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, realistic, psychological, bleak, suspenseful and touching films and TV shows about / with death of mother, death, loss of mother, violence, family relations, murder, flashback, bathtub, police and funeral plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as death of mother: November Criminals (2017), I Kill Giants (2017), Marrowbone (2017), Suburbicon (2017), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), The Road (2009), Summer 1993 (2017), Toni Erdmann (2016), The Eyes of My Mother (2016), Elle (2016).
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Marrowbone (2017)
Drama, Horror, Thriller
Spain, USA
110 min.
 6.6
Heartland (2007)
Drama, Family
Canada
45 min.
 8.4
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Comedy, Musical, Romance
UK, USA
114 min.
 6.9
Darc (2018)
Action, Thriller
USA
97 min.
 5.8

List of death of mother movies

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, suspenseful, sincere, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, death of mother, murder, shot to death, father son relationship, friendship, confrontation, girlfriend, investigation, pager, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.2
 21K
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, psychedelic, atmospheric, sad, rough
Plot: teenage girl, imagination, monster, escape from reality, giant, death of mother, illness, fear of death, school, psychologist, bully, mysticism ...
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 6.6
 14K
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, tense, suspense, non-linear
Plot: secret, attic, murder, brother sister relationship, ghost, death of mother, brother brother relationship, love, mirror, family tragedy, plot twist, crazy ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
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 5.6
 28K
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, investigation, dark secret, black american, prejudice, police, home invasion, accomplice ...
Time: 1950s
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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: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: flashback, friendship, mother daughter relationship, girl band, boyfriend, dating, holiday, reunion, pregnant woman, blonde woman, female friendship, hotel ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, stockholm sweden, oxford university
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 7.3
 201K
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, single parent, father son relationship, cannibalism, starvation, on the road, human nature, protective parent, dying, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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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, childhood, family, countryside, loss of mother, little girl, mother daughter relationship, childhood trauma, loss, orphan, plaster cast ...
Time: year 1993
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 7.4
 36K
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, party, death of mother, painted face, german abroad, family, joke, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, bucharest, bulgaria, germany
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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, blindfolded, body part, burial, stabbed with a knife, woman crying, cattle, chained, dead body in a bathtub ...
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 7.2
 52K
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, death of mother, pepper spray, death of father, christmas, car accident, violence, video game, christmas lights, divorced woman, birth, intruder ...
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hacker, chase, hitman, neo noir, death of mother, death of father, betrayal, one woman army, death of sister, compact disc ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 2K
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: serious, exciting, tense, intense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human trafficking, yakuza, interpol, fight scenes, vengeance, brutality, justice, tough heroes, lone hero, death of mother, anti hero, gangs ...
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, dog, park, office, teacher, kiss, boss, death, crying, stray dog ...
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 69K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, family in danger, slasher, uncover truth, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, danger, deadly, ghost, woman in danger, mistrust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1986
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: serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: anorexia, psychiatrist, dog, dead child, death of mother, dealing with death, parents and children, lawyer, parent child relationship, suicidal thoughts, therapist, regret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
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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 ...
Plot: death of mother, existentialism, parent child relationship, father son reunion, sibling relationship, car accident, death of wife, brother brother relationship, adultery, female nudity, father son relationship, mental illness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, hidden room, death of mother, death, voyeur, peeping tom, voyeurism, secret, mental illness, teenager, psychopath, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 300
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, house fire, amulet, native american, death of mother, adopted son, spirituality, 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, realistic, bleak, psychological, clever ...
Plot: nihilism, murder, death of mother, funeral, prison, introspection, estrangement, crime, unlikely criminals, dealing with death, courtroom drama, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: middle east, algeria
Is relevant ?
 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, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, death of mother, father figure, boxer, rags to riches, champion, african american, funeral, world champion, prison, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 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, dying young, death of mother, oldies, best friends, life is a bitch, female singer, female friendship, childhood friends, coming of age, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 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: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, small town, horse ranch, death of mother, siblings relations, family, teenage life, farm, youth, family relations, teenage love, family business ...
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, tense, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, scalping, snowmobile, impotence, snow, death of mother, nosebleed, in the woods, buddies, violence, mentally unstable, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 4.0
 6K
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: exciting, captivating, gothic, suspense, bleak
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witches, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, sisters, good versus evil, friendship, investigation, demons, adaptation, crimes, adventure, book of magic ...
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: blended family, family, family drama, death of mother, bullying, bully, monster, robot, friend, school
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 117K
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 ...
Plot: alcoholic, singer, showbiz, concert, brother brother relationship, tinnitus, fame, falling in love, insecurity, death of parent, death of mother, country music ...
Place: arizona
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 881
The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: coming of age, life is a bitch, death of mother, parent child relationship, youth, dealing with death, friendship, death in the family, dysfunctional family, teenage life, estrangement, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 111
The O'Briens (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two years after the death of his beloved wife, Pat O'Brien (Tommy O’Neil) summons his children back to their homestead in the west of Ireland. Fionn (Liam McMahon) travels from New York, Gareth (Emmett Hughes) from London, and daughter Una ...
Plot: marriage crisis, married couple, countryside, cancer, fashion model, children, pregnant wife, gay relationship, scandal, model, death of mother, love triangle ...
Place: ireland
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 5K
After Lucia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Alejandra and her dad Roberto have just moved to town. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: high school life, society, bullying, high school, youth, death of mother, parents and children, urban, death in the family, social decay, teenage life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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A Picture of You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kyle and Jen, estranged siblings, travel from New York City to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother. While there, they make a discovery that turns their world upside-down. A Picture of You is a serious movie ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, death of mother, packing, african american, east asian lead, family relations, death in the family, life turned upside down, estrangement, family problems, sibling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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