Dying mother movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dying mother movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, emotional, psychological and interesting films and TV shows about / with dying mother, family relations, hospital, death of mother, death, storytelling, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dying mother: The Descendants (2011), Mother and Son (1997), Suspiria (2018), Other People (2016), The Miracle Season (2018), Life Itself (2018), Easter (2019), Viper in the Fist (2004), Free Fall (2009), All Will Be Well (2007).

List of dying mother movies

The Descendants (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Style: touching, humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, dying mother, coma, estate, teenage daughter, dysfunctional family, parenthood, inheritance, family problems, health situation, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california
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Mother and Son (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The simple narrative is a thread woven among the deeply spiritual images of the countryside and cottage.
Style: mind bending, touching, gloomy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, family problems, isolation, family relations, parents and children, human nature, dying mother, mother son relationship, parent child relationship, loneliness, nature, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
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Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ballet, psychotherapist, dance performance, choreography, mysterious death, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, serial murder, secret, good versus evil, college, dead woman ...
Time: year 1943, year 1977
Place: berlin germany, ohio
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Other People (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels ...
Plot: misfit, wedding ceremony, toilet paper, birthday party, male objectification, depression, embarrassment, father daughter relationship, friendship, dying, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
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The Miracle Season (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Plot: volleyball, high school, sport, schoolgirl, female athlete, pride, pep talk, hospital bed, windmill, card trick, foosball, nickname ...
Time: year 2011
Place: iowa
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Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Plot: unreliable narrator, pregnancy, traumatic childhood, estranged couple, dead father, terminal illness, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, bench, orphan, love triangle, flash forward ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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Easter (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Easter is a five story-arc opera about the coming-of-age of juking. The first of its tales aptly deals with contemporary civil unrest with foci on the interrelationships between law enforcement in communities it serves, and corruption within the ...
Style: intense, suspense, slang
Plot: dawn, protege, manipulation, maniac, marital problem, black man, ethnic slur, prodigy, college campus, elderly man, father daughter relationship, mafioso ...
Time: 2010s, renaissance
Place: morocco, panama, pennsylvania, maryland, chile ...
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The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA, Germany, Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Agathe von Trapp, the eldest daughter of a well-known musical family, overcomes many obstacles to pursue her musical career and move to the United States.
Style: national socialism
Plot: family, runaway, austrian, legacy, leaving home, novice, military uniform, broken down car, lighting a candle, war hero, dead wife, large family ...
Time: year 1938, year 1965, year 1937
Place: austria, america
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Viper in the Fist (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1920. Jean Rezeau and his elder brother were living happily in their family estate in Brittany, until the death of their grandmother. The return of their mother, a worthy descendant of fairytales' witches, brings an all new atmosphere to their ...
Plot: dying mother, abusive mother, death of grandmother, motherhood, bourgeoisie, bossy wife, mother son conflict, telescope, neglected child, bad mother, mother, blasphemy ...
Time: 1920s
Place: france
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Free Fall (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Story: Three friends meet one summer at a skydiving center. Adventurous, they spend most of their time jumping - for thrills and to escape what haunts them.
Plot: skydiving, parachuting, erotica, death of mother, love triangle, hammock, bra removing, black bra, base jumping, sex, female nudity, panties ...
Place: montreal quebec
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All Will Be Well (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenage boy, whose mother is terminally ill, and his alcohol-addicted sports teacher set out on a pilgrimage to Czestochowa.
Plot: cancer, news reporter, dead father, tv news, gym teacher, teenager, sacrifice, teenage boy, running, prayer, religious faith, dying mother ...
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Milosc (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Maria and Tom are in their thirties and have been married ten years. They live in a small town. Both find professional fulfillment in their jobs he in a design company, she at the town hall. They are working together on the decoration of their ...
Plot: jealousy, obsession, rape, wife husband relationship, break up, love triangle, death of mother, pregnancy, married couple, doubt, reconciliation, bribe ...
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Super Inday and the Golden Bibe (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Super Inday and the Golden Bibe is a remake of the original 1988 movie starring Maricel Soriano & a fantasy-adventure flick official entry to 36th Metro Manila Film Festival–Philippines 2010 of Regal Entertainment co-produced with Regal ...
Plot: superheroine, female protagonist, dying mother, scroll, swing, stepmother, flashback, chase, maid, frog, fallen angel, dead parents ...
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Petra, the Horse (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Peter Kasimsiman was once a submissive son to his parents. But losing his mother at a tender age, left him with an abusive father who only knew of tending to his carriage horse, Brown Beauty. Peter is eager to win the love and attention of his ...
