Death of mother movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant death of mother movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic and touching films and TV shows about / with death of mother, murder, death, family relations, violence, loss of mother, flashback, blood, bathtub and funeral plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as death of mother: Louder Than Bombs (2015), The Pact (2012), November Criminals (2017), I Kill Giants (2017), Marrowbone (2017), Suburbicon (2017), Hidden Truths (2015), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), The Road (2009), On the Edge (2001).

List of death of mother movies

Louder Than Bombs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three years after his wife, acclaimed photographer Isabelle Reed, dies in a car crash, Gene keeps everyday life going with his shy teenage son, Conrad. A planned exhibition of Isabelle’s photographs prompts Gene's older son, Jonah, to return ...
Style: rough, melancholic, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: existentialism, death of mother, sibling relationship, father son reunion, death of wife, parent child relationship, car accident, single father, troubled teen, brother brother relationship, depression, widower ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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 5.8
 22K
The Pact (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After their mother passes away, sisters Nicole and Annie reluctantly return to their childhood home to pay their last respects. While staying overnight in the house, the sisters sense a mysterious presence in their midst: noises startling them in ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, haunted by the past, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, salon, corpse, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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November Criminals (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Addison Schacht investigates the murder of his friend Kevin, with the help of Phoebe, and they discover the truth is darker than they ever imagined.
Style: touching, cynical, sincere, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, murder, death of mother, friendship, father son relationship, investigation, girlfriend, shot to death, confrontation, pager, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.2
 22K
I Kill Giants (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Belgium, UK, USA, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sophia, a new high school student, tries to make friends with Barbara, who tells her that “she kills giants,” protecting this way her hometown and its inhabitants, who do not understand her strange behavior.
Style: psychological, sad, atmospheric, psychedelic, rough
Plot: imagination, escape from reality, teenage girl, monster, giant, death of mother, illness, school, bully, fear of death, psychologist, life & death ...
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 6.6
 15K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspense, tense, non-linear
Plot: secret, attic, murder, brother sister relationship, death of mother, ghost, brother brother relationship, love, mirror, family tragedy, father, murder of family ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
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 5.6
 30K
Suburbicon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge ...
Style: serious, sad, twists and turns
Plot: murder, racism, scam, father son relationship, boy, dark secret, black american, prejudice, investigation, police, home invasion, accomplice ...
Time: 1950s
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 8.5
 383
Hidden Truths (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Story: Intending to aid her family, a beautiful young girl accepts the job in a prominent model casting agency, only to discover their girls are also hired for something else.
Style: captivating, sexy, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: sexual attraction, fashion, drug addiction, virginity, lust, addiction, sex, rape, female nudity, model, death of mother, dysfunctional marriage ...
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, scenic, captivating
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: flashback, friendship, mother daughter relationship, dating, girl band, boyfriend, holiday, pregnant woman, reunion, blonde woman, female friendship, hotel ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary
Place: greece, stockholm sweden, paris france, oxford university
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Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, priest, possession, haunted by the past, exorcism, murder, parents and children, teenager, hometown, homecoming, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 7.3
 206K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, father son relationship, starvation, post apocalyptic, single parent, dying, cannibalism, on the road, selflessness, worldwide chaos, loss of family member ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 7.1
 4K
On the Edge (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.
Style: psychological, touching, serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: mental institution, mentally unstable, human nature, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, romance, friendship, youth, life is a bitch, social misfits, rehabilitation, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life.
Style: dark
Plot: death of mother, death of father, violence, stabbed in the back, chained, corpse, surgery, death, murder, serial killer, loneliness, dancing ...
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 7.2
 4K
Summer 1993 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.
Style: based on true events
Plot: death of mother, summer, countryside, childhood, family, loss, loss of mother, orphan, mother daughter relationship, little girl, childhood trauma, broken arm ...
Time: year 1993
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 7.4
 37K
Toni Erdmann (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Monaco, Romania, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Without warning a father comes to visit his daughter abroad. He believes that she lost her humor and therefore surprises her with a rampage of jokes.
