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 psychological, serious, touching, realistic, disturbing and weird films and TV shows about / with death of mother, loss of mother, family relations, death, teenager, flashback, coming of age, loneliness, murder and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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death of mother movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as death of mother: Wild (2014), Summer 1993 (2017), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Amanda (2018), Elle (2016), Marrowbone (2017), Godless (2015), Fists in the Pocket (1965), Lolita (1997), Louder Than Bombs (2015).

List of death of mother movies

 7.1
 129K
Wild (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Style: meditative, uplifting, captivating, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, hiking, cheating on husband, human spirit, survival, nature, female protagonist, death of mother, grief, journey, loneliness ...
Time: year 1995, 90s, 20th century
Place: california, portland oregon, usa, oregon, mojave desert
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 7.1
 7K
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: semi autobiographical, sincere, touching, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death of mother, orphan, childhood trauma, mother daughter relationship, summer, loss, little girl, loss of mother, farmhouse, countryside, childhood, family ...
Time: year 1993, 90s
Place: spain, mediterranean sea, barcelona, europe, catalonia
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Japan, China, Croatia
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: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dancing, greek island, boyfriend, friendship, holiday, death of mother, dating, mediterranean, girl band, grandmother, flashback ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 70s, 2010s
Place: greece, paris france, stockholm sweden, oxford university, new york ...
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 7.0
 3K
Amanda (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old David lives in the moment. He juggles a variety of different odd jobs and continues to put off – just for a while longer – the time to make more serious decisions. This solitary daydreamer succumbs to the charm of Lena, a newly ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: death of mother, orphan, bicycle, rabbit, terrorist attack, little girl, taxi, train station, white rabbit, miniature golf, tennis, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, london
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 7.1
 67K
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, twists and turns, erotic, psychological, intense ...
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, older woman younger man relationship, sexual abuse, strong female character, perversion, death of mother, female protagonist, sexual assault, video game, car accident, masturbation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.6
 31K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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: twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, scary, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, ghost, murder, abandoned house, brother sister relationship, attic, secret, murder of family, schizophrenic, death of mother, violence, mirror ...
Time: 60s, year 1969
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 5.7
 472
Godless (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers reconnect after the death of their parents.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: brother brother relationship, loss of father, loss of mother, death of mother, gay, death of father, male male relationship, male full rear nudity, gay sex, gay interest, lgbt, family relations ...
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Fists in the Pocket (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ale, a deeply disturbed young man subject to seizures, benignly decides to murder members of his dysfunctional family for altruistic reasons.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: epilepsy, brother sister relationship, catholicism, death of mother, matricide, suicidal tendency, murder of brother, prostitute, death, reckless driving, blindness, epileptic ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe
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 6.8
 59K
Lolita (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, melancholic, sexual, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: obsession, lolita, forbidden love, older man younger woman relationship, age difference, older man young girl relationship, incest, pedophilia, lust, pedophile, virginity, girl man relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 20th century, 50s, 1920s
Place: new england, cannes
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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, captivating, touching ...
Plot: death of mother, death of wife, coming of age, existentialism, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, father son reunion, car accident, single father, mental illness, brother brother relationship, depression ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
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: disturbing, scary, art house, suspense, mysterious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: death of father, death of mother, loneliness, serial killer, corpse, violence, dark past, curiosity, friends, anatomy, society, farmer ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.1
 495
The Cold Lands (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After his mother’s sudden death, a young boy disappears into the deep woods of upstate New York and takes up with an unpredictable and mysterious drifter.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, death of mother, coming of age, runaway, forest, isolation, escapades, losing-it hero, single mother, fear, child protagonist, loss of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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Your Lie in April (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Kousei Arima was a genius pianist until his mother's sudden death took away his ability to play. Each day was dull for Kousei. But, then he meets a violinist named Kaori Miyazono who has an eccentric playing style. Can the heartfelt sounds of ...
Style: touching, stylized, uplifting, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, pianist, romance, music, contests and competitions, love and romance, depression, violinist, death of mother, piano, classical music, school ...
Place: japan
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 6.5
 147K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, supernatural, murder, brother sister incest, psychopath, old mansion, betrayal, estate, ghost story, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
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 7.3
 21K
Betty Blue (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Betty Blue, a mentally unbalanced and sexually aggressive free spirit who becomes involved with Zorg, a repairman moonlighting as a writer. The two engage in a variety of sexual encounters, and grow more passionate toward each other. Betty finds ...
