nineteen-seventies to the present day: the central character is the stunningly beautiful Anna, the lively, frivolous and sometimes embarrassing mother of Bruno and Valeria. Everything ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: mother, homecoming, parents and children, family life, femme fatale, family relations, small town, terminal illness, power relations, mother son relationship, haunted by the past, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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 6.5
 5K
The Truth (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan, Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fabienne is a star; a star of French cinema. She reigns amongst men who love and admire her. When she publishes her memoirs, her daughter Lumir returns from New York to Paris with her husband and young child. The reunion between mother and daughter ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother, family, redemption, female protagonist, family relations, couples, autobiography, adaptation, family problems, love, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Your Only Mother: This Is The Last! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A few months after Ina left the position as the President of the Philippines, she is back in the media limelight as she releases a book of her life in her journey as a mother to her children and as a mother to the people of the Philippines. Ina now ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: mother, children, motherhood, female protagonist, parent child relationship, death, illness, anxiety, family feud, family problems, family, family relations ...
Place: the philippines
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 4.7
 2K
Monolith (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A mother and her son plan a surprise visit to Los Angeles to see her husband/his father. Halfway there they get into a terrible accident in the middle of nowhere and now must fight to survive.
Style: ambiguous ending, psychological, stylized, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: son, mother, car, family relations, trapped, suv, parents, relationships, female protagonist, canyon, child in peril, desert ...
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 6.1
 251
Vuelve (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A visual incursion into the troubles psyche of a young boy whose unstable and manipulative mother committed suicide in front of him.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: mother son relationship, suicide, mother, mother son incest, boy, son murders father, damage, monk, coming of age, mentally unstable, death of mother, hallucination ...
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 6.2
 5K
Detour (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young law student, grieving for his dying mother, struggles to decide whether he should kill his unfaithful step-father.
Style: light, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: student, law student, mother, dying, murder, drugs, money, coma, on the road, blood, legal, depression ...
Place: mexico, las vegas
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 5.3
 247
Novel Romance (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Book editor Max Normane can perfect anyone’s story apart from her own. Highly successful but highly single, she comes up with a novel plan: a publication in exchange for a sperm donation. But will she get her happy ending?
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love, single parent, mother, couples, looking for love, romance, family relations, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, venice california
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 7.0
 52K
Tully (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging nanny named Tully.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, twist ending
Plot: motherhood, plot twist, nanny, autism, family relations, newborn baby, baby, depression, parents and children, family, mother, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, year 1977, 1950s, 50s, 80s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, portland oregon, saudi arabia ...
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The Final Wish (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following the passing of his father, Aaron Hammond returns to his hometown to help his devastated mother and to confront his past demons. Sifting through his father’s belongings, Aaron comes upon a mysterious item that is far more than it seems.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: death of father, mother, ancient mystery, artifact, death, demon, danger, demons, family relations, evil, curse, violence ...
Place: usa
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Mothers and Daughters (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.
Style: anthology, touching, captivating, sincere, humorous
Plot: mother daughter relationship, photographer, mother, daughter, holiday, mother and daughter, rock band, estrangement, pregnant woman, money problems, pregnancy, paternity revealed ...
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 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, mother, power of love, mother daughter relationship, dying, death of mother, wedding, death, friendship, women, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
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 5.5
 14K
Breaking In (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, protective parent, mother, hostage, security system, danger, heist, crimes, white male black female relationship, heist gone wrong, murder, black people ...
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Because I Said So (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, family relations, matchmaking, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, single father, mother, verbal byplay, mother daughter relationship, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.9
 292
Meant to Be (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When 20-year old Nathan loses his career and his girlfriend, he questions his purpose in life. Compounding his struggle, Nathan grew up in a foster home and never met his birth mother. He sets out on a quest to find his mother and somehow come to ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, contemplative, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: search, faith, mother, crisis, god, research, depression, mystery, journey, self discovery, camera, search for mother ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.8
 11K
Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, adultery, murder, family relations, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, scandal, socialite, love, gay, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: europe, london, new york, england, usa ...
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Daisy Diamond (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tragic story about Anna who dreams of one thing only: making it as an actress. She moves from Sweden to Copenhagen to pursue her dream. But fate has something else in store for her. Though she struggles to give her 4 month old daughter a good ...
Style: disturbing, complex, suspenseful, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: strong sexual content, baby, mother, movie business, female protagonist, audition, casting, director, swedish, female star appears nude, bathtub, filicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: copenhagen, europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark
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Dzidzio Contrabass (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When three boneheads decide to make an illegal deal, you will wait for the end of the world.
Style: humorous, sentimental, entertaining, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: mother, countryside, priest, monk, hostage, church, bribe, escape, money, murder, corruption, friends ...
Place: ukraine
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A Good Woman Is Hard to Find (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The recently widowed mother of two, Sarah, is desperate to know who murdered her husband in front of her young son, rendering him mute. Coerced into helping a low-life drug dealer stash narcotics stolen from the local Mr. Big, she's forced into ...
Plot: female masturbation, widow, murder, mother, children, vengeance, home invasion, single mother, drugs, woman kills a man, decapitated head, mother daughter relationship ...
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A Few Hours of Spring (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Forty-eight-year-old Alain Evrard is obliged to return home to live with his mother. This situation causes all the violence of their past relationship to rise to the surface. Alain then discovers that his mother has a fatal illness. In the last ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, last wish, family relations, deadend life, estrangement, parents and children, elderly, life is a bitch, disease, mercy killing, mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, switzerland
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 6.8
 10K
Mammoth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, melancholic, depressing, serious ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, maid, family problems, moral dilemma, parents and children, corporate world, couple relations, social differences, rich and poor, mother, globalization, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: thailand, new york, the philippines, asia, usa ...
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 6.7
 74K
I Am Mother (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: artificial intelligence, end of the world, robot, technology, extinction, mission, apocalypse, man versus machine, post apocalypse, bunker, daughter, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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Back to Mom's (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: At 40, Stephanie loses her job and is forced to move back in with her mother. She is welcomed with open arms to the joys of overheated apartment, Francis Cabrel playing on loop, Scrabble games and precious motherly advice on how to behave at the ...
Plot: single mother, mother, widow, divorce, job seeking, lack of money, mother daughter relationship, lovers, unemployed, divorced divorcee, unemployment, employment agency ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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 5.5
 511
Viper Club (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: ER nurse Helen Sterling struggles to free her grown son, a journalist captured by terrorists in the Middle East. After hitting walls with the FBI and State agencies, she discovers a clandestine community of journalists, advocates, and ...
Style: brutal, political, realistic, tense, emotional
Plot: political thriller, mother, war crime, mother love, against the odds, human spirit, fighting the system, military, captivity, loss of son, mother son relationship, life & death ...
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 6.4
 1K
My Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A child being scolded rescued by her teacher after falsifying her death
Style: psychological, sentimental, serious, captivating
Plot: child abuse, mother, teacher, new identity, escape, secret, physical abuse, domestic violence, police, pregnancy, school, prison ...
Place: turkey
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Little Sparrows (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of an Australian summer, we meet three sisters. Nina is widowed with two young children. Anna is an aspiring actress unhappily married to a filmmaker. Christine is a med student who is yet to fully come to terms with her sexuality. When ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, self discovery, introspection, strong female presence, mother, love, dying mother, sister sister relationship, motherhood, christmas, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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