Old age movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant old age movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, touching, captivating, sincere and sentimental films and TV shows about / with old age, elderly, family relations, aging, friendship, death, mother son relationship, father son relationship, love and romance and couples plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as old age: Our Souls at Night (2017), Head Full of Honey (2014), Pecoross' Mother and Her Days (2013), Undercover Grandpa (2017), New Tricks (2003), The Cool Kids (2018), Pursuit of Loneliness (2012), The Final Patient (2005), J. Edgar (2011), Day and Night (2004).

List of old age movies

Our Souls at Night (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Addie Moore and Louis Waters, a widow and widower, have lived next to each other for years. The pair have almost no relationship, but that all changes when Addie tries to make a connection with her neighbour.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, melancholic, thought provoking
Plot: old age, widower, widow, neighbor, loneliness, new life, couple relations, intimacy, neighbor neighbor relationship, elderly, relationships, male female relationship ...
Place: colorado
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Head Full of Honey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Before eleven years old Tilda's parents can put her beloved grandfather in an old people's home due to his progressing Alzheimer disease, she takes him on one last adventure that subliminally threatens to tear her family apart.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, grandfather grandson relationship, old age, family, family relations, grandparent grandchild relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandparent and grandchild, grandfather, illness, memory loss, granddaughter ...
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Pecoross' Mother and Her Days (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Laid-back baby boomer Yuichi (Ryo Iwamatsu) is a middle-aged manga artist and singer-songwriter when he isn't at his salaryman day job or watching out for his elderly mother. Suffering from increasing dementia since her husband's death, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, humorous, social ...
Plot: old age, widow, dementia, social worker, memory loss, paranoia, poverty, death, family relations, parents and children, everyday life, nursing ...
Place: east asia
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Undercover Grandpa (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the girl he likes goes missing, Jake enlists the help of his grandpa and his WWII buddies.
Style: light, captivating, disturbing, humorous
Plot: old age, abduction, gunfight, crush, apple, elderly, help, escapades, danger, teenager, romance, kiss ...
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 7.8
 6K
New Tricks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Tricks is a British comedy-drama that follows the work of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service. Originally led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, crimes, superior, law enforcement, crime investigation, elderly, unsolved crime, unconventional method, fighting crime, old age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
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The Cool Kids (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three guy friends in a retirement community are the top dogs until they’re blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel who’s ready to challenge their place – it’s high school with 70 somethings.
Style: sitcom, situational comedy, light, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: elderly, retirement home, friendship, retirement, old age, party, prank, society, lgbt, rivalry, senior citizen, life & death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Pursuit of Loneliness (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After an elderly hospital patient dies, a nurse tries unsuccessfully to contact the next of kin. Later, a social worker continues the effort but finds only the neighbor who was feeding the patient’s dogs. A county investigator fails to locate any ...
Style: sincere, psychological, contemplative, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: nurse, veterinarian, old age, isolation, social issues, elderly woman, loneliness, pet dog, social worker, hospital, drinking water, hospital room ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, los angeles
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The Final Patient (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When retired physician Daniel Green (Bill Cobbs, Night at the Museum) lifts a 5-ton farm tractor off a boy trapped beneath, the enigma of his supernatural strength piques the curiosity of two med students passing through town. Visiting the old ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, addiction, small town, mystery, experiment gone awry, isolation, medical school, confined, life is a bitch, superhuman powers, danger, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.5
 125K
J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, bleak, serious, factual ...
Plot: fbi, homosexual, corruption, surveillance, ambition, politician, notoriety, gays and lesbians, state affairs, crimes, president, communism ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, new jersey
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Day and Night (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DAY AND NIGHT is about people that love and want to be loved. It's the story of a father, his young son, his unfaithful wife, her secret lover, his young mistress, his lonely sister, his forgetful mother, a fanatic football coach, a pregnant ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: mistress, childhood trauma, sister, love triangle, estrangement, infidelity, looking for love, human nature, parents and children, family relations, couples, soccer coach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Unexpected Journey (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lasse is an old racist who has lives in an apartment block filled with a selection of refugees and immigrants. Kamal is a 16-year old boy who's fed up in his life in Finland, and dreams of moving to Nairobi to live with his father. Only problem ...
Style: road movie, humorous, contemplative, psychological, feel good ...
Plot: road trip, racism, father son relationship, teenager, parent child relationship, gay son, homosexual, gay wedding, elderly, immigrant family, senior citizen, old age ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: finland
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 7.7
 24K
Kapoor & Sons (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A story revolving around a dysfunctional family of two brothers who visit their parents and grandfather in Coonoor, and end up falling for the same woman.
Style: touching, suspense, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: loneliness, coming out, gay, closeted homosexual, parent child relationship, brother brother relationship, old age, sibling rivalry, writers, grandfather grandson relationship, death, mother ...
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I'm Going Home (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The comfortable daily routines of aging Parisian actor Gilbert Valence, 76, are suddenly shaken when he learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car crash. Having to take care of his now-orphaned grandson, he struggles to ...