Style: melancholic, art house, enigmatic, bleak, reflective ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, estranged daughter, birthday party, dentures, male masturbation, german abroad, painted face, party, death of mother, family, joke, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, bucharest, bulgaria, germany
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 7.2
 54K
Elle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Michèle, the CEO of a gaming software company, is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant, she refuses to let it alter her precisely ordered life. She manages crises involving family, all the while becoming engaged in a game of cat and ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, intense, sexy ...
Plot: rape, christmas, pepper spray, death of mother, death of father, car accident, violence, video game, christmas lights, birth, intruder, divorced woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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 6.7
 7K
So Close (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hacker, chase, hitman, neo noir, death of father, death of mother, betrayal, female protagonist, computer expert, compact disc ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 3K
Darc (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To bring down a global human trafficking ring, an Interpol agent recruits the help of a brutal criminal with inside knowledge of the yakuza.
Style: tense, intense, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, human trafficking, interpol, tough heroes, lone hero, justice, vengeance, fight scenes, brutality, violence, hostage, kidnapping ...
Place: asia
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Abrupt Decision (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Denis went into the office Friday morning. Ten minutes later he was fired and his entire world changed. As a man in mid-life crisis, he believed there has to be more to life than this. A stray dog in the park opens his eyes.
Plot: death of mother, fired from the job, kissing, office, boss, death, gay kiss, gay couple, gay, dream, crying, dog ...
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 6.4
 71K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, family in danger, slasher, uncover truth, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, ghost, chalkboard, evil woman, evil stepmother, white dress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, 2000s
Place: new england, maine
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 1K
Body (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A busy attorney, worried that his anorexic daughter Olga might try to harm herself, since she's still grieving over her recently deceased mother, sends her to see a psychiatrist, Anna, who's dealing with her own loss in an unusual way.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental
Plot: psychiatrist, dog, death of mother, anorexia, dead child, dealing with death, parents and children, regret, parent child relationship, suicidal thoughts, therapist, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
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 6.9
 2K
Bad Ronald (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, death, voyeurism, peeping tom, voyeur, secret, mental illness, death of mother, teenager, hidden room, psychopath, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 311
Sioux City (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young Lakota Sioux, adopted by a wealthy Jewish couple in Beverly Hills, gets in touch with his cultural roots and solves a mystery in this thriller
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, spirituality, adopted son, house fire, amulet, death of mother, native american, adoption, murder, crime, uncover truth, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, usa
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 7.4
 2K
The Stranger (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Algeria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Stranger is a literal (but still very cinematic) adaptation of the novel by Albert Camus. Marcello Mastrioanni stars as Meursault, a man who feels utterly isolated from everyone and everything around him. This alienation results in sudden, ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, psychological, clever ...
Plot: nihilism, murder, death of mother, prison, funeral, introspection, estrangement, crime, unlikely criminals, dealing with death, courtroom drama, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: middle east, algeria
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 6.4
 2K
Tyson (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of Mike Tyson. From his early days as a 12 year old amateur with a powerful punch, to the undisputed title of "Heavyweight Champion of the World", and ultimately to his conviction for rape. The story of his turbulent life moves ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, father figure, champion, world champion, funeral, african american, death of mother, rags to riches, boxer, prison, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.9
 21K
Beaches (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, death of mother, dying young, oldies, best friends, life is a bitch, childhood friends, female singer, female friendship, coming of age, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.4
 7K
Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse ranch, horse, small town, family, family relations, farm, siblings relations, youth, animal life, workplace, grandfather, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 2K
The Corridor (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends on a weekend excursion take a path into a forest that leads to death and destruction.
Style: light, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, snow, scalping, death of mother, impotence, nosebleed, snowmobile, buddies, in the woods, violence, mentally unstable, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 4.2
 8K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, suspense, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, good versus evil, witch, reboot, witchcraft, crimes, adventure, friendship, society, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Mail Order Monster (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A girl seeks help and guidance from a robot monster to cope with the bullies at school and her father's new girlfriend.
Plot: death of mother, monster, family, robot, school, friend, family drama, bully, bullying, blended family
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 215K
A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, rockumentary, captivating
Plot: singer, alcoholic, showbiz, fame, concert, addiction, pop star, brother brother relationship, drinking problem, aspiring singer, friendship, backstage ...
Place: arizona
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