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 psychological, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, realistic and tense films and TV shows about / with mother, family relations, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, death, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, murder and family plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France 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), Tully (2018), Mum (2016), Moonlit Winter (2019), According to her (2016), The First Beautiful Thing (2010), The Truth (2019), Mum's List (2016).

List of mother movies

 6.8
 138K
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, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: deception, secret, missing person, female friendship, blackmail, ruse, murder investigation, small town, murder, mother, investigation, single mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, new york, connecticut, michigan
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 7.5
 473K
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, sign language, survival horror, monster, survival, deafness, self sacrifice, creature feature, child in peril, creature, silence, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: new york state
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 8.5
 168K
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, housewife, murder mystery, murder, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, rape, gossip and rumors, adultery ...
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 7.0
 55K
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, nanny, autism, plot twist, family relations, newborn baby, mother, hallucination, pregnant woman, baby, depression, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, year 1977, 1950s, 80s, 50s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, phoenix arizona, saudi arabia ...
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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: british humour, mother, death of husband, family, brother sister relationship, eccentric family, love and romance, mother son relationship, new life, female protagonist, bereavement, widow ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.1
 399
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, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: first love, mother, winter, love letter, secret, love interest, teenager, female female relationship, women, sexuality, mother daughter relationship, lgbt ...
Place: japan, korea, hokkaido
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According to her (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Love, motherhood and a musical career strike dissonant chords in this dark tale of a young Russian woman who tries to keep her balance among wealthy French expats in New York.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Plot: mother, love, mother love, immigration, french, career, piano, mother son relationship, couples, love and romance, psychological drama, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: mother son relationship, femme fatale, mother, homecoming, parents and children, family life, family relations, small town, terminal illness, power relations, jealous spouse, youth ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, europe
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 6.5
 6K
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, psychological, captivating, sincere
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother, family, female protagonist, redemption, family relations, couples, autobiography, family problems, adaptation, love, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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 6.5
 713
Mum's List (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Plot: death of wife, last wish, mother, cancer, family, death, family relations, husband wife relationship, dying woman, woman, terminal cancer, parents and children ...
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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: entertaining, captivating, queer cinema, parody
Plot: mother, motherhood, parent child relationship, female protagonist, death, illness, family feud, anxiety, family problems, family, family relations, terminal illness ...
Place: the philippines
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 4.8
 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: stylized, suspenseful, psychological, ambiguous ending, suspense
Plot: car, son, mother, family relations, trapped, suv, parents, relationships, canyon, child in peril, female protagonist, car accident ...
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 6.1
 273
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, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, mother son incest, suicide, mother, boy, son murders father, damage, coming of age, monk, death of mother, mentally unstable, hallucination ...
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The Only Mother (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story evolves around the ups and downs of being a single mother, Ina the main protaganist. Her three husbands leave her with 12 children and a financial problems that she needs to shoulder. Simple plot with a hilarious cast. Packed with laughs ...
Style: light, entertaining, funny, captivating
Plot: mother, single parent, female protagonist, parent child relationship, parenthood, sibling rivalry, motherhood, single mother, gay, kids and family, parents and children, family relations ...
Place: the philippines
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 6.2
 6K
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: law student, mother, dying, student, blood, money, drugs, on the road, murder, coma, legal, depression ...
Place: las vegas, mexico
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 5.3
 264
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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 6.5
 1K
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, serious, captivating, sentimental
Plot: mother, school, police, husband wife relationship, child abuse, escape, domestic violence, new identity, physical abuse, secret, teacher, prison ...
Place: turkey
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A Quiet Place Part II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
Style: suspense, macabre, scary, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, survival, monster, alien monster, silence, deafness, alien invasion, creature, mother, child in peril, survival horror ...
Time: near future
Place: america, new york
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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: suspense, suspenseful, rough, tense, bleak
Plot: death of father, mother, ancient mystery, artifact, curse, death, demon, danger, demons, family relations, evil, family secret ...
Place: usa
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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, beautiful scenery, dying, death of mother, wedding, death, friendship, women ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
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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, captivating, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, daughter, mother, holiday, mother and daughter, money problems, pregnant woman, paternity revealed, pregnancy, rock band, estrangement, female photographer ...
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 5.5
 15K
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, protective parent, mother, hostage, security system, white male black female relationship, danger, crimes, heist, 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, sentimental, humorous, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: matchmaking, love and romance, family relations, looking for love, mother daughter relationship, fall in love, love triangle, single father, mother, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.8
 313
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, captivating, thought provoking, contemplative, surprise ending
Plot: faith, search, mother, crisis, god, research, depression, mystery, journey, self discovery, newspaper article, chambermaid ...
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, mother son relationship, adultery, murder, socialite, gay, family relations, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, scandal, love ...
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, casting, mother, movie business, female protagonist, director, audition, 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, entertaining, captivating, sentimental, exciting ...
Plot: mother, countryside, priest, church, bribe, monk, money, murder, hostage, escape, corruption, friends ...
Place: ukraine
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A Good Woman Is Hard to Find (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, France
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, murder, widow, mother, home invasion, single mother, vengeance, drugs, children, woman kills a man, gore, female vomiting ...
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 5.4
 17K
The Monster (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her 10-year old daughter are trapped in a forest. There is something in this forest. Something unlike anything they have heard before. Something that lurks in the darkness and it’s coming after them.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspense
Plot: alcohol abuse, mother, car accident, strong female character, strong female lead, road trip, mother daughter relationship, overcoming fear, broken family, forest, daughter, rain ...
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Once My Mother (2013)
Genre: Family, History, War
Country: Australia, Poland, Ukraine
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Australian filmmaker Sophia Turkiewicz investigates why her Polish mother abandoned her and uncovers the truth behind her mother's wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: refugee, parent child relationship, daughter, mother, family relations, mother daughter relationship, josef stalin, gulag, world war two, uncover truth, family problems, wartime life ...
Place: poland, siberia, australia
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