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: orphan, family problems, actor's life, love and romance, getting home, hopes, dealing with death, death in the family, couple relations, couples, male female relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: friendship, elderly, odd couple, partners, aging, couples, retiring, crimes, city life, african american, lie, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 5K
Renoir (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Côte d’Azur. 1915. In his twilight years, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is tormented by the loss of his wife, the pains of arthritic old age and the terrible news that his son Jean has been wounded in action. But when a young girl miraculously enters ...
Style: sincere, touching, scenic, based on true events, sentimental ...
Plot: painter, model, famous painting, painting, fall in love, self discovery, love and romance, father son relationship, old age, redhead girl, inspiration, posing ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: cote d'azur, france, europe, south of france
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 6.9
 7K
Starlet (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, older woman younger woman relationship, aging, lifestyle, introspection, twentysomething life, reach out, mother daughter relationship, employer employee relationship, film within a film, husband wife relationship, old age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965
Place: usa, los angeles, california, paris france
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 6.4
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Hannah Free (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about a lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home.
Style: sentimental, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, lesbian relationship, elderly lovers, family relations, parents and children, aging, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, golden years, couple relations, lesbian romance ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Style: based on true events, atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, touching
Plot: queen victoria, servant, british history, queen of england, woman, interracial friendship, intergenerational friendship, royal court, friendship, hindu, muslim, death of protagonist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, florence, buckingham palace, scotland, florence italy ...
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Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, couple relations, family life, thanksgiving, liberal, halloween, dysfunctional family, family, robbery, divorce, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: paris france, new york, venice, usa, europe ...
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 5.7
 3K
Folks! (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious
Plot: world war two, hospital, family relations, father son relationship, old age, nothing goes right, odd couple, aging, silly humor, couples, disorder, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Where's Poppa? (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears that his batty mom's ...
Style: humorous, clever, suspense, biting, cynical ...
Plot: incest, oedipus complex, dark humor, rape, family relations, retirement home, caretaker, old age, nursing, disorder, couples, golden years ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, tokyo
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A Family Upside Down (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
Plot: old age, retirement home, family, aging, grandmother grandson relationship, mother daughter relationship, picnic, grandfather grandson relationship, heart attack, dying, death, family relations ...
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The Death of Louis XIV (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Spain, Portugal
Duration: 115 min.
Story: August 1715. After going for a walk, Louis XIV feels a pain in his leg. The next days, the king keeps fulfilling his duties and obligations, but his sleep is troubled and he has a serious fever. He barely eats and weakens increasingly. This is the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, touching, exciting, tense
Plot: king of france, old man, french history, death of king, terminal illness, disability, medicine, death of title character, dying, old age, king, death ...
Time: 18th century
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The Kominsky Method (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An aging actor, who long ago enjoyed a brush with fame, makes his living as an acting coach.
Style: feel good, uplifting, touching, funny, captivating
Plot: older man younger man relationship, best friends, father daughter relationship, old age, gay joke, elderly, family relations, actor's life, lifestyle, relationship problems, actor, best friend ...
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 7.6
 4K
Wrinkles (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Paco Roca's comic of the same title (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), WRINKLES is a 2D animated feature-length film for an adult audience. Wrinkles portrays the friendship between Emilio and Miguel, two aged gentlemen shut away in a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: friendship, retirement home, alzheimer's disease, retirement home life, childhood memory, old age, rescue, fighting the system, parents and children, friends, golden years, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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Gerontophilia (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lake is in a straight relationship with Desiree but finds himself becoming attracted to men at the pool. When he cannot control his desires any longer, he starts working at an adult home and starts a relationship with a much older man.
Style: touching, romantic, lyrical, sad, semi serious ...
Plot: older man younger man relationship, gay bar, retirement home, introspection, escapades, unlikely couple, golden years, self discovery, gay, aging, gay love, age difference ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, surreal, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: journalist, nun, high society, artist, aging, party, writer's life, introspection, old love, art, surrealism, stripper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican
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The Land of Steady Habits (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After leaving his wife and his job to find happiness, Anders begins a clumsy, heartbreaking quest to reassemble the pieces of his fractured life.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, sincere, witty ...
Plot: divorce, retirement, routine, identity crisis, marriage, irony, new life, complex characters, elderly man, crumbling marriage, meaning of life, pension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Last Word (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A retired businesswoman – who tries to control everything around her – decides to write her own obituary. A young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth, and the result is a life-altering friendship.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, humorous, thought provoking
Plot: obituary, female writer, advertising executive, radio dj, friendship, mother daughter relationship, advertising agency, restaurant, road trip, vandalism, suicide attempt, self discovery ...
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Another Day of Life (2018)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Spain, Poland, Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1975, Ryszard Kapuściński, a veteran Polish journalist, embarked on a seemingly suicidal road trip into the heart of the Angola's civil war. There, he witnessed once again the dirty reality of war and discovered a sense of helplessness ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, thought provoking, semi documentary, rough ...
Plot: civil war, investigation, investigative, life risking, war, conflict, military life, travel, wartime, frontline, road trip, liberation ...
Time: 20th century
Place: angola, portugal, cuba, south africa, poland
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