Plot: death, horse, gay, daughter, gay culture, whip, fairy, curse, goddess, transformation, ranch, wound ...
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Love Exposure (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 237 min.
Story: After Yu's mother dies his father, a priest, only seems to take solace in the confessions of his sons sins causing Yu to partake in various 'sinful' activities to appease him. This is a teen love story as only the Japanese could bring ...
Style: atmospheric, uplifting, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, love, cult, bet, sin, coming of age, virginity, prank, religions or cults, disorder, teenage life, family values ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Mad Women (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother of three daughters (one died at the age of three) commits a crime of conscience and becomes radicalized in prison; she turns into an idealist run amok, determined to change her little corner of the world for the better. Her middle daughter, ...
Plot: dying mother, monologue, surrealism, jail, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, political campaign, haircut, delusion, storytelling, husband wife relationship, speech, mother daughter relationship ...
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Marion Bridge (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters reunite to care for their dying mother and old conflicts and secrets return to the surface.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, dysfunctional family, small town, alcoholic, estrangement, youth, life is a bitch, love and romance, siblings relations, unfulfillment, hopes, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, canada, nova scotia
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Wild Side (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A transsexual who survives prostituting herself in Paris, returns – with her two male lovers in town – to her family home in the countryside to look after her dying mother.
Style: serious, sentimental, gloomy, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, transsexual, prostitution, friendship, love triangle, society, gender, lifestyle, gender bending, couples, fall in love, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Alone (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "ALONE" tells the story of Pim who moved from Thailand to Korea to escape the guilt of being the surviving half of a conjoined twin. Flashbacks to Pim's childhood show how the bittersweet relationship with her sister, and their ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: twins, ghost, strangulation, unfulfillment, dealing with death, tombs and skeletons, siblings relations, family relations, supernatural, haunted by the past, psychologist, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, south korea, bangkok thailand
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Sunshine (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, tv series pilot
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, love and romance, life is a bitch, family in crisis, unfulfillment, family relations, in the woods, introspection, family problems, couples, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
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Peas at 5:30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It all starts with a bang. The car breaks through the crash barrier and falls off the bridge. The lights go out. After that, he is not able to see anymore. His optic nerve is severed, from now on the young stage-director Jakob is blind. His life ...
Style: road movie
Plot: therapist, new love, blindness and impaired vision, road accident, cell phone, swimming pool, priest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gas station, beach, surrealism, hospital ...
Place: hamburg germany, russia, northern germany
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I Want You (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love affair, love triangle, teenage love, loss of friend, starting over, romance, haunted by the past, friendship, rebel, hopes, overcoming, young adult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
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True Confessions (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Style: talky, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, priest, political corruption, crime, police corruption, redemption, neo-noir, dishonesty, fighting the system, introspection, society ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 72 min.
Story: While their mother is dying in the modern Gimli, Manitoba hospital, two young children are told an important tale by their Icelandic grandmother about Ainar the lonely, his friend Gunnar, and the angelic Snjofrieder in a Gimli of old.
Style: psychological, offbeat, mind bending, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: expressionism, hospital, power relations, plague, deadly, parents and children, doctors and patients, family relations, village life, human nature, surrealism, fishing ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century
Place: iceland, canada
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Pieces of April (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her ...
Style: touching, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marijuana, thanksgiving, neighbor, road trip, on the road, reconciliation, illness, holiday, family, life is a bitch, family relations, grandparent and grandchild ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, friendship, social differences, ambition, follow your dream, reunion, best friends in love, unfulfilled love, hopes, couples, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, england, london
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The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, sociopath, danger, manipulation, parents and children, crimes, deception, disbelieving adult, problem child, rivalry, rescue, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, asia, japan, new england
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Tomorrow at Dawn (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mathieu, a piano virtuoso, goes home to help his brother Paul to take care of their sick mother. Paul is into reenacting old battles, dressing up and getting into character, even dueling if necessary. Mathieu gets involved in this world and play ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, mentally unstable, obsession, brother brother relationship, piano playing, hospital, revenge, honor, sword, rpg, dying mother ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, stylized, entertaining, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, high school, supernatural, teenage life, adolescence, loneliness, videotaping, coming of age, anti heroes, youth, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, tibet, seattle washington
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Boy A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
Style: psychological, touching, tense, social realism, depressing ...
Plot: haunted by the past, juvenile delinquency, rape, childhood, going straight, starting over, ex convict, rehabilitation, new job, criminal, moral dilemma, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, mcdonald's restaurant, manchester
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