Style: erotic, sexy, atmospheric, sexual, thought provoking ...
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, borderline personality disorder, sexuality, sensuality, sex, erotica, romance, love story, insanity, love, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, spain, europe
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 6.1
 32K
I Kill Giants (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, Denmark, UK, Sweden, 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: sad, psychological, atmospheric, rough, psychedelic ...
Plot: giant, escape from reality, bully, school, imagination, teenage girl, death of mother, illness, psychologist, girl, teenager, superhero ...
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From Beginning to End (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
Style: sincere, serious, sexy, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, incest, male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay athlete, gay sex, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, brother brother relationship, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, buenos aires argentina, rio de janeiro, argentina, latin america ...
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 5.8
 2K
Wildland (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following a car accident, which kills her mother, 17-year-old Ida moves in with her estranged aunt and her aunt’s grown sons. The home is filled with physical tenderness and love, but outside of the home, the family leads a violent and criminal ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage girl, death of mother, mafia, crime family, crimes, lgbt, aunt niece relationship, female protagonist, child in peril, family relations, chase, family life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
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 6.7
 7K
Boychoir (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: music school, choir, boy, music, boys' choir, teachers and students, dedicated educator, orphan, classical music, troubled teen, death of mother, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.
Style: slasher, humorous, parody, absurd, scary ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, serial killer, camp, summer camp, camp counselor, survival, virginity, mother daughter relationship, satire, characters killed one by one, masked killer, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, year 1957, year 1986, year 1987
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A Killer Among Us (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the shocking murder of her mother, a girl helps a police detective by searching her home for clues that they hope will lead to the perpetrator.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, death of mother, small town, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, teenage life, murder suspect, lifetime, father, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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 4.7
 112
Dancing Trees (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martha (Katie Boland), 18, sees the world as animated and fun. She has a form of autism that means she is a mathematical genuis whilst incapable of looking after herself. Living in a dull routinewith her cousin Nicole (Brooke Burns), and mother ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: murder of mother, death of mother, autism, investigation, prodigy, murder investigation, uncover truth, cold case, murder, loss of mother, teamwork, murderer ...
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 6.0
 6K
Hellion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When motocross and heavy metal obsessed, 13-year-old Jacob's delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother Wes with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father must finally take responsibility for their actions and each other ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: motocross, youth, brother brother relationship, juvenile delinquent, father son relationship, death of mother, social worker, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.6
 3K
Lucky 7 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Before Amy Myer's mother died when Amy was 7, she planned out the little girl's life on a timeline, including the fact that Amy would marry her 7th boyfriend. When Amy falls in love with #6, she's thrown into a tailspin, because all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, death of mother, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, wedding, pretend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
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 6.9
 3K
Stepfather (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay with him rather than live with her birth father. After the initial shock ...
Style: sexy, psychological, erotic, talky, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: incest, forbidden love, age difference, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, girl man relationship, lolita, seduction, fall in love, first love, incestuous desire, love and romance, sex with a minor ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, paris france
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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.
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, unusual plot structure, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay, death of mother, midlife crisis, teacher, gay relationship, gay couple, fired from the job, gay interest, mother son relationship, dog, unemployed, angel ...
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 6.3
 80K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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: scary, twist ending, surprise ending, slasher, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, uncover truth, parents and children, family in danger, family problems, woman in danger, mental illness, siblings relations, evil woman, pretense, mistrust ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s, year 1986, 21st century
Place: maine, new england
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 6.6
 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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: voyeur, murder, voyeurism, mental illness, psychopath, hidden room, death of mother, mysterious character, social misfits, crimes, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
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 7.1
 10K
L.I.E. (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this biting and disturbing coming-of-age tale from writer-director Michael Cuesta, life is bittersweet along the L.I.E., also known as the Long Island Expressway, as suburban teen Howie Blitzer learns all too clearly. In the space of a week, he ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, brutal, enigmatic, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, male prostitution, sexual abuse, pedophile, coming of age, pedophilia, older man younger man relationship, youth, suburbs, juvenile delinquent, friendship, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: long island, new york, new jersey, california
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 6.9
 26K
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, sad, melancholic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, women, childhood friend, life is a bitch, coming of age, family relations, death of mother, honest, rise to the top, love and romance, best friends, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s, 70s, 50s
Place: new york, san francisco, manhattan new york city, hawaii, los angeles ...
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